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    look up "tex isbells skunk scent"- you put 2 tiny...

    look up "tex isbells skunk scent"- you put 2 tiny drops [from separate bottles!, like satans epoxy for the nose!] on a matchpack and a deer could walk right in front of you and not smell "human",...
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    thannks for the 411 but i pretty much backed out...

    thannks for the 411 but i pretty much backed out from the get-go [he's a good friend] and told him i'd rather stay friends than get involved in some 1/2 a**ed bubble gum job re-hack. now that he's...
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    AH, if only it were up to me...we have to stay...

    AH, if only it were up to me...we have to stay with oil [no gas on this major road!], and i know it's going to be cheaper/easier for me to throw in a straight overhead for A/C-nice big decked attic,...
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    I should have mentioned that the A/C will be a...

    I should have mentioned that the A/C will be a separate overhead unit. No way i'm jamming a coil in this undersized duct.
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    Here's the story: my buddy buys this house and...

    Here's the story: my buddy buys this house and wants a "trouble free" [Ha!] rental prop.,. So he thinks replacing all the moving parts [furnaces, a/c equip, door locksets, etc.] will let him be the...
  6. Thread: Traps and T's

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    RE-HACK

    I now carry a 1/2" pipe tap in my H/D Tool bag/purse-pouch thingy. BUT WHY??? It seems I have been tasked with fixing the sins of 1 or more meth-monkeys [they gravitate to the flatrate install co.'s]...
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    I've personally tested the "fido-shock" [1500v]...

    I've personally tested the "fido-shock" [1500v] and it will get you're attention! but compare that to a cattle controller [10,000-15,000v] and the fido shock looks pretty tame!
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    F-18

    I'm sure most have seen this but i figrd i'd post for the few who hadn't-it's just too DAMN COOL!!!

    http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c205/CR500/phzf18-transonic.jpg

    Every so often, just the...
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    fido-shock

    tell ya what, there's no more squirells livin' in my shed!
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    that's it, thanks P

    that's it, thanks P
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    Originally posted by dec [B]Hell I had...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by dec
    [B]Hell I had magnetic signs when I first started out. Oh and they were not on a van either. I guess being I have been in business over 25 years and was a weekend...
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    I guess "weekend warrior" is assumed derogatory,...

    I guess "weekend warrior" is assumed derogatory, Think about it, I was headed for a F/C/C C/O myself! I thought his sign a little corny but I didn't intend it as a disparaging post! I haven't...
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    Dogs are smart animals, they learn quickly ...

    Dogs are smart animals, they learn quickly

    http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c205/CR500/fidoshosk.jpg

    BTW it's only $25 for the 800v unit and $54 for the 1500v momma, and yes, i've "tested"...
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    don't let the mag sign on the door mislead you,...

    don't let the mag sign on the door mislead you, it had something like "highly recommended"+ a cell # and a name

    http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c205/CR500/P1012208.jpg
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    Payson you're one tough MF, when it's 90 or more...

    Payson you're one tough MF, when it's 90 or more we hang an old customized furnace blower in the far gable vent [the brittle plastic ones visit the neighbors yard] and we still sweat like a shoat!...
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    Yellow jacket *IS* the FERRARI, the rest are...

    Yellow jacket *IS* the FERRARI, the rest are Chevys, Fiats and Yugos.
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    I live near Warren Grove test range in NJ and...

    I live near Warren Grove test range in NJ and i've been in the tower when the a-10's make their target runs. gives me goose bumps just thinking about it! When they say it's a tank killer they ain't...
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    BTW "armas grandes" means "big guns" im...

    BTW "armas grandes" means "big guns" im mexican...you can guess the rest:)
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    yeah, i've got 3 cr5's a 93, a 96, and an 01. the...

    yeah, i've got 3 cr5's a 93, a 96, and an 01. the 96 and 01 are "street legal" and when i feel frisky i swap the motard wheels on the '01 and behave badly!

    i've also got a legal 94 wr250, 98 xr400...
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    The 919 is not "fast"-fast, but it's a great...

    The 919 is not "fast"-fast, but it's a great hooligan bike. i've got SATO slip-ons and a dyno jet power commander from Dan Kyle at Kyle Racing and when they claim 20% more torque, They MEAN it! [and...
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    i was just wondering if anyone else is an...

    i was just wondering if anyone else is an addrenanilan junkie when it comes to hotroddding streetbikes.
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    You might be a MotorHead >IF< , It's 2AM and...

    You might be a MotorHead >IF< , It's 2AM and you're in the garage dialing in the map on your PowerCommanderUSB3 [w/Ti Sato cans] rather than getting "tactile" with the resident femmes' Armas...
  23. Payson-YOU'RE THE MAN!!!

    Payson-YOU'RE THE MAN!!!
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    Hey RoBo!

    Och naw! Though the cow over the fence some hay! But Wait a minute once! You'ins are pullin' yer Pud too much!:) I think somebody's running around like a fart in glove!
    ...And while i'm at it, this...
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    Are you saying Heil and whirlpool were the same...

