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    Both systems had tev's originally. One system...

    Both systems had tev's originally.

    One system worked fine, so I left the tev in.

    The other system had a couple leaks, one of the leaks was on the shaft seal of the tev. Since I had to open the...
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    It would be nice to have something more steady...

    It would be nice to have something more steady than what you describe. It would also be nice to be "on the books" as a legitimate employee.

    Most employers tend to look for 3 to 5 years experience...
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    I found a picture of the eev on my phone. Its...

    I found a picture of the eev on my phone.

    Its a center-fan dual flow evaporator, so it wasn't very tall and the eev barely fit in there.

    I think it turned out ok.

    537851
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    Everybody gives True a hard time, but in reality...

    Everybody gives True a hard time, but in reality they make a good product. I think they are actually better than a lot of other brands.

    For every True that has major problems, there are ten others...
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    Does it sit there and try and start for a few...

    Does it sit there and try and start for a few seconds before the breaker trips?

    I would try and plug your cooler into a different circuit with nothing else on it just to see what happens.
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    And Burt, I'm not sure if you're aware or not,...

    And Burt, I'm not sure if you're aware or not, but after the compressor shuts of or fails to start, it has to sit off for about five minutes or so.

    That Supco 3in1 start kit needs a few minutes...
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    Yes, they are designed to hold open after 90...

    Yes, they are designed to hold open after 90 degrees, so that the door can stay open while loading product, etc....
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    Yes, its a hvac-talk website rule that we can...

    Yes, its a hvac-talk website rule that we can only give general advice and recommendations, and we can't give actual do-it-yourself instructions on how to troubleshoot or repair.
    ...
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    For what it's worth, I would see if you could...

    For what it's worth, I would see if you could find a smaller "one-man" operation. He or She might be a little more easy going, might be a little more willing to come to a residential house, and might...
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    Hello I'm sorry but the site rules don't allow...

    Hello

    I'm sorry but the site rules don't allow us to give diy repair instructions.
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    I bought a house recently. My realtor recommended...

    I bought a house recently. My realtor recommended a home inspector. I paid him a flat-rate fee myself. He was a legit guy that worked for many years as a carpenter, and he did know what he was doing....
  12. If the compressor does come on and runs non-stop,...

    If the compressor does come on and runs non-stop, I wouldn't think it would be a controls issue.

    It sounds like a refrigeration side issue, ie: low on refrigeration, problem with metering device...
  13. Thread: Supera vs True

    by Mike19
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    I've never heard of Supera. I looked at their...

    I've never heard of Supera. I looked at their website, does anybody get nervous about dealing with companies that don't list their address anywhere?
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    Oh geez. That's pretty hard to miss. I think...

    Oh geez. That's pretty hard to miss.

    I think my realtor would have even caught that.
  15. You're right, the Cable/Internet Bill is equal...

    You're right, the Cable/Internet Bill is equal with the Electricity Bill

    If I was ever short on money I would drop Cable. I can get quite a few good channels for free by using an antenna.
  16. I would need $10 an hour, 40 hours per week just...

    I would need $10 an hour, 40 hours per week just to pay my bills.

    If I took in a roommate and split expenses 50/50, I could probably get by on minimum wage.
  17. I'm 25 and I live on my own. I am conservative...

    I'm 25 and I live on my own.

    I am conservative with what I spend my money on, and I'm able to pay all my bills.
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    I prefer to charge by subheating and supercooling.

    I prefer to charge by subheating and supercooling.
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    That's great. Thanks

    That's great. Thanks
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    The head phones would be nice. When you are in...

    The head phones would be nice.

    When you are in a public place it would be nice to have the option to "mute" the speaker in the h10 and just use the headphones.

    I have an older H10 and its a...
  21. Things must not be as bad here. I'm 25, I...

    Things must not be as bad here.

    I'm 25, I have my own house, and granted my house isn't that great but my monthly payment and utilities are about the same as what some people pay for rent.
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    Hopefully the cases and/or walk-ins are in better...

    Hopefully the cases and/or walk-ins are in better shape than the motor room.
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    Its the subcooler

    Its the subcooler
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    Are the insides of the electrical boxes as scary...

    Are the insides of the electrical boxes as scary as the outside?

    At least there is no question what refrigerant is in there. They've certainly got it clearly marked about a million times.
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    My dad has some Audel books and they seem pretty...

    My dad has some Audel books and they seem pretty good.

