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    Thanks to you all. Yes, the insurance...

    Thanks to you all.

    Yes, the insurance continued through part-time work. They were pretty good, albeit I needed Dr. signatures.

    Will I ever be 100%? Dunno. Working on about 75 to 85% right now...
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    Time To Tell You A Story, Part 1.

    It's been a little while since I posted.

    I was injured back on April 4th this year and things are slowly getting back together, to the point that I am considered as fixed as I'm gonna get.

    On...
  3. I gots beer an a lawn chair! I'm all set!...

    I gots beer an a lawn chair! I'm all set! (Course, I do this for every special occasion :D)

    122112 ... Looks like the Latin of binary :P
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    Congratulations! Gruppy comes later when Grammy...

    Congratulations! Gruppy comes later when Grammy opens yer pocketbook to spoil 'em! :grin2:
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    The truth is, and you are correct in saying my...

    The truth is, and you are correct in saying my ability to shut your equipment down is limited to walking, or being thrown out, your door. You can do what you want, but I still have to cross my eyes...
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    Funny you should mention that... ...

    Funny you should mention that...

    http://www.nowpublic.com/crime/ed-schellenberg-sixth-victim-among-murdered-indo-canadians-surrey-b-c-killings

    Just doing his job.

    It's hard working on...
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    Sabotage? To what end is it sabotage? ...

    Sabotage? To what end is it sabotage?

    Although the responsibility towards my family and myself concerning my own liabilities sits in the back of my mind at all times, I have to consider why I am...
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    Well, that's the way it is up here. Red tag,...

    Well, that's the way it is up here. Red tag, shut'em off, inform the authority. Sorry customer, I am no longer involved. Deal with the government.
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    My sincere condolences to Tim and his family. ...

    My sincere condolences to Tim and his family.

    Tony
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    Funny... As soon as I saw 21 foot sections, I...

    Funny... As soon as I saw 21 foot sections, I knew what this was about :P
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    As a gas fitter, TSSA makes it my responsibility...

    As a gas fitter, TSSA makes it my responsibility to shut these down if and when I see them.

    25 years from now, if I have 15 minutes between jobs, which leads to a chance encounter with a worn out...
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    Majestic Fireplaces

    I received a notice from TSSA this morning concerning Majestic m/n FSDV22, FSDV30
    and FSDV32 direct vented fireplaces.

    They are now deemed illegal in Ontario. All approvals have been revoked....
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    I am truly sorry for your loss. My condolences to...

    I am truly sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family.
  14. Just remember... James Kraft was born in Canada...

    Just remember... James Kraft was born in Canada too! :p
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    This week it's been near 100F all week. Drinking...

    This week it's been near 100F all week. Drinking a gallon is easy. Keep your electrolytes up guys (Sodium, Potasium)

    I measured a couple of weeks ago on a really hot day, I drank 7L of various...
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    Do you think this qualifies for comp? :rolleyes:

    Do you think this qualifies for comp? :rolleyes:
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    LMAO!:p This one brought tears to my eyes!

    LMAO!:p This one brought tears to my eyes!
  18. Other than the million other queries that we can...

    Other than the million other queries that we can get into, I have only two questions:

    1. Do you have enough customer base to start? Without it, you'll be sitting around a long time waiting for the...
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    Keep in mind one of the closing forces on a TX...

    Keep in mind one of the closing forces on a TX Valve is the "evaporator" or "back pressure". The spring being the other. If the EPR is closing or "regulating" the back pressure, it raises the...
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    Hey! I use every one of these cliches. Quit...

    Hey! I use every one of these cliches. Quit picking on me! :(
  21. Agreed! The first dolt that claimed "Budgetary...

    Agreed! The first dolt that claimed "Budgetary Restraint!" Should be the first one axed!
  22. Here I is!

    Here I is!
  23. Congrats to you and the family!

    Congrats to you and the family!
  24. "Dave? Dave's not here, man!" :whistle:

    "Dave? Dave's not here, man!" :whistle:
  25. Yer giving us a bad name!:toetap: Drink...

    Yer giving us a bad name!:toetap:

    Drink something, will ya :gah: McGuinty & Ford need your cash to cover the new casino c/w loss of jobs!
  26. Thanks Ken. You too. You must have arrived early!...

