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    I see no love for the YJ pumps. I have 3 6CFM YJ...

    I see no love for the YJ pumps.
    I have 3 6CFM YJ pumps with no complaints. The oldest is now 23 years old.
    I recently replaced the pump coupler on the oldest one to the current design.
    Thatís...
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    :eek:Sorry but my tool OCD would not permit...

    :eek:Sorry but my tool OCD would not permit that.:beat:
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    I am waiting on the following 3 Tekton SAE sets...

    I am waiting on the following 3 Tekton SAE sets coming out this summer.
    I have no need to lug around metric sockets when all the equipment I work on is SAE.
    I’m currently using an old Craftsman set...
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    It is labeled as 18v and itís the factory power...

    It is labeled as 18v and itís the factory power adapter.
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    H10 AC Adapter question.

    When I bought my H10-PM 8-9 years ago it came with a 120/240 AC adapter to charge it.
    The adapter output shows 18vdc 1.1A
    There was an optional AC adapter that I also purchased so it could be run...
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    I picked up one of these locally yesterday for...

    I picked up one of these locally yesterday for $30.00 Canadian.
    No point in reinventing the wheel at that price.
    It’s now back to its old self again....
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    When all 6 batteries were freshly charged it ran...

    When all 6 batteries were freshly charged it ran for an hour at home. Everything seemed normal.
    I recharged the batteries and stuck it in the truck where it sat for about 10 days before I needed it....
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    Iíve been running 6 18650ís in series parallel....

    Iíve been running 6 18650ís in series parallel.
    The pump sounded weak and didnít work very well.

    My batteries were only 1500mah. I may try some 2800mah or I may try 8 18650ís with a voltage...
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    I have 2 that are at least 10 years old. I...

    I have 2 that are at least 10 years old.
    I finally replaced the port gaskets. (18973)
    I had to order them and wait. Now I have spares and Iím going to order 2 rebuild kits.
    18974 is the rebuild...
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    I have 2 valve core removal tools. On the side...

    I have 2 valve core removal tools.
    On the side port of the low side core removal tool I connect my YJ 69075 vacuum gauge which has a ball valve attached to it. (69067) is the part number for the...
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    https://i.postimg.cc/nL14QGnv/71-FEB8-ED-A863-4-B5...

    https://i.postimg.cc/nL14QGnv/71-FEB8-ED-A863-4-B59-B867-7-B56105-E8-B9-A.jpgSprinter.
    We have 2 and we are on our 3rd.
    5 year lease, 100,000 mile extended limited warranty,
    We do our own...
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    What makes VRF connections so critical other than...

    What makes VRF connections so critical other than the potential for greater refrigerant loss?
    I have industrial systems that take over 150Lbs of refrigerant.
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    My sensor is over 10 years old. Itís has been...

    My sensor is over 10 years old.
    Itís has been cleaned with IPA a couple of times when it was new.
    I then installed a ball valve on the sensor.
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    I have 3 YJ 6 CFM pumps with the oldest being...

    I have 3 YJ 6 CFM pumps with the oldest being from 1996. The oldest is my favorite.

    I just replaced the motor coupling this morning after 23 years.

    I never shut the pump down under vacuum. You...
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    I use torque wrenches for many things including...

    I use torque wrenches for many things including engine building, compressor repairs, tire changes, suspension components but in 30 years in this trade I never thought of torquing flare nuts.

    I...
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    TL220 for me

    TL220 for me
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    The Testo 550 was my first digital manifold. In...

    The Testo 550 was my first digital manifold.
    In the first week I broke the hanging hook like many others. They replaced it with no issues. It broke again and I never bothered to fix it again.
    ...
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    Do you use the propress for water or refrigerant?...

    Do you use the propress for water or refrigerant?
    Whatís your opinion on it.
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    I see lots of huge tool chests in some service...

    I see lots of huge tool chests in some service trucks.
    Iím wondering what they are filled with.
    Aside from my tool pouch I basically carry a full socket set and combination wrenches.
    A set of...
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    It is a 40í vertical, 80í total run as per the OP.

    It is a 40í vertical, 80í total run as per the OP.
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    Start on the bottom floor and ensure that the...

    Start on the bottom floor and ensure that the drains going down are not blocked or obstructed.
    My guys are in the process of replacing 1200 drain pans and installing float switches on every one of...
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    Unfortunately Dectron has been bought and sold...

    Unfortunately Dectron has been bought and sold the same way the village bicycle is passed around since the original owner sold it back in the late 80ís.
    In those days it was state of the art.
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    I worked at Dectron from 1987-1988 as an...

    I worked at Dectron from 1987-1988 as an assembler when I first got out of trade school to get my foot in the industry.
    Even back then all the copper tubing was buffed then coated with a clear...
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    H-10PM Quick and dirty M12 battery conversion....

    H-10PM Quick and dirty M12 battery conversion.
    https://i.postimg.cc/dhFDvHQY/3-BAD7-EBB-AB26-4-EE2-BC65-2780-C0287-F38.jpg

    I ran it for about 15 minutes this morning with no low battery...
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    I have 2 guys who can screw up any sprayer I give...

    I have 2 guys who can screw up any sprayer I give them.
    Iím down to $10-$15 Home Depot 1 gallon sprayers.
    They usually go through 2 a year.
    They were going through 2 New Calgon sprayers a year...
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    I have a Ridgid 300 and a set of 11-R and 12-R...

