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    Having troubles, again.613681 Got picture, but I...

    Having troubles, again.613681
    Got picture, but I can not turn position.

    Need picture big, so you can see Austin, TX sykline for 780 feet up.
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    The picture did not post, lets try here. ...

    The picture did not post, lets try here.

    Tower.jpg
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    I used to do radio tower work, you do have to...

    I used to do radio tower work, you do have to have a proper mind set. You also got paid much
    more than $50 per hour. Usually by the job.

    Biggest tower I ever climbed was 1311 feet, most were...
  4. I have been doing this for many years. I would...

    I have been doing this for many years. I would buy a 1 model year old Chevy Express 3500 12 passenger van
    with 4k to 6k miles, there were always many for sale at a good price, but you can not find...
  5. There will be only one generator, so not much...

    There will be only one generator, so not much waste heat.

    They only use cold storage, nothing else. What do you think is the best refrigerant to use.

    404a is what is used in all their refer...
  6. Refrigeration for a 450,000 sq ft warehouse.

    Company I maintain equipment for is building a new 450,000 sq fr refrigerated
    warehouse. Some areas set at 36 degrees, some at 52 degrees, and other area
    at 58 to 60 degrees. This is in central...
  7. That puppy has been crying for help since day one.

    That puppy has been crying for help since day one.
  8. Thread: Refrigerant

    by edward301
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    Soon everyone will be giving their home ac a shot...

    Soon everyone will be giving their home ac a shot of freon 134a, Home Depot had a big display
    of 134 small cans, and also the can with a gauge for your car-home.
  9. Thread: Call

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    Will be having lunch tomorrow with mine.

    Will be having lunch tomorrow with mine.
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    Free electricity.

    Free electricity.
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    I am trying to think of something good to say...

    I am trying to think of something good to say about that job....................
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    I know exactly what you mean. I only repair ac...

    I know exactly what you mean. I only repair ac equipment maybe 3 or 4 times per month now, every once in a while
    5 to 8 times per month. In 2009 I started buying rental houses again since you...
  13. Sounds like a skype call where you Change the...

    Sounds like a skype call where you Change the caller ID number
    that is displayed, which means a phony call.
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    A few years ago got a call for intermitant heat,...

    A few years ago got a call for intermitant heat, and furnace making popping noises. Get there HO says furnace
    is acting up now, let me show you. HO turns heat up, we go to the furnace in garage,...
  15. Thought my email was there, will check it. I...

    Thought my email was there, will check it.

    I found the manual, so do not need now, but thanks anyway.
  16. Install manaul for Carrier 58MVC080-F-10120

    Can someone send me a PDF of this Carrier install manual.

    A new customer is having problems with his Carrier tripping the rollout
    limit switch. From looking at the system, I do not think the pvc...
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    You can try that, but you will never know if the...

    You can try that, but you will never know if the bearings are ok after being exposed to the
    elements for who knows how many years.
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    All good advise. Take pictures, and document...

    All good advise. Take pictures, and document well. Be sure and send them the deposit refund letter
    within 30 days, and show how the deposit was used up. If they owe you more than the deposit...
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    Home inspectors are like a lottery, I have been...

    Home inspectors are like a lottery, I have been selling some of the rental homes
    I bought in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Some of the inspectors will trip over a
    problem and get up and keep going, lately...
  20. You can pump down with most any good condition...

    You can pump down with most any good condition compressor. Best case is
    to listen to the compressor, stop when compressor is laboring hard. When I
    do pump down, I do not let the compressor run...
  21. Recently flew to Scotland on the Dreamliner. ...

    Recently flew to Scotland on the Dreamliner. Quite a plane.
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    Do not think dry units will be around much...

    Do not think dry units will be around much longer, at the Rheem supply shop the other day, they
    are really moving the dry charged units, picked up a few myself, as I always keep 4 sizes in stock,...
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    Have a good customer with old style Honeywell t...

    Have a good customer with old style Honeywell t stat where there is a single switch for heat cool on off, two levers on top for heat setting and
    cool setting. They get them mixed up and never get...
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    No, once installed it becomes a collection...

    No, once installed it becomes a collection
    issue. Having no signatures does not help.
  25. Thread: Red Tagged

    by edward301
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    The gas company here subs out all their turn...

    The gas company here subs out all their turn on-s, and shut offs. These guys are all new to
    the business. They just have sniffers, and bubbles.

    Any issues at all, you get a red tag. If you...
  26. The old stuff did last forever, but not very...

    The old stuff did last forever, but not very efficient. Just replaced 2 Chrysler Airtemp split ac's, both installed in March 1971.
    A 3 ton r22 split ac, and a 1.5 ton r22 split ac. The 3ton...
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    Nice clear video, I love landing at night, All...

