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Forum: Landscaping Yesterday, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By AustinDB
I read some reviews on the HD site and it sounds...

I read some reviews on the HD site and it sounds like a great product, can't wait.

thx for the tip Griz!
Forum: Landscaping Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By AustinDB
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The house (with gutters) is on the left of this picture while the wall in question is on the right. A...
Forum: Landscaping Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By AustinDB
Cleaning up a stone wall

not sure will get more traction in Landscaping or elsewhere, but I'm looking to clean up a white (Texas) stone wall and pressure washing isn't getting the grime off. The discoloration is from rain...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-30-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 748
Posted By AustinDB
use to burn locust growing up on a farm in...

use to burn locust growing up on a farm in Kentucky and it's hard to split and has a lot of creosote (from burning) but burns long and hot.

never heard of milling it, would love to see what it...
Forum: Drywall 11-28-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 994
Posted By AustinDB
lake houses too, but on the water side vs street...

lake houses too, but on the water side vs street side :thumbsup:
Forum: Business 11-27-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 645
Posted By AustinDB
be honest with the guy, let him know you are...

be honest with the guy, let him know you are uncomfortable because he's trying to rearrange the terms that make you run a successful job which also pays for your kids braces.

I wouldn't get into...
Forum: Drywall 11-27-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 994
Posted By AustinDB
I grew up in an old farm house that had a tight...

I grew up in an old farm house that had a tight winder staircase leading to the upstairs bedrooms. The bedrooms were finished in 4x4 sheets because that's the largest that could be brought upstairs....
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By AustinDB
seem to be reading a lot of DIY posters-bet the...

seem to be reading a lot of DIY posters-bet the number will pick up over Thanksgiving weekend
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-25-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By AustinDB
Got to put my Hitachi framer to work nailing...

Got to put my Hitachi framer to work nailing LVLs together and it was sinking the 3 nails as fast as I could move the gun.

Guessing the Hitachi trim guns use the same kind of air system. Also...
Forum: Framing 11-10-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By AustinDB
the Acoustiblok is pretty cool. saw a display at...

the Acoustiblok is pretty cool. saw a display at IBC where they had a bluetooth speaker inside a small enclosure made of this material and you could barely hear it. lifted the enclosure and it was...
Forum: Plumbing 11-09-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,251
Posted By AustinDB
any chance locating the HWH to a more central...

any chance locating the HWH to a more central location?

1/2" home runs to each device is more work but will result in a shorter HW delivery time.
Forum: Vehicles 11-08-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 893
Posted By AustinDB
pulled a 460 out of a 73 Lincoln and stuffed in...

pulled a 460 out of a 73 Lincoln and stuffed in into a 79 F150. Was a bit fast b/c of the rear end gearing-could floor it in 2nd gear and send it fishtailing. Had fun with that truck.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-08-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 743
Posted By AustinDB
just tools working out of an existing vehicle you...

just tools working out of an existing vehicle you own or including the purchase of a truck/trailer or van?

you may be able to get going with 10k in tools if you're not silly about purchases. it...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By AustinDB
the guys have lives too. lots of undefined...

the guys have lives too. lots of undefined variables in this scenario: if it's a residential job and the client wants to be present during the work (or for you not to work during the day if he works...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By AustinDB
sure that's not gypcrete? I've run into...

sure that's not gypcrete?

I've run into 1-1/2" gypcrete floors in multi-family units, although it was all carpeted. little rot goes a long way and joist failure from overloading.

some...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By AustinDB
how about an o-ring or packing? I would...

how about an o-ring or packing?

I would look in HD or ACE for a barbed fitting with the same thread size as the cooler, then clear plastic tubing (or pex and crimp if you choose) the fittings. ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 113
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Posted By AustinDB
I am getting ticked off with HDs move to make...

I am getting ticked off with HDs move to make all of the registers self checkout. They started rolling out the refits a month ago in Austin.

Pro counter still rings you up.


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Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 113
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Views: 3,012
Posted By AustinDB
I choose HD over Lowes bc the employees...

I choose HD over Lowes bc the employees attitudes are much better.


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Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,178
Posted By AustinDB
Is the broken glass look like an object front...

Is the broken glass look like an object front above, such as a hammer, fell on it?


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Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-21-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 606
Posted By AustinDB
harbor freight has a cheap set but it only goes...

harbor freight has a cheap set but it only goes up to TT-40.

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Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-18-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By AustinDB
is that a vinyl window with built in channel for...

is that a vinyl window with built in channel for siding?

flip the trim flashing on the inside of the WRB on your picture.
Forum: Flooring 10-11-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By AustinDB
her solution works, I suppose. My solution would...

her solution works, I suppose. My solution would have been to square that off of try a heat gun to bend the nosing.
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By AustinDB
fairly certain they're load bearing but it's not...

fairly certain they're load bearing but it's not a crazy load. watch out for settling of the porch, if that happens, the peak of the roof where it meets the house may separate.

I saw this same...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-10-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By AustinDB
Re the circular saw, sometimes when they cut out...

Re the circular saw, sometimes when they cut out I can get it going by feathering the switch to get it up to speed. Maybe its been a switch issue but I never knew the switches had issues.

Its...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-09-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By AustinDB
warranty woes on battery and tools

finally got around to sending in a bunch of tools that have been giving me headaches for awhile. Stabila's service was amazing.

Milwaukee sent me an invoice for a 12v 4ah battery that was the...
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