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Forum: Masonry 07-14-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By Windycity
I have tried that type too, the auger i have...

I have tried that type too, the auger i have posted above is way better.

Its pricy but Well worth the investment, You can have almost a full bucket of dry mix, add water to it and it will not...
Forum: Masonry 07-13-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By Windycity
Here is my setup, i use it almost everyday to mix...

Here is my setup, i use it almost everyday to mix mortar and today i mixed 12 bags of concrete

What i like about it is that it doesnít leave dry crap at the bottom of the bucket and it does a nice...
Forum: Masonry 07-13-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By Windycity
Mine was around $100 shipped, but i will say that...

Mine was around $100 shipped, but i will say that the quality is good and its heavy duty


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Forum: Masonry 07-12-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By Windycity
The augers work really well and are easy on the...

The augers work really well and are easy on the drills

They are nice because they lift the material from the bottom of the bucket up to the top

After using it for several months now i will...
Forum: Masonry 07-12-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By Windycity
Mud Monster Mixer

I dont have that one but the one pictured below and love it, I have been mixing mortar and concrete in buckets for over 25 years and wish I wouldíve had this a long time ago

I like the one I have...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-06-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,975
Posted By Windycity
An old coworker of mine was really into golf and...

An old coworker of mine was really into golf and he said that the same thing, especially on a nice day when youíre out on the course he said it was like he was in his own world.

Like me He...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-05-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,115
Posted By Windycity
I actually washed (first and probably only time)...

I actually washed (first and probably only time) my dump trailer and made it into a half assed float for my towns parade
...
Forum: Business 06-30-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 614
Posted By Windycity
do you make them sign a bill for a one day job ? ( deposit?)

I can tell you that you would not be installing a lot of gutters around here if you dont want to pull permits....

Most of the towns are not too horrible trying to get a permit, I always give a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,599
Posted By Windycity
I havent heard that term in a very long time! ...

I havent heard that term in a very long time!

I remember hearing that all the time when i was a kid and my dad had a full crew


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-20-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,355
Posted By Windycity
I am guilty of that as well... I keep...

I am guilty of that as well...

I keep telling myself that I would never pay somebody that much to do the work


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-14-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 83,652
Posted By Windycity
Sounds like a normal day to me....thats all i do!...

Sounds like a normal day to me....thats all i do!


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Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,062
Posted By Windycity
Well after a long delay, i was able to wrap this...

Well after a long delay, i was able to wrap this one up last weekend

I was worried about the steel sagging with the huge span (almost 19 feet) so i had my steel supplier get me a thicker angle...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-10-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 593
Posted By Windycity
WWII Tour

I agree

I believe that the replacement car was a different car from the same train though so thats cool

It is believed that the original car was destroyed during the allied bombing campaign at...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-10-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 593
Posted By Windycity
WWII Tour

Like Jo said I would recommend Auschwitz even though personally I have never been there a friend of mine toured it and said it was an incredible experience. My family is from Krakůw Poland so...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-03-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 83,652
Posted By Windycity
Things I Hate (2)

Actually, I was only about one or two drawbridges away from the famous blues Brothers jump bridge on 95th street

I could have recreated that.....

Unfortunately my little four banger S 10...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-02-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 83,652
Posted By Windycity
My sister-in-law has been battling Lymeís disease...

My sister-in-law has been battling Lymeís disease for eight years now and probably will never live a normal productive life again

It seriously messed her up and basically disabled her

She has...
Forum: Health & Safety 06-01-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By Windycity
Silicosis - Engineered Stone

There is no question that silicosis is a real threat however a little bit of training and understanding of it goes along way

I am a mason that has been breathing dust my entire life and it is...
Forum: Vehicles 06-01-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,473
Posted By Windycity
Is anybody into the modern cargo van body styles?

I actually like the look of the pro master and transit

Especially the Ford transit 350 HD with the Dualies.... I think that van looks bad ass

I am considering getting a pro master myself

On...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-01-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 818
Posted By Windycity
I heard that it takes 7 years to fully settle.......

I heard that it takes 7 years to fully settle.... donít know how true that is but Iím assuming thatís for non-compacted fill

But considering you packed it down in lifts and its been 3 years if you...
Forum: Masonry 06-01-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Windycity
Usually around three fiddy Sent from my...

Usually around three fiddy


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-28-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 83,652
Posted By Windycity
Naaa that picture was exclusively for the things...

Naaa that picture was exclusively for the things i hate thread in contractor talk

I just needed a place to vent


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-27-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 83,652
Posted By Windycity
When i am running late as hell and i get stopped...

When i am running late as hell and i get stopped by a f*#cking draw bridge

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190528/5834d2452d4f736fbb5e9e0a44c5b28d.jpg


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Forum: Business 05-24-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,108
Posted By Windycity
Yes even in Illinois I donít need workers comp if...

Yes even in Illinois I donít need workers comp if I am a sole proprietor or partnership either unless i have an employee then i have to have it

however i do alot of work for general contractors...
Forum: Vehicles 05-24-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,922
Posted By Windycity
Ya think? Chevy is stuck on their tried and...

Ya think?

Chevy is stuck on their tried and true 1992 model


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Forum: Business 05-20-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By Windycity
Lowest effort option to set up retirement benefits

He said that he matches employee contributions and they choose not to contribute

They are fools for turning down free money

From what I read from your posts over the last of couple years you...
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