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Forum: Masonry Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Windycity
Mud Monster Mixer

It will be less of an issue the more you use it and the edges are not so sharp on the augger




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Forum: Masonry 07-14-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Windycity
I have tried that type too, the auger i have...

I have tried that type too, the auger i have posted above is way better.

Its pricy but Well worth the investment, You can have almost a full bucket of dry mix, add water to it and it will not...
Forum: Masonry 07-13-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Windycity
Here is my setup, i use it almost everyday to mix...

Here is my setup, i use it almost everyday to mix mortar and today i mixed 12 bags of concrete

What i like about it is that it doesnít leave dry crap at the bottom of the bucket and it does a nice...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By Windycity
I disagree, i know a lot of people making a...

I disagree, i know a lot of people making a killing in chicago by flipping

There is a ton of money in the city

But i think it is peaking and will be heading back down, since property values...
Forum: Masonry 07-13-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Windycity
Mine was around $100 shipped, but i will say that...

Mine was around $100 shipped, but i will say that the quality is good and its heavy duty


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Forum: Masonry 07-12-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Windycity
The augers work really well and are easy on the...

The augers work really well and are easy on the drills

They are nice because they lift the material from the bottom of the bucket up to the top

After using it for several months now i will...
Forum: Masonry 07-12-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Windycity
Mud Monster Mixer

I dont have that one but the one pictured below and love it, I have been mixing mortar and concrete in buckets for over 25 years and wish I wouldíve had this a long time ago

I like the one I have...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Windycity
Yup, its that simple! Sent from my...

Yup, its that simple!


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-06-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,991
Posted By Windycity
An old coworker of mine was really into golf and...

An old coworker of mine was really into golf and he said that the same thing, especially on a nice day when youíre out on the course he said it was like he was in his own world.

Like me He...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-05-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,991
Posted By Windycity
I never really got into golf but i never really...

I never really got into golf but i never really gave it a chance either

A good friend of mine is a pro on the pga tour and always tells me to come along with him and try it out, i should take him...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-05-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,124
Posted By Windycity
I actually washed (first and probably only time)...

I actually washed (first and probably only time) my dump trailer and made it into a half assed float for my towns parade
...
Forum: Masonry 06-30-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Windycity
The lath is pretty thin, like an 1/8th...But the...

The lath is pretty thin, like an 1/8th...But the problem is when the lath overlaps another piece or two it starts to build up

I would say no more than 3/8in thick


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Forum: Business 06-30-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 624
Posted By Windycity
Generally you can download and fill out the...

Generally you can download and fill out the application online have your ins agent send over the information they need to the building dept and simply pick up the permit when you pay for it

Most...
Forum: Business 06-30-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 624
Posted By Windycity
do you make them sign a bill for a one day job ? ( deposit?)

I can tell you that you would not be installing a lot of gutters around here if you dont want to pull permits....

Most of the towns are not too horrible trying to get a permit, I always give a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Windycity
They pay me right away and I donít really have to...

They pay me right away and I donít really have to deal with customers

Here is my typical work with a gc

They send me a email with pictures and info and tell me the address.....i show up and do...
Forum: Business 06-29-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 624
Posted By Windycity
I agree with this...pretty much how i do it ...

I agree with this...pretty much how i do it

Total stranger requires at least a small down payment prior to starting any work


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Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By Windycity
I have never even heard of that Sent...

I have never even heard of that


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Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By Windycity
I prefer to skip it too and youtube used to be...

I prefer to skip it too and youtube used to be great however they are stopping the videos midway now and injecting and ad

There used to be no ads

Then

Ads used to be only in the beginning
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By Windycity
Thatís how they are cashing in using YouTube ...

Thatís how they are cashing in using YouTube

Sponsors look at how many views they are getting and how many subscribers they have and they are getting multiple checks from different sources for the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,607
Posted By Windycity
I havent heard that term in a very long time! ...

I havent heard that term in a very long time!

I remember hearing that all the time when i was a kid and my dad had a full crew


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-20-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,358
Posted By Windycity
I am guilty of that as well... I keep...

I am guilty of that as well...

I keep telling myself that I would never pay somebody that much to do the work


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-16-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 597
Posted By Windycity
WWII Tour

Hummm....trying to think who that would be referring to.....


Hahaha


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-14-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 84,634
Posted By Windycity
Sounds like a normal day to me....thats all i do!...

Sounds like a normal day to me....thats all i do!


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Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,069
Posted By Windycity
Well after a long delay, i was able to wrap this...

Well after a long delay, i was able to wrap this one up last weekend

I was worried about the steel sagging with the huge span (almost 19 feet) so i had my steel supplier get me a thicker angle...
Forum: Masonry 06-11-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Windycity
What type of brick are you looking for? ...

What type of brick are you looking for?


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