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  1. #53
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    I hear ya Mark, and you are right. Don't mean I'll do it though

    I just learned what to keep out of the way of when working.
    Government is a disease...
    ...masquerading as its own cure…
    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV


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    Originally posted by mark beiser

    [BNever power up a compressor without the terminal cover off, especially if you are diagnosing a suspected electrical problem with the compressor.

    [Edited by mark beiser on 05-16-2005 at 02:15 AM] [/B]

    Drop the out. For safety

  3. #55
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    Good catch Mike...we all knew what he meant but no one caught the typo.
    Government is a disease...
    ...masquerading as its own cure…
    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV


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    Originally posted by RoBoTeq
    Good catch Mike...we all knew what he meant but no one caught the typo.
    I did...but I'm just now reading this.
    • Electricity makes refrigeration happen.
    • Refrigeration makes the HVAC psychrometric process happen.
    • HVAC pyschrometrics is what makes indoor human comfort happen...IF the ducts AND the building envelope cooperate.


    A building is NOT beautiful unless it is also comfortable.

  5. #57
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    Woah, thanks for catching my typo, fixed it.
    I'm real bad about typos because I'm usually thinking way ahead of what I'm typing and sometimes don't reread things.

    [Edited by mark beiser on 05-16-2005 at 11:16 AM]
    If more government is the answer, then it's a really stupid question.

  6. #58
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    Well, ya know Mark, you are the only one on this forum that makes typo mistakes
    Government is a disease...
    ...masquerading as its own cure…
    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV


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    Okay, something that has puzzled me a little. I have heard about the arcing of a scroll in a vacuum. But how do so many of them survive with a system restriction that has the scroll operating in a vacuum for days or weeks before someone gets there to check it? This one has always perplexed me. Seems like this condition would mimic a pumpdown.
    There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action....Mark Twain

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    So the terminals won't blow out without oxygen? If you try to arc two wires together in a vacuum will it spark?

    I've seen terminal blow out while someone holds the breaker. I doubt there was any air in the system.

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