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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Today, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By Joasis
My wife and I collect Navajo rugs. And they can...

My wife and I collect Navajo rugs. And they can surprise you with value. Never ever cut anything on any rug.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Yesterday, 07:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 407
Posted By Joasis
And allowed to bond out. 200k bond. First time I...

And allowed to bond out. 200k bond. First time I ever heard of a violent death with a murder charge allowed to bond.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-13-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By Joasis
Same circumstances? Hostile clients who really...

Same circumstances? Hostile clients who really just want money back...all of it?

Pretty easy to get the idea that nothing except a total refund and HD paying all of the costs will make them happy.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-12-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By Joasis
I would guess the fault can be evenly divided....

I would guess the fault can be evenly divided. But I would not even enter the property, if it was offered with a bonus, because no one will make the couple happy. No one.
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 680
Posted By Joasis
I understand a lot of guys and the industry...

I understand a lot of guys and the industry accept epoxy for use with anchor bolts, but not for any of my projects. It is plastic. And we are relying on plastic instead of concrete.

Had a call a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-11-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 2,185
Posted By Joasis
Now this is classic "forward thinking". ...

Now this is classic "forward thinking".

When all the green weenies get tired of no power, they will then decide the red tailed beetle domain can be disturbed so the POCO can maintain the lines so...
Forum: Construction Picture Post 10-11-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Joasis
The steel is a formed "U", and the 2x12s were...

The steel is a formed "U", and the 2x12s were bolted through the beam. This was not for strength, as much as a surface to rock to. Since the sparkies had trouble with routing wire, we added the...
Forum: Construction Picture Post 10-09-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Joasis
Very safe.....fun to be underneath during a pour...

Very safe.....fun to be underneath during a pour and watching concrete literally block out the sun as we pour. LiteDeck is nearly translucent in bright sunlight.
Forum: Health & Safety 10-08-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 293
Posted By Joasis
The last cruise ship I was on, I made use of the...

The last cruise ship I was on, I made use of the sauna and the steam room. First time in a long time the pain abated. But then, I have always thought a sauna was good for what ails you.....feel a...
Forum: Health & Safety 10-08-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 293
Posted By Joasis
I now have to sleep on my stomach, and lay one or...

I now have to sleep on my stomach, and lay one or the other arm to my side behind me to get the pressure off my shoulders and alternate. The podiatrist put me on an anti inflammatory for my plantar...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 612
Posted By Joasis
I noticed when looking for my first Dodge diesel,...

I noticed when looking for my first Dodge diesel, that you could go to Kansas and get one a few thousand less....but whatever works, Call and we will do lunch while you are in town.
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 612
Posted By Joasis
I had a 6.0 Powerstroke, and I guess I had a bad...

I had a 6.0 Powerstroke, and I guess I had a bad one...wouldn't pull crap....and soured me on Fords....but the worst feature going from Chevy to Ford was the fuel tank...my chevys has 30 gallon...
Forum: Vehicles 10-06-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 569
Posted By Joasis
Oklahoma does not have vehicle inspections,...

Oklahoma does not have vehicle inspections, haven't for years, but as more and more garages are looking for business, and dealerships, the lobbying is heating up again, and this will push it.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-06-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 563
Posted By Joasis
I had no idea who he was. I had to read about...

I had no idea who he was. I had to read about him....man, what varied tastes in music we all have.

Of course, when Earl Scruggs passed....who noticed? And then his son recently? Fewer still.
Forum: Masonry 10-06-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Joasis
My mason is charging me .60 to lay....so x 300 a...

My mason is charging me .60 to lay....so x 300 a day, $180. And he pays a helper out of that. So no....and if he only laid 300 a day, how many days to do a spec, like I am building right now? 8,000...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 10-06-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Joasis
Last one I did, we used construction adhesive...

Last one I did, we used construction adhesive directly applied. The glues that are available now are incredible. It ain't your daddie's liquid nails.
Forum: Masonry 10-06-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Joasis
Masons here would starve at that rate. You...

Masons here would starve at that rate.

You can go to the World of Concrete and watch it done for speed and prize money though.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-06-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 5,673
Posted By Joasis
My friends that have the son who is a cop in...

My friends that have the son who is a cop in Dallas say that he didn't know much about it, except the cop violated every rule about entering a space where there may be an intruder. He just got out of...
Forum: Vehicles 10-06-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 569
Posted By Joasis
I don't run a diesel now, first year in 15 that I...

I don't run a diesel now, first year in 15 that I haven't, and I don't really need to pull now. But I would love to stumble across a 90 Dodge with the fist gen Cummins and in good shape. I also miss...
Forum: Vehicles 10-05-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 569
Posted By Joasis
I didn't care so much about the emissions on the...

I didn't care so much about the emissions on the diesels and much as the DEF....but anyway, the price if used diesels will have another slid boost. Pre 2012s and further, the first gen Powerstrokes...
Forum: Framing 10-05-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 424
Posted By Joasis
I don't do CAD, but I will draw out any layout on...

I don't do CAD, but I will draw out any layout on graph paper and scale it. Old school.

Yeah I know it is time consuming and I could do it faster, but laying stuff out on paper also gets me to...
Forum: Framing 10-05-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 424
Posted By Joasis
I almost weighed in by saying the cheat method I...

I almost weighed in by saying the cheat method I learned back in the day. A protractor for the overall angle, and then lay is on the speed square for degrees, and split it. Quick and easy, and...
Forum: Contractor Swap 10-01-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Joasis
sure, but why rent when you can own.....isn't...

sure, but why rent when you can own.....isn't that why we get married? :laughing:

New ones in OKC, where they are made, are $4.50 each. I need 120 minimum.

Now rental on them includes the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-30-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 5,673
Posted By Joasis
One of my good friends has a son on the Dallas...

One of my good friends has a son on the Dallas PD. I need to ask them what he says about it....

I wouldn't be surprised if this was a love affair gone bad.

Unless you have a reason to believe...
Forum: Contractor Swap 09-30-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Joasis
Ellis clamps

Anyone have a few hundred they don't use? Nice to have the caps also, but clamps alone are ok.

I have to do a concrete roof 16 feet clear inside, and my tall shoring is 13 top. So old school for...
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