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    Glowfly. I also have only a couple flame rods in...

    Glowfly. I also have only a couple flame rods in stock. They are a couple years old and I work in natural gas heat country. I clean a lot of rods, gently. I did have a customer watch me remove the...
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    I just saw the same thing. Frozen system with...

    I just saw the same thing. Frozen system with good charge. Owner kept the top of the coil clean because he has paid for service problems in the past and saw the tech clean the coil. The bottom of...
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    I use common also.

    I use common also.
  4. There are icicles in my condenser, Spring is not...

    There are icicles in my condenser, Spring is not here yet. However I do have my spring flyer in my clipboard. Wishful thinking with snow predicted again tomorrow.
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    The family would not let me take any pictures....

    The family would not let me take any pictures. Let's politely call them "interesting" people. But, the furnace was enormous, covered with asbestos, and looked like it was a scene from the evil lair...
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    Gravity octopus call tomorrow

    I have to service a still active gravity furnace tomorrow. I cant believe it is still functioning. It sounds like it is a gigantic octupus living in the basement. I haven't touched one in a long...
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    I almost put a Trusteam in my house last week. I...

    I almost put a Trusteam in my house last week. I figured I would maintain it properly and be happy. I chickened out and put in a TrueEase fan powered unit instead when my local supplier said...
  8. We run calls on nights and weekends for all...

    We run calls on nights and weekends for all warranty work. We will bill accordingly for non- warranty work, but well go to figure it out. We operate under " make a customer happy they tell a friend,...
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    I tried like crazy to find a cheap printer that...

    I tried like crazy to find a cheap printer that would put up with cold. I gave up. I think brother still makes a portable printer. It is really small and designed for printing on the fly. They were...
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    Yes, I would do it. Critters and birds cause more...

    Yes, I would do it. Critters and birds cause more CO problems than heat exchangers anyway. Sometimes you do what the customer wants. They will be safer than if nothing was done about the heat...
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    I have used AC EasySeal from Nu Calgon several...

    I have used AC EasySeal from Nu Calgon several times (4?) with no problems yet. I threw it in my own unit before I put it in any of my customers. It worked so far with no negative fallout...yet.
  12. I'm thinking that tidy trax look good.

    I'm thinking that tidy trax look good.
  13. I thought about 2 sets of shoes. I figured the...

    I thought about 2 sets of shoes. I figured the laces would slow me down running in and out. Slip ons might be ok. I'll investigate that further.
  14. Techs that work in the snow belt, how do you keep your boots clean?

    I hate taking off my boots in customers houses. But I hate dragging nasty, salty snow onto their clean carpets even worse. I use paper/fiber boot covers that work ok, not great. Does anyone have a...
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    "Right to Work" is similar to "Truth in...

    "Right to Work" is similar to "Truth in Sentencing" where it is actually the opposite. "Truth in Sentencing" details how to reduce criminal sentences through good behavior; not serving all your time....
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    Whenever I get OL on mine it is because one of...

    Whenever I get OL on mine it is because one of the values is outside of the programmed chart that it uses for SH and SC targets. Usually it is either the IDWB or ODDB. I also found that I had to...
  17. My advice as someone who has started and run...

    My advice as someone who has started and run several businesses is not to underestimate the start-up costs. Experience comes through time. You may need a part-time job to help cover day-to-day costs...
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    My newest purchase is "Truck Stock". It takes a...

    My newest purchase is "Truck Stock". It takes a little set up but has really helped me with stocking and more importantly restocking my parts. also use HVAC buddy, but I have not sent a customer...
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    There are a lot of degreed people in the field....

    There are a lot of degreed people in the field. Tons of people with standard college degrees and some really excellent engineers. I work routinely with an architect who is a union carpenter. There...
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    41, after many years working other construction...

    41, after many years working other construction trades. My elbows can't take the hammering anymore.
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    A few people have seen them as very interesting,...

    A few people have seen them as very interesting, but find parting with the extra $ usually not worth it. I have a guy who travels a lot and likes the ability to remotely control the residence from...
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    Here is a link to a pt chart with a mean temp...

    Here is a link to a pt chart with a mean temp calculation for 407c. I know there is a formula for calculating the mean temp for a zeotrope but I can't recite it nor have I ever done the calculation....
  23. Sticky: My answer is a little late, but Ironpit I am in...

    My answer is a little late, but Ironpit I am in north central Illinois.
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    Valdelocc is right on. Dew point and bubble point...

    Valdelocc is right on. Dew point and bubble point are related to which direction you are moving along the temperature glide. When you heat a saturated liquid, the bubble point is the temp where...
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    I am new as well. I have yet to see a unit with a...

    I am new as well. I have yet to see a unit with a TXV. I work residential and in my climate there are hardly any heat pumps, or residential units with a TXV. 99% fixed orifice. SH still plays pretty...
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