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  1. To your waving and being friendly as we drive...

    To your waving and being friendly as we drive along and wave at other HVAC trucks, and for whatever reason very few wave back or anything. They seem to frown and keep goin. I donít get it, maybe itís...
  2. I didnít even think of that. Thatís prolly true...

    I didnít even think of that. Thatís prolly true and what did it, I am not a fan of leak sealer of any kind.
    I see it just like engine or radiator stop leak, just messes things up.
  3. I use big blue regular most all the time unless...

    I use big blue regular most all the time unless itís below freezing outside then I use the big blue sub zero since it doesnít freeze. The sub zero doesnít work quite as well as regular because of...
  4. I have a very strong feeling that dye ruined one...

    I have a very strong feeling that dye ruined one of my micron gauges. I didnít realize it untill it was too late. Micron gauge worked on that system and the very next morning it was all over the...
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    Itís hard to believe you lose 8 lbs from just a...

    Itís hard to believe you lose 8 lbs from just a leaking Schader. Was that the first place you looked for the leak and when you found it leaking did you stop looking or had you looked other places...
  6. I pretty much said the same thing in the comments...

    I pretty much said the same thing in the comments lol
  7. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    Regardless of the pump, your vacuum setup is much...

    Regardless of the pump, your vacuum setup is much more important. Hoses and such are the limiting factor. If you have a 12cfm pump and using small hoses like a gauge manifold or not pulling cores,...
  8. Thread: MO99

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    Agreed Far too often the chiefs let what the...

    Agreed Far too often the chiefs let what the little Indians say go in one ear, out the other and shrug it off the shoulder. All you can do is do the best you can with what you have to work with...
  9. Might be a little overkill for a standard...

    Might be a little overkill for a standard residential system but I like it.
  10. Yep thatís exactly what heís saying. They have...

    Yep thatís exactly what heís saying. They have inspections like some states do with cars but far more strict. I work for a couple people who have planes and Iíve talked to them about making what...
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    Iím sure it would if ya didnít rotate the tool...

    Iím sure it would if ya didnít rotate the tool while expanding. Kinda like the hydraulic ones recommended to rotate as well.
    I got to use it the other day while making a repair and the piece...
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    Itís pretty rare but does happen. Iíve only found...

    Itís pretty rare but does happen. Iíve only found one myself but know a few that have as well.
    Thereís actually a video that HVAC school did about one they found. Think itís titled strange...
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    Look for carbon tracking on your contactor, had...

    Look for carbon tracking on your contactor, had one last summer that was kicking my butt and ended up being that. Also check all wiring connections and if you have a infrared temperature gun check...
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    All the folks screaming about how itís going to...

    All the folks screaming about how itís going to ruin the bearings make me laugh. Idk bout them but 9 out of 10 times I need to use a puller to get a wheel or blade off itís cuz itís already no good...
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    Great idea, Iíd like to see that. I really like...

    Great idea, Iíd like to see that. I really like the vids you make being itís all stuff I can use somehow, or things I just ha e never thought about. Only thing I believe could make em any better is...
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    Yep I beat on it pretty good with my dead blow. ...

    Yep I beat on it pretty good with my dead blow. Went back this morning and got er goin. Put 4 lbs 22 in. Dude didnít wanna look for the leak or anything so whatever, pay me now and you can pay me...
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    I sure have and Iím not very long Iíll be...

    I sure have and Iím not very long Iíll be ordering one. Mostly I can get the hose wedged under the fan motor top and with just a trickle the hose will stay where I want it but sometimes not, that...
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    I shoulda just found one on Amazon or whatever...

    I shoulda just found one on Amazon or whatever since the one I picked up was 30 bucks. It was a impulse buy, I was picking other stuff up at the supply house and I noticed that thing and thought,...
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    Always does every time, especially when ya gotta...

    Always does every time, especially when ya gotta run water over the compressor to get the overload reset for an hour or so cuz itís been running without a fan motor. They end up paying more because...
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    Itís not working and keeping the house at 72 butt...

    Itís not working and keeping the house at 72 butt Iíll be damned if they wonít drop it to 50 every time. Makes me so mad. I like to use the analogy of.... if your bathtub is over flowing do you turn...
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    They definitely have their own lingo for sure. ...

    They definitely have their own lingo for sure. Some of his is kinda put on a little too heavy at times, Iíve been watching his stuff for a 2 years or so and some of his earlier stuff wasnít as...
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    Oh yea Iím a fan. Watch em all. Heís hilarious ...

    Oh yea Iím a fan. Watch em all. Heís hilarious
    Yea I kinda figured you had watched his vijaos lol. Thereís only been very few people outside of myself that I know of to use the term...
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    Do you happen to watch AVE on YouTube?

    Do you happen to watch AVE on YouTube?
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    Absolutely. Just Friday I picked up the magnetic...

