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    When I did residential I saw them directly under...

    When I did residential I saw them directly under decks,built into decks with the fan guard only protecting people from stepping into the fan, completley wrapped up in fencing or covered in all kind...
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    Dontcha hate "planned obselence"?

    Dontcha hate "planned obselence"?
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    Mike, I cant remember the name of that pipe, it's...

    Mike, I cant remember the name of that pipe, it's that cheap chinese dry sprinkler pipe with the crease on the inside and a well camoflaged weld out. When we had the whole building we were replacing...
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    We had a maintenance contract on the building for...

    We had a maintenance contract on the building for the building for about two years. 17 story building with 9 office floors of office space. Open condenser loop, some moron put bromine in for water...
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    Dirty Condenser water

    Five year old office building. Have four contracts for server rooms in the building. Strainers need cleaning weekly or more. This little gem came in last night while I was deeply buried under the...
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    That allways reminds me of my uncle Oogies...

    That allways reminds me of my uncle Oogies back,God rest his soul. He's gone on to the big cave in the sky.
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    Kinky!

    Kinky!
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    Ya'll missed it. I't a pool, right? We want...

    Ya'll missed it. I't a pool, right? We want cooling-and ice!
  9. Thread: Traps?

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    Roofer been there? They like to do that.

    Roofer been there? They like to do that.
  10. Had something like that some time ago. electrical...

    Had something like that some time ago. electrical Co. drilled up through the bottom of 28 new installs. Didn't use the dimples. Drilled into two condenser coils, 1/2" conduit in 1" holes with no...
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    I allways kind of resented being called "the...

    I allways kind of resented being called "the skinny guy". I have allways "gone where the fat guy has never been before", much to my irritation.
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    Actualy 277 on that leg. But who gives a s#$t,...

    Actualy 277 on that leg. But who gives a s#$t, you make so much money, you'r expedible.
  13. I don,t know wat it is, or what it,s supposed to...

    I don,t know wat it is, or what it,s supposed to do either.
  14. Hard wire R toG on all airhandlers so whatever...

    Hard wire R toG on all airhandlers so whatever happens at the Tstat ALL blowers run at the same time. Med buildings are required to have X amount of recurculating air anyway. Set sepoints accordingly...
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    Wasps today in a economizer, By faze iz zwoole up.

    Wasps today in a economizer, By faze iz zwoole up.
  16. That is a interesting Question. When-not if, a...

    That is a interesting Question. When-not if, a drive fails you have to bypass the drive and run the blower at 100%. I have to go into the controls and increase the boxes minimum positition to keep...
  17. I have a three pound hammer, makes anything fit.

    I have a three pound hammer, makes anything fit.
  18. Oil

    Oil
  19. Did you put the fan blade back on so it blows up...

    Did you put the fan blade back on so it blows up instead of down? It must draw air in the sides and exaust on top.
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    I jumper the ecnomizer plug and to see if the...

    I jumper the ecnomizer plug and to see if the econ. is bumfuzzled , if the compressors start, there it is. I,ve had a lot of trouble with Lennox econs.. If jumpers don,t work you will need the book,...
  21. Manual is mistake. We meant to say "make the...

    Manual is mistake. We meant to say "make the upper down meet piston hole on left plug wire".
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    Roofers can be a challenge. I once met with a...

    Roofers can be a challenge. I once met with a roofing co. supervisor to prove the rtu leaked. They had glued roofing rubber over every seam in the rtu and proceded to water test it. It didn't leak...
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    Any other old farts out there remember making a...

    Any other old farts out there remember making a double flare for 500, 502, or 12 ? It's an art.
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    Just because we sell stuff don't mean we no...

    Just because we sell stuff don't mean we no nuth'in bout it!
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    You'r welcome. But I didn't need your email...

    You'r welcome. But I didn't need your email address. I'm not trying to sell you articles or classes.
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    Simple. RUN, you ain't gonn'a get payed, no...

