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    Blowing up a 3 pole 30-40 Amp contactor is a...

    Blowing up a 3 pole 30-40 Amp contactor is a minor thing, try to blow up a part winding 20+ tons compressor you'll see some fireworks !!!..lol

    ..just kidding DON'T DO IT !.. I would take some...
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    Gentlemen, Great posts!! I am glad it's Friday,...

    Gentlemen,
    Great posts!! I am glad it's Friday, Happy Father's Day weekend!.


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    A lucky guy, congratulation! I started this...

    A lucky guy, congratulation!
    I started this trade with a 6 in one and a pair of pliers.... Most of the money that I earned during first year were spent on tools, it was hard ...


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  4. Thread: job hunting

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    how the hell did you dig up this thread...

    how the hell did you dig up this thread ....:grin2:
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    Whether you like it or not he is your boss, he is...

    Whether you like it or not he is your boss, he is the one paying your salary. Openly disrespect the boss might only lead you to have the door hit you from behind, your boss might be one of those...
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    Kitra, Yes! Pay them for the job!, balance is...

    Kitra,
    Yes! Pay them for the job!, balance is due when job is done and system is working properly. I have seen many residential systems in the city that lasts 20-30 years, even before I started...
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    My firm prohibited employees using any electronic...

    My firm prohibited employees using any electronic devices while driving firm's vehicle, this included cell phone with or without hand free and GPS. This is a serious matter when an accident happens...
  8. In My lifetime career as a HVAC technician I have...

    In My lifetime career as a HVAC technician I have not seen any 3rd year apprentice makes as much as 65k/year and/or close to a journeyman level , from private sector to big firm, I don't know about...
  9. 3rd year apprentice making 65k ? Wow really? ...

    3rd year apprentice making 65k ? Wow really?


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    Agreed 100% :cheers:, You'll learn more in...

    Agreed 100% :cheers:, You'll learn more in classroom plus on job training.. find a contractor that is willing to support your education.
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    Hello Dr. Phil, lol :bump: , I just have to...

    Hello Dr. Phil, lol :bump: , I just have to repsond to this, how you react to Chill out's post :grin2:, funny LOL.. but you're indeed correct 220+ micron is doable on residential system but on large...
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    :oops: lol you're one of those guys... thats why...

    :oops:
    lol you're one of those guys... thats why most gas stations now have signs said that never leave pump running unattended and you're responsible for spillage..
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    Thanks guys, I think we're all in the same...

    Thanks guys,

    I think we're all in the same boat, I just hope that whoever is taking over the white house will be able to turn things around like Mr. Clinton did. This current situation has...
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    How much money (401k) did you lose ?

    hi everyone,


    how much money did you lose in the last 2 months or so ??? the economic outlook is so depressing :( I've lost few grands thinking about taking it out and put it in a safe CD IRA...
  15. This is the kind of company I won't miss :D, my...

    This is the kind of company I won't miss :D, my only regret was why the hell did I work here for 13yrs, in my case I did not get laid off but resigned... my boss was a good man. but working for a...
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    hey man Congratulation!!!! :D always be on...

    hey man Congratulation!!!! :D

    always be on time get the job done efficiently! you'll never be laid off again ;) hope everything will work out for you.
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    office people are normally on annually paid not...

    office people are normally on annually paid not hourly :D.
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    yellow flex gas line looks scary to me maybe its...

    yellow flex gas line looks scary to me maybe its just me :D I personally only use black pipe, and PVC for flue, in the past ABS pipe has been recalled as I remember cause pipe cracked at glue joints...
  19. Thread: Rheem 2-stage

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    I haven't really installed Rheem but when I...

    I haven't really installed Rheem but when I worked for a Residential company Trane and Carrier if it goes into a brick chimney without a liner you should have a chimney friendly kit with roll out...
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    why would anyone still be waiting to work for a...

    why would anyone still be waiting to work for a company that let go in the first place ? oh by the way we're very sorry to let you go cause work is slow come back next summer when we are busy :mad:!...
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    lol .... my brother got alot of that in the mail...

    lol .... my brother got alot of that in the mail few years back .. :D
  22. Is this a high fee for using non-Bank's ATM $5.50 ?

    hi guys,

    The other day I had to do an emergency cash withdraw from Cardinal Bank while running service calls, this is not my bank the amount was only a $100
    they charged me $3.50 for the...
  23. dealing with 460 volts ... if the rain comes I...

    dealing with 460 volts ... if the rain comes I don't care if the whole building has no A/C, I'm off that roof ! nobody paid me enough to play with my life!

    safety is #1 if my boss ask me to do...
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    Hello again everyone, Thanks to everyone who...

