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  1. Thread: dash cam

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    I've been thinking of doing the same thing.

    I've been thinking of doing the same thing.
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    Get a second opinion from a licensed, qualified...

    Get a second opinion from a licensed, qualified company.

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  3. Thread: Newbie from NC

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    Welcome, I live in Fayetteville. Sent from my...

    Welcome, I live in Fayetteville.

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    I might have to check into mounting it to the...

    I might have to check into mounting it to the vacuum pump. I don't want it on there permanently thou. I like the micron gauge where it is.

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    Northern Tools, Lowes also has them. Sent from...

    Northern Tools, Lowes also has them.

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    WOW! I can't believe some of you, maybe because I...

    WOW! I can't believe some of you, maybe because I do only commercial, I don't "gas and go". It is actually against our companys policy. We may put off a leak check, but we always return to do one....
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    Another Vacuum Setup

    Three-way air manifold
    2 - 1/4" X 3/8" X 3/8" vacuum hoses
    1 - 3/8' X 3/8" X 3/8" vacuum hose
    3/8" hand valve
    1/4" port with shut off for micron gauge and to break vacuum with refrigerant prior...
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    The techs "only" failing was not checking high...

    The techs "only" failing was not checking high side.

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  9. My thoughts on pay. First you have to decide if...

    My thoughts on pay. First you have to decide if this is the profession you want to be in. IMHO, this is NOT just a job, it is a career. You dedicate yourself to being the best you can be, to advance...
  10. Exactly! The "WHY" is so very imporant. I've been...

    Exactly! The "WHY" is so very imporant. I've been in the trade 21 years and I repeatdly fall back on the basics of refrigeration theory. Without a good, solid foundation a building WILL fail.

    Sent...
  11. Being unsure of how previous techs have treated...

    Being unsure of how previous techs have treated the system, i'd consider having the charge recovered, replace filter/drier, evacuate & recharge to specs with virgin refrigerant. Price will play a...
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    Have not tried that test yet. Sent from my...

    Have not tried that test yet.

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    For a 3 door cooler, 1 hour seems like to long to...

    For a 3 door cooler, 1 hour seems like to long to pull a vacuum down to 500 microns. Maybe im just expecting to much out of my 3/8" hose rig. BTW, cores were removed.

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    Anyone? Sent from my DROIDX using Tapatalk 2

    Anyone?

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    Does the system have a head master? Youll need to...

    Does the system have a head master? Youll need to account for that when charging too.

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    The problem was not in the board in the first...

    The problem was not in the board in the first place. The anti-short cycle delay is just that. It prevents the compressor from going on and off in a very short period of time. Have you checked the...
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    Mind you this is a guess, 3 compressors and 2...

    Mind you this is a guess, 3 compressors and 2 reversing valves.

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    You came to us for help, in this forum we are...

    You came to us for help, in this forum we are limited to how much we can help non vetted members. Please dont be disrespectful to other members.

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    A digital t-stat with 5 relays could easly do it....

    A digital t-stat with 5 relays could easly do it. Pretty easy really. Honeywell make 3H/3C t-stats. Not cheap thou.

    http://customer.honeywell.com/honeywell/productinfo.aspx/T7350H1009

    Sent...
  20. Thread: condesation

    by Txvman
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    Has the suction line and plenum been insulated? ...

    Has the suction line and plenum been insulated?

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    Sounds like the D13 is just a circuit board...

    Sounds like the D13 is just a circuit board component ID label. Is the light flashing a certain amount of times then a break and then flashing the same amount of times? What's the model and serial...
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    Thinking on this I wonder if the p-trap may not...

    Thinking on this I wonder if the p-trap may not have been installed correctly. If the outlet side of the p-trap is higher than the inlet/ AHU pan it will will not drain properly.
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    I use a 3/8" hose from vacuum pump to 3-way air...

    I use a 3/8" hose from vacuum pump to 3-way air manifold w/a hand valve. From the manifold two 3/8" hoses go to low and high side w/CRT's installed. The third port on the manifold has a valve so I...
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    I have one set for 410a and another for...

    I have one set for 410a and another for everything else. That is until I got my Testo's. I use them for everything.

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    18974 Seal kit includes core, cap, 4 "O" rings,...

    18974 Seal kit includes core, cap, 4 "O" rings, gasket
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    +1 and then I put Nylog on them so they go in...

    +1 and then I put Nylog on them so they go in real easy.
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    I've got a couple of Yellow Jackets...

