Search:

Type: Posts; User: VAV616

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    14
    Views
    3,144

    I

    Id agree you could probably use a good evaporator cleaning.
    aside from just running the chemical(hoshi is Stainless Steel) through the clean cycle for 45 min or so you should also unhook the...
  2. Replies
    130
    Views
    15,833

    And All the BUGS you got hanging around a whole...

    And All the BUGS you got hanging around a whole Cord of wood in your yard!
    :eek2:
  3. Replies
    130
    Views
    15,833

    Id just hate to see somebody spend a whole lot of...

    Id just hate to see somebody spend a whole lot of money, and then on a hotter-than-usual summer the guy is calling me because it wont keep up, or to him it seems like its not cool enough, or some...
  4. Replies
    130
    Views
    15,833

    Ah... they taught us manual J, D, and P, but id...

    Ah...
    they taught us manual J, D, and P, but id never seen S until now,
    very interesting
    ...
  5. Replies
    130
    Views
    15,833

    you guys already know the right way to do it is...

    you guys already know the right way to do it is to use manual J - it makes a big difference what kind of insulation, windows, and the angle the sun hits your specific sized overhangs that shade the...
  6. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,418

    Water Valve. /sigh the whole time I didnt...

    Water Valve.

    /sigh

    the whole time I didnt suspect it because i knew i had changed it just last year.
    turns out, after checking my records, I changed that sept 1, 2009, almost 2 years ago. ...
  7. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,418

    i did change the water filter, clean the...

    i did change the water filter, clean the condenser and use cleaner on the water circuit when i first did this one.
    so im pretty sure thee only problems left are the water valve, and this evap...
  8. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,418

    k, the amount of water that should be frozen by...

    k, the amount of water that should be frozen by the time the
    float comes down should be the same, I agree and ive been thinking
    that same thing.

    so then why is it still dropping less even...
  9. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,418

    the charge seems right on now, 10 degrees...

    the charge seems right on now, 10 degrees subcool
    superheat still hunts a little but no drastic swings.
    it supposed to drop about 13 pounds, i didnt weigh
    the batch since i redid it, its making...
  10. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,418

    you know I called several places and nobody had...

    you know I called several places and nobody had an HH smaller
    than a 163 for the liquid side.
    so i put a regular 052 on the liquid and an 164SHH on the suction

    still dont quite have all the...
  11. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,733

    /agree it annoys me when people wont spend the...

    /agree
    it annoys me when people wont spend the extra $200 some-odd bucks
    to get a new Fused disconnect.
    what you barely see is the #10 green wire reaching over to connect to the frame of the...
  12. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,733

    Well if you gowith the original maufacture you...

    Well if you gowith the original maufacture you may still need
    An adapter curb. But it will be less drastic
  13. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,418

    i found this for sporlan driers ...

    i found this for sporlan driers
    http://www.totaline.com/dl/PAGE%20K449-K453%20-%20CATCH-ALL%20DRIERS.pdf

    it says
    SPECIAL
    APPLICATIONS — A special “HH” core
    Catch-All Filter Drier is available...
  14. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,418

    yes i mean the evap temp is 0 degrees. so the...

    yes i mean the evap temp is 0 degrees. so the superheat is floating between about 10 and 30 degrees, with the sharp drop-off back to 10 then slowly working its way back up.

    what do you mean by...
  15. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,418

    Hoshizaki - txv hunting

    KM630-mae

    old r22 ref cuber.
    the water system is working fine, about 30 min cycles, but its only dropping about 60% as much weight as it should be.

    110 cond temp, 10 degrees subcooling - evap...
  16. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,398

    oddly I think hot-shot is More expensive than...

    oddly I think hot-shot is More expensive than 134a.

    was the filter/dryer one of those copper bullet style ones?
    I have been told they have small desiccant bee-bee's inside
    that may actually...
  17. Replies
    23
    Views
    3,378

    Brazed? Brazed? your gonna get out the torch...

    Brazed?
    Brazed?
    your gonna get out the torch and Braze on the gas line?

