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    Every time I see the title of this thread I read...

    Every time I see the title of this thread I read it as "the time travel thing."

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  2. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    My boss would not believe that larger hoses were...

    My boss would not believe that larger hoses were faster until I showed him a whole bunch of times on installs.
    It's just one of those things that doesn't seem to click for a lot of people.
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  3. I I'm interested because we seem to have a hack...

    I I'm interested because we seem to have a hack going around with a 12-in crescent tightening caps lately. It is nuts how much damage they do. I have had to pick the o-ring out from around the tip of...
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    The main thing is does the temperature hold...

    The main thing is does the temperature hold constant and are you comfortable?

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    I am happy to hear your customers seem to be...

    I am happy to hear your customers seem to be happy but it sure sounds like a backwards way to go about it. I hate those types of jobs where you just have to follow orders even though you know a...
  6. Thread: Hello

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    And I love it. Sent from the Okie state usin...

    And I love it.

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  7. Thread: Hello

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    I mean the things that you don't enjoy. For...

    I mean the things that you don't enjoy. For instance I myself don't like installation more than every now and then.

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  8. Thread: Hello

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    Have fun its a great trade if you don't let the...

    Have fun its a great trade if you don't let the bad days get to you.

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    That's an odd one. Sent from the Okie state...

    That's an odd one.

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  10. Did he explain what might cause something to grow...

    Did he explain what might cause something to grow in the return box?
    If there is no moisture there should be no growth.

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  11. Nasty. Sent from the Okie state usin Tapatalk...

    Nasty.

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  12. I don't use kilz because there are usually better...

    I don't use kilz because there are usually better paints available but I have used black Rust-Oleum in return boxes to make the shiny metal not show up. If there was any kind of mold or anything like...
  13. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    It's not about the bottleneck. Think of it like...

    It's not about the bottleneck.
    Think of it like ductwork friction rate.
    In reality we're moving molecules with basically no pressure at all so if we expect those molecules to find their way to the...
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    That's not encouraging. I've been around people...

    That's not encouraging. I've been around people on marijuana all my life and I think they're almost worse than the ones on meth as far as brains go. But at least you can generally trust them a little...
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    Poe is my favorite. [emoji1787] Sent from the...

    Poe is my favorite. [emoji1787]

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    If you use the delay on make relay on an ac...

    If you use the delay on make relay on an ac condenser the unit we'll blow warm air for the delay time every time it fires up. If you use the other one it'll only blow warm air those times when it...
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    Just get one of them there 12 inch line taps....

    Just get one of them there 12 inch line taps. [emoji1787]
    Sorry I couldn't resist. I really don't know.

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  18. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    One not phone. [emoji1787] Sent from the Okie...

    One not phone. [emoji1787]

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  19. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    I got my first phone from true tech tools. They...

    I got my first phone from true tech tools. They are good.

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    I had a skunk living under my house and I threw a...

    I had a skunk living under my house and I threw a box of mothballs under there and haven't seen it since.

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    I'm sorry you bought a JB industries micron...

    I'm sorry you bought a JB industries micron gauge.
    If you've got a bluvac on the way then I think you've got the problem fixed.

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    I like moth balls I think they're the best bet...

    I like moth balls I think they're the best bet although you have to replenish them regularly.

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  23. I don't recommend cleaners. A garden hose and...

    I don't recommend cleaners. A garden hose and some decent pressure are all that's needed. A bullet brand nozzle is my choice of window unit cleaning tool.

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  24. This is on one roof I work on. I don't work on...

    This is on one roof I work on. I don't work on this unit but I'm up there right now waiting on it load of parts so I can fix some of the other units....
  25. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    I've tried several different brands and the only...

    I've tried several different brands and the only one I liked for vacuum was the appions. The other ones were all all right for pressure in fact I like the core handle on the JB industries the best.
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    This system had been leaking for years and my...

    This system had been leaking for years and my boss had been topping it off before I bought the house and there was no filter dryer whatsoever in the system so I am sure that contributed to the...
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    Wow. The only AC application I've used it on was...

