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  1. Thread: Truck stock

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    I take it you're wanting to stock generic parts...

    I take it you're wanting to stock generic parts that fulfill repairs to multiple brands. There are very few parts out there that will do that. Cooking equipment isn't like HVAC/R where (for...
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    Jack Fowler, THANK YOU for all your input in this...

    Jack Fowler, THANK YOU for all your input in this forum.

    In the CHILLERS OPEN FORUM:


    The REFRIGERATION AND ICE MAKING forum:


    The TOOLS & TEST EQUIPMENT forum:
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    I'm with you there, but ALL the Sears within...

    I'm with you there, but ALL the Sears within Nashivlle TN are gone now. I always loved the row-after-row of tools they had. From tool boxes to pocket tools, I've bought them all.
    I haven't yet...
  4. Thread: TURBOCHEF

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    The way read that, it sounded like you want to...

    The way read that, it sounded like you want to work for them.

    For service, I Googled "find turbochef service".

    BAM! This link was at the top of the list:...
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    He thought I did your work? LOL! So he's...

    He thought I did your work? LOL!

    So he's talking about that double gauge? Hatco supplies ones like that for installation with their boosters. I never had much faith in the thermometer part, so...
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    No boiler involved here. Just a simple water...

    No boiler involved here. Just a simple water pressure gauge displaying the specified rinse water pressure for the final rinse in a commercial dishwasher. The PRV in the pic regulates the pressure...
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    I was going to say don't feed the troll, but he's...

    I was going to say don't feed the troll, but he's banned now anyway.
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    Did you get an answer on this from Cleveland? ...

    Did you get an answer on this from Cleveland?

    I work in-house and we have three of those units. I've never seen that voltage problem.

    As for the linear actuator and how it's employed - I DON'T...
  9. Thread: Thermopiles

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    By shielded ones, do you mean the "armored" ones...

    By shielded ones, do you mean the "armored" ones like THIS?

    https://i.ibb.co/k988NvL/Armored-thmopile.jpg

    They're used in high-temperature applications. For instance, they're preferred for use...
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    Why did you replace that contactor? Did you test...

    Why did you replace that contactor? Did you test for the required 24vac to its coil before replacing it?

    I'll fast-track this with what you need to troubleshoot the problem. Here's the service...
  11. Thread: Hobart UW50

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    Okay, I get ya. That contactor merely serves...

    Okay, I get ya.

    That contactor merely serves to supply main power to the external booster. Of course, the booster has a thermostat that will allow it to heat to setpoint.

    As for having to push...
  12. Thread: Hobart UW50

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    I'll add only one more thing until you can...

    I'll add only one more thing until you can provide more info:

    The UW50 is an odd setup in that it's generally wired to control when its internal OR external booster heater is turned on. If you...
  13. Thread: Hobart UW50

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    With what I said, I'm hoping you'll understand...

    With what I said, I'm hoping you'll understand what the machine actually does.

    I'm a little confused though. Your comment I've highlighted in RED doesn't make sense to me.

    MANUAL? ...
  14. Thread: Hobart UW50

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    A steam heated washer with an electrically heated...

    A steam heated washer with an electrically heated BOOSTER? That's an unusual setup.

    The "supplemental" heat you're referring comes from what's called a booster heater. A booster heater is...
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    I Learned While I Laughed...

    Just a light-hearted vid from https://hvacrschool.com/:

    Bertlife 8: #BERTLIFE Meets Jim Bergmann!
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    Well CRAP! I'm sorry to hear that. I was...

    Well CRAP! I'm sorry to hear that. I was progressing through this thread with some hope that you'd fulfill your passions by combining your two areas of expertise.

    Teaching gets into your blood...
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    Okay... LMAO!!!...

    Okay...
    LMAO!!!
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    Not really. Muffin fans cool the control box. ...

    Not really. Muffin fans cool the control box. PCBs are common in 'em too.

    Lately, capacative touch screens like on your smart phone are features in commercial ovens, fryers, etc.

    Modern...
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    I once ordered/received a replacement ice cube...

    I once ordered/received a replacement ice cube relay (for some oven I'd looked at). I drove 45 miles to install it. It didn't work. I pried the black plastic cover off of it and...
    NO coil.
    NO...
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    :eek2: I think I'll go downstairs right now to...

    :eek2:

    I think I'll go downstairs right now to perform the first annual testing of my T & P relief valve.
  21. Thread: Rational

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    What'd you figure out, Mr. LENNOX man? (your...

    What'd you figure out, Mr. LENNOX man? (your avatar :grin2:)

    Any update?
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    Great info there, gentlemen. THANK you!

