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    Would a quiet shift board help? It switches the...

    Would a quiet shift board help? It switches the reversing valve when the comp is off so the surge would be minimal.
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    I hate the Lennox elite air handlers for this...

    I hate the Lennox elite air handlers for this reason. And the fact that they don't give grommets for it either.
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    My speaker quit working a month ago. Sounds like...

    My speaker quit working a month ago. Sounds like something is rattling in the case. It still works as far as I can tell. It's way out of warranty and 90 bucks to fix so I just may deal with it.
  4. Gun.......I wish, holster yes.

    Gun.......I wish, holster yes.
  5. Mix it with my vehicle oil and put it in the...

    Mix it with my vehicle oil and put it in the waste tank at the dump
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    You should always have positive pressure in the...

    You should always have positive pressure in the system prior to putting the cores back in. I like to put my low side hose on the common port if pulling a vacuum on the whole system or pull my 3/8...
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    At least they didn't run the line set in front of...

    At least they didn't run the line set in front of a window. I hate it when they spray that fire stuff and don't trim it.
  8. I hate changing the big plate under the inducer...

    I hate changing the big plate under the inducer motor. All that work to remove the rusted screws and tight quarters. Almost easier to pull the hx completely out to change
  9. Thread: Head lamps

    by SgtBone
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    http://www.princetontec.com/apex I just bought...

    http://www.princetontec.com/apex
    I just bought one of these. It takes 4 aa batteries in which I have an endless supply of. It is a little on the heavy side but so far has been awesome. I hate the...
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    I'll start carrying this when I get my ccw. How...

    I'll start carrying this when I get my ccw. How do y'all in the south deal with sweat while carrying in the summer?
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    I had to read something cause I sure ain't...

    I had to read something cause I sure ain't working.
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    Read every post thus far, stopped at the printer...

    Read every post thus far, stopped at the printer discussion, realized I don't know Jack about them then it hit me. I could care less.
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    Try'em all out. The Veto's are expensive, but if...

    Try'em all out. The Veto's are expensive, but if you don't like it you wont have any trouble selling it to someone on here. I have a shelf of relatively new tool bags that I tried and didn't like.
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    I'd go tool bag/pack all the way. The tool bags...

    I'd go tool bag/pack all the way. The tool bags and packs out today are to tailor made for the service industry to not use one. When I think bucket, I think about digging for common tools that should...
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    I am the only one who uses nitro to braze. None...

    I am the only one who uses nitro to braze. None of our new systems have nitro flowed on them and miraculously we haven't had any issues with it(i thought the recent txv issue was from this). When i...
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    That's beyond their level of capability. They...

    That's beyond their level of capability. They shouldn't even have torches to use. One of the suction lines was 7/8 but had a 3/4 elbow connecting it. I could flood the wos with all their bad joints...
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    Wonderful brazing

    Went out to help my coworker find a leak in the wall of a start up on a new construction house and found these little gems. They had 2 90's in the wall for both linesets. Not only was it in the wall...
  19. I had one. I assume it worked good as it was my...

    I had one. I assume it worked good as it was my first micron gauge I ever bought. Whoever got my service van when I ditched Sears got it as I'm pretty sure I left on there. However that gave me the...
  20. That is a typical install in a trailer.

    That is a typical install in a trailer.
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    Did someone put 410a in it?

    Did someone put 410a in it?
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    If I know its going to be a pain to take the...

    If I know its going to be a pain to take the blower motor off the squirrel cage I will set the assembly on the ground with the air opening facing me and use my tstat screwdriver and shop vac to get...
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    Bought one a month ago. I haven't used it yet, as...

    Bought one a month ago. I haven't used it yet, as a matter of fact I forgot I had it.
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    Line the hole with cardboard, the armaflex slides...

    Line the hole with cardboard, the armaflex slides good on it. The use the good vinyl lonset cover. They make a fitting for going through the soffit.
  25. Thread: i'm 98%

    by SgtBone
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    2% bluevac came to mind as it is my favorite tool...

    2% bluevac came to mind as it is my favorite tool

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    I use a utility pump from northern tool. Works...

    I use a utility pump from northern tool. Works quick

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    I had a cheap manual swage kit and wore it out in...

    I had a cheap manual swage kit and wore it out in 3 months. I bought the Hilmor hydraulic set and use it almost daily. Well worth the money.

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  28. I was an aircraft hydraulics mech when I was...

