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    Got it, thanx

    Got it, thanx
  2. too new for me, it may be designed for a manual...

    too new for me, it may be designed for a manual reset if it hits that point, kind of like dropout relays if that rings a bell. what I have done in the past with units built in the 60's with burnt...
  3. There should be something there to hold filter in...

    There should be something there to hold filter in place so that it does not clog and suck up towards the blower thus allowing dust to bypass. It looks like there is a return air grid just below unit...
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    "I love the way you bail me out in a pinch"

    "I love the way you bail me out in a pinch"
  5. You might have to do what my kids do and push...

    You might have to do what my kids do and push buttons until you figure out your T-stat, (Utube may even help with that), Few heat pumps in Chicago, thinking adjust stat to switch to furnace at 40*F. ...
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    Coors lite freezes at 36*F in the mountains,...

    Coors lite freezes at 36*F in the mountains, switch to gin.
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    That's because you're a Mavin that knows how to...

    That's because you're a Mavin that knows how to choose and adjust a TXV, control pressures, and install appropriate valves and controls to make things work all the time. Been there, huge dehydrator...
  8. Your comparison is flawed. The gasoline is a...

    Your comparison is flawed. The gasoline is a stored energy source. The A/C system certainly pulls the heat both latent and sensible out of the house. There is no law prohibiting you from saving...
  9. To be honest I never installed a geo thermal,...

    To be honest I never installed a geo thermal, have worked for a company that did. I believe that they bury a large tank inground and use the surrounding earth for HX. They do not use your domestic/...
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    I think that he meant bad door gaskets leaking...

    I think that he meant bad door gaskets leaking humid air inside, or as in many restaurants, just leaving the damn door open with maybe a plastic strip curtain. X2
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    bladder tank systems need air strippers and...

    bladder tank systems need air strippers and autovents (agreed).
  12. Hmmm, I'm not sure if your idea of a...

    Hmmm, I'm not sure if your idea of a de-superheater has anything to do with this conversation. As to the refrigeration cycle, it most certainly does not have a 50% loss rate "in moving heat". Hot...
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    Unless otherwise noted by manufacturer...

    Unless otherwise noted by manufacturer (unlikely), bladder tank should be mounted water pipe up and air side of bladder down, (wells for domestic water are opposite). If the bladder tank is not...
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    you can look at label on motor for rotation, bump...

    you can look at label on motor for rotation, bump motor for rotation, check where dirt is on prop, i useally take prop to supply house and match up best as possible.
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    and that helps us how?

    and that helps us how?
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    Why would you just assume the wrong refrigerant...

    Why would you just assume the wrong refrigerant was in the system? Did the pressures equalize when unit was shut down so that you could check pressure against ambient, or check P/T while running?...
  17. The traps pictured are so excessive as to add...

    The traps pictured are so excessive as to add pressure drop to the system. When traps are needed I use one 90 and two 45's, usually two of three should be street ells, make them short as possible. ...
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    I'm too old to remember the what and why of it. ...

    I'm too old to remember the what and why of it. Looks to me like the guys sorted it out well. Kill the fan or add a pressure switch (Big Daddy) for full automatic, no horsing around with every...
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    Why do we keep feeding people who do not...

    Why do we keep feeding people who do not understand the word job or spell it.
    AS to Nuks; why aren't we building breeders???
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    HC too (hydro carbons)

    HC too (hydro carbons)
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    Makes me wonder if you ever saw all of the black...

    Makes me wonder if you ever saw all of the black unburned diesel coming out of the exhaust pipe on startup. #1 complaint of UPS drivers: their starters going out all the time. (my poll)
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    :Here is one of my objections to the green energy...

    :Here is one of my objections to the green energy camp. How about UPS forcing their drivers to turn off their diesel engines every time that they make a stop? ARRGH: 1; diesel engines are designed...
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    Once again we have ignoramus politicians making...

    Once again we have ignoramus politicians making bad policy. NG is about as clean as you can get.
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    NO, you cannot take a low pressure compressor and...

