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    I have been married twice and have raised five...

    I have been married twice and have raised five daughters and two sons. I know how trying life can get, at times I just wanted to leave for a few months, I didn't. As I look back on it all I wish I...
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    Tried it for a month 5 years ago and it stuck. No...

    Tried it for a month 5 years ago and it stuck. No booze since March 24th 2000
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    I have credentials "for sale". Standard...

    I have credentials "for sale". Standard efficiency $199.95, Hi-Efficiency $299.95. With the rising cost of fuels I would highly recommend the up-grade. This offer is valid for thirty days. Offer does...
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    I have recently started my own business after 18...

    I have recently started my own business after 18 years working for others. I have based all of my advertising on "craftsmanship and expierience". I have an extensive background in forced-air and...
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    99.9% better than all installs, damn fine...

    99.9% better than all installs, damn fine craftsmanship. I am a one man shop and all of my installs are of this caliber. I hope someday my business will prosper due to this kind of install, it is...
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    Chris LeDoux George Straight CCR Conway Twitty...

    Chris LeDoux
    George Straight
    CCR
    Conway Twitty
    Travis Tritt
    Merle Haggard
    Alabama
    Bonnie Raitt
    LeAnn Rimes
    The Moody Blues
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    Me and my family will remember you and yours when...

    Me and my family will remember you and yours when we say grace. God Bless.
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    I believe that 90% of the work in a new system...

    I believe that 90% of the work in a new system can be preformed by a DIY'er, under the guidance of an HVAC contractor. UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF AN HVAC CONTRACTOR. I have done several of these jobs,...
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    IT IS FAST FOOD, don't mean to yell but, This is...

    IT IS FAST FOOD, don't mean to yell but, This is what it has become. We have to accept it or wait an extra 3 minutes for people with manners, hygene, no nose rings, and some basic communication...
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    Honeywell, Vision Pro 8000

    Honeywell, Vision Pro 8000
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    What concerned me was that their "engineer"...

    What concerned me was that their "engineer" basicly told me, "if you zone it,we don't own it." I was a little nervous with zoning after that, O.K. alot nervous. I got the impression that zoning the...
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    I don't want to disrupt this thread but, have any...

    I don't want to disrupt this thread but, have any of you tryed to zone a unico system. I had a customer that wanted two 4 zone hi-velocity systems. I called Unico and they would not say yes or no. I...
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    Hang on, slow down a minute. You say your boiler...

    Hang on, slow down a minute. You say your boiler is leaking, maybe so maybe not. There is a bunch of things other than the boiler that could cause a leak thru the boiler. An inspection is in order. I...
  14. Thread: Noel Murdough

    by 1manband
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    I wanna play! Wood, Fire, and Boilers I love this...

    I wanna play! Wood, Fire, and Boilers I love this stuff. I have 20 Tarms under my belt.
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    Payson, Get away from this company and take...

    Payson,
    Get away from this company and take the hundreds of pictures you post of your company endangering the public to some-one that has the balls to stop this. If you continue to work there and...
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    Message understood, been there, take care.

    Message understood, been there, take care.
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    When I was a kid my dad used to bring it home and...

    When I was a kid my dad used to bring it home and let me play with it, probably explains alot. I have not given it a thought in 20 years, all of my old stats go in the ????
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    Trane, I have traded a few trips and just like...

    Trane,
    I have traded a few trips and just like to hunt. I grew up in Michigan and absolutely love to hunt whitetails and cottontails with a shotgun. I really miss that part of the Mid-West. I miss...
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    Washington is a heck of a lot cheaper for out of...

    Washington is a heck of a lot cheaper for out of staters, and in my opinion offers a more well rounded trip. Did Durango in 84'.
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    I am happy with York, kind of lost interest with...

    I am happy with York, kind of lost interest with Carrier after the convention in Las Vegas. Yes I do hunt elk, muzzeloader since 85', 19 out of 20 so far, 12 bulls, 7 cows. Washington and the Pacific...
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    I had been with Carrier for 12 years in my last...

    I had been with Carrier for 12 years in my last position and have recently started my own business. Carrier, Trane, Lennox, American Standard, Goodman, and York all came to offer dealerships based on...
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    For your info the BBB is a complete joke. Pay the...

    For your info the BBB is a complete joke. Pay the money every year excellent rating guaranteed. My ex-mother-in-law was with the BBB and had a hundred stories of how to "buy your rating"....
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    If you are willing to relocate across the...

    If you are willing to relocate across the country?? Seattle has been booming for 15 years, non-stop. We have seen no slow-down, winter- summer. HVAC Techs are in demand. If you know what you are...
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    I have a hard time with the Goodman vs.??? When...

