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    Some sort of string with a spring that is a...

    Some sort of string with a spring that is a attached to a pressure switch?
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    Oil is detrimental to a pressure transducers...

    Oil is detrimental to a pressure transducers ability to sense pressure correctly. If you have every gotten oil in a vacuum gauge then you know what i'm talking about. A little rubbing alcohol...
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    Umm, if you mount the sensor upside down so the...

    Umm, if you mount the sensor upside down so the water can run away from the electrical connections, how to you keep the sensor from filling with oil? (on the inside)?
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    Can you tell us more about the system? How big? ...

    Can you tell us more about the system? How big? Is there a receiver? What refrigerant? How the hell can you check superheat if it only runs for 20 seconds?? What is the superheat? Is there a...
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    Yeah I love those calls, mine was for an Asian...

    Yeah I love those calls, mine was for an Asian lady who had all Mexican cooks. The communication between all of us was a strain. Took me 3-4 trips and several phone calls before I got the owner to...
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    I use partstown 95% of the time, I get a nice...

    I use partstown 95% of the time, I get a nice discount and free shipping on large orders.

    As far as mark up goes on non OEM parts or ACR parts, I do 100% on most cheaper parts (<$100), 50% on mid...
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    GL, work comp & auto with an umbrella rider (I...

    GL, work comp & auto with an umbrella rider (I think that's what it's called). I'm cover for everything. They will do an audit every few years to make sure they are charging correctly. Payroll...
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    Fluke 902 for all of the above.

    Fluke 902 for all of the above.
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    Already covered but I'd check incoming gas...

    Already covered but I'd check incoming gas pressure while burners are on, also check while all other gas equipment on that gas line are under load (make sure the gas line is large enough to feed all...
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    Partstown is by far the best company I've ever...

    Partstown is by far the best company I've ever used for parts. I used their website for pricing, manuals etc. for a couple of years and one day I couldn't find anybody that had a part I needed so I...
  11. Thread: exhaust hood

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    Oh, and to the op, my guess is the bearings were...

    Oh, and to the op, my guess is the bearings were on their way out and probably dry as a bone. Once you installed a new belt and tightened it, you applied more pressure on the dry failing bearings...
  12. Thread: exhaust hood

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    I've installed hundreds of single phase exhaust...

    I've installed hundreds of single phase exhaust fan motors that are thermally protected, I never heard that you weren't supposed to. Can someone please explain why? Only reason I could think of is...
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    I bought a set of digimons but I don't think it...

    I bought a set of digimons but I don't think it was the 3. I didn't like them and now they are a decoration in my van. They didn't read low pressure very well. I think anything under 5-10psig...
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    I keep my belts on a strap thrown into a...

    I keep my belts on a strap thrown into a compartment on the side of my KUV body. It is a pain to get the right belt off but it isn't that big of a pain. I also carry 5' of the link belt in both A...
  15. No I stuck it in the DVD player just to make...

    No I stuck it in the DVD player just to make sure. I actually looked online last night for server2go troubleshooting and found that if I copy the contents of the CD-ROM onto my harddrive it works...
  16. Emerson Climate Technologies Training CD-ROMs not working?

    I just got a bunch of CD-ROMs from Emerson and I can't get any of them to work on my computer. Has anybody else ordered CD-ROMs from them and if so did they work? I bought two (6) CD sets and...
  17. Thread: SUPER SEAL!!!

    by GsxrMike
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    I would suggest using it only as a last resort...

    I would suggest using it only as a last resort (like it is time for a whole new system or use super seal, because if the super seal f's up the system you are back at square 1). I have installed it...
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    The last guy that worked for me was NATE...

    The last guy that worked for me was NATE certified and since I now know that he was a royal a$$hat and didn't know how to fix much I won't be any more likely to hire a NATE cert tech than a non-NATE...
  19. Thread: 9mm or not?

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    Where to carry?

    So after reading about 200 posts last night on this thread I deceided to look again into getting my cch licence because I also work in alot of chity neiborhoods around KCMO. I like the idea of a...
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    You know what I wish they made? A KUV bodied...

    You know what I wish they made? A KUV bodied sprinter! I traded my sprinter in on an E350 KUV and I love everything about it except the 10mpg.
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    I guess thats why mine kept blowing up. I may...

    I guess thats why mine kept blowing up. I may take another look in the future but I am going to drive a very hard bargin.:rules:
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    I had the sprinter in the shop probably 15-20...

    I had the sprinter in the shop probably 15-20 times in the two years I had it. I prefer something much more reliable. Especialy with the price tag these things come with (I can buy two E250s for...
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    Nah, meth is the hot ticket these days! Although...

    Nah, meth is the hot ticket these days! Although pot heads seem to have more longevity and bill out more hours per job...:LOL:
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    Advertise, advertise, advertise... I started...

    Advertise, advertise, advertise... I started doing alot of new advertising last spring and I am now considering business to be slow but I am working about 60 hours/week and my sole employee just...
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    Thanks guys!

    Thanks guys!
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    X2 except for the old part! Nothing I said was...

