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    I can say that not only is it the trunk slammers...

    I can say that not only is it the trunk slammers that make us legit guys look like superstars, its some of the building maintenance guys that call us after they themselves shunt the fuses with copper...
  2. I love that first pic, that's too funny. Been a...

    I love that first pic, that's too funny. Been a hydronic man most of my hvac career, it kills me when people install pumps and don't have a clue what their doing, and then usually we get call from...
  3. Thread: no draft

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    Wow, it's a wonder it made it three years before...

    Wow, it's a wonder it made it three years before a fire. And a wonder the owners aren't dead from carbon monoxide poisoning. :gah:
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    To purge the air out of a ground loop, you need a...

    To purge the air out of a ground loop, you need a pump that can circulate the water. A bucket to pump the water from. Draw the water from your bucket thru the pump into the system, the outlet side...
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    And that's why legit companies have a hard time...

    And that's why legit companies have a hard time getting work. People working out the back of thier car going I will install that for------ ( add you favorite beverage here)
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    Pm??? wow, hmmm. Looks like its been 4 years...

    Pm??? wow, hmmm. Looks like its been 4 years since it was done last.:LOL:
    Belt change? But there not broke into yet.
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    Let me have a cup full, yum yummy

    Let me have a cup full, yum yummy
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    Well if the person trying to purge the lines with...

    Well if the person trying to purge the lines with a garden hose didnt get the air out of the hose then they injected more air into the system, thus creating false pressure readings because air...
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    :nopity: well the owner gets what he paid for. ...

    :nopity: well the owner gets what he paid for. I can't believe that's a real installation. How in the hell do people like that get a license or even better a permit to do the work.
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    It's still got over half of its coil left. ...

    It's still got over half of its coil left. Nothing wrong with it, works great :grin2:
    I love the ones where you scratch your head wondering how its still standing with no support of coil rows left.
  11. Thread: 24 TON GEO

    by Oldsolarguy
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    :cheers: that's a impressive pipe job. Nice,...

    :cheers: that's a impressive pipe job. Nice, clean, straight. Insulation looks good. You deserve a :couch:
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    I agree with you, I would have preferred...

    I agree with you, I would have preferred sheetmetal also. But these were cheaply bid jobs with a even cheaper budget. You would think a bank would want something better then ugly ol' wood
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    Wow, really?!!! If I had a dollar every time I...

    Wow, really?!!! If I had a dollar every time I heard that..... I can only imagine
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    Personally I have built plenums out of osb and...

    Personally I have built plenums out of osb and 2x4's before. They were for twinned furnaces usually in a commercial building like a bank. As long as its sealed, it works fine. But that's just my...
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    The senior tech I was under years ago did that in...

    The senior tech I was under years ago did that in a church attic. Wasn't a lot of room to move, needless to say I almost made a new access hole when he pulled out his lighter. First time I had ever...
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    Residential hacks I swear. If you'll cant do any...

    Residential hacks I swear. If you'll cant do any type of commercial, stay off the porch. Well, wait, never mind. Find a new career:gah:
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    That's better the what most diy'ers would do. ...

    That's better the what most diy'ers would do. I'm impressed
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    Well I guess they didn't leak test with a...

    Well I guess they didn't leak test with a lighter. Otherwise you wouldn't have a pic of lovely craftsmanship there. It drove me nuts, a tech I used to work under would do that. Scared the hell out...
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    Well that condensing unit is safe. You will need...

    Well that condensing unit is safe. You will need a skill saw to get that out::DD:
  20. That's a impressive repair:cheers:

    That's a impressive repair:cheers:
  21. Wow, that's sucks for the home owner. He didn't...

    Wow, that's sucks for the home owner. He didn't notice a problem earlier
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    Seen that on a job I was on a couple months ago. ...

    Seen that on a job I was on a couple months ago. It was on a addition, a music hall built onto the back of the house. It was built as a service ladder to the furnace, damn near broke my neck trying...
  23. Don't forget the cost of the screws to install...

    Don't forget the cost of the screws to install the pipe strap. Not mention the 10 minutes of labor involved.:whistle:
  24. Wtf??!!! I hope you charged them double. Maybe...

