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  1. Thread: Baxter Oven

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    I understand that. I'm in house too. FWIW,...

    I understand that. I'm in house too.

    FWIW, here's a newer manual:
    https://resources.itwfeg.com/sites/resourcecenter/ProductDocumentation/F34706%20Rev%20D%20(May%202015).pdf
  2. Thread: Baxter Oven

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    Me niether. It's just there. I Googled your...

    Me niether. It's just there.

    I Googled your model and came up with this manual:
    https://www.hobart.com.mx/pdf/ManualOper/F31199.pdf

    There might be something in there that can help. ITW...
  3. Thread: Baxter Oven

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    That's not a valid model number. Baxter oven...

    That's not a valid model number.

    Baxter oven model numbers all start with two letters (OV, BV), then three numbers (310, 400 or 500), with a one or two character suffix indicating whether it's...
  4. ALSO, before R134a became the norm, I remember...

    ALSO, before R134a became the norm, I remember that the two differently sized flare fittings on R12 systems was meant to keep automotive DIYers from connecting that little 14 oz can to the high side....
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    Sorry, but...THAT is incorrect. Granted, a...

    Sorry, but...THAT is incorrect.

    Granted, a rusty/failing/loose connection WILL generate heat, but then THIS:



    Any of those scenarios will cause a reduction in contact surface area within...
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    Simple fix. Probably a misaligned or failing...

    Simple fix. Probably a misaligned or failing Reed switch.
  7. Yup. We still have much of that at the complex...

    Yup. We still have much of that at the complex where I work. It's part of the Building Automation Systems (BAS). It's slowly be replaced by electronically controlled components. Not all though,...
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    ::DD: The car I had fifteen years ago had a...

    ::DD:

    The car I had fifteen years ago had a starting problem. I wonder if these geniuses can help me figure THAT out too!

    Oh wait. I replaced that car fourteen years ago.
    Never mind...
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    How is it that you posted that, but you still...

    How is it that you posted that, but you still show 0 posts? That's weird...
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    Rooftop glop...

    Video taken by a co-worker awhile back.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylH8laRrzXU

    The hood system is for a burger joint located in a place which rivals a VERY large shopping mall.
  11. That looks like a biotch. :censored: Makes me...

    That looks like a biotch. :censored:

    Makes me glad I don't work on hoods.
  12. Thread: Hilarious

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    That IS hilarious! I'd probably retorted by...

    That IS hilarious! I'd probably retorted by "emphatically" emphasizing the fallacy of his posted operating instructions.

    One of the advantages of my working in-house is I know all the Chefs and...
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    Two helpful links for you... To find your...

    Two helpful links for you...


    To find your nearest service provider - ...
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    Try using this site to post your photos:...

    Try using this site to post your photos:
    https://imgbb.com/

    That will give you a link which you can post here.
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    By the way: Dehumidifiers, window...

    By the way:

    Dehumidifiers, window air-conditioners, residential refrigerators, residential ovens & stoves, washers & driers, etc....all fall into the category of "residential appliances". Not...
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    Those Frigidaire dehumidifiers are renowned for...

    Those Frigidaire dehumidifiers are renowned for their problems. F0 error codes, loss of charge, etc.

    If no longer under warranty (probably not), that's a throw-away unit. It uses R410A and a tech...
  17. Per the manual, it's not adjustable. ...

    Per the manual, it's not adjustable.

    WASH/RINSE CYCLE TIMES (LXi)

    Spritz = 2 seconds.
    Wash = 85 seconds.**
    Drain = 22 seconds. Max.*
    Dwell = 1 second.
    Rinse = 10 seconds.
    Dwell = 5...
  18. The wash time isn't adjustable. I've never...

    The wash time isn't adjustable.

    I've never before heard of anyone requesting that. So, the dishes aren't getting cleaned?


    Are the wash/rinse temps in accordance with what's indicated on...
  19. I grew up in Texas doing some wild stuff at the...

    I grew up in Texas doing some wild stuff at the local lakes while in my teens. Someone once called me a "water-dog" for my antics.

    In my twenties/thirties, while living/scuba-diving/"trying to...
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    Yup...:( I work in Nashville doing cooking...

    Yup...:(

    I work in Nashville doing cooking equipment repair, so generally in an air-conditioned space. My SHOP, however, is not.
    Yesterday was oppressive since the humidity was so high. ...
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    I once had a tilt skillet needing new 480v...

    I once had a tilt skillet needing new 480v elements.

    48 RUSTY spot-welded studs with nuts was my challenge to replace those elements.

    For each of those welded studs, I had to:

    Wire...
  22. I was going to post MY views on this "ground rod"...

    I was going to post MY views on this "ground rod" misnomer, but Mike Holt is MUCH more qualified to sum it up.
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    Can you repeat that? Not understanding the first...

    Can you repeat that? Not understanding the first two.
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    You speak favorably of that particular Chinese...

    You speak favorably of that particular Chinese restaurant's Pitco fryer with the Robertshaw 4290-006 thermostat. That's a hydraulic thermostat, referred to as a GS thermostat. Those use gas flow...
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    I'd always loved those classic, old double-wide...

