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    newoldtech, Have another look, no better yet...

    newoldtech,
    Have another look, no better yet just try to stick a screw into the mag version. Unless you have a Klein I haven't seen, you will find that the screw won't pass through the tiny hole in...
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    Yeah that's how I started out. Went to Jstone,...

    Yeah that's how I started out. Went to Jstone, laid it up on the counter ready to ship, and told them the high side transducer was dead. They said um......where did you buy it? I said here of...
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    Doug, Man, I'm bummed out. Mine has the exact...

    Doug,
    Man, I'm bummed out. Mine has the exact same issue, reading a crazy high pressure reading on the high side. I have been trying to get something done with my gen2 523 for over 4 months. I...
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    I second the Danner boots. Made in the USA. I...

    I second the Danner boots. Made in the USA. I wear the Battalion Hot, they have a stitch down sole so they can be repaired or have the sole replaced. The sole that comes on them is awesome and has...
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    Snooked, My question is what is with that...

    Snooked,
    My question is what is with that machete hanging on your bulkhead? Bad neighborhoods or you got jungles growing around the condensers? Damb, I just never thought any form of HVAC work...
  6. FWIW, there is not a tool on my van that is...

    FWIW, there is not a tool on my van that is company owned besides ladders. But they will repair or replace any that are worn out or broken as well.
  7. Kiwireeferman, He will either fix it or screw it...

    Kiwireeferman,
    He will either fix it or screw it up so bad no one can.

    HMD,
    That is hilarious!!!
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    With a little imagination you can put a SLA...

    With a little imagination you can put a SLA battery like an Optima yellow or blue top in a boat/RV battery case and keep it plugged into a spare cigarette style socket, to keep the battery charged...
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    Most of the ones like you have referred to are...

    Most of the ones like you have referred to are just coolers, meaning they will only cool to about a 40* difference from ambient. If it is 100* in your van that equates to 60* beverages. I have...
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    I'm sure I'm too late for todays cook...

    I'm sure I'm too late for todays cook but.........
    I dunno about the smoker seasoning, you never mentioned the temp. but I would let it run for a couple of hours at as high a temp as you can get it...
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    David, Did you get this problem solved?

    David,
    Did you get this problem solved?
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    I agree with many others here. It isn't right...

    I agree with many others here. It isn't right BUT until the economy changes you would likely be better off to sit tight, make them a good hand, gain some experience and be sure to have another job...
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    I too am very interested in hearing of other...

    I too am very interested in hearing of other peoples experience with these products. I have asked about them at our local supply houses and found no one who carries them. Many have never heard of...
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    I had the opportunity to sit down with an LC, an...

    I had the opportunity to sit down with an LC, an XL and my old tool bag, both closed top bags. I fiddled around for about an hour with my tools in and out of both. After all the fiddling I decided...
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    I have a few and have only had any one problem...

    I have a few and have only had any one problem and it was handled promptly. I have Flukes as well and have had good luck with them as well. The Fieldpiece SC77 is what I grab most often.
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    Lenox first, Milwaukee second. JMHO

    Lenox first, Milwaukee second.

    JMHO
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    caddy8581, Like others have said, you can tool...

    caddy8581,

    Like others have said, you can tool up in a few hours of having a job. But when you do, buy quality tools, Craftsman tools are fine, also look at the big box stores they have Greenlee...
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    They make VERY high quality tubing tools and have...

    They make VERY high quality tubing tools and have for many years. They have most recently partnered 50/50 with Greenlee a Textron company. You will not be disappointed. I have some tubing tools...
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    I second what dandyme said. I have tools from...

    I second what dandyme said.

    I have tools from both manufacturers and feel like they are both equal in quality. I believe it is just personal preference, Ford vs Chevy.

    I could be mistaken but...
  20. hvaclover, I can only assume that you live in...

    hvaclover,

    I can only assume that you live in and are referring to LPG here in the US. I cannot speak for what is available anywhere else.

    The LPG that leaves ANY refinery in the US is clean...
  21. hvaclover, First of all please take no offense...

    hvaclover,

    First of all please take no offense to what I am about to say.

    You asked the question "Do you realize the propane or LP as it is also known has a bunch of fillers to help keep the...
  22. I forgot to mention that if I were to replace one...

    I forgot to mention that if I were to replace one of them I would buy the new Fieldpiece. The idea of a wireless display is very appealing to me, having the display close to the point you are...
  23. I have a TIF 9010A and the CPS CC220 mentioned...

    I have a TIF 9010A and the CPS CC220 mentioned above.

    I liked the idea of a magnet on the back of the digital readout on the CPS. In reality it is attached to the battery cover and will, more...
  24. I'm sure that I will be flamed but...........Here...

    I'm sure that I will be flamed but...........Here I go!

    IF your outside and have a clear area to vent, it's hard to beat liquid propane as a flush. Then follow it with a nitrogen purge. It's...
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    I would get a netbook. About six months ago...

    I would get a netbook.

    About six months ago the company I work for bought thirty of the HP's that Verizon sells. So far as I know only two have failed, both from accidents or abuse. These...
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    Another question. What is the truth about the...

    Another question.

    What is the truth about the tape loop for hanging rolls? Are they on all of the bags now or only certain models? Also has there been some recent change to the LC or XL? It...
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    Thank You all for the help so far. beachtech,...

    Thank You all for the help so far.

    beachtech,
    Do you think it will all fit in an LC? I believe I would prefer the smaller LC packed tight over the larger XL packed loosely but I don't know for...
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    Which Veto

    I need a new bag. This one has holes in the bottom and leaves me wishing for a little more room, aside from that it is the best bag design I have used thus far and drops right into a milk crate that...
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    This impact was purchased in early 2005 right...

    This impact was purchased in early 2005 right after it's release and way before they were cool. It has seen heavy daily use for driving tek screws through sheet metal and into purlins for sheet...
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    Central, Texas 52hrs at the slowest and 84hrs at...

    Central, Texas 52hrs at the slowest and 84hrs at the highest so far this summer. Commercial A/C, and refrigeration, some hot side restaurant equipment.

    Cheers
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    Warm Beer, Just curious, what made you install...

    Warm Beer,

    Just curious, what made you install the receiver in the box versus at the condenser? Seems like more of a hassle, maybe not.
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    Mine has been used primarily for small sealed cap...

    Mine has been used primarily for small sealed cap tube refrigeration units. But again not very often mostly to verify what I already suspect. It also works well when charging the same small units...
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    I've had mine since around 1996 or so. I have...

    I've had mine since around 1996 or so. I have always been careful with it because, like others have said, the cabling does look fragile but I have never had any problems. It is not a tool that I...
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    It's the exact same refrigerant different...

    It's the exact same refrigerant different container that's all. As I recall you can't find a can tap that has a 1/4 male flare to attach your hoses to. I believe that they all have acme threads...
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    It has been done more often than you can believe....

    It has been done more often than you can believe. Primarily by cheap skate SOB's. It will work but why would you. You would need to install a receiver, pressure switches,and if done right (that's...
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    Tostaos, WAY to late to worry about...

    Tostaos,

    WAY to late to worry about propagation, I have grandchildren.

    I see you think I'm an idiot. But the original poster asked the question and I felt like he should receive an honest...
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    Again like others have said, just buy a regulator...

    Again like others have said, just buy a regulator and don't look back.

    I will probably be flamed to a crisp for telling this.

    I am simply answering your question because you asked.
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