    Wtf??!!! I hope you charged them double. Maybe the sting of the bill will remind them that the 7.00 a month filter change is not so expensive. People like that kill me, and they are the same...
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    Cap---20$. Roll of electrical tape---1.00$. ...

    Cap---20$. Roll of electrical tape---1.00$. Picture of half-a$$ work on wall of shame-- PRICELESS::DD:
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    A mattress strapped on top of a suburban. The...

    A mattress strapped on top of a suburban. The front of it was about 4 feet in the air. I was doing the speed limit and he was moving faster then me.
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    Just curious if your issue has been corrected...

    Just curious if your issue has been corrected yet? or at least a solution.
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    Laughed soo hard

    On my way home this afternoon, driving up I-71. Had to take a pic of this
    359271.


    I should have a taken a pic as I passed them, but I was laughing too hard::DD:
  29. Thread: Rental

    by Oldsolarguy
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    [but it worked fine for 15 years....Nice return,...

    [but it worked fine for 15 years....Nice return, I bet that room stays nice and regulated:oops:

    Top notch hack job the duct work too. Just walk away, walk away.

    Thought that outlet had a...
  30. Thread: Rental

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    Nice return, I bet that room stays nice and...

    Nice return, I bet that room stays nice and regulated:oops:

    Top notch hack job the duct work too. Just walk away, walk away.

    Thought that outlet had a thermostat wire running to it::DD:
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    :lilhelp: just glad to see its not this. I...

    :lilhelp: just glad to see its not this.


    I know about the boilers rooms, had a near death co experience myself. Where did you get the co buddy. I would like to get one of those myself. ...
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    Wow, what a shame

    Wow, what a shame
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    Nice schader there, nice and burnt

    Nice schader there, nice and burnt
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    I still use the old hammer swedge. Haven't...

    I still use the old hammer swedge. Haven't broken down and got one of those nice expensive swedges yet:LOL:
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    Don't know about the schaders, but that pic of...

    Don't know about the schaders, but that pic of the coupling is ugly. What are some people thinking, or should I say not thinking.:gah: I think my son would know how to do that right and he's twelve.
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    At least the impeller isn't damaged. Gotta love...

    At least the impeller isn't damaged. Gotta love the small res. cir pumps when they blow apart.
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    15% for me too. It's pretty standard in the...

    15% for me too. It's pretty standard in the trade. But yes the cost is up on it. Haven't used anything less. The gap filling ability is great though. Have soldered many copper to copper with it...
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    We install whole house dehumidifies, and steam...

    We install whole house dehumidifies, and steam humidifiers. The erv works good too, maybe look into upgrading your ail filtration system on your system. We started using IAQ air filter systems. It...
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    Nice on that middle pic, it's a wondering the...

    Nice on that middle pic, it's a wondering the instant water heater hadn't popped yet. Man the crap that some people think they can get away with:gah:
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    I just wonder if its a performance problem. If...

    I just wonder if its a performance problem. If your bills went up, sounds like your strip heat is running more then the compressor. Also would explain you not being comfortable but the space warm(...
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    Was reading the post here. My experience with...

    Was reading the post here. My experience with installing waterfurnace equipment is that the air bypass is not needed because of the ECM blower motor. I think it might be a zone controller problem...
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    ::DD: that's too funny.

    ::DD: that's too funny.
  43. Looks like handy work of some people I have...

    Looks like handy work of some people I have worked with:beat:
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    Filter weights? Nice. Some people need their...

    Filter weights? Nice. Some people need their license revoked, or go study for one
  45. Thread: Kablooey!!

    by Oldsolarguy
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    Well mine wouldn't be once that first flash...

    Well mine wouldn't be once that first flash happened.
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    I wonder how much cheaper that was then just...

    I wonder how much cheaper that was then just replacing the compressor or the whole unit.:anyone:
  47. Thread: Kablooey!!

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    And a change of under pants.

    And a change of under pants.
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    Well at least it wasn't completely closed off. ...

    Well at least it wasn't completely closed off. I will tell you one better, the company i used to work for set a 20 ton rtu. Tech went out to start it and called saying it was blowing smoke...
  49. Thread: Kablooey!!

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    ::DD::eek2:

    ::DD::eek2:
  50. Like the "isolation valve" for that just in case

    Like the "isolation valve" for that just in case
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