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    So you changed the pump and the new one works...

    So you changed the pump and the new one works fine.....right ?
    Are these Chinese knockoff ?
  2. None of the Bitzer screws I've seen had oil...

    None of the Bitzer screws I've seen had oil pumps, they typically use optical sensor for oil safety, maybe you should start by posting the compressor model.
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    The written test I took was not multiple answer...

    The written test I took was not multiple answer and the questions were extremely difficult, no book can prepare you for it, your best bet is to ask someone that has taken and passed the test...
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    The oral test is where the board gets a feeling...

    The oral test is where the board gets a feeling as to where you are experience wise, anybody can pass a written test and they know it , if you are young and inexperienced , don't know the...
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    Never heard of it, where was made?

    Never heard of it, where was made?
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    Grudfos?

    Grudfos?
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    You could install a circuit setter where the red...

    You could install a circuit setter where the red hose is and throttle the flow down till the motor amps fall where you want, other than that (if the wiring and connections are good) replacing the...
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    A centrifugal pump will draw more amps when...

    A centrifugal pump will draw more amps when pumping unrestricted, unless the tank is under vacuum the pump should draw less power with piping attached to the discharge and more amps free flowing!
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    That does not make any sense if we are talking...

    That does not make any sense if we are talking about a centrifugal pump but if its a positive displacement pump then is very likely that the outlet is restricted somewhere!
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    I been a RSES member for a long time, I took the...

    I been a RSES member for a long time, I took the Garth Denison chillers seminar and boy was that an eye opener, that guy is so smart that he makes you feel stupid.
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    Same here but we also get paid for meals and...

    Same here but we also get paid for meals and rental car while in training, my hall has individual training fund of $1500/year per member, this money can be use at the members discretion, its a use it...
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    Before the Bullseye I was using an old school...

    Before the Bullseye I was using an old school analog made by Thermal.
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    I wouldn't pay for that very expensive training,...

    I wouldn't pay for that very expensive training, your employer should cover it. There are two ways to go somewhere in this trade 1-own your business, 2-work union.
    Chillers work is way over rated,...
  14. Seems like a good time to declare amnesty to all...

    Seems like a good time to declare amnesty to all the "banned" members starting with izenglish....... If it wasn't for guys like him we would still be sucking hind tit on some cow named else:grin2:
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    I have seen 06e, Trane e&f, Bitzer, Copeland...

    I have seen 06e, Trane e&f, Bitzer, Copeland wired part winding and they always started turning when that first contactor pulled in.
    what would be the point of part winding start if there was not...
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    Glad you made it through! does heart disease runs...

    Glad you made it through! does heart disease runs in your family? was your blood pressure and cholesterol high ?
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    Didn't mean to ruffle your feathers but unlike...

    Didn't mean to ruffle your feathers but unlike you I work on the field and deal with poorly re-manufactured compressors all the time, junk straight out of the crate!
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    is this some sort of joke?

    is this some sort of joke?
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    Your readings are fine, I would try reversing the...

    Your readings are fine, I would try reversing the rotation (on both winding of course) and see what happens, I bet its a re-manufactured compressor and very likely defective !
  20. The first explosion did not activate any alarms...

    The first explosion did not activate any alarms and when the burner broke away from the gas main the technician ran outside and shut the gas but by time he got to the main shutoff the building was...
  21. The report is pretty standard, the first...

    The report is pretty standard, the first explosion was a fireside occurrence caused by delayed ignition, the explosion caused the 3" gas line to break away from the burner filling the building with...
  22. Argenta Hall Boiler explosion investigation results

    Seems like the technician/company owner made a few rookie mistakes and kaboom.

    https://www.ktvn.com/story/41010620/nevada-department-of-public-safety-releases-report-on-argenta-hall-explosion
    ...
  23. Nah ...outhouse , blue tarp on the roof, nasty...

    Nah ...outhouse , blue tarp on the roof, nasty oven and carcass soup for diner...sucks to be me:grin2:
  24. " if you are an HVAC technician and you spend...

    " if you are an HVAC technician and you spend time on this website then you are someone I am definitely interested in " He is talking to you....you are here 24/7 nobody can beat you at being here all...
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    That would be an awesome fight !

    That would be an awesome fight !
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    The Masvidal/Diaz fight was pretty good, too bad...

