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    However you want to do it. I've done some crazy...

    However you want to do it. I've done some crazy stuff with old refrigerant cylinders and braze-in access ports, recovery cylinders, 1/4" plastic tubing, vacuum pumps, and nitrogen before trying to...
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    Not familiar with that model, is there a well for...

    Not familiar with that model, is there a well for a heater that you can unscrew? How about a sight glass you can unbolt and stick a dip tube into the sump? Is there a "hand-hole" like the old Trane...
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    You're doing the right thing by making sure the...

    You're doing the right thing by making sure the system has good clean oil in it. That said, I do sometimes think people have a tendency to overthink this oil stuff on smaller systems just a little...
  4. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes...

    "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty."

    I'm not advocating for violent resistance, but we must start asking ourselves how much we are willing to put up with.
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    In colonial days, British soldiers were used as a...

    In colonial days, British soldiers were used as a domestic police force and would frequently shake down citizens and break down doors searching for contraband. While much of our early law is based in...
  6. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    Arguing with a street cop will get you nowhere,...

    Arguing with a street cop will get you nowhere, except a chauffeured ride downtown. Even if you know your rights and they don't, they will never back down because it shows weakness and that is not...
  7. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    I do not believe that any agent of the...

    I do not believe that any agent of the government, police or otherwise, may legally satisfy a personal vendetta or exact vengeance for some personal grievance, in the name of the agency they...
  8. That is the problem we run into when the MSM and...

    That is the problem we run into when the MSM and SJWs try to frame the discussion of policing in USA as if it were a racial issue. Those looking for a scapegoat to justify the uncivilized behavior of...
  9. Surely you mean an independent investigation? ...

    Surely you mean an independent investigation? How can we trust people to investigate themselves and their friends and colleagues objectively? What we need are voluntary and independent citizen...
  10. More good reading for those interested. ...

    More good reading for those interested.

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B888YmvodVZ9V2ZtWnVUYUFSMDQ
  11. "The culture that encourages police officers to...

    "The culture that encourages police officers to engage their weapons before gathering information promotes the mind-set that nothing, including citizen safety, is more important than officers’...
  12. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    Some of the worst atrocities in the history of...

    Some of the worst atrocities in the history of humanity have been carried out by guys "just doing their job". Even Hitler's attempted extermination of the Jews would not have been possible without...
  13. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    Precisely. It doesn't fit their agenda. This is...

    Precisely. It doesn't fit their agenda. This is where we got all this "black lives matter" stuff. Blacks are killed by police more frequently because statistics show they have more contact with...
  14. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    What will you guys say when the victim of police...

    What will you guys say when the victim of police aggression is a white, god-fearing, Reagan-worshipping, conservative?
  15. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    Not necessarily a bad cop, perhaps this was just...

    Not necessarily a bad cop, perhaps this was just the way he was trained. And a big part of this issue is training. Another factor is the kind of person that is attracted to a career in law...
  16. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    I will post this again for those who are...

    I will post this again for those who are interested in some reading that illuminates the chain of events that transformed police in America from public servants and members of the public they serve,...
  17. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    James, they should not. Even if we profess this...

    James, they should not. Even if we profess this to and among ourselves, as a society, we collectively tell them that they have extra rights and that they can mete out deadly force at their...
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    It is YOUR responsibility to learn the trade,...

    It is YOUR responsibility to learn the trade, using the experience and exposure afforded to you by your employer. Nobody is going to hold your hand and take you from pre-apprentice to superstar ace...
  19. I have used liquid electrical tape on compressor...

    I have used liquid electrical tape on compressor motor terminals to correct this problem before. The chiller was actually tripping the main breaker due to condensation on the terminals and terminal...
  20. $10 says KY is now selling Boost mobile phones at...

    $10 says KY is now selling Boost mobile phones at a shopping mall
  21. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    And they would be rolling over in their graves if...

    And they would be rolling over in their graves if they saw what passed for justice in the nation they founded. I remember reading a quote that went something like "a nation that would trade liberty...
  22. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    Here is a quiz: What government agency are you...

    Here is a quiz:

    What government agency are you most likely to personally interact with?

    A) Environmental protection agency
    B) Securities exchange commission
    C) Your local police department...
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    Society's abandonment of traditional gender roles...

    Society's abandonment of traditional gender roles and the erosion of the family, along with a constant influx of uncivilized third world invaders has contributed to a decline in civility which the...
  24. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    The police are symptomatic of the very "big...

