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Offline comet424

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ice cream machine 3000 doesnt get cold enough
« on: May 05, 2013, 01:08:34 PM »
hi I have a modified milkshake machine converted to ice cream machine old machine but basically works I dunno the right forum but I need help it has a hopper you keep the icream in and that's set at 61psi the AX expansion valve I have it set to 18 to 16psi but my ice cream doesn't get cold enough its -6 needs to get down to -10 the sight glass shows no bubbles so has enough 502 in it but when compressor runs for a long time the entire compressor ices over 1/4 inch of ice what does that mean if no one can help what forum would be good for me

 its also stoelting

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Re: ice cream machine 3000 doesnt get cold enough
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2013, 01:33:19 PM »
Hi,

Sounds interesting...

I just do appliance repair myself so I won't be much help, but I think we have a few members here that maybe able to help you out after they read this.

Any chance you could post a photo of it?
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Re: ice cream machine 3000 doesnt get cold enough
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2013, 02:24:05 PM »
here is 4 pics hope it works

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Re: ice cream machine 3000 doesnt get cold enough
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2013, 02:30:30 PM »
cant seem to upload next pics but I have 1/4" ice on it if I can post a weblink without it getting deleted  Id post it to my website

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Re: ice cream machine 3000 doesnt get cold enough
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2013, 02:40:20 PM »
Feel free to post a link to the photo, I won't delete it.
That or email me the photo and I can post it.

What ever works best for you.
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Re: ice cream machine 3000 doesnt get cold enough
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2013, 02:45:58 PM »
ok I know some sites will delete the links out of it automatically  ill try to email it to ya now just a sec

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Re: ice cream machine 3000 doesnt get cold enough
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2013, 02:48:10 PM »
ok I know some sites will delete the links out of it automatically  ill try to email it to ya now just a sec


Sounds good, I will watch for it.

We don't automatically delete links like that.
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Re: ice cream machine 3000 doesnt get cold enough
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2013, 02:49:23 PM »
ok I hope it worked I sent a bunch of pics I had taken  also here is a partial video of the ice cream machine it shows it icying  but it was leaking ice cream so I need to replace seals but maybe helps too


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Re: ice cream machine 3000 doesnt get cold enough
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2013, 02:53:04 PM »
cuz when it used to bubble in the sight glass  and i had a guy add more gas to it  but someone else now on another site that sent me here said maybe they didn't pruge system vacume and there is uncompressables in the line   but i doubt they did that they just added 502 gas  id do it myself if i could get the duracool 502 replacement gas in Canada

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Re: ice cream machine 3000 doesnt get cold enough
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2013, 02:57:57 PM »
Nice video!

I have attached a photo you sent me of it icing over.
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