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    3 to 4 gallons, see page 5 and 6...

    3 to 4 gallons, see page 5 and 6
    https://files.gitshare.io/link/SSKT86ep3W0/Series%203%20I%26O.pdf

    or 2 gallons, see pg 65...
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    thanks, found it, killed it

    thanks, found it, killed it
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    now you need a hovercraft for the shoulder...

    now you need a hovercraft for the shoulder seasons...

    some people will do anything for a write off. sheesh...

    not a bad idea at all for your neck of the woods...
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    well just since yesterday when i looked these up...

    well just since yesterday when i looked these up i have been slammed with there adds on googler, faceplant, and on my homepage.
    for that reason only. i will not buy them.

    rant over
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    a few at work have them. they like'm but they...

    a few at work have them. they like'm but they seem to wear fast
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    Mr Ed :grin2:

    Mr Ed :grin2:
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    MES?, forgive me i forget..............? oh...

    MES?, forgive me i forget..............?

    oh and metal trades journeyman fits the primary function of the never to be named company i work for (long story), but not exactly the division i work in.
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    my UA card says "metal trades journeyman" I hold...

    my UA card says "metal trades journeyman"
    I hold 3 journeyman compentency cards in Mpls and St Paul that are listed refrigeration mechanic, gas and low pressure hot water steam. good standings in an...
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    never seen that application,, a trap primer but...

    never seen that application,, a trap primer but sound about right.
    i was about to say that it looked like a vacuum break but that would allow full flow from an open BV.
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    again, people dont listen. I never said NPR was...

    again, people dont listen. I never said NPR was right. but they were the only,,, the only source that aired the examples i raised live and unedited so those who chose to listen/see for themselves to...
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    I'm glad i only scanned this thread and didnt...

    I'm glad i only scanned this thread and didnt read it all.
    but i've thought of this often and challenge many of my friends both liberal and conservatives. the challenge is to listen to all sides...
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    i would not vent to the outdoors in Wisconsin, id...

    i would not vent to the outdoors in Wisconsin, id worry it could frost over.

    this is what sterlco says
    ...
  13. Thread: 4plex Boiler

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    edit i now see where your purge valve/drain is....

    edit i now see where your purge valve/drain is. that'll work but next time consider my ideas
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    what are the radiants? looks great except it's...

    what are the radiants? looks great except it's missing two items that will make purging easy/peasey. at the top of the supply before the x-tank should be a tee instead of an ell with a boiler drain...
  15. acetylene becomes unstable over a certain...

    acetylene becomes unstable over a certain pressure, 15# or 30#, i forget, either way thats why max limits are set at 15psi. this way if you leave the acetylene hose full over the max pressure it wont...
  16. Bob was inside, he's fine, even has his eyebrows...

    Bob was inside, he's fine, even has his eyebrows still. I forgot one point, the door to the camper was wide open. that probably kept the concussion to a minimum.
  17. Explosion... please plug, cap all open gas pipes....

    this last weekend i watched a camper explode in front of me.
    no one was hurt, a back panel blew off and we got the fire out that was going pretty well inside the cabinets.

    4 weeks before rifle...
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    the B&G flow controls mounted 90 degrees off...

    the B&G flow controls mounted 90 degrees off level are a nice touch
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    want accurate? try a U tube water manometer,...

    want accurate? try a U tube water manometer, there batteries just seem to last forever :grin2:

    the Fluke is a lot of money for just inlet/manifold gas pressure.

    and yes i still have a U tube...
  20. just to add, your gauge manifold needs to be...

    just to add, your gauge manifold needs to be steel. a hundred years ago i worked on some, but only on the externals. only the old guys would work in the internals such as "burping" one.

    look...
  21. yesterday was upper 40's, lower 50's and all day...

    yesterday was upper 40's, lower 50's and all day rain- yuck
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    just because its legal doesn't mean its not...

    just because its legal doesn't mean its not stupid......

    did you have an actual question?
  23. i believe the OPs WB numbers more than his CFM...

    i believe the OPs WB numbers more than his CFM numbers.

    to mrCFM, what was the make/model of air handler/furnace you were testing? or at least what size blower package did it have
  24. your numbers are whack, DB,WB and RH bot RA and...

    your numbers are whack, DB,WB and RH bot RA and SA dont plot on a psych chart. what psycrometer did you use. where did you take your measurements. a 19 degree delta WB shows way less than 400 cfm/ton
  25. Thread: CAZ test

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    read page 21, all of it ...

    read page 21, all of it

    https://www.lifebreath.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/69-MAX-Install-05-19.pdf?x39965

    I stand by my response
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    why as a homeowner would i ever want to have to...

    why as a homeowner would i ever want to have to press a button based on whether or on i feel like leaving a bedroom door open?
    what a pain in the rear.

    wont running a standard single family...
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    I'm not sure an HRV is the best solution, and...

