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Forum: Business 04-12-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,843
Posted By AintNoFun
the gc hasn't paid any of there subs.. of course...

the gc hasn't paid any of there subs.. of course i notified them, they apparently have no intention to pay anyone so they dont care.. ive gone after bonds before but the owner usually has helped...
Forum: Business 04-12-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,843
Posted By AintNoFun
going after a GC's bond

We have a project where the GC was paid and hasn't paid any of the subs. I called the owner of the project and they told me to go after the bond like all the other subs. so they send me the bonding...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-12-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,418
Posted By AintNoFun
what was the engineers estimate?

what was the engineers estimate?
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-03-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,072
Posted By AintNoFun
i had full page ads a few years back, we were...

i had full page ads a few years back, we were spending about 1100 or 1200 a month. we cancelled the first year, got very little work out of it. we have much better success just joining a good...
Forum: Business 06-07-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,335
Posted By AintNoFun
i go to my suppliers all the time on larger jobs...

i go to my suppliers all the time on larger jobs and tell them look, i can't float this job. if you want the work you'll have to wait 45/60 days. 9.9 times out of 10 they appreciate the honesty up...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,987
Posted By AintNoFun
thats not gouging... when i price change orders i...

thats not gouging... when i price change orders i price them high as well.. you know have to stop with whatever your doing re-tool/remobilize for this work.. he has hours wasted for new markout,...
Forum: Business 03-19-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,821
Posted By AintNoFun
i have my job supers keep daily logs. we do all...

i have my job supers keep daily logs. we do all public work so i want to try to get paid a lil faster. so many times the gcs mess up our billing when they turn them into the owner/agency. basically i...
Forum: Business 03-18-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,821
Posted By AintNoFun
daily quantities form

does anyone have a form that they fill out with daily quantities/reports of work performed and have the GC's representative sign it?
on my end we keep track of everything performed but im thinking...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-19-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,454
Posted By AintNoFun
99.9% of my work is sub work. i never give...

99.9% of my work is sub work. i never give special pricing to anyone, infact certain guys who are tough to pay get higher quotes than there competitors bidding the job. i may bid the same job for a...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-18-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,454
Posted By AintNoFun
so your subs can only work for you unless...

so your subs can only work for you unless solicited by another gc? wow
Forum: Landscaping 01-20-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,700
Posted By AintNoFun
maybe join like an industry association,...

maybe join like an industry association, sometimes they have group plans through providers that can save you some coin....
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 56,206
Posted By AintNoFun
i say go for it.. none of these guys will be...

i say go for it.. none of these guys will be paying your bills here so who cares...
Forum: Sandblasting 10-04-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,258
Posted By AintNoFun
actually your wrong. we have a contract w/ heavy...

actually your wrong. we have a contract w/ heavy highway laborers and operators. our laborers contract states that if we use subs and they are using labor that they must be union. whether is a job...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,069
Posted By AintNoFun
usually 2 tons per acre is what we shoot...

usually 2 tons per acre is what we shoot...
Forum: Business 06-13-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By AintNoFun
new jersey recently passed the prompt payment...

new jersey recently passed the prompt payment act, i went to a class they briefly touched on it.. i'd like to find more info.. i would call the engineer to see if the GC has been paid first..
Forum: Technology 06-05-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By AintNoFun
if your trying to hide your number/identity i've...

if your trying to hide your number/identity i've had pretty good luck with a pre paid cell phone, or as the drug dealers call them "burners" lol...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-29-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,054
Posted By AintNoFun
i would say its a good business to be in.. thats...

i would say its a good business to be in.. thats what we do, im salivating myself over the money that will be spent on the infastructure.. laws regarding erosion/soil control are only getting tougher...
Forum: Technology 12-22-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,654
Posted By AintNoFun
i have a network port and a rather expensive...

i have a network port and a rather expensive multi function laser printer so how do i get this to work? thanks
Forum: Technology 12-21-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,654
Posted By AintNoFun
i agree, 50% of the people still use fax.. if you...

i agree, 50% of the people still use fax.. if you want to send them a computer and teach them how to scan and use pdfs. i'll gladly give you contact info. lol.. but untill then i still have to use a...
Forum: Technology 12-21-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,654
Posted By AintNoFun
i would need a modem connection in my laptop for...

i would need a modem connection in my laptop for that google fax program to work right? i ordered these without the 56k modems cuz i thought id never use them lol... thats why i was looking for a...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 12-21-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,365
Posted By AintNoFun
one of the best ways we get in with gcs is go to...

one of the best ways we get in with gcs is go to their meetings.. like the agc (american general contractors) utca (utility transportation contractors) i have made more connects and gotten more work...
Forum: Technology 12-21-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,654
Posted By AintNoFun
fax machine that saves to a pdf

We do mostly public work so when someone faxes us a RFQ the usually send all the specs pertaining to the job. 99% of the specs we already have. So most faxs are like 10 to 40 pages, its killing me on...
Forum: Business 11-27-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,636
Posted By AintNoFun
i would call the "owner" (university) find out...

i would call the "owner" (university) find out who is handling the project on their end. If there is an engineer on the project call them and see what the status of your work is, has it been...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,395
Posted By AintNoFun
hmmm never heard of that.. shes not on the job...

hmmm never heard of that.. shes not on the job why would she get rate?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-21-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,768
Posted By AintNoFun
i had a contractor on a job once trying to get me...

i had a contractor on a job once trying to get me to make some repairs on something someone else damaged for free. i told him he had a better chance of getting bit in the azz by a dinosaur...
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