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  1. Rifter1 Says its a five ton unit, so bad form...

    Rifter1 Says its a five ton unit, so bad form again ont the installers part for trying to squeeze 5 square tons thru what may have been a 3.5 ton round hole.

    I have seen where guys have twisted it...
  2. Sad thing is everything else looks like they...

    Sad thing is everything else looks like they planned it, Decent elbow and stand match up to the unit and roof pitch nicely, Just fell short on the jack.
    Must have been an evap there before and...
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    looks like easy money

    looks like easy money
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    looks like elephantitis of the joints.

    looks like elephantitis of the joints.
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    Looks great! so much better than before. I like...

    Looks great! so much better than before.
    I like the clean out on the condensate, I learned that on here (forgot from who, I think Payson) and I have been doing that on everything for a couple...
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    I do alot of resi air conditioning, and some...

    I do alot of resi air conditioning, and some Light Commercial and med temp work.

    The fluke T-5 is a great meter, I use it for quick troubleshooting, because it's hand held, has an easy dial...
  7. Hey Payson, that is a pretty cool old Goettl...

    Hey Payson, that is a pretty cool old Goettl Unit, I have never seen inside on of those, Its a rare unit,

    This place has to be a rental, I cant imagine anybody who would actually want to pay...
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    US Marine From 1987-91 (seems so long ago)...

    US Marine From 1987-91 (seems so long ago)
    Camp Pendleton, Twenty Nine Palms Plus all over around the world.

    I was an 0341 81mm MortarMan, Weapons Co. 1/7

    Became a ShellBack in 1989 off of...
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    Well yeah! Thats the whole thing Oogene, The...

    Well yeah! Thats the whole thing Oogene, The Pulley/Sheave was stuck. It didnt spin freely, it was engaged right from the box!! That was what I was complaining about. Thats when Ol'Nice-N-Tight ...
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    I have a funny story, Sorry there is no Picture...

    I have a funny story, Sorry there is no Picture for this, although I wish I had some video of it. I thought it may be wall of shame worthy.

    The Compressor went out on the astro van, I went to Napa...
  11. Dude! Payson, Bethany home and Grand Ave... I...

    Dude! Payson, Bethany home and Grand Ave... I was shocked to see these pics,,, it was just last summer when I had a good laugh at these ones myself.... I was there for that mex restaurant on the...
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    I will vote these pics as the most disgusting I...

    I will vote these pics as the most disgusting I have seen in this business.

    Kinda strange, was there only the one little mousie? that sure is alot of dogfood/lifeswork for one little guy.

    Its...
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    WHOOPS!!!

    Sorry MCCOOL, I meant to Thank you for the information about the valves.. but wrote IceMeister, Oops, sorry.

    Seriously want to thank everybody though,

    Thanks'
    Jay.
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    Yeah, that was my first reaction, but then I...

    Yeah, that was my first reaction, but then I thought that perhaps I could I could use it for leak repairs or something to save time on older operational units, so I called back and offered $200, and...
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    I agree it does seem high. but unless you have...

    I agree it does seem high. but unless you have some incredible hook up, that price, if it is R-12, is a pretty good price compared to most other alternatives,,, 134, Mp's-39&66, 414 etc.. and Like I...
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    Hey Folks,, My uncle called and said a friend...

    Hey Folks,,
    My uncle called and said a friend of his has a "new" 30# jug of R-12,, Says he found it cleaning his late fathers garage.
    I offered him, Thru my uncle on the phone, $200 bucks for it,...
  17. Hey Payson, (+other valley guys) In north...

    Hey Payson, (+other valley guys)
    In north east mesa, there are alot of 60-70's era homes that I would run into that had copper pipes SOLDERED in place for fuses,

    I still see them every once...
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    !! WOW !!

    I could'nt believe that was a residence,,, The few coils I have seen like that and possibly a little worse were on bars that had been there for several decades.

    I bet the inside of the house was...
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    'Hanoi Jane' slams Iraq

    Before she got spit on by Viet Vet Michael Smith, she had this to say in early April:

    "AP

    NEW YORK -- Another war - another protest from Jane Fonda. Fonda was on CBS's Late Show with David...
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    Ha Ha Comfortmaster1, I am not the General, I was...

    Ha Ha Comfortmaster1, I am not the General, I was a Cpl serving under him In Task Force Ripper during Desert Storm. He was my Battalion Comander 1/7 Then a LtCol. He was recently in the news back in...
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    Forgot one thing,,, I am not really sure if it...

    Forgot one thing,,, I am not really sure if it makes a differance,,
    But on 460 3ph, the colors were supposed to go Brown Orange Yellow from left to right, top to bottom. The acronym being "BOY" ...
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    Ouch!

    Speaking of scars, I am sure we all have them, I would say the dumbest one I have from Brazing was while I was working on an old Package Rheem heat pump,,,,

    I was repairing a leak on the...
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    Hey Guys, Well I did the job today,, I at...

    Hey Guys,

    Well I did the job today,, I at first I wasnt going to change the oil in the Hermitic compressor because I thought that would have involved Removing it and dumping it over, which I...
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    Thank You IceHouse! Head pressure was my...

    Thank You IceHouse!

    Head pressure was my main concern, being that I live in the valley of the sun. I am glad to hear you say it since That was way up on my list..
    I am more than likely going...
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    Hey Gents, I need a little help here, I like...

    Hey Gents,
    I need a little help here, I like many other am primarily HVAC but I want to do more Bars and restaurant equipment.

    So, I am working on a walk in refrigerator Stores Mexican food,...
  26. Thats really great investigating work. How...

