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    Smith quickbraze torch

    Has anyone used this set up? It looks nice and compact. I like the quickness of using oxy/acc rather than my turbo torch but the handle and tips can be a pain in the butt to maneuver in tight spots....
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    Have a customer with 6 25-60 ton swua units from...

    Have a customer with 6 25-60 ton swua units from the 80's. We had to pull the heads of the small water cooled condensers before. Brushed the tubes and installed new gaskets on the barrel. They run...
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    York simplicity board. Try the commercial...

    York simplicity board. Try the commercial section. Give the model and serial and you should get the info your looking for.


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    My guess is factory defect. Made in Mexico.... ...

    My guess is factory defect. Made in Mexico....


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    Let that beast run. They were made to pump. If...

    Let that beast run. They were made to pump. If the compressor does let go it's time to replace the condenser or system entirely.


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    Why not use your digi cools for all refrigerants?

    Why not use your digi cools for all refrigerants?
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    YJ and NRP are the same hoses just branded...

    YJ and NRP are the same hoses just branded different. My united refrigeration vendor told me that a couple years ago.


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    Carrier had a service bulliten on this issue on...

    Carrier had a service bulliten on this issue on some of there RTUs. The remedy was a piece of sheet metal fabed that would divert the water into the pan. It mounted to the bottom of the evap coil...
  9. Where's the location?

    Where's the location?
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    Had a York doing the same thing last summer. ...

    Had a York doing the same thing last summer. 410a unit though. The danfoss txv was stuck closed. Drove me crazy for a couple very hot day. Unit would trip out right at start up as yours is doing.
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  11. Not sure how much a ton of money is but the Veto...

    Not sure how much a ton of money is but the Veto tool bags are great. They sell some smaller bags that might be in your price range.


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    I have the testo's. Great gauges. You will not...

    I have the testo's. Great gauges. You will not regret the purchase imo


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    Why switch from Taco to Grundfos? Just curious......

    Why switch from Taco to Grundfos? Just curious...


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  14. Thread: Unions

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    Sheetmetal mechanics and pipe fitters don't do...

    Sheetmetal mechanics and pipe fitters don't do the same work. One works with pipe, the other with sheetmetal. Hvac mechanics do the work of all...


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  15. You'll need a different scale. I have the wey-tek...

    You'll need a different scale. I have the wey-tek and its a great scale. I was charging a machine this week with 100lb recovery tanks. There tare weight is around 60lb and the scale was spot on. If...
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    It all depends on the branch... Sent from my...

    It all depends on the branch...


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    Were are you in Mass? There's many commercial...

    Were are you in Mass? There's many commercial shops.


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  18. Thread: veto

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    Veto has a promotion going on. Buy a tech pac or...

    Veto has a promotion going on. Buy a tech pac or lc and get a free mb. Good deal. I have 4 veto bags. There top notch


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  19. ICanHas, did you see this on a job site? There's...

    ICanHas, did you see this on a job site? There's a company that does strictly recovery. The name is Rapid Recovery. There nation wide and use rigs just like this with the same pick up truck.

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  20. I've seen that same set up. Sent from my...

    I've seen that same set up.


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  21. Rapid Recovery?

    Rapid Recovery?
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    Can you take a picture of the units for us? The...

    Can you take a picture of the units for us? The pipe in and out.
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    Looks like two hgbp ports. Never seen that...

    Looks like two hgbp ports. Never seen that before.


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    The tech pac has a pocket for a small laptop or...

    The tech pac has a pocket for a small laptop or tablet. I have my small l/t in my bag and before had my previous employers Galaxy tablet. I your gonna purchase the tech pac I'd just use the back side...
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    Adam, I wouldn't be buying tanks (master cool )...

    Adam, I wouldn't be buying tanks (master cool ) online. Support your local refrigeration supply house. Good luck with side business.
  26. Thread: Grease gun?

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    It's not the grease gun but the grease you put in...

