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Forum: Health & Safety 03-14-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 32,702
Posted By Caleb1989
You bet. Using our taxpayer dollars to develop a...

You bet. Using our taxpayer dollars to develop a vaccine/anti viral drugs. Then turn around and sell it for exorbitant amounts.


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-13-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 8,601
Posted By Caleb1989
Tell her to unroll it first, it will last longer!...

Tell her to unroll it first, it will last longer!


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Forum: Carpentry 01-31-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Caleb1989
With a micro, you might want some tastefully done...

With a micro, you might want some tastefully done allthread or black iron pipe to the ceiling.

Micros are heavy, especially when gramma wants to heat up the whole bowl of soup...!


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Forum: Framing 01-31-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,696
Posted By Caleb1989
All the posts should have been square steel, sunk...

All the posts should have been square steel, sunk down in concrete 5 or 6 feet with welded saddles. With scissor trusses above.


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Forum: Framing 01-31-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,696
Posted By Caleb1989
What if something really bad happens, and you...

What if something really bad happens, and you regret not speaking up? Itís a tough situation!

Just connect the owner with your stuctual engineer, he can come out on a Saturday for a consultation....
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-19-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Caleb1989
Yeah, maybe be more picky about who you choose to...

Yeah, maybe be more picky about who you choose to work for... and people more or less tend to reflect what you give them. Be Jesus to people and they typically wonít jerk your chain.


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Forum: Carpentry 01-04-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,079
Posted By Caleb1989
Usually do a 5/8 hole for 1/2Ē AT. Youíve...

Usually do a 5/8 hole for 1/2Ē AT.

Youíve got to get that junk out of the bottom of those holes. Get a skinny piece of pipe to make the compressed air go all the way down, and wear PPE.

Donít...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-29-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 662
Posted By Caleb1989
I just have the empire brand 1í wide rolling...

I just have the empire brand 1í wide rolling magnet. Works pretty good and itís not too bulky like some wider ones


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Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,519
Posted By Caleb1989
Maybe get an old time septic pump guy out there. ...

Maybe get an old time septic pump guy out there.

You would be amazed at how much some know/remember, and willing to help, especially when itís a potential new customer!


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Forum: Online Leads Services 11-15-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,403
Posted By Caleb1989
This SNL skit nails it :) ...

This SNL skit nails it :)

https://youtu.be/RNmrR8SQ5Z0


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Forum: Framing 11-12-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Caleb1989
It would look better with some timber framing to...

It would look better with some timber framing to make a gable end. It could be structural.


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Forum: Construction 11-08-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By Caleb1989
Tyvek was upside down. There ya go [emoji1787] ...

Tyvek was upside down. There ya go [emoji1787]

It would be a good idea to put liquid flash on the actual sills of window framing, and rain screen system behind the new stucco. Give the water...
Forum: Business 10-30-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Caleb1989
Wish my Dad had taught me to charge like that!...

Wish my Dad had taught me to charge like that! Would have saved me a lot of trouble!

But seriously, better to figure a little high, work for great clients, and deliver excellent product/service.
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Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By Caleb1989
Does the property warrant it? If you are...

Does the property warrant it?
If you are building a really nice house itís a no brainer to get new studs and 10í OSB.

If the job is cost plus, just surprise the clients!

If itís a bid, talk...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,136
Posted By Caleb1989
The new Simpson set 3G epoxy is supposed to be...

The new Simpson set 3G epoxy is supposed to be really good, like 60% stronger bond than XP. I would drill 1/8Ē larger hole than your all thread.

Hereís a tip, cut the handle loop off your...
Forum: Construction 10-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Caleb1989
Ah, thatís part of the lost art of framing. Old...

Ah, thatís part of the lost art of framing. Old houses have let in ledgers.

Just get a detail from your stuctural guy.


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Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Caleb1989
I did some 7í wide sidewalks that were more like...

I did some 7í wide sidewalks that were more like little driveways, it was on a farm and the owner had a golf cart, needed to get around the house and barn without getting stuck in the mud.

The...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 757
Posted By Caleb1989
Thatís crazy, it should only be $25-$75 per...

Thatís crazy, it should only be $25-$75 per sample with a $300- $900 site visit. Find another lab.




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Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By Caleb1989
Just rent or borrow some scaffolding, and plank...

Just rent or borrow some scaffolding, and plank over to your roof jacks


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Forum: Masonry 08-25-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,633
Posted By Caleb1989
Howís the slope on that slab? If it was wetted...

Howís the slope on that slab? If it was wetted down right after pour and the water puddled for awhile, thatís a common reason for discoloration.


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Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,860
Posted By Caleb1989
Yep, those white plastic flex lines after 20...

Yep, those white plastic flex lines after 20 years are no good.

I was working next door to my Grammas vacation rental, I let myself in to watch tv after work. 5 mins later... POP water all over...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-06-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By Caleb1989
We felt it pretty good here in Santa Barbara. ...

We felt it pretty good here in Santa Barbara.
I am living in a travel trailer on the jobsite, and had to run outside to check on the house! Itís an old two story we just finished stripping down to...
Forum: Business 05-17-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,656
Posted By Caleb1989
Try asking for an audit-by-mail. Much easier than...

Try asking for an audit-by-mail. Much easier than taking time out of your day to meet some dude.

Be prepared for the possibility of you owing money after the audit.

Itís the year end round-up...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-10-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,108
Posted By Caleb1989
Alaska is the best! I camped there for 2 months...

Alaska is the best! I camped there for 2 months in the summer about 10 years ago. Worked a ďslime lineĒ butchering salmon. Then did some concrete and framing.

It really is the final frontier on...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-10-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,015
Posted By Caleb1989
Once you start pre-assembling you will never go...

Once you start pre-assembling you will never go back!

First cut stock to rough lengths, then cut all lefts, swing saw over, and cut all rights.

Use good glue, and right sized clamps. Wait for...
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