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    How ridiculous! Can't believe they didn't have...

    How ridiculous! Can't believe they didn't have the same color wire....how insulting.
    Seriously, is that rat crap all over the floor? problem soon to be solved. Just stick a wire under a trap with...
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    most likely that cheaper NETE certification. ...

    most likely that cheaper NETE certification. They use the "ani mini min e mo" method (Yes, I know)
  3. I just get in my hover truck with my hover boots....

    I just get in my hover truck with my hover boots. Standard issue. I'm supposed to believe this was because of copper whores....what yours don't carry ladders and drive AC trucks....
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    I love that they felt it was necessary to run the...

    I love that they felt it was necessary to run the fresh air duct to the louver. Yeah, that made all the difference in that job.
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    [QUOTE=OldSchoolMech;14073891]Thats standard for...

    [QUOTE=OldSchoolMech;14073891]Thats standard for rental property's. If you sent a noob AC Tech out thier he would have dumped gas in the AC Till the Magic Number on the gauge.
    QUOTE]

    Are you...
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    I sell that kit. Copper protection device. FYI...

    I sell that kit. Copper protection device. FYI I have a patent on this particular model. Also available in white.
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    $700 sounds like a good buddy price or want a new...

    $700 sounds like a good buddy price or want a new girlfriend price. The materials alone can cost that. Unless you want another spider duct system. Proper design, installation and materials mean...
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    What a mess this has turned into. I would not...

    What a mess this has turned into. I would not trust this owner for 2 seconds. Weeks without an answer, I was ok with a few days but this is unreal. When ANYONE comes to look at this video it all. ...
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    I agree with Tiger, ARI.org certification is...

    I agree with Tiger, ARI.org certification is needed. I do not know what county you are in but many (maybe all) require ari # in the permit process. I am unsure why that particular combination does...
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    Also, why was the compressor replaced? Was it a...

    Also, why was the compressor replaced? Was it a scroll? If so and the txv was originally the problem then the compressor was likely in internal overload. Some tech's think its too cold to go into...
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    95% of the time....yes. Clogged L/L drier at the...

    95% of the time....yes. Clogged L/L drier at the txv possible but easily determined. Several small chance possiblities but that txv is usually the bandit. Did you try holding the bulb in your...
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    "Some of his comments could only have come from...

    "Some of his comments could only have come from Lennox."

    I hope you expected Lennox to take that action. They will without doubt share everything with the dealer, he owns that job for Lennox. ...
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    did you get the cbx32mv-068 with the 4 ton heat...

    did you get the cbx32mv-068 with the 4 ton heat pump for the tax credit?? Currently that is the only combination that does. That air handler is huge. Therefore fitting the merv16 under it is...
  14. I love circular reasoning. see...

    I love circular reasoning. see http://www.thedealertoolbox.com/ResidentialHVAC/Products/IndoorMotors/Default.aspx
    this is the comparison of the 3 motors found in the units. Regal-Beloit makes all...
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    It is no surprise, we install 90% heat pumps...

    It is no surprise, we install 90% heat pumps residential and #1 repair this winter has been outdoor txv's. Trane and Lennox mostly but have many GMP products on the market that have also failed. A...
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    whobama express

    funny that the votes for this had to be entered 15 days after he took the throne, smells like something my dog leaves in the grass. Lets band together and make the NoSmell awards, then if we...
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    If it helps I also have the testo but the 523. ...

    If it helps I also have the testo but the 523. Does not have the add on features like the 556. Also have several testo R/H meters. I had problems about 8 months ago with the R/H meter and 523. ...
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    Bought the 605h2 2 months ago. Great tool. ...

    Bought the 605h2 2 months ago. Great tool. Bought it to replace a Extech unit I thought I lost, but found it! Comparing them the 605 is blazingly fast and the units are nearly identical in...
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    I have the 71650,mastercool p/n. Love it....

    I have the 71650,mastercool p/n. Love it.
    http://www.mastercool.com/pages/hydraulic_tube_expanding.html
    Also have an ancient robinair hydro flare set, can't find a compareable anywhere. Love...
  20. I am assuming you are unhappy about certain...

    I am assuming you are unhappy about certain features of these systems, you are also looking for the panel on the outdoor unit too right? Most of these features are included on the higher efficiency...
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    There is no listing on the parts breakdown of the...

    There is no listing on the parts breakdown of the panel you are looking for. Therefore you need on off a XR unit.

    IF your model # is something close to 2TTB30 then you need one off a 2TTR30 as...
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    Will the XR cover plate fit or work? ...

    Will the XR cover plate fit or work?[/QUOTE]

    The XR cover plate will be a different color than XB equipment. I believe it will fit, the cover has the 2 tabs that fit into the bottom of the...
  23. Input is the btuh of the furnace chamber, output...

    Input is the btuh of the furnace chamber, output or capacity is the amount of heat transferred to the medium, or air stream. The difference between these two is the heat going out the flue vent. The...
  24. I use these...

    I use these
    http://www.mastercool.com/pages/hydraulic_tube_expanding.html

    These are a little pricey but add up the cost of fittings now and these pay for themselves quick. I showed the boss in 2...
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    What is the size of the probe on the 605-H2? I...