    I have a hard time with the Goodman vs.??? When it comes to price. A carrier 10 seer A.C. O.D.U. with cased coil costs me exactly $12 more than the Goodman. York is $17 dollars more with a ten year...
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    Posting work that is not in your training and...

    Posting work that is not in your training and licensing is DIY'er. I am not careful madeinusa, I call them as I see em, no B.S. DIY'er plain and simple, it is obvious, no electrician would talk of...
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    The number of posts is your best defence to a...

    The number of posts is your best defence to a DIY'er?
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    Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning...

    Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Talk.Com
    I must have missed the fact that as H.V.A.C.R.Stechs/contractors, gives us the ability to do residential wiring on the panel. I may be wrong but...
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    ct2 Why would he have an electrician friend do...

    ct2
    Why would he have an electrician friend do the panel transfer? leave a 2 hot situation? and then talk about dragging a ground on a hot panel? Why don't we have the same rules for all DIY'ers?...
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    I spent two weeks last year rewiring and...

    I spent two weeks last year rewiring and replumbing three "on demand" units in a 24,000 sq/ft. home. The "plumber" that installed the job allowed for no storage in the system. The "boilers" cycled...
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    Dumb as a box of rocks! Good looking, but a...

    Dumb as a box of rocks! Good looking, but a complete pain in the ass! No man would be good enough.
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    If this were an electricians' forum all of the...

    If this were an electricians' forum all of the post would refer to you as a DIY'er, about to kill yourself. Why do we tolerate this and not the homeowner with a question about gas piping their own...
  32. Thread: blue smoke

    by 1manband
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    Not to be a smart ass or anything but, 30 years...

    Not to be a smart ass or anything but, 30 years old? You are fortunate anything is coming out of the chimney, blue or white.
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    I have to go lie down now, my head hurts!

    I have to go lie down now, my head hurts!
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    2 B tanks rolling around in the back! I hate it...

    2 B tanks rolling around in the back! I hate it when that happens!
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    3 Things that make me lean toward the upgrade; ...

    3 Things that make me lean toward the upgrade;

    1. You live in Houston

    2. 70-72 in the summer is comfortable for you.

    3. 20 years is the longhaul, cost of 20 years of improved comfort is well...
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    This may or may not make sense.How do you use...

    This may or may not make sense.How do you use your A/C, do you set to 70 or 78 in summer months? Are allergines an issue to you and your family? You say that you want to live in this house for the...
  37. Thread: duct size

    by 1manband
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    If your ductwork is sized for 2 tons and you...

    If your ductwork is sized for 2 tons and you install a 2.5 ton system yes you will have problems. Will they be large and immediate, maybe not. Is your system going to operate like it should, maybe...
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    I am a York Dealer now. I was with Carrier for 12...

    I am a York Dealer now. I was with Carrier for 12 years and Trane for 4 years. I have installed most every major brand except Amana and Heil. I install my systems by the book, everytime. I cannot say...
  39. Do it now, you will save in the long run.

    Do it now, you will save in the long run.
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    R-8(2") has been code here for a while now in...

    R-8(2") has been code here for a while now in unconditioned space, envelope or not. I have yet to see it enforced with ductboard ??? I have no idea why! The commercial guys (ductboard) just get away...
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    I didn't go beyond the part that said "Give God...

    I didn't go beyond the part that said "Give God The Finger"
  42. There has to be a reason the guy doesn't want to...

    There has to be a reason the guy doesn't want to pay!
  43. Thread: Inheritance

    by 1manband
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    I have great parents. A year ago my folks said...

    I have great parents. A year ago my folks said they wanted to give my wife and I a very large sum of money. I, at first, was elated. I thought about it over the weekend and decided to accept. My...
  44. Thread: been away

    by 1manband
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    You and your family are in my prayers.

    You and your family are in my prayers.
  45. Thread: Is this true?

    by 1manband
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    Spent a couple of weeks in Spain last summer, the...

    Spent a couple of weeks in Spain last summer, the picture is 90% true.
  46. Thread: Ever happen?

    by 1manband
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    Do you get a commission on equipment sold?????

    Do you get a commission on equipment sold?????
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    1. Under a homeowner's master bathroom sink: 5...

    1. Under a homeowner's master bathroom sink: 5 pot plant starts
    2. In a homeowners master bedroom (single woman) life-size erotic nudes. It didn't bother her she stayed the whole time.
    3. I was in...
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    STOP, I was in the mood until I saw that!

    STOP, I was in the mood until I saw that!
  49. Thread: Bob Villa

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    How much money do you think Bob has made from...

    How much money do you think Bob has made from promoting those hi-velocity systems?
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    Aprilaire, makes a flid (sensor) that gets...

    Aprilaire, makes a flid (sensor) that gets textured or painted into the sheetrock with the thermostat in the mechanical room. The lady can be nothing but pleased to see nothing on her walls. I put 22...
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