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    Strangest Request

    OK, my job is maintenance at a small local technical college. The majority of work I do is HVAC related but from time to time I get asked to fix other things. Some are not unusual at all; change...
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    I love the low brow morons knocking each other...

    I love the low brow morons knocking each other off.
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    Thanks for the info. You guys have convinced me...

    Thanks for the info. You guys have convinced me to go vented. The cons of ventless far out weigh the any reason for using one.
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    Ventless or Vented gas logs

    I need to hear from the experts here. My wife is adamant she wants a gas log fireplace. We do not have a chimney in our home, so I have to decide whether to go ventless or vented. Considerations are...
  5. I hope it is a smooth transition.

    I hope it is a smooth transition.
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    Well things did not go according to plan. I was...

    Well things did not go according to plan. I was called out to another job and the outside company went and did some troubleshooting. What they came back with is bad gas valves. The boss told them to...
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    Sticky: That is what I have read as well. Whether it...

    That is what I have read as well. Whether it happens or not is yet to be seen. I have ridden to the RT for the past 6 years in a row. I was as shocked as anybody to find out that RT was no longer...
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    Sticky: This is my wife and myself just after our Rolling...

    This is my wife and myself just after our Rolling Thunder XXXII ride last year.
  9. Thread: VAV Rookie

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    Here is a screen shot of just one thing I can see...

    Here is a screen shot of just one thing I can see with the Insight program.
  10. Thread: VAV Rookie

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    That control is on this VAV. We have many of...

    That control is on this VAV. We have many of these style in our buildings.
  11. Thread: VAV Rookie

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    Well you are talking over my head a bit. I will...

    Well you are talking over my head a bit. I will say that "Insight" is the program that talks to the boxes. Today I had an impromptu class on programming one of the TEC's (boxes). Here is a picture of...
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    I am hoping to get back to that site tomorrow. I...

    I am hoping to get back to that site tomorrow. I am fortunate that my boss isn't a jerk and knows that I am a rookie tech. He has called a local company that is owned by a former HVAC instructor at...
  13. Thread: VAV Rookie

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    VAV Rookie

    Heck, I am a HVAC rookie that just finished school in August. I worked briefly for a commercial outfit but I realized real quick that company wasn't a good fit for me. I then landed a job at the...
  14. Thread: Famous quotes

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    LMAO!

    LMAO!
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    I did not see anything connected to the gas valve...

    I did not see anything connected to the gas valve where the thermocouple attaches. I totally agree with your assessment that it is unlikely that five valves went bad all at the same time. I will say...
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    So I ordered one of these,...

    So I ordered one of these, https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0039O2L2E/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1, to assist me in troubleshooting these units.
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    I will check the pressures, but I will say that...

    I will check the pressures, but I will say that the pilots had a nice blue flame and fully enveloped the thermocouples.
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    I am still so green that any info is a help....

    I am still so green that any info is a help. Thank you for answering.
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    I know how to check pressure but unsure of how to...

    I know how to check pressure but unsure of how to check quality. I will say that these five are scattered through three adjacent school shop areas. Each shop has four units located at each corner of...
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    I have not yet, was unable to get back to these...

    I have not yet, was unable to get back to these today because of higher priorities.
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    Going to follow this thread. Just got a new job...

    Going to follow this thread. Just got a new job and have been working on VAV's this past week. I am new to them, and the control system we are using on them.
  22. Thread: Famous quotes

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    To bad that shipped sailed a long time ago.

    To bad that shipped sailed a long time ago.
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    Standing Pilot Issues

    I was sent out to check on some Beacon/Morris BMF-75 hanging gas heaters at one of our locations. I have very limited experience with these but that is another story. The guy before me reported that...
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    Black cat and black dog. Both are rescue animals...

    Black cat and black dog. Both are rescue animals and my granddaughter is their favorite human. When she visits, we get no love from the fur babies.
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    I have never hunted anything bigger than...

