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  1. Be pretty solid on your electrical, learn to use...

    Be pretty solid on your electrical, learn to use a torch properly to include brazing and soldering. And ditto on what everyone else said about subcooling and superheat. Hopefully they will cycle you...
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    I just got my SC56 back today. Sent it off last...

    I just got my SC56 back today. Sent it off last Saturday and the UPS man just dropped off the replacement. I still use my Fluke meters but my SC56 is my primary stay in the bag meter.

    Awesome...
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    Lol, yes was two bottles of big blue. I didn't...

    Lol, yes was two bottles of big blue. I didn't mention the gas leaks that were found and corrected. Observe the pipe wrenches hanging on the conduit in the corner :)
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    yes, they need to be dropped about 8 inches. Some...

    yes, they need to be dropped about 8 inches. Some threaded rod, elbows and some 5 inch pipe. Gas line will need to be corrected after everything is in position.

    They used to have some modine...
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    Had to work hard to make it look like this

    549141549151549161

    Was given the go ahead to fix these next week.

    I was shocked when I saw them. How many things can you see wrong? I believe somebody had to work extra hard to make them look...
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    when in doubt, jump it out

    when in doubt, jump it out
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    The company that I work for accepts calls with...

    The company that I work for accepts calls with AHS. We only do their overflow work. We pretty much call with a diagnostic, and cost for the repair using our parts and labor. The only time AHS...
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    Sporlan TXV cartridge pushrod

    Went back this morning for a WIC and to switch over the FWE unit and pulled this out of the TXV. You can see the difference between the one on the left and the new replacement on the right.

    The...
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    just to update Hold the power button for five...

    just to update Hold the power button for five seconds when the unit is off will switch it over...
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    Help! FWE Mobile Refrigerator Mod: R-30

    Needless to say found myself in a bind while getting a unit going. I have to go back tomorrow and UV light check the evap. But back to the problem. While turning the unit back on I some how changed...
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    NSF is the label you are prob lookin for. There...

    NSF is the label you are prob lookin for. There are quite a bit to choose from. Guess it all depends on how many mugs you intend on keepin in there.
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    clean the lint blanket?

    clean the lint blanket?
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    sounds good to me

    sounds good to me
  14. check gas pressure or call a service company.

    check gas pressure or call a service company.
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    Had one that bit me in the butt a few weeks back....

    Had one that bit me in the butt a few weeks back. Wasn't in the evap. Had traces of dye on suction line quick connect. Pumped the charge into the reciever and cut out the suction quick connect and...
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    We just got this account back. Once the GM left...

    We just got this account back. Once the GM left the new GM picked his own service company. Needless to say the old GM is back and went back with us.

    I can tell exactly what equipment the previous...
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    Modified Heatcraft service cap

    I came upon this gem today and was utterly amazed! I can imagine the conversation from the tech and his helper after they finished changing the compressor. "Hey Billy, we are missing a cap, lemme run...
  18. Thread: reach in cooler

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    ditto on what 2 sac said. Look for the wiring...

    ditto on what 2 sac said. Look for the wiring diagram. I rarely see a factory box that controls temp with a pressure switch. I have used pressure switches to control the temp in the past and once you...
  19. Thread: Defrost timers

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    I like the para's too. But I do make sure to give...

    I like the para's too. But I do make sure to give the gears a quick spray with WD before I install them. Once I get rid of the Para's I will just stock the grasslins. I haven't had a problem with...
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    ditto

    ditto
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    just for giggles,, check to see if you have any...

    just for giggles,, check to see if you have any voltage at any other terminals. I would also check the CLO. I had a carrier that did something similiar and it turend out to be a bad tstat wire that...
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    ditto, did one today. flux, 15 percent worked...

    ditto, did one today. flux, 15 percent worked perfect. spent more time on the pressure test and vacuum than I did on the repair.
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    let me rephrase that. My senior tech. And yes,,,...

    let me rephrase that. My senior tech. And yes,,, I like to work too.

    I just hate cleaning up messes left by my "senior" tech.
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    just for the fact that I read your posts. If I...

    just for the fact that I read your posts. If I every was in a bind I knew I could call you and you would give me information that would actually help me.
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    2sac,,,,, I wish you were my boss :)

    2sac,,,,, I wish you were my boss :)
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    -2sac said what's wrong with ice on the txv. I've...

