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    As long as it works.

    Not sure I would blame the gas company. Where I'm at the gas company's responsibility ends at the meter. Regardless of how ugly it is, if it meets code then I don't believe the plumber could be...
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    No problem boss, I had the fittings to finish the...

    No problem boss, I had the fittings to finish the job on the truck!
  3. It never was clear to me what type of trailer it...

    It never was clear to me what type of trailer it was being put in. I have seen several full size ranges in concession trailers. It's not a problem when it's done correctly. It can not be set up like...
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    Not to beat a dead horse but is it anywhere near...

    Not to beat a dead horse but is it anywhere near the rated amps? If the voltage is low( we typically find 200 volts in groceries in some areas) The wattage may be down to 4.7 kw as opposed to the...
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    You have even draw on all three elements? Is the...

    You have even draw on all three elements? Is the voltage correct? Door gaskets and sweeps good? Turn the temp down and see if it cycles at a lower temp. You should be able to see both set and actual...
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    On the back side of the control door, remove the...

    On the back side of the control door, remove the cover over the control panel. There is a small hole in the center where you can calibrate it but 100 degrees, theres something else wrong. The sensor...
  7. Thread: Manometers

    by Ovenguy
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    30 years in the business and I still use a direct...

    30 years in the business and I still use a direct water tube manometer. That's all we supply our techs with for burner manifold adjusting. Yes I have to fill it with water each time I use it but I...
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    Usually where the pilot tube is connected to the...

    Usually where the pilot tube is connected to the manifold there is a 90 degree fitting with a screw that is a needle valve for the pilot. They can also be inline valves but are typically coming off...
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    We installed just about every Revent bakery oven...

    We installed just about every Revent bakery oven in a Walmart in the Mid-Atlantic region in the past three years including turnkey replacements for aging Baxter/Hobart or Bakers Aids. We were also...
  10. I employ 7 people and I can tell you that will...

    I employ 7 people and I can tell you that will not hold up in a court of law. Ever. They have a right to protect themselves from you leaving and starting your own business and then taking their...
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    I get mine from Home Depot.

    I get mine from Home Depot.
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    Before you condemn the heat exchanger you should...

    Before you condemn the heat exchanger you should use a combustion analyzer to measure the CO in the baking chamber. Do this by slipping the probe under the door gasket with the burner firing. ...
  13. Sorry, I'm late to see this posting. There are...

    Sorry, I'm late to see this posting. There are electric motor shops all over that could rebuild that pump motor overnight if needed for less then the Hobart price. What voltage and phase is the...
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    This is what I teach to every new tech.

    This is what I teach to every new tech.
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    What model? Does it have a combistat or digital...

    What model? Does it have a combistat or digital controls? I'm not sure what you mean by "it's jumping 20 degrees". All rack ovens ( actually all ovens) will have a temperature swing. What matters is...
  16. Thread: Bakers Aid

    by Ovenguy
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    Try this...

    Try this
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/y7vrvdure0w9i7c/BARO-2G%2C%20BARO-2E.pdf

    Hobart changed the circulation fan motor to a 3 hp. It involves more than just the motor though. It would be much...
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    That works a little different then Savage Bros....

    That works a little different then Savage Bros. in that the Picard is using a relay to reverse the direction. Is it possible that the gearbox is causing a binding on tilting back up?
  18. Thread: Bakers Aid

    by Ovenguy
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    Brandon, Hopefully you haven't cut anything up...

    Brandon,
    Hopefully you haven't cut anything up yet. I couldn't post because I could not log in.

    Hobart did not make the BAP proofers. They were made before Hobart bought the company.

    Anyway,...
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    We purchase all of our hoods that we install from...

    We purchase all of our hoods that we install from Captive Aire. Get the list of equipment, the layout, length of duct and amount of turns and call them. They will size the complete proper system for...
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    How does it tilt? Is it a toggle switch? We work...

    How does it tilt? Is it a toggle switch? We work on a lot of savage Bros. bowl lifts and this switch goes out over time.
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    Is this unit anywhere near an exhaust hood and...

