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    That copper kettle isn't for making beer, that's...

    That copper kettle isn't for making beer, that's for 'shine!
  2. I'm too old to learn lessons, i just fix stuff...

    I'm too old to learn lessons, i just fix stuff and move on to the next one.
  3. I show them my hands and say "plumber?... no,...

    I show them my hands and say "plumber?... no, that's DIRT under my fingernails."
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    It looks like the guy flared one side of each...

    It looks like the guy flared one side of each line. Some people think that is an acceptable joint, i don't.
  5. When i was at in-house at Walgreens, our lighting...

    When i was at in-house at Walgreens, our lighting contractor would cut the frame heater wires
    every time they replaced a ballast. I tried for 3 years to get them fired. It was easier to just fix...
  6. Thread: Oh man... Why?

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    I disagree, they just have to cut one leg to drop...

    I disagree, they just have to cut one leg to drop the whole thing.
  7. Thread: Defrost timers

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    The motor is usually not the fail point on the...

    The motor is usually not the fail point on the Paragon. The gears wear out and the they stop turning.
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    I agree and know what you are saying. My...

    I agree and know what you are saying. My sarcastic comments were concerning the "one drop of pure uncut..." statement above.
    I've been in several ammonia plants and have a healthy fear of its...
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    They cost $76. Not much money against a bunch of...

    They cost $76. Not much money against a bunch of wet product below the unit. National accounts get a discount so its
    even better.
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    Sure thing... but they DO clog up. Cost Guards DO...

    Sure thing... but they DO clog up. Cost Guards DO work better than wet traps./
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    Cost Guards don't hold any water in the off...

    Cost Guards don't hold any water in the off cycle. They are less likely to grow slime. Walgreens is very big on preventative maintenance, we had quarterly P.M's & filters on 30 or 60 days (they still...
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    They are less prone to clogs than a standard trap...

    They are less prone to clogs than a standard trap but they will clog up if neglected too long. Fewer leaks, less damaged product below.
    That is the idea Walgreen is working with. If the installer...
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    Walgreen uses the Cost Gard traps nation-wide. I...

    Walgreen uses the Cost Gard traps nation-wide. I wondered about them when they began installing them, but they work.
    The fittings can clog up beyond able to be cleared, I replaced those with...
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    Sometimes, the way to teach a slacker how to NOT...

    Sometimes, the way to teach a slacker how to NOT fall down is to let them land. If you catch them every time, they have
    no need to learn to do for themselves. If he helped with the brakes, he might...
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    :ditto: And lots of small coolers use steel...

    :ditto: And lots of small coolers use steel discharge lines, condensers, and
    receivers. Older stuff mostly, but its been done for years.
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    A real apprenticeship is 5 years of school with...

    A real apprenticeship is 5 years of school with on the job training to go along
    with it. Are you "there" yet? The trade schools turn out guys like you every
    spring, but you have to earn respect.
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    :ditto: so true

    :ditto: so true
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    Ok, its bad, but have you worked around it or on...

    Ok, its bad, but have you worked around it or on a system charged with it?
  19. I have a tall skinny one like that in the garage....

    I have a tall skinny one like that in the garage. I kept it as a souvenir as they were going away.
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    Walgreens went from G.E home models to Marvel...

    Walgreens went from G.E home models to Marvel Scientific a couple of years ago. The
    G.E.s had too much temperature swing for the vaccines, many call backs and they weren't
    really "broke". Never...
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    MasterBilt made a lot of walk-ins for Walgreens...

    MasterBilt made a lot of walk-ins for Walgreens that dropped the solenoid &
    the compressor with no pump down. They moved away from that to pump
    down defrost, but they are out there.
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    I've seen a few after hurricanes, but only...

    I've seen a few after hurricanes, but only temporary, AND we don't use heat down
    here very much.
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    Well... no. Take it apart and look. Asking again...

    Well... no. Take it apart and look. Asking again won't change our answer.
  24. Thread: TXV vs EXV

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    I don't think they are better, but my guess is...

    I don't think they are better, but my guess is they show a slight energy savings, so the bean counters demand them. More "down time" on the electronic Master-Bilt freezers i serviced at my previous...
  25. ^ i agree. The timing you are seeing is likely...

    ^ i agree. The timing you are seeing is likely tied to the new stat's "cycles per hour" setting. If its maintaining 75*, stop bird dogging it, its working.
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    So, you can't get in or you got kicked out huh?

    So, you can't get in or you got kicked out huh?
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    I've seen several ZF scrolls fail that way. I...

    I've seen several ZF scrolls fail that way. I brazed up a few, Master-Bilt warrantied the rest. If the compressors are close to the
    same age (same batch) it could be an issue for you.
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    I swap valve plates when it is needed. The...

    I swap valve plates when it is needed. The younger guys in
    our crew have never rebuilt a compressor, so they usually
    just replace them. I don't see it as lazy, but its so easy to do
    a valve...
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    Master-Bilt went to those a while back & ours are...

    Master-Bilt went to those a while back & ours are starting to fail lately. None like that, thankfully.
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    Thank you both! :grin2:

    Thank you both! :grin2:
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    Not it! 3 profile hits :toetap:

    Not it! 3 profile hits :toetap:
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    We used one the first winter while we were...

    We used one the first winter while we were building the
    house. That's a good website for info. The CO issue is real
    but the cost of K1 is insane. I threw our heater away, it
    was too expensive...
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    Split them. You CAN fix anything you break,...

    Split them. You CAN fix anything you break, right? About every other
    year on our stores is required.
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    Build a bracket and move that flange bearing...

    Build a bracket and move that flange bearing inboard of the
    cut section. Then schedule a shaft, wheels, & bearings in the
    winter on a monday. Good luck either way.
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    The Clarksville factory wasn't too clean 6-7...

    The Clarksville factory wasn't too clean 6-7 years ago. Lots
    of the the units got onto our stores and the driers are clogged
    now. Most have never been opened. The factory guys say
    they...
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    Disregard everything i typed before. A bad or...

    Disregard everything i typed before. A bad or unconnected heater
    element maybe. I've found a few unplugged elements after thawing
    iced up coils. Good luck
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    It doesn't have a heater, its a reverse cycle...

    It doesn't have a heater, its a reverse cycle defrost system.
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    We use the same machines and don't clear the...

    We use the same machines and don't clear the sight glass. It will be overcharged. The distributor has a blocked tube is where i'd start. Keep us posted.
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