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Forum: Vehicles 05-31-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,034
Posted By dougger222
When I bought my first diesel in 01 (still have...

When I bought my first diesel in 01 (still have it with 342K miles now) diesel was on average $0.40 a gallon less than gas. Back then the upgrade option was a little under $5K for the diesel option....
Forum: Roofing 03-03-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,939
Posted By dougger222
So two layers of asphalt shingles under a layer...

So two layers of asphalt shingles under a layer of slate? Wonder if this home was built to support that type of weight? We can get 60sq in the 14yrd dump trailer if it's not in-twined with valley...
Forum: Vehicles 03-02-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,051
Posted By dougger222
BTW, That's a very sharp OBS you got there!...

BTW,
That's a very sharp OBS you got there! Can't find them like that around here.
Forum: Vehicles 03-02-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,051
Posted By dougger222
Never had an issue selling jobs in my work cloths...

Never had an issue selling jobs in my work cloths (roofing) and driving my dirty work truck. Always would explain my appearance was as a result of being an owner operator.

Know lot's of extremely...
Forum: Roofing 02-23-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,916
Posted By dougger222
We taper 1-4in in the valleys. We tear off some...

We taper 1-4in in the valleys. We tear off some roofs where they taper it 3 inches on the top and 6 inches on the bottom with mill valley, UGLY!!!

The theory behind it is more water will flow...
Forum: Roofing 02-14-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,454
Posted By dougger222
In the past we offered free estimates for snow...

In the past we offered free estimates for snow removal and ice dam steaming. When we weren't super busy it wasn't too bad as my father who's been in the roofing industry for over 40 years did the...
Forum: Roofing 09-04-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,408
Posted By dougger222
15% waste is a lot on a simple roof like this. If...

15% waste is a lot on a simple roof like this. If your installers know how to conserve laminate shingles there will not be much waste. If it's 29.3sq off I would add 1.33 or 1.66sq for waste.
...
Forum: Health & Safety 08-27-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,842
Posted By dougger222
We do a ton of roofing work (both tear off and...

We do a ton of roofing work (both tear off and new residential and tear off commercial) on the biggest casino reservation in the state. As far as dollars and sense the monthly payout is way down to...
Forum: Roofing 10-05-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,579
Posted By dougger222
I know how you feel or felt in this case. ...

I know how you feel or felt in this case.

For the first time in my life this year can say I got shot... Was shooting down some dormer flashing and the gun shot on it's own (honestly) and it shot...
Forum: Roofing 08-08-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 58,221
Posted By dougger222
My gutter guy tells me 1200sq ft. of roof can...

My gutter guy tells me 1200sq ft. of roof can handle one oversized down spout, nothing more.
Forum: Roofing 06-04-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,032
Posted By dougger222
I put on two roofs last Summer with the "new"...

I put on two roofs last Summer with the "new" Durations and they seemed to lay ok but cutting the fabric was a pain.

A good friend of mine a storm chaser doing a lot of roofs installed mainly...
Forum: Vehicles 12-23-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,568
Posted By dougger222
Your new rig should treat you well. With the...

Your new rig should treat you well. With the miles on it suspect the tranny has been replaced as the 01's were known for the mechanical diode failure in the auto's.

The in dash cup holders should...
Forum: Roofing 10-13-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,790
Posted By dougger222
We always nail the bottom of the vents and seal...

We always nail the bottom of the vents and seal the nail heads. Never had a call back, thousands of nails...
Forum: Roofing 09-18-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,626
Posted By dougger222
It all depends on the insurance company and how...

It all depends on the insurance company and how busy we are.

Some insurance companies won't even look at the adjusters numbers just do the work send in an invoice and get paid. Some are almost...
Forum: Vehicles 09-01-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By dougger222
With a weight distributing hitch the car would be...

With a weight distributing hitch the car would be fine to tow that trailer.
Forum: Roofing 08-18-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,268
Posted By dougger222
Government jobs do not always go to the lowest...

Government jobs do not always go to the lowest bid.

For example several years ago a general contractor friend of mine (now 75) bid a warming house for a very affluent city. His contact worked for...
Forum: Roofing 08-01-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,060
Posted By dougger222
I passed the Wizard portion of the SMA test about...

I passed the Wizard portion of the SMA test about 5 years ago. Got a white polo that says Wizard on it!

There are a couple trick questions on the test but it's been so long since taking it.

My...
Forum: Roofing 08-01-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 35,528
Posted By dougger222
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(Before above pic)

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Forum: Roofing 07-27-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 35,528
Posted By dougger222
Most cities in the Twin Cities require kick outs...

Most cities in the Twin Cities require kick outs for a final for a roof replacement. Once city however will pass a roof inspection without kick outs as they say it's the job of the siders and not the...
Forum: Roofing 07-26-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 35,528
Posted By dougger222
It don't have to kick out just divert water from...

It don't have to kick out just divert water from getting behind the siding. If you met my sider you'd understand...

His 04 F350 lifted truck looks better than a brand new truck...

BTW, no...
Forum: Roofing 04-07-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,356
Posted By dougger222
This topic has been beat to death on here. ...

This topic has been beat to death on here.

What I know is it's a real pain dealing with shingles stuck to the water and ice shield.

IMO, putting felt over the ice and water is a really really...
Forum: Roofing 03-31-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 66,296
Posted By dougger222
LOL! My theory on the pitch and Landmark to...

LOL!

My theory on the pitch and Landmark to Landmark Pro is actualy very very simple.

The steeper the pitch the more you see your shingles.

In my area the standard Landmark is $90 a square...
Forum: Vehicles 03-22-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 32,604
Posted By dougger222
Never seen either brands at the landfill. ...

Never seen either brands at the landfill.

What you see most common at the landfill is PJ's (made in Texas). The brother of PJ also makes trailers and is also a very large outfit, just can't...
Forum: Roofing 03-02-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,726
Posted By dougger222
I decided after a couple years of lieing to the...

I decided after a couple years of lieing to the liability insurance that it's just not worth the risk. Been insured as a roofing contractor (although I do more than just roofing and they know this)...
Forum: Roofing 02-20-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,305
Posted By dougger222
My yard is stocked up for months at the same...

My yard is stocked up for months at the same price as last year. They do a Spring buy of several semi loads...

GAF? They make shingles right?
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