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    Those should have dampeners on the compressor...

    Those should have dampeners on the compressor base. Make sure They're free and not bolted down or otherwise secured via shipping.

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    Should have a bed of filler. Rock holds heat....

    Should have a bed of filler. Rock holds heat. This should be fine.

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    Just curious, did you purge the tank with...

    Just curious, did you purge the tank with nitrogen? Also dont hesitate to call field piece about this. The service was excellent. I had sman 400 that leaked. I sent them in and they sent me new sman...
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    Klein needle nose with the stripper is king in my...

    Klein needle nose with the stripper is king in my HVAC service bag.

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    I'm using Dewalt. The 20 volt impacts go a long...

    I'm using Dewalt. The 20 volt impacts go a long time between charging.
    Time is $$$.

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    You get what you pay for. Home owner is sol at...

    You get what you pay for. Home owner is sol at least he called a pro. I'd charge full price install to fix everything. If they pulled a full evacuation on the system I'd be surprised. This smacks of...
  7. I have several on my service trucks. Saves time...

    I have several on my service trucks. Saves time for sure. Lost a few magnets but you play hard that's going to happen.

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    Love them.

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    I've had fieldpiece sman gushes for at least 5...

    I've had fieldpiece sman gushes for at least 5 years. I had a problem with the sman400 gauges I sent them in and they sent me new 460 gauges. I'd send the faulty ones in before switching. I have...
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    Yes never used threaded again. Sent from my...

    Yes never used threaded again.


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    Sorry I meant R12 on R22. Sent from my...

    Sorry I meant R12 on R22.

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    As for dumping r22 on r22. We did that when I was...

    As for dumping r22 on r22. We did that when I was in the Seabees. Overseas you use what you have. It worked fine HVAC in a jungle environment didn't matter. I know guys who dump NU22 into old R22...
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    Great information on repairing the better then...

    Great information on repairing the better then all others Trane. Thank you.

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    Darn, I just scrapped a 2-ton yesterday bc of a...

    Darn, I just scrapped a 2-ton yesterday bc of a leaking coil. I'll definitely give this a try. I've ran into an epoxy that is used with a heatgun it's got good feedback from some local techs. We...
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    Always work for a good HVAC technician. I'd walk....

    Always work for a good HVAC technician. I'd walk. You should be treated with respect and paid accordingly.

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    I'm guessing your the go to guy for your Company....

    I'm guessing your the go to guy for your Company. A little Quality control from the Master goes a long way.

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    Yup gonna need a new pulley. Its amazing how much...

    Yup gonna need a new pulley. Its amazing how much bad information is passed to the hands on guy. I work my own Company just because of crap like this.

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    No pan under the unit? Never pass, they'd at the...

    No pan under the unit? Never pass, they'd at the least need a wired float switch. Guessing no p-trap, supply vents gonna get rusted after a few years. No pro install for sure.

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    I have no pity on customers that hire...

    I have no pity on customers that hire non-licensed companies. This was a no permit pulled job. I would charge full install price. I'm going to hazzard a guess that they opened it up without...
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    Definatly a handyman special. I'm guessing that...

    Definatly a handyman special. I'm guessing that no HVAC training was used on this unit.LOL

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    I've used Sman 460's and have never had any...

    I've used Sman 460's and have never had any problems pulling under 500 microns. The vacuum pump is #7 silver bullet. Both are 3 plus years of continuous use. I clean the sensor with high % rubbing...
  22. The suction side is fast for evacuation of...

    The suction side is fast for evacuation of refrigerant? I've always used the liquid port. I'll try this on my next recovery. Just purchased a G-Twin so its twice as quick. I use the Sman 460 manifold...
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    I've been using SMAM 460 with fieldpiece dual...

    I've been using SMAM 460 with fieldpiece dual psychrometer to dial in charges. I'm a licenced master mechanical tech. Have my own company now for 4 yrs. I do light commercial and residential services...
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    Hate those fins. Kansas cottonwood trees load up...

    Hate those fins. Kansas cottonwood trees load up in these. Some techs torch the cotton off.

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    I'm in agreement that hydraulic systems hold way...

    I'm in agreement that hydraulic systems hold way more psi. These should do fine. Is the wrap some kind of saturated epoxy?

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    Sticky: Poll: Goodman,carrier,tempstar,Lennox and others. ...

    Goodman,carrier,tempstar,Lennox and others.

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    You get what you pay for. I can tweak in a charge...

    You get what you pay for. I can tweak in a charge to exact specifications using my wireless psycrhomoter in conjunction with the sman460. It figures wetbulb supply air, return air and gives the exact...
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    SMAN 460 FIELDPIECE IT HAS BUILT-IN MICROMETER...

    SMAN 460 FIELDPIECE IT HAS BUILT-IN MICROMETER FOR VACUUM EVACUATION AND ALL CURRENT T&P CHARTS. SUBCOOL AND SUPERHEAT READOUTS WITH HIGH/LOW SIDE TEMPERATURE CLAMPS. WIRELESS TO OTHER COMPATIBLE...
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    If you're a master mechanical licensed trademan...

    If you're a master mechanical licensed trademan you should know enough to NOT put a union inside the burner area. It blows and a smart fire investigator will catch it. Good way to loose your license...
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    Why would you put the union inside the cabinet?...

    Why would you put the union inside the cabinet? Code requires it ti be outside of it. Say it leaks, nothing would stop the buildup of gas inside of the cabinet. Bow add a call for heat, since its...
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