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  1. I can trump that with 18 months!! Da-fook...

    I can trump that with 18 months!!

    Da-fook happened to this place??

    Forums for profit??

    :grin2:
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    Thank you for insulting every professional member...

    Thank you for insulting every professional member of this website with your ignorance....

    I know exactly what your problem is, I've only seen it about 1000 times, I probably would have told you...
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    As a selling technician, I got this all the...

    As a selling technician, I got this all the time....

    It usually boiled down to not comparing apples to apples....

    I once had a guy under bid me by more than 2K for the "same" system....

    Come...
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    We wet the pipe in the video only in the interest...

    We wet the pipe in the video only in the interest of time....

    The original thread with the video states this....

    I run a flow meter now, makes it easy to keep just a trickle of N2....
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uP-eb8Zz08 ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uP-eb8Zz08

    Nice video considering I made it.....:grin2:

    Heat cannot be controlled...PEROID....it's either hot enough to braze properly or it's not, simple as...
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    Very good....you just defined performance...

    Very good....you just defined performance pay.....

    Because I was on performance pay before means I am not honest???

    Means I didn't have repeat customers???

    Means the company wasn't...
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    One of the things that I thought about was, what...

    One of the things that I thought about was, what kind of connection do I want....

    99% of the places I service (restaurants and stores) all have free WiFi for
    their customers, that I can easily...
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    I picked up an iPad last night along with a nice...

    I picked up an iPad last night along with a nice Otter Box to keep it in.

    There are tons of hvac apps out there that look good.

    This is going to be one of the best tools I ever purchased.
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    The tech and his company will handle the...

    The tech and his company will handle the warranty.....

    You will have to pay labor however for the replacement.....
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    You can't....unless you're a licensed...

    You can't....unless you're a licensed contractor.....

    How do you know it's failed???
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    It's a Rheem...... It's running in cooling...

    It's a Rheem......

    It's running in cooling with the heat strips on.....

    Bob the Builder doesn't know that Rheem energizes the
    reversing valve in heating, not cooling like almost all of
    the...
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    This pay system is not about honesty.....it's...

    This pay system is not about honesty.....it's about being a damn good technician....

    How many systems do you see in a day that are in perfect working order??
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    Not if they're honest people......;)

    Not if they're honest people......;)
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    "Honestly, I think that ANY commission on a...

    "Honestly, I think that ANY commission on a service tech position is wrong. There should be no bonus tied to repairing a system. It creates an environment that breeds dishonesty."


    Creating a...
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    I just left a company that paid this way....I...

    I just left a company that paid this way....I said I would never work for
    an hourly wage again....



    .....I was wrong.....

    Here's how it went....

    Travel / Diagnosis = $15
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    If you want the strait poop......here it is.... ...

    If you want the strait poop......here it is....

    Furnace should be installed horizontal....

    Fully insulated trunk lines should be run (insulated to local code)
    Fully insulated runs to each...
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    Optimum set-up..... Honeywell True Stream and...

    Optimum set-up.....

    Honeywell True Stream and an IAQ stat.....

    Use the "humidity brings fan on" setting....

    You'll have no worries....:yes:
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    Relax man....I didn't take that as an insult to...

    Relax man....I didn't take that as an insult to you, just a general statement
    that he came here to ask the pros and not just some yahoo off the street...

    We just can't give out DYI info on this...
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    Remove the pricing from your post...site rules do...

    Remove the pricing from your post...site rules do not allow it....

    That's a fair price for what they quoted....

    No, a heat exchanger cannot be welded....

    I'm sorry to say, that without a...
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    Seeing as how I am a former resi guy and new to...

    Seeing as how I am a former resi guy and new to the refer tech gig, I'm
    going to take baby steps on this one....

    Am I correct in thinking that suction PSI is too low?

    (or do I need to head...
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    At 144 on your initial pull.....you're good.... ...

    At 144 on your initial pull.....you're good....

    A small creep is fine....

    If you would have gone from, say, 144 to 500 in a matter of a few minutes,
    I would say you have a problem.....

    For...
  22. We give 2 years.....the only thing we require is...

    We give 2 years.....the only thing we require is the chance to make it right
    before refunding money.....

    In 10 years....we have given money back.....once....
  23. Every company is going to be slightly different...

