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  1. I think he was referring to: How could you ever...

    I think he was referring to: How could you ever reach around to troubleshoot the contactor relay on that unit? Kick the fence down? A building permit for the fence installation could've caught that...
  2. 12 times the room volume is merely the total...

    12 times the room volume is merely the total amount of air per hour to be moved. Required fresh air cfm is typically much less. I cite 2003 International Mechanical Code section 403.3 called...
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    I would like to add that all three operate (pump,...

    I would like to add that all three operate (pump, electronics etc.).
    Two function perfectly and one probably needs an oxygen sensor.
    Price reduced to $900 for all three combustion analyzers.
    If...
  4. Maybe instead of a full tuneup, I could offer a...

    Maybe instead of a full tuneup, I could offer a system checkout... with a flashlight and clipboard. Just kinda check it out and ask if they are happy with their system... try to sell a return trip...
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    Wohler e335 combustion analyzer

    I have three combustion analyzers needing TLC. All are overdue for their annual calibration at Wohler in Massachussetts. One fails to register an input such as stack temp or oxygen content, they need...
  6. Thread: Pet Peeves

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    When another tech has been there, and leaves...

    When another tech has been there, and leaves technician related trash of any kind behind in a place where any one (including a customer) looking in front of the unit can see it. Why do I have to...
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    Having connected my fair share of water lines to...

    Having connected my fair share of water lines to residential icemakers on refrigerator/freezers, I will say that most manufacturers advise that only roll-copper tube be used to provide water supply...
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    Volumetric expansion... interesting. How is your...

    Volumetric expansion... interesting. How is your homework coming along?
  9. Thread: Fresh Air

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    This may or may not apply in your location, but...

    This may or may not apply in your location, but may be used as a reference.

    Here is my copy of the International Mechanical Code 2003 book, chapter 4 is titled Ventilation, which I will generalize...
  10. Thread: Smart Thief

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    Smart Thief, is that an oxymoron?

    Smart Thief, is that an oxymoron?
  11. I thought my 72 hours was a big deal, but you all...

    I thought my 72 hours was a big deal, but you all have got me whooped.
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    Think of all the money they saved by not having...

    Think of all the money they saved by not having to buy a condenser pad.
    Why buy a new pad when this one will do?
    What were they thinking?
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    We had Wohler e335 (wanna buy 3, need TLC), but...

    We had Wohler e335 (wanna buy 3, need TLC), but they require annual calibration at Wohler in MA. In fact, if you hardly ever used one and used another frequently, they both begin failure by 14...
  14. Another time I was told "take that truck, go...

    Another time I was told "take that truck, go there, get that and come back".
    So I went. For whatever reason I had to make a panic stop and five unsecured acetylene B-tanks (all full) came crashing...
  15. I made a bonehead move years ago and forgot to...

    I made a bonehead move years ago and forgot to close the trucks overhead rear door before driving away. About a mile away from the shop, at a point of acceleration, I heard a clunk and tang tang ting...
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    Maybe an area with busy economic activity, such...

    Maybe an area with busy economic activity, such as near a large military base.
    Good paid customers make good paying customers.
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    I bombed it last year. Got a feel for it, so it...

    I bombed it last year. Got a feel for it, so it should be more comfortable next time. Been studying my NFPA 54&31 books pretty hard lately.
    During that test, wished I had invested in the "duct...
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    I got a new Bacharach combustion analyzer a...

    I got a new Bacharach combustion analyzer a little early this christmas.
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    I replaced my first toilet wax ring at age 10. ...

    I replaced my first toilet wax ring at age 10.
    Serviced an oil burner or two about then with my dad.
    Much later I joined as an apprentice riding with any of 4 journeymen for about 3 years,
    and...
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    Each management has the right to operate how they...

    Each management has the right to operate how they wish, and there definitely was no room to grow at that employer.
    Noting that you stated "former employer", I hope you are under good administration...
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    Thank you Paul! Maybe in a few weeks I can move...

    Thank you Paul!
    Maybe in a few weeks I can move up the totem pole a step.
    I finally read up on some of the forum rules. Beginning to understand the importance of them as I check out thread topics.
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    New kid in school

    Hi, my name is Paul. Been into residential Plumbing and HVAC for about 13 years now. Studying for a state exam and found this forum. Glad to be here.
  23. Sticky: I was going through freshman year exploratories...

    I was going through freshman year exploratories (try each shop for a week) at my vocational technical high school, when my dad told me to state my intentions.

    So I told him I was going to be an...
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    Perhaps one could discreetly find out what...

    Perhaps one could discreetly find out what schooling classes are required as part of the apprenticeship to be sought out, and take a class or two. Get the completion certificates to show current...
  25. Thread: On call pay

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    usually Different side of the continent, same...

    usually
    Different side of the continent, same boat.

    During the regular workweek, if a callback comes in, the dispatcher tries to send the last person who worked that job. If I find a defective...
  26. Thread: In floor heat

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    A rather costly backflow preventer that is...

    A rather costly backflow preventer that is approved to protect your potable water supply from glycol contamination is required. Watts Regulator http://www.watts.com/pages/whatsnew/919.asp offers...
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