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    496121 Here's my set up on a Titan four valve...

    496121

    Here's my set up on a Titan four valve manifold... As you can see no need for additional fittings. Been using the Ak900s for about 9 months now.. Glad I made the jump to Digital gauges..
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    Mines a 4 valve manifold..

    Mines a 4 valve manifold..
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    I've mounted my digicool a to a Titan manifold .....

    I've mounted my digicool a to a Titan manifold .. Direct mount no adapters required!
  4. As a Canadian and a certified gas fitter I know...

    As a Canadian and a certified gas fitter I know first hand you cannot service gas fired appliances with out a gas fitters license .. It doesn't matter if you're an electrician .. To get a gas license...
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    I've had dewalt and makita.. But have been using...

    I've had dewalt and makita.. But have been using Milwaukee for the past 10+ years.. I never used ridged but know some guys who do.. They seem to get on average 2-3 years out of them.. Where as I get...
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    Trying braze a new stub in that valve is a bad...

    Trying braze a new stub in that valve is a bad idea. You'll end up damaging the seat in the valve rendering it useless .. Can it be done sure but why would you.. Either install it with out the valve...
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    Today I went to finish off a call started by...

    Today I went to finish off a call started by another tech.. Original call was furnace fires but quickly goes out.. Tech diagnosed faulty secondary reg... I arrive at the house with new reg in hand,...
  8. Carrier and Bryant are enfact from the same...

    Carrier and Bryant are enfact from the same manufacturer .. You do not have to be a carrier or Bryant dealer to service the equipment.. However you do have to be to complete warranty wrk for. Them !
  9. Typically building maintenance guys know very...

    Typically building maintenance guys know very little about HVAC ...
  10. I agree it would be simpler to just switch R ......

    I agree it would be simpler to just switch R ... A simple sp switch would do the job... Too bad there's no wifi ... That's be ideal!!
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    Oil traps have nothing to do with how long the...

    Oil traps have nothing to do with how long the pipe run is, it's to do with the height of the riser.. If the riser is 15' or more you need a p-trap to aid in oil return up the riser...
  12. Condo Heatpump Problem - Is this a thermostat issue?

    Nope not a ptac. Any standard heat pump tstat will work for you. It's best to have a professional install this for you .. Looks like that coil could use a good cleaning as well!
  13. Post a pic and well be able to tell!

    Post a pic and well be able to tell!
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    I serviced a heat pump today and the disconnect...

    I serviced a heat pump today and the disconnect was mounted on the service panel ... The guy was an electrician and wired the unit himself... I have him a hard time for doing it.. There's on...
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    At least he didn't mount the disconnect there!! ...

    At least he didn't mount the disconnect there!!
    :-/
  16. What kind of heat pump?? Is it a ptac?

    What kind of heat pump?? Is it a ptac?
  17. I'm glad someone chimed in with the truth....

    I'm glad someone chimed in with the truth. Suction line heat exchangers in my experience are common place in large systems ie supermarket refrigeration .
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    Sounds like a fishing expedition !!

    Sounds like a fishing expedition !!
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    I was having this issue with a compressor on a...

    I was having this issue with a compressor on a walkin cooler last week.. The run wires on the compressor terminals were loose.. Just a thought..
  20. Wow have never seen anyone attempt that before!!...

    Wow have never seen anyone attempt that before!! If it were leaking why not remove it???
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    It is 80% by volume. It's simple to figure out...

    It is 80% by volume. It's simple to figure out for each refrigerant.. All you need is the density if the refrigerant.. No need to reinvent the wheel here!
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    txv for a 5 ton condenser

    Why not use a 5 ton valve???
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    That's just ignorant!

    That's just ignorant!
  24. Why not run the star wire in ploy tuff .. Then...

    Why not run the star wire in ploy tuff .. Then there's no worries and poly tuff is cheap!
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    That looks like a $$$ maker lol

    That looks like a $$$ maker lol
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    There's two ways a head master ( head pressure...

