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    *ahem* NO. :gah: A SG won't do you much good...

    *ahem*
    NO.
    :gah:

    A SG won't do you much good on a mini-split. Filter dryers? There are TWO examples on Mitsubishi where a dryer can be used - the Pre 2002 minisplits with R22(PUG series)(Still...
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    Why not just a MXZ 4/8 system? City multi is all...

    Why not just a MXZ 4/8 system? City multi is all well and good, but this is a residential install, and "shouldn't" need the hot gas bypass/concurrent heat/cool that a city multi can provide. Unless...
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    Just got out of a refresher class - the "Auto...

    Just got out of a refresher class - the "Auto discover mode" is strongly discouraged, but IS functional. Is a nightmare on the 8 head unit, can take an hour, and if you fix the wiring, you'll have to...
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    MSZ-A09NA-1 series. Always replace the bearings...

    MSZ-A09NA-1 series. Always replace the bearings if you're going that far, and NEVER place the cover back on until you verify the blower cage is centered properly, after the fan turns on. There isn't...
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    Sounds like you have a mxz series outdoor unit....

    Sounds like you have a mxz series outdoor unit. Each indoor unit MUST be in the same operating mode, no concurrent heat/cool. Each time the unit reboots it randomly assigns the first ID unit to boot...
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    Oh, I missed a few o-o. The reason for running...

    Oh, I missed a few o-o.
    The reason for running or flowing N2 through a lineset is that it helps prevent scale and oxides from lining the inside of the pipe, which can clog EEV/txv/pistons. Less work...
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    They left a expended roll at the vapor line of...

    They left a expended roll at the vapor line of the HP, Sloppy for a 6 year old install. Also "forgot" to insulate half of the roofline, don't know if it was a sub or not.
    Oh, spend the money on an...
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    :grin2: We all needed a laugh dave, thanks :D...

    :grin2: We all needed a laugh dave, thanks :D
    Equip proof was 300 on R22, 500 on 410A, all trane gear.
    601 on mitzubishi gear, for their 410a.
    Just found a leaker for an out of warranty system,...
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    We, during the days of R22 used #8 on all new...

    We, during the days of R22 used #8 on all new construction and retro. Ever since 410A, straight over to 15%
    8 might hold, but it WILL leak. Mostly because of poor fit on all new connectors, even...
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    http://www.mylinkdrive.com/ +1 All manuals....

    http://www.mylinkdrive.com/ +1
    All manuals. Download them, put them on your laptop. Saved me some headache on replacing a noisy ID blower motor and end-bearing. Still a pain while it's on the wall...
  11. Gives you a good excuse to go inside. And by the...

    Gives you a good excuse to go inside. And by the heat "working", it must be fully isolated from the cargo area, or it takes a half hour to warm up :censored:.
    TL:DR - They're okay, but they have...
  12. We've got 5 of them now. Pros: 19 to 23MPG fully...

    We've got 5 of them now.
    Pros: 19 to 23MPG fully loaded, Tight turning radius, 480 to 500mi between fillups.
    Cons: Turbo issues(Seals, manifold, and solenoid on one rig alone, most have had a new...
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    Chris - E-mail, found the VFD schematics for this...

    Chris - E-mail, found the VFD schematics for this unit on the E-library section, along with the Relliatel data. Might get ya closer..
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    Running a scroll compressor under 50PSI(410A)...

    Running a scroll compressor under 50PSI(410A) 20PSI(R22) with no refrigerant can cause arching, and winding degradation, at least according to Alliance. Its on most of their WCR forums and docs,...
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    Down for maintenance 1pm to 8pm EST. I'll check...

    Down for maintenance 1pm to 8pm EST. I'll check my laptop, I have a few gigs saved, but you'll need wiring diag RT-SVE03A-EN and RT-SVE06A-EN, they are very... very large manuals.
    I'll check back...
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    Our commercial site is down, I DO have access up...

    Our commercial site is down, I DO have access up to Light Comm with flow charts and data for Precedent, Voyager and Odyssey, Specifically:
    TTA Odyssey
    TWA Odyssey
    TWE Odyssey
    THC Precedent ...
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    I may have the same ones, so I won't flood your...

    I may have the same ones, so I won't flood your inbox. It shipped from Trane on.. or around 05/04/2007 to FA##### ############## 1st Floor. :cool: Need more, PM
  18. Tranes without LPCOs and the "Green Slimer" when...

    Tranes without LPCOs and the "Green Slimer" when pressures get low. It does happen, in very specific circumstances. On resi gear, you can't place enough suction/LL dryers to clean that mess up. R11x...
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    I agree with the sentimant, although I have a fun...

    I agree with the sentimant, although I have a fun anecdote to toss into the mix.
    37 years ago, 3 men started a company. The Owner, The Muscle, The Nerd.
    The Owner, through ups and downs has made...
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    The infamous "Charge assist" crap. Pump to the...

    The infamous "Charge assist" crap. Pump to the ID, recover, weld in a REAL suction port, and charge by SH/SC. They made the ChargeAssist to be a hookup, run, unhook. Amb temps have to be... above 70...
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    C - With very, VERY few exceptions. The term is...

    C - With very, VERY few exceptions. The term is "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished". So you fixed someone's mini-split/wall rattler. It's 18 years old, the filter looks like a chunk of cardboard, and you...
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    You're going to need some measurements of the...

    You're going to need some measurements of the existing fan, sweep, shaft to end, depth, and rotation, all of which should have already been engineered out of the equation.:whistle: Johnstone needs...
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    I think you're referring to the P70 series HPC.....

