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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-14-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 191,062
Posted By pegasush
Moving my youngest to jasper to start a job as...

Moving my youngest to jasper to start a job as ski patrol on the hill. Last one outta the house.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-09-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,403
Posted By pegasush
My son picked up a 43 this spring. I'd never held...

My son picked up a 43 this spring. I'd never held one, but first thing I thought - what a piece of ****! But that beast is accurate on iron sights.

He's going to borrow a 308 for hunting this...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-08-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,547
Posted By pegasush
yup. Me too on thanks. Got the right person, got...

yup. Me too on thanks. Got the right person, got this done. In minutes.

(actually took longer b/c i was watching GoT on youtube instead of paying attention)

pegasush reporting in
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-02-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By pegasush
How can I top that??? I have two versions of...

How can I top that??? I have two versions of insomnia -too much work I'll never catch up, or no work, I'll never retire
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,331
Posted By pegasush
I've been fortunate with scheduling, deliveries,...

I've been fortunate with scheduling, deliveries, installation and all the 'construction' issues. I sell houses with appliances - the house gets a one year top to bottom warranty, the appliances get a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-17-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15,854
Views: 811,091
Posted By pegasush
But I definitely won't be saying "I wish I had...

But I definitely won't be saying "I wish I had played another round". Most stress reducing action in my life was storing those damn clubs in the bottom of a slough.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-04-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15,854
Views: 811,091
Posted By pegasush
Just got back from my son's bachelor party- three...

Just got back from my son's bachelor party- three days, all I want is sleep. Anyhow, realized again his group of friends are all really good guys. He's a stand-up guy, with a great fiance. I'm just a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,448
Posted By pegasush
As has been said, if you are just framing- it's a...

As has been said, if you are just framing- it's a problem that isn't yours to solve.

If you are responsible for this, the next question is- what does your building inspector want. I'm also in a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,033
Posted By pegasush
I never haggle, or grind a sub price. Give me a...

I never haggle, or grind a sub price. Give me a price that works for you, I won't shop it, but I do talk to more than just one sub. Until we have a relationship. Then your price is what it is. Until...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-26-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,785,138
Posted By pegasush
Ok, on the positive side, i got to try out some...

Ok, on the positive side, i got to try out some new snowshoes, but ..... that's not much of a positive.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-26-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,785,138
Posted By pegasush
Sunday

Sunday
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,486
Posted By pegasush
Stopped working a reno one afternoon to go to the...

Stopped working a reno one afternoon to go to the lawyer's office downtown. Came out on the sidewalk, and my wife saw something in one of the storefronts. She goes in, I throw my briefcase in the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-01-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,794
Posted By pegasush
Shopcraft as Soulcraft. Not many books have...

Shopcraft as Soulcraft.

Not many books have me telling everyone around me about what part I'm reading. Articulates intelligently what I think about working with your hands for a living.
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,682
Posted By pegasush
I used to work for a commercial industrial...

I used to work for a commercial industrial contractor as an estimator- I did estimates from 60k to 10M. We may have plugged in WAGS for some parts of any estimate, and other parts were known with...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 02-26-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,907
Posted By pegasush
Yeah, I used long grk jts screws, along with...

Yeah, I used long grk jts screws, along with blocking to prevent purlin roll. Rock solid even before blocking. I just can't tell what was used here.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-25-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,139
Posted By pegasush
Any Canadian worth his bacon and beer has a glove...

Any Canadian worth his bacon and beer has a glove box full of at least $2.76 worth of Canadian Tire money!

A solid currency, backed by the economic might of Canadian Tire, in circulation since...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,534
Posted By pegasush
Well of course I am. Thanksgiving was weeks...

Well of course I am. Thanksgiving was weeks ago.:-)
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-04-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,088
Posted By pegasush
K, thanks for the input. I think I'll tear off...

K, thanks for the input. I think I'll tear off the trim that's on, and finish the exterior in composite fascia matching the decking.

Still have expansion issues, but no oilcan or rippling....
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,454
Posted By pegasush
Hot water toilets just enhance the experience....

Hot water toilets just enhance the experience. Mostly, the smell.
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
Posted By pegasush
I've been building homes for 10 years. Small...

I've been building homes for 10 years. Small builder, but growing steadily.

My wife's job is still very important to my lenders. Her signature is on every one of my builder mortgages, because...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,637
Posted By pegasush
Leo, I was going to argue with you about 'work...

Leo, I was going to argue with you about 'work sucks', until I read the rest. 40 hours seems like it never ends, when you are stuck in a cubicle doing work you hate.

Doing work you love, like most...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,394
Posted By pegasush
Wife? Doesn't do anything for the biz. I don't...

Wife? Doesn't do anything for the biz. I don't think we would stay married if she did. Notices that I build things once in a long while.
But she does help by enabling a 7 day work week.

My son is...
Forum: Framing 08-26-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,197
Posted By pegasush
I will get a quote on trusses - my regular...

I will get a quote on trusses - my regular supplier can slam that out pretty fast.

As far as learning on the fly - been doing that for years. Doing it on my dime, so I'm not getting a customer to...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-24-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,127
Posted By pegasush
More here all the time. Yard behind a house I...

More here all the time. Yard behind a house I just finished got vinyl, with posts about 5' spacing. Reportedly a $24,000 fence.

I want customers with that kind of money.
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,258
Posted By pegasush
A triple 14" lvl is carrying a load that matters....

A triple 14" lvl is carrying a load that matters. That is not decorative. It is not some framer's whim. And chances are it will fail at the worst time - when the house is full of people. Something...
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