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  1. They only work correctly if you insert them from...

    They only work correctly if you insert them from behind the machine.
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    Wondered what compressors were in the despensing...

    Wondered what compressors were in the despensing systems. Shoot, the way the wine tasting/dispensers are built in.... I haven't even found the condensers yet. Went to do a pm and without...
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    {EMERGENCY CALL} Dairy Cooler Warm

    Got this call the other day, one of my techs sends me the pic. Customer states the Walk in cooler thermometer is pegged.

    Came like this from the factory and the installation company missed it. ...
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    Yeah... I agree with the compressor being too...

    Yeah... I agree with the compressor being too small, and agree with ice's recommendations. Could also install a small oil sperator on the CU. We had to do this with a system a while back. Simple...
  5. Sorry. Forgot the 10 degree td [emoji12]

    Sorry. Forgot the 10 degree td [emoji12]
  6. 10,800 btu/hr

    10,800 btu/hr
  7. Lol. This sounded more like a groaning... like a...

    Lol. This sounded more like a groaning... like a jet engine having a hard time firing up... it was bad. Lol. But the info I was posting was second hand too from my tech and I was trying to get some...
  8. I have the same problem with hussmann. Or...

    I have the same problem with hussmann. Or sending wrong parts when you do get a hold of them.
  9. Wellll.. found my problem. When the tech...

    Wellll.. found my problem.

    When the tech replaced the contactor he had insulation under one of the screws :-/

    Have learned that vfd drives are resilient. All of the contactors and motors...
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    Budman, Sounds like you are wasting time and...

    Budman,

    Sounds like you are wasting time and losing money on a customer that wants the cheap or free fix.

    As stated before, the lpc (or cut in cut out) was set to pump the system down during...
  11. Just by a small glycol pump skid and run it...

    Just by a small glycol pump skid and run it glycol. Probably cheaper that buying all of those coils. I'd never even consider trying to convert a glycol coil to DX.

    A slave to the great and...
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    Noooo. Cut the blue wire... or was it the red?...

    Noooo. Cut the blue wire... or was it the red? Be careful, cut the wrong one and the bomb goes boom.

    A slave to the great and powerful "product"
  13. Thread: InviroPac

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    They are great racks. Be careful of pressure...

    They are great racks. Be careful of pressure drops on the suction across filters... will ruin the compressors quickly. The other thing we have seen is leaks between the suction service valve and...
  14. Thread: InviroPac

    by CRussell1975
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    The iPac? A slave to the great and powerful...

    The iPac?

    A slave to the great and powerful "product"
  15. Never had that problem unless it was due to...

    Never had that problem unless it was due to vibration or stressed piping.

    A slave to the great and powerful "product"
  16. Stay Brite is a Silver Solder. Can join...

    Stay Brite is a Silver Solder. Can join refrigeration piping without as much heat.

    Ask for it at the parts house. Needs Flux.




    A slave to the great and powerful "product"
  17. Incoming voltage is 468v +/- 1 volt. Have not...

    Incoming voltage is 468v +/- 1 volt. Have not checked incoming amps.

    A slave to the great and powerful "product"
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    In that case you have to add in the extra load of...

    In that case you have to add in the extra load of the make up air for the exhausted air.

    If that is the case, why not just install a MUA unit that can cool the incoming air that replaces the...
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    The chlorine from the pool will eat a system up....

    The chlorine from the pool will eat a system up. What equipment do you have dealership with? Talk to them. They may have options for that enviroment. I know the equipment we sell on the hvac side...
  20. I don't remember the numbers exactly... but my...

    I don't remember the numbers exactly... but my tech said he was reading 735v l1 to l2, 134 l1 to l3, and 65 l2 to l3. (The 735 did not bother me as much as the variance... he was reading with a dmm...
  21. The contactors are all 120v coils run off of a...

    The contactors are all 120v coils run off of a transformer. All the coils fried (amazingly the transformer is ok) and the 2 contactors that close on vfd operation had welded contacts.

    I am...
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    Ok. First thing that caught my attention was...

    Ok.

    First thing that caught my attention was "superheat is right". I bust my guys down hard for that statement. WHAT IS THE SUPERHEAT?

    OK. Now that I have had my rant.

    As stated we...
  23. Speaking of vfd's. I have one that I have to...

    Speaking of vfd's.

    I have one that I have to go look at Friday one of my techs ran across at one of the big marts on the condenser. We had a power issues during a storm and had to replace all...
  24. jp, My dad had a facination with the...

    jp,

    My dad had a facination with the cardboard cut outs of Nascar models. He kept one at the top of the stairs in the house and I swear even though I knew it was there... it always scared the...
  25. Ahhh the great and powerful "product". Makes a...

    Ahhh the great and powerful "product". Makes a service mechanic do some strange and twisted things at times...
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    It's interesting. Most of the unitary systems I...

