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  1. Thread: my "new" tool

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    Hey,Ga-hvac-tech , See you at Harolds class at...

    Hey,Ga-hvac-tech , See you at Harolds class at Mingledorffs class inAtlanta,Guess who!!!!!!
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    I dont agree .The gas valve shut be first,You...

    I dont agree .The gas valve shut be first,You need to be able to shut the gas off to check the drip leg.It is not usually a problem,but if we are going to talk about 100 percent correct piping.
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    hoshis are better,even Manitowoc reach in are...

    hoshis are better,even Manitowoc reach in are better,However,few people will spend the extra money to buy them.They are better,But still not what they should be for the kind of money they cost.Some...
  4. Being your location is in Texas,hot with high...

    Being your location is in Texas,hot with high humidity.I understand that you may run defrost cycle during the day,I also run a few defrosts a day for shorter lengths of time as Needed.However,I...
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    How do you carry a 5 ton condensing unit in that...

    How do you carry a 5 ton condensing unit in that truck?
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    i don't know how people work out of those Small...

    i don't know how people work out of those Small Transit Connects.I have heard they are not very good vehicles.I workout of a full size GMC 3500,with A spartan body,It is not big enough to carry what...
  7. Thread: Limit tripping

    by Gleng
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    Check TD across furnace between supply and...

    Check TD across furnace between supply and return.Is it within the range printed on the name plate.Make sure filters ,coils,return grills are all clean.Registers are all open.Check for proper...
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    How much does the job pay,Just curious,You don't...

    How much does the job pay,Just curious,You don't have to answer if you don't want to.Also curious,why no compressor or coil changes?????Maybe I will move from Atlanta to Houston.I need a change!!!
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    I have not seen a Kramer Thermobank in many...

    I have not seen a Kramer Thermobank in many years.Are they still being made.Are they just old ones still in use today,I remember seeing them years ago,good system,but not seen any in a long time.
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    Sorry everyone,But I can't give a good...

    Sorry everyone,But I can't give a good recommendation on any reach ins made today!!! Please someone let me know of a good reach in.I want a TXV,real drier,and service valves.Good temp control,would...
  11. I always use a temperature control with a...

    I always use a temperature control with a solenoid vave,set up as a pump down system.Also I always add a defrost timer.Even on medium temp.I let it defrost for 1 hour at 2-3 in the morning.This is...
  12. Thread: Imanifold

    by Gleng
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    I have an Ipad Mini(about 1 year old) that I plan...

    I have an Ipad Mini(about 1 year old) that I plan on using.Also got an iphone,but mini ipad is bigger screen.I have a set og Digicools,and a Sam3.This just looks like a better tool.I would save and...
  13. Thread: Imanifold

    by Gleng
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    Imanifold

    Is the imanifold as good as it looks.I have a digi cool now.How about reading outside.i have an iphone,and a mini ipad.So ,monitor part is covered.Great idea,but how abiut reliability and...
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    All txv hunt a little,that shows it is opening...

    All txv hunt a little,that shows it is opening and closing.box or space should be close to operating temp for final adjustment.If you want 10 degrees superheat,It may open and go to 6 degrees,then...
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    I would contact the maker of the control.I think...

    I would contact the maker of the control.I think Delfield mostly used Ranco.
  16. not allowed to tell you on this site,But you need...

    not allowed to tell you on this site,But you need to get the right thermostat for the right type of system,Is this a heat pump or gas furnace. Probably should call HVAC company!!!!
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    Nothing wrong with that manifold .Just basic...

    Nothing wrong with that manifold .Just basic gauges.Good for most work. Digitals arte better,but more expensive. Good first set of basic gauges.Guys used gauges like those for years,until better...
  18. Thread: best power tools

    by Gleng
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    Maybe Milwaukee has some new better tools.Don't...

    Maybe Milwaukee has some new better tools.Don't know about the M12 line. i was not happy with the grinder I bought.Will check out the M12 line.Like I said, i have some older milwaukee tools over 20...
  19. Thread: My new Testo 550

    by Gleng
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    I have a set of testos,Digi cools and a new set...

    I have a set of testos,Digi cools and a new set of fieldpiece digitals. The digi cools are in my truck ,next to the fieldpiece. the testos are in a box in the house(rotting away) That is what I...
  20. Thread: best power tools

    by Gleng
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    Very sad, Milwaukee is no longer what it was.It...

    Very sad, Milwaukee is no longer what it was.It was a great power tool. But Milwaukee is now having them made in CHINA, You would be best to buy an older Used milwaukee than a new one. I have...
  21. Thread: Vacuum Pump

    by Gleng
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    Good vacuum pump!!!! Also,good for the money.JB...

    Good vacuum pump!!!! Also,good for the money.JB makes a good vacuum pump.
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    Yes,We all have lots of stories and thoughts.Some...

    Yes,We all have lots of stories and thoughts.Some good,some bad.Anyway Lets forget the bad.remember the good ,and keep learning .Lets look to the future and happy new year to all---enough said!!!!
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    RoBoTeq: You have a good point .i agree with you...

    RoBoTeq: You have a good point .i agree with you for the most part.Still,I f the company is doing well ,they should give you some sort of christmas bonus.i know some companies struggle just to make...
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    Glennac: I agree with you about saddam.Also agree...

    Glennac: I agree with you about saddam.Also agree that Bin Laden was a seperate issue.Anyway Both a-holes are now dead!!!!Good riddens.
  25. Thread: plugged captubes

    by Gleng
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    You can order some units with epoxy coated...

    You can order some units with epoxy coated coils.BUT.they cost more.Usually the customer is not aware of what they are getting.Part of the problem is that restaurant suppliers sell a total package to...
  26. Thread: plugged captubes

    by Gleng
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    You have a point on plugged screens on a...

