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    DTek select is nice as long as you charge it,...

    DTek select is nice as long as you charge it, although it has a tendency to react to being bumped while detecting. My hands down favorite is the H-10...Can't say enough good about it
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    This too shall pass

    This too shall pass
  3. H10 120v model is what i use when the reliable...

    H10 120v model is what i use when the reliable but rechargeable inficon DTekselect is out to lunch
  4. Some firms have elected themselves to abandon...

    Some firms have elected themselves to abandon certain functions of the environmental control, such as humidification. Cost savings drives such decisions. The specifications on the equipment...
  5. Anyone pm'ing lieberts without swiping the cap...

    Anyone pm'ing lieberts without swiping the cap tubes with fingers to check for a blown bellows is not covering their bases. Of course, looking for abrasion points on cap tubes is also important, but...
  6. Call it emerson and put in the "liebert "part. ...

    Call it emerson and put in the "liebert "part. There aren't enough that fail to abandon the oem part. How fast can emerson flush this brand ?
  7. The solenoid is good. The suction service valve...

    The solenoid is good. The suction service valve was closed, and still the rate of the pumpdowns continued.
    And yes, there are inverted traps.

    Thie new valve plates tightened it right up and she...
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    Ya have to file down the burrs on most of the...

    Ya have to file down the burrs on most of the types out there or your gasket will be shredded.
    Another reason to hate HD.

    I thought the poor fish in plumbing was overwhelmed. People coming up...
  9. Thread: Recovery

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    The delivery of liquid refrigerant, if reused,...

    The delivery of liquid refrigerant, if reused, brings that oil into the equation. And we've all seen some of the gunk in these systems...

    Is it a customer that appreciates risk?
  10. Anyone using discharge checks or CCH in liebert deluxes

    On systems with linesets that are long...that is when the systems' charges are the largest in that context, are y'all recommending crankcase heaters or discharge check valves?

    At a site with the...
  11. Whatever happened to simplicity? One bullet to...

    Whatever happened to simplicity? One bullet to the back of the head works, hanging works.
    At what point do we expect no death throes, and then why do we wring our hands about it? It's as though...
  12. Thread: Tool bag

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    Have the klein backpack and am not happy with how...

    Have the klein backpack and am not happy with how the pockets swallow tools after the tools bore down thru the pocket material (like needlenose etc). It's maybe two years old. Plus it won't stand up...
  13. Screen? Let me know how that goes. Depending on...

    Screen? Let me know how that goes. Depending on conditions, cleaning a three-fan takes the better part of 45 mins, or more if it's severe. A four-fan of course takes a bit longer.. But anything to...
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    Calculate and weigh-in, adjust at the end. That...

    Calculate and weigh-in, adjust at the end. That way you can see how far off your calculations were to begin with.. :limb:
  15. Thread: liebert rep

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    So what ...if one signed that old "training...

    So what ...if one signed that old "training completion" card, one stated that they'd only use genuine liebert parts. That and a dollar will get you a copy of the paper.

    And how many different...
  16. One might think that a sudden catastrophe...

    One might think that a sudden catastrophe occurred. Otherwise, someone of the 240 people onboard would have texted OMG or the like. Not sure how they think the plane traveled another 2000 miles...
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    Reefer men. Moving heat to where it is less...

    Reefer men. Moving heat to where it is less offensive

    Now the marketing shifts toward comfort and quality
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    How to turbo charge a burn barrel?

    Cleaning off a bit of brush. Would thre be a way to perforate the lower sections of a 55 gallon drum to create good drafting? Had heard that old washer tubs burn great due to the drafting created...
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    Good grief and i thought that ice cream freezers...

    Good grief and i thought that ice cream freezers are cold!! Would a hockey puck shatter at that temp?
    Ecto parameters sounds like lennox, no?

    I chemically cleaned some HXs, PMd some VAVs, and...
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    Have fun out there. There'll be more hos than you...

    Have fun out there. There'll be more hos than you can count who still think 9year old units are "new", and who will balk at the price if they think you should spend more time polishing their turd of...
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    If it has a headmaster, would there also be a...

    If it has a headmaster, would there also be a receiver?
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    465901
  23. Test...which direction will the pic face today??

    Q465891
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    Definitely pulling for the USA, and do enjoy...

