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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-30-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Well, this has been an adventure for sure. I...

Well, this has been an adventure for sure. I already mentioned our Benjamin Moore pro store closing two months ago and me finding out when I showed up to pick up the paint I ordered from the guy at...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,609
Posted By CompleteW&D
Follow up.... A mark up is simply that, a mark...

Follow up.... A mark up is simply that, a mark up. It has got nothing at all to do with profit margins.
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,609
Posted By CompleteW&D
Mark up and margins are quite different. Most...

Mark up and margins are quite different. Most business work off of margins. The ones who don't tend to make less $$$ than they should.

Let's say you have a total materials and labor cost of $1,000...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,609
Posted By CompleteW&D
Actually.... it would be 7027.00/.65 = 10,810.77...

Actually.... it would be 7027.00/.65 = 10,810.77 :whistling

I knew what you meant though.... just bustin' your chops.
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,609
Posted By CompleteW&D
Wait a minute.... you back in the game again?...

Wait a minute.... you back in the game again? :blink:
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-24-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
I love using the SW BAC wiping stains. They are...

I love using the SW BAC wiping stains. They are top shelf all the way. Heading to SW today.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-24-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Tom offered to spray it for me.... but he's...

Tom offered to spray it for me.... but he's almost two hours away and I'm using the wife's van the last couple of days, because my mechanic has my vehicle and his dad died the day after I dropped it...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-24-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Yeah Tom.... looks GREAT. I now regret not just...

Yeah Tom.... looks GREAT. I now regret not just bringing it up to your shop today. But, honestly, I don't think we would have had enough time to sand/prime/sand/top coat.... and have it dry enough to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-23-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By CompleteW&D
Welcome to CT! Love the logo BTW.... clean...

Welcome to CT!

Love the logo BTW.... clean and simple.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-23-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Good idea Darcy.... but John used primed casing...

Good idea Darcy.... but John used primed casing as trim on the top and bottom of the stand. But, re thinking this.... I really like the General Finishes gel stains. Maybe I could paint that top and...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Well CRAP.... you guys won't believe this.... I...

Well CRAP.... you guys won't believe this.... I get to the BM pro store and it's GONE. So, I call the local number and asked where they moved to because I'm here to pick up my paint. The lady...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-23-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
It's been a LONG time since I've used oil, but I...

It's been a LONG time since I've used oil, but I don't recall dis-liking it. I'm not so much worried about the oil based primer because I'll be sanding it after it dries of course. I'm just hopeful I...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-23-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Update: Talked with my local BM dealer and he...

Update: Talked with my local BM dealer and he said Advance (even the deep base) had some white in it, so it wouldn't be a true black. What he recommended, and I'm heading out to pick up shortly is an...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Wow.... Thanks guys. A lot to think about for...

Wow.... Thanks guys. A lot to think about for sure. I'll make a decision and shoot some pics to let you know how it goes.....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Well shoot.... I just spoke with SW and...

Well shoot.... I just spoke with SW and Proclassic was the first word out of his mouth when I told him what it was for. Right up until the point I told him I would be needing it in black. He said...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Thanks.... never used the Proclassic or the...

Thanks.... never used the Proclassic or the Cashmere.... what's the difference in the two?
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Yeah.... what makes it nice, is my daughter...

Yeah.... what makes it nice, is my daughter bought this aquarium "upgrade" without her dad's advice. The local pet chain was having a $1 per gallon sale. So, having been an aquarium nut for years and...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
He hasn't hung the doors yet, but it will be...

He hasn't hung the doors yet, but it will be ready to go home tomorrow. Looks a LOT better than those $400+ stands at the pet stores no?

http://i64.tinypic.com/2nh48cw.jpg
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Thanks Tom.... :thumbsup:

Thanks Tom.... :thumbsup:
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,168
Posted By CompleteW&D
Painting a New Cabinet....

Hi guys....

Our millshop guy is finishing up an aquarium base (stand) for my daughter. He built it out of 3/4" cabinet grade - poplar plywood. I'd like some advice on the proper way to paint it to...
Forum: Roofing 12-16-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,601
Posted By CompleteW&D
Genflex and Firestone are the two big boys and...

Genflex and Firestone are the two big boys and generally accepted as equals in EPDM You will need to bring it up with whoever spec'd the roof to see if they will accept Genflex instead. What anyone...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-12-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,637
Posted By CompleteW&D
Congrats Leo!!! I didn't really know Pete, but I...

Congrats Leo!!! I didn't really know Pete, but I knew his dad. Him and Don Carter were good friends with the bowling alley owner where I bowled in Juniors. His dad was NOTHING like Pete is. They...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-10-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By CompleteW&D
That was fun.... thanks Robie! :thumbsup:

That was fun.... thanks Robie! :thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By CompleteW&D
I might be seeing it wrong, but does the birth...

I might be seeing it wrong, but does the birth date in that top photo say December 31st 1930 ??? :eek:
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By CompleteW&D
I might have a mild come to Jesus talk with the...

I might have a mild come to Jesus talk with the taper that recommended him though. Not to chew him out necessarily, because his work is probably harder with all the screw ups. Come to think of it, he...
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