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    Hello Jim, If I was an employer or customer my...

    Hello Jim, If I was an employer or customer my main concern would be "Does this guy know what he's doing!!" Betcha didn't know it but employers and customers also get tattoos. Sure someone can...
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    Matt, I would say if you really are in great...

    Matt, I would say if you really are in great shape and don't mind hard work (from the list of some of your past jobs you don't) I would go for it. I started late also.... mid 40's and am only a few...
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    I don't see you having a few tattoos really...

    I don't see you having a few tattoos really mattering in this day and age. It seems like everyone and their grandmother gets tattoos these days. I agree with the other posters that it's your attitude...
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    Pipefitters Local 524

    Does anyone have any information regarding getting into the Pipefitters union in Scranton? I've worked commercial service for almost 3 years and want to take the test for union apprenticeship. Do you...
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    APPION G5 TWIN!! Nice and fast and half the...

    APPION G5 TWIN!! Nice and fast and half the weight of some of the old machines we use.
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    "The dual run metallic capacitor looks fine". You...

    "The dual run metallic capacitor looks fine". You can't go by the looks of the cap .......you have to check for capacitance. If it's 10% below it's rated capacity it should be changed. I'd check the...
  7. Thread: raise

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    No offense taken Michigan. The reason I've stayed...

    No offense taken Michigan. The reason I've stayed this long is that the other techs are good to work with and are good techs that are willing to train a newer guy.......if they know it they'll show...
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    How long have you been with the company? 2 1/2...

    How long have you been with the company? 2 1/2 years.
    How much do you make? $11.00/hr.
    Are you happy with what you make now? NO!
    Why did you agree to work for that amount in the first place??...
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    JoeCool, I started @ 10.50/hr and am now making...

    JoeCool, I started @ 10.50/hr and am now making $11.00/hr. I'm a WORKER and I'm learning my job. I don't expect to make what 5,10 or 20 year guys make but I want to be treated fairly. It seems pay at...
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    NE PA Pay Scale

    I'm fairly new to the HVAC field.....I have 2 years of commercial experience and a degree from a junior college ( very basic hvac program). I'm also EPA certified. I'm trying to get an idea of "what...
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    I don't know how many times we've gone to calls...

    I don't know how many times we've gone to calls only to find blocked filters or broken belts. Even after changing a few compressors because of poor/no maintenance when you ask the customer if they'd...
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    Bushum, the difference between your supply temp...

    Bushum, the difference between your supply temp and return temp should be about 20 degrees. If you're only getting 10-12 you have a problem and it will become more apparent as the outside temp goes...
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    The best thing to do is call a professional and...

    The best thing to do is call a professional and have them take a look at it. Just tell them what you have told us here. It will be easy for them to diagnose your problem with the unit right in front...
  14. Thread: Blown fuse?

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    Dr. Jimmy.......You need to find out why the 3...

    Dr. Jimmy.......You need to find out why the 3 amp fuse blew in the first place. Your tech should have checked for the reason first before just changing the fuse......and replacing it with a 5 amp...
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