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Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 749
Posted By NYCB
I got the Thorogoods a few days ago, but didn't...

I got the Thorogoods a few days ago, but didn't wear them to work yet. We had to go to a party last night so I kept them clean so I had some shiny boots to wear.


They were pretty comfortable for...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By NYCB
My wife was watching Fixer Upper one day and I...

My wife was watching Fixer Upper one day and I was listening.

She was going over the budget and says something like "The new walkway and driveway is going to be $5000"

Yeah right, 5k in...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By NYCB
"Did you pour that slab at a 3 slump?" No...

"Did you pour that slab at a 3 slump?"

No Steve, they only do that on bridge pours with huge truss screeds that have to actually hold up 18 wheelers.

Mixing it to a 6 isn't going to affect how...
Forum: Masonry 11-24-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By NYCB
Probably not a great idea, it's been cold every...

Probably not a great idea, it's been cold every night here for a few weeks, I don't really want a giant wad of solid vegetable oil in my sprayer.

I woke up to snow this morning, so I might just...
Forum: Masonry 11-24-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By NYCB
Which I find odd, because every type of form oil...

Which I find odd, because every type of form oil I've bought has both solvents and petroleum distillates on the MSDS sheets, although some do stink a lot less than others.
Forum: Masonry 11-23-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By NYCB
Best form oil that can be found on a Sunday?

Had a few pallets of forms dropped off after loaning them out......they forgot to oil them before stacking.

They need to be re-stacked and oiled before I store them for the winter (all steel...
Forum: Health & Safety 11-23-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 765
Posted By NYCB
And lots of other dudes that are stronger than...

And lots of other dudes that are stronger than him say otherwise (he's a strong dude, but has he even placed at WSM?)

Everyone has an opinion based on their personal experience, and my personal...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,027
Posted By NYCB
Find where the line exits the foundation and head...

Find where the line exits the foundation and head in that direction, might be able to see a mound.
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By NYCB
That's what I was going to suggest. If they...

That's what I was going to suggest.

If they insist on liquidated damages then tell them it's not going to happen unless there is an equal daily bonus for coming in before contracted completion...
Forum: Health & Safety 11-22-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 765
Posted By NYCB
Punish it with a lacrosse ball, it's never...

Punish it with a lacrosse ball, it's never pleasant but you need to get the muscles to release.



Once you are mended up you might want to consider doing deadlifts regularly. They strengthen the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 280
Posted By NYCB
Can you see it if you log out and browse though?

Can you see it if you log out and browse though?
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 280
Posted By NYCB
Are my posts non-public?

Last night I was browsing on my phone away from home and wandered to this site, I check the GD forum because I started a fresh topic on boots and wanted to see if it had gotten any replies.

I was...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By NYCB
I would pin it to the garage floor so it has an...

I would pin it to the garage floor so it has an anchor point where you'll be driving in, having it settle there would suck, having it rise there would suck even more.
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 749
Posted By NYCB
I had some of the Carolina ones years ago that...

I had some of the Carolina ones years ago that were slick as snot in the mud, but they were more of a flat sole, they had no tread at all to them.

So hopefully I don't get stuck down in a footer...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By NYCB
I just say "It's okay to be wrong sometimes, you...

I just say "It's okay to be wrong sometimes, you can let them know that"
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 749
Posted By NYCB
I ordered these ones. ...

I ordered these ones.


https://www.thorogoodusa.com/product/814-3800/


I hope they have a decent service life, they are expensive.


I'm spoiled I think, those military boots that I bought...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 749
Posted By NYCB
What are you wearing on your feet?

I am super picky when it comes to boots, I've tossed out tons of them that ended up being terrible.

The best ones I've found for what I do is a military style boot, Belleville 615. They break in...
Forum: Masonry 11-13-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By NYCB
I didn't know there was any other way. Snap some...

I didn't know there was any other way. Snap some lines on the wall and keep your 6 ft level near by.
Forum: Masonry 10-30-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By NYCB
The grade guy is a good one, I don't mess with...

The grade guy is a good one, I don't mess with any of that stuff, if someone told me one of my walls was leaking and the grade was pointed back at the house I would probably have to laugh a little.
...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By NYCB
Sometimes you can pressure wash it the following...

Sometimes you can pressure wash it the following morning and it's still green enough to fall right off.


If it's been there a week you're gonna have some fun.
Forum: Masonry 10-30-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By NYCB
Thanks, I guess I will call the ICF supplier...

Thanks, I guess I will call the ICF supplier (where I got the platon) and ask what they have.

Installation instructions I got were just the clips with the flat strip of the fabric on top, I've...
Forum: Masonry 10-28-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By NYCB
Trim for waterproofing membrane below EIFS.

Anyone know of a product or how to match EIFS over ICF where it meets up to the dimple board?

I used Platon right to the sill plate when we built the walls, as finish grade wasn't known yet. Grade...
Forum: Masonry 09-24-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,901
Posted By NYCB
Nevermind, super old thread.

Nevermind, super old thread.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-28-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By NYCB
Depends on the task really. We just have to...

Depends on the task really. We just have to remember that tractors were originally designed as agricultural equipment, they excel at it, and can do other things okay with the correct attachments and...
Forum: Masonry 08-28-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,422
Posted By NYCB
All of them are relevant to the current thread. ...

All of them are relevant to the current thread.

You are the only emotional one in this thread.

Everything going okay?
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