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    That would do it. But, according to oral history...

    That would do it. But, according to oral history of the boss, and he's no slouch, trading the boards would eliminate, because the problem remained in this unit. Cracked solder joint could be, where...
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    Erratic Armstrong HP

    Ongoing saga that I just got involved with. . . . . Boss is frustrated, and has not figured out this one. . . . .Model is SHP14M48A-2. . . . . today I went back to this one, dreaded it for I'd done a...
  3. Thread: PSC vs. ECM

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    Haven't priced ecm's lately, but they used to be...

    Haven't priced ecm's lately, but they used to be quite expensive. Year before a guy I know discovered a real hack job. . . .an AHU still under warranty had been rewired to use a PSC! pffffft!
  4. Thread: PSC vs. ECM

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    Morrison Supply brought the Mars guy by our shop...

    Morrison Supply brought the Mars guy by our shop a couple weeks ago to demo the new ECM-PSC drop ins. The installation seemed pretty straightforward. Think its pretty slick to have a drop in ecm for...
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    Honeywell Zone System Question

    Went to a house this week with a Honeywell HZ221 two zone system. I'd gone there earlier and checked op, pressures/temps borderline. Called back Friday pm said sys was freezing up. The zone system...
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    25%

    of AFL-CIO members did NOT follow their leader, and I heard he was not very happy!
  7. Thread: Alerton Training

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    Alerton Training

    Anyone done the Alerton on line courses?

    eLearning NT-e100 Online e-Learning Course
    eLearning HVAC-Basics Online e-Learning Course
    eLearning BT-e230 Online e-Learning Course...
  8. Supplemental question, if you have been on a...

    Supplemental question, if you have been on a level salary, did it work out ok for you?
  9. Compensation Plans - Salary/Bonus, Hourly/Commission or. . . . ?

    Need some input here. Please share how you've been paid for your work, as an employee, in the past and currently. I am interested to see how different methods work out for tech's. Not asking for...
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    OK, will try it one day, when I got the sweet...

    OK, will try it one day, when I got the sweet tooth going!
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    http://www2.journalnow.com/news/opinion/2011/oct/2...

    http://www2.journalnow.com/news/opinion/2011/oct/23/wsopin02-clint-johnson-guest-columnist-good-ol-boy-ar-1525504/
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    About what I was expecting, as far as what the...

    About what I was expecting, as far as what the conditions and such would be. Work, eat, . .try to sleep. . .work, eat, try to sleep. . .for a year, no family distractions. . . No place to spend your...
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    Dyn-Corp - Overseas

    Anyone done a hitch with these guys? Got a call from a recruiter, $98k for a year in Bumf__k, Afghanistan.
  14. Thread: Cooler Corn

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    Cooler Corn

    My sister just sent me this, pretty interesting, will have to try it:

    Am I the only person who hasn't heard of "cooler corn"?

    As an obsessive food nerd, you'd expect that I would have at least...
  15. Thread: Cornbread

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    hmmm, this was supposed to be Food & Grill and...

    hmmm, this was supposed to be Food & Grill and here we are gabbing about old Navy stuFf, shame on us! LOL!
  16. Thread: Cornbread

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    None of the boomers saved, pretty sure none of...

    None of the boomers saved, pretty sure none of the SSN's either, except the Nautilus,. . . that darned radiation . . . Two of the boomer "sails" were saved and are on display. . . one at the US...
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    Sounds like I missed a nightmare onthe things...

    Sounds like I missed a nightmare onthe things called EDPACS!
  18. Thread: Cornbread

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    Radioman, the rate was did away with in the 90's,...

    Radioman, the rate was did away with in the 90's, combined Data Processing Tech and Radioman into "Information Systems Technician". Qualified me for office equipment service, which I did for about 13...
  19. Thread: Cornbread

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    I was an RM on active duty then went on and did...

    I was an RM on active duty then went on and did the USNR thing, retired as IT1(SS). Pension in a couple years! I was aboard USS Lafayette (SSBN 616) and USS Daniel Boone (SSBN 629). OUt of Groton...
  20. Thread: Cornbread

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    Yeah gtt. For my time in Naval nuclear power and...

    Yeah gtt. For my time in Naval nuclear power and my time with Trane as a chiller tech.

    Sub or surface? I was a "forward puke" on a couple boats in the 70's
  21. Thread: Cornbread

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    down for that Nuclrchiller! is that short for...

    down for that Nuclrchiller! is that short for NUCLEAR CHILLER? ;)
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    BISCUIT THROW-DOWN!

    THEY'RE YUMMY! TRY IT YOU'LL LIKE 'EM!
  23. Thread: Cornbread

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    MEXICAN CORNBREAD

    HERE YA GO!
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    I'll try to remember to transcribe or scan a...

    I'll try to remember to transcribe or scan a killer recipe for Mexican Cornbread that will make your eyes roll back in your head. It has creamed corn, chiles and cheese in it, and I swear, it is the...
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    Love my grits, the Tex-Mex crowd are not on to...

    Love my grits, the Tex-Mex crowd are not on to them, a lot yet. I like a breakfast of grits with egg, cheese, garlic salt, butter, either black pepper or Tabasco/Texas Pete, etc. Wife from NY and the...
  26. Thread: Tomato Sandwiches

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    HOMEGROWN TOMATOES, WHAT'D LIFE BE WITHOUT...

