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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-10-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,126
Posted By neolitic
I sure needed that today. I was starting to...

I sure needed that today.
I was starting to wonder if
I'd ever laugh again.......
That was roll on the floor stuff. :clap::clap:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-10-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,126
Posted By Celtic
DO IT AGAIN!!!! ...and video tape...

DO IT AGAIN!!!!




...and video tape it for us...you can post it on youtube :thumbup:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-10-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,126
Posted By jcalvin
Here's a Good Laugh, Try not to Cry while Reading

Last weekend I saw something at Larry's Pistol & Pawn Shop that sparked my
interest. The occasion was our 15th anniversary and I was looking for a
little something extra for my wife Julie. What I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,643
Posted By platinumLLC
The father/son team of aqua loggers should have a...

The father/son team of aqua loggers should have a safety video made about them. The father is a very poor role model for the kid. I know why he doesn't have a nice barge, it would be destroyed in...
Forum: Construction 03-09-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,845
Posted By threaderman
Craigs list is the best place :whistling

Craigs list is the best place :whistling
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,400
Posted By neolitic
Sailors, when wind moved ships. :thumbup:

Sailors, when wind moved ships. :thumbup:
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,862
Posted By mdshunk
I have yet to see the average anything when it...

I have yet to see the average anything when it comes to a home.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-06-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,872
Posted By maleko
i wouldnt say redneck, more like Mexican........

i wouldnt say redneck, more like Mexican..... illegal that is.....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-05-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,872
Posted By curapa
There are rednecks everywhere, I have been to the...

There are rednecks everywhere, I have been to the Caribbean, East Coast, Penn., and anywhere in between. Your gonna find a redneck no matter where you look.:eek::rolleyes:
Forum: Construction 03-05-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,140
Posted By fast fred
well..... I wouldn't bother with the estimate or...

well..... I wouldn't bother with the estimate or a bid. I'd just say $5.50 an hour per guy, maybe throw 5 guys at the project because it seems kinda big.

I'd shake hands with the homeowner and...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-04-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,162
Posted By SK Builders
Not to point fingers,buuuuuuuuuuuut congress is...

Not to point fingers,buuuuuuuuuuuut congress is to blame. Face it, obama is a freakin joke, without a tele-prompter he is just as bad a speaker as Mr. Bush. obama is just spending us into an early...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-04-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,162
Posted By StoneRenew
Aiken, I dont want to hear any BS about...

Aiken, I dont want to hear any BS about supporting illegals. The health care industry is THE HIGHEST paid, and has the highest employment rate. So I hope your not trying to get millions of...
Forum: Construction 03-02-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,140
Posted By Forry
I usually just call someone out of the phone book...

I usually just call someone out of the phone book to come bid it for me, then do it for their price. Works every time. Having a hard time getting calls returned these days though, not sure why.
Forum: Construction 02-27-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,139
Posted By RED HORSE 554
James Hardie product, cost $3 to $3.25 a square...

James Hardie product, cost $3 to $3.25 a square foot and the labor cost should be close to the cost per sq ft plus paint
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-17-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,090
Posted By John Hyatt
This is another WTF head thing. Be a big boy and...

This is another WTF head thing. Be a big boy and bid the MF your very own self. J.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-17-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,090
Posted By Sooner Pesek
:blink: Wasn't the OP asked to state what he...

:blink: Wasn't the OP asked to state what he charged to get a comparable answer?
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,023
Posted By Bodger
Put 25 or 30 contractors in the same room, and...

Put 25 or 30 contractors in the same room, and don't expect a ladies aid society atmospere.

Somebody, somewhere, is making money from this forum. What allows them the ability to do that is the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,023
Posted By Celtic
I'd agree if there was a payroll we were on.:no:

I'd agree if there was a payroll we were on.:no:
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,023
Posted By Mud Master
I have to agree with Nathan. Though for me...

I have to agree with Nathan. Though for me personally, some of it was funny, and I joined in a COUPLE times, but I can understand why he did it.

I don't expect the chat to be 100% trade talk, and...
Forum: Construction 02-16-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,817
Posted By Willie T
One of the reasons those 70' light poles out on...

One of the reasons those 70' light poles out on the interstate are done this way is exactly because of wind loading.

Embeded in concrete, all the wind load is applied to the side of the concrete...
Forum: Construction 02-16-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,817
Posted By Willie T
You could be over thinking this whole thing. ...

You could be over thinking this whole thing.

This is how you do what Bob (above) is talking about.

First of all, pouring standing column beams into a hole is ridiculous.

You pour the...
Forum: Construction 02-16-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,817
Posted By bob_cntrctr
I must be missing something. Wouldn't it...

I must be missing something.

Wouldn't it be easier, not to mention more maintenance friendly for the future, to treat these like highway light standards or billboard standards? Monstrous...
Forum: Construction 02-16-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,420
Posted By skyhook
Pea gravel or aggregate would give the slab a...

Pea gravel or aggregate would give the slab a cushion to move on in the event of an earthquake and also give the concrete a more uniform substrate to make it stronger. Separating the slab from highly...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,961
Posted By BMAN
$15 isnt a terrible wage around here. You can...

$15 isnt a terrible wage around here. You can also buy a decent house under 100k here too.
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,696
Posted By 480sparky
Here's a bit more extensive list (geared more...

Here's a bit more extensive list (geared more toward electricians, but you get the idea:

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