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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-15-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 56,335
Posted By txgencon
I couldn't blame her. 400 children, wow.

I couldn't blame her. 400 children, wow.
Forum: Framing 04-08-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,103
Posted By txgencon
Not familiar with the term "dead plate". ...

Not familiar with the term "dead plate".

Does the dead plate stay or is it removed once the wall is up?
Forum: Carpentry 04-08-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,452
Posted By txgencon
How 'bout the 3 or 4 drawers question?

How 'bout the 3 or 4 drawers question?
Forum: Carpentry 04-08-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,452
Posted By txgencon
Cabinet rails

For the cabinetmakers here:

How do you decide the width of rails for face frame cabinets?

3 or 4 drawers in a 36" high base?

Client specs? Minimum dimensions?
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: Tools & Equipment 04-02-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By txgencon
I bought a couple of ENERGUP brand batteries for...

I bought a couple of ENERGUP brand batteries for my Milwaukee M12 tools from Amazon. So far, so good. Unless I set up some sort of standardized test for comparison, it's going to be hard to evaluate...
Forum: Framing 04-02-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By txgencon
Continuous jacks. Green (as in energy efficient -...

Continuous jacks. Green (as in energy efficient - not inexperienced) building inspectors/certifiers want to see Simpson brackets for the sill to jack connection. If the sill to plate distance is 24"...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-30-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,800,892
Posted By txgencon
Lag screws in steel garage doors. Spent most...

Lag screws in steel garage doors.

Spent most of the day replacing all of the lag screws with bolts and lock nuts in an 18' x 10-1/2' door. Unbelievable how quietly it operates now.
Forum: Vehicles 03-29-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By txgencon
Electricity is color blind. All that matters is...

Electricity is color blind. All that matters is that it works. Several of my trailers are wired with gray electrical substation control wiring.
Forum: Roofing 03-28-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,423
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: Vehicles 03-28-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By txgencon
Convert to led lights if it isn't already. Less...

Convert to led lights if it isn't already. Less than $30.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-23-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By txgencon
Foreigner

I was never really a big rock and roll fan but some friends talked my wife and I into going to see Foreigner while we were at our home in the Rio Grand valley. Of course I recognized "Cold as Ice",...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-12-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By txgencon
Thanks for the input. I'm trying to minimize its...

Thanks for the input. I'm trying to minimize its visibility from the highway that runs in front of my property. Having a 6'-8' high berm built at the front of the property parallel to the front PL...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-12-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By txgencon
Metal Building Erectors - Northeast Texas Area

Well, I'm about ready to pull the trigger on a 50x80x14 building. 3/12 pitch roof with only a 16' wide x 14' framed opening in one end. Are there any erectors here who might be interested?

I'm...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-29-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 329,872
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: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-29-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 329,872
Posted By txgencon
My wife's husband has the same affliction. All...

My wife's husband has the same affliction. All shirts must face the same direction. The situation is exacerbated by the fact that she is left handed and he is not. She hangs shirts the opposite as he...
Forum: Vehicles 01-29-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,647
Posted By txgencon
I've had the issue on my GMC and Ford pickups. My...

I've had the issue on my GMC and Ford pickups. My solution was to pull forward farther to where the hose drapes toward the rear of the vehicle rather than perpendicular to the vehicle or draping...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-29-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,543
Posted By txgencon
I cut the end off an old worn out nut driver that...

I cut the end off an old worn out nut driver that I use for such things.

Slide it down over the nail and work it back and forth quickly. The nail usually breaks off at or below the surface. Works...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-29-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15,854
Views: 819,721
Posted By txgencon
Bingo !

Bingo !
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-29-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15,854
Views: 819,721
Posted By txgencon
My wife's new Invisalign braces.

My wife's new Invisalign braces.
Forum: Vehicles 01-21-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,782
Posted By txgencon
Purpose if this piece on Ford F350

Anyone know the purpose of this piece that hangs down behind the air dam on a F350. All it has done for me is to cause damage to the air dam when I run over a little mound of sand.

Looks like it...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-21-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,949,003
Posted By txgencon
Ran across these on Amazon as a lightning deal. I...

Ran across these on Amazon as a lightning deal. I think I'm gonna like them for certain situations. The magnetic rings spin freely.
...
Forum: Flooring 07-19-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 102,720
Posted By txgencon
Not similar products at all. Allure doesn't...

Not similar products at all. Allure doesn't "click" together.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSHKF2fkVz0
Forum: Plumbing 05-18-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By txgencon
Is that a real mechanical thing or a job...

Is that a real mechanical thing or a job classification about which you are spoofing?
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