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Old 12-31-2012, 05:46 PM   #14
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I was diplomatic, I said SOME of the INFORMATION was nuts, not people. Sorry you were crossed and not the intention. My 'Nope' was actually incorrect, I suppose there will always be a way to screw up everything. You have to remove the cap once in a while..............

I'd sure like to know the difference between even and uneven bubbles though..........especially when all the training on the planet says to not stop bleeding until all the air is GONE. Excuses (from toolmaker, not you) made for a nonstarter tool (in that use of course) in my view, I certainly had to take them back at the store after selling them and purchaser griped they didn't work. I quit pushing them for bleeding as every one I sold came back with complaints. Seems to me the instructions in paperwork are at war with the world. I myself know the difference in the bubbles and even/uneven doesn't enter the picture there since you will ALWAYS have an air stream if bleeder screw threads leaking. The bubbles will be more like extremely fine rather than visible big air pockets. You can stop that clouding the issue by sealing up the threads on bleeder with teflon tape. Even though that works, I never use Mityvac. Too flaky. Maybe all the people returning them for same reason have clouded my brain.

You killed m/c because you one man bled too long without momentary cap relief, the diaphragm inside makes up for fluid loss but only has so much volume. Usually bleeding has cap pulled repeatedly enough checking if more fluid needed to vent what has become suction airspace, if not the diaphragm will pull in more and more until it ruptures or by some chance a seal edge on piston rolls backwards on itself from suction, which IS possible. Yes, liquids do not compress..........
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