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    Can't make heads or tails of what is going on....

    Can't make heads or tails of what is going on. Did they acquire an ancient 80's Rheem package unit and recently set it there. Had, Billy Bob, hack that return in? Seems to be fairly recent duct...
  2. Thread: VRF equipments

    by slctech
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    I know this is a few months old, but will add to...

    I know this is a few months old, but will add to this for future souls searching for information.


    For Fujitsu, go to this site and click on the sign up on the bottom. One will need to fill out...
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    Been in the industry for a long time, here is my...

    Been in the industry for a long time, here is my own stupid experience. As Forest Gump, would say.."That's all I gotta say bout that."

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?1339771
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    I know I am late to the party, but all that...

    I know I am late to the party, but all that everyone have stated is correct. Will strongly advise you to download this simulator program from Honeywell. It will allow you to actually play with the...
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    Depends on the which State your heading to. Every...

    Depends on the which State your heading to. Every State in our great Union has different certifications, qualifications, and laws concerning the HVAC trade.

    I would contact the individual state's...
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    1-888-448-4277

    1-888-448-4277
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    Good old delivery driver did a hit and run.

    Good old delivery driver did a hit and run.
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    A lot of times a rupture or crack in the...

    A lot of times a rupture or crack in the Stainless Steel HX allows water into the chamber and causes a heck of a mess, replaced quite a few similar looking HX. Just did one last week on a Laars...
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    Hey....at least it was a 2-Stage?

    Hey....at least it was a 2-Stage?
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    Have a few solid kits that I use on occasion. I...

    Have a few solid kits that I use on occasion. I mostly use them for classes, guys can see static in action on my monster incline manometers.
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    Difference between FP and ExTech is customer...

    Difference between FP and ExTech is customer service. Field Piece, is a phone call away and their warranty is outstanding. Extech, well depending which of the hundred companies have rebranded or...
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    Red Nylog has NEVER failed me. Where I became a...

    Red Nylog has NEVER failed me. Where I became a true believer is with semi-hermetic compressors. Issues with king valves, hardening and leaking of teflon or leak lok on cylinder head fittings due to...
  13. Thread: Rawal

    by slctech
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    They really do not say, but in this video they...

    They really do not say, but in this video they consider it a mixing chamber, so probably designed like a small accumulator?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkqGf8xPkBc
  14. Oh the infamous "triple dog dare". Haven't had...

    Oh the infamous "triple dog dare". Haven't had pull that out of my repertoire on a newbie for years.

    For me, had a bit from a Klein 10 in 1, stuck to me pretty good in a walk-in a few months back.
  15. Don't give away our secrets...LOL Last...

    Don't give away our secrets...LOL

    Last winter had to do a Lennox HX replacement, it was 2 with howling wind so easily -30 wind chill. Another system was not more than 10 feet away. Being a...
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    Yeah, I think if it wasn't for Beenthere,...

    Yeah, I think if it wasn't for Beenthere, moderating things, I think the casualty rate of the DIY HVAC guys would climb dramatically.
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    Usually when I see this, it is due to high...

    Usually when I see this, it is due to high static. But I usually come across this in the residential world on 4 and 5 ton furnaces, where hacks are trying to pull the return through only a single...
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    Played the manifold game for years, usually never...

    Played the manifold game for years, usually never had a problem vacuuming through them. But once I tried it with the VCRT's, and cut my vac time immensely, I never used my gauges again.
    It really...
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    Yeah, I read that he posted that somewhere??...

    Yeah, I read that he posted that somewhere?? HVAC_Marc and I both have a favorite word we use for a guy like this! RETARD!
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    That gas pipe is considered load bearing, take...

    That gas pipe is considered load bearing, take that drip leg off and you'll have a monster, PoolPak, RTU come crashing down on you!

    As for the support lines....you can not see the one tech just...
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    Rider77, or should I say, Cambridge Slayer, did...

    Rider77, or should I say, Cambridge Slayer, did not catch testing the DSI by plugging it into an outlet! Guess I am really late to the party?
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    Hate to see what, Todd, does when all he needs is...

    Hate to see what, Todd, does when all he needs is an 18" Thermocouple, but only has the 36" one in the van!

    Okaaayy, lets see. From the pilot, over the pilot, back to the pilot, through the...
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    So I am trying to figure out his voltage...

    So I am trying to figure out his voltage readings. He was reading 180v at the spark rod and 24v at the flame rod? I know previous post brought this up, but was driving home this evening and thinking...
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    Wanted to take a moment to thank, Bels, for the...

    Wanted to take a moment to thank, Bels, for the hind site of saving that video. I am late to the party and was dying to see this joker in action, was pretty bummed this nut job privatized his...
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    Better late than never

    Better late than never
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    "I have in my past, now in the present, and will...

    "I have in my past, now in the present, and will definitely in the future; blow up things, break things, split things, mis-size things, snap things, lose things, double-charge things, rupture things,...
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    We have hired a sewer guy out before on a similar...

