In my humble opinion, your perception of arrogance is somewhat true. This
is usenet by the way, the armpit of the internet. Secondly, after kissing
ass all day and trying to pacify those we have to deal with, who also think
that there is nothing to it, probably sets some HVAC&R people off when we
get it here also.
HVAC is a very specialized field and involves a breadth of experience
and knowledge that spans electrical, control systems, mechanical,
thermodynamics and an endless list of codes and regulations. It's
also a field where the "devil's in the details" and jack of all
trades/master of none won't cut it.
Because of high technical burden there are lots of hacks in the trade
who don't have the apptitude to master it yet they're still in the
It would be very tough for a homewowner to master HVAC however some
homeowners can certainly master their own HVAC system repairs and
instalations and probably do a much better job then all the hacks and
maybe even some of the pros. To say a homeowner can't diagnose and
replace a contactor, blower motor, thermostat, or even top off a
refrigerant charge (with the right EPA 608 card) is simply blind
arrogance on the part of some pros.
I've met a LOT of home owners who are very skilled at reparing things.
And I've met others who are dangerous with a screw driver. runs the
whole spectrum. It's much the same with techs. Some can pick up vibes,
check a few things, and have the system purring along like better than
So, it's a bit of a bad guess to say "all you'se guys" this or that.
Cause there really isn't one typical tech. Like there's no one typical
home owner. And so the vague accusations go on.
That's cause all you Usenet posters have no clue what you're doing,
and just interested in trouble and flame wars. And you know I'm right.
Christopher A. Young
You can\'t shout down a troll.
Christopher: YOU ARE WELCOME
It was past dew.
I hope you enjoy thanksgiving with you family
I did and we had some turkey and rust beef.
Well tomorrow back to work which I am not looking
forward, I will be replacing 5 hp low temp. compressor
problem is the location by end of day my bottom
will be dragging but you can't have easy all the time.
Dido say that!
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