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    In my area a lot of techs doing are doing it....

    In my area a lot of techs doing are doing it. Some are mixing R422D with 22.

    This sets the senario for a unit that has been serviced by multiple techs
    to have a mixture of R22,R407C and R422D.
    ...
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    Terminal kit for burnt compressor terminals....

    Terminal kit for burnt compressor terminals.
    Leak detector bubbles.
    Time delays
    Penetrating oil like aerokroil
    Fan blade puller
    Coil cleaner
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    Do you still have the MC bag?

    Do you still have the MC bag?
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    There is a company in my area that pays it's...

    There is a company in my area that pays it's techs a straight 15 percent commission from their service invoices, no salary just commission.
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    The flip side to these calls is if you do offer...

    The flip side to these calls is if you do offer any guidance that person will keep calling you back for more "free" advice.
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    I usually tell them that without being there and...

    I usually tell them that without being there and troubleshooting the system I can not give them an answer. "Would you like to schedule a service call?" is what I say next.
  7. Do you stock them on the truck? ( The funnels)

    Do you stock them on the truck? ( The funnels)
  8. I got the MB yesterday. Thanks

    I got the MB yesterday. Thanks
  9. I'm going to start calling it "coolant" like some...

    I'm going to start calling it "coolant" like some of my customers do.
  10. PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    Found the specs.

    Found the specs.
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    Need help with a Bally model number.

    Does anyone have the specs on a Bally RP210L6-HT3A-BA condensing unit? The serial number is 080100249. Could not get a hold of anyone at Bally.

    Thanks.
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    If the system is off, before I touch anything I...

    If the system is off, before I touch anything I turn the system on and let it run 10-15 minutes. I make sure the unit starts to cool. I have found units that were almost out of refrigerant, bad fan...
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    It sounds like this customer is going to view any...

    It sounds like this customer is going to view any future failures of this machine as your fault.
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    Wow, that's bad. Maybe the air handler that they...

    Wow, that's bad. Maybe the air handler that they took out had a leaking evap coil and over time the system ran with low charge for extended times.
    Dirty evap coil flooding the compressor? Who knows?...
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    Yes it comes with an orifice sized for R410. Can...

    Yes it comes with an orifice sized for R410. Can use with R22 by changing the orifice.
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    Did you ever meet a Joe Ramsay that worked there?

    Did you ever meet a Joe Ramsay that worked there?
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    After the customer gives up on the parts...

    After the customer gives up on the parts changer(or the parts changer gives up) and I have the unit repaired they often ask for a discount because they already paid the "other" guy so much money.
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    That motor is CW rotaion looking at the back of...

    That motor is CW rotaion looking at the back of the motor (LE). Double check that the blade is on properly.
  20. Anyone attending the AHR show in Orlando next week?

    I'm planning on going , anyone else?
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    Turtleman.

    Turtleman.
  22. Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots is dead

    Scott Weiland, whose extraordinary career as the lead singer of the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver was overshadowed by his unending battle with drug addiction, has died.

    He was 48. ...
  23. Excellent book. I lent it to a buddy of mine who...

    Excellent book. I lent it to a buddy of mine who started working with a new company, he found it very helpful. Matter of fact I have to ask him to return it to me.
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    If the A/C contractor hired the electrician it is...

    If the A/C contractor hired the electrician it is the A/C contractors responsibility to make it right. I am assuming the inspector came to the job because a permit was pulled.
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    Reading this thread I know I made the right...

    Reading this thread I know I made the right choice buying the AK900's.
  26. Thread: Capacitors

    by SkullMonkey
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    Carry at least one turbo 200 .

    Carry at least one turbo 200 .
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    I saw a Tesla on my way home today the license...

    I saw a Tesla on my way home today the license plate was "NOMO GAS".

    It turned off the street before I could take a pic. I thought it was cool.
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    See if you can check with the maintenance people...

    See if you can check with the maintenance people there as to what the other units have been replaced with.
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    Some type of uniform that identifies you as a...

    Some type of uniform that identifies you as a tradesman is paramount, preferably with your company name.

    I see guys at the supply houses with tank tops and shorts that look like they are headed to...
  30. The contractor is probably wishing he never took...

    The contractor is probably wishing he never took on this job.
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    I would fault the company for sending out...

    I would fault the company for sending out inexperienced or sales techs.

    Did he hire a real company or did he get a handyman type ?

    Did he changed the T Stat himself?

    I ask these questions...
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    Most supply houses in my area have donuts and...

    Most supply houses in my area have donuts and coffee in the mornings and hotdogs or pizza for lunch on Fridays.
  33. That's why rpm settings are higher for sleeve...

    That's why rpm settings are higher for sleeve bearings on this control.

    Below a certain rpm the sleeve bearings do not lubricate.
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    I usually see the suction line iced up if it's a...

    I usually see the suction line iced up if it's a dirty coil or air filter not a low charge.
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    I have a friend who has his own hvac company. He...

    I have a friend who has his own hvac company. He does a lot of work in condos.

    He was finding himself hiring plumbers to remove and reinstall water heaters from closets when he was changing out...
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    Glad to hear you were not seriously hurt. ...

    Glad to hear you were not seriously hurt.

    Enjoy your well deserved retirement !

    Maybe as you mentioned a counter job or an in house job could come your way.
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    I think the OP is referring to the Easyseal...

    I think the OP is referring to the Easyseal Direct Inject.
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    There was a guy on here that suggested wrapping...

    There was a guy on here that suggested wrapping strands of copper wire around the fitting then brazing.
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    Units sold over the Internet have no warranty...

    Units sold over the Internet have no warranty either.
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    I have found that the type of customer that goes...

    I have found that the type of customer that goes online looking for equipment prices or to purchase equipment themselves is the same customer looking for the cheapest price for a hacked install.
    ...
  41. 2 dead in N.Y. Legionnaires' disease outbreak

    http://www.local10.com/news/health/2-dead-in-ny-legionnaires-disease-outbreak/34435028

    Two people have died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York. Thirty-one cases of the flu-like...
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    This one works well. ...

    This one works well.

    http://www.go2marine.com/item/115118/waterbuster-portable-pump-stand-alone-d-cell-battery-powered-4140-4.html
  43. Thanks for the info. I have seen the one in South...

    Thanks for the info. I have seen the one in South Beach but I've never eaten there.
  44. I've been to the ones in the Miami area and to...

    I've been to the ones in the Miami area and to the one in Asheville NC.
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    Did you use a micron gauge? Some of the...

    Did you use a micron gauge?

    Some of the portables use a blower wheel to draw air thru the condenser, make sure the fins are not clogged and are scooping air.
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    Just so you guys know , Ginger is 81 years old...

    Just so you guys know , Ginger is 81 years old now.
  47. Sticky: My condolences . Remember the good times you both...

    My condolences . Remember the good times you both had.
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    A lot of companies here advertise a free service...

    A lot of companies here advertise a free service call IF the repair is done.

    The customer is not going to be billed for both the service call and the repair.

    There are a lot of people who...
  49. Are you positive the blower motor calls for a 40...

    Are you positive the blower motor calls for a 40 uf cap?

    Could the home owner have put that 40 cap in there ?

    A 40 uf cap on a blower motor seems very high.
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    Cops in a certain area of Miami have been doing...

    Cops in a certain area of Miami have been doing that on New Year's for quite a few years now.
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