    Thats really great investigating work.

    How long did it take you think of pulling the draft motor off to see the backwards blower wheel?

    I have just learned something from you. Normally I...
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    ScrogDog, I do agree with your point, We do have...

    ScrogDog, I do agree with your point, We do have the best highly trained and Motivated Military ever. One that I was proud to fight with on the front line of in Desert Storm.

    You are also...
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    Interesting Site:

    I like the link titled "Is a Draft Coming?"

    I believe there is a price to the freedoms we all enjoy.

    I wouldn't mind seeing a Draft or some sort of mandatory duty for all able or...
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    Hey Driftwood:

    Check this Link out: http://bloodletting.blog-city.com/ A former Teufelhund who has a great take on subjects like these.

    This is good reading for people like Air1 to get a clue.

    Ooh Rah!!...
  30. Hey Payson! It also looks like the weight of...

    Hey Payson!

    It also looks like the weight of the vent pipe is unsupported and resting on the inducer outlet. It seems to be sagging,, plus it kinda looks like a homemade adapter.

    Funny you...
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    Yep the evap was on top of the list for sure.. I...

    Yep the evap was on top of the list for sure.. I am probably going to replace it next week sometime.

    That fan in the refrigerator wasnt just helping cool, they put it there to do all the work.. ...
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    What the heck is that other cord for? ...

    What the heck is that other cord for?

    http://ww2.imagewiz.net/images/hvac/137870_2Cords.jpg


    Oh I get it now.. haha:

    http://ww2.imagewiz.net/images/hvac/137871_CondFanIn.jpg

    El Cheapo...
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    Theives Steal the weirdest things, On...

    Theives Steal the weirdest things,

    On condos/Apts when the CU's are on the ground, people always steal fuses from their neighbors instead of going to the hardware store, I tell my customers to...
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    Well Guys apparantly I goofed! I was...

    Well Guys apparantly I goofed! I was Waaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy off on this one!!

    Diceman, You are the man, the Guru, The Yoda, The Wise Man on Top of the World!! Most of all You were Right!

    I am...
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    I Still would welcome any advice from anybody who...

    I Still would welcome any advice from anybody who has had used or seen RedTek12 in any stationary equipment.

    Thanks Jay.
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    Hey Guys, I am back working on my old Friend the...

    Hey Guys, I am back working on my old Friend the Manitowoc Ice machine Model# QDO-452a a 1999 model.

    This last Feb, I installed a new TXV, a DanFos Valve 76-0019-3
    It was differant from the...
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    Thanks guys, I kinda figured that this stuff was...

    Thanks guys, I kinda figured that this stuff was kinda like a Canadian Version of HotShot. I was kinda hoping that I would hear something positive about it.

    I am not sure but at least it looks...
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    Hey all! It has been awhile since I have been...

    Hey all! It has been awhile since I have been here, Summer is ending, it looks like things are changing here on HVAC-TALK.

    I have a little time on my hands now and started working on my home...
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    Thanks Guys, I totally agree, I used to think the...

    Thanks Guys, I totally agree, I used to think the same thing about Clinton and Hoped it would keep him out of office, Boy was I wrong.. I also used to think a Demo BullDyke couldnt be elected...
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    To those that are knocking the Swift Boat Vets:...

    To those that are knocking the Swift Boat Vets: YOU DONT HAVE A CLUE WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT!! But more on that later.

    First let me say that I am a proud card carrying member of the VFW, 3rd...
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    That looks like the O.J. Simpson Special Edition ...

    That looks like the O.J. Simpson Special Edition Meat cleaver... also check out that spool of wire or rope or whatever it is! Good for tying up things...

    Hmmmm I wouldnt look too far into those...
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    Three Stooges Maintenance? Probably an insult...

    Three Stooges Maintenance?

    Probably an insult to the Actual Three Stooges.
    Sorry.
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    Thanks Gents!

    IceMeister:
    I did not know that you could terminate the Clean Cycle, I will have to try it, instead of standing there like a dummy. Also, Thanks for the other tips, That makes sense about...
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    Weirdest Problem: Called out earlier...

    Weirdest Problem:

    Called out earlier today on a Manitowoc QDO450 ,, No Ice.

    I initially saw that they had switiched it over to clean before turning it off.. So I had to wait for that...
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    Wow Man! All that Bureaucracy would drive me...

    Wow Man! All that Bureaucracy would drive me crazy. How do you get anything done? I cant believe you cant even run the drains or water lines.

    Technically we have to pull permits here too, But it...
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    Hey Payson, I know you work here in the Valley,...

    Hey Payson, I know you work here in the Valley, Do you ever get around 40th St and McDowell area? In and out of that area is kinda cool, You will see 40-50 year old 3 phase resi units still...
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    Are you sure Icemiester,? Where are you located,?...

    Are you sure Icemiester,? Where are you located,? I know here in Arizona, On all of My licenses (res, comm & Spec.) I am allowed to run my own circuit from anywhere to the panel But limited to just...
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    Good Call BennCool, I will bet you are correct!,,...

    Good Call BennCool, I will bet you are correct!,, I dont see much of that here in Arizona. Not much mild weather, although it has been really nice here lately, Mid 90's. Doesnt create much work, but...
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    Looks good!

    It is about time that they made a wireless compressor,, no more burnt terminals!

    I noticed that you shortened the suction line, I would have thought that the reason the line was routed like that...
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    Nice Mountains

    in the back ground, It reminds me of why I love Arizona so much.

    This guy is funny,, I hate to say anything about any other contractor because this is the usual response, but good for you he...
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