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Forum: Roofing Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By MarkJames
The screws are probably on the recessed edges, to...

The screws are probably on the recessed edges, to secure into the curb from the sides. Scrape the goop and have a closer look.

Actually, there might be tabs (for the screws) under the lip.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-18-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 455
Posted By MarkJames
You can just buy a box or two with the kids in...

You can just buy a box or two with the kids in mind. Think of it like a lemonade stand.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-18-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 886
Posted By MarkJames
It might be the faint taste of "burnt caramel"...

It might be the faint taste of "burnt caramel" that bugs me. Seems like a good description of it.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-18-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 886
Posted By MarkJames
How would you describe the taste differences...

How would you describe the taste differences between real vs fake, (other than just good/awful, etc.)? What's that special taste (bitter?) to the real deal, or is described in another way? Do they...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-17-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,336
Posted By MarkJames
Two years ago I reached 222 pounds as my all time...

Two years ago I reached 222 pounds as my all time high, so my commitment was to no longer purchase potato chips, doritos, etc. no matter what was "Two for $5" on the end cap. Goodbye sour cream and...
Forum: Tiling 02-17-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 132
Posted By MarkJames
I shmoo the gap with kerdifix or sikaflex.

I shmoo the gap with kerdifix or sikaflex.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-16-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By MarkJames
Regarding Kent Rollins, have you tried his coffee...

Regarding Kent Rollins, have you tried his coffee recipe? I've been wondering about that.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-16-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By MarkJames
If you've got deer (who doesn't?), you're at...

If you've got deer (who doesn't?), you're at risk.

He mentions some hotspots: Lynchburg, VA, tristate of OK-AK-MO
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-16-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By MarkJames
Meat allergy - audio

Here's a follow-up interview regarding the "lone star tick & meat allergy" story. (15 minutes) It's the first story of the full episode.

(Of note: infected folks would get hives at least 4...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-15-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By MarkJames
I did a few hours ago. We shall see.

I did a few hours ago. We shall see.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-15-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By MarkJames
Sure, but I'm not thinking of it as "an old...

Sure, but I'm not thinking of it as "an old Gravely". It's a durable workhorse for somebody who knows and wants it for practical use. And there are plenty of parts just a click away. It's not...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-15-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By MarkJames
I based my estimate on craigslist and ebay posts,...

I based my estimate on craigslist and ebay posts, but I don't have endless time for a buyer to show up.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-15-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By MarkJames
Used yard equipment

I need to sell some yard equipment in Philly, preferably without a bunch of tire-kickers since I would need to work out some weekend arrangement. How/where would you post this? Theoretically should...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-15-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 495
Posted By MarkJames
Milwaukee is not made like the old stuff, but...

Milwaukee is not made like the old stuff, but work fine enough. I have a couple failures I need to address. Hackzawl died after 3 years, occasional use. RElatively new drill/driver has a chuck...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By MarkJames
If/when you speak again (eg. next phone call),...

If/when you speak again (eg. next phone call), just calmly say you're not going to able to commit to this....just too much going on (be vague, then pause..."but thanks for the call". Resist any...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-14-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,409
Posted By MarkJames
Any and all references to tweets. No exceptions....

Any and all references to tweets. No exceptions.

"This morning, ______ tweeted...." :wallbash:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-14-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By MarkJames
Probably the same as us. It depends on their...

Probably the same as us. It depends on their current trade relationships with the various countries, and any deals, export and import duties, whatever.
Forum: Flooring 02-13-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By MarkJames
I guess you're responding to my deleted post. I...

I guess you're responding to my deleted post. I recented asked an old school floor guy about doing a repair like that for myself. He said I "could use" fine steel wool for a small finish repair,...
Forum: Flooring 02-12-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By MarkJames
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Forum: Flooring 02-11-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,198
Posted By MarkJames
Not the straightest boards, as I recall. So...

Not the straightest boards, as I recall. So snugging one end pushed out the other.
Forum: Flooring 02-11-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,198
Posted By MarkJames
Did that once. We installed in stages, bracing...

Did that once. We installed in stages, bracing it against the far wall with some perpendicular boards.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-11-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,078
Posted By MarkJames
A writer disguised as a painter. :shifty:

A writer disguised as a painter. :shifty:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-11-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,078
Posted By MarkJames
Time for some new tools. Embrace it.

Time for some new tools. Embrace it.
Forum: Plumbing 02-11-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By MarkJames
Just post a pic next time. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Just post a pic next time. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-10-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 886
Posted By MarkJames
Speaking of taste, can you folks tell the...

Speaking of taste, can you folks tell the difference between regular meat and irradiated meat? I sure can. Irradiated is kind of like tasting the faint spell of burned human hair (like from a...
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