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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-25-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,540
Posted By glassman
fresh off the boat

Griz, they look huge compared to the crabs we harvest from the Chesapeake Bay here in Maryland. :eek: How do you prepare those?
Can you eat all of the internal meat or just the claws?
You have a...
Forum: Welding & Steel Trades 01-09-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 27,362
Posted By glassman
hardest work

Started out in the iron workers as an apprentice,loved it and hated it.
Just depended on the task at hand, from rigging to setting steel, most times drove home at the end of day, muddy,bruised,...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-09-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,742
Posted By glassman
commercial door weather stripping

They are my to go to place for most everything I need for glazing and door repair.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-09-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,085
Posted By glassman

There are people that are truly in need and those that aren't.
It's hard sometimes to tell the difference.
I have given money and also food.
I have also provided work for a few people.
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,261
Posted By glassman
embarassing moments

While replacing an old cracked, plate glass door lite for a customer with new tempered lite,I proceed to tell him how much safer the door is. I even tell him that tempered glass is stronger than his...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 07-04-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,805
Posted By glassman
bad caulking job

This is the hack police "Sir, put down the caulk gun slowly and no one gets hurt";)
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-01-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By glassman
taking things for granted

Went grocery shopping to get a few things for the up and coming Christmas dinner, while standing in line I noticed the wife of a friend in the next check out.
I asked how they were doing and if they...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-17-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By glassman

:clap:well, today was an adventure, had a few leads and they seem to be interested.
It is tough trying to sell ones self, we will see what happens.
:thumbsup:Thank you for the responses.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-15-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By glassman
unemployed, what now?

:eek: The company I worked for just eliminated our division.
I guess, I should have seen it coming, sometimes we turn a blind eye to what's happening and believe things are not that bad.
Well, can...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-24-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By glassman
gotta love that power

Been out in the lower Chesapeake Bay and been buzzed by navy and air force jets while on our boat. Looks like they have a blast ripping about fifty feet off the surface of the water, then...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,790
Posted By glassman
bad neighborhood

Back in 1989, I had the displeasure of installing over 900 single hung windows in the Quarle's St. aquatic gardens section of south east D.C. They don't nickname D.C. dark country for nothing.
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,711
Posted By glassman

In the basket of a JLG 155, yes, fully extended at 155 ft.
Dover Air Force Base flight control tower (new construction)
This was done middle of march, 45 knot winds and freezing rain/snow....
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 07-22-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,464
Posted By glassman
tempered glass?

Some local codes use the National standard and then adjust theirs to be a bit more restrictive, requiring safety glass ( tempered or laminated ) where National code may say it's not required. ...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-28-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By glassman

Thoughts and prayer:sad:
Sorry for the terrible news, GOD speed to the lost love ones.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-20-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By glassman
Jewish lightning?:eek:

Jewish lightning?:eek:
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-02-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,741
Posted By glassman
suction cups

The Woods power grip suction cups are used by counter top installers for marble, granite, stone and the synthetic resins also.
They were originally designed for the glass handling market.
Forum: Electrical 01-17-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,795
Posted By glassman
3-way switch problem

Not to bash you, just want to suggest as others to call an electrician.
I posted a while back about an electrical problem concerning what I thought might be an unsafe/dangerous wiring condition, ...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-09-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,213
Posted By glassman
My better half is a court appointed special...

My better half is a court appointed special advocate and works for all seasons as a rape/sexual assault responder ( she's there for the victims, helps those who cant help them selves) It's so cool...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-09-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,907
Posted By glassman
Bonzai, standard aluminum products inc is the...

Bonzai, standard aluminum products inc is the distributor/supplier for aluminum doors made by other companies, I would need to know which brand you have there.
Googling them did give company info, ...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-05-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,907
Posted By glassman
double door weather pile

This weatherstrip is called an astragal and depending on the manufacturer is available in longer pile. check on the exterior lower face of the door to see if a manufactures nameplate is affixed to...
Forum: Plumbing 01-03-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,197
Posted By glassman
well pump relocation

Woke up this morning to frozen pipes once again in the well house, heat strips plugged in, heat lamps on,etc.
Is it possible to relocate pump to the mud room where water enters house anyway? The...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-29-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By glassman
pond hockey

That is sooooooooooo freakin sweet:thumbsup:
We cant keep the temps here cold enough for the ponds to freeze:mad:
Looks like you had a great time:clap:
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-27-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,360
Posted By glassman
hardware gigs

R-A-S industries of coatesville Pa (610) 383-5070
they make and carry every jigs, guides router templates for every known piece of door hardware (butt hinges,offset...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-27-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 72,152
Posted By glassman
As a supplier and specifier for YKK and other...

As a supplier and specifier for YKK and other window manufacturers, please for your sake and your customers, follow the YKK installation manual to a T.
If it calls for a # 10 stainless fastener, use...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-27-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,253
Posted By glassman
brass storfront?

Sorry, but brass is too soft, and Way to expensive for storefront metal systems to be extruded, and at only 15 years young, it is aluminum anodized to a color shade of bronze.
There are some...
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