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    Fake orgasms annoy me.

    Fake orgasms annoy me.
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    Not a lot of cottonwood in my area, but I recall...

    Not a lot of cottonwood in my area, but I recall at Trane school years ago it was recommended to take the leads off of the contactor to the compressor and put the fan on. Worked really well on...
  3. Thread: Crazy

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    Local building inspector here called for service...

    Local building inspector here called for service on his rental. Breaker panel was hanging on one nail, no cover. Asked him if he called for an inspection and he sheepishly laughed.
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    A few years back had a call at the end of the...

    A few years back had a call at the end of the day. Goodman turned 90 deg in a closet with a bad blower wheel. 4 inches of space from wall. Homeowner had a nice entertainment center built outside...
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    A few years back had a call at the end of the...

    A few years back had a call at the end of the day. Goodman turned 90 deg in a closet with a bad blower wheel. 4 inches of space from wall. Homeowner had a nice entertainment center built outside...
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    Still a lot of them around in my area. Strong...

    Still a lot of them around in my area. Strong units but a bear to totally tear down to do a full clean. I think GE/Trane had shares in the 5/16 screw market.
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    Had a customer that runs a motel with cottage...

    Had a customer that runs a motel with cottage units and she stuccoed in her 110 v window units. One was dead but no way to pull it. Told her to get a hammer and chisel and we'd be back.
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    A 5 ton with a 3 ton blower. Blow it up, start...

    A 5 ton with a 3 ton blower. Blow it up, start over or walk away. Being a frat house, they most likely won't want to put much money into a total redo. I'd double the bid to fix and let someone...
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    My now retired boss was good at collections. He...

    My now retired boss was good at collections. He wouldn't drive his truck to the peoples house, he'd ride his scooter and go up and knock on their door. Rarely had to do small claims. As you say,...
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    I had an attorney years ago tell me that small...

    I had an attorney years ago tell me that small claims simply means the judge agrees with you. If the people still don't pay, then you have to see if it's worth going to civil court. My mom and I...
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    Some blonde will call and ask him how much extra...

    Some blonde will call and ask him how much extra to have ducks included. (I was once married to one, so I can say this with confidence) Edit (married to a blonde, not a duck. But I might have been...
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    Thanks for the info...my company went from Trane...

    Thanks for the info...my company went from Trane to Rheem in the mid 90's and I recall the builders models looking like the Duroguard, but the OP pictures seem to have even less surface area.
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    What brand is this?...never seen one with such...

    What brand is this?...never seen one with such limited coil intake in the area I'm at.
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    I see sweat on the suction line. Feels beer can...

    I see sweat on the suction line. Feels beer can cold. Looks good to me, Billybob. :)
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    So it just easily lifts up over the grate and...

    So it just easily lifts up over the grate and gives you adequate clearance to work on it while not worrying about the peds above? Not being obnoxious but have never seen the application before. ...
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    When I leave an install job, I am confident that...

    When I leave an install job, I am confident that the next guy can easily service it. I'd hate to be out on a dead condenser motor call on that one.
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    Ever seen a dime put in a conduit connector...

    Ever seen a dime put in a conduit connector before drywall stev? It can get really ugly.
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    And yes to answer your question, we did once. ...

    And yes to answer your question, we did once. Boss didn't send me out to check startup until the plumbers had already gotten there and they had drains running in joist pockets where duct pockets...
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    A smart contractor makes contact with the other...

    A smart contractor makes contact with the other trades before the job gets started, does a walk thru with them, sees what they need, they see what you need. Back charges can go both ways if one side...
  21. The color made me think of candles as a first...

    The color made me think of candles as a first diagnosis from afar. Obvious dirt and lint also. It depends on how efficient the old system was for moving air. When I do a new install and the...
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    When I have a spare hour or two in the shop, I'll...

    When I have a spare hour or two in the shop, I'll fab some simple 3 inch bases out of 24 ga. for the bottoms of the furnaces and just put them on the shelf for the next install that's over 3 ton. ...
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    I've just found reading voltages off of boards...

    I've just found reading voltages off of boards are totally different from putting them on two wires to see if you have high voltage. I see fluctuation with a digital that I don't see with the...
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    Not familiar with your meter, but if it isn't an...

    Not familiar with your meter, but if it isn't an analog, I'd recommend trying one before you condemn the board.
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    I assume he is a certified Trane dealer. If he...

    I assume he is a certified Trane dealer. If he cannot resolve the issue, you have the right and it's up to him to contact someone further up the Trane "ladder" to come out and troubleshoot the...
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    Are those all slip joints on the vertical...

