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    First floor bathroom vent

    I promised my nephew that I would find out if there is a reasonable way to install a bathroom/shower vent in his first floor bathroom. This is an older house, two story. That bathroom is on an...
  2. Thread: Hot tub room

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    Hot tub room

    I have a customer who enclosed his hot tub in a wooden frame room on the patio of his home. 16' by 19' room, 10' high at the peak, 7' sidewalls. Open stud walls, only source of heat is a portable 110...
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    I used my "furnace fooler" on both mag switches;...

    I used my "furnace fooler" on both mag switches; it did not affect the resistance of either one. I guess that the stainless steel controls the switch where my magnet does not.
    Actually, this was a...
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    Troubleshooting a Holly meat grinder

    Our local butcher shop called today. His 3 phase 240 volt Holly meat grinder was working fine yesterday, now it will not operate.
    The grinder has two safety switches (mag switches); the hopper has...
  5. Schematic for Victory commercial frig-timer

    I did not plan on getting involved in our small town cafe's refrigerator issues, but the owner begged me to look at it since his frig guy won't be there until after next Tuesday. Victory 2 door frig,...
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    In my previous life, I worked for a Hobart...

    In my previous life, I worked for a Hobart branch. I remember one LX dishwasher that was locked in the type of cycle that you mentioned, but that one had a couple of pushbuttons stuck on the control...
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    Thanks for all the advice. As far as why do we...

    Thanks for all the advice.

    As far as why do we have electric furnaces in Nebraska, I could say that we just got electricity last week out here in the Boonies, someday we hope to get this Internet...
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    Humidifier question

    Please remember that I am an electrician, so don't use big words/technical phrases or else I am going to have the "deer in the headlights" look.

    Yesterday, I replaced a broken First Stage...
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    I had not thought about replacing the entire...

    I had not thought about replacing the entire assembly. Up to this point, replacing the eye by itself fixed the problem. Have you had this problem before?
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    I have to check the name, but I want to say...

    I have to check the name, but I want to say Limitrol. Two wire up to the thermostat and two wire to the Cad cell. Reset button and a trip latch on the face of the limit.
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    High failure rate on Cad cells

    I have a customer that uses a small oil-fired boiler to provide steam to heat long tubes (stingers) that the workers install in railroad cars to heat up molasses enough to pump it out for cattle...
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    Blower fan speed

    I have a customer that brought a propane shop heater in for an inspection before he installs it. He bought it at an auction, as is. No name-plate data, no manufacturer name. Only thing he knows is...
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    Russs57, thanks for the advice about the filter...

    Russs57,
    thanks for the advice about the filter piping.
    No, I am not volunteering for the ice-making portion of the job, but the boss wants to maintain/build the customer base after the smart guy...
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    Water cooled undercounter Ice-O-Matic

    Please bear with me, I am an electrician who is trying to learn ice machines before the guy who knows what he is doing retires for good.
    I have an undercounter, water-cooled Ice-O-Matic. The...
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    Sorry that I could not help you. I don't know...

    Sorry that I could not help you.
    I don't know if Hobart will give you that value unless you agree to buying a brand new thermistor.
    Is there another C44AW in your customer base that you can check...
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    It has been a few years but I thought that...

    It has been a few years but I thought that thermistor topped out at 199 degrees (2500 ohms rings a bell).
    Is that the model that routes the thermistor wires thru a conduit at the back of the...
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    I hate sounding like an old geezer, but I have to...

    I hate sounding like an old geezer, but I have to agree with you about the new generation of workers. I think that they are quicker to grasp new technology and equipment than my generation did, but...
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    Work ethics question

    In my small town, our HVAC company lost both of their techs at the end of the cold weather season. The guys who stuck around are installers trying to learn repair and troubleshooting. Good people,...
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    thanks. Rick

    thanks.
    Rick
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    I had a great supervisor when I was starting out...

    I had a great supervisor when I was starting out (as an electrician, but it still holds true for any occupation) who told me that I needed to keep track of my accomplishments. No one is going to...
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    It has been awhile since I had to program an LX,...

    It has been awhile since I had to program an LX, but I thought that it was the second to last parameter on the selection screen; the last one was the rinse cycle. It should have a minimum of 7 (?) ...
  22. Thread: hobart parts

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    When you buy the parts directly from Hobart, do...

    When you buy the parts directly from Hobart, do they require a minimum order? The other problem that I have had is that they do not like to let you use their parts lists to order from.
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    Manitowac ice probe signal

    This is my first post in a long time; just an electrician trying to learn something as I am being trained to take over for the guy who will be retiring in the near future.

    I did not copy the...
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    I did not realize that I had broken your posting...

    I did not realize that I had broken your posting rules. Sorry about that.

    No, most of the electric furnaces or ancient gas ones that I have worked on did not have a control board indicator. Not...
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    Combustion press switch

    I had a residential Coleman furnace that had a sticky combustion blower diff. press. switch. The part came in and I got it replaced/retested today, sat.:cool:

    My questions are:
    -the two ports...
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