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Forum: Commercial Construction 10-18-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,150
Posted By MSLiechty
wall goes full height to the deck and its...

wall goes full height to the deck and its supposed to be a 1 Hr wall.

ML
Forum: Commercial Construction 10-18-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,150
Posted By MSLiechty
demising wall

I work for subcontractor where the owner is not up on all things construction.
He owns a tilt up, and built what he thought was a demising wall to separate two tenants back in 76' using 6" ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,074,781
Posted By MSLiechty
so the project engineer who graduated from USC 3...

so the project engineer who graduated from USC 3 months ago wants these 4 lb foam panels seismically braced.

I told her you can't brace a marshmallow.

ML
Forum: Framing 09-15-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,105
Posted By MSLiechty
need to make the framer walk it and video him ...

need to make the framer walk it and video him hitting the ground.

ML
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,074,781
Posted By MSLiechty
I just got released for the building on the...

I just got released for the building on the left...

85K SF of fun

ML
Forum: Business 09-01-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,886
Posted By MSLiechty
yep lowest membership ever for private sector...

yep lowest membership ever for private sector unions while public sector union membership continues to rise, until cities realize they can't afford to keep funding pensions on the backs of the...
Forum: Business 08-30-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By MSLiechty
2008 they show $276K or 1.3% net profit ML

2008 they show $276K or 1.3% net profit

ML
Forum: Business 08-30-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By MSLiechty
$5M for the office i work out of. I know what...

$5M for the office i work out of. I know what my sales are. but never thought it was $12M total. i think 8-10 is more realistic.

and Greg is correct there is a twin engine turbo prop...
Forum: Business 08-29-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By MSLiechty
Yep, He was confused. TWELVE MONTHS ENDED...

Yep, He was confused.

TWELVE MONTHS ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2015
Sales $ 12,099,315
Cost of Sales 9,611,064
Gross Profit 2,488,251
General & Administrative Expenses 2,247,098
Net Operating...
Forum: Business 08-28-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By MSLiechty
Good point KAP I will pull up last years...

Good point KAP I will pull up last years financials tomorrow . And see if he has his numbers mixed up.

ML
Forum: Business 08-28-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By MSLiechty
Thanks griz I agree. Yes all our work is for...

Thanks griz I agree. Yes all our work is for return GC's it's the same pool of GC's and subs on virtually every TI project

ML
Forum: Business 08-28-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By MSLiechty
It's not that's I'm not sure of it more curious...

It's not that's I'm not sure of it more curious how one goes about doing it. I assume it would require owner financing as I don't have a few million laying around.

Also how does one place a...
Forum: Business 08-28-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By MSLiechty
True we are a sub contractor with only about 5...

True we are a sub contractor with only about 5 peers locally and he was not been involved directly for 20 years more of an absentee owner since the co. ran itself with 6 pm's and he just took his...
Forum: Business 08-27-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By MSLiechty
Buying a company

I've been approached by the my employer who wants to make an exit strategy about buying the company... He's been in business for 45 years and I've been with him for 24 years and PM/ estimator for...
Forum: Business 08-27-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,886
Posted By MSLiechty
Yep they will go after you and they have the...

Yep they will go after you and they have the funds to out last if you try going non- union. We tried this this once in 95' and by the letter we were going non Union and they told us you are right...
Forum: Business 08-27-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,886
Posted By MSLiechty
Our fully burdened union wage costs us almost...

Our fully burdened union wage costs us almost $71/hr. But we could not so the type of work unless we are union. 80% is all high rise work

ML
Forum: Business 08-27-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By MSLiechty
No better than on centers. On screen takeoff and...

No better than on centers. On screen takeoff and quick bid. We use excl spreadsheets for pricing and labor but if you use quick bid it will do all that and then some

ML
Forum: Carpentry 09-03-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,863
Posted By MSLiechty
I use the shellac based BIN as a primer before...

I use the shellac based BIN as a primer before spraying target WB over it. Supposedly the target is self sealing but I just had to refinish maple doors when I got mineral striking 2 weeks after...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 08-11-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,264
Posted By MSLiechty
I fought it will beer he stores in there I bet...

I fought it will beer he stores in there I bet his GF spends time in there though
Forum: Framing 08-09-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,467
Posted By MSLiechty
Did a bunch for a dance studio exactly how we did...

Did a bunch for a dance studio exactly how we did it
Forum: Framing 08-09-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,467
Posted By MSLiechty
I used a 1" x 3" diamond stone I keep in my bags...

I used a 1" x 3" diamond stone I keep in my bags been using it for 22 years works like a champ
Forum: Masonry 05-02-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,619
Posted By MSLiechty
I have one through a wood framed wall and stucco...

I have one through a wood framed wall and stucco on the exterior 175714175722. Ohh yeah no kids either I really should get around to trimming out the exterior

ML


ML
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-16-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By MSLiechty
Yep J tree and taquitz and suicide rock were my...

Yep J tree and taquitz and suicide rock were my usual locations still have most my gear but no guarantee I can still fit in my harness


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Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-05-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,736
Posted By MSLiechty
we slow between thanksgiving and February every...

we slow between thanksgiving and February every year fro the last 42 years.

ML
Forum: Plumbing 12-04-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,970
Posted By MSLiechty
what is the logic on not draining the DW into the...

what is the logic on not draining the DW into the disposal?

ML
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