    I'm not sure an HRV is the best solution, and maybe no solution at all.

    its my understanding that a properly balanced HRV removes the same quantity of air from the house that it brings into the...
  28. Thread: squirmy tires.

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    once i got a full set of "squirmy" tires as you...

    once i got a full set of "squirmy" tires as you call'm. thought the lugs were loose. nope the shop guy says, youll get used to them he says.

    well i did get used to them and with wear they firmed...
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    I agree!, works great for the refrigerant side of...

    I agree!, works great for the refrigerant side of things. on a comfort cooling application i still like using psycrometrics as well. besides using a fieldpeice SPD2 its still only 2 holes in the duct...
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    yep...... I agree..... remember i do service...

    yep...... I agree.....
    remember i do service work. I'm there when things are way out of whack. I did not mean to imply low SHR's are the norm. measured performance does change with respect to...
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    i did say SHR can be ~50% at HIGH indoor loads....

    i did say SHR can be ~50% at HIGH indoor loads. ive measured it in actual conditions, not just taking expanded capacity charts at face value.

    but in rereading the last page i was'nt as clear as i...
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    i disagree, at best sensible heat makes up 75% of...

    i disagree, at best sensible heat makes up 75% of the heat absorption. doing service work ie: when the AC has a real load the SHR is closer to 50/50.

    pocket thermometers as really worthless as far...
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    bbeerme answered that.. learn "temperature...

    bbeerme answered that.. learn "temperature difference" that is NOT delta T, it is the temperature difference between the inlet air temp and the refrigerant saturation temp. target pressures are...
  34. Thread: Psychrometer

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    interesting. can you elaborate? i really do like...

    interesting. can you elaborate? i really do like to both learn and be as accurate as i can. faulty enthalpy?
  35. Thread: Psychrometer

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    but the thermometer also has to be verified as...

    but the thermometer also has to be verified as accurate. ive used a Fluke 54II with my homemade contraption.

    BTW. great idea. i like it.

    now watch the guys selling the digital tools scream at...
  36. Thread: Psychrometer

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    ive made those too. but a shoe string?. Bacharach...

    ive made those too. but a shoe string?. Bacharach does sell the wick used in their slings that work well provided there is enough air velocity
  37. Thread: Psychrometer

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    your right, i didnt ask that

    your right, i didnt ask that
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    spd2, how the h_ll do you "sling" inside a duct?

    spd2, how the h_ll do you "sling" inside a duct?
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    still the lack of any effort to assimulate is...

    still the lack of any effort to assimulate is troubling. used to be when walking my yellow lab people all wanted to come up to pet them. now after this apartment was built nearby thats said heavy...
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    so where do the minerals that makeup the deposits...

    so where do the minerals that makeup the deposits come from?
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    ???? condensate is distilled water, therefore any...

    ???? condensate is distilled water, therefore any minerals would have to originate from the return air... ick.

    my vote is aluminum corrosion just like the new F150's will look like in a few years...
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    youll add nearly 50% R32 and approx 50% R125. ...

    youll add nearly 50% R32 and approx 50% R125.

    R410a is considered a near azotropic refrigerant. i have heard say that it takes over 7 "half lives" ( leak half out, recharge with just vapor seven...
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    umm, that sounds like Carriers secondary heat...

    umm, that sounds like Carriers secondary heat exchanger issue, not the TXV issue. what coating/lining is in an AC?
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    blu vac on 1 crt and a connection from a virgin...

    blu vac on 1 crt and a connection from a virgin tank on the other crt
  45. Thread: Vacuum

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    a CRT side connection, what are you using?

    a CRT side connection, what are you using?
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    you mean about 38/80 degrees. the only reason...

    you mean about 38/80 degrees.

    the only reason to own pressure gauges is to know the saturation temperature, that the language of an HVAC tech.


    oops, sorry, cant help myself
  47. Thread: 410-A shortage

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    didnt this happen last year due to some "fire" in...

    didnt this happen last year due to some "fire" in a plant that made R32?

    come to think about it, maybe all the R32 is being sold for R32 only units and to h3ll with R410a equipment.... hhmmm..
  48. Thread: Pulsing in TXV

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    its all good RMS. the OP was truly lacking info...

    its all good RMS. the OP was truly lacking info for a long distance diagnosis, also i try to get our junior techs to stick to the basics and let them find their own shortcuts and ROT's.

    i really...
  49. Thread: Pulsing in TXV

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    high side is 305 PSI, thats 132 deg SST by the...

    high side is 305 PSI, thats 132 deg SST by the forane P/T chart, how hot was it outside today?
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    congratulations, your the first to call me a...

    congratulations, your the first to call me a troll after over 2300 posts, 12 years on this site and over 3 decades in the business!

    i think I'll change my username to :troll2:Trollman!:troll2:

    ...
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