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Old 05-06-2009, 14:20   #1
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I am looking for help in getting a Tropikool unit making cold. I have tried many times to get in contact with Tom Henderson of Avxel but get no returns from him. We have had this unit installed for a year now and it still is not making cold in our Cold Box. I know that Global Cooling built most of the parts for Tropikool but what I am seeking is others that purchased the Tropikool unit and how they got it to make things cold. I have been through a lot of CO2 cartriages and have yet to make things operate as the installation manual dictates. Help. Jerry in Juneau.
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I have heard that the elevation and routing of the tubing is critical to make it work. Have you tried a google search for other info?? I found several others with similar problems, Maybe it will pertain to yours.
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