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    Yeah if it wasn't an ancient Goodman I'd blame it...

    Yeah if it wasn't an ancient Goodman I'd blame it on coil cleaner but it seems like the ancient goodmans rott out from anything.

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  2. It's called electric shock therapy. [emoji298] ...

    It's called electric shock therapy. [emoji298]

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  3. What is your point? Sorry as an apple hater I...

    What is your point?
    Sorry as an apple hater I couldn't resist. [emoji1787]


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    That guy is a great teacher. Sent from the...

    That guy is a great teacher.

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    I look at the sweating after I have measured the...

    I look at the sweating after I have measured the line temperature and say to myself the dew point is higher than that line temperature today. [emoji16] So I guess it helps me diagnose the weather a...
  6. At this point it seems like the current...

    At this point it seems like the current refrigerant will be available for longer than a new air conditioner can be expected to last. You never can tell though because we can't predict the future.
    I...
  7. If you replace it now you'll have time to think...

    If you replace it now you'll have time to think about it and have a contractor properly design everything and properly size the equipment instead of after the equipment fails having the pressure of...
  8. I think we've been using ours close to 10 years....

    I think we've been using ours close to 10 years. My boss had it when I started in this trade in 2015 and it still works great.
    It can probably use a calibration but I feel like it's plenty close...
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    One of our supply houses has almost every...

    One of our supply houses has almost every imaginable size and combination of Chinese capacitor. In fact many of the sizes are not even made by the American brands so if you want those sizes you're...
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    The Chinese capacitor manufacturer probably makes...

    The Chinese capacitor manufacturer probably makes the singles cheaper or something.

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    Some of us don't provide those kind of numbers to...

    Some of us don't provide those kind of numbers to homeowners unless they are standing there so I can explain the numbers on my guages because most don't want them and it's just an unnecessary hassle...
  12. For some reason I thought Bacharach was currently...

    For some reason I thought Bacharach was currently the actual manufacturer and the others were just relabeled.

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    I worked on this gem today. It was the oldest...

    I worked on this gem today.
    It was the oldest Goodman I have seen in quite a while. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210724/d0fad85706bc4a970165d13778c9ba72.jpg

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    Yeah it's the r600a pressure enthalpy chart. I...

    Yeah it's the r600a pressure enthalpy chart.
    I used to have a picture of some trane power stealing thermostat resistors that I had put shrink tubing on the leads.

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    I am used to noisy beasts. Sent from the Okie...

    I am used to noisy beasts.

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    Weren't they all noisy back then? Sent from...

    Weren't they all noisy back then?

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    Those are tough old units. I work on a few and I...

    Those are tough old units. I work on a few and I have more failures on new equipment.

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    One more reason to stick with 80% furnaces until...

    One more reason to stick with 80% furnaces until the law won't allow it anymore.

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    Me too I use a ton of that. Sent from the Okie...

    Me too I use a ton of that.

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    Well he did say you'd be DOB dying of boredom in...

    Well he did say you'd be DOB dying of boredom in his own words. [emoji1787]

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    How does a person go about cleaning the secondary...

    How does a person go about cleaning the secondary heat exchanger? We have very few 90% furnaces so I have thankfully never had to deal with that.
    Is that something where you have to pull the heat...
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    Yeah seriously. I have some customers that...

    Yeah seriously.
    I have some customers that probably really think that though.

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  23. Rock salt and bacon rinds like Granny Moses would...

    Rock salt and bacon rinds like Granny Moses would use. [emoji16]

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    Filters are too expensive I prefer to clean the...

    Filters are too expensive I prefer to clean the coil monthly. [emoji1787]

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    The smallest Fujitsu single zone is 9k. In...

    The smallest Fujitsu single zone is 9k. In multi-zone they have them as small as 7K per zone.

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  26. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    Nothing but the finest. Sent from the Okie...

    Nothing but the finest.

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  27. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    Yes JB industries 5 cfm. Sent from the Okie...

    Yes JB industries 5 cfm.

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  28. I was looking through my files last night and...

    I was looking through my files last night and found the r600a pressure enthalpy chart so I screenshoted it it clipped it and made that my picture. [emoji16]

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    That reminds me of a system I've been wanting to...

    That reminds me of a system I've been wanting to build. I want to set up a single cylinder Briggs & Stratton engine running either propane or natural gas depending on what I have available when I get...
  30. That is really cool. I've never seen that exhaust...

    That is really cool. I've never seen that exhaust pipe cutter before.

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  31. Thread: Vacuum Pumps

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    I prefer to repair and keep using them. My 1987...

    I prefer to repair and keep using them. My 1987 pump is working great after about $50 in parts this winter.

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    If it's a heat pump then yes the true suction...

    If it's a heat pump then yes the true suction port would be an ideal place.

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    After recovering the charge brazing in a new...

    After recovering the charge brazing in a new valve pulling a vacuum and recharging it I doubt you'll make that mistake again. If it wasn't you you should probably have whoever made that mistake do...
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    Yeah I've got a nice soft half inch thick rope...

    Yeah I've got a nice soft half inch thick rope that I use but I don't do a lot of roof work and when I do it's not generally very tall. The fat rope sure is more comfortable on the hands.

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    Yeah when you're supposed to always have three...

    Yeah when you're supposed to always have three points of contact on the ladder it's rather hard to carry in a 50 lb recovery cylinder up a ladder. If I'm somewhere where I can be seen from the road I...
  36. I think it is a home owner. Sent from the...

    I think it is a home owner.

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    We cary a rope for hoisting things up. It is no...

    We cary a rope for hoisting things up. It is no fun but works.

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    Get winter tires they're softer. [emoji1787] ...

    Get winter tires they're softer.
    [emoji1787]

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    Your link doesn't work on my end. Sent from...

    Your link doesn't work on my end.

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    I actually found a matching fuse and used...

    I actually found a matching fuse and used thermostat wire to make legs for the fuse and then soldered them in. Since then I've actually acquired some fuse bases that I can solder onto a board in...
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    Everybody does it these days. I had a $350 board...

    Everybody does it these days. I had a $350 board in a refrigerator with I burned out fuse on it or I should probably rephrase that a defective fuse. The filament disconnected from one end of the...
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    I'm pretty sure the fuse holder I got is for a...

    I'm pretty sure the fuse holder I got is for a microwave fuse.

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    I carry an inline fuse with alligator clips on...

    I carry an inline fuse with alligator clips on the ends for situations where I need to determine if replacing the fuse would fix it. And then I've got a multitude of fuses and a soldering iron. If...
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    I should have stated that differently. I've seen...

    I should have stated that differently. I've seen a video on YouTube from hvacrschool.com I hardly ever look at youtube.

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    I've seen some videos on YouTube of people using...

    I've seen some videos on YouTube of people using Copeland scroll compressors as recovery machines recovering rack systems and things like that.
    It seems like rigging up something like that might be...
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    They probably are. Sent from the Okie state...

    They probably are.

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  47. That is the txv....

    That is the txv. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210721/2e2457cccf708b49ef7d2745546ad39d.jpg

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    The squeaky wheel gets the grease as they say. ...

    The squeaky wheel gets the grease as they say.

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    That makes sense. I guess it's an Appion...

    That makes sense. I guess it's an Appion four-cylinder two-stage recovery machine. [emoji16]

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    Wait you're putting them in series not parallel? ...

    Wait you're putting them in series not parallel?

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