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  1. I do most of my looting on-line, parking at a...

    I do most of my looting on-line, parking at a riot can be such a pain. It takes all the fun out of a perfectly good insurrection.
  2. So who is the hero ******* who senselessly shot...

    So who is the hero ******* who senselessly shot this animal? Save your BS for others, there is no reason to do this.
  3. I had this problem years ago at Toronto's Delta...

    I had this problem years ago at Toronto's Delta Chelsey Hotel, 2,500 rooms and hundreds of hallway ice machines. It was found that putting in security cameras aimed at the ice makers was way too...
  4. I had this problem years ago at Toronto's Delta...

    I had this problem years ago at Toronto's Delta Chelsey Hotel, 2,500 rooms and hundreds of hallway ice machines. It was found that putting in security cameras aimed at the ice makers was way too...
  5. Remember that this is your career at stake, do...

    Remember that this is your career at stake, do not get involved with or sunk by some idiot's version of what is proper procedure. Too many in the hvac/r trade haven't a clue and would happily break...
  6. Sounds like you need some time off. Using copper...

    Sounds like you need some time off. Using copper pipe as fusing is beyond stupid and is unbelievably lazy but attempted murder? When is the last time, if ever, that you've heard of this idiotic...
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    Again with the double standard. This site because...

    Again with the double standard. This site because of its moderator's pushy religious stance will eventually scare or bore the science and physics types away. Do this and this site becomes irrelevant....
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    On jobs like this I've always found that thermite...

    On jobs like this I've always found that thermite grenades can be very handy. Oh right, never mind.
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    One of those fancy-ass guys huh? Probably a navy...

    One of those fancy-ass guys huh? Probably a navy man.
  10. I recall another unit fried almost as thorough as...

    I recall another unit fried almost as thorough as this one and it was a direct, solid lightening strike. It had a few burned wires too.
  11. Aside from the beautiful repair job, what I see...

    Aside from the beautiful repair job, what I see is typical, useless/dangerous off-shore or South American components. Years ago a line current carrying part stood a decent chance of containing a...
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    I did that once, didn't have any elbows left. It...

    I did that once, didn't have any elbows left. It looked tacky but was completely legal and safe.
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    If I was a Scientologist, Hari Krishna or a...

    If I was a Scientologist, Hari Krishna or a Muslim would it be alright if I spouted my beliefs throughout this web-site. No? So tell me why it is necessary for me to read Christian religious words of...
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    Had plenty like that, worst was a mouldy mouse...

    Had plenty like that, worst was a mouldy mouse stuck on evap coil. Of course none of the food in the prep table was covered.
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    That is so bad....come over here and let me slap...

    That is so bad....come over here and let me slap you.
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    Terrible, someone might trip.

    Terrible, someone might trip.
  17. with respect roboteq..you need to hit the books...

    with respect roboteq..you need to hit the books friend.
  18. purging gas piping... hard to believe there is...

    purging gas piping...
    hard to believe there is any quarrel regarding purging lp or natgas piping. ask yourself this...'what do i have to lose by purging and how much am i looking forward to failing...
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    forget the daikin splits, you'll have issues...

    forget the daikin splits, you'll have issues finding qualified service people beginning to end. spend your money on a 'name, quality' machine that is not factory training specific. you'll save big...
  20. Thread: i'm 98%

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    2 percent...blue multi-meter

    2 percent...blue multi-meter
  21. better security for truck at work and at home

    i'm writing this on my decrepit laptop, half the keys don't work. i'm doing this because last night my service truck was broken into again, all the comm electronics were taken...2nd time... it...
  22. well done...single handed you just blew the value...

    well done...single handed you just blew the value of time in trade out of contention. wish i were smart like you. what are you smokin friend...
  23. interesting, in canada you must have 9000 legit,...

    interesting, in canada you must have 9000 legit, recorded hours before you can think about license testing. even after those hours i still found testing pretty tough.
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    that is one of the fattest cops i've ever seen....

    that is one of the fattest cops i've ever seen. i'd be an ahole too if i looked like that.
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    sorry man, that isn't funny.

    sorry man, that isn't funny.
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    been there and done that, didn't want to but...

    been there and done that, didn't want to but there was no other answer. mind you it was a temp repair and...it worked just fine, didn't want to remove my clever/ugly solution.
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    Never again will I ***** about the rotten...

