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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-09-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 14,636
Posted By Warren
Save that one for cutting curves.

Save that one for cutting curves.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-02-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,692
Views: 83,714
Posted By Warren
Got the little 12v Milwaukee sds for installing...

Got the little 12v Milwaukee sds for installing Tapcons. $129 with 4.0 battery and charger
Forum: Health & Safety 11-25-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 626
Posted By Warren
But................... Did ya win?

But...................


Did ya win?
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-22-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 806
Posted By Warren
We are in the same boat with the Dewalt Flexvolt....

We are in the same boat with the Dewalt Flexvolt. I keep buying more thinking that with the abuse we dish out, that we will need replacements. So far, in three years we have yet to burn up the first...
Forum: Vehicles 11-22-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,757
Posted By Warren
Exactly. I don't buy the old "If you dont drive a...

Exactly. I don't buy the old "If you dont drive a new truck you wont get the good work". I have proudly driven gently used vehicles my whole life. A trim carpenter I work with was talking the other...
Forum: Remodeling 11-16-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Warren
Unless there are dampers, shutoffs, or electrical...

Unless there are dampers, shutoffs, or electrical junctions, I would definitely drywall the duct area. Always looks cheap to me when it is acoustical tile.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-12-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,157
Views: 207,905
Posted By Warren
I had something similar happen about ten years...

I had something similar happen about ten years ago. We had all of our autos with the same company for about 15 or 20 years. Lo and behold, I got a cold call and let them quote me, and it was several...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-12-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4,157
Views: 207,905
Posted By Warren
So why was your "friend" overcharging you for all...

So why was your "friend" overcharging you for all those years?
Forum: Framing 11-10-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 939
Posted By Warren
Gotta do something with the door, that is your...

Gotta do something with the door, that is your weakest link. The exterior door would help, as it also seals at the bottom. You could keep the wall 2x4, then add 2"foam before drywall. Vibration is...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By Warren
I have never understood the fingerless gloves. ...

I have never understood the fingerless gloves.

Isn't that the part that gets cold?
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 719
Posted By Warren
It's not only the materials: Framing labor...

It's not only the materials:

Framing labor for 9' walls. heavier walls, more sheathing, higher working heights, it all adds up.
Same thing applies for other subs. Some would say this is...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-10-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By Warren
I don't see how they have treated you well, when...

I don't see how they have treated you well, when they have failed you 3 times.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-09-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By Warren
I have 5 of the 60v Dewalt circ saws. They have...

I have 5 of the 60v Dewalt circ saws. They have never cut out under any load. Still have not toasted any of them after 2 years. Few issues with the recip saws, but the circ saws are tanks!!
Forum: Framing 10-05-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 734
Posted By Warren
I will math the heck out of most roofing...

I will math the heck out of most roofing situations. For stuff like that, I can usually guess within 5 degrees each way, and then adjust one time and get it right on. I use what works best and is...
Forum: Framing 10-05-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 734
Posted By Warren
Math schmath. On stuff like that, I will make an...

Math schmath. On stuff like that, I will make an educated guess, then cut a short piece of 2x4 to the angle/bevel of my guess. After checking with that, I can make the appropriate adjustments. I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,885
Posted By Warren
Always gonna be savings on a bigger job. Not to...

Always gonna be savings on a bigger job. Not to mention, there are many times when 2 men are more efficient than one. Add to that some people don't work well solo, attitude on any particular day,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-03-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By Warren
Welcome from the original Warren!

Welcome from the original Warren!
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-03-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By Warren
I sold my corded one about 6 months after getting...

I sold my corded one about 6 months after getting my cordless. I felt the cordless had just as much power as the corded. If I ever get another corded, it will be the larger Festool, or the Mafell.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-02-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By Warren
I have two after buying one from a member here....

I have two after buying one from a member here. We use ours almost exclusively for pvc and Boral trim. Works really well for these applications. No more lugging 18' noodles up onto the saw. Also nice...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 10-01-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By Warren
You really gotta "walk the walk", and "talk the...

You really gotta "walk the walk", and "talk the talk". Most of us are pretty good at one, and so-so at the other. I have been a very good carpenter for many years. I walk the walk. As for the talking...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-15-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 736
Posted By Warren
I had to do this a few years ago to buy my...

I had to do this a few years ago to buy my forklift. I decided not to pay myself back, so it just stayed as company capital.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-15-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By Warren
We usually use those roller dollies for getting...

We usually use those roller dollies for getting the beams to the locations.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-12-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 851
Posted By Warren
Houses basically sell themselves. With the...

Houses basically sell themselves. With the internet these days, it has rendered the easy job of being a realtor, that much easier. I am all for eliminating the realtor mafia. They have had a long...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-07-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 730
Posted By Warren
We have framed houses with Superior wall...

We have framed houses with Superior wall foundations twice. I hate the fact that they can't be backfilled until the floor is poured. This adds to the cost of framing labor. They do manage to get them...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-07-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 730
Posted By Warren
WE have had some builders that paid us to apply...

WE have had some builders that paid us to apply water seal with a garden sprayer. Takes a couple hours for our laborer to do a 1000 sq ft deck. It does make a difference, but for the cost you might...
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