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  1. looks to me like your cap tube is partially...

    looks to me like your cap tube is partially plugged.
  2. There is no way adjustable nozzles should ship...

    There is no way adjustable nozzles should ship standard. Can you imagine the mess there would be when hacks started adjusting nozzles. They should be an option for those that could set them up. Not...
  3. Thread: Trailer Trash

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    I think that was a factory condensing unit. I did...

    I think that was a factory condensing unit. I did not spend a whole lot of time on it. He wanted me to kind of fix it for not much money. He had it sold and it had to work for him to be able to sell...
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    New Condensing Unit

    Compressor stopped pumping.
  5. Thread: Trailer Trash

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    Trailer Trash

    Someone brought this trailer unit to my shop. He told me it always worked good but now it was not. Compressor was over amping and shutting down on overload.
    I told him to take it back to the Amish...
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    You could be right about it always being a dairy...

    You could be right about it always being a dairy cooler, it does not look like there is any heat in the pan so could not be low temp. I was looking for a
    leak on this system and when I opened up the...
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    How well do you think it would defrost? I bet it...

    How well do you think it would defrost? I bet it would be more even than your standard electric defrost coil almost like hot gas defrost. I would think it would defrost better with refrigerant in the...
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    A couple more picks.

    A couple more picks.
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    The other end looks the same if memory serves me...

    The other end looks the same if memory serves me right. I was there a couple mounths ago. It is in a homemade cooler in what used to be a milk plant. It is still used for milk storgage, but what it...
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    Defrost Heaters

    Never seen them done this way. Anyone now how well they worked. This coil is only used for medium temp so I have not seen them operate.
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    The part of the coil feed first would ice up. Ice...

    The part of the coil feed first would ice up. Ice was 3" thick when I got there.
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    This coil has a split evaporator with the fan in...

    This coil has a split evaporator with the fan in the center. I replaced the TXV with a sweat valve, new dryer and sight glass and cleaned the coil.
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    TXV bulb mounting

    3 door Perlick back bar unit. Unit must be 40 years old and I think has been this way since day one. 619041619051
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    567461My service truck, pickup with cap

    567461My service truck, pickup with cap
  15. Thread: Old Walk-in

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    The inside I think is wood. Top door was for...

    The inside I think is wood. Top door was for loading ice. Owner said he was offered 25k for it but would not take it.
  16. Thread: Old Walk-in

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    Old Walk-in

    Ran across this walk-in in a bar when I was away.
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    Rear Feed Dairy

    Anyone have experience with Hussmann rear feed dairy doors. Mo#D5-12LUR.
    Only looked at them quick but I cant see how to get the doors out repair the rollers.
    Didn't call Hussmann yet came here...
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    Yep, hitting iced up evap coil.

    Yep, hitting iced up evap coil.
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    Yes, I had to work on a 2 door case there.

    Yes, I had to work on a 2 door case there.
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    I think I was working at the same place today....

    I think I was working at the same place today. You could melt those coils down and have enough raw materials for 5 modern coils.
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    He wanted to replace all the equipment he had...

    He wanted to replace all the equipment he had with new stuff.
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    Meat Packing Plant

    Small meat packing plant in rural area literally in a town with 10 houses. Open drive units serves the cutting room. Copeland semi does the freezer. I did not know if I should put this is WOS or WOP....
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    You are correct.

    You are correct.
  24. Thread: Fried

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    Yep

    Yep
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    She got the machine from us but didn't want us to...

    She got the machine from us but didn't want us to install it. Took about 4 weeks to get it dried out. It actually was a good shop project, we learned that just leaving the vacuum pump running...
  26. Thread: Fried

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    Fried

    Looks like relay caught on fire to me.
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    This is not a water line

    Plumber hooked up new ice machine. Not sure what he thought the stuff coming out was when he hooked it up was. He realized he messed up and brought someone in to "suck out" the water. The person that...
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    LED Lights In Fresh Meat Case

    I have a customer that is interested in putting LED lights in a meat fresh meat case, local electrical supply house not sure what bulb to use. The florescent bulb the customer was using were a...
  29. Thread: tech

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    I just had one of those units a few mounths ago...

