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Forum: Health & Safety Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 122
Posted By Joasis
My latest PSA was 4.03 Something else to...

My latest PSA was 4.03

Something else to worry about. I will be 59 before long, and I spear, arthritis and all the aches and pains are a bummer.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Today, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 387
Posted By Joasis
I was watching "The Pacific", the HBO...

I was watching "The Pacific", the HBO mini-series, and typed "Solomon Islands" into my search on my phone. I still get adds for travel in the region. Like you, I want to see the Pacific....

Our...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Today, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 387
Posted By Joasis
Auschwitz and the sub-camps are still intact....

Auschwitz and the sub-camps are still intact. From all I have read of accounts of tourists that have visited, and I do not know anyone personally who has been there, is that they recommend 2 days,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Today, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 387
Posted By Joasis
Hitler had the SS destroy the car as the Allies...

Hitler had the SS destroy the car as the Allies were coming into Berlin, I believe.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Today, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 387
Posted By Joasis
What an awesome contribution to a...

What an awesome contribution to a thread....nothing to contribute to the topic, except that you don't share other members interest in history. Good one. :thumbsup:
Forum: Health & Safety Today, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 122
Posted By Joasis
After 50

I swear, the wheels are coming off the wagon.....

If I haven't had enough health related issues with aging, I just had the fun of getting laser surgery on my prostrate. :sad:

I know I have been...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-10-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 387
Posted By Joasis
I looked at the "Band of Brothers" tour....and it...

I looked at the "Band of Brothers" tour....and it is way too expensive for my budget. And frankly, I could not see the value....doing it on your own, if you are ok with driving in Europe, would be...
Forum: Roofing 06-01-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Joasis
And to address the current trend of spray foaming...

And to address the current trend of spray foaming the roof decks? Uh huh.

https://www.buildingscience.com/documents/digests/bsd-149-unvented-roof-assemblies-for-all-climates

This is what we...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,212
Posted By Joasis
The contract they sign is with the client, or...

The contract they sign is with the client, or realtor.

Not with a seller. And as my attorney has made clear, immunity shields are small obstacles to break down.

On a spec home I built 10...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-27-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By Joasis
I don't know that the ice is "disappearing" as...

I don't know that the ice is "disappearing" as much as it reflects weather from year to year. There is a very limited window for climbers, and the path up is very narrow...what I heard in a lecture...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,212
Posted By Joasis
EVERY Home Inspector I have ever been near was...

EVERY Home Inspector I have ever been near was some guy who doen't know sh!t, isn't part of the trades to begin with, and got into home inspecting because of the east path to "licensing" and the self...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-24-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Joasis
Pulling a pan is all about friction. My trowels...

Pulling a pan is all about friction. My trowels are all 8hp and it isn't an issue. I would also presume that any older pan with any surface issues would be tough to pull.
Forum: Construction 05-23-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Joasis
GigaCrete. https://www.gigacrete.com/

GigaCrete. https://www.gigacrete.com/
Forum: Carpentry 05-17-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,308
Posted By Joasis
My drywall guy hangs rock on sq/ft of board in...

My drywall guy hangs rock on sq/ft of board in the estimate, and there are not up charges until we get into customs with 10 foot ceilings.

So at .20 a sq/ft for rock, and they don't cut up a full...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-17-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 43,451
Posted By Joasis
I just have to ask...do you suppose that toilet...

I just have to ask...do you suppose that toilet is purposed to recycle gray water to flush, and save clean water?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-17-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 821
Posted By Joasis
Never been....The Journal Record building you...

Never been....The Journal Record building you were in..that is where the MEPS was.

I was in Enid...60 miles as the crow flies, and it sounded like it was right down the road, that loud. I can't...
Forum: Carpentry 05-17-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,308
Posted By Joasis
It has been years since I have seen anyone with...

It has been years since I have seen anyone with jambed windows. All new construction windows, meaning high end and builder grade alike, all have nail fins. Now some builders will do "remodel" window...
Forum: Carpentry 05-17-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,308
Posted By Joasis
I build specs from time to time, and I can tell...

I build specs from time to time, and I can tell you from much experience, it is indeed about keeping costs down, because, every dollar has a name if you want to keep going in this business.
...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-15-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,399
Posted By Joasis
Dinner was always the noon meal, except it was...

Dinner was always the noon meal, except it was used to refer to holiday meals, i.e., Thanksgiving Dinner, Christmas Dinner, and so on....supper was always supper, and "cooking dinner, or supper, or...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-15-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,399
Posted By Joasis
The other day, I called my oldest...

The other day, I called my oldest daughter....small talk, and she said she was fixing supper... (remember that phrase?) and I asked why she didn't ask me to come up? She said with out missing a beat,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-15-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 235
Posted By Joasis
My two favorites. Harvey Korrman said in an...

My two favorites. Harvey Korrman said in an interview later that he actually peed his pants at the Dentist skit, that Conway ad-libbed much of it, and the elephant tale, according to Vickie Lawrence,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-14-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 821
Posted By Joasis
I lived in the DC Metro for a short while and...

I lived in the DC Metro for a short while and spent most of my free time at the various museums and Smithsonian, plus the city and surrounding areas....and one thing I was amazed at was the number of...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-14-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 320
Posted By Joasis
I wasn't doing it to bail with a win, I was doing...

I wasn't doing it to bail with a win, I was doing it to piss off the professor.

6 deck shoe. The cut card was way down the stack still, and the previous hands had seen a lot of low cards, the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-14-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 320
Posted By Joasis
You just made my point. :thumbsup:

You just made my point. :thumbsup:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-14-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 320
Posted By Joasis
Breaking the "rules" to piss off the "experts" is...

Breaking the "rules" to piss off the "experts" is more fun then playing and bleeding chips slowly, which is what blackjack will do, statistically.

Several years ago at IBS, I was staying at the...
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