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  1. Thread: comtrol parts

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    comtrol parts

    I looking for comtrol 8 channel relay cards and input cards for mcs4k. Does anyone know who is still selling them or has a stash? Ive heard danfoss makes a replacement, has anyone tried it or...
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    Supermarket LED conversion

    Many of my cutstomers are clamoring to convert their refrigerated display lights to LED. My problem is that there seem to be quite a few different styles and types of retrofits and i dont know which...
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    I didnt get an email from you...unless its buried...

    I didnt get an email from you...unless its buried deep in the spam box!
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    Any chance you would email that to me also?

    Any chance you would email that to me also?
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    Hawaii is a tough nut. My email is on my profile....

    Hawaii is a tough nut. My email is on my profile. Hit me up.
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    What brand of NEMA contactors do you like in the...

    What brand of NEMA contactors do you like in the 40 to 60A range?
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    Phase protectors are cheaper than compressors....

    Phase protectors are cheaper than compressors. Especailly when youre in an area with big power fluctuations or brown outs like here where I am.
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    [QUOTE=CRussell1975;12623311]Its no different,...

    [QUOTE=CRussell1975;12623311]Its no different, just more of it.

    One thing I have seen overlooked is the older ballmaster ball valves with the acorn nut. They leak.[/QUOTE

    Most of those valves...
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    Yes. Ive done a few smaller sattelite...

    Yes. Ive done a few smaller sattelite systems...just not an entire rack.
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    Were going to retro to 404a.... HP80 is big...

    Were going to retro to 404a.... HP80 is big $$$$$$ these days
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    Same Here.

    Same Here.
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    Havent tried the mars ones (because i havent seen...

    Havent tried the mars ones (because i havent seen any around here) but the C/H ones are a little bigger and the aux contacts for them are bigger so they dont fit between other contactors.
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    Maybe so. Lots of things are hard to get here...

    Maybe so. Lots of things are hard to get here sometimes. As far as the contactors go, Ive taken to ordering them from amazon... but the guy I was getting them from said even he was running out. How...
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    You can do it either way but I would suggest...

    You can do it either way but I would suggest keeping it on all the time.
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    AB to POE oil conversion

    Has anyone changed out a racks oil from AB to POE? If so any problems? Thoughts? I want to this so we can change out the gas and get away from the HP80.
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    Furnas/Seimens Contactor replacment

    Im having a hard time finding 3 pole furnas contactors these days. What are you guys using as a replacment for them? I havent found a brand that drops in easily without a headache.
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    Im sure the thought behind it was to hide the unit so the millionaire homeowner wouldnt have to look at the ugly old ac unit....
    Tear down the wall? Nope. I simply got in my van and drove away...
  18. If they were bright they wouldnt be building rock walls....

    Came back after the install to find this nice wall. Geeze thanks guys!
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    Supposedly PVE oil doesnt form acid when exposed...

    Supposedly PVE oil doesnt form acid when exposed to moisture as POE will. Its also more stable against breakdown. At least thats what ive read ;) heres a nice article about it: ...
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    Just curious what puts the racks at the top of...

    Just curious what puts the racks at the top of your list over say a Hussman?
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    Paid $5.299 for diesel today. ĦAy, caramba!

    Paid $5.299 for diesel today. ĦAy, caramba!
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    My Idea of SEVERE floodback is like the photo...

    My Idea of SEVERE floodback is like the photo Phase Loss Posted. I have seen a Copeland look just like that. I h,ave also seen a Bitzer frost up the conduit about 2 feet and survive! The Bitzer I...
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    So at least they are NORTH American made... im...

    So at least they are NORTH American made... im all for employing Mexicans...in mexico...

    Metric pipe and fittings..ugh.. thats what swedges are for! Sounds like a sure fire way to tick me off...
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    Not disputing you either way but can you provide...

    Not disputing you either way but can you provide refrences for this.
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    AMEN bro

    AMEN bro
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    Maybe the comp I had that kept eating valves was...

