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Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,701
Posted By Sar-Con
My day job is an estimator, they haven't caught...

My day job is an estimator, they haven't caught up to this 'trade' yet: laughing:

I do support your cause though, this program should be ran to a halt promptly.
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,701
Posted By Sar-Con
I agree, this is just another tax, another level...

I agree, this is just another tax, another level of bureaucracy that has little value added to the tradesperson, and even less quality assurance to the end user/client.

If you thought your fee was...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-29-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,295
Posted By Sar-Con
If you're cutting yourself enough to necessitate...

If you're cutting yourself enough to necessitate a first aid kit on you at all times you are doing something wrong...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-24-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,629
Posted By Sar-Con
what is with the water bottles? I've seen camel...

what is with the water bottles? I've seen camel jockey's take less water in to the sahara...
Forum: Carpentry 10-24-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,122
Posted By Sar-Con
I usually through in 5% of cost - covers nails,...

I usually through in 5% of cost - covers nails, glue etc.
Any specialties - anchor bolts, hangers, etc gets counted so I have a proper sum for the order
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,009
Posted By Sar-Con
Glad we don't have poisonous spiders up here, but...

Glad we don't have poisonous spiders up here, but we do have our share of vermin. In this photo that is not a teddy bear but a dead rabbit. Also found a cat carcus. Think an opposum is to blame...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,973
Posted By Sar-Con
Just a "little Frank Sinatra"

Just a "little Frank Sinatra"
Forum: Framing 09-10-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,589
Posted By Sar-Con
If you use the actual size that 6 to 1 ratio is...

If you use the actual size that 6 to 1 ratio is met on anything 2x10 and greater....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-24-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,037
Posted By Sar-Con
Notice the skyline? where's all the other...

Notice the skyline? where's all the other cranes? is this the only project under way right now? scary.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-24-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,392
Posted By Sar-Con
They are incredible animals to watch up close.

They are incredible animals to watch up close.
Forum: Business 08-21-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,755
Posted By Sar-Con
Texting "done" is a total cop out and is total...

Texting "done" is a total cop out and is total hack.

"A condition of your employment and as surety that you are paid promptly, daily timesheets shall be filled out describing time, location, bla,...
Forum: Business 08-14-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,755
Posted By Sar-Con
There's got to be an app for that. Other...

There's got to be an app for that.

Other than that, wouldn't a email suffice until the original gets dropped off?

The problem with not paying is that the crew gets the shaft for the supervisors...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-14-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By Sar-Con
Welcome GB, what kind of iron you got?

Welcome GB, what kind of iron you got?
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,485
Posted By Sar-Con
clearly a loser with no friends to ask for...

clearly a loser with no friends to ask for referrals.
Forum: Health & Safety 07-09-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,774
Posted By Sar-Con
Had to remove two ticks this year after not...

Had to remove two ticks this year after not seeing any for years....
fortunately just dog ticks, but the deer ticks are out there.

I here lyme disease is a real *itch...take some time and heal up!
Forum: Masonry 07-03-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Sar-Con
On a related note I stayed up late last night to...

On a related note I stayed up late last night to watch a documentary on the construction of the Statue of Liberty...Incredible & Fascinating stuff!
Forum: Business 06-28-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,756
Posted By Sar-Con
Nothing wrong with having a base number and...

Nothing wrong with having a base number and qualifiers.

But if the PM's first question was price, that would be my first red flag that I wouldn't make working for this guy a priority.
Forum: Business 06-13-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,633
Posted By Sar-Con
No, just a dartboard.

No, just a dartboard.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-13-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,873
Posted By Sar-Con
I guess this guy lives to have another 'darwin'...

I guess this guy lives to have another 'darwin' moment.

Is this just another instance where rules don't apply 'because I'm a farmer'?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-13-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,693
Posted By Sar-Con
First of all, you couldn't pay me to drink cherry...

First of all, you couldn't pay me to drink cherry coke. nasty stuff.

I noticed that at the local Habitat store they sell used stuff for same price as listed in the stores....maybe some decent...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-10-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By Sar-Con
I'm going to take a wide stab at it and suggest...

I'm going to take a wide stab at it and suggest that it's easier to clean up the 'crete off the ground than out of drum. Start ditching er!
Forum: Masonry 06-10-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,605
Posted By Sar-Con
The earth under the stone should be as flat as...

The earth under the stone should be as flat as reasonably possible, but the key here is firmness. All topsoil must be removed at as a minimum.
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,597
Posted By Sar-Con
Can you imagine the gush of water that poured...

Can you imagine the gush of water that poured into the room below the tub?
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sar-Con
If it were a crime scene, why is the innocent...

If it were a crime scene, why is the innocent getting stuck with the bill. Hell, even convicted criminals don't get stuck with the investigation costs.

$7,500 is a lot of coin to fork out for...
Forum: Masonry 06-09-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,605
Posted By Sar-Con
Sounds like you've got a good plan. I don't...

Sounds like you've got a good plan. I don't imagine that the piping will help with drainage much, as you've got sandy soil, and if you use a poly sand there shouldn't be much drainage through the...
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