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    I agree! Durable bright LED and the charge lasts...

    I agree! Durable bright LED and the charge lasts a long time. Only problem you will have with this light is....... Well if you lose it
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    That is one filthy unit

    That is one filthy unit
  3. Ya it's getting the paint this week. It has been...

    Ya it's getting the paint this week. It has been a two year frame off process. It's all modern now with 4 wheel disc brakes, air conditioning, custom full stainless 3 inch exhaust. I will have some...
  4. Yesiree each cylinder is now doing more work so...

    Yesiree each cylinder is now doing more work so to speak. Moving a larger volume of refrigerant.

    Just like my 66 bronco. Started with a 302 and changed the crank around and rods now I have a 450...
  5. Thread: R409a vs R134a

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    Is this a captube?

    Is this a captube?
  6. Thread: R409a vs R134a

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    What he said.....if you can't keep the coil clen...

    What he said.....if you can't keep the coil clen then forget about it. 134 does run a bit lower hp though. IMHO opinion use 414b. 409a is garbage. 401a is even better than 409
  7. Thread: Todays rescue

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    150 ton recip?

    150 ton recip?
  8. Do you not trust the advice of the contractor...

    Do you not trust the advice of the contractor that originally told you that the compressor was bad?
  9. Thread: Todays rescue

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    Burn baby burn!!!!!! I wonder what that...

    Burn baby burn!!!!!!


    I wonder what that looked like while it was happening. Unfortunately I always show up when the show is over :grin2:
  10. The bible of carlyles. That is one of the best...

    The bible of carlyles. That is one of the best books there is as far as detail and ease of use go. I have one in my truck and there are greasy finger prints on every page

    Their tear down book is...
  11. Thread: w/i

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    What flavor?

    What flavor?
  12. Awwww I knew these weren't the standard 5H.......

    Awwww I knew these weren't the standard 5H.... Part numbers that Carlyle uses I just couldn't remember where I have seen those PLT numbers before.

    Good ole CMP. Shipped me the wrong center member...
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    Interesting product. Would this not be a good...

    Interesting product.

    Would this not be a good application in a high TD application where we are trying to remove humidity from a product using small coils with large hp compressors (relative to...
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    The test is all common sense. A few good hours of...

    The test is all common sense. A few good hours of studying and you have it bagged. cost is 300 bucks every other year. The 4 year deal was the easiest part of the whole gig.

    I would have to...
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    I say bring it on. I love technology and...

    I say bring it on. I love technology and gadgets. Just make sure the crap works. You are right exv's and stepper motors and such have been around a long time. I don't know how many flowtronic...
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    Reinventing the wheel?

    Not sure what to think about this?

    Has anyone had any experience with this thing?

    Is this another Beacon disaster?


    http://www.ke2therm.com/files/B-1-1_Evap_Eff_sm.pdf
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    I love it here in northern California. If we...

    I love it here in northern California. If we didn't have dumb gun laws, stupid politicians, tree hugging hippies, high taxes and Barbara Boxer than this place would be perfect
  18. the 126 has a 11/16" longer stroke Valve...

    the 126 has a 11/16" longer stroke

    Valve plates do not have an effect on the stroke. Rods, cranks, piston pin location change strokes

    So are you saying I can make a 5h120 into a 126 by...
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    It's not easy. Especially with the somewhat...

    It's not easy. Especially with the somewhat heavier tonnage stuff. People build relationships with customers since you are visiting these places on a regular basis....this makes it hard to get a foot...
  20. Thread: w/i

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    What's your definition of freon there cliff? ...

    What's your definition of freon there cliff?

    Btw coke is bad for you
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    I agree with Air. I don't think you will have a...

    I agree with Air. I don't think you will have a problem finding work. I dont believe this sector has a lot of competition besides carrier, thermoking, etc.

    It's a tough job but there is plenty of...
  22. Thread: w/i

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    Thats the answer for everything :grin2: When...

    Thats the answer for everything :grin2:

    When my customers call I always hear

    " my walk in is warm.....I think it just needs FREON"


    I also hate the term FREON. Maybe I am just being picky....
  23. Thread: w/i

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    Nah who needs it!? Besides the compressor...

    Nah who needs it!?


    Besides the compressor of course
  24. Thread: w/i

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    Haha are you tired of asking that question?

    Haha are you tired of asking that question?
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    You changed to 134 from mp 39...... Did you...

    You changed to 134 from mp 39...... Did you change oil also?

    Unless you already have ester oil in it
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    Good question!

    Good question!
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    Haha ya we will see. At least I have an invoice...

