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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-31-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,977
Posted By dakzaag
Not every loan allows prepayment.

Not every loan allows prepayment.
Forum: Masonry 03-30-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,930
Posted By dakzaag
I resemble that remark...:laughing:

I resemble that remark...:laughing:
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 03-29-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,644
Posted By dakzaag
Like the Dark Knight, Angus appears in some...

Like the Dark Knight, Angus appears in some obscure thread after being gone for 8 months solid.:clap:
Forum: Masonry 03-29-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,822
Posted By dakzaag
Pretty scary to think that out there somewhere a...

Pretty scary to think that out there somewhere a fire is going to be lit in a house that the fireplace was built by someone with an internet connection and just enough brains to burn down the...
Forum: Masonry 03-29-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,363
Posted By dakzaag
A really good way to get me not wanting to do...

A really good way to get me not wanting to do work for you is to call me up and tell me what you have budgeted in the estimate for my work. :censored:
I will talk or answer email regarding "ball...
Forum: Masonry 03-28-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,446
Posted By dakzaag
If you want to burn wood, my recommendation is to...

If you want to burn wood, my recommendation is to burn a small fire in the morning in your masonry heater and then another small fire at night if needed.
In the mean time, you can sit back and...
Forum: Masonry 03-26-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,446
Posted By dakzaag
H makes a great point about stack temperature. ...

H makes a great point about stack temperature. While it is also an indication of efficiency, higher stack temps keep the chimney from experiencing as many freeze thaw cycles.

Gas appliances...
Forum: Masonry 03-26-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,446
Posted By dakzaag
Gas (propane or Natural Gas) fumes are the...

Gas (propane or Natural Gas) fumes are the hardest on masonry chimneys.

Wood is only hard on the chimney if the fire is burned slow and cold. A hot fire burns up all the nasty tars that create...
Forum: Business 03-24-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,508
Posted By dakzaag
TRC, Averaging 14 posts a year...gotta hand it...

TRC,
Averaging 14 posts a year...gotta hand it to you, you are a big picture kind of guy.
Preaching to the choir with this topic, but keep preaching cause maybe someone will learn something.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-15-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,572
Posted By dakzaag
The only thing you need to know about how well...

The only thing you need to know about how well done the meat is if it don't bend a little when you pick it up, you waited too long.

Brother In Law has temp guage, probes and all that BS, he...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-15-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,572
Posted By dakzaag
Fat cattle market is $1.50 -$1.75 locally at the...

Fat cattle market is $1.50 -$1.75 locally at the sale barn, it has been a tad soft the last month. Brother In Law is an idiot when it comes to stuff like this. I told him he would not like the meat...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-15-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,572
Posted By dakzaag
Funny story about grass fed...My Brother IN Law...

Funny story about grass fed...My Brother IN Law calls me up one day to ask my opinion about a purchase he is going to make. Grass fed, all natural, whole beef. It is going to cost him about $2500...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-14-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,572
Posted By dakzaag
Porterhouse is far and away the best cut to eat,...

Porterhouse is far and away the best cut to eat, you get the Ribeye, Tenderloin and flavor from the bone all in one package. Just commented the other day while eating Ribeye that the bone adds...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,295
Posted By dakzaag
Knowing how to tell someone to go jump in a lake...

Knowing how to tell someone to go jump in a lake while they think that you have suggested a vacation trip to the beach is a very specific leadership skill that is highly lucrative...
Forum: Masonry 03-10-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By dakzaag
Portland Lime mix (which is all the mortar being...

Portland Lime mix (which is all the mortar being produced today except for a tiny fraction of Lime mortar that is designed for restoration) displays the characteristics of Portland cement mostly. ...
Forum: Masonry 03-04-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,920
Posted By dakzaag
MCAA Certification test

I passed the mason contractors association certification test today and now I am officially a certified stacker of brick and stone.

I completed 75 hours of continuing education (actually more like...
Forum: Masonry 03-02-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,520
Posted By dakzaag
Yes I agree, maintenance was an expectation. ...

Yes I agree, maintenance was an expectation. Although the 100 year life cycle of lime mortar is still double the expected building lifetime of current construction.

Virginia Lime Works products...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 02-14-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,648
Posted By dakzaag
That block in a lightweight configuration has a...

That block in a lightweight configuration has a two hour fire rating. If the house burned to the ground, the chimney would probably still be standing.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 02-12-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,648
Posted By dakzaag
Thin web my a$$. Sounds like somebody is...

Thin web my a$$. Sounds like somebody is covering for someone else. The block are solid as gold if you ask me.

Personally I like to wrap them in brick to match the house, but then you could...
Forum: Masonry 02-02-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,982
Posted By dakzaag
Forget the twigs and line pins, we have all kinds...

Forget the twigs and line pins, we have all kinds of those.

I have seen your pies and a few of your video's on dough. You can bring all the dough you can handle.

I leave Friday as well. We...
Forum: Masonry 02-02-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,982
Posted By dakzaag
I have to give Southwest Airline a solid thumbs...

I have to give Southwest Airline a solid thumbs up on this one. They let me transfer my ticket form Chicago to Indy at no cost. I got out Sunday evening no problem.

I can almost guarantee...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-31-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,955
Posted By dakzaag
No I was thinking the same thing. Looks like a...

No I was thinking the same thing. Looks like a dog crapped on a barf pile. I did about 10 of those this summer. Looks just as bad when someone else puts them together as it does when I do it.
...
Forum: Masonry 01-27-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,982
Posted By dakzaag
I just talked to the the organizer of the MHA ...

I just talked to the the organizer of the MHA group for Vegas. Jerry Frisch is going to be there and I encourage anyone at the WOC to sit and chat with Jerry for a while. He is 83 years young and...
Forum: Masonry 01-24-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,982
Posted By dakzaag
Just bust out and do it. My first year I...

Just bust out and do it.

My first year I stayed 2 days. Now I stay the week almost.

The most expensive part is the flight. Hotel rooms are super cheap, I think I am paying $30 per night. ...
Forum: Masonry 01-24-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,063
Posted By dakzaag
Lafayette Masonry gives 10% to contractors. No...

Lafayette Masonry gives 10% to contractors. No account necessary.

I agree regarding the consolidation, if it was not for Crown Brick there would be only one block supplier in North West...
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