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  1. I was impressed a couple of years ago by the...

    I was impressed a couple of years ago by the Tempalert system that we were allowed to trial for a couple of months.

    Company now called Smartsense
    https://www.smartsense.co/about-us/contact-us
    ...
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    I first heard of Carl Geist here and found a...

    I first heard of Carl Geist here and found a couple different versions of his books (used and cheap) at Abes Books.
    Sure a lot of the info is dated but cannot beat the basics presented in clear...
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    Start off with giving the model and serial #...

    Start off with giving the model and serial # information.
    Next google that and look for technician service manual.

    Factory tech service manual will give a wealth of needed data from pressures, to...
  4. My hot-side guy got to it before I did and...

    My hot-side guy got to it before I did and changed the igniter.
    It definitely glows brighter than old one and fires away!
    Didn't get the chance to ohm out the new igniter but the old one is 410...
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    Hope you post pictures of the build!

    Hope you post pictures of the build!
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    And with all those legs, looks like an area even...

    And with all those legs, looks like an area even harder to keep clean unless they can pressure wash and have a floor drain.
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    I would agree with this. As much as you enjoy...

    I would agree with this.
    As much as you enjoy fabricating, I would be most concerned about F&B operations.
    Culinary crew usually fills those pans to the hilt and I foresee lots of spills even at a...
  8. Thank you gents! Got hold of my hotside guy...

    Thank you gents!

    Got hold of my hotside guy and he installed the harness. We ran out of time Friday afternoon to do much troubleshooting after that. Hate to second guess his diagnosis, but here I...
  9. Harness installed but I was incorrect in my...

    Harness installed but I was incorrect in my original statement.

    "Relay kicks in, inducer blows, ignitor glows, unit fires up then gas valve shuts off after three to five seconds."

    Should...
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    Check the specs of software. A couple of the...

    Check the specs of software. A couple of the discs I recently got from Johnstone were outdated and would not run on windows 8 or above.
  11. Thanks EBreeze! Harness should be in by Monday...

    Thanks EBreeze!
    Harness should be in by Monday afternoon, my "weekend off" is typically Tues-Wed.
    We are off season so this project will likely be put off while others have more precedence.
  12. Gracias caballero!

    Gracias caballero!
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    https://bin95.com/ebooks/ ...

    https://bin95.com/ebooks/

    https://www.interplaylearning.com/
  14. Cleveland Steam kettle age ? and advice

    Model KGL-60
    Serial # WT1778-08D-02

    Trying to find out manufacturing date of this steam kettle.
    Looking online for wiring diagram and see there is a change around 2004. This seasonal facility...
  15. Sorry misspoke... the harness that was warranteed...

    Sorry misspoke... the harness that was warranteed was for the water probe.
  16. Tommy Lee is still with Manitowoc. We had...

    Tommy Lee is still with Manitowoc.

    We had similar on a warranty machine, it was the harness to the microphone.
    If your HZ readings look wonky, you'll want to change the harness any time you...
  17. Might get more and quicker feedback in the...

    Might get more and quicker feedback in the Refrigeration and Ice Making forum... this one is mostly for "hot heads" !

    Was looking at something similar just last night for an old R22 delfield...
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    Product Specifications Application Low...

    Product Specifications
    Application Low Temperature
    BtuH Capacity @ -10°F Evap. 6690
    CCH Yes
    Compressor Reciprocating
    Discharge Conn. 1/2" ODF
    Overload Internal
    Phase 1
    Refrigerant R404A...
  19. Heavy crud on old equipment = lime away. Light...

    Heavy crud on old equipment = lime away.
    Light stains a vinegar water mix spray and wipe.
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    Prefer the probes, (Testos-mine or...

    Prefer the probes, (Testos-mine or Fieldpiece-employers, have them both) using a second hand phone or tablet for display, charging tee, low loss fitting and thumbscrew core depressor.
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    Love Partstown's online manuals and fotos, but...

    Love Partstown's online manuals and fotos, but prices and return/warranty policy are rough. Heritage has been better for me in general.

    Prefer to deal with the local True dealer for OEM.
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    No idea why my "like this post" button doesn't...

    No idea why my "like this post" button doesn't work but will wholeheartedly agree on purchasing from TruTech tools.
    Bought my personal tools from them, then set up my facility with an account....
  23. Turns out my meter is just fine. Replaced run...

    Turns out my meter is just fine.
    Replaced run cap and PTCR, now running by the book between 6.4 - 5.3 amps thru freeze cycle.

    Didn't even know it had a run cap, and would not have suspected...
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    Is this an R290 unit?

    Is this an R290 unit?
  25. Horseracing side of the facility is off season....

    Horseracing side of the facility is off season. Busiest time of year is November thru May.

    This IM is in the slots area, open year round.
  26. Cool, thanks. Time to walk out the door and...

    Cool, thanks.
    Time to walk out the door and leave the company cell phone on the desk for a week.
  27. If I had one handy would have already put it in. ...

