Search:

Type: Posts; User: ricm

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    3
    Views
    443

    heat shrink wire markers.

    Something I've been kicking around for awhile.

    I'm looking for a way to make up wire number markers in heat shrink. As many would know, in the HVAC/R world, this would be a valuable tool to have....
  2. Refrigeration insulation (Arma-flex) used in Hydronic application.

    I am a Refrigeration Tech, and often work with, install and repair boilers and hydronic applications for both Commercial and Residential.

    I have a situation that I'd like to try, but I thought...
  3. Actually, it's a kitchen exhaust inter-locked...

    Actually, it's a kitchen exhaust inter-locked with a direct fired MUA. So 'nope' on the A/C air over the motor, although it's roof top mounted, with the exhaust outlet NOT blowing over the motor. ...
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    851

    Fireplace has a mind of it's own!

    I used to post regularly on this site about 8 years ago.... I'm a fridgie that should have retired by now. But here I am, still complaining about carrying too many tools at once onto a roof top,...
  5. A quick question for some of you 'motor guru's'.

    I was a member of HVAC Talk for several years. About 10 years ago. I used to post on here regularly. I'm a Fridgie, that SHOULD have retired by now, but still manage to bust knuckles, and...
  6. Thread: 9mm or not?

    by ricm
    Replies
    4,843
    Views
    321,027

    Holy Crap! Dice! It's been a long while since...

    Holy Crap! Dice! It's been a long while since I've been on here, and this thread is STILL GOING!?!:eek2:
  7. Thread: Motorcycles

    by ricm
    Replies
    258
    Views
    15,845

    I've recently put on a car tire on the back...

    I've recently put on a car tire on the back wheel, it's great on long cruises, and surprisingly stable in the twisties. However, I recently took her up a bit past 260 kph and had a slight...
  8. Thread: Motorcycles

    by ricm
    Replies
    258
    Views
    15,845

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJO061ZknSk A...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJO061ZknSk

    A brief riding sequence where I'm holding the camera. Only got up to 175... but will shoot some video of over 300 when I can.
  9. Thread: Motorcycles

    by ricm
    Replies
    258
    Views
    15,845

    575 ft/lbs of torque. Respectable. It's 12...

    575 ft/lbs of torque. Respectable. It's 12 inches longer in the wheel base than a touring Harley.

    Many riders want to try to compare it to this motorcycle and that motorcycle... but it's...
  10. Thread: Motorcycles

    by ricm
    Replies
    258
    Views
    15,845

    http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e74/mcfinkerstei...

    http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e74/mcfinkerstein/2006Rootbeer502Pic9.jpg

    Not sure if I posted this before, but this is my ride. 2006 Boss Hoss, 502 Cubic Inch big block. Awesome cruiser,...
  11. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,300

    It was this incident that prompted me to contact...

    It was this incident that prompted me to contact your people... to obtain said face plate.

    Once the face plate was replace... the problem was resolved, as it was the blower air 'migrating'...
  12. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,079

    No Gruntly... handn't seen it.... hum a few...

    No Gruntly... handn't seen it.... hum a few bars... :D

    http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=c40RODAHNmQ

    Is this it?
  13. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,085

    Very good looking install. It's clear that you...

    Very good looking install. It's clear that you are no stranger to quality work. Now if you'd have let me hard pipe the a/c's with ACR and brazed fittings... WHAT A TEAM WE'D MAKE!
  14. Replies
    15
    Views
    4,558

    I take care of two buildings that use Pneumatics....

    I take care of two buildings that use Pneumatics. It's a true story, that after many years of many techs fixing untimely problems, can cause the panels to look like crapsoda.

    The further I...
  15. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,300

    Oh, I get it... that shelf is too close to the...

    Oh, I get it... that shelf is too close to the venting. 'Clearance to combustibles.' What do I win?
  16. Replies
    3,697
    Views
    134,789

    Let's see, 1 cup - pure virgin olive oil 1...

    Let's see,

    1 cup - pure virgin olive oil
    1 tsp - Dijon mustard
    4 - egg whites
    1/4 cup - turnips (blended) Substitute broccoli if turnips not available.
    1 lb - raspberries
    1/2 - cup...
  17. Replies
    2
    Views
    399

    Yet one more step forward... hopefully in the...

