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  1. Thank goodness you are in the minority. You are a...

    Thank goodness you are in the minority. You are a portion of the problem in our industry hpwever....I flat out refuse to deal with losers like yourself. If you think you can dictate our pricing, go...
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    I have to agree. The capacitors are total...

    I have to agree. The capacitors are total garbage. I mean total crap. Some are defective out the box. The motors seem to be OK, although I have had some failures as well...maybe 1 in 10...All other...
  3. Thread: R-22 Cost

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    I wish the EPA would stop production immediately,...

    I wish the EPA would stop production immediately, then we could get more change-outs!!
  4. Thread: expensive

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    Yes indeed, the price has doubled here in NC...

    Yes indeed, the price has doubled here in NC since Monday! The look on customers faces this summer for a few pounds of refrigerant is gonna be amazing. Not only that, but Carrier has had an across...
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    A certification is only good if you can fix...

    A certification is only good if you can fix something on your own. Get some in the field experience, that will be the most beneficial.
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    Hey!! Thats my name!! I was laying around with my...

    Hey!! Thats my name!! I was laying around with my ex-girlfriend one night and she thought of that name, so a star was born. I see her from time to time, and have to give her credit for it!!
  7. Thread: NC Code?

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    There is no code dealing with any type of repair...

    There is no code dealing with any type of repair related issues. Installation only.
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    A good tech has the ability to improvise.

    A good tech has the ability to improvise.
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    In business for 40 years and only making 40k a...

    In business for 40 years and only making 40k a year!!!! I wouldnt give him anything!!! His business is a failure.
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    It seems as though you are uninformed of the...

    It seems as though you are uninformed of the backdoor tactics employed to get Obamacare rammed down our throats. The majority of Americans did not want this monstrosity, as evidenced by then 2010...
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    Lennox equipment is OK, but getting parts is a...

    Lennox equipment is OK, but getting parts is a PITA unless you are a dealer. Product support is pathetic.
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    Hey!! Paynes are nice too!

    Hey!! Paynes are nice too!
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    #4 is correct if ran in an attic where temps...

    #4 is correct if ran in an attic where temps exceed 120F. Another issue, although rare, is the transformer on the pole could send out excessive volts momentarily and kick the breaker. But, the wire...
  14. It is phosgene gas. And it will kill you.

    It is phosgene gas. And it will kill you.
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    That is one ugly van. I will be sticking with...

    That is one ugly van. I will be sticking with then Express vans.
  16. The key here is to get all the refrigerant out of...

    The key here is to get all the refrigerant out of the system FIRST!! I know its hard with the accumulator and the oil and all. But if you dont want to smell that deadly Phosgene gas, its a must. I...
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    As far as I know, the main reason anybody wants...

    As far as I know, the main reason anybody wants their techs to obtain the Nate certification is because Carrier requires a percentage of your employees to be certified in order to be a Factory...
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    I had one a few weeks ago where a company told...

    I had one a few weeks ago where a company told them they needed a new compressor because it made a funny sound in defrost mode. Everything checked out OK to me, and I gained a customer for life. When...
  19. Thread: Payne?

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    Payne?

    I just wanted to say that I have successfully installed hundreds of Payne brand systems over the last few years, for the budget minded HO's. Prior to switching to Payne, I sold Goodman for my low end...
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    I'm old school, I am a service tech, not a sales...

    I'm old school, I am a service tech, not a sales tech. However, as a business owner, generating leads is crucial to a companies survival. There is a healthy balance.
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    Teflon paste

    Teflon paste
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    You mentioned it had a slight rollout. You should...

    You mentioned it had a slight rollout. You should check the orifice sizing and make sure the correct gas valve is installed. i have seen people install a snap action, when a slow open was OEM. Also,...
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    Go with the Carrier

    Go with the Carrier
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    I agree, the test is difficult. I thought it was...

    I agree, the test is difficult. I thought it was a lot more difficult than the electrical exam. Study, study, study.
  25. no

    no
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    I charge a warranty processing claim fee in...

