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    I have had this happen on one 59 series the...

    I have had this happen on one 59 series the ventor kept filling with water. I tried everything, the enlarged port, flue vent y etc. I found that the secondary exchanger flue baffles were extended...
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    They were small single bedroom units, they had no...

    They were small single bedroom units, they had no backup heat but I also live in Canada so installers should have known better.
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    There is a commercial building around here that...

    There is a commercial building around here that has had its upstairs converted to apartments. Each of the 4 apartments has its own mitsubishi ductless. I went there 2 or 3 times last winter to reset...
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    I take mine to a cobbler shop they supply and...

    I take mine to a cobbler shop they supply and install a identical quality zipper for 20 bucks plus tax
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    Bullseye works great

    Bullseye works great
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    I got mine at the cmx show from the grundfos...

    I got mine at the cmx show from the grundfos stand years back. On the back it says "Indicater for AC magnetic Fields Patented www.geonordic.se"
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    I have it really easy now I'm only on call 1 of...

    I have it really easy now I'm only on call 1 of every 7 Weeks one of the prior companies I worked for was every other week. We get 3 hours pay to be on call and its overtime pay.
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    Every company around here I can think of takes...

    Every company around here I can think of takes there vans home.
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    Do you by chance have more ratings of tridelta...

    Do you by chance have more ratings of tridelta pressure switches waiting for carrier tech support takes to long
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    I took basic at Algonquin College probably 8...

    I took basic at Algonquin College probably 8 years ago because the ministry had accidentally applied me at that school instead of Mohawk. I found it to be a very disappointing course. When I went to...
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    I see it all the time

    I see it all the time
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    Thanks for all the excellent help guys Ill be...

    Thanks for all the excellent help guys Ill be sure to use some of these strategy's.
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    The original store racks are about 35 years old...

    The original store racks are about 35 years old from what i'm told and are 134a and 507. The other additional racks are about 20 years old and are also 507 134a. The problem with this place is the...
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    Supermarket various leaks

    Hello, I started for a new company this year and they don't do a lot of supermarket work but they do the largest supermarket in the city. The racks are quite old here and I find small leaks sometimes...
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    I have a ridgid camera i purchased a few years...

    I have a ridgid camera i purchased a few years ago. I dont know if they make mine anymore the screen is analog so its a little fuzzy compared to the new digital ones. I like it a lot its been very...
  16. Thread: Wet/Dry Vac

    by goodguyu
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    I have had the ridgid propack vacuum for about 5...

    I have had the ridgid propack vacuum for about 5 years now and it has been excellent. It has been used lots for pretty much everything you could imagine and I dont treat it very nice either. It has a...
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    The cost of losing the customer is better than...

    The cost of losing the customer is better than the liability if something happens. Its never happen to me but I have seen what happens when a technician cuts a customer a break and something goes...
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    Received the notice yesterday and we had a...

    Received the notice yesterday and we had a meeting about it at the shop this morning. There is going to be some upset customers out there.
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    Nevermind I just found they went bankrupt in 2008

    Nevermind I just found they went bankrupt in 2008
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    Nope never got this letter yet are you a majestic...

    Nope never got this letter yet are you a majestic dealer?
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    How do you rebuild them?

    How do you rebuild them?
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    Less refrigeration Mechanics in general

    This question is mostly for guys who have been in the trade a while do you find there's less refrigeration mechanics in general then there use to be. Does not matter if there terrible or excellent at...
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    Is this the primalec tester your talking about...

    Is this the primalec tester your talking about http://www.primalec.co.uk/content/view/78/69/
    and can you tell me more about it like where you purchased it. I found a article that said it cost under...
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    3 ft meter reg to igniton source last time I...

    3 ft meter reg to igniton source last time I checked but my code book is several revisions out of date. Some new union gas people think its 3ft from unit (not ignition source) to meter regulator for...
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    Prior smaller company I worked for only had three...

    Prior smaller company I worked for only had three service techs me being one and one of them used these seals kits all the time but did not follow the manufactures instructions of using the moisture...
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    There are not a lot but definitely some units...

    There are not a lot but definitely some units like this around here. Sometimes they would put the coil in the centre and have two dampers one on each side. On some older units that are massively...
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    I had a helper once that did the gas line at a...

