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Forum: Masonry 12-26-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,080
Posted By 6stringmason
I see numerous problems with the execution....

I see numerous problems with the execution. ****ty material is one. You can tell just by looking at how it was laid that it was a wham, bam, thank you ma'am job.
Forum: Masonry 02-25-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,620
Posted By 6stringmason
You dont think so? I would think nailing lathe to...

You dont think so? I would think nailing lathe to OSB, or similar sheathing like on home exteriors is better than cement board. Obviously you have to put the moisture barriers on it, but I'd rather...
Forum: Masonry 02-25-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,586
Posted By 6stringmason
I havent specifically done the math on fuel...

I havent specifically done the math on fuel costs, but LP up here is hovering around $1.80 per. Kerosene is above that, and diesel is at $2.50 ish.

I also like not smelling the diesel or kerosene...
Forum: Masonry 10-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,221
Posted By 6stringmason
Just to clarify I don't haul stuff away. We throw...

Just to clarify I don't haul stuff away. We throw our junk in the dumpster, stack our pallets, and organize material for pick up
Forum: Masonry 10-26-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,221
Posted By 6stringmason
We always clean our job site up. Pick up is done...

We always clean our job site up. Pick up is done daily, and a thorough cleaning is done Friday before we leave in case some one walks around. This way we don't look like slobs.

We also give the...
Forum: Masonry 10-12-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,575
Posted By 6stringmason
Thats sucks man. I would do what Nick said...

Thats sucks man. I would do what Nick said personally, especially if I had somewhere else to be. Thats a slap in the face. Get paid, and tell her to pound sand, in a nice way of course, and let the...
Forum: Masonry 08-27-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,287
Posted By 6stringmason
Trust your gut. If you dont need the...

Trust your gut. If you dont need the work/headache/nightmare, dont take it.
Forum: Masonry 08-17-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,344
Posted By 6stringmason
The guy buys storage units and this was in it. He...

The guy buys storage units and this was in it. He has a storage unit in the same area I have one. His doesnt sell contractor type stuff in his shop downtown, just home furnishing type things.
Forum: Masonry 08-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,434
Posted By 6stringmason
Click on them, they're movies. I dont feel like...

Click on them, they're movies. I dont feel like asserting my dominance in this thread or I'd tell you how technology works.
Forum: Masonry 08-17-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,809
Posted By 6stringmason
Nothing about masonry is light. Looks like...

Nothing about masonry is light.

Looks like the type of day that deserves a beer around 5pm
Forum: Masonry 08-17-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,434
Posted By 6stringmason
Lifting bricks

Anyone else do this type of **** on their lunch hour? Maybe twice a year we'll feel the need to assert our dominance. *click pics for movie*...
Forum: Masonry 08-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,344
Posted By 6stringmason
Picked this up for $20

Got all these goodies for $20 this afternoon. He wanted $30, but being the sporting man I am, I felt the need to get an even better deal if possible.

Sterling 6 Cu. Ft. "the tough guy' wheel...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-06-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,162
Posted By 6stringmason
Im in awe everytime I see your corners.

Im in awe everytime I see your corners.
Forum: Masonry 06-12-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,591
Posted By 6stringmason
I spoke with General today. They will be...

I spoke with General today. They will be supplying the steel, but I brought up concrete lintels and they replied that it wouldnt be out of the question. I might try to get them to go that route. The...
Forum: Masonry 06-10-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,591
Posted By 6stringmason
Same to me.

Same to me.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-13-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,401
Posted By 6stringmason
If you're in college, and dont know how to...

If you're in college, and dont know how to pronounce Achilles its your own fault.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-13-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,401
Posted By 6stringmason
Worlds worst Wheel of Fortune player...

If you have a minute watch this. How do these people get into college?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nztzwMiQTaI
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,169
Posted By 6stringmason
Billing is going through the GC. The HO's wanted...

Billing is going through the GC. The HO's wanted me to do the projects, concrete counters, and they got my info off my website.

HO told me what they wanted, I asked if they are hiring me directly...
Forum: Masonry 02-27-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,234
Posted By 6stringmason
I told him to put it on blocks lol. He wouldnt...

I told him to put it on blocks lol. He wouldnt listen so I let him learn the hard way. Hes a hard worker and knows how to keep up, but sometimes a bit hard headed and hard to tell what to do... he'll...
Forum: Masonry 02-27-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,234
Posted By 6stringmason
Im posting this here, the only place it can be apprciated.

I told him to put it up on blocks. He didnt listen, and I let him learn a lesson.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQUpUJKXAS0&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Masonry 02-27-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,725
Posted By 6stringmason
One thing I notice a lot of people do when...

One thing I notice a lot of people do when starting out with concrete is they dont let it mix long enough. It needs time to hydrate while in the mixer.

I will mix mine for a minimum of 5 minutes...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-09-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By 6stringmason
helicopter skill level=epic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08K_aEajzNA
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-07-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,058
Posted By 6stringmason
Oh man those are heavy son of a bitches! Another...

Oh man those are heavy son of a bitches! Another reason I love pour in place. We've moved some heavy, back breaking, hand crushing pigs, and everytime I do it I say 'this is my last one.' lol
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-07-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,058
Posted By 6stringmason
I havent heard of that product but will look into...

I havent heard of that product but will look into it. I've been using a product called counterflo for years now. Its a plasticizer/water reducer.

I like to pour them dry though and keep them...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-06-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,058
Posted By 6stringmason
Thanks. Lots of hard work, and trial and error....

Thanks. Lots of hard work, and trial and error. Oh, and money lol.

A lot of this info can be found on the internet. But like anything else, just because you know how to do it doesnt mean you can....
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