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    Local 638 switch to Local 30 anyone?

    Hey all,
    I'am currently a 638B Journeymen and have five years with the union. A friend wants me to apply to his company which is Local 30 doing HVAC service in NYC and parts of Long Island....
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    Hey master. I've been trying to get a job in the...

    Hey master. I've been trying to get a job in the long island branch but no luck. Is this post new?
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    Worked for two co. myself

    I worked for Del-Air and ARS when I lived in Orlando. Would not recommend working for either. Def. try Trane,JCI, OR Carrier. I was only in Orlando for 4 years before I moved back to New York and...
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    At the end of the show Rafael put in the...

    At the end of the show Rafael put in the disconnect and the compressor came on but the fan didnt. Do they have low pressure controls for the condenser in the west coast in residential.
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    From what I was told the system was running for...

    From what I was told the system was running for about 3 months so I'm assuming rotation is ok. It serve's a computer room. Dont think its any larger than a 5 ton and line-set is only one floor not...
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    Ever hit a locked scroll to bring it back?

    Only worked on this liebert system for a short time so no models or serial numbers. Its a split air cooled system with a small Copeland scroll compressor. When i got to the call the comp was out on...
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    City-Mult question

    Hey all,
    Installed a Mitsubishi City Multi about a year ago. Had to go back about a month ago found a poorly installed compression fitting and loss the charge. So after fixing the fitting...
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    Replacing gasket/spring on low-loss hoses

    Hey all,
    Having a problem with my low-loss hoses. I have the snap-ring pliers to pull the outer shell and can change the gasket easily. I would like to remove the cover to access the spring but...
  9. Thread: Jobs in NYC?

    by RCAVH
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    My advice to you

    I too graduated from TCI about 10 years ago but that was when the economy was better. My advice would be to look clean and neat. Put on a collar shirt and walk into the office with your resume in...
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    Went to TCI

    I went to T.C.I in 2001 and thought it was a pretty good. It was on the pricey side but cheaper then college at the time. I'm pretty sure you will get EPA Cert. and possibly NATE. The hands on...
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    Local 638B Metal trades service fitter NYC

    Local 638B Metal trades service fitter NYC
  12. Thread: Local 638 bros

    by RCAVH
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    That stinks.

    Hopefully things will get better. Buddy of mine just started at Trane out of Hauppauge NY. You think they would hire within. I would just call every 638 shop or personally walk in. Sometimes if they...
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    Continental 75 Ton Chiller Barrel

    Been working on this Continental chiller dont have the model number in front of me. Basically had one of the techs condemn the chiller barrel due to restriction on one of the five circuts. Four out...
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    Fell off mall ladder, Helicoptered to hospital

    Hey all,
    Just feel like posting this not sure why maybe just to let everyone know to be careful out there. Been doing HVAC for about 10 years now and never had an accident and considered myself...
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    Get a lot more than 20 bucks an hour. I

    Get a lot more than 20 bucks an hour. I
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    I worked at del-air too

    I worked for Del-Air from '03-'06. I moved out of Florida since then. I worked in the Retail division when they had the shop in lake mary. Is Greg Spitzer still the manager over there? Who still...
  17. Thread: 4 Day work week

    by RCAVH
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    yeah 638b is still 8hr days 40 hrs a week. I dont...

    yeah 638b is still 8hr days 40 hrs a week. I dont think this 4 days will last very long it always breaks all at once. Plus the union is allowing us B guys to do our pipe jobs instead of having to...
  18. Thread: 4 Day work week

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    4 Day work week

    Well its official just told we will be working 4 days a week unless needed. My office manager told me that she would apply for unemployment for the one day (20%) and I think the union throws a little...
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    Couldnt agree more. This post should be deleted...

    Couldnt agree more. This post should be deleted somehow, it doesnt look good.
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    who asked you??

    who asked you??
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    im not asking whos union or aniti union. Just a...

    im not asking whos union or aniti union. Just a simple question if anybody went to the meeting. You guys are ridiculous with all the arguments. Nobody cares what you think. now go pay your $35 co-pay...
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    What are you an *******?

    What are you an *******?
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    thanks for the info

    thanks for the info
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    Anyone go to local 638B (NYC) Union meeting

    I was unable to attend this meeting. I heard only 40 people showed out of 2700. I also heard out of 2700 members 100 are jobless and they cant crack down on non-union co. working on union jobs....
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    Thats what i'm talking about. Every retail...

    Thats what i'm talking about. Every retail account I go on filters hammered.
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    that filter doesnt even look that bad. its...

    that filter doesnt even look that bad. its probably low on gas
  27. Thread: Home Depot & ARS

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    I worked for ARS in orlando before I moved back...

    I worked for ARS in orlando before I moved back to NY. They were owned by service experts but no longer. We were doing home depot work and then they lost it. All of our tech were paid by incentive...
  28. Thread: Redneck Vacuum

    by RCAVH
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    I have the same one its made by Robinar. You...

    I have the same one its made by Robinar. You gotta keep that belt tight. LOL
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    liquid line looks like crap

    liquid line looks like crap
  30. this guy sounds like an idiot! haha!

    this guy sounds like an idiot! haha!
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    we just got a guy from HI TECH that got laid so...

    we just got a guy from HI TECH that got laid so not to sure about them plus they dont pay travel time. I guess i really cant complain im still working. Thanks for the input
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    Can you charge a system by using amperage?

    Hey all,
    Well I searched all over and couldnt find my answer. Could sombody guide me in the right direction. I have always charged my a/c systems by use of SH SC depending on metering device...
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    Local 638B Tech looking for job in Long Island

    Hey all,
    I am currently in Local 638 as a 4 year tech. Looking for a 638 shop with more Long Island work. The company I currently work for has become 100% Manhatttan making it difficult to get...
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    split the coils! Its probably a mat in between

    split the coils! Its probably a mat in between
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    So I'm assuming Carrier building services is the...

    So I'm assuming Carrier building services is the same as just Carrier? And this is 638B shop and you are a member. Thanks for the info
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    so I'm guessing you dont work for Carrier which...

    so I'm guessing you dont work for Carrier which was my question? Yeah they both have pros and cons big co. vs small co. The smaller ones try to get away with a lot more if you ask me? Thanks for the...
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    Anyone employed by Carrier??

    Hey guys,
    I work for a small shop in the NY area but for a big union. I have been thinking about trying to hook up with a bigger company like Trane or Carrier in the same Union (Local...
  38. Thread: Goodman install

    by RCAVH
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    let it go and move on

    looks good im sure it works now lets move on
  39. Yeah you guys are def. right. I was thinking...

    Yeah you guys are def. right. I was thinking about living in PA and commuting to the city so I could stay with local 638. I have been with 638 for about 1 year now and dont plan on leaving. Before...
  40. N.Y.C. Local 638 Mech. looking to relocate to PA

    Hello to all,
    I currently work for a local 638B shop on Long Island NY and service the 5 boros. I am interested in moving to East Stroudsburg P.A I found 1 638 shop in that area but I'm...
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