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  1. Pretty sure the chiller dreams popped at Hussmann...

    Pretty sure the chiller dreams popped at Hussmann a couple months ago. They dabbled under Ingersoll Rand, as they do have the means, but wasn't really clicking as Hussmann stand alone. They hired a...
  2. Thread: Smoke stick?

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    The smoke sticks I used from the supply house...

    The smoke sticks I used from the supply house emptied out that side of store. A journeyman recommended incense sticks and it works really well without the heavy smoke. I place 3-4 on the top shelf...
  3. What was the oil mgmt system used with the...

    What was the oil mgmt system used with the Hussmann TD? I ask because there are several stores with a similar setup; 2 comps for LT, 2 for MT and 2 for HT...all on common piping and one receiver. ...
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    Incandescent bulbs are also resistive loads. ...

    Incandescent bulbs are also resistive loads. They are heaters.
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    :grin2::grin2::grin2:

    :grin2::grin2::grin2:
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    I've also bought THESE...

    I've also bought THESE thanks to another link posted here years ago. Seems all they have left are part #'s RF3, RF16, RF67 and RF72.
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    I had nothing to add by the time I read this, but...

    I had nothing to add by the time I read this, but I am impressed by your follow through with this issue. Can see why John speaks highly of you.
  8. Thread: 2006 E350

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    Which is voted funniest movie of all time...

    Which is voted funniest movie of all time
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    Another tip. Use the recovery machine to pump...

    Another tip. Use the recovery machine to pump into the suction header instead of tanks.
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    Yes, and sadly after the "PM" has been completed.

    Yes, and sadly after the "PM" has been completed.
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    Yup, have several, 410a Munters units in the...

    Yup, have several, 410a Munters units in the desert run over 600# discharge, but that PT scale is wrong,
  12. Thread: R409a problems

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    If the thermostat is satisfying and shutting...

    If the thermostat is satisfying and shutting down, why not turn down the thermostat?? Also, you may have overcharged the unit, torch the receiver to find the level.
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    I phone up the guy on EVERY callback. Not an ass...

    I phone up the guy on EVERY callback. Not an ass chewing, just a 'this is what I found' deal. If he has pride, things will change. If not, talk to the boss. I also tell every guy that I want a...
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    Take a glance at the TXV external equalizer, see...

    Take a glance at the TXV external equalizer, see if it is bypassing into the suction, it may be why the suction line is a lot colder than the other unit but the coil itself is warm. Or the coil is...
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    IR here...we get 100% match up to 6% deduction. ...

    IR here...we get 100% match up to 6% deduction. Trane must have had it better because ours did not get axed.
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    An experienced manager is more understanding that...

    An experienced manager is more understanding that the newly promoted hot shots. Finding those are satisfying, though.
  17. It it's 134a, that HPC needs to be at least 100#...

    It it's 134a, that HPC needs to be at least 100# lower and the CFM cut in lower
  18. Thread: RTU smokie

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    Thanks, ascj

    Thanks, ascj
  19. Thread: TXV bypass

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    That is not a bypass. It also does not equalize...

    That is not a bypass. It also does not equalize high and low side in the off cycle, as some believe. That senses pressure at the outlet of multicircuited coils to compensate for the bigger pressure...
  20. Thread: TXV bypass

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    Are you talking about the external equalizer???? ...

    Are you talking about the external equalizer???? Is this 'bypass' coming off the valve body or the piping before the valve??
  21. Thread: RTU smokie

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    Dern, was hoping this was some kind of new thing,...

    Dern, was hoping this was some kind of new thing, or some plausible explanation.
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    Including the ambient fans up top and the fans...

    Including the ambient fans up top and the fans under the roof panels?
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    #2 can happen if a mechanical subcooler is being...

    #2 can happen if a mechanical subcooler is being used to increase capacity. If the rack is a little low then the liquid is no longer at 50*F but a lot warmer. All the fixture TXV's open up, trying...
  24. Thread: RTU smokie

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    RTU smokie

    Reefer guy here but saw this and it interested me. The first 2 pics are one unit and the second 2 pics are another unit. That PVC goes to a smoke detector inside the blower compartments and, as you...
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    Yes, I see it done. It then gets replaced with a...

    Yes, I see it done. It then gets replaced with a commercial grade 20a device. The sparky showed me the code where it was acceptable. Mostly, it just gets wired in hot off of coil power.
    Oh, the...
  26. Not sure, brother. Looks like a call is in order.

    Not sure, brother. Looks like a call is in order.
  27. Of all those, I think certified welder is...

    Of all those, I think certified welder is highest, industrial next. Safford area I like as well, Morency is the big mine area there. Heavy Mormon there.
  28. Where?? I know they do the Globe area mines. ...

    Where?? I know they do the Globe area mines. There is JM pay, but the mines are industrial pay, which last I looked in 2009, is $4 higher. Had a buddy that I lost contact with, but when they lost...
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    With some mechanical's, you will need to get the...

