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    A question about core charges

    Howdy all,
    Been awhile since I was here. I have to send about a half dozen compressors up for disposal. About an even split between Carlyle 6D, and Copeland 3hp med temp discus compressors. the...
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    the zip ties and the cinder block, these are the...

    the zip ties and the cinder block, these are the signs of.....

    Ahhh Hack Chooo!
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    The second photo, was what the engineer planned,...

    The second photo, was what the engineer planned, and I had them yard that crap outta there. We pulled a couple to send into town for some work and I learned why you don't have carpenters install you...
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    Well done, nice work to be sure

    Well done, nice work to be sure
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    tough chickens to be sure

    tough chickens to be sure
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    I will post before and after pics for the wall of...

    I will post before and after pics for the wall of shame
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    Ice, that has basically been my position but we...

    Ice, that has basically been my position but we are talking about engineers here especially the ones that work for this company. I could tell you tales of woe from now until the next decade. Of...
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    I'll try again, I have always set them at a right...

    I'll try again, I have always set them at a right angle to the long axis myself, I even have a couple with barely 4 " on the ends that seem to be doing fine, but that is neither here or there. It...
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    Evaporator install

    I am having an arguement with our engineering dept:argue: , I have a system with a BESA035L6-IT3B cond unit 3.5 hp 19810btu/hr , Bally BLP317LE-S2B-ECM in the larger room, bally BTL099LE-S2A center...
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    Looks like you need a red sled!

    Looks like you need a red sled!
  11. Check into American van, they have several...

    Check into American van, they have several different configurations of tank towers and they work very nicely, clean and functional
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    Thanks for the info, I guess it's a moot point...

    Thanks for the info, I guess it's a moot point since the company engineers wanted to buy the cool logic temp control with sensors total cost $1500.00 for a food freezer with a 3 hp condensing unit,...
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    Efel harmony is the ticket

    I would go with an Efel Harmony, depending on the size, while they aren't overly cheap they are a solid performer and very efficient, and relatively cheap to run, burning between 1/10 gph to 1/4gph...
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    Dongan used to make one, it wasn't cheap either...

    Dongan used to make one, it wasn't cheap either but it would tell you the output voltage not just say good or bad. Of course the arc test is pretty good as long as the arc will stretch at least an...
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    Options abound. For pants look at Bailey's...

    Options abound. For pants look at Bailey's woodsman supply for their 'wild ass' jeans, just about a good as carhartts were and about half the price. even come with bachelor buttons. They are at least...
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    I could see that in a larger scale operation,...

    I could see that in a larger scale operation, even in my compressor room it might be nec, but it already has a fresh air make up to regulate temperature. I mean this is just a step above a mom and...
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    Refrigerant monitor question

    Does anyone know the MEC code reference that would state what equipment size, charge size and or what would qualify the need for a refrigerant monitor. I primarily deal with small to mid size...
  18. YEah I tried one of those. used a lite coat of...

    YEah I tried one of those. used a lite coat of oil like the Carlyle manual said. Leaked like a sieve, so i got a different fiber type gasket and did the same thing and viola' fixed. So now after...
  19. Since I don't have an OEM gasket- it will take a...

    Since I don't have an OEM gasket- it will take a minimum of 1 year to get(gotta love a multi-national Corp) for the discharge service valve-different unit now, needs a hot gas bypass valve and has a...
  20. The big prize is the left bank, But I changed...

    The big prize is the left bank, But I changed them all-they had the spares and we're back online. Looks like this will be another season of hot gas solenoid valve replacements as well. These are in...
  21. Definite bad valves, the cch went south and they...

    Definite bad valves, the cch went south and they didn't pre heat it before starting. I've never worked much on one of these Carlyles, they are solid and simple no wonder they last for a long time....
  22. 06 Carlyle bad valves on a Carrier Transicold Electra.

    Got a 6 cyl that has bad valves, makes a heckuva racket in defrost. I'm thinking I'll just pop the heads off and change the valve plates and see how that goes before I think of changing the...
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    You have right Cube, They make as good as...

    You have right Cube,
    They make as good as basically anyone else, why cap tubes? Lower cost per unit, and if the work is done right they do last along time. I have some in my area that have lasted...
  24. Thread: 502

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    Well I agree with those that say R404A, if you...

    Well I agree with those that say R404A, if you are replacing the compressor. Is this low temp or medium temp, Could go with R507 in a medium temp,I hear it uses more electricity in freezers than in...
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    impressive, low bidder?

    impressive, low bidder?
  26. Thread: Torch setup

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    I like the smith tips also they rock in close...

