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    I first bought the Fieldpiece Vacuum Gauge.It is...

    I first bought the Fieldpiece Vacuum Gauge.It is a good dependable gauge for about $135.00 I then bought the Blue Vac around $300.00.The blue Vac has more features.I would recommend the Fieldpiece...
  2. Thread: MO-99

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    i have been using MO99(R438A) for over 5 years.I...

    i have been using MO99(R438A) for over 5 years.I have not had any problems with it.
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    I hang mine with a bungee cord in the back of the...

    I hang mine with a bungee cord in the back of the truck.I hook the cord to the shelves.
  4. Of course it will frost up.If it doesn't frost,...

    Of course it will frost up.If it doesn't frost, you won't be cold enough to make ice cream.The suction gas is below 32 degrees.It will frost .you can insulate it.But they don't usually insulate...
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    to N2fords.Do you have the Accutrac with the...

    to N2fords.Do you have the Accutrac with the flexible wand.I was told that it was the one to get.I also have a Stratus <a DeTek Select and an H10.I have the WhisperAire that Inficon makes.It is an...
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    I live 20 minutes from there. Private message...

    I live 20 minutes from there. Private message me,If the customer wants to talk to me about this freezer repair. I say Atlanta,but I actually live in Tucker,Ga.Just outside Atlanta
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    Sounds like the coil is not feeding enough freon...

    Sounds like the coil is not feeding enough freon to keep the complete coil cold.the fans come on, but won't stay on.Possible low on freon.plugged drier, plugged cap tube or TEV, could be a number...
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    Next time i will try 15% ,worked good with 45% .I...

    Next time i will try 15% ,worked good with 45% .I also put heat trap paste on the valve(don't think that can hurt).
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    hey Olivero!!!.Danfoss makes some good stuff.But...

    hey Olivero!!!.Danfoss makes some good stuff.But some stuff also sucks.Try their Low pressure controls.Set it on 5#.it will shut off at 20.Scales are way off.Not with a Penn.Set a penn at 103 it...
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    To Icemeister; thanks for the Danfoss video.It...

    To Icemeister; thanks for the Danfoss video.It greatly helped.I installed the valve without any problem.I did use Flux with 45% silver.I know the video says the flux can cause corrosion.But it makes...
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    Flanders:Thats what I'm trying to avoid!! I don't...

    Flanders:Thats what I'm trying to avoid!! I don't like ANYTHING Danfoss makes!!!What kind of solder or braze were you using?I think I will use 45% silver.Use Heat trap and a wet rag,Heat the valve up...
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    I don't think this valve comes apart.Its OEM for...

    I don't think this valve comes apart.Its OEM for a Ice O Matic ice machine .I know to use a wet rag and heat trap.can I solder it in with stay Brite/Or should I use 45% silver.What do you guys think...
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    Installing Danfoss TEV

    So,I just got this Danfoss TEV,with no decent directions on Brazing in the valve in .Is someone familiar with the installation .Looks like stainless body,Do you use silver(15 percent) Silphos ,or...
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    Rip out those crappy accutools and put in a...

    Rip out those crappy accutools and put in a TEV.Done many like that.It is a lot of work,But end result is good.There is a company in St.Louis that will make the feeds and distributors for...
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    Im 60years old ,I used Analog gauges and a Fluke...

    Im 60years old ,I used Analog gauges and a Fluke temp probe for 30 years.Now I have digital gauges,But I still use Analog gauges on occasion.I learned to carry a PT chart and calculate SH and SC the...
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    What kind of control do you have .Do you have an...

    What kind of control do you have .Do you have an infinity control with it, or some other type of thermostat?
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    I agree on A/C .Coil should never freeze up.On...

    I agree on A/C .Coil should never freeze up.On refrigeration.Its different.You need a Timeclock and defrost.
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    Getting parts for them is a pain.All their parts...