    Wow.
    The only AC application I've used it on was my own system which leaked out something like 5 lb in a month and I did not even attempt to find the leak because I knew I would be replacing the...
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    But I can't find it because I didn't look....

    But I can't find it because I didn't look. [emoji1787]

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  29. I hear a traditionally folks used to take them to...

    I hear a traditionally folks used to take them to the car wash. It's definitely not something I recommend because it's too easy to get water into those fan motor bearings and then the units generally...
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    That's probably smart. If you don't know where...

    That's probably smart. If you don't know where the line goes a couple hundred pounds could easily blow it apart somewhere you can't fix it. I only do they really high pressure when I know where the...
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    If it didn't work the first time it's not going...

    If it didn't work the first time it's not going to work the second time. I personally do not use leak sealer on any system that's worth fixing. I'll use them on a window unit or dehumidifier that's...
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    My preferred method is nitrogen with a flush...

    My preferred method is nitrogen with a flush flush gun. I've had somewhere 200 PSI takes a little bit to get it.

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  33. Whether or not they actually drain water out of...

    Whether or not they actually drain water out of the outer case depends on the humidity load and temperature and whether or not it is able to evaporate all the excess water but there will be a drain...
  34. It's not an approved disinfectant because it is...

    It's not an approved disinfectant because it is not a disinfectant it's just paint.

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  35. Would you allow kills to be used on the ceiling...

    Would you allow kills to be used on the ceiling or anywhere else in your house for that matter. I don't see any difference between using it in the plenum versus on the ceiling.

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  36. I recommend yearly cleaning on all window units...

    I recommend yearly cleaning on all window units and PTAC units.

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  37. No need to drill holes if it worked in the past...

    No need to drill holes if it worked in the past it clearly doesn't need redesigned. Unfortunately you're going to have to pull it out and I would recommend having it professionally cleaned. There are...
  38. How is more referring to on gas pipe. My boss...

    How is more referring to on gas pipe. My boss took a plumbing class for his continuing education credits last year and that was one of the things they told him.

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    This thread would probably be a lot better off on...

    This thread would probably be a lot better off on the pro side.

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    How much do you got and how much you want to sell...

    How much do you got and how much you want to sell it for? I'm buying if the price is right but I'm not prepared to pay much more than the prices you see on ebay.

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  41. If I understand correctly that's against code now...

    If I understand correctly that's against code now due to the corrosion it causes. Obviously a gas leak getting fixed is more important than being up to code but still.

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  42. Tight is tight and too tight is damaged. The...

    Tight is tight and too tight is damaged.
    The original version of that is tight is tight and too tight is twisted off. [emoji1787]

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  43. Now that's ingenuity and stupidity mixed in equal...

    Now that's ingenuity and stupidity mixed in equal parts. [emoji1787]

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  44. I use nylog them. The Schrader cap is to protect...

    I use nylog them.
    The Schrader cap is to protect and seal the schrader and the other two should never have to perform the duty of sealing but I figure why not give them the best chance in case the...
  45. With nitro to remove non condensables!...

    With nitro to remove non condensables! [emoji1787]
    We always joke that if we get a customer who refuses to pay we will just go by when nobody's home and put some nitrogen in the system. [emoji1787] ...
  46. There's no time like the present. I'm still...

    There's no time like the present. I'm still patiently awaiting your results. [emoji1787]

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  47. @ga-hvac-tech 20,000 posts later and you are...

    @ga-hvac-tech 20,000 posts later and you are still a regular poster. [emoji106]

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  48. That was a fun thread. I have been doing quite a...

    That was a fun thread. I have been doing quite a bit of archives reading today on here and it's always refreshing. It seems like back around 2015 there was a lot more going on here than there has...
  49. Hey you made a good post. I didn't know how to...

    Hey you made a good post.
    I didn't know how to operate a thermostat when this thread was started and now I am lead tech in our company and working towards my contractors license.

    Sent from the...
  50. A mini split will cool the whole room much more...

    A mini split will cool the whole room much more efficiently and if it's sized properly will dehumidify a lot better than a portable unit.
    Mini splits can be very efficient and even the lower...
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