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    No Problem...I was using regular propane just as...

    No Problem...I was using regular propane just as an example. Refrigerant quality propane is like 99.999% pure, just like refrigerant CO2. This is a good time to throw around ideas and have fun as...
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    I meant NOT being blown up

    I meant NOT being blown up
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    Right now, people are over-reacting to the use of...

    Right now, people are over-reacting to the use of R-290, Propane, without looking at the facts.
    First, it has been used in residential refrigeration in Europe for decades, with people being blown...
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    A couple of ideas. The 30 minute fail-safe was...

    A couple of ideas. The 30 minute fail-safe was supposed to be changed to 40 minutes in the latest boards, as the GT36X full cube was borderline under normal circumstances and timed out if in a high...
  5. Thread: Kold Draft Icer

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    Kold-Draft has a new undercounter self contained...

    Kold-Draft has a new undercounter self contained that uses the same technology but has the evaporator slanted with a water plate that travels down 2", staying parallel with the evap. No swing so less...
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    When the company I work for bought Kold Draft a...

    When the company I work for bought Kold Draft a few years ago, I found this GB1 in the picture. Built in 1968. I hooked up electric and water and fired it up. It is still running.
    Found another...
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    KOLD-DRAFT is 100% built in Erie, PA by Americans...

    KOLD-DRAFT is 100% built in Erie, PA by Americans using American parts and American boxes!!
  8. Thread: Supera vs True

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    Made in China

    Made in China
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    Came wrong from HP It's right there on the...

    Came wrong from HP
    It's right there on the diagram.
    H1 & H3 gives you a dead short on the secondary.
    H1 & H2 to Neutral
    H3 & H4 to line will give you 115v
  10. Thread: Accumulators...

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    Actually, I have seen this once. On a brand new...

    Actually, I have seen this once. On a brand new large supermarket rack, the rack would turn on for about 30 seconds, shut off on LP control and we would hear a big "Clank". Came to find out the...
  11. About 15 years ago, when I was still at Hill...

    About 15 years ago, when I was still at Hill Phoenix, we build a portable truck mounted secondary system to chill trailers filled with cantaloupes to be driven from Mexico to the US. We used 5 flat...
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    They still make them and undergoing some new...

    They still make them and undergoing some new changes. But, we will always keep that KOLD-DRAFT cube.
    ckartson, I found some "Brand New" service manuals in the factory from 1989 and they have that...
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    Factory in China

    I was at a factory in China and they converted an empty 404a tank into a water separator for their compressed air lines
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    Now it is official. The Legacy Companies is...

    Now it is official.
    The Legacy Companies is Proud to Announce the Acquisition of Kold Draft!


    Stop by our booth at the upcoming NRA Show!


    Visit Us At Booth #7376
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    It's got legs! And pricing well below IM.

    It's got legs!
    And pricing well below IM.
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    The City of Los Angeles has very strict codes....

    The City of Los Angeles has very strict codes. I'm dealing with some now. Here is a link to info: http://ladbs.org/LADBSWeb/codes.jsf
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    I said drill, but what I would really do is pop a...

    I said drill, but what I would really do is pop a small hole in the suction with my torch
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    Another way without penetrating the box: Drill a...

    Another way without penetrating the box: Drill a hole in the suction line by the evaporator. Cut the suction line by the condensing unit. Feed the cap. tube down the suction line. Solder it all...
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    Mike In your first post you said "It looks as it...

    Mike
    In your first post you said "It looks as it may be similar to a lil Dixell controller maybe." ISA used a number of controllers from different mfgs. that looked similar:
    Carel, Carvel,...
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    Walk- in Condensate drain

    Was in Peru recently. This is the student cafeteria walk-in condensate drain, with NO trap.
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    Mike I believe your in Canada right? There is a...

    Mike
    I believe your in Canada right?
    There is a ISA distributor that may be able to help you. I don't know what they stock for parts, company is FAEMA. They are in Toronto. They may be able to...
  22. Thread: Rational ovens

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    Here you go. ...

    Here you go.

    http://www.scribd.com/doc/53215889/Level-5-Rational-Oven-Manual

    Oops. this is operator manual, not service
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    Yep, every Trusted name tries to put a free plug...

    Yep, every Trusted name tries to put a free plug for their business on an info forum.:.02:
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    Over 30 years here. I still try to teach the 3...

    Over 30 years here. I still try to teach the 3 basics: look, listen & touch.
    When I walk into a machine room, I know, 9 times of 10, with no tools. Listening, what sound is not right.
    Looking,...
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    Delfield has 6 full time support staff devoted...

    Delfield has 6 full time support staff devoted just to this unit.
    Give them a call and they will walk you through it
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    Broward County, FL - Parts & Service CSR

    Parts & Service CSR
    Foodservice Equipment Industry
    • Phone support for refrigeration, Ice makers, ETC.
    • High Energy
    • Communicates well
    • Computer proficiency
    o Outlook, Word, Excel
    • MAS200...
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    But, look at the drawing. It is not hot gas...

