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    Love this pump. My company has about 20 of the...

    Love this pump.

    My company has about 20 of the oil cartridges total. When enough get dirty we refill them all at once from a gallon.

    I always keep 3-4 on the truck. These guys come in real...
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    Love mine. It's one of the least skittish scales...

    Love mine. It's one of the least skittish scales I've used. The weight will be displayed without a lot of back and forth, and is very accurate.

    The other benefit is that I think (?) it's...
  3. Since we know POE can hold onto moisture so well,...

    Since we know POE can hold onto moisture so well, do we need to revise the criteria for service work on these systems?

    For instance, on small reach-in refrigeration equipment (less than a pound of...
  4. Thread: Accutools

    by Jared Fetter
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    joeyd has always been extremely helpful with my...

    joeyd has always been extremely helpful with my questions. Highly recommended.
  5. Cool video guys!

    Cool video guys!
  6. Does ICanHas go out of his way to make things...

    Does ICanHas go out of his way to make things difficult, where it's not necessary?
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    Glad to see things finally moving in this...

    Glad to see things finally moving in this direction. :)
  8. So after a quick skim of this thread: - No...

    So after a quick skim of this thread:

    - No point having nitrogen and CO2 on the truck. Use CO2 since it can also be used unregulated on drains, condenser coils.

    - CO2 (just regular grade from...
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    At 0*F ambient if the unit has been off for a...

    At 0*F ambient if the unit has been off for a while and acclimated, it will only get started if your LPC is set for cut in about 6 PSI. :eek2:
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    Cool, thanks!

    Cool, thanks!
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    Thanks for the help guys! So: Typical...

    Thanks for the help guys!

    So:

    Typical food storage (cooler): 25* SST
    Beer storage: 20* SST

    Now what about cold plate evaporators:
    1) Small reach in ice cream case/ice cream topping case?...
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    I have a question regarding the cap tube...

    I have a question regarding the cap tube calculator that Ice posted above.

    I'll be replacing the cap tube on a True keg cooler next week. I was going to just try and duplicate what the factory...
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    Fantastic price on the Bluvacs, I'm in. Happy...

    Fantastic price on the Bluvacs, I'm in. Happy Thanksgiving!
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    This is the type of system you can actually use...

    This is the type of system you can actually use your subcooling reading to tell you something.
  15. Got it - thanks! Been trying to find a 2-stage...

    Got it - thanks!

    Been trying to find a 2-stage gas with variable blower in the 40-45k range, but not all manufacturers seem to make them that small. (is the oversizing phenomena that widespread?)...
  16. Thanks for the help again guys. udarrell,...

    Thanks for the help again guys.


    udarrell, can you explain why you would want a single stage furnace with a swing t-stat - I thought this whole 2 stage/modulating furnace movement was all about...
  17. If you don't include the 2 outside walls, then...

    If you don't include the 2 outside walls, then shouldn't the 2 inside walls be included? If so, what input should be used on the calculator?
  18. Hmmm.. I'll ponder this. 40k may be enough...

    Hmmm.. I'll ponder this.

    40k may be enough for most of the year, as long as the basement thing doesn't throw everything off too far.
    I'm just really leery of oversizing, thinking that a 60k is...
  19. No problem. So that calculation I came up with...

    No problem. So that calculation I came up with was for a floor above a crawl space - you're saying a proper basement calculation would likely ADD some to my BTU requirements?
  20. I see your point. I'm not sure if there is any...

    I see your point. I'm not sure if there is any way to show this with the calculator... I don't remember seeing "partition" under the wall dropdown box.


    Yes, I'm fortunate to have that second...
  21. beenthere: I never added the garage space as part...

    beenthere: I never added the garage space as part of the "conditioned" sq ft space in my load calc. The only thing I did was add the two outside walls of the garage to the NE & NW wall load, rather...
  22. Thanks!

    Thanks!
  23. Alright guys, about ready to lay down the cash...

    Alright guys, about ready to lay down the cash for the unit. Would you go with 40k or 60k?
    According to my last load calc, I'm right between the two at 47,000.

    I have an existing 2.5 ton AC, so...
  24. What I meant is that I input the new floor...

    What I meant is that I input the new floor numbers into the calculator per Gary's post, and that changed the requirements from about 41k, to 47k. (having part of the floor on slab, the rest on crawl...
  25. Ok, plugged the numbers in and bumped the load up...

    Ok, plugged the numbers in and bumped the load up 6k to about 47,000 BTU's.

    60K furnace looks like the way to go!

    EDIT: Actually I'm smack dab in between a 40 and 60k furnace.
  26. Forgive some basic questions here: I'm looking...

    Forgive some basic questions here: I'm looking at getting a 2 stage Coleman/Goodman etc for my house, probably with a variable blower. I thought one of the main advantages of 2 stage would be added...
  27. 54regcab...

    54regcab : Thanks for the update! Did your furnace recover so quick because it's singe stage?

