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  1. Thread: Adding R404a

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    I suppose it could go either way. Some over here...

    I suppose it could go either way. Some over here in WA are funded by gov.
    I'll guess it's more accurate to just say "paycheck" regardless from who's pockets it comes from

    Point being; ask more...
  2. This is pretty much my thoughts exactly. Bars are...

    This is pretty much my thoughts exactly. Bars are just a pain in the ass to work in, in general. Not to mention the drunk spectators that sit up behind ya while you work trying to give you their...
  3. Thread: Adding R404a

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    404a has multiple charging methods. Assuming its...

    404a has multiple charging methods. Assuming its a txv system with a receiver and sight glass. You can just fill the sight glass and take ssh at the compressor. You can charge by compressor amp draw...
  4. Thread: R-134A

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    I still avoid messing with r-134a at all whenever...

    I still avoid messing with r-134a at all whenever possible. Generally they are always factory sealed systems on the initial call, so when I bleed off the system to put service ports on it, I also...
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    Sporlan Stepper Valve Question CDS-9

    On the IB board, to test the valve stepped to a completely closed position, you typically just remove the n3+4 jumper wires from their terminals. I need to do the exact opposite. I'm having an...
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    braze on Saddles everytime. never have had a...

    braze on Saddles everytime. never have had a problem with them, and they are fast and easy. You can even get the 1/4" ones on with map gas if need be. doesn't take much heat to seal them.

    Such a...
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    Incorrect. there is such thing as TOO much...

    Incorrect. there is such thing as TOO much subcooling, which will cause 'floating' head pressure. On the hunch that its an R-12 drop in system, presumely that abomination 134a, it's already stupidly...
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    Just did this EXACT job a few months back,...

    Just did this EXACT job a few months back, subcontracted from a public school's General Maintenance Program provider. One of the first questions was pretty much this, just to ensure our own bases...
  9. Thread: Dry coil case

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    Painfully so.

    Painfully so. <_<

    Hate the gravity design personally. Tedious to fine tune.
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    Lmao. The coil is going to freeze up and he'll be...

    Lmao. The coil is going to freeze up and he'll be back on here asking why CFM effected what's going on inside the box. Good OL consumer 'save a buck' mentality.
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    lol ive had customers swear up and down their...

    lol ive had customers swear up and down their drafts on tap taste the best when the keg cooler is precisely 34 inside. and Ive had service calls when 'said coolers' are maintaining 36, and are called...
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    Lol 4 pages later, and the little engine that...

    Lol 4 pages later, and the little engine that could finally conquered that true self contained unit. He smiled proudly as he wheeled it back into the store, only to find Coke had already Ben out and...
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    ^ co-signed

    ^ co-signed
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    Out the sides around the parameter of the blade....

    Out the sides around the parameter of the blade. If its clean you will feel it blow straight through the coil and straight onto the compressor. Assuming its directing behind where the fan motor is...
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    And yes all my previous ramble is under the...

    And yes all my previous ramble is under the assumption the coil is ACTUALLY well cleaned and you have straight air flow through. Which I'd hope is the case. ::face palm::
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    This is an odd one but my head keeps circling...

    This is an odd one but my head keeps circling back to non condensables as well. Like you're periodically freezing up the valve orfice or drier, enough to kick that head pressure way up. But you would...
  17. Ripp the whole thing out and put in a secondary...

    Ripp the whole thing out and put in a secondary loop CO2 system in like all the cool super markets do. XD


    No but I'm having the same problem out at a red apple right now with oil level failures...
  18. ^ that is really the ONLY efficient way to do it...

    ^ that is really the ONLY efficient way to do it without reclaiming everything out of the condenser, after front seating in and out service valves at the receiver. There will always be some left over...
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    LOL how do you pay less than 70 for an ETC? Who...

    LOL how do you pay less than 70 for an ETC? Who at thermal corporate is your boss suckin off? Because we get discounts on most controls Ranco put out and that one is still like 120 for us. We get the...
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    LOL no. Bro not to be a dick. But google yourself...

    LOL no. Bro not to be a dick. But google yourself up some superheat 101. I'd give you the lay down but I'm driving.
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    As was I. Makes sense. Kudos for catching it. One...

    As was I. Makes sense. Kudos for catching it. One of those rare condenser anomalies with oil and god knows what else.
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    Or throw a stubby on the drier port, and feed...

    Or throw a stubby on the drier port, and feed nitro throw your suction side port (assuming its at the compressor), use your nitro regulator to balance in 150 psig. watch suction stubby raise to 150....
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    Set the superheat at the compressor. there is one...

    Set the superheat at the compressor. there is one id like to see. considering the TEV is at least 1 wall apart from you. =p

    I am a bit baffled as to why an accumulator isn't on it (assuming it has...
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    Ive seen one of the E super boosts on a old 1hp...

