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    Have you ever seen the guys open an ice cream...

    Have you ever seen the guys open an ice cream freezer and throw the curtain strips back over something "To let it warm up a little in there before I go in to work" ?
    Ya gotta love the island...
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    Just back from dinner. Firstly, it is a...

    Just back from dinner.

    Firstly, it is a pumpdown system.

    I know that the OPS tripping is not the problem, it is a symptom. The last compressor broke a connecting rod after 8-9 years in service....
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    Perplexing Problem with Walk-In Freezer

    I have a vexing problem with a freezer after compressor changeout.(Yes, we did change the contactor)

    We just replaced a Copeland 2DL3040ETFC with a 2DL3F20KETFC

    Subsequent follow-up yesterday...
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    I'll bet she is a better shot than Cheney. :D...

    I'll bet she is a better shot than Cheney. :D
    That has got to count for something.
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    Just wondering if an opinion has been formed yet...

    Just wondering if an opinion has been formed yet on the Digimon's.
    Currently in the market for something like this.
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    If I gotta have water and a rag handy anyway, I...

    If I gotta have water and a rag handy anyway, I might as well just use them. :)
    It's far less expensive, and no more difficult.
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    Well, if Canadians can learn to live in a town...

    Well, if Canadians can learn to live in a town called Dildo.......


    :rolleyes:
  8. Thread: why

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    It was probably intended to prevent unscrupulous...

    It was probably intended to prevent unscrupulous contractors from taking a shortcut and labeling systems with a dumpable refrigerant sticker, and then blowing off a refrigerant charge that they...
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    McQuay modular chillers

    My company has been approached about installing some new chillers for a customer who will be supplying the equipment themselves. Replacement will be over 2-3 years (as budget allows) so these modular...
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    I agree, the Keep-Rite calc-rite is virtually...

    I agree, the Keep-Rite calc-rite is virtually identically to the Trenton calcu-load,
    EXCEPT calc-rite provides more precision in infiltration calculations due to being able to specify curtain...
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    From what I gather in their explanation, there is...

    From what I gather in their explanation, there is a reduction in the pressure at the evaporator outlet due to the ejector acting like a venturi. It looks like the evaporator is flooded with liquid...
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    Defrost termination is there to end a defrost...

    Defrost termination is there to end a defrost early if the coil is clear of ice, this ensures system is operating at optimum, and not in defrost any longer than necessary. Defrost termination is not...
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    Could this be the future?

    I came across info on an interesting bit of technology from Japan...


    http://www.denso.co.jp/en/motorshow/2004/presskit/product/eject.html
  14. Thread: Meters we use.

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    Poll: It's a Fluke 87V for me!

    It's a Fluke 87V for me!
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    I know about City Compressor and these guys:...

    I know about City Compressor and these guys:
    http://www.miamicompressor.com/
    I had never heard of American Hermetics
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    Sounds like Capt. Tripps to me! Hope you feel...

    Sounds like Capt. Tripps to me!

    Hope you feel better soon.
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    Yes, I attended BCC. I worked at FlaTech (FIT)....

    Yes, I attended BCC. I worked at FlaTech (FIT).
    They had 2 fires IIRC about 9-10 months ago.
    I lived in the area of Lake Washington and Wickham.
    Back when life was easy, and someone else paid the...
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    Hey Icemeister, This is alot off-topic,...

    Hey Icemeister,
    This is alot off-topic, but since I started the thread, AND my initial question has been answered, here goes.
    I was curious if you knew how Wickham Park is looking after the...
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    Thank you, I would expect both cobwebs and dust...

    Thank you, I would expect both cobwebs and dust on a catalog that old. :)

    I was just graduating high school in 1987. :eek:
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    These are definately not a medium profile blower....

    These are definately not a medium profile blower.

    I requested the info from Larkin weeks ago, via e-mail, and haven't heard back from them yet.
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    Searchin' for discontinued Larkin spec's

    I have searched the heatcraft / larkin site for the info I need, and I can't find the application / capacity info on these two models.

    ELT4-569-4
    ELT4-446-4

    Any help offered would be much...
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    Then leave it in the bedroom! ;)

    Then leave it in the bedroom! ;)
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    Most of the serious hurricane damage is due to...

    Most of the serious hurricane damage is due to poor construction techniques. After hurricane Andrew, Miami/Dade county wised up and implemented more stringent building codes. Homes here are generally...
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    currently 75 degrees. I think I'd rather deal...

    currently 75 degrees. I think I'd rather deal with hurricanes than winter!
  25. Thread: Refrigerant 502

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    Carrier does love a good name: r-500 Carrene...

    Carrier does love a good name:
    r-500 Carrene
    r-410a Puron
  26. Thread: Refrigerant 502

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    WHOA!!!!! :eek: I have one customer who still...

