Contractor Talk - Professional Construction and Remodeling Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: builditguy
Forum: Concrete & Paving 10-10-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By builditguy
Sorry I didn't see this sooner. I know a guy...

Sorry I didn't see this sooner. I know a guy with one for sale. Barely used. He thinks it's the greatest thing ever. Just to the point he doesn't do concrete anymore.

I have the Morrision...
Forum: Business 08-29-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By builditguy
Not just employees. Sub-contractors will sue as...

Not just employees. Sub-contractors will sue as well.

Sub hurt his finger, on one of my jobs. I wasn't there. That's why I have subs, so I don't have to do everything. 3 years later, he sues...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,979
Posted By builditguy
I can't believe it made it this far, without...

I can't believe it made it this far, without being shut down.

I charge less than I should, but more than the customer wants to pay.
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By builditguy
Wore Redwings for years. Had some Carolinas,...

Wore Redwings for years. Had some Carolinas, maybe some called Georgia?. Thorogood were the last and were great.
Now, I've got Wolverine, but not because I chose them. They chose me. Once...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-15-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 955
Posted By builditguy
I haven't done this, but over the years, multiple...

I haven't done this, but over the years, multiple sub-contractors' vehicles have leaked oil on driveways. Sometimes we don't catch it quickly. Sometimes the idiots will keep parking on the...
Forum: Technology 07-05-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 221
Posted By builditguy
Ok. Made me look. Apparently my last post was...

Ok. Made me look. Apparently my last post was 3/30/19. I did find out I have 3 followers?
I hope they don't follow too closely because I'm not sure where I'm going.
I crack myself up.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-30-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 479
Posted By builditguy
We have a Ryobi. We had a job that required alot...

We have a Ryobi. We had a job that required alot of caulking. It worked great. Don't really get it out, unless we have alot to do.

For sub-floors, we've been using Avantech foam
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-25-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,622
Posted By builditguy
Been through several and they were all the best,...

Been through several and they were all the best, at the time. Milwaukee, for years. Dewalt was better, for a while. Then Makita, which was probably the best ergonomically for me. Now we only have...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 763
Posted By builditguy
I've got him set up with Edward Jones and I've...

I've got him set up with Edward Jones and I've bought some rentals and made him 50% partner. He takes care of the maintenance and I take care of the renters/books.

I'd still like him to take a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 763
Posted By builditguy
This is probably one of the better Father's day...

This is probably one of the better Father's day threads, even if it wasn't meant that way.

Didn't have much connection with my dad. He had 2 master's degrees. I was always a worker. I did...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-05-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,319
Posted By builditguy
I have the orange one, pictured above. Can't...

I have the orange one, pictured above. Can't imagine doing a deck without one.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-31-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,045
Views: 2,919,498
Posted By builditguy
Works good for us. Started about 10 years ago. ...

Works good for us. Started about 10 years ago. For years we loaded and unloaded, rolled out coil on the ground.
Bought the 18' trailer and a new brake. This one has never been in the weather,...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-30-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,045
Views: 2,919,498
Posted By builditguy
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200530/2f3fe7d8...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200530/2f3fe7d8528ced5d3011ce6d01ea01f0.jpg
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200530/aa13c6e2714403057ee94f750b8842d0.jpg...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-22-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By builditguy
We used the larger DeWalt, for years. Don't even...

We used the larger DeWalt, for years. Don't even know, maybe 20 years. Recently we got the Flexvolt table saw. For the work we do, it has done everything we need, without a single issue.
I'm not...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By builditguy
That was good. Glad to see Kowboy took it in...

That was good.

Glad to see Kowboy took it in stride. That's also good.
Forum: Vehicles 04-30-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By builditguy
This is so overwhelming. I don't want to take...

This is so overwhelming. I don't want to take over a thread. Glad it's going good for you. Please give us an update.

After unloading the 18' trailer, the amount of tools and crap is ridiculous...
Forum: Vehicles 04-30-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By builditguy
We have discussed changing trailers, for a while....

We have discussed changing trailers, for a while. Yesterday, we made the decision and it's going to happen. But, for us, we are moving from a 8x18 to a 7'6" x 14.

We already have both. Have...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-25-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,006
Posted By builditguy
True. I've never met a girl that didn't want a...

True. I've never met a girl that didn't want a battery powered tool. Some don't want to admit it.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-07-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 534
Posted By builditguy
I use the Dewalt ones. Because we have DeWalt...

I use the Dewalt ones. Because we have DeWalt tools. The trimmer is good. Light trimming and yard work, it will get by, just fine. The large blower works good, but nothing compared to a gas...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By builditguy
So far, we've had no interruptions on business. ...

So far, we've had no interruptions on business.

The only difference I've had to deal with is discussing the "virus" with every single person, ever. I don't need to discuss it. I've heard...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-26-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,030
Posted By builditguy
Just pulling it out, made me appreciate it, that...

Just pulling it out, made me appreciate it, that much more. Thank you for spurring my attention.
I didn't shoot it, today, but I did shoot some.
Thanks
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-26-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,030
Posted By builditguy
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200326/5d8ab85b...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200326/5d8ab85bb8c0e4d46abba8316b423ecf.jpg
This staining is different than yours, but as you can see, I left it. There was no way I could have sanded it out and...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-02-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 3,826
Posted By builditguy
I wasn't ever overweight. Active compared to...

I wasn't ever overweight. Active compared to most, I guess. I ran 4.1 miles a day (almost every single day) for about 10 years. Work started to interfere and I got away from it. Last few years I...
Forum: Drywall 01-27-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By builditguy
Would occasionally see this only white, from the...

Would occasionally see this only white, from the white bucket.

Switched to a different paddle. Not only does it not dig in, it mixes alot better and faster. I wouldn't have thought it, from...
Forum: Roofing 01-12-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By builditguy
So what type of roof is it? The reason I ask,...

So what type of roof is it? The reason I ask, Iíve seen quite a few rubber roofs where the corner laps have been done incorrectly. They are leaking, but it doesnít show up until 20í away, because...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Join Now... It's Fast and FREE!

I am a professional contractor
I am a DIY Homeowner
Drywall Talk is for
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTORS ONLY!

At DrywallTalk.com we cater exlusivly to professional contractors who make their living as a contractor. Knowing that many homeowners and DIYers are looking for a community to call home, we've created www.DIYChatroom.com DIY Chatroom is full of helpful advices and perfect for DIY homeowners.

Redirecing in 10 seconds
No Thanks
terms of service

Already Have an Account?