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  1. Problem is there is a sucker born out of trade...

    Problem is there is a sucker born out of trade school every day. I donated a bunch of old equipment to a local trade tech as they always need projects. There was leak sealer on the shelf and a can...
  2. Thread: Easy seal

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    How much do you like your gauges? Maybe you can...

    How much do you like your gauges? Maybe you can conduct an experiment and report back. Or, ask the manufacture and report back. There is video out there and it is not pretty.
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    These micro channel coil manufacturers are very...

    These micro channel coil manufacturers are very anal about using chemical coil cleaners. The issue is that the mc coils are highly susceptible to corrosion. It is not a matter of properly rinsing the...
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    H-10 and Big Blue

    H-10 and Big Blue
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    We have tried them and they seem to loosen up...

    We have tried them and they seem to loosen up over time. I have a walk-in TXV where the nut keeps backing off. Put on the plastic bonnet. Went back 6 mo later and the nut backed off and was leaking....
  6. Thread: Vacuum pumps

    by mikep
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    I have Ritchie pumps that have been pulling below...

    I have Ritchie pumps that have been pulling below 500 readily for over ten years. If I was to get a new pump I would try the Appion. I love the company and their products.
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    We stopped using the pink and other hazardous...

    We stopped using the pink and other hazardous coil cleaners a couple years ago after we were asked to try the Viper cleaners. No more burns, no more stink, no more workman comp claims. The Viper for...
  8. Fluke is all I need...

    Fluke is all I need...
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    I purchase Viper from United or Allied...

    I purchase Viper from United or Allied Refrigeration or Johnstone in SoCal and yes Viper is a great cleaner. It is made by Refrigeration Technologies.
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    We are only using Viper. No more chemical crap...

    We are only using Viper. No more chemical crap that burns. Not for me, not for my techs or on my customers coils
  11. Thread: Oil sample??

    by mikep
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    My company primarily does servicing, installs for...

    My company primarily does servicing, installs for over 40yrs and reclaiming refrigerant since the late 90's. Before we send an oil or refrigerant sample to a lab for testing we use the Checkmate test...
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    Leak Detection Tools: H10, Big Blu, Nitrogen, R22...

    Leak Detection Tools: H10, Big Blu, Nitrogen, R22 and diligence...
  13. This same experiment was done at a local supply...

    This same experiment was done at a local supply house. The sealer was emptied into a cup and sat there for weeks before it eventually dried into sharp and hard brown crystals. So much for the...
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    If you are not using Nylog you are doing it wrong.

    If you are not using Nylog you are doing it wrong.
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    I delayed responding to your post to have a...

    I delayed responding to your post to have a chemist friend review your product MSDS and your explanation of how the Superseal works. Based on the ingredients listed in your MSDS, the reaction with...
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    Those products work best when they are left...

    Those products work best when they are left unsold on the wholesalers shelf. They make for excellent dust collectors.
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    According to your own explanation the sealant...

    According to your own explanation the sealant reacts with the condensate formed around the exit point of the refrigerant leak stream. This means a doughnut of sealant will form around the leak...
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    As I recall vacuum pump oil has a boiling point...

    As I recall vacuum pump oil has a boiling point much higher than compressor oil. I believe that vacuum oil is also called "top cut", meaning all the lower boiling point portions of the oil have been...
  19. Thread: A/C Leak Freeze

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    Leak Sealer under any brand name will kill your...

    Leak Sealer under any brand name will kill your compressor. Last season we condemned several units shot with the new Calgon easy sealer. Locked rotors seem to be the soup de jour. One comp was still...
  20. The defrost timer idea is great. Those little...

    The defrost timer idea is great. Those little chest freezers run 90%. That Supco start relay will be toast within 6 mo.
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    I wish I could travel to your college and ask...

    I wish I could travel to your college and ask your Cliplight person a question. I need to ask him because I am getting old do I need to get me some of those pills advertised that will boost my T...
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    This thread has turned into a sales pitch.

    This thread has turned into a sales pitch.
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    slctech has done the homework. This is why we...

    slctech has done the homework. This is why we come to this board to get the true information.
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    Pipe fittings leak. Especially galvanized pipe.

    Pipe fittings leak. Especially galvanized pipe.
  25. Thread: Acid Neutralizer

    by mikep
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    The voice of sanity..."Find and fix the problem"...

    The voice of sanity..."Find and fix the problem" don't chase it down with someones brew.
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