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Old 03-21-2015, 09:14 PM   #161
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I hate the treated boards when they split just from my air pressure being up too high.
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I get great treated lumber out here. Imo it's not to be used for decking. I've never in my Life used treated lumber to deck with. Not that it can't and some peoples budgets are only going to be able to afford treated for the decking, but they shouldn't be surprised when it acts like treated lumber.
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I find that when the board splits I just turn the air pressure down, and roll off 2 or 3 more nails aimed directly at the original one. The first one holds it down then the last two are like pnuematic nail sets.
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Show me one problem with the trex cap. Doesn't matter what happen years ago with a product that isn't sold anymore. I'm not denying anything that's true. I've always said the accents was garbage. Your wanting so bad to make it about the new product too, but you can't.
It just seems like they are being cheap when every other capstock board now is 4 sided unlike Trex's 3 sided board. The underneath area of a deck holds moisture & it stands to reason that their board can absorb that moisture which can cause it to mold. Mold issues is what caused them problems before, you'd think they want to stay away from possible mold issues again.

Why have all the other manufacturers stopped making the 3 sided board. Besides all that, Fiberon makes a better looking board so if folks are inclined to use man made that's what I suggest. Why would I want to sell a product which I feel may mold & doesn't look as good? A free website ain't worth it to me.
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It just seems like they are being cheap when every other capstock board now is 4 sided unlike Trex's 3 sided board. The underneath area of a deck holds moisture & it stands to reason that their board can absorb that moisture which can cause it to mold. Mold issues is what caused them problems before, you'd think they want to stay away from possible mold issues again.

Why have all the other manufacturers stopped making the 3 sided board. Besides all that, Fiberon makes a better looking board so if folks are inclined to use man made that's what I suggest. Why would I want to sell a product which I feel may mold & doesn't look as good? A free website ain't worth it to me.
Nope, I've soaked Trex in a bucket of water for two days cut it and it didn't take water. With your logic Fiberon would have problems on the ends. Also I don't sell people composites according to deckman's preference. I don't even sell it according to my preference, that's just silly to not sell something because I don't think it looks good. They now put a chemical into the mix to prevent mold, so far it's done a great job.

The only person on the whole Internet that will tell you different is Killerdecks. Even with his so called pictures I won't believe it. I'm sure it's what he uses to "sell away" from Trex, because of their marketing his customers ask for it. So what does he do? He shows them his fabricated "failed" Trex Deck board so he can sell them his Chinese crap.

I don't sell Trex because they give me anything, I sell Trex because that's what people want. Fiberon Timbertech, and all the other composites don't hold a candle to Trex's business model. They don't know how to market like Trex does. There's no reason for that except they don't have the right people running things. So as long as there is no problems with the Transcends and my customers demand is Trex, I'll take all the work my customers give me. To date I haven't had one call back on a Trex deck. And I build a buttload.

Again, I've brought out many brands including Fiberon 90% of the time they choose Trex. I certainly don't do like you do and tell them they should buy Fiberon I because I like it.

If Fiberon had better people running the place Trex wouldn't be selling 10x more decking then them. Period.
The marketing is what gives a product its recognition. My customers don't trust a deck board they've never heard of before. It's not my job to talk them into anything or out of anything. Unless there's evidence that it will fail. Im my climate even the Accents didn't have a mold problem. I'm certainly not going to lie to them and tell them trex will fail because that's the feeling I get. I do however tell them about the old stuff that flaked and was garbage and inform them of the class action against the discontinued Accents.

I will say this, I would rather they cap all four sides as purely an install point of view. It's always nice to have the option of flipping a board if it's scuffed on one side. Also I build a lot of balconies and I'd like to see the bottoms have the wood embossment. But surprising that has never been an issue with my clients.


I don't sell things on my feelings, I sell things on the facts.


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The reason Trex doesn't cap the bottoms is back when caps were in thier infancy they were getting end swell.

