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    Like others I have been trying different vacuum...

    Like others I have been trying different vacuum gauges in the ye4ars I have been a tech. from the Analog by Thermal to the J/B, Supco, Y/J series and even a TigerMic. I currently use the BluVac by...
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    Rheem Jobsite Information...

    Rheem Jobsite Information

    Fill this out (not all of it just the info we need) and post it here. Then we can help you. You need to learn HOW to take these readings though; as others have posted:
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    That's my point, and I'm not arguing yours, I...

    That's my point, and I'm not arguing yours, I just want it to be clear for everyone. Simply installing a new sensor and 'adjusting' the meter to the new offset is NOT a calibration procedure.
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    FWIW, entering the 'offset' of the new thermistor...

    FWIW, entering the 'offset' of the new thermistor is not the same as calibration; whether it is YJ, Thermal or J/B. The calibration procedure for the BluVac is the same they use in the factory for...
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    That's the Platinum model: 15 microns.

    That's the Platinum model: 15 microns.
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    I just looked up the specs: The Eliminator 3 CFM...

    I just looked up the specs:
    The Eliminator 3 CFM is rated to 25 microns
    the Platinum 3 CFM is rated to 15 microns

    You will be hard pressed to get it there with most vacuum gauges; but your...
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    How did he 'pull a system down' with no oil in...

    How did he 'pull a system down' with no oil in the pump???

    Depending on which J/B 3 cfm pump you have you should be able to get to rated micron levels; check the specs.

    J/B has full rebuild...
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    Sorry, I misunderstood... There's no easy way to...

    Sorry, I misunderstood... There's no easy way to know for sure except to just unscrew slowly, and make sure it vents, as already mentioned.
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    I use a J/B Platinum 1.5 CFM pump with Nu Calgon...

    I use a J/B Platinum 1.5 CFM pump with Nu Calgon Cal-Vac Oil (<0.0001 mm Hg vapor pressure [that's 1/10th of a micron!]) for blank off testing of my vacuum components.
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    This is what I have found as well. I always...

    This is what I have found as well. I always release pressure through the side port before removing to avoid this. The o-rings are a pain to get back in and they are two different sizes; the larger...
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    And don't forget universal parts either. We use...

    And don't forget universal parts either. We use universal motors and capacitors (they are marketed to use so we know about them:)) but there are also other parts that we can use universally as well....
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