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Forum: Technology 07-01-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,199
Posted By HUI
Each to their own. Personally I like Mac. Never...

Each to their own. Personally I like Mac. Never had a droid so I cannt personally say if it is better or worse. I know Mac works for me
Forum: Technology 06-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,340
Posted By HUI
I use technology every day. From my phone to a...

I use technology every day. From my phone to a laptop to the electric locator I use for directional drilling.
Forum: Plumbing 06-01-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,509
Posted By HUI
Flaring isn't too hard with the reed tools. But...

Flaring isn't too hard with the reed tools. But why not use compression and be done with it? We use compression anytime we put water main together. I'm a utility contractor and we don't use...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-12-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,829
Posted By HUI
Good luck finding a hard working kid

Good luck finding a hard working kid
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,023
Posted By HUI
The point is that if you bid too high and you...

The point is that if you bid too high and you don't get the work you don't have risk. I do mostly utility work. Water and sewer. If you bid too low and miss dewatering or too many utilities in the...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,023
Posted By HUI
Also you will never go out of business bidding...

Also you will never go out of business bidding too high. You may not have much work. But you won't have risk either
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-08-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,023
Posted By HUI
An a s corp will give you a bit better protection...

An a s corp will give you a bit better protection liability wise. To set mine up I basically filled out the forms from the Secretary of State and sent them their fee of 90 bucks at the time and I...
Forum: Business 03-20-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,855
Posted By HUI
I use Exak time to track for my employees hours...

I use Exak time to track for my employees hours when the clock in they put what type of work they are performing. I use the pocket clock app for Exak time. Then I can print a report of what we do...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-20-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,058
Posted By HUI
As long as the axcelyne tank is up right a little...

As long as the axcelyne tank is up right a little you should be ok. If it is laid down too far you will acetone in your regulators
Forum: Plumbing 03-16-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,742
Posted By HUI
I read this and what a freaking joke. All of...

I read this and what a freaking joke. All of these inspections and apprentice crap. I've been on many jobs where the journeymen don't know what the hell they are doing.

Maybe we should toss all...
Forum: Business 03-12-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,779
Posted By HUI
I use Exak time. It works very well. I use the...

I use Exak time. It works very well. I use the pocket clock version of their system. It does sync with Quickbooks as well. I do a lot of prevailing wage work were some of my guys make 60 bucks per...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-15-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,478
Posted By HUI
I would use sdr 35 as well. But I would use...

I would use sdr 35 as well. But I would use gaskets fittings. Over time the glue will crack and let water out and the chance for roots to intrude. Our local town will not allow any glue joint...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 01-17-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,998
Posted By HUI
You could easily have $40,000.00 in just the...

You could easily have $40,000.00 in just the dewatering. And with the generators, pumps, back up systems, what a maintenandce headache. The cost of owning the home will never stop
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 01-17-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,998
Posted By HUI
With the fine sand you have to use gravel around...

With the fine sand you have to use gravel around your buckets to help keep out the sand. Gravel still may not stop it.

It sounds like well points are what you really need. If the sand is fine...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-27-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,904
Posted By HUI
Perhaps add another valve in the section you...

Perhaps add another valve in the section you think is bad to reduce the length again. How about putting a tap in the line and running a pressure test. Close all valves and see if the pressure drops
Forum: Business 03-10-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,786
Posted By HUI
Personably I would find good subs to do the work...

Personably I would find good subs to do the work you can't handle and you continue to do the estimating and such. If you hired one to do the estimating that person would be getting all the contacts....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-17-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,566
Posted By HUI
Once again the government kills the entrepreneur...

Once again the government kills the entrepreneur sprit. If the government would get the hell out of way this country would be rolling in be money. But no we have to have a law and regulation for...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-02-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,867
Posted By HUI
Most public works projects ask for a bid bond or...

Most public works projects ask for a bid bond or a 10% check. All this is to guarantee you will honor your submitted price. If you retract your bid then they will cash in your bond or cash your...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-08-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,123
Posted By HUI
I install an aero tech for about 7 grand. The...

I install an aero tech for about 7 grand. The actual unit with out pump or trash tanks is about $3500 I can normally install an atu in one day then come back later for final clean up They have a 5...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-07-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,123
Posted By HUI
Personally I like aerobic treatment units. I use...

Personally I like aerobic treatment units. I use Aerotech units. I think they are the best out there for on-site waste water treatment
Forum: Business 03-02-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,803
Posted By HUI
I would be cautious as to who or what has my...

I would be cautious as to who or what has my company name on it. Just say a guy is wearing your shirt with your logo/name and he goes to a bar get in a fight. Would people think he may work for your...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-24-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,592
Posted By HUI
I do a lot of HDD. The best day I have had...

I do a lot of HDD. The best day I have had personally was 1200' in 10 hours of 3" HDPE. Cul de sacs can be done with a drill the shots just have to be abit shorter. Just thought it may help with the...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-24-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,678
Posted By HUI
I personally don't like the socks or wattles. I...

I personally don't like the socks or wattles. I install a high quality silt fence with a silt fence installer. I have found my fence will last over a year easily. I have been told that people lime...
Forum: Business 02-13-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,225
Posted By HUI
It me a while to come up with a name. I do water...

It me a while to come up with a name. I do water and sewer utilities. I chose Haskins Underground. It says who I am and what I do but it doesn't limit what I do. Utilities is my bread and butter but...
Forum: Business 01-27-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,098
Posted By HUI
I have distinctive ring. It is about 5 bucks a...

I have distinctive ring. It is about 5 bucks a month on my land line. It will ring a double ring and I programed the fax to pick up the double ring
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