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    Thanks. Never forget Pearl Harbor Day:patriot:...

    Thanks. Never forget Pearl Harbor Day:patriot:
    It was a toss up betwween the Red Wings and the Tims. I thought the Tims were a little more comfortable.
    I live in Norton. I will be working in...
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    Just thought I would share

    because I am skiked to say I just got a job as an apprentice. I start Dec 7th and can not wait to start my new career. In fact I went out and got my 1st pair of workboots (tims titans) last night. So...
  3. Thread: A prediction

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    I have been trying to be optimisic about getting...

    I have been trying to be optimisic about getting in to this field. I have got in to a couple of apprentice pools but that is just a long list. I am going to try to wait it out. My concern is that I...
  4. Still on the search. It looks like it will be...

    Still on the search. It looks like it will be retirement time be4 I find something :) Family is good. Thanks for asking. Have you talked to any of the guys? I got a call from Eric the other day. He...
  5. I tried to apply to that ad on CL. Never heard...

    I tried to apply to that ad on CL. Never heard back from anyone. Also tried to call never heard back from anyone again. This is getting very frustrating. I am starting to forget things that I went to...
  6. You win. Your crazy but at least you get a Co....

    You win. Your crazy but at least you get a Co. van. Co gas card too?
  7. What's the farthest you would drive or do drive for work?

    I have seen a couple of helper/apprentice jobs in my area but one is 65 miles one way and the other is 80 miles one way. I dont know if I am crazy or desparate for even thinking of applying. I think...
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    OK I am jealous. Finding a job in this industry...

    OK I am jealous. Finding a job in this industry while still in school and in this economy? I graduated in April 2009 but have been looking while I was in school also. Check this post. What makes a...
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    Sportstalk WEEI ,MIKE FM they play no commercials...

    Sportstalk WEEI ,MIKE FM they play no commercials between 9-12pm and Matty in the morning on KISS 108, or Gio and Kim on 92ProFM. (call me a girlieman) I usually listen to EEI unless they are talking...
  10. Did you graduate this year work4u? And why do I...

    Did you graduate this year work4u? And why do I have a feeling some of those idots still found work in the field
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    to rock the boat. dont rock the boat baby

    to rock the boat. dont rock the boat baby
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    At least u still have the Pirates:D

    At least u still have the Pirates:D
  13. Hey Eric Sorry to hear you had a bad exprience...

    Hey Eric
    Sorry to hear you had a bad exprience at P&C. I also went there without any HVAC exprience. I went at night because at the time I was working. I thought it was good. I like the fact that...
  14. Thanks for the info Reaper. I'm glad to see that...

    Thanks for the info Reaper. I'm glad to see that you hold on to those resumes as well as call people back if they call you (that is my big pet peeve). Maybe you could give lessons to some of the...
  15. So Reaper owners like you actually keep resumes...

    So Reaper owners like you actually keep resumes when you get them? And also actually remember you have them when you need them? I was just wondering what is the avg that you hold on to a resume? Also...
  16. Hey, I am also a Porter and Chester grad from the...

    Hey, I am also a Porter and Chester grad from the Westboro, Ma campus. I've been looking for work in Ma for the last 6 months and it is brutal up here in Ma. Dudes dont like to call you back:mad:...
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    Nice job

    Nice job
  18. Thread: Just a rant

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    More Ranting

    WTF people are rude. I've called this place about an entry level tech position about 4x's now and no callback even to tell me the position has been filled. I've even showed up but the person hiring...
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    Work for free???? Must have a nice trust fund:D

    Work for free???? Must have a nice trust fund:D
  20. Thread: GANGLAND

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    I think it is a pretty good show. I watched a...

    I think it is a pretty good show. I watched a couple last night. One was called Ice Cold Killers. It was about the CRIPS in Alaska. It was pretty interesting.
  21. Thread: Tech. Helpers

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    : BobbyB how about moving your company to Ma?...

    :

    BobbyB how about moving your company to Ma? I've been to 15-20 companies and I am still waiting for that golden ticket to get that chance.:D
  22. Thread: Tech. Helpers

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    Move your company to the south coast of Ma. I'll...

    Move your company to the south coast of Ma. I'll be there.:D
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    You cant leave us hanging about the email

    You cant leave us hanging about the email
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    I like that idea. :D

    I like that idea. :D
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    The difference between the 5th and 6th is about...

    The difference between the 5th and 6th is about $25-$30 I would guess. LOL
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    No it is only an 18 month program. I guess since...

    No it is only an 18 month program. I guess since they cant cover everything in that time they want us to have good referances to look back on
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    Yes we call our refridge book the "bible" it is...

