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Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-05-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,923
Posted By Elyrain
We use a 14í imago, great trailer, tows well, and...

We use a 14í imago, great trailer, tows well, and I can stick 20í material in it sticking out twards the truck no problem. It has ramps as well for equipment, very handy. Get or make a ramp for a...
Forum: Technology 04-27-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,839
Posted By Elyrain
Just my .02, I use two monitors, a 21Ē for excel...

Just my .02, I use two monitors, a 21Ē for excel or whatever and 27Ē for the pdfís. Seems to work for me. I do use 11x17 paper also, but mostly only when Iím meeting a client. I print them out in...
Forum: Roofing 04-04-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By Elyrain
Do they even use tile roofs out there? Thatís...

Do they even use tile roofs out there? Thatís probably 60% of the houses here in so cal.


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Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-02-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,908
Posted By Elyrain
The most important thing YOU need to do is follow...

The most important thing YOU need to do is follow all the local rules involved in these smaller projects. Find out what the minimum amount they can spend without bidding it out, and if you need...
Forum: Carpentry 01-02-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,780
Posted By Elyrain
*Being TIED off Sent from my iPhone using...

*Being TIED off


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Forum: Carpentry 01-02-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,780
Posted By Elyrain
If I remember correctly framers can be up 12í...

If I remember correctly framers can be up 12í without being off on at least a 4x plate. Iron workers can free climb 20í but need to be tied off when actually working or passing material.

This is...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,348
Posted By Elyrain
You can do any trade as long as a structure is...

You can do any trade as long as a structure is involved, house, shelter, ect. Take out the structure part and the B license is obsolete.


You can not do the grading, site utilities, and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,348
Posted By Elyrain
Since your in the mood, post what an A license...

Since your in the mood, post what an A license allows ya to do.


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Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,348
Posted By Elyrain
I donít need to research what you can and canít...

I donít need to research what you can and canít do with your B. You do.

You can not work on or under a public road in California without an A or C license.


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Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,348
Posted By Elyrain
Nope, you cannot build a bridge or pave a road on...

Nope, you cannot build a bridge or pave a road on your own, you would need someone with an A or C license.

There would be absolutely no findings of any wrong doing if the cslb investigated a B...
Forum: Business 07-09-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,593
Posted By Elyrain
Yes, but remember one important aspect. You are...

Yes, but remember one important aspect. You are responsible for paying employees to drive to your second project also.


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Forum: Business 07-04-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,593
Posted By Elyrain
5hrs reg time, 3hrs PW, 1hr time and a half PW. ...

5hrs reg time, 3hrs PW, 1hr time and a half PW.


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Forum: Business 02-25-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,874
Posted By Elyrain
Those are pretty standard contract terms in...

Those are pretty standard contract terms in public works construction here in Cali. Verbiage is much different but the jist is the same. Not saying you should agree or not, that is on you.

For...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-10-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,857
Posted By Elyrain
Most important thing is to waterproof the sill...

Most important thing is to waterproof the sill correctly, everyone wants a fricken flush sill now a days and if done wrong itíll leak back into the house. The high end homes get copper flashing. La...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-10-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,857
Posted By Elyrain
They are in most of the new customs that go up...

They are in most of the new customs that go up around the coast in the OC. What do you want to know? Most guys I know sub them out because of the Pita factor, the guys that install them everyday are...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,796
Posted By Elyrain
Same here, right handed, tape on the left pencil...

Same here, right handed, tape on the left pencil on the right. Most bag setups have the tape on the right side. I think I only had 1-2 choices of occidental bags that had the tape on the left.

...
Forum: Tiling 10-16-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By Elyrain
Itís called a rubber float leveling system... ...

Itís called a rubber float leveling system...


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Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-16-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,144
Posted By Elyrain
I have the smaller m18 hole hog and itís too fast...

I have the smaller m18 hole hog and itís too fast for mixing. Itís tricky to hold it at half speed. Itís all I use to mix motar, grout, and concrete. But I canít wait to get the m18 mixer. Variable...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 09-04-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,398
Posted By Elyrain
Pricing: Do you round your price or give exact price to the penny?

We round everything to the nearest thousand, usually up unless it's less then $50.

And yes, we just had a job ($4.8m) where we tacked on an addition 500k, but when you do that it adds to gl, gc's...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-26-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By Elyrain
I've been to the warehouse/store they have in so...

I've been to the warehouse/store they have in so cal to buy some Ipe and was impressed with the whole experience. Most people say they are the only supplier of exotic hardwoods because they are so...
Forum: Vehicles 04-03-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,196
Posted By Elyrain
Look it up, it's a v6 diesel that gets great has...

Look it up, it's a v6 diesel that gets great has milage. Sorry for your ignorance.


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Forum: Contractor Licensing 04-03-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By Elyrain
When I got by B license I used my three years of...

When I got by B license I used my three years of apprenticeship and 1 year of journeyman to qualify. That's only if you have a cert for an apprenticeship.


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Forum: Vehicles 04-03-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,196
Posted By Elyrain
I have a 2016 reg cab ram 1500, ecodiesel, I've...

I have a 2016 reg cab ram 1500, ecodiesel, I've never gotten less then 24mpg city and usually 28-31 hwy i haven't towed with it yet but I'm sure it's better then a gasser.


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Forum: Technology 10-07-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By Elyrain
I noticed the speed difference also, best thing...

I noticed the speed difference also, best thing about the ip7 imo.


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Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By Elyrain
For the things that you think may be an issue or...

For the things that you think may be an issue or take more prep time/sanding/chalking/scraping/ whatever, make a t&m price in your contract that states all excessive prep will be an addition $*** per...
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