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    Not sure why everyone has to thump their chest...

    Not sure why everyone has to thump their chest like it's an old "Tarzan" movie (I know it all).
    Have a "Competent Contractor" do a "Drop-In" replacement for R-12.
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    Well, I can tell ya the problem, it's the owner....

    Well, I can tell ya the problem, it's the owner.
    There's only two real reasons I know someone won't show to do work.
    They either took off with the money they were paid or they didn't get paid for...
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    What would make the original charge no longer...

    What would make the original charge no longer valid?
    Just asking?
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    Ditto

    Ditto
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    Start by making sure all printers and...

    Start by making sure all printers and photocopiers are removed from under the t'stats.
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    I'd check out a solid one piece sight glass. If...

    I'd check out a solid one piece sight glass. If size won't match, use a bushing. Then the only seal to worry about is the threads.
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    I've no idea of your qualifications or who you...

    I've no idea of your qualifications or who you are.
    I figure if you're actually Qualified to start them, you should know how to find the answer to your question.
    Thats my answer.
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    Not exactly sure what you are describing. Heating...

    Not exactly sure what you are describing. Heating is definetly fail safe normally open, full heat so nothing will freeze.
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    I'm not familiar with the particular oil...

    I'm not familiar with the particular oil separator that you mention, but is it insulated and is the heater working?
    Refrigerant can condense in it and wash the oil out.
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    1902, I'm surprised there was refrigeration back...

    1902, I'm surprised there was refrigeration back then.
    Time for an upgrade to something in the 2000's.

    :LOL:
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    How many people have been there before you?...

    How many people have been there before you?
    Replacing, like for like, doesn't mean it's correct.
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    I'll bite. Same as when it's shut down ???

    I'll bite.
    Same as when it's shut down ???
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    Sorry, not at all familiar with this unit....

    Sorry, not at all familiar with this unit.
    Having said that, there are certain conditions that must be met, to provide oil return.
    I'm not about to ask the obvious, I'll let someone else do that.
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    What's the model #? Low ambient package...

    What's the model #?
    Low ambient package installed per instructions?
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    Never met a "stupid" roll out switch. Found...

    Never met a "stupid" roll out switch.
    Found some, that made me look stupid.
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    crised; do you know how to read a wiring...

    crised;
    do you know how to read a wiring diagram?
    do you have a wiring diagram?
    do you know how to check controls, such as switches?
    do you know how to use a multimeter?
    do you have voltage at...
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    Well, there ya go. Have fun, with that.

    Well, there ya go.
    Have fun, with that.
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    The oil loves moisture. Oil is cheap, compared...

    The oil loves moisture.
    Oil is cheap, compared to what could happen.
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    I was having trouble writting about myself, but...

    I was having trouble writting about myself, but found the following essay and it describes me to a "T":


    "I am a dynamic figure, often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. I have been known to...
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    Tubes not required to get tonnage, if you get the...

    Tubes not required to get tonnage, if you get the right gear set, impellers, diaphram, etc., etc..
    Controls upgrade is always good, did a 17FA controls upgrade, only real stumbling block was...
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    Hot lunches, get a power inverter. Stick...

    Hot lunches, get a power inverter. Stick microwave in van.
    I'm sure most guys have one that wife would love to replace with a new one.
    Power inverters are pretty cheap these days.
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    Glycol falls under the "Brine" category. The...

    Glycol falls under the "Brine" category.
    The reason for pulling the fuse for the heaters is somewhat chemistry orientated. If H2O is selected it is assumed that the system will be drained and...
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    Amherstburg, eh? Was this incident there?...

    Amherstburg, eh?
    Was this incident there?
    Knowing what it takes to be a 1st Class Engineer, I'm surprised at his take on the issue.
    I may actually be in your neighbourhood in December.
    Good food...
  24. Thread: surging

    by Carrene #2
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    I would say that I could make a centrifugal...

    I would say that I could make a centrifugal chiller sing and dance. LOL
    I get along with the control companies very well (tech's are often personal friends), advantage of being in a rural area and...
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    Yes that is correct, providing that all other...

