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  1. Thanks everyone for the great replies. I will...

    Thanks everyone for the great replies. I will check out Grainger (and Johnstone) today as suggested.

    I also found this motor but the counter person said they would have to get the specs on the...
  2. Thanks everyone for the great replies. I will...

    Thanks everyone for the great replies. I will check out Grainger (and Johnstone) today as suggested.
    I contacted United Ref yesterday, they said they have a replacement for 1/4 the cost from...
  3. ECM motors for Kolpak, 1/15 hp . Disgusting price

    Yep, Kolpak Evap motors are high retail. Is it illegal to switch the frames and install PSC motors? These prices are nothing less than 'usery' or in simpler terms robery. P# 550004801
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    Thanks for this vital information. We have not...

    Thanks for this vital information. We have not purchased this too date for a specific job, waiting for the customer to sign the contract.
  5. I paid $ and I think that was with shipping. The...

    I paid $ and I think that was with shipping. The thing I don't like is the unit is made in China, metal is somewhat thin, very light about 90 pounds, (Small) but seems well built. It fits my BTU...
  6. ""FIRE FIRE FIRE !!! "" LOL!! Wondering what...

    ""FIRE FIRE FIRE !!! "" LOL!! Wondering what torch he used, the tip seemed to be as big as a dime and yet it appeared to be an OXY Acet unit.
  7. Not sure where to post this! Maybe under 'piping' LOL!!

    The first change out is classic. I would have never entered this trade if I saw this first. :)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6aIUA1fWfI&feature=youtu.be
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    I used Goodway tube reamers in the 80's, thanks...

    I used Goodway tube reamers in the 80's, thanks for reminding me of that company
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    Water Input Temp.Up to 125 Degrees F ...

    Water Input Temp.Up to 125 Degrees F

    Specifications
    Part Number: FLOWJET-60
    Dimensions (H x W x D): 13" x 30" x 12"
    Weight: 35 lbs (net dry)
    Pump: Axial
    Output Pressure: 400 PSI
    Output Water...
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    Pressure Sprayers - Electric

    30 years ago I bought a Honda gas pressure sprayer and I'm still using it today, its a small one and works great. Now we have an inside job and require an electric unit since we can't run enough...
  11. BaldLoonie, I appreciate you recommendation,...

    BaldLoonie, I appreciate you recommendation, AND we DID USE the Heat_Controller you recommended, it was relabeled under the Comfort Air label.
    I tried to order through two suppliers and they...
  12. Hi Everyone, sorry I havent replied and updated...

    Hi Everyone, sorry I havent replied and updated earlier but I've had problems logging on. For some reason I log on but only see one post I made years ago. Today I thought I'd try to do a search for...
  13. Glad everyone enjoyed it. I can't take the credit...

    Glad everyone enjoyed it. I can't take the credit though, the first link I pasted provided all the information in my write, I also copied/pasted some of it.

    Mr. Carrier was a fascinating man, and...
  14. Nothing matches up in this home, and being its in...

    Nothing matches up in this home, and being its in the country and pre 1940's, the joists are 2 x 4's, just a strange home. I can put ducts in because I will be able to keep them about 4'' from the...
  15. yep

    yep
  16. Thats good info, I'll call the Mits supplier in...

    Thats good info, I'll call the Mits supplier in Toledo this week and get some info on it. Again,thank you :)
  17. Thanks Beenthere, very kind of you to share this...

    Thanks Beenthere, very kind of you to share this with me. . I'm wondering if this is a high velocity unit or just a conventional split ac unit. My weekend is ruined trying to figure this job out,...
  18. In Memory of the man who stabilized the engineering and industry.

    Wiilis H. Carrier did not 'invent' air conditioning, but his 1911 paper; "Rational Psychometric Rational Formulae'" basically established and defined our HVAC/REF industry today. He designed the...
  19. THAT IS AN IMPRESSIVE DISCUSSION !!!! I can't...

    THAT IS AN IMPRESSIVE DISCUSSION !!!! I can't and wont do it on this job due to being a new installation, but that discussion is a keeper for the future ! :)
  20. This may do the trick! I wasn't aware that Mar's...

    This may do the trick! I wasn't aware that Mar's even made condensers. I will try to find a supplier this coming Monday, unless Beenthere's suggestion of a 'ducted' mini works out better.

    I hope...
  21. I admit my ignorance on the 'ducted' equipment,...

    I admit my ignorance on the 'ducted' equipment, the only type I've known about is Fujitsu's small head that goes into an attic with a small duct run capability. Do you have other info concerning...
  22. Can't find a 1 ton condenser and can't use a mini-split.

    Need a one ton condenser with coil, heat gain is 10,300 sensible and 2,700 latent. American Standard and Rheem starts at 1.5 tons. We can't use a mini in this particular installation and customer...
  23. This one is at a restaurant, Northern Ohio

    This one is at a restaurant, Northern Ohio
  24. Our local supplier where they teach how to do things correctly.

    808840
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    timebuilder, thanks for you input. Could you...

    timebuilder, thanks for you input. Could you however please verify if his installation is legal, I'm confused and can't determine from the posts if it meets code or not.