    Every company is going to be slightly different and so is every technician....

    But, I can tell you what I do on a tune up for a gas furnace....

    I do an efficiency report on the furnace "as is"...
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    Speak of the devil.........:yes:

    Speak of the devil.........:yes:
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    Warranty??? If not, I don't change...

    Warranty???

    If not, I don't change them.....both
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    Bob..... Get your professional status for this...

    Bob.....

    Get your professional status for this site....

    We have the top 2 guys in all of the combustion world here....

    Without going into too many details.....

    Cracked heat exchangers...
  27. I was just emphasizing your point.....:cheers:

    I was just emphasizing your point.....:cheers:
  28. This goes for all brands.... When buying a...

    This goes for all brands....

    When buying a furnace you have to remember that you are buying
    a company...not the manufacturer, but your installer....

    I can take any brand new system that is...
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    Wow.......

    Wow.......
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    We are currently working on a "home safety kit"...

    We are currently working on a "home safety kit" that we plan to offer....

    Kitchen fire extinguisher, sump pump alarm and/or battery back-up, smoke detector and/or battery changes, carbon monoxide...
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    What was the design flaw??

    What was the design flaw??
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    Anything more than 2 valves is a waste.......

    Anything more than 2 valves is a waste.......
  33. Take your snips, cut open an empty can of Coors...

    Take your snips, cut open an empty can of Coors Light and cut out
    the little mountains that turn blue when they are cold.....

    Wire tie them to the suction line.....when they turn blue....you're...
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    I have the XL and love it.... Hand tools on...

    I have the XL and love it....

    Hand tools on one side....meters, leak detector, combustion analyzer on the
    other side....oh and an extension cord, channel locks, small tackle box and.....

    Oh...
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    LMAO!! I know how much labor warranties are for...

    LMAO!! I know how much labor warranties are for Goodman.....

    You could have covered everything for this price....:beat:

    Labor costs are not set by Goodman.....

    Think before you...
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    Ummmmm.....they're good.....:patriot:

    Ummmmm.....they're good.....:patriot:
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    Tax credit is not based on sizing.....its based...

    Tax credit is not based on sizing.....its based on efficiency....




    .....and.......what they said.....
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    You already have enough posts to get your pro...

    You already have enough posts to get your pro status....you should really
    look into getting it....

    We have tons of good threads on the technical side that will keep you
    busy for...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkCXgbSPlek&feature...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkCXgbSPlek&feature=related

    Here's a good video that explains static and it's effects.....

    Once you have a true measured static pressure, and you have
    the fan...
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    Static pressure and blower charts are what I...

    Static pressure and blower charts are what I use....

    But you will need professional status here before I can go into detail....
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    CFM x Delta T x 1.08 = BTU output of furnace........

    CFM x Delta T x 1.08 = BTU output of furnace.....

    The furnace output divided by the furnace input gives you the efficiency.....

    Can be done in a matter of 20 minutes.....
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    Try explaining that to the roofing company who...

    Try explaining that to the roofing company who tells the store owner
    that the HVAC guys caused the leak.....

    I know it's not acidic....but after causing Lowe's to ban chemical
    coil cleaning in...
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    Not around here....chemicals only help to void...

    Not around here....chemicals only help to void warranties on rubber roofs....

    Splitting the coil is easy and I have done it numerous times.....

    But I also use a full blown pressure washer.....
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    I use the Inspector from Shamrock Industries........

    I use the Inspector from Shamrock Industries.....

    Best camera on the market.....

    I made this entire video with this camera......

    Beware.....it will run you about $3500.....
    ...
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    At 16 seer.....it's going to come with a txv.....

    At 16 seer.....it's going to come with a txv.....
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    I thought that the SSZ16 only came in 2 stage...

    I thought that the SSZ16 only came in 2 stage with a 5 ton unit??
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    I agree........

    I agree........
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    I'm a little disappointed with this statement...

    I'm a little disappointed with this statement Twilli.....

    I'm placing a call to Judge Judy as we speak.....

    ;)
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    Does brand matter?? NOPE....I can make any brand...

    Does brand matter?? NOPE....I can make any brand equipment do anything possible. Why? Because I know my stuff and equipment is equipment. My company installs Goodman / Amana exclusively....I offer...
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    LOL....

    LOL....
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