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Government.

I'm officially taking ****ing scalps. I retired from the HBA board for 1 day, went to a county meeting, left sick to my stomach and i called the exec pres and said I want to be the PAC chair. He made the current chair my co chair over the phone and had the mayor swear me in at lunch.

Any judge, councilman, legislator, manager, employee ect... that is derelict and incompetent in their ****ing job better be on notice, because I'll have 25k in legal fund raised by February to sue their ass and run new people in their place.






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Tile... I ****ing hate tile, why did I agree to do this **** job?
I meant to text you- I sub that out. Call Paul lol
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Government.

I'm officially taking ****ing scalps. I retired from the HBA board for 1 day, went to a county meeting, left sick to my stomach and i called the exec pres and said I want to be the PAC chair. He made the current chair my co chair over the phone and had the mayor swear me in at lunch.

Any judge, councilman, legislator, manager, employee ect... that is derelict and incompetent in their ****ing job better be on notice, because I'll have 25k in legal fund raised by February to sue their ass and run new people in their place.
yup. Attended one village council meeting when about your age.My Norman Rockwell idea of how my town and community ran was blown all to hell. Went on the hunt then and there.
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rips my papers apart.
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Government workers.

Fvkk they piss me off.

If I was unavailable to do my fvkking job, out of town, in meetings, in "training", on vacation, late to the office, and on and on, like every FVKKING government worker I've talked to this week, I'd be out of business and homeless on the streets.

It's no wonder they went to suck government tit, they can't hack it in the real world, and they'd be unemployed, on drugs, and broke.

Assholes can't even return a damn phone call.
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I hate that I smoked my drill today . Hate it even more that I smoked two brand new 3 ah batteries in the process. My own fault for being too lazy to walk out the the trailer and get a bigger drill
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For small projects FOR US -

I have actually tracked and proven that paying a superintendent who is making good money and driving one of my company vehicles 3 hours to go hand pick material and load the trailer with everything from every store and our shop for small projects and then deliver it the morning the job starts actually saves time and makes me money.
That'd be an interesting breakdown to see... We've found that to be quite the opposite and why we stopped being in the delivery business... hand-picking certain things can definitely save you money/time on returns if that's a major issue for you... but paying a superintendents salary as an individual to then drive 3 hours one way, multiple stores, finding products, check it out, load it up, deliver it to a jobsite, then unloading it, is where your numbers go off the rails IMHO... putting aside that's time a superintendent can be doing other things besides labor reserved for lower cost employees, his salary (and company role) versus a couple delivery guys from even a couple of purchase origins would have to be weighed against it's effectiveness of a delivery charge (if there's any)... be cheaper to hire a delivery guy or two who know what you need... fortunately, don't need to as our suppliers already have...

After decades, our suppliers know what we will accept and what we'll send back, and it's not on our dime and usually the same day and if not the next when it rarely happens, so they've got the incentive to do it right the first time... are there times we go to the supplier anyway for something, sure... circumstantial, but not the MO...

May work differently for you, but seeing those numbers you referenced would be interesting ... but as long as it work FOR YOU or if it ultimately makes money that's all that matters...



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We also started stalking a room with Sundries, plastic, zipwall, Fasteners, adhesives Etc so that the guys don't need to go to the store.
But your super went and bought them to stock them?...


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My lumber yard and plumbing supplier will Hot Shot Parts out to the job anytime I need them free of charge.
I'm confused... am I misunderstanding? thought it was cheaper to use the super?...


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So I will use that service frequently, but there's a lot to be said for hand-picked materials and having everything that you possibly need from every store on the trailer for the first day or so of a small project.
In the early years, we had a shop next to a landscaper... young guy, paid his guys well for the period... but was always struggling for cash in rob Peter to pay Paul cycles not able to finish jobs because he didn't have the cash for materials, not because of scheduling issues, available labor, etc... until he switched to actually using the down payment for what is was for, to purchase all the materials for the job... he would have them delivered as needed, and didn't stock much... all came down to scheduling... things flourished after that...
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I hate that I smoked my drill today . Hate it even more that I smoked two brand new 3 ah batteries in the process. My own fault for being too lazy to walk out the the trailer and get a bigger drill
You've been hanging around electricians, haven't you...
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Government workers.

Fvkk they piss me off.

If I was unavailable to do my fvkking job, out of town, in meetings, in "training", on vacation, late to the office, and on and on, like every FVKKING government worker I've talked to this week, I'd be out of business and homeless on the streets.

It's no wonder they went to suck government tit, they can't hack it in the real world, and they'd be unemployed, on drugs, and broke.

Assholes can't even return a damn phone call.
We screwed ourselves by having a capitalist system for those of us in private business but a socialist system for the government.
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Hey now......

