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  1. The Followup: Thursday the 5th I replaced the ...

    The Followup: Thursday the 5th I replaced the Bristol with a Copeland supplier took back the Bristol Charged my boss the price difference of the Copeland, I repiped compressor new drier...
  2. Bristol Compressor "NO GOOD DEED GOES UN-PUNISHED"

    Company I work for Stictly commercial Hvac and Refrigeration. Boss sent me on a residential no-cooling call. It was his cousin's house.I find a Carrier unit in decent shape "3" ton R-22 unit with a...
  3. I got a pretty good idea who you work for,and...

    I got a pretty good idea who you work for,and over the years many young kids wore out their vehicles working there. And did'nt get compensated.
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    PROMASTER VANS ARE THE BEST !!!! I Love my...

    PROMASTER VANS ARE THE BEST !!!! I Love my Hi-Top Promaster :cheers:
  5. Thread: Oil Failure

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    Flood back can be time consuming to find on a...

    Flood back can be time consuming to find on a Loop system. Also check to make sure none of the compressors have a bad valve plate.
  6. Thread: Oil Failure

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    "1" Rule out flood back "2" Is there a problem...

    "1" Rule out flood back "2" Is there a problem with the float in the oil separator or a damaged screen in the separator "3" Are the pickup screens in the bottom left of the compressors clean. "3"...
  7. No state Income tax ?? That's nice. These states...

    No state Income tax ?? That's nice. These states with no income tax I wonder is the state government ran more efficiently and with accountability ??? And less waste ?? Or are the citizens taxed in...
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    It's been a few years since I worked on a "CME"...

    It's been a few years since I worked on a "CME" looking back it was a good machine, condenser was a bit of a pain in ass to clean never had a problem with the Evaps, the coating was durable I don't...
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    I've seen some customers that for their ice needs...

    I've seen some customers that for their ice needs should have just invested the money and gotten a "VOGT"
  10. "BRANDS" of Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heaters

    :.02: I've been looking online at some of the various brands of Heat Pump water heaters. It appears they are all "R-134a" It would think the manufacturers would have utilized "R-410a" would have been...
  11. :mad: Damn !! That's bad news those previous...

    :mad: Damn !! That's bad news those previous ICE-O-MATICS sure were easy to work on not much went wrong the occasional water pump or harvest assist unit why did Ice o matic want to mess with a simple...
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    Ya I agree prodigy is crap If someone is hell...

    Ya I agree prodigy is crap If someone is hell bent on Scotsman today I tell them stay away....
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    That machine "CME" was easy to work on a damp...

    That machine "CME" was easy to work on a damp cloth with "WINDEX" across the electronic eyes, keep the condenser clean now I remember it how much does one of those blue control boxes go for if it's...
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    CME

    CME That was the machine with the electronic eye and the blue plastic box with the Led Lites and the evaporate that was plastic coated ??? Have'nt seen any of those in a long time. That was better...
  15. :angel: ICE-O-MATIC !! Can I get an "AMEN"...

    :angel: ICE-O-MATIC !! Can I get an "AMEN" :angel: ICE-O-MATIC !! The Elegance of Simplicity !! CAN I get an "AMEN":angel: ICE-O-MATIC !! No Electronic boards Brothers and Sisters !!:angel: Can I get...
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    Educate all customers that need ice machines...

    Educate all customers that need ice machines spread the word Scotsman make the "WORST" ice machine replace that machine with a Manitowoc or for the sake of less things to go wrong Spread the "GOSPEL"...
  17. Ok so not many union dues or fees. But is the...

    Ok so not many union dues or fees. But is the boss covering your medical in full ??? Or does a big deduction get subtracted weekly from your check to cover a portion of the medical ??? How much $$ is...
  18. How's the cost of Living in that part of Texas??...

    How's the cost of Living in that part of Texas?? Example: How much does a "MODEST" single family home cost?? Is the company covering the full cost of the medical Insurance ?? Or does the employee...
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    Worked on a few Kold Drafts in the last 2-1/2...

    Worked on a few Kold Drafts in the last 2-1/2 years too many failures, sensors, water pumps, I'd say my boss has 4 customers with Kold Drafts in 1 location the machine was barely 3 years old and the...
  20. Thread: Turbo torch

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    Go on Uni-welds website also Goss I believe they...

    Go on Uni-welds website also Goss I believe they both make compact oxy/acetylene kits with portable totes for their MC Rigs.
  21. Thread: Turbo torch

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    Just looked over this post. That's an "ASCO"...

    Just looked over this post. That's an "ASCO" Torch Handle. I would speculate that the tip is a "GOSS" for all you guys that might read this post check out the you tube video Goss Target torch. The...
  22. I've only installed 10-12 ductless units in the...

    I've only installed 10-12 ductless units in the last 2 years all of them wall hung all commercial locations. I've pressurized with nitrogen and evacuated but always felt the weak link would be the...
  23. DUCTLESS INSTALLERS CHIME IN brazing the connections exiting the indoor unit

    :.02: I was at the supply house this week got into a discussion with a tech who installs a lot of ductless units about piping the units in difficult spots. He stated that he always cuts the flare...
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    Which tool companies are made in America but...

