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    I have tried just about everything, I gave away...

    I have tried just about everything, I gave away the spray gel when the tip was clogged and sprayed to the side, on the joint to be soldered, I like to never got it clean enough to take solder, like...
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    Ahh, I see you found my cutting torch, it fell...

    Ahh, I see you found my cutting torch, it fell off the truck a while ago, just keep it, I got a new one that I dragged behind the van the day after I got it... LOL
  3. Howdy Cousin! You sound just like what I am...

    Howdy Cousin!

    You sound just like what I am looking for here. I work on everything you listed and I am an American Standard Dealer, we are also a Dealer of Bosch and Airtemp(R E Michel Company)...
  4. I have found the extra $ isnt missed as much as I...

    I have found the extra $ isnt missed as much as I thought it would be. I just turned 52, at 47 I thought I might be able to do this another 30 years, now I really don't think I will be able to, 5...
  5. I don't have that "Unicorn" schedule, I work till...

    I don't have that "Unicorn" schedule, I work till all hours and every day most days. I do know that companies around here are going to that mindset. Take an HVAC installation, us old mindset guys...
  6. I own a business in Louisiana, I offer almost the...

    I own a business in Louisiana, I offer almost the same things as you do, just not as much on the insurance side of things due to just not enough people anymore to get the good price on the insurance,...
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    depending on other parameters, I have actually...

    depending on other parameters, I have actually had a set of old yellow jacket gauges trick me on a txv system, it wasnt until I used the new set of electronic Testo gauges, which I bought just for...
  8. Thread: Got Milwaukee?

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    I'm guessing, you have so many tires so you can...

    I'm guessing, you have so many tires so you can drive to where the Milwaukee sale is at
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    You left out the amount of BTU's needed to cook...

    You left out the amount of BTU's needed to cook the product by weight volume, at frozen and room temperature
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    I agree, the Pitco fryers are tuff, but I have...

    I agree, the Pitco fryers are tuff, but I have worked on a few of the newer models, under warranty, I just dont think anyone makes things like they once did, and its a crap shoot. I have seen a set...
  11. Thread: Nylog white

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    I only use RectorSeal for pipe dope, the white...

    I only use RectorSeal for pipe dope, the white T+2 I come from a long line of plumbers and pipefitters and have tried everything else, just isnt as good and will dry out over time. I have come to a...
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    I am in Louisiana, I own a business in this...

    I am in Louisiana, I own a business in this trade/ field and its always a struggle in the winter, just like in Oklahoma and Austin, TX. I know a guy here, he always takes the winter off to go hunting...
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    I have seen this very thing as well. My uncle...

    I have seen this very thing as well. My uncle worked for Phillips way back when as an engineer, he said that POE will mix with EVERYTHING, he even stressed everything, even moisture, and that can...
  14. I hate to even post on this, but this sounds just...

    I hate to even post on this, but this sounds just like an offer from the company my wife was working for, I never actually seen any revenue from it, but I did put in hours every week. What they did...
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    I am guessing, everything made today with this...

    I am guessing, everything made today with this type of gland nut has an 'O' ring. So tightening it may make it worse, just an educated guess on my part, yeah educated "guess" is what I'm guessing......
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    nice brazing and I really dislike those rheem/...

    nice brazing and I really dislike those rheem/ rudd/ fujitsu service valves, I've started charging a nuisance fee to work on them... LOL
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    its been my experience, way back when I had NO...

    its been my experience, way back when I had NO experience with silver or stay brite, the #8 will just run off at that temp. I think I was 16 or 17 and we installed(tried to install) a water heater...
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    I once had a single drop of sweat hit right in...

    I once had a single drop of sweat hit right in the middle of the joint as I was running the 15% silfoss, it would not solder there, I had to totally pull apart and clean the crap out of both pieces...
  19. Thread: Zoomlock

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    I couldn't afford Robinair digital gauges in the...

    I couldn't afford Robinair digital gauges in the late 80's, I had to borrow beg and skimp to afford the Robinair standard set of gauges, only the gods of a/c had those digital gauges back then... LOL
  20. Thread: Zoomlock

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    Why Thank You Knave, sometimes I drink enough to...

    Why Thank You Knave, sometimes I drink enough to actually make sense... LOL Seriously, I just tried to get the point across without calling anyone a name or trying to put them in some category they...
  21. Thread: Zoomlock

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    I definitely have my moments

    I definitely have my moments
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    Those are like the sharkbite couplings, I have...

    Those are like the sharkbite couplings, I have only used them for water and air. They dont make a good seal on soft copper tubing, but seem to make a good seal on rigid tubing and I have only had a...
  23. Thread: Zoomlock

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    Here's my dollar 2 ninety 8... I for one, also...

    Here's my dollar 2 ninety 8...
    I for one, also purge while brazing, it just makes the whole experience go better, then once you are done, vacuuming goes so much better as well. 10 psi should be more...
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    plugged or leaking by?

    plugged or leaking by?
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    Way back when, I worked for a company that had...

