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    Why so much non love towards the maintenance guy

    Why so much non love towards the maintenance guy
  2. Really wtf. That's just sad

    Really wtf. That's just sad
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    So sorry to hear of your lost

    So sorry to hear of your lost
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    The flex is something else

    The flex is something else
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    What type of " maintenance " guy will say that

    What type of " maintenance " guy will say that
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    The amprobe amp 320 give it a try. I just got...

    The amprobe amp 320 give it a try. I just got mine a month ago
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    I have some knipex 8"combination pliers(...

    I have some knipex 8"combination pliers( linemens) that are disappointing. Just yesterday I purchased the 10" plier wrench. So far that seems to be living up to the hype. IMHO knipex is over rated....
  8. Op are you licensed insured etc? The best...

    Op are you licensed insured etc?

    The best tools are useless with out the skill to use them
  9. What were you doing before HVAC? Seems odd you...

    What were you doing before HVAC? Seems odd you don't have the tools and are not sure which ones to get.

    Not being rude. I'm sure others will be
  10. Thread: Work boot

    by pilotlight
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    Any one like Dr martens? I got a pair at...

    Any one like Dr martens? I got a pair at Christmas time. Haven't used them for work yet. Just word them out and about. So far they are comfy
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    pyle meters?

    Anyone have any experience with this brand? I have been seeing their HVAC tools on amazon.
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    Why no love for the aptartment maintenance guys.

    Why no love for the aptartment maintenance guys.
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    WOW.Wtf. happened to the maintenance trade. They...

    WOW.Wtf. happened to the maintenance trade. They used to be some knowledgeable guys doing it. I guess now the good ones are far and very few between. Sad just sad

    The maintenance guy that did...
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    I don't know. I applied for a industrial...

    I don't know. I applied for a industrial maintenance job last year some time. They finally called me this week. I was like ahh... Who are you? I don't remember applying there? They were like you...
  15. Thread: Johnsen's

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    a quick search. seems they have a lot of their...

    a quick search. seems they have a lot of their refer sold in retail stores. like sams club, rural king etc.

    I say you shouldn't have any issues. its refer it should meet ari 700 specs right?
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    Mapp with oxygen? Never seen the set up for...

    Mapp with oxygen? Never seen the set up for brazing. I have seen it for cutting very thin metal but not brazing. You got a link
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    brazing linesets with mapp gas

    Any one ever do this. I was at j mart today. A local contractor was picking up cases of mapp. I asked of he also plumbed. He replied. Nope I use this to braze my ac linesets. He could sense the wtf...
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    awesome work. I recently switched to doing all my...

    awesome work. I recently switched to doing all my plenums with pitts in stead of s lock. I have been using just a hand bender and seamers.

    look forward to the you tube video
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    Well hey it's a fixer upper

    Well hey it's a fixer upper
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    Great link pecmsg

    Great link pecmsg
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    Hey I would take a copy of it. I love reading...

    Hey I would take a copy of it. I love reading tech stuff.
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    no. luckily

    no. luckily
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    do we all think the new china made pipe ...

    do we all think the new china made pipe will last half that long?
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    cleaning them is no fun.you have to remove this...

    cleaning them is no fun.you have to remove this disk that collects all the urine. Man it will be slime and funk. I done bout 5 of them in my life. never again. when the clog up. talk ...
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    Man bet they had fun installing that

    Man bet they had fun installing that
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    OK so what company worth it a salt will offer you...

    OK so what company worth it a salt will offer you a job has a service tech? No disrespect towards you. I just see a sisuation that is a huge failure waiting to happen.

    How many is a few install...
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    what experience do you have?

    what experience do you have?
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    give them a meter and ask them to turn it to...

    give them a meter and ask them to turn it to voltage and ohms. also take some questions from the ice test. if they cant answer a good percent of them move on to other candiates. Also just chat with...
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    How in the hell do they expect a tech to afford...

    How in the hell do they expect a tech to afford all that equipment. A middle of the road set of HVAC tools is going to be at least 1800. That's not including ladders and some hand tools. Which we...
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    X2 They are the shot I have regular long...

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    They are the shot

    I have regular long and stubby lengths
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    The five gallon bucket vac form HD. Has a blower...

    The five gallon bucket vac form HD. Has a blower to.
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    I wonder if it was inspected before the start of...

    I wonder if it was inspected before the start of the heating season?
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    Knopp or the square d. I have the square d some...

    Knopp or the square d. I have the square d some where.
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    It ran dry and went boom. ?

    It ran dry and went boom. ?
  35. X2 the hilmors do look nice.

    X2 the hilmors do look nice.
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    I have been there before. While industrial...

    I have been there before. While industrial automation is cool. There is nothing like installing a new furnace and ductwork, or dealing with some customers that are just plain nuts. Those things make...
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    Can you explain this please?

    Can you explain this please?
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    So we are to expect the employer to train us on...

    So we are to expect the employer to train us on all we need to know. While on the clock? Horse dung. If you want to be good at something it takes personal time and sacrifices. Athletes do it so do...
  39. For the trouble shooting bag or pouch. A multi...

    For the trouble shooting bag or pouch. A multi bit is the way to go.
  40. One year 46 days. Then I would probably commit...

    One year 46 days. Then I would probably commit suicide, or be a raving alcoholic. I did production work in a factory for awhile. The only thing that kept me sane. Was I was able to work on every...
  41. Thread: New House

    by pilotlight
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    Wait is that a plastic box attached to the...

    Wait is that a plastic box attached to the furnace and is the 12-2 not stapled and juating running from the ceiling to the plastic j box?
  42. Thread: New House

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    Did you ask for a discount on sale price since...

    Did you ask for a discount on sale price since the HVAC system is a crappy install?

    Classic builder grade install. Low bid gets the development. The HVAC contractor has to use crap materials and...
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    Why not just use the wattage formula?

    Why not just use the wattage formula?
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    Why

    Why
  45. Thread: Hack City

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    Who is in charge of the maintenance?

    Who is in charge of the maintenance?
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    Is the "fix" even brazed?

    Is the "fix" even brazed?
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    glove for handling refrigerant?

    What do you guys use. After seeing a thread on here. I think I would like to try some gloves.
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    Well I'm not saying I approve of moonlighting....

    Well I'm not saying I approve of moonlighting. But I suggest looking into a dodge minivan. Do a search there is a member on here. That has a really sweet looking mini van
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    Opportunity is not always there for some. I went...

    Opportunity is not always there for some. I went to the carpenters union. Tested and tested. But was turned down. The desk lady was like man your scores are the highest I have seen in years. I was...
  50. I have been known to practice my drunken sailor...

    I have been known to practice my drunken sailor act on calls like this.
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