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Forum: Flooring 08-13-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,687
Posted By jamestrd
cut the stringer..they always run long in a new...

cut the stringer..they always run long in a new install/new home..stair guy shoulda did it and set the nosings..pretty typical here
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,465
Posted By jamestrd
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Forum: Business 12-03-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By jamestrd
the job is done when its done..meaning there is...

the job is done when its done..meaning there is nothing left to be done..what dont you understand?..you are DONE
Forum: Flooring 12-02-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,043
Posted By jamestrd
that thing wont work.. you will never be...

that thing wont work..

you will never be able to keep the feel and maneuverability of a conventional edger..applying pressure where need ,fading off lifting,aggression,soft touch etc.

maybe on...
Forum: Flooring 09-15-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,449
Posted By jamestrd
YES I used festools 40 grit.. it wouldn't...

YES I used festools 40 grit..

it wouldn't cut..here is why..I was redoing a handyman special who apparently used an angle grinder or belt sander..he gouged the hell out of them.then tried to mask...
Forum: Flooring 09-15-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,449
Posted By jamestrd
I'm going to see how it performs in a typical...

I'm going to see how it performs in a typical setting first before deciding to dump it.. As a side note.. American Honey turns me into a pompous douchebag.
Thx Griz

Time to go back Honey Jack
Forum: Flooring 09-14-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,449
Posted By jamestrd
Charimon i am just using your comment as a...

Charimon

i am just using your comment as a reply but would also like to address your question.


gentlemen

I am a 23 year floor Vet..I have sanded and sanded and sanded and am still sanded,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,881
Posted By jamestrd
dont count on it..they hired you on price..even...

dont count on it..they hired you on price..even if you were referred they thought wow we got this awesomest contractor for half price..nothing will go wrong and we got a deal..

now we dont..hes a...
Forum: Flooring 09-10-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,135
Posted By jamestrd
they're hanging their hat on the fact that he...

they're hanging their hat on the fact that he accepted the condition, actually did prep to it also, and agreed to install into it..which in one level of thinking seems totally legit, but the reality...
Forum: Flooring 09-04-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,269
Posted By jamestrd
interesting problem. Zinnser Universal sealer

Wanted to share this in case anoyone ever has this happen.

So on a job the other day..I left one of my guys to finish sanding and decided to apply Universal sealer as first coat.

assuming no...
Forum: Flooring 08-11-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,145
Posted By jamestrd
dude you are F'n Crazy..you are going to make a...

dude you are F'n Crazy..you are going to make a bad situation worse.

fix the spots...then put waterbase finish over it.. i wouldn't do a damn thing and why are you worried about court? if it...
Forum: Flooring 08-08-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,145
Posted By jamestrd
don't be a pushover.its great product only...

don't be a pushover.its great product only requiring that maintenance/cleaning be done with their recommended products.they produce plenty of literature on their products/cleaners and maintenance...
Forum: Flooring 07-30-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 28,703
Posted By jamestrd
if you want to test the floor for peeling go to...

if you want to test the floor for peeling go to an inconspicuous area like a closet.

cut a cross hatch tic tac toe board into the finish with a razor knife..put tape on it and pull it like your...
Forum: Flooring 07-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,234
Posted By jamestrd
try this... ...

try this...

http://www.ecompressedair.com/air-dryers/point-of-use/ct30-portable-point-of-use-desiccant-dryer.aspx
Forum: Flooring 07-05-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,719
Posted By jamestrd
Theres way too much emperical ad hominems...

Theres way too much emperical ad hominems slinging around here..i'll sit this one on the sideline..

Besides there is hardwood grade felt and roofing..then there s 15lb and 30lb.15 aint bulky and...
Forum: Flooring 06-14-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,551
Posted By jamestrd
you can pre dye the floor with a transtint dye or...

you can pre dye the floor with a transtint dye or save a setep and use general finishes dye stains.

they also have a full professional flooring stain and finish system as well.

good stuff this...
Forum: Flooring 06-14-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,551
Posted By jamestrd
Unlikely.. it will make it darker though. ...

Unlikely..

it will make it darker though.

what stain was used and what color was it supposed to be?.

sanding too fine will lighten a color..if the color is much lighter than it should be is...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,538
Posted By jamestrd
I had a customer follow me room to room telling...

I had a customer follow me room to room telling me about her problems and husband, sister, event you name it.

I would go to the truck to get something and there she was.

she did it to my guys...
Forum: Flooring 05-21-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,620
Posted By jamestrd
you confidence is appreciated man.. but you...

you confidence is appreciated man..

but you will never do it with drum machine alone..



if you get the last cut fine enough and to 1 direction.. hand sanders can handle it due you only need...
Forum: Flooring 05-21-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,620
Posted By jamestrd
the floor should be cut minimal 4 times, starting...

the floor should be cut minimal 4 times, starting at finest floor will allow to be sanded properly.

the first cut should be strait through grain pattern.
next 2 opposite 45.
last pick one...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,210
Posted By jamestrd
You haven't hired a blunder or been duped until...

You haven't hired a blunder or been duped until you had not 1 but 2 Heroine addicts

didn't even get through rest of the thread..this situation is unsurpassable

how's it go? fool me once?
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,074
Posted By jamestrd
im in the odd camp. I like giving numbers...

im in the odd camp.

I like giving numbers like 1937.00

it make sit look like I factored all number, materials taxes etc.
which is theoretically impossible to add up to 1900 or 200.

i do...
Forum: Flooring 05-13-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,732
Posted By jamestrd
its not illogical. amateur products are sold...

its not illogical.

amateur products are sold at box , hardware and paint stores.
professional floor finishes can not be purchased like that..its either through a distributor or online floor...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,590
Posted By jamestrd
what are you pissed at? someone else's cost isn't...

what are you pissed at? someone else's cost isn't yours.maybe its a one man show who is happy to work for the week for a guaranteed check.

don't bid a on friend projects and you wont have an...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,002
Posted By jamestrd
If hes your friend its easy..just say " damn yu...

If hes your friend its easy..just say " damn yu suck"
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