    1) The guy installed...
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    This adds a little more clarity to your post,...

    This adds a little more clarity to your post, Timebuilder, and thanks for the info. However, it doesn't say he can't connect up the cooler lights/heaters along with the garage door openers and...
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    Electrical Code commercial walk in freezer:

    Just moved and can't find my NEC Code book. I'm on a job where we put in a condenser on a walk in freezer for a food bank. No power, Found out the electrician ran the 120 volt for the lights and...
  28. BTW, no one thought my homeowner discussion on...

    BTW, no one thought my homeowner discussion on the phone was funny ? :) I spent a lot of time thinking that up LOL!!

    Also, in most cases I cut out the cap and put in a TXV and the customers jump...
  29. No, not having problems, I'm just fed up the the...

    No, not having problems, I'm just fed up the the BS. Every time a new person comes on board its the same thing, telling them the rules with their 1000's of exceptions, it gets old. Concerning the...
  30. The same thing is true with AC systems, the...

    The same thing is true with AC systems, the pressures come down as the home temp does. Still BS, if there is a standard in the industry for coil sizing then dammit, there is a mathematical way to...
  31. Why no charging slide rules/charts for refrigeration like AC units?

    Im tired of the typical BS of charging a cap tube system where the weight isn't known. Imagine charging a residential cap or fixed orifice whole house unit the way we must do it for refrigeration...
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    Custard machine info desired.

    Thinking of starting a small stand and wish to know about Custard machines, might keep me busy and fat when I can't wrench any longer.
    For those that don't know it, custard is different than than...
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    BAHAHAHAH!!!! TOO FUNNY !!! :gah:

    BAHAHAHAH!!!! TOO FUNNY !!!
    :gah:
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    'That was easy!" Im shaking my head

    12 of them installed like this. Im so dam tired of this trade.
  35. Agreed, but not possible with this home. ...

    Agreed, but not possible with this home.





    In this particular home the electrical service is only 100 amps, she does not have the money to change out her service to a 200 amp panel. So why...
  36. UL tested and approved foil tape or bands. Pipe...

    UL tested and approved foil tape or bands.
    Pipe must be supported ever 4 feet.
    Transitions can not be enclosed.
    The IBC has been updated, reducing the total equivalent feet allowed from 35ft to...
  37. Thanks ! I did some searching last night and...

    Thanks !
    I did some searching last night and found that the IBC has been amended to only allowing 25 equivalent feet with each elbow being equal to 5 ft. The transition as pointed out (horizontal...
  38. Those pictures looks like my daughters current...

    Those pictures looks like my daughters current installation ! Just terrible! (BTW, she just purchased the home and now Dad has a years worth of work to do for her. )

    First, the dryer is about 9...
  39. Update. I still would like to know about the...

    Update.
    I still would like to know about the difference between the dryer vent duct and transition and also where it can be vented. I've done some calculations and I'm about 55 equivalent feet of...
  40. Thanks very much for the speedy replies. ...

    Thanks very much for the speedy replies.


    540.6.3 Maximum TRANSITION DUCT is 8 ft.
    504.6.4.1 says the maximum length is 35 feet FROM the connection TO the TRANSITION DUCT.

    What...
  41. Dryer vent design for long runs and termination code (Residential single gas dryer)

    Helping my daughter out with her gas dryer vent issues. I'm in Industrial Refrigeration so this is new for me.

    Her dryer is in the basement and we have to go into the garage area, from there we...
  42. I have some very interesting links if people are...

    I have some very interesting links if people are interested.
    One link explains why the tubing is soldiered to the suction lines in an effort to stop 'choking' due to sonic explosions inside the cap...
  43. This is an interesting post, I've never...

    This is an interesting post, I've never considered the two different SH for different applications. Have you used this in your service or just posting your findings? Sure would like to see a copy of...
  44. Thats what I do as well, but some tell me thats...

    Thats what I do as well, but some tell me thats too tight because when the condenser coil gets dirty there may be liquid coming back to the compressor. My answer is keep it clean!
  45. See what I'm saying? This industry has no...

    See what I'm saying? This industry has no specifics when it comes to cap tubes, and they should! They have them for AC units but not refrigeration....
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    Are you saying there are disposals in the lower...

    Are you saying there are disposals in the lower drain sink? If so your State allows things that Ohio doesn't, and while in Binghamton back in the 70's the two parlors I worked at didn't have them...
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    THATS FUNNY !!!

    THATS FUNNY !!!
  48. I try to achieve 10 degrees SH at the evap coil...

    I try to achieve 10 degrees SH at the evap coil outlet when temp set point is reached, but some have told me that I'm taking a chance having the SH that tight.

    I have never heard of sub cooling...
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    Degauss8

    Yes, they evacuate the intestines, puncture the bladder etc, but they do not use standard garbage disposals were they are supposedly getting jammed by flesh and parts. Have you seen any standard...
  50. For discussion. NO label information, units out of gas

    Oh how nice when we know the factory charge.

    Sadly , there are manufactures for restaurant chains who build specialty units and even with model and serial numbers they can't tell you much about...
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