    Hello again everyone,

    Thanks to everyone who takes time to respond to my post most of the responds are against side jobs some encourage me to do it Thank YOU !, at this time i'm no longer working...
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    Thinking about doing side jobs..

    hey everyone,


    I'm thinking about doing part time side jobs after hours and weekend, in the past I've had people asked me and I turned them down but now I'm thinking about doing it for some extra...
  26. some contractors will charge customer to do a...

    some contractors will charge customer to do a Manual J heat load calculation and that amount will apply toward the job as credit, since it takes time to check existing duct work, vents and the whole...
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    Reckless HVAC driver caught on tape !

    Has anyone seen this before :eek: ?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaERbRhPI5I


    I would think most companies would fire any employee that drives like this...
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    hotandtired YOU'RE FIRED ! ... :D

    hotandtired YOU'RE FIRED ! ... :D
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    for a small window/wall unit like that alot of...

    for a small window/wall unit like that alot of time the cost of labor and motor replacement if in fact the motor is bad could come close to the cost of the new unit, is the unit still under warranty...
  30. Thread: help....

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    Dear Ccarney, unless you're the kind of woman...

    Dear Ccarney,

    unless you're the kind of woman can kill a man with her bare hands :D, I would strongly recommended that you think about this trade seriously before even getting into it, over the...
  31. all techs should have their own service hand...

    all techs should have their own service hand tools and sheet metal tools unless you work for the gov. like I do :D all my tools are resting in the basement for now ... watch out for those companies...
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    I started many years ago as a helper $9-$10/hr...

    I started many years ago as a helper $9-$10/hr when gas was under $1/ gallon and now almost $5/gallon, with $8.13/hr wage? this is really cheap I would stay away from this company!!! few months ago...
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    Greenhorn, I'm not sure what level you're at...

    Greenhorn,

    I'm not sure what level you're at as a VA residential Journeyman ?? $16/hr and you have to pay health insurance $400/month family ? $16/hr is low plus paying health insurance is even...
  34. 1Ok for 30 days of training ? what a joke...

    1Ok for 30 days of training ? what a joke :confused: if I were you keith keep your 10K and look for a job at a local contractor as a helper and make sure that they will send you to a 4 years hvac...
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    I've just made my move into gov. HVAC

    Hi all,
    I've just made my move into government HVAC.
    The BAD: lost about $2+/hr (plus bonuses and overtime) compare to what i'm now making plus gas for the car ( estimated average 2.5+ gallons...
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    what do you guys use to move those compressors...

    what do you guys use to move those compressors around ???:eek:
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    I like leatherman works great ! the only problem...

    I like leatherman works great ! the only problem I have is that I keep forgetting the damn thing on the job !!!! .. lost couple of them in the past.. :mad:
  38. Looks like some of the jobs I've seen in...

    Looks like some of the jobs I've seen in Southeast Washington DC, :D Push hold the camera steady next time when you take the picture ! either that or you need a new camera.
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    man that's the first time i've seen it like that,...

    man that's the first time i've seen it like that, how did that happen ?
  40. Any GOOD company looking for GOOD tech in MD?

    Hello Gentlement :D !


    any Good company looking for a skill residential and light commercial service tech in DC area Mont.. county ? 14yr+ licensed MD Journeyman heading toward Master,
    ...
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    Man I thought DC was bad... Maybe I haven't...

    Man I thought DC was bad...

    Maybe I haven't seen nothing yet ! :D
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    Hi Josh, I'm just wondering how much are they...

    Hi Josh,

    I'm just wondering how much are they paying ?? :D:D to be working in Irag ;)
  43. Maximum indoor AQ allow is 9PPM by EPA but 0PPM...

    Maximum indoor AQ allow is 9PPM by EPA but 0PPM is what you want, if in fact your funace is leaking CO into air stream inside your plenum up to 60PPM this is a serious matter for your own safety...
  44. Reftech what makes you think it was B & B :D ? no...

    Reftech what makes you think it was B & B :D ? no way dude... I haven't worked for B&B whats so bad about them anyway ?

    hey Mr. Ryan are you still interested the job :D ?
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    Poll: I have given my former boss three weeks notice in...

    I have given my former boss three weeks notice in forms of letter and direct person to person, on the last friday I cleaned out the truck and park it on street near by my house he sent another...
  46. whats the everage $/hr for top service tech in MD and DC area ?

    Hi all,

    I'm just wondering what's everyone making on everage if you're a top service technician in a residential/ light commercial company ? with journeyman and 15+ years :) in and around...
  47. hi, are you willing to work for a small...

    hi,

    are you willing to work for a small company with crazy hours most of the days you can go home at 4-5pm some days you may have to work until the job is done until 9-10pm.. I know a company in...
  48. Sounds like an ignition safety lock out to me :) ...

    Sounds like an ignition safety lock out to me :) have your contractor inspect the unit.
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    check this out ...

    check this out

    http://www.abspipes.com/id.html

    My company always use PVC I have never seen an ABS pipe on any furnace around here Washington DC area .
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    Is this a JOKE ??

    Is this a JOKE ??
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