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  1. Thread: What tools?

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    The 902fc will do all you need it to do for quite...

    The 902fc will do all you need it to do for quite sometime. Get a good set of compound gauges and use em for a year to learn then go digital and keep the others for backup. 12v impact, you pick...
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    I wonder why that is tho Prolly because they...

    I wonder why that is tho Prolly because they donít know how The stuff works so therefore ignorance is bliss.
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    I find an alarming amount of cement failures, and...

    I find an alarming amount of cement failures, and probably 95% of the failures are with the rain or shine blue solvent. It seems to me like it doesnít soften the pipe enough for welding together and...
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    Cork tape or foil tape. Just...

    Cork tape or foil tape.



    Just kiddin,although I have seen it done on flues Iíve been to behind other companies. I Have an assortment of nuts and bolts in the truck so I just pick a bolt and...
  5. Unfortunately ya got a crash course in Murphyís...

    Unfortunately ya got a crash course in Murphyís law. With pipe threading tools itís so much better to buy once cry once, especially in those situations where itís already a pain in the ass. Buy a...
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    I service a lot of them and dont have much issues...

    I service a lot of them and dont have much issues with em. Only time I really hate them is two scenarios, one is a system where they donít get cleaned nowhere near enough and are filthy. Other time...
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    That escalated quickly lol

    That escalated quickly lol
  8. Thread: Checking amps

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    Definitely awesome idea and being 14 gauge itíll...

    Definitely awesome idea and being 14 gauge itíll handle whatever load you wanna use it for and if itís not big enough, then itís not needed anyway.
  9. Thread: Checking amps

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    Thatís right I got the 116 mixed with something...

    Thatís right I got the 116 mixed with something else. Cooke months back I was looking at meters and now have em all screwed up. Definitely donít want the 116 since it canít check amps like we need...
  10. Thread: Checking amps

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    I forget what lowz mode is. The 116 is their so...

    I forget what lowz mode is. The 116 is their so called hvac meter so I believe it has has a couple things thatís better for us over the 117, am I correct in thinking that or does having the 902 kinda...
  11. Thread: Checking amps

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    I think Iíll have to pick up a fluke 116 or maybe...

    I think Iíll have to pick up a fluke 116 or maybe the Klein mm700 I think is the model of it as a companion to my 902. Those meters also have a bigger ohms scale than my 902fc has so thatís always a...
  12. Thread: Heat Pump CPH

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    I have a customer with the exact same problem....

    I have a customer with the exact same problem. Itís running, cooling and keeping the house at the set temp, heís feels like it comes on and off way too often. I timed it and it would run 10 mins and...
  13. Thread: Checking amps

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    Would you consider inline with a brick being more...

    Would you consider inline with a brick being more accurate than wrapping the wire around the jaws of a clamp? Sometimes thereís not a lot of slack to be able to wrap. I donít believe ive ever...
  14. Thread: Checking amps

    by Hurst11
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    Checking amps

    Sometimes I wonder how accurate a clamp meter is when checking fractional hp motors where amp draws are routinely 1 amp and less. Are my suspicions accurate and if so what would be a better option...
  15. Ah I gotcha 👍🏻 Yea owner gets the raw end of it

    Ah I gotcha 👍🏻 Yea owner gets the raw end of it
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    Unless It was under warranty, why would Lennox...

    Unless It was under warranty, why would Lennox need to authorize it? How could a pvc trap make something go wrong?
  17. Why would the customer have to eat the overtime...

    Why would the customer have to eat the overtime being as the tech was at fault for the leak?
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  19. Iím consistently amazed at how people can read...

    Iím consistently amazed at how people can read or hear something and completely twist it around and come up with something completely different than what was originally said or meant.
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    I may read this one wrong but Iíd say itís a 2...

    I may read this one wrong but Iíd say itís a 2 1/2 ton condenser with a 28000 btu compressor for efficiency purposes.
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    Keep wires from scrap machines of all kinds. ...

    Keep wires from scrap machines of all kinds. Keep a nest of em just like in precious photos. Keep some from outside units,gas furnaces and electric air handlers and when you run across a wire that...
  22. If you can find a consinment auction that has a...

    If you can find a consinment auction that has a sale regularly. For example where I live in a town of about 2500 people is an auction pretty much every Saturday and there is anything and everything...
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    Just because the txv was replaced doesnít mean...

    Just because the txv was replaced doesnít mean the screen before the valve ainít stopped up. Thatís what Iím bettin on anyhow. Whatever is in the screen needs cleaned out or replace the screen.
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    Aftermarket motor? Is it the correct rpm,hp? If...

    Aftermarket motor? Is it the correct rpm,hp? If aftermarket make sure the amp draw of it is the same or very close to amp rating on the original motor.
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    The other person prolly put stop leak in and that...

