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    Forget the gas test you have other issues....

    Forget the gas test you have other issues.
    Furnace isn't smart if its shutting down with house below desired temp.
    Old furnace would indeed be smarter by that logic/
  2. Most technicians arent going around condemning...

    Most technicians arent going around condemning duct work for no reason as it is usually a pain in the ass to replace. Undersized ductwork is a frequent problem where im from. And hard to diagnose....
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    I haven't installed this style furnace in over 5...

    I haven't installed this style furnace in over 5 years.
    I believe a furnace that size doesn't employ 2 stage? I could be wrong.
    Could you read your installation manual or service manual left with...
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    Hows a thread sealant gonna blow up a compressor?...

    Hows a thread sealant gonna blow up a compressor? Or are you referring to a substance that is put inside the system to seal leaks.
  5. georgelass: Don't fret about small decisions...

    georgelass:

    Don't fret about small decisions like these. How it took you 1month to decide on a drill is pretty scary.
    Use the drill and if you don't like it take the thing back. Not a big deal....
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    Sounds like my local supplier is bending me over,...

    Sounds like my local supplier is bending me over, keep in mind it is Canadian currency.. and no freight, it is right there. But yeah definitely pricey, I've never paid more than 350 for a meter. To...
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    Airflow meter

    http://ca.fluke.com/usen/Products/Fluke+922.htm
    On sale for 700 ish locally. You think its worth it? Couple Air flow issues have been frustrating me as of late.
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    Damn Ryand, how many leak detectors is that you...

    Damn Ryand, how many leak detectors is that you carry, 4?
    Do you pay for your own tools out of curiosity? I would like to get another leak detector too but can't seem to justify it.
  9. Thread: Beer cooler.

    by skr0oface
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    Forgot inverted trap on discharge line. Looks...

    Forgot inverted trap on discharge line. Looks good.
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    penetr8or congratulations and good luck! Mind...

    penetr8or congratulations and good luck!

    Mind doing me a favor and sending me a pm with the list you have left over?

    Thank you.
  11. Thread: Pepsi Pilot

    by skr0oface
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    This is huge and exciting news. Definitely a...

    This is huge and exciting news.
    Definitely a step in the right direction. Only concern is such a high pressure these things could turn into a pipe bomb [worst case scenario].
    I think your evap in...
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    Yes this does make more sense. Thanks!

    Yes this does make more sense. Thanks!
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    Good info in there. I am confused with this...

    Good info in there.
    I am confused with this statement:

    "Voltage at the compressor terminals will also affect amp draw. There is an inverse correlation between the two: As voltage drops, amperage...
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    Canadian Electrical Code: C22.1-06 Hermetic...

    Canadian Electrical Code: C22.1-06

    Hermetic refrigeration motor-compressors
    28-704 Horsepower rated equipment:

    (1) Horsepower rated equipment used for the control of motor-compressors and not...
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    Its in the CEC as compressor motor LRA/6 = FLA...

    Its in the CEC as compressor motor LRA/6 = FLA unless otherwise stated.
  16. Really impressive. Big difference will be felt on...

    Really impressive. Big difference will be felt on the gas bills.

    For a time I used to install HWT solo and dented a couple [it's inevitable]. I got lucky where I put my hand inside between the...
  17. Thread: Beer cooler.

    by skr0oface
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    Beer cooler.

    Leak inside pipe chase, couldn't fix leak and leave piping the way it was. Quoted repairs but only was approved so much. I feel much better about this. Keep in mind that the BX is isolated from the...
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    Coldstream RSCP

    These upright coolers with an Evaporator housed inside a plastic box on top of the cooler. I believe we call them cold pack's.

    A couple time's now I've ran into them where the cap tube is...
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    What did you find out?

    What did you find out?
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    Shaka is correct. Cap tube are often...

    Shaka is correct.
    Cap tube are often misunderstood, and I am always learning new things about them from a personal stand point.
    You're superheat tends to be extreme [40-50] with warm box and gets...
  21. Thread: coke machine

    by skr0oface
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    Cregg, apply for a pro membership and than...

    Cregg, apply for a pro membership and than someone will help you.
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    Ive seen those computer fans on some new Henny...

    Ive seen those computer fans on some new Henny Penny like refrigerated case. They are less than 2 years old, and in good condition.
    Something to watch out for in the future for sure.

    You think...
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    Sounds like an interesting concept. It is...

    Sounds like an interesting concept. It is probably worth pointing out that your not going to detect a leak with ultra sonic by running the business end of the detector down along some honeycomb...
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    Well I've seen the air both ways. And the cooler...

    Well I've seen the air both ways. And the cooler working fine.
    Common sense tells me the fan should pull hot air from the top of the case and blow cold air to the bottom.
    Only way it's associated...
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    We call them paratroopers [the black soot from...

    We call them paratroopers [the black soot from the acc].
  26. Thread: Diet food.

    by skr0oface
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    Be careful with Dieting, just because one is...

