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The tubing size is likely metric. Metric tubing...

The tubing size is likely metric.
Metric tubing and fittings are available but you need to carefully measure what you have.
Tubing is sized by outside diameter.
Replacing with rubber would be ok...
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Posted By GregH

The return bends in a coil are a weak point in...

The return bends in a coil are a weak point in the system.
The copper starts our being thick but thins when making the bends.
My experience is that if an original coil lasted many years in this...
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Posted By GregH

Was curious about flow rates and came up with...

Was curious about flow rates and came up with this chart. (https://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/docs/documents/1280/compressed-air-pipeline-capacity.png)
I am not familiar with the compressor you...
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Posted By GregH

Just so you know, the effect of upsizing the...

Just so you know, the effect of upsizing the quick connect fittings would be insignificant.
For common air tools you can readily get 3/8" ID hose with 1/4" fittings that that would not restrict air...
09-21-20, 04:40 AM
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Posted By GregH

I recently purchased an inexpensive conductivity...

I recently purchased an inexpensive conductivity and PH meter and they work well but you still need to calibrate them often as you would do for the same meters in a lab setting.
The company that...
09-15-20, 07:27 AM
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Posted By GregH

A phone app won't work. All cameras including...

A phone app won't work.
All cameras including those on cell phones have an infrared filter that would block enough IR that the image taken would be useless for thermal testing.
There is a...
09-11-20, 07:43 PM
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Posted By GregH

As said, you really need to check and adhere to...

As said, you really need to check and adhere to your local regulations on this.
There are fairly strict rules on fuel storage and transportation.
The first consideration is that rules are in place...
09-10-20, 04:09 PM
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Posted By GregH

Is there a hot water circulation pump on the hw...

Is there a hot water circulation pump on the hw line?
Check to see if there is a pump that my be making that noise.
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Posted By GregH

As far as bang for the buck a battery marked as...

As far as bang for the buck a battery marked as starting/deep cycle would be it.
The bottom line is to carefully read the specs for each battery you are considering then determine where they rank...
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Posted By GregH

Exactly what size are those APU batteries. Deep...

Exactly what size are those APU batteries.
Deep cycle batteries are available in 24, 27, 29 and 31 series.
The 29 series size would normally be about 1000 cranking amps in a starting battery.
...
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Posted By GregH

Welcome to our forums!

Although your connector is an EU style they are quite common here on coolers that have a removable cooling unit.
You can fix it by replacing the broken female portion with a short piece of wire and...
08-09-20, 02:51 PM
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Posted By GregH

It would be interesting seeing that machine start...

It would be interesting seeing that machine start up with a sanding disk attached! 😊
That is a floor polishing machine and would spin a nice hole where you started it.
You need a wood floor sander...
08-09-20, 05:30 AM
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Posted By GregH

Safety first is a motto every one needs to...

Safety first is a motto every one needs to follow.
But, it is possible and even highly likely that a person can make a mistake.
To risk the health and safety of a power line worker, by a family...
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Posted By GregH

My experience with tire plugs is that they are a...

My experience with tire plugs is that they are a good DIY emergency repair but not as reliable as a patch put on the inside.
08-09-20, 04:06 AM
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Posted By GregH

I have refinished a floor with a commercial large...

I have refinished a floor with a commercial large pad sander that had at one time been refinished with a hand sander.It took a long time and twice as many sanding sheets to bring the surface back to...
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Posted By GregH

You might want to consider disconnecting the...

You might want to consider disconnecting the vehicle battery for a couple of minutes.
This has corrected a couple of issues with my '09 GMC pick up.
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Posted By GregH

Ok. We have told you multiple times that glue...

Ok.
We have told you multiple times that glue will not work.
I don't mean to sound rude but are you not paying attention to the advice we are giving you?.
The folks who spend time trying to help...
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Posted By GregH

I agree,,,,,,you likely can not glut that type of...

I agree,,,,,,you likely can not glut that type of plastic.
PVC and ABS plastic pipes may be similar but the glue used for those is specifically formulated to bond only each type.
Also. when you...
06-30-20, 04:11 AM
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Posted By GregH

Looks to be a very expensive hard start kit. It...

Looks to be a very expensive hard start kit.
It would perform the same function as a less expensive one without that fancy box.
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Posted By GregH

Another solution is to use a 40 watt equivalent...

Another solution is to use a 40 watt equivalent led bulb that would consume about 5 watts of power.
Not sure what your rates are but at 10 cents/kw/h that bulb would cost 10 cents for it to be on...
06-18-20, 03:56 PM
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Posted By GregH

You talk about aluminum patches........is it an...

You talk about aluminum patches........is it an aluminum or copper tubed coil?
If it's aluminum it would be too difficult to repair.
If it is copper it could be brazed but it wouldneed to be...
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Posted By GregH

A couple of things you need to consider. some...

A couple of things you need to consider.
some actuators have a fixed rate of extension up to their rated load.
This is so that when used with other actuators they operate at similar speeds.
The...
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Posted By GregH

There is a sharp edge on the shroud that is...

There is a sharp edge on the shroud that is suppose to cut the line to a length that should not get tangled on the head.
is this working?
Also, if the stringer motor is running rough the head could...
06-13-20, 02:51 AM
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Posted By GregH

You could try warming up the tape SLOWLY with a...

You could try warming up the tape SLOWLY with a hair dryer or heat gun.
The idea would be to heat up the glue without damaging the styrofoam.
06-06-20, 05:03 AM
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Posted By GregH

Nothing is broken. The end of the setscrew is...

Nothing is broken.
The end of the setscrew is cupped so it digs into the shaft and leaves that telltale mark.
Just dress that spot with a file and you're good to go.
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