    Never again will I ***** about the rotten installs given to me. It isn't the falling off the ladder thing that bothers me, its meeting the ground.
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    Its good to hear a tech speaking well of another...

    Its good to hear a tech speaking well of another like your GEO tech friend.
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    As a trade we do separate the two even though the...

    As a trade we do separate the two even though the basic operating cycle in smaller equipment like yours is very similar to comfort cooling. I have had to disconnect (though never remove) equipment in...
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    About 20 years ago a 3 bdrm home in Toronto blew...

    About 20 years ago a 3 bdrm home in Toronto blew up, completely, totally. The cement foundation acted like a shotgun barrel and the house just disappeared. The investigators found pieces 2 blocks...
  31. But the pretty lights are working, isn't that...

    But the pretty lights are working, isn't that what counts?
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    I once bumped into an old Honda Civic in a...

    I once bumped into an old Honda Civic in a parking lot. This woman climbs out actually yelling that her back is ruined! ruined! Lying pig. The back of her seat was lying on the back area floor, she...
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    Seriously now, it seems to me that most guys are...

    Seriously now, it seems to me that most guys are either too lazy to set up economizers or too lazy to read the manual. Sigh.
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    I've found that old wiring insulation makes...

    I've found that old wiring insulation makes lovely kindling for those tough to start furnace fires.
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    Has anyone mentioned wiring in a 'hard start...

    Has anyone mentioned wiring in a 'hard start kit'? All that is is capacitor and current relay.
    On start up, if the comp is seizing and won't spin, the hard start zaps the windings with approx 6X...
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    Actually, this sounds like an over charge of...

    Actually, this sounds like an over charge of refrigerant, that may well be the culprit. I have never seen a scroll compressor fail the way you've described. The scroll is a constant volume machine...
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    Make sure the type you buy uses a fusible link,...

    Make sure the type you buy uses a fusible link, rated at 160f for example. When the rated temp (of the heating air) is met the solder fused link melts, the link breaks into 2 pieces and the fire...
  38. Just curious robinslloyd... have you fused the W...

    Just curious robinslloyd... have you fused the W & W2 circuits?
  39. As usual Liebert supplies a solid looking...

    As usual Liebert supplies a solid looking machine. When did they start making these baby computer room a/cs?
  40. XcelTech, Fire and insurance regs won't allow...

    XcelTech,
    Fire and insurance regs won't allow any type of traffic restriction in common areas, like corridors. Too easy to injure a resident.
  41. Is there a city water source and drain available?...

    Is there a city water source and drain available? Your idea with the fans etc. sounds too complicated, too much can and will go wrong. A small coax condenser is made for situations like this.
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    Looks like Lennox numbers..and is 5 tons.

    Looks like Lennox numbers..and is 5 tons.
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    I've been in the business for 30 years and have...

    I've been in the business for 30 years and have seen this too many times. There are very definite install procedures and the good a/c mechanics know this and faithfully follow them, always. When...
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    I had this same problem with a Reznor unit heater...

    I had this same problem with a Reznor unit heater years ago. There may be a pin hole sized vent on the gas valve and it is plugging with dust etc. This is normal as the gas valve 'breaths' through...
  45. When was the last time you changed the oil in the...

    When was the last time you changed the oil in the pump? Moisture in the vacuum pump oil will cause the issues you mention. Change the oil after every use, it sounds expensive but this will eliminate...
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    Cut your losses now friend. This heat pump was...

    Cut your losses now friend. This heat pump was not installed properly initially (sloppy work) and you should expect more expensive repairs every year you keep this loser.
    Do the math then replace...
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    resi service

    I've always done almost exclusively commercial and industrial, too many times I've wanted to wring a residential client's neck. Once to get into an attic I had wrestle my extension ladder into a...
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    Dumb question maybe but.... aren't those baby...

    Dumb question maybe but.... aren't those baby package units inefficient as hell? OK for some small business but on your home?
    Watching 'Eye in the sky's' video reminded me of being fired for...
  49. Is 30 years enough? Mostly my clientele is...

    Is 30 years enough? Mostly my clientele is commercial and industrial, to me the residential market has always been the armpit of the trade. Don't jump to conclusions please.
  50. Hate to tell you this buddy but I've seen...

    Hate to tell you this buddy but I've seen rooftops way way worse than this. Plus I've never had a single problem with any Goodman.
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