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    Been working on my own since 2007, only ever had...

    Been working on my own since 2007, only ever had 1 thing stolen from a truck, a ladder a few years ago. The tailgate locks when I lock my doors so bedbox is secure, not the things on top of it....
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    My new bedbox

    Love my new sliding drawers toolbox / bedbox.

    http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee227/badmofo1877/Mobile%20Uploads/20150708_194630_zps7toxbu8v.jpg...
  3. There was 5/8 or 3/4 inside going down through...

    There was 5/8 or 3/4 inside going down through floor. It transitions somewhere underneath trailer.
  4. No 5/8 copper, no problem! Got plenty of 3/8!

    Seriously???? Who does this??? WHY???!?!?!?!?

    http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee227/badmofo1877/Mobile%20Uploads/20150331_194944_zpsrfhtypml.jpg
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  5. the good tanks

    http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee227/badmofo1877/Mobile%20Uploads/20150404_142311_zpsqo2t9v4s.jpg
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    Last night I consolidated all the meters I have. ...

    Last night I consolidated all the meters I have. Put batteries in them to see what works. Found an old fluke 87 a friend (who has since passed away) had given me when I fixed his ac and refused to...
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    I'd choose a minivan over a car for service...

    I'd choose a minivan over a car for service calls. I'm working out of a quad cab truck with a crossover box. It's not a perfect setup and it is a pain climbing into back of truck to rummage...
  8. I used the flat wrench for many years. One day I...

    I used the flat wrench for many years. One day I picked up parts and some acetylene for an out of town job and the lady told me since you're going out of town, I'm gonna give you a better tank...
  9. I really like my Klein multi. One that has the...

    I really like my Klein multi. One that has the 3/8 in addition to the 1/4 and 5/16 is a must. Plan on trying the lennox. The cheap multis work but wear out too quickly. Even my kline multi the...
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    multimeter died open to suggestions

    Been using a fluke 16 for many years and loved it but now it only powers on intermittently. Today a customer seen me banging it against an air handler trying to get it to come on and that was the...
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    Thanks for the support everyone. I'm gonna go...

    Thanks for the support everyone. I'm gonna go over the wiring one more time, maybe replace the wires b4 I pull the valve and see if I can return it for another valve.
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    Hi limit switch is closed and the wires going to...

    Hi limit switch is closed and the wires going to it test good for continuity.
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    fryer pilot goes out when release valve

    Replaced thermopyle and millivolt gas valve. The thermostat, limit switch, and wiring test good. Wiring is correct, per wiring diagram and identical working fryer beside it. Hold valve in for up...
  14. hoshizaki 3 beeps, evaporator covered with ice

    Model is KML-450MAH.
    3 beep error code, freeze time exceeded 60 min. Evaporator had lots of ice on it, I ran it on circulate and long pieces of ice came down had to reach in and push ice into bin...
  15. Thanks for all the input. Got it going.

    Thanks for all the input. Got it going.
  16. Never mind. Found 134a sticker on evaporator

    Never mind. Found 134a sticker on evaporator
  17. what gas does this walk in take from pressures

    Found and fixes leak. Can anyone tell me what gas this walk in Cooler takes from these pressures?

    Condenser fan cut in 200 diff. 35

    Compressor cut in 28 diff. 20
    High pressure cut out 350...
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    I like.

    I like.
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    I just wanted to be sure it wasn't some weird...

    I just wanted to be sure it wasn't some weird proprietary size battery, thanks.
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    I am thinking about getting an sman2 or sman3. ...

    I am thinking about getting an sman2 or sman3.

    What kind of battery does it run on?
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    Just don't reach down and accidentally unscrew...

    Just don't reach down and accidentally unscrew the regular hose from the adapter while connected to a unit. Seen another tech do that, lose 7 lbs of refrigerant and pretty bad frostbite.

    Just...
  22. Thanks. :)

    Thanks. :)
  23. cant see pics and posts are in reverse order

    When I'm not logged in I can see pictures. But when I am logged in it shows a link and you have to click on the link to see pics. Also when I look at a thread it shows the last posted message...
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    Fluke 16 my frontline meter, but I have an...

