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Filter driers?

Discussion in 'Residential' started by Randysmit1986, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. Randysmit1986

    Randysmit1986 New Member

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    mentioned to my customer her system does not have a filter drier among other screw ups. The installer tells the homeowner it is optional. I have never ever heard anyone say a filter drier is optional, especially on a new install!!!!
     
  2. pecmsg

    pecmsg Junior my ASS

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    If everything is done perfectly then it really isn't needed..........

    If done perfectly!
     
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  3. Randysmit1986

    Randysmit1986 New Member

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    An extra 10 mins..you were scalded if you open a system up and don't install an drier around these parts
     
  4. pecmsg

    pecmsg Junior my ASS

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    I didn't say not to install them!
     
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  5. Catpower

    Catpower The Crowd Pleaser

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    I have installed one or two units with out a drier I was in BFE when I found out I was out of driers, so I did the old triple evac and purged the shit out of it
     
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  6. oroy54

    oroy54 New Member

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    My Snowman does not use a drier either.
     
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  7. jamesyarbrough

    jamesyarbrough Amateur Gynecologist

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    I had a hack call me freaking out cause he couldnt fix a side job. Clogged drier. I didnt even have a screw driver with me. I pumped it down, cut it out, used his b tank to put a piece of 3/8s in its place , blew that bitch and left. Charged him $100 and it took 5 mins. **** him, **** his cheap ass customer, and **** that old pos system.


    That being said, when im in uniform i ALWAYS purge with nitro while brazing, evac to 200 microns and install a new drier every time i open a system. ;)
     
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  8. jamesyarbrough

    jamesyarbrough Amateur Gynecologist

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    I had a hack call me freaking out cause he couldnt fix a side job. Clogged drier. I didnt even have a screw driver with me. I pumped it down, cut it out, used his b tank to put a piece of 3/8s in its place , blew that bitch and left. Charged him $100 and it took 5 mins. **** him, **** his cheap ass customer, and **** that old pos system.


    That being said, when im in uniform i ALWAYS purge with nitro while brazing, evac to 200 microns and install a new drier every time i open a system. ;)
     
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  9. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    I don't install driers on residential systems unless there's a need to because of contamination.
     
  10. jamesyarbrough

    jamesyarbrough Amateur Gynecologist

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    Bs. You blowed and goed that bitch and got paid! :lachen::lachen::lachen::lachen:
     
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  11. oroy54

    oroy54 New Member

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    Where is Andy Shoen when we need him.
     
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  12. ISOTHERMAL

    ISOTHERMAL senior member

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    Most residential, split systems already have a liquid line drier installed, from the factory, inside the condenser, between the outlet of the condenser coil and the liquid line service valve.
     
  13. HMD

    HMD does it matter?

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    retired,
     
  14. crackertech

    crackertech assholiness *

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    I like the sound of that
     
  15. doc havoc

    doc havoc A cunning linguist

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    I just had the Jeep retired. Was sick of driving on banana peels.
     
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  16. HMD

    HMD does it matter?

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    whose the monkey?
     
  17. jamesyarbrough

    jamesyarbrough Amateur Gynecologist

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    If by "most" you mean most pieces of shit i would agree. Goodman, some of the old rheems, etc. And they are all undersized.

    Most good equipment comes with the dryer attached with a zip tie to the condensing unit. Like icp, heil, carrier, payne, BRYANT, comfortmaker, etc. :D
     
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  18. Texas-Tech

    Texas-Tech Official Geezer*

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    I would never sell anyone a Carrier
     
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  19. jamesyarbrough

    jamesyarbrough Amateur Gynecologist

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    Me neither. Carrier techs are faggots. Real men sell Bryant. :D
     
  20. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    That's what trane does also