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Compression fittings for freon lines.

Discussion in 'Refrigeration' started by Bustawrench, Oct 26, 2012.

  1. Bustawrench

    Bustawrench Knucklehead

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  2. Texas-Tech

    Texas-Tech Official Geezer*

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    It could be repaired faster and cheaper with a torch
     
  3. otto

    otto Bakery Chef

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    I don't see those flying off the shelves.
     
  4. Texas-Tech

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    Not for 25 dollars
     
  5. otto

    otto Bakery Chef

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    It will be collecting dust on the shelf next to the silphos rings. :)
     
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    Catpower The Crowd Pleaser

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    Guess Y'all never had to deal with the Carrier aluminum coils back in the 70's and 80's they used compression fittings to fix the leakers, they came with a spinning tool that you put in a drill motor and turned the aluminum down to the right size, really they worked pretty damn good, and I've used a few regular comp fittings to fix other alum coil that worked
     
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  7. Bustawrench

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    I'm just wondering if they actually hold up...............I mean, look at all the shit guys catch for using Stay-Brite #8 on freon lines........now these guys are trying to sell compression fittings?

    I don't see it going over very well.
     
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    The ones they sent with the repair kits held up really pretty good, it was a PITA to make the repair, well not really it's just that nobody read the instructions with the turning tool, that you had to oil the shit out of the tubing as you were turning it, some idiots didn't oil it then the tubing would cease up it the tool and twist the shit out of it then you were ****ed
     
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    Personally, I would have a better chance winning the lottery than fixing a leak on an aluminum tube with a torch. Ive tried and failed several times. So, I would definately use that to repair a leaky alluminum tube in a denser if you could get to it.
     
  10. Texas-Tech

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    Personally I was refering to copper lines, not aluminum
     
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    Harris makes some stuff called Alsolder 100 I think that's the name of it, it works good but not on the hot gas discharge line, I have fixed quite a few leaks with it, and they held for quite a few years until the unit was scrapped
     
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    PSYCHOBILLY Blunts, 40's, and Bitches

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  13. Tap

    Tap i hate it when a velociraptor throws poop at me

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    York makes a kit comes in a tube with two sticks and a brush the sticks haven flux in them it works. Have fixed a few micro channelers with it.
     
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    HMD does it matter?

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    looks almost like a hydraulic coupling.
     
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    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    the boys on the hill in west conshy have been selling them for years, for use on....daikin systems.
     
  17. Bustawrench

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    No kidding? I've never seen one...................found this on Facebook, of all places. Learn something every day.
     
  18. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    its either them, or a very similiar fitting. daikins are pretty particular about being clean, that was their way of helping some of the lesser qualified guys move product.
     
  19. Tap

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