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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-14-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,735
Posted By Teetorbilt
We had one that lasted 23 yrs. She was also an...

We had one that lasted 23 yrs. She was also an adult when she adopted us so there is no clue as to how old she really was.

Your trials may have just started. :eek:
Forum: Carpentry 09-29-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,709
Posted By Teetorbilt
I stay corded for most tools. I'm older and used...

I stay corded for most tools. I'm older and used to running cords. They also work the same every time that you pick them up and don't die when you're in some awkward position that took you 5 min. to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,652
Posted By Teetorbilt
Good to hear that you came out OK! The...

Good to hear that you came out OK!

The courts usually go against contractors and business people in general. Their thought is that they have deep pockets, ins. and are prone to taking advantage...
Forum: Roofing 01-15-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,481
Posted By Teetorbilt
Hit the archives, this topic gets batted around...

Hit the archives, this topic gets batted around at least once a year.

You are wrong about the asphalt shingle manufacturers being the blame for venting. I've worked on many homes that were built...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-10-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,932
Posted By Teetorbilt
Mine's an IT consultant, sells mega...

Mine's an IT consultant, sells mega phone/computer systems.

Listen, enjoy, THINK!
...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-27-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,151
Posted By Teetorbilt
You might want to check out this site...

You might want to check out this site http://www.thefiringline.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=2 prior to spending the big bucks.
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,102
Posted By Teetorbilt
You might want to look into Hardie products....

You might want to look into Hardie products. http://www.jameshardie.com/index.html It's what I'm using on my personal outbuildings, it also meets the Miami-Dade high velocity wind codes.

Sometimes...
Forum: Business 12-18-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,942
Posted By Teetorbilt
Get a loan from your house? Borrow from your IRA?...

Get a loan from your house? Borrow from your IRA?

It looks like you made some big mistakes and might learn from the school of hard knocks.
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,634
Posted By Teetorbilt
I just don't curse. It was never a part of my...

I just don't curse. It was never a part of my life other than my grandfather saying 'hell' and that sent everybody ducking for cover.

Customers? Who cares? As long as the green is good, they can...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,434
Posted By Teetorbilt
There is NO answer when it comes to pricing even...

There is NO answer when it comes to pricing even in the same town.

Example:

Contractor 'A' is a newbie, lives in a loft over his shop and drives beaters but paid for beaters. He can work with a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-05-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,481
Posted By Teetorbilt
I'm still on patrol. This site is so...

I'm still on patrol. This site is so self-regulating and full of job specific pros that I feel that my input is unwarrented or would be repetitive.

Construction here is dead. Remodeling is dead....
Forum: Drywall 10-25-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 39,488
Posted By Teetorbilt
Ancient, perhaps before going off on a tirade you...

Ancient, perhaps before going off on a tirade you could explain the ADVANTAGES of gluing.

I live in So. FL. Everything here has to meet OUR code which is one of the toughest in the Nation. I have...
Forum: Drywall 10-25-2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 39,488
Posted By Teetorbilt
If and when I run into glued sheetrock I'll place...

If and when I run into glued sheetrock I'll place a curse on that mans family that will never go away.

Do you know what that would mean to a guy in the remod/rehab business? It would totally blow...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,661
Posted By Teetorbilt
“A good man always knows his limitations”. Clint...

“A good man always knows his limitations”. Clint Eastwood.
Forum: Framing 07-02-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,022
Posted By Teetorbilt
+1 for elite. Does this guy work only for the...

+1 for elite. Does this guy work only for the elite? I always end up in a little 12 X 12 box.

BTW, nice work.
Forum: Business 06-17-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,588
Posted By Teetorbilt
I've never tried it, my TIME happens to be...

I've never tried it, my TIME happens to be valuable to me. It may work for some but not me! Also weeds out the tirekickers.
Forum: Pest Control 06-10-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,662
Posted By Teetorbilt
Charlie, my personal experience with bees is with...

Charlie, my personal experience with bees is with the ones that manage their way into the truck. They die!

Much of my info comes from a longtime friend who was a beekeeper in the Orlando area...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-10-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,241
Posted By Teetorbilt
My daughter rescued a wild fledgling a few years...

My daughter rescued a wild fledgling a few years ago. Still has it. It's completely domesticated, doesn't seem to want to go anywhere and do 'the wild thing' so I'm guessing that it's...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,594
Posted By Teetorbilt
Tonight, $7.00 on a $18 pie. Why? My son...

Tonight, $7.00 on a $18 pie. Why? My son delivered and told me about getting stiffed. Gas is $2.50 and I'm pretty far away + they said 30 mins. and made it. The delivery kid told me that I could have...
Forum: Drywall 05-06-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,526
Posted By Teetorbilt
I use the sticky fiberglass screenwire lookin'...

I use the sticky fiberglass screenwire lookin' stuff. Paper is so 'old school'.
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,858
Posted By Teetorbilt
FOOD? I'm living on local fruits and berries. Did...

FOOD? I'm living on local fruits and berries. Did get a shark last week, it sucked.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-10-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,118
Posted By Teetorbilt
It's your option to click or not. I played in the...

It's your option to click or not. I played in the beginning. It got boring for me and I just don't go there. You should do the same.

It's not mandatory and a lot of others seem to find it fun,...
Forum: Masonry 04-02-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 31,529
Posted By Teetorbilt
Here's Frank at about 82. About 1971 or 2. ...

Here's Frank at about 82. About 1971 or 2.

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d154/Teetorbilt/Frank/scan0001.jpg

Me, same period in front of our work. Frank did most of it, Dad built the forms...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,290
Posted By Teetorbilt
Same old, same old. These shows are pablum for...

Same old, same old. These shows are pablum for people who sit and watch TV.

Want to know the truth? Visit THEIR sites.

You can see what they have to say about the phony 'Ice Road Truckers'...
Forum: Carpentry 03-11-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,023
Posted By Teetorbilt
There is no excuse for blaming the tools. The...

There is no excuse for blaming the tools. The fault falls on the people that use them.
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