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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-26-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By avenge
Tear it down.

Tear it down.
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,940
Posted By 480sparky
I own far too many old-school corded tools to...

I own far too many old-school corded tools to waste money on changing it all to cordless, regardless of how good they are.

A good drill / driver and sawzall is all I need.
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By 480sparky
Thomas Jefferson once said, "Never believe...

Thomas Jefferson once said, "Never believe everything you see on the internet."
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-17-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,195
Posted By Leo G
Get a small rectuangular oscillating sander. It...

Get a small rectuangular oscillating sander. It won't harm the carpet and one side of it won't harm the floor. It'll be faster than hand sanding as long as the surface is flat.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-05-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,602
Posted By KAP
For what you're describing... Patch Stick 2.8...

For what you're describing... Patch Stick 2.8 oz. Nail Hole Filler
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-05-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,602
Posted By Tinstaafl
Hot mud?

Hot mud?
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-29-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,757
Posted By cedarboarder
had one yesterday... got the call to estimate a...

had one yesterday... got the call to estimate a small job for a stair case. Told her I will be able to do a quote by end of the week. she complained I couldnt do it today. in short I told here tough...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,258
Posted By Mordekyle
Tell them it is too much trouble to get work...

Tell them it is too much trouble to get work release for a half day for the sparky, arrange a ride for the license revoked plumber, and itís too close to a school for the framer on probation.

...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,258
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Hey OP, take it one step further and offer to...

Hey OP, take it one step further and offer to have a sleepover party.
Forum: Business 03-13-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,991
Posted By MarkJames
Those pics show that your customer was trying to...

Those pics show that your customer was trying to cheap out.
The paint and repair estimates confirmed it.

Glad you're done with it.
Forum: Carpentry 03-09-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,593,179
Posted By griz
dam mike, get with the times..... 1/2" paint...

dam mike, get with the times.....

1/2" paint went out years ago....

new technology is 3/8" quadrodynamicelastimodus caulk....

covered with 1/8" full flex elastoflexduomeric all temp...
Forum: Business 03-04-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By MarkJames
For the record, you didn't remove anything. You...

For the record, you didn't remove anything. You had only installed temporarily for testing and configuring purposes.
Forum: Business 03-04-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By cwatbay
Non paying contractor getting a surprise

So, we have some non paying GC type contractors that we've done work for, given discounts and some free stuff. Our "nice guy" reward is: we don't get paid.

Feeling a bit frustrated with a new non...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-04-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Deckhead
I thought the same thing. One of my favorite...

I thought the same thing. One of my favorite movies growing was who's Harry Crumb.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-01-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By woodspike
yea . thats what i got . she wants...

yea .
thats what i got .

she wants shelves all over the walls too ,for the cats to climb all over .
i`m gonna use pvc.
her other room has painted wood , and its scratched to hell

so ,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By rrk
I wonder if the prices will change hourly like...

I wonder if the prices will change hourly like everything else at SW
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-26-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By Ohio painter
For the walls Pre Cat epoxy would be a good...

For the walls Pre Cat epoxy would be a good choice (no pun intended) for the floor I would consider SW 8100 WB epoxy - low odor and a solid product.

I think I would also consider some type of...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-26-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 741
Posted By tjbnwi
Most important thing——refrigerate after cooking,...

Most important thing——refrigerate after cooking, make sandwiches the next day.....

Tom
Forum: Business 02-26-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,991
Posted By Inner10
We know how this plays out, the guys sees it at...

We know how this plays out, the guys sees it at arm's legnth and he's happy. Then his best friend John Q Troublemaker comes in and starts ****ting all over and nit-picking the fvck of it and gets...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-25-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Ohio painter
I use SW, i am fortunate with competent staff in...

I use SW, i am fortunate with competent staff in the store. I have generally been pleased with the regional paint reps too. As far as their products i generally stick with the higher performing...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-25-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,282
Posted By Easy Gibson
I've been on a big lentil kick lately. They're...

I've been on a big lentil kick lately. They're so cheap and so delicious. I make a bag of lentils, throw in some beans and whatnot, then just eat that slop mixture until it runs out.
I realized...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-24-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Golden view
My only real complaint with SW is that they have...

My only real complaint with SW is that they have constant 35-40% off sales, which are sometimes better than my lower volume discount.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-16-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By Robie
Everything I've read says...make sure the garlic...

Everything I've read says...make sure the garlic is fresh and make sure it sits out in the air for at least 10 minutes before using.

Apparently, there is a reaction with the air that makes the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-16-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By Robie
A home remedy that works....

Toothache.

I had a tooth pretty much crumble on me Thursday. The dentist can't see me until next week and since there wasn't any pain, didn't think too much about it.

The pain started yesterday...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,757
Posted By dsconstructs
Keep it about the work.....I don't do tile...

Keep it about the work.....I don't do tile patches. It's either a complete redo or nothing. Put a high price to the redo and he'll go looking elsewhere.
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