    I have never hunted anything bigger than whitetail. I use a Rem 700 in .270 and here in SC, that is all I need. When go to Ohio I hunt with a .50 black powder rifle.

    I do have a friend that...
  26. Thread: Veterens Day

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    I would not be the man I am today if I hadnít...

    I would not be the man I am today if I hadnít joined up.

    USAF 1982-2008


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  27. It may be what happens to the dogs after their...

    It may be what happens to the dogs after their racing days are over that is the biggest concern.
  28. The problem is with your fuel pump. You need...

    The problem is with your fuel pump. You need 60lbs or better for the truck to start. If your gauge is even a little off, you said 55lbs, you don't have enough psi. Check it when you are attempting to...
  29. https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2008/02/w...

    https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2008/02/walter_cronkite_vietnam_and_th.html

    Walter Cronkite’s remarks at the end of his February 27, 1968 evening news broadcast, four decades ago today,...
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    LMAO!

    LMAO!
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    spam [spam] NOUN irrelevant or inappropriate...

    spam
    [spam]

    NOUN
    irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the Internet to a large number of recipients.
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    Great post that clearly explains the importance...

    Great post that clearly explains the importance of verifying your sources.


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  33. Poll: How could they have stopped it? How could they...

    How could they have stopped it? How could they stop all guns on their property; with a sign?
  34. :LOL::LOL:

    :LOL::LOL:
  35. Dems don't want religion involved in any...

    Dems don't want religion involved in any government entity, yet they want to force their will into our religious organizations.
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    https://abc7news.com/society/pg-e-explains-why-tur...

    https://abc7news.com/society/pg-e-explains-why-turning-power-back-on-could-take-5-days/5606070/

    "The utility says re-energizing power lines takes time. Crews will need to inspect every power line...
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    Read one article that it may take up to 5 days in...

    Read one article that it may take up to 5 days in some areas.
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    One reason they didn't, was they were not allowed...

    One reason they didn't, was they were not allowed to do so.
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    You nailed exactly what the article I am trying...

    You nailed exactly what the article I am trying to find said is the root cause of the problem. That with spending money on green technology when infrastructure was severely in need of repair or...
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    PG&E may be in trouble

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/oxygen-dependent-man-dies-12-minutes-after-pge-cuts-power-to-his-home?fbclid=IwAR0fJsoDhHXrYD1zjKrPHqhpFNm8p1WzPyf-0qlGoHjny38UddtShLPE0O8

    "A Northern California man...
  41. Thread: Who to sue?

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    It would be hard to extend the season here since...

    It would be hard to extend the season here since it runs August 15th to Jan 1st.
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    Absolutely insane.

    Absolutely insane.
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    When hearsay becomes enough to open an official...

    When hearsay becomes enough to open an official investigation and there are no repercussions for lying about said hearsay, this is what you get.

    Imagine now if you will, every idiot in the USA...
  44. Thread: Who to sue?

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    Yeah, the wife and I have had a deer collision on...

    Yeah, the wife and I have had a deer collision on the bike and I have hit two with vehicles here in SC.
  45. Thread: Who to sue?

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    I rode dirt bikes a lot as a kid. Then I joined...

    I rode dirt bikes a lot as a kid. Then I joined the military, got married, had kids, etc. I didn't ride for many years but once my kids got older, I started riding again. I absolutely love it and so...
  46. Uh, no. Pretty ridiculous question. Sent...

    Uh, no. Pretty ridiculous question.


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    LMAO Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    LMAO


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  48. Poll: I remember when that happened. Sent from my...

    I remember when that happened.


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  49. Poll: Uh, oh. Who was it this time? Sent from my...

    Uh, oh. Who was it this time?


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  50. The company I currently work for does not pay on...

    The company I currently work for does not pay on commission. The owner told me that if you want to make an honest man a crook, make his pay based on commissions.

    I am sure there are a lot of good...
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