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  1. I appreciate all of the replies, and I apologize...

    I appreciate all of the replies, and I apologize for not responding sooner. I have been busy with the attorney and the apeals process of my disability claim. Due to my age I was denied at the...
  2. Disabled HVAC Guy Needs Advice/Job Help

    About 8months ago I posted a thread about being unable to work due to back problems at age 27. Much to my suprise I did not know the severity. I had to undergo an emergency spinal fusion on my...
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    I have not heard of this around supply houses but...

    I have not heard of this around supply houses but the way big brother has been going and now that where near a socialist nation it doesnt suprise me. Im assuming your concern is not with venting, or...
  4. I appreciate everyones posts. I do feel I should...

    I appreciate everyones posts. I do feel I should get the surgery done first if the doc will allow it. I have thought about controls, and even sales. Id hate to waste all the training and knowledge...
  5. 26 and back is done anyone know good career moves?

    As title states Im 26 and now have serious nerve problems and my discs are all blown in lower back. All of this from HVAC. Im just wondering if anyone could reccomend a career move for me. I can...
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    And this is why we have permits to be drawn and...

    And this is why we have permits to be drawn and inspections to be made. If permits arent drawn here and the install is wrong its easy to get the contractor in trouble that is of course if there...
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    As usual may have jumped into to late. Anyways...

    As usual may have jumped into to late. Anyways age to me is of no concern there are guys out in the field 20-30yrs older than me that are in better shape. Its all in how you take care of yourself...
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    lol the roads are fine now, and now Im sitting...

    lol the roads are fine now, and now Im sitting home without work. A lot of techs bragging about how busy they are in supply houses, I was out working in the height of the storms. What else is new...
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    bacc... I agree with you completly and I forgot...

    bacc... I agree with you completly and I forgot to mention you have to use the white flux and 45 90percent flows to freely and causes issues. Brazing 101 turbo torch with A14 good for general use,...
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    at least there offering chains my boss doesnt...

    at least there offering chains my boss doesnt care just wants the job done. ITs friggin stupid but i dont have a choice its that or no job. So I do it. guess he thinks since im in caroll county...
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    I just cleared my heat pump the hillbilly way. ...

    I just cleared my heat pump the hillbilly way. Living in a townhome in central md no room to move snow. Have 8foot snow piles and two big blizzards one week. So I Just hooked the hose up to the...
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    im not getting political its weather patterns...

    im not getting political its weather patterns thats it. I live in central md we get a few dustings a year usually about 6-9inches at a time and on average about 30-40inches of snow a year. Yeah its...
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    rough winter updates on roads.

    Central Md two weeks we have had over 70inches of snow. First two storms where dustings 8inches each. Then a blizzard brought a good covering 32inches then just 24 hours ago we got another good...
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    the distributor itself should be silver soldered...

    the distributor itself should be silver soldered with at least 45percent and cleaned cleaned cleaned and fluxed properly. Its frigging brass to copper. A rod is the worst thing to use. Hell a good...
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    lessons learned

    well put it short everyone including myself knows not to quit your fulltime job till you have another, so what do I do take a job with out a contract (old boss promising me a 40.....) and I wind up...
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    In our area caroll community college offers a...

    In our area caroll community college offers a good program. One of the instructors (I think is still there) was my old boss. He could teach you an extensive amount about oil heat and hydronics, I...
  17. Commercial Industrial where to go and how to get in.

    Once Im done with the journeyman's licsense and I obtain a refrigeration sector with the hvac part Im strongly considering getting out of residential. Im sick of the variable work load the two month...
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    well first thanks for the insult pinhole leak...

    well first thanks for the insult pinhole leak about my grammatics and spelling. Where I live the h.o. isnt concerened about your grammatics, their concern is that the job was repaired properly the...
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    I have worked for small and large shops the best...

    I have worked for small and large shops the best for me has been the small companies. The small shops have let me take my truck home, had better pay (less mouths to feed) and for me more personal. ...
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    my biggest problem with lennox is that you have...

    my biggest problem with lennox is that you have to be a dealer in order to take classes on their products. Its not that there much different than any other system its just nice to no the inside...
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    although not designed to be used for sleeping...

    although not designed to be used for sleeping problems I take flexoral for my back that muscle relaxer is powerful better find a bed in 30 minutes or you will be sleeping on the floor. Cost is much...
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    septic/plumbin company where I used to live where...

    septic/plumbin company where I used to live where number one in a number two buisness.
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    ? why isnt the old dial a charge in there?

    ? why isnt the old dial a charge in there?
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    I obtain super heat readings through indoor air...

