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    Manitowoc Indigo - E02 Long Harvest

    Model: ID0322A-161X
    Mfg. Date: 1512

    Customer called two weeks ago, said the unit stopped running over the weekend. They cleared the fault, reset the power and and the unit ran for another 6 days...
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    I've been using the Rothenberger Rocam Expander...

    I've been using the Rothenberger Rocam Expander set for the longest while now. There is an adjustment for the swage gap. Made in Germany.

    The hydraulic expanders are more compact and can fit into...
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    I used the yellow Jacket Jacket one for a while,...

    I used the yellow Jacket Jacket one for a while, until the elements failed. I never bothered to replace it, as the cost was a bit pricey. It served it's purpose.

    Passenger cab with heat on, sink...
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    Last week we did a trial run at the shop with the...

    Last week we did a trial run at the shop with the hoist. With an 18" extension on the arm, we loaded it with 800 and then 1000 lbs, one of our bigger techs volunteered for the counterweight on the...
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    If the coremax is leaking, you can simply install...

    If the coremax is leaking, you can simply install a swivel tee or adapter over it and save from buying the expensive tool or recovering, brazing a standard schraeder, and evacuating.

    Keep in mind,...
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    :grin2: We talked about doing a trial run first...

    :grin2: We talked about doing a trial run first to see how it fares. He was looking around the shop for something that weighed 800 lbs.

    heatingman, we have the lighter version duty of the comp...
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    You got it. That photo of the condensing unit is...

    You got it. That photo of the condensing unit is a little hard to see, but basically the same setup. This is a 1989.
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    There is no overhead clearance for a gantry on...

    There is no overhead clearance for a gantry on this one, it would certainly be my rigging of choice if there were.

    This is a Trane 40HP Semi-CRHR in an old RAUCC80. A heavy girl, weighing in at...
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    Engine Hoist Capacities

    For those who are familiar with hoisting....

    I have not been able to find an answer to this online.

    What does the rating refer to on the hoist, the weight limit of the hydraulic ram, or the...
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    Thanks for the reassurance. All they had in stock...

    Thanks for the reassurance. All they had in stock was the condenser fan equivalent. It cost a bit more, but not much.
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    Air-Over to Totally Enclosed?

    Is it acceptable to replace an air-over blower motor with a fully enclosed of otherwise identical specs?
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    Mars, ABB, Furnas/Siemens, Sprecher & Schuh. ...

    Mars, ABB, Furnas/Siemens, Sprecher & Schuh.

    Most all are made in China these days, even those with reputable parent companies, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
  13. Interesting. I haven't seen any of the...

    Interesting. I haven't seen any of the concentrated cleaner on my supplier's shelf, but I'm sure they could order it in.
  14. Coilgun - Nu-Calgon or Refrigeration Technologies

    Looking for some feedback on these products if anybody has compared both.

    I've been using my pump sprayer for condenser coils with a good water wand, looking to increase productivity for larger...
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    I ordered a 3/8" hose with 1/4" connections this...

    I ordered a 3/8" hose with 1/4" connections this morning. Lots of great information on those Appion videos as well.
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    Appion G5 Twin

    I've been using the G5 Twin for a few years now after switching from the Yellow Jacket XLT.

    Question, is it acceptable to pump pure liquid refrigerant with this? The manual indicates that it may...
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    809633

    809633
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    I'm with you on this. Fine stranded from 6 to 22...

    I'm with you on this. Fine stranded from 6 to 22 AWG gets a ferrule from me for lug or terminal connections.
    If it's a screw connection, it's getting a crimp terminal. Period.

    It drives me...
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    Thomas & Betts MX Series Ty-Raps. Weather and...

    Thomas & Betts MX Series Ty-Raps.
    Weather and UV Resistant

    I buy in bulk of 1,000. It's a lot cheaper in the long run.
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    Thanks for your input guys, I'm going to use a...

    Thanks for your input guys, I'm going to use a low pressure control on the liquid line, hopefully it will never trip anyway!

    71CHOPS, we usually only use baffles/wind protection on minisplit and...
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    Packaged HP : Loss-of-charge switch

    Looking for some input on what the ideal pressure setting for a loss-of-charge switch...

    Lennox Packaged 4-ton Rooftop Heatpump, R-22.
    Discharge line had cracked from vibration dropping the...
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    Thank you, much appreciated! This works great...

    Thank you, much appreciated!

    This works great for me, some parts of the original diagram had water damage.
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    Model: H2CA360A58D Serial: (S)NFJM080379 ...

    Model: H2CA360A58D
    Serial: (S)NFJM080379

    There was a schematic posted here before for a similar unit, but I had a look and the wiring is different.
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    York Schematic Diagram (Rundawg?)

    Does anybody have this particular York Schematic Diagram
    I have looked online and not been able to find a copy.

    Does York have a resource library for schematics and literature?
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    What style of heat exchanger is it? If it's a...

    What style of heat exchanger is it?

