Search:

Type: Posts; User: Achso017

Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. As an addition to above post, even a service only...

    As an addition to above post, even a service only company needs a license if you plan to replace indoor coils or replace a flex run or modify ductwork.

    Itís an easy process to an HVAC license put...
  2. I havenít had the connection issues but the fast...

    I havenít had the connection issues but the fast flashing when turning off thing is probably the button getting stuck. Iíve had it happen 3 or 4 times where the button gets caught at a slight angle...
  3. Replies
    21
    Views
    724

    You mean 2 or 3 cartridges for 1 drain? 😁 Thatís...

    You mean 2 or 3 cartridges for 1 drain? 😁
    Thatís what I use too. So much easier than toting around nitro tank.
  4. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,008

    *Meant to quote 2sac post about bonding panels of...

    *Meant to quote 2sac post about bonding panels of rtu with that stuff.*

    Aaargh!! Why?? Why do they do that? Itís the worst.
  5. Replies
    14
    Views
    683

    Oh, and it had a fused disconnect with good fuses.

    Oh, and it had a fused disconnect with good fuses.
  6. Replies
    14
    Views
    683

    Just had one 45 mins ago was the same problem....

    Just had one 45 mins ago was the same problem. ~12 year old carrier with swollen capacitor and tripped breaker. Itís rare but I think Iíve had two others like it this year. I think the internal...
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    513

    Nvm. Didnít read post properly. Sounds like a...

    Nvm. Didnít read post properly. Sounds like a restriction like these guys said.

    At what pressure does it shut off? What is well over 300?
  8. Thread: GOODMAN

    by Achso017
    Replies
    27
    Views
    875

    You didnít flow nitrogen!!!!! Lol. Itís harder to...

    You didnít flow nitrogen!!!!! Lol. Itís harder to braze with map gas when thereís a decent wind.

    As to the OP, thereís a weird technique where you get everything lined up and tucked in except for...
  9. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,194

    This is a question I ask every time I have to...

    This is a question I ask every time I have to open a Goodman system. But then I see how teeny tiny the filter drier is and remember how many guys Iíve worked with who flow nitro while brazing(none)...
  10. Or a helper with a walkie talkie Sent from...

    Or a helper with a walkie talkie


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Depending on what is between my position and the...

    Depending on what is between my position and the probes I can still get readings in a third floor attic. If itís in a basement or concrete building itís hit or miss. Try using the measure quick app....
  12. I donít work on a ton of rooftop packs but when I...

    I donít work on a ton of rooftop packs but when I do I always try to pop off the side discharge panel(as long as they are bottom discharge) and stick the magnetic probes in the airstream for supply...
  13. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,316

    I usually use the cheap head band mounted lights....

    I usually use the cheap head band mounted lights. I keep at least three at a time plus a $20 Loweís compact flashlight in my tool bag side pocket. But I also use the flashlight app on my phone a lot....
  14. Replies
    10
    Views
    724

    W.A.G. Incoming: an overcharged restriction with...

    W.A.G. Incoming: an overcharged restriction with a heating element stuck on.
  15. Replies
    212
    Views
    9,913

    *smacks forehead with palm* I think Iíve become...

    *smacks forehead with palm*
    I think Iíve become too focused on factory add ons and attachments. Iím forgetting to even try easy stuff like that. Thanks.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  16. Replies
    212
    Views
    9,913

    Hey guys, how do you deal with the stubby wand of...

    Hey guys, how do you deal with the stubby wand of the h10ís? A lot of times I canít get big enough access to a coil section to get my hand in there with the wand. I havenít used one in years but my...
  17. Replies
    12
    Views
    693

    Sure, but the shipping and handling feeís going...

    Sure, but the shipping and handling feeís going to be a killer [emoji16]


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  18. Replies
    12
    Views
    693

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190812/2a8b3dff...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190812/2a8b3dff57427bc4a446aef1423c39e8.jpg

    Works pretty well for me.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  19. Hmmm. I havenít noticed any looseness on my...

