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  1. Thats an accor push pull valve. I forget if you...

    Thats an accor push pull valve. I forget if you push or pull the handle to open it. Look at the link for product info


    https://www.shcsupply.com/products/1-2x3-8wht-pushon-valve%7C126731.html
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    Went in to a job 1 day after one of our guys had...

    Went in to a job 1 day after one of our guys had replaced a rotolock valve and spud on a small refrig compressor. He said the supply house gave him the wrong valve (1/2 instead of 5/8) Bet he was a...
  3. Does the unit have a liquid line solinoid, if so...

    Does the unit have a liquid line solinoid, if so "pushing in the contactor" may not pull in the solinoid. Run the unit thru the normal controls and see what happens, pushing the contactor is not a...
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    Got a call from my Son last week for no heat,...

    Got a call from my Son last week for no heat, arrived to find the well pump running but no compressor. It was out on low flow on the newly installed flow switch. It was flowing water so I put a...
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    Only problem with testing tanks is they fill them...

    Only problem with testing tanks is they fill them with water during the hydrotest process. If you ever intend to use them as reclaim tanks to hold refrigerant while servicing a system the tanks will...
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    This Old WaterSource

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    I got my old Geo back, I built this system in 1981 for my new home. Gave up the home about 12 years ago in a divorce (right after replacing the compressor)

    Got back the service rights a...
  7. If you are saying the leaving water temp on the...

    If you are saying the leaving water temp on the hydronic side is 185 you either have low circulation or the water is short circuiting the buffer tank and being returned directly to the inlet. 185...
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    At least it has Huricane Straps

    At least it has Huricane Straps
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    Anyone remember the R12 to 134 conversion days?...

    Anyone remember the R12 to 134 conversion days? Recomendation was less than 2% of original mineral oil remaining and requiring mutiple oil changes to get it there. After a few years that number...
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    This one keeps the rain out

    This one keeps the rain out
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    At what level did they hit water, if they hit...

    At what level did they hit water, if they hit water at 50 feet then 200 feet of your loop is in water (or very wet grout) and would transfer better than dry grout. If they never hit water then you...
  12. I would worry about having 1 loop shorter than...

    I would worry about having 1 loop shorter than the others, water/glycol will take the path of least restance so the shorter loop may have a higher flow rate and starve the long loops. Someone smarter...
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    Wow, Have not seen 1 of those in 30 years. All...

    Wow, Have not seen 1 of those in 30 years. All the ones around here were owned by the Ice Cream Companys. If you bought their product they would install them to run your soda fountain and dip...
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    I always open liquid valve first Think about a...

    I always open liquid valve first

    Think about a precharged unit that has been in storage for a few months, it may have some liquid refrigerant in the compressor sump. When you open the suction...
  15. Thread: Boom

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    Just a question not knowing what refrigerant was...

    Just a question not knowing what refrigerant was involved and what the head pressure would be but is the crankcase rated for the discharge pressure?

    With the suction valved off and the discharge...
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    On a VisionPro how many CPH do you set that...

    On a VisionPro how many CPH do you set that second stage for.
  17. Thread: Smart Thief

    by kevink1955
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    Tryed that walking backwards thing with my...

    Tryed that walking backwards thing with my parents once when I broke curfew and had a few to many, They did not fall for it.
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    The Ho Wah calls and says "Kenny, come quick. Air...

    The Ho Wah calls and says "Kenny, come quick. Air Crdishner sruck by rightning.
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    Wet rags around the soldered end should work...

    Wet rags around the soldered end should work fine. Only problem I could see is if you have even a drop of water still in the pipe you are going to make steam that has no place to go. If it builds any...
  20. If you cannot go over 4ft how to you tie off, do...

    If you cannot go over 4ft how to you tie off, do they have a magic tie off point that just floats up above you??
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    If I am reading this correctly, why is R502 gone....

    If I am reading this correctly, why is R502 gone. It is rated lower than 12,22 and a bunch of others.
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    Had the same thing with a York, everything...

    Had the same thing with a York, everything pointed to the roll out switch. Replaced it and it was locked out 24hrs later. Replaced the roll out switch again with a manual reset switch to test and it...
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    Looks good, the only thing I do not like is in...

    Looks good, the only thing I do not like is in the middle photo the back wall.

    The 2 center lines straight thru the tee's will flow more that the outside lines that are on the side outlets of the...
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    I seem to remember 500 being a closer match to...

    I seem to remember 500 being a closer match to R12 than R22. Someone has got to have a stash of 12 if it just needs to be toped off
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    If the Dr. does not know I think I would pass on...

    If the Dr. does not know I think I would pass on him for surgery
  26. It's called a counterflow condensor. The hot...