    The Masvidal/Diaz fight was pretty good, too bad the doctor stopped it, rematch guarantee
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    UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz

    Masvidal is a great fighter but Nate Dias is going kick his ass, awesome fight card, cant wait !

    Jorge Masvidal -175 vs. Nate Diaz +145 -- Welterweight

    Kelvin Gastelum -230 vs. Darren Till +180...
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    Makes a lot of sense if your boss is...

    Makes a lot of sense if your boss is hvac-talk.com cause you are here 24/7 and deserve a raise for your dedication to posting crap here!
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    I feel bad you, thats probably the worst control...

    I feel bad you, thats probably the worst control board ever built, do a search for "York simplicity" , very likely your board is shot, these are garbage, junk...
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    The GW Martin guys do top notch work, they...

    The GW Martin guys do top notch work, they re-tube ,chillers ,boilers, heat exchagers...you name it, those guys travel all over the US and overseas sometimes, they do work in ships where they get...
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    $48K to $52K/year is what the school district...

    $48K to $52K/year is what the school district pays for HVAC tech job,average residential HVAC guys makes $10K to 20K more, the state pension used to be good 20 years ago, I think they are up to...
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    County jobs don't pay crap...unless you are...

    County jobs don't pay crap...unless you are related to some republican crook at the top capable of inventing one of these "no show high pay job for you" at the water authority of bus terminal.
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    The problem with school maintenance job is the on...

    The problem with school maintenance job is the on the check pay blows plus the latest retirement tiers are not that good
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    Totally forgot about the commies and their...

    Totally forgot about the commies and their fascination with the color red, if you think about it the trump administration seems to be fascinated with the color red, trump himself is married to a...
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    I think I know who you talking about....The...

    I think I know who you talking about....The Illuminati, no sure how deep we can get into this subject in an open forum, the men in black are watching, regardless they are the same people that for...
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    While you are it check this website about the...

    While you are it check this website about the round earth hoax !!

    https://wiki.tfes.org/The_Flat_Earth_Wiki
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    You know it, Welch W Series 7 .

    You know it, Welch W Series 7 .
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    I own the bullseye and love it ! definitely worth...

    I own the bullseye and love it ! definitely worth the price
  39. A salesman from Trane showed up in our account...

    A salesman from Trane showed up in our account and try to talk our customer to convert their AHU to synchronous belts promising all sort of energy savings, the AHU's already have VFD's and cogged...
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    First let me tell about the easiest way to lose...

    First let me tell about the easiest way to lose weight the keto diet, there is plenty of info everywhere about it, do it and get rid of the extra pounds, people do judge you for being fat, I tent to...
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    I think that's exactly what happened, Bacharach...

    I think that's exactly what happened, Bacharach doesn't sell the O-rings so I took the meter to a local place specialized in O-rings and gaskets and they were able to match them, replaced all 8...
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    I thought about using nylog or something like...

    I thought about using nylog or something like that but worry about it possibly getting sucked into the pump and sensors.
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    I been using their tools for 20+ years without...

    I been using their tools for 20+ years without issues. The PCA-400 is a totally new design where before the wand and tubing was just one piece now they made the wand detachable and changed the meter...
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    The PCA400 turned out to be a real turd, the...

    The PCA400 turned out to be a real turd, the biggest issue is air leaking through the many O-rings in the wand and analyzer ports, also the Bacharach app sometimes works and most of the time wont,...
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    So you are still an apprentice and already...

    So you are still an apprentice and already jumping around from shop to shop, you cant do that in my local. I wasted 15 years working non-union, dont make the same mistake, I would have been retired...
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    I worked non-union for 15 years and I heard the...

    I worked non-union for 15 years and I heard the same garbage about the unions, in reality the main difference between sides is more money in my pocket,pension and great training working union other...
  47. Thread: Oil Change

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    Same here, I use my oil pump on centrifugal...

    Same here, I use my oil pump on centrifugal chillers only, screws dont hold much oil
  48. The local Lennox parts house is a revolving door,...

    The local Lennox parts house is a revolving door, always hiring.... always firing.
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    If older panels can be upgraded with the latest...

    If older panels can be upgraded with the latest firmware..... TU would be needed to upgrade the firmware, would the firmware be available to contractors or to Trane employees only? then whats the...
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    According this note from Trane some chillers...

    According this note from Trane some chillers software can now be upgraded making possible to bind LLID without TU.

    "AdaptiView Display LLID Binding




    LLID binding through the AdaptiView...
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