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    How big are these chest freezers? They require a...

    How big are these chest freezers? They require a 3/4'' ball valve?
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    lol,PHM, I don't know. And I agree.But,I read it.

    lol,PHM, I don't know. And I agree.But,I read it.
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    Not according to Copeland. Part Wind saves...

    Not according to Copeland. Part Wind saves starting amps, 50% on some set ups vs Across the Line.
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    As Per Copeland. An unloaded PWS comp will...

    As Per Copeland. An unloaded PWS comp will usually start to rotate on 1st contactor and then the 2nd winding kicks. But a loaded comp usually will not start to rotate w/ just the 1st contactor.
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    Copeland has a 23 pg Technical Information...

    Copeland has a 23 pg Technical Information article ,"Starting Methods and Unloaded Start For Semi-Hermetic Compressors" that mentions a Time Delay of 1 sec. (+-0.1 sec) in the Part Winding Start...
  6. I've had my Imperial Little Imp Tubing Cutter,2...

    I've had my Imperial Little Imp Tubing Cutter,2 size Imperial Flare Blocks and an Imperial Flare Yoke ever since 1970 or so.
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    But! Gimme a brake! I make my living from other...

    But! Gimme a brake! I make my living from other peoples screw ups. I rely on dopes,hacks!!! And I see my future growing,rapidly!
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    NO! I do now!! LOL,Tks

    NO! I do now!! LOL,Tks
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    Does that mean ALL other metering devices need...

    Does that mean ALL other metering devices need not worry about SubCooling?
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    I think that job would be a very interesting...

    I think that job would be a very interesting challenge,only if the $ is there.
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    What is the amps on each contactor? I thought...

    What is the amps on each contactor? I thought that a part wind start comp is supposed to act just like you described,minus a weird sound. There is a normal distinctive sound when this comp starts.
    ...
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    I had fun,for sure. I would leave RIGHT NOW if...

    I had fun,for sure. I would leave RIGHT NOW if they needed me......I learned a lot,I saw a lot,I did a lot,I experienced a lot, I matured a lot.And again,I HAD FUN doing it........ So, I thank You(s)...
  13. Too much air flow cfm/velocity?

    Too much air flow cfm/velocity?
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    X2,,,,, US Navy,Submarine Service,1968-1972

    X2,,,,, US Navy,Submarine Service,1968-1972
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    I enjoy being in my own Business.I enjoy being in...

    I enjoy being in my own Business.I enjoy being in the HVACR Profession. I enjoy going to Schools/Classes/Seminars to learn this HVACR stuff.I enjoy "practicing my Profession". I enjoy TOUGH JOBS. I...
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    I guess I'm thinking of icer's where the comp...

    I guess I'm thinking of icer's where the comp does not shut off between harvest and (re) freeze. Mani's are that way,I think.
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    Why are you going into your own business? That...

    Why are you going into your own business? That tells a lot,right there! You tell me yours, and I'll tell you mine.

    I agree w/ timebuilder and his thinking.
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    PTCR can be used on ice machines (MOSTLY) because...

    PTCR can be used on ice machines (MOSTLY) because most ice machines start in the "equalized(Hi/LO)pressure" mode. So there is no compressor differential pressure to overcome. If there is a press...
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    What way did VVT go? I went to several...

    What way did VVT go?

    I went to several Carrier VVT classes a few years back.
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    Does this include VRV? LOL.

    Does this include VRV? LOL.
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    When necessary, I put the drum inside of the bldg...

    When necessary, I put the drum inside of the bldg or inside a warm water bath or in the cab of the truck while blasting the heat.
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    I agree w/ that.

    I agree w/ that.
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    Well if you have "other"locations w/o any...

    Well if you have "other"locations w/o any problems then why not just copy your successfulness.?
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    Well at my last Copeland COSS thing, we were...

    Well at my last Copeland COSS thing, we were notified that a 50% poe/50% mineral oil is now "OK". A set of hoses for each oil? Mineral,Alke-Benzene,POE,PVE.?
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    What sources? I remember the original rule of 95%...

    What sources? I remember the original rule of 95% poe vs 5% mineral.

    A seperate set of gauges for burnouts?? Please explain? I use F/D in line on burnouts.
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    Call the Mfr of the structure. You might have to...

    Call the Mfr of the structure. You might have to build shelves/structure and support the heater off of that.Be careful of air stratification,trapping the heat "up there".

    Maybe a boiler and...
  27. How about that Old Retired SeeBee-"NavyGuy"...

    How about that Old Retired SeeBee-"NavyGuy" H-Talk Brother. Did you do anything like this dome during your deployments?????
  28. What is the Mfrg Pressure Spec for the dome???...

    What is the Mfrg Pressure Spec for the dome??? That photo of the dome does not seem to be "under deflated" due to not enough CFM/pressure.
    Was that access panel open when you took your readings? ...
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    Where is the LPC connected into the system? Where...

    Where is the LPC connected into the system? Where is your low side hose connected to?

    The overload is a dual sensing device, it is responsive to amperage and it is also responsive to the comp body...
  30. How many Service/Repair Techs did they have way...

    How many Service/Repair Techs did they have way back then?
  31. I have it on good faith. A long time ago the...

    I have it on good faith. A long time ago the Egypt's (rich ones) had "workers" drag huge rock blocks out into the desert in the evenings to get cooled by the deserts cold temps, overnite, then those...
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    I vote for clean evap,clean squirrel cage,then...

    I vote for clean evap,clean squirrel cage,then restart and rethink.
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    Bless ya Bro!

    Bless ya Bro!
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    What is desired indoor temp? 59psi/ r22 is not...

    What is desired indoor temp? 59psi/ r22 is not freezing.What SEER?
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    That must be some valuable Reach-In! We flew...

    That must be some valuable Reach-In!

    We flew into Orlando around 10am on a Tuesday,drove to Melbourne,I remember having fun,left Melbourne 4:45am drove back to Orlando this past Tuesday.What...
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    Is the comp overload internal to the comp body?...

    Is the comp overload internal to the comp body? Going S-R does not go thru the overload.
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    I gotta give this here info some thought. 6...

    I gotta give this here info some thought. 6 months hey?!

    I'll be back cause i'm headed to a Margaritaville/Yukon Jack 5 day Moment. I'm outta here for a little bit. 6 months huh? BEER TENDER...
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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...
  39. 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...
  41. 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....
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    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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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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