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    Gorman Rupp Industries 149 Series Pump

    It is probably too late for this response but here goes... That pump is GRI Series 149, motor bearings are NSK 6000V (a big job to replace) and impeller & seal kit is GRI part # 02501-245 (easy to...
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    If you google "air to liquid heat exchanger"...

    If you google "air to liquid heat exchanger" you'll find a multitude of possible suitable replacements. These are very common in the solar and outdoor wood/coal/used oil fired "alternative" boiler...
  3. Thread: Alaska cruise

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    I know several people who have tried Princess...

    I know several people who have tried Princess Lines 7 day round trip cruise from Seattle (WA) or Vancouver (BC) and they seemed happy with the price and amenities. My wife and I may try it in 2014,...
  4. Also looks like a bit of corrosion due to some...

    Also looks like a bit of corrosion due to some high humidity or perhaps liquid contact? Water and electricity don't mix well...
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    That looks a lot like my old 1966 Suzuki X6...

    That looks a lot like my old 1966 Suzuki X6 Hustler (250cc 2 stroke with oil injection)...
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    Was recently informed that the Heat Transfer...

    Was recently informed that the Heat Transfer Products (Massachusetts) model "Elite Plus" boiler apparently uses this ebmpapst LambdaConstant blower and gas valve system, and there may be other North...
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    This is a burner technology that uses electronic...

    This is a burner technology that uses electronic motor speed control, electronic gas valve flow control and a mass air flow sensor to continuously vary the air fuel mixture for optimum combustion...
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    So I guess after all this time that no one in...

    So I guess after all this time that no one in North America is into this stuff? Sort of disappointing...
  9. Yes they are expensive to install, but if they...

    Yes they are expensive to install, but if they are maintained properly, they seem to last forever. I currently have two 50K BTU forced air furnaces (93%) and two 40 gallon gas fired hot water heaters...
  10. Yes! Was fed by a boiler system and basically was...

    Yes! Was fed by a boiler system and basically was terrific...
  11. X2! In a previous life myself and a co-worker...

    X2! In a previous life myself and a co-worker were training about 140 NorTel employees (10 per session) on optical fiber multiplexors, we told them that to be competent you should understand and use...
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    Have got a Mac Pro and two PC type desktops plus...

    Have got a Mac Pro and two PC type desktops plus a PC laptop, and they are all fine. Pros and cons for both, but have been involved with the technology since the 70's (PDP-11) so it's really just a...
  13. Have a Rinnai tankless in our investment house,...

    Have a Rinnai tankless in our investment house, have two regular gas tanks in our own house, and had an indirect in our old house. Out of all those, would have to say the indirect gave the most...
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    Well, the relatives in Anaheim have them, I'm...

    Well, the relatives in Anaheim have them, I'm going over to the local electrical wholesaler this week and see if they carry them, just curious...
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    Well, closer investigation on my part seems to...

    Well, closer investigation on my part seems to indicate that they are legal here, but very rarely used and are sort of frowned on. Personally have never ever used one, and this thread was actually my...
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    OK Folks... I guess we are not as advanced as...

    OK Folks...

    I guess we are not as advanced as you in the USA, have not encountered any dual breakers that only contact one phase, one more lesson learned...

    I looked at my Alberta Electrical...
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    In Canada & USA, each alternate vertical position...

    In Canada & USA, each alternate vertical position is normally opposite phase, horizontals are same phase, so that picture the OP posted should work as 240VAC unless there is something else wrong. The...
  18. We in Alberta allegedly have the toughest...

    We in Alberta allegedly have the toughest distracted driving legislation in North America, but that still didn't stop me from getting hit by a person using a cell phone. There is no easy answer,...
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    Not just medicine, the USA is always on the hunt...

    Not just medicine, the USA is always on the hunt for talent that someone else paid for, right now is a bad time for trades. On the other hand, Canada is just the same and just as fussy about people...
  20. Thread: Home made tools

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    Sort of looks like something a friend built, he...

    Sort of looks like something a friend built, he called it "The Drop of Doom"...

    Good job!... :)
  21. Thread: Home made tools

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    Not About Home Made Tools

    So I know your answer is 4 years old, but have recently become verrrry interested in the Lennox Pulse technology and of course always have been interested in the Amana HTM heat exchanger. Care to...
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    Hmmm... I see now why I moved/live to/in...

    Hmmm...

    I see now why I moved/live to/in Canada...

    Education is the key to getting good jobs and keeping them, but some people don't seem to want to encourage/pay for education publicly, so...
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    Yes, a bad neutral will really make your day...

    Yes, a bad neutral will really make your day...
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    A friend just sent this to me, I'm posting it...

    A friend just sent this to me, I'm posting it here without the photo of the little old lady and her gun... looks like a .44 magnum revolver...

    "New Senior Health Plan


    You're a sick senior...
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    You know, I think someone in another part of this...

    You know, I think someone in another part of this site told me (or implied) that different races were different in capabilities, and I was just PO'd and didn't respond any more. WE are all human...
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    I believe that everyone can check this...

