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    Maybe 7-11 is referring to a ultrasonic copper...

    Maybe 7-11 is referring to a ultrasonic copper sealer.
  2. How about something like a fire extinguisher. ...

    How about something like a fire extinguisher.

    But not an actual fire extinguisher, something similar, that performs a similar function.
  3. Thread: FLIR One App

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    Flir are the only manufacturer that make an app,...

    Flir are the only manufacturer that make an app, for the mac app store.
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    Also i have the LT16A fieldpiece multimeter, the...

    Also i have the LT16A fieldpiece multimeter, the phase rotation leads that came with my fieldpiece meter were not even cat rated, and they were very short leads.
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    Theirs a volt stick that can somehow measure...

    Theirs a volt stick that can somehow measure phase rotation, hi Italia is the brand. Not sure if it can be trusted or not.
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    Thanks. I actually only set it to 10 minutes...

    Thanks.

    I actually only set it to 10 minutes every 4 hours, it will probably ice up on me.
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    Multideck electric defrost / Medium Temp.

    I recently worked on a european branded open type multi deck cabinet, self contained plug in, i noticed it had a single heating element in front of the evaporator coil, and when i put timer into...
  8. Thanks Guys. When i opened door the fans...

    Thanks Guys.

    When i opened door the fans stopped and compressor was still running, i just checked the Dixell manual and realised the controller also has a door alarm setting, so i will keep using...
  9. Dixell controller / door switches / evaporator fans / low temp

    Got a dixell / emerson controller thats faulty, anyhow i was checking this controller its connected to a three door reach in freezer cabinet, anyhow theirs a door switch above each door so theirs...
  10. A lot of the old 1960's evaporators such as...

    A lot of the old 1960's evaporators such as dunham bush, the hot gas entered the drain pan pipework then went into check valve then into evaporator, the check valve stopped drain pan pipework icing...
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    Only thing i have done to copelands is change...

    Only thing i have done to copelands is change shaft seals on the 4cc and 6cc compressors, even then the shaft seal came in a white box with no copeland name on it so i assume it was an aftermarket...
  12. PHM do you make a standard evaporator into a hot...

    PHM do you make a standard evaporator into a hot gas one, or buy a hot gas ready evaporator from a coil manufacturer then just plumb it up?

    How is the drain pan heated?
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    So what field tests have you guys conducted on...

    So what field tests have you guys conducted on the oil to support this?
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    Yes it wears out.

    Yes it wears out.
  15. Thread: Work boot

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    Rossi boots are better

    Rossi boots are better
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    Those little green o'rings seem harder to find...

    Those little green o'rings seem harder to find than the black ones, even on brass fittings.
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    Did it not come with assembly instructions and a...

    Did it not come with assembly instructions and a new o'ring? mine did.
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    if a man falls 6 feet and he weighs 220 pounds he...

    if a man falls 6 feet and he weighs 220 pounds he will generate a downward force of about 2 tonnes, when the slack in the harness takes up between the a55 checks, the laws of physics will show no...
  19. Thread: Just a scratch

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    This is the ground clearance of the front bumper...

    This is the ground clearance of the front bumper of my vehicle and i would not drive a vehicle with 8" clearance.
  20. Thread: Just a scratch

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    Maybee a tiny pug dog dashed out onto road, or a...

    Maybee a tiny pug dog dashed out onto road, or a kid kicked a ball onto the road, with ground clearance so low, anything could rip the bumper off. Personally i would refuse to drive a service truck...
  21. Thread: Just a scratch

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    Whats the ground clearance on that vehicle? seems...

    Whats the ground clearance on that vehicle? seems way to low.
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    Things like refrigerated carrier containers also...

    Things like refrigerated carrier containers also use the auto coupling, the couplings are not just used on auto a/c, so its best to have couplings with the standard 1/4 fitting.
  23. A thermocouple can fault find things like valves...

    A thermocouple can fault find things like valves that are bypassing or valves that are not diverting none of the manifold gauge manufacturer thermistors are rated high, yes their is one oven...
  24. Thread: Fieldpiece

    by redback
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    Generally i find large clamp meters more...

    Generally i find large clamp meters more dangerous because i have to start pulling on wires, duct covers and removing wire ties etc, to get access with a larger clamp meter.

    Is their a specific...
  25. Every component in a hvac-r system has a max temp...

