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    Yeah that was my mistake, I will change my...

    Yeah that was my mistake, I will change my habits.

    Thanks for your input sir.
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    Ok, Thanks Rundawg you da man.

    Ok, Thanks Rundawg you da man.
  3. Poll: But did he make a thread to solely pick on one...

    But did he make a thread to solely pick on one member? Because Glenn did. And just in the short time i been here he has expressed some disturbing thoughts/feelings specifically against blacks. WHy am...
  4. Poll: ARP Forum Rules Below are the new rules of the...

    ARP Forum Rules

    Below are the new rules of the ARP forum, please read them over carefully so you will have a clear understanding of them.Please be aware that the HVAC-Talk forum rules still apply,...
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    LOL isnt it time for your oatmeal? or maybe nap time?

    "you should be banned for attempting to start a flame war" says the idiot who started a poll thread to make fun a member on here which is...
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    LOL honestly that is a great response via a video, maybe because I am a fan of Mike... anyways while I understand the point made by the video i wouldn't necessarily use it as proof.

    If we followed...
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    Thanks man, you went out of your way to send me...

    Thanks man, you went out of your way to send me an email and I appreciate that!

    So then here it goes because i remember.

    The amp draw was 9.2 from my HERM lead, and voltage across COM and HERM...
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    Maybe it just been a long week for me, I really...

    Maybe it just been a long week for me, I really thought i could read the uf without disconnecting the leads.
    Thank you sir



    Spitz! that was a great video!!! thank you very much sir
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    Thanks rundawg, ill be remembering this.

    Thanks rundawg, ill be remembering this.
  10. Poll: All I have to say is come live in Ca for one year...

    All I have to say is come live in Ca for one year and specifically in Los Angeles where I believe GC lives and you will understand why GC rides like he does and expected more of a heads up...

    Here...
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    i found it very weird as well. I did not...

    i found it very weird as well. I did not disconnect the wires from the cap so i wonder if that impacts the reading. Although i did discharge the cap before taking readings.

    If my compressor does...
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    The formula to test the capacitance of the...

    The formula to test the capacitance of the capacitor? yes i do. Or at least i believe this to be it. FLA times 2652 divided by applied voltage.

    Although i did not perform this test because the...
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    Units were off while checking uf readings, i did...

    Units were off while checking uf readings, i did check for voltage while they were running and they read 370 vac which is correct.
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    LOL no doubt

    Id say more than half of the people on here with an opinion cant even get on a bike let alone ride one at your pace.

    Yeah lets let the plumbers tell the electricians how to work...
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    Weird readings

    Today i was checking on some BARD Wall mounted packaged heat pumps and i found some weird readings when checking the capacitors.

    These units use dual capacitors for their compressors and od fan. ...
  16. Poll: Look at this, making light of a serious accident...

    Look at this, making light of a serious accident that could have taken the life of GC yet here you are making a poll for your amusement.

    SMH I want to make a pole too where my the question...
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    Well i found the problem, huge short in a clip...

    Well i found the problem, huge short in a clip connector as well a shorted out draft inducer motor which is what relay K5 brings on.
    Check out the pic
    BTW thanks for your help guys.:cheers:
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    Yes sir, i will do that tomorrow and update you...

    Yes sir, i will do that tomorrow and update you on my findings. Thanks again for the help :cheers:
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    Coil is good and N/C contact is closed and N/o...

    Coil is good and N/C contact is closed and N/o open is opened. No problem found besides the melting pathway.
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    811648 Well here is the schematic, now i trace...

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    Well here is the schematic, now i trace it.
    so far the relays on the board are in good shape.
    will go back to the unit tomorrow.
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    Well the input is B and the output is 11, i am...

    Well the input is B and the output is 11, i am trying to look at the schematic but i cant figure out what it is connected to.

    The capacitor did not short out, it is a 370 vac 10 uf, tested at 9...
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    Depends on you position, schedule, location.. a...

    Depends on you position, schedule, location.. a lot of variables.
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    Thank you sir, appreciate your input.

    Thank you sir, appreciate your input.
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    Broken path way

    For what reason would a pathway loose its (path) or soldering.

    Could that specific path way become overheated and cause this?