    -2sac said what's wrong with ice on the txv. I've read that if there is water in the refrigerant (say on the first hot day, drier turns a drop or two of water loose), it will freeze in the expansion...
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    just throwing this out there, are they using...

    just throwing this out there, are they using stack sequencers? Are they wired correctly? 1st stage heat comes on and passes power to the fan, 1st on, last off?
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    had something similiar happen on a true freezer....

    had something similiar happen on a true freezer. Start components bad. Replaced with oem. Installed and everything was fine while I was there. The head of maintance had left before I could fill out...
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    wow, who has r12 laying around anymore?

    wow, who has r12 laying around anymore?
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    True TM-24 Hot Gas condensate loop

    Went to leak check this unit today. System held 225 psi for fifteen minutes. I soapy bubbled everything, nothing. Replaced the schraeders thinking that my be the problem and everything looks good....
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    apologies, I did that job earlier this week, the...

    apologies, I did that job earlier this week, the service tap that was put on by the other tech was on the liquid line going into the txv to see if the new drier was restricted.
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    I have had the same thing happen. Tech support...

    I have had the same thing happen. Tech support explained that to check the date code on the valve. That they were having problems with a batch of valves leaking by. The firmware update corrected the...
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    Had another call out there today for a walk in...

    Had another call out there today for a walk in freezer and I was able to speak to the Head Maintenance guy.

    He said that when that building was put it, they ran a line out from the main building....
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    thanks gents. I am a stickler for reading the...

    thanks gents. I am a stickler for reading the paperwork but in this case there was no mention of the S models being included. We both went with the idea if it it came from the factory this way, put...
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    Not to change the subject, but we recently got...

    Not to change the subject, but we recently got called back to a new customer. Freezer never getting below zero. Excessive water drops on top of walk in freezer. Head manager is a stickler for always...
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    manitowoc syo424a 110830566

    sorry about the double post in another thread. Bookmarks.

    Another one for ya that I have a question on. Picked up a txv and filter drier for said machine above. Dropped it off to another tech...
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    SYO424a 110830566

    Another one for ya that I have a question on. Picked up a txv and filter drier for said machine above. Dropped it off to another tech onsite. I opened the box and saw peeped the instructions while he...
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    one way or the other power is the problem. From...

    one way or the other power is the problem. From what I can tell Power surges are a big problem at Methodist University. The funny thing is, the last IM they had in that shed never had a single issue...
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    mani Iy604 self contained indigo

    Brief history of the unit. Couple of months back at a local university an Ice machine was installed. Electrical storm popped up and fried the board on this unit. 0 ohms between L1 and L2. Tech...
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    I worked with a gentlemen for about six months....

    I worked with a gentlemen for about six months. He was always willing to bust his butt and I had no problem working with him. Even when he made a mistake I wouldn't flip out. I would how him show...
  41. Thread: Walk in freezer

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    I bought that book refer for hvac techs. Pretty...

    I bought that book refer for hvac techs. Pretty good information there.

    Slow and steady will keep the calls backing up and you will never get home :)
  42. Thread: Oh Joy!

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    I do like that management likes your idea of...

    I do like that management likes your idea of cleaning them every six months. We do our rentals that way and it makes cleaning them a breeze. Compared to the owner that brags to others that their ice...
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    ditto on the switch. Mani's act silly like that...

    ditto on the switch. Mani's act silly like that sometime and I believe there is a post somewhere on here about it. I read about it first and when I came upon my first machine that displayed the...
  44. keep your flash drive handy and keep in on your...

    keep your flash drive handy and keep in on your keychain with updated software for the indi. it will save you a return visit from when you call tech support and they tell you to update the software.
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    i have seen the same thing on true reach in...

    i have seen the same thing on true reach in freezers. first time I saw it I was stumped. I actually had to look at the wiring diagram. When I called tech support I questioned them about this. He told...
  46. so about 18 man hours ballpark?

    so about 18 man hours ballpark?
  47. looking forward to the pics!

    looking forward to the pics!
  48. Thread: TRUE door seals

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    just make sure to slide and move em around to...

    just make sure to slide and move em around to make sure its not to bunched up in one area. If its really tight I have used a lil dish soap to help it wiggle into the right position.
  49. Thread: TRUE door seals

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    you didn't say that!!!! just run it through their...

    you didn't say that!!!! just run it through their dishwasher :)
  50. Thread: TRUE door seals

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    the more pliable and flexible they are before you...

    the more pliable and flexible they are before you start the easier the job will be.
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