    I was an aircraft hydraulics mech when I was active duty. I've used all sorts of compression and swagelok and perma swedge fittings. They are a pain to put together. Most of the one I did had a burst...
  29. Thread: Sears job help

    by SgtBone
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    I worked for Sears for 11 months. I won't say it...

    I worked for Sears for 11 months. I won't say it was a terrible experience because I learned so much, but they will try to turn you into a sales tech. They were more worried with selling new units...
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    I'm waiting on a 2 ton conds coil for a gsz to...

    I'm waiting on a 2 ton conds coil for a gsz to come in. The original installer had the 2 ton hooked to the wrong air handler, so I get to change a conds coil and switch it with the one right next to...
  31. Thread: evap leak.

    by SgtBone
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    Yup definitely a common spot. Sometimes I unsweat...

    Yup definitely a common spot. Sometimes I unsweat the stub out and patch it. Most times it's better to replace. With that model number you should get an aluminum coil replacement.

    Sent from my...
  32. There was 10. They were cut into the sides of the...

    There was 10. They were cut into the sides of the flex and taped up.

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  33. Ran into what I thought was a homeowner special

    But it turns out this was done by someone in our trade, albeit a hack of our trade. The guy just bought the place, said the old package unit was the same way. He has a 3 ton h/p with 14" inch flex on...
  34. Thread: bullet

    by SgtBone
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    Is there any positive pressure in your hoses? ...

    Is there any positive pressure in your hoses?

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  35. I bought my 2 from CC last year. They kink real...

    I bought my 2 from CC last year. They kink real easy at the 3/8 fitting but definitely worth it.

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    He is blowing smoke. Home warranty companies...

    He is blowing smoke. Home warranty companies don't pay as much for jobs so he is trying make a bit extra. Personally, if I were in your shoes I would take a pay out if you can and find a reputable...
  37. Ive been thinking of trying to get into the...

    Ive been thinking of trying to get into the commercial market, but you couldn't pay me enough to move up there.

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    Ive always wore Belleville boots....

    Ive always wore Belleville boots.
    http://belleville-boots.com/safe.htm
    790 ST - Waterproof Tan Safety Toe Boot have a current leakage rating
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    To late, I bought the tech pac.As soon as I...

    To late, I bought the tech pac.As soon as I opened it up at the supply house I knew it was the bag for me. Ive used it for 3 days now and absolutely love it. Thanks though. Now I just need to...
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    It's tight. I didn't need to hook up to the port....

    It's tight. I didn't need to hook up to the port. I hate that we deal with home warranty companies cause of stuff like this but then again it's job security.

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    Let me just hook my gauges up and .......

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    Was going through my pics on my phone and remembered this one. I was thinking I sure am glad it's in heat mode, sometimes it takes me a second to get my ball valve hose end when it's facing...
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    I have 2 yellow jackets, one with and one with...

    I have 2 yellow jackets, one with and one with out the side port. I've also had the c&d and appion ones. I prefer the yj cause the seal is easier to change and they come in packs of 5. I use mine...
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    I ordered a new housing for my super evac 6...

    I ordered a new housing for my super evac 6 online from century tool. They have a good array of what your talking about.

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    Have you seen/held any of veto's bags? They are...

    Have you seen/held any of veto's bags? They are top notch.

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    Just bought a pro pac friday. Got it for way...

    Just bought a pro pac friday. Got it for way cheaper than online at the local United Ref. Hopefully I like it. Now if I can some stamps I can send off for my tp3.
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    Nahh they were feeling artistic that day Sent...

    Nahh they were feeling artistic that day

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    Does anyone have both the tech lc and the pro...

    Does anyone have both the tech lc and the pro pac? From the pics Ive seen the pocket arrangement seems very similar. I finally found a supply house(United Ref) here in town with the tech lc so I can...
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    It depends on where you live or the company you...

    It depends on where you live or the company you work for. Here in Nc most shops could care less if you have Nate or Hvac Excellence. I have a Nate cert and a couple hvac excellence certs and no one...
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    We usually give it 2 weeks. I only use it when I...

    We usually give it 2 weeks. I only use it when I don't find anything with my sniffer or if I don't see any oil. It works great for small leaks.

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    I wanted it for just the 5/16, 1/4 and Phillips...

    I wanted it for just the 5/16, 1/4 and Phillips head #2. The rest is just a bonus

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