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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Yesterday, 01:55 AM
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Posted By Caslon
TV documentry shows with inviting episode names...

TV documentry shows with inviting episode names that are nothing more than travelogue shows. "Josh and the gang take a camera man and a sound man along and go in search of Solomon's diamond mines".
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-19-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Caslon
Plastic back cover, front screen protector film....

Plastic back cover, front screen protector film. I can see this thing sliding forward into the passenger side waste dump in my truck. Probably no damage. I bet ya if it get's soaked, I should get...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-19-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Caslon
Switching to smart phone after decades of flip phone

I think I put it off so long because I was intimidated by having to learn the ropes. I still haven't and still have my flip phone handy.
It's an iPhone 7 bought from Verizon. it's a current enough...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-19-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 167
Posted By Caslon
If the colors are similar and you don't want or...

If the colors are similar and you don't want or need two coats, I'd go with a high quality solid colored stain. If using a semi-transparent stain, it might not give an even consistent look if some...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-28-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Caslon
On less than heavy ivy feet, I scrape off as much...

On less than heavy ivy feet, I scrape off as much as possible, use a "Roto Stripper" attached to a drill and remove as much of the ivy feet as I can. No customer should expect it look as if there was...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-23-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Caslon
Did not know KK came in concentrate, thanks. ...

Did not know KK came in concentrate, thanks. KK may have surfacants and other chemicial ingredients that JASCO No Rinse TSP concentrate may not have. Either of these products work well. TSP...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-22-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Caslon
You can vary the concentration of JASCO in water,...

You can vary the concentration of JASCO in water, making it stronger than KK in some regards. I rinse after JASCO. No-Rinse means you use it at its most diluted, which I never do.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-22-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Caslon
I've used KK. I prefer JASCO'S No Rinse TSP...

I've used KK. I prefer JASCO'S No Rinse TSP Substitute. Concentrated, cuts thru smoke/nicotine like you wouldn't believe. KK costs $7.09 per spray bottle. JASCO concentrate make up to 5 gallons for...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-23-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Caslon
Temperature in the summer... 100F. It'll look...

Temperature in the summer... 100F. It'll look like that way before, lol.

What was the OP talking about? Clue me in.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-19-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By Caslon
First sign of a cheap wire brush putting wire in...

First sign of a cheap wire brush putting wire in your sink? Buy another one. $2.99. A wire brush is mainly to get off all the dried paint that has accumulated at the ferrule, before you use your...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-12-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Caslon
Actually, "turtle shell coat" a door with hard...

Actually, "turtle shell coat" a door with hard drying B-I-N and top coat over that with a hard drying finish enamel, then do your freaking fingernail test. You won't be able to fingernail it off. ...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-12-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Caslon
Think about it...most people don't claw at...

Think about it...most people don't claw at cabinet door faces. The edges might get dinged up. So what? Why go to all that bother?

I got a laugh about spritzing hot water with some dish soap to...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-12-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Caslon
Sanding inside cabinets? Sanding off latex from...

Sanding inside cabinets? Sanding off latex from door faces that never get banged into? Get real here, bub.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-12-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Caslon
Replacing shelves on cabinet built ins? You do...

Replacing shelves on cabinet built ins? You do that often, lol? Just kidding.
For the seller hiring me in this situation, it's not a rip-off paint job for me to "turtle shell" the previous crappy...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-12-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By Caslon
The idea is to get whatever nearly dried paint ...

The idea is to get whatever nearly dried paint accumulated at the ferrule of the brush gets loosened up during cleaning. What does it matter what accomplishes that? Old wire brush losing it? Buy a...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-12-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Caslon
What about stripping off the frames that hold the...

What about stripping off the frames that hold the "built ins" cabinet doors ? What about the shelves? Sounds like a project if you ask me (doing it your way). Not a problem if money is of no...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-12-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,097
Posted By Caslon
Store that drop for when you're spraying black or...

Store that drop for when you're spraying black or dark brown and there's gonna be lots of overspray onto it. Fold it up, use it the next time you're spraying super dark colors. It'll be your...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-11-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Caslon
If you suspect the house is for sale or lease...

If you suspect the house is for sale or lease then "turtle shell" coat with Zinnsers B-I-N pigmented shellac, and top coat with high quality latex enamel. It won't stand up to heavy abuse, but won't...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-09-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By Caslon
X-I-M's UMA (urethane modified acrylic bonding...

X-I-M's UMA (urethane modified acrylic bonding primer).
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-05-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,097
Posted By Caslon
Save that drop and consider it to soon to be...

Save that drop and consider it to soon to be discarded, like...use it one last time, somewhere somehow. Other than that...lol.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-18-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,157
Posted By Caslon
Ben was my friend. He never did nobody any harm. ...

Ben was my friend. He never did nobody any harm. Only you can prevent forest fires.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-07-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Caslon
I thought they went the way of Earl Sheib. "I'll...

I thought they went the way of Earl Sheib. "I'll paint any car for $99."

The radio ad spot starts off with "Any painters out there aren't going to like me..." Then he goes on with his spiel about...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-07-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Caslon
It might not be so bad if they now include some...

It might not be so bad if they now include some elastomeric emulsion among the crushed up walnut shells. They may do that now. If they don't, that texture sucks up paint like a sponge. Fair warning.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-04-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Caslon
"Never have to paint your home again" !

Comedy Relief: I always marvel how companies are still around advertising a textured coating 20 times thicker than paint. Crushed up walnut shells in an emulsion. Maybe they're using elastomeric...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-25-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,000
Posted By Caslon
We all buy those super cheap natural hair 1-3"...

We all buy those super cheap natural hair 1-3" brushes. You know the kind. They come in handy for one step applications. They shed hairs , $0.99 each.

When brushing certain kinds of paints, a good...
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