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  1. Thanks, Benncool!

    for picking up the hand tools and ACR fittings!....

    So, this is what I still have...

    1- Swedge Kit, Ritchie
    1- Motor, GE, 3585
    1- Motor, GE, 3583
    1- Motor, Rescue, Blower, 110v, 1/6-1/2hp...
  2. Of course willing to ship... $2,350 is a...

    Of course willing to ship...

    $2,350 is a conservative estimate of what I paid for these items...

    Y'all take it from there...

    Thanks.
  3. I thought upgrades were supposed to improve...

    the 'puters performace, not crash it...

    ZoneAlarm upgrade, along with a family issue, caused my delayed response... Sorry...

    OK, here goes...

    REALLY prefer to do a bulk sale of the whole...
  4. Wow! You guys still don't miss a beat, do ya? ...

    Wow! You guys still don't miss a beat, do ya?

    I'll have to get a fresh inventory this w/e...

    Thanks, Benn...

    And no, Jack , the van is gone. Sold it to a reefer man who didn't want my HVAC...
  5. Hey y'all, how's everyone been? Been gone from...

    Hey y'all, how's everyone been?

    Been gone from here for awhile now...

    The MS Gulf Coast is STILL destroyed, but we are just now starting to take a few small baby steps...

    Could use y'all...
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    By American Airlines Pilot - Captain John...

    By American Airlines Pilot - Captain John Maniscalco


    "I've been trying to say this since 9-11 but you worry me. I wish you didn't. I wish when I walked down the streets of this country that I...
  7. U.S. Perceptions of a Chinese Threat By George...

    U.S. Perceptions of a Chinese Threat
    By George Friedman

    The U.S. Department of Defense released its annual report on China's military last week. The Pentagon reported that China is moving forward...
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    shophound

    I'd like to discuss what you do and how you got there. I've read some of your other posts about being a facility HVAC supervisor. I know some of you ole timers round here will roll your eyes when I...
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    Wish you were closer...

    Just what I'm looking for...

    For the life of me, I can't understand why my wife wants to stay here in ground zero (i hate that term) post-Katrina-land on the MS Gulf Coast, but she does...

    My...
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    Fate

    I hear ya, James...

    Upon reflection, I think my words were actually about the wonders and mystery of fate...

    Fate how I was born in America and not the Sudan...

    Fate how I was born in 1965...
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    Don't know how I missed it, but I'd never seen...

    Don't know how I missed it, but I'd never seen "Saving Private Ryan" until tonight...

    The scene near the end, where 2 two GIs are machine-gunning from an upper floor, and the one guy gets his...
  12. Ahhh, replies by the 2 experts I hoped for, Ed...

    Ahhh, replies by the 2 experts I hoped for, Ed and rayr...:D

    Thanks!
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    http://www.cdc.gov/flu/avian/gen-info/pandemics.ht...

    http://www.cdc.gov/flu/avian/gen-info/pandemics.htm
  14. Say a hurricane is about to destroy the city you...

    Say a hurricane is about to destroy the city you live in. Two questions:

    1. What would you do?

    2. What would you do if you were black?

    Sadly, the two questions don't have the same...
  15. Ed, thanks. I actually checked your site for...

    Ed, thanks. I actually checked your site for fridge info before I started... :D

    So thats it? 5 lb suction at start-up? Is that when the box is at room temp or when its at normal operating temp...
  16. Thread: Buttrocket

    by spike
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    http://www.ebaumsworld.com/videos/buttrocket.html

    http://www.ebaumsworld.com/videos/buttrocket.html
  17. I haven't worked on a dom fridge since vo-tech...

    I haven't worked on a dom fridge since vo-tech 12+ years ago... and if it weren't my fridge, I still wouldn't...

    GE sidexside TXF24VRSM. The suction line rusted/rotted a 1" section half the...
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    A Tech Order or Tech Manual

    is what your man needs at this point

    BTW: T.M.=Army-owned, T.O.= Air Force-owned (even though all tactical HVAC/R is designed by the Army). Also, regs state the TO/TM must be present at the ECU...
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    Tactical HVAC

    can be tricky...

    The comp runs continuously in 'cool' mode, to keep an even load on the generator, which is also powering a vanload of electronics...

    When the stat satisfies, 2 solenoids open...
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    Depends on the water...

    Our Yukon floated & flooded from storm surge (salt water).
    Heavy corrosion everywhere in 2-3 days, especially aluminum.

    Vehicles flooded with water from Lake Ponchatrain may be harder to...
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    http://www.imagewiz.net/usr/hvac1/katrina/19342_DV...

    http://www.imagewiz.net/usr/hvac1/katrina/19342_DV20050912212534.jpg
    http://www.imagewiz.net/usr/hvac1/katrina/19343_DV20050912212623.jpg...
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    This is what we saw when we left the shelter of...

    This is what we saw when we left the shelter of what hopefully will still be my job...


    The power of Mother Nature is amazing...

    Before...

    ...
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    I should have known when Jim Cantore and crew...

    I should have known when Jim Cantore and crew from The Weather Channel showed up at my work to ride out Katrina, we were gonna be in for it...

    The Armed Forces Retirement Home-Gulfport was...
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    Thanks harv!

    Just got the last of the utilities on today (cable)...

