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    I know someone who did that. Project Started with...

    I know someone who did that. Project Started with a Buckled Basement Wall. They Bumped out the Basement there, installed Egress Skylights. The Room has a Fibreglass with glass window door between...
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    Broan has some quiet 1.0 Zone inline ventilation...

    Broan has some quiet 1.0 Zone inline ventilation fans.
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    Years ago I had a Meniscus "Repair" if I knew...

    Years ago I had a Meniscus "Repair" if I knew then, what I know now, I never would of had it done. They cut part of the Meniscus out, no "repair" is involved. Get yourself a pair of three pound wrap...
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    Never mind I found it, Low Speed is Delta, High...

    Never mind I found it, Low Speed is Delta, High Speed is Wye. Low speed 1, 2, 3 powered 4, 5, 6 open. High Speed 4, 5, 6 powered 1, 2, 3 joined together. Sorry should have said joined not shorted,...
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    Never mind I found it, Low Speed is Delta, High...

    Never mind I found it, Low Speed is Delta, High Speed is Wye. Low speed 1, 2, 3 powered 4, 5, 6 open. High Speed 4, 5, 6 powered 1, 2, 3 shorted together.
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    Yes, it's a least 12 ft in the air, on a...

    Yes, it's a least 12 ft in the air, on a GreenHeck Cabinet fan. The way the room is, it's scary just to change the belt. I also bench test single phase motors after I put them in the blower housings....
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    State Government Shop.

    State Government Shop.
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    3 Phase 2 Speed Motor.

    I have to put a Pig Tail and bench test this motor before I install it in an exhaust fan. There is no Wiring diagram in the box. Does anyone have a wiring diagram?? BTW I don't do the final wiring...
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    Years ago, (Approx. 30 years) they'd fine you big...

    Years ago, (Approx. 30 years) they'd fine you big time in Arlington / Alexandria, VA. and the District for leaving water spraying on a condenser. The only way we could get away with it was to keep...
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    I guess the reporters never heard of Fuses,...

    I guess the reporters never heard of Fuses, Circuit Breakers, Shunt Trips, and Grid Monitoring by Humans. It is Scary we can't manufacture the Transformers and have to depend on a Foreign Country.
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    I went down for Hurricane Jeanne to help get Cell...

    I went down for Hurricane Jeanne to help get Cell Sites back up and running. We found a Carrier two stage RTU on the middle of the road. There was nothing nearby it could of come off of. We rescued...
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    You can get in a lot of trouble taping over a...

    You can get in a lot of trouble taping over a breaker that is on. I turned a breaker off at work, taped over it, with red duct tape and tagged it. Our "Company Snitch" tried to get me suspended over...
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    Yes, my Mom's unit is in her garage, she lives in...

    Yes, my Mom's unit is in her garage, she lives in Central Florida. I took the breaker out, put a piece of metal over the breaker hole, and sealed it. I caulked around were the wire went into the...
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    Eww, wife I try to not run those service calls....

    Eww, wife I try to not run those service calls. :gah:
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    Don't worry the OSHA Inspector will be out, to...

    Don't worry the OSHA Inspector will be out, to look at the "Chalk Outline," and to measure how far you fell.
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    Over Fifteen years ago I suggest to a major Ice...

    Over Fifteen years ago I suggest to a major Ice Machine manufacture that they precool the incoming water with the dump water at the end of the cycle. Also that the incoming water would flow over the...
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    One I saw was cut out for an iPad installed in a...

    One I saw was cut out for an iPad installed in a LifeProof Case, I wonder if they recut the foam. I thought that ticket book was simpler than the one on the website.
  18. "Latest: Inmate Dies after botched execution" ...

    "Latest: Inmate Dies after botched execution" What was "Botched," about it? He went into the execution chamber alive and came out dead.
  19. Thread: Got Ants?

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    Got Ants?

    They drove me crazy last year, put out Bait and they walked around it. Sprayed inside and outside, and the next day they were back. This year I'm trying Terro Liquid Ant Baits. At first they walked...
  20. Wow; now I can use my 100% efficient Amish Heater...

    Wow; now I can use my 100% efficient Amish Heater in the Summer!




    The Amish don't use the internet, right?? :eek2: Living in Amish, "Mafia?" country can be rough.
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    They have 10' x 10' x 10' old buildings here in...

    They have 10' x 10' x 10' old buildings here in Southern Maryland that sit about two feet off the ground. I noticed they looked like they caught fire, but the fire went out before it could burn thru....
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    iPad Ticket Book??

    I was at a supply house and saw a Tech. that had an iPad in a LifeProof Case, and that was inside an Aluminum Ticket book that had foam padding around it. Didn't think to ask where he got this. I've...
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    I never did get one, they got a Snake Camera at...

    I never did get one, they got a Snake Camera at work and it was supposed to Bluetooth, but I could never get it to work. The screen is the size of two Postage Stamps, so it is pretty useless.
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    Do an internet search for Singapore SIA68.

    Do an internet search for Singapore SIA68.
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    Contact the Company that made the Sunroom they...

    Contact the Company that made the Sunroom they should be able to tell you. They will need to know what side of the house the Sunroom is on. North, South, East or West.
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    I eat Garlic too. I've worked on gravel roofs...

