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    Walmart has them for $138. I've seen them as low...

    Walmart has them for $138. I've seen them as low as $89
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    eBay ? It seems to me the time to find these used...

    eBay ? It seems to me the time to find these used parts & get them has a cost so why not convert to the latest & greatest ? How are you going to stand behind a 2nd hand part that already has a high...
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    We have all lost customers and all ( if you...

    We have all lost customers and all ( if you actually do good work ) have former customers return. Lots of different reasons for each one but attitude with customer is probably the one that most often...
  4. Plus no state income tax Ya"ll

    Plus no state income tax Ya"ll
  5. Thread: fieldpiece

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    I have one of thier clamp on multi meters and...

    I have one of thier clamp on multi meters and when I was still working it had held up for 4 or 5 years . It's as accurate as my Fluke's & Amprobe . Only thing I don't like is it uses 3 of those round...
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    OP HAS NOT ANSWERED WHY 2 parts were changed out...

    OP HAS NOT ANSWERED WHY 2 parts were changed out then he finds it's a tstat wire problem. Was there a diagnosis or just a lets see if this works type fix.
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    Sub this kind of work. Lots of labor to get done....

    Sub this kind of work. Lots of labor to get done. I built a 30/40/12 shop last year & it took 4 guys half a day to prep & spray closed cell on every exposed surface except doors. These guys worked ,...
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    An actual diagnosis, lol. I've heard there are...

    An actual diagnosis, lol. I've heard there are techs that get paid commission on parts , not for actually fixing what's wrong .
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    Residential condensers in Tn & the Indy plant did...

    Residential condensers in Tn & the Indy plant did make the furnaces/air handlers. Each of these might make other stuff. The now closed Tyler Tx plant did make the RTU's but that went down to Mexico....
  10. You sir mistake loyalty to traditional American...

    You sir mistake loyalty to traditional American values as Trump fanaticism which are not the same. Many of us are fed up with this trying to turn this country into a liberal/commie/lgbt( queer crap )...
  11. Thread: Restriction

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    Was it for the refrigerant in this system ?

    Was it for the refrigerant in this system ?
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    I haven't done much research but that 12v...

    I haven't done much research but that 12v compressor is being used by a company makeing kits to convert propane rv refrigerators to total electric system. Requires totally removing ammonia system.
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    I sold a major brand for 30 of my 31 yrs in...

    I sold a major brand for 30 of my 31 yrs in business and thru the years a unit would come along I just wouldn't sale or even offer at any price.
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    Just facts as I see 'me. OP wanted opinion on a...

    Just facts as I see 'me. OP wanted opinion on a goodman & he got a few. I sold every brand in my area to my scrap guy and goodman was usually one of the bigger piles, nordyne probably a close 2nd....
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    I put a boat load of money in the bank replacing...

    I put a boat load of money in the bank replacing goodman coils & condenser motors. The key to your statement " installed properly " is amusing since in my part of the country goodman is a unit for...
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    Why are you replacing ? Myself would not have...

    Why are you replacing ? Myself would not have anything made by goodman. You will save today but down the road the $ on repairs will add up, IMO. They did years ago make a decent " Mobil home...
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    Bad valve core depressor ?

    Bad valve core depressor ?
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    Include rent/utilities at a nice apartment, + a...

    Include rent/utilities at a nice apartment, + a good Hill Country deer lease & I might think about un-retiring :cheers:
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    Your website contains no job description so why...

    Your website contains no job description so why would someone spend much time on this ? Pay/benefits must not be great since you are not a candidate yourself , I am assuming .
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    In more simple terms, a Manager gets things done...

    In more simple terms, a Manager gets things done by & thru other people
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    Plus will there be relocation expenses...

    Plus will there be relocation expenses compensated ?
  22. You give no blame on those House lunatic dems ? ...

    You give no blame on those House lunatic dems ?
    You need to re -read up on the checks. Joint filers get the full deal up to $150 K with a reduction up to $198 K. Plus all with kids up to 16 get...
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    The difference in price between using the closet...

    The difference in price between using the closet vs moving should be several thousand considering duct, gas lines, electrical , etc. . Is this move going to pay for the difference in less than 5...
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    Savings ! What savings ? How long will it take to...

    Savings ! What savings ? How long will it take to recover using fuel savings just to recover the cost of moving from the closet ?
    So you know I use a 2stage 80% variable speed for my dual fuel set...
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    Have him get attic roof deck spray foamed then...

    Have him get attic roof deck spray foamed then use a 90+ furnace. If this customer is my age or older and never had a heat pump I wouldn't use one. Customer will never believe that cold air (...
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    There is also a Fed loan for a business to cover...

