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    I cut the feeder tubes, liquid line, and the...

    I cut the feeder tubes, liquid line, and the equalizing line. When I cleaned it up and re brazed I used flux free silver brazing rod. Worked like a charm. Swaged everything and brazed it all back...
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    Ill see what the boss says in the morning. Hes...

    Ill see what the boss says in the morning. Hes probably going to agree. It wont take long to fix anyways.
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    Using Teflon on TX valves

    Had a service call today (Sunday, yay...) regarding a walkin that wasnt cooling. System low on gas. Found the leak at the brazed joint coming off the tx into the distributer. Really a piss poor...
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    So that's why it can be used to top up 134. Looks...

    So that's why it can be used to top up 134. Looks pretty solid to me.
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    HFC drop in for 12

    Looking for a drop in for 12 and problematic 134a systems. With the price of 22 what it is I'm steering clear of anything with it. Bought a jug of hotshot 414 today and I almost cried when I seen the...
  6. Not doing much supermarket work anymore. The...

    Not doing much supermarket work anymore. The limited refrigeration I'll be handling for those accounts is limited to self contained so a lot of that is overkill. Mostly I just need to stock to get by...
  7. Not doing much large equipment at this company....

    Not doing much large equipment at this company. No oil pumps needed. Haven't come across any discuss yet. Mostly small semi and tin can compressors. A lot of food equipment. Thus the 3/8 driers. Just...
  8. Suggested Items for basic Refrigeration stock

    I started with a new company a few weeks ago due unforeseen events and i have basically been thrown into a truck at a new company that has literally zero stock and im trying to get together a basic...
  9. I sent them an email with all the information ive...

    I sent them an email with all the information ive gathered thus far. trouble is none of the evaps match the number of rows. i need a 9 x 6 row coil. All i could find in there book was a 8 x 6.
  10. Do these guys ship to canada? Im about to bite...

    Do these guys ship to canada? Im about to bite the bullet and order a custom fab evap coil.

    Btw the pn i got from hobart was Part # 01-1000V24-36 and i was unable to match that to anything.
  11. Need to source an evaporator for Hobart HPR2

    Like the title says. Hobart gave me a part number and a price and its going to be over $2000. Might end up getting it custom built but id like to try and find an oem replacement if possible. did a...
  12. I think my problem may be with the humidity as i...

    I think my problem may be with the humidity as i read your comment. I will be going back and checking out the humidity to verify that the sensor probe may or may not be functioning properly.
  13. Hobart HP2 series Proofer/Retarder trouble

    Had a call the other day regarding buns coming out of the machine being too dark and puffy inside or hallow when it was cooked. I should have taken a picture but the baker ripped one of the buns in...
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    If i put a new t stat on can i just leave the x...

    If i put a new t stat on can i just leave the x with nothing to it at the terminal strip or does it have to be jumped to something? Can you point me to some information on how the lockout system...
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    Carrier RTU - X on terminal strip

    I had a refrigeration call at the end of the day today and as i was finishing up the customer mentioned she couldn't control the temperature for the main eating area (as in raise it past 75). After...
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    OK but, fact is its still being used on this very...

    OK but, fact is its still being used on this very day is an indication it will still be around for awhile. R22 phase out started back in 2010, for different reasons, but the gas is still available....
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    If your just going to replace the evaporator just...

    If your just going to replace the evaporator just stick with R22, like others have said the phase out isn't for another 5 years and by then his condensing unit could be dead. If hes adamant on...
  18. So what actually causes the hydrofluoric acid to...

    So what actually causes the hydrofluoric acid to form? Its not the oil breakdown of poe as that's another acid entirely.
  19. hydrochloric vs hydrofluoric acid - danger to motor windings

    I hope this is the right forum for this question,

    In the presence of moisture and acid formation inside a refrigeration system, which is more dangerous to a hermetically sealed motor: hydrochloric...
  20. I think i got the problem solved as of today....

    I think i got the problem solved as of today. Found a leak at an epr valve on one of the evaporators, it was not leaking 2 weeks ago. Repaired and charged another 100lbs. Im thinking it still needs...
  21. We did repair 2 major leaks at one point in the...

    We did repair 2 major leaks at one point in the fall and 200lbs were added. Like i said, system seems tight and i have no reason to think there is a leak. 300lbs seems like a lot too add



    based...
  22. I thought this too about having the fan at the...

    I thought this too about having the fan at the end of the header running but my senior mechanic insisted that its fine the way it is.



    Last leak was repaired middle of november and gas was...
  23. low liquid reciever level alarm on 404a rack

    I have a question for you rack system experts as im on call for the weekend and the usual guy i work with on rack systems is on vacation:

    Last night i had a service call for a low level rack alarm...
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    I actually just this week replaced my Makita...

    I actually just this week replaced my Makita 12/10.8v impact and cordless screwdriver with the bosch CLPK22-120AL impact/screwdriver kit. Comes with 2 hard cases - 1 for the drill and impact, 1 for...
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    My water cooler at home had a plugged cap tube...