    I obtain super heat readings through indoor air wet bulb, od dry bulb etc use a chart from there to calculate proper superheat as the load changes so does the setting. Subcooling try to go by oe...
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    paying 3.49 low test diesel 4.29 wont...

    paying 3.49 low test diesel 4.29 wont suprise if it hits 10 bucks a gallon in a few years there paying 7-8 dollars over seas already.
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    Have a reputable hvac company come out and search...

    Have a reputable hvac company come out and search and try to determine cause of odor. Some things to think about, is the condensate draining properly from the unit? Is the ductwork inside clean,...
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    lennox pulse:eek: worked on one this winter hated...

    lennox pulse:eek: worked on one this winter hated it hated it hated it even worse only one tech had ever worked one at the co Im with we got it fixed:D
    wont work on it again she got it replaced...
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    I do like that most residential lennox txv's at...

    I do like that most residential lennox txv's at the evap are flared nut no braze
    my thing with lennox is like any equipment that I have not worked much on if your not familiar with it, its going to...
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    thanx for the comments and input for the record...

    thanx for the comments and input for the record anyone from the balto wash area that wants to know who I work for just email, try to keep that limited just because. To all you avid non smokers just...
  30. Sorry to hear of your situation, although I am...

    Sorry to hear of your situation, although I am not a father I am soon to be married and helping my fiancee deal with serious issues of anxiety and depression. I guess where I am going is you cant...
  31. thanks its so hard to remember all of the ac...

    thanks its so hard to remember all of the ac stuff especially when you work on just about anything
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    like I commented it was on the older models this...

    like I commented it was on the older models this has been a few years ago jeese.
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    If I recall from first place I worked they did...

    If I recall from first place I worked they did have problems they used a brand called skuttle instead I want to say the honeywell had problems with the solenoid valve dont quote me on it. I just...
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    honeywell focus pro stat? Fan in auto will alow...

    honeywell focus pro stat? Fan in auto will alow fan to run only when calling for heat or cooling, on runs all the time. If I no what stat may be able to provide more info
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    Nice must be the april air models out there? ...

    Nice must be the april air models out there? Would have to start a new thread or email me whats your opinion on the 24vac EAC's out there?
  36. Just had a question poll on oxy act versus air...

    Just had a question poll on oxy act versus air and act rigs. Bottom line with brazing either method works has to be over 1100 degrees for rod to flow, yes air act rigs produce less heat but they do...
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    not there to check some play does not seem...

    not there to check some play does not seem abnormal though.
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    you must not work a lot then lol. Lets see 20...

    you must not work a lot then lol. Lets see 20 cigs in a pack you must have sex 20 times a day:D You must be in the wrong buisness you should be a porn star:eek:
  39. Question with proper condensation traps

    Okay little embaressed as a tech to ask this one, sure there have been threads about this but need to resolve some questions. Heat Pumps require a J trap to build negative pressure in line to keep...
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    yeah Ill admit I stink of cig smoke, but you got...

    yeah Ill admit I stink of cig smoke, but you got to admit it has to smell better than when I have run 12 oil burner calls in one day and Im covered in #2 oil and soot.
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    UV lights are amazing actually seen one installed...

    UV lights are amazing actually seen one installed on a evap coil with mold dirt ect intentionly left as is, 6 months later the coil looked brand new. Electronic Air Cleaners are nice just they...
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    lol I used to lite a cig off with my torch by the...

    lol I used to lite a cig off with my torch by the time i burned it I used it as a gauge and usually would have my 3/8 connections done
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    this issue seems like were beating a dead horse,...

    this issue seems like were beating a dead horse, every tech has there opinions on IAQ I will have to agree with both pascone and t527ed for different reasons. My dad had two york guard 2 HP's lasted...
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    I smoke more when stressed like most or when...

    I smoke more when stressed like most or when bored. I try not to smoke around the customer, if there not around and they come outside Ill put it out. A lot of it deals with my location to. If Im...
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    Or the customer is explained doesnt care if it...

    Or the customer is explained doesnt care if it wont work and finds a hack thats willing to do it anyway. Then they call us back and want it to work and wonder why it doesnt. So we fix it rite and...
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    To My knowledge and Im sure many on here will...

    To My knowledge and Im sure many on here will have quite to comment on is due to variances in the metering of the refrigerant. What I mean is if you put a 13 seer condensor in on a 10 Seer Coil its...
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    not sure how much this will help you but if you...

    not sure how much this will help you but if you go to amazon.com and type in job estimating it should bring you some references may have to scroll through, I by majority of my trade books through...
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    yeah let me clarify this one more time cigarettes...

    yeah let me clarify this one more time cigarettes cigars or chewing tobbaco not illecit substances
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    no drug test!!!!!!

    no drug test!!!!!!
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    How many of you HVAC Techs SMOKE?

    Always wanted to ask this question, I know Im a two pack a day smoker and most of the techs Ive ever worked with are heavy smokers as well.
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