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  1. Thread: multi tool

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    Ive been using the chepo from Harbor Freight for...

    Ive been using the chepo from Harbor Freight for years. They have a better qualty one Im using now, veri speed and pinned blades. I cut off one steel bolt and one brass bolt between a toilet tank...
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    I leave my needle tips on most the time, and yes...

    I leave my needle tips on most the time, and yes they are great for reading a cluster of wires in a plug with out unplugging it. That needle just slides right by the wire from the back side and hits...
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    Digital Psychrometer caculates target SH

    http://www.fieldpiece.com/standalone-instruments/srh2 And it can read a K probe. Might add this to my gauges box.
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    Dont buy this one they look the same but buy the...

    Dont buy this one they look the same but buy the XLT version. The one in ACfixer post has the same looks and 18v battery but has less torque!! and alot way alot less battery run time.


    The...
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    Wow at 100k my chevy box van was a baby. I...

    Wow at 100k my chevy box van was a baby. I pushed it up to 270k with one tranny change and never had the heads off. I did put in a timing chain at 200k for good measure it wasnt broken. It was...
  6. Thread: Meter Leads

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    Tangleing was the most annoying thing with the...

    Tangleing was the most annoying thing with the leads. I put my long Fieldpiece leads away by wraping them around three fingers then clamping them with the quick releaseing plastic clamps from Home...
  7. A coustmer bought me one just for his job. Harbor...

    A coustmer bought me one just for his job. Harbor Freight $99, 3' scope, 3 accessory atatchments, magnet, hook, and angle mirror. Remote viewing, rechargeable head, even has output to vid cam corder....
  8. Thread: "Endoscope"

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    Harbor Freight $99 works wireless and in color 3'...

    Harbor Freight $99 works wireless and in color 3' scope. A coustmer bought me one just to inspect his rodent dammage in his ducts in between an upstairs hardwood floor and downstairs hardwood...
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    Sears temp pipe clamp $29

    Found new cool tool at Sears! Temp pipe clamp up to 1.5". Has dual working sensor pads. One sensor wired to the other to 3' thermistor lead. All for $29. Looks great. Never saw one with a sensor on...
  10. To original poster, I would recomend a snug...

    To original poster, I would recomend a snug metal filter frame built for the rack. It would have stamp screen or wire screen as a back stop to keep a 1" filter media cut into it. To be cut in once a...
  11. Do the math!! Ive been in the business apx...

    Do the math!! Ive been in the business apx 30yrs now and should know alot more than I do. When pleated filters first hit the market and I didnt own a Dwyre static pressure gauge I loved the...
  12. PS. dont uise a MERV 20 air filter. It may filter...

    PS. dont uise a MERV 20 air filter. It may filter out too much of the oxygen molicule needed for human life.
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    New install? Get the installer back or another...

    New install? Get the installer back or another tek. Ask him to explain superheat or subcooling. If he cant explain it find a tek that can. Have him check the subcooling. That reading tells you if...
  14. I totaly agree with Robotek! Kitchenaid...

    I totaly agree with Robotek! Kitchenaid dishwashers were shipped with samples of Cascaid and jet dry. Why because they work! And make the dishwasher appear to work better. Carrier ships their...
  15. A ball-pein hammer is a great refg tool. It saved...

    A ball-pein hammer is a great refg tool. It saved me A$$ in a pinch. Now get this I had a leak at the TXV in a walk in full of BEER. Distributor line flare nut cracked. Cut off the flare only with...
  16. Thread: Manitowoc Imk

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    This machine only topps off the water at the...

    This machine only topps off the water at the begining of the freeze cycle when the pump first starts. If it tracts water out to anywhere all during that freeze cycle it can run out of water before...
  17. Thread: Manitowoc Imk

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    [QUOTE=itsiceman;3175972]Just so you know it...

    [QUOTE=itsiceman;3175972]Just so you know it doesn't matter if you left the original part replaced the parts or removed the parts you will track to the water probe on a dirty ice machine.

    If you...
  18. Thread: Manitowoc Imk

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    It is fixed now. And every thing is pulled dipped...

    It is fixed now. And every thing is pulled dipped and clean as new.I can set the bridge as thick as I want. Im not running out of water at the end of the freeze cycle now. It does fill all the way...
  19. Thread: Manitowoc Imk

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    I removed and cleaned the fill probe and the...

    I removed and cleaned the fill probe and the bridge probe. This was a factory defect or the replacment kit would function the same. I can set the bridge as thick as I need now it does not run out of...
  20. Thread: Manitowoc Imk

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    Itsiceman, my original post first line "after...

    Itsiceman, my original post first line "after dipping and cleaning" first thing I did. Thats when I found the dump valve stuck closed.
    Coolfixer, in my original post I first fixed the dump valve...
  21. Thread: Manitowoc Imk

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    Coolfixer you peged the fix on your first post....

    Coolfixer you peged the fix on your first post. Tek support went though in three min Tuesday AM. And a Tek called me back within 15 min. About 3 min later he was giving me a part number for a kit to...
  22. Thread: Manitowoc Imk

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    Coolerfixer is that a real Manitoroc answer you...

    Coolerfixer is that a real Manitoroc answer you got ? I like the answer, it is the only one I could come up with. I cut and stuck foam insulation wrap tape as a seal to the pans lip two different...
  23. Thread: Manitowoc Imk

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    Manitowoc Imk

    I located an imk off Craigs list for a Bar I keep the cool at. Its under 2yr 110v slim 22". It failed to drop at the get go. After dipping and cleaning I found the clean cycle not dunmping / rinseing...
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    Im using a Field Piece now. It seems to read...