    You have a point on plugged screens on a txv.However, i have worked on many walk in coolers with r-134a and txv. Don't have much problem.I suppose that is because they condensing units are outside...
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    Interesting thought about Saddam,but the man was...

    Interesting thought about Saddam,but the man was crazy.You don't know what he would have done.But,Iraq and Iran hate d each other,so good thought.
  28. Thread: plugged captubes

    by Gleng
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    cap tubes have always plugged up.Even with r-12...

    cap tubes have always plugged up.Even with r-12 and mineral oil.However POE oil is worse.a good drier helps.Cheap OEM companies use the cheapest copper spun driers that they can get.With what is...
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    I don't know why we did not stop in Iran on the...

    I don't know why we did not stop in Iran on the way out of Iraq. knock the crap out of them for about a week,show them what they can expect if they don't WISE UP.They would have been the perfect...
  30. Thread: Vacuum Pump

    by Gleng
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    Big Barcardi: How do you know that you never lost...

    Big Barcardi: How do you know that you never lost a compressor due to moisture? i beleive that you pull a good dry vacuum.However if a leak occurs later.Moisture gets in the system and creates...
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    It is not about being a doctor,lawyer,or...

    It is not about being a doctor,lawyer,or whatever.When your employees make you that much money.Don"t be a cheap S.O.B. I hate that!!!!! Plus most doctors are (that i know) are A-holes.I do know a...
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    I have an Annie A-12 on my truck for 20 years.Use...

    I have an Annie A-12 on my truck for 20 years.Use it a least every week.One of the best tools I ever bought.If you have a compressor that won't start,but has power to itand ohms out good.Hook the...
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    Hey, daytona fan If that is really the bonus you...

    Hey, daytona fan If that is really the bonus you got.Good for you.i find that HARD to believe!!!!!!Maybe your company is that big and rich.i gave my 2 guys $250.00 cash.Plus, I treat them good all...
  34. Thread: Vacuum Pump

    by Gleng
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    I had a JB for 20 years.Still worked and gave it...

    I had a JB for 20 years.Still worked and gave it to a friend.I was given an old Robinairabout 10 years old.Works good,but actually liked the JB better.The new Robinairs are made in China and are not...
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    Tech mate

    Tecmate pro(new version with 1 button) is good to test all manufactured 2.0/2.3/3.0 motors.Will not work to check out the new x13 motors.
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    I purchased the zebra variable diagnostic meter...

    I purchased the zebra variable diagnostic meter about a year ago.I also have the techmate.Techmate is quick and easy to use.Zebra is more complicated to use and longer to set up.also costs more .I...
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    Benchmade Hands down But they are...

    Benchmade Hands down But they are expensive.Not really made for cutting wire .Buy a cheap razor knife for everyday use.Not for protection either.For protection and serious issues I have a nice...
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    Should be next to the compressor.I work on lots...

    Should be next to the compressor.I work on lots of Hoshizakis.The low side access is next to the compressor on all the ones that i have seen.Not certain about that model,as most I work on are...
  39. Thread: 550s going back

    by Gleng
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    I spoke to Digi Cool today.They say the AK 900...

    I spoke to Digi Cool today.They say the AK 900 should be out in July.I Have a set of Digi cool DRSA 1100.About 6 years old.Never missed a beat.Still work Great.Bought a set of Testo 550.First set...
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    Hey, Ga-HVAC-TECH wonder if I know you? I live...

    Hey, Ga-HVAC-TECH wonder if I know you? I live close to you In Tucker,Ga.Gleng
  41. If you are allowed to write it on this site,Than...

    If you are allowed to write it on this site,Than yes,I agree They SUCKED!!!!!!! GO PACK
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    Too bad that the union is so political and does...

    Too bad that the union is so political and does not let lot of good techs join. I tried to get in the union in New york city when I was younger.Never could get in.Tried to get in the union in...
  43. YEAH-It is so good that I'm checking my email and...

    YEAH-It is so good that I'm checking my email and writing this reply with the tv volume turned way down. GO PACK!!!
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    Superbowl National Anthem Singing

    Absolutely horrible and disgusting.Christina Aguilera did not even know the words and sounded horrible.I would think that someone in the NFL would make sure that the person singing the national...
  45. Thread: Digi-cool case

    by Gleng
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    Tough digi cools. Lost my digi-cools.Than i...

    Tough digi cools. Lost my digi-cools.Than i remembered where they were left.I found them on a roof that I had worked on a week ago.Covered in ice. They did not work.I brought them into the house and...
  46. Thread: Digi-cool case

    by Gleng
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    Go to a fishing store,or check bass pro shop or...

    Go to a fishing store,or check bass pro shop or cabellas.Check into fishing reel carrying and travel cases.They make some good cases(padded and durable) that will probably work well to hold your...
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    wait about six months.Then you know the ice...

    wait about six months.Then you know the ice machines will be dirty again.Eat in one of their restaurants.If you see a health problem or something dirty,report them to the local health...
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    what kind of...

    what kind of work?Refrigeration,Sheetmetal,installation,commercial,chillers,etc.What is the pay scale,as it ain't cheap to live in New York.i know,i am from New Jersey and New york.Been in Atlanta...
  49. Thread: Kold Draft

    by Gleng
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    Are They making those Beasts again? I worked on...

    Are They making those Beasts again? I worked on them for many years.Yes ,they did put out some serious ice,but broke down a lot.I still have some parts for them in my warehouse.Believe it or...
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    I agree with the other techs,get a good service...

    I agree with the other techs,get a good service tech to find out the problem and repair the furnace.what if you get a new furnace and the problem was justthe thermostat? Find out the problem,and go...
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