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Forum: Commercial Construction 12-09-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,365
Posted By Zendik
Fire Sprinkler HVAC Collisions

In 30 years of commercial construction I have never seen an entire FS design that was approved collide with HVAC. Maybe small issues here and there but not the entire system.
Seems someone didn't do...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 24,125
Posted By Zendik
The sum of the moment didn't equal zero.

The sum of the moment didn't equal zero.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-16-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,169
Posted By Zendik
I'm a second generation generation bow hunter in...

I'm a second generation generation bow hunter in Oregon.
I would have never believed in any type of bigffot had I not seen tracks with my own eyeballs on more than one or two occasions at places...
Forum: Business 01-16-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,454
Posted By Zendik
Everyone here was trained in their perspective...

Everyone here was trained in their perspective trades then at some point some of you become supervisors or owners/businessmen and completely miss being trained in supervision.
I suggest taking these...
Forum: Business 01-16-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,908
Posted By Zendik
Give them a quota. I use to figure out a...

Give them a quota.

I use to figure out a production rate, how many ln ft do we need to frame to make $. When I figured it out I'd add 30 or so ft. and tell the guys if they hit that mark they can...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,148
Posted By Zendik
Sure thing man.

Sure thing man.
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,148
Posted By Zendik
You have no where to start. Are you in...

You have no where to start.

Are you in Oregon?
Here:
http://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/trd/4241540750.html

$16-$20 an hour for a lead drywall guy.

Sorry, but in 1996 when I came to this...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,148
Posted By Zendik
Non union construction is a dead end job. ...

Non union construction is a dead end job.

During this economic bump in the road I've seen commercial drywallers get a reduction in pay from $25 an hour to $12. Even in good times when the pay was...
Forum: Health & Safety 12-12-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,102
Posted By Zendik
Honest answer huh.. If you are 10 years or...

Honest answer huh..

If you are 10 years or less in the trades then GET OUT.
If you like being involved in construction grab your CM degree, drop the tools and make some great things.

If you're...
Forum: Business 12-01-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,068
Posted By Zendik
I don't like using bathrooms in homes that are...

I don't like using bathrooms in homes that are occupied but if I have to I have to.

Crapping in a bucket?
I wouldn't last lomng at all working for some jerk that made it his personal business...
Forum: Architecture & Design 11-25-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 76,017
Posted By Zendik
I actually modeled this in Vue 10 Xtreme which...

I actually modeled this in Vue 10 Xtreme which did most of the 3D landscapes in Avatar.

http://oi40.tinypic.com/t4wwsl.jpg

Textured...
http://oi42.tinypic.com/11kwmyr.jpg
Forum: Architecture & Design 11-25-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,597
Posted By Zendik
Bored Out of my Mind So..

I'm completely bored out of my mind and need something to do!

So...

Post a sketch or something you need AutoCad'd up and 3d-d and I'll do it for you really quick...

:eek:

Bring it on!
Forum: Architecture & Design 11-25-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
Posted By Zendik
Easiest way? Send it to me.

Easiest way?

Send it to me.
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,135
Posted By Zendik
Well, maybe this story will change some minds. ...

Well, maybe this story will change some minds.
Some 17 years or so ago I was working for an Oregon drywall company on a Washington job hanging 12' 5/8" rock for the ceilings when my end of the Perry...
Forum: Drywall 11-15-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,714
Posted By Zendik
We call it Rigid X. Done enough of this stuff...

We call it Rigid X.
Done enough of this stuff to reach here to the moon 100 times.
http://www.armstrong.com/commceilingsna/products/drywall-grid-systems-and-walls/_/N-l
Forum: Drywall 11-15-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,931
Posted By Zendik
I've had two spinal surgeries due to drywall. I...

I've had two spinal surgeries due to drywall.
I have to ask what would the reason be for lightweight drywall?
When a commercial drywall company has miles and miles of drywall to hang it would seem...
Forum: Drywall 11-15-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,444
Posted By Zendik
Drywall Companies/Supers

I've been in the commercial drywall trades for some 29 years and it seems every company I've worked for (except union shops) have this reoccuring problem. I've been sent out to install acousitc...
Forum: Drywall 10-01-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By Zendik
If you are new to drywall then get out while you...

If you are new to drywall then get out while you can.
It is a thankless brutal job that wears you out and leaves you in the gutter.

Go to school.
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,288
Posted By Zendik
Explain the Project Management Triangle to them. ...

Explain the Project Management Triangle to them.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_management_triangle
Forum: Business 10-01-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,524
Posted By Zendik
I see this to many times. We all start out...

I see this to many times.

We all start out as apprentices/helpers then as the years go by we become journeymen and some continue to grow and become part of that top ten. A damn good craftsman that...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,039
Posted By Zendik
Love how trade unions are seen as bankrupting...

Love how trade unions are seen as bankrupting companies.

So, not so long ago while earning my bachelors in construction management, in one of my classes taught by a known working commercial...
Forum: Business 09-15-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,974
Posted By Zendik
No one ever wants to walk off a job. If they...

No one ever wants to walk off a job.

If they do it is a direct result of incompetent supervision/leadership.

"The buck stops here"
That is written in stone.
Of my 30+ years in commercial...
Forum: Business 02-23-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,706
Posted By Zendik
Thanks for the input guys. I'll just add...

Thanks for the input guys.

I'll just add that in 28 years of commercial construction I've seen and worked with a few felons and a lot of people with no records that were less than desirable. ...
Forum: Business 02-21-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,706
Posted By Zendik
My take is this. Real criminals are already...

My take is this.

Real criminals are already in prison doing hard time with no chance on getting out anytime soon.
Granted some have done long stretches of hard time but being out is some kind of...
Forum: Business 02-20-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,706
Posted By Zendik
Hiring Ex Felons

Hi everyone..

I wanted to get some feedback on hiring felons.
Seems now days everyone and their brother are requiring background checks which I understand on certain jobs but I'd like to see what...
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