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    looks like itll do the basics yes. theres no...

    looks like itll do the basics yes.
    theres no backlight which is a bummer.
    another good meter you could look into is a UEI DL389 or DL429.
    really good customer service UEI has too.
    I started out...
  2. decision has been made. I was actually about to...

    decision has been made.
    I was actually about to get the UEI 429, thankfully they made it a lot quicker that past models and didn't seem sluggish at all.
    for the few brief seconds I was playing with...
  3. the 375 is seemingly a step up from the 902...

    the 375 is seemingly a step up from the 902 without temperature function which isn't too important to me, though 375 doesn't have micro amps for flame rectification.
  4. hmm, never heard of amprobe. whats the deal with...

    hmm, never heard of amprobe.
    whats the deal with those?
    are they a decent quality meter?
    seems like they try and pull what fluke does.
    gotta get multiple models to get all the stuff youre...
  5. Need help choosing a primary meter, fluke vs uei

    So my fp sc56 is about to get moved to my commercial backpack and be my backup meter.
    The problem, I am very dissatisfied with the amp meter options available currently.
    I don't want a bunch of...
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    how is the Idaho Job Market?

    I'm getting really sick of California. Thinking about leaving before they take all my money.
    Looking around at different states. I know it gets cold in Idaho the winter, does the industry...
  7. SOLD SOLD SOLD

    SOLD
    SOLD
    SOLD
  8. Set is still for sale

    Set is still for sale
  9. The model is an SMAN3

    The model is an SMAN3
  10. Nope. Still available... Surprisingly. ...

    Nope.
    Still available... Surprisingly.

    Standby for model
  11. PayPal for payment

    PayPal for payment
  12. He says everything seen. hoses included.

    He says everything seen.
    hoses included.
  13. SMAN gauge for sale cheap, only used 1 summer, get it before its gone

    a friends getting outta the trade.
    selling it for him.
    he only used it summer of 2012.
    shipped to your house for $200
  14. Brand New Fieldpiece ARH4 Digital Psychrometer for sale

    http://shop.rdholder.com/images/1304647282442477718818.jpeg

    I bought this in December for $103.24 out the door for a unique specific use.
    your price is $70 including shipping straight to your...
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    the fieldpiece sc57 has a function where it will...

    the fieldpiece sc57 has a function where it will sense amp draw in milliseconds so it doesn't
    start faster than the meter can read. good for true start up amp draw.
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    We install 95% furnaces in attics all day long....

    We install 95% furnaces in attics all day long.
    Your electric rates are probably much cheaper than here in CA, gas over electricity is always the way to go.
    Its much cheaper, and less wear and tear...
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    1st of let me say I do not do install and rarely...

    1st of let me say I do not do install and rarely use snips.

    However I do have a set for the few times a year I might need them.
    They are just cheap ace hardware brand, but they just cut right...
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    When my van got broken into a month ago they...

    When my van got broken into a month ago they stole my drill. I then bought the ridgid combo pack R9600 with an 18v l-ion impact X4 and a Fuego drill driver to match with 3 batteries and a charging...
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    When my van got broken into a month ago they...

    When my van got broken into a month ago they stole my drill. I then bought the ridgid combo pack R9600 with an 18v l-ion impact X4 and a Fuego drill driver to match with 3 batteries and a charging...
  20. You are absolutely right. I forgot, NPT is no...

    You are absolutely right.
    I forgot, NPT is no good.
    You need flared fittings.

    I'd edit that post so I don't sound stupid but the mods gave a time limit on editing :/

    Haha ya, you saw how much...
  21. So FYI the screws used are standard #4 sheetmetal...

    So FYI the screws used are standard #4 sheetmetal screws.
    Im gonna start molding the clay this week.
  22. 324621 "Just Better" makes them... that is...

    324621

    "Just Better" makes them...
    that is what I used to do it.
    looks like harbor freight has them here: http://www.harborfreight.com/38-x-14-brass-bushing-68208.html
    woah!... wait a...
  23. ^ Cuz I do like the heads being plugged into...

    ^

    Cuz I do like the heads being plugged into it as a function.
    And I always have liked tinkering with stuff to make them better.
    I'm actually working on a polyurethane mold that will house the...
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    I will use an awesome hack blade on my...

    I will use an awesome hack blade on my leatherman, takes about 45 seconds,
    Or I may also use a standard copper tube cutter. You know, where you twist the handle tightening it and then keep spinning...
  25. So here's what I am doing. I have a magnet and...

    So here's what I am doing.
    I have a magnet and I'm gonna drill (2) holes through it to match the 2 screw holes above the serial number on the back of the sc56.
    The meter shouldn't be affected from...
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    I have a whistler from home depot and works...

    I have a whistler from home depot and works great.
    Has about a 4.5 inch color screen,
    3 foot long... Hose, or whatever ya wanna call it,
    Detachable screen which you can plug into a TV
    You can...
  27. having some beef with the sc56. what about hs36?

