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  1. Don't miss quote me. That's your quote not mine. ...

    Don't miss quote me. That's your quote not mine.

    I said "Best to set it when you do start up. if its summer out and system is running it will be tough to set the A8. Bypass all your fans on and...
  2. Because your a moderator, I take great offense to...

    Because your a moderator, I take great offense to your statement calling me out as LAZY for not checking an A8 valve in a high ambient condition. When was the last time you tried to set a low ambient...
  3. Nope...but maybe others will like to know.

    Nope...but maybe others will like to know.
  4. Bottom line is don't mess with the A8 A9 valve...

    Bottom line is don't mess with the A8 A9 valve unless you have fans cycling on and off on your condenser because your just waisting your customers time. Make sure you have a good receiver level and...
  5. Touchee! Your right about me. I'm not going to...

    Touchee! Your right about me. I'm not going to waist the customers time trying to set a valve in conditions that are not favorable to set it. As long as I have a strong receiver level, the amount to...
  6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFb6NU1giRA ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFb6NU1giRA

    It's your job to train your techs that your in charge of, right? Sounds like your not doing a good job of training your techs if you constantly are going...
  7. To be honest, I can tell I'm not nearly as smart...

    To be honest, I can tell I'm not nearly as smart as you BUT, your the one that is to dimwitted that your the one un-able to think outside the box just by the nature of your response. Let's be honest...
  8. Best to set it when you do start up. if its...

    Best to set it when you do start up. if its summer out and system is running it will be tough to set the A8. Bypass all your fans on and turn off a bunch of system circuits. See if you can creat a...
  9. Thanks zartangreen. I'd certainly entertain the...

    Thanks zartangreen. I'd certainly entertain the idea of sharing a booth if it's allowed. I don't need much space to do my demonstations.
    I'll be starting to braze the piping tomorrow. I'm starting...
  10. 354131354141354151 The warehousing evaporators...

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    The warehousing evaporators are hung and the "Gas Coolers" are on the roof. Midwest helicopters put them up there for us. The condenders are called gas coolers because on the hot...
  11. 354091354101354111 Racks are in place. We have 4...

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    Racks are in place. We have 4 systems. Now that I had the training class, I'm a lot clearer on how these things will function. I am honored and privilaged to have this opportunity...
  12. Rusty Walker from Hill Phoenix just did our...

    Rusty Walker from Hill Phoenix just did our training class last week. Rusty did a great job as I know pretty much know whats going on now. Now that I know more about how it works I am beginning the...
  13. It's amazing how much of an investment has been...

    It's amazing how much of an investment has been made to get the Valve Core Gripper off the ground. Im not in the green yet but I am climbing out of the hole. All the profit I make I reinvest back...
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    An oversized liquid line solenoid is a bad...

    An oversized liquid line solenoid is a bad thing...it may not always close all the way. Be sure your LLS is properly sized.
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    Jump right in head first and fake it till you...

    Jump right in head first and fake it till you make it! Goodluck
  16. Assuming you have a full system charge on sounds...

    Assuming you have a full system charge on sounds like to me you have a bad TXV. another thing you want to check is make sure you have the proper nozzle in your distributor. Check the distributor...
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    Job security!

    Job security!
  18. No matter what your going to log Freon in the...

    No matter what your going to log Freon in the condenser. The hard part is settiong your A8 and A9 valve. Its best and easiest to set when outdoor ambient is about 40 Degrees F. I always set the A8...
  19. What you can do next chance you work on it is...

    What you can do next chance you work on it is take a meg ohm reading. Supco makes a nice meter that works very well for this purpose. I had a customer years ago that had an extremely noisy little...
  20. Tomorrow I have a 10,000# Lull coming in so we...

    Tomorrow I have a 10,000# Lull coming in so we can lift the heaviest rack into the room. The first one they sent could not lift rack DT3. Walkin freezers and coolers are being built. Underground...
  21. This is the first Trans-Critical CO2 store going...

    This is the first Trans-Critical CO2 store going in within the United States. CO2 means extremely high pressure. Yesterday I met with the engineers from Hill Phoenix. We unwrapped one of the 4 rack...
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    I agree with dangpgt... I have had great luck...

    I agree with dangpgt... I have had great luck with the battery operated tif ZX1 and also love my H10 plug in ...hate the plug in though. As far as using your h10 I was taught to put it on the small...
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    The proper solenoid valve does not neccessarily...

    The proper solenoid valve does not neccessarily match the pipe size.
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    I had the same problem once... the problem was...