    I just had one of those units a few mounths ago that would freeze in the bin. Agitator is suposed to come on for .6 sec for every 12sec of dispence time. Relay on
    board was bad and not bringing on...
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    Time to turn thermostat off of cooling

    Working on a walk-in cooler at a mall for another customer, made mall office aware that this unit needs attention.
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    No i didn't get any cake, I think it was there...

    No i didn't get any cake, I think it was there for awhile.
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    Traulsen Overhaul

    Old Traulsen case in a church kitchen, literaly only used on sundays by little old ladys. Box and doors in great shape. R-22 refrigeration system had leaking evaporator and bad compressor. Overhauled...
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    It is not a code in our area to have to pipe to...

    It is not a code
    in our area to have to pipe to the roof drain, but some owners like it that way. We did not do this install so I don't know who decided to do it this way. I think there was plenty...
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    Filter Doors Blocked

    (3) brand new Trane 15 ton rooftop units on brand new resturant. Filter access doors blocked by drains on all of them.
    Ice machine piping not correct. Beer tap fan wrong direction. Not someones best...
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    I think it was easier to get the check valves...

    I think it was easier to get the check valves than to get txvs, cheeper too I think. I have not tried internal check valve txv on hot gas defrost cases. Does it work well? That would save some piping.
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    (7) New magna checks are working like a dream....

    (7) New magna checks are working like a dream. CoreSense seemed to trip on oil pressure before comressors were damaged. Rack had digital Discus that did not trip it did not seem to get slugged as bad.
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    Not sure what brand, but they were take apart...

    Not sure what brand, but they were take apart angled spring checks. The piston was getting hung up on the bottom threads.
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    Bad Check Valves

    (7) brand new check valves on used display cases converted to hot gas would
    stick after defrost. New low temp rack was taking a slug.
    It would take about 3 hours after the late night defrost for...
  39. Thread: IS it me?

    by johndief
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    If the compressor has POE oil or can be changed...

    If the compressor has POE oil or can be changed to POE oil I would use R-404A.
  40. Thread: IS it me?

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    The r-12 zp head on the txv will not allow your...

    The r-12 zp head on the txv will not allow your suction pressure to go above its mop of 12 lbs. if it it a r-502 compressor i would remove the charge and discard it, replace the valve with a properly...
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    I dont know i will have to look again.

    I dont know i will have to look again.
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    Samsung-Turbo-Air

    Anyone have a cross referance for samsung compressors Mo# 3R1A1C-LW2 Samsung siite has nothing
    google was not any more helpfull.
  43. Thread: Opinion

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    I did one years ago with 3 thermostats and one...

    I did one years ago with 3 thermostats and one seven day time clock. Every 12 hrs it switched from one unit to the other. both system tstats were set the same co 35 ci 40. Third tstat was an override...
  44. You do not have to remove all the refrigerant to...

    You do not have to remove all the refrigerant to charge to the sporlan chart. Clear the sight glass first. Then add the refrigerant per the caculations from the chart to add refrigerant needed to...
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    Distributors are inexpensive and easy to install....

    Distributors are inexpensive and easy to install. Sporlan guy sized it and a txv for me. No reason not to do it right.
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    Looks Home Made

    Homemade is not always better. This freezer coil was icing up bad at txv. Getting new distributor and
    sweat txv.
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    Some ideas for you I had a walk-in cooler that...

    Some ideas for you
    I had a walk-in cooler that was used for cooling hams out of a smoke house, was always tripping high head. Installed a CPR valve on it. Solved the problem but took longer to cool...
  48. Thread: Koolsurge

    by johndief
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    Thank you Ice for your help.

    Thank you Ice for your help.
  49. Thread: Koolsurge

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    I looked up the Attron on this site, there was...

    I looked up the Attron on this site, there was alot of good information on them. I think what I have is different in that the drop leg is not attached to the liquid header but goes into the top of...
  50. Thread: Koolsurge

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    It does not look like it is worth the time,...

    It does not look like it is worth the time, effort or cost to get working. What was its function? I am sure the
    rack would run fine without it.
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