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  1. We had maybe twenty that all pretty much fell...

    We had maybe twenty that all pretty much fell within the date range listed in the bulletins, all 2 and 2.5 ton. I freed two more of them by driving the head pressure up by cycling the fan and to my...
  2. Thread: pet peeves

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    Actually, now that billygoat has reminded me (and...

    Actually, now that billygoat has reminded me (and thank you captain obvious ;) ); an installer does the following trick: He takes the cap of an old can and cuts a hole in it just big enough for a...
  3. Thread: pet peeves

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    My can of dope looks like the can on the left,...

    My can of dope looks like the can on the left, only white. I got sick of the old can I inherited long ago and chucked it. I opened the new can and a huge glob of the stuff was on the brush. I...
  4. :whistle:

    :whistle:
  5. Ignore the hyperbole and just get it serviced;...

    Ignore the hyperbole and just get it serviced; it's not going to blow up, you are in no danger. Many units don't even have pressure switches and the compressor has a built in overload to kill power...
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    Did you cry, girly boy ;)

    Did you cry, girly boy ;)
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    I caught one of these my first year out, head was...

    I caught one of these my first year out, head was way to high. Lucky for me there were two identical units side by side, one was blowing air on me, one was sucking air in. Hmmm...

    I've long...
  8. "ARP...because there is just too much happiness...

    "ARP...because there is just too much happiness out there"
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    Last time I got a complaint I told the office "...

    Last time I got a complaint I told the office " gimme that dumb sob's number and I'll call him right away and apologize." Three different voices shouted back "NO!"
  10. On one hand bosses are human and can get caught...

    On one hand bosses are human and can get caught up in the moment - especially if they are owners and have everything on the line. On the other hand, he could just be a jerk and you will never be...
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    Hmm...well it's no damn wonder! 3/4,...

    Hmm...well it's no damn wonder!

    3/4, 1/2...whatever it takes :whistle:
  12. Thread: Apple watch

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    I hope your happy, Gary. This thread will...

    I hope your happy, Gary.

    This thread will still be going long after the Literal Resurrection of Jesus poll thread has died, been buried, raised again and returned...
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    Without a doubt...it's a practiced art. After...

    Without a doubt...it's a practiced art. After all, we all make the same allowances when laying it out; 3/4 for a drive...inch and a quarter for a Pittsburgh. Most people notch it at a little less...
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    Yep...that's about how all my sheet metal...

    Yep...that's about how all my sheet metal exploits have gone to date. Maybe Chaard's video will be the one. Probably not.
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    This is what happens when you advertise a box of...

    This is what happens when you advertise a box of wine for 3.99 and then run out of stock.
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    What ya' do there is sneak out while it's still...

    What ya' do there is sneak out while it's still dark, go back to the truck and get out again while the smokers are comin' outside for an unexpected break and say "somebody call for service?"
  17. So if your slummin' up in Florissant the rates go...

    So if your slummin' up in Florissant the rates go down? Or do you even venture out of the Valley?
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    I'd like to think so - especially the one I use. ...

    I'd like to think so - especially the one I use. But the OP posted as if everyone was in a tizzy and he had to reset power.
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    This seems like asking for trouble by design. ...

    This seems like asking for trouble by design. There must be a reliable and instant back up power supply were this the case? I just can't imagine any electrical engineer doing this on purpose - what...
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    I was told 15 in school; but it quickly proved to...

    I was told 15 in school; but it quickly proved to be meaningless. 30 seems pretty generous in most instances.

    Assuming you are at the equipment with your bag, how long does it take to diagnose a...
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    There is simply no way around the experience...

    There is simply no way around the experience factor when confronted with new equipment. There's been posts by chiller guys here who are lost when it comes to their own residential equipment. ...
  22. The whole damn thing should be outside; but yes,...

    The whole damn thing should be outside; but yes, it is the exhaust of generators and car engines in attached garages that account for the vast majority of CO deaths. Or as in these two incredibly...
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    And here I am sweating over every 10' section of...

