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Forum: General Discussion Today, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By 480sparky
I don't mind the HO being there, but I coach them...

I don't mind the HO being there, but I coach them beforehand. I simply tell them to let me do the talking. Not that I'm trying to hide anything, but the HO may say something I wasn't expecting and...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-06-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 741
Posted By SPG
No. They are issuing guidance based on the...

No. They are issuing guidance based on the experience and information they have. As new information comes in, the guidance may change or it may be further proven correct.
What you and the other...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,031
Posted By Kowboy
Those are both excellent ideas. I could handle...

Those are both excellent ideas. I could handle either, rebuilding a solenoid, not so much.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-03-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 741
Posted By griz
we have a friend on the coast, 37 years old, and...

we have a friend on the coast, 37 years old, and she was diagnosed & tested positive for the covid virus.

she said she felt crappy for 3-4 days and then was feeling better.

no medication, just...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Kingcarpenter1
The sprinkler guy will have the right parts on...

The sprinkler guy will have the right parts on his rig & don’t have to make the trips to & from if you can do it in 2 hours why don’t you
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 477
Posted By DaVinciRemodel
“Call a professional”… “Roof system, ceiling...

“Call a professional”… “Roof system, ceiling joists”… “Ask a neighbor”…

You guys are getting all serious about this.

Just from the pictures, I can tell that there is no way in hell that is a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-01-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,155
Posted By deckman22
No but, we have plenty of other bugs you all...

No but, we have plenty of other bugs you all don't have up there.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-01-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 6,956
Posted By Jaws
Yep, I was one of them. I have poured concrete...

Yep, I was one of them. I have poured concrete with a fever and puking outside the forms, broken bones, etc... i did a lot of other dumb stuff too

Changed my thoughts when I gave my whole crew...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-30-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 6,956
Been mandatory here for months. I wear an...

Been mandatory here for months.

I wear an N-95, because I've kept a dozen or so on the truck for the last 15 years. :rolleyes: I build for a living. :laughing:

I wear the mask to make other...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-30-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 6,956
Posted By Warren
My son in law is a surgeon in Arizona and one of...

My son in law is a surgeon in Arizona and one of the smartest people I know. He had actually made some of his own masks when they were scarce. He and pretty much every medical professional advises...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-30-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 6,956
Posted By SPG
Nope. That's not how it works. Covid virus is...

Nope. That's not how it works.
Covid virus is spread through the droplets of moisture that come out of your mouth. The droplets tend to float about six feet before gravity and dispersion bring them...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-30-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 6,956
Posted By SPG
Besides the glasses getting fogged up (which is...

Besides the glasses getting fogged up (which is fixable with anti fog wipes) what's the resistance to wearing the mask when close to people indoors? It's the one thing that actually works to keep you...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-29-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 84,168
Posted By Big Johnson
I don’t know, the whole industry is full of lazy...

I don’t know, the whole industry is full of lazy and crooked mother-fers.
Forum: Plumbing 06-29-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By tjbnwi
Thanks for the update, most can’t be bothered....

Thanks for the update, most can’t be bothered. Nice when it happens.

Tom
Forum: Plumbing 06-29-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By sliver
The free replacement slipped right into the valve...

The free replacement slipped right into the valve body. Problem solved. Lesson learned. I returned the Danco.
Delta's free replacement policy is great for homeowners that are good with a wrench but...
Forum: Technology 06-28-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 256
Posted By 480sparky
Homeownersaremorons Paymenow ...

Homeownersaremorons
Paymenow
Notworkingweekends
Ilostmylevel
Whyamisunburned
Isitlunchtimeyet
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-25-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Posted By Calidecks
Check it out, we made the cover!

Of "Deck Specialist" Magazine

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Here's the article:
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Forum: Health & Safety 06-22-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 447
Posted By Tinstaafl
I don't have to; she knows it. But she gave up on...

I don't have to; she knows it. But she gave up on asking my opinion on "does this make my butt look big?" and whatnot years ago. I say what I think, not what folks want to hear.



"Giant"...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 593
Posted By Kingcarpenter1
As I mentioned in the other thread I never had a...

As I mentioned in the other thread I never had a dad but my Grandpa had me packing lumber, tools, mixing concrete you name it as he raised me. The carps then did slab to roof as I learned to do the...
Forum: Tiling 06-17-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By tjbnwi
I find mortars get over mixed and over wetted,...

I find mortars get over mixed and over wetted, water added to powder instead of powder added to water [same as when I’m baking, dry to wet], water added as it stiffens.

I measure and weigh all my...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-17-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 280
Posted By META
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QSo0duY7-9s ...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QSo0duY7-9s

Monty Python

Sent from my SM-N950U using Tapatalk
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-15-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,027
Posted By Idothat
We all encourage you to quit

We all encourage you to quit
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,031
Posted By Kowboy
Everybody knows to remove the spray head off a...

Everybody knows to remove the spray head off a new kitchen faucet before you turn the shutoff valves back on and bleed the supply lines. All kinda crud sputters out that woulda went into your screen...
Forum: Construction 06-13-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
No, Mark, you didn't. :no: Like Griz said,...

No, Mark, you didn't. :no:

Like Griz said, upper third for crack control.

Bottom third for beams. That's to give a concrete beam, which naturally has no tensile strength, some amount of tensile...
Forum: Plumbing 06-13-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By bentizzy
Mark James I am definitely leaning towards having...

Mark James I am definitely leaning towards having something made for it that would use the existing threads in the "spud". Definitely would be the easy way to go.
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