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Forum: Electrical Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 224
I must say, though.... I haven't yet...

I must say, though....

I haven't yet disconnected any of these fixtures, and Ohm'ed out the circuit from the bulb socket to the power feed.

Although that won't tell me if the bulb-to-socket...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-23-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
And that's why butt joints are far more common on...

And that's why butt joints are far more common on exterior trim than 45's. :thumbsup:

If you recut and install those pieces with butt joints, and use a high quality caulk, like SideWinder, prime...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-23-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
I've come to align myself more and more with that...

I've come to align myself more and more with that position.

When it was first presented to me years ago, I naturally balked at the idea, and I had philosophical and even scientific reasons for...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-22-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,589
Views: 121,464
Love my new Big Tex trailer. 22' 16K GVW....

Love my new Big Tex trailer.

22' 16K GVW. Tilt deck. :thumbup:

Now I can finally load my skid steer without F(*&ing stuff up. :eek: :laughing:
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-21-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Jumping jacks and plate compactors are for two...

Jumping jacks and plate compactors are for two different soil types:

Jumping jacks are for cohesive soils, i.e., clay and clay mixes.

Plate compactors are for granular/gravel soils.

They...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 457
No, I'm not saying that. I haven't even...

No, I'm not saying that.

I haven't even looked at a span table.

I can't even understand your situation.

Are you sure you are getting trusses?

Because what I'm saying is, why not just span...
Forum: Construction 05-18-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 556
But you escaped.... :whistling :laughing:

But you escaped.... :whistling :laughing:
Forum: Construction 05-18-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 556
I've lived in California too long. :rolleyes: ...

I've lived in California too long. :rolleyes:

I had to pull a permit to piss on my tires. :eek: :laughing:
Forum: Roofing 05-18-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
:whistling

:whistling
Forum: Roofing 05-18-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Prob'ly maybe a good time to pass on this one....

Prob'ly maybe a good time to pass on this one. :blink:



Or stop carrying beer in your pockets, and focus on learning your trade. :eek:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-18-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 90,170
Nice trailer, Gene. :thumbsup: Place looks...

Nice trailer, Gene. :thumbsup:

Place looks relaxing.

Thanks for the tip on unbending my trailer. I unbent it with my tele-handler, then promptly bent the little F&^ker again. :blink:...
Forum: Roofing 05-18-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
How long you been at this? Nails for...

How long you been at this?

Nails for sheathing are not "roofing nails".

I've never used anything but 2 3/8 x .113 either.

No clipped on the West Coast. :no:

Doubt I could find them if I...
Forum: Drafting & CAD Forum 05-16-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
I thought that fancy design software you pay so...

I thought that fancy design software you pay so much for, does that for you? :whistling :laughing:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-16-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 358
Dumping buckets at the moment. But at least it's...

Dumping buckets at the moment. But at least it's warm now. :thumbsup:



Man it sure is looking green up here. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 964
Should'a had the posts filled with concrete....

Should'a had the posts filled with concrete. :thumbsup:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-16-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 358
Are you getting any of this rain? Been...

Are you getting any of this rain?

Been pouring here for the last week.
Forum: Remodeling 05-16-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 614
No. He stated very clearly that calling steel fab...

No. He stated very clearly that calling steel fab companies before you have engineering is ass-backwards, and that's why you haven't had any success.






Telling someone who is taking their...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Maybe. If I was getting paid to. If you...

Maybe. If I was getting paid to.

If you can't, you should pass on the work.

I declined to sew a wedding dress for co-joined midget twins the other day, because I just couldn't figure out how to...
Forum: Remodeling 05-14-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 614
Take this for what it's worth, and you're getting...

Take this for what it's worth, and you're getting it for free, so it's probably worth exactly what you're paying for it. :blink:


You're a bit over your head on this one. We can't give you all...
Forum: Remodeling 05-14-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 614
Not here. That's where engineers come in. I...

Not here.

That's where engineers come in. I never size those things.

I sketch out a floor plan, rafter size/spacing, dimensions, foundation details that I can ascertain, and take that info to...
Forum: Remodeling 05-13-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 614
Not something builders size on their own. ...

Not something builders size on their own.

Project like this is probably going to need to be permitted anyway, and the building dept is most likely gonna need to see the engineering.

Might be...
Forum: Framing 05-13-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 414
.....Blocking for plywood installed horizontally...

.....Blocking for plywood installed horizontally on a shear wall.

Another reason I always install shear vertically. :thumbsup:
Forum: Plumbing 05-13-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
I put a 300K BTU Noritz into a house with 3 baths...

I put a 300K BTU Noritz into a house with 3 baths and a whirlpool tub.

Never ran out of HW, 3 showers at a time, multiple back-to-back showers, dishwasher, whatever. :thumbsup:


60-70 degree...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-12-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
You're welcome. How the hell would you...

You're welcome.

How the hell would you advise a customer, when you don't know what you're talking about?

Tell them to hire a concrete guy.

I wouldn't ask an auto mechanic to deliver my baby....
Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-12-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
If you don't know how to fix it, you should pass...

If you don't know how to fix it, you should pass on giving advice, or bidding a repair.

Parroting something you read on the interwebs is bad form for a (supposed) professional. :thumbsup:
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