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    49 psi seems kind of high for R22. That's around...

    49 psi seems kind of high for R22. That's around 26 degree, plus you probably have a 2 psi drop, so is probably around 51 psi at the cooler. I would lower suction setpoint to around 42 especially if...
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    that product belongs in the SkyMall magazine.

    What is wrong with the flaring block?
    It has been working fine for the last 100 years.
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    I still use my 6-year old CPS VG200, never had...

    I still use my 6-year old CPS VG200, never had the need for a decimal point in the micron gauge, or a backlight or a temp display. And I know is calibrated to same specs for a wide temp range.
    never...
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    Wright makes good tools. I have a 3/8 drive...

    Wright makes good tools. I have a 3/8 drive 6point SAE socket set, great quality.
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    The CEM also has the IFlex current clamp just...

    The CEM also has the IFlex current clamp just like fluke, so they could be the same.
    I would not be surprised if they are same actually. why spend the money on R&D when u can get a re badged one...
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    Are Fluke Clampmeters rebadged chinese Cem ?

    http://www.cem-instruments.com/en/pro/pro-872.html

    http://en-us.fluke.com/products/clamp-meters/fluke-376-clamp-meter.html

    don't they look the same?
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    issue with fieldpiece Sc260

    anyone has problems with erratic readings when battery level drops from 3 bars to 2 bars?
    I have had this same issue now for 3 times where battery level is at 2 bars and the readings are allover...
  8. It's probably just sweating from walking too fast.

    It's probably just sweating from walking too fast.
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    Amprobe 300 series measures inrush at 80ms, Fluke...

    Amprobe 300 series measures inrush at 80ms, Fluke 375, 376, at 100ms, Fieldpiece SC440 and 640 at 100ms.
    Copeland literature states that inrush current lasts 100-300ms.
    I don't think Amprobe will...
  10. bad float ?

    bad float ?
  11. Thank you .

    Thank you .
  12. Thank you. Dở you know If the TPI leak detectors...

    Thank you.
    Dở you know If the TPI leak detectors are made by Sensit, and what do you think of those leak detectors?
    Alsở I heard you were an engineer at Tif, did you have any input on the ZX 1,...
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    remove the battery after each use

    it says so on the manual I think. otherwise it will discharge.
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    make sure the injection solenoid valve is the...

    make sure the injection solenoid valve is the right one for that type of compressor. Copeland supplies different ones for different compressors. Are all the compressors running when this one goes...
  15. who makes yellow jacket accuprobe leak detector?

    is it Accutools that also makes their micron gauge? Thanks.
  16. in 10 years of refrigeration I have not run into...

    in 10 years of refrigeration I have not run into anyone that uses stay brite, and I have not seen any new equipment with staybrite. so if the manufacturer does not use it why would you?
  17. staybrite cracks. Not right away but 1 year or so...

    staybrite cracks. Not right away but 1 year or so down the road you will be back to fix a leak.
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    2 sides to a story. I have this tendency to...

    2 sides to a story.
    I have this tendency to trust the word of a hardworking supermarket tech over that of a "Know It ALL " store manager.
    All we have heard is the store manager saying how these...
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    I'm fine with the managers caring for their...

    I'm fine with the managers caring for their equipment. All I'm saying is that u give the techs room to work , don't be breathing down their neck, like showing them where to hook up the gauges, etc.
    ...
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    is this a diy forum ?!

    lets invite every store manager in this site, so next time we service their stores they can show us where to hook up the gauges and check the superheat, or even better, give them a tool bag so they...
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    siemens/furnas doesn't make contactors any more,...

    siemens/furnas doesn't make contactors any more, united refrigeration started carrying cutler hammer
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    is sight glass before or after drier? Have had...

    is sight glass before or after drier? Have had driers with 20 pressure drop across them with no frosting or temp difference at all. for me low suction pressure with a high superheat and with a clear...
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    "Just a little bit outside"

    "Just a little bit outside"
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    That could be 1 of the problems with the...

    That could be 1 of the problems with the fielpiece IR, or simply, it is just not as good as the Manufacturer says it is.
    But from what I hear is pretty good at detecting termites.:grin2:
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    Turned on both tekmate and the Ir outside....

    Turned on both tekmate and the Ir outside. tekmate picked up the evaporator leak as soon as I walked in the box. Once i took apart the evaporator and got close to Ubends the fieldpiece picked it up....
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    Brand new

    Brand new
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    r22, but had same experience with 404a.

    r22, but had same experience with 404a.
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    It was R22, but same thing has happened with...

    It was R22, but same thing has happened with 404a. The srl2 will not pick up a leak unless you are right on top of the leak, that's just unacceptable in supermarket work where i have to leak check a...
  29. Thread: Leak Detector

    by gentian
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    fieldpiece infrared sucks, especially in...

    fieldpiece infrared sucks, especially in supermarkets. try it on you car Ac, that's all is good for.
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    the fieldpiece infrared just sucks. Worked in a...

    the fieldpiece infrared just sucks. Worked in a walkin cooler with half of the evaporator u bends with pinholes. tekmate starts going nuts as soon as I opened the door. the fieldpiece nothing, just...
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    SMAN2 & 3 on Fieldpiece website

    anyone has 1 yet ?
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    not pumping but cutting out on LPC?

    how can that happen?
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    switching case from low to medium temp

    customer wants a multideck frozen meat case 402A turned into a deli medium temp case. Do I need to install an epr valve to try to raise the suction pressure from 15psi to 58-60psi ? right now the...
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    seen that alot

    at the Shoppers stores here in maryland/virginia, mostly meat preps and meat walkins it keeps evaps from getting dirty
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    Hussman Gel reach in

    I have hussman low temp GEL reach in cases that are icin up on the bootom of case and evaporators are icing up.
    Most of the case are icecream case set -17 degrees, some of them are set at -12...
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    I have had the digicool 1250 for 2 months now ,...

    I have had the digicool 1250 for 2 months now , good quality but the dual temp probes suck, wires too thin and they get tangled too easily, don't think those things going to last very long, every...
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    that looks a lot like UEI Phoenix series

    that looks a lot like UEI Phoenix series
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    anyone here drinks 5hour energy

    it works for me, had 6 the other night I was on call after a 16 hour shift, felt great, just my team Leader couldn't understand a word I was saying, weird!
  39. Thread: testo 410-2

    by gentian
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    testo 410-2

    anyone has used this 2 in1 psychrometer with vane anemometer?
    Just ordered it for $190.
    I started doing supermarket refrigeration, got it just to give me an idea of the conditions of the store...
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