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Forum: Architecture & Design 04-20-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,605
Posted By Red Adobe
Grid paper and a scale ruler.....has worked...

Grid paper and a scale ruler.....has worked forever and for me is faster then sketch-up. I also find that i catch things when I scale them out on paper that I would miss on an app or program.
Forum: Electrical 02-17-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By Red Adobe
If you brighter then you want 'cool" light not...

If you brighter then you want 'cool" light not "warm" Alot of what you need is also going to be based on the walls and reflectiveness of everything.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-02-2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,878
Posted By Red Adobe
I had a momma bobcat take issue where I had my...

I had a momma bobcat take issue where I had my boat on the river one early november morning, bad thing was I left the .45 in the truck (wasnt awake at 5am I always go heavy on river ) so I could...
Forum: Health & Safety 11-29-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,487
Posted By Red Adobe
We called them "d1ckhead" hats I once...

We called them "d1ckhead" hats


I once drilled vent holes in my hat, DON"T DO THAT , osha frowns upon it for some reason
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-23-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By Red Adobe
fishbait

fishbait
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,219
Posted By Red Adobe
+1732 I know its not much but i hope they...

+1732

I know its not much but i hope they help some kids with a smile and some fun.

When i was young i know anything (that wasn't clothes) was always good.
MY favorite was "Erector set"...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-05-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Red Adobe
wonder where the vents for the DIFF were, also...

wonder where the vents for the DIFF were, also woderfull on the brakes i bet.

Glad I don't have to work on that truck
Forum: Vehicles 10-03-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,706
Posted By Red Adobe
Those of us with older 15" and 16" 4X4s are kinda...

Those of us with older 15" and 16" 4X4s are kinda SoL for used.tires around here

Mixing brands even the same stated sizes is NOT a good idea. I have stagger sticked 235/75/15s and seen 2 inch...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-03-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,233
Posted By Red Adobe
I still have some nice old school...

I still have some nice old school Levi's.......from the early 90s, I never wore them for work so thay have survived well.

hate to say it but i go thru pants fast so i stick with cheap wranglers,...
Forum: Electrical 10-02-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,628
Posted By Red Adobe
3 runs #12 stranded = $.36 a ft (based on $60...

3 runs #12 stranded = $.36 a ft (based on $60 for 500ft rolls)

12/2 romex 250ft roll $58 = $ .23 a ft.

Don't need to mention costs of empt, fitinggs, and boxes.
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,979
Posted By Red Adobe
Come to New Mexico and you see things weekly that...

Come to New Mexico and you see things weekly that will make you cringe......

Today. I was adding some soffit lights and porch lights. The porch is 25ft wide and 15 ft out. no ledger, no ties,...
Forum: Electrical 09-04-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,080
Posted By Red Adobe
the problem may be in the old boxes...........or...

the problem may be in the old boxes...........or your buying junk fixtures.
I dont run into often but sometimes some jackhole cross threads.

Buy long 8-32 and you can always cut them...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
Posted By Red Adobe
or the radiator repair shops with icepicks

or the radiator repair shops with icepicks
Forum: Health & Safety 08-31-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,191
Posted By Red Adobe
Early morning walks ( take the dog ) , then back...

Early morning walks ( take the dog ) , then back stretches help everything but my neck. I take the rotty 6 to 8 block (thats her limit anymore and she SITS and wont move for 10 mins ) then take the...
Forum: Roofing 08-29-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,944
Posted By Red Adobe
I supose you could put paint in box but it would...

I supose you could put paint in box but it would be a 1 time thing for most of us.
Forum: Electrical 08-29-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,749
Posted By Red Adobe
shoot somehow the link didnt post.... ...

shoot somehow the link didnt post....

http://www.lightingproducts.philips.com/Documents/webdb2/Lightolier%20USA/pdf/SlimSurface-LED-downlight-brochure.pdf
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-29-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,293
Posted By Red Adobe
I'll 2nd that "short ride" Like many of the...

I'll 2nd that "short ride"

Like many of the scooters of that era you earned that "Iron butt" patch, the lower back not so much, but i will ride the good ol rides anytime just to say I have.
Forum: Plumbing 08-29-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,198
Posted By Red Adobe
We have a shared well at he lake, the neighbor...

We have a shared well at he lake, the neighbor fitted up a guage to hose bib fitting and tests leak-down every month or so on our cabins......he hooks it up turns off well and comes back in an hour. ...
Forum: Electrical 08-29-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,749
Posted By Red Adobe
4 or 6" recessed looking LED fixtures

I live in a small town and things are a bit behind the times here. So if ya'll know of these then forgive me.

I have customer wanting me to close in a 30 x 15 porch, low slope, no attic , 2x6...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,145
Posted By Red Adobe
This should be close to the top probably! ...

This should be close to the top probably!

Its your place so have in mind what you want!

There is nothing worse then me having to guese what kind of fixtures will make you happy or what...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,508
Posted By Red Adobe
Here a good basic skill all arounder is doing...

Here a good basic skill all arounder is doing well if they are getting $20 subbing or even hourly. Im sure its not much different in NC.

If you want them legit with ins then double that and...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-10-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,874
Posted By Red Adobe
At +$250 sqft I hope it has a stripper pole and a...

At +$250 sqft I hope it has a stripper pole and a 1/2 way decent FEMALE "dancer" working that pole for at least a very long weekend. In the Bay you better specify gender
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-28-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,326
Posted By Red Adobe
I get calls now and again for some real easy...

I get calls now and again for some real easy stuff, like worn out outlet or light switch and if its a someone i have worked for or know i will again i just tell em if i don't have to deal with an...
Forum: Roofing 06-26-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,569
Posted By Red Adobe
well you can't screw ontop of the rib to framing...

well you can't screw ontop of the rib to framing with the poly sheets and get a good seal unless you have the wood strips that are the shape of the panel.
Forum: Roofing 05-29-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,266
Posted By Red Adobe
BuR is a flat roof term. Old school is time...

BuR is a flat roof term.

Old school is time tested, I have to wonder if the newer underlayments can stand the test of time like 30# has........ There have been so many late great products that...
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