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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-14-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 30,126
Posted By Teetorbilt
Not brush strokes, more pigment where the two...

Not brush strokes, more pigment where the two overlap. The wall appears lighter a few inches from trim and corners that were brushed. Rolling over the cut-in blends the paint and makes it less...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-14-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 30,126
Posted By Teetorbilt
What Itd calls 'hatbanding' we always called...

What Itd calls 'hatbanding' we always called 'picture framing'. It can be noticed best with single coating and cheap paint.

A roller going over the cut-in will minimize the effect.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-14-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By Teetorbilt
The day that I have to drill a hole in the ice to...

The day that I have to drill a hole in the ice to fish is going to be a cold day in a very hot place.

I WOULD like to try ice boating! They have heated cabins, right?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-14-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,036
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: General Discussion 09-30-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,159
Posted By Teetorbilt
Thanks for the expertise. I have some gable ends...

Thanks for the expertise. I have some gable ends to do.

My last job went well but could have been better/faster/cleaner. I give 50% credit to the old drunk painter that I hired. I'll take the...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 09-30-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,158
Posted By Teetorbilt
Thermal transfer is #1 with aluminum windows. ...

Thermal transfer is #1 with aluminum windows.

You'll need to do quite a bit of work to get a deal. There are all kinds of rebates available that will help offset costs. Here we have Federal, State...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-29-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,757
Posted By Teetorbilt
This has to do with something about fighting with...

This has to do with something about fighting with sticks on ice right?

Down here it's fall turkey season, the mullet run in the lagoon, prep for deer season, ducks. Offshore there's...
Forum: Carpentry 09-29-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,309
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: 2,794
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: Finish Carpentry 09-21-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,715
Posted By Teetorbilt
I started with a Bosch with fine adjustments and...

I started with a Bosch with fine adjustments and just added to it as needed, ended up with a 6X8 table at one point with two other stations. I've since downsized.

A guy across the street went for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,434
Posted By Teetorbilt
That bites! I had my van ripped off w/tools...

That bites!

I had my van ripped off w/tools some years ago, that will make your heart sink. The cops caught'em about 90 miles from here and before they could sell anything, still a 3 day setback...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,994
Posted By Teetorbilt
Almost 60 yrs. in the Bahamas and on the east...

Almost 60 yrs. in the Bahamas and on the east coast of SoFL and replacement with SS would be the only proper way to go. There's not much that you can do once the salt has gained entry to the threads...
Forum: Remodeling 05-17-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,948
Posted By Teetorbilt
You really need to know the 'duty cycle' of the...

You really need to know the 'duty cycle' of the compressors, most small ones are not rated for 100%. One of them will most likely be running in this mode and towards a short life.

Your best bet is...
Forum: Carpentry 01-15-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,136
Posted By Teetorbilt
Sorry that I can't help. The last one that I did...

Sorry that I can't help. The last one that I did was over 10 yrs. ago. I swore that I'd never do another and my word is good.
Forum: Roofing 01-15-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,277
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: Carpentry 01-15-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,293
Posted By Teetorbilt
Moving/changing a load bearing anything requires...

Moving/changing a load bearing anything requires a permit and inspection here.
Forum: Technology 01-15-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,857
Posted By Teetorbilt
Sorry for the delay, family problems abound. ...

Sorry for the delay, family problems abound.

Your suggestions worked like a charm! I just printed another invoice.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-15-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,635
Posted By Teetorbilt
I wish that I had a lot of my 'old' tools back, I...

I wish that I had a lot of my 'old' tools back, I still have quite a few in service. I foolishly thought that new and shiney would be better. I couldn't have been more wrong.

The best cabinet saw...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-15-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,898
Posted By Teetorbilt
Those guys sure are fun! I once had a guy that...

Those guys sure are fun! I once had a guy that used the entire top floor of a townhouse to grow in. He must have tripped the breakers a lot because he wired around them and tied in some aux. feeds...
Forum: Construction 01-10-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 26,416
Posted By Teetorbilt
I have seen similar things with screw heads in...

I have seen similar things with screw heads in wood or metal studs and along baseboards. With the screw heads I could see some sort of static charge. The base problem eludes me.
Forum: Online Leads Services 01-10-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,972
Posted By Teetorbilt
Walker, your post is too big even for my new...

Walker, your post is too big even for my new wide-screen.
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,032
Posted By Teetorbilt
If you plan on bringing in attny., no. Mine told...

If you plan on bringing in attny., no. Mine told me that 12K was the BREAK-EVEN point.

If it's just one on one, I've never had to do it and will defer to others.
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,914
Posted By Teetorbilt
Ask all of the questions that you want! ...

Ask all of the questions that you want!

Mention of your business NAME could be taken as advertizing just due to the NATURE of your profession. Stay away from that and ask away.
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,652
Posted By Teetorbilt
Ol#2 is in the phone biz so I've always had a...

Ol#2 is in the phone biz so I've always had a number that I wanted.

Failing that, My buddy has two sisters that work for a phone co. and they can make things happen.

I like easy numbers,...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-10-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 32,053
Posted By Teetorbilt
Anybody ever hear of mothballs? They've been...

Anybody ever hear of mothballs? They've been keeping critters away from my homes for years.

They also work in gardens/lanscaping to keep rodents to armadillos away.
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