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    A buddy of mine that works for another company...

    A buddy of mine that works for another company LOVES guys like that. He gives them free tools.....which helps both of them! LOL!!

    Another thing to consider with those guys.......just replace what...
  2. It's possible, but once I realized it was an...

    It's possible, but once I realized it was an issue, I reread the book and followed the instructions perfectly. D-Tek was more reliable with repeating the hits than the H10.
  3. The H10 pro is a heated sensor detector. It's...

    The H10 pro is a heated sensor detector. It's not that great for 134A.

    Best type of detector for 134A is an infrared.
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    Get the micro bluvac.

    Get the micro bluvac.
  5. Yeah, infrared is your best bet for 134A. I use...

    Yeah, infrared is your best bet for 134A. I use the Dteck select.

    You could also try an ultrasonic, if you have quiet environments.
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    If you have a micron gauge, there is no point...

    If you have a micron gauge, there is no point using a manifold gauge set for evacuation.

    Get the YJ vacuum tree for your pump, and 2 Appion valve core tools.

    If you don't have the core tools,...
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    Consider this. You use your cheater cord, and...

    Consider this. You use your cheater cord, and connect from one leg to ground on a 208/230v unit. The building wiring has incorrect grounding. The current you're sending through that cable makes its...
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    Yessir!

    Yessir!
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    Cool man.

    Cool man.
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    Tell you what, send me that manifold and those...

    Tell you what, send me that manifold and those 90's, and I'll send you a stock 900 manifold and straight fittings.
  11. Thread: charging scale

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    I have the FP wireless and the inficon. I also...

    I have the FP wireless and the inficon. I also have my original TIF from years ago.

    TIF is dependable, and durable. Mine is around 5 years old, still same as new. But, I don't use it much...
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    I'm willing to bet this was all part of the...

    I'm willing to bet this was all part of the original license agreement.
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    Juat an FYI.......while using a vacuum chamber to...

    Juat an FYI.......while using a vacuum chamber to dry out electronics does work, you have to be careful with LCD screens, you could cause them to burst.
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    I ordered one to replace my personal set on the...

    I ordered one to replace my personal set on the van. I had them call UEI to tell me the difference from the old to new. the only thing UEI could come up with was, "It's an improved version". When...
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    I hate machines with purge functions.......used...

    I hate machines with purge functions.......used one last week. in the directions it said the unit wouldn't start with pressure on the suction side......and it didn't. I thought...seriously? you've...
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    braze joints need ALOT deeper penetration. If you...

    braze joints need ALOT deeper penetration. If you were to cut those joints apart, you would find that you only have about 1/4" or so of solder down into the cup.

    start with heating the pipe all...
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    We had a G5 pop a hole in the condenser coil....

    We had a G5 pop a hole in the condenser coil. Figured it was from liquid refrigerant being left in it and the valves closed as caps on in the hot van.
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    uuuhhhmmmm......open my mind? from the person...

    uuuhhhmmmm......open my mind? from the person that couldn't take any criticism, or consider looking at things from a different perspective, through this whole thread. Am I just missing your...
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    stoned artist pipes in TXV's and HGBP? ...

    stoned artist pipes in TXV's and HGBP? interesting......I like the liquid line piping...reminds me of something out of the 50's! not sure about that HGBP though.....jeez.
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    I actually cleaned the coil on my condenser this...

    I actually cleaned the coil on my condenser this year, and replaced the capacitor......the cap wasn't by choice, and I was working on the neighbors units when I cleaned my coil, so it was one of...
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    Ok went and got 1/4x3/8 hoses, and pulled out the...

    Ok went and got 1/4x3/8 hoses, and pulled out the ol' brute II manifold that rarely ever use. Pulling from the liquid side of a 125lb. Recovery cylinder, pumping through the manifold (to monitor...
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    I use the appion VCRT's on any sized system with...

    I use the appion VCRT's on any sized system with 1/4" fittings. It just takes minute to pull the cores. They help speed evacuation also, and have the convenient fitting for the micron gauge.
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    Indeed. I never thought of pumping into the...

    Indeed.

    I never thought of pumping into the dip tube of a bottle as a restriction. I've changed the way I thought about using the G5.

    Christian, I think it was asked before, but is there...
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    TBrazin, you are the only person in this thread...

    TBrazin, you are the only person in this thread that's being disrespectful and rude, and the only person here calling anyone names. Also, ironically enough, the only person running to the mods...
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    you know you'll never get that time back,...

    you know you'll never get that time back, right?!! LOL!!
  26. Our company used to collect scrap, cash it in and...

