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    Wait till Trane hears about this! Oh,...

    Wait till Trane hears about this!

    Oh, wait...nevermind :-)

    I still run into those plastic suction lines from time to time...hate them with a passion!!
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    Saturday is mow the lawn day. Fortunately, we...

    Saturday is mow the lawn day. Fortunately, we can volunteer to work on Saturday, which I'm doing so we can sock away some $$ for winter. The great part is that my Wife will cut the grass if I'm...
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    We do service calls for Rheem (who makes those...

    We do service calls for Rheem (who makes those quality GE water heaters that Home Depot sells). You just haven't lived until you've run a few of these calls.

    My favorite was the 50 gallon gas...
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    Dang, your solder joints are purty... Nice...

    Dang, your solder joints are purty...

    Nice work!
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    Reminds me of my days at the spaghetti factory...

    Reminds me of my days at the spaghetti factory...
  6. For What It's Worth, that's a pretty slick...

    For What It's Worth, that's a pretty slick repair...not sure I could have done it that well.
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    Just out of curiousity, did it have the plastic...

    Just out of curiousity, did it have the plastic suction line? Had one just like that yesterday and the compressor was toasted too...bad part is it had the plastic suction line, so he's looking at a...
  8. That's what I was wondering...how can you make...

    That's what I was wondering...how can you make those sounds and NOT be a smoker? I'm thinking it would take 20-30 years of 3 packs/day to get your voice to that point!

    I guess that music is the...
  9. Type #1 is the most troublesome to...

    Type #1 is the most troublesome to me...especially when I'm trying to get to the next service call. The worst part is I'm usually in a hurry and I have to behave myself. As my Boss has pointed out...
  10. Showed up at no cool call today, went straight to...

    Showed up at no cool call today, went straight to the Stat, made a call for Cool, go to check Evaporator, blower running like a champ, but can't hear/feel any refrigerant moving thru the lineset. ...
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    Yeah, NOW it's funny, but it was NOT funny at the...

    Yeah, NOW it's funny, but it was NOT funny at the time...
  12. As far as looks go, the material the furnace...

    As far as looks go, the material the furnace rests on needs to be stable and durable...looks are secondary. We use plain red bricks, one at each corner.

    On the other hand, we DO take a lot of...
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    [Soapbox mode = ON] I used to be a Headhunter...

    [Soapbox mode = ON]

    I used to be a Headhunter in the Computer consulting industry. Our company placed hundreds of people on large scale, mission critical software development projects and Y2K...
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    I get a backache just looking at that...

    I get a backache just looking at that contraption!!
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    Did they tell you why the heat exchanger cracked...

    Did they tell you why the heat exchanger cracked in the first place? There are a lot of reasons it could have cracked, but if the underlying cause wasn't corrected it may be cracked again. The...
  16. I'll be walking out on that thing...

    I'll be walking out on that thing...
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    I tried to play it, but I was laughing so hard I...

    I tried to play it, but I was laughing so hard I couldn't hit anything....great stuff!
  18. I've seen that one before...hack didn't bother to...

    I've seen that one before...hack didn't bother to unscrew the pallet...just set the whole thing right on the ground, no concrete, no poly pad, just bare wood on dirt.
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    You need a worn out pair of Chinese...

    You need a worn out pair of Chinese pliers...perfect for rounding off the heads of every nut/bolt/screw in sight.
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    Code? WE DON'T NEED NO STEEKING BUILDING...

    Code?
    WE DON'T NEED NO STEEKING BUILDING CODE!!!!

    Man, that looks like a good time...suprised it isn't in a closet too, just to make it extra special.
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    Re: Re: school

    Yes, there IS good money in this business...problem is, the IRS found about my good money and now they want it all :-(
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    I agree with Maxster. The rule of thumb we use...

    I agree with Maxster. The rule of thumb we use is the temperature of the discharge line (the big one when in Heat Pump mode)should be 100 degrees above ambient temperature. In other words, if it's...
  23. We went through this spell of using cheap unions...

    We went through this spell of using cheap unions from China and a lot of them leaked...sometimes in more than one spot. I trust elbows and nipples more than a union.

    My understanding is that up...
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    The Pentagon announced today the formation of a...

    The Pentagon announced today the formation of a new 500-man elite fighting unit called the United States Redneck Special Forces.

    These Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri,...
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    We have two hispanic techs, and my boss is after...

    We have two hispanic techs, and my boss is after me to learn Spanish. Seems like a smart move, given the way the hispanic community is growing...
  26. How do they know a bear hasn't pissed in it??

    How do they know a bear hasn't pissed in it??
  27. Re: PT Cruiser

    The Geo metro is pretty gay...

