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  1. Thread: Nice linesets

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    The units were dragged over there to do the...

    The units were dragged over there to do the landscaping... No electricals and note the unistrut to the left. Sorry for the buzzkill. :-)
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    That dirty PVC brings down the whole job guy... ...

    That dirty PVC brings down the whole job guy... I used to chuck garbage like that right back in the bin. If thats all you could get, pipe the stuff in the rafters with the dirty stuff and bring a...
  3. Thread: Supersized!

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    No guards, locked room, strict access... unit...

    No guards, locked room, strict access... unit was running at about 30% when this was taken, flash froze motion of wheel and belts. When it is at full howl we don't enter room, can't get door open!
    ...
  4. Thread: Supersized!

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    Current motor is 30hp on a VFD, dead motor (out...

    Current motor is 30hp on a VFD, dead motor (out of view on floor) was 50hp, dates on the wall say motor was swapped in 77. They probly did'nt remove it because it must weigh 500lbs! The open drive is...
  5. Thread: Supersized!

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    Not really a Wall of Pride deal but wanted to get...

    Not really a Wall of Pride deal but wanted to get comments on the biggest dang blower I've ever worked on... Paul is 5'-9" for the size comparison. I went commercial because "it all works the same,...
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    Yep, all the time... Block them wide open and...

    Yep, all the time... Block them wide open and leave them in place. I'll try to get a pict of the biggest one I've seen.
  7. Thread: megging

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    And, megging the motor and wire run when...

    And, megging the motor and wire run when installing a new or replacement drive is a crucial step... I've never personally paid for a new motor or drive and plan on keeping it that way!
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    LMAO... I can bungle my way through most any...

    LMAO...

    I can bungle my way through most any minor JC issue... In my region that makes me an ACE!
  9. Thread: motor problems

    by gone404
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    Does it start.run.trip or go straight to trip?...

    Does it start.run.trip or go straight to trip? Check each leg to ground, does shaft turn? Any smoke, odor, sparks, fire?
  10. Thread: Cleaver Brooks

    by gone404
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    Re: your profile ...

    I've heard a KaWHAMMMM or two.... I usually don't hang around past the Ka!

    :-)
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    Purging very seldom per light, I think machine is...

    Purging very seldom per light, I think machine is very tight. I know certain operating conditions can drive up non-condensables but I'm not seeing that. Yes, big boss can't be talked to! I asked for...
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    OK, Pump screens and tower strainer getting done...

    OK, Pump screens and tower strainer getting done by this time next week (I'm in the middle of changovers). I'll check delta P across absorber and monitor the inlet steam to see if it is still...
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    Here is a copy/ paste of the unit running: You...

    Here is a copy/ paste of the unit running:
    You can see, no load in the bldg, unit has run since about noon, on days like today it may lock out 10 times or not at all. Unit not reaching setpoint,...
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    Re: Low refrigerant water trip?

    Hi Randy!

    I'll get the steam where it should be and then recheck the cyclegard. My diagram shows a pilot lamp to show when the cyclegard is open but my machine does not have it. I'm positive I'm...
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    OK, cool, I understand the load thing... scary...

    OK, cool, I understand the load thing... scary part is that the steam pressure drops to as low as 3# during operation. This is due to problems on the transmission end. As a side note, we fired up the...
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    LMFAO! My vote for winner! This under a beach...

    LMFAO! My vote for winner!

    This under a beach house?
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    No VFD on Cond pump. VFD on Tower fan per cond....

    No VFD on Cond pump. VFD on Tower fan per cond. return to absorber setpoint of 80 deg. Was spot on today. Would I benefit from lower SP?

    Only valves on setup are 2-way for free cooling off plate...
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    NP, glad I could help.

    NP, glad I could help.
  19. Thread: Doooozy!

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    Boss sent me to the private home of a facilities...

    Boss sent me to the private home of a facilities manager for one of my accounts today... said only "he has boiler problems". I arrive to find a steam boiler on a two-pipe steam system now trying to...
  20. Thread: Screening

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    Have the owner take it up with the code...

    Have the owner take it up with the code authority... Aint your fight, you are just the messenger.
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    I would start here: ...

    I would start here:

    http://www.commercial.carrier.com/commercial/hvac/general/0,2047,CLI1_DIV12_ETI1876_MID4390,00.html
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    Re: Few questions!!!

    Went out today on a different problem and was able to run the Absorber and take measurements:

    Run time +/- 30 mins OAT 67deg. F

    Steam varied between 3-6 psi, not sure why as steam valve was...
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    We can have a quote contest... "Customer said...

    We can have a quote contest...

    "Customer said he wanted water cooled condensers..."
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    We've got to have more details on this rig!

    We've got to have more details on this rig!
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    Switches good, tower good... Yes, I've been...

    Switches good, tower good...

    Yes, I've been reading up on Absrbrtek... hoped he would post a reply to my questions!
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