    Which tool companies are made in America but owned by another country ???? Educate us please.
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    Answer to joe

    I try as much as possible to purchase made in the USA products JB made in the USA yellow jacket only some items are made in USA. Therefore I won't buy there products. Turbo Torch tips are made in...
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    Yellow jacket no thanks

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    I won't purchase yellow jacket. My Guages are "JB" because they are made in the USA !!!
    I won't purchase turbo torch. My Air/Acetylene set is "GOSS" because it's made in the USA !!! For...
  27. Thread: pecmsg,

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    Twister ??? As in the Acetylene Tips made by "...

    Twister ??? As in the Acetylene Tips made by " UNIWELD" ?????
  28. That's a funny video !!!! Home owner gets his...

    That's a funny video !!!! Home owner gets his ass kicked priceless
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    I've been installing manitowocs lately with...

    I've been installing manitowocs lately with remote condensing units and servicing mostly manitowocs a few hoshizakis, a few Kold drafts which are a pain in the ass. I have not worked on a ice-o-matic...
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    I should be more specific I need to replace my...

    I should be more specific I need to replace my A-14 and A-11 not to keen on purchasing Turbo Torch brand tips by Victor heard good things about the Harris Infernos, but the you tube video on Goss...
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    "GOSS" TARGET TORCH TIPS

    :anyone: Was looking on you tube the other day,saw an interesting video on the "GOSS" brand of torch tips called target torch. I was going to purchase the "Harris" Inferno tips because I'm not so...
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    Manitowocs are easy to work on have not seen an...

    Manitowocs are easy to work on have not seen an ice o matic is'nt ice o Matics slogan the Elegance of Simplicity:ghug:
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    Over the last "30" Years has'nt Kold draft gone...

    Over the last "30" Years has'nt Kold draft gone out of business a few times ???? I've only worked on 3 Kold drafts in the last year "1" had to replace the water pumps the DC volt conversion. The...
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    Just remembered a doozy I changed a 5 hp...

    Just remembered a doozy I changed a 5 hp compresser on a rooftop condensing unit for a walk in box in a specialty store my boss had a guy show up with a boom truck nice, rig in new, rig out dead...
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    I'm sure that happens a lot more than you think....

    I'm sure that happens a lot more than you think. I went to a service call years ago, business had 2 walkin boxes 1 ice machine and multiple self contained cases I had to clean plugged condensers and...
  36. No they are not self lighting go to the websites...

    No they are not self lighting go to the websites uniweld and turbo torch the shutoff valves are towards front of handle seems more user friendly.
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    I had a conversation at the supply house with a...

    I had a conversation at the supply house with a tech I've know for about 30 years. He grew up in the business and took over his fathers business 25 years ago. He is a "1" man shop and a very...
  38. Front Valve Torch Handles "TURBO-TORCH "PLF-A5"(0386-0872" and UNIWELD "TH7" & "TH8"

    Hi all check out these torch handles with the front mounted shut off valve none of the supply houses stock them only the same brands but with the shut off at the bottom. It definitely seems to me...
  39. "IFERNO" TORCH TIPS From Harris the silphos/staybrite mfg.

    I have to replace my A-11 & A-14 Turbo Tips the type made by Turbo-Torch, have heard that the Inferno Tips made by Harris are better anyone using Inferno's able to chime in.
  40. Company provides "ALL" the Tools ??? Wow that's...

    Company provides "ALL" the Tools ??? Wow that's unusual. If I may ask what's the pay scale in Wisconsin and the cost of living like?? As far as the question to the cost of living example what's an...
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    It's true many years ago there were "2" actual...

    It's true many years ago there were "2" actual "METAL-TRADES" business agents, for many years now "B" business agent has been a Fitter.
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    Ok here's a fact at "638" only the "PIPE-FITTERS"...

    Ok here's a fact at "638" only the "PIPE-FITTERS" can hold an elected position it's been that way for almost "20" years 2nd fact the union meetings should be held later in the evening not at 4 pm....
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    Another thing about the "638-B" collect pension...

    Another thing about the "638-B" collect pension at "62" and union gives you medical till "65" you can leave at "60" early retirement but that is a "12%" penalty "FIRST"."2ND" then if you want to...
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    Was there really ever a time in the last "100"...

    Was there really ever a time in the last "100" years that the United States "TRULY" had an honest to goodness "BALANCED BUDGET" not that Fuzzy math that the Clintons claimed????
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    My 2 cents... I've been in "638-B" for over 30...

    My 2 cents... I've been in "638-B" for over 30 years current pay scale is $39.25 per hour. "FOR NOW" the medical is still fully paid by employer. I "5" techs who made the transfer from the "B" to "A"...
  46. I told a friend of mine about that position,he...

    I told a friend of mine about that position,he lives in Hicksville and is tired of working for a contractor that works him to death,since he paid off his house and his last kid moved out he can...
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    Treat others as you would like to be treated is...

    Treat others as you would like to be treated is the best approach.
  48. "SPEED-LINER" Spray on Bed Liners for your pick up truck

    :det: Hi all !!! Anyone have a "SPEED-LINER" on their pick up truck if so are ya glad you chose it over "LINE-X" or "RHINO" ???? My Last truck had Rhino held up well it was the 1st generation stuff...
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    First: cardio vascular fittness, 2nd: Lean...

    First: cardio vascular fittness, 2nd: Lean individual with very low body fat, 3rd: a huge set of Balls a job like that "HAS" to pay very well.
  50. 638-B Scale is "$38.80" per Hour "$1,552" per...

    638-B Scale is "$38.80" per Hour "$1,552" per week on a "40" hour week "$80,704" Per Year without overtime.
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