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  1. I am not particularly afraid of heights, but one...

    I am not particularly afraid of heights, but one instance stands out. It gets easier the more you do it.


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    A fan is burned out? Sent from my SM-N950U...

    A fan is burned out?


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    I have the fieldpiece with the transducers and...

    I have the fieldpiece with the transducers and wireless temo and humidity. Love them. No issues after a year

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    Apply for pro membership. It is an issue, and if...

    Apply for pro membership. It is an issue, and if you want the info I can delve into it. It is a head scratcher, and the only reason I am versed in it, is because it kicked my tail a few times.
    ...
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    I can tell you, but not in an unlocked area of...

    I can tell you, but not in an unlocked area of the forum.

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    If the unit is open to atmosphere, refrigerant...

    If the unit is open to atmosphere, refrigerant trapped in the oil should have escaped. If it is not, than yes, refrigerant may indeed still be trapped in the oil. As for how much, it is impossible to...
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    I am a fluke guy, even though they annoy me at...

    I am a fluke guy, even though they annoy me at times. Klien meters leave a lot to be desired imho.
    I think they are rebranded uei, but that is a suspicion. Q

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    Jmart,rsd,hadco, amazon. It's called the captain...

    Jmart,rsd,hadco, amazon. It's called the captain hook.

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    As yooooouuuuu wiiiissssshhhhh. I love that...

    As yooooouuuuu wiiiissssshhhhh.
    I love that movie.
    I will now shut my pie hole.

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  10. No, you guys are looking at it wrong. The...

    No, you guys are looking at it wrong.
    The minisplits stacked on top of each other are low ambient kits, and the other job was sold as door heaters.
    Duh.
    And since I am completely full of crap, I...
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    It was, about 5 years ago. Than the Californians...

    It was, about 5 years ago. Than the Californians or Los angelians flooded us out. Now we are nipple deep in hipsters and yuppies. Now my town in about money,status and zip code.
    On the other hand,...
  12. I would call a company that has experience with...

    I would call a company that has experience with infinity controls, as I assume you have a infinity controller.

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  13. When you say rebooted, are you flipping breakers...

    When you say rebooted, are you flipping breakers ?

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    Well, that's a question with a few answers. I am...

    Well, that's a question with a few answers. I am in Portland, and it is easy..... if you have a job here with a non union shop. I can give you the contact name and numbers for our union, and maybe...
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    Seattle is a fun city, very expensive to live...

    Seattle is a fun city, very expensive to live though.
    In Portland, average wage is about about 80k.
    I would apply with deTemple, or another union shop. Also, unless you have an electrical...
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    That's funny, a guy was on here about a week ago...

    That's funny, a guy was on here about a week ago looking for a "qualifier" in Florida.

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    As a residential tech, work will load will be ok,...

    As a residential tech, work will load will be ok, but as a more moderate climate, you may have a few light weeks. I advise learning commercial, as that is the lifeblood of the pac nw.

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    Trane is a very reputable manufacturer. As to the...

    Trane is a very reputable manufacturer. As to the measure of longevity, most 15-20 year old esu po ment I service are trane branded ( I am not a trane dealer). As for when to replace your equipment,...
  19. Yes, I agree with your statement. It is very...

    Yes, I agree with your statement. It is very insulting to put time money and effort into a thing, only to watch as other people profit from fraudulant and unethical behavior.

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  20. I have a feeling that this gentleman might also...

    I have a feeling that this gentleman might also be needing a loan, until the country he is prince of can issue a check.

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    Yes, poor evacuation or overcharge being highest...

    Yes, poor evacuation or overcharge being highest on the list.

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    Would not recommended it. Sent from my...

    Would not recommended it.

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  23. Ok. A thousand a month! What would my...

    Ok. A thousand a month! What would my responsibilities include?

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  24. What is an ac qualifier? Sent from my SM-N950U...

    What is an ac qualifier?

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    Have a buddy who worked for them. Horror stories...

    Have a buddy who worked for them. Horror stories deluxe. He says they are an upsell/replacement mill

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  26. In my area, gas is cheaper than electricity. The...

    In my area, gas is cheaper than electricity. The costs are similar. I like gas heat over heat pump. Not only that, but a gas furnace has 3 moving parts ( not including relays and limits) a heat...
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    Maybe........ Terminal ice build up. Just a...

