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I suppose one could throw gold ore on the roof and let the rain do the work...
 

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Sadly what we are seeing is people being ripped off by shoddy workmanship. Congratulations for NOT being one of them Newmisty! That's why you are always busy & hopefully doing well. :2 thumbs up: :thumbs up 2:
 

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gal has been a follower of the Red Green show from what i can see
Now I'm going to have to ask her if she knows the show.
 

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Sadly what we are seeing is people being ripped off by shoddy workmanship. Congratulations for NOT being one of them Newmisty! That's why you are always busy & hopefully doing well. :2 thumbs up: :thumbs up 2:
Thank you. It's extremely fulfilling, gratifying, fun, gets me fired up, confident and in the zone .
 

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After years of trying different things finally locked it in. October beat my best year in sales on ebay and November blew October out of the water. Sold 145 HVAC parts on the bay in the past 90 days. Checking out two other HVAC lots this next week. Word is spreading like wildfire that I buy obsolete parts.

I believe the supply crunch is what is driving it.

Decided it was time to raise the black flag
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After years of trying different things finally locked it in. October beat my best year in sales on ebay and November blew October out of the water. Sold 145 HVAC parts on the bay in the past 90 days. Checking out two other HVAC lots this next week. Word is spreading like wildfire that I buy obsolete parts.

I believe the supply crunch is what is driving it.

Decided it was time to raise the black flag
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Argh.
 

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After years of trying different things finally locked it in. October beat my best year in sales on ebay and November blew October out of the water. Sold 145 HVAC parts on the bay in the past 90 days. Checking out two other HVAC lots this next week. Word is spreading like wildfire that I buy obsolete parts.

I believe the supply crunch is what is driving it.

Decided it was time to raise the black flag
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Way to go bro. Happy news.
 

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Here is a good illustration of what happens 2 deck boards when they are spaced too close together.
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Very healthy gaps
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Substitute today
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Do you need a nap after those gourmet lunches?
 

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What's the butter used on?
 

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Do you need a nap after those gourmet lunches?
Takes a fair bit to get motivated sometimes. Especially after months of precarious balancing on roof's & ladders straight. Usually it's sustenance i really need because I'm often too focused to take a break.
What's the butter used for?
The "Scottish buns". Closest I can describe it would be like a light scone. These hit the spot today,
 

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Repainting my condo and putting in a deck and rec area called Club Paradise.
 

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After years of trying different things finally locked it in. October beat my best year in sales on ebay and November blew October out of the water. Sold 145 HVAC parts on the bay in the past 90 days. Checking out two other HVAC lots this next week. Word is spreading like wildfire that I buy obsolete parts.

I believe the supply crunch is what is driving it.

Decided it was time to raise the black flag
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Turkey sausage something or other with mayo type substance?

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Scottish bun's on point today. Wish you guy's could have some.
The marshmallow cookie went in a doggie bag. That's a couple few servings of sugar for me.
 

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Replaced some old rotten high pressure chilled water lines. 30ft took me 2.5 days. Some of the hardest brazing I have done. Any angle you went at it was bad. These are in the bottom of a high rise, so they run about 250 psi

Im the 3/4 copper in the middle of everything on the back wall.

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Replaced some old rotten high pressure chilled water lines. 30ft took me 2.5 days. Some of the hardest brazing I have done. Any angle you went at it was bad. These are in the bottom of a high rise, so they run about 250 psi

Im the 3/4 copper in the middle of everything on the back wall.

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Pressure=a diamond is a piece of coal that performed under pressure.
 

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Replaced some old rotten high pressure chilled water lines. 30ft took me 2.5 days. Some of the hardest brazing I have done. Any angle you went at it was bad. These are in the bottom of a high rise, so they run about 250 psi

Im the 3/4 copper in the middle of everything on the back wall.

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Looks like art.

Just stuff abc bubble gum around the tubes that are smaller than what they go into.
 

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A chain is as strong as its weakest link" & a light is as strong as its weakest chain.

Not very robust for a part that is intended to be yanked by a 200 pound gorilla at a perpendicular angle on a daily basis. But hey, at least the picture on the box looked rugged. :2 thumbs up:

Gah-bage
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I am not sure, but I think I am looking at a chain pull mechanism with some kind of circuit board. The wires are substantial, so there is probably some current flow. The plastic chain guide has broken. So my guess is this is a large ceiling fan.
 