    Are those all slip joints on the vertical vent?...may be just an illusion, but that is a record in my book, if they are.
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    From experience with customers with gas wells, I...

    From experience with customers with gas wells, I would make sure that all gas appliances were adjusted and are burning properly. Even with a moisture trap you are most likely looking at lower btu...
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    Adding to what beenthere said, call your...

    Adding to what beenthere said, call your insurance company (not an internet board) and tell them what you want to do and ask if you will be covered. I wouldn't recommend it, though.
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    That style of concentric can be horizontal or...

    That style of concentric can be horizontal or vertical without problems. If....... one reads the installation manual. Done many and never had a problem. If the guy that installed this had known...
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    Don't feel bad, it happens. I learned long ago...

    Don't feel bad, it happens. I learned long ago to cycle the system, whether it was a heating or cooling call, at least one time. The customer would be looking at me wondering why I was still there...
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    You could leave it in the back of your truck over...

    You could leave it in the back of your truck over night and the crackheads will show you how to strip one....anything left over is of no value. :D
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    A professional should look at the changes in...

    A professional should look at the changes in pressures after placing an object to muffle...duct tape over my fiancee's mouth is a good sound proofing too when I want to watch my favorite show, but in...
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    Hang on to them for a couple weeks and list them...

    Hang on to them for a couple weeks and list them on Ebay....the bites you get may surprise you
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    My experiences with any rebate systems that I've...

    My experiences with any rebate systems that I've ever seen, is that they only apply if you buy the top end equipment on the scale and purchase the extended warranties. It's their way of bringing...
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    Our price books are getting updated by the...

    Our price books are getting updated by the supplier on an almost monthly basis. Sheet metal prices have nearly doubled over the last 18 months. Copper prices are on a call first basis before we do...
  36. I bet Twilly would grab your head and push your...

    I bet Twilly would grab your head and push your ear up against one register, then another and ask you why the heck he needs a meter. :D
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    You have your filter in backwards, dude!

    You have your filter in backwards, dude!
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    Hope anyone that gets that job figures in...

    Hope anyone that gets that job figures in asbestos removal...at least the couple we changed out ,had it wrapped everywhere
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    If regularly maintained (like any system should...

    If regularly maintained (like any system should be), spine fins provide a better efficiency than a fine finned coil. Found some that had been neglected by ignorance and they were harder to clean,...
  40. Based on his post on another board recently, he...

    Based on his post on another board recently, he wants to do it himself and has no clue of what a fossil fuel kit is...I told him on that board to hire a pro.
  41. Thread: Thermopan

    by tinmantu
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    We use it exclusively. Had 2 new home installs...

    We use it exclusively. Had 2 new home installs with manufactured floor joists and the metal panning went "boing". I run a bead of silicone on the joists before I use an electric stapler to shoot it...
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    IMO after the sound problem is addressed, I'd be...

    IMO after the sound problem is addressed, I'd be most concerned with the serviceability of access to the blower, the condensate trap and a proper disconnect at the outdoor unit. Ask him how he is...
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    I have a customer that's so cheap that he would...

    I have a customer that's so cheap that he would hire illegal aliens to sit out there and start it with a screwdriver for him, if he could avoid a service call. nttawwt
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    Yep, a Rheem coil....took the pics for the...

    Yep, a Rheem coil....took the pics for the landlord to see and called him to come in to look at it so he understands why it's going to cost a little more than just a service call....never showed up. ...
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    Washable lifetime filter

    A picture is worth a thousand words. Rental property. This thing had to be tripping on limit all winter.
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    I've only done one earth sheltered home, ....the...

    I've only done one earth sheltered home, ....the brainiac brought in a 8x11 blueprint he made on his computer...had to take my scanner and tape a few pages to blow it up to 1/4 scale. Told him there...
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    50% down to secure equipment, balance due on...

    50% down to secure equipment, balance due on completion of the job is the way it happens here...don't like it, go to Sears.
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    Sometimes, when you threaten to tear up the deck...

    Sometimes, when you threaten to tear up the deck in order to get to the electric access because it's tripping a breaker, you get a new sale.
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  49. looks to me like that vent was installed by a...

    looks to me like that vent was installed by a dyslexic
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    Glad to hear you made the switch ok and was...

    Glad to hear you made the switch ok and was cautious in the electrics. Another thing to consider when converting EAC to media, is the gap between the door and the filter....most, I have to glue a...
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