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    This almost made me puke. How dare you say...

    This almost made me puke. How dare you say something like this. You should be banned for life.

    Hereís some info from an average guy from Canada:

    Only 39.5% of Canadians voted for Trudeau. ...
  2. What about 2 x 140 btu units twinned? Sent...

    What about 2 x 140 btu units twinned?


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  3. Thread: Gas Code

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    This is where I send my question: ...

    This is where I send my question: fuels_technical_services@tssa.org

    If they donít answer in a couple of days I will email again asking if they received my email and they generally answer right...
  4. Thread: My hack job

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    I am not sure why you are telling us that she had...

    I am not sure why you are telling us that she had no money. When we install anything, no matter the price, the install is done correctly. The lower price should be a bonus to her, not a licence for...
  5. We use Wintac as well. I spend about 8 hours...

    We use Wintac as well. I spend about 8 hours every 6 months trying to find where my trial balance went out. It has glitches.


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    Donít beat yourself up. Every single one of us...

    Donít beat yourself up. Every single one of us have learned valuable lessons this way. Learn from it and move on. I think it says a lot that you find it a bit distressing. I would be more worried if...
  7. You should be able to go into Empireís website...

    You should be able to go into Empireís website and they will link you up with a dealer. Where are you located?


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    Iíll have to try that. We always use this:...

    Iíll have to try that. We always use this:
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180320/b5a882093e20de81ddc35b88c11a2fc1.jpg


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    We have had similar problems like this for the...

    We have had similar problems like this for the last couple of years with Rego brand second stage regs. With no load, they creep up to 20Ē and higher, then when the equipment fires, they drop down...
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    If you can, calibrate the thermostat. If you...

    If you can, calibrate the thermostat. If you cannot calibrate it, you will have to replace it. The burner is either in or off. It doesnít modulate.


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  11. Code here is 1Ē drop max. Sent from my...

    Code here is 1Ē drop max.


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  12. The op says it is an lp unit. I would install...

    The op says it is an lp unit.

    I would install the HSI and flame sensor as per manufactures instructions. It sounds like an igniter. 8" is too low as well on manifold pressure.


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    Thermal Imaging Camera

    It shows the individual lines like I have x-ray vision. I will take a picture the next time I use it.


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    Thermal Imaging Camera

    We installed in-floor heating in a slab on grade house last summer. This winter the homeowner says the floor is cold along the east wall and is really pissed saying we didnít install it correctly and...
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    I have a Turbo Torch air/acet. You need to wear...

    I have a Turbo Torch air/acet. You need to wear ear protection.


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  16. Thread: Flare tee

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    Looks like somebody did it already. Have you ever...

    Looks like somebody did it already. Have you ever used it?
  17. Thread: Flare tee

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    Great idea. You even got me thinking of designing...

    Great idea. You even got me thinking of designing a wrench specifically for this. Thanks for all the ideas!
  18. Thread: Flare tee

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    Flare tee

    Does anyone have a tool to help tighten the third nut on a flare tee? I find it very difficult to put backup on the tee while tightening the nut. Looking for ideas.


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    It does. It actually comes off the fireplace with...

    It does. It actually comes off the fireplace with a direct vent piece of pipe installed backwards.
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    What's wrong with that!

    Customer called saying his gas valve wouldn't turn on gas to the burner. I told him he was lucky it didn't. He installed this used fireplace himself. That box is some sort of a heat recovery for a...
  21. I always have a Lennox 9in1 on me. It has 3 nut...

    I always have a Lennox 9in1 on me. It has 3 nut drivers and 6 bits. If I am doing a job that takes more than 5 minutes, the Klein magnetic drivers come out.
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    I use a Mastervac that has a wireless on/off...

    I use a Mastervac that has a wireless on/off switch at the end of the long hose. Very convenient, not having to reach the vacuum anymore. I can keep my tool bag close and the vacuum farther...
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    Can't wait to try it. I have it on order.

    Can't wait to try it. I have it on order.
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    The bar with 2 wheels is an excellent idea. I...

    The bar with 2 wheels is an excellent idea. I googled it and there is was. Problem solved, thanks. Thanks Mason, as well.
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    Ridgid 300 Threader

    How do you transport your Ridgid 300? It is listed at 212 pounds, is oily, and heavy to move. I have it mounted on the tri-stand. I have a 12' enclosed trailer, and am looking at ideas how to...
  26. You did a nice job! I appreciate techs who ask...

