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07-10-2012, 06:38 PM
When I started in this field my mentors used Kotex to absorb acid which came from a breakdown of refrigerants made from acid which made for an embarrasing
trip to the grocery store but it worked....
07-10-2012, 12:55 PM
From one Ks reefer man to another
I don't think I would want to sleep with wet POE problems even if they gave it away
POE is plagued with problems even when it's dry and why are they changing...
05-02-2012, 11:33 PM
Yes beb and len recirculation big time but inline. I assume the downstream units were
added years after the original machine room was built and due to a land locked situation
the air gets reheated...
05-02-2012, 09:20 PM
Yes exhausting into other units. I tried to upload a drawing but it's too big for HVAC talk
and I don't know how to reduce the size for upload
Hot air blows horizontal out of machine room down a...
Yes JP and it would be a very bad idea for me to disagree with another fellow
CM that has all those rounds on his profile page
By all means always take my 45 years of information with a grain of...
05-01-2012, 11:51 AM
I have 2 horizontal machine room 5ft ex fans discharging into other refrig units
and I'm trying to find a picture of an added sheet metal deflector to turn
the air flow up. I've seen it done in...
There's not a grocer born that doesn't overload a produce case!!!!
You can't stop them and health (temperature) inspectors know that
They stack it up for impulse buying almost 2 feet out of the air...
Dumpster contents can also be a sad but yet funny surprise
Be prepared for anything as I had to help what was once a 1950's very
successful car salesman I personally knew. He was a little guy and...
Myself I always park behind the fly infested dumpster to avoid being backed into
Then do a pre-flight check on the dumpster as it gives you a 24 hour record
of whats been going on inside the...
I think that pretty well sets all required standards except one
#12 By all means always avoid plumber's lower posterior exposure
Anyone had any luck cutting the outside aluminum box and repairing water tank?
That model has a I think 1" pipe plug on the top, I fill the tank and it leaks down
to about 2/3 and stops leaking....
Years ago I was setting SH on a two meat cases. One Alco and one Sporland
While adjusting one brand would raise/lower the suction pressure and the other
would raise/lower the temperature but still...
I remember in the 60's copper tubing from japan hit the wholesaler inventories
and I took back many truck loads of tubing due to hundreds of tiny pinholes
you could pressurize a 20 ft length and it...
I've always been warned that 45's were not good and wouldn't take
expansion like long elbows but then Copeland and all the big MFGs
installed 45's on the discharge and suction service valves on the...
03-10-2011, 12:49 PM
Horse power percentage reduction example for freezer to cooler conversions
A grocery freezer case lineup may have a 5 horse requirement but if you ask
the mfg they may tell you it has a 1 1/2 horse...
03-10-2011, 12:18 PM
Comparing marbles to marbles
Cost of previous known to be dependable walk in cooler $4,000
Cost of walk in freezer $2,000
Ball park estimate (for...
Talked to my KS lawyer he says liens are only good now in KS
for a period of one year and then it is gone with the wind
so it can only stop a sale of property during one year
I'd say from the history tracks you're finding from the previous service work
done with the dimes under the power elements and other desparate changes
that have been made by other mechanics that...
Sound might be an answer
I remember the summers when my wife had those little whirlygig wind mill
lawn decorator toys with number 9 wire sticking in the ground
we had allot less mole problem so...
I agree grub worms are the problem here in Kansas
as that's why the mole is there To eat
and if you allow the grubs to continue
to multiply you will also be over run with skunks
and I can admit...
Why aren't blower manufacturers building a vertical wind turbine?
(Maybe someone is that I haven't found yet)
greenpowerscience.com has a video of a standard blower and other diys are struggling...
Every set of gauges I own have bad gaskets
Seems the rubber and new refrigerants don't mix either
and other posts claim teflon gaskets are not the answer either
Newer check valve type low loss...
Man alive I'm tickled to death for your replies Thanks
Sometimes you get into some things that are not in the books
and I'm sure my instructors from 1966 still won't answer my
phone calls like...
Can anyone help me with an antique soda fountain pressure and
temperature settings and parts sources etc? Service manuals?
It has one pressure type expansion valve and one thermostatic
Thank you for the comment about my website
I know how being self emp (32 years here)makes you look to other areas when
work disappears overnight. I have tried to start brainstorming...
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