    I have a Ridgid 300 and a set of 11-R and 12-R dies.
    I also have a 141 for doing 2-1/2Ē to 4Ē pipe.
    The secret to good threading is good lubrication. The problem with the 600 is youíre more...
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    Itís about $340usd. If youíre talking about the...

    Itís about $340usd.
    If youíre talking about the small loop (#758) itís used to slide one of the bars of the Ridgid 300 threader through it so it wonít spin.
    It can be seen in the picture below....
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    I scored big today.

    I woke up thinking I would need to spend close to $4,000 Canadian today to set myself up to thread 3Ē black pipe.
    By chance I looked on a Kijiji and found someone 60 miles from me who had multiple...
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    What brand and model of unit? Are there 2 txvís...

    What brand and model of unit?
    Are there 2 txvís for 1 circuit?
    Are there 2 compressors for 1 circuit? (Tandem compressors)
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    Honeywell IAQ products. You can add a decent...

    Honeywell IAQ products.
    You can add a decent steam humidifier down the road and if your house is air tight you can add a compatible air exchanger.
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    I love the nest. I had an emergency calls during...

    I love the nest. I had an emergency calls during the Christmas Holidays for a Nest thermostat.
    The home was 40F inside while the outdoor temp around 0F.
    Once the Nest loses communication the...
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    A dry fire situation means that more than 1 thing...

    A dry fire situation means that more than 1 thing has gone wrong already.
    Most likely more than 2 things have gone wrong.
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    Most units typically have a maximum manifold...

    Most units typically have a maximum manifold pressure of 3.5"wc.
    Therefore 7"wc at the inlet is more than satisfactory.

    Where most people screw up is not sizing gas line capacity correctly.
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    I can beat that without breaking a sweat. 5 ton...

    I can beat that without breaking a sweat.
    5 ton York rooftop 220V single phase unit with a 20 kw electric duct heater.
    Commercial building management company.
    My first call to this location.
    The...
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    I haven't read all 8 pages of the thread but I'll...

    I haven't read all 8 pages of the thread but I'll give you my opinion on this trade.
    I started on the manufacturing side in 1987 and worked my way to the service side a year later.
    I now own my own...
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    Trying to identify a unit.

    I have a unit I am trying to identify so that a replacement can be found.
    The unit has A/C and gas heat and the supply is above the return.
    The only thing I can find on the unit is that it's an...
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    I lost mine too.

    I lost mine too.
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    Looking for Buffalo Forge Blower fan data

    I am looking for a fan curve or any available literature on a Buffalo Forge blower
    Type V Model 152
    Any help would be appreciated.
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    In the 27 years I've been in the business I've...

    In the 27 years I've been in the business I've gone through many meters.
    I started out with a Hioki analog meter that went into the garbage when I started working at my first job.
    Another tech with...
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    I have the YJ hydraulic set. Before purchasing I...

    I have the YJ hydraulic set.
    Before purchasing I read the reviews and the biggest complaint was wear between the anvil and the dies.
    I used a little never seize on the anvil and have not had any...
  41. Thread: Work Pants

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    I wear 5.1.1 Tactical Tac Lite Pro Pants. Plenty...

    I wear 5.1.1 Tactical Tac Lite Pro Pants.
    Plenty of pockets including a cell phone pocket and a pocket for pens.
    Very breathable, they dry in 20 minutes when caught in the rain.
    The knees are...
  42. I have installed quite a few Gree ductless mini...

    I have installed quite a few Gree ductless mini splits and I can guarantee you that they are not stealing any American technology.
    Their units are very well made and light years ahead of any...
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    Where in the coil is it? If it is next to the...

    Where in the coil is it?
    If it is next to the tube sheet I use a 1/8" aircraft drill bit to drill holes in the tubesheet around the tube in question.
    I then cutout the tube sheet before brazing.
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    I have the Klein CL2100 which has true RMS and...

    I have the Klein CL2100 which has true RMS and the built in thermocouple.
    I purchased it after my truck was broken into and $6,000 worth of tools were stolen including 3 Fluke meters.

    I needed to...
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    I use a Surefire 6PX Pro. It uses 2 CR134...

    I use a Surefire 6PX Pro.
    It uses 2 CR134 batteries.
    It has 2 intensities 15 lumen and 200 lumen.
    Not the cheapest flashlight or batteries but I can usually buy a box of 12 genuine surefire for...
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    This isn't the open forum section if I'm not...

    This isn't the open forum section if I'm not mistaken.

    In the last 25 years I've only had 1 Carlyle 06D/E series compressor run low oil pressure on me.
    I deal with a local rebuild shop who sells...
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    I prefer a rib steak but those are some nicely...

    I prefer a rib steak but those are some nicely marbled pieces of tasty goodness .
  48. I'm in Montreal and I've opened them up in the...

    I'm in Montreal and I've opened them up in the winter to find frost covering the interior of the disconnect.
    You then get the sun coming out and melting the frost directly into the terminals.
    ...
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    What is the return air wetbulb temp? If you...

    What is the return air wetbulb temp?

    If you also had return air wetbulb you could check if the airflow is too high causing the high supply temp.
  50. The question is did you find the cause? It just...

    The question is did you find the cause?
    It just doesn't happen because it felt like it.

    To elaborate a litre more in our Canadian climate what usuly happens is that the electrician doesn't use...
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