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    I have the JB, and I like it. The gauges are...

    I have the JB, and I like it. The gauges are robust, and the purge mode actually works.

    I like the appions also, but the gauges break in a hurry, and the purge mode is hit and miss.

    Never used...
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    Does this unit modulate the heat? Sent from...

    Does this unit modulate the heat?


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    Multimeter malfunction

    Where are you buying the meter that is bad out of the box?

    I cant say Ive ever gotten a Fluke product with batteries pre-installed. Pretty certain Ive never bought any tool that uses disposable...
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    There are standard schrader ports on the lineset....

    There are standard schrader ports on the lineset.

    Just use those to recover the gas. The other tee stubs are probably a factory process tube of sorts for them to charge.

    The linesets appear to...
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    Are you able to see Techview in general? ...

    Are you able to see Techview in general?


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    Even with that low of a evap temp? Sent from...

    Even with that low of a evap temp?


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    Low superheat means there is something other then...

    Low superheat means there is something other then low refrigerant charge to blame.

    Most likely an indoor airflow issue, or an overcharge. Or an undersized evaporator/oversized condenser.

    Adding...
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    Its relevant. Sent from my iPhone using...

    Its relevant.


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  9. Piping is not easy work, especially steam work,...

    Piping is not easy work, especially steam work, and when done right, its just as eye pleasing to me.


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    Thats what I was getting at, pressure does not...

    Thats what I was getting at, pressure does not equal volume.




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    At the very least, the entire burner rack needs...

    At the very least, the entire burner rack needs to be removed for cleaning.

    Manuals will not help with the task.

    I typically use the same approach as Timebuilder.

    In fact I think its a...
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    They go into setback when the lights are off. ...

    They go into setback when the lights are off.

    Im not a fan.




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    A few things. Most likely something inside the...

    A few things.

    Most likely something inside the pilot runner.

    Remove and clean mechanically, and riffle a wire in and out of it.

    The other is the air inlet for the pilot may be blocked off...
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    The blower style in question is similar to a...

    The blower style in question is similar to a blower found in a residential furnace.

    Just alot more robust. Similar housing and wheel style.


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    Pretty sure that Mcquay service can replace tubes...

    Pretty sure that Mcquay service can replace tubes on site.



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    Are you certain its the compressor valve plate? ...

    Are you certain its the compressor valve plate?

    Could be the solenoid.


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    Make sure the burners are clean and mounted...

    Make sure the burners are clean and mounted tightly. Make sure there is a good ground path from the burner to the board. Run a wire if needed.

    Remove the gas manifold and unthread the orifaces,...
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    Pretty rare for a bunch of 6 month old pumps to...

    Pretty rare for a bunch of 6 month old pumps to be bad.

    Go back to the original installer, make them deal with it during the warranty period.

    4 of 300, not too bad

    You start seeing like 30...
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    This is exactly how Rapid Recovery does it. ...

    This is exactly how Rapid Recovery does it.


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  20. I would use an air compressor set to the feed...

    I would use an air compressor set to the feed pressure the gas supply uses.

    So long as the piping is exposed this should be a fairly quick job.

    Also if the supply pressure is a couple psi, see...
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    I believe the MC, and the MCT are similar in...

    I believe the MC, and the MCT are similar in size.


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    All types of fans? Sent from my iPhone using...

    All types of fans?


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    It came up in a conversation with a coworker...

    It came up in a conversation with a coworker about a burner I was having strange performance issues with.

    With power burners, airflow capacity has a large influence over burner capacity. IE the...
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    Running a blower in reverse

    Ive been told running a forward curve blower in reverse will yield roughly 50% flow

    How accurate is that?


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    What pump is that? A welsh? Sent from my...

    What pump is that? A welsh?


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    new manometer for gas pressure

    Those are decent and I have a few, the biggest issue is no back light on the display, and you have to buy the protective boot separate if you want one. But they are fairly accurate.




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    Ive got both the Testo and the FP. The FP I...

    Ive got both the Testo and the FP.

