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    Bucket of ice or cold water and a wet towel,...

    Bucket of ice or cold water and a wet towel, takes a lot of strain off of your recovery machine, keep extension cords short and heavy guage.
  2. I nearly pissed my pants when I heard the clip!

    I nearly pissed my pants when I heard the clip!
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    We have istalled McQuay, Sanyo, Chigo, Daikin,...

    We have istalled McQuay, Sanyo, Chigo, Daikin, Mitsubishi,Goodman, Carrier. Out of all of them Mitsubishi has been the best by far, but as earlier stated in repleys they are all as good as the...
  4. I cut one open, it connects to the compressor...

    I cut one open, it connects to the compressor internally, the pipe extends through the dome.
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    They work well on small diameter pipe not so well...

    They work well on small diameter pipe not so well on capilary. I use it for adding stubs to process tubes on hermetic systems.
  6. water may be dripping on a connection during...

    water may be dripping on a connection during defrost or fan delay is bad and humidity is shorting out fan motor.
  7. Thread: Cleaning

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    We had a really nasty kitchen, fryer was 6' from...

    We had a really nasty kitchen, fryer was 6' from refrigeration units, everything was wet with grease. I used one of the spray can condenser cleaners and nearly shutdown the kitchen, the stuff...
  8. Thread: Cleaning

    by frank slusher
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    dawn dish washing liquid and hot water

    dawn dish washing liquid and hot water
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    Go with the dumb s#$$@ first, turn off the power...

    Go with the dumb s#$$@ first, turn off the power drag a hose to the unit and wash the crud out of the coil. I was talking a tech through a the same problem not long ago. He removed the charge,...
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    Most compressors will draw locked rotor amps on a...

    Most compressors will draw locked rotor amps on a rapid restart, 5 min time delay would allow good equalization of pressures.
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    We do a lot of True mfg warranty work, in the...

    We do a lot of True mfg warranty work, in the past depending on the type of failure, we would change condensing unit and cap tube. By the time you flush the old unit and change the compressor there...
  12. Had one day before super bowl 10 years ago, our...

    Had one day before super bowl 10 years ago, our on call guy that serviced this account was drunk and not answering his phone. I was the next best choice at 10pm on Saturday night, these people had a...
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    I have been using an imperial for 19 years, have...

    I have been using an imperial for 19 years, have had a few bad flares but they were my fault: when you get to the bottom don't overtighten, it forces all of the metal out of the flare, they will...
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    check crankcase heater, may be full of...

    check crankcase heater, may be full of refrigerant on start up.
  15. 6:00pm on a Friday, freezer is down in a nursing...

    6:00pm on a Friday, freezer is down in a nursing home. Drive in DC traffic, get there and maintenance man says "we have been trying to get it to cool since Wendsday morning".
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    Methane gas will do that, installed a unit at a...

    Methane gas will do that, installed a unit at a waste water treatment plant and before the job was finished exposed pipe was black. They spec'd K copper for the piping. In the area that I grew up a...
  17. it is like asbestos training, we have it for 1...

    it is like asbestos training, we have it for 1 customer, you sit for the class 3 days and find out that it is still in use in major building products. the government needed to create more jobs and...
  18. carrier used to have those universal joints, they...

    carrier used to have those universal joints, they are tough to replace in the middle of unit. We have had loose belts do the same thing, they fray and snag the distributor and wrap it around motor...
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    I have seen them dirty but not like that, replace...

    I have seen them dirty but not like that, replace it with a Sporlan 032 capt, we cut them at the other end as that will show you what really made it to captube. Compreesor is probably failing.
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    why not evacuate it? A heat lamp and a vacuum...

    why not evacuate it? A heat lamp and a vacuum pump for a couple of hours should do the trick.
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    they remove lime scale deposits, sanitizer kills...

    they remove lime scale deposits, sanitizer kills the mold and bacteria. We keep both nickel safe and lime away on our trucks. If in doubt use nickel safe, on Hoshi machines use full stregth. just...
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    Have seen a clogged muffler, oil carbon sealed...

    Have seen a clogged muffler, oil carbon sealed all but a pin hole. Had another that the liquid line service valve was so packed with carbon that an 1/8"drill bit wouldn't fit in it, that the...
  23. Thread: Lost

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    reversing valve hung up?

    reversing valve hung up?
  24. Take an rc40 recovery bottle remove the plug and...

    Take an rc40 recovery bottle remove the plug and fill valve install 2 3/4 mpt x 1/2 flare fittings in thier place, makes a very cheap cold trap. Then get a trash can and fill it with ice, connect...
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    We had a problem with overtightening the flare...

    We had a problem with overtightening the flare nuts, it will actually push the metal out of the joint. I had a leak on an install and found it to be at the liquid line flare, when I pulled it apart...
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