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  1. Wow, so they're your competition. I wouldn't ...

    Wow, so they're your competition.

    I wouldn't order from them if they're running service.
  2. Thread: Fancy meter

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    LOL your opinion is junk :)

    LOL your opinion is junk :)
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    You also need to consider that you're pushing...

    You also need to consider that you're pushing that discharge gas from the pump all the way to the evap, and the evap is far more efficient than the condenser.
  4. Thread: Glue metal

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    What are you stick welding? Most everything...

    What are you stick welding?

    Most everything I've run into has been thin, less than 10 gauge... probably less than 12 gauge.

    I carry a miller tig on the truck and a bottle of argon.

    I just...
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    407c would be a good one IMO. 427a is...

    407c would be a good one IMO.

    427a is practically a direct drop in for 22 high temp units

    438a is literally a direct drop in, however it drops discharge temps which would not be desirable in a...
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    Do you understand how a HP works? Also resi...

    Do you understand how a HP works?

    Also resi units work on 20 delta across evap, unlike refrigeration floating around the 10 mark.

    So, to heat a home to 72 degrees F, you'd want to run the...
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    1 hp used to be a ton of high temp. Before voodoo...

    1 hp used to be a ton of high temp. Before voodoo refirefrigeration came along and coils started getting as big as 70's model lincoln town cars.... now they're pushing 3/4 hp a ton.

    Look at the...
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    The Scotsman's are certainly a lot easier to work...

    The Scotsman's are certainly a lot easier to work on, clean, and they have fewer refrigeration problems. Least in my experience in Scotsman versus manI
  9. Thread: Fancy meter

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    I've still got the HS36 meter I bought while I...

    I've still got the HS36 meter I bought while I was still in trade school 10-11 years ago. It works just fine.

    Although, I do take care of my tools and equipment. I cannot speak for others.
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    I dunno... the flaring tool has been around a lot...

    I dunno... the flaring tool has been around a lot longer and has the same benefits as this tool claims... if not more.
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    See comments from the manufacturer, but I don't...

    See comments from the manufacturer, but I don't understand what the solution is.... :confused:
  12. Thread: Glue metal

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    Glue metal

    Any of you guys weld stainless?

    Which method do you prefer?
    How often do you weld?
    If infrequent, how do you stay in practice?
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    Need to see chart on 404a at high temp to...

    Need to see chart on 404a at high temp to determine if it would be worth it. I doubt it woukd be.
  14. Thread: Fancy meter

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    It was a typo. I believe it's fixed now Fun...

    It was a typo. I believe it's fixed now

    Fun is over :(
  15. Thread: Fancy meter

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    I heard that you just sit in the truck and the...

    I heard that you just sit in the truck and the meter tells you what's wrong with the system.
  16. Thread: Fancy meter

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    Fancy meter

    Just ordered mine, you better get yours before they sell out!!!


    http://www.trutechtools.com/Fieldpiece-SC620-Loaded-Clamp-Meter_p_3668.html
  17. Amen! Someone finally tells it like it is! No...

    Amen! Someone finally tells it like it is!

    No textbook fairies on this site in 2013!
  18. Guess CO2 rack systems are just all wrong...

    Guess CO2 rack systems are just all wrong...
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    LOL that's a downgrade

    LOL that's a downgrade
  20. Thread: Vacuum pump?

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    If it's all you've used, then you're already...

    If it's all you've used, then you're already spoiled lol

    Just makes sure you get the TWIN ;)
  21. Thread: Vacuum pump?

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    It's all hype. Seriously. Oil change...

    It's all hype. Seriously. Oil change convenience.... yeah... but that's the end of it for me. They say it's easier to carry cause it's weight and handle yadda yadda yadda... it's got a bigger...
  22. Thread: Vacuum pump?

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    JB does make a decent vacuum pump, but I don't...

    JB does make a decent vacuum pump, but I don't care for the brand overall, so I don't purchase their products.
  23. Thread: Vacuum pump?

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    5cfm pump is all you'll need. Actually 5 cfm is...

    5cfm pump is all you'll need. Actually 5 cfm is too big, but it's the most common pump to find and is usually most economically priced. ;)
  24. Thread: Vacuum pump?

