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  1. re-read my post. the part about attitude.

    re-read my post. the part about attitude.
  2. lose the attitude and pray you are accepted into...

    lose the attitude and pray you are accepted into the apprenticeship program. we get a thousand applicants for 30 openings. getting in is like hitting the lottery. do you think your special because...
  3. "When I find myself up to my butt in alligators,...

    "When I find myself up to my butt in alligators, I call an alligator expert"

    cant go wrong with this advice
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    depending on local code, operable windows can be...

    depending on local code, operable windows can be substituted for min air requirements.

    a common set up i have seen is 100% oa mua's in common areas, continous exhaust fans in each apartment and...
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    in my area there are a few fitters doing controls...

    in my area there are a few fitters doing controls but most are non union.
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    i usually see a huge hershey kiss of silicone on...

    i usually see a huge hershey kiss of silicone on sparkys penetrations.
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    try a "I Hate Cops" bumper sticker.

    try a "I Hate Cops" bumper sticker.
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    there was a known issue with icp pressure...

    there was a known issue with icp pressure switches around that time. i installed alot of arco aire and had to change a few out.
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    thermal engineering old school but i have had...

    thermal engineering
    old school but i have had the same gauge for 18 years and i would take it over any digital.
    http://thermalengineeringcompany.com/pdf/4501%20Data%20Sheet.pdf
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    i will try a bag for awhile but usually go back...

    i will try a bag for awhile but usually go back to a bucket boss. and as corny said it makes for a good seat or 2 ft ladder.
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    yeah its normal. there are hvac guys and there...

    yeah its normal. there are hvac guys and there are control guys. a few can do both. a man has got to know his limits. no one can be expected to know it all. no one expects you to know it all. ...
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    i am sure it works for you, but, i would kill my...

    i am sure it works for you, but, i would kill my self before i ran service out of that thing. no way could i be organized enough to make that work.
  13. Thread: Anyone else?

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    is this still going on? had quite a few...

    is this still going on? had quite a few aquasnaps blow their charges. carrier had a fix for this. i believe they called it a dampner.
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    what is the required static head of the building?...

    what is the required static head of the building? what is your fill pressure set at?
    what is your expansion tank charge?
  15. when in doubt jump it out

    when in doubt jump it out
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    in your honor and as a stick into the eye of the...

    in your honor and as a stick into the eye of the righteous posters on this site, i just pulled out a old, white, partial bottle of refer and sprayed the last 10 lbs of its contents over the wetlands...
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    nan not a number

    nan not a number
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    you win.

    you win.
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    By the way we later ate that stick and were...

    By the way we later ate that stick and were grateful.
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    the hard part was i couldn't shoot the dog. we...

    the hard part was i couldn't shoot the dog. we had to save the bullets to shoot our selves case the apache's attacked. you didnt wanted to be captured alive.

    i had to kill old rover with a stick.
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    daniel, both wooden tires on my bicycle were flat...

    daniel, both wooden tires on my bicycle were flat and the chain was made out the woven pelt of my beloved pet dog i had to kill and skin just so i could get to choir practice. i pedaled my dog pelt...
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    You kids know nothing of how we suffered.

    You kids know nothing of how we suffered.
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    JP, Maybe you smell from sweating all day. could...

    JP, Maybe you smell from sweating all day. could be a reason for the looking down her nose thing. ;)
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    And I have never Done a atmospheric recovery of...

    And I have never Done a atmospheric recovery of refrigerant. I will drag my reclaim equipment to the roof to recover the 8 ounces of refer out of a suction dryer when i am changing cores on a clean...
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    i walked 10 miles to school , up hill both ways....

    i walked 10 miles to school , up hill both ways.
    snow up to my chin, even in august.
    the only thing we had to eat were rocks and sticks. and we were grateful for the sticks.
    the nuns beat me every...
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    TB. I am not sure what a "self selected group...

    TB. I am not sure what a "self selected group " is. Why are the kids I know an exception ?
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    I guess I am in the minority on this subject. I...