    X2 except for the old part! Nothing I said was meant to salt your wounds.:rules:
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    Pro member app sent...

    I really hate to beat a dead horse but does anybody know how long it takes to hear back about pro membership acceptance?:anyone: Is there anyway to check the status or speed up the process? I only...
  28. Thread: Motorcycles

    by GsxrMike
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    I had an '02 gsxr 750 and got it up to 175mph a...

    I had an '02 gsxr 750 and got it up to 175mph a time or two. But that was on the speedo... First time I did it I got so exited that I sat up and damn near flew away.
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    My dad taught me this business but the greatest...

    My dad taught me this business but the greatest thing he every taught me was this: The day you realize that you don't acually know everything is the day that you can really start learning this...
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    Or just drop the condenser fan motor shaft...

    Or just drop the condenser fan motor shaft down.:anyone:
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    I have installed a couple of heatcraft condensing...

    I have installed a couple of heatcraft condensing units with them. One of the benifits it less refrigerant charge. I haven't seen any leak yet though but I do imagine they would be a mofo to try...
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    I backed into a huge concrete ballard about two...

    I backed into a huge concrete ballard about two months ago. It was 11:00pm and I was 2 hrs from home after working a 16 hour day. I didn't get to pissed because some poor guy had just driven 1.5...
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    I had a sprinter and traded it in just before it...

    I had a sprinter and traded it in just before it went out of warrenty. I was only getting 20mpg and the thing was junk if you ask me. I had the injection pump go out twice, resonators, boost tubes,...
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    I am not sure what you mean by "Your "extra...

    I am not sure what you mean by "Your "extra space" would get clogged up rather quickly"

    What I was trying to say is if you take all of the "open space" out of your van and condensing everything...
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    I carry all the screw drivers I need in my tool...

    I carry all the screw drivers I need in my tool bag (3 flat heads, 2 philips, 1/4 and 5/6 long handled magnetic nut drivers, and 1/4 through 9/16 regular nut drivers) as well as a Klein 11-in-1. ...
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    I test drove one about 2 weeks ago and I have...

    I test drove one about 2 weeks ago and I have been tossing the idea around. My thoughts are since the cargo area is 4'x6' and 4' tall (roughly) you could fit two, 4' tall x 2' wide x 4' long shelves...
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    My brother-in-law is a plumber and they had a guy...

    My brother-in-law is a plumber and they had a guy power washing the shop floor one time and the hose broke off of the sprayer and he did the same thing. Tried to grab the end of the hose. Took him...
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    I would get fired for saying something like that...

    I would get fired for saying something like that and I am self employed! LOL!!!
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    Not sure what else it could be besides a clogged...

    Not sure what else it could be besides a clogged filter.
  40. What about moving the diffusers to the wall and...

    What about moving the diffusers to the wall and point them at the wall
    so you can envolope the room with RA in the middle? How large of a room are we talking about?
  41. Thread: i miss ics

    by GsxrMike
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    Thats kinda funny because I used to use CCC...

    Thats kinda funny because I used to use CCC almost exclusively and ever since the change it has gone way down hill. (So I don't know who's to blame?) The customer service sucks, the employee's...
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    Check the blower wheel and see if there is a rag...

    Check the blower wheel and see if there is a rag or a napkin in it. I get that a lot! Also if there is excessive build up on the wheel it will cause an off balance situation as well. If you find...
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    In order to run a business you usually need...

    In order to run a business you usually need General Liability Insurance and if you have any employees then you will need workman's comp insurance. That is what I have as well as insurance on my...
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    My brother-in-law is a plumber and he is dieing...

    My brother-in-law is a plumber and he is dieing to get one. He won't shell out the cash for it but is leaning on his boss to have the company buy him one.
  45. Duke flex batch broiler, anybody on here work on them yet?

    I got a real chin scratcher of a problem on this broiler I work on. I have to replace the lower burner sensor every 30-45 days. It is a the same location and I can't find anything wrong with the...
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    Did you check your gas pressure? What type of...

    Did you check your gas pressure? What type of frymaster fryer are we talking about? I am going to assume it is not an infared burner. I would say check you gas pressure and make sure your orifice...
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    How big is this walk-in? Does it have glass...

    How big is this walk-in? Does it have glass doors? That is a pretty small unit for a walk-in unless it is tiny cooler. If the equipment is new then I have a very hard time beliving that it is R12....
  48. Thread: big shops

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    Yeah it was a suzuki. I had to sell it to pay...

    Yeah it was a suzuki. I had to sell it to pay taxes this year! Do you know who this is? Its Big Mike! Thanks for showing me around today. I was blow away by the size of the equipment you work on. ...
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    Fixed it for ya!;) And since you guys all...

    Fixed it for ya!;)

    And since you guys all think my dad is so smart (which I agree) his advise as far a women goes is word for word "thats why I don't have one"
  50. Thread: big shops

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    Hey Supertek65! I know what you mean. There is...

    Hey Supertek65! I know what you mean. There is a guy in town that has a small refrigeration company (but way bigger than mine) and I always try to be nice to him and he usually talks to me but the...
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