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Forum: Masonry 07-26-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,403
Posted By Mooman
Well, not for nothing, but here is my two...

Well, not for nothing, but here is my two cents.....
I would absolutely agree with the idea previously mentioned of selling the HO on a nice "country" stone chimney! Its what they want, believe...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-12-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,839,961
Posted By Mooman
I now have a genuine "Things I hate" topic of my...

I now have a genuine "Things I hate" topic of my own! Just received word that a certain job I have been holding out for and was thought to be 99% mine, and was the only thing I had to look forward...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-12-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,839,961
Posted By Mooman
Oh man, I just finished helping a buddy with a...

Oh man, I just finished helping a buddy with a demolition. Complete replacement of everything in, and installation of sheetrock in a bathroom not big enough for the two of us. That wasn't in itself...
Forum: Masonry 03-30-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By Mooman
I once had the opportunity for such a thing. It...

I once had the opportunity for such a thing. It was at a private school and at the time, I didn't care what type of stone it was. It was stone facing around a fireplace and continued from floor to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-14-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,839,961
Posted By Mooman
You can usually see right through those tactics. ...

You can usually see right through those tactics. If you get suspicious, simply through a wrench at em by means of setting some deadlines of your own- with your own reasons. If they bock, then you...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-14-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,839,961
Posted By Mooman
What the hell?

What the hell?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-14-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,839,961
Posted By Mooman
Actually, no. I'm special! I learned a long...

Actually, no. I'm special! I learned a long time ago through being on jobs with no toilet, to take care of business 1 time and before going anywhere. A routine that has never failed me since. I do...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-12-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,839,961
Posted By Mooman
Uhmmm....TMI TMI TMI

Uhmmm....TMI TMI TMI
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-12-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,839,961
Posted By Mooman
I hate to think what some of the future...

I hate to think what some of the future conversations with inspectors are going to be like concerning one of the newer additions to the fire code! Here is a very brief, (and no where near enough...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-02-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,979
Posted By Mooman
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To stay up to date with MA. Requirements, Sign up here.......
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Forum: Masonry 02-27-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 41,371
Posted By Mooman
Isn't the point here...that Ben figured out...

Isn't the point here...that Ben figured out through experimentation- pretty much all that is needed to know? And that everyone that has screwed with these designs since, has not improved upon them? I...
Forum: Masonry 02-27-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 41,371
Posted By Mooman
So, all in all, was this particular section of...

So, all in all, was this particular section of Thompsons/Buckleys text, the most intriguing part for you FC?.....

"Thus, for example, supposing the wall of the chimney in front, from the upper...
Forum: Masonry 02-25-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,209
Posted By Mooman
Was without my level of course, but my eye is...

Was without my level of course, but my eye is really good and nothing felt or looked out of level. This isn't to say it wasn't. There was no separation of anything at all-anywhere, except that one...
Forum: Masonry 02-24-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,209
Posted By Mooman
The concrete is visible, and I know...right? ...

The concrete is visible, and I know...right? Pisa, that is some crazy **** there!

I am leaning towards(no pun intended) the idea of the thimble being a hinge point. Question is...which way?...
Forum: Masonry 02-24-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,209
Posted By Mooman
An entire foundation shift with no visible cracks...

An entire foundation shift with no visible cracks in the concrete itself, nor the walls above or any windows? I find that hard to believe.
I'm not saying I disagree or that it's impossible. Just...
Forum: Masonry 02-24-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,209
Posted By Mooman
It is a clay thimble. The stove and veneer sit...

It is a clay thimble. The stove and veneer sit inside the home on top of the first floor-floor Joist, ((which are 16" on center and within three feet of landing on the 8" concrete foundation...
Forum: Masonry 02-24-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,209
Posted By Mooman
Question....

A brick veneer behind a wood stove is cracked from one side to the other...only on a single course, inline/same course as top of thimble. Owner is convinced it's the foundation sunk. I'm convinced...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 02-23-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,215
Posted By Mooman
Thats the kinda job I like to work on! Nice,...

Thats the kinda job I like to work on! Nice, clean, maintained equipment.
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,869
Posted By Mooman
Huh

Huh
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,373
Posted By Mooman
(Was a covering used?,...dirty perhaps?) ...

(Was a covering used?,...dirty perhaps?)

Best I've heard yet!
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,373
Posted By Mooman
Still better than around here! Prices are way...

Still better than around here! Prices are way past that here.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 02-23-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,215
Posted By Mooman
To each their own. I love clean tools and...

To each their own. I love clean tools and equipment. Long terms jobs, I'll even have a dedicated bucket of Muriatic to put the hoe and shovels in. Love me a clean work site and tools.
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By Mooman
"will travel for stone...

"will travel for stone trucks":clap::clap::clap::clap:
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,373
Posted By Mooman
"Added note, we used to use mostly the mix on...

"Added note, we used to use mostly the mix on sight trucks for smaller pours and it was the owner of that company who told me about the chemicals in the water."

I've always wished we had...
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By Mooman
Your neighbor has a hell of an idea there!

Your neighbor has a hell of an idea there!
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