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    These were never vented, but You may have hit on...

    These were never vented, but You may have hit on something with my mother-in-laws. She replaced a wood stove with gas logs when my father-in-law passed away. She is complaining about a odor with hers...
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    Vacuumed out dust from underneath and it seems...

    Vacuumed out dust from underneath and it seems the odor went away. I did insure the placement of the logs. The only thing I haven't done is check the gas pressure. The specs say 4'' WC . Right now...
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    fireplace smell

    I have a Temco Fireplace gas log fire place.M#AD29NBR/2020NR S#003261. It has a bad odor every time we use it. We don't use it often but I would like to know of any adjustments that I might make to...
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    Radio Shack sells a set that will handle about...

    Radio Shack sells a set that will handle about any application and it's around $20. Comes in a nice case too.
  5. Thread: HANDY STAT

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    I have one too. I guess I wanted the handy stat...

    I have one too. I guess I wanted the handy stat for the heck of it. I have a ton of meters that I did not need .I just wanted them I'm kind of a meter nut.
  6. Thread: HANDY STAT

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    Thanks for the help.

    Thanks for the help.
  7. Thread: HANDY STAT

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    HANDY STAT

    I saw a guy on YOU TUBE discussing his tools and he had a HANDY STAT. I looked them up and they are no longer available. I have a Zebra stat that I like but I like the compact size of the other....
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    I like the Larry light too.For its size ,it does...

    I like the Larry light too.For its size ,it does a great job.The magnet is great also.
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    I carry a Fenix PD22. It's small but powerful.I...

    I carry a Fenix PD22. It's small but powerful.I carry it inside my pocket.I also carry a Streamlight stylus pro in my shirt pocket with my t stat screwdriver and jumper.
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    If you can buy a ''short pro tool''It is a handy...

    If you can buy a ''short pro tool''It is a handy thing that will open on a short but it still allows enough current to light an led.When you clear the short the light goes out.They are not cheap but...
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    I have the Hilmor and like it ok.No problems so...

    I have the Hilmor and like it ok.No problems so far and I have had it about a year.
  12. Thread: New Veto MC

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    That's a pretty good idea.Seems bad, I have an LC...

    That's a pretty good idea.Seems bad, I have an LC an MB and now an MC and they all have their own problems.You would think they would finally get it right. If they would send me a prototype, I could...
  13. Thread: New Veto MC

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    The MB bag was 55, The MC was 99.

    The MB bag was 55, The MC was 99.
  14. Thread: New Veto MC

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    I agree ,the pockets in the front are of little...

    I agree ,the pockets in the front are of little value. My MB bag would have more useful space if they had left those useless pockets out of the small compartment.I thought about cutting them out but...
  15. Thread: New Veto MC

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    I have the same problem. Wish it was a little bit...

    I have the same problem. Wish it was a little bit taller.I bought a 6'' screwdriver bit that will fit my Malco nutdriver handle.That was the way I got around it.Still like the bag though.
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    Ambient Technology

    I am having a problem with an ambient technology RCST control. I have done everything, replaced batteries, checked dip switch settings, etc.It seems the transmitter is not communicating with the...
  17. Thread: New Veto MC

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    Got my MC bag today and I think it will be just...

    Got my MC bag today and I think it will be just what I wanted. It looks like it will hold just enough. Glad they chose to make it .
  18. Thread: New Veto MC

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    I have the LC which I like ok.A little big to use...

    I have the LC which I like ok.A little big to use every day. I bought the MB and it is just not what I want. I think the MC is just what I need to be an every day troubleshooting bag.I only wish I...
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    I did replace the compressor and of course the...

    I did replace the compressor and of course the noise went away.I am going to try and cut the top off and see what I can find. One thing I did notice is there is no crankcase heater.I do plan on...
  20. Thread: magnet

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    Had an e mail on Monday from Fieldpiece and they...

    Had an e mail on Monday from Fieldpiece and they sent me a new magnet right away.I like doing business with people that take care of their customers!
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    Thanks, I will try that.

    Thanks, I will try that.
  22. Thread: magnet

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    magnet

    Does anyone know where you can get replacement magnet hangers for Fieldpiece meters?I have e-mailed them twice and they never responded.
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    The clicking is around every second and...

    The clicking is around every second and constant,no change up or down.I had thought about pulling the charge out and recharging the unit. Lucky this is a lead / lag system so this unit was made the...
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    It makes the noise the entire time it's running.

