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Wetstock - Sold Out!

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Erin Holohan Haskell
Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
edited July 2019 in THE MAIN WALL


Wetstock tickets are available here.

Date
Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location
General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of The City Of New York
20 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

This event brings together some of the sharpest people in the hydronic heating community for an afternoon of roundtable discussions, sharing, and all-around fun. We'll have lunch and drinks (beer/wine/soft drinks) and great conversation. The only way you won’t get something out of Wetstock is if you stay home.

Tickets are required for all attendees (including spouses if they wish to join the fun). This event is limited to 120 people and tickets will sell out quickly, so get yours soon!

All proceeds from this event will go to The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen.

Founded in 1785, the General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen supports New York City's oldest technical school and second oldest library.

The beautiful, historic building of The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen is the perfect setting for Wetstock. Learn more about how some of your friends in the Heating Help community restored its steam heating system here.

President
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  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,505
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    Sold!

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    Erin Holohan Haskell
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    Sold!

    Yes!!!

    President
    HeatingHelp.com

  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,505
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    I don't think people notice the thread changed to 'tickets available'
    Can you make if flash? LOL
    I'll bet its sold out by Tuesday.

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    Erin Holohan Haskell
  • Mike_Sheppard
    Mike_Sheppard Member Posts: 696
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    Got one for myself and three others! Can’t wait!
    Never stop learning.
    Erin Holohan Haskell
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,505
    edited March 2019
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    For people not familiar with NYC, it can be quite daunting.
    So ask questions about restaurants (might as well book the good ones now if they let you), shows (might be too late, so don't wait) and general logicstics. Makes for less hassle and a more enjoyable experience.
    I myself spend way too much time up there and my wife spends even more (she loves it). She'll be seeing a matinee, and we'll be hitting our favorite great Italian restaurant-Tony DiNapoli's in Times Square. Huge portions of great food, then walk it off to the train station :).
    Also, make sure you download your favorite ride-sharing app-Uber-Lyft, etc. Cabs are easy, subway is easy, cheaper (dirtier), but avoid buses.

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    Erin Holohan Haskell
  • Alan (California Radiant) Forbes
    Alan (California Radiant) Forbes Member Posts: 4,047
    edited March 2019
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    Edit: Tony's DeNapoli sounds great!

    Anyone up to meet for lunch the next day (Sunday)?
    8.33 lbs./gal. x 60 min./hr. x 20°ΔT = 10,000 BTU's/hour

    Two btu per sq ft for degree difference for a slab
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    Looking forward to seeing you all, especially Brad White. Been too long!
    Retired and loving it.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
    edited March 2019
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    We're going to be just four blocks away from the American Radiator Building (now the Bryant Park Hotel). Stop by for a drink in the basement bar. It was once the showroom for American radiators and Ideal boilers. Here's more about that wonderful building: https://untappedcities.com/2017/05/08/the-top-10-secrets-of-the-american-radiator-building-in-midtown-nyc/


    Retired and loving it.
    Solid_Fuel_Man
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    @RobertBieder, @EllenRohr, and @hot_rod just got tickets. Looking forward to seeing you all!

    President
    HeatingHelp.com

  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    97 tickets left?
    Retired and loving it.
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    94 left and going quickly!

    President
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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    Snooze you lose.
    Retired and loving it.
    ethicalpaulMike_Sheppard
  • Mike_Sheppard
    Mike_Sheppard Member Posts: 696
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    Can’t wait to meet all of these awesome people!
    Never stop learning.
    Erin Holohan HaskellSeanBeansAlan (California Radiant) Forbes
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    Me too!
    Retired and loving it.
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    The attendee list just keeps growing!

    President
    HeatingHelp.com

  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    Thanks for joining us, Kevin and Tom!

    President
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  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    @StevenSchunk is joining us too.

    Just 88 tickets left!

    President
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  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    Only 86 tickets left!

    President
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  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    What topics would you like to discuss at Wetstock? Each topic will appear on a tent card at each table, and we'll be changing the topics throughout the day.

    President
    HeatingHelp.com

  • Mike_Sheppard
    Mike_Sheppard Member Posts: 696
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    @Erin Holohan Haskell how many tables do you estimate will be there? I will brainstorm some topics. I’ve never been to an even such as this before so I’m not sure how broad or narrow the topics should be.
    Never stop learning.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    Making steam more efficient.
    Tricks of the trade.
    Best software.
    Retired and loving it.
    Tinman
  • Alan (California Radiant) Forbes
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    Ten pipe diameters before a pump? Can be tough!
    PONPC
    Gil Carlson and what we use of his every day
    How to design systems with different ΔT's
    Using "on-demand" water heaters for radiant/DHW
    Math will make you a better hydronicist
    Favorite boiler and why
    Can you fix stupid?

    8.33 lbs./gal. x 60 min./hr. x 20°ΔT = 10,000 BTU's/hour

    Two btu per sq ft for degree difference for a slab
    JohnNY
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    Meaty topics, Alan. Thanks!
    Retired and loving it.
  • Larry Weingarten
    Larry Weingarten Member Posts: 3,335
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    Hmmm, Getting into hot water, Getting out of hot water o:)

    Yours, Larry
    JohnNYSolid_Fuel_Man
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    I’m pretty good at the first. 😱
    Retired and loving it.
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    Great topics! Keep them coming. We'll set each topic up on a table and then switch the topics throughout the afternoon. We'll probably have 10-12 tables.

    President
    HeatingHelp.com

  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    This is going to be great. I love when fine minds get together and share ideas, especially in this very special building. Such possibilities!
    Retired and loving it.
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,890
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    Ten pipe diameters before a pump? Can be tough!
    PONPC
    Gil Carlson and what we use of his every day
    How to design systems with different ΔT's
    Using "on-demand" water heaters for radiant/DHW
    Math will make you a better hydronicist
    Favorite boiler and why
    Can you fix stupid?

    With regard to @Alan (California Radiant) Forbes 's last suggested topic, we all know the answer, so no sense wasting our time o:)

    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Consulting
    Erin Holohan HaskellAlan (California Radiant) Forbesdelta TSeanBeans
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    😂
    Retired and loving it.
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    @JohnNY and Erik Knott will be there too!

    President
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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    How to get the parts you need quickly
    Retired and loving it.
    Alan (California Radiant) Forbes
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    Shawn Wasielewski is joining us too.

    There are 41 attendees so far. Get your tickets before they sell out!

    President
    HeatingHelp.com

  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    @Dan Foley will be there too!

    President
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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    It just keeps getting better!

    Another tidbit about The General Society building. You're going to see some flags in glass cases in our library where we'll be having Wetstock. Members of the Society formed a volunteer group of engineers at the start of the Civil War. They carried those flags into battle many times and brought them home at the end of the war and put them into those cases.

    That group of brave New Yorkers gave birth to what what is now the Army Corp of Engineers.
    Retired and loving it.
  • rick in Alaska
    rick in Alaska Member Posts: 1,457
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    How about technician trouble shooting techniques, how did you get in to the trade, what is your training background?
    Rick
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    Good topics, Rick. Thanks.
    Retired and loving it.
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    Thanks, @rick in Alaska!

    President
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  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,326
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    @Steve Minnich will be there too!

    President
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  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,544
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    Steve!
    Retired and loving it.
    Tinman