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    Ambient Technology

    I am having a problem with an ambient technology RCST control. I have done everything, replaced batteries, checked dip switch settings, etc.It seems the transmitter is not communicating with the...
  2. Thread: New Veto MC

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    Got my MC bag today and I think it will be just...

    Got my MC bag today and I think it will be just what I wanted. It looks like it will hold just enough. Glad they chose to make it .
  3. Thread: New Veto MC

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    I have the LC which I like ok.A little big to use...

    I have the LC which I like ok.A little big to use every day. I bought the MB and it is just not what I want. I think the MC is just what I need to be an every day troubleshooting bag.I only wish I...
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    I did replace the compressor and of course the...

    I did replace the compressor and of course the noise went away.I am going to try and cut the top off and see what I can find. One thing I did notice is there is no crankcase heater.I do plan on...
  5. Thread: magnet

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    Had an e mail on Monday from Fieldpiece and they...

    Had an e mail on Monday from Fieldpiece and they sent me a new magnet right away.I like doing business with people that take care of their customers!
  6. Thread: magnet

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    Thanks, I will try that.

    Thanks, I will try that.
  7. Thread: magnet

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    magnet

    Does anyone know where you can get replacement magnet hangers for Fieldpiece meters?I have e-mailed them twice and they never responded.
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    The clicking is around every second and...

    The clicking is around every second and constant,no change up or down.I had thought about pulling the charge out and recharging the unit. Lucky this is a lead / lag system so this unit was made the...
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    It makes the noise the entire time it's running.

    It makes the noise the entire time it's running.
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    No I haven't.

    No I haven't.
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    compressor noise

    Working on a Bard wall hanger with a Copeland scroll ZR61K3 TF5 230 compressor that's making a clicking noise.The unit is still working but the noise coming from the compressor is pretty loud. I...
  12. Ive been using the stubby gauges for a couple...

    Ive been using the stubby gauges for a couple years now.I like them for quick checks on roof top units and I also like them for ice machines. Any thing that helps save time saves money too.
  13. Thread: my new job

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    I am wanting to retire from my current job and go...

    I am wanting to retire from my current job and go to work for our school system.I need to continue to work but right now things stink where I am.I guess my biggest complaint is that I have to do all...
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    I agree that I like the Fieldpiece better than...

    I agree that I like the Fieldpiece better than the Supco.I have gotten spoiled with my S MANS and the built in vacuum gauge.For a stand alone meter I think I would like the Blue Vac.
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    Poll: Might try that and see if it helps,thanks

    Might try that and see if it helps,thanks
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    Could you give me the name so I can get one...

    Could you give me the name so I can get one myself? Thanks!
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    Poll: My uniweld does the same thing but I still like...

    My uniweld does the same thing but I still like it.Haven't had to change regulators yet.
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    Radio Shack has a test lead kit that has a...

    Radio Shack has a test lead kit that has a variety of different probes. They are around $22.00. there used to be a devise that you could hold next to a relay and it would cause a red light to come...
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    I have been using the Appion ball valves and mega...

    I have been using the Appion ball valves and mega flow manifold and hoses.I am disappointed in the valves though, I had one to separate. Was pulling a vaccum and noticed something was wrong, checked...
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    You're right but megging them worked out .

    You're right but megging them worked out .
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    I had a similar problem and I megged the motors,...

    I had a similar problem and I megged the motors, 1 was different than the other 3.Changed that motor and no more trouble. another unit that the wiring was in a trough and condensate was standing in...
  22. Thread: heat kit

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    heat kit

    Does anyone have a drawing for the 15aoo heat kit?This is a 460 3 phase installation.The unit is a 50TC.I am using a single point box.
  23. Thread: DATA AIR

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    yes, it says to pull a vacuum and add refrigerant...

    yes, it says to pull a vacuum and add refrigerant until it equalizes.Actually the co. says 3 lbs per ton plus the line set.I was just wondering how much for the piping. It also says to go for a 8-10...
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    The unit was shipped empty.

    The unit was shipped empty.
  25. Thread: DATA AIR

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    DATA AIR

    Doing start up on a Data Air DAAD2034. I need to know how much 410 for the line set, 20' 1and3/8 suction and 5/8 liquid line per circuit.
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    I like the Ford Transit myself.

    I like the Ford Transit myself.
  27. Thread: tool bag

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    I like the CLC 1526 also.Have a Veto too but the...