    I had the same problem once... the problem was that the solenoid valve was over sized and it would not always close .
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    Be sure you pump down the system when your done...

    Be sure you pump down the system when your done adding freon to make sure your reciever is capable of holding the charge. Not doing this could cause you an unneccessary callback
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    I like the dishwasher idea...never tried that. At...

    I like the dishwasher idea...never tried that. At work I go in early and put the gaskets under the heat lamp food warmers to soften them up for installation.
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    Grasslins were fine for a while...lately i've...

    Grasslins were fine for a while...lately i've been having problems with the contacts welding shut so I am back using Paragon timers
  28. Will just inform them there is a compressor that...

    Will just inform them there is a compressor that is abnormally loud. Tell them you made sure oil level is ok and it passed your acid test but not to be surprised if it locks up.
  29. First black friday in my life I had 1/2 a million dollars to drop!

    Putting trans-critical CO2 system into its new home! Works not suppose to be so much fun!

    330301330311
  30. Or more probable is Engel can't find a company...

    Or more probable is Engel can't find a company willing to make them since their engineers didn't design it.
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    I call the guys at United Refrigeration to help...

    I call the guys at United Refrigeration to help me size things up. There really good at the branch I go to. Based on what he says id go with a slightly bigger unit. Its almost impossible to figure...
  32. Slope in pipes towards compressor is so important...

    Slope in pipes towards compressor is so important for oil return. I had an opportunity to repipe a 10,000 sq ft freezer that was not properly sloped. Before the job we constantly had oil problems and...
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    just jump it out....just kidding!!!!!!

    just jump it out....just kidding!!!!!!
  34. im going to guess the unit your working on is a...

    im going to guess the unit your working on is a very old semi hermetic compressor with weak valves. Let us know what you find Roy
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    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro members that have been vetted by the AOPC may post advise here. Please apply to the AOPC today, thank you.

    You can find the rules for posting and...
  36. Sounds like a bad compressor to me. A broken TXV...

    Sounds like a bad compressor to me. A broken TXV spring means the system would have flooded out the compressor most likely causing mechanical damage. When recharging a system with a txv you should...
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    Why is the high side safety set at 400# and why...

    Why is the high side safety set at 400# and why is your head pressure 200 plus...when ever I converted a unit from r-12 to something else. I would complete a triple evacuation similar to what I was...
  38. We were taught in school, if you use R22 as a...

    We were taught in school, if you use R22 as a trace gas to add vapor R22 to 5 psi then top that off with 100psi nitrogen. It does not take much R22.
  39. So how long did it take you to repair the leak?

    So how long did it take you to repair the leak?
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    I am working on a valve core gripper for the big...

    I am working on a valve core gripper for the big bore valve cores...I ordered one off a goodman unit and am waiting for it to come in.
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    Check your superheat too make sure your feeding...

    Check your superheat too make sure your feeding the evaporator coil properly.
  42. Thread: CO2

    by Fridge Repairer
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    Sorry Seth no such thing as far as I know. My co2...

    Sorry Seth no such thing as far as I know. My co2 experience is limited. The system we have has no txv. The company I work for has informed me we will be getting one of the first Trans-critical Co2...
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    I made a valve core tool with a gripper function...

    I made a valve core tool with a gripper function because I was tired of having valve cores fall of the tip of the tool inside the isolation valve.

    I also made a key chain version which is...
  44. Beautiful job. I see plenty of pitch on your...

    Beautiful job. I see plenty of pitch on your pipe....Looks nice!
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    I try fixing them all the time with good success....

    I try fixing them all the time with good success. One trick ive learned when you can't get the 45% to stick good...come over the top of the 45% with 15% silfos works every time good luck.
  46. Ill guess you want like a KAMB-0075 compressor in...

    Ill guess you want like a KAMB-0075 compressor in there
  47. If you have nothing else to go on go with the...

    If you have nothing else to go on go with the lock rotor amp rating and compare it to a copeland compressor. This should get you in the ballpark.
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    I think what 2sac is implying is that it is so...

    I think what 2sac is implying is that it is so much easier to just use the proper paragon clock (8141), which most guys don't stock on there truck, and switch it over wire for wire...and be done with...
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    yea the website is www.valvecoretool.com

    yea the website is www.valvecoretool.com
  50. I recommend not putting a GFI outlet inside the...

    I recommend not putting a GFI outlet inside the freezer unless you enjoy working on frozen drain lines! I also highly recommend using a trap because if you don't you will get snow build up in drain...
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