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    Thanks bud. I cross trained to air conditioning...

    Thanks bud. I cross trained to air conditioning and refrigeration and metals processing specialist later. Never did care for aircraft maintenance that much (I think you can understand). Loved the...
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    Been looking at Belleville. Thanks.

    Been looking at Belleville. Thanks.
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    Tech school at Sheppard A.F.B. Texas, Aircraft...

    Tech school at Sheppard A.F.B. Texas, Aircraft Maintenance Specialist. Air Guard and proud of it.
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    Thanks.

    Thanks.
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    Recent military guys

    I just posted this on an electrical forum, but I think there is probably more former military guys on
    this forum. I have been wearing combat boots since I was in Air Force basic training in 1970,...
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    Good advice, if you are a good mechanic chillers...

    Good advice, if you are a good mechanic chillers will be no different than any other machine.
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    Thanks will try.

    Thanks will try.
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    No restore, wish I did like on more modern...

    No restore, wish I did like on more modern machines.
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    Thank you noskilltech and balibe for your...

    Thank you noskilltech and balibe for your responces, sql services are running. I don't think I have a go-back,but I will check tomorrow, for now I am
    monitoring with NST.
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    Carrier ComfortWorks

    After a power failure, started our BAS computer up,and Comfort
    Works will not start. Pretty old system, version 3.2 running on
    Windows NT. Only 3 of 7 ComfortWorks services running. When I
    try to...
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    This kind of nonsense has no place in our...

    This kind of nonsense has no place in our professional world.
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    Thank You

    Thank you gentlemen for what you do. It is very much appreciated by me,
    and I am sure by many others.
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    I can't believe some of the responses this person...

    I can't believe some of the responses this person has gotten on this forum.
    I thought this was a forum for professionals,not a social site for people to
    run others down.
    Sometimes you can find...
  14. Thread: cooling tower

    by GA FRANK
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    With out removing fill from tower and acid...

    With out removing fill from tower and acid cleaning, I would suggest just hitting inlet louvers and drift eliminators with strong stream from garden hose.Then if you have plenty of time,just let it...
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    Prayer here in Georgia for this man's family. It...

    Prayer here in Georgia for this man's family. It seems more tragic when a person looses their life on the job. It's good to see that you care even though
    you may not have known this man personally.
  16. Yes this is a great product.

    Yes this is a great product.
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    My thoughts

    The desire for learning never goes away. I am 60 years old,every day I am
    looking for a new challenge,but with limited education the opportunities to be in a challenging position are just not there....
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    Your plan sounds good to me, just bring it up...

    Your plan sounds good to me, just bring it up slowly.
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    Try TROX USA.

    Try TROX USA.
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    2.4 ohms sounds right for that size motor.

    2.4 ohms sounds right for that size motor.
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    Surprised Altama combat boots haven't been...

    Surprised Altama combat boots haven't been mentioned. All I've worn since 1970.
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    If this machine is cycling often I would check...

    If this machine is cycling often I would check TR-1. These timers are pneumatic and only last 8-10 years. Lightning stikes cause this also, as well as other distrubances on utility lines.
  23. Thread: DYI

    by GA FRANK
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    DIY

    Sorry meant DIY.
  24. Thread: DYI

    by GA FRANK
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    DYI

    What do you guys consider DYI.
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    No grease on this machine, no belts on this...

    No grease on this machine, no belts on this machine. If bearing temperature
    has not been increasing slowly, I would say it is a bad sensor.
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    Try Coil Company. 800-523 7590, located in...

    Try Coil Company. 800-523 7590, located in Philadelphia area.
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    NALCO. (N)ot (A) (L)ow (C)ost (O)peration, but...

    NALCO. (N)ot (A) (L)ow (C)ost (O)peration, but worth the money.
    Trasar is great technolgy. Had trasar 3000 for about ten years with no complaints. Soon upgrading to 3D trasar, what I am assuming...
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    Full port BFV yes.

    Full port BFV yes.
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    My raytec unit does this when battery is low.New...

    My raytec unit does this when battery is low.New battery and laser works
    again.
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    I know the pain,experienced this myself,you never...

    I know the pain,experienced this myself,you never know what these guys
    have dealt with in their past.God bless his family and you.
  32. Thread: transformers

    by GA FRANK
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    On an ungrounded transformer one side of the line...

    On an ungrounded transformer one side of the line could short to ground and overcurrent
    protection would not see this condition. Conductive materials that were energized by
    this could would be just...
  33. Could be conduits coming from down in building or...

    Could be conduits coming from down in building or some other warmer area
    are not sealed and allowing moisture to condense on cooler surfaces.
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    Technician doing eddy current testing will have...

    Technician doing eddy current testing will have sections of tubes with normal defects
    to calibrate by, that way when you receive you're report you know what each defect
    looks like on the graph. I...
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    VTP99 you are so correct,but usually this small...

    VTP99 you are so correct,but usually this small of a unit has more service
    capacity than is needed.
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    I suggest staying with three phase,equipment...

    I suggest staying with three phase,equipment really should be less expensive.
    If you go with single phase , if voltage is same just drop one leg of three
    phase and use same distribution set-up you...
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    Chiller forum

    I miss it also,I'm thinking if you are not union you may not be able to participate any longer. Seems that most of these guys are union .Maybe
    they all came from the great state of Wisconson....
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    Sounds like oil burning off of heaters.

    Sounds like oil burning off of heaters.
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    How can a guy from georgia argue with a guy from...

    How can a guy from georgia argue with a guy from california, I do agree with
    you about marley towers , have seen the thing same from these towers with two speed control . Chillers need head...
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    O.K. here goes Manny, first off unless your...

    O.K. here goes Manny, first off unless your control system shuts down motor completly,
    whenever tower is not needed it is going to run at about 30% .This is not enough speed
    to keep gearbox lubed...
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    Maybe he has a shunt-trip breaker and somthing in...

    Maybe he has a shunt-trip breaker and somthing in controls is tripping it.
    Wow this is getting weird.
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    I was refering to air removal equipement such as...

    I was refering to air removal equipement such as B&G rolairtrol not just high
    point air vents. Hope it is o.k. to mention brand.
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    Sounds like you have a vfd problem ,power...

    Sounds like you have a vfd problem ,power section, capacitors maybe.
    I don't care for vfds on cooling towers. I prefer two speed. I don't care for
    towers with drive shafts either.
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    There are always air bubbles in a chilled water...

    There are always air bubbles in a chilled water loop ,no matter how well
    designed.If pressure is kept constant on the coil the air is more likley to be
    removed from high point air vent.Air removal...
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    Contol valve and balancing valve on return side...

    Contol valve and balancing valve on return side prevents air from building up
    in cooling coils.
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    Spent the first twenty years of my career working...

    Spent the first twenty years of my career working 3-11 and 11-7 .It is really a tough
    life sometimes, I wish sometimes I had gotten more education.
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    My guess would be that these are imports.China...

    My guess would be that these are imports.China possibly.
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    Thanks Coalman.

    Thanks Coalman.
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    I think one of the problems young guys have today...

    I think one of the problems young guys have today is that the wiring diagrams on residential and commerial are too detailed. These guys are conceptulist,elementary
    (ladder) diagrams work. They...
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    I still order new books and keep up on stuff Man...

    I still order new books and keep up on stuff
    Man you should not have any problem at all.
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