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  1. The Halide is very accurate on certain gases. The...

    The Halide is very accurate on certain gases. The heck of a lot more accurate than the electronic BS detectors.
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    Yeah you are right. I sumtims gits luky and fixes...

    Yeah you are right. I sumtims gits luky and fixes me some tangs.
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    They are good boxes. Have seen quite a few....

    They are good boxes. Have seen quite a few. Hardly ever get called to them. Unless of course you get the guy in the kitchen cleaning and he sprays everything down with the hose. Electronics dont take...
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    Pride is a long lost thing in this world.

    Pride is a long lost thing in this world.
  5. Glad I wont around you for them 2 weeks.

    Glad I wont around you for them 2 weeks.
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    Lots of things to check.....your training in the...

    Lots of things to check.....your training in the ice making and refrigeration should guide you.
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    The joys of getting old. Thanks!!! LOL

    The joys of getting old. Thanks!!! LOL
  8. That gets em everytime

    That gets em everytime
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    Don't remember there being a plug at the bottom...

    Don't remember there being a plug at the bottom of the separator.
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    Another YCAS

    Found a YCAS0230EC46YGAS, R-22 Air Cooled chiller. Pieces of junk.

    Anyway one circuit has lost complete charge of refrigerant which is 185 pounds.Have not received the go ahead to even pursue...
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    Maybe the licensed folks read the code and the...

    Maybe the licensed folks read the code and the un-licensed dont.
  12. You gotta have 100% fresh air intake. Geez...LOL

    You gotta have 100% fresh air intake. Geez...LOL
  13. Pretty good

    Pretty good
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    I went to the one in Greenville, SC a few years...

    I went to the one in Greenville, SC a few years ago. Learned a lot from it and I would say it was worth it then. Dave Bell had been around forever, he knew his compressors inside and out and even...
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    I second that emotion.

    I second that emotion.
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    I made the move from working in the field to...

    I made the move from working in the field to looking after the HVAC equipment at a community college. Why did I do it? Hell I wondered that myself for the first few months and was ready to quit but...
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    Refer him 440.35 I just did a quick glance is...

    Refer him 440.35

    I just did a quick glance is all.
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    Bet he really hated it if you made him pay for...

    Bet he really hated it if you made him pay for disposal of the mixed refrigerants.
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    Well now if you have enough patience you can make...

    Well now if you have enough patience you can make a cap tube work with a receiver. Just dont take your guages off because that itsy bitsy little bit will make it not work.
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    I am going to bite my tongue clean off one of...

    I am going to bite my tongue clean off one of these days though listening to it.
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    Why?why?Why?

    Why do we all go to ice machines, spend time in the factory classes on the different brands and then go work on them and the customer knows more about it than we do>?????????


    Had a Scotsman...
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    I love the Fieldpiece Micron Guage. Whne it quits...

    I love the Fieldpiece Micron Guage. Whne it quits I will buy another.
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    Thanks for the information.

    Thanks for the information.
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    If you were closer to the Rocky Mount way I would...

    If you were closer to the Rocky Mount way I would be willing to talk to you.
  25. Well they sh*t on my vehicle and it had water in...

    Well they sh*t on my vehicle and it had water in it, so close enough.
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    Barber Coleman 8000

    Recently, well about 8 months ago, started work at a institution and they have the 8000 series. I have 2 GCM's. One controls one building and the other controls 4 buildings. Before I took this job I...
  27. I have a YCAS doing the same exact thing. If we...

    I have a YCAS doing the same exact thing. If we have a thunderstorm the chiller will shut down. If a bird pees on the overhead power lines, it will shut down. Have another same model chiller except a...
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    I have one doing this but have not had the...

    I have one doing this but have not had the opportunity to change filters. I am interested in what you find.
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    Now yall are worrying me. I have 2 YCAS's on...