    Every component in a hvac-r system has a max temp rating, yellow jacket flexible hoses are rated to 130c, bitzer oil floats 120C, some bock compressors can only run a max 140C line temp. Thermistors...
  26. My clamp meter that can also measure resistance,...

    My clamp meter that can also measure resistance, continuity and voltage runs on a single coin battery, and the battery lasts 150 hours.
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    you are correct, taxes play a large part in...

    you are correct, taxes play a large part in increased HC usage.

    but we also need two separate licenses to purchase and handle HFC and HCFC refrigerants, however their is no such license...
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    Milwaukee use 12 point nut drivers, 6 point are...

    Milwaukee use 12 point nut drivers, 6 point are better.
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    Fieldpiece guy is the imperial guy, same bloke...

    Fieldpiece guy is the imperial guy, same bloke you will be dealing with.



    The wholesaler took you're money and gave you the faulty goods, who are they? they are the ones at fault.

    Return the...
  30. Where did you buy it? ask for a refund if...

    Where did you buy it? ask for a refund if fieldpiece won't fix in a timely manner.
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    Ive installed many low temp units such as eden,...

    Ive installed many low temp units such as eden, bitzer, bock that come from the factory with a fan speed controller, most the units i install are the weather proof ones that have a compressor that...
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    Why not just fit a fan speed controller, the ones...

    Why not just fit a fan speed controller, the ones that vary the voltage supply to fan motor.
  33. Thread: inficon repair

    by redback
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    Sorry, the smaller o'ring that stops dust and air...

    Sorry, the smaller o'ring that stops dust and air bypassing the filter goes in this grove.574861
  34. Thread: inficon repair

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    Their are two o'rings on my d-tek, the one on the...

    Their are two o'rings on my d-tek, the one on the threaded black piece is their for accuracy as it stops air bypassing the tip, the 2nd o'ring on the back of the filter cartridge is their to stop...
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    My employer receives on average 4 complaints...

    My employer receives on average 4 complaints about me per year, its always the exact same complaint;
    ​" one of you're service techs trucks is parked in our reserved parking area "
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    Bet that crane driver regrets taking his early...

    Bet that crane driver regrets taking his early morning s hit.
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    I was working on a two door cabinet and needed to...

    I was working on a two door cabinet and needed to get a couple rusted screws out to remove a cover to leak test an evaporator, the customer was right beside me monitoring my every move, he even...
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    .26mm cap tube? thats pretty small, smallest...

    .26mm cap tube? thats pretty small, smallest wholesalers stock is .66mm
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    plammer and cold scrisel

    Anyone own a plammer or a cold scrisel?
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    EASY-FLO flux, 550 to 800C mixes with water.

    EASY-FLO flux, 550 to 800C mixes with water.
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    556711556721 I'm currently working one that...

    556711556721

    I'm currently working one that has r600, the chinese weld where the steel tubing meets the copper in the high side leaked, i could not re weld it, i had to remove the old weld and...
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    Vibration loops :grin2:

    Vibration loops :grin2:
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    I did pull a digital manifold apart a while ago,...

    I did pull a digital manifold apart a while ago, pretty sure their was a varistor soldered to a washer under one of the pressure transducers, never checked much further, as i was checking a gas leak....
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    in post #5 i questioned what do you guys use for...

    in post #5 i questioned what do you guys use for high temps?

    If you use a thermistor that can measure discharge pipe temp when compressors have leaking valve plates reversing valves and and other...
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    You can't check SH when liquid refrigerant is...

    You can't check SH when liquid refrigerant is running through a manifold, because the refrigerant in the manifold effects gauge pressure and new liquid refrigerant entering a suction line effects...
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    with power tools of any sort, i only purchase...

    with power tools of any sort, i only purchase brand names that my local motor re-wind company is authorised to repair.
  47. Thread: Fluke 324.....

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    Years ago i had a vs commodore 3.8 litre utility,...

    Years ago i had a vs commodore 3.8 litre utility, with a fibreglass canopy with ladder racks on top.

    One day after work i put a 1/4 - 3/8 drive socket on the roof between the fibreglass canopy and...
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    Thanks iceman With my fluke 902 when the meter...

    Thanks iceman

    With my fluke 902 when the meter is stable on a bench giving a temp reading of 22C and i pick the meter up the temp drops by a whopping 5.5C, meaning it can't meet rated spec...
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    What part?

    What part?
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    Can you list some of these sources

    Can you list some of these sources
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