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#1 Comstock_Services

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 01:22 AM

I have one of these babies, and its great for illistrating a partially clogged vent to a customer. http://www.repaircli...0106710/1447456

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 07:50 AM

It would be nice to have something to show the customer to back up your diagnosis. At that price, I would be real sad if I lost or broke it.
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Posted 24 December 2011 - 11:16 AM

I got mine from the local parts house, special order. It was like $60 or so.

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 11:49 AM

What exactly does it do?
Got specs?

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 01:01 PM

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TESTING THE AIR FLOW IN A CLOTHES DRYER
Inventor: GREGORY JOHN NEUMANN,
WHIRLPOOL PATENTS COMPANY
US20100058611.pdf
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Posted 24 December 2011 - 03:44 PM

Thanks Reg.
It is a nice looking "invention".
Dryers and dryer ducts are not difficult to analyze.
I will defer this product to others.
I prefer not to baffle my customers.with bullshit.
I will continue using my thermometers,amp probes and volt meters and duct cleaning brushes.

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 03:36 PM

its really helpful if you do warranty work . There's always one of those customers that doesnt believe their vent is a problem.
helps somewhat in those situations. They tend to believe it more if they see a machine telling them bad airflow....
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Posted 23 January 2012 - 07:42 AM

This is for Whirlpool dryers:
http://www.repaircli.../8522199/831650
A clean dryer not hooked up to a vent will suck the piece of cardboard against the outlet inside th drum aand it won't fall off until you shut the dryer off. Hook the vent up and you get different results depending on the vent. Pretty neat.




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