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They should have the kit now for the Piezo ignitor, they had a ton of White Rodgers valves in the factory but no kit for the ignitor.

Another issue I had with a brand new Rheem last month was a leaking anode rod from factory......never had that happen out of the box, I've had T&P's leaks, but not anodes...I'm hoping all the failures with the gas valves will be a wake up call for them to make there stuff better. Until last year Rheem 40 and 50 gallon gas where the most reliable.
 

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They should have the kit now for the Piezo ignitor, they had a ton of White Rodgers valves in the factory but no kit for the ignitor.

Another issue I had with a brand new Rheem last month was a leaking anode rod from factory......never had that happen out of the box, I've had T&P's leaks, but not anodes...I'm hoping all the failures with the gas valves will be a wake up call for them to make there stuff better. Until last year Rheem 40 and 50 gallon gas where the most reliable.
They are all blaming Covid19 for the mess ups... the whole supply chain is going to hell due to people
just not doing their jobs and staying home

I just attempted to change out 2 elements on a rheem heater with basically the same elements from lowes
and the threading on the new elements was off enough that they would not thread totally into the socket....
I still had some older elements made by rheem in my truck dating back a few years and they worked fine ...

affirmative action at its best....
 

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They are all blaming Covid19 for the mess ups... the whole supply chain is going to hell due to people
just not doing their jobs and staying home


I just attempted to change out 2 elements on a rheem heater with basically the same elements from lowes
and the threading on the new elements was off enough that they would not thread totally into the socket....
I still had some older elements made by rheem in my truck dating back a few years and they worked fine ...

affirmative action at its best....
Somewhat related to what may explain this, My local HD is having a hard time with employees, a recently retired guy who worked at the pro counter, the store has tumbled into craziness because some employees refused to go to work because of the pandemic. Now they are gone for good. What didn't help either is the government gave money to people to stay home, these lowly paid workers took all the free money they could get now the store can't get enough quality employees to replace them.
 

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Somewhat related to what may explain this, My local HD is having a hard time with employees, a recently retired guy who worked at the pro counter, the store has tumbled into craziness because some employees refused to go to work because of the pandemic. Now they are gone for good. What didn't help either is the government gave money to people to stay home, these lowly paid workers took all the free money they could get now the store can't get enough quality employees to replace them.
that is the problem we have here, but a recent survey stated people( most of them) want to go back to work rather than get extra money to stay home....
 

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that is the problem we have here, but a recent survey stated people( most of them) want to go back to work rather than get extra money to stay home....
This COVID 19 crap has made people sorryer than they ever were,people don't want to do a dam thing but sit back and draw a check,they don't give a crap about right and wrong
 

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This COVID 19 crap has made people sorryer than they ever were,people don't want to do a dam thing but sit back and draw a check,they don't give a crap about right and wrong
the politicians made it too easy to stay home, but many do want to get back to work, as they see the handwritting on the wall..if they dont get back to work, the place they work for wont be there mucg longer to go back to work..and the demtards want this to send this country into financial ruin...
 

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the politicians made it too easy to stay home, but many do want to get back to work, as they see the handwritting on the wall..if they dont get back to work, the place they work for wont be there mucg longer to go back to work..and the demtards want this to send this country into financial ruin...
I see it a lot in fast food,better check your order each and every time or it will be screwed up,and they will keep your change on purpose,sorry as ****
 

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They should have the kit now for the Piezo ignitor, they had a ton of White Rodgers valves in the factory but no kit for the ignitor.

Another issue I had with a brand new Rheem last month was a leaking anode rod from factory......never had that happen out of the box, I've had T&P's leaks, but not anodes...I'm hoping all the failures with the gas valves will be a wake up call for them to make there stuff better. Until last year Rheem 40 and 50 gallon gas where the most reliable.

I get a call from my rheem salesman today and he claims that all the white rogers valves are gone in
town and their is now a supply chain kind of back order on them and they dont know when they will
be getting more in.... I am hoping that I dont have another weekend trip to the other side of town to
repair or replace another crappy gas valve,,,, I have 4 in stock at this time....

I am not sure how we blame Donald Trump for this--- but I guess their has to be a way.....
 

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I get a call from my rheem salesman today and he claims that all the white rogers valves are gone in
town and their is now a supply chain kind of back order on them and they dont know when they will
be getting more in.... I am hoping that I dont have another weekend trip to the other side of town to
repair or replace another crappy gas valve,,,, I have 4 in stock at this time....

I am not sure how we blame Donald Trump for this--- but I guess their has to be a way.....
Same way they did obsma,what goes around comes around usually much worse,and it was
 

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repair or replace another crappy gas valve,,,, I have 4 in stock at this time....

I am not sure how we blame Donald Trump for this--- but I guess their has to be a way.....

Because he made them move production back to the US where we don't have the proper educated workforce! lolz Should have let china make them like they do everything else!


I'm kidding, hakuna your tatas lolz The chinese are pretty serious about education though, it's amazing how much more people will learn and be good citizens when the only other option is being jailed!
 
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Same way they did obsma,what goes around comes around usually much worse,and it was
Because he made them move production back to the US where we don't have the proper educated workforce! lolz Should have let china make them like they do everything else!

I'm kidding, hakuna your tatas lolz The chinese are pretty serious about education though, it's amazing how much more people will learn and be good citizens when the only other option is being jailed!
That is probably more true than you realize.... Like if you try to teach 75% of the population of our country anything today
their parents end up suing the teacher and the school system for being mean to their retard children....
If we got rid of the power to sue everyone for every word and action that comes out of the teachers mouths,
our country might be a better place.... people might grow up and take responsibility for their lives instead of
trying to find a skumbag lawyer who will get them a pay day
 

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That is probably more true than you realize.... Like if you try to teach 75% of the population of our country anything today
their parents end up suing the teacher and the school system for being mean to their retard children....
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Pretty much. If the parents can't do multiplication or division in their heads anymore forget about them helping their kids with homework.

It used to be we respected people who were book smart and understood it was a skill like anything else. Nowadays people call them know it alls.

The parents don't like common core math because they don't understand it themselves, not because the kids can't learn it if they try. Then you add in that kids these days have way more distractions and you can forget learning in class. Every kid has their phone out under the desk.

Then they get a job and treat it like school. Work when the teacher is watching and chat on the phone when you can get away with it. It's sad how many kids out of tech school we have to scold for months about always being on their phones.
 
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