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    Heats my thermopile for sure.

    Heats my thermopile for sure.
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    Who you callin a rookie, ..........ROOKIE. Looks...

    Who you callin a rookie, ..........ROOKIE. Looks like we're running in a dead heat. Where you been hiding, never saw your name come up before.:D

    Welcome to the club.
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    You guys are too polite, and positive...

    You guys are too polite, and positive reinforcement is good and appreciated, but for this?
    Thank You.
    I bet you'd congratulate someone for cutting their toenails.



    Could be, unlike me, he...
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    We love you too spotts.:p

    We love you too spotts.:p
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    What do I win for a correct answer? In my...

    What do I win for a correct answer?

    In my perfect world, they tend to run as described. (Rarely below 50)
    In your perfect world, I'd guess that the temps are cold enough to make using one...
  6. I believe Imperial makes a 1 1/8 bender.

    I believe Imperial makes a 1 1/8 bender.
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    ^^^^^^^^ nice catch I didn't see a...

    ^^^^^^^^ nice catch



    I didn't see a warning on the box, but I believe we both have what I call “loudmouth keyboards”:D (and should be considered a warning to everyone else)
  8. I've got a feeling that the installers were so...

    I've got a feeling that the installers were so tired from running all that duct they didn't tighten the damper hardware very well. Check for a bunch of closed dampers in the TY's and plenum.
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    I haven't taken the time to figure it out, but in...

    I haven't taken the time to figure it out, but in spite of what my learned colleague above says, it sounds high. But I can definitely say it's too high if you can't pay the bill.:D
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    The gap is closing, but the indoor coil is...

    The gap is closing, but the indoor coil is usually smaller than the outdoor, so in heating what is now the condenser is smaller and runs hotter with higher discharge pressure. Higher pressure means...
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    Stupid topic

    Oh my God, I just looked and see that I've hit 500 posts. No wonder I've got blisters on my finga's.:eek::p:D
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    Maybe, but I doubt it. Repair warranties are...

    Maybe, but I doubt it. Repair warranties are determined by the individual company, and there are a number of other reasons that could cause the high amps. And one of them possibly killed the first...
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    Worf tires? Must be those super knobby type. ...

    Worf tires? Must be those super knobby type.
    Not if you get them at harbor freight, ...................who said that?!!
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    One other is NRB I think, sold at United...

    One other is NRB I think, sold at United Refrigeration, blue box, pretty fast, and some do tank cooling (using 2 extra hoses) without disconnecting from what your recovering from. Down side is it...
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    First I got were Kett and were the only one, I...

    First I got were Kett and were the only one, I cut a 4' X 4' hole in the side of a metal bldg with them, no problem. They were stolen, and the new one at the same price is a lighter version, but...
  16. Thread: 9mm or not?

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    Interesting, but a piece that requires a...

    Interesting, but a piece that requires a paragraph of explanation on how to keep from shooting my toes off, also makes me nervous. As does a mechanism complex enough to do what they claim, being made...
  17. Or you can download open office for free. It's a...

    Or you can download open office for free. It's a word smith program as powerful as microsoft's office (or so I hear). I have it and have yet to figure out 1% of it's potential. So for now I bang away...
  18. Thread: 9mm or not?

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    Single action/ the the hammer has to be cocked by...

    Single action/ the the hammer has to be cocked by hand before firing. Double action/ pulling the trigger cocks the hammer then releases it for firing, and can also be operated the same as a single...
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    Funny how size questions are handled here, seems...

    Funny how size questions are handled here, seems to be all or nothing. Everyone has a take or not a peep. It's a little hard to say without knowing more such as: the type of business, how the zones...
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    It can happen, it's flow by convection....

    It can happen, it's flow by convection. Barometric dampers is what they're called, and their operation is as you described. Using them in your situation is possible, but might be noisy. I'd try...
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    A back scrubber. Looks like something I might...

    A back scrubber. Looks like something I might have done, if I had the time or need for it. Only things I'd do different would be to lose the sidepipes on the head, and the chicken.
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    On grundfos you can pull the screw in the center...

    On grundfos you can pull the screw in the center on the motor end and see.
  23. I usually never have biting problems with dogs,...

    I usually never have biting problems with dogs, they like me or just get out of the way. One customer's no A/C call turned out to be torn stat wires to the condenser. I went in and told him that he...
  24. Water always gets me in trouble. Was clearing a...

    Water always gets me in trouble. Was clearing a humidifier drain in a computer rm, gave it a blast of CO2, and suddenly hear a lady screaming. Turns out the drain ran to the women's bathroom sink,...
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    Got my EPA cert from Ferris State, flunked the...

    Got my EPA cert from Ferris State, flunked the open book test, does that count?
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    I'll stick with squirrels and skunks, now them's...

    I'll stick with squirrels and skunks, now them's good eatin! Skunks are tough, I got to get so close, they shoot back.
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    As long as they're not tatoo's, I'll bet the...

