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    Yeah I have one but I'd still be pulling it up...

    Yeah I have one but I'd still be pulling it up with a rope, or with one hand. The roof I'll be on is right at 28' and my ext ladder won't make it. I'm having to lean my ladder against the ladder on...
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    Damn, I have have one of those and haven't ever...

    Damn, I have have one of those and haven't ever thought of using it. It might be hard to use on some units though, just not enough room.
    I've been going through "O" rings like crazy too, but i'ts...
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    A good back pack is the way to go. i'll be doing...

    A good back pack is the way to go. i'll be doing a compressor c/o on a 5 ton rtu next week, and i'm gonna find a way to actually strap the thing to my back. All my tools go in a back pack, except...
  4. That's okay with a 410a system.

    That's okay with a 410a system.
  5. What were the indoor and outdoor temps? I also...

    What were the indoor and outdoor temps? I also agree with Crispin, reconnect the the duct work and check for proper air flow and static pressure. Just curious, when you were checking these pressures...
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    I've installed MANY Goodman systems, as requested...

    I've installed MANY Goodman systems, as requested by one of our builders. Both gas/ac and heat pumps. Dollar for dollar Goodman is decent equipment, their furnaces can be tricky sometimes but no...
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    I agree with 2old2rock, Foam Insulation would be...

    I agree with 2old2rock, Foam Insulation would be fantastic. Also ask some contractors about maybe 2 zones in the main house and a mini split in the mother-in-law suite. just an idea.
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    Chinese Drywall

    I know some of the issues with Chinese Drywall (the bad stuff), but does anyone know what kind of effects it has on evap coils? Has it caused any physical damage, or do they just need a good...
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    This is a 90% furnace? Best thing to do is leave...

    This is a 90% furnace? Best thing to do is leave it alone, any modifications you make to that unit could VOID the warranty.

    As the old saying goes....."if it works, don't fix it".
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    This gives new meaning to the phrase "go gas, go...

    This gives new meaning to the phrase "go gas, go boom".
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    That Movie came out in 1983, and it's already a...

    That Movie came out in 1983, and it's already a classic. I find myself watching it at least twice during Christmas.
  12. Thread: DRAIN

    by duct dr
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    In most cases, running the primary and secondary...

    In most cases, running the primary and secondary drain together is against the rules. The secondary drain should be run by itself to a location that can be seen if there's a problem, I.E. over a...
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    Okay dec, what's the best way of removing pipe...

    Okay dec, what's the best way of removing pipe dope from Cresent wrenches?
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    I've used the SSX34 a few times and liked it. It...

    I've used the SSX34 a few times and liked it. It was on loan from the boss and I chose not to buy one. As with anything electronic you're bound to have some that develop problems. And since I know...
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    I clean my hand tools once a week. Wipe em off,...

    I clean my hand tools once a week. Wipe em off, and give em a quick shot of WD40. My knives stay sharp but the biggest problem I have is pipe dope on my cresent wrenches. Ask anyone who works with...
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    I use a tool belt for all my new construction...

    I use a tool belt for all my new construction jobs. But I use tool bags and electricians pouch for everything else. Tool bag on new construction is a major time saver.
  17. Thread: Best Turkey

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    Yes, deep fried is by far the best.

    Yes, deep fried is by far the best.
  18. Thread: OOOOOPs!

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    Exactly right. Filter it with cheese cloth,...

    Exactly right. Filter it with cheese cloth, freeze it and use it again later. At 7.00 a gallon I'll be bleeped if I throw it away.
  19. Thread: I believe

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    You guys are gonna laugh at this. My wife and I...

    You guys are gonna laugh at this. My wife and I BOTH forgot our 2nd wedding anniversary. Quite funny when I remembered 2 weeks later. So we decide to go to the best steak house in town, but before we...
  20. Thread: Not Funny

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    Oh man what did I miss??? Must have been BAD.

    Oh man what did I miss??? Must have been BAD.
  21. Thread: OOOOOPs!

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    BAKED turkey??? I gave that up years ago. Deep...

    BAKED turkey??? I gave that up years ago. Deep Fried turkey in peanut oil is the only way to go. That same 20 pound bird can be fried in less than an hour and a half.
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    Call the contractor back out and have someone...

    Call the contractor back out and have someone (the boss) look at it. Also the installer needs to be corrected and educated about the equipment. If he doesn't know the equipment he should'nt install...
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    I missed 2, not bad for for a youngster. LOL

    I missed 2, not bad for for a youngster. LOL
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    After looking at the NATE and RSES websites, I...

