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  1. It is so sad how the beautiful world of pneumatic...

    It is so sad how the beautiful world of pneumatic control has been lost. Funny, when something is mis-understood, it is condemned.
  2. Yeah...something fishy here. Definitely need a...

    Yeah...something fishy here. Definitely need a 2nd opinion on this. Stay away from the big boys with the glamorous trucks and television/radio ads and $99 tune-up promo crap.
  3. Only here because R600a gave me a LIKE for...

    Only here because R600a gave me a LIKE for something I posted back in 2014...7 years in a blink of an eye.
  4. The company prior to where I am at now, the owner...

    The company prior to where I am at now, the owner would pick up a new PM account or rental property account on occasions and send me to an apartment or rental property, and many times I would take a...
  5. No DIY allowed here.

    No DIY allowed here.
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    Johnstone Supply here in Utah is a York chiller...

    Johnstone Supply here in Utah is a York chiller part distributor. They had to up front spend $6 million to bring in all the required stock York required they must have in order to become a...
  7. Contact, Munters, they are the de-humidification...

    Contact, Munters, they are the de-humidification masters. They can work with your engineer to come up with the right equipment.
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    You got mail

    You got mail
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    Found the instructions. I had marked them up...

    Found the instructions. I had marked them up pretty good with notes, highlighting, and a few curse words. Tried to run it through the scanner to my email, as I do with everything else, but it was...
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    Found a few more, appears one is in the midst of...

    Found a few more, appears one is in the midst of replacing and the other the new VFD panel installed. The additional wiring you may see in the cabinet, the mutli-color wiring, is for a condenser fan...
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    I think I have a few before photos, too, of the...

    I think I have a few before photos, too, of the one I did. I am not sure if I have any when I finished.
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    The entire job took about 6 hours with two guys....

    The entire job took about 6 hours with two guys. There was some rebinding of the new LLID board and the software upgrade went off with out a hitch. As others stated, the initial intimidation of doing...
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    Monday, when I get to work I can locate those...

    Monday, when I get to work I can locate those instructions, scan them, and get them to you. I am pretty sure I saved them.
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    I always get curious looking at when someone has...

    I always get curious looking at when someone has joined this forum, and then kind of looking at their progress in the industry as the years tick by. With all respect, you are nearly 15 years a member...
  15. Sounds like California has Leland Smith, the Utah...

    Sounds like California has Leland Smith, the Utah version of Kent Whipple.

    I do not have any professional to say about companies like theirs.
  16. I would add a bit concerning some local law...

    I would add a bit concerning some local law changes, but only if this was in the Pro Forum.
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    Could be anything. Could be the thermostat, could...

    Could be anything. Could be the thermostat, could be the wiring between the thermostat and the system, could the board, could be the motor...who knows. Either something is not programmed right, wired...
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    I have both a dewalt and milwaukee in my garage....

    I have both a dewalt and milwaukee in my garage. The milwaukee has the digital tuner, where as my older Dewalt has the manual tuner. I find the manual knob easier to dial into stations. The digital...
  19. I can hear the condenser turning on, means it is...

    I can hear the condenser turning on, means it is close. If you were to measure the refrigerant piping from where it leaves the outdoor condenser to where it attaches to your indoor air-handler how...
  20. Thread: UEi DL429B ??

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    Never had any issues with mine either...weird

    Never had any issues with mine either...weird
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    So I am 25,525 and looking at DAD, he is...

    So I am 25,525 and looking at DAD, he is 25,527....that is eerie, our memberships are only two away from each other...like brothers.
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    I remember I had a US Robotics 56k modem and was...

    I remember I had a US Robotics 56k modem and was tied to AOL dial up. I remember back then I would start down loading a service manual and would yell at the kids and wife to not touch the f^cking...
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    Just buy a new insulator? They are a dime a...

    Just buy a new insulator? They are a dime a dozen. Re-string kits, too.
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    N coils are a whore to clean, that damn far right...

    N coils are a whore to clean, that damn far right slab requires a midget with 6ft long arms. Trying to get even airflow over three slabs versus two slabs is inherently more difficult. In my twenty...
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    Have them put the humidifier on the return air...

    Have them put the humidifier on the return air side... and yes it is okay to do that.
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    A COIL!!!!!!!!!!! N Coils are an abomination.

    A COIL!!!!!!!!!!! N Coils are an abomination.
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    I am pretty sure from my past studies of this...

