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    One thing about upsizing caps from my experience...

    One thing about upsizing caps from my experience is you WILL DEFINITELY find out if you have a weak fan motor or compressor. Compressors seem to be more forgiving when properly charged and having...
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    MD/DC/VA (2) Service Techs Needed

    Please PM me if you are interested...
    I'm looking to interview and possibly hire two commercial and residential service mechanics looking to better themselves within a year or two to a possible...
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    Couldn't help but to agree with you. The best...

    Couldn't help but to agree with you. The best control tech engineers were mechanics first, tops off, hands down a given. However there were many computer type guys that seemed to grasp the hvac...
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    When I got out of high school they said the same...

    When I got out of high school they said the same about the IT field in general and me going to college for that degree would be a waste of time because I wouldn't be able to find a job. Now 15 years...
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    You all should check out my fb page. I do both,...

    You all should check out my fb page. I do both, hvac'r and I spray foam insulation. On FB search "Solid Services LLC." Like it if you like....
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    How about a dreadlock wig too, really send the...

    How about a dreadlock wig too, really send the partying message..?:cheers:
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    This one have one or two txvs?

    This one have one or two txvs?
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    I would drop a bunch of open top t-bar diffusers...

    I would drop a bunch of open top t-bar diffusers in to pull from the conditioned area, using the ceiling as a giant plenum. That would eliminate the humidity issues because it would still be pulling...
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    Are you referring to the end loops? If so then...

    Are you referring to the end loops? If so then yes you will have to cut out the plate. Coil fins can be stripped with some needle nose pliers or burned off with a torch if you can't get a tool on...
  10. Thread: high micorns

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    I have also seen with many of these newer pumps...

    I have also seen with many of these newer pumps how they can quickly pull a micron reading of 300 withing 20 minutes and you would think that it would be good but as soon as you turn it off it goes...
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    Usually when I get to a point of head scratching...

    Usually when I get to a point of head scratching I would ask the customer if they had any engineering documents, preferably a sequence of operation for the particular unit. In most cases you can...
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    I always only have three types of dress codes...

    I always only have three types of dress codes that I abide by. For each day I'm either working in which case I'm in my work clothes, Working out in that case I'm in some gym attire, or I'm not...
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    This was a natural gas furnace that needed the...

    This was a natural gas furnace that needed the proper lp conversion kit. It entailed replacing all the orifices in the burner and springs in the valve. Its funny after proper kit was applied, there...
  14. Thread: MP 39 (401A)

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    I have seen many recommendations to use that...

    I have seen many recommendations to use that refrigerant and luckily I obtained a bottle of it. What would you recommend for a powerhead on the expansion valve I have replaced. I have a head good...
  15. Thread: MP 39 (401A)

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    Its a techum. M#AH410EF-509-A4

    Its a techum. M#AH410EF-509-A4
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    Not too sure about that but I do know this about...

    Not too sure about that but I do know this about the box...

    Was originally an R-12 Low temp box that was converted to 404a(which I recently found out after working on another piece of equipment...
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    Looking at the pt chart hp80 would give me the...

    Looking at the pt chart hp80 would give me the lowest temp possible for the pressures I have, ya think that might pan out better?
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    MP 39 was a failure, I couldn't get the box below...

    MP 39 was a failure, I couldn't get the box below 25 degrees without starving the system for refrigerant and creating flash before the tev. Gonna reclaim and try out mp 66, as I have heard is the...
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    Its an old bohn evaporator that had r12 in it,...

    Its an old bohn evaporator that had r12 in it, converted a while ago, then sat for about a year when some other contractor tried condemning it. Owner said the contractor reported it had multiple...
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    Good deal, I think I see the light. I'm...

    Good deal, I think I see the light. I'm currently adjusting the sh, adding refrigerant as the box cools. That seem normal? Lots of frost to. Seems to be going in the right direction.
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    The thing that suck is I have already been adding...

    The thing that suck is I have already been adding the 401 a back into the system and trying to set up the tev to work with the pressures is confusing me. If you wanted a box to maintain that range...
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    MP 39 (401A)

    Does anyone use this for a low temp box in the -10 Degree range and if so do you have a particular expansion valve suitable for low temps that you can remember? I working on a box with this setup...
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    American Standard Two stage Gas Furnace

    I'm unable to get the required 10.5" w.c. for L.P. out of the second stage of the valve as measured on the output side of the valve. Am I missing something? I have tried numerous times just as the...
  24. Thread: Wintac Pro

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    Its okay, but phasing out

    Very expensive though and having to maintain a server with the web access is even more costly. I would not recommend making this investment because of the cloud services that are now available. ...
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    Whats with jobbuilder?

