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  1. Seems I have missed out on a fine fellow. My ...

    Seems I have missed out on a fine fellow. My heart felt sympathy to all of you who knew Bruce and to his family.

    God Bless
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    Door heater

    Depends on what you call involved. I did a True door heater replacement (actually just fixed the pigtail) Unloaded the spring closer, took off the door, took to shop and disassembled, fixed the...
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    Insulation - foam?

    If that insulation is foam it has to be dry at least on the surface of the foam. Vapco makes a no drip spray, white in color. Spray paint the inside of the metal and foam with this. add some...
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    not from copper oxide.

    No I have not. Seen broken pistons, ring glands, rods, seized rods, bad crankshaft bearings. All from some type of liquid slugging or lack of lubrication though, not any from copper oxide. Maybe I...
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    And I have a word of caution

    A couple of years ago I used a pinch off tool on a 1/4" fitting on a high pressure control to seal off the system while I brazed the old control out and was going to braze in the new. Seems Im the...
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    AGREE 100% but...

    I agree with you been. However Ive gotten hammered by not using a nitrogen flow here in these threads. Seems you and I are the only ones that will ADMIT we dont haul out the nitrogen every time the...
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    Sticky: Its same here

    From back in 1980 or so this same company went belly up. So its business as usual here in USA too. Seems they make it through a long enough period of time to get kids grown and out of college then go...
  8. Warranty?

    I always offer a factory backed (NOT A 3RD PARTY) extended warranty of 5 or 10 years. I cover the first year, the factory covers the parts for5 years and sometimes 10 depending on model. The labor is...
  9. Im not a big Lennox fan but not opposed to em...

    Im not a big Lennox fan but not opposed to em either, Carrier/Bryant madein the same factory use someof the same model numbers Service schools tech help when I need it, I have a loyality to them...
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    t527edis on the target

    I would suggest you use the provided valves on the condenser and instead of using a sweat drier use a flare drier. No Nitrogen no braizing. Just pull a vacuum on the low side or install the 1 valve...
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    Sticky: Whole story and status 3-21-10

    Here is the fine example of a "push Pull", "Hide n Seek", "Nut - shell Game"
    AUG 2009 Installed. Heatcraft Freezer we piped in and connected and started. (McDonalds)

    Oct 2009 Customer called...
  12. You guy's know what the women in Oklahoma say...

    You guy's know what the women in Oklahoma say about guys that have BIG BOOTS - SHOE?

    "Hummm, I bet hes got big stinken feet."
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    Have to agree

    Size is often all a customer knowes. But a customer with exposure to all the knowledge in this forum may get off the path. Guess Id just have to start all over and ask what the question was. More...
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    Limit the CC Heater

    A few years back I had to install low ambient controls on a Carrier/Bryant Split AC. 3 things in this kit: 1 A head pressure "peanut type" fan cycle switch, 2 A Crank Case Heater 3 A limit switch for...
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    Door dosnt close?

    Just wondering if this evaporator is setting on top of the box as someone else has pointed out to me? And if so I jaus have to ask because you say the door dosnt close sometimes... Does it have an...
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    sorry

    I think Im not clear on the type of evap setup is on this box. I may be confusing you because Im confused. then again imin the greatest state of confusion ... Oklahoma. Let me see who else is...
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    OH ok

    yes I have seen a freeze up on an extended top box type evaporator. Believe maybe the outer metal separated from the insulation and the condensate froze inside and out on the one I saw. If I now...
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    Well My friend, Had you read my post closer you...

    Well My friend,
    Had you read my post closer you would note that I am in agreement with you. On piping of larger size (and I add to this for clarification LONGER RUNS) I strongly recommend it. I have...
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    Yep I had one on a scotsman Ice machine a few...

    Yep I had one on a scotsman Ice machine a few years back did the noise job. Seems like it was undercharged and by passing. I cant remember now. Anyone else have cranial flatulence? Remember you...
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    Pro on PUMPDOWN

    My friend, I have had too many problems on non pump down systems. I highly recommend it provided the customer is go. There are way too many variables for non pump down systems. Most eliminated by a...
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    I see 2 possibility's 1 already mentioned is...

    I see 2 possibility's
    1 already mentioned is the fan limit. The problem could be the fans coming on early before water & vapor have had long enough exposure to below freezing temp to refreeze and...
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    You my friend have made an excellent move. WHile...

    You my friend have made an excellent move. WHile a pump down system leaves little refrigerant in the evap during and off cycle or defrost (if wired correctly) the heaters , feel , are good insurance...
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    Take all the issue you want

    I would say that you have been following someone that has more trouble with more than just nitrogen flowing through the system while brazing. From your post above seems you must believe this one...
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    Now I have to get ready for chem class, csuse me.

    Now I have to get ready for chem class, csuse me.
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    I cant say its a bad furnace. Mostly Goodman s...

    I cant say its a bad furnace. Mostly Goodman s reputation (for my 2 cents worth) is from the marketing of their product. They dont allow or set up wholesalers and allow wholesalers to mark their own...
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    Not a sales problem - at least directly - indirectly yes.