    If I had one handy would have already put it in.
    Have no idea how long it has been like this and if running another week with a bad run cap is risky.
  28. Scotsman compressor running high amps?

    Routine clean and sanitize of a C0830 MR-32 Prodigy.
    Machine has been in service and making ice.
    Killing time playing with new Fieldpiece probes and Measurequick application, comparing specs to the...
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    First heard about the Dick Wirz book here and can...

    First heard about the Dick Wirz book here and can wholeheartedly recommend as well.
    Currently in the 3rd edition of print, sample chapters are available for free trial at the Google Play store.
    The...
  30. On the upside, it sounds like you are not working...

    On the upside, it sounds like you are not working in a filthy environment!

    I scraped 17 pounds of grease, goo and charred bits out of a Keating Miraclean flat top this week.
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    Thank you gentlemen.... all comments forwarded up...

    Thank you gentlemen.... all comments forwarded up the chain of command.
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    Atosa USA... any opinions?

    So my facility finally has some $$ to purchase new reach ins... boss is getting quotes on replacing the True and Victory units we have with same or similar brands and models.

    Third company to...
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    Thanks... that's what I was thinking.. have a few...

    Thanks... that's what I was thinking.. have a few different projects piling up in the shop and wound up mixing up piles and pieces. Put one of the 9 watts in a a smaller unit. Will wind up getting...
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    Watt's the difference ?

    Typical reach in fan motors... 5311 / 6 watt 1550 RPM @ 0.40 amps vs 5411 / 9 watt 1550 RPM @ 0.55 amps.

    Yeah, I know, the answer is "3". !

    Aside from the slight amperage draw difference, any...
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    True kit pricey

    As with so many things "True" pricey...
    https://www.heritageparts.com/Manufacturers/True/TRUE-R290-SERVICE-KIT-HC2-W-O-REFRIGERANT/p/TRU992987
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    http://www.icorinternational.com/images/r290kitss....

    http://www.icorinternational.com/images/r290kitss.pdf

    Kit with carrying case, can tap and two R290 canisters ~$ 70 from Johnstone
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    Since any system in the U.S. is limited to single...

    Since any system in the U.S. is limited to single digit ounces, I would not purchase anything larger that these 15 oz cans.

    Will also be extremely careful about storage while transporting even...
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    True Service Manual:...

    True Service Manual:
    https://dc2kentprodcontent.blob.core.windows.net/technicalservicemanuals/R290/R-290_Service_ManualFinal_11-16_EN.pdf

    Coca Cola's take:...
  39. Can't speak to that particular unit, but the new...

    Can't speak to that particular unit, but the new True boxes we just got in, the condenser fans are ECMs. On start up they blow out (supposedly to clear dust off of condenser surface) stop for a...
  40. Good on ya and thanks for the followup! All...

    Good on ya and thanks for the followup!

    All too often someone posts a challenge, gets great responses but never follows up with the results.
  41. The serial number will give you a month and year...

    The serial number will give you a month and year code of manufacture.
    PartsTown has easy look up of the online .pdf manual.

    I may have the harvest assist in a used parts bin. We have scrapped...
  42. https://www.johnstonesupply.com/storefront/product...

    https://www.johnstonesupply.com/storefront/product-view.ep?pID=B17-652

    The Supco URCO810RC comes with a run capacitor.
    A lot of the small Embraco compressors use a run capacitor.
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    Tru-Tech first available?

    Tru-Tech first available?
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    From the git er done file, I would have to put...

    From the git er done file, I would have to put this on the Wall of Pride instead.
  45. https://www.truemfg.com/Parts/Parts-Listing-Reques...

    https://www.truemfg.com/Parts/Parts-Listing-Request

    I've had very good responses dealing with them directly for parts information. Still have to purchase thru one of their dealers either locally...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjF4I8db1kA ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjF4I8db1kA Defrost Podcast with Dick Wirz

    REFRIGERATION TEMPERATURE CONTROLS W/ CHRIS STEPHENS (PODCAST)
    September 14, 2018 HVAC School No Comments
    ...
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    https://hvacrschool.com/ Website, podcasts,...

    https://hvacrschool.com/
    Website, podcasts, daily tech tips,

    Dick Wirz book https://www.amazon.com/charts/?_encoding=UTF8&ref_=sv_b_3

    HVACR Videos YouTube...
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    I'm honored to even be on your radar! Between...

    I'm honored to even be on your radar!

    Between opening up two new satellite OTB/Video Poker parlors and my boss's admin leaving, I've been pushing pencils and keyboards a lot more than I care to.
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    at $80 / five gallon bib, we call Coke out for...

    at $80 / five gallon bib, we call Coke out for their service guys to clean and sanitize before seasonal shutdown.

    Your contract and mileage may vary.
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    I've never seen this manner of explanation......

    I've never seen this manner of explanation... Good read!
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