    Im using a Field Piece now. It seems to read cap's quicker. And I like the remote amp clamp and the blue back light and I like the magnet strap thing it has and even the rotary selector switch one...
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    It cant be too stupid cause it's 17pages long now...

    It cant be too stupid cause it's 17pages long now and you have posted here more than once with the same message?
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    No one is arguing or wanting or needing to argue....

    No one is arguing or wanting or needing to argue. I do use nitrogen. If you read my post/reply it was aimed more at purging only before soldering, verses having a constant low flow while you solder,...
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    I agree with you jwesterfield I like the sounds...

    I agree with you jwesterfield I like the sounds of that. But I understood one needs a slow flow to an open source on the other end of the line. But Ive found a low flow through an expansion /...
  28. You would not have the full effect (humidity...

    You would not have the full effect (humidity control) of the 1st stage W/O a varr blower in the furnace but no harm would come to the new unit to wire it for 2 stage.
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    Overkill? It is not a question of overkill dont...

    Overkill? It is not a question of overkill dont do it, who is in the habit of dual liqulid line filters? With a new clean system line set etc the factory internal filter is enough. Unless it is a...
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    Yep good come back!!

    Yep good come back!!
  31. [QUOTE=classical;1624597]There is a difference...

    [QUOTE=classical;1624597]There is a difference between Am/Std and Trane they use different compressors and cabinets. The Amana Distinction units are the Goodman units with a different sticker. The...
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    They are only phasing out the mfg of R22 bearing...

    They are only phasing out the mfg of R22 bearing equipment within 3yrs. Not the gas its self. R22 will be produced for about 15yrs so no rush for now. By then they will come up with about 3 more...
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    Where did they come up with the name PURON. With...

    Where did they come up with the name PURON. With a name like that some will belive it purifies the air as you release it. I just geared up for 410. Replaced my 15yr old sluggish reclaim and...
  34. I hope you ment flare fittings not compression !

    I hope you ment flare fittings not compression !
  35. Thread: Smoke control

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    Thanks for the replies! This one bar has 3 5t...

    Thanks for the replies! This one bar has 3 5t units and 2 exhaust fans one of them has a 4 drop duct system running 24x7. And a third over the bar the bartender controls. All without any makeup air....
  36. Thread: Smoke control

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    How about a clean air health meter for bar's...

    How about a clean air health meter for bar's etc... coustmers can see the seckond hand smoke levels they are breathing.
  37. Thread: Smoke control

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    Smoke control

    How about an exhaust fan control. One a bartender can set for air qualaty. As for how smokey it is inside. It can sence/smell/see or whatever and is adjustable to cycle on and off exhaust vents. I...
  38. Thread: Duct cleaning

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    From what I read it is a waste of time and money....

    From what I read it is a waste of time and money. If the ducts have a bad mold trouble and are duct board or lined tin you need to replace it any way. How can one brush and clean and see it is clean...
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    Thats a piece of cake, if I were allowed to move...

    Thats a piece of cake, if I were allowed to move the unit to straighten the kink. Most likley that is out of the question so I would cut it 4" away form the kink and wall then use my new flair tool...
  40. Thread: Digital Gauges

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    Yellow Jacket has some nice features as well but...

    Yellow Jacket has some nice features as well but it is too much $$. And the Testo is for sure a nice one but way too much $$$. Any way you will need two sets of gauges, the digital for diagnoses...
  41. Thread: Digital Gauges

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    The JB one is nice too SH, SC, and TD. It has...

    The JB one is nice too SH, SC, and TD. It has includes and uses two included strap on temp probes at once. You can strap the liqulid line and the suction at the same time to read both SH and SC...
  42. Thread: Digital Gauges

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    Check the Master Cool site just under $400 with...

    Check the Master Cool site just under $400 with clamp on temp. SH,SC,and it is a Micron gauge.
  43. Thread: Cool ladder

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    That ladder aint nuthing new My Dad's company...

    That ladder aint nuthing new My Dad's company bought one 20yrs ago!! Little Giant's patten ran out now any mfg can copy their design. You can call me a dummy but I bought the $350 Little giant with...
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    Isolate the line set and check use nitrogen to...

    Isolate the line set and check use nitrogen to boost. While the system is open check the piston or Txv screen. replace LLdryer, When I open a system with stop leak or change a unit with that stuff...
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    Nothing to do with a drain but I was gona blast...

    Nothing to do with a drain but I was gona blast out a dity condenser coil and used the owners hose. I put on my non valved brass nozzel like a small fire hose nozzel, then turned on the water and it...
  46. Thread: freon gauges

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    I got hold of an old Tiff set for free hi side...

    I got hold of an old Tiff set for free hi side bad so I put on the low side for a day. It would not hold calabration even through one job.
    Master Cool is making ready this month one that has...
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    Discount Auto Parts 134a Release tool

    I was hooked up to a Ford truck last night and my auto 134a gauges slipped, when I hooked them back up a hose shifted and rubbed a pully while I went to the truck to get a can adapter. When I got...
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    You may not need a heater if you cant get the...

    You may not need a heater if you cant get the whole weighed charge in. I had an 4ton HP nameplate 11.07 lbs fixed a cracked pipe and weighing in a factory chg for a starting point, unit off, it only...
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    Whats wrong with the normal two gauge brass...

    Whats wrong with the normal two gauge brass regulator on the tank? (?It wastes nitrogen?)
    Do you use both regulators together? If so what is the tank regulator set to?
    I get more leaks using...
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    I would have liked to see some of this imput on...

    I would have liked to see some of this imput on my post on this form about- I wanna go digital. I posted links to mfg as well. Master cool has a nice one comming up soon. And the JB digital has 2...
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