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    I just think of the elements that are endured...

    I just think of the elements that are endured while hunting... harvest a 6x6 elk at sundown, heavy bush, head for the road 40 min later.

    Torrents of rain/sleet for 5 miles & having to wade the...
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    If all else fails, tell him there's some real...

    If all else fails, tell him there's some real cute twenty-odds in the trade!
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    The compressor may have cycled on internal due to...

    The compressor may have cycled on internal due to ref loss for who knows how long. (Should have taken a static reading on this one).

    The .3 A draw is all the arced-out internal protection can...
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    Nice to have you in the discussion , airfx. To...

    Nice to have you in the discussion , airfx.

    To prevent confusion, remember zero resistance is the exact opposite of an open circuit.
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    You trying to confuse poor Pinderway by telling...

    You trying to confuse poor Pinderway by telling him a compressor drawing FLA means the compressor didn't start?

    I guess one must be in the old boys club to recognize FLA.
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    Hope this is of some help. Sorry for the mangled...

    Hope this is of some help.
    Sorry for the mangled quote as there's minimal edit tools with phone posting.
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    No, you will see LRA minus run winding current....

    No, you will see LRA minus run winding current.

    A good troubleshooting step to differentiate between failed start components and true
    Locked rotor.
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    That's covered in Copeland AE1234 bulletin. ...

    That's covered in Copeland AE1234 bulletin.

    And from experience, I agree with this aux cooling (more like 250cfm).

    No head cooling at <0 f evap shows up as carbonized deposits on exhaust valve...
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    If Google is in fact indexing the misinformation...

    If Google is in fact indexing the misinformation on this thread, it may well set back DIY motor replacement 20 years!

    Match your amps, even if it results in a 50% horsepower increase??

    NEMA...
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    So, you techs who are telling me amps determine...

    So, you techs who are telling me amps determine the power of a motor...

    Written as a formula, you're saying

    V x A=W

    Now do you see the error as applied to an inductive device?

    What's...
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    You fellows are not taking into consideration the...

    You fellows are not taking into consideration the efficiency of various motors.

    More amps does NOT necessarly mean more power.
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    Who's saying that you have to match amps? Every...

    Who's saying that you have to match amps?
    Every mfg's moter can have a different current draw depending on a lot of variables.

    If you get the same hp, rpm, temp rating, SF and mounting, it should...
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    I'll see your 5 yr old Carrier and raise you a...

    I'll see your 5 yr old Carrier and raise you a not yet commissioned Lennox Prostitu (or whatever the heck the latest model is).

    Leaking evaporator.

    Fire the guy dreaming up the smart-ass names...
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    I would guess that the magnetron was only being...

    I would guess that the magnetron was only being supplied with filament voltage (cathode heater).

    This would be like the off-cycle portion when a microwave is set to anything but Hi.

    Heat would...
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    I've seen a CFM overload cycle, and the breaker...

    I've seen a CFM overload cycle, and the breaker tripped before compressor internal opened.
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    Dad, I followed your advise & used good quality...

    Dad, I followed your advise & used good quality silicone in my computer.

    Now the 4 1/2" floppy is glued in solid- can't get it out.
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    Give him many beer so he heads north instead of...

    Give him many beer so he heads north instead of west- I would love to have SLcTech up here to straighten up a few more Lennox Proctologys.
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    Parden me while I wipe the spit off my phone ...

    Parden me while I wipe the spit off my phone

    that's MY proprietary embedded reaction to

    proprietary embedded systems!
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    Hold the windows- and I have seen the same...

    Hold the windows- and I have seen the same setup...

    We call it a walk-in cooler!
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    I'm thinking that some smart fella will integrate...

    I'm thinking that some smart fella will integrate an on-air "pilot" D/A signal that your phone will use to automatically set the A/D converter gain.

    Could it work?
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    Nobody see the irony of trying to get a Carrier...

    Nobody see the irony of trying to get a Carrier to work in Lennox, SD?

    Gotta be breaking some ordinance here!
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    As long as you're not also the guy that installed...

    As long as you're not also the guy that installed it!
  23. Thread: York RTU Issue

    by IRBH
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    I've never worked on this model, but from your...

    I've never worked on this model, but from your post I have one question & one suggestion.

    Since you've had the only reaction by swapping the comp contactor, what is its' coil drawing?

    And...
  24. You'd be entering the region of R134's critical...

    You'd be entering the region of R134's critical temperature, where, no matter how much pressure you apply, it will not condense.

    It's near the 100 deg c I believe.
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    Those twins were 20 year olds, right? Things...

    Those twins were 20 year olds, right?

    Things were great until PHM found that he
    wasn't wired for 220.
  26. Thread: Savage model 99

    by IRBH
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    Actually not bad out to 300yds. The 150gr at...

