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  1. Thread: Sauce

    by brooksstls
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    Animal urine is a major rotter also. I run into...

    Animal urine is a major rotter also. I run into condensers everyday that are half rotted away from dogs doing business on them. I never heard of the tomato sauce though.......I'm glad I read this.
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    I cannot tell you how many of those I have came...

    I cannot tell you how many of those I have came across where the fins were completely smashed closed, from trying to hose it out with super high pressure water, or from dogs laying against them, or...
  3. I work for SEARS as an HVAC/Appliance tech and...

    I work for SEARS as an HVAC/Appliance tech and their big push was Goodman for a long time. All the techs thought they were junk......They called them Badman's. As far as Whirlpool, most of them are...
  4. I would give anything to be someone's apprentice....

    I would give anything to be someone's apprentice. To be honest I would have said "screw it...he's already put in his dues" and I would have swept up the mess. But that's just because I have a tough...
  5. Man, I wish i could get on somewhere like this. ...

    Man, I wish i could get on somewhere like this. I've been looking for a company to jump on board with but everyone wants 5 years experience. I've been doing service work for a little over a...
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    I have a tough time trying to eat mushrooms. The...

    I have a tough time trying to eat mushrooms. The only ones I can eat is the breaded fried ones. And I don't like store bought tomatoes with all the goo in them.....I can only eat the home grown...
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    What do I need to get pro membership? I'm far...

    What do I need to get pro membership? I'm far from a pro...I've only been working part time for restaurants for a little over a year. I would kill for a job with a company that would let me learn...
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    Walk in freezer humming and not running

    Well, I was at Denny's restaurant today because the walk in cooler and the walk in freezer was not working. The cooler was just a bad elctrical connection in the wall. There was no power getting to...
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    Thanks for the replies. I'll check at the supply...

    Thanks for the replies. I'll check at the supply house on Monday.
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    Correct name for these?

    Can someone tell me what the correct name is for this type of port, and the fitting I need to attach it to my regular manifold gauges? This is my first time getting a call for a home refrigerator...
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    nn

    No, no, no.... I'm not going to leave the safeties out. I just wanted to see if it would work if I jumped them once. I'm not some retard jack leg......I workk in the HVAc field. I just have'nt ran...
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    Roll out switch.....5 flash

    Well, I'm working on my furnace......The LED has 5 flashes, which is for "open roll out switch or roll out detected". I unplugged every rollout switch and ohmed it out, and I checked each one as the...
  13. Freezer with many problems....advice needed

    Well, I was on the roof of a restaurant because the walk in freezer was not cooling enough. They said it was about 30 degrees in the freezer overnight and in the morning someone went up on the roof...
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    Boiler techs?

    Is there a lot of boiler guys on here? I took some classes on boilers and hydronics and it was my favorite class throughout HVAC school. I was just wondering if it would be worth pursuing? I don't...
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    purchase a thermopile boiler.

    Anyone know who makes a decent priced powerpile, or thermopile (whatever you wanna call it) boiler for reasonable prices? My power went out last winter for a few days and I wanted one ever since. ...
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    Dang MARK.....

    Green Bay huh? Yeah, I'm from St. Louis, and we play Green Bay soon. We are gonna get killed. We are terrible this year.
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    forgot

    I forgot to mention....the unit is an R-22 unit. I'm not even sure what it is cooling, but the tag at the compressor said R-22 and something else was scrawled on there too.
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    wow

    You're just full of great info! ha ha. Yeah, the good part about the guys I work for is that they own 5 Denny's and they don't care if it takes me time to fix it. The longest day I've given them...
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    sorry

    Sorry about that.......No, I could not find a sight glass anywhere, and I'm not sure about a receiver. I traced the suction and discharge lines and I did'nt see any accesories on them, but there was...
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    superheat

    Where would you recommend taking those readings at? I mean how close to the actual compressor and TXV? Thanks.
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    ahhh

    It sure will be nice when I'm not a rookie anymore.
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    Thanks Mark....

    I'll definitely remember that. That helps a lot already. I was not aware of those numbers. I've been spending the last week reading everything I can get my hands on, but I'm a hands on learner, so...
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    yep

    Yep.....It was the right one. I'm new to this rooftop freezer stuff, but I at least know the right equipment. ha ha. Man, that would have been something. Would something around 25 psig be better...
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    yes

    Yeah, Superheat and subcooling was pounded into us when I was in tech school, but we never learned much about commercial units or big refrigeration units, so I just wanted to get some input from the...
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    Thanks

    Thanks guys. Yeah...the pressure control works. It's set at about 325, and the discharge pressure got that high a couple times, and cut the system off. When I left, the discharge was about 250 psi...
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    yeah