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    Please. Don't. Buy. Habor freight vacuum pump and...

    Please. Don't. Buy. Habor freight vacuum pump and expect good results.

    I've been running my personal Yellow Jacket pump for 10 years now. Not a minutes trouble. In my ten years with this pump,...
  25. The hobart combi is Italian FYI ;)

    The hobart combi is Italian FYI ;)
  26. Enthalpy. It's a great subject matter that will...

    Enthalpy. It's a great subject matter that will explain a lot about the answers in this thread. ;)

    Every refrigerant has a chart. Tells you what the capacity of that refrigerant at any given temp...
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    It's already here in a subforum. Don't get...

    It's already here in a subforum.

    Don't get out much, do ya? LOL ;)
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    The colder the box, the lower the suction...

    The colder the box, the lower the suction pressure, the more HP it takes.

    Kinda frustrating that refrigeration uses HP instead of capacity like the rest of the world lol
  29. NH3 is the best :D

    NH3 is the best :D
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    I remember when the AOP forum started :) I...

    I remember when the AOP forum started :)

    I was a part of it in the very beginning :)
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    CMA sounds right. All my stores have the...

    CMA sounds right.

    All my stores have the snack bar and Starbucks adjoining, and they share the same area for sinks nd warewasher.
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    My employer sent me on a plane ride (12hr drive)...

    My employer sent me on a plane ride (12hr drive) to train. Put me up in a fancy hotel. Feed me a per diem. And let me stay gone for almost and entire month. The training was fun, and mostly...
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    I've been here for a lomg time. However I am just...

    I've been here for a lomg time. However I am just picking up this kitchen stuff lol I am very limited on what info I can give out. I do love my job :)

    Target used to use a machine that came with...
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    I've used streamlight and coast flashlights over...

    I've used streamlight and coast flashlights over the last 10 years and never wanted anything else lol

    I carry a streamlight stylus pro in my shirt pocket now every day. It's by far the best and...
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    Started my day yesterday changing a gas valve on...

    Started my day yesterday changing a gas valve on a 50mv fryer. Boooo!!!! LOL :D
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    Wpuld be nice if someone on the forum offered him...

    Wpuld be nice if someone on the forum offered him a had. Surely there's somebody not far from him... ^_^
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    We have had some turnover here in the last year....

    We have had some turnover here in the last year. A bunch of new hires. But as a whole, there are a few guys that have been here from 3-15 plus years :-)
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    I work in a many places that I would accept the...

    I work in a many places that I would accept the food they offer lol
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    I'll avoid my input of sarcasm on the new thread....

    I'll avoid my input of sarcasm on the new thread. As it appears to be even more promising.
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    Am not arguing. Am well aware of what is being...

    Am not arguing. Am well aware of what is being said about charging by subcooling; )

    Just never been a fan of doling out information for every Tom disk and Harry that strolls through looking for a...
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    Depends on the thickness of the metal. Even...

    Depends on the thickness of the metal. Even still, you don't have to go stick. You can bevel edges and make multiple passes with a mig.

    This calculator will get you in the ballpark. You will...
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    Only people waiting that long are COD. Nobody in...

    Only people waiting that long are COD. Nobody in my area waits that long :)
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    This is what I carry on the truck. ...

    This is what I carry on the truck.


    http://www.millerwelds.com/products/tig/product.php?model=M00143
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    You definitely don't want a Flux core weder....

    You definitely don't want a Flux core weder. You'll be very limited and you will never be happy with it.

    Everlast is a great welder for far less than what the big 2 are asking for their welders. ...
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    So the moral of the story is to not give out...

    So the moral of the story is to not give out information to someone that is clueless as to what they are doing?
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    Some models have a pump, some don't. All have a...

    Some models have a pump, some don't. All have a valve :)
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    I filled your shoes lol I started in September.

    I filled your shoes lol I started in September.
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    No way, which office?

    No way, which office?
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    A closed doors forum sounds like a great idea! :)

    A closed doors forum sounds like a great idea! :)
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    Not really.

    Not really.
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