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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-06-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 625
Posted By Caleb1989
We felt it pretty good here in Santa Barbara. ...

We felt it pretty good here in Santa Barbara.
I am living in a travel trailer on the jobsite, and had to run outside to check on the house! It’s an old two story we just finished stripping down to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,009
Posted By Caleb1989
I prefer the over-ear muff. Like what has...

I prefer the over-ear muff.

Like what has been said, it’s easier to take it off one ear to communicate, and not immediately lose that earplug [emoji1787]

I would also like to have an in -ear...
Forum: Plumbing 05-25-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By Caleb1989
No wonder the plumber wanted to get rid of it!...

No wonder the plumber wanted to get rid of it! Did he expect the 90 year old to flush with an additional bucket of water each time?

Just get a new toilet that works.

I’ve installed about 10...
Forum: Plumbing 05-25-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Caleb1989
Take up the tile around the drain. Fix it so the...

Take up the tile around the drain. Fix it so the pan-liner water can flow into the drain holes.

Just about the only way I know to fix something like that.

There’s my $3.50 [emoji23]


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Forum: Masonry 05-20-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Caleb1989
Make a template, cut Saltillo tile and set in a...

Make a template, cut Saltillo tile and set in a thick bed of mortar.
Grout with the same mortar. Use a repair flange that has a rubber ring that tightens up in the inside of existing flange and...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-19-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Caleb1989
I worked with an older electrician that did...

I worked with an older electrician that did exactly that. No one could ever ‘borrow’ his cord!


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Forum: Business 05-17-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,111
Posted By Caleb1989
Try asking for an audit-by-mail. Much easier than...

Try asking for an audit-by-mail. Much easier than taking time out of your day to meet some dude.

Be prepared for the possibility of you owing money after the audit.

It’s the year end round-up...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-10-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 889
Posted By Caleb1989
Alaska is the best! I camped there for 2 months...

Alaska is the best! I camped there for 2 months in the summer about 10 years ago. Worked a “slime line” butchering salmon. Then did some concrete and framing.

It really is the final frontier on...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-10-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,353
Posted By Caleb1989
Once you start pre-assembling you will never go...

Once you start pre-assembling you will never go back!

First cut stock to rough lengths, then cut all lefts, swing saw over, and cut all rights.

Use good glue, and right sized clamps. Wait for...
Forum: Masonry 05-02-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,769
Posted By Caleb1989
With exposed aggragate, I like to order the...

With exposed aggragate, I like to order the concrete colored black, it just lookes nicer when done.

Also, power washing is not a good idea for a newbie. You can very easily blow out rocks, then...
Forum: Framing 04-27-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By Caleb1989
Hire for quality, the framing job affects a lot...

Hire for quality, the framing job affects a lot of trades going forward.
Which sub always stacks studs/joists/truss all the way up?
Do they put a 5 degree pitch on window sills?
A dab of PL in...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-27-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By Caleb1989
The problem is, it’s a Makita!Get a DeWalt 780...

The problem is, it’s a Makita!Get a DeWalt 780 and thank me later :)


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Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-20-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 701
Posted By Caleb1989
The dead on toolbelt at Home Depot is pretty...

The dead on toolbelt at Home Depot is pretty good, I threw away the suspenders but they come with it.

You might also look at Buckaroo tool belts.

Diamond back is also pricy but a lot of guys...
Forum: Business 04-10-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,857
Posted By Caleb1989
I’ve only been in business myself for 2 1/2...

I’ve only been in business myself for 2 1/2 years, but one thing I have learned is, work for rich people! A few wealthy clients are better than a bunch of price checkers.
Maybe focus on specialty...
Forum: Business 04-04-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,663
Posted By Caleb1989
Must be nice, get to screw off all day and still...

Must be nice, get to screw off all day and still get paid... [emoji1]



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Forum: Plumbing 03-23-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 861
Posted By Caleb1989
Yes, the half bath needs venting. If you put your...

Yes, the half bath needs venting. If you put your thumb over a straw in a glass of water, then lift it straight up, what happens? Plumbing drains need air to balance the air pressure and “chase” the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-08-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 848
Posted By Caleb1989
I bought a half price Telpro from our local HD...

I bought a half price Telpro from our local HD rental desk. Its worth it to have something well built supporting that panel above my head! For only a couple hundred more bucks than the cheap ones.
...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 02-22-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By Caleb1989
What kind of sub grade did they pour on, plastic,...

What kind of sub grade did they pour on, plastic, sand, gravel...?


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Forum: Construction 02-13-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By Caleb1989
Overhangs, gutters, and seal the bottom of wall. ...

Overhangs, gutters, and seal the bottom of wall.
Trifecta achieved.


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Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By Caleb1989
Have you tried just yanking up on it? ...

Have you tried just yanking up on it?


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Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,285
Posted By Caleb1989
I have 4-5 stick levels torpedo through 6’6”. ...

I have 4-5 stick levels torpedo through 6’6”.
One Bosch rotary laser for concrete work, 2 smaller Bosch lasers for interior use, one has a the plumbing points.

Would love to try out green! I’m...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-02-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Caleb1989
Real porcelain bidets are not that great. You...

Real porcelain bidets are not that great. You have to wait for hot water, and water flow is restricted. Plus you can’t really sit on it very well.

Electric bidet seats on the other hand, are...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-02-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 26,540
Posted By Caleb1989
Deck looks great! I like the perpendicular boards...

Deck looks great! I like the perpendicular boards to not have butt joints everywhere.

Sorry thread is long, what fastener gun did you use and how can I learn to do railing like that?!?

Also is...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-30-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By Caleb1989
Toto bidet seats have traditionally been the...

Toto bidet seats have traditionally been the go-to brand. Japan knows what’s up.

Yes they dry you off, too. No embroidered linens required.

Nice ones can switch from Male to Female using a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,787
Posted By Caleb1989
Got the glue today, thanks Dap and C.T, will...

Got the glue today, thanks Dap and C.T, will review [emoji106]

Also my box arrived totally open. Weird. The shipping box was tampered with, too.


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