    You did a nice job! I appreciate techs who ask for feedback on their work. I don't see a support on the horizontal black iron, and did you put a union close to the gas valve? It would aid in...
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    There is no job in the back that would have been...

    There is no job in the back that would have been worth me turning a blind eye to that death machine. I always use the litmus test "How would I explain it to the Judge!"
  28. Thread: FARM SHOP GEO

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    Quite possibly the cleanest install I have ever...

    Quite possibly the cleanest install I have ever seen. I can only hope to be that professional. Great job.
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    The venting is the least of its problems. It...

    The venting is the least of its problems.

    It is illegal here to use an appliance connector on the gas line to a furnace.

    All furnaces must have an emergency cut off switch between the furnace...
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    I had this exact same problem on a furnace a...

    I had this exact same problem on a furnace a couple of years ago. I cannot remember what brand of furnace it was, and I cannot find the make of your furnace from the model number in your post. What...
  31. Thread: Sky High

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    Very cool pics! Thanks for sharing. How long...

    Very cool pics! Thanks for sharing. How long was the whole operation, start to finish?
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    The closest repair store is 2.5 hours away, and...

    The closest repair store is 2.5 hours away, and it might be 6 months before I am back in that area again. I was a big DeWalt consumer. I think they just shot themselves in the foot.
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    I should have added that the tools are only two...

    I should have added that the tools are only two years old.
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    DeWalt Warranty Warning

    DeWalt says they have a 3 year warranty. I took my 18V cordless recipricating saw with a broken battery contact, and my 18V cordless 1/4" impact driver with sparks coming out, in for warranty, and...
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    oops, sorry. ...

    oops, sorry.

    http://www.rona.ca/shop/~impact-chuck-dewalt-280298_power-tools_shop
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    I use a step drill and spade bit in my dewalt...

    I use a step drill and spade bit in my dewalt impact and they both work grat. Here is how I use the syep drill.
    ...
  37. Thread: truck mpg.

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    2010 Chev Savana, 6.0l, 6 speed auto tranny, gas,...

    2010 Chev Savana, 6.0l, 6 speed auto tranny, gas, 5000km's, 11.4mpg according to the digital dash, not sure if it is U.S. or imperial, with roof rack and ladders.
  38. I would not. I am in the business and could...

    I would not.

    I am in the business and could buy one at wholesale and install it myself. Unless you use an extrordinary amount of hot water the payback is not there. You likely have to upsize...
  39. I use one at work all the time. It weighs about...

    I use one at work all the time. It weighs about 35-40 pounds, and it says it has a 1200 lb capacity. I use it on HWT's all the time, by myself. It makes going up and down stairs effortless. It...
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    Will the PVC cutters cut "636" and ABS pipe?

    Will the PVC cutters cut "636" and ABS pipe?
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    Milwaukee copper tube cutter

    I bought one of these tools about a month ago, and I have to say that I am pleased with it. It sure takes the monotony out of using a manual tube cutter all day. They are $169, but worth the money....
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    A $30 Mastercraft that I only use for...

    A $30 Mastercraft that I only use for thermocouples.
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    I have the fluke 902 and I don't think they...

    I have the fluke 902 and I don't think they should call it the HVAC meter because it cannot read thermocouples (millivolt D.C.). I have to carry a second meter just to read thermocouples.
  44. Is your service tech the one who installed it? ...

    Is your service tech the one who installed it? Is he the owner, or an employee? Call an authorized dealer to have it dealt with asap. Any reputable dealer will have this fixed for you in no time.
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    You have answered what I suspected, that your...

    You have answered what I suspected, that your venting is over sized. Here where I live (Ontario, Canada), code requires that your venting be sized properly. Condensing flue gasses are corrosive and...
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    What size is your venting and how high does it go?

    What size is your venting and how high does it go?
  47. Poll: I see them regularly and set them properly on...

    I see them regularly and set them properly on every install which has one.
  48. Four of us at work have one and none of us has...

    Four of us at work have one and none of us has had any problems.
  49. I use a Testo 510 and have had no problems with...

    I use a Testo 510 and have had no problems with it. I use it for gas pressure, pressure differential on pressure switches, and HRV's, and it seems to work well.
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    Spring Clamp Pliers

    I was wondering what you guys use to move those spring clamps that hold the condensate hoses. It is near impossible sometimes to get a bull-nose or slip-joint pliers on them. I googled a craftsman...
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