    Our company used to collect scrap, cash it in and have cook outs for the guys. when our new boss saw how much money was in it, he put a stop to it and started keeping it "for the company".

    had a...
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    I woulda bought 2 sets of belts. what's that...

    I woulda bought 2 sets of belts.

    what's that saying......Lack of planning on your part doesn't constitute an emergency on my part.
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    meh....I woulda just screwed it to the condenser...

    meh....I woulda just screwed it to the condenser coil!:whistle:
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    If you look through the Appion manual, it shows...

    If you look through the Appion manual, it shows you methods to use to keep your tanks from overheating. or you could get a small water cooled condenser to use as a subcooler before the tank, and...
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    Man, this place is awesome! Where else can you...

    Man, this place is awesome! Where else can you have such direct access with manufacturers! Thank you for participating in the board "Chris"!!

    I do have one question. I work on everything from...
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    Anything under 10-15 lbs generally isn't worth...

    Anything under 10-15 lbs generally isn't worth the trouble. But it depends on the situation.

    Say, if you have an empty recovery cylinder that you can pull into a deep vacuum. You can suck out...
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    30' of 3/8 tube: 18 oz. R22 20 oz. R410A

    30' of 3/8 tube:

    18 oz. R22

    20 oz. R410A
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    I'm glad you have the passion for the field and...

    I'm glad you have the passion for the field and the equipment, but the fact is, any results you get really don't mean anything. The manufacturers have all posted specs. that were obtained using...
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    http://www.packless.com/products/condenser-heat-pu...

    http://www.packless.com/products/condenser-heat-pump-coils-2075.htm
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    go to united and buy a 3/4 ton water cooled...

    go to united and buy a 3/4 ton water cooled condenser with 3/8 fittings for water and refrigerant sides, then braze on fittings for water hose and refrigerant hoses.

    you'll never have to find ice,...
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    I did, which is why I replied as I did. ...

    I did, which is why I replied as I did.

    Target superheat is easily calculated using IDWB and ODDB......and is only useful on a fixed orifice system. Using probes/sensors attached to a manifold...
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    Target superheat can only be used with fixed...

    Target superheat can only be used with fixed orifice units, and is a simple calculation. All you need is a psychrometer.

    IDWBx3-80-ODDB/2=TSH

    Every unit is different for charging by...
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    ive used my G5 for 2.5 years on everything from 3...

    ive used my G5 for 2.5 years on everything from 3 Ton splits to 300 ton chillers. Pulling liquid out of 125lb recovery cylinders, etc etc.....it takes a beating. If another machine is as light, as...
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    Does FP even have a megaohm meter? I use a...

    Does FP even have a megaohm meter? I use a megger...uh...megger.
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    Fluke. sometimes I like to pull out the sling...

    Fluke.

    sometimes I like to pull out the sling to watch people's faces! I have to be careful though, I made a pvc tube with screw on cap to hold it......law of unintended consequences......it...
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    appion

    appion
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    LOL! Yeah. The first day I used my AK900, my...

    LOL! Yeah. The first day I used my AK900, my partner and I got caught on a roof in a downpour. As we were running for cover, he asked if I was gonna grab my gauges. I told him if they couldn't handle...
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    The S-Man's aversion to water was the largest of...

    The S-Man's aversion to water was the largest of 2 concerns I had when going digital. The second was durability.
  44. Thread: Mystery Solved

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    so the picture is upside down and coil is in...

    so the picture is upside down and coil is in backwards?
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    I use both......it depends on the refrigerant. ...

    I use both......it depends on the refrigerant. If I'm looking at 22, It's the H10 all day long. If it's 134, or 410, the Inficon is the best choice.


    remember the H10 is a heated sensor, the...
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    if it still works, then it should work. you...

    if it still works, then it should work. you fired it up yet?
  47. Thread: Oh boy

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    Looks like they measured the new furnace, cut the...

    Looks like they measured the new furnace, cut the new hole for the flu, set it in place, and realized the duct wasn't gonna match. Easiest thing wasn't cutting the new hole, it was raising the...
  48. or search for "signal generator". JCI has a...

    or search for "signal generator". JCI has a commissioning tool, but it's like $600.

    Looks like you have a grainger distributor close by in Bahrain........BMMI Global sourcing and supply. Or...
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    I cleaned mine with electronic parts cleaner,...

    I cleaned mine with electronic parts cleaner, then filled the empty voids with exopy and clamped together with vice grips, let sit overnight, good as new!

    I was gonna order one through United R,...
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    if it's a vial, it's prolly R11. The H10's...

    if it's a vial, it's prolly R11.

    The H10's don't do well with HFC's. I have the H10 Pro, and although they say it works, it's not very reliable.

    I use the inficon D tech select infrared for...
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