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    A good installer should be able to pull in...

    A good installer should be able to pull in $50-$75k anywhere. There are companies who will pay it. The nice thing about being an installer is that you don't have to engage the companies bad policies...
  2. Man, first I have to eat broccoli, now you're...

    Man, first I have to eat broccoli, now you're telling me I need to buy a higher grade of smack. What next?
  3. Eating pure garlic as we speak, dissolved in...

    Eating pure garlic as we speak, dissolved in spaghetti sauce of course.
  4. Anyone else get Walking Pneumonia in the middle of summer?

    Last year I developed it and had to go to the ER, didn't even know I had a lung condition.

    This year I'm starting to feel it come on again.

    Strange phenom.

    Trying to avoid the antibiotics...
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    Oh it's just dandy, at least three feet. No you...

    Oh it's just dandy, at least three feet.
    No you have to leave a device(iPad, etc) next to the station in which you are working.

    Walking away results in complete disconnection.
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    The wet bulb sensors I have found to be extremely...

    The wet bulb sensors I have found to be extremely useful, as they calculate enthalpy change with an app, you enter cfm, and you have delivered capacity.

    This tool has enabled me to identify...
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    I have two sets of digicools which I never use, I...

    I have two sets of digicools which I never use, I used to like the Sman 3, so much so that I bought several of them over the years, mainly because they break awful easy. (how bout that customer...
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    $89 headlamp? zooks looks like the charger and...

    $89 headlamp? zooks looks like the charger and lamp combo is $137.

    And that flashlight is $79?

    Wow. I use the Home Depot energizer model. Sure would be nice to have more lumens tho.
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    Ah, that's good to know, hard to believe...

    Ah, that's good to know, hard to believe something so toxic is not flammable, guess I should stick to my strong academic points, never did so good in Chemistry
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    Ever get it on your hands? Trust me it's acetone/

    Ever get it on your hands? Trust me it's acetone/
  11. The Perfect 16 is MERV 16 which is about the best...

    The Perfect 16 is MERV 16 which is about the best you can strap onto an air handler. I have two of them sitting on a shelf if anyone wants to buy.
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    I was pretty sure the RX11 is acetone, very...

    I was pretty sure the RX11 is acetone, very expensive pressurized acetone
  13. When you say you make good money, is it also...

    When you say you make good money, is it also prideful bragging? Money is the topic, so it seems entirely within the bounds to discuss even details.

    I don't get intimidated when others I speak to...
  14. It ain't bragging, I'm just telling

    It ain't bragging, I'm just telling
  15. We do $700k as a two man show, and I pity my CPA....

    We do $700k as a two man show, and I pity my CPA. We ran $85k this month. I could stay home every day and run $400k per year
  16. Average general surgeon around here is just under...

    Average general surgeon around here is just under $200k, ER docs are about $189k, sure, they can go on up, but really most of them don't make much.

    Especially when you consider the amount of debt...
  17. Not really, just dispelling myths. It was nice to...

    Not really, just dispelling myths. It was nice to know others could do stuff when I was struggling. People live by their paradigms. One paradigm I always hear is that you need two incomes in order to...
  18. That's what I'm saying, is people gotta quit...

    That's what I'm saying, is people gotta quit thinking about it as a job, and compare the trade to a profession like a doctor or surgeon (freelance)

    Your wages and benefits are going down every...
  19. Not here. We quit answering calls after 5 on...

    Not here. We quit answering calls after 5 on weekdays, Saturday is completely optional and Sunday is never.

    The mindset is surgeon, not pizza delivery man

    When they say "we will be home after...
  20. I disagree with the statement of working in the...

    I disagree with the statement of working in the union is best. By far, working as an independent 1 or 2 man operation is "better".

    Union is ok in some ways. But as far as income, benefits and...
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    Low pressure and superheat sound fairly good for...

    Low pressure and superheat sound fairly good for cool indoor conditions. Head pressure is way too high.

    Gotta know airflow inside and is that condenser coil really dirty?

    Perhaps some of his...
  22. I made $3300 today, sold and installed $6600,...

    I made $3300 today, sold and installed $6600, tomorrow I'll install $8000 and make about half.

    Started off at $11 per hour 16 years ago. $200k+ yearly
  23. Not a code. Under the foundation guarantees it...

