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  1. Thread: Corona Virus

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    That reminds me of the Major Payne movie... In...

    That reminds me of the Major Payne movie... In the beginning, he's walking by a guy with a hurt leg screaming in battle. He asks if he wants him to take the pain away from his leg. The soldier said...
  2. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Just the parts stores. Service is still in full...

    Just the parts stores. Service is still in full swing. Trane is not the only one doing that, I was at a York dealer and they were handing parts through the door as well. Just heard that 100% of the...
  3. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Most if not all of NY called off school till...

    Most if not all of NY called off school till April 20th. Got wind of that this past Monday. Got a call Sunday saying no school Monday, then they dropped that on us. My 8th grader now has remote...
  4. Thread: I wonder...

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    I think I know what you are referencing... I...

    I think I know what you are referencing...
    I have no idea and it probably won't get any better any time soon.
    On a bigger scale, I hope society doesn't break down as well. That's all we need right...
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    I'm working at a small healthcare facility today...

    I'm working at a small healthcare facility today and got hit with a bunch of questions followed by my temperature being taken as soon as I walked in the front door...
    At a supply house, I had to...
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    Put it all the way on. There will be no gap after...

    Put it all the way on. There will be no gap after you set the preload. If there is a tiny gap after it cools, it will be seated after setting the preload. They want you to let it cool so the front...
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    Do you have the hydraulic doughnut to set the...

    Do you have the hydraulic doughnut to set the preload?

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  9. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Exactly! Seems like to the average healthy adult,...

    Exactly! Seems like to the average healthy adult, it can range from an ass kicking to as little as "I must have caught a bug"!

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  10. Thread: Corona Virus

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    100 for percentage! Sent from my SM-G935U...

    100 for percentage!

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  11. Thread: Corona Virus

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    I get that! Just picking out a mathematical...

    I get that! Just picking out a mathematical thing. Can't base that number off anything yet. Only a small portion of people have been tested and how many have had it and never known it?!

    Sent from...
  12. Thread: Corona Virus

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    I'm thinking the 0.039 should be 3.9%... Sent...

    I'm thinking the 0.039 should be 3.9%...

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  13. Thread: Corona Virus

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    One of my absolute favorite YouTube guys on the...

    One of my absolute favorite YouTube guys on the subject...
    https://youtu.be/7KF1j99Qd0M

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    Omg, you are not the only one! Thought about that...

    Omg, you are not the only one! Thought about that no more than an hour ago!

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    You've got to have the right equipment when you...

    You've got to have the right equipment when you work on low pressure machines! You'll fight and fight and waste a whole lot of time...
    For instance, I can pull a 1000# charge down to 1000 microns in...
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    I've been around hospital AHUs for the past few...

    I've been around hospital AHUs for the past few weeks... Come to find out, the last one I was at, is the central site for blood testing. I felt a little better when I found out no potential carriers...
  17. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Erie and Niagara county schools in Western NY...

    Erie and Niagara county schools in Western NY just closed all schools until April 20...

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  18. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Coronavirus or COVID-19 is too hard to say... I...

    Coronavirus or COVID-19 is too hard to say...
    I like Kung Flu better!
    My take... Is it bad, sure. Is it a shut the world down bad? No way. Keep the nursing homes safe and monitor the rest. I've...
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    Don't heat the chiller!!! You'll make a whole...

    Don't heat the chiller!!! You'll make a whole bunch more vapor to recover! If you're having a hard time with push/pull, I think your hoses are too small or you're trying to go too fast for the size...
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    Cracked U bend in a coil? Are the condensate...

    Cracked U bend in a coil? Are the condensate drains plumbed right over a floor drain?

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  21. Pumps can also cavitate if the suction pressure...

    Pumps can also cavitate if the suction pressure is too low. The lowest pressure is right at the nose of the impeller. This sudden drop can cause excess air to escape from the water causing its own...
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    Ok, the load is too high. I take it there isn't...

    Ok, the load is too high. I take it there isn't any ice yet. The condenser is being overloaded. I know some process/comfort cooling chillers hold out compressors if the evap is too warm. I think...
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    Is this an outdoor rink with glycol? If ambient...

    Is this an outdoor rink with glycol? If ambient is too high, the ice will melt as fast as you make it.

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    Yes, the burner plates are a separate item. Have...

    Yes, the burner plates are a separate item. Have replaced a few of them myself. Easy task!

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    For normal logging and light troubleshooting, I...

    For normal logging and light troubleshooting, I go off what the front panel says. I haven't seen an issues with my Fluke 87V.

