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    My H10 still goes crazy around that stuff even...

    My H10 still goes crazy around that stuff even when it's 10 years old. Chlorine must be the first ingredient.
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    Carry your H10 probe at floor level at all times...

    Carry your H10 probe at floor level at all times while walking around and not checking cases. I've found many leaks accidentally this way due to the unexpected ways the air flows through a...
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    First lesson is the only thing that matters in...

    First lesson is the only thing that matters in supermarkets is money. Planet is not even a close second.
  4. When convenient. I use Celsius while talking...

    When convenient. I use Celsius while talking about the weather or with family, Fahrenheit talking about work, normally inches and feet but occasionally millimeters on construction projects. Most...
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    I hope the cycle lifespan is about 500x greater...

    I hope the cycle lifespan is about 500x greater than the current valves, because on my CO2 racks they are only lasting around 2 years. Almost as bad as Sporlan SER valves, but not quite. The screw...
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    Double post.

    Double post.
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    The info I can find online shows the new Audi A8...

    The info I can find online shows the new Audi A8 and the VW equivalent model running CO2.
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    My 2 year old Dodge Ram has R-1234yf in it and...

    My 2 year old Dodge Ram has R-1234yf in it and Mercedes was the one that had this refrigerant causing fires during crash tests, so they went straight to CO2. I would be very interested to see how...
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    They also make higher pressure N2 tanks if the...

    They also make higher pressure N2 tanks if the regular ones don't hold enough. 3000 psi, party on.
  10. Like the Carrier RTUs in the background, Im sure...

    Like the Carrier RTUs in the background, Im sure the equipment ducting will be extended once the crane shows up. The roofers do seem a little impatient to box everything in beforehand.
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    That doesn't sound as impactful, but is certainly...

    That doesn't sound as impactful, but is certainly more accurate.
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    CO2 is a refrigerant, not a purge gas. Flowing...

    CO2 is a refrigerant, not a purge gas. Flowing carbon through a pipe to prevent carbon buildup during brazing is a little counter productive.
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    Nitrogen doesn't react until well above brazing...

    Nitrogen doesn't react until well above brazing temperatures and is a fraction the cost of the other two gases, so it is ideal for working with copper and acetylene.
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    Nitrogen is not inert, but good enough for...

    Nitrogen is not inert, but good enough for brazing. Otherwise a truly inert gas is argon and helium.
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    Flooded evap?

    Flooded evap?
  16. Thread: What is this?

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    The paint looks too pretty to be over-cooked,...

    The paint looks too pretty to be over-cooked, also I think I've only seen a cooked black indicator on an Alco, not a Sporlan. Looks like it was washed out with solvent or something and not charcoal...
  17. Thread: UltraSite32

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    How long is the run between the RMCC and the PC? ...

    How long is the run between the RMCC and the PC? I would bring them together first for testing, then investigate the amplifier and cable itself if needed.
  18. Thread: rack superheat

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    I don't think the ambient oil heater is working...

    I don't think the ambient oil heater is working properly.
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    Big Corporation, big bills. I'm sure a few...

    Big Corporation, big bills. I'm sure a few overpriced o-rings aren't going to hurt their bottom line.
  20. Thread: CO2

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    Where is the heat going to come from if its cold...

    Where is the heat going to come from if its cold outside? A review of winter time heat-pump operation is needed.
  21. Thread: CO2

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    My CO2 stores run around 190-195*F discharge...

    My CO2 stores run around 190-195*F discharge during the summer months, so not nearly as hot as my LT R22 stores.
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    Looks like dual DDR (defrost diff regs) to keep...

    Looks like dual DDR (defrost diff regs) to keep the cost down from one large valve.
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    Is the supply air velocity correct (honeycomb...

    Is the supply air velocity correct (honeycomb clean) and how uphill is the suction line running from the Tx bulb?
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    Typically, we have the 1st fan forced ON and the...

    Typically, we have the 1st fan forced ON and the condenser set point 10# higher than the holdback. As you found out, a lower condenser set point than holdback will never allow the condenser set...
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    Ok, now I see your problem. I need to stop...

    Ok, now I see your problem. I need to stop skimming posts.

    There should be a pressure drop of 10-15 psi across your holdback valve between the dropleg and the tank. Holdback will set your...
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    Why have a separator then if its going to be...