    I like the smith tips also they rock in close quarters.
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    The first 2 photos are of the mechanical space i...

    The first 2 photos are of the mechanical space i the arch-a bit of a joke but it is what it is, the second is of the engineering design calling for a 24" round duct to pull fresh air into the...
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    true enough, they don't always run but while I...

    true enough, they don't always run but while I was out there on a couple of sunny days we had ambient temps of around +28F so we need a bit of supplemental help. Obviously by the scope of the drill...
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    Well somewhat, they all agree that we are the...

    Well somewhat, they all agree that we are the root cause along witrh the possibility that it could also be a standard climate trend that has been severely exacerbated by the massive carbon input from...
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    Sure my email is stevemikl@yahoo.com ...

    Sure my email is

    stevemikl@yahoo.com
    Thanks,
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    Yep he was into that thing here to. Good guy,...

    Yep he was into that thing here to. Good guy, glad he found something closer to home. tell him his ice machine is still waiting for him.
    Enjoy
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    Got them in the wall o pride thanks markettech, ...

    Got them in the wall o pride thanks markettech,
    Cheers
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    Looks good, nice to have the space

    Looks good, nice to have the space
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    posted pics on the wall of pride

    Finally got it sorted out, posted some pics on the wall, will post some more of some different stuff later this week
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    WAIS Divide Ice core camp Antarctica

    Some photos from the Ice core site

    http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg300/yanertrivr/DSC00644.jpg
    http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg300/yanertrivr/DSC00717.jpg...
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    Compressor room on ice

    Here are some photos of my mech room circa 1998

    ://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg300/yanertrivr/DSC00753.jpg[/IMG]

    http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg300/yanertrivr/DSC00754.jpg...
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    got them in what next?

    got them in what next?
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    Can't post photos

    what's the secret to posting photos even compressed ones, don't want to work, have some of the WAIS site and some various McMurdo stuff
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    Can't seem to upload pics even re-sized ones,...

    Can't seem to upload pics even re-sized ones, whazzup with that?
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    NZ is New Zealand, a 5.5 hr flight from here via...

    NZ is New Zealand, a 5.5 hr flight from here via C17 cargo plane. NZ has way different power, their 3 phase is 460vac, so getting OEM stuff is still an air freight issue. Re-supply will be arriving...
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    Hold the bus/or LC130 in this case.

    Well where to begin. for anyone wants to check a couple links try these:

    http://www.waisdivide.unh.edu/
    http://waisdivideoutreach.********.com/
    http://blogs.bootsnall.com/luke/?maps=3
    ...
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    Thanks, I figured that there must be quite a few...

    Thanks, I figured that there must be quite a few out there, I am stuck as the closest supply house is about 12,000 miles away and we have no catalogs , not to mention a slower the campagn reform...
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    2 wire fan delay for a field modification

    Help...
    Ran into a bit of a problem out on the continent a couple of weeks ago, out at the WAIS divide ice core drill site. We are using Carrier-Transicold Electras for climate control in the core...
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    Hoshi 450 flaker

    Had a call on a hoshi flaker, found the plastic spout flange broken and it was pukin ice everywhere. Figure that the bin control switch went south and it didn't shut off. These are magnetic proximity...
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    I don't know for sure they went out and bought...

    I don't know for sure they went out and bought ice o matic machines and dispensers, despite what I told them. They are just too cheep. Low bid gov contractor, all about profit-cost + and delivering...
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    Scotsman SLE-400

    has anybody out there had any problems with the chinsy plastic water tray these POS? leaked right out of the box on the seam and this is the 4th one I replaced in the last 6 yrs.
    What crap, no...
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    Cascader, ever have the headmaster squall? I have...

    Cascader, ever have the headmaster squall? I have one that is set at 4C, and it seems to be squalling while the condenser fan is cycled off. Looks like I'll have to crack the book.
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    Carrier thin line

    The carrier thin lines i am dealing with here are all R134A, with arctic kits so suprise they actually have cch on them, but they have them de-energized during compressor run time< make sense I...
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    Johnson t stat

    That's the one I was looking for I think, Thanks
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    Johnson controls

    Hey all, I'm looking for a Johnson temp control that will get me a 2 C diferential and can read in either C or F, I seem to have difficulties navigating their site and since the newest catalog we...
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