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  1. No, not at all. I have several BF burners on...

    No, not at all. I have several BF burners on chimneys.
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    I feel the only way the death penalty should be...

    I feel the only way the death penalty should be used is if there was absolutely no question that the person did it. IE: it's on tape, there was 50 witnesses, etc. etc. Or, if he confesses. Whatever....
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    The whole boiler isn't supposed to last 10...

    The whole boiler isn't supposed to last 10 years!!
    They are 5 to 7 year throw aways.
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    Great idea if it works. The rough US economy...

    Great idea if it works. The rough US economy would be helped by lower oil cost.The average working man would have considerably more extra dough in his pocket. Iran would be weakened by non-violent...
  5. Thread: Man Code.

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    Classic.

    Classic.
  6. Thread: Steam Boiler #2

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    Core, I don't understand what was wrong with the...

    Core, I don't understand what was wrong with the old one. Are you un-nessecarily selling people new equipment??

    :) :)

    Have you had good luck with the Crowns? I was considering trying one out...
  7. Thread: Steam Boiler #3

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    Real nice Core. Only thing I would have done is...

    Real nice Core. Only thing I would have done is put a y strainer before the indirect pump. Keeps the mud out.
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    Water heaters exist. Hot water heaters do not. ...

    Water heaters exist. Hot water heaters do not.
    Correct this in your future marketing for a more professional image.

    Nice rigs.
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    Amick, the old green oil is now called Brad Penn...

    Amick, the old green oil is now called Brad Penn Racing oil. Same stuff made in the same refinery. Easily available.
    Kendall is just made now by the lowest bidder, not the same product.
  10. Thread: old as dirt

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    There are a ton of people putting in coal...

    There are a ton of people putting in coal stokers, the companies who make them can't keep up. We have always had them around here. Lot of coal burners.
    Rasmussen's old octopus there is in great...
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    yeah, same here.

    yeah, same here.
  12. Thread: oil replacement

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    The workmanship is great.However, is Coolman...

    The workmanship is great.However, is Coolman going to be around for the inevitable problems with the Rheem? If you take an oil job, find out what works and install that.
    You just installed every...
  13. Thread: oil replacement

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    Should be in Wall of Shame..........

    Should be in Wall of Shame..........
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    Yeah, really!

    Yeah, really!
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    I always walked, didn't have a bus where I...

    I always walked, didn't have a bus where I lived.About a mile and 1/2 to middle school, H.S. was closer.
    I don't recall my Parents ever driving me to school.
  16. Oops, sorry. Since you have a brandy new coil, I...

    Oops, sorry. Since you have a brandy new coil, I would lean towards a booster tank. That would solve your problem providing everything else is OK.
  17. We just don't want to see you get the indirect...

    We just don't want to see you get the indirect and have the same old problem. That would be expensive.I believe you said that you live alone? There is no reason a coil can't supply one person well.
  18. Thread: new boiler

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    I have used this boiler labeled as the...

    I have used this boiler labeled as the Thermo-Dynamics HT.I had very good luck with it, best coil performance I have ever seen.
  19. Bobby Likis car clinic....

    Bobby Likis car clinic. http://www.carclinicnetwork.com
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    I've used the gas furnaces for probably 15 years,...

    I've used the gas furnaces for probably 15 years, not a high volume, but enough to get a feel for them I guess. The only thing I've done is replace a board and a couple of motors. I don't know of any...
  21. Thread: Oil vs Propane

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    Read thread below-"High LP useage?"- then decide....

    Read thread below-"High LP useage?"- then decide. Just because alot of people are using LP, doesn't mean it's smart.
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    I've used steel boilers excluvisely for 21...

    I've used steel boilers excluvisely for 21 years.The one company I bought out along the way used them for 40 years. No leakers, many still going 40plus years later. Anyone using a Burnham must be...
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    I agree with John, the air intake combined with...

    I agree with John, the air intake combined with the post-purge control you already have will most likely solve the issue.
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    Non-existant bad economy huh? It will hit you...

    Non-existant bad economy huh? It will hit you there eventually. Couple more years.
  25. Thread: anyone from NY?

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    Geeze Maxster, don't send the poor Guy to Long...

    Geeze Maxster, don't send the poor Guy to Long Island.
    I say if the Guy wants to come up here, then come on up. He can always go somewhere else later. Like I said, he may love it here.
    30...
  26. Thread: anyone from NY?

