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MUST SPEND MONEY - Actually, I just need a new recovery machine.

Discussion in 'Tools and Test Equip' started by phillyjim, Nov 17, 2016.

  1. phillyjim

    phillyjim New Member

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    My old recovery machine finally ate it. I had a brief Orthodox memorial service for it and have now moved on. Anyone have any recommendations? I mainly work light commercial, from 5 to 100 ton package units and chillers. Would like to spend less than a grand (or less if possible) so I have more left over for beer. Was looking at the Appion G5 Twin or the YJ Recover XLT, purge feature preferred, but not absolutely necessary.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. crackertech

    crackertech assholiness *

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    Please start a new members thread and introduce yourself and tell us what you do in the trade
     
  3. coldsnap

    coldsnap -20 on the money

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    He did, just not in a new members thread. Op, G5 is nice.
     
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  4. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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    :dunno::loltard:
     
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    phillyjim New Member

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  6. MOFO the psychic gorilla

    MOFO the psychic gorilla sitting on two achers

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    My G5 won't build a head pressure over 200 psi and yet holds pressure. I called them and they said that weird :chairshot::D
     
  7. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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  8. phillyjim

    phillyjim New Member

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    Did someone say breakfast beer????
     

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  9. phillyjim

    phillyjim New Member

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    Well....they're not wrong....
     
  10. Catpower

    Catpower The Crowd Pleaser

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    These have always worked for me

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  11. phillyjim

    phillyjim New Member

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    Every siding guy I know does a hell of a good job with just this:[​IMG]
     
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  12. knave

    knave PM Tech

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    G5 is good
     
  13. Jay 41

    Jay 41 Whole-ass

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    My recovery machine is a p.o.s. from the early 90s, but I don't care, I get paid by the hour.
     
  14. knave

    knave PM Tech

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    I would have to say, I would just jam a cut off wheel in my new grinder.
     
  15. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    I've had both and the Yellow Jacket LTE seems nicer than the Appion G5 twin.

    That said, they both are good machines.
     
  16. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    Jay 41 Whole-ass

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  18. NZ All Blacks Fan

    NZ All Blacks Fan Just Another swinging Dick

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    got a yellow jacket - It gets 0 attention from me - used abused and not cared for - still works after 11 yrs so id say its decent
     
  19. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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    Yellow jacket here too.

    But wait what's a recovery machine :dunno:

    :D
     
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    crackertech assholiness *

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    I use a bucket of water