    Absolutely. Just Friday I picked up the magnetic umbrella,the navac manual hand operated tube expander and an extra joblink temp clamp to check discharge line temp and ordered another joblink...
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    Cons are being called out in the middle of the...

    Cons are being called out in the middle of the night, the temperature your working in will most always be hott or cold because if the temps are nice, weíre mostly not needed. Hours can be very long...
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    Navac NTE7 tube expander

    Anybody else have one? I picked one of these up yesterday because I thought it would was neat and may come in handy. Mostly to keep in my bag for when doing something simple and donít wanna go back...
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    I think we all do things like that of some sort...

    I think we all do things like that of some sort lol. We tend to look right over the simplest things for some reason.
  28. Thread: TXV Freeze up?

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    How warm is the house when your there? Maybe the...

    How warm is the house when your there? Maybe the blower wheel and or coil is a little dirty or airflo related like supply grilles closed off. When your there and itís a little warm inside it maybe...
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    Thatís was my thinking as well. Depending what...

    Thatís was my thinking as well. Depending what hp motor your replacing would make your amp draws different and as long as it stayed within those tolerances all would be good. They way I read the...
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    Just because they went to that school sure donít...

    Just because they went to that school sure donít mean nothing. My boss just hired a guy who just got out of there and I kid you not, he literally doesnít know his ass from a hole in the ground. I...
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    You know the saying, thereís two ways to the post...

    You know the saying, thereís two ways to the post office right, well itís true in our trade just as any. We all like to think the way we do things is the ďrightĒ way, and if somebody does something...
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    Kinda sounds like the ac hadnít ran long enough...

    Kinda sounds like the ac hadnít ran long enough yet to start making much water. If itís fairly nice out and itís not running much then it wonít make much water, especially if the system is too big. ...
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    Thatís the range they want. Now lower than 1.4...

    Thatís the range they want. Now lower than 1.4 and no higher than 2.4. Either way outside of the range will burn it up.
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    Trane coils say on the sticker approved for...

    Trane coils say on the sticker approved for mobile home use. Still not worth the trouble, just get a mobile home coil and cut out the mobile home threaded fittings and call it a day
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    I guess I just have a very hard time wrapping my...

    I guess I just have a very hard time wrapping my head around being charged for calling a manufacturer for some assistance with what voltages am I supposed to get at these points and such while trying...
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    I fully agree on the jiu jitsu, it seems to be an...

    I fully agree on the jiu jitsu, it seems to be an extremely good skill for if nothing more just self defense. My understanding of it, it mostly boils down to technique over size and strength for the...
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    What more could there be to the story? He got...

    What more could there be to the story? He got called to work on a new package unit and needed help diagnosing something, pretty cut and dry.
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    Obviously you havenít read the part where my...

    Obviously you havenít read the part where my father in law is not the homeowner and is the contractor working on the piece of shit. And yes I can blame them for charging for calling for assistance...
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    Fortunately it wasnít me, was my father in law...

    Fortunately it wasnít me, was my father in law and he doesnít deal with them very much. The place I work I guess spend enough money through them to not have to pay for their crappy tech support.
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    Most of us techs donít have a say in the matter ...

    Most of us techs donít have a say in the matter so the only thing we can do is complain and sometimes just complaining makes ya feel better lol.
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    I see that captiveaire set up with the carrier...

    I see that captiveaire set up with the carrier condensers quite often around my area as well.
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    Sounds like we have the same dealer. We waited 2...

    Sounds like we have the same dealer. We waited 2 hours a couple weeks ago for them to let us know the availability on a oem motor that I found shorted and under warranty. 2 hours is unacceptable. ...
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    So your carrier dealer is not the same place...

    So your carrier dealer is not the same place where you get Bryant and Payne? The carrier dealer here has all 3 lines in the same place.
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    They have a big white sign in the store that says...

    They have a big white sign in the store that says there will be a 50 processing fee for all in house warranties. He was working on one of the new package units with the axial fan blower motors.
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    Heís still working every day but doesnít do much...

    Heís still working every day but doesnít do much business with them. Mostly sells rheem
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    At our local carrier dealer they will also charge...

    At our local carrier dealer they will also charge ya if you bring stuff back to the supply house for them to do the warranty. Is that a common thing as well?
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    Idk if it allowed or not to post the cost of...

    Idk if it allowed or not to post the cost of calling them and if so feel free to remove but 75 bucks is ridiculous in my opinion.
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    So my father in law who has done this trade for...

    So my father in law who has done this trade for 40 years should be charged to call for help when heís working on their equipment? How is that ok? Not like heís a homeowner
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    Paying for tech support????

    Has anybody ran into this? Father in law called me and was telling me carrier is charging him for calling tech support. Said if you do under a certain amount of business with them, they charge ya....
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