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    Measurements of case? Storage on bottom of case?...

    Measurements of case? Storage on bottom of case? Gravity coils on ceiling of case? Comp MN# ? Refrigerant?
  2. Where did you connect R,Y,G? Sounds like someone...

    Where did you connect R,Y,G? Sounds like someone mis-wired the t'stat or could be one of the workers damaged the t'stat wire, ohm it out. The cooling was fine for two hrs, then you rewired t'stat and...
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    4-5-7 seconds. The meter needle would go at a...

    4-5-7 seconds. The meter needle would go at a nice steady pace as the meter battery would charge the cap. But be sure to discharge the capacitors "plate" before reversing the meter test leads to test...
  4. Put a SG at the evap and see if more freon is...

    Put a SG at the evap and see if more freon is needed. That head is way to low for a 90*F ambient
  5. You still your honor and integrity intact so that...

    You still your honor and integrity intact so that 1 hr is an investment.
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    I stock every single run oval single...

    I stock every single run oval single 2,3,4,5,6,7,7.5,10,12.5,15, 17.5,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55,60,70,80,440vac. Then I have every oval dual run , then every single round run & every round run dual. I...
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    There are 3 diff ells. What I call a Plumbers Ell...

    There are 3 diff ells. What I call a Plumbers Ell has a SHARP 90* inside corner, no sweep at all. I'll post a photo later.
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    Hot Diggity Damn, another bending Pro! What's the...

    Hot Diggity Damn, another bending Pro! What's the name of that song "Dueling Benders!!!!!!!!" or was it Banjos? Nice looking.
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    I'll take a gander at those photos.

    I'll take a gander at those photos.
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    I use Long Radius ells 95% of the time and Short...

    I use Long Radius ells 95% of the time and Short Radius ells 4% of the time and a Plumbers Ell 1% of the time.
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    And we can squeeze in Manual Zr.

    And we can squeeze in Manual Zr.
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    Flapping Jaws here. If a proper sized supply is...

    Flapping Jaws here. If a proper sized supply is supposed to be 10 x 10( 100 sq in), then the return should be around a minimum of 20 % larger., 120 sq in. And no way in hell am I saying that a 10 x...
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    KindaSorta, There is some "wiggle room" in how...

    KindaSorta, There is some "wiggle room" in how much of the evap is filled w/ the atomized spray/mist of refrigerant. Flapping jaws here, a capillary tube will fill up 80% of the evap, a...
  14. General info is one thing. Specific info is...

    General info is one thing. Specific info is another. What is the Make, Model # of the unit that you are working on?
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    Freezing up means, frost? ice? Is the suction...

    Freezing up means, frost? ice? Is the suction line also frozen? The comp ?
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    Yes I have, but no way do I remember #'s. If...

    Yes I have, but no way do I remember #'s.

    If the press diff across the piston is typically hi ,like on a restart ,w/ a TXV, then the starting comp has a LOT of work to do to overcome that hi...
  17. On the grounding bus terminal bar, how close to...

    On the grounding bus terminal bar, how close to each other are the two ground wires. From the AC CU and the GFCI.
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    Today I worked on an old Scotsman CM506 and it...

    Today I worked on an old Scotsman CM506 and it has the ceramic soft start devise. There is no need for a "hard start" w/the pressure's being equalized. Back around 72' or so, many Carriers that had a...
  19. LOLALOT. Was that me?? Sounded like me, Talked...

    LOLALOT. Was that me?? Sounded like me, Talked like me. Smacked the hose down like me. Swore like me. LOL

    Can you put a pry bare under that suction line and give it a little upward goosh,just...
  20. Is belt driven Cope comp a normal thing in...

    Is belt driven Cope comp a normal thing in Australia? I just checked w/ my local United Ref and they are not aware of such an animal.
  21. Not sure what COMEF is. Copelaweld,...

    Not sure what COMEF is.

    Copelaweld, Copelametics,Scrolls,all Cope comps.
  22. As per pecmsg AND Copeland!!! From the...

    As per pecmsg AND Copeland!!! From the compressors view point "That" is ideal. Now theoretically having a 1*F SH would be cool, but, unobtainable. EEV are slightly better than regular TXV at...
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    They work just as everyone said, there is no...

    They work just as everyone said, there is no "re-starting" as in using a Pot Relay. I believe that Manitowoc uses them for starting a comp under "pressure equalized" conditions.
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    If I'm thinking correctly, R502 was "convertable"...