Like in the pictures

With an uncapped bottom the swelling is more evenly distributed. I have a feeling (hunch) that we will eventually see Trex capped on 4 sides. That's just a hunch though.
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Decking companies with class action lawsuits

Timbertech
http://www.classaction.org/timbertech-decking-problems

Fiberon
http://www.classaction.org/blog/port...ss-action-suit

Trex
http://www.classaction.org/trex-deck

Everyone of these products are discontinued. Not one Class action for capped.
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how do you keep the fly out of the garbage can put a lid on it.the same is true with trex compost garbage decking. the weak link of a deck is the trex on it.just look at the spec it is in writing
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Decking companies with class action lawsuits

Timbertech
http://www.classaction.org/timbertech-decking-problems

Fiberon
http://www.classaction.org/blog/port...ss-action-suit

Trex
http://www.classaction.org/trex-deck

Everyone of these products are discontinued. Not one Class action for capped.
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I hate the treated boards when they split just from my air pressure being up too high.
compost decking is just the same with a nail gun screw gun shot gun bubble gum.just run if you hear compost decking or call 1800 lawyers.
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You really need to brush up on your writing skills.
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compost decking is just the same with a nail gun screw gun shot gun bubble gum.just run if you hear compost decking or call 1800 lawyers.
You write like a 7 year old. You really do look foolish. I say that to help you too.
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Nope, I've soaked Trex in a bucket of water for two days cut it and it didn't take water. With your logic Fiberon would have problems on the ends. Also I don't sell people composites according to deckman's preference. I don't even sell it according to my preference, that's just silly to not sell something because I don't think it looks good. They now put a chemical into the mix to prevent mold, so far it's done a great job.

The only person on the whole Internet that will tell you different is Killerdecks. Even with his so called pictures I won't believe it. I'm sure it's what he uses to "sell away" from Trex, because of their marketing his customers ask for it. So what does he do? He shows them his fabricated "failed" Trex Deck board so he can sell them his Chinese crap.

I don't sell Trex because they give me anything, I sell Trex because that's what people want. Fiberon Timbertech, and all the other composites don't hold a candle to Trex's business model. They don't know how to market like Trex does. There's no reason for that except they don't have the right people running things. So as long as there is no problems with the Transcends and my customers demand is Trex, I'll take all the work my customers give me. To date I haven't had one call back on a Trex deck. And I build a buttload.

Again, I've brought out many brands including Fiberon 90% of the time they choose Trex. I certainly don't do like you do and tell them they should buy Fiberon I because I like it.

If Fiberon had better people running the place Trex wouldn't be selling 10x more decking then them. Period.
The marketing is what gives a product its recognition. My customers don't trust a deck board they've never heard of before. It's not my job to talk them into anything or out of anything. Unless there's evidence that it will fail. Im my climate even the Accents didn't have a mold problem. I'm certainly not going to lie to them and tell them trex will fail because that's the feeling I get. I do however tell them about the old stuff that flaked and was garbage and inform them of the class action against the discontinued Accents.

I will say this, I would rather they cap all four sides as purely an install point of view. It's always nice to have the option of flipping a board if it's scuffed on one side. Also I build a lot of balconies and I'd like to see the bottoms have the wood embossment. But surprising that has never been an issue with my clients.


I don't sell things on my feelings, I sell things on the facts.


Could a mod please make this post a sticky.
Seeing as no one knows more about trex than you maybe you should tell how it is possible to put mold into a deck board, I have Fiberon and NewTech in the same piles and there is no mold on them just the trex, So again back your poop up and tell me how it's possible to fake mold in a deck board.

There was another guy in history called Didymus, he became known as Doubting Thomas. He had a herd time believing things that were placed in front of his eyes also.

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Seeing as no one knows more about trex than you maybe you should tell how it is possible to put mold into a deck board, I have Fiberon and NewTech in the same piles and there is no mold on them just the trex, So again back your poop up and tell me how it's possible to fake mold in a deck board.

There was another guy in history called Didymus, he became known as Doubting Thomas. He had a herd time believing things that were placed in front of his eyes also.
Don't care how how you did it. Until you show me a deck with it on it I will never believe you. Sorry that's the way it is.

There are trillions of bits of data on the net. For whatever reason your the only one that has this issue. You keep selling your Chinese rice Patti decking.

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Seeing as no one knows more about trex than you maybe you should tell how it is possible to put mold into a deck board, I have Fiberon and NewTech in the same piles and there is no mold on them just the trex, So again back your poop up and tell me how it's possible to fake mold in a deck board.

There was another guy in history called Didymus, he became known as Doubting Thomas. He had a herd time believing things that were placed in front of his eyes also.
No matter what you show, because your the only one in 350,000,000 people with the problem, I wouldn't believe you.
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Just stick to wood and you won't have these composite cap issues.

Wood baby... wood... that's where it's at...
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You really need to brush up on your writing skills.


And that says a lot, coming from Mike...
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And that says a lot, coming from Mike...
Exactly, I feel like a super genius in comparison!
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Exactly, I feel like a super genius in comparison!
Now you just need to start bashing Paslode and their products...
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I've looked everywhere under the sun and can't find this gun anywhere.

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