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  1. Got a Q about this PITA Chinese Virus.

    How does this "6' social distance rule" play w/ Indoor Blowers running work?

    Or outdoors w/ Mother Nature's wind/breeze doing its thing??

    Then does this Chinese Virus get into/on to the return...
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    I think the red is for oil and the blue cover...

    I think the red is for oil and the blue cover says "gas" on the cover plate
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    I believe the "hallway" switch has to be readily...

    I believe the "hallway" switch has to be readily accessible, like on the wall about 4-5' from the floor and the switch has to be the blue-ish colored cover plate.
  4. Get the load estimate. Get Manual Z.

    Get the load estimate. Get Manual Z.
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    Hoarding MORE paper, the RSES Way!!

    OMG, how did I miss this load of paper from my other "Hoarding Paper" Thread. FOR SHAME,for shame! This is my RSC(Refrigeration Service & Contracting) Magazines & the RSES Journal Collection(same mag...
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    www.Contracting Business. June 1,2006 an article...

    www.Contracting Business. June 1,2006 an article by Rob 'Doc' Falke, titled "How Much Fresh Air Is Enough?" In his given condition and formula the #'s say 20%
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    I agree that 20% sounds like a lot, but what is...

    I agree that 20% sounds like a lot, but what is the ASHRAE,ACCA printed requirement?
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    Anthony,are you sure the fans cycle at 32*F? That...

    Anthony,are you sure the fans cycle at 32*F? That seems a little high. The remaining moisture/water on the coil after a defrost is supposed to refreeze before the fans restart. What temp did the the...
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    This is only a guess and a remembrance by memory,...

    This is only a guess and a remembrance by memory, buy I thought the fresh air requirement used to be 15% and it was change up to 20% by code?
    Then the amount of people exhaling a given amount of...
  10. What is the Load Estimate? W/O one its a crap...

    What is the Load Estimate? W/O one its a crap shoot. What temp are you maintaining? Have you tried putting the fan in the "on" position? W/O proper returns it is a lot difficult to zone correctly....
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    RSES? Who would of thunk that??? VTP99, of...

    RSES? Who would of thunk that???



    VTP99, of course.
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    After doing some perusing I decided that for now...

    After doing some perusing I decided that for now and the foreseeable future I will concentrate only on the Universal-R and the Universal-XR series of controllers. So for the moment I put all other...
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    Maybe I'll take a bike(pedal) ride over to the...

    Maybe I'll take a bike(pedal) ride over to the Weiss/Dixell Factory which is about 2 miles from here in Holtsville,NY. I'll even talk to a Janitor,lol.

    Dixell has a 41 pg "Electronic Control...
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    Just this past Sunday I used my 4 year old truck...

    Just this past Sunday I used my 4 year old truck stock of a Dixell Universal 115v control which made me realize my lack of knowledge on these things. Today I had "curb side only delivery" from Sid's...
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    Are you up at this hour studying????? I am ! ...

    Are you up at this hour studying????? I am !


    I am 1 hour east of NYC on Long Island.
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    jbh, please forgive me cause I'm laughing my ass...

    jbh, please forgive me cause I'm laughing my ass off LOLlolLOLlol!. I'm laughing so hard I had a tear in my eye. I did the same thing once or twice and my fingers just started to throb in remembrance...
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    So, I guess I'll be looking for some Factory...

    So, I guess I'll be looking for some Factory TechSup later today as long as they are available and willing and able to connect with my feeble brain. I'll let you know what I find out. Good Luck to...
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    HoHoHo. I just went thru years of having...

    HoHoHo. I just went thru years of having collected Dixell literature and put that literature in numerical order. I am just starting to study this massive amount of info and this seems CRAZY to be...
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    During my travel time today, I did notice LOTS of...

    During my travel time today, I did notice LOTS of Landscaping Trucks doing their normal thing,LOTS of them!!
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    I replace 2 circ's,did a 1/2 ass'ed oil tune...

    I replace 2 circ's,did a 1/2 ass'ed oil tune up,condemned 3 Flow Checks(to be replaced after this Chinese Virus is dead), also condemned 2 press relief valves & 4 air vents & made arrangements to do...
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    LOL. pecmsg,I agree. Tks.

    LOL.


    pecmsg,I agree. Tks.
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    A customer wants to play it safe.

    I just got a call from a customer who wants me to look at his heating system by using the outside basement entrance so that we do not come into any contact w/ each other due to this damn Chinere...
  23. I learned many Blue Moons ago the value of...