    Are you saying Heil and whirlpool were the same thing in the 70's???
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    I took the tag off, it said Heil and the lineset...

    I took the tag off, it said Heil and the lineset is flarenut style and though it still runs it will be replaced with a 4T goodman shortly which will make the distance between the 3 units plenty good.
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    I took the tag off, it said Heil and the lineset...

    I took the tag off, it said Heil and the lineset is flarenut style and though it still runs it will be replaced with a 4T goodman shortly which will make the distance between the 3 units plenty good.
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    actually it's a heil with the badge off the new...

    actually it's a heil with the badge off the new goodman on the right
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    http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c205/CR500/P1012...

    http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c205/CR500/P1012207.jpg

    Couple updates at a friends-couldn't help myself;)
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    school

    I learned [am forever learning really] OJT style. That and keep reading 'till you know the acronyms. Make the rounds of the supply houses, open accounts, get your EPA card, drop a grand or so on...
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    not in jersey!

    A little known, well guarded secret is that they CANNOT prevent you from living/buying in a 55+ community if you are underage-provided they haven't met their required percentage of underagers...
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    Having grown up in dutch country [central...

    Having grown up in dutch country [central pennsy], I thought I knew a bit about Amish customs. Either I didn't or they changed...I had occasion to accompany a friend to an Amish tool and die shop and...
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    You can make an "unforgettable" booby trap with a...

    You can make an "unforgettable" booby trap with a trip wire activated squirt gun modded to fire on compressed air and with the squirter opened up for a 15-20 degree "spray" pattern aimed at the bait....
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    Or most of it anyway-circa 1919 ...

    Or most of it anyway-circa 1919

    http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c205/CR500/P1010106.jpg
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    At the last TRANE seminar I attended the...

    At the last TRANE seminar I attended the instructor told us that TRANE says a nitro flush is all that's needed when changing to 410A, and lineset traps are unnecessary, no matter the rise!!! The...
  36. Thread: RunCapLore

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    Now there might be an interesting experiment-if...

    Now there might be an interesting experiment-if only we could find a test specimen for the "lab"...hey, come to think of it there's a house down the street where the guy's only there on weekends but...
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    We have a fieldpiece and I just purchased a...

    We have a fieldpiece and I just purchased a yellow jacket 69075 superevac gauge. The YJ is pricey at 240 or so depending where you buy, but it's nice to have the readout where it's easy to see...
  38. Thread: RunCapLore

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    Re: Risk?

    No, it's not.
  39. Thread: RunCapLore

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    Good info turtle, never had any technical...

    Good info turtle, never had any technical training on the subject so i always question the theory behind "accepted practice", thanks
  40. Thread: RunCapLore

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    Being that this is the time of the year for A/C...

    Being that this is the time of the year for A/C startups, or failure thereof, I'm wondering if some of what i've learned from others is right, wrong, or indifferent.
    First, I have a buddy at the...
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    I woulda hung an extra couple wires on there with...

    I woulda hung an extra couple wires on there with connectors so he could put his expertise to the test!
    When we were kids we had this old TV transformer with like 20 taps and we found that a...
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    thanks norm, good info.

    thanks norm, good info.
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    I've read different opinions on "cleaning"...

    I've read different opinions on "cleaning" linesets, ranging from special solvents to r22 to a simple nitrogen purge. I've also read that any residual r22 oil will mix with POE to create a waxy...
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    Just went to the reefer supply wholesale and saw...

    Just went to the reefer supply wholesale and saw these manifolds that let you turn the middle knob left for vapor or right for liquid when charging. So I thought *good idea*, no metering device for...
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    Our original assumption was that room air on one...

    Our original assumption was that room air on one side of the sheetrock would leave the room and enter the return on the other side of the sheetrock and that the sheetrock would be none the wiser....
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    I just have to correct you all, it's "Dog Track",...

    I just have to correct you all, it's "Dog Track", not dog leg-that would be a homo-hockey term [golf course reference]
  47. Thread: ROACHES

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    When i was a kid we had a job cleaning out a...

    When i was a kid we had a job cleaning out a printers basement. The owner told us to just walk ahead from the bottom of the steps [in the dark] while waving an arm back and forth until we felt the...
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    I may be showing my age but I'm sure some will...

    I may be showing my age but I'm sure some will remember the '69-'74 econolito, that had to be one of the ugliest, most poorly designed POS van ever from ford! you still see the '61-'68 version on...
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    "Install manager"- I should explain, my buddy...

    "Install manager"- I should explain, my buddy owns the company, I am the sole employee/manager, we have one kid who works with me-if you know what I mean-and we bring in the hungry dogs at the start...
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    The "whip" required that we not cut out the...

    The "whip" required that we not cut out the bottom plate for the sake of uniform nailing for custom 15" high imported cocabolahogogany base moulding [had to leave 1/2" either side, no nail plates]....
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