    I think you're referring to the P70 series HPC.. Stick with the ICM 325 series. No taps into the refer circuit=no future leaks.:grin2: Only negative with the 325 that I recall is the thermistor...
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    Aside from the CON12XXX connector for the LV...

    Aside from the CON12XXX connector for the LV terminal strip on the first gens, and the 1/4 turn door screws, they're a good unit. Brace them(Unistrut), though, on horz left/right.:grin2:
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    :cheers: :whistle: We don't get much demand for...

    :cheers: :whistle:
    We don't get much demand for AC out here, server rooms excluded.
    Still liking em, superheat on the fly tells ya if the TXV is under performing. Once ya figure out how to use...
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    If you can afford to be without your main set for...

    If you can afford to be without your main set for a few weeks, Sweet.
    I DO miss the micron gauge on that testo, but it's a bit faster to put the pump on directly :grin2:
  27. Used to, as per site rules, no discussion on...

    Used to, as per site rules, no discussion on pricing. Still, we can :censored: about the various supply houses shipping the wrong gear, or worse, USED gear.
    Stock levels, P&A's, quotes and...
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    We work in a smaller community, and the sales...

    We work in a smaller community, and the sales department carries them for presentations, and the "WOW" factor.
    Don't know the ROI on all that, but some customers don't like gee-wiz gadgets,...
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    Recent convert to the Digi-cool crowd, liking...

    Recent convert to the Digi-cool crowd, liking them a lot so far.
    I won't bore you with the story about the Testo 550 we ditched after a couple warranty calls.:censored:


    Biggest oddity so far...
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    Like the look of the new sensor, standard velcro...

    Like the look of the new sensor, standard velcro works, but kind of a pain on AS/PM's.
    Oh, yeah - pics:
    r22sensor

    410ops

    They're full size, dial-up users beware :whistle:

    Liking it,...
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    Got my AK900 on Saturday, very sturdy piece of...

    Got my AK900 on Saturday, very sturdy piece of kit. Looked like red threadlock on almost all connections. :whistle:

    I would be VERY interested in an extra set of clamps, 1/4 to 1 3/8" for...
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    Mitzi flares are a slightly different angle, buy...

    Mitzi flares are a slightly different angle, buy the factory tool. (.. 42.5 degree flare? Its NOT a 45, fun fun.)
    If your flare leaks, cut, de-burr, (watch the angle on the deburring tool, you don't...
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    Whew, dodged a bullet on that one.. :whistle:...

    Whew, dodged a bullet on that one.. :whistle: :grin2:
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    Story TimeŠ MK2 edition.:Faint: Another green...

    Story TimeŠ MK2 edition.:Faint:

    Another green story, those are always fun..
    Was working with the 2th senior tech that basically "Owned" (THE on call tech, 24 hour response to this location) one...
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    No joy posts, so Story TimeŠ! Was a bit green...

    No joy posts, so Story TimeŠ!

    Was a bit green at this point, and the boss and lead were having some trouble with the new T7350's with 3point differential occupancy sensors. We've always hated...
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    Had that one a few times. Normally going from a...

    Had that one a few times. Normally going from a Chronotherm 3 to a touchscreen 802. Yes, it clicks. It's a machine, it makes noise :gah:

    Had a customer with a wood-shop and a temp-furnace wired...
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    Couldn't agree more, although you can get a...

    Couldn't agree more, although you can get a parts-only account through their website. You don't HAVE to be a lennox dealer (My company works on em, won't install em.), but you DO have to have...
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    Normally on the 5 ton guys, that last one between...

    Normally on the 5 ton guys, that last one between the discharge line is a muffler, not a dryer. There's ALWAYS a 1 way dryer before the TXV, and very rarely they place a little 083 or a 105 bi on the...
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    http://www.mylinkdrive.com/ Theory, ratings,...

    http://www.mylinkdrive.com/
    Theory, ratings, Install and service. Have fun, I carry the manuals on a flash drive for use in the field.. :cheers:
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    Thanks again for the tooltips, makes more sense...

    Thanks again for the tooltips, makes more sense as opposed to cleaning the Digi after a burnout. :grin2:
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    Gravity for condensate, or one of those Saurman...

    Gravity for condensate, or one of those Saurman pumps?
    Pics?
    Mitizubishi is pricy, but we haven't had much trouble with em. Fujitu has been fairly good, had a few problems with the .. 16/3 wire...
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    Thanks for the heads up, anybody have a lead on a...

    Thanks for the heads up, anybody have a lead on a good 4 way that will match up with the AK900? I'm moving to a 7 CFM pump, and upgrading my truck where I can. I know I should use the 3/8ths vac...
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    I went ahead and pulled the trigger anyway, the...

    I went ahead and pulled the trigger anyway, the titan's always been a bit.. sticky, the sizing for the 4 way BRUTE II looks real, real close.
    Any suggestions on a good 4 way with part number that...
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    Greetings from Washington

    Hey all, omitting previous experience details for security.
    It was 5 years ago, on a cool, September day. I had been laid off from my then-present job at a big box chain. Not one to rest on my...
  45. Sticky: Hey all, omitting previous experience details for...

    Hey all, omitting previous experience details for security.:grin2:
    It was 5 years ago, on a cool, September day. I had been laid off from my then-present job at a big box chain. Not one to rest on...
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    Hey all, been lurking for a while, and looking to...

    Hey all, been lurking for a while, and looking to pull the trigger on the AK900.
    I had a Testo 550 with those gimmicky quick release Hi/lowside metering knobs, started leaking after about a month,...
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