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  1. i'll give you my version of the same answer...

    i'll give you my version of the same answer everyone has given. just take the pressures of 2 refrigerent tanks, same refrigerant, same temperature, now you tell me, only using pressure which one has...
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    sorry, no part number but carrier has a couple of...

    sorry, no part number but carrier has a couple of parts such as the "small parts bag" used for installation, the kit for all the hoses and one for just the small diameter hoses ( 3/16" ID). high...
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    let me get this straight, a 50% solution leaks...

    let me get this straight, a 50% solution leaks out and 100% glycols is there at the ready to replace it??

    yeah, i guess if its only a gallon or 2 it'd be ok
  4. Yeah, im ready. Just back from a aweek on a...

    Yeah, im ready. Just back from a aweek on a florida beach to 5 inches of snow on my deck yesterday
  5. Thread: LED flashlights

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    My first streamlight, a incan stinger lasted...

    My first streamlight, a incan stinger lasted 14years. Sure 2 bulbs a year,a few switches and batterys but it just worked. Now that it diedi have 5 years on a strion that will not quit! They are...
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    heat loss,,,,,,,,

    this wont answer you question but its true.
    about 10 years ago at deer camp we had a 30,000 btu empire vented space heater in a homemade 10 X 14 ft tent. i had brought up a temperature recorder and...
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    old school......

    these are from 4 years ago, still using the same old box

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/attachment.php?attachmentid=46052&d=1251678117
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    yep, if the throttle valve didnt open you'll have...

    yep, if the throttle valve didnt open you'll have "correct" outlet pressure but the closed throttle valve will further restrict the gas flow. thus "good" measured gas pressure but in fact low CFH
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    so you have correct pressure but not enough gas...

    so you have correct pressure but not enough gas to get close to rated temp rise? where are you measuring gas pressure, at the gas valve or the throttle valve?
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    mind telling us why you think thermocouples are...

    mind telling us why you think thermocouples are better? most believe thermisters, while a bit slower to stabilize are more accurate and consistant
  11. Thread: RPM Question

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    interesting,,,, was that under a nominal load?

    interesting,,,, was that under a nominal load?
  12. Thread: dry cold air

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    this is almost as tough of a concept to teach as...

    this is almost as tough of a concept to teach as is the question " what weighs more dry air or humid air?" way more guys get this wrong than understand.

    psycrometrics is something we all need to...
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    Take an old gas furnace, one that has a multi...

    Take an old gas furnace, one that has a multi sppeed blower, a hw fan/limit, a fan center relay, old school tstat and rip all the wores out of it. Give the new guy a bag full of wires(not the...
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    Yes its one of those,,,,,,, but by the...

    Yes its one of those,,,,,,, but by the description of the intake being burnt black she'sbetter off new....jmho
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    I wonder if the circ he installed didnt have a...

    I wonder if the circ he installed didnt have a flow check. with that piping arangement you must have IFC's
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    thats just done to keep the rain water from...

    thats just done to keep the rain water from pooling on it
  17. yep, them Canadians are terrible drivers

    yep, them Canadians are terrible drivers
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    thanks, i was always told the black disc that...

    thanks, i was always told the black disc that fries was a MOV..

    probably was told that by "some guy on the internet"

    wait........................................




    no, NTC makes sense..
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    im sorry i thought you were talking a ECM motor....

    im sorry i thought you were talking a ECM motor.

    they act opposite of a PSC motor....

    dont beleive me, try what i said


    read post 19, he said it better than i could
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    by measuring RPMs and the torque to maintain said...

    by measuring RPMs and the torque to maintain said RPMs. that info is mapped in the programming
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    what burns up in the module is the MOV. metal...

    what burns up in the module is the MOV. metal oxide varister. like all electronic components they're rated at a maximum wattage. too high static does increase amp draw on an ECM drive and will...
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    dont believe it? got a piece of cardboard and an...

    dont believe it? got a piece of cardboard and an amp clamp?. see for yourself. start blocking the airflow in the return or filter and watch your ampdraw
  23. Thread: Red Tagged

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    well good luck..... btw, nice deer in your other...

    well good luck..... btw, nice deer in your other thread.

    my buddy last weekend, got in his stand at 7:00, shot a 3 pointer at 7:02, got an 8 pointer at 7:04 and was back at camp drinking a beer by...
  24. Thread: Red Tagged

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    wow. $hit like that pisses me off. we have a...