    It's interesting. Most of the unitary systems I work on have the fan cycle control on the discharge. Very seldom have I seen them on liquid. I look at it as vapor changes pressure easier than...
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    Most are sized for keeping temp... not constant...

    Most are sized for keeping temp... not constant use or hot pulldown. When I size equipment... I always ask about hot pull down. 1 rack of 140 degree plus food can add a lot of load, not to mention...
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    If the fusible link is found... the next question...

    If the fusible link is found... the next question is why did it blow.

    Something I have always wondered. Why a fusible link and not a fuse?
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    Install a quick chiller. Just big enough to hold...

    Install a quick chiller. Just big enough to hold a rack of product. Aging/tightly sized equipment is not going to be able to handle that hot pull down without problems.

    We have a couple of...
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    Sounds plausible. Question... you say it is not...

    Sounds plausible. Question... you say it is not charging. What is the voltage at the battery when the unit is running?

    With all the electronics in things today... the basic theory and operation...
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    Can't find either in my search... I am sure...

    Can't find either in my search... I am sure someone will come up with one.

    But.... does it have a voltage regulator?
  32. Thread: On-Call

    by CRussell1975
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    Right now for us, I have 2 regions with a guy on...

    Right now for us, I have 2 regions with a guy on call for each. One region has gotten so busy that I am having to split down again and have 3 on call. If one region gets too overwhelmed another...
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    Actually quite the contrary herefishy. I have a...

    Actually quite the contrary herefishy. I have a chain of stores we do that has 3 unitary systems per store. One in the walk in coolet, and 2 systems on the freezer. The freezers are running hot...
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    When it comes to txv ' s not feeding on a rack,...

    When it comes to txv ' s not feeding on a rack, there are four things we check... in this order... liquid level, subcooler operation if present, txv screens (while pumped down we typically change...
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    I think most are 10 degrees.

    I think most are 10 degrees.
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    There are more around than you know TF12.

    There are more around than you know TF12.
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    Subcooling matters. I deal with it every day. ...

    Subcooling matters. I deal with it every day. Every degree below condensing temperature adds a little more capacity to a system. When working with systems that run 50, 100, 150 HP or more, that...
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    Nice one i saw was the 6" pvc under the floor was...

    Nice one i saw was the 6" pvc under the floor was ducted to an air handler that the discharge of one of the compressor ran through to heat the air being blown through the PVC. I believe it was an...
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    MO99 is a decent gas. biggest prob I have seen...

    MO99 is a decent gas. biggest prob I have seen is oil return if you stay with MO. You may have to had a little POE to the system to facilitate proper oil return, specifically on LT racks. 5% is...
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    Depends on the machine. Some use syrup an it...

    Depends on the machine. Some use syrup an it mixes with water as it is pumped to the machine. Some use soda straight from the bottle. If its a manual fill, betcha it's for bottled soda. Read the...
  41. Ahhh. It happens. Sometimes we never know where...

    Ahhh. It happens. Sometimes we never know where or why. Sometimes it evident (such as a new store). It is bad, and a rack is a lot tougher to clean up than a conventional split. But we do it. ...
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    Thx

    Thx
  43. Thread: R-508a

    by CRussell1975
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    Found this... ...

    Found this...

    http://www.friedrichs-kaeltemittel.de/en/products/refrigerants/hfc-refrigerants/r508a/
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    Contactor sizing..

    Always sized a breaker for a comp 25% over and a contactor 25% over that.

    What issues would be seen for a contactor sized close to RLA?

    EG, 116 RLA on a 125 amp contactor?

    ..... oh crap,...
  45. I have a couple markets that are still running...

    I have a couple markets that are still running split conventional and they have no pump down.

    To this day have no idea why it's like that.. i am a pump down fan, but these have worked for years...
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    I've had those rushes where I longed for lights...

    I've had those rushes where I longed for lights and sirens... especially when traffic is backed up and all I can think is "oh crap I've got ice cream melting! Get outta my way!" :cool:

    ..... oh...
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    Market Techs... Why we do what we do.

    Sitting here at a location early on a Sunday morning, it has been a long weekend. The heat has has us quite busy, and I'm running on what naps I have taken while waiting on case pull downs or...
  48. Ohm readings vary. Usually I see 1 to 3 ohms, but...

    Ohm readings vary. Usually I see 1 to 3 ohms, but the key is from leg to leg they should all read the same. Eg L1 To L2 1.6, L1 To L3 1.6 , L2 To L3 1.6. Then check to ground.



    ..... oh...
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    I just changed the same compressor out a few days...

    I just changed the same compressor out a few days ago... same refrigerant... i looked as something wrong :eek:

    ..... oh crap, is it supposed to do that?
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    Refrigerant? Condenser coil and fan condition?...

    Refrigerant? Condenser coil and fan condition? Ambient temps? Doubt it's weak. Amps are actually a little high for an 06K6E.

    ..... oh crap, is it supposed to do that?
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