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  1. Thread: Impeachment

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    Duh, it's a Televised Open Hearing!

    Duh, it's a Televised Open Hearing!
  2. Thread: Famous quotes

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    So what kind of Government are you saying we...

    So what kind of Government are you saying we have? I thought we were a Government of Society/Private Sector, a Government of “The People.”
  3. Thread: Famous quotes

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    "As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be...

    "As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government....
  4. I think you can buy them from Newark Electronics.

    I think you can buy them from Newark Electronics.
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    I think it's called a condition of employment....

    I think it's called a condition of employment. The State Gov. job I had, you couldn't carry your phone if it had a camera. They changed it, after it was impossible to get one without. Anyway I talked...
  6. Thread: Ice Age, again!

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    Then where is all the water coming from? We used...

    Then where is all the water coming from? We used to have Four to Six Coastal flood advisories a year, now it's not unusual to get Four in week, with the flooding. Also we had them with no rain and no...
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    No Personal Cell Phones, while on the job?

    I had someone call me this morning, applied for a job going from Res. Install to commercial service. Their No. 1 rule is no personal Cell Phones. They are to be left at the house. Company does...
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    Yes it was fixed, no more water or leakage into...

    Yes it was fixed, no more water or leakage into the underground ductwork. Also it cut the Thermal looses, that was measurable. BTW The duct work was some kind of Premade Concrete Cement ducting, but...
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    You can get them lined, we had a home in McLean,...

    You can get them lined, we had a home in McLean, VA done this way. We picked a dry time and vacuumed the standing water out of the vents. The B***h wife complained about the smell and booked herself...
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    George Washington’s Mount Vernon Home supposedly...

    George Washington’s Mount Vernon Home supposedly had central cooling. During the Winter they’d cut blocks of ice out of a Potomac River pond, put them in the Cellar, packed in Straw and Sawdust. They...
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    And here you can’t attach Drywall directly to...

    And here you can’t attach Drywall directly to floor joists. You have to use stringers Installed across the joist. Also you can’t install studs directly to a concrete basement wall, below grade,...
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    Anybody here old enough to remember using a Brace...

    Anybody here old enough to remember using a Brace and Bits to drill? The Code then was stapling to the bottom of the joist was okay in the Boxed run, which was above the AC Duct. Also you could run...
  13. My Company took on a job where the Evaporator...

    My Company took on a job where the Evaporator Froze while Running. It sheared the Refrigerant filled tubes off where they went through the end bells. Barrel came out, and was repiped at a machine...
  14. I still have nightmares from working in the USA...

    I still have nightmares from working in the USA Today Building in Rosalyn, VA. Way back in the early 80's Two of us were hanging VAV Boxes in Green Concrete as they poured floors above us. This job...
  15. Thread: Air Duct Scam

    by madhat
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    I worked for a Company that had a Duct Cleaning...

    I worked for a Company that had a Duct Cleaning Pick-up Truck. They had Big Gasoline Engine driven Vacuum in the back along with a Gasoline driven Air Compressor. I was there to clean the Furnace,...
  16. We were starting up AirFlow units for MCI /...

    We were starting up AirFlow units for MCI / WorldComm. The “V” Coils would drip onto the Fans. We found out you could take the small bottle of JetDry, mix it with three gallons of very warm tap...
  17. There’s a couple of problem with your opinion....

    There’s a couple of problem with your opinion. When you sign up you agree to their, “Terms and Conditions,” Also you are not a customer, they are offering you free use of their site, under their...
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    Did you guys see the Doorbell Cam. showing what...

    Did you guys see the Doorbell Cam. showing what was probably a High end Mobile Home being lifted off its foundation by a Water Spout turned into a Tornado? The owners weren't home, said the home is a...
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    Won't forget this as long as I live. Back in the...

    Won't forget this as long as I live. Back in the 60's Donna Roared through. My Dad, Mom, Sister, and I we're hunkered down in the hallway. The Garage Door blew in. My Dad ran towards the attached...
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    At Five months, you can pretty much eliminate a...

    At Five months, you can pretty much eliminate a Condenser fan and motor. It most likely would have blown up by now. So I would be suspicious of a Frequency Drives that Controls the Return and Supply...
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    My first suspect would be a Frequency Drive on a...

    My first suspect would be a Frequency Drive on a Return or Supply Fan. We had a drive that got so bad it would throw the belts off, also I've seen Fan drives where someone has programmed "Braking,"...
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    Then you have this, and you ask, Why? ...

    Then you have this, and you ask, Why?


    https://qph.fs.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-e48d614b9478624055189cb51b2fad0b
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    Might try Calvert Controls in Southern Maryland.

    Might try Calvert Controls in Southern Maryland.
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    I'm on Medicare now, one thing that surprised me,...

    I'm on Medicare now, one thing that surprised me, was I still have to pay for it. So far I'm happy with it, with BCBS as a secondary, my co-pays went away. Physical Therapy was also zero out of...
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    I'm without a Medicine due to my BCBS PPO, doing...

    I'm without a Medicine due to my BCBS PPO, doing a "Review." This is the "Problem," The Medicine was 180, for thirty pills. Don't know what their cost was, it's not the balance of the gross cost,...
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    If you use Nu-Calgon's DeFoamer when you are...

