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Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-02-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 23,959
Posted By MarcD
Not true Makita makes a large majority of their...

Not true Makita makes a large majority of their tools in Atlanta.

Dewalt bought porter cable, and delta, and emglo. All made in mexico/china

Milwaukee was bought out.. made overseas...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-02-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,594
Posted By MarcD
I bought a new Milwaukee 18v kit a year ago...

I bought a new Milwaukee 18v kit a year ago switched away from Makita.

In that year I have gone through 3 bad batteries. Impact quit working. Drill broke.

All of these things milwaukee who...
Forum: Remodeling 02-02-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,694
Posted By MarcD
What year was the home built? Check your local...

What year was the home built? Check your local municipal codes. What in the kitchen could have had asbestos that you demo'd? If not in muni codes and nothing there flagged you I would tell them...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,889
Posted By MarcD
Lol, Going to put what my old boss at my...

Lol, Going to put what my old boss at my previous company told me. Made me start my own.

I was installing troffer lights in a commercial bay New construction New Panel.


"What do you mean...
Forum: Roofing 02-02-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,648
Posted By MarcD
Good Luck. Your part should be to educate the...

Good Luck. Your part should be to educate the homeowner on the best direction to travel for him. Take lots of pictures. as you open up to repair if it is discovered water traveled past their point...
Forum: Carpentry 08-17-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,165
Posted By MarcD
Wow that is ugly looking, Why not go right down...

Wow that is ugly looking, Why not go right down the wall ??

Is that plywood over the concrete floor also ?

I would redo the plumbing down wall to the right of the trap, tear out the rest...
Forum: Carpentry 08-17-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,913
Posted By MarcD
Good Luck =) Mold sucks. Get your...

Good Luck =) Mold sucks.

Get your airducts cleaned and have a uv stick put in for about a week after you have repaired the mold areas
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By MarcD
480 is that job in Omaha? I bid one that looked...

480 is that job in Omaha? I bid one that looked identical
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,664
Posted By MarcD
only idea I could think of is to rip some thin...

only idea I could think of is to rip some thin strips of laminate, tap these with some glue into the gaps. putty sand and repaint. May have issues with cracking in a few years but outside of shoe...
Forum: Remodeling 08-12-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,206
Posted By MarcD
Egress Variance ? Anyone had this experience

Hello I Have never had this situation and was wondering if anyone else has come up with this. I am not sure how it will turn out.

We are doing a basement finish on a 115 yr old home basement...
Forum: Remodeling 08-12-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,432
Posted By MarcD
From the sounds of the current shower and tile...

From the sounds of the current shower and tile peeling. I assume its not stone currently? What is behind the tile? what is the new shower the ho is wanting ? need a bit more information.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-05-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,536
Posted By MarcD
I would do it for free.

I would do it for free.
Forum: Historical Restoration 02-05-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,617
Posted By MarcD
give me your dimensions and i could punch them in...

give me your dimensions and i could punch them in the calculator. Could not write it out though. there is some angle thing you can do. I read this in the book that came with it and thought that...
Forum: Electrical 02-05-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,918
Posted By MarcD
Communication is the key in this business. It...

Communication is the key in this business. It sounds like that is your number one complaint and if that is lacking then start looking. But also think to yourself about your communication.
...
Forum: HVAC 02-04-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By MarcD
Your module does not have a common. Invest...

Your module does not have a common.

Invest in a multimeter. If you have rental properties and are trying to do stuff on you own. go buy a fluke, You can find one used at a pawn shop for very...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-01-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,151
Posted By MarcD
Every Single tool i own is milwaukee, makita, and...

Every Single tool i own is milwaukee, makita, and I have the dewalt cordless nailer. Except for one. I have the chicago harbor freight rotary hammer. I use it to chisel off flooring. A good...
Forum: Business 02-01-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,219
Posted By MarcD
Hang in there bud, One right customer can jump...

Hang in there bud, One right customer can jump of months of work. Even try craigslist I know it is full of hacks but you are not and what if you get a job. When I first started on my own I did a...
Forum: Electrical 02-01-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,992
Posted By MarcD
Nope you were correct in what you said. I would...

Nope you were correct in what you said. I would say 99% of the jobs when the homeowner says I have the wire. It is never correct. I have never had an issue where a customer had a problem with us...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-01-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,553
Posted By MarcD
Kid Icarus I forgot all about that game also. ...

Kid Icarus I forgot all about that game also. that one was fun.



Have you guys seen that a nintendo brand new in the box is selling for $1,500 and most of the games brand new are 1-300...
Forum: HVAC 02-01-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,031
Posted By MarcD
And the light should have been screwed into the...

And the light should have been screwed into the grid also. I always screw a troffer into the grid. and I would say 9/10 times they are screwed into the places I have worked. 1/10 a maintanence...
Forum: Flooring 01-28-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,436
Posted By MarcD
Pallets are the best way to get it at a discount....

Pallets are the best way to get it at a discount. Even better are containers.
Forum: Business 01-28-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,614
Posted By MarcD
:thumbsup: Good idea, also explain to...

:thumbsup:


Good idea, also explain to them that these things do happen and this is part of the attention to detail that is included with your work. and if they have lower bids these are the...
Forum: Business 01-28-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,614
Posted By MarcD
A little too much, I would say, touchups are...

A little too much, I would say, touchups are part of the job in my opinion.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-28-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,676
Posted By MarcD
Have fun with it.

Have fun with it.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-28-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,553
Posted By MarcD
Original Nintendo Amazon Shopping Spree

Spent today calling around trying to find a NES here. Couldnt find one then thought about Amazon. I am really excited. I just bought a nes system some games and a bunch of accessories. Anyone...
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