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    I'm suprised no one else has said this, " I never...

    I'm suprised no one else has said this, " I never have and never would leave my vacuum pump ontop of a new or old unit", just seems unnatural and unnecessary. The thought of fire is not why I...
  2. Thread: Klein 11 in 1

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    ....will now try the 11-1 , like the 3/8 driver

    ....will now try the 11-1 , like the 3/8 driver
  3. Thread: Klein 11 in 1

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    Klein 10-1 is my most used tool. Always on me...

    Klein 10-1 is my most used tool. Always on me along with flashlight. If you have to climb in somewhere tight and want to go light, its the only way to travel. :)
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    became law here in January 2010, $ 170.00 fine if...

    became law here in January 2010, $ 170.00 fine if "caught" texting while driving. you still see all the kids with there phone held down low at red lights texting away (to be fair , lots of adults...
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    great picks. looks like so many plants I've been...

    great picks. looks like so many plants I've been in.
  6. just saw this post. couple months late. have...

    just saw this post. couple months late. have you found work. kinda slow right now on Island but as you mentioned Werners is a good spot to look and ask around and put a resume on the board.
  7. Thread: veto bag

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    From reading reviews on this site I got a veto. ...

    From reading reviews on this site I got a veto. Not only do I love it, 6 of our 8 techs now use them.

    When a problem arose with the zipper after 3 years, I contacted veto. They sent a new bag...
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    I like my Bosch drill 10.8 volt but if its left...

    I like my Bosch drill 10.8 volt but if its left in the van and the temp drops to 35 F +/- , that battery is done for the day.
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    http://img44.imageshack.us/img44/944/061620091516....

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    http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/9821/061620091515...

    http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/9821/061620091515.jpg
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    ... why isn't the picture working???

    ... why isn't the picture working???
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    yes some rust spots. no collateral damage from...

    yes some rust spots.

    no collateral damage from removal of either 8' or 24' ladder.

    great service vehicles.

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    Good information but in my opinion you want a 10...

    Good information but in my opinion you want a 10 year compressor warranty. I see to many 410 a scrolls seized up at 6-8 years. Just my 2 cents.

    Also as mentioned the 15 seer perfomance series...
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    I agree. Pressures at out door unit mean nothing...

    I agree. Pressures at out door unit mean nothing if you don't know what the fancoil and its contents look like and what its doing.
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    Used what was probably the digi cool proto type...

    Used what was probably the digi cool proto type when I worked for Doug briefly in 02, very impressive, and I'm sure they are even better now.

    But I got a set of yellow jackets as a gift, they...
  16. Is it that when the unit defrosts, which if on...

    Is it that when the unit defrosts, which if on "auto defrost" may be every 1/2 hr. at that temp. and then the gas furnace which is your supplemental heat has to finish that call for heat untill set...
  17. Thread: Nut Driver?

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    never heard of it. someone might be pulling your...

    never heard of it. someone might be pulling your leg
  18. Thread: Hackery '08

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    wow. thats enough hackery to last a career let...

    wow. thats enough hackery to last a career let alone a summer. my favorite is the lineset (loosely termed) through the soffet.
  19. Thread: "Sweet Ride"

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    6'9" - you need a sprinter :D Looks like a...

    6'9" - you need a sprinter :D

    Looks like a nice ride you have.
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    article #6, sub section 5, line 2 and 3 clearly...

    article #6, sub section 5, line 2 and 3 clearly state you lose your "logger" distinction when you drop a tree on a house.

    just the way it is
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    rolling on the floor laughing my ass off ...

    rolling on the floor laughing my ass off

    http://www.acronymfinder.com/ROTFLMAO.html
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    http://www.rsl.ca/ and home depot

    http://www.rsl.ca/ and home depot
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    fluke 116

    fluke 116
  24. as mentioned, 12 tons sounds like alot and also...

    as mentioned, 12 tons sounds like alot and also with than much capacity get it heating your domestic hot water.
  25. Thread: your edc

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    "jawbone" ????

    "jawbone" ????
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    Interesting. I have never seen this set up. May...

