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    It was a squirrel. I told Mr. Homeowner that...

    It was a squirrel.

    I told Mr. Homeowner that he had to clean it up. although if they refuse I will do it for an additional $50. We call it the "stupid fee". If you're stupid enough to not clean...
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    Today's Trip into Buffalo, NY

    Thief #1: Hey! Now dat we knifed and killed deese peeps what else can we steal?

    Thief #2: Ya. We already got all the copper, the furnace, the hot water tank, even the kitchen sink, faucets, and...
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    Eureka! I've Found the Elusive Carrierosaur!

    http://www.bluemoon.net/~punky/work/Squirrel.jpg


    Thankfully the owner wanted it. He said ocassionally they had an odd smell but they didn't go into the cellar. Hmmm...ya think??
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    Drop nylon stocking legs full of hydraulic cement...

    Drop nylon stocking legs full of hydraulic cement down their sewer trap vents. It's a fun filled poopie-palooza. :p
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    Numbnutz! :rolleyes: Hey guys, I don't...

    Numbnutz! :rolleyes:


    Hey guys, I don't deal with 3 phase at all. What are the purpose of these heaters you are talking about? :confused: Phase monitors I think I can figure out myself. ;)
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    All TXV bulbs were upside down and over the top...

    All TXV bulbs were upside down and over the top of the insulation. They guy just moved in a month ago or so so I can't presume as to how many compressors they went through. The ones on there now...
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    We had a guy who did his own wiring for a new...

    We had a guy who did his own wiring for a new Lennox furnace. Now he has dirty power problems and it's trashing his SureLight boards and ignitors. He's on his 5th set in 1 yr 2 months now...
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    Surprised No One Died...

    Went to a clean and check in an older house in a golf course subdivision. The house was over 5,000 sq. ft. and had 3 Lennox G11 Conservator 80% furnaces from 1980-1981. They also had 3 A/C, 3...
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    "Originally Posted by PaysonHVAC -- Hey... I'd...

    "Originally Posted by PaysonHVAC --
    Hey... I'd say you're about 30 seconds away from scoring a free bottle of R410a if you play your cards right!"

    I'd be really PO'd if that hit my Sprinter and...
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    Don't Worry, It's Perfectly Safe!

    So says this new customer after I ask where his circuit panel is. He's proud that he did it himself in so little time. I suppose the 2 cut but live wires at the left box are the least of my...
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    The Local Pool Supply Warehouse

    Sorry for not being around too much lately. I've been innundated by hacktards.

    Our local pool supply warehouse called in with no A/C so I went out to see what's up. The manager/owner was giving...
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    Beware of the Competition!

    Because you may just get hit with all their sheit at 60mph!


    http://www.bluemoon.net/~punky/work/Competition/1.jpg
  13. Thread: Dis-Comfort Inn

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    We use the Nu-Calgon green indoors and the...

    We use the Nu-Calgon green indoors and the foaming blue for outdoors. Assuming we go back (read - get paid) both units will get the full clean and check.
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    As far as I can remember, about 6 years, there...

    As far as I can remember, about 6 years, there has never been stairs, a patio or deck on the 2nd floor of that building.
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    Don't know. Probably the "repairman" issue. But...

    Don't know. Probably the "repairman" issue. But honestly I don't much care. Dealing with the tight-fisted towelheads that own most of the hotels around here gets very tiring.
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    We Don't Need No Stinkin' Casement AC!

    Picture taken on the sly...

    A regular window shaker hacked into the wall just below the casement window. It is set back a 2x4's width into the wall and covered with window screening. The vinyl...
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    Today's No A/C Call

    Went to our local Chamber of Commerce. No A/C. Found the furnace inside a closet and the receptionist nearly bumped her head on the frozen suction line. She didn't even realize it was frozen. The...
  18. Thread: Dis-Comfort Inn

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    Heil's are poo. Bottom of the line.

    Heil's are poo. Bottom of the line.
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    We use pex-al-pex (FostaPex) and then copper, if...

    We use pex-al-pex (FostaPex) and then copper, if necessary.
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    Lack of Cooling Call

    Went on a call-out to a lack of cooling call. New customer, not home. Pulled into the driveway to find an obvious newer addition on the house. This can't be good. 2 Ton A/C with matched coil.
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    I wish I could coax them...even a little...

    I wish I could coax them...even a little something more forceful hasn't worked. They said "our regular company told us this would work fine but you guys got here quicker, we just want it fixed". ...
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    CPVC is allowed here for anyone although I get...

    CPVC is allowed here for anyone although I get into heated arguments with the management that if I'm expected to act as a plumber & run piping it will not be crappy plastic. Real pros don't use crap!
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    Relief was to the left rear. That was OK, but no...

    Relief was to the left rear. That was OK, but no drop pipe. They filled it with a garden hose at the bottom boiler drain. A "friend" of the customer gave him a "good deal".
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    The vent is ALWAYS exhausting. Except maybe in...

    The vent is ALWAYS exhausting. Except maybe in the middle of the night. We like to see 10 feet clearance but I'd rather see the vent moved to the roof area.

    These beauties have no high limit. ...
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    Dis-Comfort Inn

    A no cool call at the local hotel. System put in by another company (thank God!). The right side condenser had a seized blower motor. Both are Heil units, R-22. Note the commercial dryer vent...
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