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    A simple "load Calc" will tell how many BTU's are...

    A simple "load Calc" will tell how many BTU's are needed. A proper "load calc" will also take into consideration the required box RH% due to the product that is in the box. A AC/R system does not get...
  2. What is the recommended RLA and what was the...

    What is the recommended RLA and what was the "over RLA" reading?
    What did your boss/service manager have to say?
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    I need a good laugh( as you said), so please let...

    I need a good laugh( as you said), so please let us know what you did and how many of their mistakes you straighten out?
    By you being a "not a Pro" I kinda think you do qualify for a title as a...
  4. RSES has lots to read. RSES has lots of knowledge...

    RSES has lots to read. RSES has lots of knowledge to share. RSES is my favorite "go to 1st" for learning. RSES is famous for their SAM's. RSES is well known for their Monthly RSES Journal magazine....
  5. WOW Dude,thats cool! Need an enthusiastic helper?

    WOW Dude,thats cool! Need an enthusiastic helper?
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    Business:Law,Practices,Operation is a whole...

    Business:Law,Practices,Operation is a whole different side of the HVACR Trade.A good Lawyer,Accountant, Insurance Agent,Banker, is required so my advice is only a could be/might be situation.

    Some...
  7. Next group of books as I was running out of...

    Next group of books as I was running out of time.

    Electricity.
    Alternating-Current Circuits, by J.M. Bryant & J.A. Correll, CR 1925, 492 pgs.
    Basic Electrical Principles, by Maurice Grayle...
  8. Books & Books & Books = Knowledge Knowledge & Knowledge

    This is in response to a couple of Guys asking for "it". I hope this helps. This is a partial list of my Library.
    CR means Copyright

    Steam-by Babcox & Wilcox,CR 1891,160 pgs.
    ...
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    Hi Jim, I'll post some old book titles later as...

    Hi Jim, I'll post some old book titles later as I'm out the door to go to work at 0600.
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    Sounds pretty good to me.

    Sounds pretty good to me.
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    How about a brief history of your where you are...

    How about a brief history of your where you are on the HVACR tree of knowledge as of now. KindaSorta ,why are you interested in the Business sector? I have a book or two that might help in both areas...
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    I am going to claim "asleep at the wheel"...

    I am going to claim "asleep at the wheel" here,lol,Gents.
    Jim1959, can you let me know what the subject was,concerning that list of books? I have lots & lots of books on lots & lots of HVACR...
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    In 40 years in my own business I have had 5...

    In 40 years in my own business I have had 5 vehicles.
    1- An old rusted Cadillac Coupe-de-Ville. Loaned to me by my Dad. It seemed to burn more oil then gas. My Buddies called it a "Polish Porche" as...
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    What about the "stuff" that comes as a part of...

    What about the "stuff" that comes as a part of the conversion kit?
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    I agree w/ thatguy

    I agree w/ thatguy
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    What was done for heat during last winter?

    What was done for heat during last winter?
  17. The more hacks there are the easier it is for me....

    The more hacks there are the easier it is for me.
    I do not understand the "give a discount mentality" on anything. WHY? I am not competitive and I will not be competitive!
  18. If you are going to do Duct Cleaning then,it...

    If you are going to do Duct Cleaning then,it might help.
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    Did I mention that my loaded truck weighs 16,500...

    Did I mention that my loaded truck weighs 16,500 lbs
  20. For me? 40 years of being in my own Business! I...

    For me? 40 years of being in my own Business! I started out by "Knock Knock" for a few days and then I let the "bad HVACR guys" do their thing so that I could do my thing.

    Or I should say , 1 year...
  21. HVACR slow? Go knock on some doors and pick up...

    HVACR slow? Go knock on some doors and pick up some new HVACR customers.

    How about racking leaves? How about cleaning out gutters? What do you do when you are in the middle of a "side show side...
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    Ford ,450,V10,auto trans,6-8MPG and I love it,15'...

    Ford ,450,V10,auto trans,6-8MPG and I love it,15' box
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    Went on a "look/see" for an outdoor WIR, "WIR...

    Went on a "look/see" for an outdoor WIR, "WIR warm" was the call. 7 hrs later the WIR was at 36-38*F. So, just 1 call for the day!!!! . Damn ,by the OP standard I have 6 more calls to do, I think I...
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    To people like you, I agree. I am just going by...

    To people like you, I agree.
    I am just going by what Alan Farmer asked of me after he helped educate me about Level II info.
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    I'll have a few more sips my Yukon Jack. LOL.