    I'm not familiar with that particular set though.
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    Ok. So I guess I was on the right track. I...

    Ok. So I guess I was on the right track.

    I had the armaflex sitting in the back of the store to stay warm, and I was bringing it into the walk-in one piece at a time, but by the time I started...
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    Working with Armaflex in low temps

    Hello All

    I was putting some armaflex on lines inside a -10 walk-in today. The armaflex was as stiff as a board, it was hard to push over the tubes and it kept tearing.

    Are there any tricks for...
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    Yes, I wish I would have thought of taking a...

    Yes, I wish I would have thought of taking a picture of the original setup. I removed most of it when I was installing new.

    It really was just a big rats nest of tangled wires and relays.
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    +1 The terms freezing your butt off and...

    +1

    The terms freezing your butt off and freezing your balls off really aren't true. Those two areas always stay warm.
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    That sounds like an interesting piece of...

    That sounds like an interesting piece of machinery.
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    Are you still getting a call for heat when the...

    Are you still getting a call for heat when the burners go out?

    Check for power at the ignition control, it could be something in the safety circuit opening.

    Like 2sac said, anything further...
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    Copeland makes semi-hermetics made to be used as...

    Copeland makes semi-hermetics made to be used as an air compressor.

    That's what he has.
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    Thanks The mounting boxes are from ke2. They...

    Thanks

    The mounting boxes are from ke2. They work out pretty nice. Its easier than hooking the conduits to the side.

    I haven't tried their premade wiring harnesses, I've got 500' spools of...
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    ke2 Evap Efficiency

    I had a walk-in freezer with two evaps, each with its own condensing unit.

    There was a very elaborate system with a defrost timer and about ten relays so both systems would cycle from one temp...
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    I'm sorry to hear that. I've had mine for a...

    I'm sorry to hear that.

    I've had mine for a while and have had no issues.
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    Those are still widely in use in refrigeration,...

    Those are still widely in use in refrigeration, but you see them less and less in new equipment.

    And I should clarify, with these semi-hermetic compressors, we get remanufactured compressors, and...
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    On a refrigeration compressor, if the motor fails...

    On a refrigeration compressor, if the motor fails you replace the whole compressor.

    I'm not sure if they sell motors for the dental compressors or if you just replace the whole compressor too.
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    I've heard those are great air compressors. ...

    I've heard those are great air compressors.

    Generally the sum of adding the resistance of start to common plus run to common will equal run to start.

    If your meter readings are accurate, it...
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    Ironically it was one of those places.

    Ironically it was one of those places.
  40. Thread: Sour grapes

    by Mike19
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    YES We have a lot of problems with other...

    YES

    We have a lot of problems with other companies calling the city/county/state to tattle on us.
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    It is sad that so many people can't figure out...

    It is sad that so many people can't figure out how to properly use a multimeter.
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    I don't know if this counts or not, But I went...

    I don't know if this counts or not,

    But I went inside a walk-in cooler once and found a restaurant manager and employee. One was giving the other a hand job.

    The female restaurant manager was...
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    If you are doing that kind of work, oxy-acetylene...

    If you are doing that kind of work, oxy-acetylene would probably be a little better for you.

    You can have a more controlled flame, which is nice if you're working in a cramped area.
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    The other guys I work with also have the same...

    The other guys I work with also have the same encounters with the public.
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    Oh don't worry, my feelings didn't get hurt. ...

    Oh don't worry, my feelings didn't get hurt.

    I will take you up on the sandwich though. :cheers:
  46. On that unit the blower is run by a time delay. ...

    On that unit the blower is run by a time delay.

    When you get a call for heat, it will energize that time delay, and after the delay the blower will come on, regardless of whether the burners lit...
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    I was working on a coffee machine at a...

    I was working on a coffee machine at a restaurant.

    I was walking through the dining room to go to the restroom, and I walked past a table with two elderly people. The two elderly people asked me...
  48. Your could see if your unit has a manual-reset...

    Your could see if your unit has a manual-reset high limit and try resetting it.

    Get out the meter and make a few checks, or call a professional.
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    I had an elderly couple get mad at me last week....

    I had an elderly couple get mad at me last week. They told me I was stupid and then called me every name in the book.

    I don't know why people feel the need to be so rude.
  50. Thread: COBRA question

    by Mike19
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    I got a short term major medical plan for a few...

    I got a short term major medical plan for a few months between jobs a few years back. I think it had a $10,000 deductible or something like that.

    The price was reasonable, its probably worth...
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