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    I feel for ya, they always want to turn one thing...

    I feel for ya, they always want to turn one thing into another.
    Lets pack it jam tight full of product, and expect no effect on
    evaps airflow too. The important word here is BLAST.
  2. Thread: 404a charging

    by EdC
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    this can only end badly

    this can only end badly
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    verify that the clocks X will trip. That tripper...

    verify that the clocks X will trip.
    That tripper solenoid is an intermittent duty coil, and usually gets smoked
    when a noob mis-wires it.

    counter munkee: "No returns on electrical parts" ...
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    Cords worth a quarter

    Cords worth a quarter
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    I'm with the Poodle on this. Except on a long...

    I'm with the Poodle on this. Except on a long line LLV inside the evap.
    Just the TS bulb inside the box, and like every penetration... SEAL IT TIGHT
    Oh, and sparky dont put the sealtite connector...
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    I'm wondering if this isnt a CPR valve limiting...

    I'm wondering if this isnt a CPR valve limiting suction pressure during pulldown to keep
    the compressor within its happy zone.
  7. Thread: Heat Pump "Noise"

    by EdC
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    It has been my understanding that Copeland...

    It has been my understanding that Copeland scrolls in residential service
    have no need for CCH.
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    hissing, eh? is it kinda low like...

    hissing, eh?
    is it kinda low like pssssssssssssssss, or more
    like a high pitch pssshhhhhhhhh?

    sometimes its just old worn out gas.
  9. Assuming the wiring wasnt messed around with, and...

    Assuming the wiring wasnt messed around with, and it had been working correctly...
    Give the contactor a very good look see, or just replace it, and see if that
    caused the problem.
  10. Thread: Cool Stuff

    by EdC
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    Its a 'must have' for O-rings. A dab on flare...

    Its a 'must have' for O-rings.

    A dab on flare faces, and a bit behind the nut, work it in and out so
    that the area where the nut crushes the flare backside meet, this lets
    you get torqued...
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    Trying to figure the DC resistance of motor...

    Trying to figure the DC resistance of motor windings from only
    knowing 460VAC and 15A is gonna lead you astray.
    E/I wont help you at 60Hz and conductors wound around a
    chunk of steel. Inductance...
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    I dont think the NEC permits Class II (control...

    I dont think the NEC permits Class II (control voltage) wiring to share
    conduit with line voltage conductors. Besides, it invites problems.
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    If you get one with an old date code, be sure to...

    If you get one with an old date code, be sure to have the receipt if there
    is ever a warranty issue, without that the warranty period is based on the date of manufacture.

    Funny thing about supply...
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    I probably wouldnt add CPR to an existing MOP

    I probably wouldnt add CPR to an existing MOP
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    I bet it doesnt have a sump heater!

    I bet it doesnt have a sump heater!
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    So why not a 60A pullout disconnect, jeez.. way...

    So why not a 60A pullout disconnect, jeez.. way cheaper than a single breaker in a box.
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    how about electrostatic precipitation before the...

    how about electrostatic precipitation before the coil?
    filter, filter, then filter some more.
  18. Thread: 502

    by EdC
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    EAV1 -> EAVA

    looks like your EAV1-0200-TAC crosses to EAVA-021A the service replacement.

    8090btuh pumpin 502 @ LT
  19. Thanks for the warning

    Isnt the Enviro-Safe actually R-290 (propane)?

    I'm sure I dont want any part of some HO brew of
    refrigerants in my recovery tank.

    You're on your own with this.
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    I love this biz! You can call me first, or you...

    I love this biz! You can call me first, or you can call me last.. but you will call.
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    whoa! WHOA!! hold it right there pardner. ...

    whoa! WHOA!! hold it right there pardner.

    Suggesting exchanging the neutral for a second hot leg is WRONG. period.
    How will this provide for the existing 120V loads? Dont answer.

    The only...
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    I love the DRSA, mine is in the RYG livery, all I...

    I love the DRSA, mine is in the RYG livery, all I would critique is the thermistor wire choice. I sleeved it inside a heavier jacket.
    I would much prefer the wire type used on Cooper SH66.
    ...
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    sounds like fan delay closing a bit too early

    sounds like fan delay closing a bit too early
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    inquire if you can get their gas at cost

    inquire if you can get their gas at cost
  25. Thread: R134 and 134 auto

    by EdC
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    30# MVAC jugs are pure 134a, same as ACR, just...

    30# MVAC jugs are pure 134a, same as ACR, just different fittings and pricing.

