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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-30-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By Hockeyman
So dry off your equipment and no bacteria will...

So dry off your equipment and no bacteria will grow...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-14-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 84,652
Posted By Hockeyman
You can use the sensor from the kit if you have a...

You can use the sensor from the kit if you have a pilot assembly it fits into.

If you don't have a pilot assembly, the Q345 pilot is a nice plug and play option.

Your issue doesn't have...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-01-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 84,652
Posted By Hockeyman
That module and valve combo is for a 30 second...

That module and valve combo is for a 30 second pre-purging hot surface ignition setup. Your diagram is an intermittent pilot setup.
Forum: DIY Projects 03-13-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By Hockeyman
The chances of CO poisoning from natural gas and...

The chances of CO poisoning from natural gas and propane are one in the same. They are both carbon based fuels and if not ventilated correctly will have cause the same effect.

I hope you're not...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-10-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By Hockeyman
I'd be very leery running a high powered exhaust...

I'd be very leery running a high powered exhaust in your home if any of your natural gas appliances are vented into a chimney. Turning on the exhaust will cause a negative pressure in your home and...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-30-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By Hockeyman
Those burners are typically found in commercial...

Those burners are typically found in commercial kitchens under exhaust canopies. The exhaust canopy is typically interlocked with an air makeup unit which supplies pre-heated air back into the...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-24-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By Hockeyman
Find out which gas line is the longest from your...

Find out which gas line is the longest from your gas meter.

Take that length and look at the 0.5 psi chart on pg 3. (http://www.gpta.net/classes/gas%20sizing/gaspipe%20sizing.pdf)

Round up...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-24-2013, 03:51 AM
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Posted By Hockeyman
shelf life

shelf life
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-20-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,484
Posted By Hockeyman
Here's a link to an orifice drill size chart......

Here's a link to an orifice drill size chart... http://www.hvacredu.net/gas-codes/module2/Gas%20Orifice%20Capacity%20Chart.pdf

Best practice is to start two drill sizes smaller and then ream to...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-17-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,484
Posted By Hockeyman
I'd just stick with banjo burners. The primary...

I'd just stick with banjo burners. The primary design of a jet burner is for a commercial wok.

If you've ever been in a commercial kitchen / restaurant you'll find all their gas garland stock...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-17-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,484
Posted By Hockeyman
The principles between using Natural Gas and...

The principles between using Natural Gas and Propane are identical...

The major difference is the pressure at which they operate and the BTU content. Propane has smaller orifices as they...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-14-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Hockeyman
My only suggestion would be to mount the HSI in a...

My only suggestion would be to mount the HSI in a cooler location or build a heat shield to protect the wiring.

Post a pic of how you have the HSI mounted if you can...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-22-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Hockeyman
The easiest way to set your banjo is to find the...

The easiest way to set your banjo is to find the sweet spot...

First, make sure you're gas valve is full open to get full manifold pressure to the burner. Close the air shutter till you start...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-21-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Hockeyman
Yellow tipping is due to lack of air in the fuel...

Yellow tipping is due to lack of air in the fuel air mixture prior to combustion...

When you're 1/2 to full open on your valve it works great due to the venturi effect sucking in air through the...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-15-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 84,652
Posted By Hockeyman
Yes, tightening (turning clockwise) the internal...

Yes, tightening (turning clockwise) the internal regulator spring on the valve will increase downstream pressure to the burner. Keep in mind that the valve has a min and max value that the regulator...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-29-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,928
Posted By Hockeyman
7" is typical through out Canada. Either call...

7" is typical through out Canada. Either call your local utility and ask what pressure your home is at or look on your bill to see what the pressure factor is for billing.

Is there a gas valve on...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-18-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By Hockeyman
If you're really wanting to use that faucet as a...

If you're really wanting to use that faucet as a water source than just disconnect it from under the sink. There should be threaded connectors there...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-09-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,867
Posted By Hockeyman
First off do you have any natural draft gas...

First off do you have any natural draft gas appliances in your brewery? ie: Furnace, Hot water tank, wood stove or anything that uses a chimney to remove products of combustion. If you do then its...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-05-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Hockeyman
Either you have a bad thermocouple, dirty pilot...

Either you have a bad thermocouple, dirty pilot flame or your pilot flame isn't hitting the thermocouple in the correct spot to create enough power to hold the magnet in the valve open.

Have a...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-18-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,278
Posted By Hockeyman
Any 120v HSI will work provided you can make/buy...

Any 120v HSI will work provided you can make/buy a bracket to mount it in the gas stream to ignite the gas... I just know that the 41-311 comes with a bracket kit as I've installed many of them in...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-18-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By Hockeyman
If you want to go HSI or DSI route then you just...

If you want to go HSI or DSI route then you just need a VR8245M valve (it does either HSI or DSI), 24vac power supply to power valve, and either a 780-504 DSI module or a RAM-H HSI module, and flame...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-18-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,278
Posted By Hockeyman
Its typically always supplied the 120v and the...

Its typically always supplied the 120v and the 24vac starts/interrupts the spark on call for heat. Also keep in mind that the spark gap is only 1/8" and where the start of ignition of your burner...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-18-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Hockeyman
For starters you'd need a 240v gfci breaker as...

For starters you'd need a 240v gfci breaker as grathan mentioned and a 4 prong outlet so you have a proper ground. When installing the gfci breaker pay attention to the colour wires that are the hots...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-18-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,278
Posted By Hockeyman
With this module you'll require both 120v and...

With this module you'll require both 120v and 24vac for it to spark. The 120v side supplies the spark and the 24vac notifies the module to spark until it senses flame at the pilot head.

If there...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-17-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Hockeyman
You could even make an adapter to separate the...

You could even make an adapter to separate the two 120v legs from the 240 outlet to get a closer 120v plug...
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