    Not a code. Under the foundation guarantees it will fail.
  24. Thread: Top Off

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    Never doin a goodman rev valve agin. One time I...

    Never doin a goodman rev valve agin. One time I had three valves in a row leak. Year after year.
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    Sounds like it. Get the fieldpiece magnehelic...

    Sounds like it. Get the fieldpiece magnehelic gauge and learn how to take static pressure. Compare static pressure to the fan chart and the blower speed and you will know how many CFM you have.
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    Oh, it's a Trane. You must purchase superheat...

    Oh, it's a Trane. You must purchase superheat separately.
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    In the HVAC buddy app, target subcool goes up as...

    In the HVAC buddy app, target subcool goes up as outdoor temp goes down. At 75 oat, target subcool is 20, st 95 oat, target subcool is 17.

    IWB causes it to vary also
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    No it was a piston. Of course a txv is easier....

    No it was a piston. Of course a txv is easier. The subject at hand is piston diagnosis.
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    20 to 30 is way too high, although I'm only used...

    20 to 30 is way too high, although I'm only used to working on heat pumps and it seems that straight cool units hold higher head pressure, so perhaps higher subcool.

    Working on a system the other...
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    High subcool can indicate a variety of things,...

    High subcool can indicate a variety of things, restricted condenser, wrong metering device, non condensables.

    It can be awfully helpful in diagnosing low airflow vs low charge issues too, eh?
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    Subcool can tell you a lot, even on a fixed...

    Subcool can tell you a lot, even on a fixed orifice system
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    Restricted slow duct huh? Are you saying the duct...

    Restricted slow duct huh? Are you saying the duct is mentally challenged?

    Dumping duct? you mean bypass duct?
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    Is this variable speed? It would definitely have...

    Is this variable speed? It would definitely have a TXV in that case and would be running wide open.

    A variable speed would be the only thing you could run from 1750 to 1100 cfm.

    Set airflow...
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    Low airflow, temp difference is too much. 58...

    Low airflow, temp difference is too much. 58 supply and 83 return
  35. Haha they used to call me chuck

    Haha they used to call me chuck
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    With Goodman, you must purchase the lower...

    With Goodman, you must purchase the lower superheat separately.

    If it's adjustable, you could open it up more. But it sounds like it is too closed off and probably needs replaced. Low suction and...
  37. I almost did just poke a hole in it. Kinda glad I...

    I almost did just poke a hole in it. Kinda glad I shop vac'd it since it was pretty close to 20 gallons.
  38. When you do this with flex, always install a float switch

    698761698771698781
  39. No doubt the product of the fine Maine public...

    No doubt the product of the fine Maine public school system. I wonder if he thinks he conforms to all rules of grammar also.


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    I just used this stuff yesterday and measured a...

    I just used this stuff yesterday and measured a 27% capacity loss exactly. Had to remove and recharge with R22.

    ICOR is fraudulent


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  41. We southerners stand up for your right to engage...

    We southerners stand up for your right to engage in banter on a forum in a free country, PC.

    No matter how bad the spelling....;)


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  42. Good thing you are never wrong so we won't have...

    Good thing you are never wrong so we won't have to test that theory....hehe


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  43. Thread: Wal of Shame

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    Were they using R22a Sent from my iPhone...

    Were they using R22a


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  44. This guy was just a slob. We improved the...

    This guy was just a slob. We improved the property, demonstrated the love of God, and moved on.
    The dead rat was bad, but a lot of properties in the old swamp have them. Not every one has a foot...
  45. Is this your contribution to the discussion? ...

    Is this your contribution to the discussion?


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  46. Let's take a little test: Have you... ...

    Let's take a little test:

    Have you...

    Pulled a permit EVERY TIME it was required? Every breaker change, ceiling fan or receptacle at your own house, water heater, etc. Essentially no one can...
  47. That capacitor pays for my life of ease, let's be...

    That capacitor pays for my life of ease, let's be honest.
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    Those indicators never seem to work. I think I'll...

    Those indicators never seem to work. I think I'll cut the wire that goes to the monitor, Mr wise guy...;)
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    Fan clutch looks good, had to get out of my easy...

    Fan clutch looks good, had to get out of my easy chair after youtubing to check it. I was wondering if the thermostat could be sticking
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    Funny thing is that it doesn't get worse when...

    Funny thing is that it doesn't get worse when idling, sometimes it goes down when at a stop light.
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