    If it's a stainless plate HX, bear in mind that they are copper or nickel brazed, which tends to be the failure point.
    The advantage is they are more compact...
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    https://www.swagelok.com/en/catalog/Product/Detail...

    https://www.swagelok.com/en/catalog/Product/Detail?part=B-1410-6
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    Dirty filter? Just flip it around, good for...

    Dirty filter? Just flip it around, good for another 6 months! :whistle:
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    Good point. I don't think there will be a...

    Good point. I don't think there will be a significant impact with using the capillaries over adding a txv.

    Probably would see some capacity and efficiency with the txv, but this one is not mission...
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    Yes

    Yes
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    With 407F there is actually a 7% gain in...

    With 407F there is actually a 7% gain in capacity, but a 4% loss in efficiency. I don't have the data for 407C.

    Poodle Head Mikey,

    That was just a stock photo I found. New coil comes with...
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    Thermoplus Model: KAC-060-V-8C

    Thermoplus
    Model: KAC-060-V-8C
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    I quoted both rebuild/replace options for the...

    I quoted both rebuild/replace options for the customer.
    This is an industrial account, there is a lot of red tape for approvals on jobs over a certain dollar amount.
    The unit is a 2008, so a few...
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    No real preference, I'm open to both. I think the...

    No real preference, I'm open to both. I think the performance difference would be marginal in an A/C application.
    Our cost on 407F is a few dollars cheaper per pound, not a game changer on a small...
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    R22 to R407F Retrofit - TXV / Distributor

    5-Ton Packaged R-22 system. Evaporator coil is corroded and leaking.
    I'm looking to retrofit to 407F when replacing the evaporator.

    Current system uses a combination strainer/distributor as...
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    I have a Wera insert type torque wrench as well...

    I have a Wera insert type torque wrench as well as a Gedore ratcheting and a Rahsol Dremometer.

    Yes, there are open ring inserts available, but the brands that I prefer are dead expensive.

    A...
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    Yeah

    Yeah
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    :grin2: I use my Knipex pliers wrench at the...

    :grin2:

    I use my Knipex pliers wrench at the moment.

    There is an online sale ending tonight, I had my eye on some nice flare nut wrenches.
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    Fujitsu Flare Nut Size

    What are the hex sizes for 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 flare nuts?

    I believe 17mm and 22mm for the 1/4 and 3/8, uncertain on the 1/2".
  39. Yes, the blower wheel can be removed without...

    Yes, the blower wheel can be removed without pulling the unit.
    I pulled and cleaned the wheel at my parent's house recently. Blower wheel was plugged with dust from the fireplace.
    The coil can be...
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    Acceptable line voltage was 230V + 10% (253...

    Acceptable line voltage was 230V + 10% (253 Volts)

    I called tech support and they were absolutely adamant about weighing the charge before checking thermistors or any other readings.

    Factory...
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    LG Prestige not ramping up

    LAU120HYV Outdoor
    LAU120HYV Indoor

    System did not seem to be ramping up to speed, indoor blower was idling on low as the coil hadn't reached temperature.

    Red LED on the outdoor was steady, no...
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    • Measure the center-to-center distances on the...

    • Measure the center-to-center distances on the shafts. This is your span. Set the large O-ring to this measurement.
    Yes, this is in 10 lb increments, so it can be hard to be dead accurate.

    •...
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    I service a chocolate production factory as well....

    I service a chocolate production factory as well. There are 3 cooling tunnels, dating between 1976 and early 90's. I've never had an issue corrosion or leaks on the tunnels.
    Granted, these tunnels...
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    Chocolate Display Case

    I came across a series of display cases for chocolates the other week, would like some input if any of you guys have experience with these.
    These are from the 1980s, still running R-12. There were 3...
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    I went at this the other day. I was using weld...

    I went at this the other day. I was using weld adapters for the transition to the tubing, there was a much larger gap than normal as they have different dimensions. Just took a bit more silver to...
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    Silver Solder Joint

    If silvering SS tubing to a plate heat exchanger, which would produce the strongest joints?

    Flush or chamfered tubing on the male end going into the connection?
    Flush or chamfered female socket...
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    I paid around $440 CDN for the set. (~ 330 USD)....

    I paid around $440 CDN for the set. (~ 330 USD). I always shop around when buying tools.
    They will last a lifetime if you take care of them. I've seen some on Ebay from the 1970s, still in good...
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    I've been using the Rothenberger Rocam Expander...

    I've been using the Rothenberger Rocam Expander set for awhile now. 3/8" to 1-5/8" Has an allen key adjustment for the amount of expansion.
    My only complaints are that they don't offer a 1/4"...
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    I use the Posi-Lock HP-2 set for pulling hubs, it...

    I use the Posi-Lock HP-2 set for pulling hubs, it has never let me down on a fan blade. Quick and easy to adjust with the captive cage.

    I find it a bit bulky for pulling actual sheaves, though....
  50. I've been using the Fluke 80PK-8 and 80PK-10 for...

    I've been using the Fluke 80PK-8 and 80PK-10 for years now. Very satisfied with the accuracy and response time. Take care of them and they last a long time.
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