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    airflow ccw bearing replacement

    This is a chill water unit in a clean room.Any tricks known on field bearing replacement.Bearings are mounted on a tripod support with rubber damper integral to bearing. I can't see any way to pull...
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    I lived in Florida 40 years.Weather great.Economy...

    I lived in Florida 40 years.Weather great.Economy Up and Down.Labor "dime a dozen".
    Most companies believe in 3 cheap techs versis one expensive one.
    Trend is multiple facet HVAC/ELEC/PLUMBING...
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    When you get tired of disposable junk that will...

    When you get tired of disposable junk that will fail you,which may be best for those that can't keep track of their tools buy a SUREFIRE maximus.
    It will not fail you in the attic many yards from...
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    Surefire,Maximus headlamp,you will never regret...

    Surefire,Maximus headlamp,you will never regret using this light.It's powerful and light weight(and rechargable) and last plenty long.I also carry a 6PX in back pocket.In the confined areas or the...
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    Surefire 6P,6PX,and Maximus the finest headset...

    Surefire 6P,6PX,and Maximus the finest headset flashlight on earth.As the eyes age, light strain is a critical factor for safety.
    All others lights are just Less.
  6. Thread: UV Light

    by cascader
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    I don't use it.Tried it.Found yellow...

    I don't use it.Tried it.Found yellow dye"varnished"to the surfaces in my Appion G5.
    Today...Dye=desperation in my world which may not count for much.
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    Poll: What effect would copper double/single flare...

    What effect would copper double/single flare piping have on this?
    Have you ever seen low double digit micron levels that sustained overnight?Hmm!
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    I did a year in Kandahar for KBR when the food...

    I did a year in Kandahar for KBR when the food was great.April2006-2007.
    I went after class one and serviced transport reefers which was a good gig.Got me away from micro managing kooks and the...
  9. Folks,YOU CANNOT SPEND YOURSELF INTO PROSPERITY!...

    Folks,YOU CANNOT SPEND YOURSELF INTO PROSPERITY!
    Only postpone the inevitable.
    Just wait and see what happens as the boomers start wanting their teamster pensions and find out those are missing......
  10. Well,One of the problems is some techs tell the...

    Well,One of the problems is some techs tell the customers too much trying to convince them they are doing a good job,like a dog begging for the throw stick,many young techs have plenty of energy to...
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    Some lightweight materials are in order.carbon...

    Some lightweight materials are in order.carbon fiber/metal matrix/kevlar.If we are willing to pay a premium price we want a premium product.
    I am certain the weight can be cut in half with the same...
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    The nurses at a major Cancer center in Tampa told...

    The nurses at a major Cancer center in Tampa told me no one ever cleaned them before I did,not in years.Some I had to chisel apart to tear down and soak parts in acid baths.
    I no longer do work...
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    Review

    Well,My neighbors have been checking it out too because they smell the wonderful aromas.
    I tried targetmans recipe a couple times and it sure was good with chicken thighs on just the regular grill...
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    I remember the hoshizaki nickel safe stuff is...

    I remember the hoshizaki nickel safe stuff is Phosphoric acid based,is that still so?
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    Spent a year at Kandahar Air Field(a NATO base)...

    Spent a year at Kandahar Air Field(a NATO base) in Afghanistan and 6 months
    at Al-Taji,Iraq.I worked for the evil Halliburton and friends KBR.
    I was Reefer one at Al-Taji.At KAF they loved me for...
  16. Think"Mass spectrometer"

    Think"Mass spectrometer"
  17. Thread: Knee pads

    by cascader
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    I am checking multiple condensers daily and buy...

    I am checking multiple condensers daily and buy home depot soft knee pads that have one velcro strap.Every three or four months I buy a new $16.95 pair.
    Too me,I like disposable stuff that I don't...
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    Cool,I bang every time specially in the summer on...

    Cool,I bang every time specially in the summer on the grill or condenser.
    On a ladder 12 feet up banged,no response so I pulled the 4'X4' grill and WOW!!!!!.They tore up my forearm,meanwhile the DA...
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    Rotissere chicken

    I been wanting to do this for quite awhile,So I ordered one from Walmart.
    It's a MECO 1500 watt "Deluxe"electric table top model.
    $127.33 delivered site to store.
    I can run it outside and not heat...
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    I have seen the dye "dried" onto the inner...

    I have seen the dye "dried" onto the inner cylinder walls of my blown seal Appion G5.
    It washed off easily with brake cleaner(the chlorinated kind my favorite).
    I don't judge others for using...
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    I sure like the accuracy of mine.

    I sure like the accuracy of mine.
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    Nostalgia,I love my beatup cracked display Fluke...

    Nostalgia,I love my beatup cracked display Fluke t600 but it dont do everything I need.
  23. Thread: Nut Drivers

    by cascader
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    For 18 months I have used the cheap,light,and...

    For 18 months I have used the cheap,light,and small Ryobi cordless drivers (4V)and recently replaced the #18650 Lion battery @$7 each.They will easily loosen and tighten 200-300 A/H,condensor screws...
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    I don't have much use for the UV either.Numerous...

    I don't have much use for the UV either.Numerous times I find them mounted to the bottom of the A/H or package unit and they die due to moisture and I have to explain why the dummies did it.These...
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    The pungent hydrochloric and hydroflouric fumes...

