410a charging

Old 06-25-20, 04:45 PM
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410a charging

I have a 410a charging kit but it has a 5/16 inch female threaded connection to a service port. My low side charging tubing is 1/2 inch but the port valve is 1/4 inch female. I have looked everywhere for a 5/16 male to 1/4 inch female adapter. Cannot find anywhere. I have seen the opposite configuration. Where can I get a connector to simply change my 5/16 charging hose to a 1/4 inch??
Or even a piercing adapter that has a 5/16 connection. Every piercing valve I have seen (hundreds) are 1/4 inch valve connection.
Old 06-25-20, 06:04 PM
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Please consult your service company.
Discussing charging isn’t permitted here.
Old 06-25-20, 07:08 PM
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