    There is also a Fed loan for a business to cover these wages . In some cases will not have to be paid back. That's just smoke & mirrors but that's a discussion for when we see the light at the end of...
  27. In your state does a Grandparent have any way to...

    In your state does a Grandparent have any way to get custody away from both of these 2 ? I feal your pain as I am a GrtGrandfather but Me & my Wife , kids, & grandkids pretty much live in Beaver...
  28. Isn't this the same drug used by our troops in...

    Isn't this the same drug used by our troops in Vietnam to aid against malaria ? Flight crews quit using it cause it screwed up night vision.
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    Only Suburban stuff I have seen is RV water...

    Only Suburban stuff I have seen is RV water heaters & furnaces.
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    I wouldn't bother staging 10 kw. I did on HP's...

    I wouldn't bother staging 10 kw. I did on HP's stage 15/20 kw heaters using outdoor tstat
  31. What could possibly go wrong on a sub ? :gah:...

    What could possibly go wrong on a sub ? :gah: thanks for doing that duty. I have a friend that spent 8 yrs on subs & saw a few emergencys.
    Retired so I am not studying hvac anymore but while we...
  32. I don't know the exact ratio but everyone you...

    I don't know the exact ratio but everyone you expose must expose the same # so it expands quickly. You being so near NO which is being reported as being one of the big " hot zones " you or one of...
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    It's simple genetics guys. You can't breed a...

    It's simple genetics guys. You can't breed a racehorse from a jackass :cheers:
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    If $22 per hour or manhour is all you have then...

    If $22 per hour or manhour is all you have then your going BROKE fast. Exactly why the big boys are subbing you their shitwork AKA new construction
  35. The design engineers needed to do this job will...

    The design engineers needed to do this job will never take responsibility if it's not to customer spec's. It's allways the installers fault thanks to that contract wording pertaining to " errors &...
  36. No shit Sherlock. This was D on steroids

    No shit Sherlock. This was D on steroids
  37. I just got back from a week in Sarasota, Fl . We...

    I just got back from a week in Sarasota, Fl . We stayed at my wife's sister/BiL ' condo on Siesta Beech they bought 2 years ago & gutted. 1million + in renovations. This place had the quietest hvac...
  38. It may be called a state license but it's just a...

    It may be called a state license but it's just a tax for getting screwed with sand in the ky
  39. Every state is different. Where are you ? Does...

    Every state is different. Where are you ? Does your state have statewide license and DO YOU have it ?
    I'm in Texas and legally my state license allows me to work anywhere in Tx without any " city...
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    Go to work for yourself or go to school. You can...

    Go to work for yourself or go to school. You can hire good accountants etc. you've done spent 6 years and still not close to a degree so time to realize you don't really want to go to school. It's...
  41. Thread: Long range

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    I use a single stage RCBS for my rifles and a...

    I use a single stage RCBS for my rifles and a Dillion 450 progressive for my pistols. I also use the Dillion on my 223/556 when I am in the mood to knockout several hundred , this model you still...
  42. Thread: Long range

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    I just do reloading & easy shooting. I have...

    I just do reloading & easy shooting. I have friend here that is big into the .50cal loooonnnnng range shooting. He was even president of one of the national organizations .
    It's getting popular as...
  43. Thread: Eye problem

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    My eye surgeon for cataracts said I have dry eyes...

    My eye surgeon for cataracts said I have dry eyes . He gave a sample of Systaine oct drops and said take Lutien also. Works for me
  44. Yep they do. Doesn't anyone read the dang books...

    Yep they do.
    Doesn't anyone read the dang books that come with new equipment ?
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    Don't include me in this as I have allways viewd...

    Don't include me in this as I have allways viewd the new technology in hvac as a profit maker. I will admit my smartphone skills are way behind.
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    ZERO :gah:. They want YOU to pay them if...

    ZERO :gah:. They want YOU to pay them if possible .
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    If he would install his own furnace this way, how...

    If he would install his own furnace this way, how bad is his installs of his customers ? Just because he owns his own company doesn't mean he is not a dumb ass .
  48. Just hire a reputable hvac contractor. Why the...

    Just hire a reputable hvac contractor. Why the 56% silver ? High vibration environment or something.
    $ will depend on location . If it's close to a warm beach I would do it for free, just pay all...
  49. If the wheel is dirty, the evaporator coil is...

    If the wheel is dirty, the evaporator coil is packed with crap too, usually.
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    You need to go back & reread your study book....

    You need to go back & reread your study book. Then hire a service tech .
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