Search:

Type: Posts; User: desertdweller

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,202

    Looks kind of like the makings of a Carrier Cobra...

    Looks kind of like the makings of a Carrier Cobra unit. Either that or the other one got lonely.
  2. Replies
    46
    Views
    2,238

    I bought my daughter a Henry Minibolt single shot...

    I bought my daughter a Henry Minibolt single shot at the age of 4. she could name every part of the weapon as well as recite when it is an appropriate time to take it out and when she is done...
  3. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,604

    Have you cycled it through to cooling on the test...

    Have you cycled it through to cooling on the test pins? Does it have an economizer? What controls it Tstat, Tracer,etc?
  4. paste the joint and use blue rod or some 45

    paste the joint and use blue rod or some 45
  5. Replies
    82
    Views
    8,370

    Pressures sound like an overcharged unit. Yes I...

    Pressures sound like an overcharged unit. Yes I read that you have one right next to it with the same charge. Recover some gas until you can keep it online long enough to get your SH and SC readings...
  6. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,146

    Maybe their intent was to cool off the deck kind...

    Maybe their intent was to cool off the deck kind of like using Wirsbo Pex for heating underneath a floor.

    Maybe they weren't sure where the home owner would want the unit so they were giving them...
  7. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,285

    I thought hotels had those units you just throw...

    I thought hotels had those units you just throw away and put in new ones.:confused:
    Twilli probly just takes the old ones out for target practice though.:D:D
  8. Replies
    44
    Views
    3,036

    I went to school for what I thought was a good...

    I went to school for what I thought was a good paying job to be able to make more and hour and stay home a bit more than a lower paying job, Boy was I wrong. 10 years later and I dont think I'm fit...
  9. Working 10 to make 8. sounds great sign me up. Oh...

    Working 10 to make 8. sounds great sign me up. Oh ya I work for a union shop and that kind of crap wouldnt fly. I was always told that no one can make adjustments to your time sheet without your...
  10. Replies
    218
    Views
    20,617

    Poll: I do the same as well. This is really a funny...

    I do the same as well.

    This is really a funny thread.
  11. Those are nice vans Chaard but you can't fit as...

    Those are nice vans Chaard but you can't fit as much in them as even a standard van. Nice ride Bob
  12. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,892

    Absrbr got mst of it but there is just the list...

    Absrbr got mst of it but there is just the list of our job with the guys.
    Boss
    Teacher
    counselor
    financial advisor


    but nobody tells you about that part of it.

    couple thngs that absrbr...
  13. Replies
    218
    Views
    20,617

    Poll: Apple juice

    Apple juice
  14. Replies
    106
    Views
    7,102

    When your out shopping or at a restuarant and you...

    When your out shopping or at a restuarant and you see a white rogers or lux on the wall and shake your head in disappointment.
  15. Thread: bored!!

    by desertdweller
    Replies
    17
    Views
    1,932

    Nothing to fix, I bet those are the cleanest...

    Nothing to fix, I bet those are the cleanest chillers in town.
  16. Thread: Twisting

    by desertdweller
    Replies
    21
    Views
    3,318

    I guess the tubes were in the way. Its only...

    I guess the tubes were in the way. Its only copper it just bends right back into shape :D
  17. Replies
    31
    Views
    4,278

    Well I hit the local swap meet and didn't come up...

    Well I hit the local swap meet and didn't come up with anything yet. I'm going back this weekend to check a couple of guys though cause some of the stuff they had looked like it came out of a service...
  18. Replies
    31
    Views
    4,278

    I Hate Tool Thieves

    Well I guess it happens to most that park their truck in the city. I had to pick up my Motorcycle from the shop so I left my work truck in front of my bosses house in SW Las Vegas rhursday night. ...
  19. Replies
    147
    Views
    9,988

    This is a great thread. I find a lot of humor in...

    This is a great thread. I find a lot of humor in a guy that comes here and proves his ignorance. Wonder if he would have cared about the tech being on the phone if he was the guy on the other end of...
  20. Replies
    4,678
    Views
    255,271

    What did the A in the A-Team stand for?

    What did the A in the A-Team stand for?
  21. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,971

    Acobra289, Hang in there. when making a financial...

    Acobra289, Hang in there. when making a financial decision like this it can be just as frustrating as buying a car.
    Maybe you could call the better of the comapnies an ask them if they have a flat...
  22. Replies
    94
    Views
    5,730

    We like most have a 2 hour minimum I live a long...

    We like most have a 2 hour minimum I live a long ways from town and so I check the time that I arrived and figure a half an hour for the travel. It is what it would take if I chose to live in town...
  23. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,588

    If it takes just as long but saves your back then...

    If it takes just as long but saves your back then the time ratio is trivial.
  24. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,588

    If you can hit it I would call the crane if its...

    If you can hit it I would call the crane if its too big to lift out. $100 versus not being able to crawl out of bed for 3 days. Also just removing the coil is quicker still.
  25. Replies
    66
    Views
    7,259

    Couple of small questions. Did you replace the...

    Couple of small questions. Did you replace the filter drier? What brand and age is this unit? How long is the run?
  26. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,854

    Im just glad that I found all this info after...

