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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-28-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By eastend
and then Armageddon!! if necessary.

and then Armageddon!!

if necessary.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 11-19-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,389
Posted By eastend
interestingly enough, the regulations allow...

interestingly enough, the regulations allow homeowners to do whatever they want with no restrictions, and also allow any work done for free ( as in donated)not to follow any protocols.
Forum: Historical Restoration 11-09-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,440
Posted By eastend
existing finish was thin coat of poly - oak was...

existing finish was thin coat of poly - oak was light colored.

tried to sand and overglaze to get it to this color, but that didn't work.
so we scrubbed the wood surface with solvents using...
Forum: Historical Restoration 11-08-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,440
Posted By eastend
library refinish

we recently refinished a middle school library
1000' sq ft of bookshelves, 200 shelves
Forum: Farmer Brown Insurance Agency 05-05-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,189
Posted By eastend
so what if a painting company secures a very...

so what if a painting company secures a very large project, and wants to sub a part of it to another painting company?
In your explanation, this would not fly because they both do the same thing....
Forum: Farmer Brown Insurance Agency 04-11-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,979
Posted By eastend
I agree with you about the need for this type of...

I agree with you about the need for this type of insurance.

But perhaps you can explain to me why the premiums are based on payroll??

Is a higher paid worker more of a risk for injury than his...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-17-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,778
Posted By eastend
NJ turnpike sped limit is 65- most everyone is...

NJ turnpike sped limit is 65- most everyone is doing 75-80.
south Jersey is nothing like the part near NYC.
even just a little south and west, it's a different world.
Exceptions- AC and Camden
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-13-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,639
Posted By eastend
I saw them in 1970 in the Fillmore east, in NYC....

I saw them in 1970 in the Fillmore east, in NYC. Pigpen was with them then, and he cooked eggs on stage.

Allman Bros was the warm-up act.
And the Dead played for about 5 hours ( with an acoustic...
Forum: Business 02-16-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,737
Posted By eastend
isn't the socio-economic strata of your...

isn't the socio-economic strata of your prospective client a major factor?

I doubt if you can sell many 100K kitchens to folks that can only afford a 20K redo- not matter how great a salesperson...
Forum: Business 02-01-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,579
Posted By eastend
seems to me, that the OP is right to be upset...

seems to me, that the OP is right to be upset with the two contractors he had go look at the job; to price installing batt insulation.

Because the OP sent them, they should have discussed their...
Forum: Business 11-09-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,624
Posted By eastend
The cost of bidding projects is one of many Costs...

The cost of bidding projects is one of many Costs of Doing Business, and should be factored into your overall pricing; it is one aspect of overhead expense.

Still, it may have usefulness as a...
Forum: Plumbing 08-13-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,538
Posted By eastend
update: turns out the run was pretty straight and...

update: turns out the run was pretty straight and the plumber was successful in getting the PEX through the copper.
So- we are back to being fully functional with no leak. Did not have to break up...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-29-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,613
Posted By eastend
i think any reasonable person can agree- it's not...

i think any reasonable person can agree- it's not "settled" science, by any means. For anyone to say so just shows a bias.
I, too, remember the dire predictions made back in the 70's of running out...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-16-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,823
Posted By eastend
let's take it a step further. Should a...

let's take it a step further.
Should a carpenter leave a gouge in the wood,for the painter to deal with- or should it be patched before the painter gets it?

I was always told that the carpenter (...
Forum: Business 05-27-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,858
Posted By eastend
I agree that the explanation email was way too...

I agree that the explanation email was way too long , too apologetic, and too detailed.

Still- I'm amazed how many posters have jumped in chastising the OP for what he did.

He gave a rough...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 13,909
Posted By eastend
I often skip lunch, and usually regret it. I...

I often skip lunch, and usually regret it.
I try to keep rice cakes, peanut butter, mixed nuts and fruits,maybe a banana around. mostly stuff I can eat while driving.
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,387
Posted By eastend
Remodeling Magazine

Remodeling Magazine
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-08-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,295
Posted By eastend
Benny has retired from Benco. Using Peel A...

Benny has retired from Benco.

Using Peel A Away One or any lye based stripper will discolor the wood and probably change the PH of the wood. It will also make the wood fiber "spongier" so that it...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-25-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,317
Posted By eastend
the OP says he grosses about 19K but only takes...

the OP says he grosses about 19K but only takes home 12K.
That seems like way too much withholding.
at that wage, he should be eligible for an earned income credit.
doesn't add up.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-02-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,977
Posted By eastend
you hit the nail on the head, KAP! great...

you hit the nail on the head, KAP!
great analysis.
Forum: Online Leads Services 01-30-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,415
Posted By eastend
Interesting topic. I was about to commit to...

Interesting topic.
I was about to commit to some on-line advertising ( but not with a lead generator), and I took the time to read their TOS.
Wow! It read exactly like you described- even the very...
Forum: Business 09-23-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,092
Posted By eastend
in post # 42 the OP says "I know there is still...

in post # 42 the OP says "I know there is still alot to learn here";
he wants to take advantage of his employer's knowledge and instruction, so that one day he can run a business of his own. So,...
Forum: Business 06-06-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,323
Posted By eastend
that sounds like it came from Craig's List

that sounds like it came from Craig's List
Forum: Business 02-22-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,721
Posted By eastend
I think if you replace the word "sub-contractor"...

I think if you replace the word "sub-contractor" with " specialist", it changes the whole picture.
Most doctors will send you to a specialist for specific conditions.
Obviously the quality of the...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-05-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 52,077
Posted By eastend
you use a wash coat ( which is thinned down...

you use a wash coat ( which is thinned down finish- be it sealer, shellac , lacquer, whatever) on woods which tend to blotch. They can be softwood like pine, but also hardwoods- cherry, maple,...
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