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    Working on larger chillers changes the rules....

    Working on larger chillers changes the rules. When I do smaller units (under 20 tons) the tool list is vastly different from whats being used with the Mammoth ones now.


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    Actually - I think I need another 1 or 2. But...

    Actually - I think I need another 1 or 2.

    But yeah, I am using all 6 at one time. Right now 3 of them are on one chiller (Monmoth) with 3 seperate systems, and I am about ready (tomorrow) to put...
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    Just an update ....... I now have 6 Blue-vacs -...

    Just an update ....... I now have 6 Blue-vacs - and dont know where I left my YJ. Its still around, just havent reached for it since the BV's are ssooo easy !!!!!!


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    And .......... cutting off the air to the large...

    And .......... cutting off the air to the large warehouse in the summer can create an icing condition @ the evaporator due to the loss of air volume.

    IMHO, stop any/all exterior air leaks and...
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    You need to check the neutral side of the coil...

    You need to check the neutral side of the coil and see if you have 24 volts there. My guess is that you will see 24 volts there when the coild drops out for the 1/2 of a second, and if that is the...
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    Hi Joeyd, I MUST admit, the more I use your Blue...

    Hi Joeyd,
    I MUST admit, the more I use your Blue Vac, the more I like it !!!!
    I am learning to trust it as I do my YJ setup, and one of my vac pumps pulled down to 1.5 microns with 10 ' of 1/4"...
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    Gunna keep them both ............ since I was...

    Gunna keep them both ............ since I was able to source the vacuume sensor for under $60, the YJ is back in service, and I love the BV, so they are both keepers !
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    Got the new Blue Vac to use today, as well as the...

    Got the new Blue Vac to use today, as well as the new sensor for the YJ setup. Both were within50 microns of each other the entire way from atmospheric down to 150 microns !

    I love the Blue Vac's...
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    1. I found a set of instructions from another...

    1. I found a set of instructions from another Dude in my Union ............ there isnt a calibration when replacing sensors, at least I didnt see anything related to being able to calibrate it...
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    Found a replacement sensor for under $60 new....

    Found a replacement sensor for under $60 new.
    Ordering the Blue Vac right now as well .................... I cant wait for it to arrive !!
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    If I cant clean it, and I have to purchase...

    If I cant clean it, and I have to purchase another sensor, I am gunna get a Blue Vac instead !!!!!!!!!
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    I tried that already and got the quick reference...

    I tried that already and got the quick reference literature ...............
    Also e-mailed them and they "are working on it" ........................... will find out if "it" means manual or cleaning...
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    Thanks Dudes !! Before I do anything I will...

    Thanks Dudes !!
    Before I do anything I will contact YJ and look for the manual, although I usually keep manuals behind the foam in plastic hard cases, it aint there and I dont remember ever reading...
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    YJ readings out of whack

    My Yellow Jacket micron gauge is reading some funky numbers. It got a shot of R-11 (and oil) at about 5#.

    If I remember correctly, there is a way to re-calibrate it or clean it, then put it in the...
  15. Why did you get 75 deg refrigerant and 55 deg...

    Why did you get 75 deg refrigerant and 55 deg superheat ??

    tough to say that the condenser seems undersized, it might be, but you look to be short on refrigerant.

    We need more information.
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    You think you can confirm with your "touchy feely...

    You think you can confirm with your "touchy feely to diagnose" his observation of "there is a possibility that the refrigerant is changing state in the condenser rather than the evaporator" ??...
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    RTV Silicone

    RTV Silicone
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    Make sure to isolate the comp properly and R&R...

    Make sure to isolate the comp properly and R&R the unloader. Your problems should go away, especially if the noise goes away when the cylinder is loaded now.

    Guys,
    the unloaders are solenoid...
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    Depending on what type of door and which way it...

    Depending on what type of door and which way it swings, the door usually tells you what you need to know. Even a vented door will talk to you, just look at the vent.
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    Did you determine the eratic oil pressure from a...

    Did you determine the eratic oil pressure from a seperate gauge, or just the operation of the unloaders ??

    Have you examined the unloader gasket (usually a stamped metal one) to see if there is...
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    +1 on the Timberland Titan Pro Electrical...

    +1 on the Timberland Titan Pro

    Electrical hazzard protection is more important to me than just about anything else, at least I can worry about traffic going home instead of worrying about "where...
  22. I have tremendous success using the old "throttle...

    I have tremendous success using the old "throttle at the bottle" for liquid 410a charging. Just let the high side in your manifold run back to the low side before disconnecting the low side hose from...
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    It aint that easy in my parts. I guess most...

    It aint that easy in my parts. I guess most larger units I see are over 15 years old, and the aluminum fins are weakened by corrosion (NYC is surrounded by rivers), so hitting them with anything but...
  24. Thread: Service Bag

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    I use a very large Ingersall Rand bag. it has a...