    Im just glad that I found all this info after getting the run around from JCI half the day. I have about the same issues only I found that they were running 2 of 3 pumps on the warm side. I pulled...
  27. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,169

    Some manufacturers recommend breaking vacuum with...

    Some manufacturers recommend breaking vacuum with refrigerant especially on large systems. Change oil before every use and properly dispose of your old oil. I usually use an old poweraid bottle to...
  28. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,955

    If its hunting check your pressure transducers....

    If its hunting check your pressure transducers. what happens is that it will fail and then the resistor in the actuator will get wiped out because of the hunting. cheap part will take out the spendy...
  29. Replies
    4
    Views
    528

    Welcome to the trade. Just remember that when...

    Welcome to the trade. Just remember that when you are riding with that tech that just cause he does things a certain way does not make it right or the best way. This is a trade that is more about...
  30. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,409

    Dont want to turn this into a flame on waxing but...

    Dont want to turn this into a flame on waxing but most customers dont see the Units.
    Most people writing a PM contract dont add that into it.
    I clean off the fingerprints on some units such as...
  31. Replies
    62
    Views
    5,710

    Great concept cause if a guy doesn't know to...

    Great concept cause if a guy doesn't know to check these things in the first place thats one thing but if he won't take the time to check them after you ask then there is no point in answering the...
  32. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,409

    I like the idea of getting down and...

    [QUOTE]I like the idea of getting down and interacting with the customer... I want to make sure I understand what you mean though.... are you saying to make sure that if the stat says that the space...
  33. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,409

    One thing I like to do is check the calibration...

    One thing I like to do is check the calibration of the tstat. It gives you another chance to talk with the customer as well as it is something that they see you doing so the customer sees more value...
  34. I have seen several in this thread say they lose...

    I have seen several in this thread say they lose tools often.
    I pose that you put each tool in a particular place and check your tools after every job before you walk away. After a while it become...
  35. I always refuse to use any kind of used part. Not...

    I always refuse to use any kind of used part. Not necessarrily for liability it just always seemed really unprofessional.
    Wouldn't putting that used compressor cause refrigerant from the one...
  36. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,713

    I would prefer a Liebert personally however there...

    I would prefer a Liebert personally however there are more modestly priced units such as Data Aire, Compu-aire and Airflow that are all DESIGNED for computer/ data room applications. Your carrier is...
  37. Replies
    36
    Views
    8,509

    Isn't that how all main power line are suppose to...

    Isn't that how all main power line are suppose to go to a gas furnace. It helps preheat the wires.
  38. Replies
    31
    Views
    3,773

    I just bought the non impact Bosch and the...

    I just bought the non impact Bosch and the battery seems to last forever.
    I chose that partcular one because I dont do much tin just service and it fits in my pocket. Millwakee didn't list all of...
  39. Replies
    8
    Views
    853

    :rolleyes: I thought thats what all 3 holes were...

    :rolleyes: I thought thats what all 3 holes were for. I just ducktaped a garden hose to all of them and put a plant in front of the unit. I guess I will have to get rid of that and put in a pvc drain...
  40. Metmop, I understand where you are coming from...

    Metmop, I understand where you are coming from with Techs not doing pricing. But you should also look at the fact that most techs are service techs not sales techs. I would be more concerned with a...
  41. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,865

    Much better. kind of funny how a guy puts in a...

    Much better. kind of funny how a guy puts in a slfd with the best intentions and then it end up being just as harmful as if it wasnt used. I have never used one myself but have removed several in the...
  42. Replies
    4
    Views
    646

    what kind of comp. If it is a copeland I would...

    what kind of comp. If it is a copeland I would with the distributor as they have a whole glide to their correct amp ratings based on application conditions.
  43. I would make the guy who did that go fix it on...

    I would make the guy who did that go fix it on his own time. He was already paid to install the unit correctly once. If that approach is taken then guys won't do that.
  44. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,135

    SawZall

    SawZall
  45. Replies
    93
    Views
    5,477

    Work Truck 2008 F350 1,000 miles Personnal...

    Work Truck
    2008 F350 1,000 miles

    Personnal
    1989 Toyota 4runner 250,000(offroad toy)
    2007 Triumph America 4,000 miles since i got it in october (on road toy)
  46. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,145

    :D Sometimes our ideas are inventive enough to...

    :D Sometimes our ideas are inventive enough to get us through a call or 2 that is payment enough for me. I have also learned that we as techs tend to share helpful ideas with each other as much as...
  47. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,252

    What my current company and prior company did was...

    What my current company and prior company did was give you a couple hrs of extra OT if you dont get any calls.
  48. Replies
    4
    Views
    714

    Did you find a leak in the evap that is beyond...

    Did you find a leak in the evap that is beyond repair? Hope you said it in a way that doesn't cause them to get a second opinion. If it is not in the evap as you have told them then when company ...
  49. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,252

    Only guys worth their salt should be on call to...

    Only guys worth their salt should be on call to begin with but a guy who refuses on call doesn't get much help from the other guys. If your on call you are usually recognized as a capable tech to...
  50. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,070

    Sounds like they are putting up 40 memorials and...

    Sounds like they are putting up 40 memorials and 4 targets. Those 4 would end up stolen and full of bullet holes if they were built out here in the wild west.
Results 1 to 50 of 137
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine
Comfortech365 Virtual Event