    Actually not bad out to 300yds.
    The 150gr at 2670 mv sighted in at 200yd is 3" hi mid-range and < 8" low @ 300yds.

    They were regarded the most accurate of the levers, had a visible cocked...
  27. Thread: display HELP!

    by IRBH
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    Darrin, I don't know the case at all, but it's...

    Darrin, I don't know the case at all, but it's probably some simple thing.

    Firstly, clear up some terminology for me;
    "eggcrate" could that be what we call honeycomb filter?

    Can it be removed...
  28. I don't consider that to be the problem at all. ...

    I don't consider that to be the problem at all.

    Lots of non-critical coolers are paired on a condensing unit.

    Fix the problems causing the repeated failures, don't guess.

    Unless you're...
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    Samir, when test running the spare compressor,...

    Samir, when test running the spare compressor, did you have the correctly sized run capacitor on it?

    A scroll is an excellent swap in this case, every start being unloaded.
  30. Sat on them for so long that I'm naming my...

    Sat on them for so long that I'm naming my retirement digs for the pattern etched on my butt...

    The diamond ass ranch, hee haw
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    Enjoy your retirement, Wes.

    Enjoy your retirement, Wes.
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    Because unit runs when start capacitor is...

    Because unit runs when start capacitor is switched manually does not validate windings.

    If a start-run short exists, developed emf across R winding may not reach the 170v needed to pull in relay....
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    OC7, is that 2nd evaporator going in the same...

    OC7, is that 2nd evaporator going in the same freezer?

    If so, I would suggest a second clock to stagger the defrosts.

    You get full advantage of the condenser as one coil is cooling at all...
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    Don't get hung-up on what the other guy says. Do...

    Don't get hung-up on what the other guy says.
    Do your own game... full set of readings, amps, both coils condition, load/use variation etc etc.

    Scrolls do "wear in", usually develop noise with...
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    :grin2: Analog, IcanHas, analog! Without...

    :grin2:

    Analog, IcanHas, analog!

    Without that finicky wide-screen readout, my
    cold weather vom works fine on alky batteries.

    In -40 I have a select digit for digitals.
  36. Ok, hello Brian. Referring to the Grasslin...

    Ok, hello Brian.

    Referring to the Grasslin timers in commercial refrigeration;

    I've noticed that the enclosed relay powering defrost seems somewhat more prone to weld or burnout (can't file ...
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    Glad to have you as an addition to this site. ...

    Glad to have you as an addition to this site.

    Brian L , I look forward to your expertise in this interesting part of the HVAC field.
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    See PHM if you had done like me: After...

    See PHM if you had done like me:

    After skipping 80 days in gr 12, I vowed that I would never again sit in a classroom.
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    1. Typical counter-cooler evaps do not have a...

    1. Typical counter-cooler evaps do not have a distributer, with its' inherant pressure drop.

    B. Same evaps don't even come equipped with equalizer stub.

    3. PHM... you're crossed up with...
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    Sorry, PHM but I have to disagree...

    [/QUOTE]

    Sorry, PHM but I have to disagree with you.

    The reason being I just returned from a Pizza chain that has 8 coolers on the line, all internally eq. txv's, all pressure controlled.
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    ...In my experience in commercial refrigeration, ...

    ...In my experience in commercial refrigeration, if an expansion valve equalized on shutdown, I would replace it. ;)[/QUOTE]
    I would like to add;

    If a properly operating txv (internal OR ext...
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    I just looked at the manual, 121 pages. Not...

    I just looked at the manual, 121 pages.
    Not going to try read that on my dinky phone.

    So, if anyone knows if this fridge has a defrost clock, please chime in.
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    This should really cut down your drinking, no?

    This should really cut down your drinking, no?
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    With 90% RH and a 40f to 20f cycle, it should...

    With 90% RH and a 40f to 20f cycle,
    it should drip with every cycle, I'm thinking.
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    There. Something for you to do.

    There.
    Something for you to do.
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    Check that condensate drains properly.

    Check that condensate drains properly.
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    Why not use a standard cataloged lo-profile ...

    Why not use a standard cataloged lo-profile
    6500btu evaporator?

    Give yourself a hand for saving 66%

    And give Hobart the finger for their greed.
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    Is your coil #2 out returning to the wrong leg of...

    Is your coil #2 out returning to the wrong leg of 277v ?

    And you're sure there's NO v drop across actuation switch?
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    PPE? Post Partum Elation?

    PPE?

    Post Partum Elation?
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    What's measured voltage ACROSS coil? Stop...

    What's measured voltage ACROSS coil?

    Stop measuring to grnd, measure v across switches etc to find the under-load poor connection.
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