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    Scrapping portable ac.

    Hi was wondering if anyone has scraped a portable ac the kind that you have to vent with a hose? Does it differ than other ac units and is refrigerant inside? Thanks. Tried to find videos but i guess no one has doe these yet?



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    Are you talking about like the garage swamp cooler? Or an actual ac unit? All ac units have refrigerant and compressors. Swamp coolers do not

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    How do you tell if its a swamp cooler or a ac? Do they both have exhaust vents to vent outside? Anything in a swamp cooler to recycle?

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    There's quite a bit in the old threads about swamp coolers that should help. You can also look up the make/model on-line and get the specs

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    I think finding the specs would help you a lot. It will most likely give you an idea of what you are dealing with, and if there is anything to recycle.

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    I hope hes not talking about the portable Ammonia fridges, that you vent by using some garden hose & venting the gas into a large bucket/drum of water...

    Ammonia gas is a demon in a bottle. One wiff of it & you are choking to death.
    Its also used in Drug labs & will get anybody some very intiminate attention by LEO.
    One fridge would cover a city block with white unmistakable cloud.


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