    It's not the grease gun but the grease you put in it. I have a small gun I purchased from Johnstone supply. Grainger will have a gun for you. I suggest buying a flex hose and a few differant fittings...
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    Fitter, plumber or hvac mechanic?$

    Fitter, plumber or hvac mechanic?$
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    Van broken into? Self employed? Elaborate...

    Van broken into? Self employed? Elaborate...
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    Google search came up with systemair.com.

    Google search came up with systemair.com.
  30. Very simple changeout. Carriers are the easiest...

    Very simple changeout. Carriers are the easiest IMHO. What parts do you have?
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    Love my Blue Vac.. Have it tucked in my YJ vac...

    Love my Blue Vac.. Have it tucked in my YJ vac gauge bag. Always carry them both.
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    Have you tried contacting the local union UA 777....

    Have you tried contacting the local union UA 777. They accept applications for apprentices to join there training program. They have a OEM's shops (carrier, Johnson and others that will train the...
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    Fieldpiece are built to last. I have the testo...

    Fieldpiece are built to last. I have the testo but it's built to fail IMHO. The testo are nice but it's not field durable.
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    Didn't think it that cold in Kentucky...

    Didn't think it that cold in Kentucky...
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    Red cooper box with a extra strap on temp probe.

    Red cooper box with a extra strap on temp probe.
  36. He said you have no website or shop location....

    He said you have no website or shop location....
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    Search manometers in the tools section. There's...

    Search manometers in the tools section. There's plenty of advice regarding a purchase.
  38. Thread: PSI

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    Put the leak detector away and use soap bubbles....

    Put the leak detector away and use soap bubbles. You'll find that leak.
  39. Thread: Testo 310

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    Your shop should provide you with CA meters. I'd...

    Your shop should provide you with CA meters. I'd go for it if I had to purchase my own and they were paying for 1/2 the cost along with maintenance and repairs.
  40. I wouldn't alter the drain plug on a new pump....

    I wouldn't alter the drain plug on a new pump. The JB platinum is a great pump and I recommend purchasing it. Keep it clean and follow maintenance instructions. Johnstone supply has them on sale. I...
  41. I wish my shop would venture out and try to rep...

    I wish my shop would venture out and try to rep some equipment. Crac units are year round work and with factory training the techs benefit greatly.
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    Sounds like tstat and ahu/cond not wired...

    Sounds like tstat and ahu/cond not wired correctly.
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    Is there a differance between Lennox furnaces and...

    Is there a differance between Lennox furnaces and any other 90% regarding vent terminations. I would think you could use any mfg combo vent term kit.
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    I heard its a lot of money to rent up there in...

    I heard its a lot of money to rent up there in ND. Not enough apartment/housing for the oil boom up there. Guys living in campers and such....
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    Not all exvs are the same. Your not gonna get a...

    Not all exvs are the same. Your not gonna get a "tool" that drives a valve on a carrier chiller as opposed to a Trane. I think the driver tool is only for sporlan exvs in refer equipment. I may be...
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    UEI makes a good product. I own the testo 510 and...

    UEI makes a good product. I own the testo 510 and the uei. The uei came with a nice carrying pouch and static probes. The testo is nice and compact.
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    What Trane supply house do you go to? I would...

    What Trane supply house do you go to? I would also try to get a job with New England mechanical. Commercial industrial shop with lots of work. As mentioned already try speaking with the local union...
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    Can you get some better pics of that cooler set...

    Can you get some better pics of that cooler set up. Looks nice
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    Ken, you said Honeywell in NJ is too far with...

    Ken, you said Honeywell in NJ is too far with your older car. I'm sure they'll put you in a new van so travel wouldn't be as bad.
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    Did you try the Trane carrears website. A lot of...

    Did you try the Trane carrears website. A lot of the OEM's have there application process online. I wouldn't trust the guy at the supply house to hand your resume to the service manager.
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