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Forum: Framing 01-08-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,937
Posted By Burby
A couple answers in one in hopes to clarify a few...

A couple answers in one in hopes to clarify a few things, then I be done. :thumbsup:

From all the continued education I have taken, including code interpitation classes for each new codes, having...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-07-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 43,804
Posted By Burby
dayum, hahaha, where did I say my way was right...

dayum, hahaha, where did I say my way was right or wrong?? I said "this is the way I do it" for "my" customers.

One can cap a sill and it sure be water tight, but water does not have to enter...
Forum: Framing 01-07-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,937
Posted By Burby
2000 IRC, International Residential Code, for one...

2000 IRC, International Residential Code, for one & two family dwellings, all Contractors must now follow, no exceptions, regardless of city & or state one lives & operates business relating to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,829
Posted By Burby
Sad situation, on the 6:00 news, neighbor found...

Sad situation, on the 6:00 news, neighbor found hanging from skyhook after conflict with the painter. Not so much about the hanging, as is how he was hanging.. hahaha

The neighbor be like the guy...
Forum: Flooring 01-07-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,241
Posted By Burby
I have no real answer for you, but an opinion....

I have no real answer for you, but an opinion. :eek:
First, if the supplier would not offer any explanation of satisfaction, we would have a problem. :thumbsup: $150,000.00 is enough money to get...
Forum: Framing 01-07-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,937
Posted By Burby
The entire country is suppose to follow the IRC,...

The entire country is suppose to follow the IRC, there are several areas that do not, (YET). But one thing you can be sure of, if, there is a building boom in your area, there will be law suits,...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-07-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 29,437
Posted By Burby
Don;t wait for your salesman, they prolly give...

Don;t wait for your salesman, they prolly give you the wrong info as well. haha
Sometimes anyhow..
Here is the email I rec'ld from tyvek when I asked if the exposure time had changed over the...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-07-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 19,863
Posted By Burby
I have used Pressure treated since the first...

I have used Pressure treated since the first failure of man made trim. Wood has proven itself over & over. Customers may know it is the fault of the trim, but still look at you, because it failed,...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-05-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,465
Posted By Burby
try these 2 for starters ...

try these 2 for starters

http://cobra.schlage.com/narrowstile/features.html (http://cobra.schlage.com/narrowstile/features.html)

...
Forum: Framing 01-05-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,937
Posted By Burby
If Mac, Foster, Double A or a dozzen others here...

If Mac, Foster, Double A or a dozzen others here posted the question or similar, they would have had the answer in minutes.
Why? Because they have proven thru other post they have knowledge in this...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-05-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 29,437
Posted By Burby
[quote=Jer;571038]Thanks to all for the feedback...

[quote=Jer;571038]Thanks to all for the feedback on my tyvek question. I was hoping it would be safe to leave the old layer on because it would save a lot of hassel and dumpster space, but it sounds...
Forum: Business 01-04-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,152
Posted By Burby
AMEN Joe, 100% accurate. The remind me of Abate,...

AMEN Joe, 100% accurate. The remind me of Abate, the do all offer a lot of good, but once their initial goals are done, they become bored & it is about what "laws" they can now dream up. With the new...
Forum: Framing 01-04-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,523
Posted By Burby
The problem with the screws is the head size vs...

The problem with the screws is the head size vs the hurriquake nail, and with high winds, the shank is important, but the head is equally important to prevent pull thru.

Then again, if they keep...
Forum: Framing 01-04-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 32,478
Posted By Burby
When doing crete forms for drives or patios I use...

When doing crete forms for drives or patios I use that string & pencil, works good.
For wood radius I can never keep that string from stretching. I have ot use a 1x as long as needed, drill a hole...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-04-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,307
Posted By Burby
Dang Sway, you promised you wouldn't post that...

Dang Sway, you promised you wouldn't post that pic of me, you know that was an ax ci dent, dayum, I almost dropped my beer, Keyword: almost. :thumbup:
Forum: Framing 01-04-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 32,478
Posted By Burby
Tim, don;t forget to throw up that rat run from...

Tim, don;t forget to throw up that rat run from gable to gable in the attic, not to mention your gable braces & your fire blocking on those end walls and, oh yeah good to see you can "cut corners"...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-04-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,706
Posted By Burby
Yeah that makes sense, but for me, finding paper...

Yeah that makes sense, but for me, finding paper work for my stuff??? hahaha, I would call the manufac first then depending on what they said begin ah digging..
But seriously, I guess there are...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-04-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,706
Posted By Burby
Most previous glass 10 year warranty & 20 year...

Most previous glass 10 year warranty & 20 year warrenty for newer glass.
Look on the spacer bar, copy the numbers & letters down, call the manufacturer & they will tell you if under warrenty or not,...
Forum: Framing 01-04-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,937
Posted By Burby
This is the way it is, & suppose to be, for...

This is the way it is, & suppose to be, for everyone of us now building under the IRC. Any 6, 8, 10, 12, or greater opening, any one of us who are Lisc as a builder, framer, or remodel, with any...
Forum: Technology 01-04-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,519
Posted By Burby
Yeah, it was from the actual "Weather Channel"...

Yeah, it was from the actual "Weather Channel" home page itself, desktop weather or something like that. I use a weather bug from the local news station & have never had a problem, it just has to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 21,897
Posted By Burby
The definition has nothing to do with knowing...

The definition has nothing to do with knowing anything? My dictionary goes a bit further. Hell I dunno, maybe my dictionary lies to me, I dunno.
I am always willing to learn though. :thumbsup:...
Forum: Pest Control 01-04-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,337
Posted By Burby
With Carpenter ants, once the moisture intrusion...

With Carpenter ants, once the moisture intrusion & decay problem are both repaired, the ants will go away & stay gone.
And yup them lil buggers do bite harder than those lil no seeums at the dune...
Forum: Technology 01-04-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,519
Posted By Burby
So many of us use computors every day. Providing...

So many of us use computors every day. Providing it works as intended.

To me, a computor is like a woman in a lot of ways;
Both can be and are great in order to enjoy life more
Both seem to be...
Forum: Framing 01-03-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,937
Posted By Burby
It sure will be more helpful with pics & yes if...

It sure will be more helpful with pics & yes if you are over a carry beam below, you will need to know where your intended stud jacks will be to install solid blocking from the beam to the floor...
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 01-03-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,132
Posted By Burby
Nice, clean, good detail, good pics.. :thumbsup: ...

Nice, clean, good detail, good pics.. :thumbsup:

I also agree with those styrofoam niches, nice, fast, cannot go wrong with them and always a nice feature. :clap:
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