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    Where are you located? I ask this because you...

    Where are you located?

    I ask this because you said that it has been 100 degrees is that normal?
    If you are in an area where the design temperature is 92 then your unit could be sized 100% correct...
  2. Thread: Legalization

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    I just don't see millions of people turning into...

    I just don't see millions of people turning into potheads just because marijuana is legalized. Lots of naysayers said that the country would be a bunch of drunks once prohibition was repealed and we...
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    Saw flared fittings hold 3000 PSI plus in...

    Saw flared fittings hold 3000 PSI plus in Aircraft I think we are safe.
  4. Thread: Legalization

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    I say legalize it and tax it. I have not and...

    I say legalize it and tax it.

    I have not and wouldn't touch it if they did, but I don't think the government's job is to protect people from their own stupidity. If so we should make obese people...
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    The Patriot act detention provisions should only...

    The Patriot act detention provisions should only apply to non-US citizens.
    No property should be able to be confiscated by a cabinet member, they should have to ask to use my pen! Congress should...
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    Lost one grandmother to cancer just as I left. My...

    Lost one grandmother to cancer just as I left. My other grandmother has been in Alzheimer care for about about two years now.
    She is in good health otherwise for her mid-nineties. When I get back we...
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    15 started as a helper for a one man band. Went...

    15 started as a helper for a one man band. Went in the Air Force at 20 and at 24 retrained into HVAC and never looked back. Somehow I've ended up in Afghanistan not working HVAC, but that is a...
  8. Pelican case and FOD control foam is the way to...

    Pelican case and FOD control foam is the way to go.
    When I worked on aircraft it was nice to open a tool box and see if everything was there and the foam protects tools and instruments.
    ...
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    A lot of silliness in HVAC in P'cola I agree 100%

    A lot of silliness in HVAC in P'cola I agree 100%
  10. WestcoastApprentice If I may offer a...

    WestcoastApprentice

    If I may offer a recommendation:

    Resist the urge to think too deeply into these processes at first and focus on simple things to make the system work i.e. do I have power?...
  11. The Dale Carnegie book How to Win Friends and...

    The Dale Carnegie book How to Win Friends and Influence People has the potential to change your life. I would venture to say that it will make you more successful in HVAC/R than knowing how the...
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    Vacuum seal or put a tee shirt in a zip lock bag...

    Vacuum seal or put a tee shirt in a zip lock bag and put it in your cooler. It is nice after a day on a hot roof. In military training we use camel backs fill them as full as you can with ice and...
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    Do a proper load calculation and size the system...

    Do a proper load calculation and size the system correctly.
    In your location mini-splits are popular so that might make the most sense.
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    Does that have the old rotary timer in it?

    Does that have the old rotary timer in it?
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    Old folks always put their pans in the fire each...

    Old folks always put their pans in the fire each year when we burned leaves and brush if the pans looked bad. They come out nice and clean then must be re seasoned. If this won't fix it hang it on...
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    What you eat/drink can really Affect your health....

    What you eat/drink can really Affect your health. Check this out:http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=1119001
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    Had my tonsils out it helped a lot.

    Had my tonsils out it helped a lot.
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    Peaceful Islam

    Check this out:

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39118941/
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    There are so many listing them would be...

    There are so many listing them would be impossible.
    My heart goes out to military spouses and families. The military has been dutifully serving overseas with pride for many, many years now with...
  20. Thread: Steve Wynn

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    True, the system is against common sense. Several...

    True, the system is against common sense. Several of our forefathers predicted our current predicament.
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    Get the grill as hot as you can. Sear the steak....

    Get the grill as hot as you can.
    Sear the steak. 3-5 min per side depending on how done you like it.
    Like HVAC work experiance and a good thermometer helps a lot.
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    Strippers vs. Church

    Funny how things turn with the tide.



    http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2010/08/09/of-ire-and-brimstone.html?sid=101
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    With liberty and fairness for all. I don't see...

    With liberty and fairness for all.

    I don't see where the Constitution guarantees fair?
  24. Thread: Steve Wynn

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    Seems like common sense is dead in Washington no...

    Seems like common sense is dead in Washington no matter how you slice it.
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    Makes you wonder where the priorities of our...

    Makes you wonder where the priorities of our great country got screwed up :[
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    1. The Gen. McCrystal violated the UCMJ not once...

