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    Adjustable thingy do you mean an 'XV or a visi...

    Adjustable thingy do you mean an 'XV or a visi vapour attachment for your guages? An air conditioning unit is the same as a fridge, except with more bells and whistles on it. Adding 404a refrigerant...
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    I think its more likely to be a factory defect....

    I think its more likely to be a factory defect. Besides you need two dissimilar metals for electrolysis to start, and the water has to be flowing over them in a certain direction. Something else that...
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    Poor quality control

    Got a call to an upright chilled display cabinet last Saturday at a butchers shop whom I do a bit of work for. She said it lost temperature within a day. Luckily they only keep beer and wine in it,...
  4. Thats right its a space/land issue, most of the...

    Thats right its a space/land issue, most of the units in Britain and Europe tend to be splits and are seldom seen in domestic/residential use. Although there is a small increase in there use in...
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    The right side of the road ha ha, if Canada...

    The right side of the road ha ha, if Canada didn't border with the US you'd all drive on the left like all the other commonwealth countries. Anyway I'm planning to go to Alberta in a small town near...
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    Thats almost ironic, I'm doing the same but the...

    Thats almost ironic, I'm doing the same but the other way round. Currently looking into emmigrating to Canada and I'm studyng the CEC for starters, so I can sit the Red Seal when I eventually get...
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    I sympathise with you mate, its a terrible...

    I sympathise with you mate, its a terrible ailment, suffered with it since I was about 13, doc diagnosed me with it at 21, gave me some red torpedoed shape pills to take once a day, I had a pint of...
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    It won't load on my laptop, its like the old tube...

    It won't load on my laptop, its like the old tube type fromat NTSC video playing back on PAL 1. All I can hear is what sounds like Hispanic.
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    A start up capacitor? Do you mean a power factor...

    A start up capacitor? Do you mean a power factor capaictor? It won't make any difference.

    Do your lights noticeably dim when you turn on a kettle or any other elctric heating appliance?

    Like...
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    You f*ckin red necks lol. There should be a...

    You f*ckin red necks lol.

    There should be a game like this for the British Isles.:tank:
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    Yes I know what you mean, I would only use my own...

    Yes I know what you mean, I would only use my own vehicle and machines and equipment if I was desperate for a job. But one thing I have noticed though in North America with jobs I've seen advertised...
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    OOOOOH naughty boy.

    OOOOOH naughty boy.
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    He still is, suprisingly most muslims do...

    He still is, suprisingly most muslims do celebrate Christmas as a celebration of the coming of Christ. But not in the same way Westerners and Orthodox/Catholic derived Chrisitians do. On the tenth...
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    Sorry I meant to add that the donut type coupler...

    Sorry I meant to add that the donut type coupler allows the coupling to be slightly out either angular or offset. And are good for taking up backlash on high torque loads or tandem drives.
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    Skipping the first year of a course is not...

    Skipping the first year of a course is not advisable, these days there are some very good books about. Doolins and Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning bing the better ones. But they will give...
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    Yes that is news to me, the stuff that I've got...

    Yes that is news to me, the stuff that I've got just says isceon 49 on the dumpy cylinders. Mind you I bought a job lot a few years back for £100.00, so I've had it a while. Might be the other stuff...
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    Ice I remember the post. I remember you saying it...

    Ice I remember the post. I remember you saying it wasn't available in the US at that time. Good to hear you've finally got some at last.

    I've had to use it more often now as my R12 stock is...
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    I've used them type before, they're called spider...

    I've used them type before, they're called spider couplings over here. And are generally used for variable torque loads, they're a good choice.
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    Are all these pumps coupled with a steel flange...

    Are all these pumps coupled with a steel flange type coupling then, don't they ever use a donut/tire type coupler?
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    Its no myth, I watched on the news myself taking...

    Its no myth, I watched on the news myself taking off and flying into Iranian airspace, if you remember Hussain called for a holy war with no success. They flew to other Arab States too, Iran and...
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    Just curious, why would Iraq send its weapons to...

    Just curious, why would Iraq send its weapons to a country that they were in multiple wars with? Oh yeah the pilots defected. And nobody today will come forward.[/quote]
    Why did you edit/add this...
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    No because like I said in my post they didn't...

    No because like I said in my post they didn't inspect them.
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    Pakistan is a multi faith country. Nobody...

    Pakistan is a multi faith country.

    Nobody lets the UN in their country to do inspections without a fight in some form or another. When the UN inspections were going on in Iraq, all other atomic...
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    They already do over here. Plus they move the...

    They already do over here. Plus they move the goalposts when it suits them. They're Islamic when it suits them, then they're British when they want welfare handouts, healthcare, education, rights to...
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    Sorry to hear that mate, I trust he went...

    Sorry to hear that mate, I trust he went peacefully and not alone. I hope you come to terms with your loss soon. May your Dad rest in peace.
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    Well I was a younger bloke in them days. These...

