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    flame sensor or so it says

    I really hate "parts changing"!.. You know how the "usual", flame sensor failure is.. ya know.. the flame for a minite, then off, 3 times and locks out and codes? well THIS is NOT doing that! BUT, it...
  2. Thread: wow!

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    thanx!

    I appreciate the thoughts! I will look at the regulator as I overlooked a possibility of hg fluxuation. I am sorry if this forum is not intended for things like this. I should have read into the...
  3. Thread: wow!

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    wow!

    the "wow" was.. I can't believe this site remembered me from way back.. AND I can't believe I remembered my user name password!.. been gone a while now, really do not even do THIS ANYMORE! BUT PEOPLE...
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    it is a coleman. I have put in the regular...

    it is a coleman. I have put in the regular models, but not this one before. it is their NICE maybe top of the line one ( for them.)
    Eschelon....

    I did both combustion and flue lines.. both are...
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    I am an EX refer guy, still working, but now...

    I am an EX refer guy, still working, but now mostly pipefitter's work.. power plants, etc..

    I still put in a furnace or two (residential) on the side though for friends or family.

    I just did a...
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    I just got in and read my post! It sounded...

    I just got in and read my post! It sounded rough..

    NOT meant to be, sorry if it was taken that way!
    I found this board some time ago, and HIGHLY RESPECT the opinions of other techs!
    This is a...
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    cleaning? isn't that the first thing a tech...

    cleaning?

    isn't that the first thing a tech would do before he came home at night and racked his brains while eating over this problem!?

    ya know.. when things get like this.. don't feel ashamed...
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    to answer some of your original questions

    **My current job takes me into many resturants and bars and they always seem to have refrigeration problems that I can not do anything about.

    Yes, it seems to me you should spend the time and...
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    not sure, but you sparked my interest...

    IF.. ..

    it is actually a LOAD problem, and NOT a load problem with the initial sizing of the units,... check the volumetric effecientcy. It COULD be the compressor(s) aren't pumping as they used...
  10. Thread: school?

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    vanderott? (sp) I have heard a good thing about...

    vanderott? (sp)
    I have heard a good thing about that school some years back. I am pretty sure it is in kansas.

    Check out RSES and the UA If you want a great edu.

    good luck and welcome aboard!...
  11. Thread: R-717

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    check out Vilter. That is the one I have seen to...

    check out Vilter.
    That is the one I have seen to be the best at pronounced education, that I have dealt with.
    been a while.. but I bet it is vilter.com.

    they do have god schools I KNOW. They may...
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    thanx suva!

    I was just browsing.. way back .. but I wasn't sure about the ambient, and sure have not touched one since 404a has been around!!

    how bout the price of 113?!

    man we shoulda bought a cylinder...
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    cpc

    not sure if CPC does ABROAD. Most likely they do though.
    Einstein I bet not!
    Where abroad? It "usually" gets 25 years behind over "there".
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    BIG ice maker!

    one of those .. what should I call em... tube ice makers?
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    change your name to protect the innocent

    change your name to protect the innocent
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    sure not books but......

    tyler has a NICE P/T chart that really helps me at least.
    It shows all their cases and their engineers reccomends for prv's whether in the case or up stairs..... etc. In a pinch, it can usually be...
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    isn't it @ 72 or 74 degrees/ ( what the specs...

    isn't it @ 72 or 74 degrees/ ( what the specs call for)

    been a while.... hell they probobly don't use the propane in there any more either!!!!

    dan
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    I have freed a liquid receiver AND oil seperator...

    I have freed a liquid receiver AND oil seperator before by using a hand oil pump and pumping backwards. Adding a little oil.(if you have ports on this system) at first I thought it may only last an...
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    cornelius.. scotsman. and iceomatic... Yes...

    cornelius.. scotsman. and iceomatic...


    Yes it makes me think even "I" could open a factory!
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    sporlan

    I need to look into this.. AMERICAN huh?

    Penn /JC used to be 25 miles from me. (factory)
    Now MX.

    I would definetley buy a quality american, Better yet UNION made product!


    I only own...
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    for a 3 inch icicle?????

    3 FOOT if I read correctly.
    I know.. I was thinking out loud as I typed!
    O.k., Maybe I thought about a FEW things, but Ya know... they all SHOULD be thoght about..

    by the way.. it was strohs...
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    Anyone else noticed a big problem since they went...

    Anyone else noticed a big problem since they went south?

    It seems every 16 moonths on a decent amount of my accounts, I am replacing the walk in stats.....
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    carrier not carlisle

    sorry! I KNOW the carlisle, even screws are liquid prone more than usual to valve damage, but not sure of the carrier racks you spoke of. I did not read your initial post correctly!!
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    heater amps

    how many defrost heaters are in this?
    Any terminatin klixons?
    What amps do you pull on each Heater circuit?
    how about the possibility of high humidity / ambient?
    Have the doors benn open a...
  25. Thread: pay scale?

