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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-24-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By CPMKW
My corporate buddies say they have dropped slack...

My corporate buddies say they have dropped slack and are using Teams.

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-15-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,838
Posted By CPMKW
Local independent store having a Milwaukee...

Local independent store having a Milwaukee...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-05-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,366
Posted By CPMKW
My 12v DeWalt drill finally died after 5 years of...

My 12v DeWalt drill finally died after 5 years of abuse (drilling large holes and long fasteners). Replaced it with the cheapest brushless 20v to match the rest of my cordless. Came with two 1.5...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-01-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,838
Posted By CPMKW
Home Depot email today... ...

Home Depot email today...

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Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By CPMKW
I have had to cut them down a number of times to...

I have had to cut them down a number of times to use them on the cold room door in a basement.

Cutting the door is no problem, just used a demo blade in a skilsaw. Either put the original sweep...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-20-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,228
Posted By CPMKW
Every buyer's agent contract I have seen includes...

Every buyer's agent contract I have seen includes a clause that if the seller won't pay their commission, then it is to be paid by the buyer. Happens a lot here when it is a FSBO.

I do find that...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-19-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,838
Views: 84,179
Posted By CPMKW
When can I start? I have been looking for a job...

When can I start? I have been looking for a job that lets me keep my PJs on...

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Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,284
Posted By CPMKW
I use stick levels, torpedo through 6 footers. I...

I use stick levels, torpedo through 6 footers. I don't use them as often as I use to though.

I have pretty basic Bosch red line cross laser that sees frequent use. I have been shopping for an...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-13-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,746
Posted By CPMKW
Would always rent the Bosch brute. Did its thing...

Would always rent the Bosch brute. Did its thing well.

Last rental was the Hilti. Could be just that it was brand new, but it was a dream to use. Powerful but fairly light. I also preferred how...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-05-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,016
Posted By CPMKW
Wood blocking to size and depth needed. Flash it...

Wood blocking to size and depth needed. Flash it and cover in matching coil stock. Can even bend in the j channel for the siding.

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-07-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By CPMKW
About a year. Still problem free. Good gun. ...

About a year. Still problem free. Good gun.

Put on the smallest battery you have though. Thing is heavy enough as it is...

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-25-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,838
Posted By CPMKW
Brutal take. The video is purposely a massive...

Brutal take. The video is purposely a massive contrast in behaviour at an attempt at humour. I am sure there are Canadian videos similar to the USA one and vice versa. For all we know both videos are...
Forum: Electrical 11-18-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By CPMKW
Double check before you add to the ceiling. I...

Double check before you add to the ceiling. I have used them many times in half inch drywall with a joist above. Just have to orient the spring clips that are higher around the joist.

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-15-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,838
Posted By CPMKW
I bought a stack, as well as the Milwaukee hole...

I bought a stack, as well as the Milwaukee hole saw set for $49.

Have a ridgid stack currently. Need to decide how to set these up.


Plan to add a 15 or 20 inch packout tote and small parts...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-27-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By CPMKW
Put a planter on each hole. Personally I...

Put a planter on each hole.


Personally I would just set the fence posts and be done with it.

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Forum: Vehicles 09-15-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,970
Posted By CPMKW
My Sparky has a promaster (Kitchener/Waterloo)...

My Sparky has a promaster (Kitchener/Waterloo) and he says that it has been great in the snow. I watched him run it up a long unplowed driveway with at least 7" of snow on it. Not even a bit of wheel...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-18-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,784,006
Posted By CPMKW
I used the warranty on a surge protector power...

I used the warranty on a surge protector power bar years ago. They bought me a new computer and monitor. Very little paperwork to get paid out if I remember correctly.

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Forum: Framing 02-24-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,903
Posted By CPMKW
Just ignore the holier than thou crowd. I...

Just ignore the holier than thou crowd.

I think anyone on this site would be happy to have a guy that is researching and looking for answers on his own time.




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Forum: Landscaping 02-21-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,726
Posted By CPMKW
Love it. Simple. $300,000 grand a year...

Love it. Simple.

$300,000 grand a year income. Simple.


Ha ha.

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Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-18-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,272
Posted By CPMKW
What is the headache? Frame it up and go. If...

What is the headache?

Frame it up and go. If they call you back with questions or for help, charge for your time.


Doing the frame only would be profitable for me and also the most enjoyable....
Forum: Tiling 02-16-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,847
Posted By CPMKW
Should have answered this question directly. When...

Should have answered this question directly. When I used a tile setter in the past but I was the one doing the waterproofing I would:

1. Plan to be there to cut in the niche for them. Easy to do...
Forum: Tiling 02-16-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,847
Posted By CPMKW
Thanks Mark. No liquid membrane. Just...

Thanks Mark.


No liquid membrane. Just wedi sealant. It is a pretty quick process. Once I start cutting it is probably only 45 minutes.

I will if I have an in progress picture.

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Forum: Tiling 02-15-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,847
Posted By CPMKW
Wedi, cut it in as I went. Not a pre built niche...

Wedi, cut it in as I went. Not a pre built niche though. Made it custom to fit the grout lines. Niche is ready for tile after about 20 minutes of dry time but I usually leave it for an hour or two as...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,632
Posted By CPMKW
Yes, the seam boards tend to sit down further. It...

Yes, the seam boards tend to sit down further. It is even more noticeable due to the cut ends of the boards at the sides not being a solid colour.

We would use bitumen tape before, but I like what...
Forum: Tiling 12-25-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,121
Posted By CPMKW
Larger format floor tile... 12x24 16x16... You...

Larger format floor tile... 12x24 16x16... You get the idea. The u notch trowel allows the tile to bed down into the thinset a bit easier, with less build up in height over the subfloor. Also, U...
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