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    The drain is undersized, has no fall, has no...

    The drain is undersized, has no fall, has no removable caps for maintenance cleaning.

    The cool room panelling needs chain supports for the weight of the ceiling.

    Their should be more than one...
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    Theirs heaps of them getting about, i have never...

    Theirs heaps of them getting about, i have never driven one though. Both my vehicles have small 2 litre capacity turbo diesel engines, they produce huge torque for a small engine.
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    I was at a wholesalers the other day picking up...

    I was at a wholesalers the other day picking up some copper and refrigerant gas, just sitting there with the sales guy, all of a sudden a white van turns up and a young scruffy head service tech from...
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    The first post was just a example. I wanted to...

    The first post was just a example. I wanted to know insurances and why customers are so bossy, my co-worker is not injured.

    My second post with the pics is real, i was just posting these pics to...
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    heres a photo i took. The customers fork truck...

    heres a photo i took.

    The customers fork truck driver lifted my fork cage into the air, then drove forwards, but the truck stopped as there was ice on the freezer floor, so the fork driver...
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    Customers and safety

    I have noticed in the hvac-r industry that some customers have this, you must do what a say attitude towards me as a service tech in regards to safety issues.


    From what i understand though is if...
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    What do companies such as veto pro pac and...

    What do companies such as veto pro pac and fieldpiece do with all these meters and bags returned for warranty, do they not seek new replacements from the chinese and thailand manufacturers?
  8. Thread: Metric 11in1?

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    according to the klein USA website they are using...

    according to the klein USA website they are using nut drivers on their 11 in 1 that fit a 1/4 (6mm metric), 5/16 (8mm metric) and 3/8 (10mm metric) hex nut.


    However 1/4 is 6.35mm not 6mm, 5/16...
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    Ok so the DC MV reading will be fast on the...

    Ok so the DC MV reading will be fast on the Phoenix, because it doesn't have to auto range to measure DC MV, is it fast at fault finding a 300v DC circuit
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    So when the Phoenix meter is turned on does it...

    So when the Phoenix meter is turned on does it read 0v then auto range in either direction? the meters I have used when they turn on they usually auto rage from the lowest to highest on the dc volt...
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    It would slow down the meter on the d c volt...

    It would slow down the meter on the d c volt range to the point the meter would become annoying.
  12. What happened to the recovered refrigerant?

    What happened to the recovered refrigerant?
  13. Thread: Mooshimeter

    by redback
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    I'm pretty sure the fluke connect iPhone app,...

    I'm pretty sure the fluke connect iPhone app, allows insulation testers, fluke 289, fluke 3000fc and other meters to data log 10 at the same time to the iPhone.
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    490211I connot recommend fieldpiece clamps to...

    490211I connot recommend fieldpiece clamps to other co workers as they have a bare conductor receded by a mere 1mm, and i believe this can cause a short between two phases when checking current draw...
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    Its a amp clamp, not a ma clamp, the fieldpiece...

    Its a amp clamp, not a ma clamp, the fieldpiece and fluke amp clamps are no better than the klein meter.
  16. Thread: BIG ice maker.

    by redback
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    Ive worked on snowkey units in australia, the big...

    Ive worked on snowkey units in australia, the big ice flakers are built very well, and very good to work on, the quality is not comparable to the small machines used in hotels and clubs.
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    cool storage, hops

    my employer got me to service some large cool stores full of hops, the customer is stacking them under evaps, can these combust if they get wet in a cool store, at a storage temp of 2C.
  18. Thread: suction cups

    by redback
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    suction cups

    Anyone use these hand held vacuum cups or similar, i need one to lift cool room panneling with groves not flat panneling, maybee even lift some a/c units and small single door refrigerated cabinets,...
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    I will get the wholesalers to order the longer...

    I will get the wholesalers to order the longer power element, they claimed none were available, but they must be.

    Thanks all.
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    The coil is a lu-ve, model no: cs71h 4220 n6

    The coil is a lu-ve, model no: cs71h 4220 n6
  21. Thread: Fluke CNX3000

    by redback
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    Im not leaving a $800 iphone 5, a charger, a...

    Im not leaving a $800 iphone 5, a charger, a power cord, a multimeter and a fieldpiece attachment on site data logging, manufacturers dont have basic stuff like passwords in multimeters and stuff to...
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    I have the twin valve cps blackmax and twin valve...

    I have the twin valve cps blackmax and twin valve cps vortex, not the chrome versions just the standards, the blackmax bug me as the valves take for ever to open and close unlike the vortex, the...
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    It has a proper refrigeration distributor with...

    It has a proper refrigeration distributor with about 40 little 1/4” lines maybee more, its not glycol, even states r22 etc on the coil.