    Fluke 16 my frontline meter, but I have an Amprobe ACD-10 Plus I use for amps. I like it, mostly. I don't like it takes CR2032 batteries. I'd rather worry about keeping just 9 volts for my fluke,...
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    No. I only have one, don't have anything to...

    No. I only have one, don't have anything to compare it to. It seems to work as it should.
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    I've been using a Yellow Jacket 69080 Digital LCD...

    I've been using a Yellow Jacket 69080 Digital LCD Vacuum Gauge. It has bars that go from 500 to 750 to 1000, etc. I like it. It seems to work well enough.
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    Yeah robinair has red and blue too. But I don't...

    Yeah robinair has red and blue too. But I don't think the color has any significance.
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    My friend has used the robinair 15500 5 cfm...

    My friend has used the robinair 15500 5 cfm Vacumaster for many years. It still pumps down fine. But the switch did go out on it and he replaced it with a different switch. Personally I would have...
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    Still using my old fluke 16. I tried to use my...

    Still using my old fluke 16. I tried to use my friends fieldpiece one day on an electrical problem. Going down a breaker panel trying to locate a certain circuit, we had the wires twisted together...
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    That sounds good. My CLC is past due for...

    That sounds good. My CLC is past due for replacement.
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    You have no idea! My before pics were actually...

    You have no idea! My before pics were actually after I precleaned it with the shop vac. That's why you can even see the coil fins in a few spots before I pressure washed it.
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    Most mobile homes don't have an outdoor spigot. ...

    Most mobile homes don't have an outdoor spigot. So you can't use a hose. I can use this with a 5 gallon bucket and siphon kit if there is no spigot, as was in this case. Actually the only thing...
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    Maxi Vac Mini Max

    Been using this a couple years now. Works great. Thought I would finally get around to taking some pictures and video.

    Haven't bought any nasty chemicals since I got this. I only use water to...
  34. Yes it had power. It would try to start and the...

    Yes it had power. It would try to start and the overload would click.
  35. I can't say why, but it is my understanding it...

    I can't say why, but it is my understanding it runs off the mainboard. I guess I'll find out when I replace the board.
  36. The start start relay/run cap tested good. The...

    The start start relay/run cap tested good. The condenser fan motor was not running because of defective mainboard. I believe over time this killed the compressor.
  37. Yeah I agree. Thanks.

    Yeah I agree. Thanks.
  38. Yes that I did. It came with the new compressor...

    Yes that I did. It came with the new compressor kit, and I would change the filter dryer on any system with a compressor change out.
  39. I only put a fitting on the low side, in the...

    I only put a fitting on the low side, in the process tube. But I see your point. I'll try that next time, thanks.
  40. No but I'm guessing I should have. Should I have...

    No but I'm guessing I should have. Should I have tried to blow into it or something? I mostly work on heating and air, but I want to learn more about refrigeration.
  41. No I didn't.

    No I didn't.
  42. :LOL: I get it now.

    :LOL: I get it now.
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    I carry a small map gas torch as backup for my...

    I carry a small map gas torch as backup for my regular oxygen acetylene rig in case I run out of oxygen or acetylene at 5 o clock on a Friday, or out in the boonies. I can always pick up another...
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    The reason my customers call me back, they trust...

    The reason my customers call me back, they trust me. In the long run, you make more money by being honest, you get callbacks and referrals.

    Some of my customers, the first time they called me...
  45. Thanks.

    Thanks.
  46. Thanks.

    Thanks.
  47. It's all accessible if the back cover is off. ...

    It's all accessible if the back cover is off. I'm not sure if it would be better to put a saddle valve on the suction line, or put a valve in the end of the proccess tube.
  48. where is best place to install service port

    I am replacing a compressor in a domestic side by side with drawer freezer. Where is the best place to install the service port? I was thinking on the process tube. I don't normally work on this...
  49. 5 yr old Embraco compressor dead, need replacement

    This is a GE fridge PFS22SISBSS side by side with freezer drawer. The date code on the compressor was 05. The compressor is locked up. I was wanting to replace the compressor with a different one,...
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    Restrictive return

    Look inside.

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