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    I worked on this gem today. It was the oldest...

    I worked on this gem today.
    It was the oldest Goodman I have seen in quite a while. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210724/d0fad85706bc4a970165d13778c9ba72.jpg

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    Yeah it's the r600a pressure enthalpy chart. I...

    Yeah it's the r600a pressure enthalpy chart.
    I used to have a picture of some trane power stealing thermostat resistors that I had put shrink tubing on the leads.

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    I am used to noisy beasts. Sent from the Okie...

    I am used to noisy beasts.

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    Weren't they all noisy back then? Sent from...

    Weren't they all noisy back then?

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    Those are tough old units. I work on a few and I...

    Those are tough old units. I work on a few and I have more failures on new equipment.

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    One more reason to stick with 80% furnaces until...

    One more reason to stick with 80% furnaces until the law won't allow it anymore.

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    Me too I use a ton of that. Sent from the Okie...

    Me too I use a ton of that.

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    Well he did say you'd be DOB dying of boredom in...

    Well he did say you'd be DOB dying of boredom in his own words. [emoji1787]

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    How does a person go about cleaning the secondary...

    How does a person go about cleaning the secondary heat exchanger? We have very few 90% furnaces so I have thankfully never had to deal with that.
    Is that something where you have to pull the heat...
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    Yeah seriously. I have some customers that...

    Yeah seriously.
    I have some customers that probably really think that though.

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  11. Rock salt and bacon rinds like Granny Moses would...

    Rock salt and bacon rinds like Granny Moses would use. [emoji16]

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    Filters are too expensive I prefer to clean the...

    Filters are too expensive I prefer to clean the coil monthly. [emoji1787]

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    The smallest Fujitsu single zone is 9k. In...

    The smallest Fujitsu single zone is 9k. In multi-zone they have them as small as 7K per zone.

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  14. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    Nothing but the finest. Sent from the Okie...

    Nothing but the finest.

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  15. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    Yes JB industries 5 cfm. Sent from the Okie...

    Yes JB industries 5 cfm.

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  16. I was looking through my files last night and...

    I was looking through my files last night and found the r600a pressure enthalpy chart so I screenshoted it it clipped it and made that my picture. [emoji16]

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    That reminds me of a system I've been wanting to...

    That reminds me of a system I've been wanting to build. I want to set up a single cylinder Briggs & Stratton engine running either propane or natural gas depending on what I have available when I get...
  18. That is really cool. I've never seen that exhaust...

    That is really cool. I've never seen that exhaust pipe cutter before.

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  19. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    I prefer to repair and keep using them. My 1987...

    I prefer to repair and keep using them. My 1987 pump is working great after about $50 in parts this winter.

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    If it's a heat pump then yes the true suction...

    If it's a heat pump then yes the true suction port would be an ideal place.

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    After recovering the charge brazing in a new...

    After recovering the charge brazing in a new valve pulling a vacuum and recharging it I doubt you'll make that mistake again. If it wasn't you you should probably have whoever made that mistake do...
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    Yeah I've got a nice soft half inch thick rope...

    Yeah I've got a nice soft half inch thick rope that I use but I don't do a lot of roof work and when I do it's not generally very tall. The fat rope sure is more comfortable on the hands.

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    Yeah when you're supposed to always have three...

    Yeah when you're supposed to always have three points of contact on the ladder it's rather hard to carry in a 50 lb recovery cylinder up a ladder. If I'm somewhere where I can be seen from the road I...
  24. I think it is a home owner. Sent from the...

    I think it is a home owner.

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    We cary a rope for hoisting things up. It is no...

    We cary a rope for hoisting things up. It is no fun but works.

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    Get winter tires they're softer. [emoji1787] ...

    Get winter tires they're softer.
    [emoji1787]

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    Your link doesn't work on my end. Sent from...

    Your link doesn't work on my end.

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    I actually found a matching fuse and used...

    I actually found a matching fuse and used thermostat wire to make legs for the fuse and then soldered them in. Since then I've actually acquired some fuse bases that I can solder onto a board in...
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    Everybody does it these days. I had a $350 board...

    Everybody does it these days. I had a $350 board in a refrigerator with I burned out fuse on it or I should probably rephrase that a defective fuse. The filament disconnected from one end of the...
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    I'm pretty sure the fuse holder I got is for a...

    I'm pretty sure the fuse holder I got is for a microwave fuse.

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    I carry an inline fuse with alligator clips on...

    I carry an inline fuse with alligator clips on the ends for situations where I need to determine if replacing the fuse would fix it. And then I've got a multitude of fuses and a soldering iron. If...
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    I should have stated that differently. I've seen...

    I should have stated that differently. I've seen a video on YouTube from hvacrschool.com I hardly ever look at youtube.

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    I've seen some videos on YouTube of people using...

    I've seen some videos on YouTube of people using Copeland scroll compressors as recovery machines recovering rack systems and things like that.
    It seems like rigging up something like that might be...
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    They probably are. Sent from the Okie state...

    They probably are.

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  35. That is the txv....

    That is the txv. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210721/2e2457cccf708b49ef7d2745546ad39d.jpg

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    The squeaky wheel gets the grease as they say. ...

    The squeaky wheel gets the grease as they say.

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    That makes sense. I guess it's an Appion...

    That makes sense. I guess it's an Appion four-cylinder two-stage recovery machine. [emoji16]

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    Wait you're putting them in series not parallel? ...

    Wait you're putting them in series not parallel?

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    Its the wild west out there man. [emoji16] ...

    Its the wild west out there man. [emoji16]

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    The bigger the better especially during cleanup....

    The bigger the better especially during cleanup. Once it's clean you can put a normally sized dryer back in.

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    These were the settings I used for a particular light commercial application.
    You would need to go through the settings and figure out what really actually applies to your system but just to give...
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    Try drip drop instead of Gatorade. It is...

    Try drip drop instead of Gatorade. It is available at Walgreens or on line. Unlike Gatorade it actually works. It has much less sugar which is always nice.
    I drink 2 packets a day mixed with twice...
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    Since it's for learning you should really try to...

    Since it's for learning you should really try to put a filter dryer in it and clean the system up and keep changing the filter dryers until you can leave a filter dryer in there without it causing...
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    The EPA actually has various levels of vacuum...

    The EPA actually has various levels of vacuum requirements for recovery. Zero isn't good enough unless the system is leaking.
    Fortunately I never get to work on a non-leaking system. [emoji1787]...
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    Yeah that's exactly what I had. The cool thing...

    Yeah that's exactly what I had. The cool thing about it was I got it for free because the pressure switch was defective so at least I didn't lose hard-earned money when they stole it.

    Sent from...
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    I'm going to have to pick up an air compressor...

    I'm going to have to pick up an air compressor one of these days.
    Mine got stolen along with my welder and yard equipment when I moved into my new house a few months ago.
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    If you come up with a way to get it out let me...

    If you come up with a way to get it out let me know. I have not got that job finished yet partly because I wasn't able to get the oil out of the evaporator.

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    I really truly believe that oil is oil. If it...

    I really truly believe that oil is oil. If it mixes with refrigerant and doesn't damage the compressor you will be just fine. I would think that you would have a hard time getting it enough of the...
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    Not that I know of. I hear that pag oil will...

    Not that I know of. I hear that pag oil will short out a hermetic compressor though.

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    Model homes, where the designers think they can...

    Model homes, where the designers think they can get away with defying the laws of physics and building codes and do everything within their power to infuriate the tradesmen who have to build the dumb...
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