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  1. Thread: wet voyagers

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    Lots of times youll see voyager compressors...

    Lots of times youll see voyager compressors soaking wet due to high head, because nobody knew you had to split condensor coils to clean properly.
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    Was it ducted horizontal or vertical drops? I...

    Was it ducted horizontal or vertical drops? I believe you are supposed to change a switch in burner compartment depending on how ducted.
  3. Thread: EBAY SALES

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    My wife and I have had good experience w/EBay....

    My wife and I have had good experience w/EBay. Several hundred to 1 or 2k per month. She picks up what I would consider crap(nick nacks, curtains, kitchen stuff) and I find tools/equipment people...
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    Very nice resume man.

    Very nice resume man.
  5. Thread: R-717

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    I noticed the mention of recirculating liquid?...

    I noticed the mention of recirculating liquid? Excuse my inquisitiveness, but are you guys saying the the liquid ammonia(liquid line) has to be recirculated? What is the reason to recirculate?
    ...
  6. Thread: R-717

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    Re: ammonia info

    I'm curios. Do you think we might see Ammonia systems more often in smaller tonnages some day? Why is Ammonia preferred over cfc/hcfc systems in the industrial arena?

    Thank you.
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    General Temperature Control, in Canal Winchester.

    General Temperature Control, in Canal Winchester.
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    That number looks like the one they put on tag of...

    That number looks like the one they put on tag of damper assy. Your right I think.
  9. Thread: R-717

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    Outside of what has been mentioned here already,...

    Outside of what has been mentioned here already, what other major differences between cfc/hcfc systems -vs- ammonia? Do ammonia systems have expansion valves as metering devices? Does low temp...
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    Search "HVAC" for N. Carolina at...

    Search "HVAC" for N. Carolina at Careerbuilder.com. You'd be amazed at the HVAC openings over in Charlotte. Charlotte is a happening place, amazing growth!
  11. Thread: R-717

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    Ammonia has been sounding very intresting...

    Ammonia has been sounding very intresting recently to learn about. Are Ammonia based refrigeration systems very similer to freon based ones? Can you suggest a good web site for trying to learn the...
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    Comfort Systems USA had serious problems a few...

    Comfort Systems USA had serious problems a few years ago when they and companies like Bluedot and Emcor were consolidating HVAC companies. Bluedot is basically out of buisness, they bit off more than...
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    I think you might be intrested in a company, up...

    I think you might be intrested in a company, up in Norwalk called AllSeasons Climate Control, they handle much of your area including Mansfield.
  14. Thread: Air Froce One

    by ucp
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    If your speaking of Ohio's Air Force One, you may...

    If your speaking of Ohio's Air Force One, you may get bored. They primarily do PM's/filters on banks and the like. Nice place to start to get into commercial but suspect you will not stay long. They...
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    Re: An Idea.....

    Maybe the only issue is storage then, you might have to thing about compressing these gasses somehow without blowing up something. I wonder H or O could be used to advantage in todays existing...
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    alex_in_fl I thought that was what you were...

    alex_in_fl

    I thought that was what you were trying to get across.

    Well, your right. And in addition:

    Energy required to manufacture all componets needed. Raw materials cost too, and labor to...
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    Apoligies, I didnt read your post " R-12: Again,...

    Apoligies, I didnt read your post " R-12: Again, I ask, how do you get the H2 gas from the water? I can and have done the research. How do you get the Hydrogen from the water? " correctly.

    Here's...
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    Electrolysis If you took a battery and...

    Electrolysis

    If you took a battery and attached 1 lead/wire/probe to positive and 1 lead/wire/probe to negative, drop both in a glass of water(Not the battery). You will see gas forming on both...
  19. Thread: timer question

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    The timier contacts could of been wired in to...

    The timier contacts could of been wired in to break the contactor coil circuit, but I would think that the timer would more likey allow liquid line solenoid to close allowing compressor to pump down...
  20. Thread: Need Help

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    You didnt give much info to help out. If RTU...

    You didnt give much info to help out.

    If RTU appears OK in test mode, what is the space temperature like. Is it too warm in space?

    Is this RTU attached to an energy managment system?

    The UCP...
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    Your right, the recovery systems appear to have...

    Your right, the recovery systems appear to have at this time at best 40% efficiacy, whatever that means. I think the other 60% is losses in running the darn things. From what Ive read the biggest...
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    A couple of County Humane Sociaty's swear by them...

    A couple of County Humane Sociaty's swear by them in Ohio. I wondered myself and asked them. Was told that the addition of UV in returns of air handlers cut way down on employee/volunteer's health...
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    That dosnt sound to inviting. Im curious, did...

    That dosnt sound to inviting. Im curious, did they allow you to carry a weapon and give you weapons training so you could attempt to protect yourself?
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    Kinda like a trickel effect that would get out of...

    Kinda like a trickel effect that would get out of control. I'm confident that world governments will be real slow funding/introducing a cost effective, clean power source.