    Yes that is correct, providing that all other factors that can cause surging are ok.
    Yes there is a limit on how low you can go, 65 F seems to come to mind on newer stuff. You won't get there if...
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    surging and amp draw

    As gas flows backwards over impeller, amps drop off. When the lift gets to where impeller can do it's work again, it grabs all the gas it can and amps go way up (may be higher than full load amps).
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    by Carrene #2
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    I've called it a day, when this has happened....

    I've called it a day, when this has happened. Told the individual involved when he got back to the office to explain why. Someone else showed up the next day.
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    If I was you, I'd get ready for a huge wave of...

    If I was you, I'd get ready for a huge wave of cuts..........!!
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    Carrier used to just have their name on T'stats,...

    Carrier used to just have their name on T'stats, probably made by someone else. Look for similar t'stats from Honeywell.
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    So, does it need to load up more than 80% Is...

    So, does it need to load up more than 80%
    Is there issues with not making setpoint?
    Are vanes actually 100% open?
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    3rd yr apprentice

    [QUOTE=apprentice3yr;2013153]Sorry I thought the 10 10 10 rule of thumb was universal in a way.
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    If you are an apprentice, you'd be workin' on some old stuff for the 10-10-10 thingy to work.
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    That may work for ya. Not ever done it that way...

    That may work for ya. Not ever done it that way before.
    How about % motor current, as the basis for reset?
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    If I didn't know any better, I'd swear that was a...

    If I didn't know any better, I'd swear that was a plate for the Alfa Laval heat exchanger that I just regasketed.
    Gaskets were readily available from Alfa Laval.
    Just a reminder, not every company...
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    Sorry to hear that. Probably why I haven't heard...

    Sorry to hear that.
    Probably why I haven't heard from for some time.
    Hope he's doing well.
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    carriertechny Is Rich still there?

    carriertechny

    Is Rich still there?
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    Not a Blend

    Was wondering how long it would take for that post. LOL
    Oh by the way, it's not a blend.
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    Does this odor occur while you are in fan...

    Does this odor occur while you are in fan cabinet? LOL
    Coudn't resist that one.
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    Man, I don't know what I was thinking. You're...

    Man, I don't know what I was thinking.
    You're right, it's just the R11 ones.
    Totally forgot about Trane and 123.
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    Not sure where everyone is and the legislation...

    Not sure where everyone is and the legislation that will apply, but low pressure chillers are disappearing rapidly here.
    2011 they'll be all gone, that's only 2 years from this Christmas.
    Save...
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    When you rephrase the question, I agree with a...

    When you rephrase the question, I agree with a big NO
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    Ya want some cheese with that whine? You can...

    Ya want some cheese with that whine?
    You can always try gettin' a job in the auto plants, that might make ya feel better.
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    I originally was going to say no, but.............

    I originally was going to say no, but.......... now, I'm thinking the motor shop gets the stator out and back in the motor, somehow. So, it maybe possible.
    I'm not real familiar with that brand.
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    Glad you took that in the spirit it was intended....

    Glad you took that in the spirit it was intended.
    Ok, I get it, now.
    The valve will close off, supply air temp will go up, but you are not sure if the valve is actually bypassing.
    Would checking...
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    I'm actually surprised by this one??? Especially...

    I'm actually surprised by this one???
    Especially from a "Pro" with "Posts: 1,689", but try checking discharge air temp to see if bypass is open or closed.
    You must post alot in the General or Food...
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    Painted one corner prior to disassembly, just to...

    Painted one corner prior to disassembly, just to make sure we kept orientation of the plates correct. Made it kind of fool proof, didn't want a problem on a Saturday.
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    Plate heat exchangers

    Just finished a regasket job today.
    If you're ever going to do one, a can of spray paint, used before disassembley, will be your best friend.
    No real secret, just kind of reminded me of a...
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    Try taking a basic electrical course, then go...

    Try taking a basic electrical course, then go from there.
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    Most pieces of crap, according to owner, are just...

    Most pieces of crap, according to owner, are just equipment in wrong application. Too big for job, too small for job, running without low ambient kit, etc., etc..
    Every manufacture has their day,...
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    Failure to complete transition......

    ......doesn't anyone have to complete some sort of education before doing this sort of job, anymore??????
    Sorry if I highjack the the thread!
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    Very little time of a year when low ambient...

    Very little time of a year when low ambient conditions wouldn't exist.
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