    Haha ya we will see. At least I have an invoice from hoshizaki showing all their equipment I bought including their line set. I will let you know what excuse they give me
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    Well it struck AGAIN! Installing a new...

    Well it struck AGAIN!

    Installing a new hoshizaki 1900# remote on Thursday. Everything was going great. The old 600# pound machine came out very easy. Hoisted the new machine up. Threw the...
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    Is this a new problem or has it been ongoing? I...

    Is this a new problem or has it been ongoing? I see your point on the makeup air but I would look at it from outside the box. Has this kitchen always been hot from day one? Or is it a problem that...
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    Any supplier should be able to order alco stuff....

    Any supplier should be able to order alco stuff. I just had to put a new cage in a alco valve the other day. I personally like those take a parts and wish they were still used more often. Until you...
  31. Thread: Flex duct

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    :cheers:Uh oh....you are opening a can of worms...

    :cheers:Uh oh....you are opening a can of worms with this one...good luck to you...
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    You will learn to hate these wall mounts soon...

    You will learn to hate these wall mounts soon enough. Lol I don't mean to discourage. They are at the perfect height to work on though which makes it nice.

    After you cut the compressor out wash...
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    I bet airesearch will never post another pic on...

    I bet airesearch will never post another pic on this site again after this beating. Dude the install looks good....bottom line. The customer will see that and say wow what a nice job. And if it...
  34. There are too many variables with commercial to...

    There are too many variables with commercial to just use a "rule of thumb". You need to calculate the heat load. Computers, lighting, # of people , interior office, exterior office etc etc etc.
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    Just wedge something in the contractor to hold it...

    Just wedge something in the contractor to hold it in! Problem solved! :grin2:



    Yes it is clo for sure. If you check terminals 2 and 3 I bet they are opened up. (this is normally closed contacts...
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    :munching:

    :munching:
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    I have my beliefs on this subject but let me tell...

    I have my beliefs on this subject but let me tell you....... I will be the first to admit that I am not up to speed enough on this topic to step in the ring with you guys but I love learning from...
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    Who is georgia? Fourth of July facts for 300!...

    Who is georgia?

    Fourth of July facts for 300! please
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    I hear ya. It never fails. Before I had employees...

    I hear ya. It never fails. Before I had employees to rotate the on call it was pretty tough trying to have a life in the summer. I sold my wake setter for that reason. Just think.....double time!
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    Trane 3d scrolls for cold box

    I see this once in a while and I was just asking you guys out there how often you run across it

    What this is is a appros 30x40 fruit storage room. It has a Csha 15 and a Csha 10 hp piped in...
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    The house is at Tulloch. And I do believe it...

    The house is at Tulloch. And I do believe it might be a 110 today up there. I haven't had a chance to do any heat loads. I just got the place a few months ago. This fall I am going to figure that end...
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    How do I make these rooms cold!??

    Well I am a refrigeration guy and while I can fix residential units all day long I will be the first to admit that I am not the best on the design side of a home unit. If you need a chiller fixed or...
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    Interesting.....I know in my area there used to...

    Interesting.....I know in my area there used to be a Hussmann truck around every corner (about 5 years ago) and now a rarely see one.
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    They also have a capacity calculator on this site...

    They also have a capacity calculator on this site

    http://www.lrccoil.com/en/products/evaporators
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    We do A bit of cellar jobs. LRC makes some ok...

    We do A bit of cellar jobs. LRC makes some ok equipment for cellars. They have a high static unit that is nice and uses ductwork. Consider noise as a guideline for the equipment selection. Some...
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    I would love to sell them a ductless split to put...

    I would love to sell them a ductless split to put in here but I think it is going to be a tough upsell. Being they can just go to home depot and purchase a new package roof top unit just like this...
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    I guess I just don't understand these mfg.'s way...

    I guess I just don't understand these mfg.'s way of thinking...... Do they get together in a meeting and find ways to cut costs so much that it destroys the very product that pays their salary and...
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    What i would do is pull the rubber boot off of...

    What i would do is pull the rubber boot off of the back of the check valve body. If it is leaking by it will just drain right back into the sump. You can try this for a few cycles to see if the...
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    Yes I did and also another 300 to complete the...

    Yes I did and also another 300 to complete the return duct that was never installed. I can't believe a contractor wouldn't install a return. Just think of how poor this thing is running without a...
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    New style package unit!! concept model

    well i was called to service the ac in the shipping office that is located in the middle of the warehouse. I climbed up on the mezzanine and found this! I really didnt know where to start. We are...
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