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Forum: Health & Safety 07-21-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,421
Posted By Tashler
I had arthroscopic surgery on my right knee 5...

I had arthroscopic surgery on my right knee 5 weeks ago. Walked my daughter down the aisle three weeks ago. Didn't limp as I walked and boy did it hurt.

Started PT right after that, but it isn't...
Forum: Health & Safety 06-16-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,421
Posted By Tashler
Don't have the internal problem you're having,...

Don't have the internal problem you're having, but I just had my knee scoped Thursday. Six weeks before I'm supposed to work, two before I'm supposed to do pretty much anything.

Already broke...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-16-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By Tashler
I had the 18 volt DeWalt 16 gauge trim gun for...

I had the 18 volt DeWalt 16 gauge trim gun for almost a decade. Really like the 20 volt. Really only use a 15 gauge for hanging doors anymore. If I had more doors to do I might ggrt it but for now...
Forum: Roofing 06-05-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 361
Posted By Tashler
Gambrel Roof

I have to reroof a friend's shed, gambrel style. I've only done one before, 20 some years ago. Mine, 3 tab.

He wants to use architectural shingles, but I'm not sure about bending them at the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,019
Posted By Tashler
Over the ear. I already have hearing aids in...

Over the ear.

I already have hearing aids in my ears.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-03-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By Tashler
Thanks. I was already trying to plan around...

Thanks. I was already trying to plan around windows, doors, and last but certainly not least, Gable vents.
Apparently aim can be very important.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-03-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By Tashler
Thanks again. It's vertical T&G, but I already...

Thanks again. It's vertical T&G, but I already planned on working shade areas as the sun moves around.

And, yeah, the labor is something I'll have to figure out on my own.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-03-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By Tashler
Thanks. This is all very helpful. Now I...

Thanks. This is all very helpful.

Now I just wish I knew my labor numbers on this. Literally been over 30 years since I painted a whole exterior (never used solid stain) or power washed a house....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-03-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By Tashler
1981. If I had to deal with RRP I probably would...

1981. If I had to deal with RRP I probably would pass.

Uses that much more, even over existing stain?

Some mildew, not heavy but definitely needs to be cleaned.

What's the ratio on a bleach...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-02-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By Tashler
First Time With Solid Stain

Need to do Arborcoat solid stain on a family members house. Solid stain is existing, not sure how old.

Needs to be washed and have the peeling areas scraped. Don't do exterior often, and been...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-02-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,457
Posted By Tashler
That's the picture in my head that I could have...

That's the picture in my head that I could have done without.
Forum: Health & Safety 05-25-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By Tashler
Got the Mava. Unfortunately I ordered two pairs...

Got the Mava. Unfortunately I ordered two pairs by mistake.
Seem to work very well.
But I also scheduled surgery. Wanted to do the second shoulder in December, but the knee isn't getting better so...
Forum: Health & Safety 05-22-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By Tashler
I just got back from five days in the Adirondacks...

I just got back from five days in the Adirondacks working at a camp in the woods.
Miss my PT. Knee is swelled up again, but the copper sleeves I had helped.
But I did just order the Mava to see if...
Forum: Health & Safety 05-14-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By Tashler
Tom, As I said before I have arthritis in...

Tom,

As I said before I have arthritis in both knees and some torn cartilage in my right one. Before I knew about the tear, I bought a couple of Copper Compression (that's the brand) knee sleeves...
Forum: Health & Safety 05-07-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 863
Posted By Tashler
Methylsulfonylmethane A form of dietary...

Methylsulfonylmethane

A form of dietary sulfur.

"The anti-inflammatory properties of MSM seem to block the receptivity of histamine in certain allergy sensitive tissues, such as the mucous...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-07-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By Tashler
Is the corner of that landing floating?

Is the corner of that landing floating?
Forum: Health & Safety 05-07-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 863
Posted By Tashler
Tom, When I used to smoke the pollen would...

Tom,

When I used to smoke the pollen would hit me bad. I finally started taking MSM for inflammation, but it worked well for the allergies as well.

Might be worth a shot.
Forum: Health & Safety 05-01-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,503
Posted By Tashler
I would love to recuperate on the beach. The...

I would love to recuperate on the beach. The problem is that I love to body surf.
Don't think that would work out too well.
I already get beat up when I do it. Would only be worse.
Then the wife...
Forum: Health & Safety 04-30-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,503
Posted By Tashler
Thanks. I'll admit I'm a bit nervous because...

Thanks. I'll admit I'm a bit nervous because there's no guarantee that the surgery will actually help. But I can't work very effectively or consistently this way.

But I keep having to remind...
Forum: Health & Safety 04-29-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,503
Posted By Tashler
I had wanted to have the impingement in my left...

I had wanted to have the impingement in my left shoulder taken care of perhaps at the end of the year, assuming that work would be slow.

But now my right knee is worse. I had it drained and a...
Forum: Health & Safety 04-14-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,503
Posted By Tashler
Leo, I totally get the dealing with the pain...

Leo,

I totally get the dealing with the pain deal. I did it for years. My wife is my saving grace, both with her income and her tolerance. But knowing that the surgery would keep me out of work...
Forum: Health & Safety 04-13-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,503
Posted By Tashler
Mine was torn, so that takes longer to heal and...

Mine was torn, so that takes longer to heal and rehab. After 6 months I went back to work, but no real heavy lifting as the strength wasn't back yet.

I would occasionally get movement or a pop in...
Forum: Health & Safety 04-12-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,503
Posted By Tashler
I developed shoulder pain in both in '93. Waited...

I developed shoulder pain in both in '93. Waited 13 years to have it checked. Impingement in both. Tried anti-imflammatories. Worked for a while.

Tried PT. Really didn't do anything. Got...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 02-25-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By Tashler
Looks good. Don't care for the floor. ...

Looks good.

Don't care for the floor.

Old one or new one. Both look old.

Not GOOD old.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-23-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,042
Posted By Tashler
My first thoughts go to two movies that really...

My first thoughts go to two movies that really don't have any action.
The Best Years of Our Lives, which is three guys who return from WWII and have to fit in again.

The Great Escape. Awesome...
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