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Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-06-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,106
Posted By rrk
Who hasn't purchased the HF $9.99 side grinder...

Who hasn't purchased the HF $9.99 side grinder and said it's perfect for this job? :thumbsup:
Forum: Construction 07-13-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,200
Posted By Randy Bush
This might be a little off topic, but figured...

This might be a little off topic, but figured being talking about skilled and unskilled might fit in. Anyhow Was have daughter's bf help me just a little today. Ask him to cut me a piece of siding 90...
Forum: Low Voltage 02-10-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,614
Posted By Big Johnson
Tell him to move to Minnesota, there’s an opening...

Tell him to move to Minnesota, there’s an opening for a licensed framer up there.
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,362
Posted By NJ Contractor
Honesty is the best policy. Thank them for...

Honesty is the best policy. Thank them for contacting you and tell them that either your company is not the right fit for the project or the project is not the right fit for your company.
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,362
Posted By sparehair
Theres also the 'no thank you' bid. Take the...

Theres also the 'no thank you' bid. Take the time and materials and quadruple it.

Ironically, often gets approved. Win win.

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Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,267
Posted By MikeFL
Just tell the driver you need a 4" slump. That's...

Just tell the driver you need a 4" slump. That's about what it comes out at without adding any water on the jobsite.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 10-29-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,639
Posted By KAP
I guess he was hoping the OP had a helicopter... ...

I guess he was hoping the OP had a helicopter... :whistling
Forum: Masonry 10-13-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By fjn
Thanks guys for the feed back. Thanks button...

Thanks guys for the feed back. Thanks button started acting up after Wazez.:censored:
Forum: Drywall 08-31-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,869
Posted By slowsol
Depending on the type of the building, it may...

Depending on the type of the building, it may have to be fire treated wood.


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Forum: Welding & Steel Trades 08-22-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,194
Posted By Clarkiron
First timer doing some sheet pilings

Hey y'all my name is Sean , I'm a first-time poster on this site which seems like a great idea, I am a 12 year ironworker. I broke out and started my own company at the beginning of this year and we...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,054
Posted By Inner10
I bought one years ago and snapped the heads off...

I bought one years ago and snapped the heads off of the first 3 screws and said the hell with it.
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,023
Posted By TNTCONSTREMOD
Tomorrow will be the first day it is vacant 100%...

Tomorrow will be the first day it is vacant 100% there is a clause in the bid packet that states that upon first in person review I will have 48 hours to make changes to scope and price no questions...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-17-2016, 01:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By Calidecks
Here's my secret on those that are looking as...

Here's my secret on those that are looking as though they are wavering.

I pay my lumberyard before the 20 days is up so my customers never get a preliminary lein notice. However when I open an...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-24-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By MasterBlaster
Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year to all my blasting friends.

Again, it's the end of 2015 and I'd like wish all my blasting friends a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. :thumbsup:

Dale
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-22-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,247
Posted By Cricket
Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas!

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I wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas.

I hope this coming year turns out to be the best one ever!
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-28-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,315
Posted By stelzerpainting
Can't we all just get along?

Seems to be an awful lot of animosity and angst in the Painting Forum which has been building since a fairly recent thread was posted. Not gonna name names. Not what this post is about. I can't...
Forum: Flooring 10-18-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,237
Posted By PrecisionFloors
Make a scribe stick with a 3/8 drop down, about...

Make a scribe stick with a 3/8 drop down, about two feet long. Mix feather finish up a tad stiff and float the transition length out to get the bulk of the rise. When it sets up for about 20 min take...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work Picture Post 07-06-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,924
Posted By DaVinciRemodel
Im a general contractor that dabbles in...

Im a general contractor that dabbles in gynecology on the weekends. What would your wife pay for my services? Id like to be competitive.
Forum: Business 06-21-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,895
Posted By pcplumber
24-years old is not too young. The younger you...

24-years old is not too young. The younger you are the better. It is the old fools who you can't teach a damn thing to.

I started my first business (technically) when I was about 11 years old. I...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 10-20-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 513,946
Posted By License Guru
Hello, I'm not sure if DVBE is different...

Hello,

I'm not sure if DVBE is different than just vet owned or woman owned as it relates to the percentage of ownership required.

But, it may only be 51% that she needs to own. And I do...
Forum: Business 05-25-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,826
Posted By Jhinton
I just had my first request to itemize materials and labor.

So, I just received an email from a homeowner asking me to itemize my materials and labor. He stated that my price was higher than the estimate I gave him on site. ( I told him $1,500 to $2,000 after...
Forum: Construction Picture Post 11-15-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,674
Posted By Bearded Wonder
Log Home From 5 years ago

I was superintendent of this job, and here's some of the work we did.

I haven't worked for that builder in 4 years, but I got called back by the owner to do some small repair work, so I got to...
Forum: Carpentry 09-15-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,119
Posted By mikeswoods
Sad but true---So many younger guys have no clue...

Sad but true---So many younger guys have no clue about door hanging----or even own a good set of chisels---
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 34,348
Posted By Inner10
I was working on a house a few years ago, two...

I was working on a house a few years ago, two guys were putting up vapor barrier. One guy says to the other:

"it can't be healthy to breath the fumes from this acoustic sealant"

the other guy...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,276
Posted By Timo
Thumbs down We have come full circle - A belated introduction.

Twenty five years ago yesterday (July 18,1988), I settled on my first "investment" house. We flipped that one and then a few after that and then built our first new house in 1991.

We went on to...
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