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    Pacnw

    Computers have made life and the job easier. Have a unit tripping out log it. Gives you time and sensor readings. Ems systems plug and play. Need a wiring diagram or manual just pull it up. Oh for...
  2. Is it on a pump down?

    Is it on a pump down?
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    Old guys and im old over 40 years in this trade...

    Old guys and im old over 40 years in this trade main problem you've been beat down by boss and customers and most are tired and used up. If you don't go to classes every winter like to read manuals...
  4. Get a big rosebud with the head 3 /4 -7/8" and...

    Get a big rosebud with the head 3 /4 -7/8" and handle for it. You will use it even on smaller copper in the wind.
  5. Heres a link to abb just scroll down to...

    Heres a link to abb just scroll down to literature HT500 drive system. Supposed to be 98% efficient. Something has to be moving like motor or blower bearings have excessive play. Base of the motor...
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    Think you have to ask yourself do i want to know...

    Think you have to ask yourself do i want to know how these things work or how to fumble through. If you don't have the basics of refrigeration, electrical, soldering and how to work with tubing you...
  7. Used it at my house very disappointed.

    Used it at my house very disappointed.
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    Contractors and especially small contractors are...

    Contractors and especially small contractors are profit driven and whats sad if they work in the trade they think everyone walks on water except them. I was fortunate to work for a mechanical...
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    Alot of electric companies offer a energy audit...

    Alot of electric companies offer a energy audit that includes a blower door test mine charges $50 gave me over $50 in light bulbs, caulking and other stuff.
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    Think you have a air infiltration problem and a...

    Think you have a air infiltration problem and a unit that has enough capacity to keep up. Blower door test would tell you how tight the house is and the duct work. Hows the attic ventilation?
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    Old house poor insulation cold wall and warm...

    Old house poor insulation cold wall and warm ceiling. Floor exhaust won't work very well.
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    Poolpak +1

    Poolpak +1
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    Buy it from a big box hardware store it's stored...

    Buy it from a big box hardware store it's stored inside. But it's not spotless.
  14. Mechanical engineering firm can design what you...

    Mechanical engineering firm can design what you want.
  15. Yard of concrete weights over 4k. Look at the...

    Yard of concrete weights over 4k. Look at the spacing of the upright steel. There 30' apart not 10'. Beams should of been filled with concrete they weren't. Some of the workers express there concerns...
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    Is the expansion device a orfice if so check the...

    Is the expansion device a orfice if so check the number.
  17. Every bundle that I've seen that froze the...

    Every bundle that I've seen that froze the collapsed tubes were closer to the tube sheet on the feeding side of the ex valve. Also funny that the tube collapse was all on the inside of the curve...
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    Dirty evap coil, blower wheel, not moving enough...

    Dirty evap coil, blower wheel, not moving enough air, bad expansion device or dirty condenser running head up still short of gas.
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    Calibrator for 1.21 gigawatts flux capacitor. A...

    Calibrator for 1.21 gigawatts flux capacitor. A highly sought after calibration tool by Dr. Emmett Brown.
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    Extank air pressure sets the system pressure by...

    Extank air pressure sets the system pressure by pressing up against the fill valve portion thats why when the tank was at 4 lbs it wouldn't take any water and raising it to 12lbs system filled to...
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    Don't see a water regulating valve just a gate...

    Don't see a water regulating valve just a gate valve if thats what u have the gate valve is broke gate. Ex tank will not stop a fill valve from filling.
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    Don't see a water regulating valve just a gate...

    Don't see a water regulating valve just a gate valve if thats what u have the gate valve is broke gate. Ex tank will not stop a fill valve from filling.
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    There are industry standards and industry...

    There are industry standards and industry practices. Standard what is 100% correct, practice what ever it takes. Every company is different just like service people. The newer refrigerants vrs older...
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    What type of compressor scroll or recip? Scroll...

    What type of compressor scroll or recip? Scroll wouldn't have any. Recip 35 with 20ld diff.
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    Boiler design/ flue design has gotten easier with...

    Boiler design/ flue design has gotten easier with newer controls and vfd's. Controlling flue fans and makeup air. Had a job 20 years ago three 250 hp steam boilers low pressure common flue. A...
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    One qualified guy got me hooked...

    One qualified guy got me hooked
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xUgySLC8lfc
  27. You want to double or triple belt life and years...

