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    LOL. was it noisy?

    LOL. was it noisy?
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    LOL. looks normal to me.

    LOL. looks normal to me.
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    lol. I bet you're getting great airflow.....just...

    lol. I bet you're getting great airflow.....just not from where it should be comming from though.
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    I know a bunch including myself. jhunter97 is...

    I know a bunch including myself. jhunter97 is right. I know firsthand that as long as you are eager to learn (throughout your career) and not afraid to get as many tickets as you can, move around and...
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    ......and I bet it doesn't pass code. The fire...

    ......and I bet it doesn't pass code. The fire marshall would enjoy seeing theses pics and then having a chat with the "pros" that put their minds and expertise together to come up with the final...
  6. Thread: Superheat

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    Subcooling is the way to go when TXV's are...

    Subcooling is the way to go when TXV's are involved however all manufacturers provide composite charging and operational charts with detailed yet simple instructions on how to use their charts to...
  7. Been there 30 yrs. ago in T.O. Now In San...

    Been there 30 yrs. ago in T.O. Now In San Diego,CA and have had a physically tough but good, financially rewarding carreer.

    Things are pretty difficult right now economically. I started by...
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    Correct on IOM...for the thermostat.

    Correct on IOM...for the thermostat.
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    Gotta love the old stuff. It was made to last...

    Gotta love the old stuff. It was made to last forever.
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    The trigger point for the t'stat is probably 1+...

    The trigger point for the t'stat is probably 1+ degree. If you adjust the setpoint of the t'stat 2 degrees below the indicated room temp, does the unit come on? If so then the discussion of your...
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    The "stat" is an abreviated term for thermostat....

    The "stat" is an abreviated term for thermostat. Check next to your furnace or in the same room close by for the disconnect. Trace the power line feeding the furnace backwards from the furnace to the...
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    Anywhere where water-dust combinations exist are...

    Anywhere where water-dust combinations exist are great breeding grounds for legionella and a wonderful array of potentially dangerous microscopic lifeforms. It is wise to heed advice and suit up...
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    A couple of things to consider. First, from a...

    A couple of things to consider. First, from a physics point of view, positive pressure condensates do not need a trap. However, if the drain is tied into a sewage network, a trap will prevent gasses...
  14. Thread: Cooling tower

    by moonman1
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    Originally posted by york-rookie The...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by york-rookie
    The tower was manufactured by a company that includes Bartimore something.

    That would be Baltimore Aircoil aka BAC.
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    Well said brettln. Hats off to those that have a...

    Well said brettln. Hats off to those that have a need to go. The only way I would consider going to any of those places is if I'm armed and have killing orders. Otherwise I have no business being...
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    You really meant to say...

    I think you really meant to say...'IF you come back'. There'll soon be headhunters (no pun intended) looking for adventurous souls from our ranks to help the good people of Fallujah rebuild those...
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    LOL

    Yeah! I want be a gunner in a AC-130.
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    WHINING?

    Not whining about the paycheck. From all accounts the money to be made is pretty good. Just squeeling about losing our heads...if you know what I mean.
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    What media?

    If the "article" was in this forum do a word search. There are unlimited "good" articles on TXVs.
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    Re: KBR - Middle East Living Conditions

    Do I get the keys to push THE button...or to the armoury?
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    LOL

    Sure do. Standing there in a pair of worked coveralls and busting my brain wondering what the...After getting caught a couple of times I figured out what to look for next time. Live and learn and...
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    LOL. I bet you were just a few years into it too....

    LOL. I bet you were just a few years into it too. Some guys are real PR**ks.
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    I appologize Top-notch and should clarify my...

    I appologize Top-notch and should clarify my comments. Yes, I agree that this probably will fly in a BUSY COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL sector of the market especially if another competitor has gone to this...
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    Hold the Nu-22

    Check out RS-44. Latest R-22 0 ODP true drop in (no retro fitting or oil changes) that runs more efficiently than R-22. The fact that everyone's not jumping on the 410a bandwagon doesn't surprise me...
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    For those that value their free time and enjoy...

