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  1. Thread: Hell Explained

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    Had a co-worker who once told me what his Hell...

    Had a co-worker who once told me what his Hell was:

    Being given a kitchen strainer and being told to go drain that lake. Probably similar to changing dirty air filters 24/7 for the rest of...
  2. Thread: Banana dog!

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    It's a bit funny. My mom says (said) that as a...

    It's a bit funny. My mom says (said) that as a growing infant and toddler I couldn't get enough bananas, she had to put on a limit of one or two per day. Then one day out of the blue I wouldn't touch...
  3. The service call should be in writing.

    The service call should be in writing.
  4. Thread: Banana dog!

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    Like the white paste we ate when in kindergarten?

    Like the white paste we ate when in kindergarten?
  5. Thread: Banana dog!

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    Banana, black licorice, and coconut are three...

    Banana, black licorice, and coconut are three flavors I don't like. Banana is okay if a little bit is in banana bread.

    Ducks feet are pretty gross too. Never tried one, but the Chinese deep fry...
  6. Be sure to let us know how it works out.

    Be sure to let us know how it works out.
  7. Thread: lunch ideas

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    A piece of fruit, mixed nuts, and something else....

    A piece of fruit, mixed nuts, and something else. Could be leftovers or what ever. I always pack a lunch. Even if only for health reasons.
  8. Maybe go to that website and tell them the...

    Maybe go to that website and tell them the diagnoses you got and ask does that sound correct (?). When they reply that the the diagnoses is grossly flawed, tell them they are the ones who told you...
  9. Try looking on this site for techs. There is a...

    Try looking on this site for techs. There is a spot for it. Someone else will likely chime in.

    But yeah, that diagnoses sucks. LOL
  10. Thread: Pump down

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    Any fines to service techs?

    Any fines to service techs?
  11. Thread: All Things "E"

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    Brandon said it's okay for other countries to...

    Brandon said it's okay for other countries to pollute their air and water. obummer told him not to worry about it, then gave him another vanilla ice cream cone.
  12. Thread: Day wrecker

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    Welcome to the world of electric cars. Our...

    Welcome to the world of electric cars. Our leaders are such dumb asses.

    "Hey boss, I'd call you to tell you I can't come to work today because I can't charge my car, but the phones don't work...
  13. Thread: Day wrecker

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    Hee, dat is toch dezelfde lijn, waarvan vorig...

    Hee, dat is toch dezelfde lijn, waarvan vorig jaar een paar masten omvielen?
  14. Here's a quick little thing in an effort to...

    Here's a quick little thing in an effort to explain how easy it is to get whacked out air flow readings. How we take readings can be critical in getting proper results. Although it would seem to be...
  15. He said the pressure drop was across "it". I...

    He said the pressure drop was across "it". I think we need to know the definition of "it".
  16. Difficult to imagine you are getting 0.45" water...

    Difficult to imagine you are getting 0.45" water column pressure drop across just a new clean spun glass filter.
  17. Yup, you can thank all of the whacko greenies for...

    Yup, you can thank all of the whacko greenies for much of the changes that have taken place for the equipment we have these days.

    Short story:
    A few years ago had a bad compressor in an old unit....
  18. It will be easy to find that TYPE of filter, just...

    It will be easy to find that TYPE of filter, just not in those dimensions. Any filter in those dimensions will be a custom order.

    A spun glass filter is as low of static and price as it gets for a...
  19. To buy yourself some time, just get a disposable...

    To buy yourself some time, just get a disposable filter in there. I guess, more appropriately called a spun glass filter. They are the most inexpensive filters out there, and filter better than you...
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    When the road gets rough, there's lot's of noise....

    When the road gets rough, there's lot's of noise. Maybe I should throw some chain back there.
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    My guess would be you always use long radius...

    My guess would be you always use long radius unless there is physically not enough room.
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    That's why I keep it in the back of the truck....

    That's why I keep it in the back of the truck. Don't need any surprises when I am driving.
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    Here, let me straighten things out for you....

    Here, let me straighten things out for you. Plumbers use piping, and piping is measured by the ID. In HVAC, we use tubing, and tubing is measured by the OD.
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    Tapatalk was way too messed up for me. Ever since...

    Tapatalk was way too messed up for me. Ever since the beginning, I've been using the full site version on my Droid.

    One time a lot of the options disappeared, I was getting pretty messed up in the...
  25. Thread: Concrete

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    But, but, but . . . That is all we had !!

