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    As you have indicated; we know the rollout failed...

    As you have indicated; we know the rollout failed since the melt occured. The rollout is on top of the burner box in this horizontal installation. But until we examine the furnace on the ground we...
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    Just finished replacing the furnace. We are...

    Just finished replacing the furnace. We are talking to Carrier about adding a second roll out protector for the remaining furnaces. We will examine this furnace for secondary blockage. Will keep you...
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    My problem with all this is there are twenty plus...

    My problem with all this is there are twenty plus furnaces in this location some horizontal some vertical. The drainage issue is well known but I have never seen a melt down usually the roll out...
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    Taken pictures but no sense in taking co readings...

    Taken pictures but no sense in taking co readings just red taged the furnace. Had not seen a meltdown like this as the safeties failed. The heat melted the black box to the point that the pvc...
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    carrier meltdown

    Have you seen or experienced a melt down of the black plastic air in take or pvc air intake on 58mca furnace. The plastic has melted even in the burner box sight glasses.
  6. honeywell s86

    not sure what your problem is the honeywell module is a universal that can use various sensor and flame setups. The voltage you are trying to measure requires a special scale. Look on the internet...
  7. Thread: Kold Draft

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    the book

    Yes it was adjustable with the flow chart. Guess you read it too.

    Artie
  8. Thread: Kold Draft

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    kold draft

    That was fun reading about all the different experiences. The machine was produced in Erie Pa. as early as 1970 and its claim to fame was it could be stacked. I still have the Green Service book that...
  9. Thread: Blodgett Oven

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    cent sw

    I have dealt with Blodgett call and ask for their tech dept. Discuss the problem and find out if they know of some reason for the cent sw to be failing. Most manuf will help you once they know you...
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    a little help

    Sometimes its time to call it a day. A good tech can explain the trouble shooting problem to you as well as keeping you safe. The problem you are dealing with is on the load side of the contactor....
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    rest maint

    Amazing what a small world it is. Use to service Houilhans, Gran Concourse, Stouffers and Cj Barneys/Wooden Keg etc. Moved into normal hours when I started a family and changed into light commercial...
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    reference people

    JpSmith
    Charlie and Ed were both techs for York/American Standard they also were teachers for RSES in Pgh. I believe both were cms.

    Artie H.
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    heat

    Not sure if you have a heat pump or straight resistance heating. If all you hear when the heat is on is the blower and no sound like a compressor then it straight electric. Check for electric...
  14. return placement

    As I read thru this thread a reference was made to commercial systems. VaV are designed with engineered placement of the returns so that the window supply linears create a curtain of air that is...
  15. high low

    Many years ago RSES conducted a course on duct work using an overhead with colored oils it was a really good display of air flow. One of the issues was stratification and how to break up the natural...
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    Meridian

    Hi Paul,
    I live in Meridian on Highland. So we are really neighbors.
    Stanleys Bakery is in our family so we have the refrigeration and baking background. I worked in rest. maint for...
  17. Thread: hobart parts

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    Hobart

    As you have found out by now Hobart wants to do it all. They even tried to restrict access to manuals and charge list to contractors. Ask your customer to request manuals or parts lists. Then use...
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    manuals

    Sorry that Hobart is so restrictive but they want the business for themselves. It has been this way for years. The way we finally got around the limited access was by having the owner request the...
  19. Thread: Blodgett Oven

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    fmp

    Please check a company out of new jesey called FMP. They specialize in Rest parts. Franklin Machine Products. When you try to break the cage off the shaft try to use PB blaster first and let it set...
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    training

    JpSmith
    Most of my formal training came from RSES or IAEI in Pgh. Fran Sanders from Carrier was my reference but you can tell we are talking about the 70's. The city inspections and the...
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    thank you

    We are just down the road rt422 I go back to the days of marylin and richard Roth. Marylin was always really nice to me. When I moved to Butler it was to difficult to get to the meetings. I do miss...
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    jon-l

    The metal hand warmer you are talking about are in stock at Trader Horns. I have bought both the fluid and mine uses a wick. I've used the Jon-l for well over twenty years. Back in the days of Boy...
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    rses

    jpsmith you have a rses logo is there a chapter in Butler. I was in the Pgh branch.

    Artie
  24. bleach

    Just a reminder that chlorine bleach is found in laundry rooms. Be very careful about return air from this location. Chlorine will eat out the heat exchanger.

    artie
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    good tradesmen

    You are lucky that you are talking to honest tradesmen. Remember that when there is trouble you need a company that will respond. it is the quality of the service that you are really paying for. Now...
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    old what does that mean

    You learn quick enough that you can't stop for any long time or the aches catch up with you. Work both smart and safe; it is to easy to make a stupid mistake so keep you're head. We work with so many...
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    can you fix it.

    In 1964 My neighbor was an electrician and I loved it. Spent summer working in the field and the rest of the year going to college. While in school traded work for food at restraunt servicing the...
  28. Your'e equipment is sold by Sid Harvey Co try...

    Your'e equipment is sold by Sid Harvey Co try contacting them. As the local dist.
    Bye
    Artie
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    thanks

    We will have two inches or more by morning. Have to head into the city anyway. Hope it's not one of those call where its just a fuse. Working on a comfortaire/snyder general with a 40kw heater. 60...
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    Got to start somewhere

    I finally got the chace to come up for air. It's snowing here in Pittsburgh. The rooftops are slippery as are the roofs. So I'm here in front of my laptop. After doing this work since the early 70; I...
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