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  1. Thanks a lot guys! They're specs are 10" wc and...

    Thanks a lot guys! They're specs are 10" wc and after I moved the alignment what little I could I got better ignition but still a little flame at the oriface for a second.

    They have a big ignitor...
  2. LP Intertherm burning back to the oriface?

    Hey guys, this one has me and the other techs baffled, any guesses would be appreciated!

    New single stage condensing intertherm in a modular home, I coverted it to LP (new orifaces and flipped the...
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    That's how I service all my stuff, I've always...

    That's how I service all my stuff, I've always got an ear on it. Eventually I give in, "allright, I hear you....geez".:grin2:
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    As a "breeder" I'm not offended, they're just...

    As a "breeder" I'm not offended, they're just jealous!

    I've known a few non-flamboyant gays who came out late in life and seemed much more comfortable with themselves after. I believe science will...
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    Who's gonna cook your mexican food when your...

    Who's gonna cook your mexican food when your mexican maid is gone?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZkAoosVLkA
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    All my hippie grass-smokin friends from my...

    All my hippie grass-smokin friends from my musician days in Vancouver were howling the blues when Harper got the majority.

    I do worry about the free-for-all oil&gas development continuing to...
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    I'm either living in a city or a town of 300 it...

    I'm either living in a city or a town of 300 it seems, I like rednecks. They're usually self sufficient and like beer:grin2:

    This is the annual mud bogs a few block from my house, who knows how...
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    Everytime I hear O-Bummer I think of this...

    Everytime I hear O-Bummer I think of this sweetheart. There's no WAY she's voting for him:grin2:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Wroj0FLvzs
  9. Cool, just throwing it out there.

    Cool, just throwing it out there.
  10. As a polite young 14yr old summer helper working...

    As a polite young 14yr old summer helper working with my uncle he sends me into a very tight crawlspace to repair a bathroom duct for a 400+lb lady.

    I explain to him (through the floor) that the...
  11. If you talk the way you write then I suspect...

    If you talk the way you write then I suspect english isn't your first language, it might not hurt to take some more ESL classes to improve your english communication skills.

    Not trying to be a...
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    I was feeling a little "blue" if you know what I...

    I was feeling a little "blue" if you know what I mean!:grin2:
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    When I was a kid my girlfriend was finally giving...

    When I was a kid my girlfriend was finally giving me a bj and those a-holes came to the door, they honestly knocked for 5 minutes until she told me I had to get rid of them. So I opened the door with...
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    I like to play along like I'm hooked, then offer...

    I like to play along like I'm hooked, then offer them all their savings on the
    2nd job. :grin2:


    Then they get surly:whistle:
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    Same as everytime you're the new guy in a group,...

    Same as everytime you're the new guy in a group, if you work hard and think before you ask every question (or wait a day) you'll have an easier time.

    There's always one guy who they've never...
  16. Thread: Roddy73

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    And Schnieder's the king, that's my dream job!

    And Schnieder's the king, that's my dream job!
  17. Thread: Roddy73

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    Ha ha, no kidding! It's the happy look in our...

    Ha ha, no kidding! It's the happy look in our eyes from having hot wives!:grin2:
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    Don't kid yourself, you and your guys are hard...

    Don't kid yourself, you and your guys are hard workers. Not that common anymore, I'm 37 and there's no way I could work as a full-time tech anymore. I'm hoping the predicted trades shortage opens up...
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    That was great! My daughter's piano teacher in...

    That was great! My daughter's piano teacher in Vancouver would bring her korean textbooks back from her vacations over there. Other than not being able to read the words my daughter loved them and...
  20. Thread: no DIY

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    Stump if you're asking how to get enough posts to...

    Stump if you're asking how to get enough posts to get a pro membership to the forum, they don't have to be answering DIY'ers furnace repair questions.

    There are lots of job-related threads you can...
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    It's called an internship in the white collar...

    It's called an internship in the white collar world isn't it?

    I can't see why it wouldn't work, just be sure to show up with an updated criminal record check on yourself and work boots.

    And...
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    That's true, it's like the believers that are...

    That's true, it's like the believers that are left want more bang for their buck! The united church next to my house is empty but the gospel hall and bethal are rocking, they were at our door...
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    This is typically the slowest time of the year so...

    This is typically the slowest time of the year so most companies are just trying to keep their guys working, the spring rush is just around the corner.

    Might be smart to wait for something closer...
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    "The mask" is a good way of explaining it,...

    "The mask" is a good way of explaining it, depressed guys get really good at wearing it. They sometimes slip when they get drunk, we've all been around that big tough dude who turns into a suck when...
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    Nah, they won't last past one generation. You...

    Nah, they won't last past one generation. You should what we did to the sikhs from India, their kids have turned into rapper gangstas!
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    No, like Gordon pinsent and David Suzuki:LOL:

    No, like Gordon pinsent and David Suzuki:LOL:
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    Sure they're "Canadian rich" like our celebrities...