    Thanks Ken. You too. You must have arrived early! Just glad I didn't wear down my work boots. We parked at Yorkdale and rode the (now silver:D) Rocket down. We hoofed it over to the Old Spaghetti...
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    First day usual: a lot of old boys reminiscing :p...

    First day usual: a lot of old boys reminiscing :p but I'm sure they'll get on with it today.

    I never really understand why these manufs send in salesmen who spend the entire day on their cells...
  28. Saw Key down at the CMX show this afternoon..

    Good to see you again Key.

    Tony
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    Went down, spent the afternoon. Saw Key down...

    Went down, spent the afternoon.

    Saw Key down there! He was walking out as I was walking in.

    Big crowd for the first day. Go if you get the chance.

    Ate at The Old Spaghetti Factory on the...
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    Going Down to the CMX This Afternoon...

    Going down to the CMX show this afternoon.

    Anyone else going?

    I was supposed to go last time but didn't get a chance to.

    http://www.cmxciphexshow.com/
  31. Thread: banned

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    I thought everyone here got "bant" at some point...

    I thought everyone here got "bant" at some point or another... 'cept me!:whistle:
    :angel:
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    I don't think they even bothered to look for him....

    I don't think they even bothered to look for him. :(
  33. Thread: Work is slow

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    There's a little bit of a bearing or knuckle...

    There's a little bit of a bearing or knuckle joint noise in the Sebring... I may just have to tear it down... completely! :D
  34. Thread: Work is slow

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    Slow here too.. The gas pipe at some of my...

    Slow here too..

    The gas pipe at some of my jobs is looking a bit shabby and I don't have an apprentice, so I'm thinking about offering up some cheap gas pipe painting during the slow part here in...
  35. Thread: Work is slow

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    If you're bored, paint something!... Anything! :D

    If you're bored, paint something!... Anything! :D
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    Very sorry for your loss.

    Very sorry for your loss.
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    Very sad indeed. It's illegal to used any...

    Very sad indeed. It's illegal to used any electronic devises up here except hands free...

    But you see it all the time anyway.
  38. Kinda Disappointed in the Canadians Here...

    ... that there isn't a larger presence of Canadian contractors on the "Contractor's Locator Map".

    I see there's some but it's slim pickings, as they say. Come on, guys... It's free advertisement!...
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    I had my son work with me between the time he was...

    I had my son work with me between the time he was 14 & 16.. Now he can tear anything down and put it back together faster than I can.. but wants to be a Doctor. Go figure:confused:
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    Got rid of my GMC because it couldn't hold it's...

    Got rid of my GMC because it couldn't hold it's bodily fluids, let alone the vehicular equivalent to prolapse..:censored:

    Now my F150 & my Durango have the parking rights.:yes:
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    Five.. I have to scoot, too.

    Five.. I have to scoot, too.
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    Classic over-reaction created by emotional...

    Classic over-reaction created by emotional impunity.

    Yeah, he's angry, but it's up to him to control the situation. I didn't see much of that. Just more bullying. My way or the highway.

    Kids...
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    I have a carabiner on one side of my XL. Great...

    I have a carabiner on one side of my XL. Great bag!

    Unfortunately, the zipper is coming apart on one side of the bag. I have to get around to figuring out how to get warranty.
  44. "Warhorse" has been used as a slang a lot longer...

    "Warhorse" has been used as a slang a lot longer than cougar.
  45. Poll: The supply houses always have a ready supply of...

    The supply houses always have a ready supply of stuff to take home & read. Mags, etc, area good source of up-to-date information.
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    Not on mine. Pretty basic unit. On/off... and...

    Not on mine. Pretty basic unit. On/off... and there lays the other problem. The switch on the thing can be turned on just by pressing on the case. That means dead batteries are a common problem. :gah:
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    Sounds like a nice unit. A clearer picture on my...

    Sounds like a nice unit. A clearer picture on my Testo would be nice.
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    My pet peeve with inspection cameras: If you hold...

    My pet peeve with inspection cameras: If you hold it straight out, will it stay there or droop like a month old banana?
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    My apologies.

    My apologies.
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    Any travel time? Any diagnosis time? Any dealing...

    Any travel time? Any diagnosis time? Any dealing with the wholesaler time?( took them a week to get the parts together!) I replaced the primaries, secondary, front plate, box kit, etc, etc and our...
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