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    Never used one until about 4 years ago. Would...

    Never used one until about 4 years ago. Would occasionally have a leak in one of the flairs which really irritated me just for the time sake alone. Counter guy at RSD gave me one of those...
  2. I barely skimmed over all the above..and have no...

    I barely skimmed over all the above..and have no desire to address anything other than the original subject of PH about the state of our present day union and the free market, which we are suppose to...
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    That's what I do but the branch is 50 miles away...

    That's what I do but the branch is 50 miles away from the home office where the quotes come from. You would think this large distributor would be better but it's consistently not. I shouldn't have to...
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    If it were 1964 I could tell you that Johnson...

    If it were 1964 I could tell you that Johnson Service Company is a very good company to work for as I was an application engineer there. But that was a few years back.
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    As you know there is only one supplier of Trane...

    As you know there is only one supplier of Trane residential units in the Seattle area & I have found their prices to be all over the place depending on who you call & talk to. Then, when I pick up...
  6. Thread: Crane signaling

    by DeltaT
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    Did you guys know at one time years ago there was...

    Did you guys know at one time years ago there was no crane movement signal standards? Maybe that's why I always talk to the crane operator before every lift...never thought about that before. My...
  7. Thread: Crane signaling

    by DeltaT
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    To further clarify cause all of us have different...

    To further clarify cause all of us have different experience I, typically do not have large tonnage lifts, so my directions are much simpler than what a lot of you guys have. Still metal is lifted of...
  8. Thread: Crane signaling

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    Really. Even though my signals are the universal...

    Really. Even though my signals are the universal standard signals but I want to make sure he & I are on the same track. I pretty much don't assume anything. Ridiculous huh?
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    Is that one of the new reflective duct...

    Is that one of the new reflective duct resonators? And the gas line is a variable height repulse fixator. For the drain...that is pure artistic!
  10. Thread: Crane signaling

    by DeltaT
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    Every crane job I ever do I take a minute to show...

    Every crane job I ever do I take a minute to show the operator my signals. They are very down to earth & common sense. He agrees & we lift. Plus I never lift something off the ground or off a...
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    I will use fittings on some split systems where...

    I will use fittings on some split systems where necessary cause sometimes it's just easier & faster. But on mini splits I never use fittings & use my bender from one point to the other.
  12. This, most likely, is not obama's last year. His...

    This, most likely, is not obama's last year. His methods have put him into a position that with one strike by him in some fashion our US house will collapse on us and around us. While he has gotten...
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    PHM As I remember that was one of the first...

    PHM
    As I remember that was one of the first rotary vane vacuum pumps. And they basically lasted forever as long as the oil was at the proper level, clean & the seal around that front shaft was good....
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    That's impossible. Must be painted on there....

    That's impossible. Must be painted on there. Imagine what this guys service van looks like inside.
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    I can't really tell by the pictures but the power...

    I can't really tell by the pictures but the power feed should be looped down somewhat to keep the rain from running down to the terminal cover box. I realize the wire terminal are above but any time...
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    Once again, a triac is used in most electronic...

    Once again, a triac is used in most electronic control system no matter what the manufacturer. What the manufacturer is tell you is that something in the main control panel will no longer supply the...
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    A triac is basically a power switching relay...

    A triac is basically a power switching relay operating on electronic principals. It's best to look up the word tria in any electronics dictionary for a full description.
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    Wow, can't believe this post is still going on....

    Wow, can't believe this post is still going on. Have not read the last few pages but here is what I still know since 2005 when this post started.

    I still have a lot of building with the original...
  19. Then what do I do when I get to town?

    Then what do I do when I get to town?
  20. Catching the moth is the difficult part.

    Catching the moth is the difficult part.
  21. I will never happen simple because of the use of...

    I will never happen simple because of the use of the word "fair" which will be the central subject of disagreement forever and ever. What is "fair" to one person or group is not "fair" to another....
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    Yep, there are 5 package units sitting on curbs...

    Yep, there are 5 package units sitting on curbs all around this satellite. I'm sure it took a lot of work running that cable down inside the double wall, which is where it is as far as I can see.
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    Interesting Satellite Hook Up

    Saw this yesterday on roof of office building for Satellite Hook up. Guess when you have to find a way to get a wire up to the roof any opening that you can make589721589731 will do......
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    Oldest Guages I've ever seen

    Guy wanted $49.00. I already have so many gauges I'm not going to spend $49 to have these sit around. Oldest I've ever seen.
    587551587561587571587581
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    Dan Holohan in your area?

    Dan's getting ready to retire. This is his last year, he says, and is making the rounds one more time. I just spent a day here when he came to Seattle and he is well worth the time and money.

