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  1. I would check the hpco's as well. Last one I...

    I would check the hpco's as well. Last one I worked on had 3 condenser fans. As mentioned before, a cap for the middle fan was bad, causing the middle fan to run backwards. But, mine tripped on...
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    Pinch off tool

    Pinch off tool
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    My buddy has the cordless milwaukee. Nice tool.

    My buddy has the cordless milwaukee. Nice tool.
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    Do a search on this site for "Subcooling with a...

    Do a search on this site for "Subcooling with a reciever". You will find pages of info on the topic.
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    Plates aren't separating from the tubing at all? ...

    Plates aren't separating from the tubing at all? I was always told if the evap was iffy, it would freeze ok but have harvest issues due to the heat transfer through the stainless.
  6. Do you have a copy of that sheet that you could...

    Do you have a copy of that sheet that you could post?
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    I would first determine if it is indeed a low...

    I would first determine if it is indeed a low charge, or a plugged cap tube.
  8. Thread: Meat Walk-in

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    Nice work. We need more refrigeration on the...

    Nice work. We need more refrigeration on the wall of pride.
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    Was that the class in appleton?

    Was that the class in appleton?
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    Whatever the customer needs.

    Whatever the customer needs.
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    We do refrigeration, hvac, and hotside. Plus...

    We do refrigeration, hvac, and hotside. Plus seasonal pm's, ice machine cleanings, installation, etc.
    Customers like being able to get one contractor to do the work, as opposed to one for hvac, one...
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    Check the primary taps on your transfomer. 25v...

    Check the primary taps on your transfomer. 25v is a little low.
  13. Thread: Slide hammer

    by fordrules
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    Slide hammer

    I would like to know what you guys have for slide hammers. I have an ultimate puller, a posi lock, and some other 2/3 jaw pullers. But, certain bearings a slide hammer would be useful.
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    The big stainless thing that spins around (can't...

    The big stainless thing that spins around (can't think of the name) pulls straight up. Then the bottom plate pulls out. Below that will be a bunch of slimy nastiness that will be waiting for you. ...
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    I use my Mapp torch, oxy act is a little...

    I use my Mapp torch, oxy act is a little overkill. Basically, you run your torch up and down the side of the receiver a few times. Then, run your finger up the side. Where you feel the temperature...
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    Next time you have a frozen evap, mark the time...

    Next time you have a frozen evap, mark the time clock, and see if it moves. If it doesn't, the clock is bad and needs to be replaced.
    First thing I would do is try to pump it down, and make sure...
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    As long as the receiver can hold it all, I don't...

    As long as the receiver can hold it all, I don't see an issue. How is the solenoid wired?
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    404a, 22, 134a, mp39, hp80, 420a, 410a, and...

    404a, 22, 134a, mp39, hp80, 420a, 410a, and recovery cylinder on truck. We have mp66, hot shot, and hp81 at the shop. Occasionally 407c.
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    I have some stuff that is pink in color, believe...

    I have some stuff that is pink in color, believe it's called sherlock. Works great, doesn't freeze.
  20. So the sight glass is on the receiver outlet? It...

    So the sight glass is on the receiver outlet? It would be upstream of the drier then, right?
  21. Another thing you could do is torch the receiver....

    Another thing you could do is torch the receiver. If she's full of liquid, but you don't have a full sg, could be a broken receiver dip tube. I've never had it happen, but have read about it on...
  22. Is there a headmaster on this unit?

    Is there a headmaster on this unit?
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    That's a lot of defrost cycles. Is the coil...

    That's a lot of defrost cycles. Is the coil freezing up every 4 hours?
  24. Some condensing units have a little plug that...

    Some condensing units have a little plug that they plug into towards the back, check to see if this unit has one.
    Make sure the stat is calling.
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    I'm on call. Two easy calls today so far.

    I'm on call. Two easy calls today so far.
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    My jug says dupont freon 22

    My jug says dupont freon 22
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    Do what Dave said. I would also see why the unit...

    Do what Dave said. I would also see why the unit isn't shutting off. Try pumping it down and see if the valves are good. Could be leaking solenoid, or overcharged.
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    Ditto.

    Ditto.
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    On medium temp the evap fans should always be on,...

    On medium temp the evap fans should always be on, no klixon. I'm guessing the coil you had used to be a freezer coil.
    To the op add a time clock like everyone else said.
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    Make sure water related components, like the...

    Make sure water related components, like the float, spray bars, etc are clean.
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    I work on one stoelting at kfc in town. It has a...

    I work on one stoelting at kfc in town. It has a cap tube for the hopper, and txvs and eprs for the barrels.
    Tech support is usually pretty good. I always talk to victor.
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    Why not just put in a single phase pump?

    Why not just put in a single phase pump?
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    TA Balancing Valve Specs?

    I am looking for info on a TA balancing valve.
    The info stamped on the valve is as follows:
    DN40
    PN20
    150
    This is an 1-1/2 solder balancing valve. I am trying to find the gpm info on it.
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    We deal with newco warranty for petfresh stuff,...

    We deal with newco warranty for petfresh stuff, and never had any issues.
  35. Thread: New gages

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    I've had good luck with my digicool ak 900.

    I've had good luck with my digicool ak 900.
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    x3 If its easy to change use your core tool. If...

    x3
    If its easy to change use your core tool. If not a brass cap is a good solution. I recommend to the customer that it be replaced, but not all go fot it.
    I have recently started marking the...
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    fluke 902, fieldpiece sc56, fluke 87-5

    fluke 902, fieldpiece sc56, fluke 87-5
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    Draft ok?

    Draft ok?
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    I have a veto pro pac xl pretty well loaded down....

    I have a veto pro pac xl pretty well loaded down. A box with my prybars, hammers, and tin tools. Two boxes with punches, chisels, pullers, wire brushes, spare tools, etc. A kobalt 240ish piece...
  40. same

    same
  41. Can you put a klixon in to control fans? I...

    Can you put a klixon in to control fans? I service some display cases with hot gas defrost, but they have paragon clocks that kill the fans. Never seen one that kept the fans on.
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    We use hilti, good quality. Not sure where it's...

    We use hilti, good quality. Not sure where it's made though.
  43. Thread: Carrier RTU

    by fordrules
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    I agree with time builder. Most of our custimers...

    I agree with time builder. Most of our custimers have seasonal maintenance, which would include a check of the hx for the heating pm. On the customers that only call for service, I will always...
  44. Thread: Koolaire

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    Installed a water cooled koolaire on thursday. ...

    Installed a water cooled koolaire on thursday. The rotary compressor seems quieter than a standard compressor. That's the first one we've installed, so I don't have anything else to share.
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    I've seen some female techs mentioned on here but...

    I've seen some female techs mentioned on here but never seen any in my area. Good to hear more are entering the trade.
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    fieldpiece sc56

    fieldpiece sc56
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    We use 3 in 1s on older and less common...

    We use 3 in 1s on older and less common compressors all the time. Some have been running for years this way. Anything new gets factory components.
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    What vegas said. And anything with a txv.

    What vegas said. And anything with a txv.
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    On the cm3 controller, the bin stat is plug #7. ...

    On the cm3 controller, the bin stat is plug #7. If you unplug the connector and the full bin light shuts off, the bin stat is bad.
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    Does it have a bin stat?

    Does it have a bin stat?
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