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    I am doing good, thanks for asking. It took a...

    I am doing good, thanks for asking. It took a while to get adjusted from the shock of being laid off. Part of me for a time wanted to go back to my old job but that would have been a big mistake. I...
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    Had a 06 Chevy with the last company which I...

    Had a 06 Chevy with the last company which I liked very much. Now have an 06 Ford E350 which I hate. The front end was just redone before I got it and the steering is looser than a $20 prostitute. I...
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    Sorry for the hijack, but this funny. I was just...

    Sorry for the hijack, but this funny. I was just trying to compare speed of the new truck to Nxgen. Lets try this instead, which one is a bigger pile of crap? :LOL:
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    We all just scratch our heads and play the game....

    We all just scratch our heads and play the game. I guess that is one good thing that comes with age.
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    We start our Nxgen process by 2:30 so we are...

    We start our Nxgen process by 2:30 so we are ready to roll by 3:30;). Guys that have problems with them get overhead #'s and bang them for ot if not done by quitting time. Some of the real patient...
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    Cooking Grate Care

    I have a Weber Spirit with porcelin coated cast iron grates. Besides brushing them with a grill brush after every use or letting the food build up burn off every once in a while is there anything...
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    So what is slower, the new trucks or Nexgen ???...

    So what is slower, the new trucks or Nexgen ??? :deadhorse:::DD::censored::gah::stinks:
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    UA Local 322, southern NJ.

    UA Local 322, southern NJ.
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    Depending on your contract may not get paid...

    Depending on your contract may not get paid holidays either:rules::toetap:. Check your contract you probably have your own vacation fund to offset any time you take off. Next time you need to...
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    That is the kind of thing that really gets my...

    That is the kind of thing that really gets my interest and where I want to go for the rest of my career. I seen it as something I would not get with a smaller shop as compared to working for an OEM. ...
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    One thing that really interested me in JCI is the...

    One thing that really interested me in JCI is the new stuff that York is coming out with as far as vfd's on their chillers. They have screws and centifiugals that run up to 200hz, 1000+ hp 4160v...
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    Been there 2 months, so far so good, no problems...

    Been there 2 months, so far so good, no problems and it beats the crap out of unemployment. The answer to your question is how do you cope with very large company issues and the systems they may...
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    Yep, have a constant high pitch ringing in my...

    Yep, have a constant high pitch ringing in my ears. Loud chiller rooms I wear ears plugs and muffs now to help preserve what I have. They also say that meds for blood pressure, blood thinners...
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    Sorry to hear about your father. Sometimes it's...

    Sorry to hear about your father. Sometimes it's hard but keep the faith through these tough times right now brother. You have someone up there really looking out for you now. God bless.

    Gary
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    Good luck, just go and do your job the best you...

    Good luck, just go and do your job the best you can. Prove yourself quitely without stepping on anyones elses toes or pissing off the other techs. To ease your mind there is no such thing as...
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    Last place would pay us in full for 5 days. Had...

    Last place would pay us in full for 5 days. Had another place that would not pay us at all. I use to get a letter on company stationary stating that and claim financial hardship since my wife stayed...
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    Mary Had A Little Lamb by Thomas Edison :LOL: ...

    Mary Had A Little Lamb by Thomas Edison :LOL:

    1st album was Boston back around 76.
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    Conduit Benders

    Have 1 Ideal # 74-031 1/2" EMT bender, 1 Ideal # 74-032 3/4" EMT bender and 1 Ideal # 74-019 3/4 X 38" long handle. All still in perfect working condition. All 3 items new are $80-$90, but $60 gets...
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    :LOL: PS. use the search at the top of the...

    :LOL:

    PS. use the search at the top of the screen.
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    This is what I have been wearing the last 7...

    This is what I have been wearing the last 7 years, and I will never switch. Very lite weight and comfortable. If you need a safety toe this boot has a composite one and your toes won't get cold like...
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    Thats what I thought too but guess what happened...

    Thats what I thought too but guess what happened after 7 years with the same company :eek2: :cliff:.

    An apprentice working on a teardown crew = Delivering equipment to job site, getting coffee,...
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    What I have seen is a small % with a capped...

    What I have seen is a small % with a capped number that is only for new work that you generate. So if the office sends you on a service call and it results in a $15k compressor job you get nothing...
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    Could never understand how come we have to give...

    Could never understand how come we have to give employers 2 weeks notice if we want to leave but they can drop us in a heartbeat at their choosing.
    I think it is from us not wanting to burn any...
  24. Thats for centrifugals only. Disconnect the...

