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  1. I used to have a customer. Steam heat, one pipe,...

    I used to have a customer. Steam heat, one pipe, with cast iron radiators. Before she met me she didn't want to be BS'ed by the heating guys so she had bought all the standard steam system books...
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    Yes I do. If the Germans had pressed on with...

    Yes I do.

    If the Germans had pressed on with the air campaign until the RAF was finished, the Germans could have hammered the Royal Navy by air while taking out war production facilities on land....
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    Good to hear from you. From your perspective; ...

    Good to hear from you. From your perspective; what do you think Israel will be most to do if they perceive a threat from Iran?

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    Maybe they have the patent rights to tin-foil...

    Maybe they have the patent rights to tin-foil hats.
  5. Is it just me or is there more often than not an...

    Is it just me or is there more often than not an 'about 500 square feet per ton' number hiding in these kinds of questions? <g>

    Sanfax; no system can be customer evaluated in 2 hours. I would...
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    Have you ever played high stakes poker?

    Have you ever played high stakes poker?
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    Try to run only 2nd floor for a week or so and...

    Try to run only 2nd floor for a week or so and see how the conditions stabilize for you.

    If the extremities of the 1st floor get warm - operate just the blower on the 1st floor to even it out.
    ...
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    For heater elements I would use copper-colored...

    For heater elements I would use copper-colored Never Sieze. Get the high temperature version.


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    That's not true. If Herman Goering has pressed...

    That's not true. If Herman Goering has pressed his advantage in the Battle Of Britain just a few days longer the Brits have had no choice but to concede. The RAF was literally 'flying their last...
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    Poke the fresh wire end into No-Ox before...

    Poke the fresh wire end into No-Ox before inserting and crimping it and you will never see that again.
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    And . . . without fanfare, consultation, or...

    And . . . without fanfare, consultation, or announcement.
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    Everyone would go to Israel and spend some time...

    Everyone would go to Israel and spend some time talking to the people, especially the young people. The Israelis are tanned, rested, and Ready. The US could beat them but it would be attrition that...
  13. Huh! I never would have thought of that!

    Huh! I never would have thought of that! <g>
  14. I was with 322 and someone convinced me that the...

    I was with 322 and someone convinced me that the Pipefitters (420) in Philadelphia would be a better choice. One of the classes I attended during my sojourn as A Union Member was in regard to...
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    What did CoolPerfect get banned for? PHM...

    What did CoolPerfect get banned for?

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    What he told you was either a lie of ignorant or...

    What he told you was either a lie of ignorant or a lie of malicious-ness.

    Try just running the 2nd floor system alone (as I described before) and post the results here.

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    Try running Only the 2nd floor system (set the...

    Try running Only the 2nd floor system (set the 1st floor thermostat to 5-6º warmer) for cooling and leave all the interior doors open.

    Set the 1st floor fan switch on the thermostat to ON.
  18. A long time ago in Fitter School the instruction...

    A long time ago in Fitter School the instruction was to use 95/5 for the joint and then 'cap' the joint with 50/50. <g>

    How the hell old would a line set have to be - to be 95/5 ? And in my...
  19. I started out with PC's. No; that's not fully...

    I started out with PC's.

    No; that's not fully correct. Before having a DOS machine I had a Hewlett Packard computer which ran proprietary pre-DOS HP software.

    But after that I had DOS (all...
  20. Is there any water or drain piping above that...

    Is there any water or drain piping above that duct?

    I can't imagine that kind of water volume from an AC generated situation.

    Has it been raining a lot lately?

    Is anything in the attic wet? ...
  21. Wipe the aluminum blades down with white vinegar...

    Wipe the aluminum blades down with white vinegar a few times to etch them so the paint will stick and and then when it's dry the final time spray the blades with a flat neutral color.

    All T&M of...
  22. Did you buy the equipment already or do you need...

    Did you buy the equipment already or do you need help choosing it?

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    No AC unit is so oversized that it satisfies a...

    No AC unit is so oversized that it satisfies a call for cooling from the thermostat in one minute. The one-minute-wonder has some issue other than oversizing.

    Outside your house are two units. ...
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    No; it doesn't. I would just let them tango on...

    No; it doesn't. I would just let them tango on as best they can alone. <g>
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    How long would it take us, you and I, to run up...

