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    Lol.. i took 22 lbs of r 22 out of a 2 ton payne...

    Lol.. i took 22 lbs of r 22 out of a 2 ton payne in the 80's, before it started to produce heat/invert at the condenser. The guys son in law had been pumping it up with a completely stopped up...
  2. I say let him in pro. How else is he gonna learn...

    I say let him in pro. How else is he gonna learn on the fly...
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    [emoji122] [emoji106] this...

    [emoji122] [emoji106] this...
  4. Maintenance, goes a long way too. Dirty coil,...

    Maintenance, goes a long way too. Dirty coil, filter is a system killer, no matter how good the install is. As well as a dirty condenser coil.
    Just sayin.
  5. Thread: seriously

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    I've pulled, probably 200 coils and cleaned them...

    I've pulled, probably 200 coils and cleaned them in 33 years. Never had a problem doing so. Its the only way to clean impacted coils. Any other way, unless it peels right off, is wasting time and the...
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    The company I worked for previously got called in...

    The company I worked for previously got called in on regularly. We would come into the office and the secretary would say, ok, who was driving, thats all they needed to hear. The owner and the other...
  7. I have stopped getting ice in my drinks when...

    I have stopped getting ice in my drinks when eating out.
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    Lol, at the frankinstein system. I had an friend,...

    Lol, at the frankinstein system. I had an friend, back in the 80's that had a new Lennox system installed. A month or so later, called and said it wasn't working and felt like it never was right....
  9. lmao @ rookie

    lmao @ rookie
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    One of the things that I picked up here, ...

    One of the things that I picked up here, applicants that gets far enough, will do a ride along, for sure.
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    Very good coolwhip..yes by all means more ....

    Very good coolwhip..yes by all means more ....
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    Prospective job applicants

    We are looking for an hvac tech. I worked in Houston, and the company had of course the usual application. But also a test/ questionnaire, with questions like what is the procedure, when you find a...
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    Yes, true electricians call them wiggys. The...

    Yes, true electricians call them wiggys. The owner, our master electrical, and master a/c holder has a true wiggy, i have a red one made by garner, or something.
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    Not enough va's... you can also have 120v and not...

    Not enough va's... you can also have 120v and not even run the transformer, seen it before. On 120 and up to be sure we use this.

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    Will let you know if the voltage has the capability of...
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    A quick Google search for that area, produced...

    A quick Google search for that area, produced this, theonly blue and really high bridge.566631
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    For a unit that old I can't imagine the wiring...

    For a unit that old I can't imagine the wiring would be that funky anyway though.[/QUOTE]


    My thoughts exactly. .how complicated could it be... just saying, no disrespect intended.
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    Where you are at you may be right. ..here in...

    Where you are at you may be right. ..here in Texas the single stage stat would probably be fine. My sisters is single stage stat, 2 stage furnace, and it does great, really low gas bill too.
  18. Back in the 80's I was changing a condenser at a...

    Back in the 80's I was changing a condenser at a local hamburger joint. I heard there was a fire 2 blocks away. A few minutes later I heard explosions. Walked out to the street and saw gas bottles...
  19. Their furnaces are OK... But having problems with...

    Their furnaces are OK... But having problems with the heatpumps... A couple of reversing valves..couple of outdoor txv's.. We've had so many problems with Rheem we don't offer them as a whole, unless...
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    563871
  21. If lines are in a underground chase... It could...

    If lines are in a underground chase... It could be full of water..
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    ^ this ^

    ^ this ^
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    I have them and love them. You can use the shafts...

    I have them and love them. You can use the shafts in your drill. And your regular short ones if you need to in the handles. The little bit of slack doesn't bother me.
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    This^^ exactly!

    This^^ exactly!
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    A while back i needed tech support from Rheem. At...

    A while back i needed tech support from Rheem. At that time, you were to contact your supplier, and they read from a trouble shooting guide , then if the issue isn't resolved, you are given the next...
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    Maintenance. ..or lack of it, is a system killer.