    Yet one more step forward... hopefully in the right direction.
  18. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,079

    I play the Australian Didgeridoo.... does that...

    I play the Australian Didgeridoo....

    does that count?
  19. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,611

    I think Twilli has got the right idea on life... ...

    I think Twilli has got the right idea on life...

    Start when you are young! :D

    It's greatly improved his dialogue vocabulary! :p
  20. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,611

    I'd rather work for less $$$ with a good job,...

    I'd rather work for less $$$ with a good job, happy boss... than for more coin working for an a/hole.

    I now work for myself, and get by, but my hours, and working conditions improved greatly! ...
  21. Replies
    10
    Views
    811

    I'm still driving a Chevy Astro... here in...

    I'm still driving a Chevy Astro... here in Canada... in the fall, you gotta clean out all of your A/C stuff... and bail in the heating stuff. And it's winter here now... and 1/5 of the van is...
  22. Replies
    3,697
    Views
    134,789

    Snapping the cap off a Budweiser... This party...

    Snapping the cap off a Budweiser... This party has been going on for a couple of years now...

    What'd I miss?
  23. Thread: old boiler

    by ricm
    Replies
    10
    Views
    2,941

    One of my Wholesale Supply house managers' older...

    One of my Wholesale Supply house managers' older brother died from Asbestos Fibrosis about ten years ago... he used to strip asbestos out of old buildings wearing only a dust mask.

    It's some...
  24. Replies
    56
    Views
    13,416

    I worked on an Iron Fireman boiler that was built...

    I worked on an Iron Fireman boiler that was built in 1912 (Is it possible? All you historians? Loonie?) That was stamped on the front of it. Basically, it looked like an Asbestos covered fire...
  25. Replies
    69
    Views
    8,450

    Mr. C. there is little question of your ability...

    Mr. C. there is little question of your ability to install. It's beautiful work, you can tell you took your time to do it right. Best of all, any Fridgie that follow's behind you later to service...
  26. Replies
    38
    Views
    4,262

    Hey Loonie... Your Desk Jocks did well. I...

    Hey Loonie...

    Your Desk Jocks did well. I haven't seen any of these units up in Canada yet... but it would be good to get a link or website on them... both the new furnace and the H.P.

    I...
  27. Thread: WTF?

    by ricm
    Replies
    59
    Views
    11,560

    You know, you might be right. We Canadians are a...

    You know, you might be right. We Canadians are a resouceful bunch... Davesfarm should be our newly elected King. He'll be in charge of getting rid of bees.
  28. Replies
    58
    Views
    6,659

    Although it's difficult to say from this angle,...

    Although it's difficult to say from this angle, but I'm guessing that the condenser coil is on the top and both sides of the A/C. Unless you were worried about payment, that call wouldn't have been...
  29. Replies
    17
    Views
    934

    Hilarious! You got talent... that you do. :D:D

    Hilarious! You got talent... that you do. :D:D
  30. Replies
    95
    Views
    6,892

    Crash/Rescue firefighter, Candian Forces. 15...

    Crash/Rescue firefighter, Candian Forces. 15 years,
  31. Replies
    42
    Views
    12,117

    Yeah, in the late seventies, I recall doing this...

    Yeah, in the late seventies, I recall doing this to a Roof top unit in a Mall. Long weekend, and couldn't get ahold of suppliers for parts. Worked like a charm. No adverse effects as the result.
  32. Yeah, that's pretty hot to melt the candles... ...

    Yeah, that's pretty hot to melt the candles... I'd rather deal with your heat than our cold up here in the winter (Alberta, Canada) THAT will freeze the balls on a brass monkey! Last winter found...
  33. Thread: Motorcycles

    by ricm
    Replies
    258
    Views
    15,845

    Jeez.... I had a near miss like that only a...

    Jeez.... I had a near miss like that only a month ago... A red mule deer ran down the ditch as I eccelerated to get by her.... she paniced and ran right in front of my bike... I slowed down...
  34. Thread: Motorcycles

    by ricm
    Replies
    258
    Views
    15,845

    '78 FLH, punched out to 84 ci. Bought it new 30...

