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    I have the quickbraze setup and it works much...

    I have the quickbraze setup and it works much better than a victor setup I used to use. I even solder 1/2" and 3/4" with the captin hook. Apply heat and solder at same time and you're done. The...
  2. Thread: My helper

    by gear junkie
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    You know Skip K. He's my instructor. The man is...

    You know Skip K. He's my instructor. The man is a genius.
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    Just caught it, but j manual is for residential,...

    Just caught it, but j manual is for residential, n manual is for commericial. What's your application?
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    We're all taught to undersize than oversize but...

    We're all taught to undersize than oversize but in j manual, it says to oversize rather than undersize. Go figure.
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    Have any of you tried the turbo torch st-11...

    Have any of you tried the turbo torch st-11 double tip? It says you can braze up to 3".
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    If I'm off on this, tell me. 1 inch is = to...

    If I'm off on this, tell me. 1 inch is = to 25,400 microns. If that unit pumps downs to 28.3 inches and perfect vacuum is 30(I think) that pump is leaving a lot of microns still in the system. ...
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    Cut armorflex flex insulation and slide it on the...

    Cut armorflex flex insulation and slide it on the ladder rail where you place it on your shoulder when carrying it. No more sore shoulder from a 20' extention ladder.
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    I cut up old bike inner tube tires to make a big...

    I cut up old bike inner tube tires to make a big rubber band and wrap them around my flashlight body(18v dewalt flex head) so it wont slide off the roof.
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    I have a Ridgid bag bought from HD. It's big and...

    I have a Ridgid bag bought from HD. It's big and strong. I bought it for my plumbing tools and it's held up great. It's so big I have room to put all my tools in there and at one point it weighed...
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    yes and it often say "auto cal" then displays 1.

    yes and it often say "auto cal" then displays 1.
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    Broke micron gauge! Help

    I have a J/B micron gauge DV-22N. Last time I used it, it would only display 1 micron but I know I was pulling a vacuum. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
  12. This is why I hate this forum. Every time I...

    This is why I hate this forum. Every time I visit I have to explain to my wife why I "need" to buy a new tool.
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    I use a turbotorch brand for soldering that...

    I use a turbotorch brand for soldering that attach straight to the bottle and it's been going great for 8 yrs now. But something to think about is that there were 2 fires in a three month span in my...
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    There's a reason why Hilti is known worldwide for...

    There's a reason why Hilti is known worldwide for it's tools(like Catepillar and equipment). Go hilti all the way.
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    You can catch it on FSN at around 3ish. It just...

    You can catch it on FSN at around 3ish. It just shows certain fights. Blockbuster should have them on the shelves. The names to look for on the fights are Fedor Emilanko, Mirko Cro cop, Sakuraba,...
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    This should probably be its own post but the UFC...

    This should probably be its own post but the UFC SUCKS. Watch Pride and you'll see real fighting. Don't waste your money on UFC. There's a guy in Pride called Sakuraba who beat 3 of the Gracie's. ...
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    I know you made some good money, Tqbeach, but it...

    I know you made some good money, Tqbeach, but it sounds like you went through hell to get it. The KBR guys in Balad were staying in one of saddam's palace and had every American convience(except...
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    I was at Anaconda and Balad. I'm in the Seabees...

    I was at Anaconda and Balad. I'm in the Seabees and the KBR guys would often come to our side and get parts from us since we were getting supplies faster than they were(at the time). Don't ask how....
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    I'm going out on my own and looking for a new...

    I'm going out on my own and looking for a new vehicle. I'm also doing plumbing w/ hvac. I was thinking about the chevy 2500 extended cargo van with the duramax diesel. Any thoughts? I'm open to...
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    I was there for 8 months with the navy and worked...

    I was there for 8 months with the navy and worked w/ KBR once in while. They get 88,000-128,000 per year. They get 30 days of leave. If they take 30 days or less than the money is tax free. If...
  21. Thread: Ryobi

    by gear junkie
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    I love the dewalt 18 volt nicad because they're...

    I love the dewalt 18 volt nicad because they're well built, have the best cordless sawzall and have numerous tools that run off that battery. The cordless 2 1/2 gal vacuum is great for residential...
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    I understand you're not supposed to mix oils but...

    I understand you're not supposed to mix oils but at the same time when established, quality companies like JB, Ritchie, Robinair etc. make a manifold for 22 and 410 it can't such a bad thing. Those...
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    Originally posted by t527ed never use the same...

    Originally posted by t527ed
    never use the same set of gauges for r-22 and r-410.


    How is this manifold different than the digital sets that uses a traditional manifold and hoses. I have my...
  24. Have you ever thought about the desert military...

    Have you ever thought about the desert military style boots. They're super comfortable and you can buy 3 pair depending on the brand for one pair of redwings. Bates is one brand and they're made by...
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    First off I appreciate the advice and I decided...

    First off I appreciate the advice and I decided to go ahead and buy the gauges and they're great. The guy whose gauges I've been borrowing has over 24 years experience and he was impressed. The...
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    I love CR and am a subscriber but they don't test...

    I love CR and am a subscriber but they don't test or take everything into acount when they test something(electronics, tools, etc). Callbacks also reflect on not just the manufactor but on the...
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    It's kinda like a crescent wrench; turn it one...

    It's kinda like a crescent wrench; turn it one direction and it twists on the bottom of the jaw and stays tight, go the wrong way and it twists on the top of the jaw and becomes loose. The right...
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    I'm getting started in the industry and need to...

    I'm getting started in the industry and need to buy my own tools and was looking at getting a J/B 4 valve manifold set that does 22, 134a, 404a and 410a(model 25615). I mostly do 134 and 410 and...
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