    Got me a nice fresh new copy of visio installed on my pc(2010) and downloaded alc's jobbuilder from the website and I can't pull up anything after I click on the jobbuilder tab of visio. I followed...
  26. Diverse Adequate Exposure

    Just like the window test in the 8th ed. heat load calcs....Picked up most of my control experience by a supervisor throwing me into buildings that had it because the rest of the crew wanted nothing...
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    OMG that advice appies here too. Reminds me of...

    OMG that advice appies here too. Reminds me of my years working in the union for a government contractor. This guy explains it so accurately he literally took me back, like that Kenny Chesney...
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    Your are describing what I call an ill-managed...

    Your are describing what I call an ill-managed company. Any company that has the audacity to work a tech more than 50 hours a week clearly isn't educated enough to manage the company and it should...
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    That's funny the guy that was administering our...

    That's funny the guy that was administering our cfc education, licensing testing and stuff many mooms ago was reluctant to educate us on how the epa and cfc licencenses were nothing more than a...
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    I've tried all methods and bought the most...

    I've tried all methods and bought the most expensive leak detectors and have clearly learned that each method will probably find the leak, NITROGEN WILL ALWAYS FIND A LEAK. I have a bacharac h10...
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    Pittsburg Machine

    I must not have looked deep enough, but anybody know a good distributor or website that has a bench top machine with a 1/4 lip wheel on it?
  32. Thread: Training

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    Due to the economy I can't afford to buy any of...

    Due to the economy I can't afford to buy any of these books, can someone pdf it or burn me a copy of the cd?
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    you could also move to oakland CA and become a...

    you could also move to oakland CA and become a legal drug dealer ya know. You would make a killing, at least 300,000 the first year...
  34. Thread: Training

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    none yet?

    hard to believe their is no book/video recommendations. No one has any?
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    just 1 question... are u 602?

    just 1 question... are u 602?
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    weber shoot me an email would ya?...

    weber shoot me an email would ya? Solidsison@msn.com I'll come work 4 u if the scenerio is right...
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    http://www.acca.org/store/category.php?cid=20...

    http://www.acca.org/store/category.php?cid=20
    Problem Solved! Works well as a weed eater:D
  38. Thread: Training

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    Andy?:confused:

    Andy?:confused:
  39. Im telling Watts on you!:D

    Im telling Watts on you!:D
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    And who might you be referring to James?:eek:

    And who might you be referring to James?:eek:
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    WEBER, you said you could offer a six figure...

    WEBER, you said you could offer a six figure salary? I find that hard to believe. All companies now are laying off and will continue to do so. So how is this possible. maybe I can fancy you with...
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    Also keep in mind to pay attention to how many...

    Also keep in mind to pay attention to how many cfms are being used. The more strips and cfms, the higher the resistance rating you will need to deduct from your esp.
  43. I really like that you promote this, Nice to see...

    I really like that you promote this, Nice to see someone out there is doing it correctly!;)
  44. My thoughts exactly, so many idiots that have...

    My thoughts exactly, so many idiots that have licenses are out there and don't know what they are doing. If the contractor is not using this method, THEY ARE NOT DOING THE JOB...
  45. Ext. Static Pressure of Amer. Stand. Variable Speed

    I'm stumped, trying to design a zone system with a variable speed blower utilizing manual D but lookin at the vague info. they give in the booklet isn't helping at all. Its the american standard 16...
  46. Thread: VSD's

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    yea no doubt. Just to add another interesting...

    yea no doubt. Just to add another interesting idea would be to have 400 hertz systems like aircraft use, its the most efficient out there.
    I think I'm gonna go with the vfd with a continuous duty...
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    VSD's

    wonder if its possible to bring this money saving technology into my home just like buildings are set up. Everything is so much more efficient. The so called variable speed blowers on most resi...
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    ACCA, google it. Its where most contractors buy...

    ACCA, google it. Its where most contractors buy books.
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    Thats about all I noticed from the pics. What...

    Thats about all I noticed from the pics. What was the conclusion?
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    yup, i had to call aaon to get the wiring schems...

    yup, i had to call aaon to get the wiring schems for the unit since someone had not left one. I replaced the whole dam pressure switch on the unit and have not been called back on it since, that was...
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