    :eek2::eek2:

    to me the more important part is that copper is bendable so all it takes is somebody to accidentally smack...
  18. Replies
    26
    Views
    4,277

    ya, vacuum leak test : | and i've had somebody...

    ya, vacuum leak test : | and i've had somebody else try to tell me that formula 409 was the best leak detector in the world lol. vicegrips ha - i hate to use flare couplings anyway. I wonder...
  19. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,195

    i have to admit ive done that before - but mine...

    i have to admit ive done that before - but mine had a service port installed :p
    It was for my brother and he didnt have the money to pay me anyway so I wasnt going to go and buy(or spend the time to...
  20. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,224

    we visited the new hockey rink where i live, It...

    we visited the new hockey rink where i live, It was an ammonia system with a brine secondary. the brine ran in a sand base under the floor, idk how big the pipes where or how close they are though.
  21. Replies
    23
    Views
    3,378

    Im gonna say this was most definitely done long...

    Im gonna say this was most definitely done long after the original inspection when it was built, either by the home owner, or some "contractor."
    To me it is just downright dangerous even if the...
  22. How to wire a single phase compressor into a three phase machine

    my all time favorite -

    first pic you are looking at two capacitors, a contactor, and the wad of duck tape that was used to hold it together in a ball and set inside the unit.
    this is a...
  23. Replies
    23
    Views
    3,378

    Attack of the killer copper Gas pipes

    sadly I see this all the time
  24. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,733

    the original was a York, if they'd of got another...

    the original was a York, if they'd of got another York, or at least something that sat the same direction it would've been ok. but the Carrier sits sideways on the old footprint. and for me, the...
  25. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,733

    "our landlord insisted we use His hvac guy"

    dont you hate it when you loose a job to somebody else, then you come back to see some crap like this : /


    and it doesnt keep up above 95 degrees,
    and that is the filter access side of the...
  26. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,736

    this is the exact reason I would rather take my...

    this is the exact reason I would rather take my chances out on my own then expect some company to take care of me. I have just enough experience to know what im doing and get my own license.
    But...
  27. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,449

    With a lot of the little reach-ins I see the...

    With a lot of the little reach-ins I see the problem is the t'stat.
    assuming you dont have a ref problem, but if your sh is 6(and is that when the coil is iced up?) your probably not low , but you...
  28. Thread: Beer Can Cold

    by VAV616
    Replies
    3
    Views
    597

    Beer Can Cold

    This is for you guys out there who dont need the fancy, hoity-toity, new fangled gadgets like Thermometers.
    Some claim they can just put their hand on the suction line and tell if the machine is...
  29. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,576

    Without getting into the head pressure or...

    Without getting into the head pressure or subcooling effects I'd like to go back and answer the first question.

    What makes the refrigerant in the evaporator boil in the first place?
    the Heat in...
  30. Thread: walk in freezer

    by VAV616
    Replies
    6
    Views
    906

    k - you say your suction LINE is 10, so you mean...

    k - you say your suction LINE is 10, so you mean suction pressure 10 psi, or suction pipe temp is 10 degrees? we actually need both to calculate superheat. ...but you already know that right? ...
  31. Thread: R-12 to MP39

    by VAV616
    Replies
    11
    Views
    1,641

    :.02: anytime I have a situation with low...

    :.02: anytime I have a situation with low charge because it has leaked , or I have to open up the system I automatically change the filter/dryer anyway.
    Every time. Blocked dryer looks like an...
  32. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,645

    I'll admit 404a is not as bad as 401a or 408a for...

    I'll admit 404a is not as bad as 401a or 408a for fractionating.
    I have heard them refer to R410a as a near-azeotrope, which can be topped off. but in this situation I'd guess contamination,...
  33. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,175

    ya i had already changed the spring and rubber...

    ya i had already changed the spring and rubber plug,I just stretched the new spring real good and i went ahead and got a whole new housing for it and the O-ring, now i have proper cycles.
    I think...
  34. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,175

    I have changed the water inlet filter, did that...

    I have changed the water inlet filter, did that in the first place, just forgot to mention it.

    I got a new check-valve housing, o-ring, and new rubber tube to drain inside the sump. i stretched...
  35. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,645

    Then you understand that R404a is 44% R125, 52%...

