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Forum: Carpentry 10-28-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By madmax718
Also you wouldn't use the c channel for the...

Also you wouldn't use the c channel for the stairs without an infill piece, like you would for a wood I joist.

Just don't know why you would go through a conversion to steel.
Forum: Carpentry 10-28-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By madmax718
The only reason a 1970s house in Brooklyn framed...

The only reason a 1970s house in Brooklyn framed like that would be because your finishing the basement, and you'd loose that half inch making it feel shorter than it is.

Code and buildings...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-23-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By madmax718
I only ask as your render shows a much shorter...

I only ask as your render shows a much shorter height, at least in comparison to the posts. With 2x8s i'd think you'd be fine. the issue becomes competing for the space at the corners, where your...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-23-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By madmax718
its that whole "low to the ground" statement that...

its that whole "low to the ground" statement that has my concern. does it have a footer? Is it anchored already to the ground, or is it just a floating platform?

Those simpson screws are just the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-23-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4,429
Views: 224,799
Posted By madmax718
Love: watching my kids sleep right now . Hate:...

Love: watching my kids sleep right now .
Hate: knowing your buddy has to somehow tell his daughter her mom has stage 3 cancer. She's known her mom was sick, but it's gotten worse . She just turned...
Forum: Business 09-22-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,661
Posted By madmax718
Quality materials cost more. Galvi nails cost...

Quality materials cost more. Galvi nails cost more than electro plated, and a box of bostich is almost 2x that of no name brand Chinese nails. Hard to compare two similar estimates.
Should a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-22-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 110,134
Posted By madmax718
I use a senco( and a rebranded senco Ridgid). I...

I use a senco( and a rebranded senco Ridgid). I know back in the day they sold two versions, a high speed for dry wall and a lower speed model for subfloor/sheathing. I've not had issues with the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-13-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 110,134
Posted By madmax718
Thanks, ordered a set... They look like caulk tip...

Thanks, ordered a set... They look like caulk tip condoms.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-12-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 110,134
Posted By madmax718
What I like about cartridge guns is that I can...

What I like about cartridge guns is that I can tape up the tip and swap out a cartridge. Patch some walls with latex, seal a shower with silicone, etc. Sometimes a couple pulls is all you need. With...
Forum: Vehicles 09-12-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 870
Posted By madmax718
my only issue with this is that your complaint is...

my only issue with this is that your complaint is a light. The resolution provided is to possibly fix a leak. but no suggestion as to where the leak is from.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-12-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 110,134
Posted By madmax718
damn that is a real deal. Let me know how you...

damn that is a real deal. Let me know how you like it. And if it drips much..

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G891A using Tapatalk[/QUOTE]
In my experence nothing drips as much as self levelers. I was...
Forum: Specialty Trades Picture Post 09-12-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By madmax718
some nice work!

some nice work!
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-12-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 110,134
Posted By madmax718
This used to be the #1 post on top, but now I...

This used to be the #1 post on top, but now I have to search to find it.

But I did pickup a m12 caulk gun! was only 99 at HD the other day as a kit.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-11-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By madmax718
honestly very happy with the "green" I got it a...

honestly very happy with the "green" I got it a few months ago, I want to hate it because its green, but its done everything I've asked for and keeps my pnumatics from seeing day light.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-11-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,479
Posted By madmax718
I looked at your link, very interesting. So it...

I looked at your link, very interesting. So it doesn't look like it operates on the principles of a dewalt power station. Dewalt power station is take 4 batteries, provide provisions for parallel...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-10-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,479
Posted By madmax718
I ended up getting a powerstation, so now I sorta...

I ended up getting a powerstation, so now I sorta have an ac/dc table saw .
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-10-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By madmax718
I hear that, but check your driver, if the tip of...

I hear that, but check your driver, if the tip of the rod is at all worn or damaged it will start to shoot the pins with a slight angle and it causes more blowout. I hear ya on the tossing it back...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-03-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By madmax718
Would it pump my work van tile up to the 80PSI it...

Would it pump my work van tile up to the 80PSI it takes?[/QUOTE]

It will do it, but it wont be happy, and neither will you. What do you have, 235/95/16's? I don't hear of many folks running 80...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-03-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By madmax718
I bought what I thought was a brush cleaner....

I bought what I thought was a brush cleaner. Turns out it was a comb for cats. Cleans brushes great!
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,437
Posted By madmax718
Im on a 8ft fatmax as well. I always seem to...

Im on a 8ft fatmax as well. I always seem to trip over it whever I am, Just cant seem to get out of its way. may just have to make a wooden box for it.
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,437
Posted By madmax718
I've had many tools come crashing down to the...

I've had many tools come crashing down to the ground from a cart or a table or some other elevated area. After years of frustration I started to put them on the ground. Can't fall. Solve all my...
Forum: Carpentry 09-03-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8,220
Views: 1,581,059
Posted By madmax718
other than being over loaded, put a water wheel...

other than being over loaded, put a water wheel at the end of that you'd generate some power...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-03-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By madmax718
I've had such terrible luck with the ramset (not...

I've had such terrible luck with the ramset (not from the tool, but from the concrete and brick). often times just cracking or spalling the concrete, no matter how light (or heavy) a load I use. I...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-03-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,658
Posted By madmax718
You must have a mighty big crew! I certainly see...

You must have a mighty big crew! I certainly see the appeal of cordless stuff especially if there is no power onsite. Having to run a mid sized generator just "in case" 3 saws power up at the same...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-03-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By madmax718
works better than you'd imagine, but not nearly...

works better than you'd imagine, but not nearly as fast as a 25 gallon tank. I use one all the time (ryobi handheld), it gets to 20psi quick, but its the additional top off after that that takes a...
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