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    Management may have decided to do that, but...

    Management may have decided to do that, but depending on where the operating engineer and her/his swamper have to come from if it was before their normal starting time could have been the difference...
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    My former boss when he lived outside the city,...

    My former boss when he lived outside the city, use to have a local trash hauler come by and pick it up every 2nd week for a reasonable fee. The fee covered a set amount of garbage bags each time. ...
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    I wonder if other areas are like Manitoba where a...

    I wonder if other areas are like Manitoba where a specialized electricians license is required to work on elevators?

    Here it would be called an elevator M-A license.
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    Has anybody else noticed that the local branch...

    Has anybody else noticed that the local branch sales/service offices for OTIS, Dover, Kone etc are all in one story buildings.
  5. Thread: HUSSMANN SOLD

    by mbhydro
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    Bloomburg Business says the transaction is worth...

    Bloomburg Business says the transaction is worth $1.5 Billion USD.
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    I got a Knipex 10-inch pliers wrench for...

    I got a Knipex 10-inch pliers wrench for Christmas. Sure a lot nicer than the Irwin and DeWalt versions.
  7. No blisters just a big red itchy rash usually on...

    No blisters just a big red itchy rash usually on my legs and arms. I was sort of leaning towards the hops myself but forgot there was malt in it.

    I don't think its worth the time to go to the Dr....
  8. Just wondering does anybody else break out in a...

    Just wondering does anybody else break out in a rash after drinking beer? Doesn't matter the brand or regular or lite versions.

    No problems with Rum, Vodka or Long Island mix but more than on...
  9. Was it the Crown Royal Northern Harvest made here...

    Was it the Crown Royal Northern Harvest made here in Manitoba?

    After it won the best best whiskey of the year award in November, you can't find a bottle in Manitoba. over 8000 bottles few off...
  10. Many years ago IGC/Keepright had a plant in...

    Many years ago IGC/Keepright had a plant in Winnipeg
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    that was young Daisy Duke, you should search for...

    that was young Daisy Duke, you should search for some pictures of her from the 2012 daytime Emmy awards
  12. Thread: just curious

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    Not sure if she is still in the trade but there...

    Not sure if she is still in the trade but there was a female that won the apprenticeship Manitoba Top HVAC award about 10 years ago.

    in 2014 the apprenticeship Manitoba bricklaying section top...
  13. this may explain why; Henry Ford used...

    this may explain why;

    Henry Ford used Robertson screws in the Model A car made by the Ford Motor Company (one of Robertson's first customers). The Model T used over seven hundred Robertson screws....
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    this poster really need help as the exact same...

    this poster really need help as the exact same text and web link is showing up in various forums over the last 24 hours.
  15. I recall reading a few years ago that the...

    I recall reading a few years ago that the Benjamin Franklin Plumbing chain bought one of the 800 number versions and was using it with the tag line call Benny.
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    Not sure about the rest of Canada but the local...

    Not sure about the rest of Canada but the local reliance home comfort office is offering rentals.
  17. Know this post is slightly old but finally...

    Know this post is slightly old but finally remembered to check out the prices this morning and $7.99 CDN for 12 at Tim Hortions.
  18. If you have a half hour to spare Canadian ...

    If you have a half hour to spare Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Marketplace consumer program has a program on fake reviews and the industry that supplies fake reviews.
    ...
  19. Thread: odd email text

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    google search says cell number from Newport News...

    google search says cell number from Newport News VA. Have a name that may go with it but don't want to put that in a public fourm
  20. Sounds about right. Tim Horton's chain in Canada...

    Sounds about right. Tim Horton's chain in Canada charges .98 (plus tax(s)) per doughnut. Order 12 and the price is a little less per doughnut.
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    In our city there are at least one if not more of...

    In our city there are at least one if not more of the crane / machinery movers in our city that have a spyder or equivalent brand of mini crane.

    Easier just to sub out the tight lifts to them.
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    We have to take the coil back to the shop for...

    We have to take the coil back to the shop for repairs
  23. All of our trades @ work are now known as...

    All of our trades @ work are now known as premises technicians. Pay is still the same so all is still good.
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    Another option off the top of my head if the...

    Another option off the top of my head if the water is crossing over the full length of the easement is to put a grass swail on the high side of the easement to channel the water away before it gets...
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    I made a mistake of buying one of the Wal-Mart...

