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  1. Thread: Bearing heaters

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    The oil provides a more uniform heating. The...

    The oil provides a more uniform heating. The older ones looked like deep fryer with a basket and all.
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    Redoing the brake lines on a car which I...

    Redoing the brake lines on a car which I abandoned till spring. Pressure testing flares with N2 after filling with fluid. Read some conflicting specs on 1/4" copper either under or over 1000psi.
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    What brand, etc. hose was used?

    What brand, etc. hose was used?
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    Maybe I'm just a wimp but I couldn't pop that...

    Maybe I'm just a wimp but I couldn't pop that cover off on mine by using my thumb. I carefully used a small screw driver to help pry it off without marking it. I then used a emery board on the...
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    Tried the uBluVac out today. First problem, it...

    Tried the uBluVac out today. First problem, it wouldn't read vacuum! I thought at first that it was my old nemesis or the upside down coupler, close though. It was the Schrader valve core in the...
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    Yeah, I know that as I have a BluVac LTE also but...

    Yeah, I know that as I have a BluVac LTE also but a analog vacuum "only" gauge doesn't like it.
  7. Thread: Bearing heaters

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    Yeah that works good for a slip fit precision...

    Yeah that works good for a slip fit precision bearing.
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    That's what I've been doing adding a analog gauge...

    That's what I've been doing adding a analog gauge in the circuit to see when the nitrogen has reached ATM but I did accidentally bang it with pressure once already.

    IIRC, that's one feature that...
  9. Thread: Bearing heaters

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    I'm old enough that I've used oil bath heaters...

    I'm old enough that I've used oil bath heaters for bearings. We had that type for on the job use plus a cabinet mounted unit for bench work. The cabinet mounted unit had a large control box and...
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    Aren't you using a core tool which has a side...

    Aren't you using a core tool which has a side port for a gauge? The Appion has a Shrader valve installed but I've had issues where the valve wasn't depressed enough, causing erratic readings and had...
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    The uBluVac arrived, Thanks, Joeyd! One thing...

    The uBluVac arrived, Thanks, Joeyd!

    One thing right off the bat, I didn't need Kevlar gloves and tin snips to extract it from the packaging.
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    Just got an email from the FedEx Delivery Manager...

    Just got an email from the FedEx Delivery Manager that my uBluVac is on their truck.
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    Got a warning from Google Chrome also.

    Got a warning from Google Chrome also.
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    Nasty stuff, I'd prefer the bubble gum.

    Nasty stuff, I'd prefer the bubble gum.
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    Drop a big wad of Hubba Bubba down there, smash...

    Drop a big wad of Hubba Bubba down there, smash with fist and let dry for a day or two. End of problem!:grin2:
  16. Thread: Multimeter IP67

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    I've had this Extech clamp meter for years and...

    I've had this Extech clamp meter for years and works like a champ. http://www.extech.com/instruments/product.asp?catid=26&prodid=84
  17. Thread: Multimeter IP67

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    They must be pretty good as they were acquired by...

    They must be pretty good as they were acquired by FLIR in 2007.
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    Watch out there is a cheaper plastic version sold...

    Watch out there is a cheaper plastic version sold also. I understand it's carried at Harbor Freight but I don't know if they carry both versions.
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    Great!

    Great!
  20. Thread: Wire strippers

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    It isn't so much about the wire strippers...

    It isn't so much about the wire strippers themselves but the wire. Last summer I was mounting some new external lights on my garage. The light's wiring pigtails already had the insulation cut so...
  21. Thread: impact driver?

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    Here's the specs on one Milwaukee charger, 3.1A...

    Here's the specs on one Milwaukee charger, 3.1A output which charges a 48-11-1815 a 2Ah battery in thirty minutes which means >1C.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v373/wptski/Specs.jpg
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    What a class act! I hate negative ads whatever...

    What a class act! I hate negative ads whatever they are for.
  23. Thread: impact driver?

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    I just dealt with some tamper-proof Torx screws...

    I just dealt with some tamper-proof Torx screws on a 4A DeWalt 12V-20V Max Li-Ion charger to measure the current when charging a 2Ah battery. It was 4.2A so I'll be using the 2A charger that came...
  24. Thread: impact driver?

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    I have several Fluke devices that use Ni-MH packs...

    I have several Fluke devices that use Ni-MH packs but even the newer models still use the same packs. It'll be a while before the Eneloop technology gets into packs.

    Not mine but I had a DeWalt...
  25. Thread: impact driver?

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    Are you talking Li-Ion only or maybe some Ni-MH...