    Getting parts for them is a pain.All their parts are OEM.No one local carries their parts.I have to order everything .Takes 3-4days ,Unlessthe customerwantsto pay extra next day cost
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    I live in Atlanta.lots of True.Some Delfield,some...

    I live in Atlanta.lots of True.Some Delfield,some BevergeAir. Way too much crappy TurBoAir (Garbage) Seeing more and more Chinese and Korean made crap all the time.I see some Advantco and...
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    For the cost of the BluVac ,they could provide a...

    For the cost of the BluVac ,they could provide a case.I'm sure it is good,But it looks as if one bump and its broken.Hopefully it works as well as advertised.I'm not impressed with the construction...
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    To Channelxbob: Just got the Bluevac pro in the...

    To Channelxbob: Just got the Bluevac pro in the mail today.I wish it came with some sort of case.Don't even see a case available for it.Anyway Going to put it to use tomorrow.
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    I have the Fieldpiece Micron gauge (SV85,I think)...

    I have the Fieldpiece Micron gauge (SV85,I think) Its been ok.But I just ordered the BlueVac So I can use it wireless and with MQ,Should have it in a few days.Hopefully, I will like it.I looked the...
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    Do you find the Micron gauge on the SMAN 480 to...

    Do you find the Micron gauge on the SMAN 480 to be accurate .
  24. Thread: CPR valve?

    by Gleng
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    CPR Valves are used on freezers to control amp...

    CPR Valves are used on freezers to control amp draw.Especially after defrost.They limit the suction pressure to control the amp draw.They throttle down the refrigerant flow.Without one.Many...
  25. Thread: New swaging tool

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    Good Deal .Glad you called Master Cool.I have...

    Good Deal .Glad you called Master Cool.I have called them before.They were good people.Hopefully the repair is not too expensive.You already bought the tool once.d]seems like it should not of broke...
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    I would use nitrogen to push out the old oil.I...

    I would use nitrogen to push out the old oil.I don't think you need to flush ,unless it was a burnout.It won't hurt to have a small amount of Mineral oil left.I have done this same type of job.Never...
  27. Thread: New swaging tool

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    I would call master cool.I think you can order...

    I would call master cool.I think you can order that part separately
  28. Thread: New swaging tool

    by Gleng
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    I use a hydraulic swedge tool made by master...

    I use a hydraulic swedge tool made by master cool.It looks identical to the yellow Jacket one.It has worked well.For flares I use the old reliable Yellow Jacket .The one with the bicycle looking...
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    I wish the Digi-Cools had been around long enough...

    I wish the Digi-Cools had been around long enough to have a wireless set with an App.I'm sure that was in the works.
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    I have Digi cools which i use a lot for quick...

    I have Digi cools which i use a lot for quick work.i have a new SMAN 480,But I don't use it much, as I'm using the fieldpiece probes more often.I have an IManifold But I never really got in the full...
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    My local United Refrigeration is selling theses...

    My local United Refrigeration is selling theses fittings,I know that they are expensive.i have been brazing for 40 years.No need to start using these fitting now.However ,I'm going to grab one at...
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    How do you have 325 PSIG on the liquid line with...

    How do you have 325 PSIG on the liquid line with a 77 degree line.I'm assuming this is R410A? At 325 PSIG you should have about a 100-105 degree liquid line.Is this R410A.Sounds like plugged drier,...
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    I got a call two weeks ago on a Friday afternoon...

    I got a call two weeks ago on a Friday afternoon to fix an exhaust fan at a restaurant.I was in the middle of a 5 ton condenser change out.I didn't want to work the next day on saturday.But, I left...
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    I use an 8 CFm Navac Pump to pull a good quick...

    I use an 8 CFm Navac Pump to pull a good quick vacuum on small systems and residential.I usually use with a Manifold .When I want to get a serious vacuum I used my Fieldpiece VP85 with the large...
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    How do you like the new Sperry clamp meters.I...

