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  1. http://icemeister.net/aop_map.html

    http://icemeister.net/aop_map.html
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    NFPA70e is pretty serious stuff. Your company...

    NFPA70e is pretty serious stuff.

    Your company should have an arc flash program in place and educate you on the procedures and safety equipment required.


    When you purchase new work jeans, you...
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    Ahhh Tools... One of my favorite topics... ...

    Ahhh Tools...

    One of my favorite topics...


    You can never, and I do mean NEVER have enough good tools to make the job easier.

    Lifting and rigging equipment was mentioned. Excellent idea....
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    According to EPA, you can vent HC refrigerants...

    According to EPA, you can vent HC refrigerants like that.

    No problems.
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    I'm about to build me one of these. Just tired...

    I'm about to build me one of these.

    Just tired of fooling with it.
  6. We have a contractor locator map. You can find...

    We have a contractor locator map.

    You can find link in my signature line.
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    I have ONE. I nurse it well. It isn't the...

    I have ONE.

    I nurse it well.

    It isn't the most efficient rack I have, but it keeps the ice cream solid.
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    For market work, I have been using a Kestrel...

    For market work, I have been using a Kestrel 1000.

    Not exactly an HVAC specific meter, but it does what I want and has the rugged build that I want.


    I have found ONE limitation on it. It...
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    If this is like the minisplit units I have worked...

    If this is like the minisplit units I have worked on, the smaller of the lines going between the indoor and outdoor unit is not a true liquid line.

    Frost isn't exactly normal in any case.
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    Actually, Glenn, many don't use a manifold for...

    Actually, Glenn, many don't use a manifold for evacuation.

    I gave the practice up several years ago, opting instead for using large hoses directly from the pump to the VCRT.

    You have fewer...
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    moved to tech to tech commercial

    moved to tech to tech commercial
  12. Thread: Nylog??

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    The thing to remember is that nylog really isn't...

    The thing to remember is that nylog really isn't a sealant, per se.

    It is a lubricant.

    It helps parts go together more smoothly and, maybe to allow you to get them a little tighter and help to...
  13. You mean the problem isn't automatically the...

    You mean the problem isn't automatically the controller?


    Jeez. I've had it wrong all these years. :gah:
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    One summer, I lost and recovered three different...

    One summer, I lost and recovered three different pairs of wire cutters.


    Yep, Lost all but one of them again...
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    What sort of driver is that?

    What sort of driver is that?
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    Does it stop at 2200 or continue to rise?

    Does it stop at 2200 or continue to rise?
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    Been thinking of the same, but yanking the gauges...

    Been thinking of the same, but yanking the gauges out, installing two more fittings and adding hoses.


    Sometimes, you just need more points to connect to. Especially on a larger system.
  18. I really think that this is limited by market. ...

    I really think that this is limited by market.

    How many different supermarket chains are in a particular area?

    Maybe in a major metro you'll see more, different markets.
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    moved to tech to tech

    moved to tech to tech
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    Poll: You don't.

    You don't.
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    IMO, your tech was either intentionally lying to...

    IMO, your tech was either intentionally lying to you to try to sell you a new unit or he was ignorant of what he was actually observing as far as system operation and was unintentionally blowing...
  22. Almost every circuit I deal with has a suction...

    Almost every circuit I deal with has a suction shutoff solenoid for temperature and defrost control.

    Haven't seen a problem with the setup to date.


    If you're really concerned, install a ZP...
  23. I've never seen a copper line that liquid hammer...

    I've never seen a copper line that liquid hammer won't snap.

    Don't care how you secure it, when that happens, SOMETHING is going to give.

    Better to stop the movement rather than try to...
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    I really wouldn't want to make this. Most...

    I really wouldn't want to make this.

    Most refrigeration rated "service" type ball valves aren't vacuum rated.

    I suppose that you could slap one of these on the gauge, then connect the little...
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    Alright, guys... You all pressured me into it....

    Alright, guys...

    You all pressured me into it.

    I just dropped the coin on a BluVac LTE from TTT.

    Got a startup coming in about 10 days. This'll be a fun, fun, fun test of my evac rig.
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