    Are you talking Li-Ion only or maybe some Ni-MH also?

    I'm in middle of a Ni-MH battery pack charging marathon right now. I have six devices that use Mi-MH although I charge them regularly they...
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    They must have been doing it as we speak because...

    They must have been doing it as we speak because a half hour ago it was nowhere to be found and now shows up on a search.
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    Right after this thread was started, TTT listed...

    Right after this thread was started, TTT listed them as "In Stock" unless that was a mistake or they were for a short time?

    In Post #8, they ordered two but TTT doesn't even list them at all right...
  28. Thread: impact driver?

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    Looking at the battery capacity, charger outputs...

    Looking at the battery capacity, charger outputs and listed charging times for different battery capacities, it looks like the fast charging is going to cost you in battery life.
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    I do and I don't like saying I do for some...

    I do and I don't like saying I do for some things! :grin2:
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    Being a small shooter, I'm not asking to test...

    Being a small shooter, I'm not asking to test drive one but if you guys don't, I will!! :gah:
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    Don't like a meter but like lights, use something...

    Don't like a meter but like lights, use something like a Fluke T+ Pro which has a 24V LED and will do much more for you.
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    Put the gauge on the vacuum pump by itself to see...

    Put the gauge on the vacuum pump by itself to see if it's in your setup or not.
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    Still nothing a DMM can't do. If the meter has a...

    Still nothing a DMM can't do. If the meter has a min/max function it will retain the fault as long as its powered up and the battery is still good.
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    Don't mean to bust your b****** but the only one...

    Don't mean to bust your b****** but the only one I could find was a Hummer which uses two 12V in series but I don't think that Autozone sells parts for military tanks and/or forklifts which I "think"...
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    For a 24V trouble light? They might have a 12V...

    For a 24V trouble light? They might have a 12V one. Sounds like something that a ordinary meter or tester could handle.
  36. At TTT, http://www.trutechtools.com/TG165 calls...

    At TTT, http://www.trutechtools.com/TG165 calls it an IR Thermometer but at Flir, they seem confused at what to call it on the same page, http://store.flir.com/category/tg165.
  37. Seems manufacturers are confusing the issue by...

    Seems manufacturers are confusing the issue by referring to an IR camera/imager as a IR thermometer now.
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    Very old school! You can get a CAT III-600V...

    Very old school! You can get a CAT III-600V Ideal VolCon 61-076 which is a solenoid type tester with built in continuity testing but I like the Fluke T+Pro myself for that.
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    In the auto industry before machines became...

    In the auto industry before machines became computer controlled, simple ladder logic was used. Electricians made a simple continuity tester from an old large dead fuse, batteries, wire and a bulb or...
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    It will outlive me for sure!:grin2:

    It will outlive me for sure!:grin2:
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    I think they mean sensor lifespan. Instruction...

    I think they mean sensor lifespan. Instruction state >1 year with normal use but what's "normal use"?
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    Great! I just ordered one yesterday from...

    Great! I just ordered one yesterday from TruTechTools using the HVACTALK discount as well.
  43. Thread: Air compresdor

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    Why not use the current brushless Li-Ion impact...

    Why not use the current brushless Li-Ion impact drivers on the market? A 1/4" driver can put out 150 lb/ft.
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    I was into custom LED flashlights some years ago....

    I was into custom LED flashlights some years ago. The 123A's are 3V cells where the CR123 is 3.6V or 3.7V nominal fully charged to 4.2V. You can see what would happen. There was some rechargeable...
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    Nah! Not everyone has this problem so it's...

    Nah! Not everyone has this problem so it's fixable.
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    DeWalt keyless chuck loosens up

    Got a brand new DeWalt DC995M2 kit and at first I thought it was my fault but now that I know it isn't, I emailed DeWalt about the problem which they deny. Of course, their denial comes one day late...
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    Did you? I didn't as stated. Makes sense that...

    Did you? I didn't as stated. Makes sense that it would be threaded.
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    I have an Eliminator but it looks like the...

    I have an Eliminator but it looks like the tethered cap's ring is trapped between the foam handle covering by a cap of sorts. It has eight ridges, won't unscrew by hand, I have 8-point sockets to...
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    Yeah, some models have that so one can use a...

    Yeah, some models have that so one can use a garden hose to run the exhaust out side a confined space, etc.
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    On my JB it's pretty tight but I have forgotten...

    On my JB it's pretty tight but I have forgotten to remove it and it makes a good pop when the pressure blow it out.
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