    I'll have a few more sips my Yukon Jack. LOL.
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    OK, that would be a deal breaker!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

    OK, that would be a deal breaker!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOLALOT.
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    I have the "secret password" to get to the Level...

    I have the "secret password" to get to the Level II info. But I'll give a BIG BUTT (but)here. When Mr. Alan Farmer gave me the "secret access code" he SPECIFICALLY asked me to keep the "secret" a...
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    Something doesn't add up. 7 calls w/ 1/2 hr...

    Something doesn't add up. 7 calls w/ 1/2 hr drive? Thats 3 1/2 hrs just driving. What do you do or what do you not do for a res routine? And a Comm diagnosis to boot!!!! Something is not right.
  29. Is this used for Chinese Birds Nest Soup?

    LOL. Found this in the flue pipe of an Infra-Red Tube Heater,just behind the flue cap. And the system was running and providing heat. I was inside a Commercial Garage for a Fire Dept Drag Racing Team...
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    Damn straight about Alan being a great help and a...

    Damn straight about Alan being a great help and a Professional friend. He is a rare breed.
  31. As coolcoil said. What happens on "that" day/days...

    As coolcoil said. What happens on "that" day/days when everybody stays in the rooms during a crazy heat wave?
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    WI box wall thickness?

    WI box wall thickness?
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    What is that lower comp discharge press while...

    What is that lower comp discharge press while feeding its discharge into the suction of the two upper comps?
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    Call the factory Tech Support for approval for...

    Call the factory Tech Support for approval for Level II access. Ask for Alan Farmer.
  35. Thread: tin snips

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    A supply house that sell sheetmetal fittings?

    A supply house that sell sheetmetal fittings?
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    I do not "know" the Code Book that well, yet! But...

    I do not "know" the Code Book that well, yet! But I thought that what you did was allowable based on the need "for future expansion" of the system. What I mean is something like, I plan on adding a...
  37. Back in 1972 Carrier taught us to size the HP for...

    Back in 1972 Carrier taught us to size the HP for the AC load and then on the heating side you settled for whatever you got because you just add more "backup" heat.
    Fedders did the same.
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    Why would that be? I have done a lot ever since...

    Why would that be? I have done a lot ever since they have been on the market. And that even includes when Cope did not put in an internal check valve in the Scroll and I had to install an external...
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    Hay COoldude(newbie) move you butt over just a...

    Hay COoldude(newbie) move you butt over just a little and make room for me cause I am a 51 year in trade NEWBIE myself on this type of system. LOLALOT. Guess what!!! I thank you for opening my eyes...
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    After manually defrosting the evap,how long does...

    After manually defrosting the evap,how long does it take to develop frost on the bottom 1/3 of the evap? What is the SH at the TXV thermal bulb((w/ a clear evap)?
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    The bottom comp feeds its discharge into the low...

    The bottom comp feeds its discharge into the low side/accumulator of the 2 upper comps?
  42. Servel was bought out by Robur somewhere in the...

    Servel was bought out by Robur somewhere in the 1990's.

    So, just how insistent are you? If a lot,go for it!!! If a lot,then add these books to your knowledge quest.

    "A GUIDE TO NATURAL GAS...
  43. What brand? Ammonia can be dangerous. Everything...

    What brand? Ammonia can be dangerous. Everything is "special". Unless you want to become an Ammonia specialist and do a bunch of these systems, I think that you should think this over carefully. Have...
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    Get the Dick Wirz book "Commercial Refrigeration...

    Get the Dick Wirz book "Commercial Refrigeration for AC Technicians" again, but don't send it back this time.
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    Olivero, have you seen the RSES SAM #620-28? It...

    Olivero, have you seen the RSES SAM #620-28? It is titled "Pressure Enthalpy(Mollier) Charts & Their Use" 28 pgs and ,,

    It is a Good Read!
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    Mallomars (cookies) are back.

    Slightly off-topic here. Now, in my neck of the woods, "Mallomars" ARE NOT SOLD during the warmer Summer months. But they do make a comeback in September and that makes me and my belly very happy!!!!...
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    icemeister, THANKS again.

    icemeister, THANKS again.
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    Yea right!Thats kinda what I was calculating in...

    Yea right!Thats kinda what I was calculating in my head!! Yea right!!! Thanks ice!!
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    Hay ,pecmsg, just what the hell am I supposed to...

    Hay ,pecmsg, just what the hell am I supposed to do w/ all those calculators? The only one I know anything about is that BRA calculator!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  50. Thread: Hi

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    LOL, I did it again?!?!

    LOL, I did it again?!?!
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