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    New ak set-up

    Noticed that my AK manifold is leaking by last week, and doesn't seem to be any adjustment left. Being that they're 3yrs old, I decided to order the revolver to slap under them.
    I'll probably order a rebuild for the DC manifold anyways, so if I don't like the new set up I can switch back. However, if indeed I do like the set up, I will keep the DC manifold in service with standard gauges attached.
    Wish me luck!

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    Good luck
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    What adjustment is available? I just got a AK900 and curious.

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    The reason I picked the revolver is the ball valve feature which resembles the DC, and I absolutely love the 1/4 turn. With the added bonus of the four hose (for those lazy days).

    The adjustments are on the side. Adjusted with an allen wrench.
    Saturday I noticed my low side leaking by when charging a wi freezer, I adjusted it all the way in to no avail. High side leaking by too, same results.
    With as much use and abuse as I've given them, I am in no way dissatisfied with the DC manifold. They will be rebuilt if that option is available! But in the meantime, the revolver will get a shot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by itsiceman View Post
    Good luck
    Personal experience with the revolver?

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    Just wishing you good luck like you asked for

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    Isn't the Revolver a Sherman made by thermal?

    I was looking into one and the Thermal site said "discontinued". So I got a YJ instead. Don't want to be stuck with a manifold with no replacement parts.
    If you know something different let me know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hvac5646 View Post
    Isn't the Revolver a Sherman made by thermal?

    I was looking into one and the Thermal site said "discontinued". So I got a YJ instead. Don't want to be stuck with a manifold with no replacement parts.
    If you know something different let me know.
    I am about to order an AK... probably without the manifold. I prefer using a 4 valver also... Would be interested in results of the 'revolver' also.

    I do not like using the offsets... so there are only a few manifolds that will work. I would like to get away from the Titan-2... valves are too stiff.
    Thoughts and suggestions?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ga-hvac-tech View Post
    I am about to order an AK... probably without the manifold. I prefer using a 4 valver also... Would be interested in results of the 'revolver' also.

    I do not like using the offsets... so there are only a few manifolds that will work. I would like to get away from the Titan-2... valves are too stiff.
    Thoughts and suggestions?
    Any manifold can be stiff, but does not mean its bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hvac5646 View Post
    Any manifold can be stiff, but does not mean its bad.
    The DC1250 I have used for 6+ years has a Titan-2 under it. The valves are too stiff... not that I cannot turn them... just would be nice if the valves were not as stiff.

    Now a question for you: Why NOT shop around for a better manifold? As far as the gauge set... I believe for me the DC is the better choice... The manifold question is still open.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ga-hvac-tech View Post
    The DC1250 I have used for 6+ years has a Titan-2 under it. The valves are too stiff... not that I cannot turn them... just would be nice if the valves were not as stiff.

    Now a question for you: Why NOT shop around for a better manifold? As far as the gauge set... I believe for me the DC is the better choice... The manifold question is still open.
    i don't understand.

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    Forgive my ignorance I didn't see anything about adjustment in manual.

    What do the Allen screws do or what adjustment are they making?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hvac5646 View Post
    Isn't the Revolver a Sherman made by thermal?

    I was looking into one and the Thermal site said "discontinued". So I got a YJ instead. Don't want to be stuck with a manifold with no replacement parts.
    If you know something different let me know.
    It's branded JB, doesn't look like the Sherman, if I'm thinking of the same manifold you are.

    http://jbind.com/products/product-se...aspx?SKU=26040

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