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    I am partial to a poured concrete pad, vs one of...

    I am partial to a poured concrete pad, vs one of the pos foam jobs. Do you do that for your customers too?
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    Sound logic. Try this first.

    Sound logic. Try this first.
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    Nice work!

    Nice work!
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    Go to advanced search, by clicking on the...

    Go to advanced search, by clicking on the "magnifying glass" with nothing in the field. There you will see search for user name.
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    134A + 404A... was that the nameplate info?

    134A + 404A... was that the nameplate info?
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    Just to add-

    All my parts have to come UPS, and I have found fan blades are the worst thing to describe on the phone. This works for me-

    1) Rotation is either clockwise or counterclockwise shaft end (CWSE -...
  7. Thread: hoshi f450mah

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    Parts are available. The last one I did, you...

    Parts are available. The last one I did, you order the lower bearing assy and the upper extruding head (which has the upper bearing) and return the old assemblies to the factory for credit.

    Part...
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    I remember a company back in the 80's in...

    I remember a company back in the 80's in Buffalo... owned by two guys, one was white, one was black-

    Salt and Pepper Refrigeration!
  9. Thread: just curious

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    Did you mean can't do it? ...

    Did you mean can't do it? http://kebawe.com/smellies/smellie_wink.gif

    In 45 years in the trade, I have never met a female tech, a few at the counter and they were fine, but never stayed long.
    ...
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    Frost free flare nuts

    In my experience, it's the freeze/thaw cycle that splits or cracks the flare nuts. These types of nuts let the water drain and alleviate the problem.
  11. Thread: potential relays

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    Current relays on fractional HP, and potential...

    Current relays on fractional HP, and potential relays on 3/4 - 1 HP and up.
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    There are three kinds of men. The one that learns...

    There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.

    Will Rogers

    Read this-...
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    You never posted the mod number of your machine,...

    You never posted the mod number of your machine, so I'm guessing it is a 404-A machine with an E board. The machine goes into harvest and stays in this mode until the suction line thermistor reaches...
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    Looks like an old floor furnace . See the rod...

    Looks like an old floor furnace . See the rod attached to the gas valve knob? You used it to control the gas valve/pilot without getting in the crawlspace.

    Just guessing, but I would say early...
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    The fan is hiding between the coil and the...

    The fan is hiding between the coil and the compressor.
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    The line is the capillary for the pressure...

    The line is the capillary for the pressure control. Yea, the pressure control is likely original too- black metal, not even black plastic!
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    Classic Victory Reach-in

    I have serviced this school account for 30 years, and have always loved this Victory cooler. I'm guessing it's about 60 years old (note the label tag, when there is no zip code, you know it's old),...
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    A coil sensing thermostat (constant cut-in like...

    A coil sensing thermostat (constant cut-in like pecmsg said) would be the best solution. Ranco A12-700 or 701.

    A lot of residential units will run with the power to the defrost timer supplied by...
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    Check continuity on the float. The reed switch...

    Check continuity on the float. The reed switch might be stuck closed. I assume you cleaned the inside of the float chamber and the float.
  20. Thread: PTC issue

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    Here is a good article from RSES on all...

    Here is a good article from RSES on all fractional HP start relays.

    http://www.rses.org/assets/rses_journal/0514_Compressors.pdf
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    For what it's worth-

    I have worked on a number of Hoshi sandwich or pizza tables, and it looks like the evap changing would be a lot easier than a True.

    They all are sub-par, due to " I want to spend as little as...
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    I have found when you have a harvest problem on a...

    I have found when you have a harvest problem on a Hoshi KM, first pop off the top-

    Pull the distribution tube, funnels, and fill tube- are they clean?

    Look down thru the evaporator and check...
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    I serviced a Master-bilt gelato case recently,...

    I serviced a Master-bilt gelato case recently, with a small leak. Mind you, this is a $18,000 case. The manufacturer used a braided line on the suction side for pulling out the condensing unit. ...
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    This is mine-

    I built this rig about 30 years ago- over the years it has served me well, with a little maintenance. The four clips on the right are common, start,run and ground. The two blacks are for the...
  25. Thread: A liittle help...

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    A liittle help...

    This should probably be in the commercial section, but not much activity there.