    The pungent hydrochloric and hydroflouric fumes are what most smell from this wonderful breakdown.Halides are so cool.
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    I got mine from an optometrist,3mm thick...

    I got mine from an optometrist,3mm thick polycarbonate progressives,in polycarbonate black "Vuarnet"made in france frames even stylish,survived 1 year in Afghanistan,six months in Iraq,and a couple...
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    Well,I have a relative that retired from the...

    Well,I have a relative that retired from the BATFE.He was and is a redneck bordering on being real mean.This agency has almost unlimited resources to control this product.They will control it.You...
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    My Inspirational thought of the month!

    These people are addressing the new age religion started by the Mother Earth folks.It was born of drug use and foolish aberrations of logic mixed with symbolic spiritualism and is here to stay...
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    Need work in Tampa or surrounding areas

    Hey,I have more of an institutional background (10 yrs Cheif Engineer)and with a couple years at a major cancer research hospital and (thermo electron school,hoshizaki seminars,copeland...
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    I did a year in Kandahar,what do you want to...

    I did a year in Kandahar,what do you want to know?Will you like it after a couple months?..No.You will hate it.
    What kind of equipment will you really work on?JUNK
    What will you most likely do 12...
  31. Thread: KBR

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    Folks,I did one year in Kandahar,Afghanistan and...

    Folks,I did one year in Kandahar,Afghanistan and 5 months in Taji,Iraq for this org.Anything less than a supervisory position is below your professional skill.Most new applicants will be washrats,get...
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    I agree,the supply house.I stop at the better...

    I agree,the supply house.I stop at the better pawn shops and buy backups on a regular basis and save a lot but this takes time.Many pawn shops collect stuff like an old museum,if you buy regularly...
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    First,bag your area with a large transparent...

    First,bag your area with a large transparent garbage bag or make one from clear plastic and tape.Cut hole to insert tool and hand,cinch with tape around arm.Saw away.Wait to settle and remove bag and...
  34. Thread: thermoforma

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    +1 on ultra-low school.Earl Robertson was a hoot...

    +1 on ultra-low school.Earl Robertson was a hoot to work with.Follow the rules to the T.Copper flares instead of hoses,Not 70 but 30 microns,fresh oil never exposed to air more than ten minutes=long...
  35. Thread: Torch Tips

    by cascader
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    You have to ask yourself "How many other things...

    You have to ask yourself "How many other things do we still use 18th century technology on?"
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    I use the streamlight argo HP headlamp and...

    I use the streamlight argo HP headlamp and surefire pocket stuff with the portable rechargeable battery powered LEDS stuff,and streamlight led stuff for tiny areas.Multiple stuff for varied...
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    I spent a year in Kandahar,AF. for KBR the...

    I spent a year in Kandahar,AF. for KBR the "non"Halliburton entity;) .What would you like to know?It's a bXXXX but pays good.I also spent 3 weeks in Thailand in April as I finished.:DThey would love...
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    I spent a year in Afghanistan babysitting a...

    I spent a year in Afghanistan babysitting a couple hundred of these transport reefers in Kandahar.Thermokings,Carrier,and some Mitsubishi.Tough SOB's.I watched these things make -25C all summer with...
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    Trade it for a collectible 1911.

    Trade it for a collectible 1911.
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    We will always be involved in the oil producing...

    We will always be involved in the oil producing countries affairs,for we will predominately use fossil fuel another 25 years or so untill we have paved all the available needed and conquered "Mother...
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    Hey does anyone know what kind of stuff they use...

    Hey does anyone know what kind of stuff they use to cool tents,portables,etc.?5-20 ton?
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    I second that phosphoric acid use for...

    I second that phosphoric acid use for hoshi's.Thats all the industrial ice machine cleaner is anyway,nickle safe is just more dilute.Hell they put it in coca cola!I would not use muriatic or pool...
  43. I would suspect the valve again.

    I would suspect the valve again.
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    Yea,I got one giving me crap cause the harvest...

    Yea,I got one giving me crap cause the harvest doors hang intermittently on a piece of ice and has to be reset 3 or 4 times a month.I will try the thicker ice thing to see the effect.
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    I got a chiller 60 ton(McQuay ALR060C)Siebe...

    I got a chiller 60 ton(McQuay ALR060C)Siebe controller CP-8161-727-1,that kept cutting out on manual reset safety and I seemed to have solved it for the water inlet sensor wire was poorly connected...
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    Thank you Sir!This is all I need.I will post the...

    Thank you Sir!This is all I need.I will post the results of my findings later in this thread for those who may find themselves on the same path.
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    Hey,At the local gun club a member tried to sell...

    Hey,At the local gun club a member tried to sell us one and it's obvious the plates have lost the coating in splotches.It has the old kind with plastic coated distibutor etc.,and 502 still.Well since...
  48. Thread: Mr. President

    by cascader
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    I'm sure the bar loves you.

    I'm sure the bar loves you.
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    Must be a mystery!It's surely gonna go digital...

    Must be a mystery!It's surely gonna go digital eventually.Heck current gauges are 18th century technology based.
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    Nobody is capable of organizing and performing it...

    Nobody is capable of organizing and performing it but Halliburton and friends.What other companies can build on a multi-statewide scale my friends?
    If we took bids and let other politicians control...
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