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Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-01-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,432
Posted By 51carpenter
I have the midsize track on mine and it does 95%...

I have the midsize track on mine and it does 95% of what I want it to do, Iíd like to get the other two sizes but festool prices are hard to justify.


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Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-31-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,432
Posted By 51carpenter
Get it, youíll love it. I always find new uses...

Get it, youíll love it. I always find new uses for it, itís really good for cutting down jamb legs, l used to cut em on the miter saw while someone holds the rest of the frame up.


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Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-30-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,589
Posted By 51carpenter
I got the old powermatic, I think itís a 77 or...

I got the old powermatic, I think itís a 77 or 70, itís green. 5 horse motor. I gave 500, plus it came with close to 1000 in blades, used blades but you can sharpen the good ones.

Before that I...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-30-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,432
Posted By 51carpenter
This saw is pretty awesome. I had a stop made for...

This saw is pretty awesome. I had a stop made for mine so I can set it when doing stairs. I also like it for exterior finish, gives miter saw quality cuts and itís portable. I donít use it on the big...
Forum: Business 03-28-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,975
Posted By 51carpenter
Ya we usually have the radio cranked knocking out...

Ya we usually have the radio cranked knocking out work, but when each of us is doing something different, I donít care if you wear earphones while staining boards.

Side note, but I find it best...
Forum: Business 03-25-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,975
Posted By 51carpenter
[QUOTE=skill77;7505427]I sure hope so. Things...

[QUOTE=skill77;7505427]I sure hope so. Things that scare me on a 10 year basis are national builders and decline in home ownership.

Ya nobody our age owns houses, bunch of renting retards. 95% of...
Forum: Business 03-21-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,975
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: 899
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: General Discussion 02-03-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By 51carpenter
Those are pricy, probably work great. ...

Those are pricy, probably work great.


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Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By 51carpenter
I picked up a new diesel heater this fall, it...

I picked up a new diesel heater this fall, it lasted a couple days, then I returned it.

I always try to run electric heaters. Homeowner pays the bill, no fumes, and I donít have to buy fuel.

...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By 51carpenter
The link didnít work for me. Sent from...

The link didnít work for me.


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Forum: Business 01-08-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,975
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: Tools & Equipment 01-08-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,690
Posted By 51carpenter
That woodpeckers stuff is sweet, Iíd like their...

That woodpeckers stuff is sweet, Iíd like their router table.

That domino is a badass tool, super precise. I donít get to use mine much.

I like that kreg jig, I used it when I built our...
Forum: Vehicles 12-22-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By 51carpenter
I love the undermount boxes. Iíve got them in...

I love the undermount boxes. Iíve got them in front of and behind both tires.

I donít pack much for tools with me, because I have the tool wagon on site usually.

I like having the bed open...
Forum: Framing 12-19-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By 51carpenter
I built a house just like this, this summer. It...

I built a house just like this, this summer. It had the shed dormers on both sides with the 12/12 at each end, then the foundation stepped 4í in the middle and it repeated itself, it had the same...
Forum: Carpentry 12-16-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 25,354
Posted By 51carpenter
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181216/21b5354e...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181216/21b5354e914335d16f10fb8cb3ed7063.jpg

Hereís the line up. The keens are the high top tennis shoe style, I think theyíre called the mid.


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Forum: Carpentry 12-16-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 25,354
Posted By 51carpenter
I like keens, but I wear through them too quick,...

I like keens, but I wear through them too quick, but once theyíre worn out I wear them around the shop or for inside work.

I like danners too, but they also donít last forever.

I bought a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,191
Posted By 51carpenter
Thatís interesting, I didnít read it all but I...

Thatís interesting, I didnít read it all but I spent a couple minutes on it.

Our state is pretty lax on getting licensed, and inspections are only done in towns and counties that enforce building...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-12-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,766
Posted By 51carpenter
Thatís crazy! Sent from my iPhone using...

Thatís crazy!


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-12-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,196
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: 2,049
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: 80
Views: 2,196
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: Tools & Equipment 11-24-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By 51carpenter
Ya I picked up a makita combo off the depot...

Ya I picked up a makita combo off the depot website.

Iím not familiar with dewalt but I like the makita 1.5ah batteries for using in drills and impacts because theyíre so lightweight, the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-24-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By 51carpenter
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181124/f52d5169...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181124/f52d5169095d9fc18c9d80ba73efd6c1.jpg

Yes theyíre 5í, and they are lighter duty, 225 lb rating.



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Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-24-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By 51carpenter
Black Friday

Home Depot has some good deals on cordless kits online, I picked up more makita stuff.

Picked up a couple ladders from Loweís, good deal there on em, bought two five footers and a super ladder...
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