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TXV Bulb tightness?

The bulb should never be installed on soft-drwan tubing.

No matter how you try, it will never be perfectly straight.


  • RadPro
    RadPro Member Posts: 90
    Bulb Tightness

    Hi all

    How tight do you get your txv bulbs?

    I double checked one Fri and could move the bulb thru the insultube. Removed insulation and redid straps. You can not move the bulb now! Am I being too picky or what?

    Don in Central Mo
  • Techman
    Techman Member Posts: 2,144
    Right Tight?

    Your new "tight" is NOW right.You are not being picky ,you are being "normal".
  • Eugene Silberstein
    Eugene Silberstein Member Posts: 1,380
    If you can wiggle it....

    If you can wiggle it, it's too loose.
  • Empire_2
    Empire_2 Member Posts: 2,343
    Don't forget

    Clean and tight....Make sure there is no corrosion on the surface.

    Mike T.
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