    Thats for centrifugals only.

    Disconnect the load solenoid and what is the differential to stop and start set at and widen it ? you might be able to increase that 4 minute cycle to 5 minutes...
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    Thanks for the info. I may use it a few times a...

    Thanks for the info. I may use it a few times a month but I don't want to waste money on something that is not going to hold up. The Broilkings look nice they are made well and are reasonably priced...
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    Ok so Char Broil is crap? I just bought a brand...

    Ok so Char Broil is crap? I just bought a brand new one m/n 463460710 for $170 at a Sears Outlet store to replace my 20 year old Sunbeam. I thought it was a good deal for a normally $300 grill....
  27. I think the smaller companys have a better chance...

    I think the smaller companys have a better chance of having a good knowledgeable service manager. The larger companies the service managers are just middle management number crunchers.

    To answer...
  28. Thread: Union?

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    You forgot bad knees, arthritis, damaged hearing...

    You forgot bad knees, arthritis, damaged hearing from loud mechanical rooms, A hole service managers and being up on a roof when it -10 or 100 out.
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    That is nice. What do they cost?...

    That is nice. What do they cost?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwH0Nwny2o0
  30. Another vote for Red Wings. I buy the composite...

    Another vote for Red Wings. I buy the composite safety toe black hiking style workboot #6680, very light weight, comfortable, other important safety features and water proof until they get older....
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    Hopefully it starts picking up around these parts.

    Hopefully it starts picking up around these parts.
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    Don't know about their tools but they do it with...

    Don't know about their tools but they do it with their appliances. Go to Sears or any reputable appliance store and get the model # of any name brand appliance. Then go to Lowes or HD and you will...
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    Wow, your really bringing back some memories. I...

    Wow, your really bringing back some memories. I had 2 Worthington chillers at a site I use to take care of that we replaced 20 years ago, and they had to be at least 25 years old then. One was a 3V...
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    Walked the dog the other day and seen at least a...

    Walked the dog the other day and seen at least a half of dozen robbins in the park.
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    Could not agree more. You could be training your...

    Could not agree more. You could be training your replacement in this day and age especially if he make less than you. I will never do it again as this just happened to me.
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    Sure you don't mean a BABY DIAPER, always on...

    Sure you don't mean a BABY DIAPER, always on somebody's butt and always full of crap. :LOL:

    In 30 years I had some real good ones and others that were just glorified salesmen who didn't know...
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    Me too, been out for 8 weeks now. Last time I was...

    Me too, been out for 8 weeks now. Last time I was out of work was 25 years ago and that was only for a week. This really sucks, luckily spring is coming up.
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    Yep, way back when R12 was $1.00/lbs :whistle: ...

    Yep, way back when R12 was $1.00/lbs :whistle:

    I still use one and always will, just another tool in the arsenal. What is great about them is they won't send you on a wild goose chase like an...
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    You could always get one of these:D...

    You could always get one of these:D
    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/attachment.php?attachmentid=80352&stc=1&d=1266934976

    Try Sears and see if they have an accessory kit for it. I have an Ariens that...
  40. Got locked in a bank. Was working there all day...

    Got locked in a bank. Was working there all day on a boiler and must have walked past the manager and the other desk people 20 times that day. Came up from the basement around 4:00, everyone was gone...
  41. I agree.

    I agree.
  42. I apologize inverted P traps are used for...

    I apologize inverted P traps are used for something else:oops:, You need a standard P trap on the suction line only.

    On high vertical lifts on larger applications a trap would be installed on the...
  43. An inverted P trap at the base of your verticle...

    An inverted P trap at the base of your verticle rise will not hurt anything if it gives you piece of mind to install one. You can make one with 2 service ells and 1 ell.

    Increasing your suction...
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    Try Rite Air in Bellmawr NJ 856-931-2946.

    Try Rite Air in Bellmawr NJ 856-931-2946.
  45. Yeah, but your customers can.:eek:

    Yeah, but your customers can.:eek:
  46. As far as diagnostic and troubleshooting skills,...

    As far as diagnostic and troubleshooting skills, guys that can do and those who can't change parts.

    Those who honed their skills in this field have worked hard over years to do so and I believe...
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    Was told by coworkers that went through it that...

    Was told by coworkers that went through it that its a basic apitude test. Pass that then comes a drug test. They will weed out about half the applicants due to failing the tests or just dropping out...
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