    Now yall are worrying me. I have 2 YCAS's on campus. One which is a little older, hardly ever have a minutes problem with it. The other which is about 4-5 years old is very sensitive. Any power spike...
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    Gee thanks. Maybe working on Carrier mess will be...

    Gee thanks. Maybe working on Carrier mess will be easier if you get a light buzz. I never have liked Carrier.

    Will see what happens later on this summer with the chiller though.

    I do...
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    It is always cheaper to fix it when the machine...

    It is always cheaper to fix it when the machine tells you about it early enough. Just a low life HVAC/R man.
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    I forgot to mention that I work for the state....

    I forgot to mention that I work for the state. And well it is real close to the end of the fiscal year and that means I cannot spend the money to do that.

    I am used of being in the field, if it...
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    Carrier Chiller

    Model 30GXN204-AK640FX

    This chiller goes into alarm and displays "T998" which is a loss of refrigerant flow in Circuit A. I understand that, but what I do not understand is why does it continue to...
  34. It aint cheap at all. Was $450 when I got mine. I...

    It aint cheap at all. Was $450 when I got mine. I was told to get a leak detector, I didnt see the price till after I signed but it is well worth it.
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    Still wanna know why Scotsman will do away with...

    Still wanna know why Scotsman will do away with what works. CM3 works fine and they gonna discontinue it I heard.
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    Plenty of opportunity for me with sidework. Think...

    Plenty of opportunity for me with sidework. Think that will be my choice plus I can get a free education, they pay for 2 classes a semester, take business administration.
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    You cant be serious about liking Kold Draft? I...

    You cant be serious about liking Kold Draft?

    I used to like Scotsman before they went and crossbred it with an Ice-O-Matic and Manitowoc.
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    I dont know what I will do. Give em about a month...

    I dont know what I will do. Give em about a month maybe and see how things go from there.
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    Actually the wonderful state of NC has changed...

    Actually the wonderful state of NC has changed that. You have to work at least 5 years to be vested in the retirement system. Have to work 20 years and retire from them for them to pay your health...
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    Mistake or not? i think not

    Recently went to work for the state government. Pie job right? Of course but it is boring. Fact is I might end up changing flourescent light bulbs and ballasts, ceiling tiles, or screwing around with...
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    To be a smart alleck, yeah you are looking at a...

    To be a smart alleck, yeah you are looking at a walkin freezer.

    Heater Safety switch? Defrost Term Switch? Refrigerant Level? Time Clock?
  42. Batteries are dead in my set

    Batteries are dead in my set
  43. Now how can you look at a capacitor and tell if...

    Now how can you look at a capacitor and tell if its ok or not? Unless the top is blown out.

    I would like to be educated on that looking part.
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    yeah you find out a lot of stuff from them that...

    yeah you find out a lot of stuff from them that scotsman never tells you in their annual training class.
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    What has Scotsman Technical Support said about it...

    What has Scotsman Technical Support said about it or have you called them? They get paid to sit at a computer, wear em out at it.
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    I have heard that Trane that is going to be at a...

    I have heard that Trane that is going to be at a standstill with their centrifugal chillers that run on 123.

    Dont remember the details but in 2010 I think they would not be able to produce.
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    Job Security, the factory is looking out the...

    Job Security, the factory is looking out the folks who sell the equipment. Just not mentioned up front. So see it is a benefit really.
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    York Chiller

    Gotta York chilller, M# YCAS160 46XD

    Has went out on 3 different occasions on Low Water Temp., Have reset it and would watch it bring down water temp to 45 which is the setpoint, then it eases up...
  49. It is a wonder some tech's dont have more...

    It is a wonder some tech's dont have more problems with their tools other than meters. Look at the way some throw their stuff in the van, if I get thrown around like that I aint gonna work either.
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  50. Hey I have recently gone to work for a state run...

    Hey I have recently gone to work for a state run institution. Within the first month I saw how tax dollars were wasted and it is not any in the HVAC field. Government work is a totally different...
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