    I eat Garlic too. I've worked on gravel roofs that are covered with Chiggers. Not one of them touched me, while other guys get eaten alive.
  27. I remember driving almost to Ocean City, lateon a...

    I remember driving almost to Ocean City, lateon a Friday afternoon, during the Summer. Half of a Target Store was without AC, the company that monitored the Automated Logic System couldn't access...
  28. Are you sure about CCW laws in Hawaii? I was out...

    Are you sure about CCW laws in Hawaii? I was out there and noticed almost all the private guards carried guns, both concealed and open. Also I saw a lot of people carrying guns, with warmer climate,...
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    I like using High Vacuum Sealant, paint it on the...

    I like using High Vacuum Sealant, paint it on the Flare while the vacuum pump is running. It will seal any Micro leaks in the flare, keep dirt, ice out of the flare nut, while keeping it from...
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    I was trying to figure out when that was after I...

    I was trying to figure out when that was after I posted. It was the Summer of 1979, we were setting condensers at new Townhouses. Two of us did eight in a day, picked up the units, set the slabs, set...
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    The Aircraft was Equiped with an Emergency...

    The Aircraft was Equiped with an Emergency Locator Beacon, it should have gone off from a sudden loss of altitude, impact, or contact with water. No signal was received from the air craft....
  32. Love the House wiring going thru the same hole as...

    Love the House wiring going thru the same hole as the Plumbing. Saddle valve is a violation here along with the Solder joint so close to the wood joist. Solder Joints must be X number of pipe...
  33. I let the Mechanical Engineer handle it, the...

    I let the Mechanical Engineer handle it, the extra reliefs stayed. The building was a new daycare center, so I understood why the extra reliefs. By valuing off the Boiler or Chiller you could have...
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    Per DOT Regulations, I believe it's illegal to...

    Per DOT Regulations, I believe it's illegal to travel with gauges hooked to your tanks. Also I strap my tanks down beside the Wheel wells, as that's the hardest place to damage in an Accident.
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    Charge it till you get the coldest supply...

    Charge it till you get the coldest supply temperature. Boss actually made up digital thermometers with 75 foot of cord.
  36. Inspector Failed my Whirlpool tub, because the...

    Inspector Failed my Whirlpool tub, because the Exhaust fan wasn't bonded to the tub pump. It's 9.5 Feet above the outer edge of the tub. He didn't require a bond to the shower valve, which is...
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    This is what I don't understand. If you look at...

    This is what I don't understand. If you look at my house via Google Earth you can tell I have a central chimney with three teracota flues. You can just make out one of the sewer vent pipes, the other...
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    I worked for a company that would not insure my...

    I worked for a company that would not insure my tools, so I put their tools in easy reach and my tools locked in cabinets; that I reinforced. :yes:
  39. Sticky: Why aren't manufactures putting full color wiring...

    Why aren't manufactures putting full color wiring diagrams in units. Aaon has had them for over fifteen years. Makes it a lot easier on us older guys, that are now using reading glasses. PS, from...
  40. I found Flared Copper tubing works best. Use a...

    I found Flared Copper tubing works best. Use a Zero loss Schrader tool, to hook 1/4" to a Schrader port. I use 3/8" on larger commercial equipment. Even with a 1/4" to 3/8" adapter it's faster going...
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    To get the Rebate from SMECO, you have to give...

    To get the Rebate from SMECO, you have to give the utility your old electric water heater.
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    Not sure if it's a particular person or a batch....

    Not sure if it's a particular person or a batch. Saw this at a Carrier Factory in the mid-80's. They made all Aluminum coils, and Copper / Aluminum coils there. The all Aluminum coil ends were...
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    I looked into one, to put in the basement....

    I looked into one, to put in the basement. Present Electric Water Heater is under a full set of stairs, with two sides open. There was not enough free area to install the heater there.
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    It's from Quality Control at the Factory.

    It's from Quality Control at the Factory.
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    I would still put a lid switch on it, no fun...

    I would still put a lid switch on it, no fun being on a late night service call and having a dead battery because you forgot. NAPA's Part No. DJ6330SB, is a self adjusting switch, you'll need the...
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    I've used the Brother TZ Wire marking tapes and...

    I've used the Brother TZ Wire marking tapes and clear shrink tubing over that.
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    I launched a Sears Furnace, with the bosses help....

    I launched a Sears Furnace, with the bosses help. Sears Service had put the wrong gas valve in it. :gah: Then we got called by the HO :eek2:
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    Be careful about your blood pressure, it can go...

    Be careful about your blood pressure, it can go way up. Even just getting your hands or feet cold can cause it to go up.
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    I like my Swisstool, I can access the knifes, and...

    I like my Swisstool, I can access the knifes, and screw driver without opening the tool. Also I can fold the tools back in or flip the tool to fold the pliers in one handed. The tool is magnetic,...
  50. Every time I talk to a PE, I beg him not to use...

    Every time I talk to a PE, I beg him not to use these, unless it's higher than ten feet for a horizontal throw. Fourteen feet for a vertical throw. I absolutely hate them in any office environment.
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