    Interesting. I have never seen this set up. May be time for an experiment. Thanks for the info. Faster defrosts are a good thing.
  27. Thread: your edc

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    hes inventing new acronyms "every day carry"

    hes inventing new acronyms "every day carry"
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    I have been reading along, this is the first...

    I have been reading along, this is the first mention of a "suction modulating valve". I was trying to figure how an evap full of refrig in defrost wouldn't just keep raising the suction pressure...
  29. Thread: your edc

    by phosgene
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    pen, pad, cell phone, control screwdriver, fluke...

    pen, pad, cell phone, control screwdriver, fluke volt stick, pocket knife and quite often I will have my klein 10 in 1. Oh yea, lunch money.
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    adding to the existing list, a telescopic mirror,...

    adding to the existing list, a telescopic mirror, fluke volt stick (not a necessity but nice to have), temperature clamp for pipe (usually plugs into meter), stepper bit (varia bit)up to 3/4", lazer...
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    Poll: If all the caps job is "to keep crap out", then...

    If all the caps job is "to keep crap out", then why replace the cheap plastic ones. Plastic cap will keep crap out as well as brass.

    I think the valve core is just alot cheaper than a service...
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    He has my sympathies. This is my second set. ...

    He has my sympathies. This is my second set. The first set were lifted out of my van while I worked in a crawl space.
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    I have a set of yellow jacket digital's and they...

    I have a set of yellow jacket digital's and they too are excellent.
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    "Just unlock the padlock" ...whats a padlock,...

    "Just unlock the padlock"

    ...whats a padlock, signed your friends in Canada :D
  35. Thread: Cool ac tools

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    Those are all cool tools but are they not pretty...

    Those are all cool tools but are they not pretty much standard equipment any more.

    For "cool" tools we really need to step it up, example; yellow jacket digital gauges, digital hermetic...
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    I have one on the sprinter I drive. Its great. ...

    I have one on the sprinter I drive. Its great. As mentioned though they are pricey. I think this one was around $1600. I keep a 24' and an 8' footer up there.

    When I've had to haul pvc,...
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    what is always the funniest about jobs like that...

    what is always the funniest about jobs like that is , if you found the guy who did it he would argue till he was blue in the face that it is "fine"
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    mechanical rooms are a wonderful thing. your...

    mechanical rooms are a wonderful thing. your work is good but why units above ceiling
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    I also think you have other problems. 414b may...

    I also think you have other problems. 414b may not be the greatest refrigerant but I have seen it do the job just fine. A freezer at 40 F is a long way from fine.
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    "Pulling out 2.5 ton York that never worked real...

    "Pulling out 2.5 ton York that never worked real well"

    Why? This is the number one question.
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    cfm * 7 = max. system size ...as previously...

    cfm * 7 = max. system size

    ...as previously posted
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    1) klein 10 in 1 (although having seen the Irwin...

    1) klein 10 in 1 (although having seen the Irwin may be time for a change, I was going to try the Lenox 9 in 1 but the Irwin looks even better)

    2) cell phone

    3) fluke volt tick

    4) jumpers
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  44. ...if it looks like a duck and sounds like a duck...

    ...if it looks like a duck and sounds like a duck ...


    no need to work for hillbily Jim.
  45. As usual your work looks great. Nice install. ...

    As usual your work looks great. Nice install.

    Smallest of complaints, felt pen is fine for the crawl but a label maker would really finish off the contol panel in the mech. room nicely.
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    my mistake, I meant ethylene glycol

    my mistake, I meant ethylene glycol
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    thanks for the info Paul but I did say Canada....

    thanks for the info Paul but I did say Canada. We all know theres a seperate rule book for Quebec. :D


    just kidding ...sort of
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    well said Itsiceman, I noticed that camera...

    well said Itsiceman, I noticed that camera stutter at the 42 second mark. something seems fishy
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    thanks for the information. I had heard that...

    thanks for the information. I had heard that methanol had a lower reynolds # but in Canada we can only use the Propylene glycol regardless of depth.

    Nice looking work you've done.
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    do you have a preference - the long run beside...

    do you have a preference - the long run beside slinky is it return or supply? Does it matter? I would think supply with shorter end return but just a guess.
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