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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-15-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 56,330
Posted By txgencon
I couldn't blame her. 400 children, wow.

I couldn't blame her. 400 children, wow.
Forum: Specialty Coatings 04-08-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,469
Posted By txgencon
If you need a quick turnaround, look at...

If you need a quick turnaround, look at polyaspartics (A type of two part polyurethane.) Supposedly, you can park a vehicle on it in 48 hours. I waited a week.

A long time ago, I bought some of...
Forum: Masonry 04-04-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,383
Posted By txgencon
I had one. I let my ex have it when we divorced.

I had one. I let my ex have it when we divorced.
Forum: Roofing 03-28-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,422
Posted By txgencon
This subject has been covered before. 24"...

This subject has been covered before.

24" minimum

The APA recommends a minimum 24" width. Experience has taught me this is a good recommendation. Before I knew better, I let a decker get away...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-29-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 329,868
Posted By txgencon
I solved that issue quite a while back. I bought...

I solved that issue quite a while back. I bought a set of Boll & Branch sheets a couple of years ago. Paid almost $300 for them. They have a high thread count and have so much material in them that...
Forum: Vehicles 03-30-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 844,343
Posted By txgencon
Picked my new van up Tuesday evening, parked it...

Picked my new van up Tuesday evening, parked it in the garage and got up Wednesday morning to drive to the Rio Grand valley in my Subaru for a week.

Chomping at the bit to get started working on...
Forum: Vehicles 02-15-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,528
Posted By txgencon
I love mine. It's a '98 I've had since '03. The...

I love mine. It's a '98 I've had since '03. The only problem I've had is rear oil seals. I had a local shop replace both rear seals in Oct. 2014 and again in Jan. 2016. I noticed it was leaking again...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-13-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,333
Posted By txgencon
FastCap FatBoy 5.5 mm

FastCap FatBoy 5.5 mm
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-20-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,893
Posted By txgencon
14.3 lbs. Not for me.

14.3 lbs. Not for me.
Forum: Electrical 12-20-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,811
Posted By txgencon
It could also be the plug. A lamp gets plug in...

It could also be the plug. A lamp gets plug in and stays plugged in. A vacuum cleaner plug probably gets the most action of any household appliance as it is moved room to room. You have metal on...
Forum: Framing 12-04-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,794
Posted By txgencon
Yeah, I was helping a buddy on a rehab of a 1927...

Yeah, I was helping a buddy on a rehab of a 1927 home. Pier and beam foundation. Largest lumber was a 2x8 in the floor. Mostly 2x6 floor joists. Nothing above the subfloor bigger than a 2x4. The hips...
Forum: Framing 12-04-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,794
Posted By txgencon
I built a house in Cedar Hill, Texas about 20...

I built a house in Cedar Hill, Texas about 20 years ago where a beam for an 18' opening (garage door) rested on a single jack stud. The engineer spec'd a 1/2" threaded rod to hold the king studs...
Forum: Framing 12-04-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,794
Posted By txgencon
Some of the new "efficient" framing guidelines...

Some of the new "efficient" framing guidelines spec metal support brackets instead of jack studs. No trimmers under either end of a window sill.
Forum: Roofing 12-04-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,348
Posted By txgencon
GAF feltbuster. That church reminds of St....

GAF feltbuster.

That church reminds of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Worth. Always tweaks my OCD to look at it. The main ridge is not level. The end with the cross is probably 10-15 feet higher...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-28-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,618
Posted By txgencon
For anything smaller than 7/64" bits, I use 1/4"...

For anything smaller than 7/64" bits, I use 1/4" hex drill bits. For some reason, I seem to break fewer of those than I do a small bit in a drill chuck.
Forum: HVAC 11-18-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By txgencon
Warm air (relative to the air around it) tends to...

Warm air (relative to the air around it) tends to rise, so I would think that it would. I use an insulated duct in that situation to avoid condensation issues.
Forum: HVAC 11-18-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By txgencon
I believe what happens in such a situation is...

I believe what happens in such a situation is that the air in the duct cools rapidly and tries to fall back down creating a thermal block situation. I've addressed a similar problem by installing a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-02-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,800,882
Posted By txgencon
Award shows.

Award shows.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-12-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By txgencon
It is not suitable as a lubricant.

It is not suitable as a lubricant.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-06-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,800,882
Posted By txgencon
My '74 Chevy had that but it was for separate...

My '74 Chevy had that but it was for separate tanks. My family's 59 Chevy had it behind the license plate. Filling that thing up in a heavy rain was fun. This isn't the actual car but you can see...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-06-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 329,868
Posted By txgencon
My puppy (now almost 8 years old), a rescue from...

My puppy (now almost 8 years old), a rescue from the pound, was born with Caudle Regression Syndrome*. She has only a tuft of hair where a tail would normally be. Not even a bump back there. She...
Forum: Framing 10-04-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,698
Posted By txgencon
I do California corners and Ts are made with a...

I do California corners and Ts are made with a 2x6 and a 2x4 (if the interior wall is 2x4). Not sure what the Ts are called when made that way.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-04-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,064
Posted By txgencon
My uncle and his crew built most of the buildings...

My uncle and his crew built most of the buildings at Six Flags over Texas in Arlington in the 60's. He had only a circular saw, 9" table saw a router with one roundover bit and hand tools. To him,...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-03-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,948,995
Posted By txgencon
Ordered this for work at the "farm".

Ordered this for work at the "farm".
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-02-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,800,882
Posted By txgencon
Sounds like the time I tore into the side door on...

Sounds like the time I tore into the side door on my cargo van to figure out why it wouldn't open from the inside even when I'd opened the other doors with the power lock button. After I had it all...
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