    It would be a slow...
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    Sure H2FC is available, do you know of any...

    Sure H2FC is available, do you know of any commercial or residential track records for these bad boys? Kinda like your saying HVAC is available now, get it.

    What MFR do you suggest?
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    Be careful what you wish for. There may even...

    Be careful what you wish for.

    There may even be a very efficient/clean power source available right now and could remove/drastically limit our dependance from/of fossil fuels, but...... This is an...
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    I dont think you would like the noise, neither...

    I dont think you would like the noise, neither would your neighbors. You have to drop the turbine occasionally to maint. You will also need big investment in controls. Check out SEI, they have online...
  28. Thread: union?

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    I think Robo is correct. Sharp techs do not need...

    I think Robo is correct. Sharp techs do not need a union.
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    Yes, I have seen a few different MFR's equipment...

    Yes, I have seen a few different MFR's equipment wired like that. Had a few close calls myself because of Line coming in from bottom of starter/contactors etc... Learned not to assume anything w/line...
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    Just curious, can the head pressure be run...

    Just curious, can the head pressure be run artifically high, but not high enough to damage compressor?

    Wouldnt that decrease capacity of cool output BTU's?
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    The water tubes have generally failed at rear of...

    The water tubes have generally failed at rear of boiler, usually not towards burner end. Again this is the first time I'd heard to constant failures each year on a Bryan.

    We did cut a tube open,...
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    Put in a Hot Gas bypass.

    Put in a Hot Gas bypass.
  33. Thread: RTU used as MUA

    by ucp
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    I had a customer insist I do that to a 5 ton...

    I had a customer insist I do that to a 5 ton Carrier RTU with an economiser last year, for a factory plant office. They needed cool only.

    Installed a remote bulb stat in outside air to lockout...
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    Re: Finally....

    Toptech mentioned something some technicians dont know about Trane RTU's. You may have a split condenser coil. You can wash and wash, it might look clean but aint. Not saying thats what you have but...
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    I thnik some of those smaller Voyagers have that...

    I thnik some of those smaller Voyagers have that double row.
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    Thank you for the info! I was thinking the same,...

    Thank you for the info! I was thinking the same, guess I better get back to school.
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    Had a few questions about chillers in general....

    Had a few questions about chillers in general. Started a new job and am now seeing more chillers than ever(big recip types). I happened to be helping another fellow do some PM on one recently.

    A...
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    Actually I dont think anyone can give you an...

    Actually I dont think anyone can give you an accurate answer on what suction pressure should be untill the return/supply temperatures are known along with other goodies I mentioned.

    If I had...
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    Just curious, but what is the return air temp...

    Just curious, but what is the return air temp before evap?

    That 88 degree outdoor, did you actually measure that near condenser on roof?

    That suction pressure looks a bit low if your return is...
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    Thats intresting, I was wondering about if its...

    Thats intresting, I was wondering about if its just that this customers were not set up properly from get go, or is that model just always a problem. Never worked with these myself, Ill say something...
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    Forgot to mention, I was also told that this is a...

    Forgot to mention, I was also told that this is a problem at several loactions for customer.
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    I was wondering if anyone had any comments about...

    I was wondering if anyone had any comments about something I was told today about Bryan water tube steam boilers.

    Was helping a tech today install some new steel tubes in a Bryan boiler. Was...
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    Ask York technician if he can open up the...

    Ask York technician if he can open up the compressor and show you why it needs replaced.
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    Haaha Im trying to think of a good comeback to...

    Haaha

    Im trying to think of a good comeback to that.
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    You would be doing a dis-favor to the commercial...

    You would be doing a dis-favor to the commercial field going back to residential. Another quality commercial tech gone? Not good.

    Why would you think residential would be easier on the brain?

    I...
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    Try 38 and 18. Be best if you put your guages on...

    Try 38 and 18. Be best if you put your guages on and set the lpc. Just because you visually set the cut-in/out on control, it could be a bit inaccurate/not calibrated.

    When you say not effective,...
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    This is a good point, we should only be chatting...

    This is a good point, we should only be chatting about this Trade Union and not unions in general here.
    UA cannot be compared to UAW or Teamsters.

    I am non-union for 15 plus years, never had a...
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    Originally posted by DeltaT [B] Your...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by DeltaT
    [B]

    Your right about turning the other cheek if your doing well. We all do this.

    As Americans we all do a lot of that at the cost of others, to keep the...
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    Shoot! Why was I thinking the darn thang over...

    Shoot!

    Why was I thinking the darn thang over heated. It aint heating season!

    Well, another example of " The coil was dirty and the a/c cond. was being sucked off the coil. The moisture...
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    Your husband will make good bucks and his career...

    Your husband will make good bucks and his career will advance either with a union shop or smart merit shop if he's a sharp installer/technician and managment in either type identify's his value to...
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