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  1. Thread: Brixing

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    It's important to have the refrigeration system...

    It's important to have the refrigeration system working properly as the syrup will run slower The colder it gets
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    The older Alco two-piece TXVs had a superheat to...

    The older Alco two-piece TXVs had a superheat to turn adjustment ratio! I forget the Ratio but it was something like a turn =.5 deg sh. If you were 2 deg low you would simply turn it in 4 turns and...
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    Don't want to sound like a parts changer...

    Don't want to sound like a parts changer but....... Ignition modules are just not a lot of money! If all of the usual checks come up with nothing, I go for the module and ignition assembly in one...
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    1500 4x4 Locking differential and Z 71 package,

    1500 4x4 Locking differential and Z 71 package,
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    Obviously I posted in the wrong forum.... It does...

    Obviously I posted in the wrong forum.... It does have a gun rack!!!!!!!!
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    2011 Sierra 5.3 w/ 6 speed!

    Had the truck since new, always found a little clunky in the back end. Had it at the dealer couple of times they said the leaf springs need to be torqued but problem is not solved any of you guys...
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    Sounds like you're working through it, just take...

    Sounds like you're working through it, just take an extra look at that oil pressure control. If memory serves me correct an OEM cuts out at six Pounds. In a pinch some guys will use a Ranco/ Penn,...
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    Carlisle compressors usually run a lower oil...

    Carlisle compressors usually run a lower oil pressure if you reference it to a Copeland, 12 psid isn't out of line, Is it actually cutting out on you?
  9. That's a sweet looking set up!

    That's a sweet looking set up!
  10. It's hard to believe that you would require a...

    It's hard to believe that you would require a "cold trap" for this application, but try searching for some threads, I was involved in one recently. If you have one that's easily accessible it would...
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    No heat in master bedroom was the complaint !...

    No heat in master bedroom was the complaint ! Poor airflow coming from floor diffuser, lift grill and feel for damper and found humongous dildo being hidden in the boot! Husband was looking over my...
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    I mean no offense to my esteemed colleagues with...

    I mean no offense to my esteemed colleagues with my previous post! All of that information does come into play, Sometimes we forget how we need to be flexible in this industry. There is rarely a...
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    That's funny Riderman! About a week ago I tried...

    That's funny Riderman! About a week ago I tried to give a simple answer to a simple question similar to like you're asking and just got railroaded. He asked a simple superheat question that required...
  14. just because we picked this industry doesn't mean...

    just because we picked this industry doesn't mean we forfeit our summer as well! We have to nut up a little bit this time of year but at the end of the day you deserve a good quality of life and...
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    One of the other members recently posted a great...

    One of the other members recently posted a great video from YouTube as to the value of running nitrogen through While brazing! I don't recall which forum it was in, try to search it
  16. Wow, seven calls a day! I can't remember the last...

    Wow, seven calls a day! I can't remember the last time I pulled that off! I think that is an unrealistic expectation and puts a lot of undue stress on the service tech If it is expected daily! That...
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    Sorry boss, I did not realize I was in the AOP

    Sorry boss, I did not realize I was in the AOP
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    Check the manufacturer Of the chillers Integrated...

    Check the manufacturer Of the chillers Integrated Part load values, You may be running a lot more efficient than you think When running both machines
  19. Thread: capacitors?

    by joegrind
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    Above and beyond the shock value of the capacitor...

    Above and beyond the shock value of the capacitor itself, a lot of injuries Occurr with the reaction of pulling your arm back And cutting it on something or jumping back and tripping and falling....
  20. Thread: psycrometer

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    No, in the post you quoted of me I clearly...

    No, in the post you quoted of me I clearly stated that I guess I misunderstood'But for the record in my humble opinion superheat and subcooling to me are just two numbers, what you do with those...
  21. Thread: psycrometer

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    the OP Originally asked a very simple question ,...

    the OP Originally asked a very simple question , Everybody is offering up opinions and charging procedures for equipment that he never asked for, All are valid and differ depending on the equipment...
  22. Thread: truck stock?

    by joegrind
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    I would like to see a couple of hard start...

    I would like to see a couple of hard start kiits,filter/dryers, single and dual capacitors, some contactors and a few transformers, And a couple of the bullet style low and high pressure switches
  23. Thread: psycrometer

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    Maybe you got me on a technicality, maybe I've...

    Maybe you got me on a technicality, maybe I've been out of the residential arena for too long! I guess I don't understand how it can be calculated as it is a real-time measurement of the here and now...
  24. Thread: psycrometer

    by joegrind
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    The original posters question has distorted...

    The original posters question has distorted throughout the thread is a simple yes or no question as superheat is the temperature above the refrigerant saturation and subcooling is a temperature below...
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    Double check the pneumatic tubing is installed as...