    Why have a separator then if its going to be bypassed?
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    Other than the tank filling up what other issues...

    Other than the tank filling up what other issues are there? It's very common for the liquid line sight glass to be 'rivering' and not filled to the top. It sound like the A9 solenoid should be...
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    The newer Hussmann vertical receivers I work on...

    The newer Hussmann vertical receivers I work on have a vent stub on the tank at the same height as the A9 inlet, or even higher. I will see if I can find some photos.
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    The top of the dropleg will be seeing the same...

    The top of the dropleg will be seeing the same pressure as the discharge line. The bottom of the dropleg has the same pressure plus the weight of liquid, as you had mentioned.
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    I think the guys thought you were looking for...

    I think the guys thought you were looking for specs for a new rink., not just maintenance. :oops:
  31. I would be very surprised if the system never...

    I would be very surprised if the system never came with a liquid receiver already installed, so yes that will be needed if the chiller uses a plate exchanger as an evaporator. I would also highly...
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    I guarantee the equipment from Quebec has a...

    I guarantee the equipment from Quebec has a little too much of that involved.
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    The transcritical stores I take care of have...

    The transcritical stores I take care of have several 580# reliefs for the vessels and headers on the racks, plus a 1740# for the high side discharge line. When the power goes out we have a natural...
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    Ok, picked up my 2nd replacement tool today and...

    Ok, picked up my 2nd replacement tool today and the salesman at the counter couldn't make it cut a piece of PVC, either. Got my refund and ran as fast as I could. I highly suggest others to do the...
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    What do you mean? I love mine, it's very safe.

    What do you mean? I love mine, it's very safe.
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    There probably is for the warranty repair depot,...

    There probably is for the warranty repair depot, but I'm not waiting to find out. I bought my first one from the local supplier and the trigger fell off while talking to him over the phone. Told me...
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    Another awesome tool from Milwaukee. I don't...

    Another awesome tool from Milwaukee. I don't think it could cut a carrot, maybe I'll let my wife try it.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6bPWgNkTvg
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    Anybody buy the Milwaulkee PVC shears?

    I just bought one because I'm tired of reworking 1-1/2" drains under refrigerated cases with a sawzall and my helpers breaking off the traps and not cutting straight. Anyways, I made a few test...
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    You should install a few UV lamps inside to kill...

    You should install a few UV lamps inside to kill it. I'm surprised the manufacturers don't offer this.
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    'High in fibre' ice cubes. Yum. And the reason I...

    'High in fibre' ice cubes. Yum. And the reason I always ask for no ice.
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    I agree. The last 2 store I built have 10x the...

    I agree. The last 2 store I built have 10x the electronic equipment as previous ones and the service calls are much more frequent. (each store has around 160 control boards, 150 pressure...
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    Doesn't sound abnormal, but I usually see them in...

    Doesn't sound abnormal, but I usually see them in noisy environments where I wouldn't be able to hear them. Any control issues so far? I just finished replacing around 100 of the SER-C and D valves...
  43. Guys, please stop referring to 'transcritical...

    Guys, please stop referring to 'transcritical fluid or state'. There is simply sub-critical or super-critical states of operation. Transcritical just means the system is capable of running in...
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    I use to do this job for the challenge and was...

    I use to do this job for the challenge and was very passionate about my work. As I get older and have a continuous flow of new garbage from manufacturers that are selling direct to my customers, I...
  45. Thread: Mobil 1

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    Mobile 1 is engine oil made by Exxon / Mobile. ...

    Mobile 1 is engine oil made by Exxon / Mobile. Big difference.
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    Oil equalizer lines cause more problems than they...

    Oil equalizer lines cause more problems than they prevent, in my experience. And if you have an opportunity to work on a rack that has sight glasses on the compressors and the oil pots you will find...
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    Is the case defrosting properly or at all?

    Is the case defrosting properly or at all?
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    I call mine a long nut driver. The official name...

    I call mine a long nut driver. The official name at electrical suppliers is HollowShanX 12 x 9/16 Inch Hollow Shank Power Nut Driver.
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    7 year old thread revival! Good job, sir. And...

    7 year old thread revival! Good job, sir. And your tool is available to buy at RSL.
  50. I love the new 12v kit with the mini sawzall and...

    I love the new 12v kit with the mini sawzall and impact driver that fit in my service tool bag.
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