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    Because of the different gauge styles and no...

    Because of the different gauge styles and no documentation on it's origin or history, I would have offered maybe 20 bucks.
    Cleaned them up and get them working.
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    Forgot about R11. With R11 I think you'd...

    Forgot about R11.


    With R11 I think you'd still need a different suct gauge though to be accurate.
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    I don't know of any refrigerant with less than...

    I don't know of any refrigerant with less than 60# psi at say 100*. Unless they connected the gauge only on a working running system or the suction gauge can handle being way over pressured.

    ...
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    I use my old one for finding breakers sometimes-...

    I use my old one for finding breakers sometimes- I don't trust them for actual dangerous voltage- I still use the volt meter.

    When they make one that clamps onto a wire or stays in an outlet and...
  5. get a 12 cord, it will be fine. I've been using...

    get a 12 cord, it will be fine. I've been using 16 at 50' for many many years- my milky sawzall is 16 years old.
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    Saw this on CL!

    I saw this and thought I would link it for anyone interested in it.

    Yellow Jacket hydraulic expander tool in SA area. Looks like a once in a while great deal.
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    I used a cloth strap, folded it over an Earth...

    I used a cloth strap, folded it over an Earth magnet from a hard drive, epoxied it together using the vise.

    I sewed velco to it for other functions. It never slips and stays put.

    Might not...
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    Nothing is made in the USA anymore it seems. Even...

    Nothing is made in the USA anymore it seems. Even things made in the USA have parts that come from china or whatever.

    The Tech LC I've had for a year or so is the best yet. I went through 3 other...
  9. Sooner or later, FP will have to change the...

    Sooner or later, FP will have to change the material they use.

    Why not a composite fibered plastic material instead? It isn't like plastics are no good- They make engine valves out of plastic...
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    I get a picture of the drone picking it up,...

    I get a picture of the drone picking it up, chopping it into pieces and flinging it past your head- "There it is"! :Faint:
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    Send a guy in to clean the duct first, then do...

    Send a guy in to clean the duct first, then do the drone thing. :grin2:
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    I saw one on "Tool Time". Tim Taylor modified it....

    I saw one on "Tool Time". Tim Taylor modified it. Binford 1000 or something like that. Even I wouldn't go there.


    You would be looking at commercial products and they are expensive.

    Flow...
  13. I saw what those are priced at. :eek2: How...

    I saw what those are priced at. :eek2:

    How long do they last? Stay accurate?

    Sooner or later, I'll have to do that.
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    I would test it first. The turbulence from the...

    I would test it first. The turbulence from the rotors or blades in the tight duct might be a problem as it blows down and needs a place to go and if you are too close to the top, they may starve for...
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    I was a tech in the 80's for a company and rarely...

    I was a tech in the 80's for a company and rarely had to do piping but when I did, I preferred bending (Used my knee) to elbows because I thought it must be more efficient.

    To think how many...
  16. I went through two of them. The last one broke...

    I went through two of them. The last one broke when I was busy, so I made this out of a metal clamp real quick. It has done so well and lasted so long, I decided to use it until the sensor gives up....
  17. Makes one wonder why they come up with security...

    Makes one wonder why they come up with security screw bit sets even before the security screws- kind of moot.
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    FP LT17A has the same warranty and I love it at...

    FP LT17A has the same warranty and I love it at 1/3 the cost. If I drop it off a roof or it disappears, it doesn't hurt so bad.

    My 76 clamp on is maybe 8 years old and going strong- very happy...
  19. Thread: Relay in a Box

    by walterc
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    :grin2:Relay looks pretty good. Maybe you should...

    :grin2:Relay looks pretty good. Maybe you should box up everything else.
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    Warranty for H10p- 3 years (Does not cover...

    Warranty for H10p- 3 years
    (Does not cover sensors, filters, reference leaks, airflow balls, lamps, batteries).


    I'm going to keep the old H10 I have. May not replace it in the future for that...
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    Could you clarify that for him? If you know what...

    Could you clarify that for him? If you know what he is doing wrong, explaining it would be more helpful.
  22. Thread: Fancy meter

    by walterc
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    My FP 76 is 8 years old now and going strong. No...

    My FP 76 is 8 years old now and going strong. No need to replace it.
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    Put them in the fridge to get the psi back down. ...

    Put them in the fridge to get the psi back down. :bsing:
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    Just wonder why they aren't showing 90's, tees,...

    Just wonder why they aren't showing 90's, tees, reducer fittings?

    Afraid to show the setup and costs? How much for fittings?

