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    Great old pics from a time long gone.

    Great old pics from a time long gone.
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    That's a fine old pic of a couple of 2 cylinder...

    That's a fine old pic of a couple of 2 cylinder recrip compressors. Not familiar with the name (Carbondale) but the valve manifold is almost identical to an old 2 cylinder recrip Frick. If I remember...
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    I remember back in the early 1970's working in a...

    I remember back in the early 1970's working in a 1000+ ton ammonia refrigeration plant. All of the second stage compressors were 2 cylinder Fricks, the largest being a 12x12 monster. The only way to...
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    A friend of mine races dogs and is still using a...

    A friend of mine races dogs and is still using a walk in freezer for dog food storage from the early 1960's. This is an open type compressor and everything is original except the compressor drive...
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    picture is worth a thousand words...

    picture is worth a thousand words...
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    Hi coke and welcome to the site, definately an...

    Hi coke and welcome to the site, definately an awful lot of valuable info here.
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    That is definately an "ancient annie". I bought...

    That is definately an "ancient annie". I bought mine 20+years ago and can tell from the pic on Craig's list that that one is older...the metal closure buckle is a big clue. Does anyone know when the...
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    I have always used Ridgid alum pipe wrenches...

    I have always used Ridgid alum pipe wrenches including a 48" which...fortunately...doesn't get used all that much...lol. My personal opinion is that Ridgid is the Cadillac of pipe wrenches.
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    I asked for a Testo 327 c/w printer, a couple of...

    I asked for a Testo 327 c/w printer, a couple of months ago and was given quick approval by my supervisor even though my old Bacharach 300 was still operational.
    I admire you guys who are willing to...
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    I've just had a couple of call outs over the...

    I've just had a couple of call outs over the holiday period, lost of control air in an educational bldg and loss of heat in another. Both relatively easy fixes, always glad when the holidays are over...
  11. Thread: Testo 327-1

    by kingvalve2
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    Pardon me for my error, I must have been having...

    Pardon me for my error, I must have been having an off night, I was in fact referring to the o2 sensor instead of a non existant co2 sensor.
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    I remember back in the late 1960's working in a...

    I remember back in the late 1960's working in a high pressure ammonia freezer plant. All the pipe threads of the various sized steel pipe were doped with a two part sealant, the first component was a...
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    What brand of analyzer are you using?

    What brand of analyzer are you using?
  14. Thread: Testo 327-1

    by kingvalve2
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    Testo 327-1

    After using my trusty old Bacharach 300 combustion analyzer for many years I am about ready to retire it for something a little newer and more compact.
    I am feelng more like the Avon saleslady...
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    gotta train those young guys the right way...lol

    gotta train those young guys the right way...lol
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    When it gets to -20 deg I'll zip up my Wal-Mart...

    When it gets to -20 deg I'll zip up my Wal-Mart jacket, when it drops to -25 deg I'll start to search for a pair of gloves.
  17. Thread: Thank you!

    by kingvalve2
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    Thank you!

    I would like to sincerely thank the Hvac-talk membership committee for their very timely consideration and acceptance of my application for pro membership.
    I really appreciate the wealth of hvac...
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    Can't help you with your query but would like to...

    Can't help you with your query but would like to welcome you to a great HVAC forum.
  19. Thank you, dandy, I heard that loud and...

    Thank you, dandy, I heard that loud and clear...lol. Have a great weekend.
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    Welcome to a great learning and resource forum, I...

    Welcome to a great learning and resource forum, I am new here myself, there appears to be a great number of very experienced HVAC people on this site. Enjoy your stay here.
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    Personally, I find it hard to beleive that a...

    Personally, I find it hard to beleive that a sheet metal screw could seal a puncture so perfectly that your system would loose not enough refrigerant over the course of 6 years to affect the...
  22. I can't say it any better or concisely than PHM...

    I can't say it any better or concisely than PHM did a few posts down this page. Looks like he can...or did...write the book on soldering/brazing. I always stress to my apprentices that the overriding...
  23. I gonna send in my pro request...with supporting...

    I gonna send in my pro request...with supporting documentation, as soon as I reach the magic 15 posts...I'm closing in fast...lol. Then I'm gonna wait...patiently... can someone say..to...
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    I expect during the first several decades of Mr....

    I expect during the first several decades of Mr. Garland's career (when most of us would have already retired) Frick Co. was mostly into manufacturing heavy industrial refrig. equipment.

    When I...
  25. Thread: Dumb owners

    by kingvalve2
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    Hey, I just realized ball a/c is even more...

    Hey, I just realized ball a/c is even more "seasoned" than I am. Way to go man, stay strong, stay motivated, keep beleiving that you are a positive influence to everyone around you.
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