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Old 11-30-2012, 09:59 PM   #91
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Old 02-18-2013, 05:54 AM   #92
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Moar pikturs! UPDATE??
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Old 02-20-2013, 04:05 AM   #93
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ok i have a few small updates. We got thee walk in cooler working, still havnt refinished it yet. We put the temp controller out side the unit and wired it straight in.
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The unit will only cool down to about 39 on its best day, and then it freezes over so i have to shut it off for a little while. Considering i got the whole set up cooler and all for $100 thats not bad, but I know Im gonna have to replace tha unit soon. I also added a pipe so the condensation doesnt drip and splatter everywhere
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I also moved the brewing area around to make the space a little more efficient as well as split the room into a clear brewing area and bar area.
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we also have heat finally!
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The place is still a wreck, hopefully I can get everything wrapped up in the next few months, at least the big projects anyway. Now my attention will be focused on the bar area. I have some high hopes for it!
Also, after a recent trip to the smokey mtns There may be a new type of system in the works.....
Ill provide more updates and pics when we start building the bar

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Old 02-23-2013, 11:59 AM   #94
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I wonder if putting a fan in the cooler, blowing on the coils that are freezing up would stop that. That is what most guys end up doing with the window a/c units to make them run down t cooler temps. If out is getting down to 39 it has to be working ok.

 
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:05 PM   #95
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The unit will only cool down to about 39 on its best day, and then it freezes over so i have to shut it off for a little while.
Improper refrigerant charge, dirty coils (bad airflow), TXV going bad. Defrost not set up properly. What are your defrost times? how many times a day and for how long?

 
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Old 02-28-2013, 04:33 PM   #96
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I don't really understand much about how this thing works, but I was told it was an older small unit that wasn't desined to do much more than cool, and that it doesn't have a defrost. So I may just have to keep it warmer or get one with a defrost.

 
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Old 03-01-2013, 01:14 AM   #97
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yea, may be only a few degrees but there is quite a few difference between a cooler and a freezer. A cooler still needs a defrost timer where it shuts down for 15-30 min twice a day. A freezer will have heaters inside the coils.

 
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