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  1. Thread: Koolaire

    by fordrules
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    Installed a water cooled koolaire on thursday. ...

    Installed a water cooled koolaire on thursday. The rotary compressor seems quieter than a standard compressor. That's the first one we've installed, so I don't have anything else to share.
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    I've seen some female techs mentioned on here but...

    I've seen some female techs mentioned on here but never seen any in my area. Good to hear more are entering the trade.
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    fieldpiece sc56

    fieldpiece sc56
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    We use 3 in 1s on older and less common...

    We use 3 in 1s on older and less common compressors all the time. Some have been running for years this way. Anything new gets factory components.
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    What vegas said. And anything with a txv.

    What vegas said. And anything with a txv.
  6. On the cm3 controller, the bin stat is plug #7. ...

    On the cm3 controller, the bin stat is plug #7. If you unplug the connector and the full bin light shuts off, the bin stat is bad.
  7. Does it have a bin stat?

    Does it have a bin stat?
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    Bin stat?

    Bin stat?
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    My supply houses still have them.

    My supply houses still have them.
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    I don't see a trap. I had a call at a church for...

    I don't see a trap. I had a call at a church for a water leak last week. He said the plumber was there and re did the drain lines earlier this summer, and they had water issues. The plumber didn't...
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    You could pull the belt off and check the frost...

    You could pull the belt off and check the frost pattern to see if everything is feeding correctly.
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    We use it for r12 medium temp, works good.

    We use it for r12 medium temp, works good.
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    Did you cap unused leads?

    Did you cap unused leads?
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    We use MP66 for low temp. MP39 or r420a for...

    We use MP66 for low temp. MP39 or r420a for medium temp.
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    I had an s model a while ago where the water...

    I had an s model a while ago where the water level sensor failed because the heat shrink wasn't sealed on top and the wire corroded. Been checking for that on cleanings now, and have found a few...
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    I take my cordless drill with a wire brush...

    I take my cordless drill with a wire brush attachment to get most of the rust off. Touch up with sandpaper, and spray with kroil. Then I try my puller and some heat if needed. If that doesn't...
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    Use a core tool as mentioned, or use ball valve...

    Use a core tool as mentioned, or use ball valve hoses. Fill hoses with refrigerant, zero scale, weigh in charge.
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    If its single phase, start components ok?

    If its single phase, start components ok?
  19. changing the square condenser fan motors on...

    changing the square condenser fan motors on randell prep tables.
  20. Check the dump valve.

    Check the dump valve.
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    I unloaded alot of duplicates and tools I never...

    I unloaded alot of duplicates and tools I never used when I got a replacement veto xl. Unfortunately, when I was lowering it down off a roof last week, the rope slipped and the bottom plastic is...
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    I made that call a few years ago. I believe...

    I made that call a few years ago. I believe cooling logic was similar to heating logic. Not sure how many cycles it takes to establish a baseline.
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    I called Honeywell tech with the same question...

    I called Honeywell tech with the same question you have, "what controls the staging?". They said it is a time/temperature algorithm based on previous cycles.
  24. Thread: Resistors

    by fordrules
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    Thanks again!

    Thanks again!
  25. Thread: Resistors

    by fordrules
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    Thanks for the input guys. Timebuilder, would...

    Thanks for the input guys. Timebuilder, would you happen to know the part number for that kit?
  26. Thread: Resistors

    by fordrules
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    Resistors

    I am looking to get a small assortment of resistors for various testing purposes (economizer controls, trane voyager test mode, etc). What watt resistor would be best for this? I see there are 1/4,...
  27. Sub that out to a roofer. Add the cost to your...

    Sub that out to a roofer. Add the cost to your bid.
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    I got mine at the supply house. It works great...

    I got mine at the supply house. It works great on grundfos pumps. I never had any luck using it on taco pumps though.
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    Condenser clean?

    Condenser clean?
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    I just replaced a headmaster on a liebert ds 407c...

