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Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,606
Posted By RizzoMaryland
My mistake is that I should have read some of...

My mistake is that I should have read some of your previous posts prior to responding to you. The majority of them illustrate the cynicism that you demonstrate in this thread.

Please continue to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,606
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Your arrogance and narrow mindedness precede you....

Your arrogance and narrow mindedness precede you.

There are NO SUCH THINGS AS "I" BEAMS. Your jobsite lingo and terminology are inaccurate and improper. The "I" beam you are referring to with a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,606
Posted By RizzoMaryland
American Standard Wide Flanged Example: ...

American Standard Wide Flanged


Example:

8SW18 = SW denotes American Standard Wide Flange. 8 is the nominal depth in inches, 18 is the weight per foot of length in pounds.

Despite contrary...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-23-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,142
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Grizzley makes great stationary tools! I had...

Grizzley makes great stationary tools!

I had a 6" jointer. It worked like a charm but a bit loud due to the belt drive. (Probably needed adjustment)
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,181
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Better yet, what do you see as a benefit from it?...

Better yet, what do you see as a benefit from it?

I have a friend that got suckered into this and swore by it until he realized he got had.

These services advertise that they will argue...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-18-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,810
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Although he hasn't performed well in the UFC, I...

Although he hasn't performed well in the UFC, I have to say Mirko Cro Cop. Humble dude with one heck of a high kick.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-09-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,898
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Its a contractor's forum. Similar to this. But...

Its a contractor's forum. Similar to this. But different.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-04-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,898
Posted By RizzoMaryland
A new forum has been created by several of the...

A new forum has been created by several of the common posters of this forum. I won't mention the new forum name, but many of the people that you are referring to are there exclusively now.

(I was...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-02-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,728
Posted By RizzoMaryland
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Forum: New Member Introductions 12-02-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Your wit is welcome. Cead Mile Failte

Your wit is welcome.

Cead Mile Failte
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-29-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,690
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Kill it? I don't know. But I've burned it up into...

Kill it? I don't know. But I've burned it up into oblivion. Okay not oblivion, just the jobsite trashcan.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-27-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,690
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Ive burned up motors and clutches using them to...

Ive burned up motors and clutches using them to mix thin-set, grout, levelor, etc.

Get a good electric 1/2" drill with side handle. They"ll do you right :thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,217
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Or find out what they are wanting to pay, and...

Or find out what they are wanting to pay, and then tell them what they can get for that amount of money.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-17-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 74,459
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Dewalt radio won't keep preset stations. Resets...

Dewalt radio won't keep preset stations. Resets after it turns off.

Anyone use one of those battery powered caulk guns?
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,155
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Your friend has a pile of liability.

Your friend has a pile of liability.
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,064
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Reread my original post. I never said anything...

Reread my original post. I never said anything about being wrong. Look for the opportunities in every situation makes a good business person. The quicker that is realized, the better your business...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,064
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Any one going to HD to get an estimate has...

Any one going to HD to get an estimate has already made up their mind to use HD. These are uneducated consumers who think they are getting a no-hassle deal. We here know that is not the case.
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,064
Posted By RizzoMaryland
You are assuming that people don't buy because of...

You are assuming that people don't buy because of something the contractor has done, said, or provided. If you concentrate on getting the sale and perfecting your efficiency, then you will eliminate...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,064
Posted By RizzoMaryland
This may sound crazy but I would prefer to have...

This may sound crazy but I would prefer to have done 15 estimates and have more "paper" out there. As I said before, just because people aren't buying doesn't mean they aren't talking.

I just got...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,064
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Never seemed like a risk to me. Site traffic...

Never seemed like a risk to me. Site traffic hasn't changed much. Calls are fewer. I'd get 10-15 calls, and sell one job.
Now, I get 2 to 5 calls and 4 of 5 are 'pre' sold before I go look at the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,064
Posted By RizzoMaryland
I must first say that I agree, we should get paid...

I must first say that I agree, we should get paid for our time involved with meeting, proposing, designing, drafting etc.

BUT, I believe the majority of these "charge for estimate" discussions are...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,217
Posted By RizzoMaryland
This website offers a much wider array of...

This website offers a much wider array of subjects from several different prestigious universities.

All free.

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Forum: Business 10-28-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,820
Posted By RizzoMaryland
I thought this smelled familiar. This age...

I thought this smelled familiar. This age demographic often does not value anything more than the bottom line. This issue is a red flag and a sign of things to come.

Like the others have said,...
Forum: Business 10-27-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,820
Posted By RizzoMaryland
This may be a little off topic but is the HO...

This may be a little off topic but is the HO young?

For the past year or so I have dealt with more young folks (25-late 30s) and this seems to be their nature.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 10-26-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,824
Posted By RizzoMaryland
Looks like you're "fluting" the...

Looks like you're "fluting" the Alhambra.
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