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    We use the Samsung galaxy tabs as well they are...

    We use the Samsung galaxy tabs as well they are great, take pictures email my self so I dont' forget to do my orders when I get home. have manuals and whatever i need at hand all the time:cheers:
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    I dont' mean to be a misfit but I am a HILTI fan...

    I dont' mean to be a misfit but I am a HILTI fan myself.
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    I second phases motion he is right on

    I second phases motion he is right on
  4. I have used one for years , never had a problem...

    I have used one for years , never had a problem with them, but mainly use them for true boxs and manitiwocs as others have mentioned.

    3 pinch off tools to change a headmaster? why didnt' I think...
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    Got a call late one evening on my way home, a...

    Got a call late one evening on my way home, a tech had been out all day to replace a 3 phase compressor and couldn't get it to run,(i thought he probably has it wired backwards okay i will go out and...
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    I would have to say: JUNK

    I would have to say:

    JUNK
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    That's about the gist of it

    That's about the gist of it
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    I have never heard of drilling a hole in a true...

    I have never heard of drilling a hole in a true accumalator either. AS far as the small can of 134a 12 oz's is too much if the unit holds 8 ozs each 6 ft hose should hold 1 oz each so you would only...
  9. that is beyond the saying: Welcome to the...

    that is beyond the saying: Welcome to the wonderful world of refrigeration.
    Was some one there to pick you up when you first saw it? :grin2:
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    If the evap is missing nickel, I say hack it and...

    If the evap is missing nickel, I say hack it and get a new one. 14 years is a good run for an ice machine.
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    The ECM do run backwards on occasion, this always...

    The ECM do run backwards on occasion, this always drives me nuts and is a pain when power goes out late at night and comes back on and I get a 2 am call that the temp is going up. I have not found a...
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    Sounds like your bin switch, it will harvest 3...

    Sounds like your bin switch, it will harvest 3 times and when the board has to take itself out of harvest 3 times in a row the unit shuts down, then you have to reset the power or turn the power...
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    Pay me now or pay me later is what it boils down...

    Pay me now or pay me later is what it boils down to. As the others have asked are you staying in your house for awhile? if yes then you are better off replacing the whole system.
    Are you selling...
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    I've done this twice and it never works out for...

    I've done this twice and it never works out for you, companies do it because it works in their favor, I never got screwed but they don't want to pay maint. costs and complain bout using too much gas,...
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    definitely check the t'stat setting, it is also...

    definitely check the t'stat setting, it is also possible that the personell are leaving the door open during their work hours if the gaskets are not bad, t'stat setting and door open or bad door...
  16. agreed, will have to change drier, change or...

    agreed, will have to change drier, change or clear cap tube.
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    My vote goes to your tech no. 2 as well, i've had...

    My vote goes to your tech no. 2 as well, i've had this happen on occasion i've even gone as far as pulling the coil and charging it with nitrogen and immersing in water and found numerous tiny holes,...
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    I didnt' see where you checked or changed the...

    I didnt' see where you checked or changed the start relay, I would do that if it doesn't help then I would megg the compresor.
  19. Thread: Retro fitting

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    Ummm yeah could be real bad but dont' have enough...

    Ummm yeah could be real bad but dont' have enough info on what you are referring to, alot more to a retro fit than just changing refrigerant.
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    This has happened to me after watching the gasket...

    This has happened to me after watching the gasket smoke and melt I did some research and found out that the wrong heater was put in, my info at the time stated that the door heater should be 6 ohms...
  21. Thread: charging 404a

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    Thats the best advice, most ice machines are...

    Thats the best advice, most ice machines are considered a critical charge and hard to get right if you dont' charge by weight.
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    Alot of people do that to reduce the heat load in...

    Alot of people do that to reduce the heat load in there area, not sure of the heat rejection on a little undercounter cooler but an undercounter ice machine could have 9,000-12,000 btu's heat...
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    not sure what exact model your working on but the...

    not sure what exact model your working on but the high limits do that to me, they were on older models and the high limit was in the back on the top and the wires would break of due to wear the the...
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    I'm not sure which type of defrotst timer you...

    I'm not sure which type of defrotst timer you have but the compressor should shut off when in defrost and the evap fans should shut off, if it is a paragon timer (old type) 3 is defrost and 4 is...
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    The best way to get out of a bad situation is to...

    The best way to get out of a bad situation is to not get into one in the first place. I would of walk away as well.
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    I think your overcharged as freezerking says you...

    I think your overcharged as freezerking says you should be at right around 0 psi. As the others said check your condensor coils to make sure they are clean etc. check your defrost t'stat defrost...
  27. Thread: freezin here

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    6 am monday morning here and it is 82 degrees,...

    6 am monday morning here and it is 82 degrees, will be about 95 today, in guam in never gets cold however our humidity is 96% year round which makes it really humid.
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    Sounds to me like you have oil in the cap tube,...

