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    I've seen something similar with units that have...

    I've seen something similar with units that have a delay on make timer on them to prevent short cycling when the stat is being fiddled with..
    The timer works properly most of the time, but every so...
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    I am always amazed at the amount of work the...

    I am always amazed at the amount of work the Amish have to do to live in our world while staying true to theirs.

    If you get it sorted out take some pictures and post them here I know I'd like to...
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    A good way to practice controlling the torch is...

    A good way to practice controlling the torch is to take an old piece of tubing and drill some 1/4 holes in it then braze them shut and leak check it.
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    Anyone know where to get more info on the Franke...

    Anyone know where to get more info on the Franke freezers?
    I've worked on one and all the nameplate info is gone.
    It would be nice to know what the charge weight is supposed to be.
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    If they did they probably figured it was "not...

    If they did they probably figured it was "not their problem" kind of like when they notice the condenser coil covered with dirt and crap and ignore it till the food is warm.:D
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    I bet it was made of stainless steel.

    I bet it was made of stainless steel.
  7. Crot

    I haven't had one that popped yet when I unscrewed the cap yet, most of the ones I've seen go bad just caused very low suction pressure and wouldn't adjust to give more.
    Sounds like you did the...
  8. How did you decide the Crot was bad?

    How did you decide the Crot was bad?
  9. Barback cooler question. Two evaporators, one compressor.

    So I have a new customer with a barback cooler that consists of 2 coolers sharing the suction and liquid lines from the compressor. It has always been controlled by a low pressure switch and the...
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    Do you also add a receiver? Or just charge to the...

    Do you also add a receiver? Or just charge to the nameplate amount?
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    I've seen the new manifold and it looks very...

    I've seen the new manifold and it looks very good.
    But I'd still like to have a micron gauge on them.:D
    I'm looking at getting a Digicool soon.
    I just have to convince the Boss.;)
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    Don't forget "locked in".;) Coolers and freezers...

    Don't forget "locked in".;) Coolers and freezers are always trying to do this.
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    You wouldn't have any part numbers for these...

    You wouldn't have any part numbers for these would you?
    I asked at my local place and they couldn 't find anything for this application.
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    I wonder if the Emerson Performance Alert box...

    I wonder if the Emerson Performance Alert box would be of any help.
    It protects against single phasing and monitors so you can pull a report off the box and tell what it has been doing....
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    Evidently the people that design them have never...

    Evidently the people that design them have never visited some of the places people use them in.:D:D:D
    "Why won't the reach-in next to the fryers hold temp?";)
  16. The guys that will work for less will always be...

    The guys that will work for less will always be out there, in computers there is always someone that "knows computers" that can help you. Problem is most of the time they either lose money or make...
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    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=230022...

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=230022

    :D:D:D
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    I've never worked on one but here is the install...

    I've never worked on one but here is the install manual for the case.
    http://www.master-bilt.com/pdfs/io_manuals/md-mdt_io_3-8-06.pdf
    And here is what it says about the orit.

    "The EPR valve...
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    http://www.noventcaps.com/images/productInfo2.gif

    http://www.noventcaps.com/images/productInfo2.gif
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    If it pulled down into a vacuum fairly rapidly...

    If it pulled down into a vacuum fairly rapidly then I'd think cap tube restriction so changing the cap tube is a good idea.
    You should change the oil, and the drier at the same time.

    I was taught...
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    It should be a critical charged system and have a...

    It should be a critical charged system and have a tag that tells you the amount of refrigerant required.
    If you have questions as to the current charge, your best bet is to recover the charge and...
  22. What was his reasoning behind it? Did you talk...

    What was his reasoning behind it? Did you talk with him about it or did you just come in behind him to clean up the mess?
    Also did he attempt to change out the oil? What kind of system was it?
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    I also saw this when I got interns from our local...

    I also saw this when I got interns from our local Vo-Tech school to work in our IT Dept.
    You'd get a couple that were on fire to learn everything you could teach them, then you'd get the ones that...
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    Tree guys use lots of rope, some for rigging some...

    Tree guys use lots of rope, some for rigging some for climbing.
    http://wesspur.com/rope/rope-climbing-line.html
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    Yup, I don't understand. I do understand that...

    Yup, I don't understand.
    I do understand that no one but the person that screwed the cap tube on would know 100%.
    Sorry I couldn't be more help.
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    jpsmith1cm, That Fluke 902 is pretty sweet, but...

    jpsmith1cm,
    That Fluke 902 is pretty sweet, but I bought a Fluke 116 which is also HVAC specific due to already having a Fluke 322 to use for amperage.
    Had I not already had the 322 I would have...
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    My 2 year old likes "Monster Trucks", not the...