    HOMEGROWN TOMATOES, WHAT'D LIFE BE WITHOUT HOMEGROWN TOMATOES?

    MY WIFE BOUGHT A "PANINI" SANDWICH GRILL, AND MAN, I AM ADDICTED. I REMEMBER DOWN IN KEY WEST, ALMOST EVERY CORNER WOULD HAVE A CUBAN...
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    ZUCHHINI PIE!

    TRY IT YOU'LL LIKE IT!
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    Shoot, I just put the veggies in some foil with...

    Shoot, I just put the veggies in some foil with some spices, salt, pepper what ever you like, maybe a little cooking oil. Just make the "envelopes" a size you can easily turn. . . I use a gas grill ,...
  29. Thread: gas grills

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    It was back in . . . 2004, did call at a house,...

    It was back in . . . 2004, did call at a house, and saw this old grill sitting there, leaves and crud all over it. But in the patio was a nice pedestal grill that was obviously being used. I asked...
  30. Thread: Slow Summer Here

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    This shop was rockin & rollin till bout mid July....

    This shop was rockin & rollin till bout mid July. . . . just don't get it. . .
  31. Thread: Slow Summer Here

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    Remember. . . ."Fundamental change" was mentioned...

    Remember. . . ."Fundamental change" was mentioned a lot in his speeches, . . . he's delivering it. . . he's an elitist and believes he is "above" the unwashed masses, IMO. The dips that Fox has on...
  32. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    Hmmm, there's a picture of there service vans on...

    Hmmm, there's a picture of there service vans on the career page, . . . . and there's NO LADDERS!
  33. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    Who is doing hvac there nowadays?

    Who is doing hvac there nowadays?
  34. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    Have so many friends sprinkled across the nation,...

    Have so many friends sprinkled across the nation, I'm gonna be a pain and come campout on their sofas when I retire . . . NOT! :) I was born in the DEEEEEEEP south, little town in Florida, and...
  35. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    Got a bunch of HS classmates living GA, haven't...

    Got a bunch of HS classmates living GA, haven't been thru there in decades. In the 70's was passing thru and stopped in Macon and caught that brand new southern rocker, Charlie Daniels and the...
  36. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    Been to Fredericksburg several times, but have...

    Been to Fredericksburg several times, but have not done Enchanted Rock yet. Texas is so sad looking without rain for so long. Heard the Bastrop fire was started by a tree falling on a power line.
  37. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    Have an old HS classmate, did a career in the...

    Have an old HS classmate, did a career in the Coast Guard, now he's the Executive Pastor at a church in St. Pete, FL. One of them Baptist boys, how about you?
  38. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    Had a home in Northshore area, near Wallisville...

    Had a home in Northshore area, near Wallisville and Uvalde 1982-89, moved to Hill Country 89, got into HVAC 2001, near San Antonio since then.
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    In my early days, I toasted a single phase...

    In my early days, I toasted a single phase compressor by simply connecting the power wrong. In a more recent, embarrassing (confession is good for the soul!) episode, ran into a toasted compressor...
  40. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    My Dad used to smoke mullet in an old...

    My Dad used to smoke mullet in an old refrigerator in the back yard, he would buy them from a fish house that was in Placida. Caught my first fish just a couple miles from that spot.
  41. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    I grew up in Arcadia, DeSoto County! Just a skip...

    I grew up in Arcadia, DeSoto County! Just a skip and hop thru the mud n muck!
  42. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    Which swamp do you tromp, Swamptromper? I grew up...

    Which swamp do you tromp, Swamptromper? I grew up near the Gulf in FL, was in Key West in the Navy, lived in Houston 8 years in the 80's.
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    Thanks! Will pass on the info!

    Thanks! Will pass on the info!
  44. Thread: Slow Summer Here

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    "Obama's plan to suffocate the middle class has...

    "Obama's plan to suffocate the middle class has worked well."

    b-b-b-but he keeps saying, he's all for fairness, eh . . . .everybody's got sacrifice, even those billionaires, dammit. -b-b-b-but,...
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    Sacramento New System Recommendations

    My cuz lives in Sac, I live in San Antonio. She needs new sys. Y'all care to comment:

    need your opinion on ac proposals i got today. nice family run company. 1-ruud 14.5 seerr410 2.5 with aspen...
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    In my last job, just about Jan/Feb time frame,...

    In my last job, just about Jan/Feb time frame, the company was written up for leaving ductwork & piping unsealed during construction, over night. This building going up with strict LEEDS requirments....
  47. Thread: Marine HVACR

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    Marine HVACR

    Anyone specializing in marine systems? Like yachts, off-shore rigs, etc.? What are the special challenges and nuts & bolts differences from fixed res/light commercial DX/ WIC's /Freezers?
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    Boss has desk full of proposals calls everyday to...

    Boss has desk full of proposals calls everyday to check, no-one is spending money. 12.5 hours last week!! Now weather is cooling off. . . . :(
  49. send me a private message.

    send me a private message.
  50. Thread: Linc

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    Linc

    Opinions on the Linc system?
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