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    I injected UV dye in the system, used a black...

    I injected UV dye in the system, used a black light and found a tiny pinhole in the suction header of the evaperator coil. Not even a big enough hole to spray... I could wipe the dye off and the spot...
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    I've reluctantly tried it, and never had any...

    I've reluctantly tried it, and never had any pressure or restriction problems, but only a 50% success rate in fixing the leak. In one case, the Easy Seal didn't fix the leak and I finally found it...
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    Carry all day, every day. Better to have it and...

    Carry all day, every day. Better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it.
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    I totally love my N82 tuckable concealed carry...

    I totally love my N82 tuckable concealed carry holster. It is amazingly comfortable, and I can have my uniform shirt tucked in around it. I've asked family and friends to look and see if they think I...
  5. It won't turn into a small Evaperator, as there...

    It won't turn into a small Evaperator, as there is no metering device (cap tube or expansion valve) ahead of the filter/dryer. Depending on the system, you may or may not have to increase the...
  6. Don't use a filter/dryer, and unless you don't...

    Don't use a filter/dryer, and unless you don't trust your micron guage, don't do a triple evac. Evacuate to a good, deep vacuum (200 microns or less) and start it up.
  7. Thread: Scotsman

    by GenesisRefrig
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    Make sure the sensors are lined up correctly and...

    Make sure the sensors are lined up correctly and seated in place. If they are, it Sounds like the controller is bad. Pretty simple, you've got sensors and a controller. If sensors are good and bin...
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    Agreed about adding liquid. It all depends on the...

    Agreed about adding liquid. It all depends on the situation like josmith said. On large systems (like a parallel rack system) with a suction accumulator, I'll dump liquid, full bore upstream of the...
  9. Do it all the time. Change to a compressor with...

    Do it all the time. Change to a compressor with POE oil, change filter/dryer (duh), evacuate good, and charge with 134a. Never had a problem
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    I've drilled many offices with no problem. Any...

    I've drilled many offices with no problem. Any quality wholesaler should be able to set you up with an office bit set.
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    In a restaurant type setting, my tank goes in...

    In a restaurant type setting, my tank goes in their sink with hot water. Otherwise, torch it. I use a lot of gas in the Winter because the truck does not get turned off.

    Back in the day, I...
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    Glad to hear you got them up and running. I agree...

    Glad to hear you got them up and running. I agree with the other posters... You will sleep better if you could figure out why... Maybe like sand shark said, have them do another generator test and...
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    I might start by pulling the wires off the...

    I might start by pulling the wires off the compressor or the load side of the contact or and checking if you still have chatter. If you do, there is a control circuit problem. If you don't, the...
  14. Just a follow-up and update. It's almost a month...

    Just a follow-up and update. It's almost a month later and the fireplace is fixed. Here is what we found and repaired.

    The wall switch was bad. (No lights flashing when remote is used and no...
  15. I have a refractometer. On compressor change...

    I have a refractometer. On compressor change outs, the percent of POE oil is fine without a flush, in my experience. On converting from Mineral Oil to POE with the same compressor, I've usually had...
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    cehs, of course! Duh! Got some inexpensive...

    cehs, of course! Duh! Got some inexpensive timers on the truck. That will do the trick.

    We've had the furnace for 20 years, and it's great unless we don't use it enough in below zero weather. We...
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    Hoar frost shutting down furnace

    Looking for ideas to solve this problem...

    I've got a cabin on an island up on the Canadian border. I've got an Empire floor furnace, millivolt with standing pilot tied to a telephone interface so...
  18. In the old days, before self defrosting...

    In the old days, before self defrosting refrigerators, hot water could freeze faster than cold. The reason was....

    The metal ice tray with hot water would be put on a frosty shelf. The hot water...
  19. I had the exact same problem last week. Changed...

    I had the exact same problem last week. Changed the thermopile. Now I got about 720mv with switch off. Didn't check with switch on because it was working fine with the new thermopile.
  20. Town & Country Fireplace dead. TC54 Need info.

    Customer has a Town & Country TC54.CE3 fireplace with dual gas valves, dual controllers, wall mount control, and Maestro remote control.

    Initial call was only one pilot and burner would spark and...
  21. Evacuation recommendation for iPod that got wet

    OK, strange, I know... My son accidentally washed his iPod while doing laundry. Although it is very clean, I want to get the water out.

    I've done the bag of rice trick for two days, and it powers...
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    Homeowner Install

    Been working for 20 years. No heat call today. 120,000 BTU. Should have been 60,000 but more is better, right?

    Bottom return with a wooden plenum. Plenum leads to a combination wood/cardboard R/A...
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    -18F here this morning. Right now, 6:30PM, It's...

    -18F here this morning. Right now, 6:30PM, It's -1F. Northern MN.
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    Oh crap. I didn't read the post very well. I was...

    Oh crap. I didn't read the post very well. I was writing about Nu-Calgon Easy Seal. I see we were talking about A/C Renew. Sorry. Never used it.
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    OK, I've NEVER been partial to snake oil, but I...

