Search:

Type: Posts; User: hvacker

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.07 seconds; generated 10 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    9
    Views
    301

    The failure mode of sleeve bearings is because...

    The failure mode of sleeve bearings is because they are lubricated by capillary attraction and need the bearing to heat up in order to draw oil in from the wick. If the motor is slowed down to xx...
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    435

    It's job dependent. Anything large will need...

    It's job dependent. Anything large will need oxy/acc. On smaller stuff where either will work the Turbo will give a softer flame and requires less skill. It also gives an impression of filling the...
  3. Yes, sometimes money isn't the reason I might...

    Yes, sometimes money isn't the reason I might value a customer. Usually it's when they seem to value me. Their loyalty rubs off.
    I've never paid for a lead but I have given gift cards to a nice...
  4. Customers are lost often thru no fault of the...

    Customers are lost often thru no fault of the contractor. People move, die, forgot your name
    and many other reasons. From my understanding a residential contractor will loose 20% of their customers...
  5. Replies
    27
    Views
    671

    Double flares are used where movement is a...

    Double flares are used where movement is a problem like on a car. Not necessary on refer systems unless a manufacture requires it. I've never seen it but who knows. If the intent is to stop leaks, a...
  6. Replies
    27
    Views
    671

    Don't put anything except refer oil on the flare...

    Don't put anything except refer oil on the flare mating surface. Anything. A few drops of refer oil on the flare where it meets the nut. Tighten until you say UGH.
    I've only used a torque wrench on...
  7. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    I wish that was all. That could be dealt with as...

    I wish that was all. That could be dealt with as campaign banter. I heard the same speeches everyone else did. Often cloaked with little snippets like "and I assume there are also some fine people."...
  8. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Wayne, wasup? If your referring to what I wrote I...

    Wayne, wasup? If your referring to what I wrote I was implying the US isn't some purified manifestation of capitalism. We have entities that are socialist or at least quasi.
    I have no desire to be...
  9. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Hugh, you can't know what might have happened,...

    Hugh, you can't know what might have happened, better or worse. I don't know how you can rationally arrive at your conclusion.
    We are a socialist country in many ways now and I doubt you would have...
  10. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Maybe because it's an observation of yourself...

    Maybe because it's an observation of yourself that you placed on a public forum. Visibility.
  11. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Perception can be opinion when it comes to...

    Perception can be opinion when it comes to analyzing events. Perception can also be factual. Two different animals. I remember in philosophy this was studied in depth enough to confuse a person...
  12. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    I had a disagreement with the IRS about employee...

    I had a disagreement with the IRS about employee tax payments. They had sent me a check for about $300 saying I had overpaid. I didn't think I had but they disagreed. I cashed the check. Bad idea....
  13. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    I got a kick out of your post. It's clear you...

    I got a kick out of your post. It's clear you won't negotiate or compromise either. Seems there is not the difference you claim. But if you wont compromise I guess we should throw all this pesky...
  14. Replies
    27
    Views
    671

    What happened to the days when a flare was simply...

    What happened to the days when a flare was simply tightened.
    Your flare broke. I imagine your flare tool is the correct angle. There are several angles out there. For a flare to appear as you said,...
  15. Replies
    27
    Views
    671

    Any lubricant will change a torque value....

    Any lubricant will change a torque value. Sometimes a lot. The value for a bolt with oil on the threads has a multiplier of .55.
    A flare should be oiled. This is standard procedure. A flare...
  16. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Your right about Medicare. The only relief I know...

    Your right about Medicare. The only relief I know is to sign on with a insurance that offers an enhanced supplemental version of Medicare. Mine is through Blue Cross and it covers many things. The...
  17. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    I don't believe you have a grasp on your...

    I don't believe you have a grasp on your fundamental self. Your motivations. The well you drink from.
  18. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Unfortunately it's not crap but a deep motivator...

    Unfortunately it's not crap but a deep motivator and fundamental to peoples actions. It's not a mental exercise of right/wrong but an action to who we are.
    I can't follow your idea that hating...
  19. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Relevance? Hillary wasn't elected. Even so, how...

    Relevance? Hillary wasn't elected. Even so, how do you conclude she was stupid?
    No position is stupid if it can be logically argued. Agreement is something very different.
    Or to be not stupid...
  20. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    I never noticed that but then I wasn't looking. I...

    I never noticed that but then I wasn't looking. I want our Presidents to be a asset even if they wern't my choice. BO under went more negative critics than any other President I can think of. Even...
  21. Replies
    74
    Views
    1,278

    No one is good at everything. There was a guy...

    No one is good at everything. There was a guy working with a tribe in a rain forest in
    S America. The Tribe would have nothing to do with negative numbers. The thought was ridiculous to them. Like...
  22. If your talking about deadheading the pump there...

    If your talking about deadheading the pump there are reasons not to do this. Cavitation is the main one. This add unwanted heat to the loop also.
  23. Thread: Psychrometer

    by hvacker
    Replies
    18
    Views
    465

    I've had a couple slings but went to digital 20...

    I've had a couple slings but went to digital 20 years ago. Two Amprobe's. The first was faster but I don't know why. I didn't like the possible inaccuracies with a sling and it's sock.
    Things like...
  24. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Again, there is not a thing wrong with wanting to...

    Again, there is not a thing wrong with wanting to get it right. I you want to criticize BO, at least do it on content. Why not be critical of his deodorant? I remember an article in Ramparts back in...
  25. Replies
    74
    Views
    1,278

    My understanding is intelligence is the ability...