    Hmmm. I havenít noticed any looseness on my probes yet. Hopefully itís an isolated issue. I doubt the nitro test contributed to the failure since r410a pressures routinely get close to and sometimes...
  20. How bad is the leak? Is it big enough to see or...

    How bad is the leak? Is it big enough to see or hear refer escaping or did you find it during a nitro pressure test? Iíve worried about having one before during pressure testing. If I have a small...
  21. oops wrong thread. Didnít mean to hijack

    oops wrong thread. Didnít mean to hijack
  22. Replies
    48
    Views
    1,971

    Youíve just got to hire this guy to hold an...

    Youíve just got to hire this guy to hold an umbrella for you https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190725/f548e843b642d9d4d9ea6d4c25f27525.jpg


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  23. Replies
    48
    Views
    1,971

    Well, fruit does wilt in the heat [emoji16] ...

    Well, fruit does wilt in the heat [emoji16]


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  24. Replies
    48
    Views
    1,971

    Yeah, a clean pipe is best. I always try to keep...

    Yeah, a clean pipe is best. I always try to keep some emery cloth in the tool case.

    Iím not sure why you have to remap the devices. All I have to do is hit the ďactivateĒ button on the rightmost...
  25. Replies
    48
    Views
    1,971

    *forwarded to Jim Bergman* [emoji16] Itís just...

    *forwarded to Jim Bergman* [emoji16]

    Itís just one way around the situation I could think of.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  26. Replies
    48
    Views
    1,971

    I think once youíre logged into it you donít need...

    I think once youíre logged into it you donít need internet for measurequick. I donít what cell plan you have but a lot of the major carriers offer a mobile hotspot through your phone that will allow...
  27. Replies
    48
    Views
    1,971

    I donít know how I missed this thread. I use the...

    I donít know how I missed this thread. I use the FP probes with measurequick and an iPhone daily. Love them. Also still use Fieldpiece app as well since it shows more info at once rather than having...
  28. Itís worth it to see tenths of a micron...

    Itís worth it to see tenths of a micron resolution. It really adds to your stress and second guessing. 😁 I think it also works with an app to give you a real-time graph to help identify whether a...
  29. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,673

    The micron level is to ensure the system is dry...

    The micron level is to ensure the system is dry and as free of contaminates as possible. A vacuum can only reach 14.7 psi of negative pressure. I donít know of anyone that pressure tests at 14.7 psi...
  30. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,189

    But that is solid wire. Same for light switches...

    But that is solid wire. Same for light switches and outlets. But stranded wire doesnít hold together when you wrap it around the screw and really wants to spread out and lose contact when you tighten...
  31. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,189

    Iím curious, how is a crimp better than a lug? I...

    Iím curious, how is a crimp better than a lug? I can see condemning wrapping a stranded wire around a screw, but the lug should provide more clamping force with an approximately equal surface area.
  32. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,963

    Of course it had to blow the water mist away from...

    Of course it had to blow the water mist away from itself. You canít expect an indoor fan to pull water into itself and still function. I mean, itís not like this is outside or something...... 😁😁
  33. Replies
    10
    Views
    701

    95% (not exact but it seems this way) of the...

    95% (not exact but it seems this way) of the Goodmanís out there use a piston. Of the 5% with txvs most will have an external mounted txv. Their internally mounted txv coils are wider and or taller...
  34. Thread: Appion vcrt

    by Achso017
    Replies
    20
    Views
    1,622

    Iíll add that I havenít had any issues with my...

    Iíll add that I havenít had any issues with my appion vcrts. I tired C and D tool and couldnít grab the first two cores I tried so it got $*** canned. If you look up Steven rardon on YouTube youíll...
  35. Replies
    123
    Views
    59,065

    Itís funny you mention that. I was testing my new...