    Definitely pulling for the USA, and do enjoy watching the different lines with the Russian team.
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    Bingo dave. Given the numbers of folks who allow...

    Bingo dave. Given the numbers of folks who allow maintenance/inspection, i would say that post 9 is the next step in the process of short cycle. Wear and tear on the switch accelerated by improper...
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    Is this energy monitoring on steroids

    An article for your consideration
    Or should we take the bull by the horns and jump on the business of the future?

    Look at the bright side, as the article states, "right now, getting your home...
  27. Thanks for the heads up.

    Thanks for the heads up.
  28. Thread: Leak repair

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    Breathe much? Remember, panic is just a state of...

    Breathe much? Remember, panic is just a state of mind.
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    Is the interlock from the compressorcontactor in...

    Is the interlock from the compressorcontactor in auxiliary contacts, and if so, are they attached firmly? The electronics on p66 are suspect number two, but intermittent electronics are not exactly...
  30. Or loose female spades maybe? Oh, i see the...

    Or loose female spades maybe? Oh, i see the connectins were checked.
    There's not any loose liner in this unit faced with aluminum, is there? Had that blowing breakers on a heater, but that's...
  31. Thread: pics

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    :). I think this beach must be myrtle beach in...

    :). I think this beach must be myrtle beach in australia. What is the deal with photos lately?
  32. Thread: pics

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    455151

    455151
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    455131q

    455131q
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    455121 test

    455121 test
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    Just haggled my way into a shaving bag that holds...

    Just haggled my way into a shaving bag that holds about 3lbs of tools. the Klein backpack has turned into a beast, but for most service-related jobs this new bag is a welcome change. A fluke 87-V,...
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    Got a no heat call a few years back for a...

    Got a no heat call a few years back for a furnace. Is call is 45 minutes from anywhere. Customer had just one day prior replaced the air filter. That was easy enough to confirm, as the filter was...
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    They can't both be right

    As part of our work at a site, we walk through all areas and past much equipment while not doing pm work on everything. Kinda like a listening and looking gig.

    Attached two pics--one with the...
  38. How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm After...

    How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm
    After they've seen Paris?
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    You have expressed concerns for your friend. ...

    You have expressed concerns for your friend. Tell him what they are and why it is that you are concerned. Then,live and let live. Or, you could join all these police staters and nervous nellies,...
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    Freon causes explosion?

    The link is to a story about a fellow in Baltimore.

    What kind of freon was this-- ammonia?
  41. Superheat, subcooling, delta T,, and if all else...

    Superheat, subcooling, delta T,, and if all else fails maybe there is a charging chart on the outdoor unit. YRMV
  42. That is stressful to be sure. Sounds like it's...

    That is stressful to be sure. Sounds like it's time for your decision. I think you might be missing out on a great career though. I mean, you've put up with a truckload of trouble to give up now. ...
  43. A coal miner's light, or one that doesn't go in...

    A coal miner's light, or one that doesn't go in the mouth.
    One more set of gauges/hoses...maybe just an old school set for backup.
    Refrigerant cylinder rack for truck
    Belt tensioning gauge
    Pipe...
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    Glad you have come through it, G. Best wishes to...

    Glad you have come through it, G. Best wishes to you for a continued recovery.

    About the insurance...does it continue through light duty , or until you work full-time? Been thinking about it...
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    Hey fellas...watch this!

    Hey fellas...watch this!
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    You'll figure out what appeals to you when you...

    You'll figure out what appeals to you when you look back on an apprenticeship. You'll know what you like after the trial by fire service work in each of those respective areas.
  47. I find that supply houses will sell to just about...

    I find that supply houses will sell to just about any muchacho who can grunt and flail and sweat his way through a round of charades. I think it's called the golden rule--we'll take your money...
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    Tell them that you made an adjustment, or tell...

    Tell them that you made an adjustment, or tell them that you adjusted its capacitance level, or tell them you tweaked the rate at which the cap assists the voltage. Why fire up the greyhound?
    Then...
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    I thought resi service to be just about the...

    I thought resi service to be just about the worst--what with seasons of little or no work during normal business hours, and then plenty of after hours service calls.

    Commercial service can be...
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    Amen! And link belts eat high horse apps with...

    Amen! And link belts eat high horse apps with relish, where v-belts squeal.
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