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    Those who sincerely believe that an ice machine...

    Those who sincerely believe that an ice machine is PM'ed by simply flipping the switch to "Wash", might be hacks.
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    I reckon that the several local techs that have...

    I reckon that the several local techs that have the amazing fortune of over half their calls result in a new compressor are likely hacks. I have learned that when I get a call to go fix something...
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    Because you describe the unit as being a cinder...

    Because you describe the unit as being a cinder block wall with cork insulation and aluminum over that I gather this is a walk in freezer? If this is correct, you could remove the panels against the...
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    The fellow who sold Larkin around here is a...

    The fellow who sold Larkin around here is a better salesman than whoever sell Bohn. Most everyone I service has a larkin, at least the conveince stores.
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    Most of the open compressors that I have worked...

    Most of the open compressors that I have worked on compress a lot more freon than you usually pump thru a semi hermetic.
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    The difference isn't so much between Heatcraft...

    The difference isn't so much between Heatcraft and Larkin, but between the Beacon and Beacon II controls. There are no parts for the Beacon, so when they go out, you either have to switch to a...
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    May I ask about the ignition module? From time to...

    May I ask about the ignition module? From time to time, I get an intermediate issue of the appliance not heating, that originates from a small crack in a solder on the mod board. Most of the time it...
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    I've seen simular, and I've come to dismiss it as...

    I've seen simular, and I've come to dismiss it as poor communication. I worked for a man that would tap his finger on the evap inlet line and then tap the same finger on the evap outlet line. He...
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    No. The evaporator will have a low pressure and...

    No. The evaporator will have a low pressure and the TXV will be metering into the evap.
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    JP Smith, I agree that if there is a good time to...

    JP Smith, I agree that if there is a good time to use an electronic leak detector, it is a rack.
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    I used the electronic detector in the Navy when...

    I used the electronic detector in the Navy when the lines went thru multiple compartments on several decks. It can tell you which space the leak is in, but that's about it. I realize that you may...
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    I only have two supermarkets that I service, but...

    I only have two supermarkets that I service, but like everything else I do, my primary leak detector is soap bubbles, though I will use the injectable dye and light if needed. I'ld be a little...
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    Perhaps I should have said that a compressor is...

    Perhaps I should have said that a compressor is EFFECTIVELY a pump. I should probably also compare the pump/compressor to gas and diesel engines. Most of the parts and operations are the same. The...
  14. Does the Larkin walk in have a Beacon (1)...

    Does the Larkin walk in have a Beacon (1) electronic controller?
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    A compressor is a pump. It takes a suction from...

    A compressor is a pump. It takes a suction from the low side and pumps it to the high side. Since what we draw from the unit is pressure, we call it a compressor, but if we used it to produce flow...
  16. If I may share my experience, it seems the best...

    If I may share my experience, it seems the best way the ensure that your techs are the grade you want is to start with clean slates and teach your skills to them. I know it is getting to the season...
  17. Employers and costumers are a fickled lot. I have...

    Employers and costumers are a fickled lot. I have interviewed with several and met with custumers who have asked many questions about procedure and troubleshooting etc, which I answered well. I have...
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    Because most places will expect you to have your...

    Because most places will expect you to have your EPA 608 certification before they will even let you work as an apprentise, you could consider the two day course offered at most AC supply stores as a...
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    Today, I worked in South Haven, Mississippi. If I...

    Today, I worked in South Haven, Mississippi. If I was willing to live in Hackberry or Port Author, I would get almost twice what I currently make. Those who work on the coolers down there make a lot...
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    I love working restaurants. I had to learn the...

    I love working restaurants. I had to learn the gas systems, since all I worked on in the service was electric, but it was well worth it. There is nothing more fulfilling than an executive cheif that...
  21. This is one of those things that I picked up in...

    This is one of those things that I picked up in the service where several units expect the suction pressure checked montly on some of the smallest units for PM's. It was surprising how few months it...
  22. Thread: Opinion

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    "Better" is a bit ambigous. Two controls reduces...

    "Better" is a bit ambigous. Two controls reduces operating cost. Like someone else mentioned, it is best to be able to switch which is lead and lag, as it allows each compressor to wear evenly.
  23. Ice machines and small critically charged systems...

    Ice machines and small critically charged systems have only one method of assuring a proper charge. Sure walk ins and large reach ins can often be charged using the variety of methods, but those...
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    In years gone by, I made side money processing...

    In years gone by, I made side money processing deer meat for hunters. I built two extra walls in the garage making an 8x8 room with no windows except a place to put a window unit AC(an old one). With...
  25. Thread: hoshizaki

    by Bobbycold
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    Are you watching the harvest cycle? Is the water...

    Are you watching the harvest cycle? Is the water being pumped across the evaporator plates? Have you watched enough of these ice machines to know if you see enough volume being pumped or the pump...
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