    wow. $hit like that pisses me off.

    we have a zero tollerence policy on indoor leaks. i'd be fired so fast if i every tried that.

    sorry your local utility sucks;;;; we're not all that bad.
  25. Thread: Red Tagged

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    oh i agree, you found a hack for sure. those...

    oh i agree, you found a hack for sure. those mueller core valves can be regreased with the proper tool. thats what should've happened...

    now it doesnt leak... but its probably rendered useless...
  26. Thread: Red Tagged

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    how much was that leaking? LEL? PPM? how did...

    how much was that leaking? LEL? PPM?

    how did you fix it?
  27. or a clue

    or a clue
  28. Thread: Red Tagged

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    co2?

    co2?
  29. time to google flashback, port loading and flame...

    time to google flashback, port loading and flame propagation
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    sorry, i came off as such a jacka$$. call it...

    sorry, i came off as such a jacka$$. call it suffering from a really bad day both at work and after. i took it out an here, that was wrong.:oops:

    now. that excerpt below appears to be a "reason"...
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    im in the field working instead of sitting on my...

    im in the field working instead of sitting on my arse in front of a computer where the real work is smart ass......

    now you tell me just how does this rain thing has anything to do with charging a...
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    now who taught you that crock of scat?. i dont...

    now who taught you that crock of scat?.

    i dont work in the rain
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    low pressure isnt that high. 45 deg SST will...

    low pressure isnt that high. 45 deg SST will still dehumidify. its the SLT that's high. 32 deg superheat? that coil is starving man.
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    thank you for this update, please stop by often....

    thank you for this update, please stop by often. a lot of respect is given to those in the industry such as yourself who comes here to see what's happening on the front lines.
    from all my...
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    ive made many, seal the end, drill the sides....

    ive made many, seal the end, drill the sides. done right just as accurate as a dywer a303.

    i like that ones ive made from 1/8" brass tubing from the hobby store. no need to drill a very large hole
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    run, cut your losses and just run.....

    run, cut your losses and just run.....
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    chrome sucks right now, firefox is better but...

    chrome sucks right now, firefox is better but still is goofy
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    whether you spend 300 or 3000 dollars, it will...

    whether you spend 300 or 3000 dollars, it will last 5 to 7 years. thats the way they're made today

    your 20 dollar toaster has a 1 year warranty. so does that top of the line frig.

    oh and good...
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    3 words........ TXV

    3 words........ TXV
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    the feildpeice dual thermometer( i forget the...

    the feildpeice dual thermometer( i forget the model) is about 1/2 or less that the fluke

    hey if your 116 works, great. i love mine but its my 3rd one because i returned the 1st 2 because of...
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    a fluke 116 is a great DMM, but a piss poor...

    a fluke 116 is a great DMM, but a piss poor thermometer

    do yourself a favor and get a dedicated thermometer such as a fluke 52 or cooper red or blue box thermistor based thermometer
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    what???

    what???
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    government install. as per the specs of the...

    government install.

    as per the specs of the department of redundancy department....
  44. Thread: Bad water leak

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    umm, if that drain pan was rotated to the bottom...

    umm, if that drain pan was rotated to the bottom it would totally block the return.....................

    it is a multi poise unit. that drain pan works in both ways without twisting it around.
    ...
  45. Thread: Bad water leak

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    what do you think might be keeping the water from...

    what do you think might be keeping the water from draining out of the drain line?

    the answer to that is not the only problem
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    im confused, if you think the boiler is flashing...

    im confused, if you think the boiler is flashing to steam, how is the indirect "pulling" to much heat from the house?.

    that grunfus is a steep curve pump. with zones you should chose a flat curve...
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    dont forget indoor load, its just as...

    dont forget indoor load, its just as important......

    50-55 deg wet bulb in the return minimum
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    back to morons cutting wires. this was told to me...

    back to morons cutting wires. this was told to me by a guy i work with and i believe him.

    local cable company bundles a whole house package including internet capable thermostat. this oddball stat...
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    transformer was fine. new one ohmed the same....

    transformer was fine. new one ohmed the same. turned out to be the combustion blower wheel self destructed locking it up.

    not a fun replacement on a solo 110..

    guess we all learned.. thanks for...
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    transformer testing/question

    ok i should know this,but im drawing a blank. what should my expected ohm readings be on a standard (kind of) 120v/24 transformer?

    heres the deal. gotta call yesterday to install a board in a...
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