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    If its hot don't touch it for long and if its...

    If its hot don't touch it for long and if its cold don't put your tongue on it. Other then that, I got nothing.......

    AND..... Enjoy yourself, its fun to learn!
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    A big welcome from East TN!

    A big welcome from East TN!
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    If price is a big concern, I would just go with...

    If price is a big concern, I would just go with the Payne too. And be happy! :)

    I can't speak on the Payne being made in Mexico, and Carrier in US, but the import/export line is so muddy these...
  4. Yes, as mentioned, dont get all the tools until...

    Yes, as mentioned, dont get all the tools until you really need them.

    Dont try to get flaring tools or benders, etc.

    I would put your money in a really good meter and gauge set. They other...
  5. Thread: Gin and Juice

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    that was awesome! :)

    that was awesome! :)
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    Poll: I would have to agree too, I know some things...

    I would have to agree too, I know some things seem very frustrating. :)

    Like mentioned above, in that amount of time with that being your only problem. That really isnt that bad. :)
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    After going through many cheap tools, I would try...

    After going through many cheap tools, I would try to got with the best stuff you can whenever possible. You will be way happier in the long run and if it takes a little longer it will be worth it. ...
  8. Thread: Veto HVAC bag

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    yes, thanks for the link qwerty, but now what to...

    yes, thanks for the link qwerty, but now what to do with my current Veto bag???????

    Will be looking for that one too. :)
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    Replace the entire unit. (Laughing while...

    Replace the entire unit.

    (Laughing while typing this) Funny you would ask, I have just run across a Trane unit that looks about 10 years old I will sell you????????? :)

    I type this in humor...
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    MikeyT, I'm trying to get my hands around this...

    MikeyT,

    I'm trying to get my hands around this post too, please correct me where Im wrong:

    You have an older HVAC system? How old is it? The compressor failed 4 years ago, and you had a...
  11. As mentioned above, seems like you have this...

    As mentioned above, seems like you have this worked out. :)

    I only read through the post once, and dont have time to really look into what you have, but I just have one quick comment.

    In the...
  12. Thread: Veto HVAC bag

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    I would be interested in that too. I didnt think...

    I would be interested in that too. I didnt think there was such a thing?

    I have the open top smaller one and love it!!!!!

    Would love to see an hvac one. :)
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    as they said..... :) As to the season, prices...

    as they said..... :)

    As to the season, prices are always subject to change and usually can go up at the end or beginning of the year.

    For me, I would love to do an install when its not too...
  14. RSA - I agree with NCHeat who agrees with...

    RSA - I agree with NCHeat who agrees with baldloonie. :)

    20 years! great job! :) Someone smarter then me should be along soon, but if you already have the space and location, then I don't see...
  15. As mentioned, seperate system the best. And...

    As mentioned, seperate system the best.

    And such a common problem, since so many houses are built with that room UN-finished for less cost and lower taxes.

    I would look into the foam...
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    How did you know R-22 was put in? :)

    How did you know R-22 was put in? :)
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    Jim - Let me know where you find a SMAN3, and see...

    Jim - Let me know where you find a SMAN3, and see if you can get a deal for two? :)

    Thanks for for reply too, but wouldnt you think the vacuum would boil off the refrig better then just nitro? I...
  18. Thread: Sman3

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    I need a new micron gauge too, and after shopping...

    I need a new micron gauge too, and after shopping around I think I will get the SMAN3 too! :)

    Seems that jsphilly on Ebay is the best place? Is that correct? several times my local js has not...
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    I hope you dont mind, and sorry for walking on...

    I hope you dont mind, and sorry for walking on your post. :)

    But, just yesterday I was looking into my manifold and hoses too. I ended up pulling a vacuum on the hoses (ball valve at pump), and...
  20. Agree with most of the others, shouldnt take that...

    Agree with most of the others, shouldnt take that long.

    I hope your able to get it completely finished. :)
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    I have the Robinair and works fine.

    I have the Robinair and works fine.
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    I am only a few months into my bag, and still...

    I am only a few months into my bag, and still love it!!!!

    Feels great every time getting it out of the van, and have gotten several compliments on it.

    It is still pretty heavy. :)

    jt
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    Realist, That had to be one of the coolest...

    Realist,

    That had to be one of the coolest things ever!

    Im not smart enough about any one thing to do something like that. so cool! :)
  24. Has no one been playing this?????? Not a bad...

    Has no one been playing this??????

    Not a bad game for what it is. :)
  25. Thread: tool vest

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    Does it come with a pocket protector too? I...

    Does it come with a pocket protector too?

    I bet it would be hot. make your chest smell like your feet! :)
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    That is a great thought and the initative is...

    That is a great thought and the initative is there, but no company is going to "hire" you for free. The liability and workmans comp. would be a big issue.

    As others have said, explain what you...
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    As I mentioned, I went with the small one and...

    As I mentioned, I went with the small one and glad I did. For what I use it for, it is plenty big enough. AND plenty heavy. If I had gone with the larger one, I would have filled it up too, and...
  28. OK, got all the badges and unlocked the last one....

    OK, got all the badges and unlocked the last one. final score 981.79!

