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    I actually meant "remove the schrader", not the...

    I actually meant "remove the schrader", not the depressor.
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    I am not sure, but I think the presence of...

    I am not sure, but I think the presence of refrigerant is the likely answer. The Evac gauge (as well as nearly all electronic micron gauges) use gas thermal conductivity (TC) to indirectly measure...
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    I only just discovered this thread. Sorry for...

    I only just discovered this thread. Sorry for the delay. Is the OP's issue resolved? If not, how can I help?
  4. I support all my products -- regardless of the...

    I support all my products -- regardless of the label.
  5. Yup. I train GSDs as a hobby. Best all-around...

    Yup. I train GSDs as a hobby. Best all-around breed, IMHO...and mine is one of the best of the bunch. He scored the highest nationally in protection for his Schutzhund II title years ago.

    He'll...
  6. There is no 'licensing'. We manufacture eVacs...

    There is no 'licensing'. We manufacture eVacs right alongside BluVacs.
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    Sorry, I can't help you here. I'm an engineer,...

    Sorry, I can't help you here. I'm an engineer, not a field pro (and I have great respect for their skills and acquired knowledge). I know there are those on this forum that have their own...
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    Thanks for asking, Glenn! I come here to provide...

    Thanks for asking, Glenn! I come here to provide support for my products, not to promote them. But since you asked:

    The Evac Pro is a new product that incorporates ideas developed since the...
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    I do not know what you mean by "crystallized...

    I do not know what you mean by "crystallized screen".

    Regardless, if the unit had already been repaired once, I would have replaced it with a new one.
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    Well, it looks like a hard crash of our website...

    Well, it looks like a hard crash of our website -- seems update related. It won't be fixed today...so I just put up our "old" website for the time being. Sorry for the inconvenience!
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    Thanks, atnc.

    Thanks, atnc.
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    Aaarrg! Thanks for the heads up...it seems to...

    Aaarrg! Thanks for the heads up...it seems to have gone down this weekend. Now...how to find tech support on Sunday afternoon...
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    A while back we had some bad (contaminated)...

    A while back we had some bad (contaminated) connectors come from one of our vendors. This likely caused the problems you were seeing. I am sorry for your experience. We have, long ago, implemented...
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    It would be impossible to build a product of...

    It would be impossible to build a product of significant complexity today with all components sourced in the USA. For one thing, many components are not even manufactured in the USA, at any price. ...
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    Just for clarification, these are built in the...

    Just for clarification, these are built in the USA.
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    I have not had a BluVac returned that was damaged...

    I have not had a BluVac returned that was damaged by the use of Nylog. My only concern is that I found it does not dissolve in isopropyl alcohol. Therefore, if a vacuum gauge sensor did become...
  17. Mofotech, If you have any problems with it, let...

    Mofotech, If you have any problems with it, let me know.
  18. Thread: bluvac

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    I'll be in the office tomorrow. Call me & I'll...

    I'll be in the office tomorrow. Call me & I'll get you fixed up. The number is on the accutools.com website.
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    Remember, danielthechskid, the BluVac/Evac II's...

    Remember, danielthechskid, the BluVac/Evac II's accuracy is spec'd as +/- (5% + 5 microns). Assuming your eVac II is working properly, a zero on the display can mean any pressure up to 5 microns.
    ...
  20. I generally don't comment, positive or negative,...

    I generally don't comment, positive or negative, wrt other companies' products. I am sure there are others here who would be willing to offer an opinion.



    I invented the Heated Pentode...
  21. Evac I & II, yes. Accuprobe, no.

    Evac I & II, yes. Accuprobe, no.
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    I'd be happy to repair or replace them, as...

    I'd be happy to repair or replace them, as necessary, if you drop them in the mail to me. Contact me (number is on the Accutools.com website) to arrange it.
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    The H10PM was the reference design I compared...

    The H10PM was the reference design I compared against while developing the ZX-1 many, many years ago. The original ZX-1's were at least as good, if not better than, the H10. TIF may have lost some...
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    Thanks, Greg. Social networking is a...

    Thanks, Greg.

    Social networking is a double-edged sword. Sometimes I feel like I'm airing my dirty laundry in public, but it's worth it. Getting up-to-the-minute feedback helps greatly to...
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    Let me know. I'll fix 'em for ya...

