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Forum: Business 03-21-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,653
Posted By 51carpenter
I think itís gonna get really good for us in...

I think itís gonna get really good for us in another ten years or so. As the older guys retire and thereís not many people going into the trades weíll be able to name our price and start making...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 689
Posted By 51carpenter
Snow snow snow! The cold is finally letting up,...

Snow snow snow! The cold is finally letting up, it was -40 one morning, the coldest Iíve ever seen. Hopefully no more getting stuck in the snow.

Weíve been really busy, itís hard to find time to...
Forum: Business 01-08-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,653
Posted By 51carpenter
29 here, still rockin a check book and buyin...

29 here, still rockin a check book and buyin stamps. Iíve seen some guys that can accept cards as payment, I havenít made it that far yet but I would like to.

Iíll admit, a lot of my peers are...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-12-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,589
Posted By 51carpenter
Okie from Muskogee! Sent from my iPhone...

Okie from Muskogee!


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-12-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,845
Posted By 51carpenter
Yes, over the course of seven months in beautiful...

Yes, over the course of seven months in beautiful Afghanistan.

Fín taliban...... we did return the favor though!


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-12-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,589
Posted By 51carpenter
Theyíre super common here. I rock a pair of...

Theyíre super common here. I rock a pair of ariats for work sometimes (theyíre a cowboy boot with a small heel, super comfy), as long as Iím not on a roof or climbing around framin.

I got a nicer...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,394
Posted By 51carpenter
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https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181029/59ec7e7a541626811fbc2978dc115ad2.jpg

This is the best pic I could find, I always stared at it while driving by.



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Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,579
Posted By 51carpenter
Depending on the work, Frost is another huge time...

Depending on the work, Frost is another huge time killer, sometimes you gotta wait til 10 before itís burnt off if itís not in direct sunlight.


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Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,579
Posted By 51carpenter
As long as the suns out itís not bad, the big...

As long as the suns out itís not bad, the big problem is guns and hoses freezing.


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Forum: Vehicles 10-20-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,951
Posted By 51carpenter
I know math, pretty good at it, I am a carpenter...

I know math, pretty good at it, I am a carpenter after all.

I have stated that I drive illegally by being overweight. Guilty as charged.

But dude, you need to learn to read, you would have...
Forum: Vehicles 10-20-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,951
Posted By 51carpenter
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https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181020/d63e9b15bfa896e982b14d9197551fba.jpg

I canít be the only one here that has a tandem dual flatbed trailer rated at 20k that uses it to its full potential. ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,158
Posted By 51carpenter
Itís a moffet, end of discussion! Sent...

Itís a moffet, end of discussion!


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Forum: Framing 10-03-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By 51carpenter
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https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181003/3fd69c1e9612cf5aa0a77b315530b9df.jpg

I was thinking to use these.


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Forum: Framing 10-03-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By 51carpenter
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I just attached two photos of the plans. ...
Forum: Framing 09-23-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,377
Posted By 51carpenter
I talk to other contractors and talk about what...

I talk to other contractors and talk about what the going rate is. Even though itís competitive weíre all fighting the same war. We kick work to each other depending on how busy we are.

I usually...
Forum: Framing 09-14-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,377
Posted By 51carpenter
Itís Friday cut me some slack. Sent from...

Itís Friday cut me some slack.


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Forum: Framing 09-14-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 117,080
Posted By 51carpenter
Cranes 135 hr here, we do trusses one at a time,...

Cranes 135 hr here, we do trusses one at a time, sometimes Iíll just use the gradall depending on the job. We used to use those metal straps with an 8d nail, now we use the single metal braces with...
Forum: Framing 09-14-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 117,080
Posted By 51carpenter
I just seen these at the lumber yard, they look...

I just seen these at the lumber yard, they look pretty slick.


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Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,203
Posted By 51carpenter
I picked my guys up green, they knew how to work...

I picked my guys up green, they knew how to work hard so Iíve been teaching them how to carpenter.

They get raises based on proficiency.

Best part about it is they learn to do it my way,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,582
Posted By 51carpenter
I get my makita stuff from the depot, always...

I get my makita stuff from the depot, always check the clearance rack, great deals. Aside from tools I only get little stuff here and there from the box stores. For my personal house thatís where I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,150
Posted By 51carpenter
I tossed a bunch of stuff today, junk out of the...

I tossed a bunch of stuff today, junk out of the mechanic toolbox and junk that was sitting on shelves.

Itís tough to keep the place clean in the summer cause weíre so busy, stuff gets left...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,350
Posted By 51carpenter
I was there for a bit in Pendleton, San Diego was...

I was there for a bit in Pendleton, San Diego was a nice city. LA was terrible though, seemed like it took hours to drive through.

Our state is a swing state, goes back and forth. Our governor is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,350
Posted By 51carpenter
No I wasnít trying to put you down, weíre all...

No I wasnít trying to put you down, weíre all like minded on here.




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Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,350
Posted By 51carpenter
Ya I know, I wasnít arguing. Sent...

Ya I know, I wasnít arguing.




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Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,350
Posted By 51carpenter
We need to keep them in their cities, our...

We need to keep them in their cities, our state(MT) is being over run by granolas from California, the kind of mouth breathers that voted for Hillary.

Building permits arenít bad here, most of...
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