    Then you understand that R404a is 44% R125, 52% 143a, and 4% R134a.
    and if it leaks then one part of the blend will escape faster than other parts, so the remaining mixture is no longer 44/52/4 but...
  36. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,645

    k first-off- Low temp freezer running 404a...

    k first-off-

    Low temp freezer running 404a
    evaporator temp should be around -20 degrees - which is 15psi for 404a
    (but it wont be quite that low until the box gets closer to proper temp
    ...
  37. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,175

    ok, so the rubber tube from the checkvalve to the...

    ok, so the rubber tube from the checkvalve to the drain inside the sump, under the ice grate,
    hard to see all of what is going on in there , it is not illustrated in any of the hoshizaki manuals i...
  38. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,175

    Bump for more tips:bump:

    Bump for more tips:bump:
  39. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,175

    ive inspected the O ring for the check-valve...

    ive inspected the O ring for the check-valve housing, ill get a new one just in case.
    im gonna pull the drain from the inside as kev suggests and see
  40. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,175

    hmm I have checked the fill valve and it was...

    hmm
    I have checked the fill valve and it was clear, but i keep thinking i'm gonna get a new one in case its just not opening all the way
  41. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,175

    Hoshizaki - short freeze

    Hoshizaki KM630-MAE R22 aircooled

    first call was no water pump, compressor and refrigeration circuit working but no water pump action. voltage at plug - so replaced water pump-with new cap,...
  42. Thread: Hill Phoenix

    by VAV616
    Replies
    17
    Views
    2,232

    Poll: I can tell you we were a Tyler Dealer, until...

    I can tell you we were a Tyler Dealer, until this spring when
    Tyler went into bankruptcy and Carrier closed the doors on Tyler.
    Hill Phoenix purchased a lot of Tyler s Assets and we are now
    a...
  43. Thread: Hoshi Km630-MAE

    by VAV616
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,335

    Im going on a KIlling Spree

    K

    so first the problem was low ice production.
    I had 60min freeze times, so i replaced the float switch and the
    water inlet valve. 60 min freeze time solved, now its dropping every 35
    min...
  44. Thread: Hoshi Km630-MAE

    by VAV616
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,335

    the guys at the hoshizaki dealer told me if you...

    the guys at the hoshizaki dealer told me if you can blow through
    the water valve it is bad. And i could blow through it, even though
    i couldnt see water leaking past it with the machine off.
    now...
  45. Thread: Hoshi Km630-MAE

    by VAV616
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,335

    True, upon further examination of the hoshi...

    True, upon further examination of the hoshi pocket manual
    i realized the pumpout cycle can be changed so it does not do
    it every time by dipswitch settings on the board, factory default
    is ...
  46. Thread: Hoshi Km630-MAE

    by VAV616
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,335

    Hoshi Km630-MAE

    Hoshizaki KM630-MAE

    Complaint: low ice production'

    Now at first i clean the washable filters with some newbrite,
    they were pretty dirty.
    but from here i observe a 60 min cycle time.

    the...
  47. Replies
    39
    Views
    3,143

    m'kay R22 cooler should Run about 43#...

    m'kay

    R22 cooler
    should Run about
    43# suction 12-15* sh which is r22 @ 20* giving aprox 32* evap discharge

    I ve heard that water cooled condensers can get plugged up and need
    to be...
  48. Thread: Vent Sizing

    by VAV616
    Replies
    5
    Views
    677

    the table for venting shows that 6" is enough...

    the table for venting
    shows that 6" is enough to hold 200k Btu.
    But he had me run the two together in 4" a good 8' before
    we went up to the 6"
  49. Thread: Vent Sizing

    by VAV616
    Replies
    5
    Views
    677

    your right it is on him. But when he sends me...

    your right it is on him.

    But when he sends me on the service call in November i want
    to be able to tell him straight away what is wrong, and then
    when he tries to Feed the owner some BS about...
  50. Thread: Vent Sizing

    by VAV616
    Replies
    5
    Views
    677

    Srry I meant Total Vent height is about 17-20...

    Srry
    I meant Total Vent height is about 17-20 feet. aprox
Results 1 to 50 of 197
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine
Comfortech365 Virtual Event