    If i move the txv to to the suction header end that will...
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    Cool room evaporator install.

    I got a cool room evaporator that seems odd.


    The coil is about 17 to 18 ft long, i went to fit a new tx valve to the brand new coil and found the distributor up one end of the coil and the...
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    I replaced a noisy bi-directional condenser fan...

    I replaced a noisy bi-directional condenser fan motor.


    there are no bolts or screws holding this unit in, there are only two levers at the front, turning both levers 45 degrees raises or lowers...
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    removable refrigeration unit

    I worked on this unit the other day, it was very nice to work on, no smoke alarms to disable, no carting heavy oxy sets or gas bottles, no work permits or safety inductions no one getting in my way,...
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    According to the testo tool, the FP leak testers...

    According to the testo tool, the FP leak testers were tested in a room ambient of 22C or 72F

    Here are photos of a leak i found on a large 15 foot freezer coil in a freezer room at -22C, the...
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    I have the fluke 902 paid $436 for it in...

    I have the fluke 902 paid $436 for it in australia, crap meter.
  29. dektite.

    dektite.
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    greenlee dm-510a

    Anyone using this meter, any good?
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    My boss refuses to buy me a remote controlled...

    My boss refuses to buy me a remote controlled milwaukee.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zaa0Nu258HE

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zaa0Nu258HE
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    Modern day a/c units

    is a reverse cycle a/c unit, with an inverter compressor, superior to that of a a/c unit that has a digital scroll compressor and a electronic soft starter.
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    you need to work out, what you want from a...

    you need to work out, what you want from a digital analyser, for example I require data logging to check oil cooling circuits on screw compressors under heavy loads or low ambiat conditions, or data...
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    I have emailed Brenda at DC twice, she has...

    I have emailed Brenda at DC twice, she has responded within 10 hours both times I emailed her, I doubt they would risk there reputation by pissing off customers
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    Yes there is also the testo 570 kit in au that...

    Yes there is also the testo 570 kit in au that incudes easykool software and case and 2X probes and 2 year warranty, Its around $1240 there abouts plus GST
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    You can buy the a k900 in australia, from...

    You can buy the a k900 in australia, from enerstat as they import the Uei ak900sc, i was quoted $540 plus GST, which included shipping costs.

    Testo made wholesalers in australia angry by selling...
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    government taxes, gst, carbon taxes it never ends

    government taxes, gst, carbon taxes it never ends
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    A contaminated system requires a slow evac...

    A contaminated system requires a slow evac process or this will occur: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOYgdQp4euc
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    I dont purge simple as that, i may use a r404a...

    I dont purge simple as that, i may use a r404a bottle 20 times a month, in usa sure refrig not expensive r404a is $180 per kg in other places, a 60kg bottle more expensive than a brand new motor...
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    Well poe and pag oil absorbs moisture so one...

    Well poe and pag oil absorbs moisture so one assumes evacuating the manifold is good practice
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    i just use a tee fitting, close as possible to...

    i just use a tee fitting, close as possible to system or at eval if the manufacturer instals a service valve there, close suction and high side and monitor vac rise, my manifold has two back seat...
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    A standard a/c unit on r22 has a 1/4 MF fitting...

    A standard a/c unit on r22 has a 1/4 MF fitting does it not? if you remove the restriction between pump and analyser with 3/8 hose then the reading will be same as putting analyser on pump.
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    How does the vac analiyser at the core removal...

    How does the vac analiyser at the core removal tool give correct reading, you have moved the restriction between pump and core tool by installing a 3/8 line set, but then there is a restriction...
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    Most people cannot get valve tools and large 3/8...

    Most people cannot get valve tools and large 3/8 lines onto things like auto a/c systems, without removing batteries, grills and even the front bumpers, this can take hours.

    Ill stick to the...
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    405851 Here is a photo of a refco wrench that...

    405851

    Here is a photo of a refco wrench that I paid a lots of money for and has never been used at all not even once, and yet the chrome plating is simply falling off.

    "people do dumb stuff...
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    I believe the testo 570 easykool software can...

    I believe the testo 570 easykool software can also keep track of refrigerant usage, you have the 570 but do you do you have the easykool software?i have some serious concerns about refrigerant...
  48. Thread: sman3 Leak

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    Good customer service, mr Harju.

    Good customer service, mr Harju.
  49. Thread: sman3 Leak

    by redback
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    sman3 Leak

    My smans would not pull good vacuum on a job, went over with d-tek and picked up a leak, dismantled smans and there was oil on top of the vacuum sensor, pressurised and applied soapy water, the gas...
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    Sorry im not money bags rich like you.

    Sorry im not money bags rich like you.
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