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Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-29-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 435
Posted By Caleb1989
I just have the empire brand 1í wide rolling...

I just have the empire brand 1í wide rolling magnet. Works pretty good and itís not too bulky like some wider ones


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Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,052
Posted By Caleb1989
Maybe get an old time septic pump guy out there. ...

Maybe get an old time septic pump guy out there.

You would be amazed at how much some know/remember, and willing to help, especially when itís a potential new customer!


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Forum: Online Leads Services 11-15-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Caleb1989
This SNL skit nails it :) ...

This SNL skit nails it :)

https://youtu.be/RNmrR8SQ5Z0


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Forum: Construction 11-08-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Caleb1989
Tyvek was upside down. There ya go [emoji1787] ...

Tyvek was upside down. There ya go [emoji1787]

It would be a good idea to put liquid flash on the actual sills of window framing, and rain screen system behind the new stucco. Give the water...
Forum: Business 10-30-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Caleb1989
Wish my Dad had taught me to charge like that!...

Wish my Dad had taught me to charge like that! Would have saved me a lot of trouble!

But seriously, better to figure a little high, work for great clients, and deliver excellent product/service.
...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By Caleb1989
Does the property warrant it? If you are...

Does the property warrant it?
If you are building a really nice house itís a no brainer to get new studs and 10í OSB.

If the job is cost plus, just surprise the clients!

If itís a bid, talk...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 941
Posted By Caleb1989
The new Simpson set 3G epoxy is supposed to be...

The new Simpson set 3G epoxy is supposed to be really good, like 60% stronger bond than XP. I would drill 1/8Ē larger hole than your all thread.

Hereís a tip, cut the handle loop off your...
Forum: Construction 10-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Caleb1989
Ah, thatís part of the lost art of framing. Old...

Ah, thatís part of the lost art of framing. Old houses have let in ledgers.

Just get a detail from your stuctural guy.


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Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By Caleb1989
I did some 7í wide sidewalks that were more like...

I did some 7í wide sidewalks that were more like little driveways, it was on a farm and the owner had a golf cart, needed to get around the house and barn without getting stuck in the mud.

The...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 607
Posted By Caleb1989
Thatís crazy, it should only be $25-$75 per...

Thatís crazy, it should only be $25-$75 per sample with a $300- $900 site visit. Find another lab.




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Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Caleb1989
Just rent or borrow some scaffolding, and plank...

Just rent or borrow some scaffolding, and plank over to your roof jacks


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Forum: Masonry 08-25-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,437
Posted By Caleb1989
Howís the slope on that slab? If it was wetted...

Howís the slope on that slab? If it was wetted down right after pour and the water puddled for awhile, thatís a common reason for discoloration.


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Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,692
Posted By Caleb1989
Yep, those white plastic flex lines after 20...

Yep, those white plastic flex lines after 20 years are no good.

I was working next door to my Grammas vacation rental, I let myself in to watch tv after work. 5 mins later... POP water all over...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-06-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 722
Posted By Caleb1989
We felt it pretty good here in Santa Barbara. ...

We felt it pretty good here in Santa Barbara.
I am living in a travel trailer on the jobsite, and had to run outside to check on the house! Itís an old two story we just finished stripping down to...
Forum: Business 05-17-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,435
Posted By Caleb1989
Try asking for an audit-by-mail. Much easier than...

Try asking for an audit-by-mail. Much easier than taking time out of your day to meet some dude.

Be prepared for the possibility of you owing money after the audit.

Itís the year end round-up...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-10-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 990
Posted By Caleb1989
Alaska is the best! I camped there for 2 months...

Alaska is the best! I camped there for 2 months in the summer about 10 years ago. Worked a ďslime lineĒ butchering salmon. Then did some concrete and framing.

It really is the final frontier on...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-10-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,362
Posted By Caleb1989
Once you start pre-assembling you will never go...

Once you start pre-assembling you will never go back!

First cut stock to rough lengths, then cut all lefts, swing saw over, and cut all rights.

Use good glue, and right sized clamps. Wait for...
Forum: Framing 04-27-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By Caleb1989
Hire for quality, the framing job affects a lot...

Hire for quality, the framing job affects a lot of trades going forward.
Which sub always stacks studs/joists/truss all the way up?
Do they put a 5 degree pitch on window sills?
A dab of PL in...
Forum: Business 04-04-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,044
Posted By Caleb1989
Must be nice, get to screw off all day and still...

Must be nice, get to screw off all day and still get paid... [emoji1]



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Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,756
Posted By Caleb1989
I have 4-5 stick levels torpedo through 6í6Ē. ...

I have 4-5 stick levels torpedo through 6í6Ē.
One Bosch rotary laser for concrete work, 2 smaller Bosch lasers for interior use, one has a the plumbing points.

Would love to try out green! Iím...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-02-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,511
Posted By Caleb1989
Real porcelain bidets are not that great. You...

Real porcelain bidets are not that great. You have to wait for hot water, and water flow is restricted. Plus you canít really sit on it very well.

Electric bidet seats on the other hand, are...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-30-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,511
Posted By Caleb1989
Toto bidet seats have traditionally been the...

Toto bidet seats have traditionally been the go-to brand. Japan knows whatís up.

Yes they dry you off, too. No embroidered linens required.

Nice ones can switch from Male to Female using a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By Caleb1989
If the plumbing is cast iron youíre okay for the...

If the plumbing is cast iron youíre okay for the party 🤪


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Forum: Carpentry 12-20-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7,910
Views: 1,531,975
Posted By Caleb1989
Very interesting blue and red decorations in the...

Very interesting blue and red decorations in the bathroom. Thatís a nice touch [emoji16]


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Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-16-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,159
Posted By Caleb1989
Donít forget a helper to hold the other end, and...

Donít forget a helper to hold the other end, and to mask with butcher paper before paint.

With crown, like anything, itís all about your system. With a good system, you can cut your time WAY down....
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