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    I vote for the drive pully! Oh darn,this is a...

    I vote for the drive pully! Oh darn,this is a direct drive. Tough skin required, thats a lot of theories for a lot of parts that cost a lot of $ in labor also. But you get credit for coming here and...
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    One post says 7oz of 134a and another post says...

    One post says 7oz of 134a and another post says 12oz.
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    YES,lol.

    YES,lol.
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    LOL here, How bout the PITA pain the I get from...

    LOL here, How bout the PITA pain the I get from certain customers????
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    I would volunteer to do this for you as I had a...

    I would volunteer to do this for you as I had a Secret Clearance while in the US NAVY. But being required to wear BLINDERS to unsee this job is where I draw the line!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Company policy to not allow photos? Why is this...

    Company policy to not allow photos? Why is this re-work being done in the 1st place? Leaks? Poor ass brazer and its ugly as all hell? Scorching the "filler material", what is that? Yeah,photos would...
  7. LOL! All ways the smartphoneass! LOLALOT

    LOL! All ways the smartphoneass! LOLALOT
  8. Knowing your "PRODUCT". As pre "flower case retrofit problem" thread.

    I think I see a neglect for the importance of the"product" requirements concerning "temp & humidity" requirements of said "product".

    Every "body" dead or alive has "normal" temp/RH "DEMANDS"....
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    X2 & oh yeah, X3.

    X2 & oh yeah, X3.
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    Where do you live as a lot of HP are based on the...

    Where do you live as a lot of HP are based on the cooling load and add extra heat as needed.

    Check into the COP of each fuel source, because the BTU x $ is favorable in the HP side,down to...
  11. How many of you HVACR Troubleshooters play Chess?

    TROUBLESHOOTING takes "THINKING". So does Chess.

    I suck at T'Shooting and I suck at Chess, but I keep trying.
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    I cannot remember a TXV that I did not have to...

    I cannot remember a TXV that I did not have to adjust the SH when changing from the "The Three Amigos(movie)"(r12-r22-r502).

    I see zero problems w/ a 20*SH @ the comp(Total SH). W/ an 8' lineset...
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    Where did you add the liquid to? Damaged suction...

    Where did you add the liquid to? Damaged suction reeds & overcharged? On the original comp, the one w/ the rusted suction service valve? What caused the rust, low SH?
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    What is RPM of new/old motors?

    What is RPM of new/old motors?
  15. Does the AC slide out of the chassis(metal...

    Does the AC slide out of the chassis(metal framing)?
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    Auto reset on hi limit.

    Auto reset on hi limit.
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    Short cycling? By t'stat or limit sw?

    Short cycling? By t'stat or limit sw?
  18. Evap is 5600 watts and the comp is 11,000 watts?...

    Evap is 5600 watts and the comp is 11,000 watts? At what rating points?. If box was a freezer there would be defrost heaters and a defrost clock.
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    Start by compiling a list of comp by Mfg, MN#...

    Start by compiling a list of comp by Mfg, MN# ,BTU. LT,MT. Then see what is "common" and go for it. I get grumpy when I have to drive for parts as my preference is to be a working worker.
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    "I LOVE THE WAY YOU(s) TALK"

    "I LOVE THE WAY YOU(s) TALK"
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    Dave0707,, The minimum SH of 20*F equates to a...

    Dave0707,, The minimum SH of 20*F equates to a short lineset and a longer lineset equates to a higher SH. So w/the CU on top of the WI w/ a real short 3-4-6' lineset you might expect to see a 14-18*F...
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    You see? You see? This is another one of those...

    You see? You see? This is another one of those times that I get easily confused! What "air leaks?" SAY WHAT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO SAY!"
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    LOL,lol, you pretty much had 2 choices, "way back...

    LOL,lol, you pretty much had 2 choices, "way back when" you either "Knew" what you needed to know ,or you had to "figure out" (RSES, Copeland ,Carrier) what you needed to know.

    There may be "so...
  24. Thread: Oil Traps

    by TechmanTerry
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    What about the yoyo's that use Short Radius or...

    What about the yoyo's that use Short Radius or even plumbers elbows in ACR systems. I can't advise the customer to replace those offensive disgusting ell's because the freon velocity has not been...
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    Years ago one of my "tests" for a 1st interview...

    Years ago one of my "tests" for a 1st interview job seeker was to ask them to cut a 5' piece of 5/8 copper "in half". 2 out of ten gave me 2- 2 1/2' pieces. All others need not apply!!!!!
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    Well now, this guy LISTENS & pays attention to...

