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Forum: Carpentry 08-30-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,414
Posted By Jaws
Yes. Sent from my SM-N920V using Tapatalk

Yes.

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Forum: Business 08-08-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,530
Posted By sparehair
Its in my contract that customer supplied...

Its in my contract that customer supplied materials are not warranted.

Maybe you should do the same.

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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-06-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 100,699
Posted By SmallTownGuy
There's something special about being able to sit...

There's something special about being able to sit outside your home in the evening, have a smoke and just listen to the birds chirping, and the Tyvek rustling in the breeze.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-04-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 100,699
Posted By Jaws
Me and one of my mistresses. The selfie I...

Me and one of my mistresses.

The selfie I had to take and post on FB for a lost bet. Lolhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180804/5d0e365a5df5492c005def2db10d9e62.jpg

Sent from my ASUS_A009...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-04-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 100,699
Posted By woody123
462866 my partner " woody" been...

462866


my partner " woody"

been going to work with me 7 or 8 years
every lumber yard and home depot knows him by now .

unless were working a condo , or client doesn't like dogs
.
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,919
Posted By griz
It was being discussed.... You just didn't...

It was being discussed....

You just didn't like the discussion....

You also had a pre-formed answer that you wanted validated.....


We didn't and your whining.....

Cute shoes...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,180
Posted By EthanB
Every generation b*tches about the next...

Every generation b*tches about the next generation and even harder about the one after that. A big part of it is not understanding what that generation's lifestyle is like. My grandmother thought...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,180
Posted By Jaws
Speaking as a father of an 8 year old and a 2...

Speaking as a father of an 8 year old and a 2 year old, most of the kids who are the biggest whiny brats are the ones who are raised by Mommy. I just told my brother that I saw improvement in his son...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By Bull Trout
If I have learned anything from HGTV, it is that...

If I have learned anything from HGTV, it is that codes and regulations do not apply to couples who work on flips, so you guys have that going for you too :laughing:
Forum: Business 06-22-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,948
Posted By WBailey1041
Matt, you are reading my mind. I only know of one...

Matt, you are reading my mind. I only know of one contractor in the last 10 years that has stood in front of a judge for a work related lawsuit. He deserved it, took it like a man then learned and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,650
Posted By woody123
on the flip side my dad was one of those who...

on the flip side
my dad was one of those who had to barter.( passed away 10 years back)
he`d rather not buy something if he couldn`t haggle.
even with clients ,. if he had a thought that they...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,650
Posted By woody123
not offended at all Griz. we do all sizes ....

not offended at all Griz.

we do all sizes .
there`s a big calling for one and 2 day jobs .
besides Angieslist , i also get a lot of referrals from a local lumber yard
allot of them are one...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-20-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By Lettusbee
https://youtu.be/QD9G9tG7WXQ Sent from my...

https://youtu.be/QD9G9tG7WXQ


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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-20-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By Robie
Yup...I agree. It's not something I would buy...

Yup...I agree.
It's not something I would buy or listen to but I an appreciate the talent and effort.

My Dad thought the Beatles music was pretty weird.

I think Eminem's "music" is pretty...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,650
Posted By Jaws
depends on where you're at. Chillis or something...

depends on where you're at. Chillis or something like that? I don't really do that and even if the food isn't cooked right I just eat it. Its not what they are selling.

Nice place costs a lot...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-19-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 15,472
Posted By SmallTownGuy
In case there is one person left on the planet...

In case there is one person left on the planet that has not heard this gal, and is also a member of CT:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-0EKlijXZs
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-18-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,080
Posted By mstrat
Bro...I can do this all day! We have plenty of...

Bro...I can do this all day! We have plenty of room to move. I feel like I'm bidding for a car on ebay an additional $1 at a time.[/QUOTE]

Fair enough, let's team up though, I'll get the...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-18-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,080
Posted By mstrat
I'll do it for $70k, please sign here.....<img...

I'll do it for $70k, please sign here.....<img src="http://img.contractortalk.com/smilies/whistling2.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Whistling2" class="inlineimg" />[/QUOTE]

Bastard. $69,500... I've...
Forum: Carpentry 06-18-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,555
Posted By Tinstaafl
Loneframer used to post a plethora of pics of his...

Loneframer used to post a plethora of pics of his work. Then one day he met The One, and dumped us. :laughing:

You're not going to do that, are you?
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-18-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,080
Posted By TNTRenovate
Damn Gina! You are nuckin futz. Hope in the H - E...

Damn Gina! You are nuckin futz. Hope in the H - E - Double Hockey sticks did you come up with an 81% markup?

For that matter how could material cost be over $30k? Labor isn't bad but looks already...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-18-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,080
Posted By greg24k
Is that your last gig and you plan to retire on...

Is that your last gig and you plan to retire on that? :laughing:

You got $4,500 per guy. How long are you planning to build this deck and @ what rate you pay these guys?

You better check your...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-18-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,080
Posted By heavy_d
Tell us more about how you arrived at your 81%...

Tell us more about how you arrived at your 81% markup multiplier and maybe the answers will become clear.

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Forum: Business 06-13-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By Inner10
You get paid net 30 for that kind of work? I'd be...

You get paid net 30 for that kind of work? I'd be elated with that, most of my big clients are net 60 or net 90 take it or leave it.

What you need is working capital.
Forum: Business 06-13-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By griz
You can try adding a notice on your invoices. ...

You can try adding a notice on your invoices.

Factor it in to your pricing.

But if you become to big of a PITA they will just go some where else.
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,675
Posted By B.Johnson
Seems like the window guy might be a good guy...

Seems like the window guy might be a good guy after all. I would use him again and remind him not to repeat that mistake again. In 20 years you can laugh about the first job that he did for you.
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