    Maintenance. ..or lack of it, is a system killer.
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    Lol..all this was on one bid..to replace stolen...

    Lol..all this was on one bid..to replace stolen condenser n copper..557111557121557131557141
    And yes the last pic is a fluorescent light belly pan holding the flames in, as well as the other side,...
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    Saw this the other day...

    Saw this the other day...
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    Poll: This

    This
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    Ok, I just remembered this post while in the shop...

    Ok, I just remembered this post while in the shop the other day...lol
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    I have been on the job and Googled a question and...

    I have been on the job and Googled a question and had it send me to this site to read a thread and answer me question. Get your post count up ASAP.
  32. Oh yes I have. Twice when I worked for a rural...

    Oh yes I have. Twice when I worked for a rural water district/supplier. Once I had to cut a guys water off. They sent me to check and see if he had cut the lock off. We he did. And after disabling 2...
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    Found this in a 90 percenter this fall. Sent...

    Found this in a 90 percenter this fall.

    Sent from my big,bad,beatiful...note 3
  34. Except a lot of people we service have heat...

    Except a lot of people we service have heat pumps. And the weather when they break down is brutal. Better have coveralls, insulated boots, and some good gloves!

    Sent from my...
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    No..no..no...it's the t-stat. ..always the...

    No..no..no...it's the t-stat. ..always the t-stat.

    Sent from my big,bad,beatiful...note 3
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    Lol..I've been told that it is against the law to...

    Lol..I've been told that it is against the law to have more than one social security card. ..so I carry both of mine ...just for the h**l of it.

    Sent from my big,bad,beatiful...note 3
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    X2 Sent from my big,bad,beatiful...note 3

    X2

    Sent from my big,bad,beatiful...note 3
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    The one with affordable ink. It's insane to pay...

    The one with affordable ink. It's insane to pay as much for ink as the printer costs.

    Sent from my big,bad,beatiful...note 3
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    Oh h##l yes..^^^ Sent from my...

    Oh h##l yes..^^^

    Sent from my big,bad,beatiful...note 3
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    We would if we had to. It works fine.

    We would if we had to. It works fine.
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    Forgot the picture

    Forgot the picture
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    We actually have one of the vacuum pumps with the...

    We actually have one of the vacuum pumps with the seperated drive pictured in the listing, bought used In the 80's.it still works. I saw it in the shop a few days ago.
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    Danfoss 15ton

    Danfoss 15 ton 240 volt 3 phase. Brand new still on the pallet. $950, hit me up on my email in my profile.
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    This is a 3/4 hammer drill. ..and is a friggin...

    This is a 3/4 hammer drill. ..and is a friggin beast. Also drives ground rods in 1to 2 minutes.
    http://www.dewalt.com/tools/hammerdrills--hammers-spline-drive-rotary-hammers-d25651k.aspx [emoji41]
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    Nope not even close. In fact I couldn't touch of...

    Nope not even close. In fact I couldn't touch of that when I was in my prime.
    That's a sweet install.
  46. Yeah. ..I went the local Wendy's acouple of years...

    Yeah. ..I went the local Wendy's acouple of years ago. They said the thermostat caught on fire. It was an analog. .no common. .. It had definitely been on fire. I inspected every foot of wiring...
  47. Oh yeah. ..^ This^ . Residential can be so WIDELY...

    Oh yeah. ..^ This^ . Residential can be so WIDELY different. Went yesterday from wearing shoe covers to protect the carpet. To the tech I was working with, stepped in dog poop he didn't spot in time...
  48. York does that too.

    York does that too.
  49. I haven't personally had it happen on one of my...

    I haven't personally had it happen on one of my calls. But our owner, and another tech have had a bad t-stat cause the same intermittent problem. Changed the stat and never happened again. Not sure...
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    ^^this^^

    ^^this^^
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