    Well I was a younger bloke in them days. These days I tend to think the don't get mad, get even approach. I'm very placid really... no honestly though I am. :)

    But we all have a raw nerve that...
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    Yes I know what you mean about these bigger...

    Yes I know what you mean about these bigger companies. The trouble is though the large restaurant and take away chains only like to deal with one company, for contractual and invoice reasons. I think...
  28. And if your going to work on walkins, don't...

    And if your going to work on walkins, don't forget your your woolly jumper and gloves. You may be in there some time carrying out some of the types of repairs. :grin2:
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    Thanks for that PD. I think the machine is an...

    Thanks for that PD. I think the machine is an mv300, not an mv 30 but the badge was damaged and the spec plate missing. If I get sent there again I will double check the door switch, in my opinion it...
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    Its a scotsman mv 30, I don't actually think it...

    Its a scotsman mv 30, I don't actually think it works on a counter system. Its just when you haven't worked on a machine for a while you forget its basic principle of operation. Especially when you...
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    Could this test be done with 10 pounds or less of...

    Could this test be done with 10 pounds or less of say any type of blend such as the said 404a, or something with a higher temperature glide, but in virgin gas form. Then keep decantering the...
  32. Yes JP's right. If you have a vehicle drop by...

    Yes JP's right. If you have a vehicle drop by fridge companies ask them if their doing any out hours weekend work and if they need a helper. At least this way you still have your day job and you will...
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    scotsman mv 30 problem

    Today for the first time in a long time I had a look at an ice maker with a harvest problem. The manager of a site I was on told me it will only do about 6 cycles then show the alarm led and the full...
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    Alright fellah don't get out of your pram. The...

    Alright fellah don't get out of your pram. The thread is about silver soldering which can be done on stainless to stainless, or any other ferrous to non ferrous parent metal.

    Nobody said that a...
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    I must say I've never heard of engineers/techs...

    I must say I've never heard of engineers/techs welding pipework instead of brazing it. It would be interesting to see how you would get a successful mig or tig seam around a swage or a butt joint, on...
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    I don't find a big difference with any types of...

    I don't find a big difference with any types of filler. If the fillers are a good quality and the parent metal is clean and there's enough flux, and the heat is right, I find it always gives a good...
  37. With regards to meters remember its safety first,...

    With regards to meters remember its safety first, as far as verifying that the supply is dead and is safe to work on you might consider a set of Martindale test lamp probes and a proving unit to go...
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    Was it a window unit then?

    Was it a window unit then?
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    I heard that the lass died too a few years ago,...

    I heard that the lass died too a few years ago, and the lad who played Willis is in jail. But they're almost forgotten about. So I'm suprised but at the same time glad, that they have mentioned that...
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    A number of things can cause that to happen. What...

    A number of things can cause that to happen. What make are your guages? Most guages will flutter somewhat, but if their fluttering that much it usually indicates a problem in the system. You said...
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    I heard earlier today that he was very poorly,...

    I heard earlier today that he was very poorly, but I didn't know he'd died though.
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    The amount of HC refrigerant used is subject to...

    The amount of HC refrigerant used is subject to the occupancy category of an area (volumetric space), and is also subject to low level ventilation within the same room, due to the 1.85% lower...
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    Depends on the make. Usually the freezer...

    Depends on the make. Usually the freezer evaporator discharge line is in series with the fridge evaporator feed line and is sometimes metered. And sometimes the suction line from the freezer evap is...
  44. My thoughts are with you mate. I hope you and...

    My thoughts are with you mate. I hope you and your family come to terms with loss soon.
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    Any spare body parts they do produce are based on...

    Any spare body parts they do produce are based on cloning from the same donor as the recipient.

    There's the story of the little girl who had her ear severed, or born with a difformaty, I can't...
  46. I just thought it was the white do gooders in...

    I just thought it was the white do gooders in England that thought up this kind of crap. If you fly the flag of St George or the Union flag in your home in England. Your classed as racist, and it is...
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    SMALLER NOZZLE = HIGHER HEAD - CAVITATION - MORE...

    SMALLER NOZZLE = HIGHER HEAD - CAVITATION - MORE CURRENT
    LARGER NOZZLE = LOWER HEAD - LESS CAVITATION - LESS CURRENT

    This might sound daft but have you checked if the machine has a releif...
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    If you suspect the system has a leak, and is full...

    If you suspect the system has a leak, and is full or has some refrigerant left in it, then you could just simply trace the leak. If it has such a low charge, you will have to assume its got a leak,...
  49. Do they or have they ever used Palux, Angelo Po,...

    Do they or have they ever used Palux, Angelo Po, Parry, Lincat, Falcon, Moffatt, Blue seal, or Hobart?
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    I wasn't aware that liquid lines were insulated...

    I wasn't aware that liquid lines were insulated unless they were heat pump configured.

    What does insulating a liquid line actually acheive?
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