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    You don't see this as a disparaging comment? It's...

    You don't see this as a disparaging comment? It's not friendly conversation.

    I do not ask for anything nor do I take anything that is not mine or that I have not earned. I do not place myself on...
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    You have no clue where I was born, raised, or...

    You have no clue where I was born, raised, or experinced, you make assumptions that may not be true. So typical of liberals when they decided they may be loosing ground in the discussion they...
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    Time out, I came from poor, we just did not know...

    Time out, I came from poor, we just did not know how poor we were. My parents did not have to break any laws to keep us 4 kids fed and clothed. I've been through some pretty hard times myself and...
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    Apian for smaller stuff, we have two REFTEC unit...

    Apian for smaller stuff, we have two REFTEC unit we use on larger stuff (>500 pounds)
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    If they are so corrupt and money hungry what was...

    If they are so corrupt and money hungry what was the motive for helping the Texans? Why isn't everyone here throwing a humanitarian fit about Mexico instead of saying the whole mess is Trumps fault....
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    As state go to th hall and talk to them

    As state go to th hall and talk to them
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    Would you please explain to the families of the 3...

    Would you please explain to the families of the 3 people in Des Moines Iowa, who were murder this week by an illegal allien from Mexico, who has been deported twice before (in 2010 and 2011), please...
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    Our imagration laws allow for about 2 million (or...

    Our imagration laws allow for about 2 million (or more) alliens to come into the US through leagal channels. Just asking: 1. If Mexico's military can help the Texans, then why can't Mexico's...
  9. This is my first question as well Cold traps...

    This is my first question as well

    Cold traps help greatly in extending the run time of vacuum pumps

    I don't 100% agree with Brian at HVACRSchool. "Dry" Nitrogen is just that dry and any dry...
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    The last one I worked on with a similar symptoms...

    The last one I worked on with a similar symptoms was on a CGAM unit using the CH530 controller. My guess your unit also has the CH530 controller. Yes mine was a defective lead, a rodent chewed on...
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    I did some repair work for one of the national...

    I did some repair work for one of the national home mortgage insurance companies at one time. I was able to charge my normal rates. As time went on they kept trying to reduce the rate. It was a slow...
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    I got something like that back in the early 90's....

    I got something like that back in the early 90's. I believe it was made by Bernsomatic. My experience was it was on the expensive side to use. Mine the bottles were the same size and for brazing the...
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    Zippy you are working as an HVAC thech and you...

    Zippy you are working as an HVAC thech and you have enough posts to apply for pro status. Get pro status, then we can have a discussion about the fundamental stuff you seem to be missing. If it were...
  14. Ok, so I took a look at your profile. You have 45...

    Ok, so I took a look at your profile. You have 45 years in the HVAC world then you should know that the mechanical code defers you to the Plumbing code for all drains. Every manufacturers...
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    I suggest you find a more senoir tech and have...

    I suggest you find a more senoir tech and have them show you
  16. This has truned into a sales pictch Dave B, you...

    This has truned into a sales pictch Dave B, you are incorrect in many of the comments you made thorugh the 40 plus posts in this thread
  17. Valve cores have differrent pressure ratings,...

    Valve cores have differrent pressure ratings, It's not a one size fits all applications. It's been my experience the color of the seal notes the pressure range you just need to look it up. The valve...
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    I hope you all have a good holiday (which was...

    I hope you all have a good holiday (which was brought to you by organized labor) and I'm off on vacation all of next week and still have 4 weeks of vaction to take. Yes I attribute this to union...
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    Everyone has a free will and we can't tell them...

    Everyone has a free will and we can't tell them what they must think or act. we can try to influence them but in the long run it's theire choice be it family , job, religion, etc....

    Yes I agreee...
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    Adrian, Sorry I have to disagree on several...

    Adrian, Sorry I have to disagree on several points. I want to express recruitment and organization work hand in hand and many times are used synonymously. You can't organize a work site / shop...
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    Churches are being hit up as well. We have...

    Churches are being hit up as well. We have multiple phone lines at my church we turned one line into nothing but request for assistance .# Dozens of calls every week from people looking for money
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    And who doesn't think the news media and or the...

    And who doesn't think the news media and or the liberals don't edit or re arrange videos or spoken communication to change what was really said or ment
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    1978. One of the things I remember having to...

    1978.

    One of the things I remember having to do back in the day, was sign an affidavite that I (my company) under crimanal penalty had purchased a recovery machine. It was to be notarized and...
  24. Thread: Job advise

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    OK There's nothing wrong with being a 30 year old...

    OK There's nothing wrong with being a 30 year old apprentice. Yep might be a couple tight years but in the long run it will more than make up for it. Many have done this. All I'm saying is don't...
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    You said you are in California (Los Angelos...