    Yes we call our refridge book the "bible" it is very good but I guess with 1300 pages it should be :)
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    In school and the books we use are Practical...

    In school and the books we use are
    Practical Heating Technology by William M. Johnson

    Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology 5th Edition by
    William M. Johnson, William C. Whitman, & John...
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    Begining in a union doesnt mean you are the 1st...

    Begining in a union doesnt mean you are the 1st to get laid off? Does it? I as well as a few million americans arent in a union and we got laid off
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    durussel

    What happened with the union thing? Did you get laid-off? I am thinking of joining one myself as an apprentice. With all that exprience you have why don't you go out on your own? I know with the...
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    Local 537 pipefitters in Ma

    I was thinking of going down and filling out an app for apprentice. I was on the website but couldnt find any info on signing up. Anyone have any info about it? Thanks
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    When I took it a few months ago this formula...

    When I took it a few months ago this formula helped with about 5 questions
    using recovery equipment
    before Nov 15 1993
    Inches...
  33. out of work since Jan 26th with no unemployment....

    out of work since Jan 26th with no unemployment. went around to about 20 places in my area to hand out my resume. plus KG went down in last nights C's game with a knee injury. You bet your ass I'm...
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    only 10 grand for a hvac schooling? Wow I paid 26...

    only 10 grand for a hvac schooling? Wow I paid 26 grand for 18 months. I have been looking for work myself for the past few months in this field. I am still in school. I graduate in April of this...
  35. Thread: MA Job Outlook

    by fallguy
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    hey guys

    I go to Porter and Chester out in Westboro, Ma. I have been a graigslist looking for jobs too. It's ok I did get one interview out of the deal. Didnt get the job though. I just wanted to say alot of...
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    $7.50???

    that is definately on the low end but if you have someone good training you that will be worth more in the long run.
    Newton,MA???? vmc1161 maybe I'll see you on my resume world tour. Coming soon to...
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    I took the advice

    I went to thebluebook.com like maxster said got about 20 names of companies and today I started my resume tour as suggested by beenthere. I got to 4 places today and everyone of them said they were...
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    Capt Cupcake

    Capt Cupcake
  39. Thread: Just a rant

    by fallguy
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    Just a rant

    I am currently enrolled in HVAC/R looking for apprentice/helper positions while I'm in school.And believe me I know times are tough out there. How come when people post for apprentice/helpers they...
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    instrumentation courses

    Hi, I am not sure what you mean by instumentation courses. I think we just learn the basics of oil, gas, refrig, a/c, design, and hydronics ( I start this in a couple of weeks then graduate:))
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    PandC

    I go to P and C now. It is an 18 month program and the tuition is about $24000 this includes getting tools, and books. I go at night time which is Mon-Wends 6:00pm to 10:30pm. They have gas, a/c,...
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    trouble shooting software

    Does anyone know of any trouble shooting software I could by to use on my computer to help me troublehoot? At school we have software that gives us faults for oil, heat, and a/c systems. It is not...
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    I got asked to draw out the refridgeration cycle....

    I got asked to draw out the refridgeration cycle. And what stages the refridge is in when it passes through the stages,
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    What's in your tool bag?

    So when I started school ( 10 months ago) we got tool bags with tools. Just the basics volt meter, screw drivers, rackets, refridge gauges but what are some tools that I might need that I don't know...
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    What makes a good helper and or apprentice?

    I am still in school and I dont want to jump the gun, but I had a good interview last week for a helper position. So incase I get the job what makes a good helper. I just want to be the best I can....
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    plumbing aptitude test

    Hey everyone, so I applied to GEM plumbing and heating in RI a few weeks ago for an HVAC apprentice. Yesterday I got a letter in the mail saying they wanted to take a plumbing aptitude test. I assume...
  47. Thread: Wiring up

    by fallguy
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    Wiring up

    In refrig class we have some training equipment to practice on but I am getting really messup on wiring the nuetrals and reading schematics. For schematics we are doing ladder diagrams for the most...
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    Defrost timers 8141,8145 and residental

    Hi I am a new HVAC student who is just getting in to the refrigeration stuff and was wondering if I could get some help with defrost timers 8141, 8145 and residential. What is the difference between...
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    Thanks for the welcome. Also thanks for the info...

    Thanks for the welcome. Also thanks for the info Mark and Snewman. Snewman that link to that site was very helpful. Thanks :D this board is already helping me out
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    capacitor start capacitor run motors

    Hey everyone,
    I am a new 35 yr old HVAC student and I am wondering if someone could help me out. I am having trouble on telling the difference between a capacitor start capacitor run motor and a...
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