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    Stahlwille...

    Stahlwille
    https://www.misterworker.com/en/stahlwille/torque-control/electronic-torque-wrenches/2195

    Gedore
    https://us.gedore.com/en/products/our-tool-range/torque-tools/#c16658

    Hazet...
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    I've used both the twin tips and the C-shaped...

    I've used both the twin tips and the C-shaped wrapper tips, but not the cap'n hook version.
    I agree with a lot of the points mentioned above . It takes practice and a steady hand, bumping on the...
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    I like the looks of those, much cheaper too. Good...

    I like the looks of those, much cheaper too. Good idea on the deep socket, never thought of that.
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    7/16-20 Thread Chaser

    I have been looking for a deep socket style thread chaser tool for 1/4" access fittings. (7/16-20 NF / SAE)

    The CPS tool has been discontinued, the Irwin/Hanson and Snap-on versions have been...
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    Trane Tech Support Number

    I'm looking for tech support number for Commercial.

    Local office is closed today as it's a holiday in Canada, could not seem to find a number for the US.
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    I bought one of these as an apprentice thinking I...

    I bought one of these as an apprentice thinking I would use it all the time. 10 years later I had only used it on a couple of occasions and then sold it on ebay.
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    I couldn't find Polyrex EM anywhere local during...

    I couldn't find Polyrex EM anywhere local during the supply chain woes, most online outlets were quoting several weeks delivery. I went to our motor rebuild shop and they hooked me up, give them a...
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    I didn't have a 3-in-1 on the truck at the time,...

    I didn't have a 3-in-1 on the truck at the time, haven't been working on smaller equipment lately, but I do use them if I can't get the OEM.

    We sent the apprentice out to replace the relay, I'll...
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    Current Relay - Amperage Tolerance

    Gents,

    Is there a tolerance spec for pickup/dropout amperages when replacing current relays? I have not been able to find anything in Copeland or Tecumseh literature.

    The original is 7-9 days...
  10. I'm a big advocate of using ferrules on stranded...

    I'm a big advocate of using ferrules on stranded wire. As Jayman says, if replacing a screw connection with a lug, cut the fork off and place the remaining sleeve under the lug, works great.

    I...
  11. Thanks for your input, guys. My copy of the...

    Thanks for your input, guys. My copy of the service manual is from 1990 so this one is more clear.

    Parts were 2-3 weeks away, I will keep you updated. Spare gaskets for the cover plate are...
  12. Trane CRHR400 - Unloader Check Valve Ring

    Customer called the other day saying the unit was underperforming, sight glass was flashing hard upon arrival.
    I went up to the condensing unit and could hear refrigerant leaking from the end plate...
  13. I prefer taking the time to do a laser alignment,...

    I prefer taking the time to do a laser alignment, using a tension gauge and scheduling a follow up check/adjust when replacing a pulley or belt.

    There are some limitations with lasers too. If the...
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    Yes, this was "priced in". Other contractors are...

    Yes, this was "priced in". Other contractors are bidding the project as well so we have to stay within reason.

    I ordered one from Nu-Calgon, should be here in time if we are awarded the job.
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    This is a proposal for an upcoming retrofit, they...

    This is a proposal for an upcoming retrofit, they specify 3 oil changes, verifying <5% MO, triple evacuation with certain decay times as part of the scope of work.

    I don't have any other...
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    Oil Refractometer

    These were more common when retrofits were popular a few years back. Looking to verifiy MO is <5% after a conversion to POE/R407c.
    Yellow Jacket (69000) and CPS (TLREF) have been discontinued along...
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    That blockade looks awesome, can't believe I...

    That blockade looks awesome, can't believe I haven't come across it before. What flux do you use with it? Can you braze brass-to-brass or just copper-to-brass?
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    LG LSU120HSV4 - Defrost Issue

    Customer sent me some pictures of the outdoor coil frozen solid, to the point where the condenser fan blade broke off...

    I usually only service Fujitsus and Mitsubishis, how does LG initiate a...
  19. Not sure if this is of any help... 820035

    Not sure if this is of any help...
    820035
  20. " There are only 2 reasons I can see them useful...

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    There are only 2 reasons I can see them useful for.
    1. Bringing that into a dive bar/restaurant to diagnose their pile of crap bar cooler. The owner or employees see you hook it up and think "wow...
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    https://www.johnstonesupply.com/storefront/product...

    https://www.johnstonesupply.com/storefront/product-view.ep?pID=B13-991

    https://climate.emerson.com/en-ca/shop/1/white-rodgers-sku-039862-en-ca
    ...
  22. Thread: Wire crimps

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    I've looked around as well for those Molex style....

    I've looked around as well for those Molex style. The list is exhaustive, there are some many different sizes and styles of those plug connectors.

    I'm not sure if there are common to all...
  23. As mentioned above, check the motor leads for...

    As mentioned above, check the motor leads for equal resistance. I would also Meg them to ground as well.
    If the windings check out okay, disconnect the leads to the motor and re-apply voltage. If...
  24. Thread: Fan Pullers

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    The brand is Kukko, Made in Germany. They are...

    The brand is Kukko, Made in Germany. They are rock solid.

    https://www.kukko.com/en/

    I bought the pullers separately and put the kit together myself.
  25. Thread: Fan Pullers

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    Cool, I have never seen those before.

