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    Testo 570

    Does anybody own this manifold. I have almost bought digital gauges 100 times but always back out. It's either the 570 or a digi cool. Testo 570 just has so many capabilities.

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    I have 2 570 testos LOVE them do not tighten valves down too hard or valve seat will pull teflon insert out of valve stem

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    Quote Originally Posted by cavalieri85 View Post
    Does anybody own this manifold. I have almost bought digital gauges 100 times but always back out. It's either the 570 or a digi cool. Testo 570 just has so many capabilities.
    Check the Fieldpeice SMAN4 out. You won't have to worry about over tightening on these because we know it can happen sometimes and designed our valves to handle the abuse.

    http://youtu.be/OqC1YXNqVEc

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    cavalier I see you are in FL. Did you see this?
    Jim you got a SMAN4 you could drench like this?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du8P-OGtXNY
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    Quote Originally Posted by itsiceman View Post
    cavalier I see you are in FL. Did you see this?
    Jim you got a SMAN4 you could drench like this?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du8P-OGtXNY
    Mine did and came thru unscathed...my 570 has not been caught in a down pour yet.

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    I like this one... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uhCxRKkWXI

    I know the title said testo but he did mention Digicool. There are a ton of guys on the forum that use them. Mine have been very reliable. A few coworkers had to stop using the Testo 550's because of repeated issues and down time sending them to Testo. They switched to Digicools and I have not heard of problem with them thus far.
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    If you are going to USE the capabilities get the Testo if not get the digi-cool. I have both and they are great but the Digi-cool is much tougher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pascone10 View Post
    I like this one... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uhCxRKkWXI

    I know the title said testo but he did mention Digicool. There are a ton of guys on the forum that use them. Mine have been very reliable. A few coworkers had to stop using the Testo 550's because of repeated issues and down time sending them to Testo. They switched to Digicools and I have not heard of problem with them thus far.
    ^^ditto^^

    My experience also.

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    None of my suppliers have ever heard of Diggicool.

    It would seem that if the manifold was as robust as presented here, they would b in all the supply houses just as Fieldpiece and Testo are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hvac5646 View Post
    None of my suppliers have ever heard of Diggicool.

    It would seem that if the manifold was as robust as presented here, they would b in all the supply houses just as Fieldpiece and Testo are.
    I was called out on a HP that wasn't performing properly 2 weeks ago, it was raining HARD, had on my rain jacket and waterproof bibs, took a 1/4" nut driver and my digicool-ak900 with clamps on. It rained directly on the face for a good a 10 minutes, I had them laying on top of the unit, had to keep wiping the water off to see the read out. Unit was low on charge. I had a set of sman3's for 2 years, I liked them but no way I would've used them in that scenario.

    The supply houses in my area also don't carry the BluVac micron gauge or Appion anything but I still bought those tools as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mason View Post
    I was called out on a HP that wasn't performing properly 2 weeks ago, it was raining HARD, had on my rain jacket and waterproof bibs, took a 1/4" nut driver and my digicool-ak900 with clamps on. It rained directly on the face for a good a 10 minutes, I had them laying on top of the unit, had to keep wiping the water off to see the read out. Unit was low on charge. I had a set of sman3's for 2 years, I liked them but no way I would've used them in that scenario.

    The supply houses in my area also don't carry the BluVac micron gauge or Appion anything but I still bought those tools as well.
    Last paragraph is dead on!
    Many times I've turned my suppliers on to an excellent product/tool.
    Supply houses around here are definitely behind the times on tools. I have also had them (SH) bring in universal parts, that they were clueless on, in which I had done my own homework on.


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    If one of your places carry UEi you can get the BluVac its just yellow
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    Quote Originally Posted by mason View Post
    I was called out on a HP that wasn't performing properly 2 weeks ago, it was raining HARD, had on my rain jacket and waterproof bibs, took a 1/4" nut driver and my digicool-ak900 with clamps on. It rained directly on the face for a good a 10 minutes, I had them laying on top of the unit, had to keep wiping the water off to see the read out. Unit was low on charge. I had a set of sman3's for 2 years, I liked them but no way I would've used them in that scenario.

    The supply houses in my area also don't carry the BluVac micron gauge or Appion anything but I still bought those tools as well.
    Quote Originally Posted by kamersoutdoor View Post
    Last paragraph is dead on!
    Many times I've turned my suppliers on to an excellent product/tool.
    Supply houses around here are definitely behind the times on tools. I have also had them (SH) bring in universal parts, that they were clueless on, in which I had done my own homework on.


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    There were some issues between the supply houses and Doug Lockhart in years past... not sure how ti turned out. Bottom line is: Big players (Testo, YJ, etc) crowded Doug and the DigiCool out.

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