    Maybe........
    Terminal ice build up.
    Just a thought.


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    Generally, I wait 48 hours. I follow up with a...

    Generally, I wait 48 hours. I follow up with a drive over to check up with them. It is way harder to say no to somebodys face. If they went with another company, I reinforce that is fine, but I ask...
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    it looks like the air needs to make a pretty...

    it looks like the air needs to make a pretty radical turn, I suspect a ducting issue. I would call a service company with a solid knowledge of duct design and airflow.

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    Is gASSket a code word for something else? ...

    Is gASSket a code word for something else?

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  31. Maybe somebody can throw up a video in the pro's...

    Maybe somebody can throw up a video in the pro's area detailing the testing?

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    I dont think he said he had cancer. What you are...

    I dont think he said he had cancer. What you are describing is fraud. I am not a lawyer, but nothing he said seems fraudulent. I am gonna start a go fund me account, cause I need a vacation. And some...
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    I take it this thread has been closed? Sent...

    I take it this thread has been closed?

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    Portland Oregon has a severe lack of qualified...

    Portland Oregon has a severe lack of qualified techs. I know that the last couple of folks they hired, they paid to move them from Arizona to Oregon. That being said, they will work you. Gove a call...
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    Dang! Genius! Sent from my SM-N950U using...

    Dang! Genius!

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    We have had a rush here in portland on the...

    We have had a rush here in portland on the homeless despot DIY ductless. They are manufactured in China for a plethora of different companies. They are awful. No tech support, replacement parts are...
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    I was just having this discussion with my wife...

    I was just having this discussion with my wife the other night. I grew up very poor, the kind of poor where you start worrying about where you are gonna sleep, as soon as you wake up. I am not the...
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    Testo is good, their sensors are spendy, and have...

    Testo is good, their sensors are spendy, and have to be replaced by an authorized servicer. I use a testo. Just know, every two years you will be without it for a couple weeks. I send mine back in...
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    Miysu is fairly straightforward, but they are...

    Miysu is fairly straightforward, but they are all difficult to maintain. One of my coworkers swears by the clip on uv system that has come out, he swears that it cuts down on mold growth on the...
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    Simply put, heat pumps consume electricity to...

    Simply put, heat pumps consume electricity to compress refrigerant. As the refrigerant is compressed, it gets hot. That heat is than sent to your home, life is good. As the od temp drops, the amount...
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    I paint mine flagger pink and orange. I have yet...

    I paint mine flagger pink and orange. I have yet to have one carted off on a job site or during work. I did have them stolen out of a locked van. I also scratch my ass when everyone is watching and...
  42. Funny, but ropers ie resi new construction at...

    Funny, but ropers ie resi new construction at least here in ptown is piece work. You get paid by the number of feet of wire and recepticals installed. Unless you are IBEW, you make low wages. I agree...
  43. Oh man, I am glad I re read your post, I missed...

    Oh man, I am glad I re read your post, I missed the not! I agree with Lloyd, nat gas isn't going away soon, and nobody wants to be a pipe fitter. As you get older, you get fatter. And nobody wants to...
  44. Ho or straight ac? I also agree with the post...

    Ho or straight ac? I also agree with the post concerning viscosity of the vacuum pump oil. You may damage your pump.

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    Tru tech tools. Sent from my SM-N950U using...

    Tru tech tools.

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    Well than... go forth my son, and do no harm. ...

    Well than... go forth my son, and do no harm.

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    Ok, hub pullers are basically the same. I like...

    Ok, hub pullers are basically the same. I like aluminum because they are lighter. I would also invest in a good meter, i like (most of the time) fluke. That said, the 116 and 323 combo are pretty...
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    Well than....... I think you meant a blower...

    Well than.......
    I think you meant a blower wheel puller. Could be wrong, but all resi units ( ok most) have belly bands or the frame is integral to the motor.
    I would invest in quality hand...
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    Yellowjacket titans. Why analog? My titans must...

    Yellowjacket titans. Why analog? My titans must be almost 20 years old. They rarely see the sun. Ha! I rarely see the sun.
    Better put, they rarely get used. Only if it's a sketch unit.

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    I concur, one wont do. I assume your resi only? ...

    I concur, one wont do. I assume your resi only?

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