    It's called a counterflow condensor. The hot vapor from the compressor enters at the water exit. The vapor is still hotter than the water so it transfers heat, as the vapor moves thru the condensor...
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    Be carefull with hardware store grade stainless...

    Be carefull with hardware store grade stainless bolts, I find them brittle and have had the heads break off with less than the required torque appled
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    Also try to clamp the flange togther in the area...

    Also try to clamp the flange togther in the area of the removed bolt with some vice grip welding clamps.
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    I know I am going to get jumped for saying this...

    I know I am going to get jumped for saying this but in the R-12 days I would get the charge close then add or remove charge till the suction line frosted 4 or 5 inches outside the case with the box...
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    Spent 3 days on a compressor replacment on an...

    Spent 3 days on a compressor replacment on an RTU, found a nest when I pulled the access panel off. Ran across the roof like a little girl. This unit and the 5 others around it had multiple wasp...
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    I say 1 full cylinder and about 1/2 of another. I...

    I say 1 full cylinder and about 1/2 of another. I use the green cylinder for the first and blue for the second 1/2 then cool your beer with the 1/2 blue you have left over.
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    We also have this new place on Long Island...

    We also have this new place on Long Island "Smokin Al's" . The place opened about 6 months ago and has been the source of many complaints to the Village. Seems the residents that live close by do not...
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    Is that the one upstate or in the Bronx, Have...

    Is that the one upstate or in the Bronx, Have been to the Bronx and it is great.
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    I follow up the guy who does the belts and...

    I follow up the guy who does the belts and filters, he uses his dewalt and I use my 5/16 nut driver. It's easy because he has already striped all the screws.

    I have never used anything but a nut...
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    In Pic 4 what is the tee with the plug in it,...

    In Pic 4 what is the tee with the plug in it, that would not fly here. Would need to be a nipple and a cap.
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    I built a system for my home in 1980, used a...

    I built a system for my home in 1980, used a shell and tube condensor with removable end bells on the water side. It's on Long Island and the ground water will turn your sidewalks brown if you use it...
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    I do not know trane but on yorks the motor is 208...

    I do not know trane but on yorks the motor is 208 volt and only 1 line is switched, the other line goes to the line side of the compressor contactor. If the motor windings short to ground someware...
  38. Wish I knew that back in the 70's, spent hours...

    Wish I knew that back in the 70's, spent hours playing with 1 in a steak house. It was after hours and they did feed me so waiting for it to cycle was not so bad.
  39. Flash back to the mid 60's early 70's!!! How...

    Flash back to the mid 60's early 70's!!!

    How about the Kolddraft with the water level sensor that was a container that was hose connected to the water tank, the container was suspended from a...
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    I would not even know where to find a condensor...

    I would not even know where to find a condensor water valve that could do that. It would have to be reverse acting to open on low to recharge the system.

    I myself feel bad about adding a few lbs a...
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    Like I said the unit was built around the blower....

    Like I said the unit was built around the blower. It has gas heat and it looks like I would have to pull the exchanger to get the blower out. Lucky for me the wheel is in good shape only the top...
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    Thats' funny, I am doing a bearing and shaft...

    Thats' funny, I am doing a bearing and shaft replacment on a 10 ton York of similar design. It ate the top bearing and cut the shaft. It looks like the unit was built around the blower, about 10...
  43. The installler was just a little confused, the...

    The installler was just a little confused, the evaporators are located outside :D
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    Who would have thought that you could hang a...

    Who would have thought that you could hang a container of water on a sump pump switch and figgure out how thick the ice was. Wasted more time seting them up.

    But what about the old Scotsman...
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    I aggree that it's not worth the time but they...

    I aggree that it's not worth the time but they pay me to be here all day anyway. If it comes down to the Evaporator being bad then the machine will be replaced. I just want to be sure I am not...
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    Out of all the things listed the only thing I can...

    Out of all the things listed the only thing I can aggree with would be "hot gas valve not opening enough"

    I think I can rule out compressor ineficent and all other refrigeration problems as it...
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    The low side pressure does go up during harvest...

    The low side pressure does go up during harvest so I assume the hot gas solinoid is opening, the evaporator does make full cubes so I do not think it's undercharged. What else could cause the ice to...
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    Scotsman SCE170 making me nuts

    I have a Scotsman SCE170 under counter ice maker that is driving me crazy.

    It makes a perfect evaporator plate of ice in 21 to 23 Minutes (within spec) goes into harvest where it should drop in...
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    They have the new version of this in the Mens...

    They have the new version of this in the Mens room at work, every time i am in there it goes "PIFFT". Hope it's not trying to tell me something:eek:
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    Resist the urge to go back for 1 more pass with...

    Resist the urge to go back for 1 more pass with the intent of fixing that 1 bad spot, it only makes it worse. Get it in the next coat. Also use a 12 " knife as a scraper before each coat to remove...
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