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    Ugh! There's no coming back from that. Unless a...

    Ugh! There's no coming back from that. Unless a gerbil can survive a bath in mineral spirits...
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    I was called to provide a flood inspection after...

    I was called to provide a flood inspection after a goofball remodeler piped the drain for the new kitchen island sink into the furnace intake. I heard a similar story with a newly installed toilet as...
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    I failed to gather a large enough sample to make...

    I failed to gather a large enough sample to make a report, but I can say that the oldest one I checked on was 8 yrs., and though the unit had been given to a family member after a remodel, it was...
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    I don't deal with 134a very often, but I think I...

    I don't deal with 134a very often, but I think I remember reading that it is somehow susceptible to damage from the chlorine in cfc refrs.

    Or am I making that up?
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    Any luck LK?

    Any luck LK?
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    Yeah their just regular pipe nipples with plastic...

    Yeah their just regular pipe nipples with plastic centers. Like anything factory installed there gonna be tight!
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    Wow, I can run her on full auto!

    Wow, I can run her on full auto!
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    The male stubs could be heat trap nipples, if you...

    The male stubs could be heat trap nipples, if you sweat the adapters while threaded on to the stubs they could have melted. Around here we are required to install dielectric unions or similar (i.e....
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    It should have heat trap nipples, most do. Did...

    It should have heat trap nipples, most do. Did you use dielectric unions to connect to the piping?
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    May not make a difference but if fast fill is...

    May not make a difference but if fast fill is displacing water in an important air stub a slow fill will correct it.
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    Have you tried draining the entire system then...

    Have you tried draining the entire system then refilling slowly?
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    Metal head. \m/ -.- \m/

    Metal head. \m/ -.- \m/
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    326441

    326441
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    Great! I'll meet you in central Wisconsin, wear...

    Great! I'll meet you in central Wisconsin, wear blaze orange, it's deer season. :grin2:
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    No, I asked around. Everyone likes their trim gun...

    No, I asked around. Everyone likes their trim gun but no one has a framer. I'll look for the co2 and if not I'll go with nitro.
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    Thanks JP, I'll look for one.

    Thanks JP, I'll look for one.
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    Well I guess that's out I cant buy a regulator...

    Well I guess that's out I cant buy a regulator for one time use.
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    OK co2, should be an equal tank swap right?

    OK co2, should be an equal tank swap right?
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    Good, those things use a lot of air.

    Good, those things use a lot of air.
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    Looks like the N88WW requires 7.5 cfm @ 80psi for...

    Looks like the N88WW requires 7.5 cfm @ 80psi for 100 nails a minute. Without doing any math I think I can get 50 nails out of a 40cf :yes:
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    I appreciate the comedy Rob but obviously...

    I appreciate the comedy Rob but obviously swinging a hammer is not an option, or I wouldn't have asked the question.

    JD, give me an idea of how much impact usage you can get on a 40cf tank, thanks.
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    Running a nail gun off a nitro tank?

    Has anyone ever used their nitro set up to power a nail gun? I'm planning a project on my camping land and would like to avoid bringing the generator and compressor for a few dozen nails.
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    Ive only seen a few twin systems. Is it only the...

    Ive only seen a few twin systems. Is it only the return that is done wrong or am I missing something?
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    Check the dryer vent, it's a long shot but who...

    Check the dryer vent, it's a long shot but who knows?
  25. It looks like the Victor is only mapp and LP,...

    It looks like the Victor is only mapp and LP, with that you cant braze much over 3/8 copper. I struggled through a season with an acetylene Turbo torch once and hated it, very loud and poor heat...
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    The way I look at it is, if the indoor conditions...

    The way I look at it is, if the indoor conditions are near design, and the superheat is correct for the TXV then the low side is working correctly. Now the question is whether or not the high side...
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    I can understand the sentiment, but Steve Jobs...

    I can understand the sentiment, but Steve Jobs proved otherwise. The "look" catches the eye, the function proves its worth, and the quality sustains all.

