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Old 10-25-2017, 09:19 AM   #1
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Old 10-25-2017, 09:52 AM   #2
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So you've never seen a boom pump truck before?

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Never been around a laser screed in action, saw them advertised in trade magazines,etc
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Ahhhhh.... Wonder how flat the floor comes out. I know my shop floor seems flat but in reality is far from flat.
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Ahhhhh.... Wonder how flat the floor comes out. I know my shop floor seems flat but in reality is far from flat.
That's gotta suck if you move power equipment around.
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That's gotta suck if you move power equipment around.
That's what wheels are for...
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That's gotta suck if you move power equipment around.
It sucks when you go to glue up a cabinet. You need to adjust the saw horses so the top of them are true.

It sucks because depending on the machine, and the position on the floor I might have to use a shim to keep the machine from rocking.

All my machines are on wheels, they move effortlessly. Nice 3500 PSI very smooth concrete. Dropping the end of pipe clamp on it doesn't even scratch it.
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It sucks when you go to glue up a cabinet. You need to adjust the saw horses so the top of them are true.

It sucks because depending on the machine, and the position on the floor I might have to use a shim to keep the machine from rocking.

All my machines are on wheels, they move effortlessly. Nice 3500 PSI very smooth concrete. Dropping the end of pipe clamp on it doesn't even scratch it.
That's about what I thought. I know you have some stuff on wheels.
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Use this type of stuff all the time. That is a boom mounted conveyor, not a pump. lasers do a pretty darned good job getting the floor screeded flat, but it still requires good finishing techniques to keep it flat.
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Nobody makes areas that are actually flat and level?
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That's about what I thought. I know you have some stuff on wheels.
Now my buddies shop... his floors undulate Anything on wheels needs brakes on those wheels.
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Now my buddies shop... his floors undulate Anything on wheels needs brakes on those wheels.


My first cabinet guy - R I P - had a beautiful shop with dead nutz floors.

When he lost his shirt, we converted his garage into one.

What an unholy mess. I offered to pay to have the floor jacked out and redone, just so he could get work/quality out to me.
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It sucks when you go to glue up a cabinet. You need to adjust the saw horses so the top of them are true.
Designate an area, and pour some SLC. Would be level then??
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The general area that I glue cabinets up is on a cut in the concrete. This area moves around depending on the weather. Not by much, but it is noticeable because I had sawhorses marked and they don't work in the winter at the marked points. I'm sure the leveling compound would crack.
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It sucks when you go to glue up a cabinet. You need to adjust the saw horses so the top of them are true.

It sucks because depending on the machine, and the position on the floor I might have to use a shim to keep the machine from rocking.

All my machines are on wheels, they move effortlessly. Nice 3500 PSI very smooth concrete. Dropping the end of pipe clamp on it doesn't even scratch it.
Saw horses for cabinet assembly? You don't have an assembly table?
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Ok, let me clarify. Glue face frames on the cabinet.
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Not only do we have laser screeds now, we have sand screeds for grade before concrete, and they have ride on trowels with lasers on each side to adjust the pitch on the move to flatten the floors.

I have used telebelts like the one above to fill the roof of an underground home, but we pump all concrete.

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