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That'd be an interesting breakdown to see... We've found that to be quite the opposite and why we stopped being in the delivery business... hand-picking certain things can definitely save you money/time on returns if that's a major issue for you... but paying a superintendents salary as an individual to then drive 3 hours one way, multiple stores, finding products, check it out, load it up, deliver it to a jobsite, then unloading it, is where your numbers go off the rails IMHO... putting aside that's time a superintendent can be doing other things besides labor reserved for lower cost employees, his salary (and company role) versus a couple delivery guys from even a couple of purchase origins would have to be weighed against it's effectiveness of a delivery charge (if there's any)... be cheaper to hire a delivery guy or two who know what you need... fortunately, don't need to as our suppliers already have...

After decades, our suppliers know what we will accept and what we'll send back, and it's not on our dime and usually the same day and if not the next when it rarely happens, so they've got the incentive to do it right the first time... are there times we go to the supplier anyway for something, sure... circumstantial, but not the MO...

May work differently for you, but seeing those numbers you referenced would be interesting ... but as long as it work FOR YOU or if it ultimately makes money that's all that matters...





But your super went and bought them to stock them?...




I'm confused... am I misunderstanding? thought it was cheaper to use the super?...




In the early years, we had a shop next to a landscaper... young guy, paid his guys well for the period... but was always struggling for cash in rob Peter to pay Paul cycles not able to finish jobs because he didn't have the cash for materials, not because of scheduling issues, available labor, etc... until he switched to actually using the down payment for what is was for, to purchase all the materials for the job... he would have them delivered as needed, and didn't stock much... all came down to scheduling... things flourished after that...
No where did I say my superintendent stock the sundry items, they come from the internet. Read David Gerstels books and maybe you will understand the stocking items a lot better. I promise you it saves money, the guys take it out of the shop every morning as they need it and write it down on the list

Hot shotting parts or buying small stuff is not the same as buying a trailer full of material. Not would my super or any of my guys go get a framing package or all of the plumbing fixtures or all of the electric fixtures Etc. I have them delivered.

But a small job that the majority of the stuff is needed right then from 5 stores? I'll send a guy who knows what is needed to get it and put it on the trailer.

Run your material however you want to, I'm not trying to take 5 deliveries from 5 different places the morning I start a small remodel. I want everything you can possibly need there, first thing that morning. My carpenters are making good money and it is foolish to have then waiting on a delivery that is held up by others. I want everything he needs there on the job

Super doesn't unload, the laborers do as it is needed.

While it does save me money, even if it cost me some money I would just add it into the job, I have better stuff to do than dick around on a small project waiting on materials

Don't worry about my cash flow. Even when I was broke as hell I have never paid a bill late ever. I know how to manage cash flow brother.

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That'd be an interesting breakdown to see... We've found that to be quite the opposite and why we stopped being in the delivery business... hand-picking certain things can definitely save you money/time on returns if that's a major issue for you... but paying a superintendents salary as an individual to then drive 3 hours one way, multiple stores, finding products, check it out, load it up, deliver it to a jobsite, then unloading it, is where your numbers go off the rails IMHO... putting aside that's time a superintendent can be doing other things besides labor reserved for lower cost employees, his salary (and company role) versus a couple delivery guys from even a couple of purchase origins would have to be weighed against it's effectiveness of a delivery charge (if there's any)... be cheaper to hire a delivery guy or two who know what you need... fortunately, don't need to as our suppliers already have...

After decades, our suppliers know what we will accept and what we'll send back, and it's not on our dime and usually the same day and if not the next when it rarely happens, so they've got the incentive to do it right the first time... are there times we go to the supplier anyway for something, sure... circumstantial, but not the MO...

May work differently for you, but seeing those numbers you referenced would be interesting ... but as long as it work FOR YOU or if it ultimately makes money that's all that matters...





But your super went and bought them to stock them?...




I'm confused... am I misunderstanding? thought it was cheaper to use the super?...




In the early years, we had a shop next to a landscaper... young guy, paid his guys well for the period... but was always struggling for cash in rob Peter to pay Paul cycles not able to finish jobs because he didn't have the cash for materials, not because of scheduling issues, available labor, etc... until he switched to actually using the down payment for what is was for, to purchase all the materials for the job... he would have them delivered as needed, and didn't stock much... all came down to scheduling... things flourished after that...
An easy breakdown would be a two-day job takes a day and a half vs 2 days. Saved me about 500 bucks, even a really good superintendent ain't making $1,000 a day. LOL

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My cordless 7 1/4 Milwaukee saw is starting to go. Try to start it and sometimes it blips for a second then dies. Tried with multiple batteries but that doesn't seen to make a difference. Damn.
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My cordless 7 1/4 Milwaukee saw is starting to go. Try to start it and sometimes it blips for a second then dies. Tried with multiple batteries but that doesn't seen to make a difference. Damn.


Go online they'll give you a postage paid RMA. Mine took all of about 5 days.


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An easy breakdown would be a two-day job takes a day and a half vs 2 days. Saved me about 500 bucks, even a really good superintendent ain't making $1,000 a day. LOL

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How did sending a super 3 hours one-way to multiple suppliers and 3 hours back again (never mind picking and loading time at multiple locations and again back at the site) save you $500 bucks?

Your actual breakdown would be illustrative...

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