    But, look at the drawing. It is not hot gas defrost or a cap tube system. Under normal operation it is a TXV system, the cap tube is out of the system via a check valve. During reverse cycle...
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    Maybe step back, you said that yesterday you...

    Maybe step back, you said that yesterday you repaired 8 high side leaks. 6 liquid line schraders and 2 compressor discharge gaskets. It doesn't seem unreasonable that those 8 would pi$$ out 7 1/2...
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    rayr Just so you don't think I am crazy, here is...

    rayr
    Just so you don't think I am crazy, here is a piping diagram of what I was trying to explain.
    :cheers:
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    Noooo I am talking a true reverse cycle. ...

    Noooo
    I am talking a true reverse cycle. Basically, a heat pump.
    That is not hot gas defrost.
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    Engineerdave Are you sure it is not a reverse...

    Engineerdave
    Are you sure it is not a reverse cycle defrost?
    Many Gelato units use that, especially Italian built ones. I have seen them with a TXV for the normal refrigeration cycle and a cap...
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    Are there multiple suction groups on the racks,...

    Are there multiple suction groups on the racks, with different runtimes?
    That can play HeII with oil management. I had a HP rack that had 3 suction groups, each running different time and length...
  33. Thread: Hill Rack

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    If your blowing fuses, you may have a burn out...

    If your blowing fuses, you may have a burn out and if it is not valved off, including the oil return line, you moving crud into the system.
  34. rcbuddy. I remember those days in Phx. in the...

    rcbuddy.
    I remember those days in Phx. in the 80's. Kold-Draft was king because of the poor water quality. Who did you work for? I was with Air Comfort Control, which became Commercial...
  35. Thread: No sex since 1955

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    No sex since 1955

    A crusty old Marine Sergeant Major found himself at a gala event hosted by a local liberal arts college. There was no shortage of extremely young idealistic ladies in attendance, one of whom...
  36. Thread: HVACR Week

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    HVACR Week

    Hey eng&tech
    Are you going to HVACR week? If anyone from here is going and wants to get together for a drink and talk, let me know. It would be nice to meet some of the people who I read so many...
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    I would agree with icemiester. Put an EPR on the...

    I would agree with icemiester. Put an EPR on the dairy box adjusted to maintain the temperature required and cycle the meat prep. If it is still over-sized, you may want to add a false load the...
  38. Thread: CO2 training

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    Thanks Phase Loss Kysor has come a long way and...

    Thanks Phase Loss
    Kysor has come a long way and has a different approach to CO2 then we have been seeing in Supermarkets.

    The CO2 used in supermarket apps is Coleman Grade 99.99%
  39. Thread: CO2 training

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    Tesco...They were using Hill Phoenix...who built...

    Tesco...They were using Hill Phoenix...who built them a CO2....Source??
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    I have seen some crazy things in suction headers...

    I have seen some crazy things in suction headers over the years, coke cans, water bottle, but most often as far as numbers, red shop rags. They will sometimes run for years. The weirdest was a rack...
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    A book is just that, something to read and pick...

    A book is just that, something to read and pick up a few tips. I can't read a book about mountain climbing and tackle Mt. Everest. Experience is the only true teacher.
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    http://www.blueairinc.com/ That was tough...

    http://www.blueairinc.com/

    That was tough
    ::DD:
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    I think it still depends on the location. When I...

    I think it still depends on the location. When I was in NE Ohio, we had small markets that had all single cond. units in the basement with no ventalation.
    That way the dogs couldn't bite through...
  44. Thread: Hoarfrost

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    As far as superheat, do you have mechanical...

    As far as superheat, do you have mechanical subcooling? HP case sometimes does not communicate well with HP systems. Their default liquid temp. for sizing TXV's is 80 degrees, so if you have...
  45. Thread: R-12 to 409a ?

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    I agree shaun66 Mix??? and I suppose you will...

    I agree shaun66
    Mix???
    and I suppose you will leave documentation on what you did as well?
    I miss R-12, R-22 & R-502
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    Embraco has one at 6 1/2 inches, but 230 volt. ...

    Embraco has one at 6 1/2 inches, but 230 volt. The 115 volt is 7 inches. My guess is you are going to pay the price.
  47. Thread: Sevel

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    Stonewall Actually, most Gelato case mfgs....

    Stonewall
    Actually, most Gelato case mfgs. suggest shutting the unit off every night.
    Gelato is a very fragile product. The display cases should hold product at +5 to +9 degrees, but are not...
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    To quote Frank Zappa "Watch out where the...

    To quote Frank Zappa
    "Watch out where the huskies go, don't you eat that yellow snow"
    I know you were all thinking it
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    Some rack designs also use an oversized suction...

    Some rack designs also use an oversized suction header in place of an accumulator. Serves the same purpose.
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    As said earlier, it is similar to a heat pump. A...

    As said earlier, it is similar to a heat pump. A 4 way valve reverses their roles. There is usually a cap tube for the metering device when the condenser becomes the Evap. It is used quite...
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