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    I guess that is all very true Jayhawker, but I...

    I guess that is all very true Jayhawker, but I graduated with an AOS have only been in the field for a couple years so I think taking the cert at least once might be good for me. I agree on the...
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    Thanx alot guys. I will look into the RSES thing....

    Thanx alot guys. I will look into the RSES thing. I live in Colorado and am not sure if they have a branch out here. Good to know that Nor Chris's book is a winner too. How much did the tyest cost to...
  3. I was just wondering what everyone does when PM'n...

    I was just wondering what everyone does when PM'n a light commercial packaged rooftop unit? I was chatting with a couple of techs today that do far less then we do during PMs and then another bunch...
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    Anyone here have experience with Lennox T-Series...

    Anyone here have experience with Lennox T-Series Packaged RTU's? A customer of mine is wondering if he should replace a lot of GCS11's with them or if he should go with the L Series. I have a lot of...
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    If ya ever drag your ass to Colorado I'll buy ya...

    If ya ever drag your ass to Colorado I'll buy ya a beer. Hell, I'll buy ya two. Quite a deal I'd say.
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    I'm sorry John, I thought you might be trying to...

    I'm sorry John, I thought you might be trying to throw me or somthing. You think I would know better, we've spent so much time together... I'll take your advice on using my time with the family to my...
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    [/B] John are you "bigtime" as well? I’m...

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    John are you "bigtime" as well? I’m confused by the last post with your name on it.

    Yes I do check the Refrigerant on all the systems I do at work and on side jobs. I do a...
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^Yeah that sounds right.^^^^^^^^^^^^^^...

    ^^^^^^^^^^^Yeah that sounds right.^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I am pulling 285 Lbs of '22 out of 24 units in two weeks. I'll check with the local code guys on this. It's our stuff and would like to keep it. But...
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    ““…What “expert” or “seasoned” veteran in this...

    ““…What “expert” or “seasoned” veteran in this forum has sided with you on this point? Based on your limited field experience, not one of your fellow colleagues has endorsed your “side work”. What...
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    How much R-22 can I store in Recovery tanks b4...

    How much R-22 can I store in Recovery tanks b4 the man comes to get me? I cannot find this info in any of my books. Anyone?
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    To answer your question John... If I am putting...

    To answer your question John... If I am putting in Res units to code, doing the load calcs for the proper size, buying my customers quality units (Goodman), doing the warranty work for free, and...
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    My comment was not for you John. I felt the butt...

    My comment was not for you John. I felt the butt kissing was comming from Blackbird. I figure it would be a cold day in the August of Hell itself before you would kiss someones ass, you just don't...
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    Extra Post. [Edited by mike4hvac on 08-10-2005...

    Extra Post.

    [Edited by mike4hvac on 08-10-2005 at 09:45 AM]
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    SOLD!

    SOLD!
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    Re: john dalton

    Yes with majic x-ray vision. Now can I be your friend?

    Just had to get in on the butt kissing. LOL.
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    I worked in the Food Retail Biz four many years...

    I worked in the Food Retail Biz four many years and come to think of it...every single cooler or freezer we had had defrost heaters. The crazy thing are the cooler units that can become freezer boxes...
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    Because thats where the magic dust is.

    Because thats where the magic dust is.
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    Oh, and I never claimed to be a Chiller "Top...

    Oh, and I never claimed to be a Chiller "Top Gun". LOL. But we are doing well with the units we service. We do not do every chiller in Boulder County, unless there are only two systems. I have a...
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    Yeah John, I have to say that all in all I...

    Yeah John,
    I have to say that all in all I think your a good guy and sound like really a good tech, I don't know if you would be game for it but I woulden't mind splitting a sixer and picking your...
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    Yes John, I was slamming in a reply that I only...

    Yes John, I was slamming in a reply that I only had about 20 seconds to write between jobs, I am fast on a key board when pressed but unfortunately this time my grammar suffered. I am humiliated. I...
  21. Cool I'll pick it up next week.

    Cool I'll pick it up next week.
  22. ...and if so what can I expect to get out of that...

    ...and if so what can I expect to get out of that tome. I am going to take my NATE test in a few months for core instalation and AC install and a few other speacialties. Does your book cover all the...
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^I guess thats the thing about...

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^I guess thats the thing about Colorado. There is no state mechanical license. Each County has its own. Now some counties simply require you to pay a fee of like $100.00 or so and show...
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    Well if I start failing then you'll really have a...

    Well if I start failing then you'll really have a point. Half of the service I do has to do with ****ty workmanship done by someone else, so I know that there are at least as many hacks in this field...
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    John, I have a Mechanical License for the...

    John,
    I have a Mechanical License for the county I installed the splits. I also obtained permits from the city for all systems but my own. But you don’t need a permit for doing service work, you...
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    Nice stories guys.