    WHOA!!!!! :eek:
    I have one customer who still has some r-502 in use. Our local wholesalers have just stopped selling it. I found and bought the last 2 jugs that I could find. $239 per 30 lb. jug. I...
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    Refrigeration leak sealer?

    I found this link while searching for something else:

    http://www.freepatentsonline.com/4487707.html

    It was granted a patent, but I don't think I'd try it.
  28. Thread: Refrigerant 502

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    Just curious what 30-lb of r-502 is selling for...

    Just curious what 30-lb of r-502 is selling for in the US now?
    Is it more expensive than r-404a?
  29. Thread: "Hair Bands"

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    'Hair Nation' on Sirius 23, every single day....

    'Hair Nation' on Sirius 23, every single day.
    Now that's music!
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    Been told by an architect that I must think that...

    Been told by an architect that I must think that I am 'God's gift to air-conditioning', during a meeting arranged by the homeowner.
    He then pushed the owner to contract the company where his...
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    Thanks, I thnk I have it solved with the updated...

    Thanks, I thnk I have it solved with the updated version. It seems to be working without issues now.
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    I have been told this by my dad. His explanation...

    I have been told this by my dad. His explanation seems to be sensible. While it is correct that the pumps are bi-directional, they accomplish this by means of a sliding ball to allow for both...
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    Calcu-Load question

    I was shocked to see that it had been so long since my last visit.
    Happy New Year.


    I have been trying to input box spec's into Calcu-Load2000, and have come up against the following problem....
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    Re: cpc

    I don't know about other 'abroad' places, but we have several racks (hussman and tyler) with CPC controllers. All are RMCC's, no Einsteins.
    AND
    I think it's more like...
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    Re: Paragon ex issue

    I am outside the US, and sometimes receive the EX model for installation. I have seen too many failures as of late, to believe that it is coincidental. We have recently recorded failures on a 1 week...
  36. Thread: UK Jobs!

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    One Australian dollar = about seventy five cents...

    One Australian dollar = about seventy five cents American.
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    The contacts were never really a problem. The...

    The contacts were never really a problem. The main problem is with the gearmotor that drives the clock mechanism. They have become unreliable. To the point of being far more than coincidental...
  38. Thread: Your Porn Name

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    OOPS! I reread the first post. My revised name...

    OOPS! I reread the first post. My revised name would be:
    Duke Winchester

    Still sounds like a winner to me.
  39. Thread: Your Porn Name

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    'Jack Hammer' sounds like a pretty good choice to...

    'Jack Hammer' sounds like a pretty good choice to me! LOL
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    yes, you need to check your stash everyday. Miss...

    yes, you need to check your stash everyday.
    Miss Manners says: "PUFF, PUFF, PASS"
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    The 8145-20ex is an export only model, it is...

    The 8145-20ex is an export only model, it is basically a relabeled 8145-20. Functionally, they are identical.
    Paragon's quality has been going downhill in the past few years. The new timers don't...
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    7000 btu

    7000 btu
  43. OK OK OK! so maybe it's a bit callous. Besides,...

    OK OK OK! so maybe it's a bit callous. Besides, it's unlikely that they were all Frenchman!
  44. The plane was an Air France Flight. If you...

    The plane was an Air France Flight.
    If you controlled life and death, would you want 290 Frenchmen in Heaven? I didn't think so!
    I'll betcha that the vote was seconded from somewhere south of...
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    I still like the aquasnaps in general, but I wish...

    I still like the aquasnaps in general, but I wish that they would provide proper phase monitoring. I lost a compressor when one phase was lost.
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    Did I say 'dain bramage' in that last post? What...

    Did I say 'dain bramage' in that last post? What I meant to say was 'DAIN BRAMAGE'
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    S-S-S-So, Wh- wh- wh-What ah- ah- are you-you-you...

    S-S-S-So, Wh- wh- wh-What ah- ah- are you-you-you sayin' exac- exac- exac- exactly? Huh? There's no dain bramage here! Just don't mess with my tin-foil tin-foil tin-foil hat. What were we ...
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    I've got an old cast aluminum Portable Kitchen...

    I've got an old cast aluminum Portable Kitchen grill made in Little Rock that I wouldn't trade for anything else.
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    depends on what parts you need. valve-plates,...

    depends on what parts you need. valve-plates, gasket sets, and oil pumps should be readily available. internal bearings are pressed-in, and then machined true (not DIY). crankshaft journals, cylinder...
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    I turn in one direction only, if possible. My...

    I turn in one direction only, if possible.
    My preffered method is to turn so that the rotation of the cutting wheel keeps it's center pivot screw tight.
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