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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-05-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 627
Posted By Kowboy
The earthquake is Trump's fault.

The earthquake is Trump's fault.
Forum: Roofing 07-05-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,792
Posted By Kowboy
madrina: First of all, you picked this...

madrina:

First of all, you picked this customer so suck up your share of blame.

Second, often times it's better to just let these types talk on the interwebby. Hopefully she's using lots of all...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-03-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By Kowboy
I loved Iacocca's book. He talked about how every...

I loved Iacocca's book. He talked about how every department thinks they should be running things. The accounting department decided that they could save .10 on each oil pan gasket in every Cadillac....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-14-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By Kowboy
Okay, now that's funny as hell, but you have to...

Okay, now that's funny as hell, but you have to be a CT regular reader to get the joke.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-14-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By Kowboy
Patrickstew: Thanks to you and for all the...

Patrickstew:

Thanks to you and for all the other comments. Yours made me laugh and you're not a bad writer. I cannot argue with the fact that this is very off-topic for a construction forum,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Kowboy
The answer to this question appears to me to be...

The answer to this question appears to me to be weather specific. If you're in Arizona, tear it off; if you're in Washington state, maybe no so much.
Forum: Drywall 06-08-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,477
Posted By Kowboy
I will work at the Wendy's drive thru before...

I will work at the Wendy's drive thru before anyone ever tells me how much to charge.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 05-31-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Kowboy
mowerfixer1: Do as Lisa says and pay her...

mowerfixer1:

Do as Lisa says and pay her fees. You will not be sorry, believe me.
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 717
Posted By Kowboy
Sorry Seven, but the kids are smarter than you...

Sorry Seven, but the kids are smarter than you think. They've seen their fathers and uncles be the first to get laid off and the last to get rehired when recession hits. They've seen how the parents...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,844
Posted By Kowboy
Your feelings are completely irrelevant. Only the...

Your feelings are completely irrelevant. Only the marketplace matters.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-15-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Kowboy
Remodeling magazine had an article several issues...

Remodeling magazine had an article several issues back where all the interviewed contractors admitted they had to terminate their drug screens or they'd be out of business. All the guys who could...
Forum: Business 05-06-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By Kowboy
With my advertising expenses, I set a hundred...

With my advertising expenses, I set a hundred dollar bill on fire every time my phone rings. I gotta answer and don't mind.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Kowboy
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-14-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,137
Posted By Kowboy
Anybody who hasn't gotten paid has thought of...

Anybody who hasn't gotten paid has thought of this.

As far as random videos for fun, this is unmatched:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnHIkS0T9HQ&has_verified=1
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By Kowboy
I have never had any luck bidding work,...

I have never had any luck bidding work, commercial or residential. Seems like a race to the bottom to me.

If I can't sell my value, I deserve to go bankrupt.
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,701
Posted By Kowboy
Customers get when, why, where, and what. I keep...

Customers get when, why, where, and what. I keep who and how. Nonnegotiable.
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,101
Posted By Kowboy
It's a "magazine", not a...

It's a "magazine", not a "clip".
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By Kowboy
Unless you own your own company or work union,...

Unless you own your own company or work union, there is no career in the building trades. Guys bitching about not finding good help are paying crap wages and no bennies.

When you want your...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,034
Posted By Kowboy
Seriously, I think this is a good tip for...

Seriously, I think this is a good tip for newbies. Every single thing you do on a job should be viewed through the "Will this come back to bite me in the a$$?" lens. When you've got an opportunity to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,830
Posted By Kowboy
I spent several minutes attempting to abrade a...

I spent several minutes attempting to abrade a reflection out of a Corian countertop once.

Super glued my fingers together.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-06-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By Kowboy
Small Town Guy: Kiss my ass, please. This is...

Small Town Guy:

Kiss my ass, please. This is the off-topic forum. If you don't like it, don't read it.

And while you're at it, please study the Terms of Service of the forums on which you...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-06-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By Kowboy
Dear Lyft Driver

Dear Lyft Driver:

You picked up a sobbing man on Sunday morning at 5:15 a.m. He managed to mumble “It’s my niece” or some such thing as he instinctively covered his face in the Tennessee darkness...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,076
Posted By Kowboy
My biggest challenge is keeping from smacking...

My biggest challenge is keeping from smacking multimillionaire potential customers who say they can't afford me.
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By Kowboy
If that is a porcelain bowl, I'd pull the top and...

If that is a porcelain bowl, I'd pull the top and chip off as much of the polyester (it's not epoxy) as possible. Tape some tripled up paper towels to the joint, saturate them with acetone, cover...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By Kowboy
I put a sink removal bit on a router:...

I put a sink removal bit on a router: https://www.amanatool.com/57166-carbide-tipped-4-wing-cut-out-solid-surface-3-5-8-dia-x-1-4-x-1-2-inch-shank-x-1-depth-of-cut.html

It's pretty dusty.

The...
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