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    RoofboyPosted new reply in Roofing3/10/2007, 7:39 PM

    Hello, Most all of the shinglers that I work with have switched to Flexeel hoses. We use the 9/16 for a lead hose and the 3/8 for a whip. They do not freeze when it is 10 below...

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    RoofboyPosted new reply in Roofing3/2/2007, 12:58 AM

    Hello, I would also use Ice and water shield from the eave to above the skylights. If you use a curb as was mentioned I would also wrap that as well. Make sure you wrap it up th...

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    RoofboyPosted new reply in Roofing2/14/2007, 2:51 AM

    Hello, We use Malarkey shingles here in Alaska. For the most part we use Legacys(architectual) or Alaskans(3-tab). They are an SBS rubber modified shingle and are made for this...

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    RoofboyPosted new reply in Roofing2/12/2007, 12:27 AM

    Hello, We use the gas compressors with the 8 or 9 hp motor. :censored: to start in the morning but once started you can shut off at lunch and usually one or two pulls after...

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    RoofboyPosted new reply in Roofing1/30/2007, 2:14 AM

    Ten below in Anchorage, Alaska. Hitachi nail guns work great in freezing temperatures. We also use Rol-Air gas compressors. Keith

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    RoofboyPosted new reply in Roofing10/13/2006, 1:02 AM

    Hello, We use one at our company for the really thick shingles (i.e. Presidentials, Pabco Advantages). I just use an old pair of snips to cut laminates. Keith

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    RoofboyPosted new reply in Roofing9/15/2006, 2:20 AM

    Just so you know... We have to dry in, load, and shingle in one day. That is a two man crew(one on each side) new construction roof , one side 10 squares and the other split ...

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    RoofboyPosted new reply in Roofing9/15/2006, 12:06 AM

    Hello, Before moving to Alaska in 1998, I shingled in Virginia for 10 or 11 years. We always chalked lines every 5 inches up the roof for standard three tabs and every 11 1/4 f...

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