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  1. Thread: Hot block

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    Iíve messed around with the Viper compound but...

    Iíve messed around with the Viper compound but honestly like plain wet rags more.


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    On another side note, just incase you havent seen...

    On another side note, just incase you havent seen these, I love using the insulated clamps instead of trying to insulate standard uni pipe clamps if the piping is mounted vertically, and using these...
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    I would be more inclined to agree with your idea...

    I would be more inclined to agree with your idea for the piping.

    Sounds like their main argument against it is the suction line pressure drop on the branch runs may vary, which would technically...
  4. Tried sending you a PM, but you have your...

    Tried sending you a PM, but you have your preferences set to not receive them. If you want to change that or send me your email I will send you some info.


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  5. If I were you I would look into UA contractors in...

    If I were you I would look into UA contractors in the Seattle area local 32. The base wage for journeyman is like $57/hr.


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    Bubbles in the sightglass Sent from my...

    Bubbles in the sightglass


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  7. Thread: New amp meter

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    Iíve always been interested to try Hioki for...

    Iíve always been interested to try Hioki for meters, maybe check them out


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    Using anything other than bluvac is sacrilege

    Using anything other than bluvac is sacrilege
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    definitely get a proper rosebud tip. I use like a...

    definitely get a proper rosebud tip. I use like a size 15 or something tip, about the biggest you would generally use on a MC tank setup. I even use it on 3/8", only exception is if it is a very...
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    Ah the 90 KF fitting I have now must be newer then

    Ah the 90 KF fitting I have now must be newer then
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    What is going on with that angled fitting,...

    What is going on with that angled fitting, accutools switch something up recently?


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    Yeah forsure that vid really surprised me.

    Yeah forsure that vid really surprised me.
  13. Thread: Core tools

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    Core tools

    Appion user for years, tried Accutools and love their other evac tools but the core tools seem to intermittently leak from the ball valve stem. Loosing faith in the core tools quickly and trying to...
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    Yeah you definitely do not want a 448a powerhead...

    Yeah you definitely do not want a 448a powerhead with 404a. Other than that most components seem to be ok most the time in regards to sizing. Do note though that 404a requires more mass flow than...
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    /thread

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    I have no doubt that coremax is a great solution...

    I have no doubt that coremax is a great solution for the manufacturing process.

    Regular schraders seal well enough, are easy to replace, and cheap.

    Many of us field techs simply prefer to be...
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    Coremax fittings suck Sent from my iPhone...

    Coremax fittings suck


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  18. Thread: KE2 Upgrade #2

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    Thanks! Never went more than 3 or so hours of...

    Thanks!

    Never went more than 3 or so hours of being off, it was done in stages. The large warehouse had exterior walls on 3 sides, so with our 50*F avg outdoor temps I had plenty of time work...
  19. Thread: KE2 Upgrade #2

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    Xcircuit for the diagrams, put it through Latex...

    Xcircuit for the diagrams, put it through Latex to easily size and give it a title.


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  20. Thread: KE2 Upgrade #2

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    KE2 Upgrade #2

    Created ladder diagrams for everything. You cannot see it in the photo of the compressor control panel but nearly every wire is numbered....
  21. Thread: KE2 Upgrade #2

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    KE2 Upgrade #2

    One large medium temp warehouse with 4 controllers, and one smaller auxiliary cooler with two controllers. KE2 Therm controls and EEVís. Redid compressor controls for two belt driven compressors...
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    Eh yeah and just finding a smaller means of...

    Eh yeah and just finding a smaller means of storage rather than setting it in a bucket where it can tip over all the time.
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    YJ Oil Pump Storage

    Has anyone got any creative ideas for creating or buying a storage container for this type of oil pump?
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210102/36e6bb2dc64b8d8577bf130a6716afd5.jpg


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    This is one of my favorites ...

    This is one of my favorites


    https://www.ibiblio.org/kuphaldt/socratic/sinst/book/liii.pdf


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  25. Someone let this man in Sent from my iPhone...

    Someone let this man in


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  26. Thatís kinda cool Sent from my iPhone using...

    Thatís kinda cool


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    KE2 Therm Upgrade

    Thanks!

    Originally I imagined that I would ďbondĒ the two controllers on each system, and then create different "groups" on the masterview, essentially letting the software know that they were...
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    KE2 Therm Upgrade

    Hey yeah they are belt driven compressors. I never looked at the serial numbers, just noted they were Carrier 5H compressors. Iím actually doing the same type of upgrade on another farm right now,...
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    Yeah I did it from scratch. Looked a lot simpler...