    I am pretty sure from my past studies of this matter, talking about POE and PAG oils, that since they are a mix of synthetic and ester oil compounds they have both been determined to be...
  28. Our friend here "Lytning" aka Marc Levine passed away.

    Our friend and colleague, Marc Levine, known here as screen name "Lytning" passed away on 29th of Jan this year after battling cancer.

    I bought some tools from him many years ago and that sparked...
  29. Thread: Battle Wounds

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    Left hand right? Maybe you're a lefty, dunno, but...

    Left hand right? Maybe you're a lefty, dunno, but as long as you can still rub one out when ya need, hold a beer, maybe grab a tittie whenever that opportunity arrives, that's all that matters. I...
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    Frosty, I think you will do fine and I hope...

    Frosty,

    I think you will do fine and I hope you have a good solid union that you can grow through the ranks. I think currently with the drought of apprentices and technicians you will move up...
  31. Thread: Battle Wounds

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    What's going on with your wrist?

    What's going on with your wrist?
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    At a young age I was advised by my Dad, that "a...

    At a young age I was advised by my Dad, that "a pu$$y hair can pull a freight train".
  33. I am not sure this is really a shameful thing. I...

    I am not sure this is really a shameful thing. I kind of like it when folks think outside of the box..literally on this one. You can't be conventional on everything especially when the home is not...
  34. Thread: Battle Wounds

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    I just remembered a similar post I did years...

    I just remembered a similar post I did years back, it took sometime to find it but here is when I thought about a new category on this site called "Wall of Pain". ...
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    Adios

    Adios
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    Once I figured out that an old phone with no...

    Once I figured out that an old phone with no service can still connect to the internet to download apps and use the blutooth or wifi on it. I started carrying two phones. My normal everyday phone and...
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    May want to read throug this recent post: ...

    May want to read throug this recent post:

    https://hvac-talk.com/vbb/threads/2227606
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    Aye aye Captain!

    Aye aye Captain!
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    I think he says he has surge prtoectors mounted...

    I think he says he has surge prtoectors mounted on each of his units.

    A ways back when the company I was with was just beginning to install this crap, we were doing the BARE MINIMUM to save money,...
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    I was just about to add, once I have gone to...

    I was just about to add, once I have gone to ethanol free fuel for all my small engines the bottle of Stay-Bil has never been touched.

    I love small engine repair ever since a kid. My current...
  41. Thread: dial-a-charge

    by slctech
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    I can't. Anything like equipment or tools that...

    I can't. Anything like equipment or tools that leaves this place are either incinerated, burned, or shipped north treated and then scrapped or placed in our own landfill. It sounds totally absurd but...
  42. Thread: dial-a-charge

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    After reading everything, I think the ones I...

    After reading everything, I think the ones I found are just going to go in the dumpster. There is an art and science to them, obviously, and I can appreciate that. Sounds like the introduction of the...
  43. Thread: dial-a-charge

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    That would be nice, thank you.

    That would be nice, thank you.
  44. Do ou have a model number of the existing and the...

    Do ou have a model number of the existing and the proposed units? Just need the first seven or so digits of each.
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    Been to a few where someone calls in a service...

    Been to a few where someone calls in a service call for their Mom or Dad. One of which I arrived and rang the doorbell, didn't hear it ring, you know how we kind of isten for it when we press the...
  46. Thread: dial-a-charge

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    I was bored working graves and was cleaning up a...

    I was bored working graves and was cleaning up a old storage building and came across three dial-a-charges. Nearly new. I brought them back to the shop and have them there wondering what the hell to...
  47. You need to get this documented from the owner...

    You need to get this documented from the owner that it at least happened and that there was a good faith repair and an explanation in writing about that repair for your files.

    Accidents happen, I...
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    I will never scrimp on safety when it comes to...

    I will never scrimp on safety when it comes to fall protection, eye protection, face protection with grinding and cut-off wheels, hard hat as required, and foot wear. I wear gloves when dealing with...
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    Always felt bad for those guys that get dry...

    Always felt bad for those guys that get dry cracking hands, fingers, feet, and lips with the change of the seasons and/or drier air. My son's lips will explode in the winter time if he is not using...
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    When you hear the noise, press your palm against...

    When you hear the noise, press your palm against the return air grille(s) in different areas. Many times that low annoying hum is from the grille(s) vibrating from too much air being pulled across...
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