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Forum: Roofing 12-20-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,780
Posted By Roofcheck
The robot is seriously over rated in my opinion. ...

The robot is seriously over rated in my opinion. You can run up and down with hand seamers in no time- again depeinding on the steepness.
Forum: Roofing 12-17-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,817
Posted By Tom Struble
lighten up Francis..if everybody googled...

lighten up Francis..if everybody googled something we wouldn't need this place now would we?
Forum: Roofing 12-11-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,817
Posted By Tom Struble
..guess i been using mine wrong for the last 35...

..guess i been using mine wrong for the last 35 years..
Forum: Roofing 12-09-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,817
Posted By Roofcheck
stomp shear.

stomp shear.
Forum: Roofing 12-31-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,495
Posted By Tom Struble
well we work with what we have..not everybody...

well we work with what we have..not everybody gets to work with first class historic materials,and if i was the average h.o.i think i would rather have someone that was more capable installing ..well...
Forum: Roofing 12-30-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,495
Posted By NYgutterguy
The lack of kick out is one of the few things can...

The lack of kick out is one of the few things can make my life miserable just installing something as simple as gutters.
Butting up a gutter to the j, siding, or stucco with out it will sometimes...
Forum: Roofing 12-21-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,473
Posted By bustedknuckles
Because the first roofers didn't like paper under...

Because the first roofers didn't like paper under their shingles either :laughing::thumbup:
Forum: Roofing 12-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,066
Posted By jlsconstruction
I didn't know people actually used gaf

I didn't know people actually used gaf
Forum: Roofing 11-02-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,277
Posted By Mr Latone
As a note, no problem with the QEP for me. It...

As a note, no problem with the QEP for me. It doesn't get regular use, but it has seen a fair amount of use.

Something to mention. Each year the quality of a lot of manufactured goods is...
Forum: Roofing 09-29-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,849
Posted By CrescentGutter
An example of today's use of the elbow machine. A...

An example of today's use of the elbow machine. A little time consuming pulling up the boards on the step and cutting/notching. But the customer was happy, therefore I was happy.
A clean looking...
Forum: Roofing 07-10-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,035
Posted By Ed the Roofer
I see lots of new names. Anybody here remember me?

Well, it's been about a 5 year hiatus from posting due to circumstances that i never could have seen coming.

But, i am getting things started again, slowly but surely.

So, i just dropped in to...
Forum: Roofing 04-24-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,047
Posted By superseal
I still think Peter Scholey from Just lead takes...

I still think Peter Scholey from Just lead takes the cake on traditional old school techniques using highly appropriate malleable lead flashings all starting with the DPC tray (damp proof course)
...
Forum: Roofing 04-24-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,047
Posted By Stephen H
We always grind the mortar joints and step the...

We always grind the mortar joints and step the counter flashing up the side.

No offense to anybody here- but in my opinion the long straight cut diagonal up the side of the chimney looks bad.
...
Forum: Roofing 04-23-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,047
Posted By Tom M
Im an either or guy too but I admit cutting that...

Im an either or guy too but I admit cutting that brick bugs me. If the mortar goes your changing everything anyway but in my head I feel like bricks can be saved and repointed if you dont go cutting...
Forum: Roofing 04-23-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,047
Posted By superseal
Old school masons would have your balls in a...

Old school masons would have your balls in a sling for slicing through brick but either way will work... 4 1/2" grinder with 4 1/2" blade tilted upward a bit whilst cutting.

For copper and...
Forum: Roofing 03-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,765
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
I found some pictures of the membrane online. ...

I found some pictures of the membrane online.

Its the blue stuff.

Looks good, don't you think?


Andy.
Forum: Roofing 03-05-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,514
Posted By TimelessQuality
Tell him the only true way to settle it is the...

Tell him the only true way to settle it is the 'Adjuster Drop Test':thumbup:
Forum: Roofing 02-06-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,832
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
That is as long as this tread has been around. ...

That is as long as this tread has been around.

Andy.
Forum: Roofing 01-06-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 275,616
Posted By BamBamm5144
That's a scary list. I don't even consider...

That's a scary list. I don't even consider biltmore, castlebrook or IKO to be shingles.

However my list would go

Certainteed landmarks
Owens corning Durations
Malarkey Highlander
Tamko...
Forum: Roofing 01-03-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,859
Posted By thesidingpro
Installing metal and you don't know what oil...

Installing metal and you don't know what oil canning is? Yikes!
Forum: Roofing 12-29-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,444
Posted By Tom Struble
save that for barns and put a real roof...

save that for barns and put a real roof on....BOOM:boxing:
Forum: Roofing 10-04-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,206
Posted By Mr Latone
What's the point of felt? 1) Temporary...

What's the point of felt?

1) Temporary protection for the deck before the finished roof.

If the entire roof was to be 'dried in' prior to final installation the horizontal install would be...
Forum: Roofing Picture Post 05-19-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,251
Posted By Mr Latone
There is a slightly different alternative to...

There is a slightly different alternative to exposed cleating.

Form the apron and put a 3/4" hem on the bottom edge where it hits the roof. Leave the hem open slightly (1/8").

92479


Place...
Forum: Roofing 05-08-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,020
Posted By Tom Struble
and they put 6 bending handles on it for a...

and they put 6 bending handles on it for a reason..
Forum: Roofing Picture Post 03-24-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,511
Posted By VSM
The best copper work I've ever seen (not my work)

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From a friend of mine. Copper Exclusive in Utah. He can make anything.
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