    Someone broke into my van, need to buy all new tools :/
    As far as meters, I am coming from a UEI dl289 and sc56.
    I'm thinking about going for the hs36 but have heard complaints about it being...
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    To answer 1st question I have 2 of those small...

    To answer 1st question I have 2 of those small hoses with the low loss 90 degree
    Shutoff valve hooked up to the high/low side.
    On those I have a 3/8 to 1/4 reducer, I then hook the 3/8 lines up to...
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    500 microns in 25 minutes

    (2) 3/8 lines straight to the high/low side.
    alot of awesome things were created by impatient a-holes such as myelf.
    YEA!

    299521
  30. 100% of the leaks I've foun have been in the EVAP...

    100% of the leaks I've foun have been in the EVAP coil.

    Put in UV dye, come back after a few days of the customer running it
    and just shine the light.
    You'd be surprised HOW MANY leaks a coil...
  31. If you have access to the pro's forum, here:...

    If you have access to the pro's forum, here: http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=816552

    or here is the jest of my finding:

    So since this isn't really relevant to my other threads'...
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    Ask the customer what their usage will be. I.e....

    Ask the customer what their usage will be.
    I.e. 70 in tthe summer 80 in the winter, forget the txv, I've seen them get burnt up
    And also it would be runing at near 100% rendering a txv's...
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    Never seen 1 blow like that. They always rip...

    Never seen 1 blow like that.
    They always rip open a tear at the top and get that crap spewed everywhere.
    1 actually blew on a tune up from a 25 year old unit, original run cap, with mean few feet...
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    I once recovered 17 lbs of r22 from a 9 lb...

    I once recovered 17 lbs of r22 from a 9 lb package unit.
    The REAL problem was the little filter screen in the fixed
    Oriface to the evaporator coil was clogged.

    That was an interesting call
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    Here are some before/after tune-ups of mine.

    Here are some before/after tune-ups of mine.
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    Wear a mask. You don't wanna be breathing...

    Wear a mask.
    You don't wanna be breathing anything up there new or old.
    I have a 3M face mask with actual filters, not like the cheap little white ones.

    Also wear pants and a long sleeve shirt. ...
  37. I cant tell you how many Goodman's I've seen with...

    I cant tell you how many Goodman's I've seen with an improper charge.
    Even had a few units supposidly charged still charged with nitrogen.
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    Everybody in California uses flexduct nowadays....

    Everybody in California uses flexduct nowadays.
    Ductboard, kd ducting/sheetmetal ducting is ancient over here.
  39. I had a 25 year old 8 inch tall 80 mf run...

    I had a 25 year old 8 inch tall 80 mf run capacitor
    Blow up feet away from me.
    Spewed oil EEEEEEEEEeeeeeeeeevvvvvverrrrrrrrrrryyyyyyyyywhere
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    I have freed up seized comressors with 5-2-1 I...

    I have freed up seized comressors with 5-2-1
    I started a comparison thread last summer and put down all my findings.
    the kickstart came in 2nd place
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    1- you can do everything with an EPA card that...

    1- you can do everything with an EPA card that you can do with nate.
    You CANNOT do everything with nate if you don't have your EPA card.
    The EPA card is a license, the nate testing is only...
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    Why the hell would anybody run wires like that?...

    Why the hell would anybody run wires like that?
    doesn't he know, even if he didn't wanna use conduit, you can cut excess wire off!

    And the power poll is just scary.
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    Been there, done that. Hey look at me, I am...

    Been there, done that.

    Hey look at me, I am NATE certified! that means I know how to do my job.
    If I didn't know how I'd be fired. So what is the point?

    I have been NATE certified for years...
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    Not sure about online, but your local supply...

    Not sure about online, but your local supply stores may have something.

    FWIW NATE is a joke. Your EPA licence holds more weight IMO than nate ever will.
    Its just another way for a compony to get...
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    Dude Just rent a scissor lift The 1 I used once...

    Dude
    Just rent a scissor lift
    The 1 I used once must've gone up 40'
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    And if all 50 are Goodman's, 5-10 of them will...

    And if all 50 are Goodman's, 5-10 of them will have to be replaced after you find a leak.
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    I give 2 options. Do you want he simplest t stat...

    I give 2 options.
    Do you want he simplest t stat on the market that is fully programmable and easy to see? This 1 is for the old folks coning from an old POS thermostat...
  48. Phosgene gas is mustard gas. Used in world war 1...

    Phosgene gas is mustard gas. Used in world war 1 as chemical warfare.
  49. Haha Ya I got a little wif of phosgene gas a...

    Haha
    Ya I got a little wif of phosgene gas a couple times today myself
    Changing out my 6th warranty Goodman Copeland compressor this year.

    What I do is loosen all the bolts, then with my foot I...
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    All trade school does is give you the basics. It...

    All trade school does is give you the basics.
    It is up to you to llearn the advanced stuff on the job.
    Also, just Google it.
    There are many many things I learned on the job, moreso than school....
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