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    Gotta have that special nut holder tool... :)

    Gotta have that special nut holder tool... :)
  2. >Heat would still build up, but if the hi-v had...

    >Heat would still build up, but if the hi-v had been on & pumping out ghz, unit would self-distruct.

    If it's anything like the TurboChefs, MerryChefs and Electrolux panani grills I work on, it...
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    There's not a lot of "PM" on hot side, not like...

    There's not a lot of "PM" on hot side, not like cold side stuff.

    I hope they don't just throw you at it all. Spend a few weeks watching *how* an experienced hot side tech goes about...
  4. Have you seen what they're doing on PartsTown?

    TechTown -

    techtown.partstown.com/welcome

    Looks like a lot of nubies, though...
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    >All the other thirty-three frypots throughout...

    >All the other thirty-three frypots throughout the property [...]

    Ho Lee Chit! ECtofix, how do you sleep at night? :)
  6. No security cameras around the area, by anyone. ...

    No security cameras around the area, by anyone. In fact, for unknown reasons, my branch manager was told by the company's gm not to have security cameras installed when it had come up in the past.
    ...
  7. My roll-drawer tool boxes were secured with...

    My roll-drawer tool boxes were secured with 1/4-20 bolts through the divder bulkhead. They removed the drawers and removed the nuts.

    I did not have the locks on the tool boxes locked, my bad. I...
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    Aha, Hobart has this: ...

    Aha, Hobart has this:

    http://www.strattonsales.com/images/Tech/LucksRgas.pdf

    Replacement parts list.
  9. Just a friendly reminder, lock your trucks and boxes!

    Just got back from vacation today. Boss wanted my truck left at the shop for inventory & maintenance during that time, neither of which was done.

    Scumbags smashed the side window on my van, made...
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    www.baketechpros.com/techfiles/serviceCD/%281%29%2...

    www.baketechpros.com/techfiles/serviceCD/%281%29%20M-Series%20Ovens/117873%20M-Series-2%20English%20Owners%20Bake%20mn.pdf

    Gawd that pasted badly... :) Prolly close to what you have. Just call...
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    As a teenager, so many years ago, my buddy was in...

    As a teenager, so many years ago, my buddy was in awe of the complexity of a car engine. I told him, hell, it's just a few chunks of metal moving up and down inside a big chunk of metal, with some...
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    >when i work near a system i tread like i am on...

    >when i work near a system i tread like i am on egg shells because i am scared to set it off, lol.

    When I worked as the maintenance manager for 7 restaurants accross 5 sites, we had a mall...
  13. >I did not know that. Thanks! That's why a lot...

    >I did not know that. Thanks!

    That's why a lot of us are here. While I may have my "issues" from time-to-time :), a lot of us here have seen and done a lot. I would hope our discussions here...
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    >what is the best advice you got Better to use...

    >what is the best advice you got
    Better to use your head than your back...

    >when you were a newbie

    It's funny, growing up, my father and I spent a lot of time in our garage. He was a...
  15. [...] >Also Baxter makes a deck oven that has...

    [...]
    >Also Baxter makes a deck oven that has steam option.

    The steam options offered by rotary rack and deck ovens are generally "one-shot" steam injection, most commonly used to finish breads-...
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    So the other chef says...

    [ring ring] Good morning, BozosToGo foodservice, how can I help?

    "My steamer is smoking badly and I think it burnt up!"
    "It's still under warantee, and I need it right away."

    Ok, I'm familiar...
  17. > I guess those spritz units have a chemical...

    > I guess those spritz units have a chemical cleaning cycle.

    This little Alto had no cleaning apparatus like that. Cleveland sells a similar sized small unit, that looks almost identical. I have...
  18. Speaking of spritzer style steam... We've got...

    Speaking of spritzer style steam...

    We've got real bad water where I am. How bad can it be? I have a customer with an AltoShaam 4-pan steamer, less than a year old. We didn't install it, the...
  19. Nooooo! Cadco/Unox is the devil! :) Cheap...

    Nooooo! Cadco/Unox is the devil! :)

    Cheap stuff, easy to work on, one importer, as far as I could tell, one tech support guy in CT, if I remember.

    Myself, I'd stay away from spritzer/direct...
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    Would have to be the shading pole "winding" on...

    Would have to be the shading pole "winding" on the stator?
  21. >Bypass open No fair, you're not a new guy. :)

    >Bypass open

    No fair, you're not a new guy. :)
  22. Here's a quick test for the new guy...

    (I noticed this a while back while working on an unrelated equipment issue.)

    You have 10 seconds, what's wrong here?

    565511
  23. >"Often times, an improperly coupled...

    >"Often times, an improperly coupled quick-disconnect can still feed gas to the appliance, but only at immeasurable >varying degrees. I've seen three-bank fryers working with only two fryers in use,...
  24. >one of the burners ligths and stays lit for...

    >one of the burners ligths and stays lit for 10-15 seconds before going out.

    (I'm going to assume you mean one of the fryer's burner system, not one of the several burners themselves)

    Make sure...
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    >Are they the ones that have the 6-8"...

    >Are they the ones that have the 6-8" slim-line-like flame rod sticking out there that eventually burned away?

    Yup. Nowadays they don't pack them in that nice foam padded box. Nothing better...
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    So the head chef says...

    "My tilt skillet doesn't get hot enough."

    Ok, chef, show me what you're trying to do.

    [puts about 4 inches of water in tilt skillet]
    [turns heat to 350 degrees]

    "No matter how long I leave...
  27. >WHY does bakery equipment HAVE to come from...