    The police are symptomatic of the very "big government" you guys rail against daily in this forum, but here you are defending their actions. Could it be because you believe you cannot be victimized...
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    The main problem here is not individual police,...

    The main problem here is not individual police, although I do believe they should be held personally and criminally accountable for their actions, not hide behind the government that employs them.
    ...
  26. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    Here's an interesting blog post about how the...

    Here's an interesting blog post about how the personal liability insurance concept is being implemented to force accountability.

    http://thefreethoughtproject.com/force-police-accountability-city/
  27. Ruth's Chris is great.

    Ruth's Chris is great.
  28. Thread: Rouge cops.

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    Police in America are out of control and they...

    Police in America are out of control and they need to be reined in.

    What happens in cases of excessive force, shootings, dog attacks, etc. is the offending officer goes on "paid administrative...
  29. If it's the Charley's that I am thinking of, it...

    If it's the Charley's that I am thinking of, it is outstanding. It's one of, if not my favorite restaurant in the area. But be prepared for a $$$ dinner for two... Their average (not average taste...
  30. We have a Longhorn Steakhouse 5 minutes away from...

    We have a Longhorn Steakhouse 5 minutes away from our house and it's one of the go-to places in the area for myself and my wife. There are steak restaurants in Tampa that I prefer such as Charley's,...
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    Just drain the oil out and seal the ends together...

    Just drain the oil out and seal the ends together with a flare coupling. No reason to flush them out, a little oil won't hurt anything.
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    Those S&W bodyguard revolvers really are sweet, I...

    Those S&W bodyguard revolvers really are sweet, I want one.

    If a full size M1 is out of the question, how about a nice Mini 14? :D
  33. I love my Remington 1100, I wouldn't trade it for...

    I love my Remington 1100, I wouldn't trade it for the world. I would like to get a longer barrel that could take 3 1/2" magnum slugs. I do have to keep an eye on the o ring because they do have a way...
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    I recently took my carry gun (Springfield XD 4"...

    I recently took my carry gun (Springfield XD 4" 9MM) to the range with a friend after work, and had repeated stovepipe jams, failure to feed on the 2nd round, and the slide was not staying back when...
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    I love my old Turbotorch set (I mean the...

    I love my old Turbotorch set (I mean the Turbotorch brand, not an Air/Acetylene torch). Had to replace the O2 regulator several years ago. Went with a Uniweld, no problems yet.
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    Well, thanks to Muhammad for resurrecting it.

    Well, thanks to Muhammad for resurrecting it.
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    Loctite products are the way to go. There's...

    Loctite products are the way to go. There's nothing mystical or special about oil lines as opposed to refrigerant or water lines. A leak is a leak. The right thread sealant, proper application, and...
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    It sounds to me like a control sequence problem....

    It sounds to me like a control sequence problem. If the IFM responds to flow with a change of state, but faults on low evaporator temp "when the pumps are shut down", it sounds like they are stopping...
  39. Thread: Chain Saws

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    Also picked up an Echo CS-352 for myself...

    Also picked up an Echo CS-352 for myself recently. Was a little hard to start the first couple of times, but it's loosening up now. I like it, but I have little to compare it to. It feels very safe...
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    Great points you make.

    Great points you make.
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    Man, that's some crazy "final destination" type...

    Man, that's some crazy "final destination" type of stuff right there.
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    Harrington is nice, they are Japanese I believe....

    Harrington is nice, they are Japanese I believe. The Japanese have been making high quality precision gear for decades.
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    Well I can tell you for certain that's a bunch of...

    Well I can tell you for certain that's a bunch of baloney.
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    You need to get a visual on the EXV position. ...

    You need to get a visual on the EXV position.

    Discharge superheat?
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    Where are you getting your pressures and...

    Where are you getting your pressures and temperatures from? I can't recall ever seeing an RTAA with 55 subcooling.
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    Sounds more like a classic restriction to me. ...

    Sounds more like a classic restriction to me. Have you checked for temperature drop across the liquid line drier? What is the EXV position?

    Also, is this on the two compressor circuit or the...
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    Cool, thanks for the heads up!

    Cool, thanks for the heads up!
  48. I don't even know how Sears and K-Mart stay in...

    I don't even know how Sears and K-Mart stay in business. They must be getting subsidized by the government.

    I will second Proto, but my fear is now that Stanley has become the "single mom tool kit...
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    Good luck!

    Good luck!
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    After reading the whole thing I whole-heartedly...

    After reading the whole thing I whole-heartedly agree, and would also like to submit this for your intellectual consumption. You cannot read this and deny that police and politicians are out of...
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