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Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,451
Posted By larry228
Over the ear works best for me. Quick and easy...

Over the ear works best for me. Quick and easy to take on or off and more effective than the ear buds.
I use the foam in-ear plugs sometimes, but I prefer to have some music to listen to,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,147
Posted By larry228
My red laser has replaced most levels for...

My red laser has replaced most levels for interior work. I still carry 2' and 4' stick, the 6' stick rarely leaves storage.
A green laser has been on my wish list for a long time, the improved...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,699
Posted By larry228
I am a GC primarily on kitchen and bath...

I am a GC primarily on kitchen and bath remodeling. I use adhesives for lots of different applications
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,307
Posted By larry228
Good area lighting will change my whole attitude...

Good area lighting will change my whole attitude about a project. The headlamp will let me keep track of what is right in front of me, but its so nice to have the area well lit
Whatever we are...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,374
Posted By larry228
I get about two years from my boots, usually...

I get about two years from my boots, usually don't wear them during the summer. I haven't seen anybody address wearing sandals to work in warm weather, but I spend a lot of time in my closed- toe...
Forum: Framing 01-18-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,808
Posted By larry228
An inspector told me 15 years ago that pressure...

An inspector told me 15 years ago that pressure treated was not required for basement floor contact IF you were positive there was continuous 6 mil poly under the slab
I never understood how I could...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,774
Posted By larry228
My business model for 2018 involves entering more...

My business model for 2018 involves entering more contests like this, and a healthy dose of lottery tickets

I was forced to take some time off this year after a minor injury with a long recovery,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-16-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,077
Posted By larry228
Fake News!!! This is a pretty cool...

Fake News!!!

This is a pretty cool collection she has left behind, thanks for sharing
Forum: HVAC 11-07-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,293
Posted By larry228
I don't think the thermostat should be optional. ...

I don't think the thermostat should be optional. This is the beauty of the pellet stove- it turns off before the room gets hot enough to roast the cat, turns back on before it gets too cold
I have...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-30-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By larry228
Its really hard to understand why anyone went to...

Its really hard to understand why anyone went to the effort and expense to build those structures, is there really more than ONE person that would ever run this course?

I wonder how they ever...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,093
Posted By larry228
The laser is one of the indispensable tools my...

The laser is one of the indispensable tools my arsenal. We use it for tile, cabinets, setting doors, framing, setting electric boxes, aligning lights. It comes out almost every day for something...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By larry228
I've followed a guy that thinks its the 'spare...

I've followed a guy that thinks its the 'spare neutral' wire in the box. Pretty handy to have when there is only a hot wire available. :eek:
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By larry228
I think that leaving a dump trailer onsite makes...

I think that leaving a dump trailer onsite makes me look legitimate. Neighbors and authorities are less likely to question if there is a valid permit when they see a trailer
Just my opinion
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-08-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,628
Posted By larry228
We might as well argue here about who likes...

We might as well argue here about who likes spinach and who doesn't. Ive always used blade right- one client suggested that I could perform delicate surgery with a circular saw, blade right of...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-26-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,950
Posted By larry228
I have the Bosch Colt for small stuff. Depth...

I have the Bosch Colt for small stuff. Depth adjustment is guess work at best.
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,273
Posted By larry228
HEY---- Thats My mother's neighborhood!

HEY---- Thats My mother's neighborhood!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-07-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 12,584
Posted By larry228
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pC2Ln_CI2TI ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pC2Ln_CI2TI

This kid is 13 years old when the video was made, phenomenal guitar player.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-28-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By larry228
In how many languages? I'm most offended by...

In how many languages?

I'm most offended by the instructions that use indecipherable pictures rather than writing just a few words of direction.
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,478
Posted By larry228
A client owns a clothing manufacturing company. ...

A client owns a clothing manufacturing company. Last winter he gave me 6 of their fleece pullovers, probably the warmest shirt I own. With under armor below, this keeps my torso pretty comfortable...
Forum: Drywall 09-05-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,609
Posted By larry228
Right now, regardless of light I find these by...

Right now, regardless of light I find these by feel. The finish overall looks good, but the rough texture is everywhere- even in the dark closets. It seems like first they need to resolve the...
Forum: Drywall 09-05-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,609
Posted By larry228
Sounds like we are all of the same opinion- this...

Sounds like we are all of the same opinion- this problem is not going away with some sandpaper, certainly not if its in the hands of the same guys that caused the issue.
I will tell the drywall...
Forum: Drywall 09-05-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,609
Posted By larry228
damaged paper

My drywall contractor subcontracts out all of his work. Just finished a new house, 400 + sheets, level 3 finish. Hangers were ok, finisher was outstanding.
then the sanders arrived. After they...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,606
Posted By larry228
Surely we're all waiting to hear your better...

Surely we're all waiting to hear your better results once you put on the festool paper. I've never looked back since I got my 150. Working with the vac, the paper lasts a long time without loading...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,512
Posted By larry228
The two biggest challenges as I see it are...

The two biggest challenges as I see it are finding good help willing to learn the trades, and the cost of new work boots. I'm hopeful that this post helps me with at least one of these issues
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,512
Posted By larry228
The two biggest challenges as I see it are...

The two biggest challenges as I see it are finding good help willing to learn the trades, and the cost of new work boots. I'm hopeful that this post helps me with at least one of these issues
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