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Forum: Framing 11-02-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,101
Posted By wallmaxx
so I just spent 15 minutes of my valuable time to...

so I just spent 15 minutes of my valuable time to rewrite your post....for free.

I used to work for my old boss, framing houses for about 3 months. Now I know how houses are put together and how...
Forum: Business 11-02-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,486
Posted By EricBrancard
Come for the legal advice, stay for the group hug.

Come for the legal advice, stay for the group hug.
Forum: Business 10-13-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,977
Posted By Metro M & L
The cheapest people have the highest standards.

The cheapest people have the highest standards.
Forum: Business 09-28-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By totes
I drink a lot at night, it helps immensely. Also,...

I drink a lot at night, it helps immensely. Also, don't check your voicemails until late evening.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-17-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,196
Posted By superseal
Although I have super expensive vacuums, for my...

Although I have super expensive vacuums, for my latest project I wanted just a generic cheapy with good suction so I bought the Ridgid WD18510.

Pretty strong motor, very quiet and capable of...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-29-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,075
Posted By charimon
I bought a Milwaukee 18 then I bought 2...

I bought a Milwaukee 18
then I bought 2 3amphour bats for it then a 5 amp hour. Now I have enough to keep it running hard.
I wish they would make a Fuel model with Vibration dampening, wider arc...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-28-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,973
Posted By BamBamm5144
Works differently for everyone. I've spent a...

Works differently for everyone. I've spent a total of $986 on dump fees this year. If I used dumpsters it would've cost me over $11000.00

I would also need at least 2 dumpsters a week, normally 3....
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-26-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,973
Posted By kixnbux
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Having fun with my Big Tex 10LX I bought last Friday [emoji3]
Forum: Carpentry 07-21-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,389
Posted By Cole
Thanks for posting on ContractorTalk.com. The...

Thanks for posting on ContractorTalk.com. The Moderators of this forum would prefer that you post Do It Yourself related topics on our sister site www.DIYChatroom.com (http://www.DIYChatroom.com)
...
Forum: Business 07-19-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,614
Posted By TNTRenovate
One word...paragraphs. Another...

One word...paragraphs.

Another word...Qualify. You need to qualify them before you waste your time. I ask for budget on every call. If they do not have one, it's easy to get it out of them, just...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-02-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,935
Posted By Philament
Drywall/Masonry/Tiling tool storage

Sick and tired of having all my trowels,knives, and associated concrete,masonry, tililing, and drywall tools in a jumbled heap in a Rubbermaid tote, I decided it was time to do a little organizing. ...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-15-2016, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By Calidecks
33 new tools from Milwaukee

http://www.toolsofthetrade.net/cordless-tools/33-new-and-cool-tools-from-milwaukee_o.aspx?dfpzone=general&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=jump&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=TOTT_061416%20(1)&he=18e4...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-07-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,380
Posted By tjbnwi
Say hello to Erika; ...

Say hello to Erika;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eXxu8RGDmM

Tom
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,142
Posted By Kowboy
Newbie Tips

As we've seen here, there seem to be plenty of new guys itching to get into the remodeling business. I make no claims to knowing it all, but I've picked up a trick or two along the way. It's a lot...
Forum: Vehicles 05-21-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,274
Posted By Elyrain
Really the biggest cost difference gas v diesel...

Really the biggest cost difference gas v diesel is the price of entry and the breakdowns. Everything else is usually a wash.


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Forum: Vehicles 05-21-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,274
Posted By Inner10
I was comparing my gas to my diesel truck, sure...

I was comparing my gas to my diesel truck, sure one costs almost twice as much, but it has oil change intervals twice as long. So what's the difference?

Plus in the grand scheme of truck...
Forum: Vehicles 05-21-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,274
Posted By rrk
They will be wide open. DEF, Particulate...

They will be wide open.
DEF, Particulate filter, oil cooler, EGR valve, no idling over 15 min, expensive oil changes with specific oil.

The newer diesel engines are a headache
Forum: Vehicles 05-21-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,274
Posted By Inner10
All diesel sold here in the winter is "winter...

All diesel sold here in the winter is "winter diesel" I haven't had a gelling problem since I was a kid and went to fire up the tractor after is sat for months.

Really the only thing you need...
Forum: Vehicles 05-21-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,274
Posted By hdavis
You'll need to keep a bottle of Diesel911 on hand...

You'll need to keep a bottle of Diesel911 on hand in the winter, and use an anti-gel additive at every fill up.

Engine repair costs are going to open your eyes - $5K for new injectors, about $3K...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-17-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,469
Posted By killerdecks
I only use Veka, PVC and Homeland PVC, W/aluminum...

I only use Veka, PVC and Homeland PVC, W/aluminum balusters. I have a cnc router so we make all the rails, we need.
As a result I won't sell anything else either. It's a good thing to use the...
Forum: Vehicles 03-01-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,028
Posted By Inner10
This was a great idea. 280314

This was a great idea.

280314
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-05-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 24,418
Posted By BCConstruction
So far so good. Finally got 2 machines that don't...

So far so good. Finally got 2 machines that don't have the power cycling issue and very happy with them.

Done a few tests in best layout.

One machine I run in the area I was working creating...
Forum: Business 01-24-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,833
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
When you write your "quote" then you have a very...

When you write your "quote" then you have a very specific scope of work and you do that which is in the scope only. If it comes about that she wants more work done than is in the original scope of...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-11-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 24,418
Posted By BCConstruction
Well 3rd machine turned up today. It's running so...

Well 3rd machine turned up today. It's running so much better. Im actually very happy with it now. Still does a weird surge thing but no where near as often as the other 2. The other 2 are on jobs...
Forum: Business 01-09-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,614
Posted By TNTRenovate
It should start with your advertising. You need...

It should start with your advertising. You need to attract the customer that you desire. I can't tell you how to do that, it's different for everyone.

The second step is getting that lead to your...
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