    I learned many Blue Moons ago the value of studying. Onboard a Submarine the more you know the better prepared you were to help save that Sub in any emergency. We had to "know'' the purpose/function...
  24. Those were my exact thoughts last night around...

    Those were my exact thoughts last night around o-dark-thirty especially those last 7 words!!!!!!! LOL.
  25. Anybody else doing some studying,besides me?

    I did a routine for a fairly new customer Saturday & Sunday. They have 4 dixel temp controls and I found out my knowledge of them is lacking just little.So that is what I am studying and learning...
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    I guess I'm a stickler for what works for me, for...

    I guess I'm a stickler for what works for me, for 35 years or so. Red Wings,top of the line at $160.00 PER BOOT.lol
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    Cripes!!!!LOL.

    Cripes!!!!LOL.
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    RSES.Copeland AEB's. Reading is usually a once...

    RSES.Copeland AEB's. Reading is usually a once and your done, Studying is Re re re re re reading and remembering. See my post in General Discussion "Hoarding Paper"
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    Some might say this is good Toilet Bowl sitting...

    Some might say this is good Toilet Bowl sitting on reading material,lol.
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    More T-Paper,,NOT

    More T-Paper,,NOT
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    More T-Paper,,NOT

    More T-Paper,,NOT
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    Hoarding paper(NOT TOILET PAPER)

    Those hoarders got nothing on me!!!!LOL.
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    KindaSorta,pretty damn close!!!When did the word...

    KindaSorta,pretty damn close!!!When did the word "living room" come into play? The (not RACIST) Spanish Flu of 1918 help coin the Living Room term.Prior to that flu the common family greeting room...
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    Maybe a Fan relay?

    Maybe a Fan relay?
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    I'm headed out the door for a no heat call for an...

    I'm headed out the door for a no heat call for an elderly couple that have fled NYC for their Mansion out in Quogue. They are a 20+ year customer.
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    I agree w/ others. Sure looks like the contacts...

    I agree w/ others. Sure looks like the contacts are bad w/ those voltage drops.
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    Damn Corona Class Canceler

    2 more Classes have been canceled and postponed due to this germ invasion.ARRRGH!
    The BEST to ALL
  38. Thread: York

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    If that blower is the "common" X13 motor than...

    If that blower is the "common" X13 motor than tough noogies.And as jbhenergy said.
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    OP,I kinda do not like the description of...

    OP,I kinda do not like the description of ''good'' when an actual # is much more accurate and helpful to all. What refrigerant?
  40. Thread: Filters

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    Last summer a friend put in his own 1"pleated...

    Last summer a friend put in his own 1"pleated filter. I got the "Bat Signal " for a "no AC call" only after the evap froze over. The duct was so crappy that the pleated filter caused an air flow...
  41. Just suppose that this is a freezer. Just suppose...

    Just suppose that this is a freezer. Just suppose that the box temp is -12*F and also suppose that the TXV is set for a 6*SH. So I suppose that the "vapor only" refrigerant leaving the evap is also...
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    Does that mean that an orifice/piston is allowed...

    Does that mean that an orifice/piston is allowed to have a mixture of liquid/hot gas (activity)going thru the SG AND the metering devise?
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    I would add a SG ,charge, maintain the proper...

    I would add a SG ,charge, maintain the proper head press and finish charging to a full glass. You can put the freon drum on a scale and see what the weight is then.
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    No Sight Glass to verify refrig charge? This is a...

    No Sight Glass to verify refrig charge? This is a "side job"? The pot farm sounds like a "side job" as well!
  45. A 96*F ambient equates to a 350 psi head using...

    A 96*F ambient equates to a 350 psi head using r410a?
    With lower than a 70*F day what PSI head would you expect to see?
    Install a SG and verify that the LL feeding the metering devise is full.
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    I have ALL of those "Knowledge...

    I have ALL of those "Knowledge books/manuals/SAMs/AEBs" and I think my money was very well spent. You can ask my customers, as they are satisfied with my repairs/diagnosis/technical advise.
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    Its early in the AM, waiting for the coffee to...

    Its early in the AM, waiting for the coffee to brew, and I think you played Russian Roulette and you did not win.
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    What make/model comp was in there?

    What make/model comp was in there?
  49. Not for nuttin', the OP wants a written GUARANTEE...

    Not for nuttin', the OP wants a written GUARANTEE the noise level meets his requirements of silence.
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    Hay OP, what happen to "speed and efficiency"...

    Hay OP, what happen to "speed and efficiency" when a pretty girl walks by? Or the day after Super Bowl? Or a crazy hot/cold day happens by? Etc,etc. Not happening!!!
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