    The other person prolly put stop leak in and that crap is hung up in the screen before the txv?
  26. Weíve already started doing fall pm and I e found...

    Weíve already started doing fall pm and I e found several systems that our company has been servicing for several year for whatever the manifold pressure has been too high. I donít know if something...
  27. I work mostly on tranes and Iíve gotten to kinda...

    I work mostly on tranes and Iíve gotten to kinda know the sound of one while itís burning and can usually tell if itís over firing, granted I ha e no idea how much but after awhile of working on...
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    Dtek 3 and stratus are supposed to be virtually...

    Dtek 3 and stratus are supposed to be virtually the same sensor and battery (lithium). The stratus showing the ppm is my understanding of the only difference in the two.
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    If the stat has a circulate option that you could...

    If the stat has a circulate option that you could set it to run x number of minutes of every hour might help ya a little bit. Regardless of anything you do to try and help wonít ever make the system...
  30. Thread: Work boots

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    All of mine come apart at the same spot from pair...

    All of mine come apart at the same spot from pair to pair no matter the brand. Right where the sole meets the rest of the material where it bends right behind the toes. Itís always my right one that...
  31. Thread: Work boots

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    I have the same issue. Iíve tried several...

    I have the same issue. Iíve tried several different kinds and if I can get a year out of somethin I would be happy. Iím actually looking for some new ones as well. Iíve heard good things about...
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    Iíve been sayin for awhile we need to put a hose...

    Iíve been sayin for awhile we need to put a hose coming off the schrader with a ball valve and a mouth piece with a sign saying put mouth here
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    Get your vise grips or a good crescent wrench....

    Get your vise grips or a good crescent wrench. Start by tapping on it counter clockwise a few taps then do the same clockwise but ya may need to hit harder while turning it. That has worked the best...
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    I wouldnít use a flush again just because ya...

    I wouldnít use a flush again just because ya really canít get all of it totally out. Just use nitrogen and blow things out really good. Use micron gauge and pull good vacuum. If you able to get to...
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    When ya got the tractor idled up and checking...

    When ya got the tractor idled up and checking everything out can you hear,tell that the compressor is being cycled with the cycle switch? If so what psi is the cycle off and how long does it take...
  36. Thread: Best SIL FOS

    by Hurst11
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    Any quality brand will serve ya well. Solder...

    Any quality brand will serve ya well. Solder weld makes good products The more silver in it the better flow. Where I work we use the sil phos brand and Harris
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    I think that a lot of us who donít completely...

    I think that a lot of us who donít completely understand how something works or have seen the benefit of said thing,whatever that thing may be are quick to write em off as unnecessary or over...
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    Marvelous explanation

    Marvelous explanation
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    I replaced a Goodman coil the other day and...

    I replaced a Goodman coil the other day and couldnít get a coil till end of September at earliest so they sold me a oxbox by trane came from johnstone and I really really liked that coil. I...
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    Does the testo 550 work with MQ?

    Does the testo 550 work with MQ?
  41. Iíve noticed on smaller suction lines 7/8 and...

    Iíve noticed on smaller suction lines 7/8 and down placement as in oíclock is less important than security 1-1/8 on up I think placement can make a difference. Before you go any farther ya gotta...
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    One of the biggest reasons I would like to go...

    One of the biggest reasons I would like to go digital is better accuracy. The thickness of the needle can be the difference in a few degrees of superheat or subcool or if the gauge is off a psi or 3...
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    Just frustrating all around

    Just frustrating all around
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    What is that yellow thing on the far right under...

    What is that yellow thing on the far right under the core tool?
  45. Thread: Amp Clamps

    by Hurst11
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    Iíve had trouble with fp meters and the amp...

    Iíve had trouble with fp meters and the amp function being all over the place. Got the 902fc a year and a half ago and itís served me well so far. Iím sure wanting a megger too. I watched a hvac...
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    Thereís just something satisfying about packing...

    Thereís just something satisfying about packing around a heavy steel pipe wrench and that clank sound they make,aluminum just doesnít do it for me. I like the Lenox ones and been eyeing the...
  47. Thread: Wire crimps

    by Hurst11
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    I have a pair of those and I canít tell a damn...

    I have a pair of those and I canít tell a damn bit of difference from my Kleinís as well. I have the angled head diagonal cutters for over a year and been great. The value of them is far and away...
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    Thatís the direction Iím leaning. What fittings...

    Thatís the direction Iím leaning. What fittings are you using to charge while using probes. Just a acess T and a hose with a ball valve?
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    Which way should I go?

    So Iím wanting to upgrade and either get digital manifolds or like the testo 550 or fieldpiece sman380 or skip the manifolds and go with the fieldpiece probes. Cost donít really matter since...
  50. Mainly ya need to come back when itís warmer and...

    Mainly ya need to come back when itís warmer and re double check everything and go from there. Thatís what I would want to do.
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