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    It sounds like you don't really know alot about...

    It sounds like you don't really know alot about the area. It is a different world here. And Binghamton and Syracuse are 5 hours and a world away from the ocean.But on the other hand,maybe you would...
  27. Thread: anyone from NY?

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    I'm from the area.

    I'm from the area.
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    A question for any Verizon wireless users not in...

    A question for any Verizon wireless users not in populated areas- any of you have a particular phone that has good reception? My phone is getting old and I'm just researching. I am going to get an...
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    Ditto. I think my sunglasses have about 2 inches...

    Ditto. I think my sunglasses have about 2 inches of dust on them.
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    Infinity is out of business. The new sensor may...

    Infinity is out of business. The new sensor may not solve the problem.
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    I think it's just a combustion air issue, being...

    I think it's just a combustion air issue, being new construction and all. No need to change burners or anything drastic.
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    Yes, they do. They are fairly easy to find.

    Yes, they do. They are fairly easy to find.
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    I would say that the EK would be the best choice...

    I would say that the EK would be the best choice for lowest consumption.
    Also, they are pretty reliable,too.
    That being said, I have had found that pretty much every other boiler I sell are...
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    You could just use an electric water heater as a...

    You could just use an electric water heater as a booster. As Wally said, you would use a bronze or SS pump.The electric heater's thermostat will turn the pump on and off.
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    I like Dow's style. My kind of guy.Amen Brother....

    I like Dow's style. My kind of guy.Amen Brother.
    I have no idea where you Guys are or what kind of climate you are in.I don't know how you represent your service dept., 24 hours, or not. All I'm...
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    I don't understand where some of you are coming...

    I don't understand where some of you are coming from. Are you in warm climates? Being in the heating business in cold regions is a responsibility.We are looking at Health and property damage...
  37. Thread: new boiler

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    500 degrees? No way. Something is wrong. I...

    500 degrees? No way. Something is wrong.
    I use steel boilers exclusively. I feel the longevity is better. Many steel boilers in my area 30-40 years old.
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    I've replaced boilers and furnaces on Christmas....

    I've replaced boilers and furnaces on Christmas. Done tons and tons of calls over the years.
  39. Thread: new boiler

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    I work on some EK's that are 15+ years old. Never...

    I work on some EK's that are 15+ years old. Never have any major problems at all. Been servicing them almost since they were installed.
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    Bummer.

    Bummer.
  41. Thread: new boiler

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    I have several customers with FR's. I like the...

    I have several customers with FR's. I like the boiler. If you like it, I wouldn't hesitate to get one.
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    Thanks to Dice, I now get queasy every time I see...

    Thanks to Dice, I now get queasy every time I see a PT Cruiser.
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    Sorry my friend, I am thinking Centennial.Not...

    Sorry my friend, I am thinking Centennial.Not Tempomatic. Been there done that.

    Why don't you get back to me in 10 years on how those Williamsons worked out for ya?
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    Armstrong is a decent economy type furnace. IF...

    Armstrong is a decent economy type furnace. IF you take care of it you should easily get 20 years out of it.
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    Williamson/Thermoflo- 10 guage drum, every thing...

    Williamson/Thermoflo- 10 guage drum, every thing else about 18 guage.The warranty on their heat exchanger problem is giving you a glorified muffler clamp thingie to put on the failed section. Thin...
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    Here's another thing- those 4 deaths are the only...

    Here's another thing- those 4 deaths are the only ones they caught him on.

    Betcha he blasted some more than that.
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    I always wondered who was buying new Waynes. ...

    I always wondered who was buying new Waynes.
    I knew it had to be West of the Pa. line.
  48. Thread: CB Radios

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    Midland 23 ch. base station, Astatic D-104 power...

    Midland 23 ch. base station, Astatic D-104 power mic, Shakesphere Big Stick II . I got this set up perfected in the summer of 1976, and had a bunch of other people I talked with in the area. the bad...
  49. Thread: Sprint cars

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    Oh well. It looked smooth in the picture. I also...

    Oh well. It looked smooth in the picture. I also like slick. Everybody flies on the mud. Too hard to pass.
  50. Thread: Sprint cars

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    I also race on dirt. Lernerville is a premire...

    I also race on dirt. Lernerville is a premire track for sure. Nice shot of your LM Amick. That track surface looks very nice.
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