    You said you are in California (Los Angelos area), my understanding there you need to have a license to be a contractor but not to be the hands on tech. If that is true I would take what you wrote...
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    Throughout the ages there have always been...

    Throughout the ages there have always been con-men (and women), poor and hardluck situation that have begged or panhandled, that will never change. What each of us need to do it to make up your mind...
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    You reference pipe and duct, Both can act...

    You reference pipe and duct, Both can act similar, it depends on the application
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    BuildingMech88 You've left out a lot of...

    BuildingMech88
    You've left out a lot of information for anyone to give you a usable responce

    First thing to get into your head there are many things you do not know, we ALL learn every day
    ...
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    Sometimes I forget to look to see what part of...

    Sometimes I forget to look to see what part of the forum I'm in while this is the Tech to Tech and your profile says you are an HVAC Tech, it is still the open side.

    First I made the assumption...
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    Couple other questions: new or used refrigerant...

    Couple other questions:
    new or used refrigerant
    What type of expansion device
    Did you evacuated both high and low side at same time, single or tripple evac

    Still sounding like: bad refrigerant
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    I see you said vacuum to 400 and held it for 30...

    I see you said vacuum to 400 and held it for 30 minutes
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    Couple questions Was the refrigerant new or...

    Couple questions
    Was the refrigerant new or used?
    What micron level where you able to pull to?
    Did you do a tripple evacuation & dehydration?

    First quick read: Sound like air or non-condesables
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    Just a quick look at immagration laws with...

    Just a quick look at immagration laws with respect to quotas we legally allow somewhere around 1 million people to come into the USA each year. So to me the thought of if we don't allow the illegals...
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    Let me first say I am conservative in many of my...

    Let me first say I am conservative in many of my thoughts and actions. I try not to over spend, my debt is low, I live within my paycheck.... But that is because of things that have happened to me...
  35. I was just talking about this a couple days ago...

    I was just talking about this a couple days ago with the guys in the shop. I'm child of the 50's and as many we did not have a lot of money so B&W TV was my entertainment. When I got in trouble,...
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    About 40 years ago I learned how to braze in an...

    About 40 years ago I learned how to braze in an HVAC factory all we used was Harris 15 and MAPP/Oxygen. Since then I have changed to oxy/acetylene but still use the Harris 15. Generaly 5-7 psi...
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    I 100% agree

    I 100% agree
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    I read the new law about the time it went into...

    I read the new law about the time it went into effect (jan 1 2019) and looked on the EPA website for approved vendors. It says if you had a card issued at anytime by a vendor who was approved by the...
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    Jail time and fines They are trying to silence...

    Jail time and fines

    They are trying to silence speach, spread false information and sway electrions. What do you think should happen
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    The sad thing, in my opinion, many of the...

    The sad thing, in my opinion, many of the liberals & lefties just do not believe that "their" people who they listen to and look up to would ever not tell real truth or, try to sway someones thinking...
  41. JFK. I was home sick from school. I was sitting...

    JFK. I was home sick from school. I was sitting on mom & dads bed watching TV. Back then we had a whole 2 tv channels to watch and they both broke in on the regular programing for the announcement
    ...
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    PHM's steam heat story reminded me of a 150 year...

    PHM's steam heat story reminded me of a 150 year old house I worked on. It was a real estate buy sell deal. My contract stated: "restore to vintage appearance". The buyer when they inspected threw...
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    When I read the OP, I pictured a shaft and a...

    When I read the OP, I pictured a shaft and a separate motor as well
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    All tool manufacturers just like HVAC...

    All tool manufacturers just like HVAC manufacturers had to cheapen the product to remain cost competative.

    My comment comes from working with my hands for more than 50 years. The socket set I...
  45. The manufacturer should be able to tell you how...

    The manufacturer should be able to tell you how much water by design it should pull out of the air under normal conditions. The room likely has a humidifier check and make sure it is working correctly
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    Have him supply you with the motor frame number...

    Have him supply you with the motor frame number then go from there. I have never seen 3 fan wheels, in a direct drive configuration (single long shaft). But that doesn't mean there isn't one, I...
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    when I first read this I was reminded of several...

    when I first read this I was reminded of several customers over the years. While the goal is every customer is satisfied with what you have done for them, but for some there is no pleasing.
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    The law says (not exact words) you are allowed 6...

    The law says (not exact words) you are allowed 6 minutes (of unpaid time) per hour worked for personal time. It is allowable to wait several hours before taking a break. It is expected that a break...
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    The sticker/name plate on the motor should tell...

    The sticker/name plate on the motor should tell what bearing are in the motor

    Ball bearings are better than sleeve for almost every situation

    Some need to be re-lubricated some do not

    Here I...
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    I'm thinking once they get a little oxidation on...

    I'm thinking once they get a little oxidation on them it will not be a problem. Maybe something to promote oxidation like a little salt water or coil cleaner then hose it off. I think I would spray...
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