    I charge a warranty processing claim fee in certain situations if I didn't install the unit, regardless if my supplier hits me with it or not. Example.... You drive to the customers house, its a unit...
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    Flex duct length???

    I went to a code class a few years ago and remember the instructor stating that a flex duct cannot exceed 25 ft. in length, but cannot locate this in the mechanical code book. Have you guys heard...
  28. I seen a guy huff gasoline back when I was a...

    I seen a guy huff gasoline back when I was a teenager, he took off running full speed into a tree and knocked himself out. A few years later, he hit a tree going over 80 and vehicle burst into...
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    Just out of curiosity, how can you tell if...

    Just out of curiosity, how can you tell if someone dumped R-22 on top of 410?
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    Thanks guys, I figured I wasnt the only one who...

    Thanks guys, I figured I wasnt the only one who used 4" duct for a small bathroom.
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    4" duct going to bathroom?

    Am I the only person who does this for a bathroom less than 100 sq.ft. for an interior bathroom? A GC thought I was wrong. I told him my duct design called for a 4", he argued until I agreed to...
  32. It will keep up as long as we dont get up off our...

    It will keep up as long as we dont get up off our asses and vote these loser libs out of office. We are the majority, but we dont all vote. Although, the mid terms have me thinking that people are...
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    lol! I have heard this crap before as well!

    lol! I have heard this crap before as well!
  34. Probably because they wanted to stick it to the...

    Probably because they wanted to stick it to the insurance company.
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    BHO is pathetic. He is good at deflecting...

    BHO is pathetic. He is good at deflecting attention away from himself and his ugly record, and getting uneducated libs and uninformed college kids to vote for him.
  36. Im sitting at just over 10 g's for just me and my...

    Im sitting at just over 10 g's for just me and my child. Insanity.
  37. Who had an increase in health care premiums?

    I sure as heck did!! To the tune of over 2 g's a year. Amazing. I thought our premiums were supposed to decrease! Where is the limit? Whats it gonna be 5 years down the road? Unaffordable.
  38. Great article

    Great article
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    Thats some nice work.

    Thats some nice work.
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    Put your amp meter on the gas valve, let it go...

    Put your amp meter on the gas valve, let it go through its sequence and see if it starts drawing high amps.
  41. Looks as though Occupy is loosing steam!

    Its ashamed they just didnt have an answer for the Tea Party. I guess a clear, concise message would have helped. Go home hippies and college kids!
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    Mista, can you just put $30 dollars worth of...

    Mista, can you just put $30 dollars worth of freezon in mys system. Um, no!
    This is highway robbery, you gonna charge me $1xx.xx for replacing 1 6 " flex run. Um, yeah!
    Ya'll makes too much money....
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    Personally, I like the customer to show me where...

    Personally, I like the customer to show me where the t'stat is, the equipment location, and a brief description of the problem. From there, I like to be left alone. The times I have made mistakes, is...
  44. Newt Gingrich is looking better all the time

    Newt outclasses the competition on all issues during the debates and seems very knowledgeable about a broad array of issues. Does anyone think he will catch fire at the right time?
  45. Sounds like you have grown the set of nuts, now...

    Sounds like you have grown the set of nuts, now quit your job and jump into the sea bro! 5 years down the road when your service tech is going out establishing relationships with your accounts and...
  46. I couldnt have said it better myself. Until the...

    I couldnt have said it better myself. Until the sidejobber is on our side of the tracks, they will never understand what we go through. All they see is the money coming in, never the money going...
  47. You obviously cant be serious when you allow your...

    You obviously cant be serious when you allow your techs to knowingly do side work? You are naive sir!
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    Look, if you have ducts from the seventies, just...

    Look, if you have ducts from the seventies, just go ahead and replace them with flex. Flex is fine when its installed properly and under 25 foot runs. For the amount of time you will spend insulating...
  49. Its not our responsibility to snitch, however I...

    Its not our responsibility to snitch, however I always let the sustomer know if something needs to be brought up to code, then document it on my invoice and have them initial it.
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    Uncalled for.

    Uncalled for.
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