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Offline lpayne1234

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refrigerant gauges question?
« on: June 07, 2008, 10:52:51 PM »
What would be a good set of gauges to purchase for a first set. Can I use R-12, R-22, and R134a with any one certian set or brand?
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Re: refrigerant gauges question?
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2008, 07:40:29 AM »
The best gauges on the market right now  are made by Robinaiir and Ritchie and are available at better HVAC supply stores.I use the Yellow Jacket brand (Ritchie) which covers R-22, R-134a and R-404 all on one gauge. Don't settle for a cheap set just because it's your first one....go with a durable and versatile set that will last you awhile.

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Re: refrigerant gauges question?
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2008, 10:45:48 PM »
I always buy the cheap ones. :)

I don't do all that much refrigeration work.

Let us know what ones you buy and what you think of them.

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Re: refrigerant gauges question?
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2008, 07:33:00 AM »
Harbor freight has some cheap guages.
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Re: refrigerant gauges question?
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2008, 09:01:47 AM »
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Re: refrigerant gauges question?
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2008, 06:29:25 PM »
Did you buy any gauges yet?

If so what did you end up getting?
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Offline lpayne1234

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Re: refrigerant gauges question?
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2008, 06:12:37 PM »
Have not bought any yet. Still shopping, looking for a killer deal. I hate to get off my money.  ;)

 

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