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Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,744
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
Getting paid.

Getting paid.
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,744
Posted By Willie T
Some people won't like this one. But I honestly...

Some people won't like this one. But I honestly miss the days before OSHA went insane.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,351
Posted By mshoward
I met with some small business consultants...

I met with some small business consultants yesterday to discuss marketing ideas. Because of this thread, I did not say "I was thinking that" when they suggested something I had already thought about.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,351
Posted By CanDoExcavating
alright all good points but hey guys lets pull...

alright all good points but hey guys lets pull our panties up and go build something :cry::cry::eek::laughing::w00t::clap:

sorry guys I couldn't resist!!!!
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,351
Posted By BamBamm5144
I was always taught one thing from my bosses. ...

I was always taught one thing from my bosses.

I can do whatever needed to be done however I want as long as I did it their way which of course was always the right way.
Forum: Framing 08-10-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,410
Posted By Joe Carola
I've never once preset a ridge for a gable and I...

I've never once preset a ridge for a gable and I set the rafters first and slide the ridge in between and the rafters set the height like you do. I was talking about setting a big ridge beam like a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,428
Posted By dkillianjr
Wow what a piece of sh*t! I would like to find...

Wow what a piece of sh*t! I would like to find this homeowner and bust his kneecaps:thumbup:


Dave
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,428
Posted By mickeyco
Doesn't sound that bad, I put together my bid and...

Doesn't sound that bad, I put together my bid and plans, getting ready to submit it to him and see if I get the job, I even tossed in a ceiling fan.


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Forum: Carpentry 02-22-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,079
Posted By Mike Finley
It's a catch 22 in our business when we don't...

It's a catch 22 in our business when we don't control the materials we have a choice -

Give up control of the schedule
Give up control of finances

It's always one of those choices because...
Forum: Carpentry 02-22-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,079
Posted By Gold Tie
I know the feeling on playing catch up!!! I once...

I know the feeling on playing catch up!!! I once got down to pinching pennies on numerous jobs for three different contractors. Paid all my help and waited on the checks to roll in, instead I got...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,346
Posted By mnjconstruction
Just a little advise, and I think some other...

Just a little advise, and I think some other veterans will agree. Being in the trade for a year or two is not that long. I've been in it for over 13 years now and still don't know ****! Seriously...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,346
Posted By ChainsawCharlie
and 55 gallon drums of Maalox and Advil

and 55 gallon drums of Maalox and Advil
Forum: Framing 02-18-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,806
Posted By D.Foster
I agree with RI builder. But i will tell you...

I agree with RI builder. But i will tell you this, you can put a piece of metal angle in the wall at the un attached end. Bolt to the floor and end stud. Or you if it is a wood framed floor you can...
Forum: Carpentry 02-16-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,864
Posted By stokes771
I don't know if you solved you're problem yet,...

I don't know if you solved you're problem yet, but I just recently had the same problem a few months ago. It ended up being the seal in the chamber of the gun. Their is a snap ring where the...
Forum: Carpentry 02-13-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,437
Posted By Bodger
I would forget I did that and cut myself to...

I would forget I did that and cut myself to ribbons.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,504
Posted By 480sparky
I'll be glad to drop my prices 50% if everything...

I'll be glad to drop my prices 50% if everything I buy (http://code-elec.com/content/00/01/53/48/38/userimages/Business Cost List.doc)for my business drops 50%.......
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,979
Posted By Heritage
I wouldn't be doing this if I didn't love it....

I wouldn't be doing this if I didn't love it. There is a long list of things I really don't like about my work, but they are heavily outweighed by the many things that I love about it.

I've been...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,153
Posted By rbsremodeling
Get your money up front period or enough of it...

Get your money up front period or enough of it not to hurt. I stayed away from bank jobs for years.

Most of my clients have money to pay for 10-50k jobs out of their pockets. I started to grow...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,153
Posted By precisionbuild
Yea. Stay ahead on your draws. Make the person...

Yea. Stay ahead on your draws. Make the person use the downpayment they would have to make for the loan anyhow to finance the stages and then they get reimbursed by the bank with each draw.
Forum: Vehicles 02-06-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,424
Posted By newfy
I have a 07 4x4 dually, system one racks & delta...

I have a 07 4x4 dually, system one racks & delta extra large topsider alum toolboxes, the cummins is definitely better than my 01 Ford PSD, mileage is better also, I also like the quad cab & built in...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,879
Posted By smadax
What?? :blink: :laughing: I found the same...

What?? :blink: :laughing:

I found the same happened last year when I was working for a framing company that just started. Its' my turn this year, we hit a slump in January and by February we're...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,879
Posted By dirt diggler
Control Your HOs

Gentlemen, I can't help but to notice an influx of "my client is screwing me" or "HO did [this or that" or ... etc


I'm gettin the flu some kinda bad i think - so I won't make it a novel.

...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-05-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 26,463
Posted By Meetre
for reference ...

for reference

http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/weigt-wood-d_821.html

list of different weights for wood
Forum: Vehicles 02-02-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,424
Posted By D.Foster
Where are all the Toyota Tacoma Men at?? O dam...

Where are all the Toyota Tacoma Men at?? O dam wait....Sorry. I'll go now.:laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,657
Posted By wallmaxx
I was thinking about this yesterday. I make...

I was thinking about this yesterday.

I make enough to live. I have very little extra at the end of a month. My bills stay the same or increase. My utilities and medical insurance has increased....
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