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Old 02-23-2015, 10:53 PM   #121
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I got these in a two pack and really like them. Havent burned one of them up yet.

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Old 02-26-2015, 08:15 PM   #122
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My Son come up with a sweet hack to keep the dust down while mixing.
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My Son come up with a sweet hack to keep the dust down while mixing.
Smart kid! I just use a quick grip clamp. Next time I mix, I'll snap a pic.
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I do not set up a tile saw in a finished occupied space often but when I do it is a Husqvarna TS 60
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Contueing on my systainer kits.
I use 3/16 spacing for everything unless there is a compelling reason to use something else, compelling like willing to pay more for tighter joints or the tile is Dal floor and you NEED bigger. I really like the Tavy spacers and have 2 sys1 filled with them I try to keep 1200 or so.

I have always been a Raimondi fan and was an early adopter of the RLS I have a sys2 with 300 or so wedges and a sys4 with 600 or so clips, I still have a bunch stashed from when they were like gold

Carpet kit is an sys1 that has basic carpet tools for making doorway transitions.

A flex wet polisher used to dress stone or polish an edge this tool is super handy.

IMy neighbor makes these yellow boxes I keep this stack behind the seat . I finally bought a bunch of standard pencles and a good sharpener it is so much nicer to have a sharp pencle always at hand. Earplugs aee in the second the third one has Toggelers and one of my best tricks the 1/4" T nut. We all have pulled toilets on concrete where the bolts were imbeded and too short once tile was layed. The T nut solves this, break off the tabs slip the plastic washer on and use the
Nut to solve the problem. ( It is a mess to try and drill out the steel from the concrete when I have to I use a 3 /4" diamond wet core bit bore down an inch drop a new 4" bolt inbed it with thinset)

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What is the maker of the yellow container?
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I started painting them so i could tell the difference
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Are they a systainer product?
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Are they a systainer product?
Those are old school systainers. before T-loc
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Some times how I work is pretty dumb. when you have a load on a pallet you might want to lock it down or at least not hit the brakes too hard.
Anyone want to buy a radius rail, I have one for sale.
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Damn that sucks Craig. That's all kind of suck...
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Ouch, that sucks.
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Craig, it sucks yes.
But if the tile is undamaged it don't "appear" to be a major repair. I've done with my old truck, my brother's truck and my buddy's truck. I think every truck owner has been there.

The bed and the truck can easily be pulled back in shape by hand. Then just get a new sliding window.

You may also want to buy s rubber matt for the bed. It stops that from happening.
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thanks guys. It actually slid off the pallet.
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Did you poop your pants at all?

I use a third hand a a scrap of ply to keep things locked down. I've had close calls too many times.
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I did that with a pallet of shingles one time (though not quite so bad). Hit the brakes too hard, it slid forward and bent things up a bit.

To make it better, I didn't want to deal with unloading from so far forward, so I hit the gas pretty hard to slide it back toward the tailgate. Popped that sucker right off.
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My father put a load of black iron pipes in his van stacked on top a pile of crap, hit the brakes hard and they made a valiant attempt to exit through the windshield.
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That's a tough one, can happen a number of ways, my truck has the bed bent and cab dented. I was looking at the cage protector on Craigslist but decided against it, makes truck look like only a work truck. I put a board up sometimes to block things from flying into glass.

I guess it is good time to upgrade to slide window.

I worked on freight team at Home Depot after I moved back to hometown. We had to shrink wrap product to pallet prior to going into overhead, I circled pallets twenty times with plastic. The loads I see at the retailers have hardly anything.
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My father put a load of black iron pipes in his van stacked on top a pile of crap, hit the brakes hard and they made a valiant attempt to exit through the windshield.
I'm always a little concerned when I'm carrying water pipe in the back of my truck and getting rear ended. I wonder if it could stab through the bed and into my spine.
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Ouch, bad luck, sorry to see that.

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