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Forum: New Member Introductions 07-08-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By onmywayup
Brother, for the small cost of one round trip...

Brother, for the small cost of one round trip ticket from Detroit, a week's worth of lodging, and some of those meals you all cook underground out there, I'll come out and teach you everything you...
Forum: Plumbing 07-08-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 854
Posted By onmywayup
Annnddd that's where you most likely lost...

Annnddd that's where you most likely lost everyone else that was gonna contribute.

Vinyl had a legitimate question, no matter how it came off to you . I hope you didn't put all your eggs in one...
Forum: Plumbing Picture Post 07-05-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By onmywayup
Wow. That is just something to behold. I feel...

Wow. That is just something to behold. I feel like this was literally his last job before retirement, and he committed himself to using up every single fitting and scrap of pipe he had floating...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 351
Posted By onmywayup
For future researchers: ended up taking the...

For future researchers: ended up taking the advice above, and it worked out awesome.

Got a wet concrete saw and cut back the rough openings to the required dimensions, plus 3" on all sides.
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Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 18,382
Posted By onmywayup
For decks and lean-to type structures, all the...

For decks and lean-to type structures, all the time. Those posts are down 42", on top of a couple inches or so of pea gravel, then packed with concrete up to a couple inches below grade.



Sent...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 18,382
Posted By onmywayup
Had a real softball of a day. Slapped up three...

Had a real softball of a day. Slapped up three hundred feet of welded wire fence with some barbed wire for the top. No gates in the line, so it felt a lot like building a prison.

Used tow hook on...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 18,382
Posted By onmywayup
Added a lean-to for dry outdoor storage at a...

Added a lean-to for dry outdoor storage at a facility near my house.

The property used to be a gravel pit so digging for the posts was a total nightmare. Hardest compacted dirt and rock I've ever...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-25-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 518
Posted By onmywayup
Oh yeah, dude, we know. You don't have to say it....

Oh yeah, dude, we know. You don't have to say it.

Pump the brakes a little bit on the text talk and the exclamations. This is not the kind of job you wanna be super excitable and jumpy around.
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Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 351
Posted By onmywayup
You know that is an interesting concept right...

You know that is an interesting concept right there.... About half the walls are getting or have gotten already a two by four steel stud wall built on the inside of it in order to flatten out the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,610
Posted By onmywayup
I'm afraid if we knock too much of this out, the...

I'm afraid if we knock too much of this out, the f'in roof is gonna come down to us, know what I mean?!

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Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,610
Posted By onmywayup
Me too! You only live a couple hours from me....

Me too! You only live a couple hours from me. Pack your sh!t up and get out here tomorrow and help me take it out! Leave the snake. Bring the tools. I'll provide ice cold beer and steak dinner.
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Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,610
Posted By onmywayup
Update: Looked a little closer at the wall...

Update: Looked a little closer at the wall yesterday and found an empty pint of vodka in there, too. The whole thing is starting to make more sense now.....




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Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,610
Posted By onmywayup
The rest of the house has NOT been like this at...

The rest of the house has NOT been like this at all. And I have remodeled every single inch of it over the last 8 years. So I don't think it's a knockdown situation at all. I've just never seen...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,610
Posted By onmywayup
Uhhh... Wtf?

Completely gutted my master bathroom recently... Been working on putting it back together this weekend. Thought you guys might get a kick out of the masonry "work" we found in the walls.

House is...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,880
Posted By onmywayup
Good lesson for all, thanks for publishing. When...

Good lesson for all, thanks for publishing. When I was a fireman, we had a fire that started in a garage the exact same way.

Glad you're alright. I'd say with four hundred on the ODO, time for a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By onmywayup
Back in college I used to own a residential...

Back in college I used to own a residential window cleaning business.

Show up one morning with the crew to a nice house. Knock on the door at 9 sharp for our appointment. No answer. Ring the bell....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-09-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 762
Posted By onmywayup
Market forces are working almost perfectly here....

Market forces are working almost perfectly here. All parties doing what they have the right and the incentive to do. It's fascinating to me to see how this will play out. Hope it doesn't get more...
Forum: Technology 05-06-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By onmywayup
Dropbox man. Couldn't live without it at this...

Dropbox man. Couldn't live without it at this point
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-24-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 51,362
Posted By onmywayup
If I had to pick a dude out of a lineup that I...

If I had to pick a dude out of a lineup that I thought looked like he owned a big fucxin yellow snake, it'd be you, boss.
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 973
Posted By onmywayup
Negative, ghostrider. I believe I have exposed...

Negative, ghostrider. I believe I have exposed enough of my public shame through my thread from yesterday featuring a wall mount sink caulked down onto a scrap piece of melamine as a countertop.
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 973
Posted By onmywayup
That has got to be the most Texas pet name I've...

That has got to be the most Texas pet name I've ever heard
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By onmywayup
Full disclosure - I actually put this in but let...

Full disclosure - I actually put this in but let me explain.

We removed every single sink and vanity from this house over the last couple of days, and installed new cabinets. Kitchen, bathrooms,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By onmywayup
I do good, boss?

Well? How did I do at my first sink installation?! I can has plumbers license and $90 an hour now?! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190419/3bb069d0190f0cd9c2e7eb1b726493ff.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 973
Posted By onmywayup
The Overlapping Phone

Let me ask those of you that use the same phone for your business, as well as your personal conversations:

Have you ever been in the middle of four or five different text dialgoues with a mix of...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-19-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By onmywayup
I've never used these boards, but I have been in...

I've never used these boards, but I have been in your situation many times over the years.

Since I've never seen these boards, this may be a silly question: can you turn the boards on their side...
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