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    How long to freeze a house?

    Well I just got home from a froze up house with no heat. With an adverage OA temp
    of -10 F how long does it take to freeze up a well built house about 25 years old?
    The owner is away, and the...
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    You should be able to use your hands and feel the...

    You should be able to use your hands and feel the problem on one of the lines. Temp drop is a dead give away. I hate slide valves. I use my hands and feel more than my gauges ever show. Never hurts...
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    Don't you wish they had called someone else? Like...

    Don't you wish they had called someone else? Like the snooker that put it in.
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    My neck isn't gonna reach to where I put this...

    My neck isn't gonna reach to where I put this one. It seems to work without the jumper. I am going to keep it on the dash of my truck for awhile. Or until the next spilled coffee washes it away....
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    Lennox TGA CO2 sensor

    Hey guys,
    I have a lennox TGA150SBH1J. I just added a CO2 sensor form lennox.
    Seems straight forward, wired up easy. But I have this little pin jumper left over in the bag of tricks. You know the...
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    I had one run away over xmass. The customer had a...

    I had one run away over xmass. The customer had a HUGE fish tank. All you could smell was fish. It was so hot
    in the bay it melted his hard drives, and cooked his fish. Just some bones bobbing...
  7. Thread: Milk bulk tank

    by deux
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    How are they mounted? The screw pattern on the...

    How are they mounted?

    The screw pattern on the base can screw those up.
    It twists the base and they go a bit wacky. What is in the well for heat transfer?
  8. *lots of dust came out*?????? I am not saying...

    *lots of dust came out*??????

    I am not saying nutting.
  9. Thread: Light or EAC?

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    LOL, yea my EAC burns doggy hair! Low level...

    LOL, yea my EAC burns doggy hair!

    Low level ozone doesn't seem to be a concern for me. It does wonders for my
    kid with allergies. If I leave it off for a day after cleaning my kid knows right...
  10. Thread: Light or EAC?

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    Light or EAC?

    Question for the resi dudes. My old EAC is going down slow. I put it in my own house about 15 yrs ago. Do I want a UV light to replace it or a new power pac
    for the EAC?

    If I can find a power...
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    Yea I had a simular experience a few weeks back....

    Yea I had a simular experience a few weeks back. I was doing 2 furnaces and Bosch on demand water heater. 2 days work turned into 4. Then water heater melted down because the factory wired it wrong....
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    I miss R12 and R502. Life was so simple. 3...

    I miss R12 and R502.

    Life was so simple. 3 jugs in the truck. Now I have 50 rainbow coloured tanks in the shop and a hand held digital pres/temp toy. And I never take the right colour tank to the...
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    I bet they punched the hole in the piston too....

    I bet they punched the hole in the piston too. Get a new metering device, complete.

    Or it is worn from junk getting past the screen

    And order the piston off the cond unit number, not the evap.
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    I am so so sorry you had to see that. I wrecking...

    I am so so sorry you had to see that. I wrecking ball is in order.
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    Plugging an orifice off or sealing a chamber is...

    Plugging an orifice off or sealing a chamber is good way to forfeit your gas ticket for the rest of your life.

    I doubt it would light if you dropped the gas down. If it did it would burn back in...
  16. Thread: Black Berry

    by deux
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    I am an Iphone guy myself. If it doesn't have...

    I am an Iphone guy myself.
    If it doesn't have an apple on it, it just is not a phone.
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    Anyone recall those pie plates that snapped onto...

    Anyone recall those pie plates that snapped onto the T87F For the seeing impaired?

    They even clicked after the conversion. One click one degree. Wow, we were styling then!!
    As for the...
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    Ummm...... That is not really allowed. You cannot...

    Ummm...... That is not really allowed. You cannot derate in the field like that.
    Against all codes, not moral or ethical either. Also promotes fast pre mature rusting and
    failure. Serious safety...
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    Looks like a new method of heat recovery. Also...

    Looks like a new method of heat recovery.

    Also looks like death to home owners.

    That is real real bad.
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    I had a guy die on me. I was downstairs doing a...

    I had a guy die on me. I was downstairs doing a furnace change out. Came up for lunch
    and he was sitting there in his big chair, tv on and a cup of coffee on the table. Stone dead. 68 yrs old and a...
  21. Thread: Black Berry

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    Black Berry

    In honor of Steve Jobs, BlackBerry is having a week of silence.
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    Big shop or small?

    Ok, I have 32 yrs in trade.

    The last 14 on my own.

    I have decided to go find a job. My wife has health issues and as much as I love
    doing my own thing it takes to much time away from home. I...
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    I hear UV light from the sun breaks them down. No...

    I hear UV light from the sun breaks them down. No more ozone layer where you live.

    HAHAHAHAHAHa Now to be serious.

    I had one let go in a fire once. Good thing the R22 put out the fire and...
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    If you figure it out let me know. I got a night...