    As long as they're not tatoo's, I'll bet the walking billboard won't be getting drunk enough to let it happen again for quite awhile. And hopefully learned something.
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    Good for you, keep it up.

    Good for you, keep it up.
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    Gotta love it, that Beachy man is quick. Never...

    Gotta love it, that Beachy man is quick. Never misses a chance to slide in a pic of that bad boy.:D
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    Sounds to me like everyone whose battery dies,...

    Sounds to me like everyone whose battery dies, jumps it, and drives it, are doing the same thing. The dead battery (no power) is letting the engine control module lose it's settings. Which are reset...
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    Doesn't matter which was voted in, congress and...

    Doesn't matter which was voted in, congress and the senate do most of the making/blocking of law and policy decisions. And are responsible for most of the screwups.
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    Here in CA, a friend and former co-worker ordered...

    Here in CA, a friend and former co-worker ordered some from an Indian reservation web site out of state, after a large tax increase was voted in here. He got them just fine, along with a bill a few...
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    I know it's supposed to be about how much better...

    I know it's supposed to be about how much better of a tech it makes you. But hows that possible when you're already the best. What should be of greater importance to you is getting your best, into...
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    Don't know where yer at but around here, a setup...

    Don't know where yer at but around here, a setup is usually supplied by your employer, only experience will show what works best for you.
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    Never even entered my mind. You don't survive in...

    Never even entered my mind. You don't survive in this buis without a sense of humor, I just thought maybe you wanted to start a leg pulling contest. I'm sure you coulda built it, it only looks...
  36. Thread: Curious...

    by Coolmaniac
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    Try telling that to the guy whose servers are...

    Try telling that to the guy whose servers are overheating, the home warranty customer who is hot or cold “and has a sick kid at home”, and everything in between.

    You might not like it if you...
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    Is you besmurching my shade tree automotive type...

    Is you besmurching my shade tree automotive type technical expertise and McGyver(ish) ability to inovate or intebate (whatever)? Even if more ish than McGyver, it gets the job done, and has yet to...
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    LOL, don't be shy, tell us what you REALLY think....

    LOL, don't be shy, tell us what you REALLY think.

    Beachy, since you like sequencers so much, here's a pic of my version. (You should see some of my pipe and wiring jobs, mmmmmmm then again maybe...
  39. Sorry, didn't see it mentioned, fake it out and...

    Sorry, didn't see it mentioned, fake it out and pipe it back to itself.:eek:

    If I can't dazzle em' with brilliance...............................
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    Nope, mines a 65' coupe, and they didn't make the...

    Nope, mines a 65' coupe, and they didn't make the Cal special till 68'. But Shelby did use 65' T-bird lights to make his and so did I. I made the sequencer, but I don't think anyone had one that...
  41. About the low oil, if his experience is similar...

    About the low oil, if his experience is similar to mine, it usually happens under low load conditions. When all compressors are running, oil is returned to all. But when one or more shut down, the...
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    Who's got time to waste on that ****,( asked...

    Who's got time to waste on that ****,( asked while holding both hands up)? I have been lucky to find some cheap and am able to fix em' up. Both trucks were purchased for $300 each. Did the bodywork...
  43. I'm not a plumber, so I'm likely wrong, but why...

    I'm not a plumber, so I'm likely wrong, but why would you use a thermostatic control on something that's supposed to stay the same temp? And I might worry about wear from starting and stopping if it...
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    I was fortunate and got a job installing while I...

    I was fortunate and got a job installing while I was still going to school for service at night. And I don't think ductwork is bad, ATTICS are BAD. Learn everything you can, when I told them I could...
  45. I think somebodies servers wiggin out.

    I think somebodies servers wiggin out.
  46. Unless its a instant hot ( or whatever it's...

    Unless its a instant hot ( or whatever it's called) setup, seen a couple before. The hot water is piped in a loop with the fixtures branched off, the circ pump keeps water moving around the loop and...
  47. Unless its a instant hot ( or whatever it's...

    Unless its a instant hot ( or whatever it's called) setup, seen a couple before. The hot water is piped in a loop with the fixtures branched off, the circ pump keeps water moving around the loop and...
  48. Thread: McQuay WSHP

    by Coolmaniac
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    B and O are usually reserved for the reversing...

    B and O are usually reserved for the reversing valve, except trane, and lennox, who do whatever the hell they want. And I suspect it's a leftover, cause the terminal boards were ordered before the...
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    You're talking about two different things. Zoning...

    You're talking about two different things. Zoning is done with the supply, so unless returns were included in the job, you'd have a more controllable version of exactly the same problem.
    Have any of...
  50. I would think ARI, IHACI, or another trade...

    I would think ARI, IHACI, or another trade organization might have something. But this is something not easily defined. As quality of installation, frequency of maintenance, environment, type and...
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