    Maybe the comp I had that kept eating valves was a fluke. It had minor floodback and lost 2 sets of valve plates within a year. Ive seen copelands survive MUCH worse. Once I g ot the system to zero...
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    Who needs that info? Just use what ever size wire...

    Who needs that info? Just use what ever size wire and contactor you have on your truck!! Isnt that waht all good trailer park boys do? hahaha

    Seriously though I have noticed that Bitzers dont...
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    Copeland vs. Bitzer

    As more and more Bitzers are coming on to the market in new equipment, and more customers are wanting to retrofit to bitzers due to cost, I am wondering what you other techs think of each.
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    Stupid Flanders! lolol Just jokin' sorry i...

    Stupid Flanders!

    lolol
    Just jokin'

    sorry i just couldnt resist
    DOH!
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    How did we get off on Hussman cases? This was a...

    How did we get off on Hussman cases? This was a HP thread remember? :P
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    $5.09 for diesel today!

    $5.09 for diesel today!
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    Hopefully you wont have to deal with the RZH's. I...

    Hopefully you wont have to deal with the RZH's. I have 2 stores with them. They really are ridiculous insofar as the evap fan,coil, heater setup. You have to unload the entire section and lift the...
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    So i take it you havent had the pleasure to...

    So i take it you havent had the pleasure to change an evap fan motor in one of the new style RZH reach in's? ;) or even better yet the defrost heater that requires you to remove the coil...
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    Yeah but you lucky guys get to drive what 65 mph?...

    Yeah but you lucky guys get to drive what 65 mph? 75? 85? im lucky to get over 35mph... sometimes i miss those big mainland interstates!
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    Some weeks I rack up 500 miles. Its a big island...

    Some weeks I rack up 500 miles. Its a big island and im the only tech on half of it....
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    aaah "in house" guys ... well theres your problem...

    aaah "in house" guys ... well theres your problem ;)
  37. No worries. I figured this thread would be used...

    No worries. I figured this thread would be used for a lot of venting. Its a dynamic indusrty we are in and im sure we have all had what I call "Jim Bobs A/c sercive" come in and think they can play...
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    Here (Kona, HI) gas is $4.70 per gallon. My...

    Here (Kona, HI) gas is $4.70 per gallon. My service truck is diesel which I paid $5.02 per gal today.

    Looks like I win (or loose really) so far!
  39. thats awsome. I was joking with a store manager...

    thats awsome. I was joking with a store manager the other day that I wouldnt be suprized if the Red Box had a freon leak too. (We had had a rash of leaks at that store) I had no idea that they really...
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    2d copeland only has one head ;)

    2d copeland only has one head ;)
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    How does your sightglass look (if equipped)? Is...

    How does your sightglass look (if equipped)?
    Is the Liquid solenoid in the case on at the condensing unit?
    If the system was wayyy overcharged I would expect the operating head to be higher than...
  42. I recently had a client (a large warehouse club)...

    I recently had a client (a large warehouse club) decide to go "the cheaper" route labor wise. Sure the contractor that got the account costs less per hour but they have to send 2 guys out instead of...
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    Hill Phoenix. Excellence...or Pestilence??

    What do you other refer pros think about Hills new equipment?? Am I the only one frustrated with this low quality poorly designed line of refrigeration equipment?
  44. Nice Rack. The Supermarket Refrigeration Thread

    As a guy who makes his living keeping supermarkets cold, I wanted to start a new thread for the other market techs out there to talk about our systems, clients, hopes and dreams.......
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    I read the Carlyle thread. Interesting. This is a...

    I read the Carlyle thread. Interesting. This is a Copeland. The Leak is not anywhere near a weld. Just a small hole in the body of the compressor halfway between the top and bottom and 180 deg from...
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    Hole in Scroll Housing

    Today I found a Carrier cond unit with a copleand scroll that had a hole in the side of the compressor about halfway down the body nowhere near a weld. Has anyone else seen a compressor fail this way?
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