    But, but, but . . . That is all we had !!
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    Don't know anything about a check valve in the...

    Don't know anything about a check valve in the fill line, but the locks are similar to garage door locks. One key will fit MANY.

    Then they make 'jiggler' keys, that will open your gas cap in a...
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    The reason the HVAC industry is hurting for...

    The reason the HVAC industry is hurting for employees is because children are being raised who never even own a screw driver their entire life. I could go on, but that would get too political.
  28. Are you an owner or renter? If you are an...

    Are you an owner or renter?

    If you are an owner I'd consider one of those roll out patio covers. Keep it rolled up almost all of the time, especially when high winds kick up. Then roll it out when...
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    Yeah, but you get the satisfaction knowing that...

    Yeah, but you get the satisfaction knowing that the polution you create is being dumped somewhere else. Not to mention playing a big role in crashing the grid making everyone elses life a pain in the...
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    Goodman will sell anything to anyone who walks...

    Goodman will sell anything to anyone who walks through their front door. Which is also probably why they have a bad reputation in our industry. Meaning, it's not so much the equipment as it is the...
  31. In commercial, any unit over a certain size must...

    In commercial, any unit over a certain size must have an economizer. Those are dampers that bring in outside air for cooling when conditions permit, up to 100% outside air. Those filters like you...
  32. I do commercial work and probably less than 1% of...

    I do commercial work and probably less than 1% of the filters I replace need to be custom made.
  33. You can go online and order any custom sized...

    You can go online and order any custom sized filter you want. Probably want to order several at the same time to make it more cost effective.

    There is one term you need to know when ordering,...
  34. Thread: Question

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    Not sure I've seen a semi without an oil sight...

    Not sure I've seen a semi without an oil sight glass. Are we talking two different things?
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    Tell the manufactures. Couple years ago changed a...

    Tell the manufactures. Couple years ago changed a leaky solenoid on a Trane Intellipak. Don't think I have ever heard any Intellipak pump down.

    Like I said, there are tons of solenoids out there...
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    I am not arguing whether it is a good or bad...

    I am not arguing whether it is a good or bad idea, I am only stating that it is not the least bit uncommon for manufacturers to do that.
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    There are a ton of liquid line solenoids out...

    There are a ton of liquid line solenoids out there that operate just like that. Prevents refrigerant migration.
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    I think a properly built compost pile can peak at...

    I think a properly built compost pile can peak at 170*F. Something extreme like that. By properly built means the right combo of both dry and green, then mixed proper. Suitable for plants within...
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    Two years experience to become a Journeyman? I'm...

    Two years experience to become a Journeyman? I'm rolling on the floor laughing at that one.

    Of course this was done by the Board of Contractors, which means it's all about money. Not enough money...
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    Why won't you let the compressor run unloaded?

    Why won't you let the compressor run unloaded?
  41. I don't swing that way.

    I don't swing that way.
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    Quite possible the OP on that other thread was...

    Quite possible the OP on that other thread was confused because he was talking about cold and I was talking about heat. What he may not understand is that everything we do in air conditioning and...
  43. Yesterday it got up to 110゚F in some areas where...

    Yesterday it got up to 110゚F in some areas where I live. I cannot even imagine what temperature the attic may have been.
  44. We have to be very careful about answering or...

    We have to be very careful about answering or even discussing questions about electricity.

    You say this unit is in an attic. Maybe the heat in the attic is contributing to the breaker tripping....
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    Here, I got one for the OP: In air...

    Here, I got one for the OP:

    In air conditioning, more often than not, duct work is involved. We have supply ducts delivering the air to the conditioned space, and return ducts bringing air back to...
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    Yeah. I've never made a mistake. :whistle:

    Yeah. I've never made a mistake. :whistle:
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    This site is all about asking questions and/or...

    This site is all about asking questions and/or sharing information.

    Hopefully the OP will have that epiphany moment and it will all come together, at least regarding his original question.

    For...
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    You're quick! I had it, but you were 30...

    You're quick!

    I had it, but you were 30 seconds faster, LOL.
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    My explanation was very technically correct, and...

    My explanation was very technically correct, and so simple even a child with no background in thermodynamics could understand it. For example, move your hand quickly through a flame, no pain or burns...
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    There is a way to get a lower suction with more...

    There is a way to get a lower suction with more air flow. I believe one term might be 'gradient'. What that means is that with excessive airflow the air can be concentrated in one area and nothing in...
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