    Yeah, I work for 5 Denny's restaurants fixing their equipment....in my spare time, and I can eat for free if I want also. They let me work around the schedule of my full time job. And no....it did...
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    Frozen low side line 1/2 way

    Well, while I was on the roof of Denny's today working on the system in my other thread I noticed a low side line that was coming from the roof obviously, into the condensing unit, and to the...
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    A few ?'s about restaurant equipment

    Well, I was on the roof of Denny's restaurant today because the walk in freezer was not freezing. I checked the basics and it looked OK, so I hooked up my guages and the low side was close to 0, and...
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    ice machine

    Funny thing.....While I was on the roof the ice machine started working again. I'm glad because I have never worked on one. I've been trying to read all I can about them, but it's different when...
  30. Thread: wet tools

    by brooksstls
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    wet tools

    So yesterday I had to work on a roof top. It was like 34 degrees, and lightly raining. I did'nt mind working in it because I'm happy to just have the job....But I'm curious......Is there anything...
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    1st service call

    Well I went on my first major service call. I went to a Denny's restaurant because they said an ice machine was not making ice. Well I get there and it turns into the ice machine not working, the...
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    liquid

    I'll remember to charge as a liquid. Thanks.
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    dampers

    Actually the dampers is the first thing I was going to check. I was going to see if a contactor was stuck anywhere or something like that.
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    Reach in freezer, R404A

    Well, I found a bad compressor on top of a reach in freezer at a restaurant and I have to replace it next week. The unit runs on 404A, which I have never used before. I was just curious if anyone...
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    not sure

    I did'nt go there to look at the heat. I was there to fix a reach in freezer, so I don't know the make or model of the thermostat or the unit. The thermostat was just a cheap, average digitatal...
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    thanks

    Thanks for the quick reply. That is good to know. That definitely could be it. They said it blows cold air when the heat is not on, meaning it very well could be what you mentioned. Thanks again.
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    ? about restaurant roof top unit

    Well, I've recently been hired by Denny's resaurants to service, and repair equipment at 5 locations. So far I have had easy stuff to do and I'm just beginning my career, so I love it so far. I...
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    You guys sure flex your "internet muscles". I'll...

    You guys sure flex your "internet muscles". I'll kick all your tails in real life! naw, I'm just kidding. But it sure is funny to see grown adults chatting back and forth online like 13 year old...
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    That's a long ride on a Harley. Did your teeth...

    That's a long ride on a Harley. Did your teeth rattle out? No, just kidding. I used to ride once a year in Missouri, through Illinois up the great river road. We took the ferry across the...
  40. Better yet....Where does all the money go that...

    Better yet....Where does all the money go that lib democrats give to "non-working, lazy, food stamp spending, wic check having, free gov't health insurance low lifes"? I would rather my money go to...
  41. Oh yeah, and all this talk about Kosovo.....screw...

    Oh yeah, and all this talk about Kosovo.....screw them. All they did was send all the freeloading Bosnians and such over here. Here in St. Louis there is a 70,000 person Bosnian population, and I...
  42. I can't beleive how many people are negative...

    I can't beleive how many people are negative against this country. We are the big boys on the playground and there is nothing wrong with standing up to a bully that is picking on a smaller kid. ...
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    Do companies let you leave jumpers on there like...

    Do companies let you leave jumpers on there like that? I'm new to the field, but I would think that would be a "no-no".......especially if it was a jumped safety device or something. I realize that...
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    Try to get a hardship license......Or maybe be an...

    Try to get a hardship license......Or maybe be an in house tech for an apartment complex or something. You might have to be a building maintenance kinda guy for a while, but it's experience doing...
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    me again...

    I forgot....If you don't have a crock pot you can put them in an ordinary cooking pot, or pan with a lid and put them on the stovetop at the lowest possible setting your stove will cook at. I've...
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    Wing recipe

    It depends if you like them crunchy....kind of like fried chicken. Or if you like them to just fall apart and easy to eat. A very simple way to make awesome wings is this.......
    1. Spread chicken...
  47. Thread: Last Call -

    by brooksstls
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    I sure am glad I read this post. I'm new to the...

    I sure am glad I read this post. I'm new to the field, and this was a great thing to learn before I learn the hard way. Thanks.
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    Sales leaders don't lose money. Ford won't last...

    Sales leaders don't lose money. Ford won't last long at the rate they are going. You can only sell crap for so long.
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    I have yet to meet someone that would make me...

    I have yet to meet someone that would make me care if they thought I was gay. Well, I would'nt want my dad or my wife to think so....but other than that pretty much I don't care what people think. ...
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    A sprinter with a million miles on it will still...

    A sprinter with a million miles on it will still look gay.
    __________________

    Yeah, but I would rather look gay, driving to my next job, while the next guy has his crappy domestic truck in the...
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