    Is this unit anywhere near an exhaust hood and could it be getting a draft from make up air or other sources such as fans that are not always on?

    I would not put safeties on as you would assume...
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    I hate those types of tables. I have one customer...

    I hate those types of tables. I have one customer that still has one. Very dangerous in my opinion. Is it a quarter turn valve with the orifice at the valve? If so these orifices are usually...
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    We use nothing but Captive Aire. Hoods, fans,...

    We use nothing but Captive Aire. Hoods, fans, weldless grease duct, duct wrap, stainless back splash, built in fire suppression, and now factory start up included(at least here in Maryland).
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    If it is LP It should be 10-11"wc at the burner....

    If it is LP It should be 10-11"wc at the burner. LP will burn yellow. Is it sooting up? Is the flame going up the tubes or spilling out the front? Is there any oil in the flame tubes? You did say it...
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    Yeah, I was just thinking that unless you have...

    Yeah, I was just thinking that unless you have been the only one with their hands in it you never know what you might have. And since you mentioned multiple breakers and contractors almost anything...
  26. Thread: Yellow Flames

    by Ovenguy
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    Are the flames lazy and lifting off of the...

    Are the flames lazy and lifting off of the burner?

    Waltc, you need to start your own thread. This one is about an oven.
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    Is it possible that the last element you turn on...

    Is it possible that the last element you turn on is in series with one of the other 4? Given the info you provided I figure that the first four elements are about 17 ohms creating a current of about...
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    This not a Do It Yourself site. How many techs...

    This not a Do It Yourself site. How many techs come ask for free food?
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    I would swear by the Makita 18 volt. Perfect...

    I would swear by the Makita 18 volt. Perfect balance and the lightest weight for 18volt impacts. I don't use the extended run battery as my needs are are not continuous. 15 minute recharge time.
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    Don't work on it. If something breaks you may not...

    Don't work on it. If something breaks you may not be able to get it. SE8's are over 12 years old.

    But in case you do the usual problem is the outboard bushing behind the gauge plate. The seal...
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    The stat is adjustable

    The stat is adjustable
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    In a multi tank dishwasher the water runs from...

    In a multi tank dishwasher the water runs from clean to dirty. The rinse will overfill from the final rinse spray and overflow into the wash tank. This tank in turn will overflow into the prewash...
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    I have never had any success with these valves...

    I have never had any success with these valves when used on the Vulcan steamer. You should be able to get the valve without the coil from Graingers.
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    Here we have to adhere to Chapter 14 of NFPA 96....

    Here we have to adhere to Chapter 14 of NFPA 96. But to put that beast under a hood would be very pricey.
  35. Thread: hobart

    by Ovenguy
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    Whereas Hobart certainly is not the company it...

    Whereas Hobart certainly is not the company it once was nor is their equipment, they have decent work environment and good traing. Good place to build some knowledge.
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    The questions you ask are very basic in nature....

    The questions you ask are very basic in nature. This seems not to be your usual type of work. With that being said it sounds like a primary air issue but could be a combination of things.

    Your not...
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    One piece. It should be a Robertshaw FDTH or FDH...

    One piece. It should be a Robertshaw FDTH or FDH (printed on the face of the valve behind the t-stat knob) 300-650 degree throttle body thermostat. You can still buy the gaskets (from aftermarket...
  38. Thread: Hi to all

    by Ovenguy
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    Hi to all

    I have been in the Food Service Equipment industry for 26 years. We probably service more bakery equipment then restaurant. We work on tons of rack ovens, all the big clubs and Wally World from PA to...
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    Probably an OV850 and depending on age I believe...

    Probably an OV850 and depending on age I believe the only thing needing lubrication is the drive chain. The shelf bushings and the main shaft bushings should be graphite. There is of course oil in...
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    If I understand you correctly you are talking...

    If I understand you correctly you are talking about the Auto/Manual switch on the gold colored motor controller behind the service panels of the oven. According to the Baxter manual for the OV-850...
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