    I use a very large Ingersall Rand bag. it has a shoulder strap (definatley a MUST) and can carry everything I need tool wise. Vac pump, recovery machine, 35# cylinder, gauges, scale, etc all...
  25. Thread: no work

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    These last 3 days were 95+ with RH in the upper...

    These last 3 days were 95+ with RH in the upper 80's and 90's

    Heat complaints out the wazoo ..............
    Cant stay on the roof for more than 3 hours without running out of water, or needing...
  26. Understood !! Thanx !!!

    Understood !!
    Thanx !!!
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    Thank you for stating the obvious !!! Get a...

    Thank you for stating the obvious !!!

    Get a new hose from the dealer and replace the broken one. You could use the aluminum repair rods, but that joint will fail sooner rather than later, and you...
  28. NO, Thats nitrogen. Hook up your vac pump and...

    NO,
    Thats nitrogen. Hook up your vac pump and pull at least 500 microns, then you can run wild !!
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    Pan tablets should solve this problem, just be...

    Pan tablets should solve this problem, just be sure to wear latex gloves when handling them
  30. Thread: Return Air

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    The "home run" duct is whats in question. If...

    The "home run" duct is whats in question.

    If you have a weak link in a chain it fails at the weak link no matter how many safety ropes may be attached
  31. Thanks Chris, For the future, is there any way...

    Thanks Chris,
    For the future, is there any way to PM you the posts that are spam ??
    There were several "chineese escorts" posts that popped up overnight !!
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    Be very happy that you didnt have to spend...

    Be very happy that you didnt have to spend several hours straightening out the bent coils that usually happen with 3000 psi pressure washers !!
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    :ditto:Very well said !!

    :ditto:Very well said !!
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    Chris, anytime you really want some hard field...

    Chris,
    anytime you really want some hard field testing, just let me know, if I can use it and it works fine, I am 100% sure that it will be a success. I aint saying that nobody works as hard as I...
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    You can slowly start to unscrew the stem nut...

    You can slowly start to unscrew the stem nut untill pressure is relieved
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    I agree with skippedover 100% on this !!! I have...

    I agree with skippedover 100% on this !!!
    I have told several building owners/managers that I would walk off the job before I add any leak stopper to a refrigerant system. There should be only 2...
  37. Call tomorrow during regular business hours. I...

    Call tomorrow during regular business hours. I would suggest asking the operator for the Apprentice Training dept, then you can ask about class schedules, apprentice applications (usually offered...
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    What vac pump are you using ???

    What vac pump are you using ???
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    Poll: ROFL ......... Now thats how it SHOULD have been...

    ROFL .........
    Now thats how it SHOULD have been handled. I can respect someone who tells it like it is rather than just lie.

    Nobody was forced to lie. He made his decision, now the...
  40. Have you looked into IUOE Local 508 ?

    Have you looked into IUOE Local 508 ?
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    I use my Fluke 68is IR temp gun for very quick...

    I use my Fluke 68is IR temp gun for very quick readings. I understand that its not exactely the same as a thermocouple that is wrapped in insulation, but its within a few degrees. This allows me to...
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    Poll: I dont wish to de-rail this thread too much, but...

    I dont wish to de-rail this thread too much, but I must say that I would agree with you, except for the fact that for several days he LIED to everyone, every day, each time he opened his mouth. Since...
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    No model number, but what size is the unit ??...

    No model number, but what size is the unit ??
    How many tons ?
    How many and what kind of compressors ?

    Many possibilities here, OFM running backwards (is it 3 phase ??)
    How many OFM's on the...
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    I think the tech did the correct thing. He...

    I think the tech did the correct thing. He noticed the system wasnt fully charged, and told the truth. He could have gone a step further by quickly trying to find the leak so he could point it out,...
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    :ditto:
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    My Yellow Jackets do the same thing. I just pull...

    My Yellow Jackets do the same thing. I just pull down as low as I can, then remove the CRT's (after installing the valve cores), or I remove the CRT's when I start the dehydration process on smaller...
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    I have never seen brown ............... black,...

    I have never seen brown ............... black, yellow, red, green is all I have ever seen.

    You state that you can reset the compressor .................. is this by a reset button (if so which...
  48. They usually energize unloaded, and de-energized...

    They usually energize unloaded, and de-energized is loaded
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    Before I advise you to acknowledge the alarm, is...

    Before I advise you to acknowledge the alarm, is this on a recip or a centrifigul ?
    I believe the highlight is yellow ??
    Any information across the line readout ??
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    Poll: One small bottle is good for a 30 ton system....

    One small bottle is good for a 30 ton system. Basically I use 1 small bottle for each compressor on large tonnage systems. I use the vac pump to suck it in to the oil basin and dehydrate the comp...
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