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  1. Make sure they do the load calcs, manual J, D &...

    Make sure they do the load calcs, manual J, D & S. If h your doing a complete over hall of your system have them do a room by room calc. too.

    i know we can't discuss pricing here and you think...
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    I think you need to rotate that picture

    I think you need to rotate that picture
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    Send me a PM and I'll let you know what to do....

    Send me a PM and I'll let you know what to do. Lets just say if you working for their competition you'll have a good chance to call you shots
  4. Thread: Stupid Forum

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    I'm miss that crazy b*tch already :tussor:

    I'm miss that crazy b*tch already :tussor:
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    Are you looking to go union, do you just want to...

    Are you looking to go union, do you just want to do pipe fitting, residential etc. Right now you really can't not, not have job. Seems like everyone is busy. I can point you to a sh*tty company...
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    I can't imagine having a hard time finding a job...

    I can't imagine having a hard time finding a job out here, things are booming. Where are you moving from?
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    You mean the jobs that the illegals are doing?

    You mean the jobs that the illegals are doing?
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    I'm sorry, I don't believe in not working or...

    I'm sorry, I don't believe in not working or incapable of working. There's more to it, they have to find a way to be a productive member of society for their own well being. Listen I'm not trying to...
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    I don't know where experience comes from (sheet,...

    I don't know where experience comes from (sheet, metal, piping, service, etc) but unless you want n to be an engineer just learn the trade and the business from where you are. It sounds like a...
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    Yes, It's a never ending money pit. When you...

    Yes, It's a never ending money pit. When you give people things they tend not to respect it. Not only do they not take care of it, but they destroy it. And after they run the building into the...
  11. I don't see a problem with not having a supply in...

    I don't see a problem with not having a supply in your hallway as long as there is no heat loss\gain(if it's on the interior of the house with no outside walls and windows). It's determined by room...
  12. Yeah me too, about 2 months ago i think

    Yeah me too, about 2 months ago i think
  13. Thread: OWL question

    by Vinster
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    The offset number is a variable. It depends on...

    The offset number is a variable. It depends on the individual circumstances. Its measured in the field. If you have to set over 3" to miss a pipe then the 3" is the offset number.
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    Go to thier website, they should have the spec...

    Go to thier website, they should have the spec sheets for the model
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    I saw that at Johnstone and we going to pick one...

    I saw that at Johnstone and we going to pick one up. Thanks
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    all joking aside, get a good pair of earmuffes...

    all joking aside, get a good pair of earmuffes and wear the ear protection. kls isn't kidding the ringinginginginginginginginginginginginginging
  17. Depends on how high you score on your test and...

    Depends on how high you score on your test and how busy your local is. Do you bring any valuable skills to the table or are you green?
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    What?

    What?
  19. Thread: Well hung

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    Well..... on a positive note, the hangers won't...

    Well..... on a positive note, the hangers won't rust but they should have used a double knot
  20. Well, are you getting a great deal on the house....

    Well, are you getting a great deal on the house. If you are take that into consideration, if your paying market value then it depends on how much you want the house. Also, is your real estate market...
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    We just need a flat tax. Keep it simple.

    We just need a flat tax. Keep it simple.
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    I installed it a few times. Is the a floor boot...

    I installed it a few times. Is the a floor boot register your installing on the take-offs
  23. Just to clarify, most parts are made in...

    Just to clarify, most parts are made in Mexico/China/India these days.
    We don't like it either.
  24. where are the ducts ran, are they in the crawl...

    where are the ducts ran, are they in the crawl space?
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    Maybe they last longer in Vegas due to the dry...

    Maybe they last longer in Vegas due to the dry air, but I've seen them fall apart on the inside. I never liked it. I haven't installed duct board in a lot of years tho so maybe they're made...
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    Chicago or Pexto, don't be afraid to buy an old...

    Chicago or Pexto, don't be afraid to buy an old one either, those old ones last for ever
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    I was reading an interview with some Saudi...

    I was reading an interview with some Saudi prince, I think it was by Reuters, well anyway he was saying that he can see it going into the low 30's and they can still make a profit well into the 20's....
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    They tax it by the gallon so they will probably...

    They tax it by the gallon so they will probably get more money, I'm sure people will be driving more.
  29. Never heard of doing that, what are they trying...