    How do you like the new Sperry clamp meters.I have not had a Sperry meter in years.I don't see them sold at any parts houses that I go to.
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    AH!!!I still have a Simpson 260 on the truck.I...

    AH!!!I still have a Simpson 260 on the truck.I don't use it much, but on occasion i will use it.I have two old Sperry analog snap around meters.They are in the house.They still work, about 40years...
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    Im in the same boat.I use the Fieldpiece app...

    Im in the same boat.I use the Fieldpiece app more,But Im starting to use the MQ app.The MQ app is a little more complex to use(for me anyway) I think it is all a learning curve and getting used to .
  38. Thread: Zero Superheat

    by Gleng
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    I have half a drum of R500.Can is all beat up.

    I have half a drum of R500.Can is all beat up.
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    Subcooling figures are written on the outside of...

    Subcooling figures are written on the outside of a lot of condensing units.If the sub cooling amount is not written on the unit or in the literature I use 10-12 degrees.The sub cooling number is...
  40. Thread: Zero Superheat

    by Gleng
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    R500 a/c unit!!!That goes back a few years.Like...

    R500 a/c unit!!!That goes back a few years.Like 1970.The only unit I ever worked on that took R500,was an old residential carrier.It was a small 3 ton unit.The small little 3 ton unit had a semi...
  41. Thread: Inficon Stratus

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    To Coyote.I find the DTek select and the stratus...

    To Coyote.I find the DTek select and the stratus to be pretty similar as far as finding pinpoint leaks.The Stratus has the feature of the SEARCH feature,or they call it cloud hunting.This is for...
  42. Thread: Inficon Stratus

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    I have a yellow jacket Accuprobe,It is pretty...

    I have a yellow jacket Accuprobe,It is pretty good.However,I like the DTek Selelect better.I also have a Stratus ,Interesting enough, i have found the DTEK Select to be more Accurate than the Stratus...
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    As The fluke 902 reads low amps well.I can't...

    As The fluke 902 reads low amps well.I can't comment on the range of the Blue tooth,I haven't used it much.I'm going to start to use the new Fieldpiece SC680 more ,to see how i like it.I do like the...
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    The Fluke 902Fc does not measure millivolts...

    The Fluke 902Fc does not measure millivolts ,True.But it is a very good meter in every other aspect.I have several Fieldpiece meters,But i prefer the 902 for everyday use.I do use a fieldpiece meter...
  45. Thread: H10 pro and 410a

    by Gleng
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    to itsiceman: So its normal to be loud!!!I'm...

    to itsiceman: So its normal to be loud!!!I'm used to the Dtek.Do you usually use it in Auto or manual setting,Thanks?
  46. Thread: H10 pro and 410a

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    New H10 pro;I got a new H10 pro yesterday,Charged...

    New H10 pro;I got a new H10 pro yesterday,Charged up the battery.Turned it on!!!I think I'm getting a tattoo!!!This leak Detector Is Very loud!!!Is this normal/I have not used it in the field...
  47. Thread: H10 pro and 410a

    by Gleng
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    I have a Stratus and D-tek select.Going to get...

    I have a Stratus and D-tek select.Going to get the H10pro in the next week or so.Trutech tools has a good price on it,considering it is about $525.00 -600.00
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    To TruTech Bill:Interesting enough ,I thought the...

    To TruTech Bill:Interesting enough ,I thought the bacharach and Accutrak looked the same and was about to ask if Accutrak made the ultrasonic for Bachrach.Now I know that they do.However,the same...
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    Any one have a Bachrach Ultra Sonic Leak...

    Any one have a Bachrach Ultra Sonic Leak Detector?I'm looking on the Trutech site ,They have the Bachrach version.It looks very similar to the Accutrak,but a little less money.Curious,Anyone used...
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    I have a D-Tek Select and a Stratus,they work...

    I have a D-Tek Select and a Stratus,they work good but never had an H10Pro Thinking about getting th H10 pro soon,But not certain how much better it will be than the Stratus.They are both rated...
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