    All retail pounders, "blowoff" cans have the Acme fitting, they are supplied as pure OR oil injection, usually a few...
  26. Thread: R134 and 134 auto

    by EdC
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    isotope.. isomer.. I know how that goes. R134a...

    isotope.. isomer.. I know how that goes.
    R134a for MVAC (motor vehicle AC) is required to have a unique fitting.
    The tank, hoses, and manifold have a 1/2in Acme thread.

    ACR uses 1/4in SAE...
  27. yumpin yiminy! That sounds like the ASME...

    yumpin yiminy!

    That sounds like the ASME vessel fuse popped! I've never seen one blow
    except if the building was on fire. Thats about the only time they pop.

    I cant decide whether I'm...
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    He'll be back, they always come back. :rolleyes:

    He'll be back, they always come back. :rolleyes:
  29. Thread: Old machine

    by EdC
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    scrolls have numerous advantages. Who wants to...

    scrolls have numerous advantages.
    Who wants to retrofit a sweet semiherm with a scroll, that would be silly.
    but then again they arent replacing ginormous NH3 recips with em anytime soon.
    Scroll...
  30. Thread: stupid a$$ walk-in

    by EdC
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    ya gotta have a good tool, and I wet the mfl with...

    ya gotta have a good tool, and I wet the mfl with a drop of nylog.
    not a squeaker, nor a leaker.

    and yeah, I hate rain running down my back.. or snow.. or too much wind.. and its so hot out here...
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    next time you sit down and order a cuppa coffee,...

    next time you sit down and order a cuppa coffee, scream back, "Thats outrageous!"

    The coffee sells for a buck, that pays staff, rent, utilities, equipment, insurance, and taxes... the coffee was a...
  32. Thread: i have a service ?

    by EdC
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    You sure have changed a lot of stuff without a...

    You sure have changed a lot of stuff without a clue.
    Time to get help, better for you, better for "customer".
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    Gee, whats on the DIY post?

    Gee, whats on the DIY post?
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    even if it WAS set at 12 CPH, thats five minutes....

    even if it WAS set at 12 CPH, thats five minutes.
    Call the installer, something is not right, and I doubt its the 832n.
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    The T832n stat doesnt indicate defrost activity,...

    The T832n stat doesnt indicate defrost activity, and yes old stats may.
    We were discussing the T832n. Thanks.
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    I also think the T832n stat option 0350 should...

    I also think the T832n stat option 0350 should have been 5 or 10.
    At 10F ambient many HP's can still add meaningful heat to the building, and
    a bucks worth of HP heat is still more than a bucks...
  37. long stroke FDR, replace it.

    long stroke FDR, replace it.
  38. stat wire colors: 2C Red-Wht 3C ...

    stat wire colors:
    2C Red-Wht
    3C Red-Wht-Grn
    4C Red-Wht-Grn-Blu
    5C Red-Wht-Grn-Blu-Yel
    6C Red-Wht-Grn-Blu-Yel-Brn
    7C Red-Wht-Grn-Blu-Yel-Brn-Orn
    8C ...
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    9 is very way wrong. 3 is great. 2 is good. ...

    9 is very way wrong. 3 is great. 2 is good.
    COP will decline as ambient temps fall, a HP can still provide economical
    heating well below 32F. It will light up stage-2 when necessary to maintain...
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    I welcome the curious to ride along, one day a...

    I welcome the curious to ride along, one day a 300TR antique R-11 chiller, another day an ice cream plants NH3 motor room. Not everyone appreciates the magic of phase change refrigeration, those that...
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    I do like the idea of sleeving the loop. Why add...

    I do like the idea of sleeving the loop. Why add an electric heater
    to an already too warm place like a kitchen?
    One of those condensate vaporizers is like 300 watt, thats just nuts
    with the...
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    looks like an average economy 13 SEER R-22...

    looks like an average economy 13 SEER R-22 system.

    Outdoor unit: 10 year parts
    recip compressor
    I suggest using the Nordyne snow stand and set that on a slab

    Indoor unit: 10 year parts
    check...
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    considered Tracpipe? Available to qualified gas...

    considered Tracpipe? Available to qualified gas fitters.
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    in heat mode, remember the low side is the common...

    in heat mode, remember the low side is the common suction port.
  45. Thread: Freezer Iced Up

    by EdC
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    Put down that manifold and step away from the...

    Put down that manifold and step away from the machine.
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    It a great bit of engineering to extend the...

    It a great bit of engineering to extend the operating envelope of heatpumps.
    Nothing magical about it, a Bristol TS comp, a secondary comp, and the required
    liquidline HX. I wonder if Shaw...
  47. Thread: freon leak

    by EdC
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    any possibility there is moisture continuing to...

    any possibility there is moisture continuing to vaporize during the evac?
    perhaps solvents from a line flush?
    either could make the vacuum seem to rise towards atm, yet hold pressure fine.
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