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    Have you checked the gas pressure? Sent from...

    Have you checked the gas pressure?

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    What %RLA before the next one comes on? Variable...

    What %RLA before the next one comes on? Variable primary?
    Sounds like the design of the system is off or the controls need tweaking. To me, it seems like the ∆T of the system is low compared to the...
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    10 tubes out of how many? Most chillers I've...

    10 tubes out of how many? Most chillers I've worked on call 10% of the tubes to be the max. Someone chime in if I'm wrong here.
    We use Greg Martin for re-tubing chillers. They are out of New York...
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    Is there a small box off to the side where an...

    Is there a small box off to the side where an actuator is hiding?

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    From my understanding, the interval is more...

    From my understanding, the interval is more driven by insurance. In our area, it's usually between 3-5 years.

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    Do you have access to the submittals for the AHU?...

    Do you have access to the submittals for the AHU? Once you get your chilled water flow straightened out, then you can compare the engineered ∆T across the coil to what you have. Now you can calculate...
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    Time to PM the starter. Shut it down, lock it out...

    Time to PM the starter. Shut it down, lock it out and check EVERYTHING from contacts to auxiliary switches. Sounds like something is not closing or opening.

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  33. Thread: 438a in a 410a

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    If I remember right from another thread, the...

    If I remember right from another thread, the pumping capacity of a 410 compressor is roughly 30% less than a 22 compressor. In that regard, it'll act like either a weak compressor or the condenser,...
  34. Thread: 438a in a 410a

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    Which is not well?! Hahaha Sent from my...

    Which is not well?! Hahaha

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  35. Thread: Damaged R-22

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    I personally would in a moderate to severe...

    I personally would in a moderate to severe burnout of a failed compressor. Another one would be if excess air and moisture got into it, like running almost flat and the suction was in a vacuum with a...
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    I carry my own recovery tanks. If the refer is...

    I carry my own recovery tanks. If the refer is questionable, I take it in for an exchange. I don't trust anything out of the shop either.

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    Good practice is to change it. On the other hand,...

    Good practice is to change it. On the other hand, if it wasn't plugged before, you follow proper brazing practices eliminating contaminants, I think you'll be ok. Now if it looked like a hack threw...
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    I know Trane offers a temporary repair kit, part...

    I know Trane offers a temporary repair kit, part #KIT16112. Not sure who makes your unit but maybe that'll work.
    Either that or try soldering a can like mentioned... but it has to be a freshly...
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    If that's the case, I'd go with rechargable AA....

    If that's the case, I'd go with rechargable AA. Panasonic Eneloop are very good and last a long time. Go to batteryjunction.com, you can search flashlights by battery size. I've gone through them...
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    I carry an Emsiar D4S. Lots of options from what...

    I carry an Emsiar D4S. Lots of options from what emitters you want to a magnetic tail cap. I opted for the Nichia 219C emitters. 3000 lumens but has a 90%+ CRI (color of light vs sunlight). No more...
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    First, a little about me: I came along into this...

    First, a little about me:
    I came along into this field I would say mid point. I was in my late 20's, not young but not too old to change and learn. I took electronics at Boces and got an associates...
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    I know, just making a reference that even if the...

    I know, just making a reference that even if the oil is fresh out of a container, there still may be some crap in it.

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    Same here, I always pull on fresh oil! I do a bit...

    Same here, I always pull on fresh oil! I do a bit of chiller work. Even with mineral oil, you should see how much comes out of it when the vacuum gets deep through the sight glass.

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    Evacuate BEFORE adding the oil? Sent from my...

    Evacuate BEFORE adding the oil?

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  45. Thread: Why the hell

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    Hooked on phonics worked for me! Sent from my...

    Hooked on phonics worked for me!

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    Just a thought but a short story first. I...

    Just a thought but a short story first. I installed my furnace in my house and put an A coil on it knowing I'd do AC. When I finally got it in, put the t stat to ac, it tripped the control...
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    Have you checked voltages throughout to see if...

    Have you checked voltages throughout to see if there is a drop anywhere? Also, are you measuring from ground or from common? Sounds like a bad connection or a bad wire. When there is more load, the...
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    For one, you can stand back past the arc flash...

    For one, you can stand back past the arc flash boundary and still read your meter!

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  49. Thread: 407c

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    Rotflmao Sent from my SM-G935U using Tapatalk

    Rotflmao

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    If I can feel it with my thumb nail, I replace...

    If I can feel it with my thumb nail, I replace both.

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