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    here here!

    I was JOKING! I too am loking at a retirement of pre 60......!
  26. Thread: pay scale?

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    wallmart a good job

    wel I was thinking..

    I just may be a greeter in my later years.. and say welcome to walmart, the coolers are 38 and the freezers are from -10 to 0 !

    see ..............
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    as ned said...

    it is pretty straight forward with isolations that a journeyman can figure out.

    I think that is the same rack the Super Targets have?

    As far as carlisle compressors... You probobly already know...
  28. Thread: pay scale?

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    the SAGA continues......

    I sincerley respect your opinion AND RIGHT, to choose wheather you work union, non union, refrigeration, accounting, etc....
    But I just haveta say.. that REALLY.... We all, if you are in the working...
  29. Thread: pay scale?

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    resume

    50 + an hour?

    I can be Bought! I can run with the best of 'em..

    where do I send a resume?
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    you only have been working 14 hours? can you stop...

    you only have been working 14 hours? can you stop by my place on the way home / outa your way?/
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    i expected to see an old harley.. see how my...

    i expected to see an old harley.. see how my brain works afetr 10?!
  32. tyler "thinga magiggie's" seem to fail on the...

    tyler "thinga magiggie's" seem to fail on the rack panel. what do you call that? A CAM????? I dunno myself!!~ There must be a better design!


    on the paragon motor type.. I found that some...
  33. Thread: pay scale?

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    yea, I guess this is a political subject

    BUT... EVERYBODY makes more BECAUSE OF the strong unions of before!
    They are the ones that brought up the wage for the ENTIRE COUNTRY of working class!
    myself, I have gotten decent raises the last...
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    hey, I appreciate the info you BRRRRPPPR'S!!! ...

    hey, I appreciate the info you BRRRRPPPR'S!!!

    At least I know there is not a fan in there someplace now!

    Maybe we can make this thing freeze for another 5 years huh!


    TRULY the best...
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    the link is , not that it...

    the link is <thomasregister.com>, not that it helped me thistime!

    On the case, This is in a market, but just a self contained ice cream chest. I can't get to the evap coils! I see an air vent...
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    Just like other lines we run, a long run needs to...

    Just like other lines we run, a long run needs to be stepped up sometimes.
    I ran mine with 3/8's, it worked o.k. I still see a little of a pressure drop even though it isn't a far run. I figure it...
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    this may be common knowledge since I "AM" on here...

    this may be common knowledge since I "AM" on here with a bunch of computer guys...

    But I have been using thomasregister.com now for a few years as a great search engine for say... model serial...
  38. Thread: einstein

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    einstein is ok

    They all have their pros and cons... I do like the fact RTU's AND refer are all on here. Even lighting!

    It seems like whoever sells the chain their system has it in the bag from then on doesn't...
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    norlake my Favorite! (besides Corneliius...)

    I feel for you! It seems a damned if you do or don't situation sometimes huh?! How much time and material can a guy put in to this kind of eqpt and not EAT alot of it!
    I also looked at a norlake...
  40. Thread: fan speed

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    These are not dimmer switches-BIG difference. ...

    These are not dimmer switches-BIG difference.


    yea, I almost forgot about those! I installed some "soft start" type devices some 5 years ago that had those cooling fins.
    They would SOFT START...
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    When I bought my first house I had no idea how...

    When I bought my first house I had no idea how important regular maintanence was on my HVAC equipment. I have noticed that this is true for most first time homeoweners.

    My plan is to produce...
  42. Thread: fan speed

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    why don't the condenser motors burn up? Is it the...

    why don't the condenser motors burn up? Is it the psc / split phase?
  43. frozen solids idea

    just reading the threads..

    whats your idea?

    dan
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    i have one long 50 foot black hose, but the only...

    i have one long 50 foot black hose, but the only time I used it it was more "critical" than a rack and spent a decent amount of time figuring its volume!

    I guess I am lucky. either the rack room...
  45. Thread: fan speed

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    i was wondering.... If one can put fan speed...

    i was wondering....

    If one can put fan speed controls on a condensing unit, (head pressure control),.
    ( i like the electronic ones that make the motor go ANY speed, compared to the cheaper...
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    not sure as I don't do cars either, ( cept that...

    not sure as I don't do cars either, ( cept that one time between jobs and used up the last of my 12 ten years ago..)

    Anyway..., If remember right, one side would not hook up to our conventional...
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    lusker

    good post! You sound like you both take care of your customers AND employees!
    I guess it takes an old technician not forgetting where he came from to see this! Congrats on your ventures!!!

    dan
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    agree 100% ! anything UNDER 65 an hour ANYPLACE...

    agree 100% ! anything UNDER 65 an hour ANYPLACE IN THE NATION... is screwing the wage package for all of us!!!!
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