    We have hired a sewer guy out before on a similar situation. They scoped the line and were able to pin point the exact spot that there was a rust restriction in the line. This was under a pavement...
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    That particular VAV controller does not have an...

    That particular VAV controller does not have an option for wireless zone sensors. And can't thin of any aftermarket or non-OEM manufacturer who does off wireless equipment that would communicate...
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    Hook up with your local robotics club offer the...

    Hook up with your local robotics club offer the challenge and winner gets a Hustler magazine.....amazing what us hard core geeks will do for a porn mag with the goooooooooood stuff. We can be found...
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    I like a lot, thanks! Usually can knock out...

    I like a lot, thanks! Usually can knock out drawings like this with Windows Paint in just the same amount of time, knocked this one out in 9 minutes.
  31. Thread: Learnig hvac

    by slctech
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    What is the make and model of the packaged...

    What is the make and model of the packaged unit???

    Many times on belt driven packaged units, lack of maintenance may lead to loose tension of the belt, belt slipping, lower rpm, less cfm,...
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    I meant the spec's of the balancing valve not the...

    I meant the spec's of the balancing valve not the water coil. 90% of the hot water coils have a predetermined manufactured size inlet and outlet piping connections. 95% of these I have come across or...
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    Why would you need spec's? You probably know pipe...

    Why would you need spec's? You probably know pipe diameter. So if you have 2" pipe would need a 2" balancing valve, threaded or sweat. Ascertain from the manufacturer of the water coil what is the...
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    If SCOTCH, won't say it, I will........Thank You.

    If SCOTCH, won't say it, I will........Thank You.
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    Yeah, also noticed....LOL. The company I am...

    Yeah, also noticed....LOL.

    The company I am referring to utilizes equipment by this manufacturer:
    http://www.temperaturecorporation.com/appsanodizing.htm

    All self contained with a large...
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    Holy R22, Batman. Got nearly $4000 in tank...

    Holy R22, Batman. Got nearly $4000 in tank deposit fees alone waiting to be recouped!! That is crazy if they were burning through that much R22 annually, if it was leaking that bad, I can tell you...
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    Intriguing. Very similar to aluminum...

    Intriguing.

    Very similar to aluminum anodizing, but in my case, a company I do work for is using remote processors and pumping chilled water to the bath tanks.
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    You don't count! You know what I am talking about...

    You don't count! You know what I am talking about though...LOL

    I remember I was on a job site with this older than hell building maintenance guy. He was gruff and rough and just an ornery son of a...
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    I bet every year a compressor was replaced, no...

    I bet every year a compressor was replaced, no one took thought as to weighing out the oil from that old compressors and removing that same amount from the new, just loaded that poor system up. Got a...
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    See ethic issues everyday in the HomeTown...

    See ethic issues everyday in the HomeTown advertiser in my mailbox: $49.00 Furnace Inspection*, Free furnace with purchase of AC*, $150.00 of any service call*, etc.

    Commercially, well, the wining...
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    2007 thread rejuvenated:whistle:

    2007 thread rejuvenated:whistle:
  42. Contractor probably under bid the job, got the...

    Contractor probably under bid the job, got the job, and went way over budget. Just the simplicity of this unit, how can you screw up, that is why I had to post this to the WOS.
  43. As for blame, it falls on inspectors, general...

    As for blame, it falls on inspectors, general contractor, sub-contractor, and building owner. I am just the guy that gets called, puts up a ladder, unscrew a single philip screw, drop the access...
  44. Small hanging 3kw electric heater. 208v single...

    Small hanging 3kw electric heater. 208v single phase. Line voltage accessorial thermostat attaches to rear of unit, it was this that was not wired properly. They ran 3 wire to the unit, so one of the...
  45. Moronic mistake leads to $$$$ in fire riser damage

    Called out today due to an electric heater issue that caused the main line in a fire riser room to burst, sure it will be thousands to fix, all because of a moronic mistake.
    New building just opened...
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    Glenn....thanks for the salute. You get use to...

    Glenn....thanks for the salute.

    You get use to it. When you have a -30 windchill with blowing snow, Hamilton Carhartt, ranks up there as one of your, Gods.
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    That was one of the first companies I worked for...

    That was one of the first companies I worked for many many moons back. They would not allow you to take your vehicle home. If you were on call, had to drive to the shop, get your van, drive to...
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    DITTO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not cheap to...

    DITTO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Not cheap to stock but if you come across a cracked heat exchanger or a junker furnace with an operable smart valve, pull that valve and make her your testing bit!ch.
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    The main IMC board has really no way of...

    The main IMC board has really no way of monitoring the gas pack side of the things. The main IMC board only knows that once there is a W1 call for heat that it will initiate an internal timer to...
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    You can install a screen door sprayed with this...

    You can install a screen door sprayed with this stuff on the bottom of your boat and float around a lake with a beer. Thought I would add the MSDS sheet for this crap....
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