    OK, I've NEVER been partial to snake oil, but I had this job where the leak was buried in the wall of a finished building and shutting the restaurant down for repair was not a good option....
  26. What N2Fords said. Use Triple D degreaser. I...

    What N2Fords said. Use Triple D degreaser. I think it's made by Diveritech. Best degreaser I've ever used.
  27. Thread: beacon I

    by GenesisRefrig
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    I don't know if we can post prices here, but the...

    I don't know if we can post prices here, but the KE2Therm Evap Efficiency is reasonably priced and works with many EXV's. Their customer service is second to none. Available 24/7. Talk to...
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    Recovery: Appion G5 Twin Vacuum Pump: JB DV142...

    Recovery: Appion G5 Twin
    Vacuum Pump: JB DV142
    Leak Detector: DTec Select
    Torch set: Get oxy acetylene with extra set of tanks. Most versatile.
    Micron guage: Thermal Engineering
    Meters: Fluke...
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    One tool that goes on almost every job is my...

    One tool that goes on almost every job is my rechargeable Streamlight Stinger LED DS flashlight. Guaranteed for life, it sits in the dash charger until I get to the job. It's always fully charged and...
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    Agreed on Thermal unit. Mine is 19 years old and...

    Agreed on Thermal unit. Mine is 19 years old and still spot on accurate.
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    I would install an adaptive defrost controller....

    I would install an adaptive defrost controller. KE2Therm makes a great one. The controller senses frost, Evap efficiency, and door opening and defrosts only when necessary.

    We installed one in a...
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    Home made toaster.... Or... Maybe the installer...

    Home made toaster.... Or... Maybe the installer did it this way so the heat from the glowing strands would keep the control compartment warm in cool weather.
  33. Nope. It's a cheap bi-metal stat.

    Nope. It's a cheap bi-metal stat.
  34. Looking for stat for Delonghi heater

    Portable Delonghi oil filled heater M# 5108
    Line voltage, single pole, bimetallic, snap action contact, thermoregulator.
    16A at 250v
    6C-70C (43F-158F)
    Part #. Campini TY.53

    I've been...
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    Some valve stems have a nut with two flats that...

    Some valve stems have a nut with two flats that can be tightened to seal a leak. If yours doesn't, I would replace the valve. It's money for you, and the customer gets it done right.
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    I can knock out two in a day with a helper. ...

    I can knock out two in a day with a helper. Complete with drain, line set ducting, and electrical (I have sparky install the disconnect before we begin).
  37. Mike, Thanks for the quick reply and for the...

    Mike,

    Thanks for the quick reply and for the manual link! I appreciate it.
  38. Help. I.D. This Beverage Air Compressor

    Dead compressor on Beverage Air, single door display cooler running R-12. Model number MT-27. The compressor looks like a Techumseh, but the metal tag was removed by the factory and this paper lable...
  39. Perhaps your meter is set wrong or the leads are...

    Perhaps your meter is set wrong or the leads are plugged in wrong... RSES is running an ELECTRICAL METER USAGE webinar on March 26. They are usually pretty informative.
  40. If you did it this way, wouldn't you bring...

    If you did it this way, wouldn't you bring relatively humid air from the cooler into the freezer that would affect coil frosting and load?
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    If you dint have time to do it right... You...

    If you dint have time to do it right...

    You must have time to do it over.
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    Strange as it might seem, there are some...

    Strange as it might seem, there are some residential refrigerators that will not cool without the cardboard back in place. The condenser air just travels through the fan and is not pulled across the...
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    We are talking parallel rack with 4 compressors....

    We are talking parallel rack with 4 compressors. Common discharge and suction headers.

    I sure do appreciate all the replies. You guys are wonderful (don't get big heads now). I'll be sure to post...
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    Isolating with valves. Almost everything is...

    Isolating with valves. Almost everything is overhead. No pits. One line buried.
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    Yeah, that's what I was thinking. Checked the...

    Yeah, that's what I was thinking. Checked the condenser, checked the heat reclaim piping. Checked everywhere that was easily accessible. No luckj. I hate these calls! Hundreds of feet of insulated...
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    Finding a leak in grocery store...

    Just got called to a grocery store. Mid temp rack (3 compressors running R-22) with 12 circuits. Low on refrigerant. Was serviced by another company about 2 months ago. They fixed a leak and filled...
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    Working part time law enforcement, I learned what...

    Working part time law enforcement, I learned what real quality lights were. Officers routinely compare their flashlights like some kind of status symbol... Who's got the best, brightest, longest...
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    Yes, according to Highside it does. I've only...

    Yes, according to Highside it does. I've only used it on evaps though. According to their website, it's been tested in excess of 3,000 psi on stainless. It is good to 350F. ...
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    Red Epoxy from Highside Chemicals. Awesome stuff....

    Red Epoxy from Highside Chemicals. Awesome stuff. Mix it up, put it on the leak, hit it with a heat gun until it changes color from red to gold. Evacuate, charge, and put it back in operation.
    ...
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    Your customer would need a phase converter. Many...

    Your customer would need a phase converter. Many people are using these in our rural areas where 3 phase is not available. Grainger has some. ...
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