    NO, you cannot take a low pressure compressor and turn it into a high pressure compressor, period. Use 408A, connect it to an R-22 compressor, about a 3 ton, you do the math but 3X at least. Use a...
  25. typical

    typical
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    Too many criminals out there, I help the Attorney...

    Too many criminals out there, I help the Attorney General to prosecute them. Would never work for them.
  27. Now this is a whole different animal (good...

    Now this is a whole different animal (good thought). Do accumulators trap oil and are they necessary??
  28. My first answer would be Yes, de-insulate. This...

    My first answer would be Yes, de-insulate. This may be a situation that goes back to the old days of soldering SL & LL line together to remove heat from LL and increase super heat in SL. (old non...
  29. They must sell a lot of products with that...

    They must sell a lot of products with that thought to Train".
  30. Don't knock anti-psychotics, they work great for...

    Don't knock anti-psychotics, they work great for me.
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    some of these jobs will train you how to be a...

    some of these jobs will train you how to be a criminal.
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    on the job is worth more than book learning, just...

    on the job is worth more than book learning, just keep on it.
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    F them and there light up in flames uniforms that...

    F them and there light up in flames uniforms that melt to your skin!
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    That's what they tell you , but when you file...

    That's what they tell you , but when you file your 50% is gone, been there done that.
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    They take 50% and you never get it back!

    They take 50% and you never get it back!
  36. Practically impossible to have 0*SH at...

    Practically impossible to have 0*SH at accumulator discharge with a 3*SH at inlet. That is a tight SH ratio to maintain which means that you would have to monitor system for a long time to see what...
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    you need a high pressure refrigerant that can get...

    you need a high pressure refrigerant that can get to low temp without going into a vacuum hopefully, such as R-502 in the past. i would consider a 400 series refrigerant, 410a has really high head. ...
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    Somewhat rare to really get along with...

    Somewhat rare to really get along with management, don't take it personal, for them it's just business. Just keep going, I tried to get the owner fired on one job, didn't work, but I tried. Still...
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    register placed for heat load (+/-)

    register placed for heat load (+/-)
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    WoW, Gas pressure/ pipe sizing is stated in so...

    WoW, Gas pressure/ pipe sizing is stated in so many charts. K copper is used for high pressure like 410A, Natural gas is usually 1/4"psi, LP is 1/2 Psi, no need for 1000# pipe.
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    Your head OK, there's not so much!

    Your head OK, there's not so much!
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    True that, but I got some intel from real...

    True that, but I got some intel from real Canadians that/ who use LP quite extensively and have a slightly different formula than natural CH4 gas. They run a lot of :flexible" Cu pipe with the...
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    I recently learned that LP and NatGas use...

    I recently learned that LP and NatGas use different pipe and have diff codes.
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    Recommend finding a qualified contractor on this...

    Recommend finding a qualified contractor on this site that can take care of you and make sure that you and loved ones are safe. Gas can level your house or the hair on my head fast. You should not...
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    Nice to know you're still around "Ammonia Dog",...

    Nice to know you're still around "Ammonia Dog", you must be psychic, just thinking of you. You are most certainly correct, not worth the effort, I was just answering question hoping it would not...
  46. Most certainly the way to go. Pm is a bread and...

    Most certainly the way to go. Pm is a bread and butter money but if you are not happy with your situation and management does not give a shit or pay you more money it's time to move on.
  47. "I charge $140/ hr on Sunday"

    "I charge $140/ hr on Sunday"
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    Most big box stores sell the black flexible...

    Most big box stores sell the black flexible insulation, seal it good with contact cement.
  49. Always energize the panel from the non-hinged...

    Always energize the panel from the non-hinged side, preferably with a dry wood stick.
  50. Thank You very much for the intelligent/...

    Thank You very much for the intelligent/ excellent information. I often ask the help and understanding of our members with fantastic results such as this. I'm sure that it will help many of the...
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