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Forum: Technology 05-04-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By asbestos
Yahoo is awful

AVOID YAHOO SMALL BUSINESS AT ALL COSTS!
Yahoo small business does my email, has for like 10 years. They updated it and now I have no access. I spent 4.5 hours on the phone yesterday 98% of it on...
Forum: Drywall 04-17-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By asbestos
Sooner or later profanity will be involved.

Sooner or later profanity will be involved.
Forum: Electrical 03-23-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By asbestos
Yup I am getting a pair of those, one for each leg

Yup I am getting a pair of those, one for each leg
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-23-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,811
Posted By asbestos
Life is short, far too short to deal with...

Life is short, far too short to deal with unpleasant people if you don't have to. When I started someone told me something like "you won't regret jobs you don't take"
That said, sometimes starting...
Forum: Electrical 03-23-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By asbestos
measuring amps on 220v generator feed

I searched through old posts and got some good information. But it brought up some questions I have a good quality generator for the house (gillette 10/13 kw) I wanted to get a pair of meters to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 189,811
Posted By asbestos
https://www.filson.com/ Filson is mainly made...

https://www.filson.com/
Filson is mainly made in the USA, with a few newer products that are not. It has been geared a little more towards hipsters in the past few years, but the quality is still...
Forum: NEC Discussion 01-06-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,188
Posted By asbestos
furnace connected with flexible cord

A friend of mine bought a house and the furnace (propane forced air) is "plugged into" a junction box via a extension cord end attached to NM.( a run from the furnace of about 3'-4') Ok that's pretty...
Forum: Drywall 09-13-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,854
Posted By asbestos
I think it does that in direct proportion to how...

I think it does that in direct proportion to how much time you have to get it done. Less time=more bubbles.
Another theory is they show up like drag marks, if you are in a good mood they will...
Forum: Roofing 04-18-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 89,779
Posted By asbestos
But what if the next guy is a jerk and deserves...

But what if the next guy is a jerk and deserves it?
Forum: Roofing 04-18-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,778
Posted By asbestos
Thanks to those that posted helpful replies. ...

Thanks to those that posted helpful replies.
There is nothing uphill of the vent, until the peak.
And Tom there is a nice new boot screwed around the vent. I used the pro-seal. ( a high quality...
Forum: Roofing 04-17-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,778
Posted By asbestos
can't figure this one out

There's a leak in a customers roof (that I did not put on) It's a standard metal roof about 10 years old or so. there is a leak coming in from around a plumbing vent stack. I put on a new boot, and...
Forum: Carpentry 09-18-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,995
Posted By asbestos
yeah I went with 1/2 zinc wedge anchors for the...

yeah I went with 1/2 zinc wedge anchors for the reasons you said. I just wondered if there was a better way, wish someone did SS or HDG wedge anchors
Forum: Carpentry 09-16-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,995
Posted By asbestos
treated wood to concrete in a crawl

is SS rod and epoxy the only way to go? wish someone made SS wedge anchors
Forum: Flooring 07-14-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,871
Posted By asbestos
180,000 a year for independent carpet...

180,000 a year for independent carpet installers?
Doesn't everyone know? The Unions crashed the economy! it's the unions that caused the financial meltdown and made all the states bankrupt.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-14-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,198
Posted By asbestos
Question Titan XT series

I looked through some prior posts and I know this will cause trouble But
I don't do much painting but I do some decks (about 3-4 a year and a build about 5 screens/fences a year) and am thinking of...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-14-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 22,074
Posted By asbestos
9.99 ! ! Wow. too rich for my budget. You must...

9.99 ! !
Wow. too rich for my budget. You must be high end!
I just have to get those chip brushes on ebay for like $5 a dozen. Even then I clean them and reuse. :thumbup:
I like Coronas but I...
Forum: Plumbing 07-14-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,767
Posted By asbestos
How can there not be a way to run the drain for a...

How can there not be a way to run the drain for a T&P? Here the WH is often in the garage and the T&P goes out the wall.
Forum: Electrical 07-11-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,313
Posted By asbestos
I don't understand how the water can become 'hot'...

I don't understand how the water can become 'hot' would it not be an ideal ground? unless you are right near a live wire. I can see a ladder becoming hot but I would think one would notice if there...
Forum: Drywall 06-28-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,230
Posted By asbestos
I used to do asbestos abatement and man I tried...

I used to do asbestos abatement and man I tried to explain to the estimater how much extra time it took if the popcorn had been painted. What a pain. You think it's tough. try doing a huge room...
Forum: Electrical 06-24-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 49,184
Posted By asbestos
Tell all that to your 5 Y/O. There will be a...

Tell all that to your 5 Y/O. There will be a test on this at the end of the week.
Forum: Drywall 06-24-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 48,942
Posted By asbestos
Absolutely in this state (WA) you are required to...

Absolutely in this state (WA) you are required to know enough to know that there are things that may need to be tested before you start a job. If you go and scrape that stuff and it has asbestos in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,089
Posted By asbestos
Only someone who knows nothing of prison would...

Only someone who knows nothing of prison would describe it as "Fun" really? and if people on gov't assistance can work, they should. (that goes for JP morgan/Chase also)
The jobs outside are a big...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,089
Posted By asbestos
Most of the people who fuss about all these...

Most of the people who fuss about all these "illegals" are just upset that all the US jobs have been shifted oversees by the multinationals under the guise of free trade. Now their position on top of...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-10-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,006
Posted By asbestos
yeah, don't even get me started on hardwood...

yeah, don't even get me started on hardwood floors, or algae covered decks- one of my first runs was a to a guy with a ladder on a algae covered deck. The medic told me "get c-spine on him but watch...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-10-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,006
Posted By asbestos
I do EMS here, and I have backboarded and...

I do EMS here, and I have backboarded and helicoptered (to the trauma center) more then a couple people who used the old 2x4's bricks,blocks etc. as a ladder leveler. a good ladder leveler is like...
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