    If you use Nu-Calgon's DeFoamer when you are rinsing, it makes things a lot easier, also put a little in the bottom of your Wet/Dry Vacuum. It's great for getting the foam out of the bottom of a...
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    Years ago we had company cell phones, we called...

    Years ago we had company cell phones, we called "the brick." Two of us were working a job, and they wouldn't let us bring in the brick, but we could bring in our personal Motorola flip phones. We...
  28. We were living in the Miami area for a short...

    We were living in the Miami area for a short time. I actually went to one of their live shows. A girl in my High School was one of the Gleason Girls, I asked her if she could get me tickets, kind of...
  29. I was supposed to go to the Pentagon on that day....

    I was supposed to go to the Pentagon on that day. Would have been working on the opposite side. I was crossing the WW Bridge when dispatch called and cancelled. They didn't have the escorts set up...
  30. I was in Elementary School. They didn't tell us...

    I was in Elementary School. They didn't tell us kids at first, the teachers including some of the men teachers were sobbing in the hallway. We kids were scared Sh****ss, our area was considered...
  31. How come I didn't get that Family benefit? When...

    How come I didn't get that Family benefit? When I was working for my Grand-Uncle, Summer job, said if I screwed up he'd beat my a** in front of the Senior guys, then beat it again in front of family.
  32. Also Sea Hunt, yeah I was dumb enough to do light...

    Also Sea Hunt, yeah I was dumb enough to do light commercial diving during the Winter for a while. No one came up behind me and cut my Hoses, LOL. Lloyed Bridges, must have been stone deaf not to...
  33. Thread: SCAM ALERT!

    by madhat
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    Sticky: Back in the Winter I got a message my Daughter...

    Back in the Winter I got a message my Daughter had been in a minor car accident and they needed the 500 co-pay. They had her SS Number Drivers License No. and correct insurance ID. I called the...
  34. Now I'm having flashbacks, from when I worked...

    Now I'm having flashbacks, from when I worked Section Eight Apartment Buildings. Had a Lady who had a Smell everytime the furnace came on. Checked the furnace ductwork, nothing. The Dryer duct was...
  35. I remember Hawaii Five-O. We got our first Color...

    I remember Hawaii Five-O. We got our first Color TV. It was a big Console unit with the TV in the middle, AM FM Radio to the right, and a Record Player to the left. The service man came and set it...
  36. She could use George Carlin, for her English...

    She could use George Carlin, for her English Class. I'm sure no words are used, they haven't already heard. He really rips people on their use of the English Language.
  37. That's why I retired. They hired this guy who had...

    That's why I retired. They hired this guy who had Political connections, he lied about his qualifications on the Pier interview, said he had a D.C. First Class License. Later on he got a D.C....
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    They thought they could control it to make an...

    They thought they could control it to make an instant Steam for the Catapult. They were hoping they could inject the water along the Steam Catapult rail. They couldn't even get to the point of a way...
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    Follow this Link;...

    Follow this Link; https://www.military.com/dodbuzz/2017/07/27/emals-catapult-fix-completed-wont-reach-ford-2019

    I've seen Aircraft launched many times from Steam Catapults, have seen quite a few...
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    LOL, What do you think Trump learned in two...

    LOL, What do you think Trump learned in two minute? That's what his attention span is.
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    Today he waved a Blank piece of paper at the...

    Today he waved a Blank piece of paper at the press, LOL.
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    Depending on you environmental laws, you maybe...

    Depending on you environmental laws, you maybe able to report him. My neighbor was burning motor oil mixed with his fuel oil. County cited him, when he didn't stop, the state hauled him into court....
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    They were made of Foam, went on the inside of the...

    They were made of Foam, went on the inside of the roof. They were like the ones on my roof that go at to the eves to prevent insulation from blocking the air flow, in this narrow space. These went...
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    Something I saw recently was Attic Air Channels,...

    Something I saw recently was Attic Air Channels, that ran all the way from the eves to the peak of the roof. Run between the roof rafters. Also the Shingle covered peak vents Exhaust more hot air out...
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    Medicare is NOT Welfare.

    I got accosted outside a Drs. Office after someone eves dropped on my conversation with the billing receptionist. I've probably been paying for Medicare since I was 13 years old, first summer job...
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    Karcher Accessories.

    I have an Underbody Wand, " Great for reaching into an AHU to clean the coil." Surface Cleaner, Rotating Tip Blaster, Extension hose, and a Drain Cleaning Pressure Washer Snake. Never was used on...
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    When we had the Roof replaced the Roofer...

    When we had the Roof replaced the Roofer recommended
    GAF Timberline Natural Shadow Shakewood Shingles. I was going to pay him to replace the Skylights. Ms Budget overruled me on that. Sure enough...
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    I have all the stuff written down at home, they...

    I have all the stuff written down at home, they do it by cubic yards. Which I believe was 10' x 20' x 6' deep. Three foot gets filled in by a non-floating mulch, with a PVC Pipe in the middle. An EDM...
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    My site was actually designed by an Engineer in...

    My site was actually designed by an Engineer in the Family, that lived in Florida, to Florida standards. Maryland didn't even have regulations other than you couldn't drain the water to the county...
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    It floods the swales built into the yard, that...

    It floods the swales built into the yard, that were for handling a moderate about of rain water. At the end of April we had more rain than all of last year and last year was sopping wet.
    It used to...
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