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    Thank you! I'm guessing you use the 116 for most...

    Thank you! I'm guessing you use the 116 for most things. I'll have to hit up supply house tomorrow about getting one.
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    in case you were wondering......

    in case you were wondering......
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    Not rough at all. Don't know if it's just my bad...

    Not rough at all. Don't know if it's just my bad luck or what. I have veto bag and I put meter in back of bag in pocket. Leads go in zipper on same side. Only other thing I keep in there is a...
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    I plan on getting those after I sell my sman460. ...

    I plan on getting those after I sell my sman460. I got them back today in mail. I've heard nothing but good things about yellow jackets that came out. Always had yellow jacket analogs.
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    Done with fieldpiece need meter..

    After 2 meters and smans took crap on me in less than 2 years I'm done with FP. When I call I get told to go to website and submit claim. Anyways I know nothing about meters and plan to switch to...
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    Seen those on condos when i was on vacation. ...

    Seen those on condos when i was on vacation. Didnt look the best but they had to blow away so I guess it worked but I didnt look that close.

    I dont know much about units like that. This is going...
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    Elbow on condenser question....

    Long story short I have to install a condenser under a deck that is 66 inches. No way to move out from under deck. How would I go about sizing duct elbow for this? What should I do to make it easier...
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    I've had to do compressor in rain with couple...

    I've had to do compressor in rain with couple umbrellas. I got 10x10 pop up now to keep from getting wet. My work boots don't allow water in to get feet wet. Walk in puddles to get mud off boots...
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    Started selling these at work. Had someone come...

    Started selling these at work. Had someone come out last Friday and "train" us on them. Explained how you can hook up camera and all this other stuff... Told us Gen3 fixed all the problems blah...
  10. Thread: Digital gauges

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    I'm in same boat. Last company supplied sman4. ...

    I'm in same boat. Last company supplied sman4. Thinking of going that way just so I can see everything on screen. Long as they didn't get wet seem to worked well.
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    yes the question was about local 562. As for...

    yes the question was about local 562.

    As for the touching sheet metal from plenum.. Its things like hanging duct. Adding heat runs. Service guy is allowed to repair. Pretty much Tinner can do...
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    Sorry stupid of me... I was reading that wrong...

    Sorry stupid of me... I was reading that wrong and didn't notice that at all. I will fix that now.
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    Thinking about it yes. 36 is sheet metal and 562...

    Thinking about it yes. 36 is sheet metal and 562 is pipe fitters. Still fuzzy on how UA work. From what I understand I can go to hall and they will put me with another company if they are looking to...
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    Local 562 questons

    Seen couple guys with the local 562 in sig but can't remember who they were. I have couple cousins that are in other trades and they work mostly commercial. They were telling me that they were...
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    I will be getting one. Would make a good clean...

    I will be getting one. Would make a good clean and check bag for me. Right now I'm taking my service bag then bucket that has other stuff I need in it. Always been a fan in taking 1 bag in.
  16. Thread: Best Backpack?

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    I had Klien for a week and didn't like nothing...

    I had Klien for a week and didn't like nothing about it. Got Veto and used it for about a year. TONS of room which was bad for me. I kept putting tools I would use once a month in it. I was doing...
  17. Thread: Sawzall

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    Very happy with my M18 sawzall. Haven't cut 3/4...

    Very happy with my M18 sawzall. Haven't cut 3/4 shafts. Biggest I've done is 3/4 black pipe or 1/2 bolts from brackets. Only takes few seconds to cut them.
  18. Thread: 3" PVC Shears

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    Love that tool for 2inch. Fast easy with no...

    Love that tool for 2inch. Fast easy with no mess. I haven't been able to find anything for 3inch. Still using sawzall for 3 inch. I did find out on the 2 inch if its cold or old after cut in...
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    We have mostly KUV's. Last year they got few...

    We have mostly KUV's. Last year they got few vans and the guys that got them hate it. KUV has crazy amount of room.
  20. Thread: Hearing aids?

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    My daughter is hard of hearing. As her hearing...

    My daughter is hard of hearing. As her hearing gets worse over the years they adjust the levels on her hearing aids. They doing hearing test with and without before they adjust them. Plug them...
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    sold Thanks!

    sold Thanks!
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    I still have it. I can meet you somewhere if you...

    I still have it. I can meet you somewhere if you would like. Marc I went to union shop 3 months ago and they supply everything but hand tools. I'm moving next weekend so I'm cutting down on stuff. ...
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    R22 30lbs $300 st. louis area

    Selling R-22 Jug for $300. Still has plastic on valve. Need to be in St. Louis area to meet. I also have it on CL. Firm on price
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    St louis mo supply house

    Just moved over weekend from Kansas city and need to find job asap. Wanted to go and see who is hiring. Not sure if this should be in pro but my email is in profile and I can always give my number...
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    I've been looking at sam's club. They have some...

    I've been looking at sam's club. They have some for couple hundred that say its HD, night vision blah blah... I can't see paying some of the prices for the stuff. One was 2999.99. still waiting...
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    I'm all for it. Got hockey puck locks on the way...

