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    Yes, I saw your video over at AW. Looks like...

    Yes, I saw your video over at AW. Looks like Steve is your man to get help.

    You're undertaking quite a challenge. From a field tech standpoint, I r-a-r-e-l-y attempt replacing motor bearings. I...
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    I did some research on this...

    ...awhile back. So, on that topic:





    Actually it's illegal above 150 grams - which is 5.3 oz. That limit is on the approved usage only for self-contained commercial refrigeration. Usage...
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    Well that "some how"...HOPEFULLY would be by...

    Well that "some how"...HOPEFULLY would be by someone who fixed the problem instead of riggin' around the problem, thereby creating NEW problems while leaving with the ORIGINAL problem still there.
  4. Thread: Door Gaskets

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    Your 69 year old memory is probably still better...

    Your 69 year old memory is probably still better than mine.

    If I were still doing service calls and buying my own tools...and could justify the need, then I'd take you up on that. However, I'm an...
  5. Thread: Door Gaskets

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    Lytning, do you know of a source where those...

    Lytning, do you know of a source where those pliers can be purchased?

    I have a few special doors for which the OEM is unknown and made my own gaskets. For those, I've had to order just the gasket...
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    KAY Chemicals (by Ecolab). Pretty good stuff. I...

    KAY Chemicals (by Ecolab). Pretty good stuff. I didn't know of the lease agreement McDonald's has regarding those machines. Of the dozens of Mcdonald's I'd serviced in my area (repairing their...
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    Well you're well versed in the types of pumps. I...

    Well you're well versed in the types of pumps. I never could remember all of that.

    Anyway, to quote myself from a rather loquacious post I made in a different thread, this is my involvement with...
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    No, the unit fills through a solenoid valve. ...

    No, the unit fills through a solenoid valve.

    If you tried to turn the pump impeller by hand and it won't turn, the yes, it's seized. If it spins freely by hand, there's also the possibility that...
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    Congratulations on your new purchase of that...

    Congratulations on your new purchase of that building. I wish you all the best with whatever business venture you're seeking with the investment.

    Maybe an old Hobart tech here or there may chime...
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    Good explanation. I hadn't thought of that one.

    Good explanation. I hadn't thought of that one.
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    The type of fan blade vs. the blocked airflow. ...

    The type of fan blade vs. the blocked airflow.

    Somewhere here (maybe the electrical forum), someone illustrated the difference between an axial fan (such as in a condenser) and a centrifugal fan...
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    If you can get Hearthman in this conversation,...

    If you can get Hearthman in this conversation, he'd probably offer a definitive answer on this topic. I've seen them installed and might have actually used a few without knowledge of their true...
  13. Thread: Site hacked?

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    That and many other places that can be clicked on...

    That and many other places that can be clicked on while surfing the internet on a given evening.

    :yes:


    I searched Google regarding the removal of the DPX.JS from I.SIMPLI.FI and BK-CORETAG.JS...
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    :grin2: I use IE but never had a problem with...

    :grin2:

    I use IE but never had a problem with my Norton Security Suite and Malwarebytes PRO screening all of my surfing. However, both were oblivious to this little intrusion.

    I'll go call to...
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    IN SUMMARY and CONCLUSION:

    Well, qwerty hvac linked us to the original, full-length video in which we see the removal of an old condenser and then that ridiculously wrong installation of a new one. Many comments on that and...
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    Wow! Same here. Home from work and everything...

    Wow! Same here. Home from work and everything is normal. I'm able to actually type out a post without that incessant "thinking" spiral haunting me where the green-faced, pig-nosed face that wears...
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    Well, last night I experienced the same as...

    Well, last night I experienced the same as everyone else here. After over an hour of Malwarebyte scans, deleting cookies & history, searching the internet on how to get rid of the problem, I gave up...
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    And what you left him was spot on. I didn't get...

    And what you left him was spot on. I didn't get to see it there though. Somehow they wiped the slate clean in the comments. He left the exact same comment to one of my posts on the original video....
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    …And aside from the actual video, there’s a...

    …And aside from the actual video, there’s a series of comments below it regarding somebody questioning their replacing the outside unit only and not the air handler too…

    Several responses later in...
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    Their sales pitch in their title: “Fix it...

    Their sales pitch in their title: “Fix it yourself – do it right the first time.”

    :eek2:

    I DIDN’T read any of your comments before watching the video. I wanted to objectively catch the errors...
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    Manitowoc markets one. ...

    Manitowoc markets one.

    http://www.manitowocice.com/products/ice-beverage/ice-accessories/luminice-growth-inhibitor

    Appears to be mounted behind the evaporator plate in the condenser section,...
  22. Thread: Adding R404a

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    http://youtu.be/2BlWWsYk1JE

    http://youtu.be/2BlWWsYk1JE
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    Yup...we hashed that one over many months ago in...

    Yup...we hashed that one over many months ago in another WOS post. I guess the codes in some regions require it.
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    Some other control differences: if a cooler...

    Some other control differences:

    if a cooler DOES do a defrost, it's air only. Most coolers do this anyway while the tstat is cycled off. If there IS a defrost clock, it just extends an off...
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    Hey Craig, to upload and attach file: At...

    Hey Craig, to upload and attach file:


    At the Quick Reply panel below, click on the "Go Advanced" button.

    The toolbar in the new reply panel has a button with a paperclip (see attached...
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