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    They tried to bill me for minutes used on the...

    They tried to bill me for minutes used on the company phone, a charger that was actually in the truck, and hold my last check. The instances that a check can be held in NC are very specific and a...
  2. Fluke. End of discussion. Bad experiences with...

    Fluke. End of discussion. Bad experiences with Fieldpiece and UEI both. I have a Fluke 29 that I know is over 15 years old and still works great. 2 year Fieldpiece that isn't worth the effort it...
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    Cracked heat exchanger is easy. Disable it and...

    Cracked heat exchanger is easy. Disable it and done. Document it (pics if possible) and notify the customer. Three people died last year in NC due to malfunctioning equipment.
  4. http://www.planomolding.com/product.php?BCCID=108&...

    http://www.planomolding.com/product.php?BCCID=108&PID=705

    I carry this one every day in my Tech LC bag. You can pick these up at WalMart. Works pretty good.
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    You probably won't find an aftermarket one to...

    You probably won't find an aftermarket one to match up. You can get fairly close though. If your system has a TXV you will probably be ok. Will the system be right, no it won't but it will be...
  6. Everything he said except you will need SAE and...

    Everything he said except you will need SAE and Metric tools and a helper to carry your tools! Just kidding about the helper but with the newer equipment you will need Metric tools. Gearwrench makes...
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    You always have questions. I do anyway. Knowing...

    You always have questions. I do anyway. Knowing the answers counts for very little for me. Knowing where to get the answers is what is important. My opinion but I would make the move as long as it is...
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    According to what you're doing. Chiller controls...

    According to what you're doing. Chiller controls is Techview, BAS is Rover or TU but according to where in the network you connect you could probably get by with Rover.
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    I remember those days. Graduated school and...

    I remember those days. Graduated school and thought finding a job would be a breeze. Six months later took a job for half of what I thought I would be making and driving my own truck to work every...
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    Poll: I would recommend Mitsibushi. I like the way they...

    I would recommend Mitsibushi. I like the way they handle the take off to the individual air handlers better. Contact a local rep and ask for a site tour. Ronald McDonald House in Winston has this...
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    http://electricalnotes.wordpress.com/2011/03/23/wh...

    http://electricalnotes.wordpress.com/2011/03/23/what-is-corona-effect/

    Here is some reading. You can go on from there. As older drives start failing my belief is this will become more common. Good...
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    How long are the cable runs from drive to the...

    How long are the cable runs from drive to the motors and is the ground derated for the circuit. We have a site where we have lost drives and motors both with cabling issues.
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    Been carrying the Terralux but have now switched...

    Been carrying the Terralux but have now switched over to Streamlight ProTac lights. Still carry the HCRI model Terralux because it allows me to see colors better.
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    Eyes, ears, fingers and toes guys! Don't get out...

    Eyes, ears, fingers and toes guys! Don't get out of the truck without them. I have every intention of going home in the same shape I left. That injury will probably need skin grafts and a good while...
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    Deep fried in peanut oil only way to go!

    Deep fried in peanut oil only way to go!
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    I have switched over to the black hoses a couple...

    I have switched over to the black hoses a couple of years ago. Better for pulling a vacum through and tougher day to day. Harder to handle though so there is a trade off.
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    What he is telling you is to get into a union...

    What he is telling you is to get into a union training program. I don't have any experience with a program like that but have been told that they have the best training in the industry. I went to...
  18. Thread: road rage

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    Been there. Working at a mall many moons ago and...

    Been there. Working at a mall many moons ago and got done with my job. Wrote up my ticket and couldn't find the manager, found here in the back of the stockroom servicing a guy. I turned and headed...
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    Don't forget getting stepped on! A friend of mine...

    Don't forget getting stepped on! A friend of mine that does a lot of resteraunt work told me always keep your heels to the side while working on your knees in a kitchen so your ankles don't get...
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    We used to take care of a facility that had a...

    We used to take care of a facility that had a fairly high concentration of sulfur dioxide in the air along with who knows what else. When a new rooftop machine was put in the would send them down to...
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    Lots of good advice so far. I wish somebody had...

    Lots of good advice so far. I wish somebody had mentioned kneepads to me about 20 years ago. You don't need to carry as many tools with you as you think, your back will thank you as you get older....
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    Something to consider before retrofitting this...

    Something to consider before retrofitting this machine. An upfit like this could very well affect the UL listing of it and if some sort of failure occurred causing injury or property damage the...
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    :grin2:I doubt you'll see a micro groove copper...

    :grin2:I doubt you'll see a micro groove copper coil due to expense. The going way of doing things today is cheaper, cheaper, cheaper. Also the heat transfer of the aluminum coils will keep them in...
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    :gah:The older I get the less I like to have...

    :gah:The older I get the less I like to have people around me while I'm trying to work or talking to me. The phone ringing upsets me sometimes!
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    Just make sure you don't mix oils and you'll be...

    Just make sure you don't mix oils and you'll be fine. I always bleed my gauges off after using them and purge them with nitrogen before using them on a system with a different gas.
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