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Forum: Framing 11-29-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,867
Posted By mrcharles
For the guys who are mentioning lapping the...

For the guys who are mentioning lapping the sheathing over the rim joist you can run the ply lower than the wall and then stand the wall and nail the sheathing to the rim joist. Around here 99% of...
Forum: Business 11-15-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,137
Posted By mrcharles
I think you mean you want to match dollar for...

I think you mean you want to match dollar for dollar the employee contribution capped at 4%. Three percent is competitive in construction. Is this for your employees, of you as an employee of your...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 10-31-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By mrcharles
Why not just do a course of block?

Why not just do a course of block?
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-28-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,207
Posted By mrcharles
What your talking about doing is called a mat...

What your talking about doing is called a mat foundation.... A 4" thick slab will not cut it. An engineer could design something, but it will be thick and loaded up with bar. Depending on your...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 03-30-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,961
Posted By mrcharles
what time of the year was it poured? Also once...

what time of the year was it poured? Also once it's started sprawling the only real cure is to tear it out.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-29-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,523
Posted By mrcharles
I'd guess it's a solder on the trigger.

I'd guess it's a solder on the trigger.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-23-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,594
Posted By mrcharles
http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200...

http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200578604_200578604?cm_mmc=Google-pla&utm_source=Google_PLA&utm_medium=Construction%20%3E%20Scaffolding&utm_campaign=Metaltech&utm_content=27736&ci_src=1...
Forum: Masonry 03-17-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By mrcharles
No idea about tooling the next day, but the easy...

No idea about tooling the next day, but the easy way to do more sq ft is to add more manpower.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-09-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,952
Posted By mrcharles
My dewalt does.

My dewalt does.
Forum: Carpentry 03-07-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,230
Posted By mrcharles
Why build a pole barn then? and not just stick...

Why build a pole barn then? and not just stick frame a building.
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,725
Posted By mrcharles
It's all about trust and what that is worth to...

It's all about trust and what that is worth to them.... If my sub's work fails the homeowner calls me and I make it right....They know me, know I'll answer the phone, and that I'll come over Saturday...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,725
Posted By mrcharles
I've seen roofing marked up 2 times.... Homeowner...

I've seen roofing marked up 2 times.... Homeowner hire GC for a new roof...GC hires roofing company....Roofing company subs out the install
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-08-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,420
Posted By mrcharles
Case backhoes and skid steers are as solid as...

Case backhoes and skid steers are as solid as they come.... I don't know anything about their other machines...

Pros of that machine - lots of parts, 4x4, lots of mechanics, looks to be in good...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-08-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,420
Posted By mrcharles
If it's under 4k hours it's worth every bit of...

If it's under 4k hours it's worth every bit of the 14 he's asking.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-08-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,420
Posted By mrcharles
Those are solid machines, but it all comes down...

Those are solid machines, but it all comes down to hours. 10k is about where backhoes quit losing value.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 02-08-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,428
Posted By mrcharles
What everyone else said.....For anyone reading...

What everyone else said.....For anyone reading this forum that doesn't know the pitting can be avoided by vibrating the concrete in the form or at least tapping the side of the forms with a hammer...
Forum: Carpentry 01-27-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By mrcharles
We still don't know what the posts are made of,...

We still don't know what the posts are made of, when I lived in Chicago Proper a lot of the 3 story walk-ups that had multi level decks used a galvanized shelf angle bolts to the post to support the...
Forum: Roofing 01-18-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,931
Posted By mrcharles
Cut valleys are the norm here.... Once in a while...

Cut valleys are the norm here.... Once in a while we see a metal valley..... I only see woven valleys in more rural parts of the state.
Forum: Drywall 01-18-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,934
Posted By mrcharles
.04 cents is what gets paid for sanding. No one...

.04 cents is what gets paid for sanding. No one finishes that cheap, not even the illegals.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-14-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,062
Posted By mrcharles
I don't see it as being a real issue, but the...

I don't see it as being a real issue, but the gutter is going to pitched, and on the low side there will be old facia exposed between top of butter and bottom of drip edge...

If I was paying for...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-14-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,062
Posted By mrcharles
Sounds like more work to have a less clean...

Sounds like more work to have a less clean install... I don't see any advantage... I throw away more material than this install would be saving.
Forum: Tiling 01-12-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,588
Posted By mrcharles
I don't understand what it's doing? You could...

I don't understand what it's doing? You could have still just cut a square and not used that device and it would install fine.
Forum: Remodeling 01-11-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,936
Posted By mrcharles
Or do a glass ceiling... That would be cool.

Or do a glass ceiling... That would be cool.
Forum: Carpentry 01-11-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
Posted By mrcharles
I've made one or two of those drywall saws in a...

I've made one or two of those drywall saws in a pinch.
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,396
Posted By mrcharles
The carpenter that can't read a tape measure is...

The carpenter that can't read a tape measure is called a laborer, not a handyman.
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