    If you figure it out let me know. I got a night mare going on also. Mine does not freeze up because it has a freeze stat built into the wall unit. Do you have the fan cycle kit? Baffles?
    Is the...
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    Get a hair cut and shave. Theres is nothing...

    Get a hair cut and shave.

    Theres is nothing worse than a customer calling the shop asking, " if the
    Outlaw Biker driving your truck *really* works for you before she opens the door." ( this has...
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    I tried it twice. I had two twin trane units that...

    I tried it twice. I had two twin trane units that needed a 1lb or so one spring. I could not find a leak. I looked everywhere. They were small winter leaks
    I assumed. I refuse to leave any leak,...
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    Always always always TIE the ladder down on the...

    Always always always TIE the ladder down on the rack as soon as you PUT IT THERE.

    Do not ask how I know this valuable info.

    Darn ladders fly farther than a plane.
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    Never lie to the boss about what you did.

    Never lie to the boss about what you did.
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    Cool! I was just thinking I need to pick up 2 new...

    Cool! I was just thinking I need to pick up 2 new ones. ( old ones are going out of test date ). Lighter is better.
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    What in the HECK went wrong in that second pic? ...

    What in the HECK went wrong in that second pic? I have never never seen that before.

    I run mine on low 24 7, fan or no fan on furnace. If they are piped right they always do something. They are...
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    I have a done lot of oil pots outside at -40 f....

    I have a done lot of oil pots outside at -40 f. The res will mix with freon, when you ask for oil you go through a ton of oil because it is mainly freon mixed with oil. The oil / freon flashes off...
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    Keep one eye open for Elvis on the tour! I hear...

    Keep one eye open for Elvis on the tour! I hear he likes the 7-11's.
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    No no no, he got in trouble with his co workers...

    No no no, he got in trouble with his co workers because he would not share!

    You know, cops and bikers share everything!

    he broke the code of sharing!
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    I have guys find stuff online. It is either...

    I have guys find stuff online. It is either stolen, or not approved for our local code so it is not installable ( there is knock off stuff out there ) or used, or never shows up and most of the time...
  35. Thread: burn the board?

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    Why didn't I think of that?

    Why didn't I think of that?
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    I could tell you a story about this problem. It...

    I could tell you a story about this problem. It ends it in not one, not two, but three meltdowns and firetrucks before I was called out and fixed it.

    Get some help from a well seasoned local tech.
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    Umm, yea. It is common for absorber stuff,...

    Umm, yea.

    It is common for absorber stuff, small stuff, to have the liquids inside settle out in the wrong place. You tip it over, sometimes go for a drive with it upside down on a gravel road,...
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    I bet they got the job because they are BiLingual...

    I bet they got the job because they are BiLingual .

    Canadian joke eh?
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    Na, I have said to much. You need a real tech....

    Na, I have said to much. You need a real tech. Sorry no DIY
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    What is the diff between your town and mine? We...

    What is the diff between your town and mine?
    We are just down the road from each other.
    Man, I had a blast time I was Moose Jaw! I am lucky I didn't die from beers!

    I am careful about what...
  41. DO not worry to much about what your being...

    DO not worry to much about what your being taught.

    Because: A great mind will always over come BAD teachings.
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    Your joking with me?

    Your joking with me?
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    Once upon a time..... Tapes open can of...

    Once upon a time.....

    Tapes open can of sardines under the sales mans desk. Come back a few day days later and take the can away. Wait a few days and put a new one, wait a few days take it away....
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    Ok, 1979, I am in high school. We have a small...

    Ok, 1979, I am in high school. We have a small absorber fridge, it stops working. Dad calls a guy. I am home after school, guy comes over, I help him tip fridge upside down.
    We have a coffee, a few...
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    Here is a bad one. I took this pic, went for...

    Here is a bad one. I took this pic, went for coffee, came back and it fall off.

    Just a random failure I seen going for a coffee. I was not called there.

    It was loud before, not after.
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    I have used them exclusively since they came out....

    I have used them exclusively since they came out. If they are installed right, glued right and screwed right they are no issues. Ever. Have a contractor fix it right. I have fixed a few bad ones...
  47. Thread: pro membership

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    You only have one more to go for pro! There...

    You only have one more to go for pro!

    There are no fools, unless you count the DIY's.
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    Just imagine how help full we can be when you...

    Just imagine how help full we can be when you have pro status
  49. Thread: Best Weapon

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    Poll: A club, and giving a good clubbing to some thing,...

    A club, and giving a good clubbing to some thing, always brings me sooooo much satisfaction!!

    I always said if I had to be a cop, I want to be a London Bobbie, no guns, just lots and lots and...
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    My Dad retired, and just sat around. I bought 2...

    My Dad retired, and just sat around. I bought 2 German shepherd puppies. Now my dogs get walked or biked 6 hours day, by my retired Dad. I have the best mannered well trained dogs in Canada. That was...
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