    My understanding is intelligence is the ability to solve problems. It might not be related to what's called common sense or wisdom.
    Sometimes being able to answer questions is confused with...
  26. Replies
    74
    Views
    1,278

    I understand just what your saying. Could TS and...

    I understand just what your saying. Could TS and solving other problems be an addiction? I know people that can't leave their computer games alone.
    Is this site is an addiction and we need our fix?...
  27. Replies
    74
    Views
    1,278

    Many in the tech side of hvac aren't all that...

    Many in the tech side of hvac aren't all that good at TS. The ones I've known are good at it above average intelligence probably but I have no numbers. I do know they have a bent for logic and are...
  28. Replies
    74
    Views
    1,278

    I was referring to the wait before making a...

    I was referring to the wait before making a decision. Not if comparing religion to college.
  29. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Give it up. There is nothing wrong with trying to...

    Give it up. There is nothing wrong with trying to get it right when speaking in front of a crowd. I have no problem.Just because a speaker has the skills to not need notes doesn't mean they speak the...
  30. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    For all here that believe our privately funded...

    For all here that believe our privately funded health system is ok might not have anything to compare it to. In the military medical care was free and complete.( as far as I know)
    I remember house...
  31. Replies
    74
    Views
    1,278

    To solve a problem, define it. The primary goal...

    To solve a problem, define it. The primary goal of education is to teach students how to think.
    The early education system up to grade 12 has become a training ground for businesses wanting a...
  32. Replies
    21
    Views
    595

    love the smell of Morgue in the morning... It...

    love the smell of Morgue in the morning...
    It smells like victory vomit. (.) (.)
  33. Replies
    74
    Views
    1,278

    If a kid has an aptitude for learning of the...

    If a kid has an aptitude for learning of the academic type, they should be encouraged.
    Higher education is more than learning and classes. The student is exposed to things they wouldn't if they had...
  34. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Good luck. On 60 min. (I think) was a segment...

    Good luck.
    On 60 min. (I think) was a segment showing some emergency procedures are done or assisted by sub-contractors. The subs were billing the patent separately and insurance refused to pay....
  35. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    I would like to read your ideas on this. I know...

    I would like to read your ideas on this. I know an element required for success is passion.Without it the machine (human) won't start or move.
    Passion will leave the large majority behind.
    ...
  36. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    So what is it you want?

    So what is it you want?
  37. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Closer to the middle. A pendulum could stop in...

    Closer to the middle. A pendulum could stop in the middle is if it was polarized or something stopped it. Like a really big asteroid.
    I've been told a nation's people get along really well when...
  38. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    From here it appears the extremes in the Dem...

    From here it appears the extremes in the Dem party are being left out. Left out, that's funny. Abandoned.
    If the Republicans do the same, Trump is gone.

    The pendulum is swinging back and might...
  39. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Communism works as long as it's in their own...

    Communism works as long as it's in their own world. I'm only considering sustaining an economy. The money just stays on the merry-go-round.
    IF the USSR wanted money to grow, they would need an...
  40. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    I learned in the military that the fewer...

    I learned in the military that the fewer questions I asked the better. I once pissed off another military guy when he asked how large the bomb was on my airplane. I told him I didn't know and he...
  41. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Hears something voters might do well to remember....

    Hears something voters might do well to remember. Tax cuts and de-regulation are not so much an economic stimulus as they are pay back. All those expensive dinners where donations are made have...
  42. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    I made some good money when the Star War...

    I made some good money when the Star War contracts went out. Helped build a laser lab on top of a mountain. Only problem was how far away it was. 110 miles one way. Once I snuck my travel trailer on...
  43. Thread: JIP vs NPT

    by hvacker
    Replies
    5
    Views
    362

    Hydraulic fittings are very specific. There...

    Hydraulic fittings are very specific. There should be a designation stamped on them. Like AN (army navy) or SAE, NPT National pipe thread. JIP?? It probably has a metric measurement. A caliper and...
  44. Replies
    18
    Views
    907

    I see metal roofs being more dominate. I have 4...

    I see metal roofs being more dominate. I have 4 different roofs on 3 different buildings.
    My house has cement tiles on a vaulted ceiling and white rubber on the rest. One out building has rolled...
  45. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    What I remember wasn't Reagan influence that cost...

    What I remember wasn't Reagan influence that cost Carter his job. It was a couple of foreign government's interference.
    The Saudi oil embargo made the us look vunerable but Carter might have...
  46. Replies
    8
    Views
    226

    Ya, I see that. I should have referenced...

    Ya, I see that. I should have referenced Scoobie's post above #2. I was reading his and just took off from there.
    Scoobie was basking in his great day and all I could think of was the Grateful Dead...
  47. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    OK Wayne but you've stacked the deck a bit. If...

    OK Wayne but you've stacked the deck a bit. If you had drawn SS when you were first eligible at 62 or even waited until 67 you would have been paid another 10-15 years worth of checks so saying you...
  48. Replies
    8
    Views
    226

    It's easy to get comfy when you can isolate...

    It's easy to get comfy when you can isolate yourself and ignore the bear at the door.
    The Earth is very anxious right now. The "Masters of War"(Dylan) are wakening. It reminds me very much of a...
  49. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    Re-reading BNME8EZ #51, We might witnessing the...

    Re-reading BNME8EZ #51, We might witnessing the end of our Democracy. It was supposed be a system of tolerance where differences are worked through.
    I've been on this planet longer than most...
  50. Replies
    486
    Views
    7,717

    You will likely be surprised how beneficial SS is...

    You will likely be surprised how beneficial SS is if you live long enough. A guy that made
    $100000 and paid $6200 in SS in a year. If he worked all his life and he retires at 67 he could make...
Results 1 to 50 of 970
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4