    I've got a couple of Yellow Jackets and a C&D I've had for YEARS! I'm on my second rebuild with the YJ's and just ordered a kit for the C&D. They have all worked well for me. I did just buy an...
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    A while back I taught refrigeration at the local...

    A while back I taught refrigeration at the local college fora couple of semesters.

    First thing I told my students was tech school won't make you a service tech, what it will make you is a good...
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    I've had my 550 for about a year now and don't...

    I've had my 550 for about a year now and don't know how I ever worked without it! I did have to send it in once to get the upgraded hook. It killed me to be without it. With it I rarely look at psig...
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    +1, I've been in the trade 21 years and I'm still...

    +1, I've been in the trade 21 years and I'm still learning!

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    Another Vacuum Question!

    OK, I got a question! I built a vacuum rig to do better and faster vacuums. It consists of new Yellow Jacket 3/8 vacuum hoses and a three way distributor. Vacuum pump is only a few months old and oil...
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    OK, I got a question too! I built a vacuum rig to...

    OK, I got a question too! I built a vacuum rig to do better and faster vacuums. It consists of new Yellow Jacket 3/8 vacuum hoses and a three way distributor. Vacuum pump is only a few months old and...
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    Here's a pretty good article. Vacuum Training...

    Here's a pretty good article. Vacuum Training
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    I have the original Dtek. I've had to replace the...

    I have the original Dtek. I've had to replace the rechargeable batteries once and the sensor a couple of times. It's still good to go and almost 10 yrs old!
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    I've used the ZX for about 7 years and before...

    I've used the ZX for about 7 years and before that the original D-Tek. I'm on my third ZX now. All were company owned and first two were used. When they work they are great! My D-Tek is about 10...
  36. Thread: Hussmann

    by Txvman
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    Ingersoll Rand Completes Sale of Majority...

    Ingersoll Rand Completes Sale of Majority Interest in Hussmann to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

    Swords, Ireland, October 3, 2011 – Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating and...
  37. I use Klein's 11-in-1 Screwdriver/Nut Driver -...

    I use Klein's 11-in-1 Screwdriver/Nut Driver - Schrader® Valve Core Tool
    Versatile 11-in-1 tool for the professional. Includes unique style bit for installation/removal of common TR-4 Schrader®...
  38. Thread: Hussmann

    by Txvman
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    Very interesting, wonder what if anything it...

    Very interesting, wonder what if anything it means for the techs.
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    There is no beefer hook for the current 550 from...

    There is no beefer hook for the current 550 from what Testo told me.
  40. Thread: Impact Driver

    by Txvman
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    They don't seem to make an "impact" drill.

    They don't seem to make an "impact" drill.
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    +1

    +1
  42. Thread: Impact Driver

    by Txvman
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    I have the Dewalt 18V w/XRP batteries. I've had...

    I have the Dewalt 18V w/XRP batteries. I've had no issues with it. I keep it in my tool bag. Due to keeping it with me I also carry a socket adapter and a small set of sockets. Very handy and works...
  43. Thread: Hussmann

    by Txvman
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    just rumors so far. it is on the auction block.

    just rumors so far. it is on the auction block.
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    I've been in the trade for 20 years and...

    I've been in the trade for 20 years and supermarkets for 7 yrs. Virtually every time I come here I learn something new or a myth of something I knew gets dispelled. I really believe that this forum...
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    While I've only had mine for a few weeks, the...

    While I've only had mine for a few weeks, the only real problem I've had is understanding I have to look past the screen and really read what it's telling me and not assuming that there is something...
  46. Thread: Ice in TXVs

    by Txvman
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    First off, I would continue learning from and...

    First off, I would continue learning from and asking questions of your journeyman. One of the surest ways to know if the txv is working correctly is to check the superheat. If you have a moisture...
  47. Thread: Hussmann

    by Txvman
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    @zbenson Go to www.hussmann.com

    @zbenson Go to www.hussmann.com
  48. Thread: Hussmann

    by Txvman
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    I guess the best way to put it is to say that...

    I guess the best way to put it is to say that IR/Hussmann employees are to become IR/Trane employees....
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    Until I got the 550, all I used was the cooper.

    Until I got the 550, all I used was the cooper.
  50. Thread: Hussmann

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    Supposedly we are to be intergrated in Trane....

    Supposedly we are to be intergrated in Trane. It's all still rumor thou.
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