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    Omg! No wonder the guy works in food service....

    Omg! No wonder the guy works in food service. Dumb.
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    the compressor likes cold liquid. it keeps it...

    the compressor likes cold liquid. it keeps it cooler and the crank case oil does not build up in the bottom.
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    lol i cant resist.

    lol i cant resist.
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    I never have business customers try to rip me...

    I never have business customers try to rip me off. It is always residential on the rare occasions it happens. The ones who can't speak English will be the first to screw you.
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    Been there or the hoarders who have all their...

    Been there or the hoarders who have all their vents covered up
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    I agree on the foreign accent. The immigrants...

    I agree on the foreign accent. The immigrants will screw you in most cases or not want to pay. I have a lot of Christian customers who are good payers and nice to work with. Deadbeats are what they...
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    Been there

    Been there
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    +1

    +1
  9. +1.

    +1.
  10. i had an old window ac heat pump. In the shop i...

    i had an old window ac heat pump. In the shop i charged it with Blue Rhino for giggles.
    used R290 t&p to get superheat. it worked fine lol.
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    Is the suction line beer can cold?

    Is the suction line beer can cold?
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    i have two 855's in my own home. Good units.

    i have two 855's in my own home. Good units.
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    Customer says heat pump "not working". 2.5 ton...

    Customer says heat pump "not working". 2.5 ton Goodman 410A ARUF 30 air handler in a very large home with a 5kw heat strip.

    outdoor temp 15F. house only getting to 60F.

    Home owner's plumber...
  14. Trane breaks like everything else. The parts cost...

    Trane breaks like everything else. The parts cost more. Just like carrier.
  15. I don't rate train above anything else. They are...

    I don't rate train above anything else. They are over marketed which makes them popular.

    I have seen janitrol furnaces still running 30 + years old.
  16. I have almost no call backs on goodman , bryant,...

    I have almost no call backs on goodman , bryant, carrier. Goodman does lose control boards sometimes but probably no worse than the others. Depends on power quality at the location.

    Those carrier...
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    I have seen it.

    I have seen it.
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    why separate gauge sets ? I work with so many...

    why separate gauge sets ? I work with so many gasses I probably couldn't afford that many sets of Smans.
    That myth about mixing oils is just a myth.
    Some of the retrofit gasses will say add some...
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    What I use.

    What I use.
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    lol I was being silly. It really depends on the...

    lol I was being silly. It really depends on the conditions under which the factory does the testing. Real world results are often different. It could be a lower line volt coming in vs line volts in...
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    see my post above how to fix it.

    see my post above how to fix it.
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    Run a separate 20 amp 230v circuit from the...

    Run a separate 20 amp 230v circuit from the breaker panel out to the unit. Put a 30 amp double pole contactor in the unit and wire it to the condenser fan. Pit a 240/24 volt control transformer in...
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    Home warranty companies suck. They have a hack in...

    Home warranty companies suck. They have a hack in every town that is their "approved service provider". If you work for one.....try getting paid. Good luck.
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    superheat? If there's heat in there the food...

    superheat? If there's heat in there the food ain't cold.
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    lol I just went on a call where a previous...

    lol I just went on a call where a previous company tech opened the txv all the way. funny stuff.
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    is the suction line beer can cold at the...

    is the suction line beer can cold at the compressor inlet? Or is it well diggers ass frozen? I am trying to figure out if you have enough liquid Freon feeding the compressor.
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    I guess theoretically you could run a single 4"...

    I guess theoretically you could run a single 4" but it would have to have some type of flapper or damper to close off the other appliance automatically if it is not operated but not cause a pressure...
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    I have it running in units all over town. Also...

    I have it running in units all over town. Also two medium temp walk in coolers that were once R22. Very good results.

    I also have R424A running in my old R22 heat pump. Very good performance....
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    I guess an intermittent weak relay on the board...

    I guess an intermittent weak relay on the board would do it.
  30. That's what I am thinking. A good column of...

    That's what I am thinking. A good column of liquid is all that's needed without an overcharge.
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    That's true.

    That's true.
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    In terms of real energy, how many kwh's...

    In terms of real energy, how many kwh's difference is there really between a properly functioning matched 13 seer vs 14 seer per given ton? I would bet it is marginal at best.
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    I think a question requiring a technician to...

    I think a question requiring a technician to explain simple phase change of the refrigerant in the loop. see how many really understand what goes on inside.
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    +1

    +1
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    i had the same situation on an A.O. Smith 75...

    i had the same situation on an A.O. Smith 75 gallon power vent water heater. i replaced the controller and HSI. i checked gas pressure, voltage and evweything. sometimes it would just not ignite....
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    Turns out it is a 13 seer non inverter type....

    Turns out it is a 13 seer non inverter type. Probably a good thing on a cheap model. It went together well. No leaks. Install instructions said it was charged for 15 feet of line set which is what I...
  37. i run two heat pumps in my house. i have my...

    i run two heat pumps in my house. i have my strips disabled. it was 13 degrees outside a couple weeks ago. my house was 63F inside. good enough for me.
  38. I have some off name Chinese mini's running in...

    I have some off name Chinese mini's running in some cheapskate rental apts. They have worked well. Watch out for the Chinese flare fittings leaking. Other than that good results.
  39. I have had mixed observations from all the...

    I have had mixed observations from all the brands. Most of the problems I ever see with any minisplit is not usually refrigeration related but electronically related such as failed inverter and...
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    Move the wires around until the suction line gets...

    Move the wires around until the suction line gets beer can cold. For heat....move them around again until the suction line is warm like mom's apple pie.
  41. I have installed a few different brands. If...

    I have installed a few different brands. If outdoor ambient gets below 10 degrees or so a lot of them will shutoff on low pressure etc "FF" code. They still need supplement heat.
    I find most average...
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    that's true

    that's true
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    Put a big saddle valve on it and recover it into...

    Put a big saddle valve on it and recover it into a recovery tank. Lol. One of those piercing valves. Hold it against the tank til all recovered. Better yet take it out in the country and put it in a...
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    omg. Lmao that's exactly what I was thinking

    omg. Lmao that's exactly what I was thinking
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    Would it be safe to say most domestic...

    Would it be safe to say most domestic refrigeration is "under charged" for the most part to prevent sweaty suction lines on the floor behind the fridge? The factory charge runs a high superheat on...
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    We need micro hoses with little valves on the...

    We need micro hoses with little valves on the ends for this.
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    Run it on high when in doubt.....yeeee hawww

    Run it on high when in doubt.....yeeee hawww
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    I will nitrogen leak test it and pull it down...

    I will nitrogen leak test it and pull it down using a micron gauge.
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    He will expect me to fix it.

    He will expect me to fix it.
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    I hope this thing is not a POS. I will be getting...

    I hope this thing is not a POS. I will be getting the call backs.
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