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    Dakota for summer ...and this winter i splurged...

    Dakota for summer ...and this winter i splurged and got a set of dunlop rubbers...and will never wear another winter boot again
  2. My shop had our supplier come right in and do...

    My shop had our supplier come right in and do gastite certification ....i would honestly reccomend gas tite over tracpipe just for the fact those joints can be taken apart without redoing the flare....
  3. Where can I find a double barrelled marking gauge????

    Hey there ive been looking around for a marking gauge for sheet metal. Seems the things are impossible to find if anyone knows anywhere online i can pick one up preferable a double barrel scratch...
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    Some people do have the money and are dinks about...

    Some people do have the money and are dinks about it ...but im guessing that guy is just leased to the tits and wants everyone to think he has money especially if they go out of their way to tell you...
  5. Thread: Union Gas

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    Union Gas

    Hey guys, I have an interview with Union Gas coming up , its the first of many I am guessing. I ve been told its a mechanical aptitude test, just wondering if anyone has recently gone through one....
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    Its one of those ya show up sit there for 20 min...

    Its one of those ya show up sit there for 20 min write a "TEST" lol and u get certified. For free why not man might as well
  7. I would clean up the past jobs to a few that are...

    I would clean up the past jobs to a few that are relevant to the trade, change your objective to something like To use my skills to become an HVAC tecnician or something along those lines. But most...
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    Majestic is long out of business, i would test...

    Majestic is long out of business, i would test the thermopile and thermocouple first, even give it a good cleaning then try again.
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    Where i work we bring in a dewalt jobsite radio....

    Where i work we bring in a dewalt jobsite radio. Mainly for the use of the power bar on the side. But we always have the radio on at a low level and never anything profane. Depends on situation too...
  10. Hey man, ive been working in the trade for a...

    Hey man, ive been working in the trade for a little over a year now. Im 23 and did the same thing as you at fanshawe college. I do have my g2 though. Have you been applying to lots of places because...
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    Some people....

    Whats up ladies and gents... up here in canada weve been having a solid heat wave also...So we get a call at the shop, a lady looks at her stat sees the cooling button and turns it on ...nothing ok...
  12. uh a 5/16 will turn a 5/16 screw and a 1/4 inch...

    uh a 5/16 will turn a 5/16 screw and a 1/4 inch will turn a 1/4 inch lol
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    Busy at the start of each heating and cooling...

    Busy at the start of each heating and cooling season...then rely on installs and upgrades/maintanence to get us through lol. Usually dead from january to about now.
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    that sucks man ...reporting anything under 5000 ...

    that sucks man ...reporting anything under 5000 bucks to the cops is almost useless unless u need the police report to get insurance. They just come over write down what was stolen n basically say...
  15. Anyone know website with gas input charts when clocking meters metric if possible

    Just wondering if anyone knowas a website that has the charts for clocking a gas meter, i know how to do it theoretically but ive seen other techs with charts that have the time it took for a...
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    That company does sound like bad news to me. I...

    That company does sound like bad news to me. I know of some companys putting gps in their trucks so they can track exactly where it has been. Some bosses are just like that though, before i worked in...
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    Idk why im posting this seems everyone has the...

    Idk why im posting this seems everyone has the same idea. I just did 4 units at a factory and we rented a crane. I think it was like 200 bucks cause it was 20 min out of town but , we had the curbs...
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    Duct work could be undersized, filter plugged,...

    Duct work could be undersized, filter plugged, not enough return air.
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    NTI boiler HRV connections?

    Went to a service call today. The customer had some 20 min switches in the bathroom and in the kitchen that were to be wired to the hrv. They were using Vanee switches. The problem is the schematic...
  20. Sorry i didnt read the post 100 percent on the...

    Sorry i didnt read the post 100 percent on the last install I did there was a 26ga steel box the venting went through before termination outside and we packed some extra space between that and the...
  21. Use some fiberglass batt..r20 or so because you...

    Use some fiberglass batt..r20 or so because you cannot use the expanding foam for obv fire reasons.Just stuff it in the hole behind the plate that your exhaust pipe runs out.
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    I did a 2 year community college program in HVAC...

    I did a 2 year community college program in HVAC ....got my gas fitter ticket and some very basic experience. I am now working alongside a sheet metal mechanic doing installs and such. I would really...
  23. the company i work for does that magnet and huge...

    the company i work for does that magnet and huge service record sticker on the unit. 9 times out of 10 the customer wont have a favorite company or know one off hand so they will call who ever has...
  24. Local newspapers that have flyer inserts....

    Local newspapers that have flyer inserts. Something that falls out on the customers feet...if its just on the pages of the paper they ll just go right by it but if if falls out at em they will read...
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    Read that post. Alot of large companies will do...

    Read that post. Alot of large companies will do background checks. I would try small companies first as they likely wont check background ,as long as your clean cut with a decent resume you should...
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    it is what it is alot of guys i went to...

    it is what it is alot of guys i went to tradeschool with got jobs for 14 to 16 an hour but this is what i could find in my area and its a good small local company so im just gonna suck it up for now.
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    that may work ....if you can afford to see if you...

    that may work ....if you can afford to see if you can do a ride along for a week or 2 and just bust your balls show up to the shop early...sweep up do odd jobs...and try n help out as much as you can...
  28. Thread: help me!