    FYI. The last one is 10 targets at 100 yard, with 10 bullets! Make each one count, they add to your score!

    NO, I HAVENT...
  29. Got them all! score 940.34, BUT only got 5 of...

    Got them all! score 940.34, BUT only got 5 of the 8 badges, well 6 after I share the program. You have to time the breathing at the 600m, that thing it tiny!

    I need a bullseye from 300 meters,...
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    ct hvac and Roddy, Im sure half the battle (or...

    ct hvac and Roddy,

    Im sure half the battle (or more) is admitting there is a problem, and trying to fix it!

    Glad to hear you guys are talking about it, and looking for answers!

    Good luck!
    :)
  31. Thread: Swaging Tools

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    I have yellow jacket too, and I have found too...

    I have yellow jacket too, and I have found too you need to "take another bite" as mentioned. AND it helps if you rotate the piece or the tool just a little when going after the bite. It wont split...
  32. Thread: burns my as_

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    Im not sure that is the proper use of that tool,...

    Im not sure that is the proper use of that tool, but that is really funny!

    :)
  33. Thread: Van lettering

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    yes, simple and easy to read. OF COURSE, try...

    yes, simple and easy to read.

    OF COURSE, try to make the number stand out. if you could get the 850-235-COOL or HEAT number that might be good.

    BUT, I used to have a Blackberry and it didnt...
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    Very sorry for your loss too! I have been around...

    Very sorry for your loss too! I have been around 3 suicides myself, one from high school and then two friend's wives.

    They same way, never would have guessed it!

    Hang in there! :)
  35. Thread: 9mm or not?

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    I went to the first page to see what this was...

    I went to the first page to see what this was about, then saw how many pages there were. ugh. :)

    I bet there might be some good info in the middle some where. lol

    Is the one who started this...
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    If you are taking the classes, you should have a...

    If you are taking the classes, you should have a pretty good idea on some of the stuff you should need. You should at least know some of the baiscs.

    How about you make some suggestions, and we...
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    Thanks for the info, JTCHVAC! :) WOW! That...

    Thanks for the info, JTCHVAC! :)

    WOW! That is much less then I would have thought.

    Doing a quick calculation for my van at 14 mpg and just figuring 500 miles per week at $3.50 per gallon,...
  38. Thread: Atlanta peeps

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    It was a while since I lived there, and that ss...

    It was a while since I lived there, and that ss law would be new to me.

    Funny, when I was there the afternoon rush hour helicopter was saying they were traveling at about 130 mph ground speed, and...
  39. Thread: Atlanta peeps

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    I used to live in Kennesaw myself (no handgun...

    I used to live in Kennesaw myself (no handgun included, look it up! :) ).

    Its changed, but still a very good area! I miss Atlanta. :(

    Just watch out for the occasional ladder in the road! ...
  40. Thread: cash discount

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    You must mail in your payment to your ISP too,...

    You must mail in your payment to your ISP too, your connection is slow. I had forgotten all about this post from over a week ago. :)

    Glad you dont use or even have a credit card, but they really...
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    Keep in mind, there are about 1,000 people on...

    Keep in mind, there are about 1,000 people on here at any one time (or so), and each would have a brand they install more or just like better. AND each would probably have a story where they...
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    Ben, Welcome to the site! There are many...

    Ben,

    Welcome to the site! There are many people here that are very smart ( much smarter then me), that can help you with some of this.

    I see this is your first post, and looks like you have...
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    I saw the Nissan on the back of a magazine just...

    I saw the Nissan on the back of a magazine just the other day.

    I looked online too, but I dont think I have ever seen one out driving around.

    Has anyone seen or tried one of the Nissans?

    jt
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    I am a hand tool junky, and I am always ready to...

    I am a hand tool junky, and I am always ready to try a new hand tool.

    The set that BMATTHEWS was talking about is a VERY good set, and he was really close on brand. :) The set is at HD and its...
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    Thanks for the pics too! I know doing stuff like...

    Thanks for the pics too! I know doing stuff like that is a pain sometimes, and I personally do appreciate it! you going out of the way :)

    Its funny too, I was cleaning the van up this weekend,...
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    WFL-TX, I tried to call them and then sent...

    WFL-TX,

    I tried to call them and then sent them an email too right after I got your post.

    They just sent me an email back saying they were closed til the 21th. Its posted on there website at...
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    Thanks for the help, and when you get around to...

    Thanks for the help, and when you get around to it is fiine.

    It would be nice to hear some real numbers, instead of what the Ford site says. PLUS, with yours being loaded down, a more accurate...
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    It is funny the v8 is abt the same as the v6. My...

    It is funny the v8 is abt the same as the v6. My v8 gets about 14-17 too.

    Jtchvac- with all the tools you carry, do you know what the gas mileage is for you? I would be interested to know with...
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    JT- Thnaks for the info! Im sure your right,...

    JT-

    Thnaks for the info! Im sure your right, if its your's (or even you too being the company van) you would just make it work.

    I keep my van pretty full, but generally with stuff I really...
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    This sounds like a great product, and if I had...

    This sounds like a great product, and if I had just not purchased a new Fieldpiece I would probabaly try this one.

    Wish I would have seen this post a few months ago.

    jt
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