    Never heard of doing that, what are they trying to hide from the inspector?
  30. Maybe you should start with smaller commercial...

    Maybe you should start with smaller commercial jobs, not being an @ss but your on the hook for doing the job at the price on the contract. Nobody wants to hear you bid it wrong and don't have the...
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    That's my thought also. I worked for very large...

    That's my thought also. I worked for very large companies and very small ones, I prefer the smaller ones personally. Large ones will can you in the drop, of a dime there's no loyalty. Small ones...
  32. May I ask where you found your contractor? I...

    May I ask where you found your contractor? I gotta tell you I'm sure their is a lot of blood boiling on his response. Overkill to do the job safely and right.
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    Also, like I said, there's a contractor locator...

    Also, like I said, there's a contractor locator map somewhere on this board. Contact a contractor near you, maybe he can check you your system out or let you know of some companies that do quality...
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    Ask them how they came up with furnace size. ...

    Ask them how they came up with furnace size. They are either going to say; they took it from the old one; They did it by square footage\rule of thumb; and hopefully someone will say load calc\...
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    Hey I'm impressed, an undersized furnace. I heard...

    Hey I'm impressed, an undersized furnace. I heard they existed but like the elusive Bigfoot I never actually saw one and that picture wasn't blurry either.
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    I would ask what the quote is based on? Are they...

    I would ask what the quote is based on? Are they just looking at the old furnace and using that BTU rating for the quote on the new one, or are they going to do a manual J block load? Most units are...
  37. Thread: dish network

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    yeah, I'm looking to cut the cord on cable also....

    yeah, I'm looking to cut the cord on cable also. It's coming, between netflix, hulu, google tv, etc. I was reading that it's really going to take off when the network's contracts with the cable &...
  38. If you want to start your own HVAC business, then...

    If you want to start your own HVAC business, then I'd say accounting. You have to understand the numbers of business.

    I do a lot of commercial work and almost always the architect has an...
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    I had to do a bank of dryers in a dorm laundry...

    I had to do a bank of dryers in a dorm laundry room a few years back and I think they were all vented independently. I pretty sure they were anyway.
  40. It's kinda hard to picture what your talking...

    It's kinda hard to picture what your talking about, most studs are 16" on center(hence about 14" a part) you can use more than one stub cavity to get a proper grille size. Maybe you could look on...
  41. My duct sizing stuff is at work and to be honest...

    My duct sizing stuff is at work and to be honest with you I keep flex runs to a maximum length of no more then 5 feet, but I'd say if the flex is ran proper 16" I believe it will carry your 1000 cfm...
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    TABB but don't hold me to it

    TABB but don't hold me to it
  43. I like how they camouflaged the linesets with...

    I like how they camouflaged the linesets with silver duct tape to match the siding, a real hack wouldn't have cared what color duct tape he used. I:whistle:
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    Prokup has a good little book that I came across...

    Prokup has a good little book that I came across if your looking to jump right into a gas furnace.



    http://prokupmedia.com/ Gas Heating Repair Guide - Hot Surface & Spark Ignition - Electrical...
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    Somebody should use the installation guide before...

    Somebody should use the installation guide before it catches on fire. Love the supply plenum, I hear round corners are the new in thing. I wonder if they paid extra for the fancy flue hanger stitch...
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    I love my Kirby, gave up on the cr*ppy stuff...

    I love my Kirby, gave up on the cr*ppy stuff sears had and bought a used one for $50 bucks. It's 30+ years old, ugly and sucks up everything. Gonna look for a second one for the down stairs cause...
  47. Thread: Used furnaces

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    I guess it would depend. But you would...

    I guess it would depend. But you would differently have to define the term installed. To me it would be all tied in and connected, then pay up. If it doesn't fire up then that would be a service...
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    I use my magnetic screw tray, plop on there and...

    I use my magnetic screw tray, plop on there and done, doubles as a clip and screw holder to because every time I put something down it seems to roll away
  49. The house was built in 2000 so I'm assuming the...

    The house was built in 2000 so I'm assuming the units are 14 yo, they are not dinosaurs by any means but they are no spring chicken either. If it was a quality install to begin with you should get at...
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    I think it would have to be way over 20+ years...

    I think it would have to be way over 20+ years old for it to be asbestos.
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