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Forum: Landscaping 06-22-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,604
Posted By VinylHanger
Sounds like this is one to walk away from. If...

Sounds like this is one to walk away from. If pavers are too expensive, what is he expecting?

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Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,717
Posted By CO762
Well there goes the best idea so far. :( As...

Well there goes the best idea so far. :(
As Heavy_D said, you better know what you're doing...and have insurance that will cover you and your employees for doing this.
What's going to happen once...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-12-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,996
Posted By KTS
Natural gas odor

The gas company would have detected natural gas with their FID. The gas is odorless and mercaptans are added. The added odor is very strong , can smell it as low as 0.001 ppm, which is completely...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-11-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,785
Posted By hammer7896
If I might make a recommendation, I would sleeve...

If I might make a recommendation, I would sleeve the new sprinkler line in a larger pipe also in case you have future issues you can slide a new line through it.


Mike
Forum: Landscaping 06-08-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,228
Posted By Inner10
Laying them is the easy part....the digging and...

Laying them is the easy part....the digging and the leveling is the hard part.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-06-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,477
Posted By NYCB
If you signed a batch slip they are going to tell...

If you signed a batch slip they are going to tell you to go pound sand....ask me how I know.

I'm pretty good at checking batch slips before discharging now.
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,561
Posted By dayexco
gotta good horse, you feed him good.

gotta good horse, you feed him good.
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,331
Posted By Warren
Your subs put materials on your account? ...

Your subs put materials on your account?

Nice!!
Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-22-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,444
Posted By Inner10
Locally we have mobile mix trucks, they mix on...

Locally we have mobile mix trucks, they mix on site as little or as much as you want. One time a truck was running out so they radioed another truck over.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-18-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By builditguy
I was wrong mine is a 665, not a 565. Used...

I was wrong mine is a 665, not a 565.

Used it all morning.

My floor pans are gone as well. Let's dirt and rock fall through. Cell phones also.


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Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-05-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By quantumflux
So first, to clarify, right now we would have to...

So first, to clarify, right now we would have to sub out all of that work, so it would be better to bring it in-house. I want to take a training class to get the license. My second step is to be...
Forum: Health & Safety 04-30-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,806
Posted By tjbnwi
Could be worse. ...

Could be worse.

http://abc7chicago.com/news/morton-salt-collapse-covers-cars-at-acura-dealership/455616/

Tom
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,772
Posted By tgeb
You could put that stuff right back up with some...

You could put that stuff right back up with some longer nails....
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,045
Posted By Inner10
LoL guess he can kiss that CO goodbye!

LoL guess he can kiss that CO goodbye!
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-19-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,173
Posted By dayexco
It's how you fill in the blanks is how you get...

It's how you fill in the blanks is how you get jobs. No software package will give you that magic number.

Keeping track of time and costs on prior jobs to establish a benchmark is what's needed. ...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-09-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,650
Posted By Leo G
Is the original suspension intact? They didn't...

Is the original suspension intact? They didn't remove a few leaf springs on you, did they?
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-06-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,604
Posted By pritch
We see pull-tests spec'ed often on seismic...

We see pull-tests spec'ed often on seismic upgrades. I'm a believer of how well epoxies hold if prepped correctly-- holes cleaned out and dry, bar clean and dry, yada yada.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-06-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,075
Posted By dayexco
that's what we call "class 5"

that's what we call "class 5"
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,339
Posted By Morning Wood
Looks like a low maintenance kind of place.

Looks like a low maintenance kind of place.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 03-22-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By Inner10
Until a toothpick inserted in the center comes...

Until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-05-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,274
Posted By dayexco
if you're stopped, crank wheels to left, back up...

if you're stopped, crank wheels to left, back up 10', dump..when you pull ahead, crank wheel to right. don't get anywhere near the pile.

here's a real popular trailer here.

...
Forum: Business 02-27-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,335
Posted By m2akita
So here is the boiler plate response: What...

So here is the boiler plate response:

What does your contract say?
Forum: Concrete & Paving 02-23-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,821
Posted By griz
How was the sub-grade prepared and by who? ...

How was the sub-grade prepared and by who?

Was it tested?

Who signed off on the mix design & the control joints?

Was the mix tested?

Was the concrete placed and finished correctly?
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-20-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,162
Posted By JDEERE
A license to run a dozer? Oh, you're from Mass.,...

A license to run a dozer? Oh, you're from Mass., you need a license for everything down there except having kids.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-18-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,582
Posted By dayexco
riding on the front of the articulation sucks.

riding on the front of the articulation sucks.
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