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  1. Using R-11 to clean my guns. Ice makers with a...

    Using R-11 to clean my guns. Ice makers with a heated grid of piano wires to melt ice slab into cubes.
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    These TAC units cycle continuously. If the...

    These TAC units cycle continuously. If the product is 40 or below and the evap coils are ice free. It's working normal. These units have condenser fans that reverse to clean the condenser. The LPC...
  3. Thread: Tor-Rey

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    I hope your not doing any warranty work. We had...

    I hope your not doing any warranty work. We had real trouble getting paid.
  4. We do a lot of Mexican restaurants out here in...

    We do a lot of Mexican restaurants out here in central calif. It seems they all use their supposed lack of understanding English when it comes to negotiate costs. However their children all speak...
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    True door cartridges

    You know the top door hinge on True self closing doors. The square one that slides in. Is there a easy way to pop them out? I about ruined a door trying to extract one today.
  6. There is also a door switch that might be bad....

    There is also a door switch that might be bad. The fan is wired to stop working when the door is opened.
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    JUST when you thought you seen it all

    Dispatched to diagnose a brand new undercounter ice maker that ran for 3 min. Then smoke came out the back and it stopped working.Removed the bottom panels and so I could get to the controls. The...
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    The drain assembly comes in 2 parts . You need to...

    The drain assembly comes in 2 parts . You need to get access to the inside of the pan. So you have to drop the evaporator housing. Now you can see the evaporator side of the nipple. You need to...
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    On a True GDM 49F just run the new cap tube...

    On a True GDM 49F just run the new cap tube inside the suction line. No need for a line set. Just cut the suction line at the compressor compartment then install a T fitting. Do the same up at the...
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    I use 2 old hair dryers. The old 1960's style the...

    I use 2 old hair dryers. The old 1960's style the girls used for beehive style. They have their own case with zippers. They have a long plastic hose with a hair cap at the end. I just cut the hair...
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    I had one do the same thing. It turned out to be...

    I had one do the same thing. It turned out to be the On/Off/ Clean switch of all things. The contacts in the switch were wore out. go figure.
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    Read the book "THE BUSINESS OF CONTRACTING" by...

    Read the book "THE BUSINESS OF CONTRACTING" by FRANK BLAU. If you still want to own your own business, find a banker. This man or bank will be your partner. There is not much profit (notice I did not...
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    I have never had to pay shipping or handling...

    I have never had to pay shipping or handling charges for True parts. I just get approved to replace the compressor. Then send them the old compressor tag by certified letter ups-fed-x --usps--. The...
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    I have run the cap tube inside the suction line....

    I have run the cap tube inside the suction line. Drill a hole up by the evaporator then cut the suction line down by the compressor. feed the cap tube from the evap. down to the compressor. install a...
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    I'v replaced the factory side screws with wing...

    I'v replaced the factory side screws with wing screws. Makes removeing the side cover easier. Also I'v replaced a lot of T-stats on this model. seems when the cook slams the top right drawer shut....
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    We run all our condersate drains in 7/8 copper...

    We run all our condersate drains in 7/8 copper [3/4 from home depot]. We use a swivel female flare to solder adapter size 3/4 johnstone # B13-264 then use a 7/8 street elbow. If you want to drop the...
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    This form is for mechanics who work in the trade....

    This form is for mechanics who work in the trade. No D.I.Y.ers, You need to call a refrigeration tech. to size the unit. Then install it. Spend the money and have it done right!.
  18. Thread: TRUE PAINS

    by tarzanseal
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    I cut both ends of the suction line. Get two...

    I cut both ends of the suction line. Get two ''t'' fittings. Or drill a small hole up in the evap. suction line. Get a long string and blow it through the inside of the suction line. Now pull your...
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    Franklin Chef Ice Makers???

    Got a call today from Franklin Industries. They want us to do their warranty repairs. I have never heard of this brand before. Have any of you guys worked on a Franklin. Are they any good. Any info...
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    With evaporator iced up.At the time clock.Set...

    With evaporator iced up.At the time clock.Set clock for 1 hour defrost. Take the wire off x terminal. Put it in defrost. Read the amps. The correct defost amps are listed on the name plate. Inside...
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    True has installed two safety switches on their...

    True has installed two safety switches on their freezers. If the inside box temp is over 20 degrees. The defrost heaters will not heat and the door heaters will shut down. True does not want the...
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    I didnt look at the wiring diagram. However, If...

    I didnt look at the wiring diagram. However, If this unit has two safety klixon thermostats. It might be the klixon in series with the defrost heater. I have changed a ton of these stats over the...
  23. I have made special thermometers for busy...

    I have made special thermometers for busy reach-ins. Fill one of those small round jars that pimento olives come in with alcohol. Poke a small hole on the top and insert a stem type dial thermometer....
  24. You forgot Whirlpool. Probe motor or probe micro...

    You forgot Whirlpool. Probe motor or probe micro switch. Broken grid strings.Actually bar tenders LOVED this machine. It made perfect ice for drinks.
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    also TRUE has one model that is wired 120/240...

    also TRUE has one model that is wired 120/240 volts if your plug has 4 prongs on it make sure your compressor is getting 240 volts. The wall outlet may be miswired.
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    Your going to have to put line tap valves on the...