    Sure they're "Canadian rich" like our celebrities are "Canadian famous":grin2:
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    Religion is dying in Canada, I thought so.

    Apparantly the numbers were higher in our last census report of people openly admitting it. I have seen many churches that appear unused, I have one next door to me.
    ...
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    Blame the depression not the dude. I've had a few...

    Blame the depression not the dude. I've had a few friends/family give in and they were all fun guys that everybody knew. It's not always the gloomy guy with no friends like everyone thinks. The shock...
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    I think you'd want to run it inside a shroud...

    I think you'd want to run it inside a shroud (pipe) to keep the gunk off it so it stays accurate. And I wonder if it would be strong enough to move the damper linkage or would it send current to a...
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    Sounds like you have some "on the tools...

    Sounds like you have some "on the tools experience", I'd try and get an interview with a local company to start an apprenticeship so you can work and just go to school once a year like the old days....
  32. Thread: Work Vehicle

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    I finally gave in and got 3 small trash cans in...

    I finally gave in and got 3 small trash cans in my last van. One up front for all that junk (empty when getting gas), a bigger one to keep the back clean, and one for metal since legally we had to...
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    When my sevice truck got stolen a few years ago I...

    When my sevice truck got stolen a few years ago I got $9000 from the insurance company to replace my tools. It wasn't enough to buy back everything, and I didn't have a combustion analyzer which is...
  34. Thread: TSSA interview

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    I finally got to speak to an inspector this...

    I finally got to speak to an inspector this afternoon, good guy that was very helpfull. I've been in business enough years that I should be ok. It was nice to talk to someone other than a call centre...
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    Sounds like a nice story, I hope Brad Pitt plays...

    Sounds like a nice story, I hope Brad Pitt plays Jeff in the movie version:grin2:. (make us techs look good for once)
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    That was rad Bacnet, it's not hard to make up...

    That was rad Bacnet, it's not hard to make up characters when you work in our trade eh! We meet all the weirdos.:grin2:
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    If it was me I would tie the old boiler to a...

    If it was me I would tie the old boiler to a character like a grumpy old handyman that was there when it was put in new. He's meticulously maintained the boiler since he was a young man but he's...
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    Make it an old boiler like the one in this post:...

    Make it an old boiler like the one in this post: http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=745571

    And have old cast iron radiators around the diner that always make noise etc.

    The old war...
  39. Thread: TSSA interview

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    It says a 3" gauge etc. in my 5 yr old code book,...

    It says a 3" gauge etc. in my 5 yr old code book, and I guess I'll have to rig up a purging tool like they have pictured in the book (foster BG-2L valve).

    The last line I purged was 4kms long and...
  40. Thread: TSSA interview

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    I've been waiting over a week for a call-back...

    I've been waiting over a week for a call-back from the inspector to schedule mine.

    I got ahold of one of their people and all he would tell me was I should have "all the tools a professional...
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    My BC B ticket is equivilent to a G2 here in ON...

    My BC B ticket is equivilent to a G2 here in ON but I have to write a local knowledge exam first (whatever the hell that is?)

    I can't see Alberta (Canada's Texas) being more of a pain to work in...
  42. His mom is handicapped so he's been raised by his...

    His mom is handicapped so he's been raised by his grandparents, he gave my uncle another heart attack so my dad who's 64 picked the kid up by his shirt and said if you hurt my little brother again...
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    It really depends on what you consider a hassle. ...

    It really depends on what you consider a hassle.

    I've always liked the "driveability" of smaller service vehicles in the city and find I'm less fatigued at the end of the day. But if it's your...
  44. It's a lifestyle up here too, I've known lots of...

    It's a lifestyle up here too, I've known lots of musicians that have their girlfriend (wife) claim he doesn't live there so they get max welfare. He works/unemployment ins. and sells dope for years,...
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    Ha ha, it's all I have left! :cheers: She...

    Ha ha, it's all I have left! :cheers:

    She slapped me with her big paycheck and her degree then pulled my pants up!
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    JBLeaux, I think the "retards" have given you...

    JBLeaux, I think the "retards" have given you plenty of info to get you going on your invention.

    Since you are so much smarter and not a wife-beating, bean eating beer drinker like this group then...
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    I bought a big kuny's bag and it's nice to have...

    I bought a big kuny's bag and it's nice to have all my meters, wrenches, kneepads, plastic case of wiring stuff, etc with me but damn is that thing getting heavy!

    I'm going to pull the old belt...
  48. I mentioned that because I'm staying at home...

    I mentioned that because I'm staying at home taking care of my kids/setting up my business in our new town and I'm GOING CRAZY some days!!:gah:

    I'm not the biggest fan of getting up early for work...
  49. Sounds like your being pretty manly to me,...

    Sounds like your being pretty manly to me, worrying about a job when your world is falling apart.

    But if you must stay there and finish (I understand) just go somewhere safe when nature takes...
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    Great! I'll need one soon, I'll try Trane in...

    Great! I'll need one soon, I'll try Trane in Mississauga first and I'll bug you if I can't find one Russell.:grin2:
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