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Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,681
Posted By RickP
Just to cover your butt, you could close the bank...

Just to cover your butt, you could close the bank account that the credit card company deposits your money into and open a new one. Then use a different credit card processing company. This way they...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By RickP
Because you need a license from the FAA to...

Because you need a license from the FAA to operate a drone for commercial purposes.



A couple years ago while doing a different gig, we had to drop a LIDAR device and also a sonar device into...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,814
Posted By RickP
The last time I was in the 140 range was probably...

The last time I was in the 140 range was probably elementary school. :)
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-30-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 715
Posted By RickP
:clap:

:clap:
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By RickP
I took a break from the door business and worked...

I took a break from the door business and worked in the mining and environmental industries for about 6 years. The one thing that is emphansized more than anything is safety. Many places have daily...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,814
Posted By RickP
I'm happy in Tennessee. If I won the lottery, I...

I'm happy in Tennessee. If I won the lottery, I would stay here. I lived in southeast Florida for 37 years and the Denver area for 3.5 years. It does get hot and humid here in the summer, but there...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 10-28-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,441
Posted By RickP
I've been in the door business mostly, sonce 86....

I've been in the door business mostly, sonce 86. I disliked those oval inserts even back then. :) I did mention that I didn't take the old door to the dump and that I dropped it off at a flea market,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,041
Posted By RickP
My mom's parents bought a Sears home out of the...

My mom's parents bought a Sears home out of the catalog in the 1920's I believe. My grandfather did most of the work himself in Cleveland, OH.
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By RickP
The first thing you do is scratch Handyman from...

The first thing you do is scratch Handyman from your vocabulary. Typically, when people think of a handyman, they think cheaper than other skilled craftsmans. A buddy who does similar work, calls...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-18-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By RickP
Found it! It's available at Warren Brothers in...

Found it! It's available at Warren Brothers in Nashville and it's w-rb2, whatever the flock that is. Now I have to call tomorrow and see if it's available in a radius or flexible material.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-10-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By RickP
I've never hosted one, nor have I ever been to...

I've never hosted one, nor have I ever been to one.
Forum: Carpentry 10-09-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,419
Posted By RickP
I started my career in a small prehung shop right...

I started my career in a small prehung shop right out of high school in 86. I did that for over 10 years and became a production maanger for a while for a large supplier. The guy who taught me, was...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,251
Posted By RickP
You must be bidding on a job for a large...

You must be bidding on a job for a large corporation. Typically, I asdume most wouldn't discuss how many man hours it would take in a bid. A buddy of mine owns a cabling company and only bids hourly...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 140,295
Posted By RickP
I meant to post this a couple weeks ago. This is...

I meant to post this a couple weeks ago. This is Lynchburg, TN overlooking Tims Ford Lake. The homeowners just moved here from sothern California and love it.
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,902
Posted By RickP
Allister? I used to call them...

Allister?



I used to call them operators, but would get a blank stare from customers, so I just call them openers. I do have to routinely correct them when they call the remote an opener.
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,902
Posted By RickP
A kid yes, an elderly person with issues maybe...

A kid yes, an elderly person with issues maybe not. Just a couple days ago I went to a call where someone else put a door in and it worked like crap. It was a 8x7 with no opener with extension...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,902
Posted By RickP
California new law, garage door openers must have battery backup.

https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/8764859-181/gov-jerry-brown-signs-sen?artslide=1

I'm a small government guy and don't necessarily agree with this and I've always thought of a garage door...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,265
Posted By RickP
With my last job in the environmental field, we...

With my last job in the environmental field, we would have to steam clean our equipment to decontaminate it. When a water source wasn't available, we would use a tank. Gravity feed was fine as long...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,555
Posted By RickP
When I was about 9, my younger brother and I...

When I was about 9, my younger brother and I shared a room. I had horrible gas one night (regular occurance most of my life) and he complained to my dad and my dad walked in the room and about...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 09-14-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By RickP
Fire code most likely won't allow it.

Fire code most likely won't allow it.
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,641
Posted By RickP
When I lived in FL and just after Charlie hit, I...

When I lived in FL and just after Charlie hit, I rented a couple chainsaws loaded up 30 gallons of gas and a bunch of water and coolers full of ice and my fiance at the time and I headed over to the...
Forum: Vehicles 09-08-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 23,658
Posted By RickP
At the last place I worked, they had an F250 with...

At the last place I worked, they had an F250 with the 6.4L. We would keep detailed maintenance records on all the vehicles. It had 250+k miles when I left with zero problems except for maintenance. ...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 09-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By RickP
I used to be a warranty tech for a door supplier...

I used to be a warranty tech for a door supplier and I remember at least two manufacturers making their doors like that. I had to replace a few pieces of glass due to defects and did what you...
Forum: Vehicles 08-23-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,680
Posted By RickP
I've used a decal eraser on many different...

I've used a decal eraser on many different vehicles. Vans, trucks, wave runners and motorcycles and the only time I had an issue with paint is when a repair was done and the paint didn't seem to be...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,008
Posted By RickP
Um, how about no.

Um, how about no.
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