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  1. Thread: O-rings

    by R600a
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    Also isn't the o-ring selection based on the oil...

    Also isn't the o-ring selection based on the oil type not the refrigerant?
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    It was $15.52 with tax and all for two boxes....

    It was $15.52 with tax and all for two boxes.
    That's $1.94 a bulb.
  3. Thread: Check valve

    by R600a
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    Except for when they do..... Scroll compressors...

    Except for when they do.....
    Scroll compressors even though they do not require a check valve to operate usually have one built in.
    Reciprocating compressors by nature of how they function also...
  4. I agree with you if the bearing is going to be...

    I agree with you if the bearing is going to be greased. If the bearing is going to be treated as permanently lubricated then leave the seals in.
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    Have you ever watched Milo Murphy's law? I...

    Have you ever watched Milo Murphy's law? I watched the whole series. [emoji16] I like silly shows.
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    Can I call you Murphy the fridgy? [emoji1787]

    Can I call you Murphy the fridgy? [emoji1787]
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    I'd have to look but they were something like $2...

    I'd have to look but they were something like $2 a bulb. They're really not expensive especially if there is good as he claims.
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    This is what my lock supply carries for a19...

    This is what my lock supply carries for a19 bulbs. The guy swears by them says he's got a lot of them in his house and has for years and hasn't had any failures. They are enclosure rated and this is...
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    Yeah I told them when this one leaks replace it...

    Yeah I told them when this one leaks replace it and then call me to replace the anode every 3 to 5 years after that. I can't install the water heater legally but I can replace the anode. [emoji16]...
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    Yeah I was afraid that was the only answer. I'm...

    Yeah I was afraid that was the only answer.
    I'm afraid that one should have been changed 10 years ago.
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    Hey does anybody got any tricks for getting the...

    Hey does anybody got any tricks for getting the anode out of a tank that's been there a good long time? I had to give up on one today. It had been in there for at least 15 years and it did not want...
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    This popped up on my Spotify channel today and I...

    This popped up on my Spotify channel today and I always think it's sorta funny.
    https://youtu.be/TijIWdtZnlI
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    Nice.

    Nice.
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    I would be happy to be your first tech if you...

    I would be happy to be your first tech if you settle in the right area. I come with a few customers too. Thought you would have to be warned that I am not staying long term as I intend to go out on...
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    Are you a contractor? I believe Oklahoma...

    Are you a contractor?
    I believe Oklahoma accepts California licenses.
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    We just need to buy property out of the city...

    We just need to buy property out of the city limits.
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    It was not abnormal for my town. Our setup as bad...

    It was not abnormal for my town. Our setup as bad as it was was really good compared to most people's.
    Many people we're buying a new harbor freight generator every 3 months and had no battery...
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    Someday I would like to go back off grid because...

    Someday I would like to go back off grid because I miss it.
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    We had 2 car batteries, a 2000 watt inverter and...

    We had 2 car batteries, a 2000 watt inverter and a 3800 watt Honda generator. A single 40 watt bulb would run our batteries down in a few hours so we had to use LED or compact fluorescent bulbs.
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    I am probably different in that I prefer a head...

    I am probably different in that I prefer a head lamp because I have been using them all my life since I grew up off grid.
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    I have a problem with head lamps that are not...

    I have a problem with head lamps that are not totally waterproof. I sweat so much that I drown them after one attic install. I used to use a Klein that was $30 and I had to replace it once a month in...
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    I am the opposite I only ever use a head lamp and...

    I am the opposite I only ever use a head lamp and I pretty much wear my headlamp wherever I'm working. I feel like it's partly what identifies me as a technician so that I don't get shot walking up...
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    Can I use this 18650 battery powered rechargeable...

    Can I use this 18650 battery powered rechargeable headlight. And I get in a pretty consistent all day install worth of light out of it. It'll go several days on just service calls but I like to try...
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    I have four of these very expensive bulbs...

    I have four of these very expensive bulbs pointing at my work truck all night. I set them up controlled with a light sensor so that they run all night and so far I have had them for one year with no...
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    They need to make an M12 headlamp. [emoji16] I...

    They need to make an M12 headlamp. [emoji16]
    I have no use for a flashlight unless I'm trying to shoot something in the dark.
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    One thing I found out is that some bulbs are...

    One thing I found out is that some bulbs are enclosure rated and some are not.
    From here on out I'm buying only enclosure rated bulbs. These feit bulbs had a 6 out of 6 failure rate in under 6...
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    What you mean they're not just made up?...

    What you mean they're not just made up? [emoji1787]
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    It's the other way around generally.

    It's the other way around generally.
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    You need to have someone check the combustion...

    You need to have someone check the combustion with an analyzer.
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    As an experiment I added supco 88 to one that was...

    As an experiment I added supco 88 to one that was clogged but it seemed to have little effect. It may have even got worse.
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    I like that. I might have to stop trying to...

    I like that. I might have to stop trying to explain to customers how the oil breaks down and clogs up the capillary tube and just tell them it's like bad cholesterol that'd be a lot simpler. [emoji16]
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    And a txv is a permanent fix.

    And a txv is a permanent fix.
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    I hope they got it figured out four years ago....

    I hope they got it figured out four years ago. [emoji16]
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    This is the best I can find. Hopefully someone...

    This is the best I can find. Hopefully someone else will do better....
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    Good point I can't do nothing without my headlamp.

    Good point I can't do nothing without my headlamp.
  36. This one is old and worn out but I won't be...

    This one is old and worn out but I won't be paying gas or maintenance so I am happy.
  37. Just the other day I had a txv with the equalizer...

    Just the other day I had a txv with the equalizer tube brazed closed and I figured it out right away because I heard about it on here.
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    Were they used or new old stock?

    Were they used or new old stock?
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    Your area has better odds than mine. [emoji1787] ...

    Your area has better odds than mine. [emoji1787]
    Here tagged or not it's about a 75% chance they don't know what they're doing.
    A supply house counter worker told me that about 80% of the people...
  40. I got tired of those mediocre 8 hour days so I...

    I got tired of those mediocre 8 hour days so I tried for a half day today. I ended up 30 minutes short @ 11.5 hours.
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    I'm assuming your labor rate doubled at that...

    I'm assuming your labor rate doubled at that point. [emoji1787]
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  43. I am sending my application in again next week....

    I am sending my application in again next week.
    It looks like they're getting me a company truck to drive next week so I'm super happy about that.
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    We can do pretty much anything from the breaker...

    We can do pretty much anything from the breaker to the equipment and all of the drain line but if you do hydronics or water heaters you have to have a plumbing license. Within the mechanical license...
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    Someone mentioned using crimp sleeves on...

    Someone mentioned using crimp sleeves on stranded.
    I am not sure what I think of these yet. They are plated steel....
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    It's always about the money. We only have three...

    It's always about the money.
    We only have three licenses here mechanical electrical and plumbing.
  47. The outdoor units are likely on the roof.

    The outdoor units are likely on the roof.
  48. I hate when that happens. [emoji16]

    I hate when that happens. [emoji16]
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    The boss says "I ordered plenty of extra 90s just...

    The boss says "I ordered plenty of extra 90s just in case."
    After the job the tech calls and asks "What was all the straight pipe for?" [emoji1787]
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    The Bacharach sensors hold their own calibration...

    The Bacharach sensors hold their own calibration so all you have to do is replace the sensor.
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