    Be careful with Dieting, just because one is losing weight doesn't mean it's necessarily body fat. Fibrous Veggies are great for you to make you feel full without taking on any calories.

    Every...
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    Turtle is definatley one of the more educated...

    Turtle is definatley one of the more educated posters I've come across. Pretty sure turtle has forgotten more than most of us know.. I hope he is ok and just took a break from the site.
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    Cracked earlier today. Threw Everything and a...

    Cracked earlier today.
    Threw Everything and a bit more from my old bag into it earlier and straightened out my accessory tray.

    http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y223/skr0oface/vETO-LC01.jpg...
  29. Thread: FROSTY!!!!

    by skr0oface
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    Not that simple. Your evap will freeze before...

    Not that simple.
    Your evap will freeze before you drop the RH [when lowering the blower speed on a unit that is over sized]
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    Is it hard to maintain a Attainable workout...

    Is it hard to maintain a Attainable workout schedule doing the work that we do [if your in the feild].
    How do you approach your workout if you really had a rough day at work?
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    Tuesday I Have to buy one. Did my question get...

    Tuesday I Have to buy one. Did my question get lost in the shuffle?? =[
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    So how did you get off that ice in one chunk...

    So how did you get off that ice in one chunk again? I would of had to pull out the buckets of water/torch for that one, the ice around the coil is also the hardest and stuck deep in the fins. I don't...
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    Good read. Ran into a retro-fitted compressor [4...

    Good read.
    Ran into a retro-fitted compressor [4 ton capacity] on a 2 ton Carrier RTU today that exhibited similar symptoms as were mentioned here.
    Fixed orifice [I believe]
    63 lbs back pressure,...
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    I am about ready to purchase a flaring tool. I...

    I am about ready to purchase a flaring tool. I never see the kind that do the double flare in stock at the suppliers. I've read the double flare is less prone to leaks and the joint can be undone and...
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    Looking for a post about ice machines brought up...

    Looking for a post about ice machines brought up this great read.
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    This is true, I miss dingy but warm basements.

    This is true, I miss dingy but warm basements.
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    "Just by looking at your setup i can feel those...

    "Just by looking at your setup i can feel those tools jabbing at my back or sides as im climbing up a building's ladder."

    Ya maybe but usually im wearing clothes so I can't feel it.
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    You guys made me spend 30$

    I picked up this cheap tool bag at a local parts house for 30$ I beefed up the shoulder strap clips with some 1$ chain link. Bought a 5$ Plano double sided tackle box too.

    Pic quality is weak for...
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    Thanks for the replies guys, I was told we will...

    Thanks for the replies guys, I was told we will "chalk it up to learning experience" on Friday. Of course it could of been done a little quicker [in hindsight] but we all know when your...
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    Most hours charged on one call?

    Just spent parts of the last 3 days on a walk-in freezer. Replaced condenser fan and evap fan, found leak and repaired [was easy compression fitting], manually defrosted evap. Recharged system....
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    Just a little update, there is no update. The...

    Just a little update, there is no update. The store hasn't approved any further work yet. Pretty sleazy. I will update tho I always try to.



    Although I do have another question =].
    Short form...
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    Excellent points markettech Let me say This...

    Excellent points markettech

    Let me say This grocery store has 4 of these units, basically all holding veggies. Also I pulled the cover off of the other 3 to see if I could get a proper setting for...
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    Sodd, Ah yes that does ring a bell. The LPC...

    Sodd, Ah yes that does ring a bell. The LPC acting as a compressor safety. Could you be so kind and give me some examples or guidelines one would follow on how to accuratley set the control in this...
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    Oryx [sp?] display fixture

    Hello once again all my peers.

    Let me remind everyone the rh% behind my ears in the supermarket side of things is high. I just recently [2.5 months ago] made a switch and took my 5 yrs in...
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    Awesome, I understand now. Thanks

    Awesome, I understand now. Thanks
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    Why are we using ""nozzles"?

    Hello All, Just have a question on my mind and would really appreciate someone to shed light on. I just started in the supermarket side [from residential] 2 months ago. We are doing grocery store...
  47. Thread: Selfish

    by skr0oface
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    Selfish

    Just airing myself out here.

    So I am almost finished my apprenticeship to become a Commercial Refrigeration Mechanic. Been in the trade for 5 years now, doing residential service installs and...
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    Aren't those recips? I never seen a scroll with a...

    Aren't those recips? I never seen a scroll with a housing like such. Anyways how is it going?
    I have a real stupid question/observation..
    I barely even dabble with RTU's mostly residential, but it...
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    soooooo what was it ? compressor valves or non...

    soooooo what was it ? compressor valves or non condensibles?
  50. Anybody have the 411 on this timer/sequencer?

    http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y223/skr0oface/DSC00428.jpg

    Just wondering how to tell the time delay from the part number. Or even just the time delay in general. I am too pussy to bench test it...
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