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    A One dollar clamp? You must mean one of those...

    A One dollar clamp? You must mean one of those plastic clamps to hold the thermister lol.

    I have UEI, and they work great. I did buy 2 fluke thermister clamps on ebay though. Works great when...
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    Yeah, seems like a luxury to have time to clean a...

    Yeah, seems like a luxury to have time to clean a van up every day. If I had time for that, it would prolly be because I didnt have any work. Spring and Fall is about the only time I have for...
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    UEI Model 379, 389. Very reliable, no weird...

    UEI Model 379, 389. Very reliable, no weird hook-ups. Accurate, Cheap. Been using them for about 4 years now. Never had a problem - except once. A customer stole one from me!
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    Ultrasonic Leak Detectors, revisited

    Hi all,

    First of all, I want to say thanks to everyone here for the contributions. I have often referred to this site when I had a "head scratcher". I also consider this an excellent forum for...
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    Ultrasonic Leak Detectors, revisited

    Hi all,

    First of all, I want to say thanks to everyone here for the contributions. I have often referred to this site when I had a "head scratcher". I also consider this an excellent forum for...
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    Has anyone had experience with this one: ...

    Has anyone had experience with this one:

    http://www.pro-measure.com/product_p/gs-5800.htm

    Seems reasonably priced.
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    Except its not really a secret. Some folks just...

    Except its not really a secret. Some folks just dont read :)
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    Oh yeah.

    This is what I do. Seemed like common sense at the time. First charge as much liquid as you can through the liquid side, and then throttle it in with the gauges at 5-10 psi over the system suction...
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    This is how I do it - 'cept I don't drink, so I...

    This is how I do it - 'cept I don't drink, so I use Dasani. Is that ok?
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    You are right, but when I first started doing...

    You are right, but when I first started doing this I never knew there was such a thing as SOPs for cleaning coils. How many ways can there be to separate the coils? Common sense says just be careful...
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    I had this problem with a Carrier RTU and found...

    I had this problem with a Carrier RTU and found that I could take the condenser header cover off and slightly spread the coils apart. Usually spread them apart about 8-12 inches. You could see the...
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    Do your own test.

    I guess you're sort of committed since you have already made the purchase.

    If you have a vacuum gauge, see how far it will pull down maybe... There isn't that much to 'em.

    I imagine that you...
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    Question still not addressed...

    Ok, although the job is complete, and all went well...

    I am still curious about copper clad steel to copper? What is the big deal if you just use 15? You are still brazing copper to copper.
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    I have purgless copper...

    My copper is purgeless, no need for 1 - 2 psi nitro purge for me.

    All joshin' aside - I appreciate this info - I picked up a small nitogen tank and gauge today. From now on, I purge. It never...
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    Well, does this technique work with 45 and...

    Well, does this technique work with 45 and stay-silv white flux? (I don't have a supplier for the 505 - guess I'll have to order it online)

    I read on other threads here that you should apply heat...
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    Resurrecting the silver/copper brazing thread...

    Hope this isn't too goofy a question, but heres my situation:

    I have to replace a tecumseh compressor for a walkin cooler. The compressor discharge fitting is copper coated steel, and the...
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    Site Glass Change out...

    Hey, this is helpful - thanks. I sort of suspected that it was ok, but nice to hear some support.
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    Site Glass Change out?

    Hey Guys/Gals,

    You know - the other day I had to repair a leak and noticed that the site glass showed moisture. So, I changed the liquid line drier and realized - no site glass. Anyhow, I pulled a...
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