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Forum: Carpentry 08-21-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Concrete block, Brick or of course the harder...

Concrete block, Brick or of course the harder stones will last and last on a good footing....

You can even get some brick that have "bark" textures.... And Wood colored concrete products. ...
Forum: Masonry 08-21-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Frame it in, adding area to the left for an...

Frame it in, adding area to the left for an upstairs enterence, landing at 8" above grade,
install matching window, replace left window with 15 lite door, add window.

Or E inclose with glass...
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 08-21-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Maybe wrong category to post in?

Maybe wrong category to post in?
Forum: Electrical 08-21-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Long term, add a layer to the roof with a well...

Long term, add a layer to the roof with a well vented space, with maximum eves that you can pull down the road without a permit.

Short term, add an awning over the trailer roof to reduce solar...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Individuals, groups, or Nations, Never make...

Individuals, groups, or Nations, Never make themselves better by cutting down the competition.....:thumbsup:

If you do want to play the ranking game, would not a up scale outfit not even consider...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-16-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,566
Posted By Fouthgeneration
I learn the most from the smart ignorant people...

I learn the most from the smart ignorant people asking for help to get better at their trade/business

I learn quite a bit from the experts that share their secret sauces...

And some just show...
Forum: Masonry 08-16-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By Fouthgeneration
I think. you would do, "Shockingly Well".... ...

I think. you would do, "Shockingly Well"....

But you know, you don't know everything.....:thumbsup:
Forum: HVAC 08-16-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Fouthgeneration
It would maximize the temperature of the air...

It would maximize the temperature of the air leaving the boot into the room, the colder air returning in the bottom half of duct.

No change in elevation no "chimney effect"....

And a tee would...
Forum: Masonry 08-15-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By Fouthgeneration
J something: Telling you how I see it. ...

J something: Telling you how I see it.

Please ignore me, I hope you're working in my area....:thumbsup:

Me, an excel spread sheet does all the heavy math for me...But I'm lazy and Old.

I...
Forum: Masonry 08-15-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Long term, How will you EVER make up your...

Long term, How will you EVER make up your knowledge deficit with out working some in the field?

Work on the down low moonlighting every Saturday for 4-8 years?

Work half a day every week in...
Forum: Masonry 08-15-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 30,925
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Now sold under the Toro name. No more "free"...

Now sold under the Toro name.

No more "free" bearings

I make my paddles and use Plaster style metal stiffeners, home made, still buy the rubber main shaft seals.

Close the lid and the chain...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-15-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Fouthgeneration
"get out of the elements'....?? Can't take...

"get out of the elements'....??

Can't take the heat? Sun? humidity?

Cold? wet, cold and wet?

Diabetic? Fat and or old? long term you need to get in shape or move to a different trade...
...
Forum: Masonry 08-15-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Fouthgeneration
IF the space is heated, it might pay to add a...

IF the space is heated, it might pay to add a wythe over 2-3" of a foil faced insulation board, air cavity/ rainscreen and the new brick/stone/ veneer, or stucco/dirvit....
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-12-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,566
Posted By Fouthgeneration
How much time spent on permits, required hurdles...

How much time spent on permits, required hurdles of regulations?
Plans?

Waiting for various approvals??

Fees and VAT?

Who pays for all the still-born projects in Your socialist Utopia?

I...
Forum: Masonry 08-11-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Estimator that supplies a decider with a Bill of...

Estimator that supplies a decider with a Bill of Materials costs and a labor estimate.....No bonuses or loss sharing , Full time But LESS per hour then journeyman brickie,(no lay offs/ rain days.......
Forum: Construction 08-11-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Gyp crete/ fireproofing, contractor, add some...

Gyp crete/ fireproofing, contractor, add some Portland for a little more strength?

Al the wood multistory apartments use the G-Crete ask a fire floor/noise barrier, every other floor vertically,...
Forum: Carpentry 08-11-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By Fouthgeneration
I have quit using any plastic foam insulation...

I have quit using any plastic foam insulation inside the home...

A few square feet smoldering = Dead people...

Rock wool or fiberglass, & less toxic paper based...

Prefect world, dig up the...
Forum: Carpentry 08-09-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Fouthgeneration
If you use a tool with batteries, You DON'T run...

If you use a tool with batteries, You DON'T run it full time OR full power.

I am trying to get USA sold plug in tools sold in 240 volt 1ph and 208 Volt 3 phase power, instantly lighter armatures,...
Forum: Masonry 08-08-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 724
Posted By Fouthgeneration
It is like welding two parallel pieces of steel...

It is like welding two parallel pieces of steel together at both ends,

Filled to keep rats from eating through the plate into a Rat breeding/highway, the cavity.

All filled below grade to...
Forum: Masonry 08-08-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 724
Posted By Fouthgeneration
See original Post? failed for lack of collar...

See original Post?

failed for lack of collar joint grout.....?

Someone's lost the plot... might be me?
Forum: Carpentry 08-08-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 1,497,879
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Even the smart Mob guys are leaving NJ for...

Even the smart Mob guys are leaving NJ for greener pastures...

What ever happen to the fat Governor that loved to close bridges to punish his enemies and taxpayers?
Forum: Masonry 08-08-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 724
Posted By Fouthgeneration
I'd want the collar joint filled under the sill...

I'd want the collar joint filled under the sill plate (where the brick stops at plate level) for resistance to vermin using the cavity to enter the basement/crawl space.

And of course it IS much...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-08-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Workman's Comp claimants---- Bad knees and hips, ...

Workman's Comp claimants---- Bad knees and hips, over 10% will have a decade or two flooring Exp....

Former and Active Pain-Killer abusers.....

Call all the local flooring companies for a...
Forum: Masonry 08-07-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 724
Posted By Fouthgeneration
A the terminal moraine of the last ice Age here,...

A the terminal moraine of the last ice Age here, the river rock has a LOT of iron that "pops" when rewetted, damaging paint, Thus our local CMUs mostly use crushed limestone/marble for the 1/8" plus...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-07-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By Fouthgeneration
Why not get rock driller to drill the holes ...

Why not get rock driller to drill the holes

Hammer drill core drill rig?

rotary diamond oil field style bit?

Hill side fill and only 7' deep is enough?

Call a rock miner.....
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