    Sounds to me like you have oil in the cap tube, due to the unit running half froze up for so long, 404A uses polyalester oil which happens to be hygroscopic. I would reccomend changing the oil.
    Some...
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    10 or 11 years is a good run for a machine that...

    10 or 11 years is a good run for a machine that has not been maintained very well. If you try to replace the evap something else will go wrong time after time replacing it is the answer to where...
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    Replace it, it would not be doing you or your...

    Replace it, it would not be doing you or your customer a favor by trying to repair it, by the time you fix all of the problems with this unit it will be close to the same cost of getting a new one....
  31. Thread: mmm

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    I live on Guam and our humidity is 96% year...

    I live on Guam and our humidity is 96% year round, when we do walk-ins here we have to apply silicone inside and out on all of the seems, they are like a sponge and absorb moisture, if you try to...
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    I'm with paul bee on this one, I've messed my...

    I'm with paul bee on this one, I've messed my self up as well trying to make it better, copy the old timer then go from there.
  33. Thread: KALB-0150-CAV

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    I had this happen to me on a 25 tone condensor...

    I had this happen to me on a 25 tone condensor (was brand new) found an old socket in my van and used a grinder to made a tool for it, works great just keep in mind that there is alot of torque with...
  34. Thread: manitowoc

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    Manitowoc does recommend using a pinch off tool...

    Manitowoc does recommend using a pinch off tool for the pressure switches but that is the only thing they recommend using a pinch off tool for, everything else they recommend the 4 point recovery...
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    Sorry my internet died :O looks like JJ has it...

    Sorry my internet died :O looks like JJ has it covered, i'm off to work take care all, gotta go fix a Smardt chiller
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    I too check the profiles, we get alot of hacks...

    I too check the profiles, we get alot of hacks and cheap business owners here that think they are saving money by asking us questions, I assure you if you are a tech you will get help, the 3 of us...
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    It sounds to me like someone left the door open...

    It sounds to me like someone left the door open or ajar over night, it happens in guam all the time since our relative humidity is 96% year round, we have alot of mystery freeze ups, if it runs fine...
  38. I am speechless, It looks similar to the scam...

    I am speechless,

    It looks similar to the scam awhile back they were trying to sell on guam saying that is saved power, all it was, was a time delay in a fancy box, that would not allow the...
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    I never knew I could make a handle so easily and...

    I never knew I could make a handle so easily and to think I've been wasting money all these years, I'm going to load my van up with some 15mfd start capacitors too:eek2:
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    I am in full agreement,easiest and cheapest way,...

    I am in full agreement,easiest and cheapest way, though you never know who messed with it before you took over.
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    Poodle Head Mikey seems to be right on target,...

    Poodle Head Mikey seems to be right on target, the general rule of thumb for weighing in R409A is to weigh in 80% of the charge listed on the info tag, then go from there, less refrigerant is...
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    I'm think 134A 1/3 or 1/2 hp though I could be...

    I'm think 134A 1/3 or 1/2 hp though I could be mistaken, 404A would not work it is hp and R12 is MP, I'm guessin this approx 25-30 cft by the dimensions you gave, it does sound like a custom cabinet.
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    If you look on the inside of the front cover...

    If you look on the inside of the front cover units usually give the manufactuerers recommended prodedures. Unless it is a very old machine and the writing is wore off.
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    If I had a dollar for everytime a customer called...

    If I had a dollar for everytime a customer called me to replace the thermostat after they tried on their own and mucked it up I could retire comfortably:D
    It is best to have a tech do it and he can...
  45. Thread: Forgive me...

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    That wasnt' a hack job, you did what you had to...

    That wasnt' a hack job, you did what you had to do with what you had to work with, if you left it that way then it becomes a hack job.
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    Never liked scotsmans too much, or IOM's either,...

    Never liked scotsmans too much, or IOM's either, Manitowoc's and Hoshizaki's ftw:D
    the blue stem thingy you mentioned is your float sensor assy, it could be bad or you are losing water (which is...
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    No i'm not the only guy here, Carrier is here but...

    No i'm not the only guy here, Carrier is here but does not do any refrigeration here and only pays like 12 bucks an hour, A/C&R is pretty saturated here, there are alot of hacks here and H-2 workers...
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    Sounds like you fixed it to me:) popping noises...

    Sounds like you fixed it to me:) popping noises is perfectly normal on a Manitowoc, if it didn't pop that would be bad.
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    After reading Iraq's post, I would also check the...

    After reading Iraq's post, I would also check the suction pressure, every taylor has a tag on the valve stating what pressure it should be for that model, also make sure the condensor coil is clean,...
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    Here on Guam the temp is 95 F and about 96%...

    Here on Guam the temp is 95 F and about 96% relative humidity year round so the switch you are describing doesn't last long here, every refrigeration unit I've worked on here I've had to put a real...
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