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Opinions: APPION Valve Core Temoval Tool

Discussion in 'Tools and Test Equip' started by Raymond Moreno Jr, Oct 11, 2017.

  1. Raymond Moreno Jr

    Raymond Moreno Jr New Member

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    Looking at purchasing the:

    APPION MEGA FLOW VALVE CORE REMOVAL TOOL.

    I saw the YouTube video "Fritz" made. But it is super old from years ago.

    What do y'all think about the tool?

    I know there are a few other (cheaper) ones. But I come from the "Buy once, cry once" clan.

    Just curious about the reviews for THIS SPECIFIC model.

    Thanks!
     
  2. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    It’s good. Good support from Chris over there. Easy to get replacement orings as needed. Just go finger tight and they will last for years.
     
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  3. coldsnap

    coldsnap -20 on the money

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    Those are what I use
     
  4. knave

    knave Undeterred

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  5. Zman

    Zman Hanging by a Thread

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    Me 3. Also got the Hoses for quicker vacs. A little pricy,but seems worth it so far.
     
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  6. chucko615

    chucko615 Banned camp counselor

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    I've got the hoses with the core tools and it works great.
     
  7. Raymond Moreno Jr

    Raymond Moreno Jr New Member

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    Hmmm...
     
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  8. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    ?? Looking for a full review?
    They are vacuum rated, work good, perform as advertised. Many times they won’t fit where you need them to. If you pull the shrader out earlier you have to watch that you have room for the stem in the out position otherwise you will have the worlds greatest vacuum but no way to put the core in. Good product.
     
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  9. doc havoc

    doc havoc A cunning linguist

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    Yep
     
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  10. otto

    otto Bakery Chef

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    I have them and they're great.
     
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  11. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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  12. crackertech

    crackertech assholiness *

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    I have one it’s a yellow jacket and it sucks
     
  13. jettinvr6sc

    jettinvr6sc New Member

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    Used them yesterday, pulled down to 120 microns.

    Sent from my SM-N910T using Tapatalk
     
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  14. MNHVAC

    MNHVAC Man on a mission

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    I have the one that Teach put on the tool list. It works. Although, I do like the APPION. It's perdy.
     
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  15. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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    Window shakers don't have access fittings do they?
     
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  16. crackertech

    crackertech assholiness *

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    :boid::boid::boid::boid::boid::boid::boid::boid:
     
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  17. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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    :D
     
  18. jamesyarbrough

    jamesyarbrough Amateur Gynecologist

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    I got a set of appion. Better get a few o ring kits too.
     
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  19. MOFO the psychic gorilla

    MOFO the psychic gorilla sitting on two achers

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    The new ones come with extra orings
     
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  20. chucko615

    chucko615 Banned camp counselor

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    I used one Monday........didn't have room to get the other one on, but I still was ab;e to pull the system down fast..............:thumb:
     
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