    Teddy: The existing AC actually seems to do pretty good during summer. I seem to remember it...
  28. The program advised to use sq feet of house over...

    The program advised to use sq feet of house over a basement, which for me is 1460. The remaining room I have upstairs is over a slab, so I added the linear feet of that room to the 1460.
  29. Oops... think I made a rather large mistake...

    Oops... think I made a rather large mistake :censored:

    I kept thinking about that flooring BTU loss. Upon which I noticed my selection of floor as "Open crawl or garage carpet no insulation",...
  30. From Nov to April last winter, I used 3000-4300...

    From Nov to April last winter, I used 3000-4300 KWH a month.

    Regarding the floor BTU loss: Yeah I suppose that is pretty high.
    Perhaps I chose the wrong option from the list? Yes my floor has...
  31. I took the cubic volume along with a .7 ACH and...

    I took the cubic volume along with a .7 ACH and the calculator came up with 289 CFM. This then raised the cooling to 28,800 and the heating to 88,200!!

    Since I don't really know what my air...
  32. Please critique/comment on my house load calculation.

    I'm going to be installing a gas furnace in my 1971 house soon. Currently the house is heated by electric radiant heat (ceiling). This will still be kept for back up heat.

    Ductwork is already in...
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    Recently placed an order, and TTT were very...

    Recently placed an order, and TTT were very generous with how they handled it . Great guys.


    And I always receive my order within 1 day. (Could be because I live 30 min from them :grin2:)
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    Great detailed post! I already do the carhartt...

    Great detailed post!

    I already do the carhartt bibs, and if super cold a balaclava...but I'm seriously looking over the rest of this.

    I'm going to pick up some neoprene gloves to wear under...
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    Oh now I see what you mean. :cheers: All I...

    Oh now I see what you mean. :cheers:

    All I was (initially) saying, was that a lot of these mechanical controls don't seem to be of very good quality. Many OEM even have been failing within a...
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    If this equipment isn't meant to maintain box air...

    If this equipment isn't meant to maintain box air temperature of 34-40*F, then what exactly IS it operating off of?

    Are you talking exclusively of in the coil T-stats? (Because all other style...
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    So, that was a long way of saying you always...

    So, that was a long way of saying you always stick with OEM because the sensing bulb provides a slower average of temperature, vs the quicker response of a digital control probe?
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    Regarding this Emerson (W/R) control: Does...

    Regarding this Emerson (W/R) control:

    Does anyone use these to replace mechanical T'stats on smaller equipment? Prep tables, reach in freezers/coolers, etc.
    The problem has always been the ETC...
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    Haven't read all the replies in this thread, but...

    Haven't read all the replies in this thread, but just a quick tip.

    I've had random harvest problems whenever the customer had a neon sign plugged into the same receptacle as the machine.
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    I generally set cut-out for 3-5 psi. For fan...

    I generally set cut-out for 3-5 psi.

    For fan cycle I set SCT for cut-in approx 75F cut-out approx 115F. This will vary some based on refrig. and unit specifics.
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    Pumpdown system? What controls head pressure,...

    Pumpdown system?
    What controls head pressure, just a fan control and no headmaster?
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    Nice looking tool, I might pick one up. Those...

    Nice looking tool, I might pick one up.

    Those of you that have seen the hydraulic swage tool - what are your thoughts?
    http://fierychill.com/hilmor-cs-compact-swage-tool-kit-3-8-to-7-8


    I...
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    Am I the only one who almost never gets cold...

    Am I the only one who almost never gets cold around the body?

    I wear insulated bibs in the winter, and a nice hoodie/jacket if I'm outside, but the last place to get cold is around my torso.
    ...
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    Your post is ridiculous. Why do people feel the...

    Your post is ridiculous. Why do people feel the need to make poorly spoken public announcements, before they even contact the manufacturer?

    I had a similar problem with my BluVac a few months...
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    Haven't used the FP, but I've come to trust the...

    Haven't used the FP, but I've come to trust the BluVac and think it is worth the investment.

    Plus, I had a minor issue I couldn't fix myself recently, and JoeyD was very generous in fixing the...
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    What I did was set up the defrosts every hour,...

    What I did was set up the defrosts every hour, with each def being approx 20-30 min.

    There will be a short period after every defrost where the system can run "normal" without any defrosts, before...
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    I work on some Tylers racks, I think from the...

    I work on some Tylers racks, I think from the 80s, and this sounds very similar to some of our setups. I have the Tyler book.

    As previously stated, the circuit on defrost sends hot gas out at a...
  48. Don't feel bad. Odd you post this, because I ran...

    Don't feel bad. Odd you post this, because I ran into almost the same problem this week.

    WIF with weak compressor. Changed compressor. (2 hp semi hermetic) Unit works better now, but won't...
  49. Wow great post!

    Wow great post!
  50. Thread: Sc56?

    by Jared Fetter
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    Min max amp would be fantastic. Also bought...

    Min max amp would be fantastic.

    Also bought some fluke lead combos for it.
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