    >WHY does bakery equipment HAVE to come from EUROPE?

    I'm with you there. It seems all the "big iron" bakery stuff comes from Europe. I've worked on some Japanese units also. I've got a Gemini...
  28. > I have no idea where in Germany they make it. ...

    > I have no idea where in Germany they make it.

    WP BAKERYGROUP, von-Raumer-Str. 8–18, 91550 Dinkelsbühl, Germany (Google is your friend!)

    http://www.wpbakerygroup.org/en.html...
  29. (A quick wave to my former state of 51 years!) ...

    (A quick wave to my former state of 51 years!)

    >I would check their website for member companies in the area your are considering.

    So. Let's see, howbout Pensacola. Hmmm. Exactly one company...
  30. Thoughts on CFESA certification usefulness

    As I contemplate moving a little farther south, near the ocean, I've done a little searching for a new employer.

    Being a CFESA master-certified tech with, like, 25 years in the industry, an...
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    In our company, we *never* work on the main or...

    In our company, we *never* work on the main or feeder lines- we are not licensed plumbers.

    We are allowed to attach hoses to equipment and connect it up to the manifold, after the hand valve.
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    What's wrong with the beast? Seems a simple...

    What's wrong with the beast? Seems a simple enough unit, and at $2000 for a new one, major repair to an old one may not be cost effective.
  33. >We DO have the Rational delimer pump Ya, we...

    >We DO have the Rational delimer pump

    Ya, we bought one too, early on. After using it once, I've never used it again. If I feel the need, I'll just pull the probe plate and pour Rational Brand...
  34. Please, I beg you, avoid the Alto Shaam combis. ...

    Please, I beg you, avoid the Alto Shaam combis. Just. Say. No. Stock up on obscure fuses. :)

    The WE units are basically the same as the older scc ones, except the computer is now a real touch...
  35. Well, well, well. Just ran into a SCC WE 61G...

    Well, well, well. Just ran into a SCC WE 61G today, 6 months old, with a deafening howl from the hot air burner when cold. After running a minute, it would go away. I could spray down the burner...
  36. >>Yes, one of those is as the name implies. ...

    >>Yes, one of those is as the name implies.
    >Hmm, That's helpful.

    :)

    It's his/our way of saying if you're considering calibrating a thermostat, you should have had the experience/training...
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    Oh, please... :) Tell me you've never gone to...

    Oh, please... :)

    Tell me you've never gone to a site, maybe even a hospital or school, where the booster has been non-funtional for days before they call you to fix it. And you find that the...
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    >Voltage from thermopyle at valve goes up to .7+...

    >Voltage from thermopyle at valve goes up to .7+ volts after about a minute

    There's your problem- it shows there is no load on the thermopile, as you see on your other fryer showing the expected...
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    >That is all well and good........IF........that...

    >That is all well and good........IF........that is the only part you are going to replace or service.

    Well, there's not much more on yer basic 6-foot single element steam table. Usually no...
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    Doesn't really matter who makes the table, if you...

    Doesn't really matter who makes the table, if you have watts and voltage info. I'm sure a standard / generic bowtie steamtable heater will do.
  41. We've been seeing the same thing in newish...

    We've been seeing the same thing in newish DFG50's here- they came through with the gray box ignition box. Factory says no difference between them and the open board style they used for a while. ...
  42. Most likely bad digitizer- the part you push that...

    Most likely bad digitizer- the part you push that sits in front of display screen.

    First, try this, in this order:
    1) remove cat5 network cable from pcb
    2) remove backup coin cell battery
    3)...
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    Realisticly, going from LP to Natural for the...

    Realisticly, going from LP to Natural for the most part isn't rocket science, and you don't need a "kit" from the factory.

    With few exceptions, you'd start with the proper incoming gas regulator,...
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    Switches: Is it just me?

    Ranting a little bit here today...

    It seems about half the toggle switches I install, I end up going back on within a month or so. They tend to burn up internally for the most part.

    I take...
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    Conclution: It looks like the inverter is bad. ...

    Conclution: It looks like the inverter is bad. Hobart's list is ~$700, and we have to double that for our "list" price, sooo I'm going to decline us repairing it and have the customer bring it to...
  46. Yeah, the newer high-end installations nowadays...

    Yeah, the newer high-end installations nowadays have always-on heat sensing fan speed controllers. Must cost a bundle for the control system instead of your usual $1.28 on/off switch. :)

    > He...
  47. Gaaaa! I can't stand those SIT thermostats, and...

    Gaaaa! I can't stand those SIT thermostats, and for some reason they all seem to enclose the silly things inside a metal box, and use a metric size fitting on the thermcouple, just to make your life...
  48. Thread: Steam Can

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    Actually made by "Crown Food Service Equipment...

    Actually made by "Crown Food Service Equipment Ltd", NSF certified/distributed in the US through "American Cook Systems"

    Crown makes tons of stuff for many manufacturers. That unit looks a lot...
  49. >So, the use of a fan system is considered by the...

    >So, the use of a fan system is considered by the code "optional" or "voluntary"

    You (or the code) can't be serious! A small commercial momnpop kitchen with, maybe 600,000+ BTUh of cooking...
  50. >After the fire he rebuilt his restaurant and...

    >After the fire he rebuilt his restaurant and guess what? He's got the place overloaded again

    No see, there's the rub. With all the warnings in the above messages about how we might be responsible...
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