    There's two ways a head master ( head pressure control) will fail .. Either it will hold refrigerant back in the condenser to flood it or it will not hold back when it needs to.. In your case if the...
  27. That's funny!! And I thought people building...

    That's funny!! And I thought people building roofs over their out door units was bad.. That takes the cake...
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    I use to get asked for $$ often by the same guy...

    I use to get asked for $$ often by the same guy outside one of my customers stores.. One day he said he was trying to get money together to buy something to eat... This was in a day I had just paid a...
  29. I've used the dteck select, the yellow jacket,...

    I've used the dteck select, the yellow jacket, and H-10pm... H-10pm hands down... It has a learning curve but once you get it, you'll wonder why you ever wasted your money on any other leak detector!
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    You can only fill a recover cylinder to 80% of...

    You can only fill a recover cylinder to 80% of its capacity by VOLUME. As stated recovery cylinders have their water capacity stamped in it.. They use water as a reference as its density is...
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    We itemize everything on every invoice.. Labour...

    We itemize everything on every invoice.. Labour is separate.. Sometimes it's a pain in the A$$ because some customers complain about paying for time to and from the k
    Job site... But most don't.
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    Pmsl

    Pmsl
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    I think next time they have a meeting for...

    I think next time they have a meeting for reinventing the wheel we should all be on that committee ! Lol
  34. Superheat ? Sub cooling ? Low n high side...

    Superheat ? Sub cooling ? Low n high side pressures????
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    I know the G6 cases would freeze up the Seconday...

    I know the G6 cases would freeze up the Seconday air plenum when the drain would plug. Essentially turned the primary air plenum and secondary air plenum in to a solid block of ice.. The only way to...
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    Food storage warehouses and supermarkets.......

    Food storage warehouses and supermarkets.... Sounds like my dream job!!! Lol
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    This thread keeps going in circles!!

    This thread keeps going in circles!!
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    Bahahaha pretty much!

    Bahahaha pretty much!
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    Worked with a tech a few years ago that swore up...

    Worked with a tech a few years ago that swore up and down he pressure tested a split heat plump which had king valves on it... Turns out he only pressure tested his gauges! Lol
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    Well said!

    Well said!
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    Nope.

    Nope.
  42. If you're concerned the unit isn't performing...

    If you're concerned the unit isn't performing properly then calling a tech is your best bet..
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    Do you have a uniform water pattern over the...

    Do you have a uniform water pattern over the plate?? Before I start messing with any adjustments in an ice machine I verify the water side first..
    Also down load the service handbook for the...
  44. Why not mount the sensor in the return air at the...

    Why not mount the sensor in the return air at the air handler and run the fan in the air handler in low continuously? The circulating air will keep the temps balanced between both rooms, and only...
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    When you pump a system down by front seating the...

    When you pump a system down by front seating the king vale on the receiver the gauge port on the king valve is still on the high side if the system. ( refrigeration condensing unit not AC/heat pump...
  46. Very cool.. I guess Garmin had to come up with...

    Very cool.. I guess Garmin had to come up with something to stay in the market with smart phone apps making their hardware redundant !
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    The same result as when a cap tube plugs.......

    The same result as when a cap tube plugs.... While the compressor is pumping out the refrigerant in the low side of the system, the head pressure will climb " momentarily" how ever if you were to...
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    I'd like for you to explain to me how a positive...

    I'd like for you to explain to me how a positive displacement compressor develops head pressure if its not pumping?
    And FYI I read lots but I don't read every piece of literature produced by every...
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    Effects of capillary tube plugged

    Not sure where supco would be getting their information, nor have I read it. However my statement is based on 20 years experience in the industry.
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    A restricted cap tube will give symptoms of low...

    A restricted cap tube will give symptoms of low high side pressure, low suction pressure, high sub cooling, and high superheat. Compressor Amp draw would also be low. If you think about it head...
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