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Old 11-27-2012, 06:19 PM   #1
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Its taking place in Toronto this week. I am going tomorrow. Sorry Guys didn't think to put this up until now.

http://www.constructcanada.com/attendee/home.php

The renovation expo is included. Its all free unless you want to attend one of the classes.

http://www.homebuilderexpo.ca/shared...n_building.php

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Old 11-27-2012, 06:53 PM   #2
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What day are you going?

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Tomorrow the 28th. Im taking a couple of the afternoon courses as well.


I know you just want to avoid running into me and will go a different day right?
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Haha yes I'm keeping clear of you!! I think Nick the Kid is taking Friday as an "educational" day off school and getting educated at the show so. Will be going then.
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Hey, take some pics, would ya?

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No photos or video were allowed in the place sorry guys. You will get free beer if you go through the courses they offer and fill out the question sheets for them. I didn't know that and didn't fill one out so I only got one beer.

Some nice free bees though. Hitachi has a booth and if you go up and play up how much you like their stuff they will give you some free bits. There is a draw there for a free 18 volt brushless drill driver set.

Rino board is sending me an entire roll of their floor protector and even a couple of their drop boards for helping with doing punch lists.

I had a good time. I would recommend if you park there then park in the green P parking lots they are paying for the parking. Don't park under the convention centre or you won't get it.
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:21 PM   #7
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For got there is a few tool draws around. The nissan booth has a chance to win a $5000 tool combo from bosch I think it was. You get a $25 tims card and a coffee mug just for filling out the info thing on the playbooks.

Of course I was kind of shocked that the caliber of this show there where actually 2 or 3 vendors that thought it was ok to hire models to show off their what evers. Totally inappropriate for this show. The whole show has a very profession feel about it. They really should not have went their at all. Their booths were empty.

I think the site has the parking marked out on a map. Print that out and see. I got screwed and had to pay $20 for the parking.

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Hell yeah, im either going tomorrow if my teacher is mean, or on friday if i can butter er up
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It is very interesting to see everything they have under one roof. It was a lot of fun.
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It is very interesting to see everything they have under one roof. It was a lot of fun.
I have been the last 2 years, i love it, pencils, reading material, pencils, tool demos and did i mention pencils?
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I got a really cool Pen with a pocket protector today. Plus a pencil holder for my hard hat. Can't do without one of those man.

Lunch was pulled pork on a bun with bbq sauce and a side of cole slaw. a can of coke and a bottle of water ching $16.

Supper was 2 slices of pizza pizza with a can of coke and bottle water ching $16. Ouch.

Had the free beer right before I left its was only a 6 ounce glass. Still it was pretty good.

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I got a really cool Pen with a pocket protector today. Plus a pencil holder for my hard hat. Can't do without one of those man.

Lunch was pulled pork on a bun with bbq sauce and a side of cole slaw. a can of coke and a bottle of water ching $16.

Supper was 2 slices of pizza pizza with a can of coke and bottle water ching $16. Ouch.

Had the free beer right before I left its was only a 6 ounce glass. Still it was pretty good.
"convenience" charge
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make your ass fatter charge too. The pulled pork was really good. Could have had 2 or 3 of those things.
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I got a really cool Pen with a pocket protector today. Plus a pencil holder for my hard hat. Can't do without one of those man.

Lunch was pulled pork on a bun with bbq sauce and a side of cole slaw. a can of coke and a bottle of water ching $16.

Supper was 2 slices of pizza pizza with a can of coke and bottle water ching $16. Ouch.

Had the free beer right before I left its was only a 6 ounce glass. Still it was pretty good.
which booth has the pencil holder. id like one of those.
This year i have pencil quota
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Im not sure which on I got that from. There is a wsib booth too. They are giving away a free car freshener. It stinks though. I tossed it out. Rules are changing from them. Everyone including the directors have to be covered from wsib. So every employee you have you will be charged fees from WSIB. Only one director will be void from being charged but that person has to sign a document to not go on site and pick up even a hammer on site. If that person does they will be charged a fee from them and its going to suck. New rules are on the way. Keep your head up and go from there.
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went today, was cool
some pencils.. so it was ok.
Entered that bosch draw... still waiting for my call.
Hitachi guy did not catch on when i asked how much the bits were
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went today, was cool
some pencils.. so it was ok.
Entered that bosch draw... still waiting for my call.
Hitachi guy did not catch on when i asked how much the bits were
Any Lenox or Irwin guys there?

Lenox gave me a hole saw and a few recip blades, and Irwin gave me a few speed bore bits near the end of the show.
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Lenox gave me a hole saw and a few recip blades, and Irwin gave me a few speed bore bits near the end of the show.
nope.
neither was dewalt or stanley, really only hitachi
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So guys would you go to this show again? Next year say? Also did you pay to go into some of the courses that were there? If so what ones? Were they worth the cash you laid out?
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So guys would you go to this show again? Next year say? Also did you pay to go into some of the courses that were there? If so what ones? Were they worth the cash you laid out?
i will always do it, we did not do any courses

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