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  1. It's stuff like this that gives us all a bad...

    It's stuff like this that gives us all a bad name. I too have been on a loose wire, tripped breaker, the tstat switch was in the wrong position, or loose disconnect call. I think we all have. that...
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    I also use a cps 220 and have had no issues what...

    I also use a cps 220 and have had no issues what so ever out of it
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    I was on a no heat got there and airhandler was...

    I was on a no heat got there and airhandler was running but barely a wisper of air coming out the vents. I went to check the airhandler filter had not been changed since 2008. When I pulled the...
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    We had a service call a while back where the...

    We had a service call a while back where the outdoor unit was knocked over by a bear. The tech that went out said the line set was so kinked it looked like spiral macaroni noodles
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    I had a not so dependable 92 the other day 2 of...

    I had a not so dependable 92 the other day 2 of the hx tubes were so perforated the crawl was warmer than the house. homeowner gave me a ration about cutting off his heat told him it was for his own...
  6. Thread: .30 IQ

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    I had a trane 90 percenter the other day customer...

    I had a trane 90 percenter the other day customer complaint wasn't heating as well as it used to. had a real lazy flame pulled intake pipe and found about 200 stinkbugs stuck to the inlet screen.
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    I'm rather fond of the UEI thermometers myself...

    I'm rather fond of the UEI thermometers myself the readout is large enough to read in low light conditions. I have used the fieldpiece folding ones but the readout is a bit small and kind of hard to...
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    I had the same deal a couple of weeks back...

    I had the same deal a couple of weeks back another tech from our company had been there found a rather large leak in the evap coil leaked out almost as fast as it went in said so on the service...
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    It only takes 1/10 of an amp to kill you at least...

    It only takes 1/10 of an amp to kill you at least thats what they taught us in the Navy.
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    I received a card in the mail from a rival...

    I received a card in the mail from a rival company touting their 31 point checks for a tune up and then said they would check your home for deadly carbon dioxide????? I thought about calling and...
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    I agree with second opinion here if is diluted by...

    I agree with second opinion here if is diluted by the humidifier it should be fine. However I do know here it has to run through a neuteralizer if it is going into the sanitary drain.
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    Around here theres a resturant that actually has...

    Around here theres a resturant that actually has mop buckets and wet floor signs in the dining area to catch the water overfowing the emergency pan. They went so far as to drill holes in the ceiling...
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    I've seen some dirty one before, but this one...

    I've seen some dirty one before, but this one takes the cake.
  14. Thread: intro

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    Welcome to the forum hope to see you on the other...

    Welcome to the forum hope to see you on the other side
  15. look into the eureka boss line. They claim 99.7%...

    look into the eureka boss line. They claim 99.7% hepa filtration. My mom has one and it works wonderfully.
  16. Thread: thanks, beckett

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    I just got my beckett book last week. Yes its...

    I just got my beckett book last week. Yes its red. The down side is we started learning electric heat the day we got ours. I'm sure it will come in handy for my final exam though.
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    They didn't pay us crap either. We did however...

    They didn't pay us crap either. We did however get to see the world on the goverments dime. Sometimes a port call for us as engineers was big eye liberty. :eek2: Thats where you use the big...
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    Well howdy neighbor :putergreet:. I don't get...

    Well howdy neighbor :putergreet:. I don't get over to Johnstone very much, but will be attending customer appreciation day this coming Thursday. I'm not sure if Ill go to the reciprocal compressor...
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    For that matter try and keep anything working...

    For that matter try and keep anything working with a sea water injection temp of 80+ degrees. We had special procedures for most all of our machinery for those temps. That was a nightmare and one...
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    I was in from 1988-1996 went to Great Mistakes...

    I was in from 1988-1996 went to Great Mistakes for Gas Turbine Tecnician Mechanical aka GSM A and C schools about 20 months apart. I served aboard the USS John Rodgers DD-983. The first spruance...
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    I was taught if you have to flush a system to...

    I was taught if you have to flush a system to flush it with a commercially available flushing agent. You still have to use nitrogen or argon to get it out of the system. I know at one time r-12 was...
  22. Thread: tv remote

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    yes the 1st one was made by Zenith and it was...

    yes the 1st one was made by Zenith and it was called the lazy bones. It did work by tones, but was faulty in the fact that someone jingling a key ring could change the channels. I also agree that...
  23. Thread: Motor Oil

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    Around here like its been said before the local...

