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  1. The Feildpiece is basically a calculator with a...

    The Feildpiece is basically a calculator with a memory. Perhaps just selling a calculator that would find the targets and related values and store the results for the PC and/or print them out would...
  2. The dent power meter isn't something I see most...

    The dent power meter isn't something I see most techs needing and would be just a nice thing to say you have in most cases. I don't get exited about it.
    The Feildpiece looks too time consuming and...
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    Well I'm impressed. They called me twice. Once to...

    Well I'm impressed. They called me twice. Once to make sure it was me that placed the order and verify the mailing address and once again to thank me and let me know it's been shipped and if I have...
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    :D:D:D:D:D:D:D There's no end to it.

    :D:D:D:D:D:D:D
    There's no end to it.
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    Was in Texas. Sounds like Florida has the...

    Was in Texas.
    Sounds like Florida has the same problems.
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    I guess we had it made years ago (80's) as a...

    I guess we had it made years ago (80's) as a company I was Tech at bought everything except the hand tools. They bought the best as the Tech picked what he wanted and if you needed two, you got two...
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    That's my question. At 1 gallon per minute,...

    That's my question. At 1 gallon per minute, that's not a lot of water (about 1/5th of a regular garden hose). It takes volume to get into the middle or thru a 4 row coil. Too much psi and volume and...
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    It is done- hope it was secure. :cool: I like...

    It is done- hope it was secure. :cool:

    I like the free shipping and no tax stuff- but the wait!
  9. have two in the shop- never use them and I build...

    have two in the shop- never use them and I build furniture, do metal work, welding, refurbished a jeep, build "stuff" and 'Things". :cool:
    Now I feel guilty-;) guess I'll grab one out of the corner...
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    Poll: I don't know why, but I keep calling it...

    I don't know why, but I keep calling it "swedging" .
    I think I said it wrong in the 70's when I was young and it stuck in my head.

    I "swag" and "swedge" all the time- though I look funny doing...
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    It was True Tech tools. I was surprised.

    It was True Tech tools. I was surprised.
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    I started to order the gauges online but my...

    I started to order the gauges online but my computer said the site wasn't secure and locked, so I didn't want to send info over the world wide hackers computers. Gave them a call to inform them- no...
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    You have to be careful with pressure and volume....

    You have to be careful with pressure and volume. High pressure, high volume has opened a connection before that wasn't properly glued or clamped and those connections can be where you can't get to...
  14. Thread: Ductulator

    by ktechnical
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    I have always used .1 for supply unless any flex...

    I have always used .1 for supply unless any flex will run longer than I like (usually 12') because a trunk line is not installable then I use .08 for a larger cushion. One thing they need to teach in...
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    What radius bend do you get from ..say the 7/8"?...

    What radius bend do you get from ..say the 7/8"?
    I haven't seen this tool at the parts house and if I can get a better radius than by hand and knee bends, I could use it.
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    I bought that one too. I like it so far....

    I bought that one too. I like it so far.
    http://s.ecrater.com/stores/59977/47ed6252f14b0_59977n.jpg

    Mine doesn't have the knob- it reads automatically as you connect.
  17. Thread: Xtramanlift

    by ktechnical
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    http://www.accumaxinc.com/gallery/thumbs/lrg-5-pic...

    http://www.accumaxinc.com/gallery/thumbs/lrg-5-pictures_009.jpg


    I have that lift but draw the limit at 14 feet with a large Condenser. Over that, it gets craned.
    That pic makes my skin crawl...
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    :D:D:D:D:D Entertainment center..... ...

    :D:D:D:D:D


    Entertainment center.....


    I can build that and just might. It is a good idea and would save time. The problem comes with the weight and getting it on/off the truck/van.
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    Who ever heard of a square umbrella. ;) After...

    Who ever heard of a square umbrella. ;)
    After all the sun is round.:D
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    Poll: Have the same problem- I wear my reading glasses....

    Have the same problem- I wear my reading glasses. I carry two different powers. Lots of light helps- the Streamlight sl20 flashlight works best.
    http://ep.yimg.com/ip/I/botach_2059_86903980...
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    Poll: That's why I like soap (diluted dishwater soap)...

    That's why I like soap (diluted dishwater soap) in a spray bottle- I have this thing about "seeing" the leak(s). Especially when the coil "explodes" in bubbles all over the place. :eek:
    If...
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    Poll: H10. Soap spray. Visual oil stains (eyes).

    H10.
    Soap spray.
    Visual oil stains (eyes).
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    I bought a motorcycle battery and a small...

    I bought a motorcycle battery and a small inverter and used that to supply 120v for the H10- works great and for a long time. A little heavy, but great when power is not around and I put it in a work...
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    I have two of those and there pretty strong- just...

    I have two of those and there pretty strong- just might work on a smaller umbrella.!
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    It does sound like a humidity problem. I agree...

    It does sound like a humidity problem. I agree that the system should be completely checked out first.
    Without a load cal and more info, that's all I could suggest.
  26. Thread: Great Lift!

    by ktechnical
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    Great Lift!