    '78 FLH, punched out to 84 ci. Bought it new 30 years ago, and it's been rebuilt four times. Live in Canada, so only eight decent riding months. The speedo quit 22 years ago, so no clue as to how...
  35. In Canada, it's gaining popularity. It's really...

    In Canada, it's gaining popularity. It's really the only other option available to us at the Supply houses. By 2012 I believe, R-22 components won't be sold as complete units. By 2020, R - 22...
  36. Replies
    29
    Views
    6,566

    Lucky basturge.... I'm taking the next step...

    Lucky basturge.... I'm taking the next step after too many years working for someone else... starting up on my own. I got a good twenty years left. The area I live in is so stupid busy... I...
  37. Replies
    37
    Views
    9,268

    Home owner or new to the trade? Cleaning an...

    Home owner or new to the trade? Cleaning an Evap. coil isn't rocket science, but you really need to know what you are up against. Here, we protect the trade skilled people that make a living, but...
  38. Replies
    31
    Views
    5,386

    Oh crap!!! You got the whole human character...

    Oh crap!!! You got the whole human character speil eh?..... shoot, sorry about that! I was trying to sort out that issue with the nun being confused with a penguin issue. Sorry! Won't happen...
  39. Replies
    31
    Views
    5,386

    Aahhhh...... I DO miss those days..... :D

    Aahhhh...... I DO miss those days..... :D
  40. Replies
    31
    Views
    5,386

    Yeah, it's often difficult to try to explain the...

    Yeah, it's often difficult to try to explain the basics to a customer, especially if they've been doing online research. I give the basic bit on why their system is acting the way it is, and what...
  41. Replies
    29
    Views
    6,566

    I'm not sure of the Codes in your Province or...

    I'm not sure of the Codes in your Province or State, but where I am, in Alberta Canada, we see zillions of these furnaces. Here, we are required to only use an approved Mobile Home furnace as a...
  42. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,210

    I won't armwrestle anyone's favorite controls,...

    I won't armwrestle anyone's favorite controls, however, I didn't consider the humidity issue. I think I'll stick with the ICM326 as it's been working in other apps we've used. But didn't use a...
  43. Replies
    43
    Views
    8,252

    No worries Cajun... I may not be the brightest...

    No worries Cajun... I may not be the brightest old dog on the block... seems to me that if you have atleast 12 " from the top of the furnace/heat exchanger, and the bottom of the Evap coil.......
  44. Thread: A BIG mess!

    by ricm
    Replies
    14
    Views
    2,739

    Even in cold temps like I have here in Canada.......

    Even in cold temps like I have here in Canada.... the venting can be C-vent depending on BTU's of the appliances depending on horizontal vent length and what space is being vented..... but the fact...
  45. Thread: Last Call -

    by ricm
    Replies
    38
    Views
    7,599

    Like the others said, if you get a chance to go...

    Like the others said, if you get a chance to go back to make sure that wiring is good, components like start caps are good and such... If the compressor is infact hooped.... chat up your service...
  46. Replies
    43
    Views
    8,252

    Hey Cajun.... Any reason you'd drop the coil...

    Hey Cajun....

    Any reason you'd drop the coil right down the the furnace? Wouldn't it make more sense to leave it higher.... and better still, to add an access panel below the coil so that a...
  47. Replies
    43
    Views
    8,252

    Ron I understand your concerns with your...

    Ron

    I understand your concerns with your new furnace and the transitions of your older ductwork and Air Conditioning system. The work you have shown pictures of is pretty decent work. You'll...
  48. Replies
    29
    Views
    6,566

    Amickracing.... you are faced with a brand of...

    Amickracing.... you are faced with a brand of furnace sold here in Canada... by a company called Intertherm, Now Nordyne. Interchangable.... in either case... the one you have is typically...
  49. Thread: Connect what?

    by ricm
    Replies
    9
    Views
    2,704

    Could be a case of cheap management sending out...

    Could be a case of cheap management sending out untrained apprentices to install stuff. And never balk at all for charging them out as journeymen. Happens every where. Or, it could be simple...
  50. Replies
    32
    Views
    5,600

    I AM curious what the result would be with two TX...

    I AM curious what the result would be with two TX valves in series.... I'll give it a lash.... First valve gets the grease.... solid column of liquid. Evap outlet calls for more.... But...
Results 1 to 50 of 1000
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

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