    Around here like its been said before the local parts places takes it. We can also take it to the local dump where they have recycling tanks for various oils and if Im not mistaken for used...
  24. Thread: Ouch!

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    My worst one is from my Heavy equipment...

    My worst one is from my Heavy equipment manufacturing days. We had a huge pile of obsolete parts left over from one of our production lines that had been shut down. I was tasked with taking a torch...
  25. Thread: Made in America

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    Baldor has been a favorite of mine for years....

    Baldor has been a favorite of mine for years. Back when I worked in industrial maintenance they were the only ones we used.
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    Here we go again

    Just read this article about this woman and wanted to share

    http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2010/10/17/news/doc4cb8b4e7d9bfe789161258.txt
  27. Thread: GEICO

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    Yall know that geico is short for goverment...

    Yall know that geico is short for goverment employees insurance company. They used to be only for govt employees. I remember them having an office near or on just about every base I served on in the...
  28. Thread: METH!!!!!!!!

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    Meth is rampant around here. It used to be just...

    Meth is rampant around here. It used to be just about every day you either heard of a meth bust or the discovery of a lab some where nearby. Now its to the point the media has stopped reporting on it...
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    I knew it was only a matter of time just not...

    I knew it was only a matter of time just not quite this soon
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    hmmmm thats new and innovative

    hmmmm thats new and innovative
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    Theres some very good info in there. Thanks for...

    Theres some very good info in there. Thanks for the post. These things used to be all the rage around here just about everyone had them. You could always tell if you went to someones house. If they...
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    They seem to be all over the place around here in...

    They seem to be all over the place around here in the more rural areas. Usually where they have lots of wood available for fuel. We do sometimes get some nasty ice storms around here that can...
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    welcome to the forum. You'll be amazed at what...

    welcome to the forum. You'll be amazed at what you find on the other side. Get the required number of posts and apply for pro.
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    PM is a pro member feature. You have to get your...

    PM is a pro member feature. You have to get your post count up to 15 and apply. If you qualify and are approved by the membership commitee then you will be able to use that feature.
  35. Thread: Goodman Install

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    well now at least we can see it

    well now at least we can see it
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    Welcome to the forum. I would go for pro...

    Welcome to the forum. I would go for pro membership asap theres alot more on the other side. I hope to see you there
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    I saw that on an air ease furnace the other day...

    I saw that on an air ease furnace the other day in our shop at school. No one could figgure out why the blower wouldnt come on. It kept shutting down on high limit. They had wired nuetral and common...
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    just when you think you have seen it all

    just when you think you have seen it all
  39. Thread: Quick Question

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    makes me wonder how the white wire conversation...

    makes me wonder how the white wire conversation went
    :couchhide:
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    kinda reminds me of the story of the guy who was...

    kinda reminds me of the story of the guy who was trying to use $2.00 bills at taco bell
    http://www.snopes.com/business/money/tacobell.asp
  41. Thread: new member

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    Welcome to the forum. I myself am a newbie of...

    Welcome to the forum. I myself am a newbie of sorts I'm only in my second semester of school. Keep your eyes open on here and you might just learn something.
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    They used to make a hard wired print server. I'm...

    They used to make a hard wired print server. I'm not sure if they make em anymore but it would be worth a look.
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    Around here we have whats called orb weavers....

    Around here we have whats called orb weavers. their big suckers anywhere from 2/3 of an inch to an inch in length. I have seen em build webs about 6 feet in diameter. Imagine if that got into a flue...
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    Welcome to the forum. We all learn something new...

    Welcome to the forum. We all learn something new on here pretty much daily.
  45. Thread: Dog claws

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    I was telling my wife that we need to clip our...

    I was telling my wife that we need to clip our Jack Russells nails just yesterday. I usually clip em after he has a bath they seem to be a bit softer. I have always used a pair of doggy clippers the...
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    I was wondering the same thing. What are you...

    I was wondering the same thing. What are you wanting to find out ???
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    Electric heat in a mobile home is very common...

    Electric heat in a mobile home is very common around here. they are usally set up for a heat pump. Budget minded owners or ones who don't know any better usually just get a straight air condensing...
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    :couchhide:
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    :ditto:

    :ditto:
  50. Thread: Introduction

    by mrpogo
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    Welcome to the forum. I agree with crackertech...

    Welcome to the forum. I agree with crackertech get your post count up and apply for pro its trully worth it. I have learned alot from the educational forums.
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