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Forum: Masonry 10-05-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,360
Posted By Mr Latone
So aside from his travel and work done for the...

So aside from his travel and work done for the preliminary estimate, he is a one man show that can bill out at $2600 a day? I am not discounting the first part of the question as inconsequential,...
Forum: Vehicles 10-05-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Mr Latone
Like Griz pointed out, finance and tax situation...

Like Griz pointed out, finance and tax situation are key input factors.

Looking at the big picture, it's a business expense that comes with costs and deductions. If these end up being equal to...
Forum: Roofing 08-06-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,777
Posted By Mr Latone
Let's back up a little and review the OP...

Let's back up a little and review the OP questions.


So what you have a s a roof assembly is rafters, skipped sheathing (1x3 or whatever size they are) and then the finished roof (multiple layers...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,462
Posted By Mr Latone
That's the real answer right there. Means...

That's the real answer right there. Means something different to everyone.
Forum: Business 07-14-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By Mr Latone
Not sure if this is directly on point but ...

Not sure if this is directly on point but

More expensive materials are more expensive to install for a reason. Mistakes and waste can happen at any level. It costs more if you make a boo-boo on...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-04-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Mr Latone
It will forever be a conflict between ideology...

It will forever be a conflict between ideology and reality.

The book on peace, love and understanding doesn't have a chapter on how to deal with those who oppose or oppress said book's...
Forum: Roofing 07-03-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,373
Posted By Mr Latone
So here lies the challenge with chasing leaks. ...

So here lies the challenge with chasing leaks. There have been several suggestions as to the possible cause. ALL of which have merit. And it's also possible that ALL points of entry are contributing...
Forum: Roofing 06-17-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,596
Posted By Mr Latone
What it boils down to is trying to do something...

What it boils down to is trying to do something that is always successful.

A strip of light gauge metal applied to the face of a wall (any type of wall) and sealed with caulk at the top edge works...
Forum: Roofing 05-21-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,238
Posted By Mr Latone
I think you're better off having some strips of...

I think you're better off having some strips of wood (like 1x2) available and screw them through the membrane into the fascia as a temp hold down if you are worried about the wind. BA and lap sealant...
Forum: Roofing 05-03-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By Mr Latone
http://www.evergreenslate.com/roofing.aspx I...

http://www.evergreenslate.com/roofing.aspx

I used this supplier in the past
Forum: Vehicles 04-28-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,708
Posted By Mr Latone
With the risk of jinxing myself, closing in on...

With the risk of jinxing myself, closing in on 100k mile in a 2012 6.7. So far only one repair...vacuum pump (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjIMz4F5GO4http://) caused an oil leak (pretty bad one)....
Forum: Roofing 04-28-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By Mr Latone
https://www.davinciroofscapes.com/professional/tec...

https://www.davinciroofscapes.com/professional/technical-documents/shake/multi-width-davinci/

+/- 300# / sq

What they call a "valley shingle" is a solid version. The field shingles have a...
Forum: Roofing 04-28-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,120
Posted By Mr Latone
Likely there is insulation in the ceiling joists...

Likely there is insulation in the ceiling joists already, so the roof insulation is supplemental. And OP is mia so who knows.
Forum: Roofing 04-11-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By Mr Latone
DaVinci...

DaVinci (https://www.davinciroofscapes.com/gallery/?product=5) are pretty good looking. I have installed the Slate, but not the shake. there is also one called "Fancy Shake"

I did not look up...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-13-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Mr Latone
Good for you for "bouncing back", but it sounds...

Good for you for "bouncing back", but it sounds like it's a fairly recent comeback?

Lay some more track. Regaining people's trust and restoring relationships doesn't happen at the same rate as...
Forum: Insulation 02-04-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,342
Posted By Mr Latone
While this paper...

While this paper (http://www.owenscorning.com/NetworkShare/EIS/10019950-FOAMULAR-XPS-vs-Poly-FAQ.pdf) needs to be considered for the source's potential bias, if there is truth behind it, it's a...
Forum: Technology 02-03-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By Mr Latone
That's got to be a pretty old box. A new box...

That's got to be a pretty old box.

A new box in place of the old would be on Comcast, as long as it isn't switched for a dvr type upgrade.

The Samsung would certainly have wi-fi, but one will...
Forum: Business 02-03-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,469
Posted By Mr Latone
Why do you really care? 1099 is just an...

Why do you really care?

1099 is just an information return that you do not include (the actual paper) with your filing. To you it's just a number to add to your receipts, which you should already...
Forum: Roofing 02-03-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,191
Posted By Mr Latone
Maybe it's too late and OP has flown the coop??? ...

Maybe it's too late and OP has flown the coop???


Measuring a roof from drawings can be done with a high degree of accuracy, regardless of hip or gable by using the foundation plan and an account...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,954
Posted By Mr Latone
This. I find it mind numbing that the few times...

This. I find it mind numbing that the few times i have seen young couples on whatever show these things were on, they were always commenting about the great storage :rolleyes:.
Forum: Technology 01-30-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Mr Latone
If you swapped the cables and the green monitor...

If you swapped the cables and the green monitor is still green, then it's a monitor problem, unless there is a specific driver for that monitor. Put it's probably generic pnp driver, no?

You...
Forum: Roofing 01-23-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,522
Posted By Mr Latone
Pricing is regional in nature. It's somewhat...

Pricing is regional in nature. It's somewhat widely accepted within regions that sub-contract labor will fall into some fairly narrow territory. While many on the forum would like to suggest you...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,663
Posted By Mr Latone
Just go to work everyday. Most everything else...

Just go to work everyday. Most everything else will be manageable.

Those who employ and stick to this philosophy are the reliable/responsible ones. It doesn't matter if they are 18 or 48.

It...
Forum: Roofing 01-23-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,522
Posted By Mr Latone
This is why direct pricing questions are frowned...

This is why direct pricing questions are frowned upon here.

Too many variables. Lots of responsibilities that aren't clear.

What's the pay cycle? Whose license? Whose truck? Whose tools?...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-22-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,267
Posted By Mr Latone
I cannot remember where it came from, but I think...

I cannot remember where it came from, but I think it was Rick Flair (Nature Boy) who said it in the ESPN 30for30 they did on him.......

All professional sports have a planned outcome. It's about...
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