    Nice clear video, I love landing at night,
    All the lights.

    DFW is biggest airport I have landed at.
  28. 2 Chrysler Air Temp condensers, any one know the toneage.

    Getting ready to replace 2 very old Chrysler Air Temp split
    systems. I have attached the data plates on the condensers,
    does anyone know the tonnage. Believe one is 3 ton and the
    other 1.5 ton....
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    Now you have it, this is the right combination. ...

    Now you have it, this is the right combination. I use Big Blue more that my H10.
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    I agree the older ones last forever, but some of...

    I agree the older ones last forever, but some of the newer stuff, not that long a life.
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    Liquid line solenoid.

    How long do you usually see liquid line
    solenoids lasting?

    In refigeration where the system cycles about
    20 to 25 times per day, I have been noticing
    they last about 5 years, at least in mid...
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    Goettl furnace.

    I am working on a pair of twinned Goettl furnaces. I got one running, and will work on getting the second
    one running tomorrow.

    The blowers worked, gas furnace did not work on either one.
    ...
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    The only advice I can give is simple. Be on...

    The only advice I can give is simple. Be on time, do the job like you care, call when you say you will, follow up always, answer all
    calls, fix on time, treat the customer like a king. I never BS...
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    One more turn would have done it.

    One more turn would have done it.
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    I used to get upset at these adds, but have come...

    I used to get upset at these adds, but have come to realize they can make you good money at the same time.

    I just repaired a botched install last week of a Rheem heat pump. They got some of the...
  36. Poll: I can only figure there is plenty of 22 available...

    I can only figure there is plenty of 22 available at the moment. Refrigerant company I buy from emailed me with some
    great skid pricing, so I purchased a skid of 22, and a mixed skid of 134a, and...
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    It is next to impossible to get all possible...

    It is next to impossible to get all possible parties to sign a waiver, simply because if something ever does go wrong, you never
    know who could be involved. If you have something to loose, you must...
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    Best system for a large office warehouse.

    One of my clients, is getting ready to build a very large
    warehouse. It will be right at 300,000 square feet.

    Their architects have visited with them about chillers, and
    ice storage (thermal )...
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    Only use originals, no substitute stuff. 22 has...

    Only use originals, no substitute stuff. 22 has really dropped in price, I just received
    a few skids of 22 so I am good for a few years.

    404a has dropped quite a bit also.
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    Years ago I combed 15 rtu's from a hail storm. ...

    Years ago I combed 15 rtu's from a hail storm. Charged by the hour, they also had one of their guys help me
    do the easy ones.
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    Compressor was shorted out. Brakers were blown. ...

    Compressor was shorted out. Brakers were blown. Unit has a piston for metering.
    I blew out the system both ways with nitrogen, system clean. 3 phase 230volt.

    Condenser coil was so dirty,...
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    Since it was dead when I saw it, and pressure...

    Since it was dead when I saw it, and pressure switches were disconnected, I would bet high discharge pressure.

    When I put gauges on it had plenty of pressure in the system. We will never know if...
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    Dryer is correct, this unit has had 3 previous...

    Dryer is correct, this unit has had 3 previous compressor replacements. They never maintain
    These units. I installed that dryer because of all the burnouts. I picked up this account because the...
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    Compressor got hot....

    Just replaced a compressor on a Carrier Weathermaker II.

    Can you figure why it got so hot???
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    A friend of mine got a Tesla S model about 1...

    A friend of mine got a Tesla S model about 1 month ago, rode in it 10 days ago.
    Nice car, nice interior, great car for someone with not much to do though.

    Not for me, and not worth the price...
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    I would check the pipe leading to the pressure...

    I would check the pipe leading to the pressure switch, usually it is 1/4 inch, and clogged with minerals, which makes the
    pressure switch slow to detect pressure drops. Your tank could be water...
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    Ruud units sure have staying power.

    Went on a service call to a ranch 35 miles outside of Austin, to a 4000 sq ft house on a good sized ranch.

    House had been empty since 1999, and now has a family moving into it. They needed 2 Ruud...
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    Heck, just put clothes pins on them.....

    Heck, just put clothes pins on them.....
  49. They caught a guy here that hacks cards, and...

    They caught a guy here that hacks cards, and quickly uses the card info.,
    to buy fuel. He had a truck with special tanks, so he could buy $600 to
    $1000 of fuel, then sell the fuel later, pure...
  50. Thread: LRA

    by edward301
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    Should have blown the fuse or breaker quick.

    Should have blown the fuse or breaker quick.
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