    How long would it take us, you and I, to run up to it, while holding a tarp up in front of us, and then give it a nice blanket-party with 2 lb. sledge hammers before running away laughing like...
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    This is what I'm going to do. ...

    This is what I'm going to do.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WI51I_hqde4

    Except for my ass. Listen from 1:20 to 1:46

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    Acid-Away is an obsolete product in my opinion. ...

    Acid-Away is an obsolete product in my opinion. It, and those like it, serve to neutralize the PH of the acid by adding a base or caustic. You can add too much or too little and not end up with a...
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    I use suction line filter driers a fair amount. ...

    I use suction line filter driers a fair amount.

    Sometimes alone and sometimes along with a LL drier.

    If the cheap metering device requires protection then the expensive compressor deserves...
  29. This one do anything for you? ...

    This one do anything for you?

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    That is what insurance companies do. And once...

    That is what insurance companies do.

    And once I recognized that (along with W. Buffet <g>) that is what I did too. I minimize and divide my risks and then self-insure them with after-tax cash...
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    When I was a kid I had an aunt that lived in...

    When I was a kid I had an aunt that lived in Norfolk VA and for some reason (probably because the rent was cheaper) she lived right in a flight path. The sonic booms went on day and night and after...
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    I am sorry that I never had that experience. ...

    I am sorry that I never had that experience.

    I remember when that stealth technology first came to public view. And even benefited from it - adding the then readily available radar absorbing...
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    I just guessing here - but probably the ones he...

    I just guessing here - but probably the ones he didn't say. <g>

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    Not so long as they have a vote for sale it...

    Not so long as they have a vote for sale it isn't.

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    Agree with that but Another thing is that people...

    Agree with that but Another thing is that people are frequently unwilling to take any personal responsibility.

    People are fat lazy slobs who live a lifestyle that no animal would choose, abuse...
  36. Well; when I got back here from Florida a few...

    Well; when I got back here from Florida a few weeks ago this computer was crashing pretty much constantly - every few minutes. So much so that I often reverted to using my old iPad. Which is now...
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    I am frequently reminded of how eloquently and...

    I am frequently reminded of how eloquently and accurately Churchill was able to sum up muslims and islam. <g>
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    How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays...
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    Another interesting thing, which seems to be...

    Another interesting thing, which seems to be studiously ignored, is that the awareness that muslims have long been recognized as being incompatible with western civilizations and were quite often...
  39. The Q machine originally seemed to be doing all...

    The Q machine originally seemed to be doing all kinds of weird things. Of course I was trying to work on 4 machines at the same time too. I had to take notes on each one to keep them straight. <g>...
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    What kind of fish? Have you tried poaching...

    What kind of fish?

    Have you tried poaching them in oil?

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    Anonymous UUID: 5B1F5611-03DE-2867-C254-AABD7E0539BB

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    panic(cpu 1 caller 0xffffff800d6d87bd): Kernel trap at 0xffffff800d65fe91, type 14=page...
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    I have already done that. It was years ago now...

    I have already done that. It was years ago now and I actually forget who it was - but I think one of them was the phone company for my office. I'm trying to think - it's wasn't any of my vendors. ...
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    If it was me in the White House I would call the...

    If it was me in the White House I would call the Iran leader and say:

    Uhhh . . . .about this drone thing - Look; maybe it was a mistake, This Time. So OK; send us $125,000,000 dollars US for...
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    Anonymous UUID: 5B1F5611-03DE-2867-C254-AABD7E0539BB

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    How so? That may well be but your opinion does...

    How so?

    That may well be but your opinion does not have legal standing. And we have a system which demands that we act according to the laws.

    You and I agreed that the US Constitution applies...
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    About whatever you posted.

    About whatever you posted.
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    Who cares? PHM --------

    Who cares?

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    But wait a minute; you already agreed that The...

    But wait a minute; you already agreed that The US Constitution does not apply to people in non-US countries. So how does banning any foreign national based on their religion cross any 'line' in...
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    This is not true. Well; the part about The...

    This is not true.

    Well; the part about The Constitution only applying on US soil is correct. <g>

    But the US laws resulting from The Constitution state that:

    People who enter the US...
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    Well; a sick person often finds themselves...

    Well; a sick person often finds themselves unable to talk about anything but their own illness.

    Maybe healthcare is a primary concern of a substantial portion of the ARP 'public'. <g>

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