    Well now, this guy LISTENS & pays attention to what I say/explain/advise/ask/demand/suggest/want and he fulfills his task so I have nothing to say or be upset about. I do say"Good job ,young...
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    Observe the volts line/load of contactor. Hows...

    Observe the volts line/load of contactor. Hows about 3 amp meters at the same time?
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    I like fixing "old" units that have been a pain...

    I like fixing "old" units that have been a pain in the Dupa to the customer and other Techs.Somehow I figure out what is wrong and I fix it and I get paid because the customer is finally happy.
    ...
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    What is desired box temp?What is comp SH? What is...

    What is desired box temp?What is comp SH? What is DL temp? What is ambient? What is Head Press Controlling devise?What is hi/lo press?
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    Bell & Gossett-ITT, Bulletin # TEH-575, "Air...

    Bell & Gossett-ITT, Bulletin # TEH-575, "Air Control for Hydronic Systems",43 pgs.
    B&G&ITT,Bulletin #TEH-981,"Pressurized Expansion Tank Sizing/Installation -Instructions For Hydronic...
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    The x-tank people show their tanks hanging by the...

    The x-tank people show their tanks hanging by the threads w/ the Air on the bottom. The Air Scoop People show the same thing.
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    ehsk,Tks for the History Lesson, its much...

    ehsk,Tks for the History Lesson, its much appreciated.
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    Copeland says the SH at the comp should be 20-40*.

    Copeland says the SH at the comp should be 20-40*.
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    X2,2sac

    X2,2sac
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    I remember things slightly differently boys,...

    I remember things slightly differently boys, doesn't mean I remember correctly.

    Another name for the diaphragm tank is PONPC. Because the PointOfNoPressureChange is wherever the X-tank is...
  36. I still carry on my truck,5 Copeland Electrical...

    I still carry on my truck,5 Copeland Electrical Handbooks going all the way back to 1969. The handbook is green colored and is only 112 pages.
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    ??? Bubbles like an open TXV??

    ??? Bubbles like an open TXV??
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    Hey Snapper, out of 165 brains/bodies 10-12 where...

    Hey Snapper, out of 165 brains/bodies 10-12 where good/great. Their life took them in a different path. I am still in contact w/ 8+- of them . One guy lasted 4 years. Out of the rest, 8-10 still are...
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    Sounds to me like you should have not replaced...

    Sounds to me like you should have not replaced the refrigerant. You have to give us the press/ambient/box temps. Where is the CU located? What devise controls the system,temp or press and setting of...
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    Breakers are rated at 80% of face value. So a 40a...

    Breakers are rated at 80% of face value. So a 40a breaker is good for 32A,Then I'll check on the following.I don't remember. If the continuous run time is over 4-6-8? hours the wire is subjected to...
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    Pretty much the only thing that you cannot do is...

    Pretty much the only thing that you cannot do is mount the tank w/ the threads on the bottom w/the tank above the threads.
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    I had a customer w/geothermal connected to 150t...

    I had a customer w/geothermal connected to 150t of chillers. The ground/earth "overheated" during our winter so they installed an air cooled fluid heat exchanger until a cold snap froze the heat...
  43. What does that copper look like under the...

    What does that copper look like under the insulation? Mighty tight looking turns.
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    OK Tks. I was thinking you were talking about...

    OK Tks. I was thinking you were talking about migration. Gotcha!!
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    What does this mean?

    What does this mean?
  46. How does a neutral leg problem cause a problem on...

    How does a neutral leg problem cause a problem on a normal 230v single phase system that does not utilize a neutral? Some res have 3 ph power. Is there also an electric dryer or an electric...
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    I'm interested in that Sailing Boat?Ship?...

    I'm interested in that Sailing Boat?Ship? refrigeration info and maybe other's. I can add on an edition to my 250' of HVACR stuff/books/manuals, you know,stuff. A 53 year collection here.lol
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    LOLALOT.

    LOLALOT.
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    One dumb SOB.

    Did a hydronic AHU system routine this past week when it was 70-72*F. Yesterday it was 45*F I got a call from the customer.1st floor can not keep up its chilly. 2nd & 3rd floor all good. So I go w/...
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    I JUST LOVE IT WHEN YOU SAY THE WORD "LIBRARY"...

    I JUST LOVE IT WHEN YOU SAY THE WORD "LIBRARY" ,IT TINGLES ONE'S MIND. LOL
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