Search:

Type: Posts; User: kingvalve2

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,187

    Great old pics from a time long gone.

    Great old pics from a time long gone.
  2. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,045

    That's a fine old pic of a couple of 2 cylinder...

    That's a fine old pic of a couple of 2 cylinder recrip compressors. Not familiar with the name (Carbondale) but the valve manifold is almost identical to an old 2 cylinder recrip Frick. If I remember...
  3. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,045

    I remember back in the early 1970's working in a...

    I remember back in the early 1970's working in a 1000+ ton ammonia refrigeration plant. All of the second stage compressors were 2 cylinder Fricks, the largest being a 12x12 monster. The only way to...
  4. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,045

    A friend of mine races dogs and is still using a...

    A friend of mine races dogs and is still using a walk in freezer for dog food storage from the early 1960's. This is an open type compressor and everything is original except the compressor drive...
  5. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,925

    picture is worth a thousand words...

    picture is worth a thousand words...
  6. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,262

    Hi coke and welcome to the site, definately an...

    Hi coke and welcome to the site, definately an awful lot of valuable info here.
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,201

    That is definately an "ancient annie". I bought...

    That is definately an "ancient annie". I bought mine 20+years ago and can tell from the pic on Craig's list that that one is older...the metal closure buckle is a big clue. Does anyone know when the...
  8. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,751

    I have always used Ridgid alum pipe wrenches...

    I have always used Ridgid alum pipe wrenches including a 48" which...fortunately...doesn't get used all that much...lol. My personal opinion is that Ridgid is the Cadillac of pipe wrenches.
  9. Replies
    18
    Views
    3,780

    I asked for a Testo 327 c/w printer, a couple of...

    I asked for a Testo 327 c/w printer, a couple of months ago and was given quick approval by my supervisor even though my old Bacharach 300 was still operational.
    I admire you guys who are willing to...
  10. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,964

    I've just had a couple of call outs over the...

    I've just had a couple of call outs over the holiday period, lost of control air in an educational bldg and loss of heat in another. Both relatively easy fixes, always glad when the holidays are over...
  11. Thread: Testo 327-1

    by kingvalve2
    Replies
    3
    Views
    1,219

    Pardon me for my error, I must have been having...

    Pardon me for my error, I must have been having an off night, I was in fact referring to the o2 sensor instead of a non existant co2 sensor.
  12. Replies
    43
    Views
    11,993

    I remember back in the late 1960's working in a...

    I remember back in the late 1960's working in a high pressure ammonia freezer plant. All the pipe threads of the various sized steel pipe were doped with a two part sealant, the first component was a...
  13. Replies
    3
    Views
    921

    What brand of analyzer are you using?

    What brand of analyzer are you using?
  14. Thread: Testo 327-1

    by kingvalve2
    Replies
    3
    Views
    1,219

    Testo 327-1

    After using my trusty old Bacharach 300 combustion analyzer for many years I am about ready to retire it for something a little newer and more compact.
    I am feelng more like the Avon saleslady...
  15. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,702

    gotta train those young guys the right way...lol

    gotta train those young guys the right way...lol
  16. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,702

    When it gets to -20 deg I'll zip up my Wal-Mart...

    When it gets to -20 deg I'll zip up my Wal-Mart jacket, when it drops to -25 deg I'll start to search for a pair of gloves.
  17. Thread: Thank you!

    by kingvalve2
    Replies
    5
    Views
    529

    Thank you!

    I would like to sincerely thank the Hvac-talk membership committee for their very timely consideration and acceptance of my application for pro membership.
    I really appreciate the wealth of hvac...
  18. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,664

    Can't help you with your query but would like to...

    Can't help you with your query but would like to welcome you to a great HVAC forum.
  19. Thank you, dandy, I heard that loud and...

    Thank you, dandy, I heard that loud and clear...lol. Have a great weekend.
  20. Replies
    11
    Views
    779

    Welcome to a great learning and resource forum, I...

    Welcome to a great learning and resource forum, I am new here myself, there appears to be a great number of very experienced HVAC people on this site. Enjoy your stay here.
  21. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,238

    Personally, I find it hard to beleive that a...

    Personally, I find it hard to beleive that a sheet metal screw could seal a puncture so perfectly that your system would loose not enough refrigerant over the course of 6 years to affect the...
  22. I can't say it any better or concisely than PHM...

    I can't say it any better or concisely than PHM did a few posts down this page. Looks like he can...or did...write the book on soldering/brazing. I always stress to my apprentices that the overriding...
  23. I gonna send in my pro request...with supporting...

    I gonna send in my pro request...with supporting documentation, as soon as I reach the magic 15 posts...I'm closing in fast...lol. Then I'm gonna wait...patiently... can someone say..to...
  24. Replies
    6
    Views
    594

    I expect during the first several decades of Mr....

    I expect during the first several decades of Mr. Garland's career (when most of us would have already retired) Frick Co. was mostly into manufacturing heavy industrial refrig. equipment.

    When I...
  25. Thread: Dumb owners

    by kingvalve2
    Replies
    9
    Views
    1,004

    Hey, I just realized ball a/c is even more...

    Hey, I just realized ball a/c is even more "seasoned" than I am. Way to go man, stay strong, stay motivated, keep beleiving that you are a positive influence to everyone around you.
  26. Replies
    6
    Views
    594

    Well, you sure train your apprentices to last a...

    Well, you sure train your apprentices to last a long time, great job you did there...lol.
  27. Replies
    28
    Views
    2,290

    You absolutely cannot hurt yourself by...

    You absolutely cannot hurt yourself by demonstrating a good work ethic when starting a new job. This may apply even more to a beginning tradesman such as you. What you are lacking in experience can...
  28. Replies
    6
    Views
    594

    longevity on the job

    How many have heard of Milton W. Garland who worked for 80 years ... for the same company. He started with the Frick Co. in 1920, when ill health forced him to stop working in 2000 he was v/p of...
  29. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,920

    Over the years I have maintained both steam and...

    Over the years I have maintained both steam and H/W systems but have never had the occcasion or need to convert a cast iron rad from steam to H/W. Maybe as some one else has said, it would depend on...
  30. Replies
    7
    Views
    632

    1. since 1968. 2. operation and...

    1. since 1968.

    2. operation and maintenance of HVAC systems with emphasis on the HV.

    3. some uprading courses over the years.

    4. Refrig vocational school in 1967-8.

    5. Callouts...
  31. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,621

    Part of my job involves the maintenance of...

    Part of my job involves the maintenance of refrigeration equipment in a health care centre. This facility was built in 1979 and a lot of the equipment including the kitchen walk-ins are origional...
  32. Replies
    6
    Views
    665

    Yes I beleive they are one and the same, when I...

    Yes I beleive they are one and the same, when I did my training/exam it was administered by Environment Canada in conjunction with HRAI. Not sure how many other countries require/encourage hvac techs...
  33. Replies
    6
    Views
    665

    A great big hello...

    Hi to everyone on this great forum. I would like to say a few words of introduction. I have been a part of the HVAC trade for many years...more years, I dare say, than some of the younger members of...
Results 1 to 33 of 40
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine
Comfortech365 Virtual Event