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    Well how about that! I canít remember seeing a...

    Well how about that! I canít remember seeing a damper system in this model before, even on newer ones. I wonder if itís an option.

    Well Iím glad you solved the problem.


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    Near the end of your post you say the ďflames...

    Near the end of your post you say the ďflames light, swirl around, and almost snuff out. Then the control drops outĒ

    Sounds like the gas is dropping out before flame is proved and then the control...
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    Does it leak during the rinse cycle, wash cycle...

    Does it leak during the rinse cycle, wash cycle or both?

    Worn out door hinges or door can prevent the door from closing tightly.

    Wash arms that spin slowly can cause a little leakage too.
  4. Every piece of Hobart equipment has a ML# which...

    Every piece of Hobart equipment has a ML# which is kind of like a bill of materials. Depending on the age of your mixer it will be either a 5 or 6 digit number. Can you tell us your ML.

    Hereís a...
  5. Whatís your background? Tech? Business owner? End...

    Whatís your background? Tech? Business owner? End user?


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  6. The hub drive is live with the planetary. If the...

    The hub drive is live with the planetary. If the planetary moves the hub moves. If it doesnít thereís a beveled gear that could be broken. Or the actual hub is sheared in half. Best to have a tech...
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    That’s exactly how my shop would handle it. So...

    That’s exactly how my shop would handle it. So silly...
  8. I forgot about them. They may actually be the...

    I forgot about them. They may actually be the worst brand out there.


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  9. I’ve been doing a lot of Avantco warranty...

    I’ve been doing a lot of Avantco warranty lately.... total junk. Turbo Air is on the same level. Continental, True, Victory and Bev-Air are mid level units. I prefer Delfield equipment myself....
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    Iím not sure and I donít think Iíll ever really...

    Iím not sure and I donít think Iíll ever really know exactly what happened. Both failed compressors were under warranty so he couldnít cut them open to see what broke or dump the oil to see the...
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    Iím not sure what charge amount was put in or how...

    Iím not sure what charge amount was put in or how he did it. The unit has a headmaster so HOPEFULLY he followed the proper procedure for calculating the charge weight.

    I donít think the internal...
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    [QUOTE=EjBreeze;25770233] Lol! Thatís too...

    Lol! Thatís too funny.


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    Yes, thatís 100% a spritzer style combi. Pretty...

    Yes, thatís 100% a spritzer style combi. Pretty much every spritzer looks like that unless the customer has a good filter system and regular maintenance.

    The gas units end up with more scale...
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    Yikes! Looks like an Alto-Shaam CTP.... 10-10 Iím...

    Yikes! Looks like an Alto-Shaam CTP.... 10-10 Iím
    guessing? Is a new filter system your first quote for this new contract?!


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    He for sure didnít separate the lines and he and...

    He for sure didnít separate the lines and he and I discussed that. Because imo if you donít separate the TXV you wonít get a good nitro push through the system. I can see where the slow moving nitro...
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    Yep, especially with two evaps. Sent from...

    Yep, especially with two evaps.


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  17. Yes, higher FPI for med temp, lower FPI for low...

    Yes, higher FPI for med temp, lower FPI for low temp. Thatís what I meant to type out originally. Thanks you for the explanation!


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    Multiple compressor failures

    I got a call from a tech in another office today for help regarding a WIF that has had multiple compressor failures. I donít have a lot of data and Iíve never been to the site so bear with me.
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  19. I remember learning all of this from you guys...

    I remember learning all of this from you guys before but Iím forgetting this stuff faster than I can use it. Help me with a few things...


    The correction factor regarding the evaporator going...
  20. Thread: Alto Shaam

    by VanMan812
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    I had to look that unit up because Iíve never...

    I had to look that unit up because Iíve never heard of it before. It looks like itís a convection/microwave oven right? I wasnít aware that AS utilized microwave technology. Is it pretty much a...
  21. Iíve not experimented with fixed pressure...

    Iíve not experimented with fixed pressure controls on prep tables. I kind of like the ability to tell weak or fine tune the control to a certain application. But I could see it working.

    To solve...
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    Wow! Thatís fantastic. It was certainly worth the...

    Wow! Thatís fantastic. It was certainly worth the fight.


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    Hey ECtofix, where did you find those code...

    Hey ECtofix, where did you find those code descriptions?
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    X2 I usually replaced the ITP first since I...

    X2

    I usually replaced the ITP first since I carry one on my truck but it didn't resolve anything. Now I’m not even sure I carry that ITP anymore since there’s so few machines in my area that call...
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    Thanks for the feedback. Thatís a serious...

    Thanks for the feedback.

    Thatís a serious design flaw if you ask me. Those wells look great. No rust or pitting or any deterioration at all. To say that the customer is saving money on the...
  26. Thread: TURBOCHEF

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    For warranty we are dispatched by TurboChef....

    For warranty we are dispatched by TurboChef. Other than that all of the Subways in the area call us directly.


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    I have zero experience with the SMAN’s but both...

    I have zero experience with the SMAN’s but both of my FP clamp meters have been exceptional. I’m very hard on all of my tools and they have stood the test of time.

