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    All I can think of is that there should be four...

    All I can think of is that there should be four fuses there three for the motor and one for the circuit board, the circuit board fuse is the one to the right, is this the one thats blowing ? If it...
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    I pay 425 for progressive transitions, there is...

    I pay 425 for progressive transitions, there is one problem with transitions though, when walking in and out of a building it takes them a little time to adjust , so your a little in the dark when...
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    yeah , most of them are jerks from my experience....

    yeah , most of them are jerks from my experience. Better off working for jews than bigtime athletes.
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    I use transitons too, but I don't think they give...

    I use transitons too, but I don't think they give you the same UV protection.
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    Sometimes the conversations here are childish

    Sometimes the conversations here are childish
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    The length of the lineset seems more critical...

    The length of the lineset seems more critical here, JMO, his problems are being caused by the large volume of refreigerant migrating back to the unit from the liquid and the suction lines,
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    I need to know if there is any configuration that...

    I need to know if there is any configuration that needs to be done in order to use this device as a repeater only,I am under the assumption that it is a repeater right out of the box, and must be...
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    It sounds like the condenser is totaly full of...

    It sounds like the condenser is totaly full of liquid refrigerant when it starts, this will cause it to sound very bad and probably shake a little on start-up it may even trip the breaker or fuse...
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    John, Andy, Dow, our opinions are in complete...

    John, Andy, Dow, our opinions are in complete agreement with each other, My position is that yes the rule will always apply, but while a system is running the refrigerant is moving from state to...
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    So if I hasve a few bubbles in the sightglass...

    So if I hasve a few bubbles in the sightglass does it mean that I don't have any subcooled liquid ? This would have to be true if I follow the rule right ? The bottom line is that the rule only...
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    Well John and Dow, I give up , some here are...

    Well John and Dow, I give up , some here are trying to apply a rule to a receiver but won't apply it to any other part in the system, I find it amazing that they can't see the diference between a...
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    Like I said, there is refrigereant in every stage...

    Like I said, there is refrigereant in every stage in the receiver, if there wasn't there wouldn't be any work being done.
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    I just turned a 100,000 on my Ford 250, and have...

    I just turned a 100,000 on my Ford 250, and have only replaced the brakes, sure the paint on the bumper peeled off , but I don't need to paint to get me where I'm going.
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    Green, I read the thread you posted , in a...

    Green, I read the thread you posted , in a nutshell I think Dow said it best "its just a big can" and is being way overthought, is it satuated while in the receiver?

    Some of it is, same as in the...
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    I'm of the belief that there are not any major...

    I'm of the belief that there are not any major diferences in the abilities of the major control companies hardware. Wheter it be simple DDC over their own bus or LOn\Bacnet, the difference is really...
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    Its not really the overgreasing that kills them...

    Its not really the overgreasing that kills them its the pressure, so grease the bearing then pull the zirc fitting out and relieve the pressure, wipe it off , put it back in and you rdone.

    ...
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    I'm on cable but I use AOL bring your own access,

    I'm on cable but I use AOL bring your own access,
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    Hey, it was a joke. I don't know how to use the...

    Hey, it was a joke. I don't know how to use the smilies, they seem to be a little confusing here.It souds like he has a little Karpal Tunnel going on.
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    AOl. Where do you get more or better for 19.95 ?

    AOl. Where do you get more or better for 19.95 ?
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    There is no finger between your Ring and Middle...

    There is no finger between your Ring and Middle fingers, maybe thats why you can't feel it.
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    It does tfollow the fan law the law says, that...

    It does tfollow the fan law the law says, that HP varies as the cube of the RPM, and it does, that law has nothing to do with static, why does eveyone keep saying that it does, the words static...
  22. Not being micromanaged, especially by someone...

    Not being micromanaged, especially by someone that is less able.
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    A receiver gives thew system a lot of benefits,...

    A receiver gives thew system a lot of benefits, the expansion valve needs to see a column of liquid, I'll try to answer your questions about it.

    The residential systems not having it ?

    It would...
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    I wouldn't get hung up on receivers, they are...

    I wouldn't get hung up on receivers, they are just resovoirs to store excess subcooled liquid when the system doesn't need it,

    [Edited by top mechanic on 05-06-2005 at 05:37 PM]
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    Mark, I don't know your age but before...