    I made a mistake of buying one of the Wal-Mart brand toasters thinking they should not be different than the higher priced ones. Wrong, it would not turn off and I burnt almost a half loaf of bread...
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    We had a few days of near freezing over night in...

    We had a few days of near freezing over night in the last two weeks. I know people that just put the furnace on in the morning to take the chill out while they were in the shower or having...
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    I read his post and I think he was trying to say...

    I read his post and I think he was trying to say he was demoing (aka demolition) as part of his duties not describing what he was doing as demeaning.

    Hang in there some companies are better than...
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    It's Amazon, they can afford the cost of an air...

    It's Amazon, they can afford the cost of an air lift. Everybody else would be get a few guys from HD with ropes and pull it up the side to save money

    Its neat watching them do air lifts in an...
  29. Around here if a building had a four floor flood...

    Around here if a building had a four floor flood there would be the Servicemaster type damage restoration contractor in to deal with the water damage (probably paid by the insurance company not the...
  30. From their home page: Seeger Weiss is a leader...

    From their home page:

    Seeger Weiss is a leader in consumer class action lawsuits.
  31. Have you checked with some of the battery repair...

    Have you checked with some of the battery repair places to see if they can rebuild your existing batteries?
  32. Here in Manitoba the utility would be responsible...

    Here in Manitoba the utility would be responsible for the regulator repair / replacement at no charge as its on the utility side of the meter.;
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    Made it on the local TV news here in Canada a few...

    Made it on the local TV news here in Canada a few weeks ago. Apparently the device is available on the internet but the report for obvious reasons did not say what web site.
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    I thought that the tourist being taken would have...

    I thought that the tourist being taken would have been a good story hook.
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    Have you thought of contacting one of the Orlando...

    Have you thought of contacting one of the Orlando TV stations? Maybe they can have their I-team go after the rental car company instead of a/c contractors :) ?

    http://www.wesh.com/tv/contact
    ...
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    Add VisitOrlando.com to your list, they are the...

    Add VisitOrlando.com to your list, they are the people doing the marketing for businesses and conventions.
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    The Budget rental franchise on Canada's west...

    The Budget rental franchise on Canada's west coast had a scam going in the fall of 2012 with finding "damage" after the car had been turned in and the customer long gone. They would even go as far...
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    I found from personal experience that CO...

    I found from personal experience that CO detectors 5 year life seems to expire about 3 am and panic everybody in the house when it goes in trouble mode.

    Nobody seems to know if its a real alarm...
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    Or in the summer put it lower to cool it faster.

    Or in the summer put it lower to cool it faster.
  40. A lot of time manufacturing cost. Bearing cost...

    A lot of time manufacturing cost. Bearing cost more
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    would one of the cheap inspection cams be of any...

    would one of the cheap inspection cams be of any use to see if anything is stuck in the blades? Every now and then Princess Auto (Canada's clone of Harbor Freight) has them on sale for a good price.
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    Was he a professional engineer? They can be a...

    Was he a professional engineer? They can be a pain as a customer.
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    Cable companies aren't much better at providing...

    Cable companies aren't much better at providing quality service.

    If you go to the telephone installer forums you will hear stories about all the different providers (ILEC, CLEC, Cable) not...
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    If your doing something for a group like Habitat...

    If your doing something for a group like Habitat for Humanity could you get coverage as a named insured on their liability coverage?
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    and leave them a thermostat to play with, it will...

    and leave them a thermostat to play with, it will make them feel hotter or cooler if they can "adjust" the temp.
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    Scratched up ceiling tiles could also be from the...

    Scratched up ceiling tiles could also be from the sparkies or the telecom/data guys having their pull box above.
  47. Thread: Run cap hack

    by mbhydro
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    If you use the black UV resistant zip straps they...

    If you use the black UV resistant zip straps they last longer outside than the normal white / clear ones.
  48. Thread: Run cap hack

    by mbhydro
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    Screw hole is in the middle of most of the...

    Screw hole is in the middle of most of the ty-wrap holders. The sticky pad holds it in place while you drill in the self tapping screw.
  49. Do all airlines have a level D simulator or would...

    Do all airlines have a level D simulator or would the smaller ones have to contract out and hire time from somebody else?

    I would suspect that all the major North American and European lines...
  50. Thread: Heat Rash

    by mbhydro
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    If you have shingles your too late to take the...

    If you have shingles your too late to take the pills for it. You have 48 hours to start them after symptoms occur otherwise they don't work.

    I was lucky I found a weekend walk in clinic as I...
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