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  1. I've found...the newer R404 commercial temp units...

    I've found...the newer R404 commercial temp units will need a time clock while the older R12 style units running a R409 are more forgiving but that likely comes back to what 2Sac stated, bigger...
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    Sounds like you have a Manotowic but anyway, the...

    Sounds like you have a Manotowic but anyway, the water pump should continue to run some water over the cubes while the hot defrost is warming. ( I think! I know Manotowics do.)

    Do yourself a...
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    The hardest ones to work on are 1). the cruddy...

    The hardest ones to work on are
    1). the cruddy never cleaned looking like a grease collector,
    2). the designs requiring 4 hands to take apart & put back together.
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    You cut out the dryer. You blew thru the cap...

    You cut out the dryer. You blew thru the cap tube? Into the evaporator? Out of the evaporator into the compressor back thru the discharge, thru the condenser back to where you started? Really? I...
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    If your thumbs get tired & you are careful a...

    If your thumbs get tired & you are careful a mallet comes in handy too but certainly use heat in any form first.
  6. The quality of yellow brass is, well, not very...

    The quality of yellow brass is, well, not very good. The copper content is very low. I'd use 45% with white flux. Sil fas can be a hassle on brass. But also keep in mind, yellow brass requires less...
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    I use to leave the Supco's 3-1 in place too. Did...

    I use to leave the Supco's 3-1 in place too. Did it a few times. Strangely enough two compressors with Supco's shorted out with a few months. I can't say for sure if the Supco created the issue,...
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    I do it for the free food...

    I do it for the free food...
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    I believe GT is from Quebec speaking and writing...

    I believe GT is from Quebec speaking and writing in a language he doesn't use as often as you. He's very detailed
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    Partially restricted cap tube. This is the...

    Partially restricted cap tube. This is the hardest problem on any reach in to troubleshoot.

    If you adjust head pressure to match ambient or thereabouts, I'd think your suction will be down below...
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    Argon much heavier gas than nitrogen thus larger...

    Argon much heavier gas than nitrogen thus larger molecules. But that would be considered a minor difference. The cost be the biggest difference. And you would use same regulator. CGA 580 nut &...
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    Your compressor will certainly see more heated...

    Your compressor will certainly see more heated durning the initial cool down. However, did you check amp draw?
  13. Heat it with an Anthracite coal stove. No...

    Heat it with an Anthracite coal stove. No kidding! That's what I do. The balance of my house is heated too.
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    I also agree, with this cold snap, good chance...

    I also agree, with this cold snap, good chance the unit was undercharged after the last repair.
  15. I getet a text first thing this morning, no heat....

    I getet a text first thing this morning, no heat. Rheem 10 ton package unit. Newer unit, but so far two out of three inducer motors died in the past year, figured #3 dead. But find out after 30...
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    I don't think it'd be a good idea to oversize...

    I don't think it'd be a good idea to oversize your refrigeration condenser unit. I'd match the load.
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    A larger motor if able to fit should not be...

    A larger motor if able to fit should not be overheating. Although if the blade is wrong in some way....

    But I'd be confirming with my VOM that you do have 120v and not 230v. I've see unit...
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  19. What is the coldest spot in any refrigeration...

    What is the coldest spot in any refrigeration unit? What temp do you figure is at the outlet of the tev on a walk in freezer likely running 404? What controls the flow of refrigerant from the...
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    Cap tube systems reach in units are for storing...

    Cap tube systems reach in units are for storing product already cooled or frozen. i.e close to the cook's reach but product typically stored in a walk-in until the day it is needed.
    TXV units are...
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    In 2012, replaced a 1hp K body dated 1983...and...

    In 2012, replaced a 1hp K body dated 1983...and it sat outside without a block heater.
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    why R401, not R409?

    why R401, not R409?
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    Jump out all switches in circuit and test...You...

    Jump out all switches in circuit and test...You could have a switch closing but offering high resistance creating a voltage drop.
  24. Thread: Reach in cooler

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    Ahh, R12 to R134 conversion? My experiences show...

    Ahh, R12 to R134 conversion? My experiences show same symptoms. Lower SH & poor efficiency. Set the txv and let it go, see what happens. Or convert to R409. You should see better results.
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    I agree. At first i thought I it was nearing 20...

    I agree. At first i thought I it was nearing 20 yrs old likeunit most other equipment here. I did change our plans. Picking up parts today from PP. I certainly appreciate everyone's input and...
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