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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-29-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By WisePainter
with your skillsets revealed, not "new" in the...

with your skillsets revealed, not "new" in the sense of just entering the painting field, my advice is continue status quo as you've been taught.


Sales techniques for your desired market...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-29-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By WisePainter
Unhappy heck, went in the back wherehouse of a Sherwin...

heck, went in the back wherehouse of a Sherwin Williams to use the head, and got lost...

like a friggin' maze with no exit!!
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-29-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By WisePainter
I'm assuming you are combined 25 years, with...

I'm assuming you are combined 25 years, with mostly residential repaint experience?
You'll need to start small, adapt to the vastly different world of production vs. residential repaints.
They are...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-29-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By WisePainter
Oh no, he's baaaaack.

whuddup painters and lurking DIY folk, checking in, not enjoying the new layout, and will field any and all reasonable questions...starting, NOW!
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-25-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,964
Posted By WisePainter
my pleasure. be careful with anything petroleum...

my pleasure.
be careful with anything petroleum based that leaves a film like mineral spirits, hence the alcohol which evaporates instantly.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-25-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,964
Posted By WisePainter
denatured alcohol, with a light touch.

denatured alcohol, with a light touch.
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,628
Posted By WisePainter
Rushed a Home Depot exterior spray in order to...

Rushed a Home Depot exterior spray in order to beat the rain...

Mother Nature 1
Me 0

We came back to see fresh concrete tilt up, and not even a speck of paint on the ground.

it was GONE!
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,887
Posted By WisePainter
I have been contacted by clients outside of a...

I have been contacted by clients outside of a G.C. I sub'd for. From the other side, it was awkward, but $16,000 of work over '09-'10 cured my ills quickly enough...

:)

However I would NOT...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-01-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,687
Posted By WisePainter
S.W. has over 130 years making adjustments like...

S.W. has over 130 years making adjustments like that, and yes it blows. I got burned by a fresh (3 year) store manager...S.W. handled it well but still.



yeah, no.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-01-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,283
Posted By WisePainter
welcome to CT.

welcome to CT.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-01-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,283
Posted By WisePainter
now that you learned the "secrets" of women, put...

now that you learned the "secrets" of women, put down the blow up doll and get out there you rascal!!


btw, blow up betty is actually more of a 4/10.
just sayin'.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-01-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,999
Posted By WisePainter
lol, I was feeling down today. I needed the...

lol, I was feeling down today.
I needed the laugh!

thank you!

What I use is too expensive for shoddy spec homes...


EDIT: aw what the heck...Duo-Sil from Siroflex...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-01-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,687
Posted By WisePainter
You rock Dawg!! I think you should totally make...

You rock Dawg!!
I think you should totally make a pass at her in the store!

remember: "no" really means "yes", and "stop" really means "more"!

:)
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-31-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,066
Posted By WisePainter
lol, the CT teleport device apparently still...

lol, the CT teleport device apparently still works...

hiya folks!
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-12-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,875
Posted By WisePainter
did a bunch in florida. i sort of like it if done...

did a bunch in florida. i sort of like it if done right.


they is no way to successfully freehand it, but a few pics sure would help to change my mind...

still waiting.


but i already know...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-12-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,875
Posted By WisePainter
well remodeler? lunch is almost...

well remodeler?


lunch is almost over...for me.

pics?
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-12-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,875
Posted By WisePainter
smartphone, winmo htc hd2 leo to be exact. ...

smartphone, winmo htc hd2 leo to be exact.

you must be sitting in front of a computer at home on a Wed. afternoon...bummer.


:( <----- you.


$ <----- me!
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-12-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,875
Posted By WisePainter
freehand? pics of some of your freehand...

freehand?

pics of some of your freehand bullnose skills or gtfo with that "decent painter" yap...

:)

and frogtape, like it for some things but too pricey for bullnose.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-12-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,290
Posted By WisePainter
I get way too many freebies from S.W. to...

I get way too many freebies from S.W. to complain, including 3 gallons to sample any new products.
I was taken to lunch (my choice of eats) 5 times last year, gonna be fed again next week.
Free...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-12-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,875
Posted By WisePainter
you apparently haven't been to Stilwell KS....

you apparently haven't been to Stilwell KS. suburb of KC., south end of Nall rd. 158th to 166th.

the houses look like Olive Garden attacked them...bullnose all day long.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-12-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,055
Posted By WisePainter
Why are you hiring substandard painters as your...

Why are you hiring substandard painters as your subcontractor?

If you are having problems with the painters you hire, as it seems you are, then it's exactly that...your problem.
Unfortunately...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-23-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,496
Posted By WisePainter
kripes mich, quite a thread ya got here.....

kripes mich, quite a thread ya got here.....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,496
Posted By WisePainter
lol, PT escapee!!!!!! hi Mich. :)

lol, PT escapee!!!!!!

hi Mich.

:)
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-17-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,875
Posted By WisePainter
Arches are never fun but a great challenge, I...

Arches are never fun but a great challenge, I freehand and eyeball the tape along the arch. With choosing the dominant color choice I've spent HOURS debating hundreds of options and possible reasons...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-17-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 29,935
Posted By WisePainter
lol thread. there is no question, cut in...

lol thread.

there is no question, cut in then roll.
With one man complete 1 wall then move on.
Two men, cutting and rolling machine.

What if you roll then cut in and some paint magically...
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