    Normally I just do commercial refrigeration, but was called out by a well driller I know, who does ground source...
  26. Try using a rheostat on the heater circuit.

    Try using a rheostat on the heater circuit.
  27. Thread: Koolaire

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    Yes, water level control. Here is the service...

    Yes, water level control. Here is the service manual. See page 57 for a picture of the sensor. It looks pretty basic, without all the useless bells and whistles of the Indigo. And yes, X3 n the...
  28. Thread: Koolaire

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    Thanks for the input.

    Thanks for the input.
  29. Thread: Koolaire

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    Koolaire

    So the Koolaire ice machine (by Manitowoc) line has been out there for a while.

    Anyone have field experience with them?
  30. Some bigger shops in Buffalo- MESMER...

    Some bigger shops in Buffalo-

    MESMER REFRIGERATION INC.
    519 HAMBURG ST.
    BUFFALO, NY 14204
    PHONE 716 855 0575

    TDH Refrigeration
    55 Boxwood Ln
    Buffalo, New York 14227
  31. And cork insulation.

    And cork insulation.
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    Because you are predicting the closing of the GA...

    Because you are predicting the closing of the GA facilities with no facts. As I remember, when Hoshi started building in the USA, pumps and boards were imported from the home company until they...
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    This from http://www.icemakers.com.au Today,...

    This from http://www.icemakers.com.au

    Today, Hoshizaki Electric Company operates 6 plants in Japan, 2 in the United States, 1 in the United Kingdom and 1 in China. The total Hoshizaki group...
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    Back in the early 70's I hooked up an old...

    Back in the early 70's I hooked up an old Kold-Draft (I took in trade) in my newly started ice delivery business. I threw in some clear cleaner, let it run over-night, and came back in the morning...
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    You want an old school toaster?

    Get ready to pay, but they are still available.

    http://www.toastercentral.com/
  36. Thread: Ohm's Law

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    Ohm's Law

    Here is an interesting visual of Ohm's law.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUPSGvWr6xE#t=666
  37. Thread: Accumulators...

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    I think we are talking about something a little...

    I think we are talking about something a little smaller than a rack. http://kebawe.com/smellies/smellie_lol.gif
  38. Thread: Accumulators...

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    Here is what they look like inside-

    This is a bullet type accumulator showing the inside. Note- It doesn't have the j tube with the weep hole for oil return like it's bigger brother on a larger condensing unit. No way for it to get...
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    http://www.tcrefsystems.com/

    http://www.tcrefsystems.com/
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    Give it a bit of a think- if the cap/drier is...

    Give it a bit of a think- if the cap/drier is restricted, the only place for the refrigerant to go is the condenser (can't make it to the evaporator), so the liquid refrigerant stacks up in the...
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    The coil likely has plugs on the ends, and since...

    The coil likely has plugs on the ends, and since there is no oil in a new evaporator, moisture should not be a problem.
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    Sounds like a dirty evaporator and/or a leaking...

    Sounds like a dirty evaporator and/or a leaking check valve.
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    Take the time to read the rules- Equipment...

    Take the time to read the rules-

    Equipment Owners- Guests are allowed to post questions to our industry professionals relating to help with your existing issues or future equipment strategies. You...
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    A price would be nice!

    A price would be nice!
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    This? ...

    This?

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?1328321-Stocking-Tecumseh-current-relays&highlight=start
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    Here is the PFD for adjustments to the Ranco A12...

    Here is the PFD for adjustments to the Ranco A12 series stats.

    If you have to adjust these on an older stat, be aware that the linkage is probably wearing out.
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    I agree if the system is flat, use an access...

    I agree if the system is flat, use an access stub.

    But if you are taping into a charged system and use a tap-

    Make sure the line is straight and clean (use a little sandcloth).

    Lube the...
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    Remember- if you do general warranty work for...

    Remember- if you do general warranty work for unitary equipment manufacturers, you are directly supporting the on-line dealers who are cutting your throat on new equipment pricing. They have no...
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    Lots of Wegmans in my area. I have never talked...

    Lots of Wegmans in my area. I have never talked with a company tech, but Wegmans is always at the top of the Fortunes best place to work list.

    I know that's not much, but hope it helps.
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