    Great info there, gentlemen. THANK you!
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    OH...wait. He MIGHT indeed return - after...

    OH...wait.

    He MIGHT indeed return - after he's compiled the data from his full diagnosis/investigation to post here.
  24. Thread: Rational

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    Some common problems with those: The...

    Some common problems with those:

    The ignitor/flame sensing electrode's insulator will work loose and walk its way towards the tip of the electrode. Obviously the electrode set should be replaced...
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    No more posts? Please don't leave yet. YOU...

    No more posts? Please don't leave yet. YOU FUNNY!!! :CU:
  26. Thread: Rational

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    Here's an early rendition of the manual for...

    Here's an early rendition of the manual for versions "E" and "G" ovens:...
  27. Thread: Rational

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    Tiger, that manual may or may not be the right...

    Tiger, that manual may or may not be the right one for you. Check the serial number of the oven you're looking at. The manual that VanMan812 gave you is for a version "H" oven. Here's an example...
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    Sadly, the Drudge Report has links reporting...

    Sadly, the Drudge Report has links reporting prior ISIS plots to attack the Cathedral back in 2016.
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    Agreed.

    Agreed.
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    They're not prolific or well represented here in...

    They're not prolific or well represented here in the U.S. Probably not in Canada either.

    Here's a link to register as a service partner. I don't know what's behind that door, but perhaps you'll...
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    ...or DIY.

    ...or DIY.
  32. Where I work, we have Groen, Cleveland and Market...

    Where I work, we have Groen, Cleveland and Market Forge.

    I prefer the Cleveland units since most of the repairs (of the the controls) I've done to them are accessible from the front. The only...
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    I'm not Bert. Just some vids I was sharing for...

    I'm not Bert. Just some vids I was sharing for the comedy in them.
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    ...and this one: ...

    ...and this one:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjmsez6q2uM
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    #Bert? Are you here?

    Not a shameful post...except for the unit's condition. I'm merely posting this on the WOS because I come here mostly for the entertainment. This is entertaining...
    ...
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    :cheers:

    :cheers:
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    What service code are you seeing?

    What service code are you seeing?
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    What you're seeing is the unit's gas manifold. ...

    What you're seeing is the unit's gas manifold. Welded-on brackets is standard practice in ANY gas appliance. That manifold was made in the factory like that.


    On the other hand, copper tubing...
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    That looks like a mess you got yourself in. I'm...

    That looks like a mess you got yourself in. I'm not familiar with L&J Manufacturing. Like Baldloyd said, I wouldn't modify ANYTHING! Contact the manufacturer. Do what THEY say...and get it in...
  40. Thanks for that, EjBreeze. That was exactly my...

    Thanks for that, EjBreeze. That was exactly my concern, but I was hesitant to post anything since the OP has some unique circumstances regarding his problem.

    Yes, if the wash or rinse water is...
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    I'd done some v-e-r-y rare side work (not no...

    I'd done some v-e-r-y rare side work (not no more) about ten years ago and they happily paid me much more than that.
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    At those rates, I guess that company is their...

    At those rates, I guess that company is their next option beyond having a mechanically inclined manager or short order cook who can hastily figure out how to bypass "something" so they can keep that...
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    Thanks for sharing that! I love the podcasts. ...

    Thanks for sharing that! I love the podcasts. It's like listening to talk radio about HVAC/R. Bryan Orr is easy to listen to and he's VERY knowledgeable.
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    :worthless:

    :worthless:
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    The name "SIT" valves...I think is missing a...

    The name "SIT" valves...I think is missing a letter. Should be "S*IT" valves. The asterick being the eighth letter in the alphabet.
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    Someone mention maybe the wrong fuses being used....

    Someone mention maybe the wrong fuses being used. Possibly...

    I've come behind other techs who've installed class CC fuses UPSIDE-DOWN in fuse blocks that unfortunately allow to accept BOTH -...
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    The only reason I don't do cold side anymore is...

    The only reason I don't do cold side anymore is because I left the field to work in-house. Where I'm at now, not all of our crew is trained on refrigeration and don't have the EPA certification. ...
  48. Maybe the two threaded holes at 3 and 9 o'clock...

    Maybe the two threaded holes at 3 and 9 o'clock would be where you'd take two of the four previously removed bolts, insert them in the opposite direction, then use those bolts to press out the motor.
  49. I've never worked on one either. Looks like...

    I've never worked on one either.

    Looks like you'd just need to remove four bolts and slide the motor out of the gear box (#3 in your diagram).

    Here's some pictures of the gear box.

    ...
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    Absolutely.

    Absolutely.
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