    If I'm thinking correctly, R502 was "convertable" to med temp around 1980ish +-.
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    Is there a condensate drain trap on the unit?

    Is there a condensate drain trap on the unit?
  26. How far apart are the cond units?

    How far apart are the cond units?
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    No way in hell!!!! All you need is a set of...

    No way in hell!!!! All you need is a set of gauges and a toolbox. Oh yea,and YOU!! Everything else can be purchased as needed. I started that way. I had to ask my Dad for money to purchase my very...
  28. Thread: RSES/B.A.

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    RSES,call them again.

    RSES,call them again.
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    Got the manual? Some of the micron gauges only...

    Got the manual? Some of the micron gauges only display a reading when the vac is down to the last 1" or so.
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    "Failure is not a option", so change that way of...

    "Failure is not a option", so change that way of thinking, young man.
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    Out of 10 service calls that require a road trip...

    Out of 10 service calls that require a road trip to the supply house, typically, how many Res customers are charged for that "driving labor/time"?
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    Be careful on how much you spend on parts before...

    Be careful on how much you spend on parts before actually being in business. Getting parts while being in business is a business expense. Getting parts now ,the $ is not a "wright off".
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    "I WANT" is one thing ,for someone to say to me,...

    "I WANT" is one thing ,for someone to say to me, I in-turn say to someone else,(Carrier,RSES,ACCA,Copeland). Does what "they" want screw up any of "You Guy's rules"?.. ASHRAE? ,DuPont? ,what say you?...
  34. For doing Res Ducts and getting by is one thing,...

    For doing Res Ducts and getting by is one thing, Knowing what you are doing is a whole other matter. Join ACCA and get access to ALL of their Manuals, (almost) A-Zr. Join RSES and get access to their...
  35. Is there a SGMI on this system?

    Is there a SGMI on this system?
  36. OP, got a Q for you. "A pints a pound, the world...

    OP, got a Q for you. "A pints a pound, the world around" How long will it take (w/ your setup) to evaporate 2 pints of water thats in the Accumulator?

    As a reference view point. The expansion...
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    Put a SG in at the evap and check for a full...

    Put a SG in at the evap and check for a full glass.
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    Could you take the night classes and squeeze in a...

    Could you take the night classes and squeeze in a few day classes for the extra stuff that they teach during the day?
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    64* F return air ? Sounds like a short circuiting...

    64* F return air ? Sounds like a short circuiting supply air problem.
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    I PREDICT, that I see a Hurricane Season...

    I PREDICT, that I see a Hurricane Season approaching.
  41. Years ago(83'-ish) I had a Duck Farm for a...

    Years ago(83'-ish) I had a Duck Farm for a customer. Their Blast Freeze water cooled condenser ruptured and flooded the freon system w/ water. This was a cascade system. The evap coil was approx 8'h...
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    Scroll comp?

    Scroll comp?
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    I lug a toolbox around for a living. I get most...

    I lug a toolbox around for a living. I get most of my info from "others". One of them others is Mr. Rob Yost , he was the Head Engineer of National Refrigerants. He told me that info, about the last...
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    On a decent nice warm(70*F) and above the...

    On a decent nice warm(70*F) and above the evacuation process removes mostly NCG (Non Condensable Gases) (air) for the 1st 29 1/2" HG and then during the last 1/2 of the last " (29.5" down to zero...
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    Just getting ready to take it in. $3.38 lb for...

    Just getting ready to take it in. $3.38 lb for clean copper.
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    400lbs +- clean copper & 250lbs +- of dirty...

    400lbs +- clean copper & 250lbs +- of dirty copper.
  47. You are late,lol.

    You are late,lol.
  48. The 2 phases of a 3 phase power source are 120*...

    The 2 phases of a 3 phase power source are 120* out of phase w/ each other. 1 phase is 180* out of phase w/ each other
  49. I am more interested in "why" a regular 1 phase...

    I am more interested in "why" a regular 1 phase (2 hot legs w/ center tap,180* out of phase AC cond unit) is still called "single phase" when it is hooked up to a 3 phase power source and using 2 hot...
  50. So, on a typical 3 phase system( no high leg)....

    So, on a typical 3 phase system( no high leg). So, I can use L1 & L2 to power up a typical Single phase residential AC cond unit. So, why is that not called two phase? So, there is no single phase...
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