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Forum: Technology 07-01-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,069
Posted By HUI
Each to their own. Personally I like Mac. Never...

Each to their own. Personally I like Mac. Never had a droid so I cannt personally say if it is better or worse. I know Mac works for me
Forum: Technology 06-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By HUI
I use technology every day. From my phone to a...

I use technology every day. From my phone to a laptop to the electric locator I use for directional drilling.
Forum: Technology 06-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,565
Posted By HUI
I do love my iPhone. But it really isn't a fair...

I do love my iPhone. But it really isn't a fair to compare a 3GS to s5. Personally I have a 5 and don't have any problems.

It seems to me that it really is kinda like a coke Pepsi type of...
Forum: Business 06-12-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,288
Posted By HUI
I also use exact time. It is expensive but since...

I also use exact time. It is expensive but since we do a lot if orevailing wage work where my operators maybe making $60.00 per hour it doesn't take long to cover the cost of exact time.

All of...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-10-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,957
Posted By HUI
It will be difficult to break concrete 12" wide...

It will be difficult to break concrete 12" wide for the full depth. If you can excavate next to the footing and break horizontal would have better success but it is hard on the breaker and machine.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,957
Posted By HUI
Get a larger machine and just dig it out. ...

Get a larger machine and just dig it out. Breaking it out would work. But very slow. It would be much easier to excavate it then break it on the 12" dimension. With a larger machine you can break...
Forum: Plumbing 06-01-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,547
Posted By HUI
Interesting if anyone sees a flare around here...

Interesting if anyone sees a flare around here they are normally removed and a compression installed. That is for underground anyways. We are also using a lot of cts HDPE. Where you will use a...
Forum: Plumbing 06-01-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,547
Posted By HUI
Flaring isn't too hard with the reed tools. But...

Flaring isn't too hard with the reed tools. But why not use compression and be done with it? We use compression anytime we put water main together. I'm a utility contractor and we don't use...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-15-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,207
Posted By HUI
I've had very good luck with Milwaukee. I have a...

I've had very good luck with Milwaukee. I have a large hammer drill I think it was 1.5". And it has been abused a lot. We also had a 1.5" bit for it to drill concrete walls for 1" water lines and...
Forum: Technology 04-29-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,486
Posted By HUI
I'll keep my iPhone. Been very happy with them

I'll keep my iPhone. Been very happy with them
Forum: Technology 04-24-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By HUI
For Scheduling or project planning I started...

For Scheduling or project planning I started using Omni Planner. It seems to be very flexible and easy to use.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By HUI
Who wouldn't? It is easier to depend on one...

Who wouldn't? It is easier to depend on one concrete pump to up on time than 10 guys
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-12-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,751
Posted By HUI
Good luck finding a hard working kid

Good luck finding a hard working kid
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-09-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,920
Posted By HUI
I would agree that the underground side of...

I would agree that the underground side of construction has the most variables. The worst part is your dealing with an engineer that has a spec book thicker than the bible. And the engineer that...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,920
Posted By HUI
The point is that if you bid too high and you...

The point is that if you bid too high and you don't get the work you don't have risk. I do mostly utility work. Water and sewer. If you bid too low and miss dewatering or too many utilities in the...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,920
Posted By HUI
Also you will never go out of business bidding...

Also you will never go out of business bidding too high. You may not have much work. But you won't have risk either
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-08-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,920
Posted By HUI
An a s corp will give you a bit better protection...

An a s corp will give you a bit better protection liability wise. To set mine up I basically filled out the forms from the Secretary of State and sent them their fee of 90 bucks at the time and I...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-05-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,247
Posted By HUI
I just use a spread sheet. I've created a...

I just use a spread sheet. I've created a template so that saves time. Because there are so many variables and everyone bid tabs are different I think it will be aweful hard to beat
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-31-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,090
Posted By HUI
I wouldn't use it for gravity sewer unless I...

I wouldn't use it for gravity sewer unless I installed with HDD. It works great for force main that is installed by HDD. But anything open cut is SDR 35 or sometimes SDR 26 if your deeper or in close...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 03-31-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,751
Posted By HUI
I've use one to pour a loading dock ramp. Pour...

I've use one to pour a loading dock ramp. Pour the mud very dry like a 2"-3" slump then the vibrations will work up the cream and it makes it much easier on the bull float man

There was also a...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 03-29-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,751
Posted By HUI
I was once in your position. I purchased a vibra...

I was once in your position. I purchased a vibra strike. And I can lay a lot more mud down because it does a lot of the work and also works the cream up. Makes it much easier to finish. The way I...
Forum: Business 03-20-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,679
Posted By HUI
I use Exak time to track for my employees hours...

I use Exak time to track for my employees hours when the clock in they put what type of work they are performing. I use the pocket clock app for Exak time. Then I can print a report of what we do...
Forum: Business 03-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,760
Posted By HUI
I get your point about court but do you use a...

I get your point about court but do you use a 35mm camera as well because a digital pic can be modified? If you have all the information and a history of keeping records you shouldn't have a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-20-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,014
Posted By HUI
As long as the axcelyne tank is up right a little...

As long as the axcelyne tank is up right a little you should be ok. If it is laid down too far you will acetone in your regulators
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-18-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,014
Posted By HUI
I usually turn it all up when I'm using a rose...

I usually turn it all up when I'm using a rose bud. But any of those numbers seem to be a good starting point
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