    The FP I like alot, cause you can measure 2 pressures simultaneously and scroll between the 2, and it displays differential at the same time.

    The 510 is...
  28. I have the Yellow Jacket mechanical torque wrench...

    I have the Yellow Jacket mechanical torque wrench kit.

    Does the job.

    https://www.zoro.com/yellow-jacket-interchangeable-head-torquewrench-cwccw-60652/i/G8583434/


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    I really like The Fieldpiece SDMN5 But if you...

    I really like The Fieldpiece SDMN5

    But if you need uber accuracy, then Fluke 922

    If you want to old school it, Dwyer Magnehelic with a portablility kit.

    -5Ē to 5Ē is the ideal range for resi...
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    At that price point, they better come with a gold...

    At that price point, they better come with a gold bar.


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    The one thing I found annoying and had to change...

    The one thing I found annoying and had to change was how the date populated on the print outs.

    It was in Euro format,

    So Day, Month, Year

    Instead of Month, Day, Year.

    They were able to...
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    The Ecom does not come with a remote sensor, but...

    The Ecom does not come with a remote sensor, but a space sensor, I believe there is an option for a remote sensor. The space ambient sensor is removable, so I assume a remote style probe could plug...
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    I have not, but it looks like a nifty analyzer....

    I have not, but it looks like a nifty analyzer. but until I meet a rep with one, I probably wont go after one.

    One of my requirements is limited downtime. Especially in the winter, I cant go...
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    I need a newMicron gages?

    All the new bluvacs have the app capabilities, but the leak rate, and decay test is not available on the micro.

    They all will graph.


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  35. Or a Baso pilot safety switch. Sent from...

    Or a Baso pilot safety switch.




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  36. Your looking for an ECO Sent from my...

    Your looking for an ECO




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  37. Thread: Veto packs

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    That would work too, same thing I was looking...

    That would work too, same thing I was looking for.
    But the easiest for me to find was the tool pouches, and also fall protection, but thats way expensive to buy just to steal the suspension from.
    ...
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    Oh and the battery life is outstanding,...

    Oh and the battery life is outstanding, especially compared to a Testo 320/330 the last one I had, would run out of charge constantly. So I always had to have a cord when doing combustion which I...
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    New combustion analyzer

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191010/9107ea1a7ef945ac778f7750431340b2.jpg

    Its a model D


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    Iíll double check the model Sent from my...

    Iíll double check the model


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    Pretty sure its a D, and thats the case it came...

    Pretty sure its a D, and thats the case it came in.


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    This style would work even...

    This style would work even easier.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191009/1715994170de981d3a8fa72fef178c8a.jpg


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  43. Thread: Veto packs

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    Bet you could modify the suspenders from a tool...

    Bet you could modify the suspenders from a tool belt such as this one to work. The bag would hang a bit lower though.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191009/6c43d0f57816193737411dc3c0117650.jpg
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    And I have both the standard hose and the 30 ft...

    And I have both the standard hose and the 30 ft hose. Mostly I use the standard.

    Couple pics:

    ...
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    I needed the 30 ft hose for refinery work, were...

    I needed the 30 ft hose for refinery work, were they frown on phone use.

    Stacks are about 25 to 30 ft up.

    Cleaver Brooks - Nebraska series.

    Theyíre watertube boilers. The refinery has them...
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    New combustion analyzer

    It works with the same style IR printer that both Bacharach and Testo use (or they are so similar I cant tell the diff) Iíll post a pic of mine.

    Ive been using mine for about a year now.

    ...
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    With the NOx sensors, and the 30 foot extensions,...

    With the NOx sensors, and the 30 foot extensions, we paid around $4500

    I think the base model is around 3k




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    The one I got was not in a fluke hard case. I...

    The one I got was not in a fluke hard case.

    I just bought a bag to keep it in separate.


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    I keep the tube in tube style that yellow jacket...

    I keep the tube in tube style that yellow jacket makes. Only pull it out on pulse burners. Nothing digital seems to work right.


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    You mean converting an LC style to a backpack? ...

    You mean converting an LC style to a backpack?


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