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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-18-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,402
Posted By realelectrician
Yep about 15 years ago i worked for a company...

Yep about 15 years ago i worked for a company doing fiberglass decks in cape may county nj shore points like Wildwood. I bet those decks i did still are perfectly fine.

I also wonder if those...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,451
Posted By realelectrician
3k is not a lot to some people but for a 1 man...

3k is not a lot to some people but for a 1 man show like me I could buy chit load of hand tools with that. Now power tools and specialty equipment is a different story.
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,282
Posted By realelectrician
A nice healthy dump wakes me up and gets me back...

A nice healthy dump wakes me up and gets me back on track:laughing: Sometimes the only break all day is getting to sit on the can but even that is rushed...but after i feel like i can take on the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,643
Posted By realelectrician
Some interesting replies here and a few out in...

Some interesting replies here and a few out in left field with assumptions but that happens on every forum:thumbsup:

I met the guy while waiting in line at the deli in the supermarket. The line...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,917
Posted By realelectrician
They will just go out and buy brand new tools at...

They will just go out and buy brand new tools at HD so they can "save some money" doing it themselves then return the tools:laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,917
Posted By realelectrician
Next time I go to a restaurant I'm going to ask...

Next time I go to a restaurant I'm going to ask to cook my own steak to save some money. Tell the chef to go take a break:laughing:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-01-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By realelectrician
Actually I can see that in finish carpentry or in...

Actually I can see that in finish carpentry or in a wood shop but not for rough framing.

I would have that sheet ripped with a circular saw before you even had the fence set on the table saw.
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,171
Posted By realelectrician
:laughing:well they are people...:laughing:

:laughing:well they are people...:laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,171
Posted By realelectrician
You don't have a big problem with the article?...

You don't have a big problem with the article? Did you read the whole thing?

The guy says

1. There are a few good people, but let's face it, it usually isn't the thoughtful people with problem...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,171
Posted By realelectrician
I have never met a pot head electrician and I've...

I have never met a pot head electrician and I've been around a lot of them. Can't be high working with electricity. Roofers are known to be the biggest drunks and potheads but if I had to do that...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,429
Posted By realelectrician
This comment is what feeds their perception of...

This comment is what feeds their perception of us. We aren't "laborers" we are skilled tradesman. To me a laborer is the unskilled worker doing the grunt work. Looking down on "laborers" will...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,576
Posted By realelectrician
fixed

fixed
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,480
Posted By realelectrician
You see the sliding miters on Craigslist a lot...

You see the sliding miters on Craigslist a lot because they are a waste of money in my opinion unless you are a woodworker.

For rough framing nobody is going to drag a big arse 2x12 onto a miter...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,850
Posted By realelectrician
Next time I will pull a permit when I install...

Next time I will pull a permit when I install book shelves:laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,850
Posted By realelectrician
It just sucks because I had it up for a couple...

It just sucks because I had it up for a couple days now and the Dr. saw it already. Just don't know how to say "hey I'm worried it might fall so I'm going to put some toggle bolts in":laughing:
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,850
Posted By realelectrician
It's in a chiropractors office. He has very...

It's in a chiropractors office. He has very light things on it. I might just drill 2 holes in the hang track and put a couple toggles in to make the setup bulletproof.

I'm not really worried...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,455
Posted By realelectrician
Tues-Sat is my work week. Sunday is a day to do...

Tues-Sat is my work week. Sunday is a day to do absolutely nothing lay on my ass and watch movies. Mondays are horrible and I screw up a lot of stuff so I set that as a day to just do stupid stuff...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,665
Posted By realelectrician
Maybe not replacing a light fixture but I don't...

Maybe not replacing a light fixture but I don't think most people want a generalist rewiring their own home. I don't want to hear from someone "yeah I can do that" I want to hear "that's what I do"
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,837
Posted By realelectrician
Why do you think no drip edge means nothing? If...

Why do you think no drip edge means nothing? If it meant nothing why do they even make it?

It's a low pitched roof and driving rain can get between things and water wicks as we all know. I...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-13-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,900
Posted By realelectrician
Just got done the job it took less then an hour. ...

Just got done the job it took less then an hour. Thank you "overanalyze" for the goo gone tip that stuff is awesome:thumbsup: Eats right through it like nothing and smells awesome like fresh...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-12-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,900
Posted By realelectrician
I was looking at this on HD website I will use...

I was looking at this on HD website I will use this instead of mineral spirits thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,739
Posted By realelectrician
"I was going to do it myself but don't have the...

"I was going to do it myself but don't have the time" me - neither do I.

"You charge that! I don't even make that much an hour" me - neither do I.
Forum: Electrical 02-07-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,985
Posted By realelectrician
It's so funny how people keep trying to figure...

It's so funny how people keep trying to figure out the problem. We get upset when customers call us and try to diagnose things over the phone but we have no problem doing it on a forum:laughing:
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 27,885
Posted By realelectrician
I guess this was sorta a stupid question. Nobody...

I guess this was sorta a stupid question. Nobody really knows if it will be profitable unless they try. Just because another guy doesn't make money at it doesn't mean others couldn't. There are...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 27,885
Posted By realelectrician
Nice:thumbsup: I make a few bucks on holidays...

Nice:thumbsup: I make a few bucks on holidays like Christmas I make lawn decorations like reindeer all that stuff.

Norm is the master I watch the new yankee workshop whenever I can.
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