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    WHAT....you eating dinner with these people?give...

    WHAT....you eating dinner with these people?give the 2 weeks notice and move on.the supervisor has done it and 100 guys before him always looking for a healthier situation....more challenging...
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    the unloader lifts taking the measured discharge...

    the unloader lifts taking the measured discharge pressure into the suction chamber the head will drop a bit and suction will rise....amperage on the the compressor will also drop.some unloaders work...
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    with all your fans running it is a place to start...

    with all your fans running it is a place to start then work the SH/SB into the charging ....water or air cooled
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    you need a constant discharge air temperature of...

    you need a constant discharge air temperature of 55F the chilled water actuator has to be stand control you set it on the wall .now for the air as the VAVs open and close the discharge air sensor...
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    the sensor is only doing temperature feed back...

    the sensor is only doing temperature feed back into the tracer not control.you need to stick with one VAV unit and get a generic stat to swing the VAV when it reaches set point.then at the unit that...
  6. Thread: Trash Night

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    in Manhattan/NYC area you can get a ticket if you...

    in Manhattan/NYC area you can get a ticket if you try to empty your truck trash in a corner receptical...AKA:GaRbAgE CAN from the Sanitation Captain ...
  7. there $59.99 on a Eastwood site for auto body...

    there $59.99 on a Eastwood site for auto body items but ebay does have cheaper ones
  8. $15 non-contact laser thermometers...if your lookin' on EBAY

    it isn't a FLUKE,but if it grows legs on a job or drops out of your pocket onto a floor get another...nice tool for an apprentice to hit a machine running seeing the temps moving around while...
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    ace the tools what about the Bac. in PC science...

    ace the tools what about the Bac. in PC science ever consider doing programing for a building automation company even Trane or York down there.
  10. check out www.aircondition.com total...

    check out www.aircondition.com total automotive air conditioning site
  11. and Dollar Tree just bought them out up here in...

    and Dollar Tree just bought them out up here in the north east... when shopping there I get a kick out of the ceiling register with the black exhaust tracking out along the ceiling tiles....guess...
  12. EXAMPLE....commercial guy doing winter maint with...

    EXAMPLE....commercial guy doing winter maint with a chiller guy ...and the recip guy floats over opens the chiller control panel...the chiller guy will flip out with "don't touch that,what are you...
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    if you worked hard and gave them a good days work...

    if you worked hard and gave them a good days work it is their loss.maybe look into a commercial company as an apprentice maybe slip into a union.....$$$$$$
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    you stated you put the refrigerant into the hi...

    you stated you put the refrigerant into the hi side..was it liquid?never ever charge on the hi side either liquid into the KING valve from a vac pull or into the suction while the unit is running.yes...
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    best thing that could happen to you move on with...

    best thing that could happen to you move on with that month of field experience and you will hookup someplace else.stay away from mom and pop shops stick with residential till you get into a truck...
  16. there are a ton of guys already swimming in the...

    there are a ton of guys already swimming in the chiller pools Trane,York,Carrier and McQuay you will change oil and punch tubes for a least 5 years before you get to touch the controls..or even...
  17. check out "skilled trade" in Craigslist jobs type...

    check out "skilled trade" in Craigslist jobs type in building engineer for a list of Manhattan locations looking for asst engineers..the Frick Collection up on 5th ,NYAC right on the corner of CPS...
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    Trane RTAAs when they first came out they brazed...

    Trane RTAAs when they first came out they brazed the discharge relief into the first elbow off the discharge flange....and they cracked.after warrenties on this across the counrty they relocated it...
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    seen 1/4' copper run along the top of a coil like...

    seen 1/4' copper run along the top of a coil like a trane rooftop and let the water trickle down as the fans suck in the air.when I was out in California and the roof temps would hit 120F they...
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    first off...with the unit off no power the return...

    first off...with the unit off no power the return air should be open with the outdoor air closed in front of the filter rack.loosen the rod knuckles and make sure they swing freely separated from...
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    like on any chiller even semi-hermetic ...might...

    like on any chiller even semi-hermetic ...might want to control the condenser to tweek the head pressure just below trip and that might reclaim the oil into the cooler then drain as needed.give these...
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    these guys...

    these guys http://www.industrialcoolinginc.com/profile.php and the group www.chillergroup.com there associated with will solve your problem. I know they do major road trips and are experts at...
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    want to see a sight....big time cheating going...

    want to see a sight....big time cheating going on! a shop full of OEM techs taking the first EPA tests when they first were issued in 93'...it was open book and some guys still failed..going out the...
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    James Garner....cool actor

    the Rockford Files was a great series,movies The Great Escape and 36 Hours http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg1Cx26-928
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    Trane LIC looking for JOURNEYMAN 638B

    it is the IR career site not the actual office so don't bother calling....go on the TRANE career site or CL skilled New York City for links
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    local companies will grab them and cover the...