    For those that value their free time and enjoy playing hard after working hard like myself, I find "on call" an act of doing it for the company and the team. I can't remember the number of people...
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    240?

    Top-notch can you clarify that for us? Is there a decimal point missing or is this a first hour charge or a flat call rate and if the number is correct as shown, what area are you located and how is...
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    The tech is fully entitled to his TIME. When I...

    The tech is fully entitled to his TIME. When I leave my family behind and back out of my driveway early in the morning in a company paid vehicle, I drive to the first job. If I stop for breakfast or...
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    Salary?LOL

    Salary might look great but what are you expected to do above and beyond an hourly rate...prepare breakfast for the rooster and babysit the owner's chimpmunks 'til midnight? I've always been uneasy...
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    Bush/Cheney

    Bush/Cheney
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    24 years and nothing has changed as a tech. I'm...

    24 years and nothing has changed as a tech. I'm paid from the time I start at the first client then port to port with the exception of a 1 hr. lunch. The 2 wage policy is bush. I would never accept...
  31. Thread: Time to Burn?

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    Hope he has a relaxing vacation

    If chemical powerwashing was included in the cost of the PM and time has properly been allotted for this but the tech has not done it then this is going to cost the tech. He's gonna have to do this...
  32. Thread: Time to Burn?

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    Sounds like the units all need a good power...

    Sounds like the units all need a good power chemical cleaning. Don't get into a big discussion with the client about missed ops. Focus on the idea that it's good practice and saves energy and costly...
  33. Hats off to you Boss - outstanding job. Thanks a...

    Hats off to you Boss - outstanding job. Thanks a million for the great site. Good luck and best of health to you and the family :)!
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    I'ld work for the Sherrif for FREE.

    I'ld work for the Sherrif for FREE.
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    Do I get weapons training and a gun at least?

    Do I get weapons training and a gun at least?
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    ICE?

    ICE?
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    Shut the power off to the unit and measure the...

    Shut the power off to the unit and measure the resistance of the compressor windings at the compressor terminals with the wires disconnected. Megar the contactor and all components to varify for...
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    I wonder what the outdoor temperature is at 3:00...

    I wonder what the outdoor temperature is at 3:00 a.m. when this happens. 19c is a little low for a cooling setpoint. If the outdoor temperature has dropped off substantially at night then reduced...
  39. Ummmm...I think Dick wins the prize.

    Ummmm...I think Dick wins the prize.
  40. Thread: Odd finding

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    Eureka! No leaks! Charge her and let her go.

    Eureka! No leaks! Charge her and let her go.
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    I have a similar clent - 33 RTUs on one building...

    I have a similar clent - 33 RTUs on one building (Lennox and carrier). Client has locked it all on 'autopilot'. Keep the units maintained (monthly inspections/air filters). Compressors go, you...
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    15.00 to 20.00/hr.

    ...and that's why it's high. I'm predicting a drought.
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    One dark night outside a small town in Minnisota,...

    One dark night outside a small town in Minnisota, a fire started inside the local chemical plant and in a blink of an eye it exploded into massive flames.

    The alarm went out to all the fire...
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    THAT AND...

    I've seen several cases where the PTC soft starts have fallen apart just like they had been held together with a little spit...never mind gum.
  46. Beheaded birds in old radial condensing blowers,...

    Beheaded birds in old radial condensing blowers, fried mouse on dilution air opening surface (bad backdraft). A rag sitting in the suction screen of a 5H40 which I found in the coarse of a teardown.
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    PURE GENIUS...

    guesswork. Hit the switch and get your picture taken.
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    All the hardballs - lighten up! If the salesman...

    All the hardballs - lighten up! If the salesman had a little class he would have spoke to the GM about it and suspecting the techs (would like to know his reason(s) why) he could have had a private...
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    I bet...

    It was the guy that his wife hired to have him bumped.
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    Smoothe work...very nice!

    Smoothe work...very nice!
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