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Forum: Business 01-14-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,003
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Prepare your bid, and either title it to "Bidding...

Prepare your bid, and either title it to "Bidding GC's" or type up a separate copy with each GC's name on it. Then simply email or fax the bid to everyone you'd like to bid to.
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,831
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Not familiar with them, but find some of their...

Not familiar with them, but find some of their practices questionable. In one episode, they had a client with a pretty good roof leak due to improper (missing?) wall-to-roof flashing. They showed...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-02-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,498
Posted By Bob Kovacs
I'd go with the Ridgid Fuego 6 1/2" saw. It's...

I'd go with the Ridgid Fuego 6 1/2" saw. It's very light, inexpensive, and capable of handling just about anything you can throw at it. I wouldn't frame a subdivision full of houses with it, but...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-02-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,629
Posted By Bob Kovacs
No need- the asphalt will sharpen the teeth for...

No need- the asphalt will sharpen the teeth for you....;)
Forum: Business 01-02-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Why would they pay labor costs on material that...

Why would they pay labor costs on material that wasn't installed? Sounds like you calculated your labor rate based on the total SF ordered, which was a mistake, and now you're left short. You...
Forum: Business 01-02-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By Bob Kovacs
So you're going to make $22k for 800 hours? ...

So you're going to make $22k for 800 hours? That's less than $30/hour, and doesn't factor in the risk involved with the deal. What if your material costs run over? What if your labor estimate is...
Forum: Business 12-19-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By Bob Kovacs
You're "developing software" for this?? How is...

You're "developing software" for this?? How is "software" going to "make people feel safe in knowing that their projects are going to get completed as promised"??? "Sure Mr. Contractor- I'll put my...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,535
Posted By Bob Kovacs
I'm with the others- your chances of walking into...

I'm with the others- your chances of walking into a superintendent position on a commercial project with your current experience are slim to none. There are plenty of out of work guys with years of...
Forum: Tiling 12-15-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,850
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Yeah, I caught part of an episode the other night...

Yeah, I caught part of an episode the other night where a woman had major roof leak problems. The roof was a disaster, with siding butted right down to it, a window right down on the shingles, etc. ...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-13-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By Bob Kovacs
I lost interest in the thread as soon as I read...

I lost interest in the thread as soon as I read this part.....:laughing:
Forum: Remodeling 11-28-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,286
Posted By Bob Kovacs
If you're going to build to the bottom of the...

If you're going to build to the bottom of the grid as suggested above (and that's the way many reno's are done when the wall doesn't need to be fire-rated or sound-rated), you may want to add a few...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-01-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,883
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Thats not what Shane said.......

Thats not what Shane said.......
Forum: Business 09-01-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,582
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Stupid question, but how does a space get to be...

Stupid question, but how does a space get to be "100+%" humidity??? Is it raining in there??
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,265
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Can't say that I'm surprised.....

Can't say that I'm surprised.....
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-31-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,883
Posted By Bob Kovacs
They don't do that here in the states. Also,...

They don't do that here in the states. Also, the demo tools don't have to be registered, since they're sold without a warranty- hopefully the dealer explained that to the OP.
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,414
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Any work can be profitable if you price it right...

Any work can be profitable if you price it right and can manage it well. Federal work can be pretty tough, so if youre not up to the task , you can lose your ass quickly.

Some jobs pay very...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-13-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,603
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Its coming. Should be out later this year in...

Its coming. Should be out later this year in Europe, so we'll likely see it late 2012.
Forum: Carpentry 08-12-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,171
Posted By Bob Kovacs
At 6'x6', by the time you take away space for...

At 6'x6', by the time you take away space for some structure, theres not going to be much storage under there.
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,630
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Most of the cultured stone companies have...

Most of the cultured stone companies have pre-formed corners for their products.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-01-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,558
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Have you looked at the ProShot setups at Sherwin...

Have you looked at the ProShot setups at Sherwin Williams? They're fairly inexpensive and seem to work well. They're meant to be thrown away after putting about 50 gallons thru them, so be sure to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,321
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Did down a foot to get the muck out and fill it...

Did down a foot to get the muck out and fill it back up with stone. If you do the excavation and backfill in stages, you'll get ahead of it. You'll spend some money on stone thatbyou probably didn't...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,029
Posted By Bob Kovacs
It'd solve his problem, right? ;) Caulk the...

It'd solve his problem, right? ;)

Caulk the gap at the side, plane the bottom of the drawer by 1/16 on the right,and tweak the drawer front down 1/16 on the left- you can't have it slammed tight...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,029
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Geez.....quit making such a production out of...

Geez.....quit making such a production out of this- it's only 1/8", so put a bead of caulk across it and move on.......
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,234
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Are you kidding??? You've been on vacation for...

Are you kidding??? You've been on vacation for the past two years.......
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By Bob Kovacs
Still plenty going up here in the northern...

Still plenty going up here in the northern suburbs of Atlanta. Not the crazy numbers there used to be, but they're still building.
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