    <SNIP>

    I believe that everyone can check this out for themselves, but the U.S. Armed Forces were the very first organization (in the USA) to "officially" integrate people of colour as "human...
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    Illegal aliens have some effect on the economy,...

    Illegal aliens have some effect on the economy, but the negative effects we hear about are mostly blown out of proportion I think. Who will do the gardening, housekeeping, vegetable harvesting, etc....
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    Well, if you have got a NAIT or SAIT diploma plus...

    Well, if you have got a NAIT or SAIT diploma plus a Red Seal, you may just outdo our "cousins" in terms of qualifications, so why not try?...

    Just some old fart... "Who doesn't know anything"
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    I wish you well, and hope that life for you will...

    I wish you well, and hope that life for you will be good, that's all we can (any one of us) hope for...
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    Have a run over to...

    Have a run over to http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis and click on "temporary nonimmigrant workers" and you'll come up with a lot of information. It is however unlikely that you'll be accepted...
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    Besides the MSO fix, you can also use most...

    Besides the MSO fix, you can also use most digital camera software, I use "ZoomBrowser EX" from Canon, select the pictures you want to mail, and click on internet, then you can size them/shrink them...
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    Good old Neal Boortz... Quite the character,...

    Good old Neal Boortz...

    Quite the character, and actually has a lot of good thoughts too!...

    Just my :.02:
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    Well. the closest we got to any military facility...

    Well. the closest we got to any military facility was when we went through the place where the Soviet financed nuclear power station was being built (Cienfuegos), don't recall that prison off...
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    Well, I know someone who had a heart operation...

    Well, I know someone who had a heart operation (triple bypass) in Calgary (not mentioned in your post) so I don't really know what "complicated" means in this context. We have had cases where someone...
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    Well, our rented van broke down and we had to...

    Well, our rented van broke down and we had to stay a few days in Havana plus get accomodations for both our driver and guide/interpreter. My brother in law and I had drinks at that open air bar in...
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    Never mind the Brits, they were largely...

    Never mind the Brits, they were largely preoccupied with Napolean and other European WARwithals and "such"...

    You forgot about Tecumseh and our Native allies, without whose help we (or is it...
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    OOOps! We met quite a few folks from the USA...

    OOOps!

    We met quite a few folks from the USA while there (came in from Mexico or the Dominican Republic... they both use those loose sheets of paper), but in terms of health care, I wouldn't want...
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    You apparently don't understand that it is NOT...

    You apparently don't understand that it is NOT "free" healthcare, people do pay for it but premiums are spread out and equalized via taxation (no rising scale based on income). Single user pay is not...
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    You are welcome to believe whatever you like, and...

    You are welcome to believe whatever you like, and I'm willing to let you, as long as you pay for it. Just ask anyone in Canada who kept their private insurance (after universality) if they still have...
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    So spilling blood isn't enough?... Am thinking...

    So spilling blood isn't enough?...

    Am thinking there are undoubtedtly some here who have contributed mightily to the USA and likely are a tad PO'd at some of what is going on here. Funny how the...
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    Well, to be rational, I'll just have to keep on...

    Well, to be rational, I'll just have to keep on trying to quote some of the more progressive States' policies, and am trying not to get involved in the religious/political debates (whoa!!!!!!!!)...
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    Well, no MD's drove us, lots of highly educated...

    Well, no MD's drove us, lots of highly educated people in the tourist trade there though... hope you didn't have your passport stamped, GWB had a special $200K levy for folks like you...

    Unless......
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    So did you read any of those posts about what is...

    So did you read any of those posts about what is happening in MA or AK or OR? Change is coming.

    As far as socialized, that is NOT what we have in Canada, if you ever bothered to read any of my...
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    So I'm unsure of how the Patient Protection and...

    So I'm unsure of how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or "Obamacare") has affected you in a negative way, unless your private insurance has limitations ("deductibles" you call it...
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    The vitriol is getting to me a bit, so I thought...

    The vitriol is getting to me a bit, so I thought everyone would like a peek at what Alaska is doing lately... Can't get more Republican or American than "The last Frontier" can you?

    Have a peek at...
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    Well, how about this little gem from the "Center...

    Well, how about this little gem from the "Center for American Progress" outlining some of Massachusetts' experiences at http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2011/04/mvf_healthcare_mass.html
    ...
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    Four Health Care Models

    Just as an aside to get back on track maybe...

    Here's a link to a PBS one page short description of the (they claim) four health care models in use in the world today... it's only 1 page...
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    I noted that you mentioned no one had responded...

    I noted that you mentioned no one had responded to your post...

    If you are a legal immigrant or applying for resident status and you've paid the application fees, you can qualify for health care...
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    Like that "BlackNet native iPad typewriter" and...

    Like that "BlackNet native iPad typewriter" and the smile on the dog's face. Pretty funny and creative...
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    Not making stuff up, and sure don't want to take...

    Not making stuff up, and sure don't want to take from others, just that there are rights and wrongs in life, this bias against basic health care for all is just morally wrong.

    I consider myself to...
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