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    Check kijiji ....hand out resumes there are lots...

    Check kijiji ....hand out resumes there are lots of places in the GTA you shouldnt have an issue finding something if you look hard enough
  29. Thread: cop vs cop

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    cops in the stats sound wreckless and power...

    cops in the stats sound wreckless and power thirsty lol. In canada there are different levels of police but as long as your in the cruiser they seem to treat eachother like one force and let all law...
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    Im working for 11 right now ...2 months out of...

    Im working for 11 right now ...2 months out of school. Im just thankful im 22 and live at home and can make 11 work. In ontario since so many people were laid off over the past years the government...
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    Hmmm i bet it would haha never thought of that

    Hmmm i bet it would haha never thought of that
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    Im a little over 2 months in working on installs...

    Im a little over 2 months in working on installs with a sheet metal mechanic and let me tell you sheet metal looks WAAAAAAAAAY easier then it is. And i find electrical tape works very well to close...
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    If your just doing retrofits all you ll need to...

    If your just doing retrofits all you ll need to build its some return air elbows, some square duct, adapter for the plenum to new furnace, filter rack, or a square piece with a door to set your a/c...
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    If u can get into a union company and signed up...

    If u can get into a union company and signed up do it, as long as your not a total handicap you will have a job for life. To make the big bucks you ll have to go commercial, and the only way you wont...
  35. if your employers ok with it ...why not just put...

    if your employers ok with it ...why not just put a little add with your qualifications almost like a resume... i did that when i was looking for work and got 5 to 10 calls about people wanting work...
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    It depends on the company...... I just graduated...

    It depends on the company...... I just graduated an HVAC program got hired on and make 11 guys that were in my class are ranging from 11 to 16 an hour it really depends on companies. But to be honest...
  37. Thread: What to do?

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    He has got a good point, if you just start entry...

    He has got a good point, if you just start entry level with a company chances are you wont make more then 10 to 12 bucks an hour to start, maybe 15 if you get lucky and into a unionized shop but...
  38. Thread: scam warning

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    Yea always do COD or get a certified cheque in...

    Yea always do COD or get a certified cheque in person. A friend of mine stupidly sold his ps3 with a 1000 dollars worth of games to a guy "from" England but wanted it shipped to his sons address in...
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    I pre orderd MW3 i used to play bf1942 but never...

    I pre orderd MW3 i used to play bf1942 but never really got into the newer ones. Depends what your looking for in a game COD will definatley have better multiplayer but the campaign in BF will be...
  40. Thread: What to do?

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    Your no loser for being 23 and at home. I just...

    Your no loser for being 23 and at home. I just started in the field im 22 and at home and doesnt look like ill be out of the house before im 23 either.The hospital job sounds pretty amazing, have you...
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    if you have 2 years exp you shouldnt have an...

    if you have 2 years exp you shouldnt have an issue finding atleast something. Sounds to me like your just not looking hard enough...dont mean to sound harsh but if you have exp that opens up so many...
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    Check the thermostat also for loose connections...

    Check the thermostat also for loose connections or bad connections. The journeyman I work with and I installed a payne a month or so ago that when set to heating would turn the cooling cycle on. We...
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    You should always run the appliance for 5 to 10...

    You should always run the appliance for 5 to 10 min sometimes longer before doing your analysis. A reading of 13 ppm is fairly typical for a 92 percent efficient furnace also, I havent been in the...
  44. Check the governments job bank website, and...

    Check the governments job bank website, and kijiji when i was doing my job search lots of jobs in Kingston area came up. Not sure what your looking for but there was work available and having a year...
  45. And if you have commercial experience and want to...

    And if you have commercial experience and want to go to niagra falls honestly cant see that being a problem either as you proly know ...casinos..hotels out the ying yang theres work for sure. But...
  46. If you have a ticket you shouldnt have an issue...

    If you have a ticket you shouldnt have an issue finding work in ontario. I just started in the field and let me tell you entry level positions are virtually non existant. Virtually all the places I...
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    Never a dc one but i installed a 120v powerd one...

    Never a dc one but i installed a 120v powerd one on friday. It was on a 6 inch round duct that came off the supply duct then was split into 2 5" ducts which ran to a register. It really made a big...
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    Well in that cause man i would have to say take...

    Well in that cause man i would have to say take the new job. you get a company vechicle so your not on your gas getting to and from work, pay is VERY VERY good and all the benefits sound amazing hard...
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    Find out if the job is permanant and if the OT is...

    Find out if the job is permanant and if the OT is mandatory. Also once you get more experience you can apply to other companys see what they offer you and if you like the place you work use it as...
  50. Need input and FAST on possible job with direct energy

    So i just started on as a gas technician helping at sheet metal mechanic at a local company here. Pay is not that good to start but looks like ill have the chance for an apprenticeship with them in...
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