    I like the CLC 1526 also.Have a Veto too but the CLC is my favorite.If Veto would copy it with a hard bottom it would be great. They would probably want an arm and leg for it though
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    I believe You might be on to something.With the...

    I believe You might be on to something.With the bead you're getting a pin point reading and the clamp would insulate it.I have been thinking about this ever sense I read it and I am definitely going...
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    Do you still use a coil gun to apply the...

    Do you still use a coil gun to apply the soap/water?
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    I wonder if this applies to package heat pumps?

    I wonder if this applies to package heat pumps?
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    Its been a while but I think so.I said recently...

    Its been a while but I think so.I said recently but it was actually last fall
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    cleaning coils

    We recently installed a Carrier chiller and the co says No coil cleaner on the condenser.Now my boss says no coil cleaner on the new 410 units.What about you guy's? I talked to one of our local parts...
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    I have used the 116 too but I hate having to use...

    I have used the 116 too but I hate having to use the adapter with the pipe clamp.I have had 2 to pull apart when I went to take the clamp out of my meter.I do try to take care of my equipment.Have...
  34. Thread: Klein tool

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    Klein tool

    What about the KLein dual voltage detector? If it works ,it seems like a handy thing.I have read a lot of revues but they were'nt hvac techs ,so maybe we would have a different point of view.
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    Is the fieldpiece ssx a good investment?I have...

    Is the fieldpiece ssx a good investment?I have been thinking about buying one but I have not ever talked to anyone that has one.
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    I meant low ohms ,I said continuity,sorry

    I meant low ohms ,I said continuity,sorry
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    Whats the best way to clean the probe?The service...

    Whats the best way to clean the probe?The service manual mentions ohming the probe.Is this just to be sure there is continuity?
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    Manitowoc s machine

    Checked a Manitowoc S420 machine and it has no water flowing to the trough.There is water coming to the valve.Checked voltage at the plug going to the valve and only had 5 volts.Took a cheater cord...
  39. Thread: Nut Drivers

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    I still use my Xcelite 99 service kit and love...

    I still use my Xcelite 99 service kit and love it. The nut drivers are great.
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    non contact voltage detector

    Saw a new duel voltage non contact detector at H D made by KLEIN.Anyone tried one yet?
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    I bought my Fluke 16 for $35.00 at a pawn shop...

    I bought my Fluke 16 for $35.00 at a pawn shop several years ago.Also got my megger and some spare oxy/acet bottles. Have not seen many ''deals'' in quite some time though.
  42. Thread: Tool bags

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    I'll have to say that's a pretty neat bag.Our...

    I'll have to say that's a pretty neat bag.Our Sears is too small to carry much. I have not seen one of these before.
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    I have a Fenix PD22 and it is one handy...

    I have a Fenix PD22 and it is one handy light.Three settings and on high it is really bright.Small enough to carry in your pocket.A great little light!
  44. Thread: Tool bags

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    I have a lot of different tool bags/boxes...

    I have a lot of different tool bags/boxes including a Veto lc and I seem to always go back to the CLC 1526.I like having everything where I can see it.As far as carrying it by the shoulder strap ;I...
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    I wasn't looking for bad bearings, that was just...

    I wasn't looking for bad bearings, that was just something that I did notice about the motor.As far as being conclusive the unit is working fine ,that's good enough for me.There are times when you're...
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    On a carrier 50tc there are 4 condenser fans.They...

    On a carrier 50tc there are 4 condenser fans.They are fed by 15 amp fuses The fuses had blown several times and other guys would just replace the fuses and it would work for a day or two.I decided to...
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    I recently used mine to find a bad condenser...

    I recently used mine to find a bad condenser motor that read o k with a meter.I will admit that i don't use it often,but in this case it saved the day!
  48. Thread: ADDISON

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    You were right.I e-mailed them and they sent me...

    You were right.I e-mailed them and they sent me the info.Unit is back in service! Thanks!
  49. Thread: ADDISON

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    ADDISON

    I need help with a wiring diagram for an ADDISON M#SCA041S03A. S# 020804601001. I would appreciate any help!
  50. Thread: Fieldpiece

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    I bought an HS36 and have really enjoyed it.My...

    I bought an HS36 and have really enjoyed it.My complaint is with the alligator leads.They are too short to use by themselves on most cases and the angle plugs connected to the other leads makes for a...
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