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Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-22-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By builditguy
We used the larger DeWalt, for years. Don't even...

We used the larger DeWalt, for years. Don't even know, maybe 20 years. Recently we got the Flexvolt table saw. For the work we do, it has done everything we need, without a single issue.
I'm not...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-13-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,400
Posted By builditguy
I've been struggling with my toolbelt/bags for a...

I've been struggling with my toolbelt/bags for a few years, at least. The setup was fine for the first 25 or so years, then I changed. I always kept my hammer on my right side, hanging off the tool...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By builditguy
That was good. Glad to see Kowboy took it in...

That was good.

Glad to see Kowboy took it in stride. That's also good.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-07-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 823
Posted By builditguy
I had one. Never used it, so I sold it. Then I...

I had one. Never used it, so I sold it. Then I bought another one. Never used it, so I sold it.

If you want one, get one. Don't ever think it will break even. You will always lose money. If...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-07-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,024
Views: 2,866,828
Posted By builditguy
Trailer is done. When I get a good picture, I'll...

Trailer is done. When I get a good picture, I'll try to post it. I tried, but the sun was bright and I don't have lights in the trailer, yet. Cleared out so much clutter.

Hopefully it will be...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-06-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,024
Views: 2,866,828
Posted By builditguy
Been going well. New trailer is almost set up. ...

Been going well. New trailer is almost set up. Got rid of so much crap.

In the 18' I made all of the shelving units modular. thinking they could be slid out and moved into another trailer, if...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By builditguy
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-01-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3,024
Views: 2,866,828
Posted By builditguy
Re-doing our trailer set up, soon. We have an 8...

Re-doing our trailer set up, soon. We have an 8 x 18 that we carried all of our tools for construction. We never liked hauling it.

We have a 7'6 x 14 that we keep all of our concrete finishing...
Forum: Vehicles 04-30-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By builditguy
This is so overwhelming. I don't want to take...

This is so overwhelming. I don't want to take over a thread. Glad it's going good for you. Please give us an update.

After unloading the 18' trailer, the amount of tools and crap is ridiculous...
Forum: Vehicles 04-30-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By builditguy
We have discussed changing trailers, for a while....

We have discussed changing trailers, for a while. Yesterday, we made the decision and it's going to happen. But, for us, we are moving from a 8x18 to a 7'6" x 14.

We already have both. Have...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-26-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By builditguy
I like the idea of the Surge. I've even...

I like the idea of the Surge. I've even considered buying it, just for that. Haven't yet, but you never know.
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By builditguy
First, stick with this forum. You will get so...

First, stick with this forum. You will get so much help and insight.
Second, when they give you crap, deal with it and stick with this forum. It is worth it.

Having said that, I suspect you...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-25-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By builditguy
True. I've never met a girl that didn't want a...

True. I've never met a girl that didn't want a battery powered tool. Some don't want to admit it.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-25-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By builditguy
I have owned almost all brands and personally...

I have owned almost all brands and personally used them. The DeWalt 20v have held up longer than any. Personally, I like the Makita, but the battery refusing to charge issue, killed it for me. ...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-22-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By builditguy
Been hearing this for years

Been hearing this for years
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By builditguy
Very good insight.

Very good insight.
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,362
Posted By builditguy
The garage does look good though. I'm not sure...

The garage does look good though. I'm not sure about the header situation. Someone questioned one jack stud. Looks like you added a 2x4 on the interior and another block for the garage door...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,362
Posted By builditguy
I understand starting out. I also understand...

I understand starting out. I also understand getting into a situation where the customer is dictating how to do your job. He got away with it, because you’re young.
You would have gotten this job,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-07-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 411
Posted By builditguy
I use the Dewalt ones. Because we have DeWalt...

I use the Dewalt ones. Because we have DeWalt tools. The trimmer is good. Light trimming and yard work, it will get by, just fine. The large blower works good, but nothing compared to a gas...
Forum: Business 04-07-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,302
Posted By builditguy
The line block thing, could be he never used...

The line block thing, could be he never used gauge blocks before. I've seen it alot.

The measurement thing, no one ever taught him. Me, "How long does that need to be?" Carpenter, "36 and 5...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-04-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3,024
Views: 2,866,828
Posted By builditguy
Looks like you did alot of planning. Good job on...

Looks like you did alot of planning. Good job on supplying plenty of pictures.
Forum: Construction 04-04-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By builditguy
That's what I was thinking. Spray foam the...

That's what I was thinking. Spray foam the ceiling, in that small area. Open cell. Fill it completely up. Don't have to worry about air flow.

His (not op) comment about snow melting off his...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By builditguy
So far, we've had no interruptions on business. ...

So far, we've had no interruptions on business.

The only difference I've had to deal with is discussing the "virus" with every single person, ever. I don't need to discuss it. I've heard...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-26-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 788
Posted By builditguy
Just pulling it out, made me appreciate it, that...

Just pulling it out, made me appreciate it, that much more. Thank you for spurring my attention.
I didn't shoot it, today, but I did shoot some.
Thanks
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-26-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 788
Posted By builditguy
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This staining is different than yours, but as you can see, I left it. There was no way I could have sanded it out and...
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