    I'm all for it. Got hockey puck locks on the way and going to install some camera's just looking for which ones that are decent and cheap.
  27. What board did you and other tech install? Did...

    What board did you and other tech install?
    Did you disconnect HSI and still get voltage drop?
    If motor still dropping voltage and can't find any other issues disconnect motor. Just make sure to...
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    Probably go with cordless with what you guys...

    Probably go with cordless with what you guys said. Want to get both but can only afford 1 right now. Cordless will be easier to handle but power was most important thing to me. Haven't had a chance...
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    Milwaukee cordless vs corded

    Didn't know if anyone has or used both. Not sure which way to go. Both are same price. I had the super sawzall and it was a beast. Cutting furnace bolted to floor took seconds to cut the bolt.
    Not...
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    It did feel a lot like that. Went with boss...

    It did feel a lot like that. Went with boss today on 1 call then went and looked at some tools. Spent little over $1000 and got Veto Tech LC again. Was my go to bag that I had for service. Got...
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    i work for small family shop. Things been pretty...

    i work for small family shop. Things been pretty slow for 3 weeks now. I get most of the work and was doing 5 calls a week at most. Going to take what little bit I have saved and get very basic...
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    Trying to just hard. Single dad of 3 makes me...

    Trying to just hard. Single dad of 3 makes me over react pretty fast when it comes to this kind of stuff. My agent had to leave office early today so wasn't able to get more questions answered other...
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    I checked few pawn shops but not many in area....

    I checked few pawn shops but not many in area. Going down to city tomorrow. I joined all the Facebook trading post for areas around. Also been checking Craigslist like crazy.

    Was able to speak to...
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    I will have to check into that. My agent said if...

    I will have to check into that. My agent said if I would have got business insurance they would have covered everything. I didn't think I would need it due to it not being my business. After he...
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    Has all the windows. Only thing me and police...

    Has all the windows. Only thing me and police found this morning was it looks like they pulled window. Back doors and side doors have windows that pop out. No pry marks on doors or anything else...
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    Low life's got me

    Took well over 10k worth of tools. Company van and my personal tools. I do install and service work. My home insurance won't pay more than 1500 since I don't have business policy. Company insurance...
  37. Thread: No cry gloves?

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    I agree with this also but if I want correct tool...

    I agree with this also but if I want correct tool I have to get it myself. I'm hourly employee and everything on van is mine but torches and few detectors. From other post i've seen on here it looks...
  38. Thread: No cry gloves?

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    I will have to try a pair of those. I have to try...

    I will have to try a pair of those. I have to try a pair of those. With weather getting warming I'm sure I will get few motors to replace next week.
  39. Thread: No cry gloves?

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    No cry gloves?

    Can't remember where I seen the ad but checked on Amazon and they have them there. http://www.cutresistantgloves.org/ Is the website.

    Has anyone used anything like this? I tried those throw away...
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    I have 2 in the van for almost 3 years now. Has...

    I have 2 in the van for almost 3 years now. Has the brass ends. Caught corner of sheet metal last year and now has pin hole leak. Other than that they been great. Most of the time I only need 1...
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    I like mine. Got it 2 years ago when I didn't...

    I like mine. Got it 2 years ago when I didn't like my fluke 117. Only issue I had was one of leads quit working after couple months. Haven't had issue since. Fits in my mc bag good also
  42. Thread: I'm dumb

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    Have those all over around here. One of my...

    Have those all over around here. One of my biggest fears is doing that. Came close few times.
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    My cousin was telling me how their scale works....

    My cousin was telling me how their scale works. After 4 years he said they are over 30 an hour. Trying to figure out if the pay cut would be worth it. I will give them call Monday morning.
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    UA Local 562 scale

    Wasn't able to find anything on their website. Trying to get idea of what the pay scale is. I know they are low but wasn't sure how low. I have a cousin that just got on at local painter and is...
  45. Thread: Tool bag

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    Veto just got my 3rd. Back pack for installs mc...

    Veto just got my 3rd. Back pack for installs mc for ac then new one for furnaces I think it's lc or lx. Be careful going to big. I had backpack for service and kept putting more tools in it cause...
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    When I had to explain it to another tech that...

    When I had to explain it to another tech that didn't understand how they work told him its a 2 inch pipe inside 4 inch. That way you have 2 inches on both. Not 100% accurate but he understand after...
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    School here is getting bad about things like...

    School here is getting bad about things like that. Long as they are getting treatment for the lice they are allowed to go back to school. It doesn't have to be gone but they allow them back. I...
  48. What's the best way to contact Chris? I have G5...

    What's the best way to contact Chris? I have G5 and seems like the past year it has gotten really slow. Asked supply houses no one keeps them in stock all say they will get me a price.
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    If your looking for cheap I would check at home...

    If your looking for cheap I would check at home depot or some place like that. Here they have good size area with things and they are cheap. ...
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    Thank you for the help and fast reply. Your the...

    Thank you for the help and fast reply. Your the best!
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