    Simple. RUN, you ain't gonn'a get payed, no matter what you do.
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    Start at the bottom like everyone else. Work with...

    Start at the bottom like everyone else. Work with people who know what they are doing and pay attention and learn. If you have the smarts, the pieces fall together fairly quickly. Traning classes and...
  28. Also, the vent pipe that connects to all the...

    Also, the vent pipe that connects to all the drains can stopup and cause weird things to happen. I have seen a flushing toilet in one apartment suck the water out of the toilet next door and cause a...
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    Got mad at hav'n to pay ya to, didn't he?

    Got mad at hav'n to pay ya to, didn't he?
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    Call those penetration covers a witches hat. As...

    Call those penetration covers a witches hat. As for the tape, it will have a 24 to ground shortly.
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    Keeps the dust sterile on the strips, "course the...

    Keeps the dust sterile on the strips, "course the bulb toasts quickly". Let e'm let you put it where i'ts supposed to be.
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    Sweepstakes Parlor now. They are not going to fix...

    Sweepstakes Parlor now. They are not going to fix anything. We got em cooling, they cancelled the contract, "Too expensive." Would'nt even let us replace fuses. Heat disabled though, the red dust...
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    They weren't running, we got "em" up. Remote...

    They weren't running, we got "em" up. Remote sensors in the returns, we almost had to scrape the ceiling to find them,pulled the stopped up eggcrate and the rtu's were breathing as best they can with...
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    Used to be a chain resturaunt.

    Went to help one of my guys today on a sold over the phone maintenance. Luckily the disconnects weren't bypassed, trash and water on the roof two feet deep.481151 The building in the back is a...
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    You need extra precooling for dirty condensers.

    You need extra precooling for dirty condensers.
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    The arrow MUST be pointed toward the thing that...

    The arrow MUST be pointed toward the thing that makes noise, and all will be well.
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    Are those disconnects on the control box covers?

    Are those disconnects on the control box covers?
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    Tree rat plug

    467611


    Keeps any warm air from getting into the furnace during cooling season.
  39. And I'm finding as I come closer to LX my exaust...

    And I'm finding as I come closer to LX my exaust regulator needs adjusted or replaced
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    Nice smoke pipe. Was all the black from poor...

    Nice smoke pipe. Was all the black from poor combustion or from heat, or both?
  41. Just plug the orifice, solder,mud,dead spiders,...

    Just plug the orifice, solder,mud,dead spiders, etc, and call it derating. Don't feel bad, ever draged a 10 ton scroll onto a high roof, welded it in, tried to start it and then found out it was a...
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    And I bet you had a helluva time collecting.

    And I bet you had a helluva time collecting.
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    Walk slowly away? No. Run away screaming? YESS!

    Walk slowly away? No. Run away screaming? YESS!
  44. Guess they wanted the compressor fully loaded all...

    Guess they wanted the compressor fully loaded all the time, CLO.'s are so cheaply made nowdays that sometimes you have to make extra wraps for current sense. Semi herms should allways be on a...
  45. Thread: Yikes!

    by bustedknuckles
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    Welcome to the real world.

    Welcome to the real world.
  46. Oh,Dad!

    Oh,Dad!
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    A little more verbocity please Jr.. Us western...

    A little more verbocity please Jr.. Us western Pa. mountain folks ain't hicks. I crawled out from under a railroad car in the steel mills of Johnstown in 1974 and saw the light of the great God of...
  48. Thread: Crazy

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    Installer finished, said "I needa beer, gimme...

    Installer finished, said "I needa beer, gimme money".
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    Even better when it's got no clearance. Step 1,...

    Even better when it's got no clearance. Step 1, crush filter end. Step2,crush and fold filter 90 degrees every four inches. Step 3, slowly insert filter while unrolling and cursing installers. Step4,...
  50. HVAC Marc, The results of this unfortunate...

    HVAC Marc,
    The results of this unfortunate accident were. Nobody knew nothing,Joe's company had never set foot in the building before, but the insurance company found him negligent for not...
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