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    Reclamation Unit , what one to buy

    New job wants me to buy a reclaim unt. Ive used Appion G5 and they are great, but I cant afford that right now. What do you recommend . Doing res and commercial work
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    Its a recovery machine, not a reclaimer. You can probably scoop up a g5 off eBay for a few hundred bucks.

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    recover reclaim. like tomato tomoto you know what I mean.
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    With ebay might be a pain if warranty comes up

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    Recovery and Reclaim are two. Completely different things..
    I'd just buy a regular recovery unit like the G5 or a yellow jacket and be done with it... No need to have the huge unit that most automotive shops have..

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    Amazon has the Bacharach Stinger it's r410a compatible and you need that with the price of r22 skyrocketing, it can recover many refrigerants and it has an optional 80% tank shut off switch to allow unsupervised recovery of larger charges.
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    One of my coworkers has a stinger, its so slow compared to my appion g5. I'd rather buy a used g5 off eBay than any other new recovery machine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jtrammel View Post
    One of my coworkers has a stinger, its so slow compared to my appion g5. I'd rather buy a used g5 off eBay than any other new recovery machine.
    Is it slow even with push-pull recovery? O.o

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    Quote Originally Posted by dartbyu View Post
    New job wants me to buy a reclaim unt. Ive used Appion G5 and they are great, but I cant afford that right now. What do you recommend . Doing res and commercial work
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    Like other stated its recovery. But that's pretty lame you have to buy your own. Especially considering most companies I've ever worked for charge a recovery fee. Just my thought anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by walden.raccoon View Post
    Is it slow even with push-pull recovery? O.o
    Its quicker except for set up and then once liquid is gone you have to swap hoses and recover the vapor, which is slow slow. With the appion you hook it up go do something and in 10 minutes or so its empty. Doesn't matter if liquid or vapor, it drinks liquid and swallows vapor and doesn't miss a beat. Hands down the g5 is the best recovery machine on the market IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dartbyu View Post
    New job wants me to buy a reclaim unt. Ive used Appion G5 and they are great, but I cant afford that right now. What do you recommend . Doing res and commercial work
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    Stick with the G5. Trust me on this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hvac wiz 79 View Post
    Like other stated its recovery. But that's pretty lame you have to buy your own. Especially considering most companies I've ever worked for charge a recovery fee. Just my thought anyway

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    G5 twin. Is the best. I have used most of them out there.


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    Another vote for the g5 twin on eBay. Bought mine a few years back for 300 bucks and it's a beast.

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