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    Its supposed to keep grease from getting on the...

    Its supposed to keep grease from getting on the roof.

    When it rains, water goes into the hood, goes out the pipe, and into that catch tray. Grease will also run out into the grease tray.
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    They make a 75 watt motor. I've had to buy them...

    They make a 75 watt motor. I've had to buy them before.
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  3. Perfect I've had a lot of issues with...

    Perfect

    I've had a lot of issues with waterlogged insulation with underground linesets on those, but if its overhead you should be good.

    We keep a drum of r12 around just for situations like...
  4. Thread: Multimeter IP67

    by Mike19
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    Extech meters are bad.

    Extech meters are bad.
  5. I'm familiar with this setup you speak of. ...

    I'm familiar with this setup you speak of.

    Its two wall hung freezers with coldwall static evaporators and the compressor is in the back room.

    Is the lineset run overhead or underground?
    ...
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    What do you mean by "liquid in the suction line"?...

    What do you mean by "liquid in the suction line"?

    And "liquid in the oil separator"?
  7. For what its worth, Regardless of what you...

    For what its worth,

    Regardless of what you choose to do, I would remove jb weld from the list.

    I'm not sure how well it would hold up to the heat.
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    If I remember correctly, the Predator blades are...

    If I remember correctly, the Predator blades are the same blade as the Sunline blades, except the hubs are upside down.

    I've seen them both ways on predators, especially the older Tan colored...
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    Ahh yes. I forgot about the return solenoids,...

    Ahh yes. I forgot about the return solenoids, they do go bad a lot.

    On the frymaster it's all the rotary actuators that go bad. I think just about every lov has had all the rotary actuators fail...
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    Yes, those actuators go bad ALL THE TIME on the...

    Yes, those actuators go bad ALL THE TIME on the frymasters. I hate Frymaster LOV fryers with a passion.

    Now, on the other hand, I have never seen or heard of a Henny Penny actuator going bad.
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    One of my colleagues had that happen on a trane...

    One of my colleagues had that happen on a trane precedent.

    We did not do the install or startup.

    He went there about 6 months after the store opened and the heat exchanger was almost completely...
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    I have to admit, you usually can tell if the ice...

    I have to admit, you usually can tell if the ice seems excessive.

    If I see really heavy ice built up, or a compressor covered in frost, I usually will take a good look at the evaporators to make...
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    Yes. Maybe you, me, and a couple other people...

    Yes.

    Maybe you, me, and a couple other people think its no reason to panic.

    But aside from that, 99.9% of the world seem to freak out when they see frost on the suction line.
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    Is the dump valve leaking by, causing water to go...

    Is the dump valve leaking by, causing water to go down drain?
  16. The last place I worked provided literally...

    The last place I worked provided literally everything.

    Tool bag, all hand tools, power tools, etc....
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    Your replies on tech town are all very good and...

    Your replies on tech town are all very good and very well worded.

    It is somewhat amusing how mundane most of the questions are.

    "I have a turbo air freezer that's not cooling, what part do I...
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    Lol I need a pilot assembly for my heat pump. ...

    Lol

    I need a pilot assembly for my heat pump.

    https://techtown.partstown.com/message/1949#1949
  19. UEI makes them also. Some common names are...

    UEI makes them also.

    Some common names are "compressor analyzer" "Annie" "hermeti-check"

    I use a toggle switch and a couple jumper wires and a start cap.
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    A lot of compressors get shipped UPS or FedEx. ...

    A lot of compressors get shipped UPS or FedEx.

    It doesn't ever seem to be an issue.
  21. Thread: Lennox NAS

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    Lol, that would be funny if its true.

    Lol, that would be funny if its true.
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    Yes. You're correct. Make sure to cut the...

    Yes. You're correct.

    Make sure to cut the pigtail at the very end. It may start spraying refrigerant and never stop, so you want to leave enough that you can pinch it shut.
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    Medium temp from the 70's, would most likely be...

    Medium temp from the 70's, would most likely be r12, could also be r22.

    Could have also been converted to a newer flavor, rb276, mp39, hot shot, 409a, etc...
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    Seems to be the new construction trend is for...

