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Forum: Insulation 12-02-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By Splinter
I've had architects spec drywall installed on...

I've had architects spec drywall installed on cleats between the joists with Roxul above... Not sure if it was worth all the work, but I just built what they wanted.

When I soundproof condos (not...
Forum: Drywall 12-02-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,506
Posted By Splinter
Will Harbor Freight offer a Chinese knockoff...

Will Harbor Freight offer a Chinese knockoff version for $69.95?
Forum: Plumbing 07-11-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By Splinter
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Forum: Construction 06-18-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,190
Posted By Splinter
I'm a little further south in NY and we have the...

I'm a little further south in NY and we have the same nonsense here. Anything over 144 sqft requires a permit. ($1200 architect plans, $500 permit fee, 6 weeks wait for the permit process)

The...
Forum: Vehicles 03-21-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,917
Posted By Splinter
I bought this one in August 2013.... ...

I bought this one in August 2013....

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003Z9WLNM/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

It gets used daily.. I like that I can remove it quickly if Im...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-26-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,448
Posted By Splinter
https://mobileimages.lowes.com/product/converted/0...

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Forum: Tiling 02-18-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,207
Posted By Splinter
Since that subway was beveled, there was no easy...

Since that subway was beveled, there was no easy way to do a bullnose on it... I had my stone guy mill some Thassos down to 1/2" so it didnt look so bulky.

I had ripped out two brand new,...
Forum: Tiling 02-18-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,207
Posted By Splinter
I always cut them in after getting tile...

I always cut them in after getting tile started...


Ugh.. sideways nonsense again.. sorry....
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 12,791
Posted By Splinter
Da Fuq?:blink:

Da Fuq?:blink:
Forum: Tiling 01-19-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By Splinter
Some 320 paper and water works well.

Some 320 paper and water works well.
Forum: Tiling 12-26-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,275
Posted By Splinter
No, it's still a thinset trowel.. The mortar bed...

No, it's still a thinset trowel.. The mortar bed he's referring to is thinset.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-17-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,165
Posted By Splinter
Yeah, about 20 minutes from me... Named for...

Yeah, about 20 minutes from me...

Named for a man named Hicks, not for being home to toothless rednecks.

(Those are further east on the island)
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,038
Posted By Splinter
I have a customer Ive done a few projects for.....

I have a customer Ive done a few projects for.. Somehow she manages to fall off the ground and sprain her ankle once every few years.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-18-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,084
Posted By Splinter
Depends on the wedding... Went to tons of them...

Depends on the wedding... Went to tons of them that were all the same.. Ceremony at a catering hall chapel, then downstairs to a gaudy room with music too loud, obnoxious MC, terrible food...
Forum: Tiling 11-15-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,196
Posted By Splinter
Homeowner changed up his backsplash last minute...

Homeowner changed up his backsplash last minute so outlets were already in place.. I picked out the flattest pieces to use around the outlets and chiseled off any small high spots that held the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,543
Posted By Splinter
Small claims court will mail the decision here...

Small claims court will mail the decision here also.. I went to court over 20 years ago and we had to wait for the judge to mail his decision.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-29-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,254
Posted By Splinter
Yeah, luckily I set that one on fire just a few...

Yeah, luckily I set that one on fire just a few months later... Moved on to a '77 chevy K5 blazer after that...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-24-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,254
Posted By Splinter
At age 17, I started with a moldy, dead 1979 vw...

At age 17, I started with a moldy, dead 1979 vw rabbit that a friends father never got rid of.
Conveniently, another friend wrapped his '81 around a tree. So I pulled the engine out of the crashed...
Forum: HVAC 09-14-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,020
Posted By Splinter
I'm assuming you mean a new install gets a water...

I'm assuming you mean a new install gets a water heater with the fan built in to the top of the unit.
I was thinking about the power vents that are basically a remote unit. They get mounted to the...
Forum: HVAC 09-13-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,020
Posted By Splinter
So a B vent from the top of the water heater...

So a B vent from the top of the water heater through the roof and above the ridge 2'.....

That's only going to be about 4' of pipe total... No issue with drafting?
Forum: HVAC 09-12-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,020
Posted By Splinter
Any way to safely vent a water heater without a chimney?

I have an almost new atmospheric vented water heater I want to use in my shop but dont have a chimney on the building.

It's a 40 gal gas fired unit that I would like to stick upstairs. The...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-17-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,035
Posted By Splinter
Installing vertical siding one day, I was...

Installing vertical siding one day, I was kneeling down to fasten the lower part of the boards... My lead guy is on a step ladder right next to me. As he's coming down the ladder I felt the tip of...
Forum: Carpentry 08-15-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,478
Posted By Splinter
Use Roxul... not fiberglass... 6" if it's in the...

Use Roxul... not fiberglass... 6" if it's in the budget.
Forum: Carpentry 08-14-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8,035
Views: 1,547,278
Posted By Splinter
I think he started off drunk....

I think he started off drunk....
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,080
Posted By Splinter
If the bags are old and have been moved around a...

If the bags are old and have been moved around a lot, the batts inside could be a little crumbly. At least the outer ones. Otherwise I have no issue with Roxul being firm and holding together. I...
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