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Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,492
Posted By 3bar
i frame whole buildings with all cordless. i...

i frame whole buildings with all cordless. i dont even own any corded tools except a couple miter saws, that barely even get used.
Forum: Framing 08-12-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,155
Posted By 3bar
just sheeth the roof on a weekend! or if you're...

just sheeth the roof on a weekend! or if you're a roofer, knock it out in one day, before osha even has a chance to show up.
but tieing off is ridiculous. i dont see how you can make a buck now...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,515
Posted By 3bar
find a business nearby and ask if you can pay to...

find a business nearby and ask if you can pay to use their dumpster.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-22-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,591
Posted By 3bar
dewalt stops too if used in a flexvolt tool, but...

dewalt stops too if used in a flexvolt tool, but if you put the battery in a 20v tool, you can draw the power down real low.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,395
Posted By 3bar
i keep a pair of flip flops for small jobs in...

i keep a pair of flip flops for small jobs in existing homes. slip shoes off at door and slip flip flops on. can do with hands full. lol
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 17,048
Posted By 3bar
it boggles my mind how they can design a bridge...

it boggles my mind how they can design a bridge with no redundancy. one tension line breaks, and the whole thing collapses like a sack of bricks.

this bridge was designed more for looks, over...
Forum: Framing 02-26-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,108
Posted By 3bar
sheathing gables off a ladder? screw that. ...

sheathing gables off a ladder? screw that. thats just plain stupid and a waste of time and unnecessary safety risk.
find a better outfit to work for...
Forum: Drywall 01-16-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,274
Posted By 3bar
biggest cause in my opinion is sloppy framing and...

biggest cause in my opinion is sloppy framing and lack of bracing and proper nailers. i've probably framed at least 600 units and never really had callbacks for cracks or truss uplift, or screw pops...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,736
Posted By 3bar
those roto tools are almost worthless in wood. ...

those roto tools are almost worthless in wood.
get a oscilating multi tool like the dewalt or rockwell. you can do so much it, and its easy to use.

https://i.imgur.com/LNLXFRq.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Posted By 3bar
you went through the hassle of sending it back...

you went through the hassle of sending it back just because there were no lines? wow
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,944
Posted By 3bar
mold needs moisture to grow. find the source. ...

mold needs moisture to grow. find the source. if it gets dry up there, the old mold my be ok as long as its not disturbed.
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,164
Posted By 3bar
thats a painted finish. google the brand name +...

thats a painted finish.
google the brand name + "touch up"
Forum: Framing 12-06-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,892
Posted By 3bar
invalid link. i dont see how one can still...

invalid link.

i dont see how one can still make a profit if they follow all of osha's safety rules. tieing off for floor sheething? wow, i never had my crew do that. never even put up handrails.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-19-2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By 3bar
5 3/8" ?? thats your problem right there. get...

5 3/8" ?? thats your problem right there. get a bigger and newer saw. ;)
but thinner blades is generaly what you want. the diablos are fairly thin.
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,986
Posted By 3bar
so they had installed buttress walls, and they...

so they had installed buttress walls, and they still managed to push the wall in? wow. they run a big dozer next to foundation?

but serioulsy, after seeing those buttress walls, i'd feel a lot...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,986
Posted By 3bar
i wouldnt accept that. if you had one or maybe 2...

i wouldnt accept that. if you had one or maybe 2 cracks in that wall, then maybe that'd be ok, but since your wall is cracked in 4 spots, there is no support except for the floor framing holding the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Posted By 3bar
i find it hard to get discounts at lowes. i buy...

i find it hard to get discounts at lowes.
i buy a lot of material at home depot, and the guy who works the pro desk discounts a lot depending on how much mark up an item has.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 07-27-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,834
Posted By 3bar
can you raise the slab with mudjacking? it will...

can you raise the slab with mudjacking? it will fill the voids while you're at it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQSXV1Y5uv8
Forum: Framing 07-11-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,976
Posted By 3bar
i need to move to another area with rich people. ...

i need to move to another area with rich people. i'm tired of the cookie cutter stuff here in iilinois where i am.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-06-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By 3bar
there was a display with trial offer diablo long...

there was a display with trial offer diablo long length sawzall blades for $1....nomrally they cost $4-$5.
i asked if there was a limit. they said nope. i bought them all.:laughing:
Forum: Carpentry 09-03-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 7,840
Views: 1,510,475
Posted By 3bar
framers didnt nail in a horizntal t-brace across...

framers didnt nail in a horizntal t-brace across all the vertical members.
Forum: Vehicles 09-03-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,753
Posted By 3bar
i've gotten pulled over with a box truck with no...

i've gotten pulled over with a box truck with no lettering. cop told me it was a "gypsy law". it seems only the state police that monitor the interstates pursue this issue in IL. i i had magnetic...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-17-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,383
Posted By 3bar
got to treat them better. lol

got to treat them better. lol
Forum: Framing 04-26-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,243
Posted By 3bar
if its a 2x6 wall, i would go 24 personally. as...

if its a 2x6 wall, i would go 24 personally. as for a 2x4 wall, it'd be ok too. just make sure to use 5/8 drywall.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-14-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,994
Posted By 3bar
they would definetly help prevent squeeks. ...

they would definetly help prevent squeeks.

the key though to a squeek free floor, is to use a good glue, and nail off the sheet immediatly after setting. nothing worse than seeing guys tack the...
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