    Working on a York Unit that i knew had a faulty circuit board.

    I...
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    Ive never worked out of a service van, but i...

    Ive never worked out of a service van, but i would think that the time it takes you to take all the crap out and "find" the part your looking for could of been avoided if you took the time to...
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    I dont think your hydration method would apply...

    I dont think your hydration method would apply here :cheers:

    Try pedialite... great for anyone suffering from dehydration.
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    LOL no doubt, lazy people are EVERYWHERE....

    LOL no doubt, lazy people are EVERYWHERE....
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    In reality, how much water can actually come in...

    In reality, how much water can actually come in and cause damage and that angle? Honestly i do not think that will be an issue unless it was underwater. Either way I am not condoning this behavior or...
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    I definitely benefit from this website and all of...

    I definitely benefit from this website and all of you kind people who care to have dialogue and pass down the torch. I will begin the process. Thanks guys
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    Interesting rule... I will continue to consider...

    Interesting rule... I will continue to consider applying for Pro. As i have mentioned before I am not too thrill about the mods and the way they run their ship....




    I have saved the Jpeg just...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgEh4O7SuJw ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgEh4O7SuJw


    check this video out, pretty cool.
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    Thanks for the reading material, I thought it was...

    Thanks for the reading material, I thought it was old until i saw the sawzall advertisement.
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    What does the unit being oversize have to do with...

    What does the unit being oversize have to do with growing mold?

    The fact that mold has grown is just an indication of poor maintenance.
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    I guess i was just attempting to be pro active,...

    I guess i was just attempting to be pro active, but i see your point. Thanks for your input.
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    That is indeed a very good idea, thank you sir

    That is indeed a very good idea, thank you sir
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    Thanks for your opinion. I would agree with you...

    Thanks for your opinion. I would agree with you but since I am a stationary Mech it is better to have this database look back at and not have to visit the location if not necessary.
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    Thank you sir, i i will read a bit more on this...

    Thank you sir, i i will read a bit more on this subject as it seems to be i need it.
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    This is a solid point, but i would assume the...

    This is a solid point, but i would assume the replacement motor is pretty close to Oem.
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    Thats my next move ��*♂️

    Thats my next move ��*♂️
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    Capacitor sizing

    Is there a specific formula for finding the correct size to run capacitors?

    I read an article that stated to multiply the FLA of the motor times 2650 (not sure what tht number represents) and then...
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    CPS vg200

    CPS vg200
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    Reversing Valve

    Today i was working on a Climate Control water source HP.

    Unit was pushing out heat while in cooling mode.

    Checked the reverse valve coil and during heating, the valve is getting 24 volts and...
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    SOOO it turns out the reason for the long wait is...

    SOOO it turns out the reason for the long wait is that the spray pump manufacture has moved down to the E coast and finding a representative to sell the spray pump was difficult. On top of that, the...
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    Im not looking down on their attempt to fix the...

    Im not looking down on their attempt to fix the situation, what I am talking down on is their performance, when they put the hose and closed the door it pinched the hose and prevented adequate flow. ...
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    I agree, but from what I know the building was...

    I agree, but from what I know the building was bought after this contract was made so were pretty much waiting for it to expire and kick them out.

    Unfortunately I'm just the messenger, I have no...
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    They sure did not, even worse. When they put the...

    They sure did not, even worse. When they put the access door back on, they pinched the hose and hardly any water was coming out on top. Really a joke repair. Id be ashamed. 0 points for efficiency...
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    Very good guess, you are spot on... :cheers:

    Very good guess, you are spot on... :cheers:
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    Guess its purpose

    One of the buildings i work at has certain areas leased to different businesses. This areas have their own equipment which we do not maintain or work on. This cooling tower has seen better days ill...
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    How long does it take to freeze the coil? Is it...

    How long does it take to freeze the coil? Is it after hours of running or almost instantly? Is the condensation water draining properly?

    I have worked with literally hundreds of PTACs specifically...
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    The p trap is literally the first connection made...

    The p trap is literally the first connection made to the unit, one thing i noticed is that the breather was not extended and instead, its just the height of your standard copper T.

    The 3/4 line...
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