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Forum: Carpentry 12-21-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 1,485,615
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I love those examples of unintended consequences....

I love those examples of unintended consequences.

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Forum: Drywall 12-17-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,944
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I think it's less about having to screw on...

I think it's less about having to screw on backing and more about no mess, no tape, and then faster/easier to finish over it afterwards.

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Forum: Drywall 12-17-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,944
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Up here we call them California patches (no idea...

Up here we call them California patches (no idea why).

They're my favourite way to patch busted doorknob holes, etc. With hot mud it's awesome, mix some 5min up, goop her and good to go.

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Forum: Vehicles 12-13-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,391
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Huh, very cool! I have never seen those before,...

Huh, very cool! I have never seen those before, but that is a great idea.

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Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,079,323
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I recall my dad referring to his workstation that...

I recall my dad referring to his workstation that way when I was younger lol.

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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-10-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 52,158
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It's a big issue in the news in my area every...

It's a big issue in the news in my area every year... There's one part of the city that they can't run nat gas into, so the houses all heat with electricity.

Then they have the homeowners holding...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 12-09-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,853
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Everyone in my area seems to set them in...

Everyone in my area seems to set them in concrete, with top top cast into a dish (which holds water), and then tops with dirt, to make sure there's plenty of microbes to get started on the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
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They claim that ice doesn't affect them, but...

They claim that ice doesn't affect them, but there's no way in hell I'd use those lol

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Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
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I'm skeptical that they'd be allowed on any job...

I'm skeptical that they'd be allowed on any job sites up here in Canada. Definitely not an expert on the safety regs though.

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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-02-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
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Blueprint for Armageddon is the Dan Carlin...

Blueprint for Armageddon is the Dan Carlin Hardcore History podcast series about the first world war.

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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-02-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
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If anyone here is interested in learning more...

If anyone here is interested in learning more about WWI, presented in a very casual and accessible audio format, I strongly recommend Dan Carlin's series about it on his podcast 'Hardcore History'. ...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-02-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
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I just downloaded this, have been meaning to make...

I just downloaded this, have been meaning to make time to watch it. He's a great director, and the quality of the footage restoration looks incredible.

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Forum: Health & Safety 12-02-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
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I know some smart, hardworking guys that do use...

I know some smart, hardworking guys that do use pot, however because they are smart, they don't use it at work, or allow its use to impact their performance.

I suspect that it's sort of a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-24-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,887
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Killer deal for a great laser. Lowest I've ever...

Killer deal for a great laser. Lowest I've ever seen it before anywhere was $130.

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-15-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,887
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Packout set is $198 at HD... I'm tempted, a guy I...

Packout set is $198 at HD... I'm tempted, a guy I work with has one and it seems great for lugging stuff.
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Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-14-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,887
Posted By Fixed
I love how ridiculous Canadian Tire's "original"...

I love how ridiculous Canadian Tire's "original" prices are.

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-06-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,887
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I had the old brushed one, and I absolutely...

I had the old brushed one, and I absolutely flogged the thing. Drilled 1" holes in 1/2" Mild steel. It let the smoke out at least 3 times, but I'd just let it cool down and then get back to it. Still...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-27-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
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He's from BC... To my ear, he sounds more like a...

He's from BC... To my ear, he sounds more like a Newfie, but that's probably because he exaggerates the way he talks for comedic impact.

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-24-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,936,571
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They are definitely awesome. I have their...

They are definitely awesome. I have their "landscaping bar", which also kicks ass. Perfect for prying out shrubs, small trees, concrete etc while landscaping.

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-22-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
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That looks great! Really nice to see quality...

That looks great!

Really nice to see quality tools taken care of, instead of just replaced.

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-19-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,887
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Ah man. I'd love to pick up the M18 hole hawg,...

Ah man. I'd love to pick up the M18 hole hawg, but I just bought the corded one... Hard to justify it now!

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-15-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,887
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It sucks that it seems like the sales are always...

It sucks that it seems like the sales are always on Dewalt tools, I wish some of the Milwaukee M18 stuff would be a deal of the day or something.

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-09-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,887
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This is exclusive to Prime Members apparently,...

This is exclusive to Prime Members apparently, but an even better deal on the tapes:
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Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,402
Posted By Fixed
I'm new (not only to contracting, but also to...

I'm new (not only to contracting, but also to this forum), so I feel awkward disputing your statement - I see how much the posters here respect you.

But at least in my area, there was a period...
Forum: Masonry 10-04-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,142
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It's crazy how many niche jobs there are out...

It's crazy how many niche jobs there are out there. I always enjoy asking people how it is then ended up doing it for a living.

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