    Ive seen one of the E super boosts on a old 1hp semi herm for a true up right freezer. The shelling was cracked open and full of baby cockroaches. electrical taped up to the comp's junction box....
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    lol Delfield has a hard enough time keeping thier...

    lol Delfield has a hard enough time keeping thier simple OEM controls from malfunctioning or throwing out NTC thermistors . i can't imagine how they are going to manage all that off a transducer...
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    lol refrigeration work is far from 'loner' work....

    lol refrigeration work is far from 'loner' work. Half the job is making people like you enough to want to call back when the next thing breaks.. its tiringly social at times. >.<

    HVAC guys do...
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    KE2 > ETC. jus sayin. only downfall to them...

    KE2 > ETC. jus sayin.

    only downfall to them is the lack of a second double throw relay for heaters. Only will wire in for a air defrost, or hot gas.

    but otherwise awesome little digital...
  28. I dont know what kind of area you got this unit...

    I dont know what kind of area you got this unit running in, but at baseline ambient around 70degrees, your head should be about 125 with a 20psig SSP. Personally I can't stand 134a as a whole so I'd...
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    Lol this thread is some grade A hazing.. Had...

    Lol this thread is some grade A hazing..


    Had a similar issue with an old goodman 5 ton heat pump just a few days ago. Compressor got taken out, changed it and the reversing valve in one go, as...
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    Manitowoc cool vapor valve

    Have an ice machine that has issues in its harvest mode during low outside ambient conditions. It's exceeding its 3.5 minute harvest limit due to hot gas loss in the line set. The line set is...
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    Lol was sent out to an old hussman 2 door upright...

    Lol was sent out to an old hussman 2 door upright freezer bait ago. Originally put in with a hot gas loop for defrost and a couple drain pan heaters tied in. Someone came in prior to the unit bring...
  32. GG Genetron and Honeywelll campaigns/patitions....

    GG Genetron and Honeywelll campaigns/patitions. R-22 lives on... And now rI don't have to install another refer rack in my van to keep up with more redundant drop ins. =]
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    Haha ain't it the truth. And yeah I plan to stick...

    Haha ain't it the truth. And yeah I plan to stick around. I've been wanting a good network of techs I can learn from. Especially on the supermarket side since I've been away from it for awhile and...
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    Yeah freight I do a little bit of resi work. We...

    Yeah freight I do a little bit of resi work. We get all sorts of salvagable systems at our short I either pull from to Frankenstein on site systems that need a quick and cheap fix until replacement...
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    ^ "show other members respect"? Lol that not...

    ^ "show other members respect"? Lol that not apply for people who think they are cool for having over 1000 posts? LOL

    My attitude was fine off the get go. I was asking something because I...
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    I mentioned converting the whole system to a...

    I mentioned converting the whole system to a water loop with a flat plate which goes in hand with changing the evap. Which would decrease the demand drastically since glycol isn't even a necessity in...
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    Worthless. Forget it. You guys are a bunch of...

    Worthless.

    Forget it. You guys are a bunch of elitist faggots who just want to show each other how big your dicks are. Not into that. I have to actually get **** done. I can't change the unit out....
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    ok, I reread my OP, and I see now that I didn't...

    ok, I reread my OP, and I see now that I didn't actually type the words "I told him it was undersized and recommended a bigger chiller, then we discussed various options as he is relatively low on...
  39. Thread: Service manual

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    If it doesn't have a receiver, than SC is always...

    If it doesn't have a receiver, than SC is always the way to go imo. If it does and is obviously a txv system. Fill the sight glass and shoot for your SH. as long as you get a full column of liquid to...
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    >.< Are there ANY competent technicians on here...

    >.< Are there ANY competent technicians on here that understand what it is I am asking an opinion on?

    For the dude 2 posts above; Why in the hell would the customer knowingly only run half his...
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    Undersized Glycol Chiller

    Okay so I got an old Pro Chiller PMA3C1H22 - capacity is 31k BTU/h high temp 22valve with a constant set point of 40 degrees. This chiller is for a brewery that Was original designed to run two...
  42. Thread: Service manual

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    More jimex crap. Had to work on a cold tech...

    More jimex crap. Had to work on a cold tech CDF-3F yesterday where one of those wannabe dixell controllers went bad and could never kick the fans back on after defrost, and naturally I couldn't find...
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    Usually get stuff like that on distributor tubing...

    Usually get stuff like that on distributor tubing rubbing up on one if the rungs or some nonsense. Don't see it happen on a wall often... I'd have patched too tho. Quick pump down, drier swap, patch,...
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    The 3ph package unit on a 1ph 208 is awful.....

    The 3ph package unit on a 1ph 208 is awful.. Especially after the crane has left. Remember that mess a few years ago. <_<
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