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Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By onmywayup
Clearly couldn't afford an editor

Spotted in my local Home Depot. Somebody sure didn't proofread this packaging. I did a bit of double-take. Made me chuckle.

I am well aware they mean you don't have to cut the NEW ones, but I...
Forum: Business 06-25-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mordekyle
Done Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Done


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Forum: Business 06-24-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,579
Posted By griz
if and when you take over someone's fustercluck...

if and when you take over someone's fustercluck it is done ALL on your terms.

you say when, how, how much & how you will be paid.

if there is any hesitation decline & move on....

that...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,697
I'm pretty cutting edge and high...

I'm pretty cutting edge and high tech..........For 1995. :blink:


I have a cordless circ, SawZall, and a couple drill drivers, and a couple lights.


And......Oh wait, that's it.

And my...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-06-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 147,350
Posted By SmallTownGuy
"No problem, I'll just turn real...

"No problem, I'll just turn real slow..."
Forum: Business 05-31-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,475
Posted By TxElectrician
Play their game. Send them and email stating your...

Play their game. Send them and email stating your new price and payment terms. Up your price by 15% and offer a 5% discount for invoices paid in 10 days.

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Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By onmywayup
The men who came before us

Got started today on doing some insulation, wall paneling, and ceiling install on this old barn in Fowlerville, MI.

On one wall, there is a list of materials and prices left by the guys who built...
Forum: Business 12-08-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,050
Posted By WBailey1041
Here is some good advice. You have two ears and...

Here is some good advice. You have two ears and one mouth for a reason. You should listen twice as much as you talk. If you apply this advice wholeheartedly to your current “bid mistake” it will...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,099,395
Posted By overanalyze
Big ass 1/4" steel plate we had cut for the...

Big ass 1/4" steel plate we had cut for the quartz countertop support on this massive island on our current kitchen remodel. I drew it on SketchUp and then my steel supplier cut it on their CNC...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,654
Posted By Inner10
3 Months later? Take a hike lady.

3 Months later? Take a hike lady.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,602
Posted By Mordekyle
Sub it out to Superman. Sent from my...

Sub it out to Superman.


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Forum: Electrical 08-14-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,298
Posted By rselectric1
Slight update. The replacement trim rings don't...

Slight update. The replacement trim rings don't make the click at all per the client. Cree has sent 8 replacement (new generation 100 watt equivalents) so I can install them on a different...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,801
Posted By KAP
Makes you wonder, if it's as good as it...

Makes you wonder, if it's as good as it advertised, reliable and actually ends up saving money, why isn't it a requirement for all government buildings?
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,091
Posted By rselectric1
This forum is not the correct one for this type...

This forum is not the correct one for this type of activity.

Thread closed
Forum: Business 11-09-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,745
Posted By SectorSecurity
So if they did superb work in half the time you...

So if they did superb work in half the time you expected would you have paid more even though they were hourly?

Just as we have to screen customers the same is true for employees

Sent from my...
Forum: Business 10-29-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,980
Posted By B.Johnson
Never try to be cheaper than the next guy,...

Never try to be cheaper than the next guy, especially if they are working as a contractor for a big box store. The best way to make a living is to be BETTER than the next guy. Show up on time, do a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-02-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Robie
Custom phone case...

Just picked this up today from a local leather guy.

I was using an Occidental calculator case which fit my last phone just right, but the new Samsung 8+ was too long.

Plus, I wanted to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-28-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By eahandyman
Who did this!!!

This is hillarious:clap:
Forum: Vehicles 08-26-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By SuperiorHIP
I've had this one for a few years, it is an...

I've had this one for a few years, it is an awesome little air compressor. Only issue is that it isn't long enough to reach my trailer tires but in a pinch I could use my jumper cables to extend if...
Forum: Electrical 06-26-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,896
Posted By rrk
You make it so easy, he can't help it

You make it so easy, he can't help it
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-24-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,052
Posted By cwatbay
I had to comment on the HA on NPR. In my mind,...

I had to comment on the HA on NPR. In my mind, the majority of NPR listeners are the same ones, with the mindset that got rid of vocational training in schools. The same ones that confuse education...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-10-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 147,350
Posted By Peter_C
Thought a motorcyclist in the lowes parking lot...

Thought a motorcyclist in the lowes parking lot should be included in the action. Even got the red flag going on!
Forum: Electrical 03-15-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,589
Posted By Inner10
I've seen more burnt up wire nuts, it's not the...

I've seen more burnt up wire nuts, it's not the design of the termination it's fools that don't use them properly.
Forum: Electrical 10-22-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By Mozart
Hey, I'm trying to decide if I want to pay an...

Hey, I'm trying to decide if I want to pay an electrician or buy a new truck. With the pricing around here, it would be about the same price. I think they charge more than brain surgeons

JUST...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-28-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,934
Posted By griz
The end moves to allow for the thickness `of the...

The end moves to allow for the thickness `of the hook when going from inside to outside measurements.
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