    I had a helper once that did the gas line at a new house and the customer complained of a gas smell sometimes. So my helper went back meter dial tested nitro tested etc. He finally had enough when he...
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    How well do these drawers work in regards to...

    How well do these drawers work in regards to weight in the drawers and are your drawers simply hard wood on hard wood. I have been thinking of building something similar but 16 inches wide and 4 feet...
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    Valour 737AN model thermocouple

    Has anybody ever tried modifying a 10mm wrench in order to get the thermocouple out of the back of the interrupter block easier. I have been running into alot of these this year for some reason and...
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    Been through 4 company's in 8 years in the trade...

    Been through 4 company's in 8 years in the trade but about to go to 5th company shortly. First two would promise apprenticeships but would not deliver. Then finished apprenticeship at 3rd so moved on...
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    I don't know there's lots of work but so many...

    I don't know there's lots of work but so many people took the short gas technician 2 course's that the market seems to be flooded in the last roughly 5 years. Guys with gas technician 2 and no...
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    One of those bosses

    I started at my company almost 2 years ago. The boss is older he is not really on the tools much but most people think he should be retired since he's been in the trade a long time. It became pretty...
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    I had a customer some years back I think he was a...

    I had a customer some years back I think he was a little slow or something. Turned A/C on went outside found condenser not working customer says he replaced capacitor, contactor and condenser fan...
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    Hilti, probably average about 3 holes a day when...

    Hilti, probably average about 3 holes a day when were busy so about 1 hole a day through out the year have had mine for about 4 years with no problems, before the hilti company gave me a dewalt that...
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    My dad has a geo metro, 3 cylinders = excellent...

    My dad has a geo metro, 3 cylinders = excellent mileage;), just dont pass anyone with it unless you have lots of room:o
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    pontiac firefly, geo metro has round tail lights:D

    pontiac firefly, geo metro has round tail lights:D
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    Hilti for concrete and Milwaukee 2 9/16...

    Hilti for concrete and Milwaukee 2 9/16 selfeeding fostner bits for lineset just make sure you go in reverse when you go through siding and it will still make a very nice hole. Auger bits for wires....
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    Looks like a Aspen coil but they usually put the...

    Looks like a Aspen coil but they usually put the bulb right were you need to weld it to the lineset, the bulb is never insluated for some reason so we insulate it ourselves.
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    This thread which ive already read mostly refers...

    This thread which ive already read mostly refers to the zebra which ive looked into which says its works on several models of ECM motor but it doesnt work on all particualarly older models. My...
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    ECM motor test equipment

    We install Carrier and Goodman units not to many with ECM motors im guessing we have about 40 out there the oldest being around 4 years old now. Me and the other service tech have no real testing...
  41. Thread: Trailor Trash

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    Ive Been a landlord on the bad side of town for...

    Ive Been a landlord on the bad side of town for several years now, seen lots of stuff like this over the years and ive come to relise helping these ppl is a lost cause usually helping them just waste...
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    Ive had customers move the original logs around...

    Ive had customers move the original logs around in the fireplace cause they didnt like the way they were positoned makes for a nice cleanup:D
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    Usually this is the problem I run into they frame...

    Usually this is the problem I run into they frame the unit in so tight that it has no where to expand and contract. Often theres a couple of noises but this makes it much worse. On retro's I tell the...
  44. Thread: puller

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    Had good luck with the ulti puller as well over...

    Had good luck with the ulti puller as well over the years
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    Had the same overheating problem with two 6...

    Had the same overheating problem with two 6 gallon units couldnt find anything wrong honeywell tech support said replace which i did and havnt had a problem since. Both units were less than a week...
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    Work for a mostly new housing company and when...

    Work for a mostly new housing company and when the install crews are done in the house, meaning the house is just framed, they have the furnace operational on a temporary junk stat that we put on the...
  47. Lol, beautiful

    Lol, beautiful
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    still would be nice to have

    still would be nice to have
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    looks pricey

    looks pricey
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    I thought everyone had been the walking billboard...

    I thought everyone had been the walking billboard at least once in there lives, but at the age of 23 and being in college from time to time i guess I cant relate without kids
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