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Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,108
Posted By mudpad
I keep one porta john for every 10 men in the...

I keep one porta john for every 10 men in the summer with once a week service. Will go up to 15 in the winter. When it is really hot, I bump it up to twice a week service.

I always say this work...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,108
Posted By mudpad
Around here houses are built with crawl spaces,...

Around here houses are built with crawl spaces, not basements. When there is not a porta john on site, guess where workers go to take a crap? Ask me how I know.

Hint: I used to install Jenn Aire...
Forum: Commercial Construction 12-19-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,310
Posted By mudpad
My favorite Christmas Tree ornament. Hope he has...

My favorite Christmas Tree ornament. Hope he has had his 8 hour OSHA training.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-18-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,088
Posted By mudpad
The world needs more people like you and your...

The world needs more people like you and your wife.
Forum: Construction 12-18-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,988
Posted By mudpad
So, since apparently some are still reading this...

So, since apparently some are still reading this thread, here is an update.

We missed the 16th date, but the truth is that was an artificial date anyway, with some extra time built in. The owner...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-18-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,190
Posted By mudpad
Please don't thump that bile! Nasty stuff! ...

Please don't thump that bile! Nasty stuff!

My Christian faith tells me that I do have to jump through hoops to be a Christian. It's called "works" You can read about it in James.

This thread...
Forum: Masonry 12-15-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,810
Posted By mudpad
Epoxy rebar is used pretty exclusively in bridge...

Epoxy rebar is used pretty exclusively in bridge construction in freeze areas. Protects against corrosion from the salt treatments used to keep roads clear in the winter. It seems to be pretty...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-15-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,358
Posted By mudpad
Damn shame we even have to be talking about this.

Damn shame we even have to be talking about this.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-15-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,358
Posted By mudpad
Does yours? Would she give up a summer vacation,...

Does yours? Would she give up a summer vacation, unpaid, to train to be a police officer on top of being a teacher?

Teachers need to teach. I'm not saying I don't think there should be armed...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,489
Posted By mudpad
Oh yeah, I knew it was a stupid question when I...

Oh yeah, I knew it was a stupid question when I asked it. Just a place that I don't go, unless I'm selling a used car. :laughing:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-13-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,199
Posted By mudpad
Yeah, just saw it on the news. And just down the...

Yeah, just saw it on the news. And just down the road from Columbine? Sorry for you man, glad your family is (physically) alright.
Forum: Commercial Construction 12-11-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,310
Posted By mudpad
Hope every body was wired up with headsets- need...

Hope every body was wired up with headsets- need both hands and good communications to coordinate that operation. :clap:
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,169
Posted By mudpad
The key to being able to do an accurate and...

The key to being able to do an accurate and competitive "bid" is that the plans and specs are complete and their is no ambiguity as to what is to be provided and installed, and there is an...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,366
Posted By mudpad
No, I don't think he is getting ripped off, and...

No, I don't think he is getting ripped off, and he is lucky to have an advocate on his side such as you.
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,366
Posted By mudpad
Well, yeah, that's true. And he is within his...

Well, yeah, that's true. And he is within his rights to charge whatever he thinks he can get for his design, no matter how many times it gets built.

That's why in my example, the county had to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,684
Posted By mudpad
A four foot wide piece of solid wood (which is...

A four foot wide piece of solid wood (which is what you have even if it is smaller pcs edge glued together) is going to do some serious moving perpendicular to the grain during seasonal changes. It...
Forum: Carpentry 12-02-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,991
Posted By mudpad
Typically we will set control offsets for an x/y...

Typically we will set control offsets for an x/y axis for a basic rectangular building. We set up tack and hubs far enough away from the building that they can stay there until the structure is up,...
Forum: Business 11-30-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,894
Posted By mudpad
You obviously have a flawed definition of racism....

You obviously have a flawed definition of racism. Try this one:

rac·ism
ˈrāˌsizəm/Submit
noun
noun: racism
1.
the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 18,739
Posted By mudpad
I drove my wife's Prius to home depot today. I...

I drove my wife's Prius to home depot today. I drove in the front doors and reved the engine a couple of time but nobody noticed cause it was in electric mode. So I blew the horn. A saleslady came...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,366
Posted By mudpad
When the subs have their own engineers, they...

When the subs have their own engineers, they still have to coordinate with the architect/GC and other trades. The subs bid will include a scope sheet and narrative of what's included usually based on...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 18,739
Posted By mudpad
No, Bob the Builder is doing an impersonation of...

No, Bob the Builder is doing an impersonation of me.
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 18,739
Posted By mudpad
Well, yeah. You want to pick a fight about it?

Well, yeah. You want to pick a fight about it?
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-29-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,818
Posted By mudpad
I would get out there and do it tomorrow if I...

I would get out there and do it tomorrow if I were you. The longer it waits the more badmouthing you is going to happen.
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,133
Posted By mudpad
O.K. That made me remember my most idiotic...

O.K. That made me remember my most idiotic episode of all, not work related.

When my younger son was 2, older son 6, the whole family drives down to Atlanta for a Braves game. We get parked and we...
Forum: Flooring 11-29-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,255
Posted By mudpad
I think the OP is trying to stay off his knees...

I think the OP is trying to stay off his knees for the demo.
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