    I just bought a Genie SLA10 yesterday and this thing is solid.
    It has the optional 2 speed self brake crank, optional flat forks and the straddle base that opens to 5 feet wide. I flip the forks...
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    Is it Really Phosgene? We call it that due to...

    Is it Really Phosgene? We call it that due to history, but it really isn't
    http://theothersideofthelaw.com/cgi-bin/weblog/blog/render_page.php?display=10
    "PhD, Dr. Downing realized that a gross...
  28. My favorite is my Makita 12v impact driver....

    My favorite is my Makita 12v impact driver. Small, lightweight and has a very fast rpm, but be careful- it will twist the head off a small bolt.
    I use the SL20 flashlight. It has an unbroken beam...
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    I had a GE for 8 years before it gave up when I...

    I had a GE for 8 years before it gave up when I cheated a cord to a high leg. POOF! Actually you could hear it scream to it's death.:o
    I bought another one 5 years ago (made by Mars?) and it has...
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    I use this;...

    I use this;
    http://www.lapco.com/images/yellow_umbrellaBigger.jpg

    They last forever if you take care of them....
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    We use 1 ton larger coils with Trane sometimes as...

    We use 1 ton larger coils with Trane sometimes as per the manufactures suggestion. I make sure they are matched by them.
    That would be up to Carriers suggestions.
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    You can have a good air split, but not capacity....

    You can have a good air split, but not capacity. If you slow the blower down to get a better split, it doesn't mean there isn't a refrigerant issue.
    You can have a dirty coil with a 23* split, and...
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    As a trained firefighter, I will tell you there...

    As a trained firefighter, I will tell you there is no cartridge that will stop Phosgene gas and a cartridge will not supply oxygen that is depleted. A SCBA or self contained breathing apparatus (with...
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    A drier can have an element broken and touching...

    A drier can have an element broken and touching ground drawing current and cause a high bill. Have that checked out. Some driers have two elements and if it takes too long to dry clothes, one could...
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    For what it's worth, I never mix heat pump...

    For what it's worth, I never mix heat pump systems.
    I have no problems with the systems operations.
    I never have problems with warranties.
    I never get those "maybe if it wasn't mix matched it...
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    I'm using HVAC-CALC now but after a phone call to...

    I'm using HVAC-CALC now but after a phone call to them will be switching to another "approved" calculation system soon.
    I asked them if they planned to be certified by the ACCA and he stumbled as...
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    The H10 never fails. ;)

    The H10 never fails. ;)
  38. Don't know if this will help or not, but I have...

    Don't know if this will help or not, but I have used a good sprayer and cleaned up the water with the shop vac to prevent a flood. You may have to make a trip or two to dump the vac so don't let it...
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    You can use a cheap one at the filter grill to...

    You can use a cheap one at the filter grill to help cut down on heavy dust underneath and the good one under the air handler. If you use those pleated filters- use only one. Change it monthly.
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    I had that happen to me two years ago. Stepped in...

    I had that happen to me two years ago. Stepped in the front door and the smell was so bad I saw it as a health issue. I flatly told the customer the smell is so bad in here I can't take it - and...
  41. Thread: txv

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    Yea I missed the "New" part too. Probably just...

    Yea I missed the "New" part too. Probably just needs a start kit.
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    Looks like a Ruud/Rheem coil. I would upgrade...

    Looks like a Ruud/Rheem coil.
    I would upgrade or it will do the same again unless there was a source for the corrosion that could be taken care of. Sad to say- manufacturers still haven't figured...
  43. Thread: txv

    by ktechnical
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    The unit was whether short cycled or the...

    The unit was whether short cycled or the capacitor weak. The start winding could be weak also. Lower voltage thru the contactor or supply could cause that as well. During cool weather with an older...
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    Try this one. On the tailgate to get enough...

    Try this one. On the tailgate to get enough height and after you get to the top, the roof is 3 feet down on the other side. You have to hang on the side and swing over to the ladder. Really bows when...
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    It's hard to believe they get $500.00 (+shipping)...

    It's hard to believe they get $500.00 (+shipping) for $100.00 worth of plastics. No offense, but a kit similar to that can be put together using over counter products for maybe 1/5th that amount....
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    Actually "copper oxide" is the coating created by...

    Actually "copper oxide" is the coating created by coppers exposure to oxygen.
    I believe the name your looking for is "cupric oxide" which forms when copper is heated in an oxygen atmosphere. ...
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    I installed a new Singer system 22 years ago...

    I installed a new Singer system 22 years ago complete with new copper. I had no nitro then. I installed a suction and liquid drier. I check the system every year and it's still humming along. Those...
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    I could swear that #3 is a Carrier.:o ...

    I could swear that #3 is a Carrier.:o
    Memories get worse with age too.:confused:
    #5- Lennox?

    I've worked on all of them, but just can't name them.:mad:
  49. Put the 40 in and note the performance, then put...

    Put the 40 in and note the performance, then put the 45 in and note the performance. This is for your knowledge in noting differences. I'd bet you won't notice but a very slight difference.
    I...
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    I ......didn't see that coming!:p

    I ......didn't see that coming!:p
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