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Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 09-10-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 172
Posted By nickko
can't post pictures

when i try to post a picture with my post it says that it failed or i do not have a security token or code. What is going on?

thanks ..nicko
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-14-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,330
Posted By nickko
i am pretty sure the Makita will work with the...

i am pretty sure the Makita will work with the Festool track. Except for Festool track does not have a slot in it that will accommodate the Makita slide out tip over feature.

nicko
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-10-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By nickko
I made my own with a piece of wood that fits in...

I made my own with a piece of wood that fits in the miter slot and mounted a dial gauge on it.

nicko
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-16-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By nickko
Check out Lee Valley. I bought one there years...

Check out Lee Valley. I bought one there years ago it is a bout 3 feet long and can stand on its own. A 38 inch is $42.50 and is 0.003 accurate over the entire length. You can get them in different...
Forum: Health & Safety 03-31-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 983
Posted By nickko
I tread mill three days on and one day off. I am...

I tread mill three days on and one day off. I am sixty and i keep my heart rate between 135 and 150 for at least twenty minutes then i cool down to under 100 BPM. It takes me about 8 to ten minutes...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-26-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By nickko
I went to the store this morning and they opened...

I went to the store this morning and they opened at 8:00 in the morning and there was a line of senior citizens standing there at 7:45 waiting for it to open for there one hour of senior citizens...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-26-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By nickko
This. Saw Tom Silva using these years ago on...

This.
Saw Tom Silva using these years ago on TOH and started using them for basement wall plates. You will never use anything else.

Nicko
Forum: Masonry 03-19-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By nickko
i agree that they don't look good in some cases....

i agree that they don't look good in some cases. I saw them put in on a broom finished drive way and a saw cut defiantly looks better. Around here they use them mostly for interior floors like my...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,933
Posted By nickko
i never seen a ss braided supply with a metal nut...

i never seen a ss braided supply with a metal nut for a toilet only plastic nut.
The sink supplies have a metal nut.

Nicko
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,933
Posted By nickko
That happened to me on a job where i installed...

That happened to me on a job where i installed the toilet. It was about a year after. The people were home and caught it before it did any damage. That was about ten years ago and every time i...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-09-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,302
Posted By nickko
I go left to right. Left side first,then top,...

I go left to right. Left side first,then top, then right side. That lets me tweak the top left miter to get it perfect before i cut the top right miter. Then i will have about a four foot piece that...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-30-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By nickko
I scarfed an 18' piece and it went together well....

I scarfed an 18' piece and it went together well. I glued a strip of 1/4" plywood to the back and stapled it with 3/4" narrow crow staples and then sanded it. It looked good but its hard to move...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-29-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By nickko
Thats funny! Yes i am little OCD. I am going...

Thats funny! Yes i am little OCD.
I am going to go to the house in the morning and see if i can get it into the house and in the room i need it to be in. I think i can but i am going to check it...
Forum: Tiling 12-09-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By nickko
Thanks Smalltownguy I did google it a few...

Thanks Smalltownguy

I did google it a few days ago and came up with the same thing you did but i didn't look into it much farther because i figured at 45 pounds per bag shipping would be...
Forum: Tiling 10-29-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,894
Posted By nickko
Thanks MarkJames for your advice and you are...

Thanks MarkJames for your advice and you are right it is a hodgepodge way to do it.
This is a basement bath and i gave them a price to do it right but they want to try to cut cost as they are going...
Forum: Tiling 10-29-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,894
Posted By nickko
I have done about fifteen showers and have always...

I have done about fifteen showers and have always used the foam base. Sometimes i have to cut the base and sometimes i would have to use dry pack to extend a base. This shower is an odd shape and...
Forum: Tiling 10-15-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By nickko
i talked them out of the carerra marble and...

i talked them out of the carerra marble and there going to use a tile that looks like marble.

nicko
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-10-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,078
Posted By nickko
Buy bits with a 1/4" end on the shaft and put...

Buy bits with a 1/4" end on the shaft and put them in your impact driver. Absolutely no jamming or wrist twisting. I do it all the time and it works great plus the impact is small it fits in tight...
Forum: Remodeling 04-22-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,693
Posted By nickko
Go through the roof. I have been doing it for...

Go through the roof. I have been doing it for thirty years. Use a broan roof hood that is made for a bathroom fan. They usually sell them at the big box stores right next to the fans. The way they...
Forum: Electrical 02-19-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By nickko
Thats like the contractor who said he couldn't...

Thats like the contractor who said he couldn't use this nail to nail the siding on because the head was on the wrong side of the nail. His buddy said no that nail is for the other side of the house....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-31-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,008
Posted By nickko
when i was about twenty i thought about getting a...

when i was about twenty i thought about getting a tattoo and my buddies dad said to get a tattoo of an a$$ hole on my forehead then people can point to it and say look at that a$$hole! So when any...
Forum: Remodeling 01-07-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,349
Posted By nickko
why not just use mirror mastic from a glass...

why not just use mirror mastic from a glass supplier?

nicko
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-04-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 441,916
Posted By nickko
funny

I heard Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson were guest preachers at a nearby church here in Philadelphia. So, I decided to worship there and check them out in person.

As soon as I sat down in church,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-04-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 441,916
Posted By nickko
another blonde joke

Jenny came skipping home from school one day.

"Mommy, Mommy," she yelled. "We were counting today, and all the other kids could only count to four, but I counted to 10. See? 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-27-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 441,916
Posted By nickko
A man and his ever-nagging wife went on vacation...

A man and his ever-nagging wife went on vacation to Jerusalem.

While they were there, the wife passed away. The undertaker told the husband, "You can have her shipped home for $5,000, or you can...
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