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Old 01-24-2008, 11:43 PM   #21
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I use a tea jug for urine, holds about a half gallon before it starts spilling over the top on my floor and in an urgent fashion I'll dump out one of my fitting buckets and dump in there for my fabulous number 2's. If I can handle the smell I'll take it back to the house and dump it in the toilet. Got to be clumps before mush; mush I'll just hose it out at the shop. Stopping to use the restroom facilities is a cost creator and time loss to anyone who is on the go. Do your business and move on with it. Same with eating; should always eat on the go between jobs in the truck. Not like some of these pansies that "I've got to stop and make a hour a day habit" and find their local eatery. Time is money and that's how you make your dime. Save the entertaining din-din for you and mrs after work is done. Some of the brokest contractors I've dealt with were ones that acted like women getting their daily lunch in order. Pfffft!
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Old 01-26-2008, 12:24 AM   #22
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in an urgent fashion I'll dump out one of my fitting buckets and dump in there for my fabulous number 2's. If I can handle the smell I'll take it back to the house and dump it in the toilet.
that must be finleys method too, he loves the smell of his own $h!t
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Up here you get fined for not having a portapotty on site.
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Old 01-26-2008, 01:21 PM   #24
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State law in Oklahoma is any new construction, or remodels without toilet facilities require portable toilets, period. Daily fine otherwise, plus it gets you on the state inspector's radar for daily visits.
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well i guess its a good thing i always have a portable toilet then, not that it has ever come up in 6 years of biz
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You are not in Oklahoma, Chris. I would guess the porta pot you carry would suffice here....but then again, one reason we don't do that is as a GC, I am responsible for the job site, and making the "facility" available for all trades on the site. If I were a sub only, and myself to worry about, I would probably do the porta pot routine.
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Old 01-26-2008, 05:00 PM   #27
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If I had a van like BoneSaw id have a porta potty in the back also. But I would have a hole in the floor with a remote release up by my the steering wheel. That way when I'm going 80 MPH on interstate 287 and a BMW starts tailgating me while they are yappin away on the cell phone I can drop my loaf on their windshield.
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ive thought about puttin a salt spreader on full of 1" roofing nails for that purpose
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If I had a van like BoneSaw id have a porta potty in the back also. But I would have a hole in the floor with a remote release up by my the steering wheel. That way when I'm going 80 MPH on interstate 287 and a BMW starts tailgating me while they are yappin away on the cell phone I can drop my loaf on their windshield.
That would be the sh#t!
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Been there done that exept framing nail box. Most of our jobs are in rule or wooded areas and i just go on a nature walk with a roll hidden in my pocket. Once it was raining so i used a box and then flung out in the woods about 50' down a hillside assuming it wood disintegrate before it was found. A few days maybe a week later the h/o was walking around picking up trash when he spotted the box and went down and got it. He carried it around talking to people picking up more trash all the while i was trying to contain myself and hopeing he wouldnt open the box. Well ,he did and the look on his face was priceless, we all got a big laugh blaming it on somebody else who had aready left the job.
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Neighborhood dogs like to find those little treasures and play, roll, etc . in it and bring it home to their families. I won't tell you how I know that..... Failed septics are another great place for a puppy party. Like doggy perfume... smells great.
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I don't know if I'd do a fecal matter toss but I got one that keeps tailgaters in glass repair shops; 4" PVC pipe top slotted with two end caps, fill it with 6/10 limestone gravel. Drill a hole on the outer edge of the cap, put a eyelet in it. Drill a hole in the center of each cap where the 3/8's rod goes through and mount this under the front side of your spare tire. Thread that eyelet to the inside of your vehicle with a small lever type handle. A toilet trip lever is perfect. When someone is really pressing the issue to ride real close to you, slowly pull that lever slightly and those rock hit the ground and instantly richocet into the air. Don't have to do it much, just slightly. A few of those stray rocks will start to hit the car behind you and it will instantly make them mad, real mad. If they continue with the nonsense, let them have it, pull that lever where it really starts dropping rocks. One of those rocks will eventually bullseye their windshied, they'll try to call the police and what'll happen is the rocks will be gone, completely scattered over a huge area. It will be blamed as a road hazard. Don't abuse this knowledge as it's a wonderful trick and it has great results. I've only used mine 3 times and 3 times over 10 years. Gotta play innocent like nothing ever happened.
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I don't know if I'd do a fecal matter toss but I got one that keeps tailgaters in glass repair shops; 4" PVC pipe top slotted with two end caps, fill it with 6/10 limestone gravel. Drill a hole on the outer edge of the cap, put a eyelet in it. Drill a hole in the center of each cap where the 3/8's rod goes through and mount this under the front side of your spare tire. Thread that eyelet to the inside of your vehicle with a small lever type handle. A toilet trip lever is perfect. When someone is really pressing the issue to ride real close to you, slowly pull that lever slightly and those rock hit the ground and instantly richocet into the air. Don't have to do it much, just slightly. A few of those stray rocks will start to hit the car behind you and it will instantly make them mad, real mad. If they continue with the nonsense, let them have it, pull that lever where it really starts dropping rocks. One of those rocks will eventually bullseye their windshied, they'll try to call the police and what'll happen is the rocks will be gone, completely scattered over a huge area. It will be blamed as a road hazard. Don't abuse this knowledge as it's a wonderful trick and it has great results. I've only used mine 3 times and 3 times over 10 years. Gotta play innocent like nothing ever happened.
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Check out some of the camping supply websites. You can get a toilet seat that fits a 5 gal bucket for around $10.
If you line them with trash bags as suggested, no cleaning.

They even make 100% biodegradable trashbags. 25-50 cents each.

Worth every penny if you've ever been in a porta-jon in August in SC.

preptek.com has them.
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You should check out this one!
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I just put a new enclosed trailer on the road for my maintenance crew. I put a little dunny in it and the crew was very grateful. I wanted to announce the feature in my monthly newsletter. My wife said it was in poor taste, that "normal people" don't give a thought to where their gardeners go to the bathroom.
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one of our guys shat in a spackle bucket, for 3 days in august that bucket sat in the sun heating up. one day we where all sitting around eating lunch when the mason walked up and asked if there was a 5 gallon bucket available. we looked at each other, without pause we refered him to the dreaded bucket. i will always remember his expression when he removed the lid.
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Up here you get fined for not having a portapotty on site.
It should be the law. Anytime you have a trade working on site either there should be a tiolet to use or a porta-potty. We're pretty much animals if we have to figure out hair-brained ways to do something that is purely natural. You think any employer can get by without having a bathroom? Why are we any different? Shame on the Selfish Cheapskate HO/Contractor.

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