    [Edited by hvac student_4063 on 01-17-2006 at 11:36 PM]
  28. The ironic thing is that people that kill for...

    The ironic thing is that people that kill for sport do WAY more to conserve and protect wildlife than people who think like you do fridg.

    Take, for example an organization like Ducks Unlimited.
  29. Why do we kill rather than buy meat? For the same...

    Why do we kill rather than buy meat? For the same reason many folks grow vegetables in their back yards... for the same reason amateur musicians play music rather than buying it... for the same...
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    I wear carpenter jeans because I like the thigh...

    I wear carpenter jeans because I like the thigh pocket for my cell phone
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    Yep, that's why I wear carpenter jeans too...cell phone on the left leg, 6 in 1 on the right leg. Keys...
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    I get to take 4, 5, or sometimes more breaks...

    I get to take 4, 5, or sometimes more breaks during the day...of course the Office thinks driving as fast as you can from one service call to another counts as a break!
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    Hmmm...you have a dog problem and I got a new...

    Hmmm...you have a dog problem and I got a new paintball gun for Christmas (and I'm running out of targets)...maybe we can help each other out??
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    Got a 4 year Bachelor's degree, worked as a...

    Got a 4 year Bachelor's degree, worked as a Headhunter in the Computer Consulting industry for 13 years, got laid off one time too many, said screw it and worked as a career counselor in the state...
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    Blue screwdriver...must be in the 2% of geniuses!...

    Blue screwdriver...must be in the 2% of geniuses!

    Didn't think Red because adding stuff dosen't make me mad. Must have thought Blue because my KC Chiefs just got their butts by the New York...
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    I grew up 150 miles West of Salina (extreme farm...

    I grew up 150 miles West of Salina (extreme farm country), so a couple of these were pretty easy, for example:

    3. If a load of wheat weighs 3942 lbs., what is it worth at 50cts/bushel, deducting...
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    How come natural gas and pvc prices aren't being...

    How come natural gas and pvc prices aren't being reduced now? Greed!!!
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    I was at the largest plumbing supply house in Kansas City today, and they were out of 2" PVC traps. Guy at...
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    I get 40% of the labor I bill, plus 3% of parts...

    I get 40% of the labor I bill, plus 3% of parts profit. They let me drive the truck home, but I pay $40/week for privilege. No paid vacation, 5 sick days, 6 holidays, employer dosen't contribute...
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    tao te ching? Tastes pretty nasty if you ask...

    tao te ching?

    Tastes pretty nasty if you ask me....
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    If we all evolved from Monkeys, why are there...

    If we all evolved from Monkeys, why are there still Monkeys?

    Seriously...Why??
  40. Here's some so and so on for you Clinton lovers. ...

    Here's some so and so on for you Clinton lovers. WARNING: this is a LONG list!

    http://prorev.com/legacy.htm
    The Clinton Legacy
    The Progressive Review
    This list was compiled at the end of the...
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    I went to HVAC school and rode with a really good...

    I went to HVAC school and rode with a really good troubleshooter for a couple of months. When I was on my own for the first time I did a lot of simple calls and gradually got pushed out of my...
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    A woman brought a very limp duck into a...

    A woman brought a very limp duck into a veterinary office. As she lay her pet on the table, the vet pulled out his stethoscope and listened to the bird's chest. After a moment or two, the vet shook...
  43. Well first of all, it's none of your business and...

    Well first of all, it's none of your business and second you'd never believe me if I told you.



    [Edited by hvac student_4063 on 10-30-2005 at 12:22 AM]
  44. - Tax cut for the rich $4 trillion over 10 years...

    - Tax cut for the rich $4 trillion over 10 years
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    Why not have a tax cut for the Poor?
    Because Only the Rich Pay Taxes!
    The Top 50% pay 96.54% of All Income Taxes ...
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    Hey Midwest

    Hey, I know all about Colby...grew up in Quinter and went to Colby Community College years ago. How big of an area do you service?
  46. 8. "Smart" Valves

    8. "Smart" Valves
  47. Here's what I learned after reading all five...

    Here's what I learned after reading all five pages of this thread: I learned that I want my ten minutes back!

    [Edited by hvac student_4063 on 09-17-2005 at 11:50 PM]
  48. If Martha had half the cotton I've removed from...

    If Martha had half the cotton I've removed from condensers this summer she could make more than a few king size bedsheets...
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    Well put, commrade. I couldn't have said it...

    Well put, commrade. I couldn't have said it better myself.

    Regards,

    K. Marx
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    I'm suprised one of you geniuses hasn't jumped in...

    I'm suprised one of you geniuses hasn't jumped in and blamed Karl Rove and Dick Cheney for the price of gas.

    EDIT: On further review, I see several of you have. My Bad.

    Whatever you do,...
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