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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-24-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,431
Posted By slickshift
You won't like it but...

Apprentice yourself to a quality painting company for a few years
Seriously...that's the best possible thing you could do right now
...On so many levels
I'm not kidding or "being a jerk" or...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-24-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,042
Posted By slickshift
I have traditionally preferred gray primer for...

I have traditionally preferred gray primer for reds or blues
IMO they work very well
Best part is: leftovers can be re-used for other colors
Reduce, Re-use, Recycle, etc...
In The Now:...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,048
Posted By slickshift
I've replayed this about 6 times so far... It...

I've replayed this about 6 times so far...
It just keeps getting funnier
..only because it's so true
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-24-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By slickshift
LOL!!!! Confidence is high...BS meter rapidly...

LOL!!!!
Confidence is high...BS meter rapidly rising into the red...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-24-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,086
Posted By slickshift
Some companies would prefer to higher a n00b, as...

Some companies would prefer to higher a n00b, as they often have not yet acquired what they consider bad habits, or have a my way is better type attitude
They can then train you in The Company Way...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-10-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,544
Posted By slickshift
Unless it is a "Turn-Key" business with all the...

Unless it is a "Turn-Key" business with all the appropriate systems in place (if you don't know what I mean then you probably are not there), not much
....except the maybe the value of the equipment...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 144,589
Posted By slickshift
Interior job with Downeast on Buzzard's Bay:

Interior job with Downeast on Buzzard's Bay:
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 144,589
Posted By slickshift
Job on Cape Cod Bay:

Job on Cape Cod Bay:
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-18-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 52,186
Posted By slickshift
It's not a flow thing, it's a adhesion and bleed...

It's not a flow thing, it's a adhesion and bleed through blocking thing




This may be true
Though the gap, if there is one, is closing
As the oils of today are getting de-spec'd for VOC...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-10-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,109
Posted By slickshift
Bob and one of his exes: ...

Bob and one of his exes:

http://msnbcmedia4.msn.com/j/msnbc/Components/Photos/060209/060209_ladytramp_bcol.standard.jpg
Forum: Painting & Finish Work Picture Post 04-20-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,247
Posted By slickshift
Here's the jacket to go with them: ...

Here's the jacket to go with them:
http://homepage.mac.com/cleverg/GarageSaleImages/GarageSale_1176773290_2904.jpg
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-10-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 75,030
Posted By slickshift
Now that stuff is pure crap in a can...and a...

Now that stuff is pure crap in a can...and a lousy primer
I can't imagine it'd make a decent ceiling paint
But no....haven't tried it



http://www.kilz.com/dbimages/Kil2AngleGal.gif
KILZ2...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-22-2006, 08:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 119,725
Posted By slickshift
I especially don't thin Deep Accents by SWP ...

I especially don't thin Deep Accents by SWP


:D
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-02-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 31,385
Posted By slickshift
You are incorrect If you are letting the...

You are incorrect
If you are letting the absolute lowest bidder set your prices you are doomed
You can "get work", but you can't run a business that way
It doesn't work
Ever
There will always be...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-23-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 219,914
Posted By slickshift
Sweet... I'm in

Sweet...
I'm in
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-23-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 219,914
Posted By slickshift
PS If you think other New England house prices...

PS If you think other New England house prices are high, take a look up here
:eek:
I didn't think a fixer-upper could get any higher than in my old town
...I was wrong
:cry:
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-23-2006, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 219,914
Posted By slickshift
Not quite....but close

Not quite....but close
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-23-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 219,914
Posted By slickshift
Hey you don't have a Frappr map for the site do...

Hey you don't have a Frappr map for the site do you?
http://www.frappr.com/
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-23-2006, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 219,914
Posted By slickshift
Hey I'm the most eastern-most U.S. dot No...

Hey I'm the most eastern-most U.S. dot
No wonder it gets dark so early around here

There's nobody (U.S.) more eastern that me!
:w00t:
:party:

(I knew there was something good about this...
Forum: Pressure Washing 01-03-2006, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 40,027
Posted By slickshift
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Pressure Washing 01-03-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 40,027
Posted By slickshift
I guess I don't understand, Jesse That is what...

I guess I don't understand, Jesse
That is what you are saying?
Sacrifice the cheepo pump for spraying chemicals that can't go through the PWer? ..rather than using the hand pump sprayer?

I can...
Forum: Pressure Washing 01-03-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 40,027
Posted By slickshift
For applying chemicals that can't go through the...

For applying chemicals that can't go through the pressure washer instead of the hand sprayer?
Forum: Pressure Washing 01-03-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 40,027
Posted By slickshift
Jomax mix for the really bad mold/mildew ...

Jomax mix for the really bad mold/mildew
(...and it is pretty hard on the eyes and nose so I try not to use it too much-and I will use a vapor mask and spash-back goggles)
Then for decks I have...
Forum: Pressure Washing 01-02-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,966
Posted By slickshift
The North Side:

The North Side:
Forum: Pressure Washing 01-01-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,966
Posted By slickshift
Powerwashing Shaker Shingles

I just moved to Cape Cod
All the houses here (mine included) have 3-4 sides natural shaker shingles
I'm used to PWing (mold/mildew removal) painted or vinyl siding
I am used to PWing decks...
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