    Yeah I did it from scratch. Looked a lot simpler before I added in the timer and relays to provide a lead-lag for the systems on the 1st and 2nd stage setpoints that rotate every 24hrs.

    The...
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    I personally like Loctite 567 Sent from my...

    I personally like Loctite 567


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    KE2 Therm Upgrade

    Had a nice little project, did all of it by my lonesome, other than the PVC conduit work. Medium temp refrigerated warehouse.

    Redundant systems. Installed a timer relay to rotate between the two...
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    https://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?2142611-R...

    https://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?2142611-R22-Conversion&p=25502402#post25502402

    See post #59

    For the most part I believe it is just elastomer O-ring type seals that are susceptible.
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    Huh interesting. Shouldn't be that hard, not a...

    Huh interesting. Shouldn't be that hard, not a very obscure part haha.
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    https://galco.com/buy/Hammond-Power-Solutions/PH10...

    https://galco.com/buy/Hammond-Power-Solutions/PH100MQMJ

    Had good luck with this site. With these types of industrial control transformers I've also had decent luck with electrical suppliers(versus...
  35. Smallish Hot water boiler just wrapped up this AM

    Heatingman did you install the conduit yourself or did you have an electrician run the pipe?

    If so nice job, I really like the appearance of EMT for anything more than short whips.


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    Regarding increased taxes with OT, that is simply...

    Regarding increased taxes with OT, that is simply untrue and for some reason is a common misconception.

    First thing to understand is that OT is not taxed any differently than straight time. It is...
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    Interesting thread. All in all I agree with...

    Interesting thread.

    All in all I agree with keeping employers accountable for the often preached quality they can promote.


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  38. Very nice, thanks for taking the time to post...

    Very nice, thanks for taking the time to post that.
  39. Thread: Fan Pullers

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    Posi-lock is definitely nice, but due to the...

    Posi-lock is definitely nice, but due to the design they don't have a very wide range(cant think of a better term.) When they do fit they're great, but many of times I've had to resort to a different...
  40. Thread: Wire crimps

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    Might start using crimp on ferrules for stranded...

    Might start using crimp on ferrules for stranded control conductors, seems like most industrial controls use them.
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    I don't remember what resistance the RTRM board...

    I don't remember what resistance the RTRM board initiates each mode and stage for in test mode, but the first thing I would be curious to know is how it acted during simply cycling through the normal...
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    I personally just use the app for actual raw data...

    I personally just use the app for actual raw data such as pressure and temperature readings for the clean UI. I might not be up to date on the latest out from MQ, but I wouldn't be surprised if they...
  43. Thread: Wire crimps

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    I love my ratcheting crimper, makes great...

    I love my ratcheting crimper, makes great connections. Iíve always been particular about trying to create reliable crimps after seeing so many terrible field crimps.


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    I've always been curious on how much oil must...

    I've always been curious on how much oil must pool up in that header with the suction lines stubbed up like that? I did notice on an old rack once there was a 1/4" line coming of the bottom of the...
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    Glad you'll make use of it! Just shipped it off...

    Glad you'll make use of it! Just shipped it off an hour ago. I'm switching to a primarily market ref company and wont be needing it. I like to price stuff to sell and not squeeze every last dime...
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    I would definitely go with silphos brazing, even...

    I would definitely go with silphos brazing, even for that size pipe that is fine. At that pipe size I'm pretty sure the sightglass is typically removable.
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    Fieldpiece STA2 Hot Wire Anemometer $135TYD

    Selling my barely used anemometer, works great. $135TYD. See photos. Thanks
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    Only tip in particular other than of course using...

    Only tip in particular other than of course using the proper sized tip is what Redman said, the square beefier rod is much nicer to use on large pipe.
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    What type of oil level control do these...

    What type of oil level control do these compressors have? If using the older ďtrax-oilĒ, they have some inherent issues and copeland recommends that they be changed out to the newer ďOMBĒ control....
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    Great work Gravity! Really enjoy seeing youíre...

    Great work Gravity! Really enjoy seeing youíre posts on these small projects. I love the craftsmanship. That sort of stuff is what makes this job interesting to me.

    So regarding your wiring...
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