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  1. Thread: What to do?

    by durussel78
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    What to do?

    What to do.
    Position: Currently working on running a business while holding a 9 to 5 job. I work at "my" company when I get out.
    So, at the 9 to 5 I have an individual who is supposed to be a team...
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    If your in Michigan you would need another 3 tons...

    If your in Michigan you would need another 3 tons to come close.
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    2 tons for 2700 sqare. Holy cow are the walls 10"...

    2 tons for 2700 sqare. Holy cow are the walls 10" thick packed with foam? Are you in Oregon or Washington?
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    Artietech it is ok. Not everyone who is still...

    Artietech it is ok. Not everyone who is still green can know everything. I'm quite certain the multimillion dollar company who makes the kits would still be around or still making them if they didn't...
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    Can use rigid round. What's the max - min cfm...

    Can use rigid round. What's the max - min cfm output? 12" may be equivalent to 20 X 20. But where's the filter?
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    This is the crap I bid against and lose! People...

    This is the crap I bid against and lose! People not willing to pay to have it done right.
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    Not trying to doubt your business entrepreneur...

    Not trying to doubt your business entrepreneur abilities but there are so many hacks.
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    Move to Michigan and become just one of the 15000...

    Move to Michigan and become just one of the 15000 other fools doing side work with no liability insurance. You need to have a license to purchase insurance.
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    Dwyer air velocity meter

    Dwyer air velocity meter.
    Asking $20.00. Plus shipping. Thanks.
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    Looks good. Dielectric unions needed where piping...

    Looks good. Dielectric unions needed where piping metals differ?
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    Topper for sale

    Selling my contractor topper
    Asking 325.00
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    truck shop

    Hello
    what size is that space you have all your sheet metal stuff in?
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    Since 97.

    Since 97.
  14. I know I am a bit older. I have worked for some...

    I know I am a bit older. I have worked for some excellent companies in the past, you know what these companies all had in common? You felt like you belonged to a family. You felt like man if I'm sick...
  15. My bosses are great guys I have a lot to learn...

    My bosses are great guys I have a lot to learn from them. I am just sitting in that 10/90 spot. I feel 90 more to go before all in for biz venture. Feels good knowing the horizon.
  16. Gentleman and ladies. I am at fault, period....

    Gentleman and ladies. I am at fault, period. Thank you board for your input.
  17. Every single person is documented. No matter job...

    Every single person is documented. No matter job title or type. Funny thing is you get a 15 minute arse chewing session but when it comes to positive recognition, crickets!!!
  18. The qualifications they wrote are about...

    The qualifications they wrote are about impossible. A 4 year college degree and state licensing. Also they pay 3 to 7 dollars less. I get it though I am at fault. My bosses are like, help us out,...
  19. Work for some one? Why do we do this again?

    I was brought into a meeting about me today. I had been late here and there and I knew it would catch up with me.... I take all the blame, whatever. My usual day goes 7:05-7:10 to 4:40-4:50. I don't...
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    O my! You didnt leave all that unsealed did you?...

    O my! You didnt leave all that unsealed did you?
    The tape...... O no! Looks like a home service company rather then an HVACR company. One or the other choose, jack of all is really a jack of...
  21. Fluke 1587 meg ohm meter for sale ( insulation meter)

    Selling my fluke 1587. Great meter, changing fields won't need anymore. Goes to best offer. Paid around 950.00 from Grainger. It has been used twice and sat most of the time in a tool box indoors....
  22. Thread: Brand

    by durussel78
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    Brand

    Hey all!
    Well a brief history, I am a small hvacr contractor in Michigan surrounded by giants. I am legit, have a license, name and insurance. I have been doing this residential/light commercial...
  23. Thread: Math riddle

    by durussel78
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    ?

    How do each of the men only have 4$?
    No missing dollar? ever.
    Total payed 15$
    Inn keeper has 10$
    Bus boy has 2$
    1st dude gets 1$
    2nd dude gets 1$
    3rd dude gets 1$
    Total = 15$, bus boy...
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    Got any pictures of it? Please send to...

    Got any pictures of it? Please send to bellemech@yahoo.com.
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    Soooo interesting.......I am here in Michigan. I...

    Soooo interesting.......I am here in Michigan. I have been through the really good and the bottom, below the bottom, like sub-bottom. I was once told something that is pretty much the way it is for...
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    truck topper

    hello all
    got me a 03 dakota quad cab truck with the short bed. I love this thing!!!!!
    Any who wanted to get the opinion or an idea from the panel about a topper.
    Heres my thing I am starting a...
  27. You guys are too expensive!!!!!!!!!!!!! THE STORY...

