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Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-12-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,966,546
Posted By oktex56
Bought this knee saver bout 3 jobs ago. Called a...

Bought this knee saver bout 3 jobs ago. Called a racatak. 225 + tax. Make sure you get the chest support.
Paid for itself on the first job.
I should have bought one years ago.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 08-03-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By oktex56
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,099,059
Posted By oktex56
Concrete Resurface project

Concrete Resurface project
Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-28-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,367
Posted By oktex56
Muriatic, start 8/1. Or oxalic, same rate. Mild...

Muriatic, start 8/1. Or oxalic, same rate. Mild acid removes rust, then neutralize with clear ammonia.
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,784
Posted By oktex56
Welp deep South is right on topic. We southerners...

Welp deep South is right on topic. We southerners have been rightly racially profiled as haters. Personally, I was taught by peers, etc to hate. God had to take me to the wood shed to fix that.
I...
Forum: Flooring 02-23-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,973
Posted By oktex56
A recent study showed that the chances of an...

A recent study showed that the chances of an allergic reaction when using epoxy hardeners containing MXDA was almost twice as likely as any other tested hardener. This study coincides with our own...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-13-2016, 01:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,899
Posted By oktex56
I just finished helping on a remodel through our...

I just finished helping on a remodel through our church and used a cordless. Didn't pay attention to the brand but I was impressed with the power.
Forum: Flooring 01-22-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,973
Posted By oktex56
I had an allergic reaction to a med several years...

I had an allergic reaction to a med several years ago. Pus filled sores over almost entire body. Dermatologist got me straight, but it took quite awhile. Takeaway? This is best handled by a good Dr....
Forum: Flooring 01-22-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,973
Posted By oktex56
Madrina, I work in the decorative concrete...

Madrina,

I work in the decorative concrete field. Instructor at woc for a class in concrete restoration was an engineer and never worked with epoxy, just consultant. 30 years of it. One day he...
Forum: Flooring 01-13-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,973
Posted By oktex56
I am told the amines in epoxy is the cause of...

I am told the amines in epoxy is the cause of allergic reactions. I have avoided it all these years. Some react to it... Others seem to be able to put it on their cereal every morning and nada. Other...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-15-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,774
Posted By oktex56
I agree with you, it is circling back to what...

I agree with you, it is circling back to what advice was given and I am sorry if I offended in any way. I am truly appreciative for all the advice.

The main thing I like about Contractor Talk is...
Forum: Roofing 01-13-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,211
Posted By oktex56
Cam Scanner app for my carbon copy. Comes in...

Cam Scanner app for my carbon copy.

Comes in handy for business cards, etc.

I use and like it.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-13-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,607
Posted By oktex56
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXdAdhpUoSw ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXdAdhpUoSw

I like simple.
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,787
Posted By oktex56
If this was in the commercial or municipal arena...

If this was in the commercial or municipal arena it's called collusion and you go to jail over it. Another point is in that arena, all bids get opened and everybody gets a peek and if you are smart,...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-06-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 25,391
Posted By oktex56
Nice work!:thumbsup:

Nice work!:thumbsup:
Forum: Carpentry 04-10-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,260
Posted By oktex56
Crappy framers we are working behind...Is this the norm nowdays?

Hey y'all,

I have been helping out a friend hang vinyl siding this winter. (Because I can't do my type work when it's cold.)

We are on the 6th house for an outfit building in an upper middle...
Forum: Specialty Trades Picture Post 02-03-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,449
Posted By oktex56
Heat isn't an issue. The coating holds up...

Heat isn't an issue. The coating holds up extremly well under heavy abuse such as snow plows, etc.

The reason I came on board with this is that asphalt is a somewhat flexible substrate and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 85,995
Posted By oktex56
You know you are a contractor when someone shows...

You know you are a contractor when someone shows you a scar and your reply is um...let me show you a real scar...(you have to do a quick inventory in your mind as which is the best one to show them.)...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-09-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,085
Posted By oktex56
I enjoyed reading the thoughts and opinions here....

I enjoyed reading the thoughts and opinions here. I used to give out food and money being frustrated when I gave out money to see them buy booze with it.

One guy years ago I bought food for...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-07-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,486
Posted By oktex56
Great design. Like the use of storage. Lucky boys...

Great design. Like the use of storage. Lucky boys for sure!
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 01-05-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,081
Posted By oktex56
I like the idea of sawing out to the joint! ...

I like the idea of sawing out to the joint!

You installed in one day right?

Not install and sand and refinish in one day?
Forum: Flooring 01-03-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,145
Posted By oktex56
Just my 2 cents but if you use the soy gel you...

Just my 2 cents but if you use the soy gel you have the disposal issues to deal with as well for the cut back you got up. EPA again.

I have always encapsulated with a resurfacer. (Polymer grout.)...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,336
Posted By oktex56
One of my pet peeves is no return phone call. For...

One of my pet peeves is no return phone call. For instance when I have taken my valuable time to place a bid and wondering where I am and expecting a courtesy call is all I am asking.

As Griz...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-01-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,123
Posted By oktex56
Crazing happens to all plaster, it is normal and...

Crazing happens to all plaster, it is normal and considered acceptable to a degree. I had many thousands of square feet that we did many years ago and it was exterior. It only showed up when wet btw....
Forum: Business 11-30-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,641
Posted By oktex56
Bonus for completion under time alloted for...

Bonus for completion under time alloted for normal profit?
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