    Very poor advertizement- too many questions left behind.
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    So if the fitting leaks, how do you remove it? ...

    So if the fitting leaks, how do you remove it? If it is right next to a TXV for example and no room to cut?

    How about out of round copper- or not perfect copper? Have to cut that out and waste...
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    Perhaps the extra lv wire used to the condenser...

    Perhaps the extra lv wire used to the condenser could be connected to a 24v light at the condenser and by removing the front of the tstat, you could temp connect the wire, turning on the light.
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    The best of everything comes in pairs.

    The best of everything comes in pairs.
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    I'm going to try it by strap or direct contact...

    I'm going to try it by strap or direct contact and see.

    Thanks.
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    What would happen if..............

    ...I epoxied an earth magnet on the back of my Fieldpiece clamp on?

    Would it interfere with the electronics?
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    Block the return or disconnect the blower and...

    Block the return or disconnect the blower and look for a freezing suct line.:bsing:
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    It might be ok if you can add one more 3/8" to...

    It might be ok if you can add one more 3/8" to it.

    3- 3/8" equal 9/8" equal more than an inch. :playing:
  32. Thread: Got shocked

    by walterc
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    For some reason your comment made me think of...

    For some reason your comment made me think of this;

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTssVZilS4I



    You're right of course!
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    That's just darn funny!

    That's just darn funny!
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    I take a piece of pex tubing about 2.5" long, use...

    I take a piece of pex tubing about 2.5" long, use the air heater gun to heat it and flatten one end, and once I know the wires are correct, I cut them to length, cap them as in the pic and insert...
  35. You were smart getting stitches. I did about...

    You were smart getting stitches.
    I did about the same thing on a wood joiner- flapped all the skin off one side down to the bone. . Every time I bent my finger, it would open up and bleed all over...
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    How about latex? I have a couple of left over...

    How about latex?
    I have a couple of left over stethoscopes around here. I might rob a hose and see how it works.

    Try a medical supply.
  37. Thread: Cheater Cord

    by walterc
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    Some disconnects have the jabs you can't get to....

    Some disconnects have the jabs you can't get to.

    Stick a flathead screwdriver in the jab and connect the cheater clip on the screwdriver.


    I did the same as PHM around 1989- connected to a...
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    I use soap spray. The Tif 8800 finds leaks...

    I use soap spray.

    The Tif 8800 finds leaks very well.
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    For hobby- 80-90 amp is the least in a stick...

    For hobby- 80-90 amp is the least in a stick welder I would go.
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    Have you tried a place like Lowes? Seems that is...

    Have you tried a place like Lowes? Seems that is where I got mine.??
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    Spend as much as you can or you'll get...

    Spend as much as you can or you'll get discouraged with it or you'll end up buying another better one.

    Had a customer pay me with this one years ago and it has performed perfectly and I do a lot...
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    Tee one of these into the line. ...

    Tee one of these into the line.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v89/daddo/Herholzer%20furnace%20006_zpshwawuag7.jpg
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    The TC is out for me. Doing a search, the...

    The TC is out for me. Doing a search, the transmission has problems over and over again.

    The next step would be the Dodge Promaster city. The small vans look like they could be set up without...
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    Was wondering- Can you tow a trailer with that...

    Was wondering- Can you tow a trailer with that connect?

    I was wondering the difference in the cost of a F150 compared to the connect and the ability of each to perform tasks like trailer towing...
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    Rectorseal Mighty Bracket

    Anyone use one yet?

    http://www.rectorseal.com/index.php/mighty-bracket/

    Looks like it might be nice to have. Around 100 bucks. Would be easy to make one though.


    ...
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    They aren't going to hold oil very good now. ...

    They aren't going to hold oil very good now. :whistle:
  47. I've carried for many years and also have a 30-30...

    I've carried for many years and also have a 30-30 behind the seat of the truck.

    Never needed them yet.

    That's my story. :bsing:


    Yea I know the time- just got back from a call. :Faint:
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    The women next to me at the range was always...

    The women next to me at the range was always yelling about something.

    I found out why and if you have a women in a tank top stand just to your right, she'll catch most of them.
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    You can apply for a provisional patent. The...

    You can apply for a provisional patent. The "Patent Pending" status is good for a year and may just cost 100 bucks or so.


    Finding a manufacturer to make the product who would see good sales and...
  50. Thread: Our Ice Bar

    by walterc
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    Fold them behind you like the rest of us angels.

    Fold them behind you like the rest of us angels.
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