    Double check the pneumatic tubing is installed as per installation instructions, If you're showing a lot of miscellaneous sensor faults, usually it is one bad sensor or transducer Stealing voltage...
  26. I think I read the whole thread, and hope I...

    I think I read the whole thread, and hope I didn't miss anything, If you change the condensing unit and kept the original evaporator with the appropriate TX valve , All things being equal it is the...
  27. Thread: CVHF surging

    by joegrind
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    Does a CVHF like 65 deg tower water????? Maybe...

    Does a CVHF like 65 deg tower water????? Maybe It's just growling at you a little bit!
  28. Thread: Optispeed!

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    Optispeed!

    Why do I have so much coolant left over???? Been doing alot of "Form 7" Re-assemblys on Yk's of various sizes! After draining, filling, and toping up, I am still left with 2.5 gal of...
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    had this problem once! the bas would shut the...

    had this problem once! the bas would shut the pump down on a sched. therefor opening flow switch and stoping chiller.. BUT>>> the flow switch was stuck closed and it would fault this code
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    I'll through in my 2 bits... All s/h is really...

    I'll through in my 2 bits... All s/h is really doing is insuring no liquid is coming back to the comp! the lower the s/h the better the nre ( in a truly theoretical sense) true efficiency would be @...
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    Just got home from this exact call. spent a while...

    Just got home from this exact call. spent a while troubleshooting the starter before I bumbed my head on the igv arm fully extended out ! ouch that hurt. igv works in manual, will have to...
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    Only problem was throwing belts monthly. threw it...

    Only problem was throwing belts monthly. threw it out there, changed to " standard" B belts vs cogged and belts lasted until next ssv and beyond.???? Cant explain why. Just saving the world one...
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    try the local 787 union hall in brampton. I'm...

    try the local 787 union hall in brampton. I'm fairly new to the union but am in awe with the training and hands on available for apprentices and journeymen alike
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    sorry i was a little getting back on this one.......

    sorry i was a little getting back on this one.... changed from bx to "standard "b" belts and problem solved
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    could only find pics with Buddy and lady...

    could only find pics with Buddy and lady love???Am I on the right site?????
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    Is a 48HJ cooling only ????? If it has a heating...

    Is a 48HJ cooling only ????? If it has a heating section, could have a bad / shorted ignition module????
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    got pics of my handsome mug sandwiched between...

    got pics of my handsome mug sandwiched between 2000 ton trane cent and two york 1200 ton absorbers up for grabs.. could not find contact info?????
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    will you quit making me drink booze then post!...

    will you quit making me drink booze then post! its not fair to me or the other members
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    should you guys really be talking about...

    should you guys really be talking about this??????? the admin password is privelaged info and you better have a good F#@$ing reason why you want it! Why would anyone want this info????? note .......
  40. I would love to here a rule of thumb here!

    I would love to here a rule of thumb here!
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    the problem in canada being a joegrind is that...

    the problem in canada being a joegrind is that the husbands want you to take their wives with you and the only thing to steal out of the fridge is organic vegetables and soya milk
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    The Hyatt has cooling towers, Check with their...

    The Hyatt has cooling towers, Check with their maint dept. I've seen their chemical feed pumps and chems, Most systems once set up, are automatic as long as you have the chemicals and everything is...
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    What are you reseting??? the control panel or the...

    What are you reseting??? the control panel or the overloads?? if its the latter, Ive installed ICM 450 phase?voltage monitors to shut machines down before a manual reset is required.
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    installation 1.5 years, slide wear,alligned...

    installation 1.5 years, slide wear,alligned properly. belts seem to last about 1 month, drive 6" adj,blower around 9"
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    blowing belts at a rapid pace!! has a 20 hp...

    blowing belts at a rapid pace!! has a 20 hp supply fan,with two bx43 belts.pullys are fine, wondering if drive was undersized??? thinking of changing double pully for a triple. any thoughts...
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    don't forget about the contactor>>>take a voltage...

    don't forget about the contactor>>>take a voltage drop reading across each pole.
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    subcooling has an added bonus, that for every 1...

    subcooling has an added bonus, that for every 1 deg sc = .5% increase in refrigeration effect
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    I have twenty two large ahu's 20-45 tons seems...

    I have twenty two large ahu's 20-45 tons seems like i've tried everything, every 3 months I treat coil with self rinsing cleaner, vacuum drainpan, use bleach nd water to scrub pan then put tabs in...
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    Sorry for my momentary lapse of reason!!!!!after...

    Sorry for my momentary lapse of reason!!!!!after doing large comm & industrial A/C for so long sometimes you look at small systems and and you feel their not worth your time. I know this is the wrong...
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    I came accross 2 15 year old 3/4 hp R-12...

    I came accross 2 15 year old 3/4 hp R-12 coolers(never serviced) systems are tight. cleaned evaps and a few bubbles are appearing in the sg now. Time and $ are preventing the cust from auth retro....
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