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digital gauges

can you buy one set of digital gauges that have a variety of refrigerants and use different hoses and flush manifold rather than buy another set of gauges.working on 410a and r22 only.   thx


  • Techman
    Techman Member Posts: 2,144
    edited May 2013

    different hoses? Why flush the manifold? With some of the R22 replacements (HI,Med and/or LO temp) it is RECOMMENDED to add some mineral oil to the system to aid in oil return. Some say NEVER EVER cross contaminate the oils/freons.In the beginning of this oil/Freon thing when converting over to a "new" Freon/oil we were allowed to have 90-95% of POE and 5-10% mineral oil. Everything was good at those ratios.  Gotta go back to work. I carry 8 kinds of Freon on board , so I guess I need lots more manifolds and evacuation manifolds also. Damn you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Paul_69
    Paul_69 Member Posts: 251

    let me rephrase question. do you need seperate gauges for each refigerant
  • Techman
    Techman Member Posts: 2,144

    If you want to ,go for it! It is not mandatory
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