    Seems to be the new construction trend is for five bathrooms. Men, Women, Transgender, Family, and nursing room for mothers (not allowed to be a restroom, has to be a special nursing only room)
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    I'm in Wisconsin. I haven't ever dealt with them...

    I'm in Wisconsin. I haven't ever dealt with them directly, but they seem to have a good reputation.
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    You should see if T&O refrigeration operates in...

    You should see if T&O refrigeration operates in your area.
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    The small economizer board that's on the main...

    The small economizer board that's on the main board has two potentiometers and two dip switches.

    Is the A,B,C,D, Dif potentiometer turned all the way to the right to "dif", if so, turn it back to...
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    The drag link sockets work good for oil sight...

    The drag link sockets work good for oil sight glasses. I use the 15/16 for K bodies and 1 3/16 for L bodies.
    ...
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    I like doing supermarket work. Most of it is...

    I like doing supermarket work.

    Most of it is easy, but it does get challenging enough to not get boring.

    Plus you don't have to worry about being turned into a salesman. The major chains and...
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    I did forget to mention, if its a valve with a...

    I did forget to mention, if its a valve with a strainer that can be externally removed, I will clean the strainers on those.

    If the strainer is sweated into the inlet, I put in a new valve with a...
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    If its a bad powerhead, I will put a new...

    If its a bad powerhead, I will put a new powerhead on.

    If its anything else, I change the whole valve.
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    We had a certain manufacturer who did something...

    We had a certain manufacturer who did something wrong in the foaming process at the factory, and some of the panels had big air pockets with void spots in the foam insulation.

    Not sure if that...
  33. Thread: Slide hammer

    by Mike19
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    I use a big hammer. If that doesn't work, I...

    I use a big hammer.

    If that doesn't work, I borrow Doug Baldwin's slide hammer.
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  35. Probably another appion would be your best bet....

    Probably another appion would be your best bet. Those have a very proven and dependable track record.

    The Yellow Jacket LTE is also a good machine.
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    Henny Penny is awesome.

    Henny Penny is awesome.
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    I can describe it. It has four holes rusted...

    I can describe it.

    It has four holes rusted in it, and has been laying on the roof of a dollar store for two years.
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    Is that 6" horizontal pipe supposed to drain to...

    Is that 6" horizontal pipe supposed to drain to the 3" pipes which end up going down and out the wall?

    I predict a lot of plugged toilets in this homeowner's future.
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    It all depends on the company. If its a...

    It all depends on the company.

    If its a reputable established company that does HVAC and plumbing, its probably fine.

    The companies you want to steer clear of are plumbing companies that decide...
  40. I had that same victor handle you do. I bought...

    I had that same victor handle you do.

    I bought the uniweld handle, and I bought a new set of hoses that had the "a" fittings on one end and "b" fittings on the other.
  41. +1 I had the same the same experience. Welding...

    +1

    I had the same the same experience. Welding supply store said it was unsafe and wouldn't work, and refused to sell me the tip.

    I went to a refrigeration supply house and got a rosebud and it...
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    Wisconsin

    Wisconsin
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    We only have Trane and CSUSA here. Daikin had...

    We only have Trane and CSUSA here.

    Daikin had one guy, but I haven't seen him in the past year.

    Used to have Hussmann, but they're gone. The branches closed, and the mechanics all work for...
  44. Are you a tech?

    Are you a tech?
  45. Say what dude?

    Say what dude?
  46. Have you checked the evaporator for separated...

    Have you checked the evaporator for separated rows or missing nickel plating?
  47. Thread: Doug Baldwin

    by Mike19
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    I think its Evan impersonating him.

    I think its Evan impersonating him.
  48. I'm a commercial tech, but I agree about...

    I'm a commercial tech, but I agree about refrigerant leaks being #1.

    Dirty condensers and Plugged Filters would be #2.

    Bad motors or capacitors would be #3.

    And bad compressors which have...
  49. Thread: I Graduated!!

    by Mike19
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    Congratulations

    Congratulations
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    If anyone is bored and feels like a long read. ...

    If anyone is bored and feels like a long read.

    Its all probably bs, but who knows.
    ...
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