    Mark,

    I don't know your age but before starting an exercise routine, I would get a physical. JMO,
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    But if you stick with the question it doesn't...

    But if you stick with the question it doesn't seem to matter , because the static is not known, so in theory the question is legit, you could move 10,000 and use 25 HP, even if the sizes are not...
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    I'll wait for the answer, if I'm accurate I will...

    I'll wait for the answer, if I'm accurate I will post the formulas,
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    Drives in general run at about 50% for 80 %...

    Drives in general run at about 50% for 80 % output. the straight answer is 12.8 , but then if you want to get real technical and add some engineering factors the answer will be 14.72.
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    How long do these questions stay up, a week ?

    How long do these questions stay up, a week ?
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    14.72 HP will be being consumed. That was a...

    14.72 HP will be being consumed.

    That was a tough one,

    [Edited by top mechanic on 05-04-2005 at 08:02 PM]
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    So whats better Goodman or York ? LOL

    So whats better Goodman or York ?

    LOL
  32. No, no 100% solution, but if you can get the unit...

    No, no 100% solution, but if you can get the unit to run during unocc times and let it come on for highhum or hightemp, it will have less chance to grow on the off cycle. This has been the thing that...
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    The desuperheater dumps liquid into the line, it...

    The desuperheater dumps liquid into the line, it should be set like the other guy said. It is for compressor protection, if it is set at 20 superheat ther eis a pretty good chance that it will barely...
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    If that is the case I don't think it hurts to...

    If that is the case I don't think it hurts to leave them in if they are working properly, if this is just a typical setup I would be wondering why they used the setup in the first place, the unit may...
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    I don't ever emember getting buckled in , and I...

    I don't ever emember getting buckled in , and I was not only allowed to roam around the stor, but was encouraged to.
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    Wow, and to think all this time I have just been...

    Wow, and to think all this time I have just been changing them when they looked bad.
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    Generally speaking it is one of two things, a...

    Generally speaking it is one of two things, a lack of airflow across the cooling coil

    ( bad blower motor, plugged filters, loose belts etc..,)

    or an undercharged system, due to a small leak...
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    Yes the normal econ mode : A modulating outdoor...

    Yes the normal econ mode : A modulating outdoor air damper that works to maintain a discharge air temp by mixing outdoor air with return air. A simple economizer, that sounds like what you have.
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    I happen to know one of them and worked with him...

    I happen to know one of them and worked with him for quite some time, he is also the best tech I have ever met.
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    John, I have looked at the chiller specs in...

    John,

    I have looked at the chiller specs in that PDF, It looks as though there is a rated difference in capacity equal to about 6% in switching from watercooled tower to air cooled condenser...
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    John, back when I was taking the CMS exams I...

    John, back when I was taking the CMS exams I don't remember a heatpump one, they may have added this one as I have been out of touch with the everyday business of RSES for quite some time,at the time...
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    John, With all due respect, your starting to...

    John,

    With all due respect, your starting to ramble here, you are going in depth to answer a lot of questions that were not asked,and submitting vague answers that elude to some previously...
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    John, I would have to disagree with your...

    John, I would have to disagree with your description of a preheat coil, a preheat coil is used and described as a coil that will heat air before it reaches another coil ( or any other tempering...
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    What about the benefit of not relying on...

    What about the benefit of not relying on water,what are exactly the drawbacks of switching to an aircooled condenser, can it cost anymore that a water tower with bad tubes, doesn't it avoid a...
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    Some units will have a relay that can override...

    Some units will have a relay that can override the minimum, some will just kill power to the damper motor and let the spring return it to the closed position, you will probably need to determine this...
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    One pound of anything weighs the same as anything...

    One pound of anything weighs the same as anything else that weighs a pound, if you are using the same type of pound measurement.If you are not, then of course it doesn't, but it makes no sense to...
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    CM, CMS controls

    CM, CMS controls
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    Normally "lockout" means to close it and not let...

    Normally "lockout" means to close it and not let it operate at all,but I don't know hpw much control over it, who is setting the minimum, is it your controls or somethng in the unit ?
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    ok, or two 150 ton condensers, so whats the...

    ok, or two 150 ton condensers, so whats the price, thats what he needs to compare,
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    I'mnot following you, why would those be ...

    I'mnot following you, why would those be aproblem if he changes from a watercoole dto aircooled ?
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