    If...
  26. Thread: just curious

    by DeltaT
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    I've worked with a few. One master electrician...

    I've worked with a few. One master electrician lady is very precise & makes sure everything is up to code & properly installed. They I work with a few handy women who have their maintenance companies...
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    From experience you stand a much better chance to...

    From experience you stand a much better chance to get all the neighbors to pitch in and hire an off duty cop to watch the neighborhood. They know what to look for, can take down license plates...
  28. It depends on who you are. The average workers...

    It depends on who you are. The average workers house has rebounded a little. The in demand neighborhoods in the wealthy parts of town still sell high due to the lack of housing available but overall...
  29. Mortgages are not that important anymore to banks...

    Mortgages are not that important anymore to banks as other ways of making money at a lower risk has replaced "the average American home owner" concept that we all grew up with. Notice that on the...
  30. X2 Once again, as long as the present...

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    Once again, as long as the present administration & all those that follow them continue to get us to argue about the color of the paint on the wall they can still remain undetected as they...
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    There doesn't seem to be any support for the...

    There doesn't seem to be any support for the piping/manifold & cept the pipe itself on both sides. The supply seems to be headed down hill from the weight maybe. I'd support those pipes.
  32. Thread: Error Code 1621

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    I don't mind companies making better goods &...

    I don't mind companies making better goods & services. What I mind is whenthey modify my ppossessions to make them unworkable. Look at all the trash these policies make
  33. Thread: Error Code 1621

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    Same here but stopping the "Install Program"...

    Same here but stopping the "Install Program" found in the msconfig is done by MS in their process of updating or whatever you want to call it. A firewall or mal-ware has no influence on this...
  34. Thread: Error Code 1621

    by DeltaT
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    Error Code 1621

    Installing a few newer programs on my office computer & continued to get error code 1621. I have Windows XP on all 4 of my computers which has never given me one problem until today.

    Error code...
  35. It's above 20% to a reasonably calculating...

    It's above 20% to a reasonably calculating person. And it's getting more each day. Large company owes me about $1800 for doing some geo HP troubleshooting last November. Have yet to get paid. Manager...
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    That is a 70's or so cooling tower with head...

    That is a 70's or so cooling tower with head pressure control. Due to the modultroll damper motor on top it's in the 70's. The compressor inside of the building will tell you the tonnage but since...
  37. Thanks to "the News" for the gift certificate

    Last year, Jan14, I received a letter from "the News" that looked like some kind of advertisement. I set it aside & it has wandered around my desk for that time. Today I took a closer look & it's a...
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    I look like crap but I work.

    I look like crap but I work.
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    Did it work?

    Did it work?
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    Find a new (old) Honeywell T7300. They don't use...

    Find a new (old) Honeywell T7300. They don't use relays but use a solid state relay. There should be some still around.
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    It's really up to you on what you want. The...

    It's really up to you on what you want. The question is not one man or big man shop. Both have pluses and negatives. You just need to find out where you fit the best and the only way to do that is...
  42. Had my share both male & female. Most memorable...

    Had my share both male & female. Most memorable was in Alexandria Virginia in the early 70's. Found weak circuit breaker in garage panel. Called company electrician as it was one of those that took a...
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    There has always been an interesting technical...

    There has always been an interesting technical argument concerning the installation location of these heat pump HW tanks. If installed inside such as the basement or laundry room even with an exhaust...
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    I use to work on my share of ETech's HW heat...

    I use to work on my share of ETech's HW heat pumps. Almost the same thing happened in that most problems I found were problems any basic HVAC guy/gal could find and solve. One had a leaking schrader...
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    Tools -- A tirp back to the 70's

    This gentleman has some tools on EBay that I have not seen in years. Like going back in time....
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    As primarily a trouble shooter for systems this...

    As primarily a trouble shooter for systems this is a common occurrence of my business. I know of one public building in my area that had the password changed the night before the original installing...
  47. Thread: Old Walk-in

    by DeltaT
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    Beautiful. If I remember correctly those are...

    Beautiful. If I remember correctly those are covered with a porcelain type material with paint schemes directly from the factory. The inside wall are thick with galvanized walls which usually rust...
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    That system, most likely, is not a true pool room...

    That system, most likely, is not a true pool room application but one made to act like one I'm betting. There was a company manufacturer called tempmaster that is now Wattmaster but has nothing to do...
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    Thanks. That's the one. Appreciate your inputs &...

    Thanks. That's the one. Appreciate your inputs & efforts.
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    Techmar Reset Model ?

    Radiant floor reset for a pool room that has been painted over, failed & I can't find any info or replacement info. The local Techmar distributor is not always friendly so no help from them as of...
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