    Way back when, I worked for a company that had several top notch techs, they never bled off their gauges, over time, the systems with small leaks would get non-condensables in the system and cause...
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    I have never used it, but there is something that...

    I have never used it, but there is something that our local Baker Distributing sells and they say it can un-stick reversing valves and TXV's but I dont remember the name of it. If you have a Baker...
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    Definitely the yeast is causing this problem. I...

    Definitely the yeast is causing this problem. I have to keep the beer keg coolers drain clean monthly and places that have their own bakery in house needs constant attention. The PM schedule should...
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    If I can give you a little help, on this site,...

    If I can give you a little help, on this site, post exactely what it is you are working with and what the thing is you need info on and guys tend to not give the Smart A's answer when given the full...
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    sounds like more than just getting the subcool/...

    sounds like more than just getting the subcool/ superheat correct. airflow, small duct sizing, a combo of everything wrong. If the duct sizing is small, subcool/ superheat will need to be spot on for...
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    Yeah, you should have seen the store owners face...

    Yeah, you should have seen the store owners face when I showed him the pictures of before and after, he then reiterated to me, "That's why I want you doing my work!" This owner doesn't mind spending...
  31. Thread: CPR valve?

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    On a True Reach In, it will be located on the...

    On a True Reach In, it will be located on the suction line under side of the box by the compressor, It really doesn't matter where, as long as it is between the compressor and evaporator. I can say...
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    Was going to post, "Don't paint the condenser...

    Was going to post, "Don't paint the condenser coils, had a Dairy Queen contract a painter to paint all of his ac units red, I showed up to see why the ac wasn't working about an hour after he had...
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    said with the face of OMG!!!! LOL

    said with the face of OMG!!!! LOL
  34. Thread: Switch stages?

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    Exactly what PHM said. I had a customer...

    Exactly what PHM said. I had a customer complaining about condensation running off the windows and all over the floor when they got to the store in the morning and you could feel the humidity in the...
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    Perhaps I am not following your wording, but I've...

    Perhaps I am not following your wording, but I've done a lot of 1/2 and 3/4 HP refrigeration compressors, on these I usually use a coupling to make the connection, or swag my tube larger with my...
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    Delta T washed away...

    817190817191817192817193817194

    This new customer was asking about doing preventive maintenance, because the guy they had for the last 5 years told them it's normal for their ac to sweat and clog...
  37. Thread: CFM vacuum pump

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    Very True! Using 1/4" standard hoses I get...

    Very True! Using 1/4" standard hoses I get various readings pulling vacuum on the same thing using the same setup and micron gauge, it is annoying to say the least.
  38. Thread: CFM vacuum pump

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    I've had a JB Extreme 6 CFM, 2 stage for a while...

    I've had a JB Extreme 6 CFM, 2 stage for a while now, long enough for it to break the coupling between the motor and pump assembly. I called JB to order it, they sent it to me for free. I also had my...
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    Adding this also, I have seen a few Testo gauges...

    Adding this also, I have seen a few Testo gauges for a fair price lately, I like them because they are pretty accurate. On the UEI I had one of their clamp meters once, it didn't last long and I...
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    I like the Testo brand stuff also. On the strap,...

    I like the Testo brand stuff also. On the strap, I will use a 1" wide electrical tape I get from the local industrial electronics store to keep it tight to the pipe.
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    I usually have ice start to form on the...

    I usually have ice start to form on the compressor or receiver, so it always takes longer to recover. So, with that said, speeding up the recovery would cause it to take longer due to a larger build...
  42. yeah, thats what I meant, and since the splitting...

    yeah, thats what I meant, and since the splitting of hairs, it is still LP and Natural gas and its "other stuff" contained within. It's been a long day, and I am tired, but it is banned totally...
  43. I see copper all over the place, but it has been...

    I see copper all over the place, but it has been banned around here due to it being deteriorated by gas, both Natural and LP. If it is not done to code and someone dies because of it, not only will...
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    It looks like a Miller to me

    It looks like a Miller to me
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    So, this article put out by these guys that are...

    So, this article put out by these guys that are claiming that cleaning your coil is a waste of time and a dirty coil dissipates more heat, you ask me if a hotter coil dissipates more heat, as if you...
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    not busting your male parts, but according to the...

    not busting your male parts, but according to the article, you caused it to not work better... Just ask vegas, he'll tell you all about Delta T and how a hotter condenser dissipates more heat
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    try pulling the covers off next time, I bet they...

    try pulling the covers off next time, I bet they will dry out faster. Thats what we once upon a time did with stuff that got wet, before there was the internet, bags of rice or things like that.
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    by happy place, you mean sitting in the...

    by happy place, you mean sitting in the restaurant having a beverage, in the ac. or something like that.
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    I'm just going to say this one thing about this ...

    I'm just going to say this one thing about this

    WRONG!
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    sorry to hear about your pain. It does get harder...

    sorry to hear about your pain. It does get harder for me as I get older though.
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