    You guys are too expensive!!!!!!!!!!!!! THE STORY OF MY LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I actually had a lady recommend I review my pricing strategies???????? I WANTED to tell her to shut the $%$% up!!!
    When I do...
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    New Business - Flat Rate Manual

    I understand now!!!
    What I am coming to understand about business and doing business is how often I the contractor will go unpaid for my time. So I have devised a flat rate pricing manual so I do...
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    auto vs hvac

    hello all
    ever been pissed or in wonder how auto shops make as much as we do?
    I dropped my truck off the other day to the "shop", the heated, fully stocked with tools, I bring the problem to you...
  30. Thread: caterpillar

    by durussel78
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    This is for an hvac job for michigan cat. I...

    This is for an hvac job for michigan cat.
    I thought it was odd but the nice gal on the phone or the cat recrueter said this was to maintain customers and their facilities?
    Kind of cool.
  31. Thread: caterpillar

    by durussel78
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    caterpillar

    heya all
    looking at a job right now for caterpillar. Hvac tech.
    Anyone work there?:putergreet:
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    auto crash this morning

    half arsed witnessed an yukon xl roll about 5 times at 60 mph on a backroad into work. a teenager hit em and sent him sideways, everyone was walking and talking, so I assume all was well with those...
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    Violence. My kids school, my other kids daycare...

    Violence.
    My kids school, my other kids daycare are locked and you must get buzzed in. The schools I work for are locked and you must report to the main office (preFridays ordeal).
    This kid in...
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    diaphram pump

    worked for cleaning condenser coils.
    acid resistant (stainless steel) diaphram pump.
    model 77 ace pump company memphis tenn.
    good pump, dont use any more 120 volt 1/3 hp.
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    Knowledge and ability vs wage

    Heya ALL!!
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    I have or am wondering why on gods green earth 2 of my wonderful neighbors and a boss of mine make the wage they do?
    My 2 neighbors work from home, make 60k + I...
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    armstrong e7b pump for sale

    hello all
    selling a E7 Bronze pump with 3/4" bronze flanges
    nice pump was going to use it for whole house recirc. got other projects that I need to pay for so new pump and no 75' of 3/4".
    Thanks ...
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    Boiler Installer

    Is that a enclosed trailer?
    AWESOME!!!!!
    what size, wicha pullin it with, 3-4 years away I will have something like it!!!!
    THANK YOU FOR THE IDEAS!!!
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    Detroit Tigers STINK!!!

    We just lost sept 4-0.
    A 300 lb OGRE Prince Fielder-200 million to hit a baseball!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Really Iwill work my entire lifetime and prob. make under a million, working my arse off. These guys...
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    thanks

    been lookin for that!
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    Post a Pick of your service / install truck.

    Heya all!
    Wanted to ask if you wanted to post a pick of your service/install rigs!
    I dont have one yet but will soon be posting mine!
    Thanks!:cheers:
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    Tridium in a home

    that is great!! I have enough trouble trying to sell people what they need! Computer toys are fun though! :grin2:
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    new

    This is what most of it is about, we (you) will get slow, you may not get your 40, try to be creative and do other stuff.
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    Nope

    Heya Man
    Yes there is a need but I dont think you need to get a super degree to meet it. I think especially for residential you only need to get a degree in experience. Find the right guy or gal...
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    REALLY

    And they wonder why................
    This crap right here is one of the labels we carry guys - makes us look like arses. How many doctors or engineers or teachers advertise on the wide web about a...
  45. Thread: Wages

    by durussel78
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    Wage

    Yes non union shops typically pay about half of what a union shop would make. That is why there in business. So you need about 2 jobs to make it in Michigan if you work in the trades. Working 630AM...
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    Christmas Bonus

    I usually get a $25.00 restaurant gift card. Kind of cool. At the place I am at now, I am happy, not a bad job, just happy I have a steady check - live in Michigan.

    The company I started out with...
  47. Thread: HVAC tools

    by durussel78
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    Sorry about that - Pictures

    Pictures
  48. Thread: HVAC tools

    by durussel78
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    HVAC tools

    selling some more tools
    Bacharach Firyte Kit
    and also a Dwyer 400 Air Velocity Meter
    Taking Best Offer.
    Thanks for Looking!:cheers:
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    OK DOKE

    WOW cool responses!
    Even from the Admin, asked a question and got semi stupid answers, professions, hmmm. Porn.........did not know that most users where in high school, even Admin really.....step...
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    Gettin UGLY

    :cheers:Yep,
    I know in Michigan if you alter that board in any way, the home owners insurance will NOT cover you if they catch wind of what you did. I know this because I was out on a job last year...
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