    I'd always loved those classic, old double-wide gas Franklin Chef or Vulcan-Hart ranges only found in...old churches.

    Some of those churches have some well preserved equipment which belong in...
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    I finally accessed this after a three month...

    I finally accessed this after a three month furlough due to COVID. It's all three pages.

    FWIW: This is also included in the box containing each new control board (part number 00-892932-00002),...
  27. I finally accessed this after a three month...

    I finally accessed this after a three month furlough due to COVID. It's all three pages.

    FWIW: This is also included in the box containing each new control board (part number 00-892932-00002),...
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    https://www.aligroupna.com/our-brands

    https://www.aligroupna.com/our-brands
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    I'm guessing that maybe that was true before the...

    I'm guessing that maybe that was true before the Kyoto Protocol, but not so with so MANY replacements used since then. My understanding is the charge inside the thermal bulb and cap line is merely a...
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    Yes, for a brief time: Scotsman &...

    Yes, for a brief time:


    Scotsman & Ice-o-matic (along with Delfield, Kolpak - and a hoard of food equipment manufacturers) were once a part of a group named Enodis.


    Enodis sold out to...
  31. There have been other threads about that: ...

    There have been other threads about that:

    https://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?1582831-Would-nt-draining-on-roof-be-more-efficient&highlight=condensate+roof+drain...
  32. I was just messin'. It actually IS called the...

    I was just messin'. It actually IS called the "ice damper" on that baby ice machine.




    While there may actually be an issue with one of the sensors or the bin switch, I normally recommend...
  33. FWIW: I just checked in the manual for the ice...

    FWIW: I just checked in the manual for the ice damper flappy thingy, but couldn't find it. :whistle:
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    Not something I shop for. I'm one who keeps an...

    Not something I shop for. I'm one who keeps an OEM paper trail for liability's sake.

    However, here's a place that might save you some money. Mostly on the electronic controls side of the...
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    I once had a HL200 (a countertop Legacy mixer) in...

    I once had a HL200 (a countertop Legacy mixer) in my shop for repairs. It was acting all kooky by displaying weird, indiscernible things on the control panel AND on the VFD. As such, it wouldn’t...
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    I said that yesterday. Then I woke up this...

    I said that yesterday. Then I woke up this morning just thinking today would be the day.

    YUP.

    Layed off for a projected eight weeks.
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    The resort I work at employs around 2500. Nearly...

    The resort I work at employs around 2500. Nearly 3000 rooms. Eighteen restaurants, food or beverage outlets, a commissary and two high-process banqueting kitchens. Main business focus is...
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    You made me look. Yep. They are part Star...

    You made me look.

    Yep. They are part Star Manufacturing since 2006. Within 80 miles of me in Smithville TN. Wells and Toastmaster are made there too. The Middleby Corp. acquired ALL of them in...
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    I serviced an electric hot top GE range for many...

    I serviced an electric hot top GE range for many years at a day care here in the Nashville area. They knew me, but would still judiciously remind me that "Elvis Presley bought that for us" to place...
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    NO. Like most cooking equipment manufacturers,...

    NO. Like most cooking equipment manufacturers, they offer basic mechanical controls, solid state...and computers.

    Solid state is just a step above mechanical controls, but usually require 115v...
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    Of COURSE! That's why they're more expensive!...

    Of COURSE! That's why they're more expensive! :grin2:

    I take it you're talking about basic gas millivolt fryers. They all pretty much all use a RobertShaw RX Series K-body thermostats, which are...
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    He said 404A, not 410A. As for EITHER ONE...

    He said 404A, not 410A.

    As for EITHER ONE concerning flammability, Google says:


    R404A is non-combustible, but toxic gases can be produced by thermal decomposition in a fire.

    R410A is...
  43. Thread: Just Wondering

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    ::DD:

    ::DD:
  44. Thread: Rebuilt ovens

    by ECtofix
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    Awesome work, VanMan! I've only done that...

    Awesome work, VanMan!

    I've only done that ONCE - some twenty years ago...when I was only a novice, fresh-out-of-the-military forty-year-old who still had some spring in my step. Me and a bit...
  45. Thread: Water heater

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    My guess is some cheesy...

    My guess is some cheesy plumber/so-called-technician replaced a gas one with an electric one...then charged them for a GAS one. A typical H/O without proper knowledge would likely never know the...
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    Well, I'll be darned! ...

    Well, I'll be darned!

    https://www.hobartservice.com/media-center/news/hobart-service-offering-free-online-access-repair-and-maintenance-service-manuals
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    ::DD:

    ::DD:
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    WOW! I wasn't expecting THAT when I opened this...

    WOW! I wasn't expecting THAT when I opened this thread! Thank you, but I'm still learning TOO!

    Nonetheless - SandShark, I think you pretty well covered it. :cheers:
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    Never seen one that was. A little bend of each...

    Never seen one that was.

    A little bend of each handle would facilitate each valve's operation, but I've also always been critical of such crap work.
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    ::DD:

    ::DD:
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