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I bet you'd be a strapping 170 if you didn't work for Scottish buns.
I'm actually down there now. Had a very catabolic summer physically but managed my diet pretty well while experimenting with a couple techniques from MMA nutrition coaches. Everybody by swears by something different. I'm a big fan of Mike Dolce's philosophies . I've posted a couple clips of him somewhere around here. Think it was the one with Chael Sonnen losing 20+lbs in 24 hrs or something as ridiculous. Ill take a look 4 it.
But yeah considering I haven't worked out in ages I just noticed the other day I've got some cuts here & there.
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I am not sure, but I think I am looking at a chain pull mechanism with some kind of circuit board. The wires are substantial, so there is probably some current flow. The plastic chain guide has broken. So my guess is this is a large ceiling fan.
Good guess. I kinda obscured its identity because I marveled at the stream lined technology it had as opposed to the one I was handling minutes before that literally weighed 20 times as much for the same amount of light. Had a big ol beefy ballast. I could only spot some capacitors and resistors and whatever you call those donut-shaped things with the copper wire wrapped around them.
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I'm actually down there now. Had a very catabolic summer physically but managed my diet pretty well while experimenting with a couple techniques from MMA nutrition coaches. Everybody by swears by something different. I'm a big fan of Mike Dolce's philosophies . I've posted a couple clips of him somewhere around here. Think it was the one with Chael Sonnen losing 20+lbs in 24 hrs or something as ridiculous. Ill take a look 4 it.
But yeah considering I haven't worked out in ages I just noticed the other day I've got some cuts here & there.
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Here's that Mike Dolce clip. Dude's a magician.
 

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No longer a working man, but I still play one at home.
Was in the middle of a project in the cellar, when I noticed a wet spot next to the washing machine.
I followed the trail over to the electric water heater where I saw the tell tale rust streaks running down the side.
I looked in my plumbing file (OCD about retaining reciepts & manuals) & see the unit is 10 years old, so with my acid water, probably nearing end of life, but still.
Clipped off the supply lines foam insulation & see water dripping at a good rate from the sharkbite fitting where the nylon washer is between the brass portion & the stainless crimp.
Sigh...
I remember buying the unit, & being talked into trying these new to me "easy for home owner" sharkbite supply lines.
Ran to H.D. & was surprised they only increased in price about 3 bucks in 10 years.
Already had the removal tool.
These things suck to take apart & re-install. Maybe on copper lines, it's easier, but even with a little silicone grease, it took a lot of force to get it in place on my CPVC.
Back togeather, no leaks.
Question.
The water had run into the little dish on top where the electrical line connections are & was filled to the top.
How come the circuit breaker did not trip?
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No longer a working man, but I still play one at home.
Was in the middle of a project in the cellar, when I noticed a wet spot next to the washing machine.
I followed the trail over to the electric water heater where I saw the tell tale rust streaks running down the side.
I looked in my plumbing file (OCD about retaining reciepts & manuals) & see the unit is 10 years old, so with my acid water, probably nearing end of life, but still.
Clipped off the supply lines foam insulation & see water dripping at a good rate from the sharkbite fitting where the nylon washer is between the brass portion & the stainless crimp.
Sigh...
I remember buying the unit, & being talked into trying these new to me "easy for home owner" sharkbite supply lines.
Ran to H.D. & was surprised they only increased in price about 3 bucks in 10 years.
Already had the removal tool.
These things suck to take apart & re-install. Maybe on copper lines, it's easier, but even with a little silicone grease, it took a lot of force to get it in place on my CPVC.
Back togeather, no leaks.
Question.
The water had run into the little dish on top where the electrical line connections are & was filled to the top.
How come the circuit breaker did not trip?View attachment 238142View attachment 238143View attachment 238144
Love that shark bites work on wet lines. Saved me lots of grief and time. They have been known to be finicky.

 

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No longer a working man, but I still play one at home.
Was in the middle of a project in the cellar, when I noticed a wet spot next to the washing machine.
I followed the trail over to the electric water heater where I saw the tell tale rust streaks running down the side.
I looked in my plumbing file (OCD about retaining reciepts & manuals) & see the unit is 10 years old, so with my acid water, probably nearing end of life, but still.
Clipped off the supply lines foam insulation & see water dripping at a good rate from the sharkbite fitting where the nylon washer is between the brass portion & the stainless crimp.
Sigh...
I remember buying the unit, & being talked into trying these new to me "easy for home owner" sharkbite supply lines.
Ran to H.D. & was surprised they only increased in price about 3 bucks in 10 years.
Already had the removal tool.
These things suck to take apart & re-install. Maybe on copper lines, it's easier, but even with a little silicone grease, it took a lot of force to get it in place on my CPVC.
Back togeather, no leaks.
Question.
The water had run into the little dish on top where the electrical line connections are & was filled to the top.
How come the circuit breaker did not trip?View attachment 238142View attachment 238143View attachment 238144
My guess is the wire nuts covered the wires sufficiently.