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    Thanks Mikey!

    Thanks Mikey!
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    I have waked up on these making a hellacious...

    I have waked up on these making a hellacious screeching due to a bad TXV and have seen damage done.
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    Might want to replace the TXV while you're at it,...

    Might want to replace the TXV while you're at it, seen quite a few issues with them leading to evap and auger problems.
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    Umm...working on broken AC and refig...

    Umm...working on broken AC and refig units....duh...:grin2:
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    Interesting. I have never attempted it, always...

    Interesting. I have never attempted it, always thought (and taught) it would meter at the cut point causing an issue with final flash at evap. I am now assuming if there is no room for flash, it will...
  6. Thread: The cone effect

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    We have laid diamond plate over the floors of...

    We have laid diamond plate over the floors of older freezers. The newer -40's are spec to have diamond plate installed over the floor panels in the opposite direction of the seams.
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    Good grief...can you just TELL me what the...

    Good grief...can you just TELL me what the problem is? Ain't no way I'm reading all that....
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    @ VTP: Have you experienced any flashing or...

    @ VTP: Have you experienced any flashing or metering issues at the joint of a coupled cap tube?
  9. Thread: The cone effect

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    Is it not on a concrete pad?

    Is it not on a concrete pad?
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    Back in the day, we use to think Cornelius was...

    Back in the day, we use to think Cornelius was junk...the Scotsman Prodigy has taken the reigns on being the junkiest....makes me miss the Ol' Corny's...
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    Bring it!

    Bring it!
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    At six four and one ninety, you gonna need more...

    At six four and one ninety, you gonna need more than that, big guy...........:cheers:
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    Yeesh...

    Yeesh...
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    https://youtu.be/Gt_AgZ0zrrg

    https://youtu.be/Gt_AgZ0zrrg
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    Throw away your Temperature/ Pressure chart when...

    Throw away your Temperature/ Pressure chart when working on 22 reach in's.....
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    Maybe....

    Maybe....
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    I am liking that Russ, simple and in range of the...

    I am liking that Russ, simple and in range of the budget.
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    Was something wrong with it?

    Was something wrong with it?
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    2 condensing units and evaps? :worthless:

    2 condensing units and evaps?

    :worthless:
  20. Thread: Pros vs Cons

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    Con: Hotter than hell with no relief, I'm in...

    Con: Hotter than hell with no relief, I'm in someones crappy house and have to take my shoes off.

    Pro: I can go cool off in the walk in cooler....Hey! Free lunch!
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    Ditto to what Bazooka said, although most of the...

    Ditto to what Bazooka said, although most of the coolers I deal with pump down as a method to protect the compressor and eliminate control wiring to condensing unit. A good setting for 409 could be...
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    Yes to all of that Red Man, not too much door...

    Yes to all of that Red Man, not too much door propping but in and out is excessive and the size of the Ante room allows both doors to be open at the same time. Although I have witnessed the Ante door...
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    A doofus who use to work with us installed a cond...

    A doofus who use to work with us installed a cond fan motor on a Bard wall unit. Couple weeks later they called to say not working.

    Motor was seized up, went to pull it out and it was full of...
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    Yes, they have Ante room which is very small...

    Yes, they have Ante room which is very small resulting in both doors open at the same time. These units are struggling to maintain temp, especially with all the running in and out.

    They are...
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    Some guy named Mikey...from Florida.....?

    Some guy named Mikey...from Florida.....?
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    In Need of Door Opening Counter/Alarm.

    I need to MacGyver said apparatus for -40 walk in freezer doors. Upper management just doesn't believe how much the doors are being opened.

    We had some door switches in the past that were wired...
  27. Thread: Drop in for R22

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    I just called the cops on Thermo.

    I just called the cops on Thermo.
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    Hey rookie; is that inch and three eights? I...

    Hey rookie; is that inch and three eights? I might need it....:cheers:
  29. Thread: OldGDMantiwoc

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    Bypass it?

    Bypass it?
  30. Thread: Cloudy ice

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    Tell 'em they need to buy a...

    Tell 'em they need to buy a Kold-Draft.....:whistle:
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    https://youtu.be/WQgu0MpnKq8

    https://youtu.be/WQgu0MpnKq8
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    Yep.:gah:

    Yep.:gah:
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    686241686251

    686241686251
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    It acts like a heat pump, Suction line gets hot...

    It acts like a heat pump, Suction line gets hot during defrost. Condenser coil gets cold....etc.
  35. Thread: RX-11 flushing

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    From experience and others. We also use CF 40,...

    From experience and others. We also use CF 40, but we do a lot of flushing cascade systems. So, I would think, it would take quite a bit to cause damage.
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    Yes, hot gas defrost for -40 walk in. Masterbilt...

    Yes, hot gas defrost for -40 walk in. Masterbilt systems. And they are rebuildable. We got it from masterbilt after two of the Sporlan's failed on the same unit.

    Just did this job the other day,...
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    Sorry, it goes on the silver stub out under the...

    Sorry, it goes on the silver stub out under the 1/4'' flare nut. I got snap happy before it was all done. I will try to get a before pic up soon.
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    1 3/8 '' line size, replaced A/C style old one....

    1 3/8 '' line size, replaced A/C style old one. Modifications to piping.
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    Ha ha ha...I am literally laughing out loud over...

    Ha ha ha...I am literally laughing out loud over here....No offense Mikey, love ya like a brother, but that is funny!
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    Thanks cobra, and welcome to the forum. I would...

    Thanks cobra, and welcome to the forum. I would like to see some pics of that, even though you described it well, sounds like a good project.
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    The top is an old well tank. The bottom is 3 404...

    The top is an old well tank. The bottom is 3 404 jugs, I burned both in a bon fire. The bottom most is an old condenser cover piece and the jugs are cut all the way out as a rectangle, with custom...
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    Now THIS is a Reversing Valve!

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/newthread.php?do=newthread&f=12

    Took out the old made in China, A/C, Sporlan and installed this beast.

    12 hp. Masterbilt unit.....
  43. Thread: RX-11 flushing

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    The rx 11 will tear up your vac pump if it gets...

    The rx 11 will tear up your vac pump if it gets in it, too.
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    Man, I played hell getting these to post. Have...

    Man, I played hell getting these to post. Have been working on this for quite awhile, shortly after start of thread. It's all made up of junk I had laying around, except the 2 pipe fittings on the...
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    LOL. I tried to put that quote in my profile but...

    LOL. I tried to put that quote in my profile but have not figured out how to do it yet. Don't none of ya'll try to steal it from me....
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    It would seem someone assumed a leak for a...

    It would seem someone assumed a leak for a restriction and overcharging was the cure. We have had varying results with the sealants in captube systems. Some have lasted a reasonable time. I am unsure...
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    I would think CCW is warmer. How long did it run...

    I would think CCW is warmer. How long did it run like that before shut off? The best way to test the stat is with an ohm meter, ice on the sensing tube, and counting. It should cut out in under 30...
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    It could have some 404 mixed in with...

    It could have some 404 mixed in with it....:whistle:
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    Honestly, it does not change much, heads are...

    Honestly, it does not change much, heads are better than someone gassing it until it goes or blows with 134.



    LOL. I do mark them with a double star, a single star means the unit has R414B or...
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    Does that unit have double feed tubes? K-body or...

    Does that unit have double feed tubes? K-body or Aspera? I have seen very few 404 units restricted.
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