    After looking at the NATE and RSES websites, I noticed that RSES is partnered with and endorses NATE, so which is actually better. bottom line is this, cities, counties and states are starting to...
  25. Thread: X-MAS Lights

    by duct dr
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    I think now is a little too soon. We don't put...

    I think now is a little too soon. We don't put ours up till the first of Dec.
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    Next weekend Ohio State goes up against Michigan,...

    Next weekend Ohio State goes up against Michigan, who's gonna home with the win
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    many congrats!!

    many congrats!!
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    The only shows I watch these days are CSI, CSI...

    The only shows I watch these days are CSI, CSI NY, CSI Miami, and Law and Order CI. College football, and NASCAR on the weekends.
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    I Love Lucy, Swat, Sanford and Son, The Lone...

    I Love Lucy, Swat, Sanford and Son, The Lone Ranger, Lassie, Fat Albert, Little Rascals, Star Trek, Good Times, What's Happening.

    [Edited by duct dr on 11-12-2006 at 03:10 PM]
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    Happy Days, LaVerne and Shirley, Barney Miller,...

    Happy Days, LaVerne and Shirley, Barney Miller, Welcome Back Kotter, Gilligan's Island, Adam 12, Rescue 51, Casey Jones, and who remembers "The New Zoo Revue", also there was Barnaby Jones, Dallas,...
  31. Thread: Veteran's Day

    by duct dr
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    Ed, you were at Bangor the same time I was. I was...

    Ed, you were at Bangor the same time I was. I was on the Michigan, SSBN 727 (gold). Did some time on the Florida and Alabama as well.
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    If a Telemarketer calls, ask them what color...

    If a Telemarketer calls, ask them what color panties they have on, I bet they never call back.
  33. Thread: Veteran's Day

    by duct dr
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    U.S. Navy Submarines 1985-1991. Desert Storm, I...

    U.S. Navy Submarines 1985-1991. Desert Storm, I was there.
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    You should have 14" flex or hard pipe on that...

    You should have 14" flex or hard pipe on that return.
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    That's funny right there, I don't care who ya are...

    That's funny right there, I don't care who ya are that's funny.
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    Remember those who said they were bored and...

    Remember those who said they were bored and forget to invite them next year. Take a poll of those there and only invite those who enjoyed it. Any kid who wouldn't enjoy a party like that has problems.
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    Sorry Mark, I didn't catch where he said Furnace....

    Sorry Mark, I didn't catch where he said Furnace. must have read it too fast.
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    19 - 19.5 SEER. IF installed properly.

    19 - 19.5 SEER. IF installed properly.
  39. Thread: ouch

    by duct dr
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    You're sick dude!! LOL

    You're sick dude!! LOL
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    Limewire

    Limewire
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    All that BLING (which looks like crap) and no...

    All that BLING (which looks like crap) and no HEMI motor??? What a joke!
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    Thank you benny, I was going to say that, but...

    Thank you benny, I was going to say that, but didn't want to step on any toes. I knew there was a reason I went to all those classes and read all those books.
  43. Thread: ouch

    by duct dr
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    There STAFF infections guys and they can be super...

    There STAFF infections guys and they can be super nasty. I had on a couple years ago on my knee that landed me in the hospital for 6 days.The medical term is Cellulitus and can be resistant to most...
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    Carrier says.. No bypass dampers on Infinity...

    Carrier says.. No bypass dampers on Infinity Systems. If I remember right the system knows how many zones are calling via the zone control board and will adjust CFM output.
  45. Thread: Ponderisims

    by duct dr
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    No man, that's sweet & sour chicken.

    No man, that's sweet & sour chicken.
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    I couldn't agree more alpha.

    I couldn't agree more alpha.
  47. Thread: epa type 1

    by duct dr
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    Just FILTERS??? LOL

    Just FILTERS??? LOL
  48. Thread: epa type 1

    by duct dr
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    Curious, why would you want to limit yourself to...

    Curious, why would you want to limit yourself to just residential. That could limit what you're worth later.
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    Check your local parts house, large display...

    Check your local parts house, large display t-stats are available. The ones I've installed were Honeywell.
  50. Thread: CFM

    by duct dr
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    If it's making too much noise, chances are it...

    If it's making too much noise, chances are it wasn't installed correctly. The Tech will determine the proper CFM setting.
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