    1. The Gen. McCrystal violated the UCMJ not once (warned in Copenhagen) but twice. He was lucky to have the first chance.
    2. A general officer with that much experience (and a staff of lawyers)...
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    The military should speak softly and carry a big...

    The military should speak softly and carry a big stick. When a country messes with us then they should be decimated quickly. We should not look for any fight, but we should finish them with total...
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    I guess I did not understand. I though we were...

    I guess I did not understand. I though we were fixing programs that currently exist and are hard broke? I don't see how this adds anything to what we have. The welfare cut alone would pay for...
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    1. Bring jobs and manufacturing back to America. ...

    1. Bring jobs and manufacturing back to America.
    • Anything made overseas gets a tariff that makes it cost within 5% of what a comparable American product costs.
    • Corporations will be encouraged...
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    We allow ourselves to be undervalued. It is a...

    We allow ourselves to be undervalued. It is a shame. As professionals educating the public is part of our duty. If we show the customer the value then it will get better one customer at a time....
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    Printer2 Good point, I'm more confused as to...

    Printer2

    Good point, I'm more confused as to why someone in America does not want their own country blessed?
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    So he was happy he ws killing people in Allah's...

    So he was happy he ws killing people in Allah's name?



    If he was protesting himself then why not just stop?



    Funny he did not snap and walk into a Mosque and shoot people up. He...
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    Don't jump to conclusions that a Muslim yelling...

    Don't jump to conclusions that a Muslim yelling "Allah Akbar" shooting up soldiers on a military base is some kind of terrorist. He was probably just an ice cream man gone wild.

    Killing soldiers...
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    Very true, a conclusion I have come to myself.

    Very true, a conclusion I have come to myself.
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    1. I hope he is tried in a military court martial...

    1. I hope he is tried in a military court martial

    2. He had no problem taking the $300K education that the army paid for him plus full pay and benefits.

    3. He was reported to say “Allah Akbar”...
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    God Bless America???

    First let me start by saying that as an American I believe in free speech. I’ll even go you one better I’m in the military and would die defending your right to freely voice your opinion; even if I...
  37. Thread: Sharia

    by hvacbear
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    Marc, I respect your right to your opinion. I...

    Marc,

    I respect your right to your opinion. I think you are the type who looks into things objectively. So consider this: there was no evidence that the Hittites existed for many years, but their...
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    I've got a veto Xl and a CLC tool backpack....

    I've got a veto Xl and a CLC tool backpack. Ladders are easy with the CLC, but the veto is my work bag the CLC is in the garage at home. The CLC has too many layers and pockets to dig through. Opent...
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    I use a cheater cord like the one described...

    I use a cheater cord like the one described before with alligator clips, but I put a receptacle on the end with a magnet on the back of the box I can hang it anywhere and I'm not stuck with a light...
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    Carhartt holds up great and works is cold and...

    Carhartt holds up great and works is cold and wind.
    It is also available in tall.
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    Steve, Try talking to a LEEDs certified...

    Steve,

    Try talking to a LEEDs certified mechanical engineer/designer.
    USGBC will have some info: http://www.usgbc.org/

    Good luck and let us know how it turns out.
  42. Thread: Gun Rights

    by hvacbear
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    How sad my heart goes out Dr. Hupp a law abiding,...

    How sad my heart goes out Dr. Hupp a law abiding, upstanding member of society.
    She should be angry as we all should be when the government (who is supposed to work for us not against us) violates...
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    LMAO

    LMAO
  44. Thread: Bazaar Foods

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    I've found this to be true as well. I try...

    I've found this to be true as well. I try everything, but I still do not like snails.

    Oysters mmmmmmmmmmmmm!
  45. Thread: Bazaar Foods

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    LMAO

    LMAO
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    8 weeks of basic training 20+ weeks of HVAC/R...

    8 weeks of basic training
    20+ weeks of HVAC/R training at Sheppard AFB in Texas
    An overall four year commitment to the Air Force.

    I think we need HVAC right now but for basic recruits the slots...
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    The See Bees learn plumbing and do train with the...

    The See Bees learn plumbing and do train with the USAF HVAC guys but they do not get training on the large tonnage stuff though unless that has changed recently.
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    I'm talking rip with a seam ripper.

    I'm talking rip with a seam ripper.
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    I am four classes away from the Ferris degree...

    I am four classes away from the Ferris degree online I highly reccommend this career path. If you are a hard charger you could knock a large portion of this out in a four year hitch in the AF.
    ...
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