    My family and I have been blessed with minimal damage. We lack nothing right now, when so many others have nothing...

    I'll post again in...
  25. thanks - just peeked at this thread once more...

    thanks - just peeked at this thread once more before GOING ON VACATION!!!!!

    reply more when I get back!!! :D:D:D
  26. Hey C-Dave!

    Where ya at?
  27. 'Bean counter' - if you only knew...

    Please give an example of a 'problem' the Trane tech can see coming before we can.

    One important point I forgot to mention is that the Trane O&M manual for these chillers doesn't mention a thing...
  28. Would appreciate (as usual) your comments... I...

    Would appreciate (as usual) your comments...

    I just took over QC duties for a quarterly PM contract on these 2 Tranes on my building...

    Trane is charging us $700 per quarter.

    For 3 of the...
  29. Thread: My new helper...

    by spike
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    Her talents

    were evident to me right away...:eek:
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    FDECU. What a giant POS. Wonder what possessed...

    FDECU. What a giant POS. Wonder what possessed the genius who designed that abortion to put a friggin 10lb computer brain with 2 dozen sensors in a HEAT PUMP with 134A that's gonna be dumped off a...
  31. Thread: My new helper...

    by spike
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    http://www.rock103.com/pages/bod/babeI.html?ID=090...

    http://www.rock103.com/pages/bod/babeI.html?ID=090604
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    You're already past that point...

    if you feel obliged to start a thread here...

    "People don't quit their jobs, they quit their bosses"...

    GL @ your new job...!
  33. (long, but insightful - spike) An analysis...

    (long, but insightful - spike)


    An analysis of the real roots of Islamic terrorism and possible solutions


    by T. Hamid
  34. The majority of Muslims are "passive terrorists"...

    The majority of Muslims are "passive terrorists" who secretly condone terror attacks on the West, an Islamic scholar has warned.

    Muslim born Tawfik Hamid - who has had close links with Al...
  35. Thread: PAYSON - QUICK!

    by spike
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    Well, I guess anyone who needs to do just 40...

    Well, I guess anyone who needs to do just 40 hours/week could/should apply for this job...

    It closes 20 JULY, so post your resume online QUICK...

    Good bennies...
  36. Thread: PAYSON - QUICK!

    by spike
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    It's kinda close to you...? ...

    It's kinda close to you...?

    ...
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    Ask Me if I Care About 'Mishandling' the Koran ...

    Ask Me if I Care About 'Mishandling' the Koran

    By Doug Patton
    June 6, 2005

    First, Newsweek pulled a Dan Rather on us, running a fabricated story just because they wanted it to be true. They...
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    Yessir, Mr Payson and MR shophound, that's right!...

    Yessir, Mr Payson and MR shophound, that's right! All you need for now is our can of magic freezone/leaklock/dayglowdye and a filter/drier/accumulator. Forget what anyone else may say about a...
  39. Thread: Old Picture

    by spike
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    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?threadid=3...

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?threadid=39061
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    Or, I could have titled this "I smell a...

    Or, I could have titled this

    "I smell a class-action coming on"...

    I couldn't decide....



    http://www.rmsnetworks.com/marketing/atv/diyacsysmp1.wmv
  41. Thread: Memorial Day

    by spike
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    From the battle of Lexington and Concord more...

    From the battle of Lexington and Concord more than 200 years ago to the ongoing conflict in the Middle East today, the members of the United States military have served this nation with honor,...
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    Drop your blower speed

    Lennox air handlers have an OEM TXV. I'd drop the blower speed to M or even L, regardless. This will increase your latent removal and may address condensate pulling off the evap, if that's the...
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    Not a CT thing...

    it's a TEMPSTAR thing...:D:D:D

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?threadid=54846&pagenumber=1
  44. Thanks fellas!

    Only seen one other furnace (carrier) on it's back, and that was when I was there to give a 2nd opinion on a HW replacement done by someone else, who just happened to leave the install manual right...
  45. I copied this from Pro's Forum due to no...

    I copied this from Pro's Forum due to no responses...

    Not too familiar w/Trane...

    Servicing my new boss' office (more on the new job later)...

    TTDD100C. Slap on it's back. The cased coil...
  46. One time, at band camp...

    I found defective ACR (if that's what it was) pipe in a new Tempstar cased coil. Every 4th row, you could see the oil on the fins from front to back. Everyone and their brother had been there,...
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    Going back to work for Gov't. I couldn't pass it...

    Going back to work for Gov't. I couldn't pass it up. 1/4 mile from my house (ride my bike to work). Start me off @ $19/hour (dang good $ for these parts). They have the commercial/industrial...
  48. Benncool is the hvac/r grandmaster here, he...

    Benncool is the hvac/r grandmaster here, he should charge for his advice...



    Thought I knew some sheet after graduating top of the class from 2 hvac tech schools...



    Once you blow some...
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    First, I am truly touched that y’all take the...

    First, I am truly touched that y’all take the time to help a (wishy-washy) brother out with advice…

    James - Yes, we did. Health issues were a factor then, along with what I’ve said earlier on...
  50. Thread: HIRING EMPLOYEES

    by spike
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    The best trinket of advice I ever heard...

    "Employees don't quit their jobs, they quit their bosses..."







    I left civil service and opened my own shop 2 weeks after hearing this....
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