    Your going to have to put line tap valves on the process tubes. One tube should stub out from the compressor, the other should stub out from the drier. We need pressure readings to help diagnose the...
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    I do. And you can to. Just call Tech Support and...

    I do. And you can to. Just call Tech Support and ask for one. Can I help you with anything specific.
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    At 0 degrees your not far off. I always check the...

    At 0 degrees your not far off. I always check the temp. with my own electronic thermometer. Sometimes I find the units thermometer off by 5 degrees. If you got a one cap tube system. Then yes it...
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    I would call Hobart and make sure the compressor...

    I would call Hobart and make sure the compressor is correct. If so then I would order new cap tubes. I think your on the right road.
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    We do a lot of warranty work for TRUE. Here's how...

    We do a lot of warranty work for TRUE. Here's how we do it so we don't have to pay any money. First call tech support and get approved for either a compressor or condensing unit. Once approved any...
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    sounds to me like you got a freezer without a...

    sounds to me like you got a freezer without a insulated floor.#1 Norlake makes very good boxes. They are one of the best. #2 freezer door inside cooler. I dont do it because it uses up cooler space....
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    Call scotsman 1-800-453-4049 and ask them to...

    Call scotsman 1-800-453-4049 and ask them to recommend a service company. This is not a D.I.Y. form.
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    Van drop down ladder rack

    Any of you guys using a self lowering ladder rack. They lower your extension ladder to shoulder level. Makes loading your ladder easier. Getting old, hard to lift the ladder to the van roof. Need...
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    Van drop down ladder rack

    Any of you guys using a self lowering ladder rack. They lower the extension ladder to shoulder level. If so, what brand do you have. Comments good and bad appreciated.
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    Get the phone book out and call a licensed...

    Get the phone book out and call a licensed refrigeration repairman.Or call TRUE 1-800-325-6152 they'll tell you who to call.
  36. Thread: True TDD4

    by tarzanseal
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    The release valve is in the compressor shell...

    The release valve is in the compressor shell welded to the hot gas discharge line. You can not get to it. Its usually installed on larger b.t.u. compressors. I dont think this compressor has one. I...
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    CONTROL SERVICES----714-630-7278----1210 N....

    CONTROL SERVICES----714-630-7278----1210 N. JEFFERSON #K---ANAHEIM, CALIF.92807 This guy does great work. he does all of johnstone supplys work.
  38. trues thermostats measure air temp not evap temp....

    trues thermostats measure air temp not evap temp. the true box i had trouble with, I changed it to a evaporator sensing t-stat.
  39. change the thermostat. dont install a true...

    change the thermostat. dont install a true stat.get a bev-air or traulsen that sense 404A evap temps. I had the same problem in a county jail. unit would only trip breaker on the weekends when the...
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    hoshizaki

    hoshizaki
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    manitowoc "s" series water level probe

    About every 2 months the water level probe shorts out. Then the sump will not fill with water. The dump valve works great every time. The factory says its the junk in the water hardening on the...
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    Maybe I didnt make myself quite clear. I need a...

    Maybe I didnt make myself quite clear. I need a company that doesn't post prices or sell on the web. I just hate it when I get that ''i can buy the same thing $xxxx cheaper on line.'' I need a box...
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    Need Walk-In supplier,-factory direct

    After years of business my walk-in company will no longer sell to me. I must go through their dealer. A restaurant supply house.This makes it unprofitable. I'm bidding a new restaurant. Who sells...
  44. I was at the one in Dublin Ca. last Nov. It was...

    I was at the one in Dublin Ca. last Nov. It was good Review.They go over supermaket trends, system design, installation & service and troubleshooting. They cover,oil systems,heat reclaim,split...
  45. Thread: Torch setup

    by tarzanseal
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    I'm with you. I despise the stuff. I use 45% on...

    I'm with you. I despise the stuff. I use 45% on all my brass copper welds. I use a uniweld ac/oz set up. Both gages set at 5lbs. Works for me with 7/8 or less copper. Also I lightly coat my 45 wire...
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    It needs to be recalibrated. Call Control Service...

    It needs to be recalibrated. Call Control Service in Anaheim and get a estimate. 714-630-7278.
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    This is what I have done. Not the best thing to...

    This is what I have done. Not the best thing to do. Depends on the system tonage. I just add R-22 to the system so my H-10 can find the leak. With the compressor working add R-22 Just enough...
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    I have never heard of a mullin heater getting...

    I have never heard of a mullin heater getting that hot. I have replaced a lot of True glass doors.TIP! True makes their own doors. When you order the glass from the factory get the exact size you...
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    I also think it has mixed gas in it.But I have...

    I also think it has mixed gas in it.But I have stoped repairing all r-12 units. Their just to many call backs on these old worn out units.I pass them on to my competitors if I can't sell them a new...
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    I had the same problem 2 years ago at a pizza...

    I had the same problem 2 years ago at a pizza parlor. It turned out to be a bad thermostat. At night it would keep freezing untill it slugged the compressor tripping the breaker. As a freezer it...
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