    My 2 year old likes "Monster Trucks", not the kind that race in arenas but the kind you can build at the 4 wheel drive parts store. CJs and other Jeeps are what he likes the most, he sees one in a...
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    Backseat the valve like you were going to hook...

    Backseat the valve like you were going to hook the gauge manifold hose to it then take off the water valve cap tube and take a look. :D
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    Multimeter, with amp clamp. CO is dangerous and...

    Multimeter, with amp clamp.
    CO is dangerous and needs to be tested but you'll get more miles out of a good meter.
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    It should be whichever one is satisfied first. If...

    It should be whichever one is satisfied first. If the temp gets to the defrost terminations set point before the clock ends the defrost it should end the defrost if not it will end on time.
    If the...
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    Interesting. I wonder how do they do that? Ever...

    Interesting. I wonder how do they do that? Ever have one apart or have a good link to a white paper? Do they use the standard oil systems? Do the air compressor Copeland units have an oil separator...
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    Makes you want to be a fly on the wall when it...

    Makes you want to be a fly on the wall when it got changed doesn't it.
    It may have went something like this.

    "We'll just turn off the power then there won't be any Freeze-on"
    "Is it supposed to...
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    Jensen Tools has lots of stuff for storing,...

    Jensen Tools has lots of stuff for storing, handling and shipping PC boards.
    Here's an interesting storage box with the esd safe foam in it....
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    Field Repair on obsolete inservice equipment.

    Ok, that's what I had wondered about.
    If it were me I'd contact Emerson/CPC and nicely pester them till I found the person that could tell me which chip went to which port.
    You will still have to...
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    Love it!

    Spent over 10 year in the IT field and although the work was challenging this has it beat hands down. The mix of mental and physical skills in this field are perfect for me.
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    My suspicion as a former IT Dork is that the...

    My suspicion as a former IT Dork is that the chips for Com A, Com B, and Com D, are to convert the serial communication protocol that is native to the board to the RS485 that is used for comunication...
  37. This and your post rebuilding the condensate...

    This and your post rebuilding the condensate heater coils really show attention to detail and above that pride in a job well done.
    Good stuff and great craftsmanship!
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    Yup, that looks like what I'm looking for....

    Yup, that looks like what I'm looking for. Thanks!
    That is a pretty interesting site, I wonder what makes the Copelamatics they have different from something I would replace on a walk in?
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    As I am not the original poster so I cannot...

    As I am not the original poster so I cannot comment on his unit.
    I've worked on a couple this year and they both worked as the customer required (things in the rail and the reach in part temped at...
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    Dunno on the epr, they don't come from Randell...

    Dunno on the epr, they don't come from Randell with one and as designed evidently don't need one. That being said the last one I replaced the txv on (for the rail the reach in uses a cap tube) was...
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    This is a good point but my question is would it...

    This is a good point but my question is would it be better to use a medium temp basic rule of thumb for super heat or use a factory recommended range?
    You would think that 20 degrees at the...
  42. The keyword here is "BAR".;) Was it wired with...

    The keyword here is "BAR".;)

    Was it wired with romex too?:D
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    Thanks Beachtech, it looks like a good addition...

    Thanks Beachtech, it looks like a good addition to the library.
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    If you were to buy only one which would you...

    If you were to buy only one which would you choose?
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    No, I don't have either book and also noticed the...

    No, I don't have either book and also noticed the mixed reviews on Amazon of the 2 I linked to.
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    Amazon ;)...

    Amazon ;)
    http://www.amazon.com/Troubleshooting-Servicing-Conditioning-Refrigeration-Systems/dp/1930044062
    http://www.amazon.com/Commercial-Refrigeration-Air-Conditioning-Technicians/dp/140188010X
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    Not to change the subject too much but does...

    Not to change the subject too much but does anyone use a headlamp?
    I've got a Black Diamond that Santa brought and I love that thing.

    When I'm not using it I use a Streamlight Stylus Pro. ...
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    True, the last one I fixed I used a piece of...

    True, the last one I fixed I used a piece of steel ground to fit.
    It will work I'd just like something less cheesy.:D
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    Copeland Oil Sight Glass Tool

    Anyone know where to get one of these? My father had one but can't find it and I'd like to get one.
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    Yup the T-stat controlling the LLSV is pretty...

    Yup the T-stat controlling the LLSV is pretty common with walk ins. That way you don't have to run any control wiring between the box and the condenser. There are exceptions but it's pretty standard....
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