    Let me know. I'll fix 'em for ya...
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    Yes. Include your name, return shipping address,...

    Yes. Include your name, return shipping address, phone number, and email address, please.
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    I am sorry you are disappointed in our scale,...

    I am sorry you are disappointed in our scale, Anthony. The DS-220R has a great track record going back to 2005. I've got 20 to 30 thousand of them in the field and get back, maybe 1 per month for...
  28. Thread: Bluvac

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    Never tested it. We recommend isopropyl...

    Never tested it. We recommend isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol.
  29. Thread: Bluvac

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    A customer called me, insisting that his BluVac...

    A customer called me, insisting that his BluVac would always read Hi-P, even under a confirmed vacuum. I spent a half hour on the phone trying to work out the problem. No matter what we tried, the...
  30. Thread: Bluvac

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    Anything from 70% to anhydrous will work fine.

    Anything from 70% to anhydrous will work fine.
  31. Thread: Bluvac

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    No! For the simple reason that I have not tested...

    No! For the simple reason that I have not tested any solvent except for isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol for cleaning -- and alcohol works 100% of the time.

    Here is the procedure that I use here at...
  32. Thread: Bluvac

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    Hey, Guys. Sorry I did not check in this weekend...

    Hey, Guys. Sorry I did not check in this weekend -- it's back to school today and we had a bunch of stuff to do to get my 7 y.o ready (in addition to the last pool party of the summer for her and...
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    IIRC, the 9010A requires an exactly 25.000kg...

    IIRC, the 9010A requires an exactly 25.000kg reference weight to calibrate. The procedure is something like this:

    1. Unload the platform.
    2. Turn the power on.
    3. Quickly press the units key at...
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    I'm a phone call away if you need any help...

    I'm a phone call away if you need any help...
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    It is my impression that TruTech has stock on...

    It is my impression that TruTech has stock on both BluVacs and LTEs. I am checking to make sure.

    FYI, I will support any BluVac gauge, whether it be Accutools, Y/J, or UEI.
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    If you suspect there may be an issue with your...

    If you suspect there may be an issue with your BluVac, give me a call and I'll try to help you. The number is on the Accutools.com website.
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    Please see this post...

    Please see this post. If you believe the motion is excessive, or if you notice unstable readings, contact me and I will repair it for you.
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    Your gauge is not operating correctly. Please...

    Your gauge is not operating correctly. Please contact me (contact info is at Accutools.com) and I will help you to resolve the problem.
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    I am glad you got a replacement quickly. Was...

    I am glad you got a replacement quickly. Was that through me or TruTech?

    In any case, if you have any further problems, please feel free to contact me directly.
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    I'd be happy to check out your gauge for you and...

    I'd be happy to check out your gauge for you and repair it if necessary. Call me. The number is at AccuTools.com.
  41. I'd say that BluVac looks defective. Contact me...

    I'd say that BluVac looks defective. Contact me so I can repair it for you. The number is on our website at Accutools.com.
  42. Please refer to this post...

    Please refer to this post.
  43. Please refer to this post...

    Please refer to this post.
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    Your kind words are much appreciated, Tostaos.

    Your kind words are much appreciated, Tostaos.
  45. To be perfectly clear, I have no issue with...

    To be perfectly clear, I have no issue with anyone using small amounts of Nylog on the exterior of the flare, though my testing has shown that as long as the hose/coupler gaskets are clean and in...
  46. There are lots of "good" ways to get oil into a...

    There are lots of "good" ways to get oil into a vacuum gauge sensor :).

    Luckily, the BluVac will tell you if it happens, and the sensor is easy to clean.

    Attaching your gauge directly to the...
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    Don't be too hard on them. They more often than...

    Don't be too hard on them. They more often than not have excellent customer service.
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    They didn't bring it up to me. If they had, I...

    They didn't bring it up to me. If they had, I would have told them the same thing.
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    No. The boot has the top hole covered so that...

    No. The boot has the top hole covered so that the BluVac is "sealed" for those who do not use a hook. Simply cutting off the cap with an x-acto allows the hook to be used with the boot in place.
    ...
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    Tastaos, Call me, and I'll arrange repair for...

    Tastaos,

    Call me, and I'll arrange repair for you. The number is at accutools.com.
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