    My water cooler at home had a plugged cap tube drier and it only holds 1.5oz of refrigerant. I cut off an inch of tube with the drier, brazed it back together with the smallest drier i ever seen and...
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    i have no idea what the MPG was, it just seemed...

    i have no idea what the MPG was, it just seemed like i filled it just as often, maybe the tank was smaller. This was an e150 btw, not meant for the weight like the e250. One side was filled with...
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    a company i worked for bought 2 used v6 ford...

    a company i worked for bought 2 used v6 ford vans. a year and a half later the transmissions coughed 2 weeks apart on both vans. Boss was exclaiming about gas mileage when he first got them. those...
  28. try aliexpress. Its mostly shipped from china but...

    try aliexpress. Its mostly shipped from china but whatever. If you just need a battery for an aged tool that otherwise works its not a bad idea. My brother-in-law bought some dewalt 20v batteries off...
  29. I think reznor

    I think reznor
  30. what would you suggest for a suitable limit? Like...

    what would you suggest for a suitable limit? Like i said, i only put the 240 on because its all i had, i have no intentions of leaving it permanently but it needs a safety. I was thinking of getting...
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    Ive been having a battle within myself lately...

    Ive been having a battle within myself lately between the hex driver and the impact. On one hand i like the ease of driving screws with the impact, but on the other hand the screwdriver is less risky...
  32. Average temperature rise across duct heaters?

    Was working on some old natural draft forced air duct heaters today that were ducted in parallel with each other. One had a bad heat exchanger, shut down from another tech from my company last year,...
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    That drill looks too new and clean to me. Any...

    That drill looks too new and clean to me. Any cordless tool ive owned had the rubber peeling or at least the lettering on the side of the drill wearing off after 4 months of use. You need to scuff...
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    I swapped out my 12v makita impact driver for my...

    I swapped out my 12v makita impact driver for my 12v screwdriver because it wasn't as noisy and i like the torque control. I still keep the impact in my toolbox in the truck. Its good for getting out...
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    i did some winterizing at a golf club today. As...

    i did some winterizing at a golf club today. As part of the shut down i clean out the condensers on the self contained as its the only time i get a chance to bill out that time on a regular call. You...
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    its a had toss up between my channel lock code...

    its a had toss up between my channel lock code blue wide mouth adjustable wrench and my makita 12v cordless screwdriver. I also like the 12v impact drill, cant remember why i swapped the two.
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    I noticed that set (116 + 323) at the wholesaler...

    I noticed that set (116 + 323) at the wholesaler after using it in a skills Canada Competition for Refrigeration apprentices. I liked the 116 because of the larger numbers and the magnet but i didn't...
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    I also do service (Refrigeration/HVAC/Food...

    I also do service (Refrigeration/HVAC/Food Equipment) with the occasional install a few times a year. I find that for the price, the manual feed yellow jacket flare/swaging tool works fine for me. It...
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    Well I went out and got a m18 fuel hammerdrill...

    Well I went out and got a m18 fuel hammerdrill with the 4.0 ah batterys. Found one open box for $50 off when looking at plants for the house with the wife. This sucker is a lot heavier than I'm used...
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    Lol wow you guys all sound like a bunch of...

    Lol wow you guys all sound like a bunch of Milwaukee salesman. I realize the m18 fuel is the most powerful but I picked it up at home depot and put it right back. Its wayyy too heavy for me,...
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    Bosch 18v Brush-less Drill availability?

    I started a new job a few weeks back and the boss is insisting I need to buy an 18v cordless set for my truck (even though ive been using a 12v makita impact and 3/8 chuck drill for years and got by...
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    My wife makes a variation of this. Instead of...

    My wife makes a variation of this. Instead of chicken thighs she uses chicken breast and she shreds it with forks. Thats the only meat she uses.

    Make sure to top it off with some shredded cheddar...
  43. Need some suggestions on flare wrenches and gear wrenches, what else should i buy?

    Just got back from trade school a little over 2 months ago. Got some federal monies to spend on tools that i have been contemplating about for the last year or so.

    I already spent a little over...
  44. Anyone ever challange the 313a refer licence?

    Title says it all. I have a friend who has been in the trade doing commercial food equipment for 12 years. The ministry granted him the needed 9500 hours. He finally wants to get his papers after the...
  45. My problem is not that i cannot do the work. When...

    My problem is not that i cannot do the work. When i do go to calls i can usually fix the issue without any help. The problem is that the odd time i run in to trouble i never get any help. 70% of my...
  46. I consider myself an apprentice because I'm still...

    I consider myself an apprentice because I'm still learning. By title I am an apprentice. In Canada we have government regulated apprentiships. According to apprentice guidelines I'm a 3rd year...
  47. Thanks man this is what i needed to read. I just...

    Thanks man this is what i needed to read. I just talked to him today and he wants to take me out to meet his lead mechanic. Ill be definately talking with him some more and getting things sorted out.
  48. after what feels like 2.5 years wasted i need a change.

    Hey guys i really could use some advice from some of you.

    I started in the trade 2 and a half years ago, may 2011 right after finishing a 2 year HVAC/R program. Started at a steady resi/light...
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    Basic hand tools. Such as: Screwdrivers Wire...

    Basic hand tools.
    Such as:
    Screwdrivers
    Wire strippers
    adjustable wrenches
    Channel locks
    nut drivers
    pipe wrench (at least 14inch)
    Hammer
    Tubing cutters
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    my boss gets ticked off with me because i like to...

    my boss gets ticked off with me because i like to keep the units at least 20inches away from a wall where its practical. He says im making the unit look like a huge eyesore and it might as well be in...
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