    Itís funny you mention that. I was testing my new vacuum rig last year and all I had to work with was some old r410a jugs. I pumped the first one down and when I took off the hoses it very quickly...
  36. Replies
    123
    Views
    59,065

    Wow, you can really turn a phrase. That one line...

    Wow, you can really turn a phrase. That one line is still making me laugh even as Iím typing this.
  37. Thread: But why?

    by Achso017
    Replies
    2
    Views
    1,424

    Is the wirenut at least new? That could...

    Is the wirenut at least new? That could technically be used to disconnect power....
  38. Replies
    11
    Views
    563

    Good info. I just fixed one of those last week....

    Good info. I just fixed one of those last week. Suction and liquid access schrader valves both leaking. Liquid leaking a lot.
  39. Replies
    88
    Views
    6,694

    I soldered on the flare nut to the nipple,...

    I soldered on the flare nut to the nipple, screwed it on then marked its orientation in comparison to where i wanted it. Then heated it back up, rotated the flare nut and resoldered it. It actually...
  40. Replies
    88
    Views
    6,694

    You guys are getting my hopes up again. Iíll get...

    You guys are getting my hopes up again. Iíll get an empty tank tomorrow and try to pull it down. I just thought it pulled down to the high thirties when I first got it. And unfortunately I donít have...
  41. Replies
    88
    Views
    6,694

    Nice. I wish I had just gotten a JB instead of...

    Nice. I wish I had just gotten a JB instead of either Fieldpiece, but the new shiny stuff got me. And I donít really have any complaints about the 85, Iím just always worried itíll leave me stranded...
  42. Replies
    88
    Views
    6,694

    Thanks, but it still wonít pull lower than 82...

    Thanks, but it still wonít pull lower than 82 microns with just an appion hose and bluvac. And that took about an hour. I lost motivation to finish it then. Iíve noticed that this pump and the 85 get...
  43. Replies
    88
    Views
    6,694

    Donít mock my Dremel skills...

    Donít mock my Dremel skills...
  44. Replies
    88
    Views
    6,694

    If you get the Fieldpiece, keep in mind how small...

    If you get the Fieldpiece, keep in mind how small the stock manifold is. Itís just slightly larger than 3/8 but as you can see one of the fittings partially blocks the...
  45. Thread: Vacuum

    by Achso017
    Replies
    10
    Views
    767

    If you hook to and purge at the inline vcrt...

    If you hook to and purge at the inline vcrt fitting then the amount of atmosphere left is minuscule. Less than you have when hooking your gauges up to a normal running system. Unless you put a third...
  46. Thread: Vacuum

    by Achso017
    Replies
    10
    Views
    767

    Two vcrtís with appion hoses on straight fittings...

    Two vcrtís with appion hoses on straight fittings and bluvac micron gauge on side fitting. After desired vacuum level use shut off valves on core tools to isolate and perform decay test. Remove...
  47. Replies
    88
    Views
    6,694

    I think the JB is 5, 7, or 10 with the 7 being...

    I think the JB is 5, 7, or 10 with the 7 being around the same price as the 85. But based on what I saw in the 55 when I opened up the intake plumbing Iím pretty sure the JB pumps more even though...
  48. Replies
    88
    Views
    6,694

    Iíve got a VP55 and a VP85. I bought the 55 first...

    Iíve got a VP55 and a VP85. I bought the 55 first because thatís all they had in stock at the time. The 55 stopped pulling well about 3 months after I got it. I intended to send it back for warranty...
  49. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,398

    As Zombieland taught us, one of the first rules...

    As Zombieland taught us, one of the first rules to survive an apocalypse is cardio.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  50. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,398

    I think apocalyptic events are all relative. The...

    I think apocalyptic events are all relative. The End of the World happens all the time. Someone mentioned Pompei. To those experiencing it it did seem like the end of the world and it was the end of...
Results 1 to 50 of 449
Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4