    Cool, I have never seen those before.
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    +1 on the Posi-lock Puller. Hands down the best...

    +1 on the Posi-lock Puller. Hands down the best for pulling fan hubs. The HP-2 Kit will cover most jobs, and they are other sizes available as well.
    The caged jaws make this quick with little...
  27. Thread: Wire crimps

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    I too thought it was a rainbow unicorn for many...

    I too thought it was a rainbow unicorn for many years, but I was relentless in my search for high quality flag crimper.

    For an interchangeable jaw crimper, seek out the Knipex 97 43 200 A. They...
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    I had Lasik surgery 7 years ago at the age of 30,...

    I had Lasik surgery 7 years ago at the age of 30, wish I had done it even sooner. I forget that I even wore glasses until reminded at times like this.
    Pricing was reasonable, especially after the...
  29. Thread: Roamio tool

    by FrostGiant
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    Straight outta left field

    Straight outta left field
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    I've also seen an all copper condenser used where...

    I've also seen an all copper condenser used where a smaller footprint was required.
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    Invest in a high quality, ratcheting crimp tool,...

    Invest in a high quality, ratcheting crimp tool, you will not be disappointed. I use Knipex, but there are several reputable brands available.

    Sta-Kon (Thomas & Betts) , AMP (Tyco) and 3M all...
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    I use the Fluke 820-2 Digital Stroboscope. I...

    I use the Fluke 820-2 Digital Stroboscope.

    I can literally read belt and sheave part numbers while the equipment is running.
    It can be difficult to see in the sun though, you have to shade the...
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    All clear, gentleman. I talked to another sales...

    All clear, gentleman. I talked to another sales rep and he pulled it up within a minute.
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    Icy, yes one of those. Rundawg, Trane was...

    Icy, yes one of those.

    Rundawg, Trane was unable to locate that Kit# in their system, for some reason they require the X number.
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    Trane Voyager - TXV Kit Part #

    Does anybody know what the Trane 'X' number is associated with this?

    This is the TXV Kit to replace the short orifice headers. (KIT 09664) From the pdf posted here previously.
    Yes, I have the...
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    Fluke 80Pk-8 and 80PK-10 with a Fluke 52 II.

    Fluke 80Pk-8 and 80PK-10 with a Fluke 52 II.
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    Best material for wet rags?

    I've always cut up old t-shirts into long, thin strips for wrapping components. They tend to fall apart after a few uses because they are frayed at the seams.

    Is there a material that works...
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    That's the basic setup, yes.

    That's the basic setup, yes.
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    I have it as MCCB035UAO5OUB It's a Trane...

    I have it as MCCB035UAO5OUB

    It's a Trane Modular, size 35.
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    4 Stages of cooling. Y1,Y2,Y3,Y4 Yes, each...

    4 Stages of cooling. Y1,Y2,Y3,Y4

    Yes, each circuit has a 15-ton and a 10-Ton compressor. In the drawing, Stage 1 and 2 are the 15-Tons.

    In my mind, the bottom two circuits should be 15-Tons,...
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    This was field piped. The Trane manual shows a...

    This was field piped. The Trane manual shows a similar setup, but with a single solenoid per circuit, not 2

    It's typical to stagger the piping that way if the evaporator coils are interlaced....
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    Would this also increase the likelihood of...

    Would this also increase the likelihood of condensate carryover if the lower section is off?
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    Multi-Circuit Evaporator Staging

    I came across this the other day. Single 50-Ton evaporator, 4 horizontal split circuits. They were staging the center of the coil first, then the top and finally the bottom.
    I have always staged...
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    It all depends on what static 'budget' is...

    It all depends on what static 'budget' is available for the filter. Remove the filter and take an external static reading to see what you're dealing with.
    Most filter manufacturers will have charts...
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    I looked for a long time for a 5/8 x 13/16" flare...

    I looked for a long time for a 5/8 x 13/16" flare wrench as well, never been able to find one with that exact combination. Ended up settling for 2 separate wrenches instead.

    It would be...
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    For a megger I've been using using the Fluke...

    For a megger I've been using using the Fluke 1587. Great meter with lots of features outside of meg testing.

    You can buy a dedicated megger without the extra functions for much cheaper, though if...
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    Manitowoc Indigo - E02 Long Harvest

    Model: ID0322A-161X
    Mfg. Date: 1512

    Customer called two weeks ago, said the unit stopped running over the weekend. They cleared the fault, reset the power and and the unit ran for another 6 days...
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    I've been using the Rothenberger Rocam Expander...

    I've been using the Rothenberger Rocam Expander set for the longest while now. There is an adjustment for the swage gap. Made in Germany.

    The hydraulic expanders are more compact and can fit into...
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    I used the yellow Jacket Jacket one for a while,...

    I used the yellow Jacket Jacket one for a while, until the elements failed. I never bothered to replace it, as the cost was a bit pricey. It served it's purpose.

    Passenger cab with heat on, sink...
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    Last week we did a trial run at the shop with the...

    Last week we did a trial run at the shop with the hoist. With an 18" extension on the arm, we loaded it with 800 and then 1000 lbs, one of our bigger techs volunteered for the counterweight on the...
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