    In our industry accurate, dependable tools...
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    Testo has it half figured out, they make cool...

    Testo has it half figured out, they make cool looking tools. Young people are also fairly good at assessing product quality, and very good at gathering consumer feedback before making a purchase....
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    I wondered the same thing when trying to keep an...

    I wondered the same thing when trying to keep an acetylene tank with a thumb screw valve. I was told it is not done locally (near Chicago) and it is a very slow process. Please let us know if you...
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    Jigjoe, are you employed in the trade? If so the...

    Jigjoe, are you employed in the trade? If so the first step is to establish accounts at as many wholesale distributors as you can. Hvac wiz is right, catalog price is for the eyes of the general...
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    I have the Smith Quickbraze set and have tried...

    I have the Smith Quickbraze set and have tried the C shaped multi flame tip a few times. I think with a lot of practice it could be useful for odd scenarios but over all the rosebud gives me more...
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    This thread should be titled "How to stop a...

    This thread should be titled "How to stop a Trane"

    (yes I know there ICP)
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    I would contact Digicool, they will answer your...

    I would contact Digicool, they will answer your questions and get you fixed.
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    At this point you would have to get involved with...

    At this point you would have to get involved with a "green" builder to go in that direction.

    Maybe now that the upper middle class has had their collective ass handed to them the tide will turn...
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    Those are York "tombstone" units. They are right...

    Those are York "tombstone" units. They are right side up. Do you suppose a compressor would run for 25 years on it's side?
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    I'm with you cchc, the guy was calling you out...

    I'm with you cchc, the guy was calling you out for no reason. The pics are clear as can be. Maybe he recognized his own hack work :grin2:
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    Amen Brother! We all learn a lot here, even those...

    Amen Brother! We all learn a lot here, even those who know it all.
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    My advise is to do a lot more reading on this...

    My advise is to do a lot more reading on this site. The sman is not the only choice for digital gauges, and if you are trying to vac through your manifold the results will be less than stellar.
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    I just looked at the Extech 250, I bought one of...

    I just looked at the Extech 250, I bought one of those at Costco (sold under the Whistler brand name) the close up resolution was horrible. If yours is the same anything will be an improvement.
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    Starting at $1850!! I don't know man, that's a...

    Starting at $1850!! I don't know man, that's a lot for a camera. I do just fine with the Testo. Though the Milwaukee looks good too.
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    I guess people are sick of saying it so I will. ...

    I guess people are sick of saying it so I will.

    You must read the site rules!


    I think I can say this;
    To njudo, pressure AND temperature are used to evaluate systems. Also, the water at...
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    Dental style picks work well.

    Dental style picks work well.
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    How about a relay and PSC motor to bridge the gap?

    How about a relay and PSC motor to bridge the gap?
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    Please post the repair quote info. when you get...

    Please post the repair quote info. when you get it. The dtek is my favorite detector so I'm interested to know what it will cost to revive them when they break.
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    I assumed the tech was up to no good or the home...

    I assumed the tech was up to no good or the home owner was nuts, either way when guns are involved its gone too far.

    Cap'n Obvious
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    The 911 recording at the bottom of the story has...

    The 911 recording at the bottom of the story has the homeowners whole phone number in it. I guess we are all free to voice our objection to gun play at invoice time!
  47. Plano molding co. makes a wide variety of cases,...

    Plano molding co. makes a wide variety of cases, they happen to be in the next town over from me and have an awesome outlet store. I use a hot knife to cut the foam and an exacto knife to trim extra...
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    Seems like sound advise. You'll have to admit...

    Seems like sound advise. You'll have to admit though it was packaged in a flippant response. Whatever man, maybe I'm just sensitive this morning.
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    Must have missed that before. Its out of my area....

    Must have missed that before. Its out of my area. Wish I could help though, Chicago area is a pool of sharks when it comes to HVAC. Good luck.
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    I take issue with that because many of these...

    I take issue with that because many of these replies are my own. I reread the thread and fail to see any differing opinions, except your own truck12, which seems to differ mostly in its tone.
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