    You want to double or triple belt life and years on pullies. VFD and if the manufacturer of equipment would design the drive system not at the motor hp but 25% bigger. And all drive designs look at...
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    Problem with whole system treated with glycol is ...

    Problem with whole system treated with glycol is more pump is needed, less heat transfer ,cost of glycol and the maintaince.
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    Installation looks good but a power failure coils...

    Installation looks good but a power failure coils done. Plate hx pump and expansion tank and glycol the only 100% way for protection.
  30. Pool pac they make indoor swimming pool units...

    Pool pac they make indoor swimming pool units they even have all copper coils including the fins. Not cheap.
  31. Rtu's that use 410 a subcooling might tell you...

    Rtu's that use 410 a subcooling might tell you enough. Reason being the condenser alot of the time is micro channel or enhanced which the unit is a critical charge or have to by chart on the access...
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    So tell me exactly where in a system your going...

    So tell me exactly where in a system your going take your wb temp on a built up system since right off the coil face is 100% RH. If coil temp is 40* how much more can you do equipment wise. I'm...
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    You all work to hard! Buy a new distributor,...

    You all work to hard! Buy a new distributor, tubing and couplings. First solder 12" tubes in distributor and couplings then the valve all on a pipe vise in the comfort of being on the ground not...
  34. Since when does percentage mean anything when...

    Since when does percentage mean anything when talking about welfare the count is the count. You or your friends wouldn't last a month at Koch plant just one job is putting chickens on hooks at a...
  35. So would feel differently if it was a lowlife...

    So would feel differently if it was a lowlife white guy with no insurance. Bad things happen to good people no difference that when a p!ane crashes or they get sick, a baby dies Gods will i don't...
  36. Lets start with snap. Eligibility- emigrant has...

    Lets start with snap. Eligibility- emigrant has to here for 5 years, family of 5 $528 do the math how much per meal...
  37. You must be the smartest person, where did you...

    You must be the smartest person, where did you get your smarts. I will stop being condescending when I don't have to keep telling you the basic facts.
  38. Sorry there are more whites on welfare than any...

    Sorry there are more whites on welfare than any other race. Updated 7/3/19
    https://www.thoughtco.com/who-really-receives-welfare-4126592
  39. Do you really think that people that were in...

    Do you really think that people that were in steerage on the ships had anything other than the clothes on their backs. Where would any other that the wealthy have $20 dollars a person. $20 in 1907 =...
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    229 million Christians 5 main sects and hundreds...

    229 million Christians 5 main sects and hundreds more and some don't recognize one another where does one find your exact god.
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_denomination
    There are more...
  41. So let me get this straight the tens of thousands...

    So let me get this straight the tens of thousands of immigrate people that came here for decades from the early 1900 especially after WW1&2 none of them needed help. Your grandparents ,great grand...
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    So get your degree as a mechanical engineer i had...

    So get your degree as a mechanical engineer i had the privilege of working with one that ran service. Took him 9 years of night school from washington university saint louis. As a serviceman if you...
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    Do you have a closed circuit tower or open tower...

    Do you have a closed circuit tower or open tower with a plate heat exchange need temps in and out. Nevered answered my question about water quality and the stainers.
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    Could be short of gas or piston size / coil size...

    Could be short of gas or piston size / coil size isn't matched. Need pressures and temps of lines.
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    Medicare pays 80% you all know that but they pay...

    Medicare pays 80% you all know that but they pay that 80% of what they think that service is worth and it doesn't matter if it's in New York city or your town it pays all the same. It all negotiated.
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    Most systems use auto flow circuit setters...

    Most systems use auto flow circuit setters calibrated to a certain flow rate and are they the correct ones for the units. Problems come from fwo things bad water treatment / glycol has turned to p**p...
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    Unus de nullo balls

    Unus de nullo balls
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    Your funnyOrange head ,Moscow Mitch and the rest...

    Your funnyOrange head ,Moscow Mitch and the rest you don't know how the health care system has their balls. Their stock prices! Like to follow the money.
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    18* to 24* is normal td lets first see what the...

    18* to 24* is normal td lets first see what the units doing. If its 90* outside and return is 90* we all no the problem lets.get.some dr y bulb temps.
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    What is the outside temp and water temps. Has...

    What is the outside temp and water temps. Has anyone put flow meter on the four units? Cleaned the strainer, checked design flow of pumps? Is there a heat exchanger and has it been cleaned? Loop...
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