    What is the size of the probe on the 605-H2? I am likely going to order 2 of these but have to make sure I have the plugs for whatever size probe it has. The Fluke is out of the question. How do...
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    WB / DB / rel hum / Delta H or T. I got very...

    WB / DB / rel hum / Delta H or T. I got very acclimated to the tool and could cut a 1/2" hole in ducting to measure everything at once. The similar tools I've seen have a fixed sensor on the...
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    Humidity/Temp Meter

    My Extech I loved just died after 5 years. Had an "Easy View" version. Have to replace it and was ready to buy the same one but want some input from anyone else. Don't have to have dual purpose, I...
  28. I see a following coming on...

    We lost a customer to a contractor using this. Customer had poor airflow and drastic temperature differences. We proposed new duct sys with XL16i. Other contractor used XL14i with high velocity...
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    Great Job

    We have used this 4 times for the same customer. Stuff is sooooo easy to install. Obviously not for many jobs. We have another contract on the books with 4 systems. Our first two we did were with...
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    TESTO 523 question

    Can the 523 print to any wireless printer or does it have to be testo's? I have a canon wireless printer in my truck for my laptop already and it would be sweet if it would work. Does the 523 work...
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    PowerTwist Belts

    I use these all the time. I have great results with A or B series. They are adjustable linkage. The only side note is they stretch after about 1 week of operation. I just shorten them 1 or 2...
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    I not sold on the less maintenance points. ...

    I not sold on the less maintenance points. Besides that the point I wouldn't budge on is the quality of the air. The systems from Carrier and Trane are better at cleaning the air. The electronic...
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    I guess I am in the same boat as most. I have...

    I guess I am in the same boat as most. I have the 6" puller from Posi. The puller is a beast, but just doesn't fit in soo many setups. I do put that puller to the test though. I've seen some very...
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    Bearing Puller

    I just want to make sure I am going through the same agony as everyone else. I've had to pull bearings on several units lately and it sucks. Is anyone aware of a good system to pull bearings. Most...
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    Why the F300? I think that either filter from...

    Why the F300? I think that either filter from the manuf. are good, certainly better than a Honeywell. Also the extended warranty can carry over and cover the air cleaner. I have no idea what...
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    what's the difference

    Is the DRSA 1200 the same as the Yellow Jacket DFA? They appear the same other than color. I thought the YJ did both temperatures at once. I am ready to buy this right after the holiday but may...
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    This is all interesting. I always felt as if the...

    This is all interesting. I always felt as if the nitro was a deter to containing the particles and preventing them from entering the metering device. Sporlan had a series of diagrams and a slide...
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    move on

    What a story. Your service manager needs a new job or lesser job. I am the service manager at my company and when I started the owner said I am backup for everything other than when I am on...
  39. Thread: Best van

    by primecooler
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    easy

    throw it in reverse and hit the horn! jk

    Yea that part you have to plan in advance. Same as getting stuck in alleys or parking lots. Not much of a problem however vs. vans. Power mirrors also...
  40. Thread: Best van

    by primecooler
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    Kuv

    I have a KUV 1 ton Ford with a V-8 single axle. I nearly fit everything I had in a regular van into the outside boxes, leaving the inside for whatever. I do commercial and residenial service. The...
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    Obviously my comments were not intended to...

    Obviously my comments were not intended to condemn anyone/company. The point of asking for advice is to gain an understanding of quality work that each of us thinks is satisfactory. I myself ask...
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    Model

    I ran your model number through the Trane Website for information. You have a Ground Source Heat Pump? There is a manual for this particular unit. I will email it but you are on your own. This...
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    Car Charger

    Ryobi makes a car charger for 18v, Talked to the Bosch man at Home Depot and his only comment was "that would be cool". I hate using an inverter because of the drain on the battery. I have 2, 1...
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    Fun to try

    I have wired them incorrect and made this happen. 4 wire motors with direction reversing. Crosswired the cap and line legs. Thought that I just read the direction wrong, but when I reversed it the...
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    Value

    You can visit the Certainteed website to see the insulation benefits of upgrading to R-8. How long is your main plenum? Many companies will install a limit length of main plenum (4-8 ft) then...
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    Equipment Models

    I'd be curious to know the model equipment you have. If lock outs are set then lower them. The charge of the system could be off. I would hope you would have a staged electric heater if the...
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    Noise

    As far as the knocking noise there was a time a couple of years ago Trane made us change some Check Valves at coils. Be curious to know what model coil is on the furnace. When the noise occurs is...
  48. wiring

    checking the wiring to confirm it is wired exactly as the diagram in the OUTDOOR unit specifies is important for the XL16i. I have seen soo many times where an installer follows the wiring found in...
  49. Thread: heat pump

    by primecooler
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    stat

    agree with the bad stat. What model year? I have had control board problems when the outdoor temp is below 30 or so. Our temp here rarely hits that so when I see these problems in carrier/bryant...
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    Hard to find?

    Flare Nut had your best suggestion. Dry Nitro with R-22 Mixed. Isolate the outdoor unit and come back in a couple hours. Definitely shows the direction to head and if its really low and you can't...
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