    Nice stories guys.
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    Man I already asked it of myself 'cause I...

    Man I already asked it of myself 'cause I coulden't believe the quality could be that bad. Gone through every wire like a chimp on the Space Shuttle just to be sure.
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    …problem to date? I know we all come from varied...

    …problem to date? I know we all come from varied backgrounds and we do different types of commercial work. But one thing is certain… we all have our days. Sometimes we win sometimes the unit wins. So...
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    Where are these motors made, and who is your...

    Where are these motors made, and who is your supplier?
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    "If this statement is true, and it could be...

    "If this statement is true, and it could be (contrary to what you thought I would have said)……then I would read my above opinion of myself at 24 years old………….is this you?"

    Maybe, we will have to...
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    I have installed 7 systems to date. I don't think...

    I have installed 7 systems to date. I don't think you quite get though where I am installing them though. I am not doing "new construction" at all nor am I doing homes that I am not familiar with....
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    How do the water pumps look? Are they working...

    How do the water pumps look? Are they working full time? Do they run hot? Is there a blockage in the water system somewhere maybe? I’m assuming that the actual refrigeration part of the system is...
  33. DAMN YOU BIGTIME....DAMN YOU TO THE HELL THAT...

    DAMN YOU BIGTIME....DAMN YOU TO THE HELL THAT SPAWNED YOU.
    (Shakes fist at the sky)
  34. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^...

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Right up until someone slams a motherboard processing assembly line, complete with 2 3000 degree ovens, in that space. That’s the...
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    Things are working out really cool man, and I...

    Things are working out really cool man, and I like this job a lot. I'm one of those people who took everything in his room apart before he was 5, so it’s like I get to be a kid all over again. Only...
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    Thanks Hilt, I asked and I received. Dalton:...

    Thanks Hilt, I asked and I received.

    Dalton: I really am not going to delve into this matter any further. We could go rounds on this but I doubt either of us would change his mind. We are just...
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    Ok seriously, ones understanding of his own...

    Ok seriously, ones understanding of his own language is probably the most telling aspect of his intellectual capacity. Did you write out your resume like this? If so how did you get hired? If turning...
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    Re: 2nd stage not coming on

    Huh? You mean the Contacter?
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    "you missed what ac journey man also said what...

    "you missed what ac journey man also said what out for a typo, you have a long way to"- blackbird

    I have no idea what your trying to say here. But, if it's in some kind of complaint to what I...
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    Shipped FedEx. None of the packaging was damaged....

    Shipped FedEx. None of the packaging was damaged. I think the Emerson CAFTA plant has Tommyknockers. I just put a new one in yesterday and we shall see if it holds up. Cross your fingers.
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    Sorry to hear about it man, I don’t think there...

    Sorry to hear about it man, I don’t think there is anything worse the having your family distant either physically or emotionally. To have both is murder. I hope you work it out. As far as the union...
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    Ok, I don’t understand… You changed the...

    Ok, I don’t understand…
    You changed the contactor once, I got that. Is the new contactor even pulling in now? If so was the solenoids winding open on the first bad contactor, or were the contacts...
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    Oh my god! Does anyone else have problem with...

    Oh my god! Does anyone else have problem with this manufacturer? It’s unacceptable to have 5 motors in a row come in defective. And they have run the gauntlet as far as problems are concerned.
    Motor...
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    I’ll tell you man I really like Lennox L Series....

    I’ll tell you man I really like Lennox L Series. Ease of maintenance and hardy units. We have 30 of them on our books (Various Sizes) and they all do really well. Unless you’re cooling a server room...
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    Yeah, I got a Universal License after about 3...

    Yeah, I got a Universal License after about 3 months. I must be one of “dem Kungfewrz” you’re so fond of.

    "Commercial a/c did you say… you’re over paid :}... "
    With insightful comments like...
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    $1,000,000.00 Liability through Farmers. That's...

    $1,000,000.00 Liability through Farmers. That's what is required to do Res. Work around here.

    But, I am trying to get a lower rate before I really get going on this. I kind of jumped on the first...
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    Man if I am ever down that way... If your ever in...

    Man if I am ever down that way... If your ever in Colorado though let me know I'll buy ya a beer.
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    Oh please get me a union HVAC job!!!!!!!!!!!!! I...

    Oh please get me a union HVAC job!!!!!!!!!!!!! I pray to the gods of AC every night and even have sacrificed two virgins for this honer. God I love unions in this biz. My meat cutting union (local 7)...
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    We had a new guy outta svhool about 3 months ago...

    We had a new guy outta svhool about 3 months ago that finished school with a 4.0 GPA. Didn't understand the whole...."Control Voltage thing". Gave me a subcooling off a LGA 5 Ton that was +10 degrees...
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    Toughguy ;-)

    Toughguy ;-)
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