    local companies will grab them and cover the warranty if the price is right put up the mod/sn and brand or try this site to list it.. http://www.bid-on-equipment.com/Category/HVAC+Equipment.htm
  27. i'm not a Labor Day flag toting walker like the A...

    i'm not a Labor Day flag toting walker like the A fitter guys are told to do,but did anybody ever hear of a union guy *****in' about the pay,beenies,new trucks and the new construction opps doing...
  28. companies that run Midnight to 8am service techs?

    looking to see if this a common thing now with techs working 8 hours other then the normal 8AM to 4:30PM grind.company in my area is looking for a midnight to 8 guy to cover jobs.it's not the...
  29. plus the union contract gets redone every 3 years...

    plus the union contract gets redone every 3 years with bumps in that hourly along with bennies...and that hourly match to every hour you work into that pension
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    maybe standing around with a lead engineer but...

    maybe standing around with a lead engineer but actually working on them and taking a watch with them on line you need a license..FDNY walks in on your watch with no ticket you will be fined.they flip...
  31. Thread: Move to union?

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    the way you talk to these guys at the sitdown...

    the way you talk to these guys at the sitdown will determine the journeyman/apprentice question.if they need a lead tech asap you will be scaled or over and out in a truck you go and the hell who...
  32. Thread: TRAIN Chiller

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    if it is a semi hermetic check the superheat from...

    if it is a semi hermetic check the superheat from the bottom of the suction valve at the compressor your flooding back verify CCH off in run/on in OFF
  33. Thread: Move to union?

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    you'll go in as a journeyman with a apprentice to...

    you'll go in as a journeyman with a apprentice to learn from you and no questions asked.your experience will kick in and they will see on your work invoices the proof..they will throw you into jobs...
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    you have to get a hi pressure license then work...

    you have to get a hi pressure license then work on them to accumulate time.if you worked on large chillers for say TRANE doing service and repairs it means nothing to a refer license.you need to get...
  35. PTACs are the easiest way to cool off condos,and...

    PTACs are the easiest way to cool off condos,and the biggest compaint is the fan noise hi at night with a compressor running anything except an exact slide in there is a waste of time...
  36. 24control wire in a brown wrapped with multicolor...

    24control wire in a brown wrapped with multicolor thin insulated wires within...BELL WIRE for stats to unit runs??
  37. the lead time on those types of repairs will go...

    the lead time on those types of repairs will go into the fall Sears and or KMART don't want to spend money on the rooftop stuff..how about the energy managment cycling the supplky fans off the...
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    anything below 5K microns is moisture if your...

    anything below 5K microns is moisture if your reading 1000 you can't have a leak it would of never got that low..sucking air in even on connections or hoses not holding the vac
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    if you were uneasy move on don't look back it is...

    if you were uneasy move on don't look back it is your future also.....so go with the gut feeling...next time take it from a Friday thru a weekend and think it over...knee jerking and quitting is a...
  40. throw in the related Sears Auto Centers for...

    throw in the related Sears Auto Centers for dogged out equipment,then save yourself for the KMARTs who owns SEARS what an operation.forget the maint guys they don't know where the roof is and heads...
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    get a pack of Robinair 5 ft'rs and dedicate them...

    get a pack of Robinair 5 ft'rs and dedicate them to vacs only and an inline ball valve shut off...never trusted the ones on the pumps to do a standing test.
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    anything under 1000 microns is moisture...charge...

    anything under 1000 microns is moisture...charge it 134A oil holds moisture on a pipe up.so your looking at moisture with the micron not going below 1000 not a leak .anything below 5K is moisture to...
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    and how hot is that LL if the heat isn't going...

    and how hot is that LL if the heat isn't going out on the condensers... and you pulled a good micron test ...
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    could only be ....pump interlock for proof of...

    could only be ....pump interlock for proof of flow or actual flow switch closure or the cooling isn't required if it sits in A 70 check all phillip screws on those panels and the ribbons bending from...
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    there is a S Cali guy willing to train on the...

    there is a S Cali guy willing to train on the jobs here right now..check it out
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    take note on that return air temp going across...

    take note on that return air temp going across the evap with the panels on high RA should jack that suction a bit might be low on Freon...also the liquid line??? just out of the condenser to "the...
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    any temp change on the liquid line dryer coming...

    any temp change on the liquid line dryer coming out towards the evap coil might be restricted...
  48. keep in mind either it be a union or a company...

    keep in mind either it be a union or a company your going into you will have guys working towards getting top pay and training then you show up so it basically get on the line.your age isn't going to...
  49. being union you work for the company that is...

    being union you work for the company that is signed to a union contract and getting union work,working in a non-union shop is OK if you must but your union card means nothing on jobs and you need to...
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    nobody feels sorry for you going out what are you...

    nobody feels sorry for you going out what are you a former priest????? bang the customer your boss will LOVE U
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