    I went through 2 Fluke 116’s in...
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    The 9 watt is more powerful and can handle...

    The 9 watt is more powerful and can handle bigger/heavier fan blades. If a 9 watt is replaced with a 6 watt it will work but won’t last as long.
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    Why is that method better than just going with...

    Why is that method better than just going with the factory charge? It seems like thatís a little extra work and labor. What are we gaining?


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    This unit was low after all, the cap tube wasnít...

    This unit was low after all, the cap tube wasnít restricted. I ended up pulling the charge, cutting off the first 6Ē of the cap tube, replacing the FD, vacuuming it down and charging it with the...
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    Thanks man. Iím trying to determine if I have a...

    Thanks man. Iím trying to determine if I have a restricted cap tube or low charge. Unit was in a vacuum and I added a few oz but the pressure wonít rise above 10psi (134a). Itís a little bakery case...
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    Display case, gravity coil

    Gravity coils are new to me. Just looking for a technical manual or any info on them. Iím curious about the TD, pull down rate, defrost schedule etc.
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    Disconnect the curtain switch from the board and...

    Disconnect the curtain switch from the board and put a jumper in there and manually open the circuit when the curtain physically opens. If the GFCI doesnít trip then the cause is the switch or...
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    Yes they do. Iíve never serviced one but and my...

    Yes they do. Iíve never serviced one but and my favorite pizza place has two Roto-Flexís. Those ovens just make the best pizza.

    Gotta be quick with the peel!


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  35. Thread: Thermopiles

    by VanMan812
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    Frymaster, Imperial, Pitco, Dean, Southbend,...

    Frymaster, Imperial, Pitco, Dean, Southbend, Anets.... as far as I can tell they all use a Robertshaw 1950 series típile. Maybe the Pitco one is a different manufacturer, maybe. And thatís just the...
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    Lol thatís a hard NO. Even with my fancy...

    Lol thatís a hard NO. Even with my fancy ďKitchenCare Tech IDĒ number I still wait forever for one them to pick up.

    I had some factory Convotherm training in Cleveland recently (which was weird...
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    My boss was just telling me about those machines....

    My boss was just telling me about those machines.

    He was talking about that harvest grid and how it was a pain to replace the wires individually. He said replacing the whole grid really didn’t...
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    Back when I got mine it was the first year they...

    Back when I got mine it was the first year they rolled them out. Those of us in the company that had them thought the tire pressure was kind of strange as well but we always ran them that way.

    I...
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    Iíve never seen a piece of refrigeration quite...

    Iíve never seen a piece of refrigeration quite like that before. What is it and what does it do? Whatís the brand? I canít quite make it out from the pic.
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    Just playing devils advocate here... I service...

    Just playing devils advocate here...

    I service anything and everything any of my customers will pay me to fix. Plumbing, electric, HVAC/R, hotside kitchen equipment, pneumatics, lab equipment,...
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    I can relate to your sentimental feelings towards...

    I can relate to your sentimental feelings towards your employer. But if they donít offer a retirement plan then I say run, donít walk, away from that job. I know itís a hard decision and your heart...
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    I hope you get a positive response but I highly...

    I hope you get a positive response but I highly doubt theyíll do anything. Unless your a large chain (only 100+ stores gets their attention) manufacturers donít even raise an eyebrow. And in your...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190430/44b41f6c4a2a54bf291e403363a3dbd3.jpg

    Is that it on top of all the wires?



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    I’m assuming you have a Q or S model since the I...

    I’m assuming you have a Q or S model since the I model curtain hanger is pretty self explanatory. On the Q or S model you need to pick out the little white plugs on the upper Evap plate. Then unscrew...
  45. PartsTown has 10 in stock. Not sure if p/n...

    PartsTown has 10 in stock. Not sure if p/n WHKGT-2 is different but thatís what came up when I looked up your model. Well, a KGT-12-T. I wonder whatís different about a KGT-12T-1.




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    I ran into a similar problem just last week. I...

    I ran into a similar problem just last week. I had a Tecumseh condensing unit (couldn’t read the model or serial on the tag) and a Copeland compressor. I had just put virgin gas in, the coil was...
  47. Thread: Rational

    by VanMan812
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    I’m not sure if this link will open for you but...

    I’m not sure if this link will open for you but give it a try anyway.
    ...
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    I couldn’t find either on Robertshaw’s website...

    I couldn’t find either on Robertshaw’s website which is strange since they make them both. But after searching through All Points and PartsTown I was able to determine that they are both 30k btu...
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    I’ve had Chevy Express 2500’s, Ford E-150’s, a...

    I’ve had Chevy Express 2500’s, Ford E-150’s, a Ford Transit and now I have a Mercedes Sprinter. The Merc gets the best fuel mileage but with the turbo V6 diesel it’s a gutless pig. And it drives like...
  50. I got this recently and couldnít be happier. It...

    I got this recently and couldnít be happier. It comes with a couple attachments for the camera tip, one of which is a little magnet that I used to pull a nut out of a heat exchanger.
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