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I find once bearings seize they usually need replacement. In cases I don’t have the correct bearing size I will pull the shields and clean and lube them, And order new bearings. These small bearings can usually be found for 10$ that is cheaper than a new motor. At my mill I replace at least 1-2 sets of bearings a month saving quite a bit over a years time. I ...


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Grease or other lube MAY buy you a little more time but it will not resolve the problem. Considering that the effort to remove and replace the motor is significant and that a replacement motor is not that expensive, you may want to simply replace it. Bearings damaged so severely that the motor is seized will not be restored by simply lubricating them. In ...


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As an HVAC technician, some of these answers you're getting are really bothering me. Do not wrap anything around your tanks, especially anything electrical. They are designed the way they are for a reason. You don't want those tanks holding extra heat in the summer. They need to be able to "breathe". I live in Canada and use propane as a heat source ...


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Have a. Water column gauge installed after second stage regulator make sure you maintain 11’’ of pressure with all appliances running. Start appliances one at a time if you see Pressure dropped below 11” With 50% of appliances on line is undersized. If pressure drops after approximately 1/2 Hour you don’t have enough storage for Demand Rule of thumb ...


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Are you running a humidifier? If you are, turn it off for 12 hours and then check your flames. Humidifiers put minerals in the air that cause flames to turn orange. Easy fix if this is the problem. Go on YouTube and search " humidifier and orange flames" .


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Sounds to me like you got some shity propane from your propane company bit what do I k now I only have 19 years in the propane industry


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https://algas-sdi.com/lpg/direct-fired-lpg-vaporizer/ Used to use all the time at -35-40c with 1000lb portable tanks


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I don’t have a single answer to explain or fix all your problems, so I will make a series of comments and suggestions in the hope of helping you solve your problem. It’s possible that there are multiple unrelated causes. STOVE – Nice photo. It looks like the flames on the stove were burning for quite a long time, because the grates seem to be glowing red ...


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From the look of the burn on the stove it is not to do with pressure. The flame would be short or lazy this is not the case. With this going on all at one time it is something in the gas. Propane CO use alcohol in the gas in the winter to keep things from freezing up. This will cause some deep red in the flame but this would not make them to soot up that I ...


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Ask your propane company to check the gas pressure anywhere in the system and then fire all appliances in the system, the low pressure side (after the second stage regulator) should stay above 11 inches of water column on a water gauge. If it goes below 11 inches look for an obstruction in the gas piping. I am a service technician at a propane company and ...


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Let's learn about energy: BTUs. Put 1 pound of water (just shy of a pint) on the stove and stick a thermometer in it. Turn the stove on, and watch the water warm up on the thermometer. You're watching energy in action. Every 1 degree of temperature rise means you added 1 "BTU" (British Thermal Unit) of energy into the water. So if it's 62F and you're ...


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There are restrictions that all occur simultaneously. You are limited by the lowest of these. A NEMA 5-15 receptacle is limited to 12A per socket. A 5-20 receptacle is limited to 16A per socket. A NEMA 5-15 duplex receptacle is limited to 20A per receptacle. 5-15 receps are allowed on 20A circuits if there is more than one socket on the circuit. A 15A ...


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Kris' comment is likely a good reference. Consider to perform a test by operating only one device. If the duration of normal operation increases, or normal operation continues throughout the test, it's an indication of too-low temperatures preventing the tank from allowing evaporation. The backfire of the generator is another indication of insufficient ...


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Honestly, if it were me, I would get a 12VDC power supply... bring 12V up to the cobra head, and then put segments of high-density LED strip where that reflector is now. I'd use double density (120 LED/metre) strip material, and hand-cut them to a custom length and solder on #24 wires to each strip. If you want to make it dimmable, add a 12V dimmer ...


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There are several different sizes of lamps that fit that pin out. The ballast is probably in the base and will have a list of compatible lamps if that is lost, many times when a lamp goes bad it can take out the ballast, so the ballast probably is bad, the voltages you mention are two low to strike the lamp.


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