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    Grease Removal and Kitchen Exhaust Systems

    Grease Removal and Kitchen Exhaust Systems Here is an excerpt from the article: INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Even a properly designed and installed grease exhaust systems must be maintained. NFPA 96 is generally recognized as the governing standard regarding ongoing inspection and...
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    Ask the Guru 2

    Phil Ackland Tele seminar WE have a very (I'll use the word) "Empowering" teleseminar coming up on the 22 of Jan 1 EST 10 PST. this one is for any contractor who wants to take control of more than just his business. Enough said for now. Stay tuned for details on this thread. Ps we are...
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    Phil Ackland Teleconference

    The seminar is scheduled for 1pm EST this Thursday the 10th of Jan. The number is 1-605-475-4333 Access Code 828465 This is the first time we have done this. As such we are offering this one for free. We also have a couple "goodies" for those who listen in. The subject is Kitchen...
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    Confrontation in Basra

    A U.S. Marine squad was marching north of Basra when they came upon an Iraqi terrorist, badly injured and unconscious. On the opposite side of the road was an American Marine in similar but less serious state. The Marine was conscious and alert and as first aid was given to both men, the...
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    Happy Birthday Larry L.

    You crack me up dude, here is a juicy cake for your birthday:
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    Paris Hilton Voicemail

    Somebody hacked in to Paris Hilton's voicemail on her cellphone and retreived this voice message left for her by Lindsay Lohan. It's pretty funny what girls talk about when us men aren't listening:
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    Grape stomping video

    Grape stomping is not usually very exciting, until something like this happens :rolleyes: FALL.rm
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    For cat lovers

    Check out this cute little kitty cat playing with a toy:
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    New Star Wars Trailer

    Has anyone seen this? It looks like its going to be the best episode ever!
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    Poll on PWNA or IKECA membership.

    Poll on PWNA or IKECA requirements. If there were some type of guidlines like proof of performance/knowledge, insurance or licensing required to join PWNA or IKECA would you be more inclined to join? Do you think it would help the PWNA raise the bar for the industry and gain more recognition...
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    Subliminal messages in advertising

    It's a flash presentation:
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    What happened to Facilitec?

    They are no longer listed on the IKECA member page. Did they join PWNA? CHDCA? Does this mean their network of certified exhaust cleaners has been disbanded? Inquiring minds want to know.
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    Union Shop

    A dedicated Teamsters union worker was attending a convention in Las Vegas and, as you would expect, decided to check out the brothels nearby. When he got to the first one, he asked the Madam, "Is this a union house?" "No," she replied. "I'm sorry, it isn't." "Well, if I pay you $100.00...
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    Pay your bills!

    Nick the Dragon Slayer was an official in King Arthur's court. He had a long-standing obsession to nuzzle the beautiful Queen's voluptuous breasts, but he knew the penalty for this would be death. One day he revealed his secret desire to his colleague, Horatio the Physician, who was the...
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    Local Exhaust Cleaner Associations

    There are a couple of international and nation organizations that certify exhaust cleaners and whatnot but I am curious if there are any local organizations in any of your areas that do the same thing. We dont travel to far out of Southern California and it seems to me that it would make...
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    NFPA 96 2001 Edition

    Has anyone seen the new edition of the NFPA 96 yet? If so are there any big changes or updates? Matt
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    Chimney brushes for wood burning systems

    If anyone uses chimney brushes to clean out wood burning systems I have found a place that sells them fairly cheap in Ohio. You can email me if you want details . We have found that the best way to clean these systems is to brush them out first with heavy duty wire brushes then wash them down...
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    Potassium or Sodium Hydroxide?

    Which do you prefer potassium hydroxide or sodium hydroxide? Currently we use both and it seems that they both do a good job but I tend to side towards the potassium for the tougher grease. Matt ------------------
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    Magnets to Hold Plastic?

    I have heard much talk of using magnets to attach plastic to the hoods but in researching prices have found that good sized magnets are pretty expensive. Anyone use this method and is the price you pay for the magnets worth the time you save? Matt ------------------
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    Foamer Advice?

    Has anyone used the foamers that attch to a compressor to create a really thick foam? We recently purchased one of these and aside from the fact that the compressor is a bit bulky it looks like it will work good. Any suggestions on use would be appreciated and I will in turn post our results...