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Forum: Remodeling 09-19-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,381
Posted By jlyons
Adding A Joist To A True 2x6, Floor System

I put 2x8's in mine sistered to the original 2x6 and also used the extra height to level things out as well as stiffen things up.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-23-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,558
Posted By jlyons
To all my track saw using brothers, haters are...

To all my track saw using brothers, haters are going to hate. Something I have noticed with most nice tools, those that don't have say it sucks, never tried it but it sucks. Those that use it love...
Forum: Technology 08-01-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,708
Posted By jlyons
I think my favourite part of texting is that I...

I think my favourite part of texting is that I don't have to stop what I'm doing this very second to answer. I can make my cut, finish my though keep lifting that wall whatever and I don't have to...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-24-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,017
Posted By jlyons
I love sigma cutters.

I love sigma cutters.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-17-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 647,789
Posted By jlyons
168689I may have found occidental bliss. I...

168689I may have found occidental bliss. I wasn't happy with the loops that go on the belt that come with the suspenders so I put my belt less kit through the bags to attach the suspenders.168697
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-17-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,982,467
Posted By jlyons
One thing I will say about the r beam 4', is that...

One thing I will say about the r beam 4', is that there isn't a bubble at each end. One end has a bubble and the other is more to the middle, inevitably you grab the level throw it on look at it and...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-09-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7,319
Views: 843,340
Posted By jlyons
I use a ct26. I have used brilliant 2 220, I have...

I use a ct26. I have used brilliant 2 220, I have granat 220 coming for the 150.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-08-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7,319
Views: 843,340
Posted By jlyons
Yes I have a Dts400 and think it is exactly what...

Yes I have a Dts400 and think it is exactly what you are looking for likely. The edges are beveled on the top side so you can get right up next to a cabinet side or whatever.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-11-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 647,789
Posted By jlyons
In order I what I thought I was going to like: ...

In order I what I thought I was going to like:

Adjust-a-fit finisher
Adjust-a-fit light framer
Adjust-a-fit Fat lip

I am sure they all would have been fine and could see getting the finisher...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-10-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 647,789
Posted By jlyons
121199 Finally got an oxy. I think I am glad I...

121199
Finally got an oxy. I think I am glad I waited to try then on in store, even if it took 3 years. Came out with a totally different bag than I thought I would get.
Forum: Framing 05-03-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By jlyons
3 4 5. run times run plus rise times rise...

3 4 5.

run times run plus rise times rise equals line length times line length.

a*a + b*b = c*c

and metric really doesn't suck once you get used to it. In fact it sure makes lots of...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-29-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,462
Posted By jlyons
bottom up. Get that bottom one in and get your...

bottom up. Get that bottom one in and get your hand out of there.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-22-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,978
Posted By jlyons
We have a 4' R-Beam. First thing you think when...

We have a 4' R-Beam. First thing you think when you grab it is, man this thing is fat. Fat doesn't have to be a bad thing, and my hands are pretty small. It will stay staining on its edge so you...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-19-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,837
Posted By jlyons
I came so close to buying a c15 but the grip just...

I came so close to buying a c15 but the grip just wasn't great and i too am an enormous fan of my cxs. I am going to go with the t18, some day, just got a ct, sander, ts55 on the way with some ...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-18-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,190
Posted By jlyons
I have a Blackladder vest i wear in the shop and...

I have a Blackladder vest i wear in the shop and finishing, might be worth checking out. But as far as a square holder, do you or have you watched This Old House? Tommy Silva has a nifty Square...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-02-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,841
Posted By jlyons
Thanks a ton for making these up.

Thanks a ton for making these up.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 06-20-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,428
Posted By jlyons
We used to use and bullet cutter and it was ok...

We used to use and bullet cutter and it was ok but it was hard to push and had to feed it through. We now have the Malco FCC7, it is kinda hard to push but no dust and no sliding through. still use...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,926
Posted By jlyons
Basically TOLKO sucks. You might say all osb...

Basically TOLKO sucks. You might say all osb sucks but Tolko is the worst by far that i have seen. we call it velcro if you need to take a sheet off that is stapled on it will just rip off no...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-04-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By jlyons
I am all for a sharpen, but i it makes more sense...

I am all for a sharpen, but i it makes more sense for me to get a few blades and then send in a few at a time for sharpening, cause i live a couple of hours from Mr. sharpener. Not to mention that...
Forum: Vehicles 05-24-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,759
Posted By jlyons
You want good mileage get a 1997 Cummins or older

You want good mileage get a 1997 Cummins or older
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-18-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,086
Posted By jlyons
Now now don't make me bring up the rigid worm...

Now now don't make me bring up the rigid worm drive for the hundredth time.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-10-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,091
Posted By jlyons
i tried them on a room in my own house where i...

i tried them on a room in my own house where i rebuilt the floor. i would rather the ones that you can screw out but whatever, not taking it out anyways. ask me in 20 or 30 years if they are...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-01-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,345
Posted By jlyons
i hate to be the one to encourage this repeating...

i hate to be the one to encourage this repeating of topics but, Occidental.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-29-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,268
Posted By jlyons
have only tried the rigid and it wouldn't pull...

have only tried the rigid and it wouldn't pull the hammer back far enough for a 2" nail. was shortly replaced with a pasload and now everyone is happy.
Forum: Carpentry 10-17-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,775
Posted By jlyons
we do lots of tin on our houses and we have found...

we do lots of tin on our houses and we have found that the osb doesn't hold the screws as well over time. must be the expansion and contraction of the metal that works them out. in the ply they...
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