    Gail

    The reason your not offerd what you want is due to the market. Most people making purchases of equipment (HVAC) have to go with what is:
    1 Close to design (which is where your coming from ...
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    O2

    And yes I do need to revisit chem class among other classes as well.

    I meant that in a refrigerant breaking down in the presence of an electrical arc the acid cannot form without also releasing or...
  28. Well at the risk of seeming a poor comedian: Uhhh...

    Well at the risk of seeming a poor comedian: Uhhh what?

    Thats kind of an opening question we all like. And as you can see since so many things are left blank and the information we would have to...
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    If your going to count

    Any contamination is exactly my point. There is ALWAYS contamination of some kind in some degree. Abrasive yes. 100% eliminated never. Drier catches whats floating around. And yes some might come...
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    whhhhhy whhhhhhhy whhhhhy!

    Although I know nitrogen is the preference choice, I refuse to be told I have to do anything to prevent this n that. YES I know the carbon / copper compound is inside. YES everyone will look at me...
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    the same thing

    Then if you applied voltage to it after removal it should do the same thing. It shouldn't "suck" your finger if placed over the suction nor blow your finger off if placed over the discharge. And for...
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    hear it running?

    you may have well heard it running. But just 2 last questions;
    1 What was the amp draw of the compressor by its self taken and compared to FLA (RLA) of the compressor?
    2 Does it have a condenser...
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    In my experience almost any flow through a cap...

    In my experience almost any flow through a cap tube means its open. Im at a loss as to why your wanting to blow out the oil in the evaporator. You dont mention how old this system was nor if there...
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    Software?

    I bought a cd or 2 from Johnstone supply about 10 years ago and I thought it was fair to good. By now it should have crept up to very good. Ask for the last edition date on it and what was updated...
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    Yep ETC1 is correct!

    As I remember my first lessons I remember the fact was simple:
    A compressor cant "pump liquid".

    From this I made my own rule: A compressor "compresses, a pump pumps.
    Pumps pump liquid,...
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    Ohhh no no Its special

    Its graphite. Not brass or bronze. And I have to press it in to the housing. I have 1 but need the other. (I broke 1 last year pressing it in had to use mine:nopity:)
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    I recommend the higher efficiency. Reason: even...

    I recommend the higher efficiency. Reason: even if you have to finance the remainder this is the only extra cost. Short term it might be tough. Long term (assuming your going to keep the home over 5...
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    Worked on a lot of these for Dollar General here...

    Worked on a lot of these for Dollar General here but never (knocking) need to change cap tubes. had about everything else from leaking sight glass on compressor to defrost to ice dripping down in...
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    Well That may be

    Ive got 1 flaker thats a hioshi and it needs bearings, just worked on 1 last year same thing. Have to give you this point they sure are better than scotsman flakers. But since I quit working on...
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    Not reversed for me Its just as I said

    I believe if you examine the others who posted you'll see most everyone agrees with me. Manitowoc has spent several years making relationships and listening and improving and holding service seminars...
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    I think there are other things that can cause Hi...

    I think there are other things that can cause Hi super heat, & High suction. But if the head is low this is when you need to try to pump the compressor down or remove the load (or lower it) on the...
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    I forgot to ask Do you or any of you work on many...

    I forgot to ask Do you or any of you work on many flakers?
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    Not many flakers but would not mind work on them if Maintenance was done.

    I get about 1 or 2 a year so not that many. Its ok by me because they are usually where no one has done maintenance on them and the auger bearings or evap bearings or gear box are worn badly and need...
  44. Thread: masons

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    Being Moral is not the same as being Religious.

    I appreciate your note and can follow the thought you have presented. I can certainly appreciate why you would not discuss religion, here its mostly 1 sided all Christian.

    With my Christian...
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    Problem

    I wouldnt want to sell you one because I wouldnt know if it worked or not, and I need the part no off the board. I assume the fuse shows Continuity on the board. Remember if you read voltage across a...
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    Answer to question about High side valve

    The high side valves are easy to check if you have a load And refrigerant in the system close to the recommended charge.

    With the load on the evaporator and the charge close to normal the high...
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    Sticky: Extended warranties.

    Another Scam is Extended Warranties from Equi guard. If you have any form this bunch they are belly up AGAIN. Just as they were 20 to 30 years ago. Now another holding co has them and will as usual...
  48. Thread: masons

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    I also have reservations about the Supreme...

    I also have reservations about the Supreme Architect NOT being God all-mighty. Who else could such a phrase pertain to? With all due respect I wonder from your writings if you have a Christian...
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    I have to ask I have never seen nor know of any...

    I have to ask I have never seen nor know of any other faiths being accepted into the lodge. Current Religions as you define are not as old as masonry. As far as the stories told Allof them I have...
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    Board huh?

    Man thats a testament to Manitowoc long life.That must be over 20 years old. I think I have on in an old machine setting in the weather so I wouldn't trust it to be good. I will look and see if it...
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