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    Freezing Temps Outside

    I read the majority of the posts, seems to be lots of residential experience. Didn't see any comments on trying to pull a vacuum when it's 20*F outside( and your replacing a 1 HP semi-hermetic on a...
  2. Thread: WeatherMaker 1

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    WeatherMaker 1

    The Carrier 48LJE005 it wasn't attached to the curb at all was it. It just sits on it. I have one that has the curb flashed up around to the sling points of the RTU. Through the T-Bar I can't tell...
  3. Thread: HVAC in Ontario

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    I own a refrigeration business, the government is...

    I own a refrigeration business, the government is the single biggest problem. We work in TO all the time, there is a shortage of people. All of us are 313A, 319, OBT-1's and G1's but we are stupid -...
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    McDonalds Taylor Shake Machine -8784HT

    I got a call From McD's the shake machine was down. Taylor mod#8784HT. I show up and the machine is in freezer lock. I surfed through the touch pad and discovered it was in a hard lock out but no...
  5. Thread: cap tubes

    by raveon
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    We replace a lot of cap tubes in reach in...

    We replace a lot of cap tubes in reach in coolers. 90% of the time if you have R134A running in it for 3 to 4 years -just out of warranty. The cap tube plugs up. Depending on the unit though - all...
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    What? A thermostat - Where is the restaurant...

    What? A thermostat - Where is the restaurant owner going to put the knife now to adjust the box temp lower? Come on, I love it when he explains how he hardly did anything and he can't understand why...
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    Is anybody driving the Ford Transit for a service...

    Is anybody driving the Ford Transit for a service truck? We have Sprinters and Full size GM's . We were thinking about buying one, but they won't be availbale in Canada until this summer
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    Mine went from Ontario Canada to BC and back in 1...

    Mine went from Ontario Canada to BC and back in 1 week. Across the country
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    If you find out you need a couple of sizes - Go...

    If you find out you need a couple of sizes - Go to a fastener (fastenal)- place and tell them you need a "Fuji Lock Nut Socket" and give them the size of the socket you need.You can figure what size...
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    I have on. It's OK. I consider it disposable...

    I have on. It's OK. I consider it disposable though. After 2 years I will buy a new one. I get the free recalibration on the sensor after one year. I do lot's of boiler work, it's not bad, a little...
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    Good Luck

    If you get on with a good company - the training is free - and you get paid for your time in class. I have gone on some really good training that has lasted a week and been paid for everything,...
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    Call Enodis

    You have to work with a company that services the restaurant equipment. The contractors are called "ASA's or Authorized Service Agents. They, Enodis, will give the name(s) of the contractors that do...
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    Commercial Restaraunts

    It's all we do. We don't do anything else. It's our specialty and we run all the time. 70 tons is not out of the way, it's common. Heck we even a couple of stores with 50 tons of cooling on the MAU's...
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    No halide for me

    I have dye in my service truck, never put it in any rack system though. I service 4 rack systems on a regular basis that another company put dye into already ( don't know why ) Yes it's messy, dye...
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    Hoshi KM-500MAE -drove me nuts

    I had the exact same fault. Condenser plugged solid with grease, no cleaning done in 12 years. Cleaned the machine top to bottom. Float switch was also flaky so i replaced it. There was quite a bit...
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    Iron Out

    Iron out works well. Follow the instructions on the bottle and use the toilet brush. I rinsed the evaporator twice with warm water before I started the normal cleaning and sanitizing procedures. As...
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    Hoshi actually has a very good website. I have...

    Hoshi actually has a very good website. I have found all the manuals I've ever wanted. The tech tips and FAQ's are helpful as well. Try them if you ever get stuck
  18. Thread: Ice on coils

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    Is it still building up ice, what kind of filter...

    Is it still building up ice, what kind of filter did you install and how long is it -the filter-lasting now? I own a company, my (ours)reputation is what what keeps everybody working, if someone...
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    Bought it- should have waited

    I have owned one for nine months now. Paid the $1000.00 for it. It works fine enough, but for a $1000.00 it should work great. The temperature attachment lasted all of a month. I see Testo has one...
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    If i understand your post correctly, you could...

    If i understand your post correctly, you could get it to work. The DDC is overkill. Read up on the average install for a supermarket cooler system with multiple evaps(EPR's). Same difference. Take...
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    Ever notice how the tool you keep in some stupid...

    Ever notice how the tool you keep in some stupid little compartment, that is worth a dollar, always seems to fix the problem when nothing else can when you are in a real jack pot! Digital can be...
  22. Thread: Co analyzer

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    I'm not partial to either the UEI or the TESTO....

    I'm not partial to either the UEI or the TESTO. CO cells seem slow to respond to any changes made to a boiler. I like the TSI, but it is a little more difficult to set up prior to using it. I usually...
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    Smoke!Smoke! You better buy a lottery ticket....

    Smoke!Smoke! You better buy a lottery ticket. Your lucky, If I had someone call me up and describe to me what just happened to you, I would still tell them to shut the furnace off. Did any body...
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    Turn off switch at the furnace, and call a...

    Turn off switch at the furnace, and call a service tech.
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    I'm from Ontario Canada Started off...

    I'm from Ontario Canada

    Started off Residential, moved to another company that was bought out by a large Union Company(Stork). Gave me lots of exposure to bigger equipment. Now I work for GM. I...
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