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Forum: HVAC 07-07-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,504
Posted By 480sparky
Does your meter have the ability to record &...

Does your meter have the ability to record & display the start-up current, or are you just watching the display?

If it's the latter, you will never see the true start-up. The start-up current...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,538
Posted By woodchuck2
If he is actually a friend be up front with him,...

If he is actually a friend be up front with him, tell him thanks for wasting your time but you are moving on to a job that pays money for work that you will be doing.

When it comes to friends i...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,417
Posted By Electricmanscot
This is a good way to handle customers... ...

This is a good way to handle customers...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN65mEhgpqQ
Forum: HVAC 07-03-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,661
Posted By beenthere
EPA cert classes, don't teach much more then what...

EPA cert classes, don't teach much more then what you need to know to pass the EPA test.
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,472
Posted By BillD
Illegal aliens come into this area all the time...

Illegal aliens come into this area all the time and take work from legit contractors. I never saw any news stories about a group of (non-union) contractors beating illegal alien drywallers or roofers...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,472
Posted By john5mt
WTF!!!!:censored: Are you kidding me?...

WTF!!!!:censored:

Are you kidding me? Murders have "reasons" Rapists have "reasons"

What happened to the moral compass of the "working man"

i tell you what i am real glad i am in a state...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,472
Posted By Willie T
Sorry... still just an excuse. You been beating...

Sorry... still just an excuse. You been beating up on anyone with a bat lately? No, I didn't think so. Neither have I... nor anyone else on this forum.

Are we immune from "hard times"? Hardly. We...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,472
Posted By TBFGhost
"Times are tough?" What is this an excuse?...

"Times are tough?" What is this an excuse? :rolleyes:

And unions wonder why they are hated...
lets all resort back to grade-school tactics of beating people up to get what we want. :no: Bunch of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,472
Posted By BrianFox
union or not I hope the idiots who did that are...

union or not I hope the idiots who did that are prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

side note- this is why people are not fond of the union here in philly. I being one of them.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 06-30-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,133
Posted By griz
I would be very worried about my potential...

I would be very worried about my potential liability if someone were injured because I did not install per code.
Forum: Remodeling 06-29-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,085
Posted By thom
Immediately upon hearing she had inadequate...

Immediately upon hearing she had inadequate funds, you should have taken all you could to be fully caught up. Only after being fully compensated for all work completed should you continue, and then...
Forum: Remodeling 06-29-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,085
Posted By dprimc
Was going to say, "Are you friggin' smoking...

Was going to say, "Are you friggin' smoking crack?"

I'll be nice instead. "Are you smoking crack?"
Forum: Remodeling 06-29-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,085
Posted By Greg Di
She has no money. Told you she has no money. And...

She has no money. Told you she has no money. And now you are contemplating buying appliances outside your original scope and installing them?

What kind of answer are you looking for? I'm not...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 06-27-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,013
Posted By Mike Finley
Doesn't every wall have to be straight in a...

Doesn't every wall have to be straight in a shower? Suddenly because of 1x1s you need a straight wall?

I'd kick your tile setter in the balls.

Doesn't like engineered lumber because it's too...
Forum: Plumbing 06-22-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 59,578
Posted By CookeCarpentry
My vote is for cast iron.

My vote is for cast iron.
Forum: Business 06-20-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,561
Posted By Warren
I always tell guys there are three general rules...

I always tell guys there are three general rules for continued employment.
1) show up
2) on time
3) be prepared to work

Everything else is a bonus. I don't think I have ever fired someone who...
Forum: Electrical 06-17-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,891
Posted By ApgarNJ
They want us to use them but the mercury inside...

They want us to use them but the mercury inside is more harmful than if you stuck with incandescent bulbs. It shouldn't be the governments job to tell people what lighting they HAVE to use in their...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,898
Posted By AdCon
You've got it all wrong! Mistake #1 was not...

You've got it all wrong! Mistake #1 was not having proper insurance. Mistake #2 was thinking you can remodel a kitchen, two bathrooms, and install so many sq. ft. of floorig for just $38,000.00.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,639
Posted By Kent Whitten
I used to have this as my policy Unload on...

I used to have this as my policy

Unload on my time, load up on yours.

There is nothing slower than the end of the day with guys packing in on your time trying to stretch it 10 minutes to get...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 06-15-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,095
Posted By Bad Boy Biker
If the demo is finished, cleaned up and hauled...

If the demo is finished, cleaned up and hauled away.

And you are doing your work after all that has been done.

How would you know if the G.C. followed RRP or not?

Go with your gut...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 06-15-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,095
Posted By Willie T
You seem to be wanting to stir up a tempest in a...

You seem to be wanting to stir up a tempest in a tea cup.

If you don't feel comfortable with doing this job... guess what? Don't do it.

I don't think it can get much simpler than that.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,045
Posted By 480sparky
Roof, siding & gutter replacement $31,000 ...

Roof, siding & gutter replacement $31,000
Invoice breakdown.......................... $125.
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,045
Posted By BattleRidge
I would take a piece of paper and write, Roof...

I would take a piece of paper and write, Roof replacement 6k Siding replacement 20k Gutter Replacement 5k. All Broken Down For Ya!
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 06-14-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,095
Posted By skyhook
Nothing like biting the hand that feeds you. ...

Nothing like biting the hand that feeds you.
While you're at it, have asbestos test done too. :rolleyes:

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Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 06-14-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,095
Posted By neolitic
If you aren't doing the demo, I don't see where...

If you aren't doing the demo,
I don't see where you have a problem.
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