    It makes the noise the entire time it's running.
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    No I haven't.

    No I haven't.
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    compressor noise

    Working on a Bard wall hanger with a Copeland scroll ZR61K3 TF5 230 compressor that's making a clicking noise.The unit is still working but the noise coming from the compressor is pretty loud. I...
  27. Ive been using the stubby gauges for a couple...

    Ive been using the stubby gauges for a couple years now.I like them for quick checks on roof top units and I also like them for ice machines. Any thing that helps save time saves money too.
  28. Thread: my new job

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    I am wanting to retire from my current job and go...

    I am wanting to retire from my current job and go to work for our school system.I need to continue to work but right now things stink where I am.I guess my biggest complaint is that I have to do all...
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    I agree that I like the Fieldpiece better than...

    I agree that I like the Fieldpiece better than the Supco.I have gotten spoiled with my S MANS and the built in vacuum gauge.For a stand alone meter I think I would like the Blue Vac.
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    Poll: Might try that and see if it helps,thanks

    Might try that and see if it helps,thanks
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    Could you give me the name so I can get one...

    Could you give me the name so I can get one myself? Thanks!
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    Poll: My uniweld does the same thing but I still like...

    My uniweld does the same thing but I still like it.Haven't had to change regulators yet.
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    Radio Shack has a test lead kit that has a...

    Radio Shack has a test lead kit that has a variety of different probes. They are around $22.00. there used to be a devise that you could hold next to a relay and it would cause a red light to come...
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    I have been using the Appion ball valves and mega...

    I have been using the Appion ball valves and mega flow manifold and hoses.I am disappointed in the valves though, I had one to separate. Was pulling a vaccum and noticed something was wrong, checked...
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    You're right but megging them worked out .

    You're right but megging them worked out .
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    I had a similar problem and I megged the motors,...

    I had a similar problem and I megged the motors, 1 was different than the other 3.Changed that motor and no more trouble. another unit that the wiring was in a trough and condensate was standing in...
  37. Thread: heat kit

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    heat kit

    Does anyone have a drawing for the 15aoo heat kit?This is a 460 3 phase installation.The unit is a 50TC.I am using a single point box.
  38. Thread: DATA AIR

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    yes, it says to pull a vacuum and add refrigerant...

    yes, it says to pull a vacuum and add refrigerant until it equalizes.Actually the co. says 3 lbs per ton plus the line set.I was just wondering how much for the piping. It also says to go for a 8-10...
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    The unit was shipped empty.

    The unit was shipped empty.
  40. Thread: DATA AIR

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    DATA AIR

    Doing start up on a Data Air DAAD2034. I need to know how much 410 for the line set, 20' 1and3/8 suction and 5/8 liquid line per circuit.
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    I like the Ford Transit myself.

    I like the Ford Transit myself.
  42. Thread: tool bag

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    I like the CLC 1526 also.Have a Veto too but the...

    I like the CLC 1526 also.Have a Veto too but the CLC is my favorite.If Veto would copy it with a hard bottom it would be great. They would probably want an arm and leg for it though
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    I believe You might be on to something.With the...

    I believe You might be on to something.With the bead you're getting a pin point reading and the clamp would insulate it.I have been thinking about this ever sense I read it and I am definitely going...
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    Do you still use a coil gun to apply the...

    Do you still use a coil gun to apply the soap/water?
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    I wonder if this applies to package heat pumps?

    I wonder if this applies to package heat pumps?
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    Its been a while but I think so.I said recently...

    Its been a while but I think so.I said recently but it was actually last fall
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    cleaning coils

    We recently installed a Carrier chiller and the co says No coil cleaner on the condenser.Now my boss says no coil cleaner on the new 410 units.What about you guy's? I talked to one of our local parts...
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    I have used the 116 too but I hate having to use...

    I have used the 116 too but I hate having to use the adapter with the pipe clamp.I have had 2 to pull apart when I went to take the clamp out of my meter.I do try to take care of my equipment.Have...
  49. Thread: Klein tool

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    Klein tool

    What about the KLein dual voltage detector? If it works ,it seems like a handy thing.I have read a lot of revues but they were'nt hvac techs ,so maybe we would have a different point of view.
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    Is the fieldpiece ssx a good investment?I have...

    Is the fieldpiece ssx a good investment?I have been thinking about buying one but I have not ever talked to anyone that has one.
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