    I just replaced a headmaster on a liebert ds 407c unit last friday. Sounds to me like the headmaster isn't bypassing as others have said. We have had some issues with headmasters on some units from...
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    If its a reliatel board you can use any stat. ...

    If its a reliatel board you can use any stat. Otherwise you will need an interface board to use a conventional stat.
  32. Thread: Amp meter

    by fordrules
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    I got a fluke 902, 87, and a t5-1000. I recently...

    I got a fluke 902, 87, and a t5-1000. I recently got a fieldpiece sc56, and absolutely love it. The only complaints I have is the leads are shorter than My flukes leads, and I don't like their...
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    I got a TPI. It came in a kit with static...

    I got a TPI. It came in a kit with static probes, various fittings, and tees to tee in for pressure switch readings. No complaints.
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    I've been a fluke guy till now, But recently got...

    I've been a fluke guy till now, But recently got a fieldpiece sc56. I still use and trust My flukes, but that sc56 is a great meter.
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    What do you think are factors? Try to think your...

    What do you think are factors? Try to think your way thru it. You will learn more and understand it better If you put some effort of your own into it. Take a guess...
  36. Did you try adjusting the cpr? Did you try more...

    Did you try adjusting the cpr? Did you try more than one amp meter?
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    If the "ball of flame" is by the pilot assembly,...

    If the "ball of flame" is by the pilot assembly, I'm guessing its either the pilot flame itself, or the pilot assembly is in the path of the burner flame and disrupting it. How big is your pilot...
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    What size nozzle is in it?

    What size nozzle is in it?
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    Just had a dirty one saturday night. Cleaned her...

    Just had a dirty one saturday night. Cleaned her out, worked fine after that. If you need to replace it, go with oem. I got burnt once by non oem, never again.
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    Fluke 902, 87, T5-1000, and 52II. I use the 902...

    Fluke 902, 87, T5-1000, and 52II. I use the 902 for most electrical troubleshooting. I'm thinking of getting a fieldpiece from all the positive feedback on this site.
  41. 1. Where is the termination mounted? 2. Were...

    1. Where is the termination mounted?
    2. Were you getting power on X when it came out?
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    :ditto: Try different gauges and different...

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    Try different gauges and different thermometer. If you didnt have a solid column of liquid to your piston I don't think you'd have the Superheat you do. Make sure your condenser is clean.
  43. Thread: MP 39 (401A)

    by fordrules
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    It was My understanding that MP66 is better for...

    It was My understanding that MP66 is better for low temp applications. As far as the pressures go, just get a pt chart.
  44. Thread: capacitors

    by fordrules
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    Thanks. I wanted to make sure that I understand...

    Thanks. I wanted to make sure that I understand start caps correctly. I thought I had read (think it was on here) that a start caps range is its acceptable range, but the actual nominal value would...
  45. Thread: capacitors

    by fordrules
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    Does the rules of thumb for run caps apply for...

    Does the rules of thumb for run caps apply for start caps? In other words can you go up in voltage if the mfd range is the Same?
  46. Thread: manometers

    by fordrules
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    I got a TPI. I think its a 621. Came with...

    I got a TPI. I think its a 621. Came with tubing, tees, and pitot tubes.
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    I hate seeing purple primer so I use clear...

    I hate seeing purple primer so I use clear primer. Otherwise looks great.
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    :ditto: Craig I'm not familiar with Wilo, how...

    :ditto:

    Craig I'm not familiar with Wilo, how are they compared to grundfos or taco?
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    Your job looks very clean and neat. Is that an...

    Your job looks very clean and neat. Is that an old B&G with a spring coupling? If it is I would've changed it to a grundfos and been done with it. Otherwise excellent work.
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    When I worked for tk I never encountered a...

    When I worked for tk I never encountered a container. On the trailers the txv was accessed by removing the evap panel in the trailer.
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