    With some mechanical's, you will need to get the Tucson or Phoenix journeyman license, don't know about the outlying areas. Myself, I never had to get and I did well. They will give you a year to...
  30. Thread: Com-Trol EZSet

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    Thanks, got it all on there. Now when it does...

    Thanks, got it all on there. Now when it does ask for the Loadr4K utility, it opens a destination folder but there is nothing in there it likes. I manually open up where the .exe file is and it...
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    Good stuff, thanks

    Good stuff, thanks
  32. Thread: Com-Trol EZSet

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    This is the file name...Ezset Vista 203-F.EXE. ...

    This is the file name...Ezset Vista 203-F.EXE. The 'Vista' in there makes me think it was for the Vista system. I never tried running it until an emergency came up last week. Got that error...
  33. Thread: D-tek vs H-10.

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    Agreed. We use aftermarket batteries and much...

    Agreed. We use aftermarket batteries and much better. I don't get 4 hours, 3 is more like it. I also use a trickle charger with different options to charge it.

    I also like my H-10PM over the...
  34. Thread: Com-Trol EZSet

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    Com-Trol EZSet

    I am running Windows 7, 64 bit. The 2005 version runs well enough, except I can never get it to scan ALL the boxes before timing out. I go to each box and do it that way.
    My problem is the 2008...
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    They "de ice" it on a regular basis? Sounds like...

    They "de ice" it on a regular basis? Sounds like an old meat manger of ours moved. He used to shoot water down the back wall and through the honeycombs to "de ice" it, twice a day. Both bunker...
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    x2. Set the A419 to run at 28*F during the...

    x2.
    Set the A419 to run at 28*F during the day. Under the 'ofs' setting, set it to 17 (this number will add on to the real setpoint). Wire the Grasslin to close the circuit to the BIN input on...
  37. I'm sure if you've been doing this a while,...

    I'm sure if you've been doing this a while, you've seen it or done it yourself. I have erred several time. Worst was adding 300# of 507 to a MT 134a rack that held 5-600#. I don't know of long...
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    Yep common in the SW. The big problem is...

    Yep common in the SW. The big problem is scaling, which will lead to leaks while reducing efficiency. The big growth spot for scale is the discharge line entry because of the rapid evaporation...
  39. Thread: DHR Mechanical

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    About Source, it's love-hate. The best training,...

    About Source, it's love-hate. The best training, the brightest JM to bounce stuff off of and the latest technology being installed.
    Then there is the constant 80+ weeks, travel, politics and the...
  40. Thread: DHR Mechanical

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    How's this going for you? Did you move from the...

    How's this going for you? Did you move from the Trane building yet? A lot branches that way were closed. In the West, Seattle, Denver and Vegas are gone. I think Portland as well.
  41. Thread: Boom

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    I remember, years ago, a member here posted a pic...

    I remember, years ago, a member here posted a pic of a rack he came up on. The side of the crankcase had blown out because it was valved off tight. Since then, I do not close the discharge valves.
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    So now I've run across this. The units were...

    So now I've run across this. The units were Trenton with factory Headmasters at 215# and fan cycling control set at 100# cut out and 180# cut in, R-404a. Comps are air cooled. They've been like...
  43. Thread: glycol system

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    The PDF does not mention the controller at the...

    The PDF does not mention the controller at the case. It's name slips my mind but it controls all functions.
    We keep losing the glycol charge at 1 account with no external signs or staining. HP...
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    Hussmann is going through a lot of changes of...

    Hussmann is going through a lot of changes of right now. People you may know aren't around anymore. Try calling Georgia at 770-921-9410, Protocol's I've seen are made there. Assuming it is the...
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    LOL!! When I first heard em drop, pooped a...

    LOL!! When I first heard em drop, pooped a little. Sparkle Ice plant in Phoenix.
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    I had to see it in action so I took liquid and...

    I had to see it in action so I took liquid and shot it in above it without cores. That sucker did it what it is supposed to do.
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    Wow, good responses. I also found a post from...

    Wow, good responses. I also found a post from bunny about it here. The device looks different in all pictures.

    So I believe it is self contained, meaning it is not hooked up to an EMS to...
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    Unknown device on rack

    You see that the top pipe with a sight glass is connected to the suction header and down to this device. The lower pipe is connected to the discharge header from the bottom of this device. The...
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    I have the kiddos on pre paid Virgin Mobile. 35...

    I have the kiddos on pre paid Virgin Mobile. 35 bucks a month for their smartphones= 300 minutes talk, unlimited text, data. There are small issues here and there but the monthly savings is worth...
  50. What exactly is the failure? Resistance loads...

    What exactly is the failure? Resistance loads are pretty reliable unless wired wrong, as in Delta or Wye.
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