    And here I am sweating over every 10' section of bip I have to fit by myself, making sure to not mess up the threads and create a leak when I'm there for a gas leak...

    Good for you to have the...
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    Yep...I haven't had restaurant ice since joining...

    Yep...I haven't had restaurant ice since joining this site. One pink goo shot was enough for me, and I am far from germaphobic.
  25. Thread: Apple watch

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    Hate it when that happens ;)

    Hate it when that happens ;)
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    UPDATE: Unless you have a reference, I believe...

    UPDATE: Unless you have a reference, I believe your statement may be a misunderstanding of what is going on.
    It is on the production side Not usage side.
    Per EPA:

    In 2015, the Clean Air Act...
  27. Thread: Apple watch

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    Are those the Bass-O-Matic VVVVVVI?

    Are those the Bass-O-Matic VVVVVVI?
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    One other gamble with R22: If you have a...

    One other gamble with R22: If you have a refrigerant loss issue after 2019 for whatever reason; you will be forced to get a complete new 410A system on the spot. Also, they will be hard pressed to...
  29. Thread: Apple watch

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    You could...but that would be time consuming.

    You could...but that would be time consuming.
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    Well I'm glad someone is amused. You do realize...

    Well I'm glad someone is amused. You do realize that Zayan is leaving One Direction right?
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    One ass to risk - got it. BTW - anyone catch...

    One ass to risk - got it.

    BTW - anyone catch the new album by one degree?
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    Jump to 1:48. I ended up doing the PM around...

    Jump to 1:48.

    I ended up doing the PM around him as the mouse in his belly wouldn't let him fit back out the way he came. Gave him an extra misting when I was done to keep him hydrated until he...
  33. ::DD:

    ::DD:
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    ^^^^This.

    ^^^^This.
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    ??? Ungoogleable...

    ???

    Ungoogleable...
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    Yep...see? Nobody ever said anything because...

    Yep...see? Nobody ever said anything because "that's the way they always did it."

    Hell with that. I have a "walk away" that resulted in us walking from an entire complex. The guys still mutter...
  37. Most, if not all of us, will take a very dim view...

    Most, if not all of us, will take a very dim view of what happened here. I don't know what kind of redress is available to you; but I would hope you use whatever is available. Explain to your...
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    I was referring to the sum of this particular...

    I was referring to the sum of this particular contractors behavior - like it was her fault that the compressor failed because she continued to run it when she was not even aware the blower failed.
    ...
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    Any contractor around here can handle any...

    Any contractor around here can handle any warranty from any manufacturer. Call around and see; and use someone else if possible. This guy is p!ss!ing me off all the way from here.
  40. Do you enjoy hot beer and cold coffee as well? ;)

    Do you enjoy hot beer and cold coffee as well? ;)
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    Uh...guys? She's gone, man.

    Uh...guys? She's gone, man.
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    Don't let it get too complicated. As mentioned...

    Don't let it get too complicated. As mentioned above, if the liquid line feels uncommonly warm, somethings' wrong and you're running high head. The outdoor coil can be dirty even if it's not...
  43. Thread: WOW

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    :grin2:

    :grin2:
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    Dude...gas up already.

    Dude...gas up already.
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    Fortunately, for the rest of us; rescue motor...

    Fortunately, for the rest of us; rescue motor makers make reversible leads.
  46. {sigh}...me too. It's been decades...

    {sigh}...me too. It's been decades...
  47. Far out man...you holdin'?

    Far out man...you holdin'?
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    Glad to hear it.

    Glad to hear it.
  49. Thread: Hmmmm

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    I could see that, thanks. I recall very early on...

    I could see that, thanks. I recall very early on when my boss told me to jump a pressure switch when I caught a Carrier secondary gone bad. I let the inducer start so as to not get a PS stuck...
  50. Thread: Requirement

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    :)

    :)
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