    I guess I am in the minority on this subject. I have had great luck with the young apprentices I have the opportunity to work with. Once in awhile I get a dud. Most are hard workers and want to...
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    solenoid magnet

    I love this thing

    http://www.centurytool.net/Solenoid_Valve_Troubleshooting_Magnet_p/cpstlmkc18.htm
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    brewmaster, i am sorry to hear the youth in your...

    brewmaster, i am sorry to hear the youth in your area are losers. Is there a aprenticeship program in your area? I recently had the pleasure of working for a apprentice i trained sevreal years ago....
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    this quote was atributed to socrates

    this quote was atributed to socrates
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    Instead of complaining, do your duty and guide...

    Instead of complaining, do your duty and guide the next generation. This trade is not learned at community college. Us old timers are responsible for training the next generation.
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    I see no hope for the future of our people if...

    I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on
    frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond
    words... When I was young, we were taught to be discreet...
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    kids these days

    there are quite a few posts on this site complaining about kids these days.

    I work with quite a few of these "kids".

    Many of the posts i read are about attitudes, or cockiness, or they don't...
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    personelly i could care less about the gun...

    personelly i could care less about the gun charge. the license issue is the killer. how are you going to get to the jobs? if i hire you now i have to pick you up every day.
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    sorry i didnt see this was in resi what is the...

    sorry i didnt see this was in resi
    what is the heat source ?
    you may be getting a "ghost flow".

    http://www.fiainc.com/documents/11-09UnwantedHeatinaZone-CheckforGhostFlows....pdf
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    is the a pump a system pump or just a run around...

    is the a pump a system pump or just a run around for this AHU?
    Why are they running boilers in the summer ?
    Is there a valve on the AHU ?
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    http://www.harrisproductsgroup.com/~/media/Files/P...

    http://www.harrisproductsgroup.com/~/media/Files/PDF/Requested%20Resources/GuidetoBrazingandSoldering.pdf
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    I once PM'd 4 Rtu's on a strip mall. Did the...

    I once PM'd 4 Rtu's on a strip mall. Did the wrong units. It happens :)
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    Miss Kate is a hottie. Did I win?

    Miss Kate is a hottie.

    Did I win?
  40. I bet when it was installed in 1975 that baby...

    I bet when it was installed in 1975 that baby looked good.
  41. I am so happy i am getting close to retirement....

    I am so happy i am getting close to retirement. Won't be long and I won't have to deal with this BS.
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    The Trane guys around here have a really slick...

    The Trane guys around here have a really slick wire rack that hooks on to the control cabinet. Not sure where they get them but they are the only people i have seen with them. They usually tell me...
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    Frustrating for sure. Like coolerik said start...

    Frustrating for sure. Like coolerik said start over. Clean it up and go at it again. I am not a big fan of the higher silver content rods. I always seem to do better with 15 and flux. take your time...
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    i have seen this more than once. economizer...

    i have seen this more than once. economizer wiring rubs through. pull lid and check where wiring leaves fan section and goes into econ section.
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    you have bigger problems than a gas valve. the...

    you have bigger problems than a gas valve. the equipment is installed upside down.
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    my son did that weld. tig with a piece of copper...

    my son did that weld. tig with a piece of copper wire for filler metal. no reason to do it. just to see if he could. that second year steamfitter apprentice has mad skills. i swear that kid could...
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    bessamaire. it is a impressive piece of...

    bessamaire. it is a impressive piece of equipment. everytime i see it i expect it to transform into a bumble bee camaro.
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    it is one of 3 that serves a warehouse. nothing...

    it is one of 3 that serves a warehouse. nothing special about it other than the size. 3 inch gas line and 100 ton condensor. mostly off the shelf parts. 35 ft tall with the belts and blower in the...
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    largest furnace i ever worked on

    http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s492/joeraso/8ae758e2f246e5c721fdfddd9e57eafc_zps93115848.jpg

    They call it Optimus Prime
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    http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s492/joeraso/t...

    http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s492/joeraso/th_c5a81c5f46ea9cbe72d61b26aaa1d6be_zpscab7e72b.jpg

    only way to but joint copper
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