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Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-13-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By platinumLLC
Small diameter long core bits

Want to get some core bits in the less then 2" diameter range for drilling small holes in concrete and block walls and floors. I have a core drill with the 1 1/4" threaded end and water hook up that...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-14-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By platinumLLC
I don't use them often and when I do it's usually...

I don't use them often and when I do it's usually for that random cut that most other saws can't do. Most of the time my oscillating saw will do what I used to do with the jig saw. But I've used it...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-14-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By platinumLLC
Personal preference or for any particular reason?...

Personal preference or for any particular reason? I've used D handle most of my life and haven't really minded them. I know lots of guys swear by the barrel grip. I'm just not sure about how long...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-14-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By platinumLLC
Which M18/M12 jigsaw to get?

I know Leo has a similar thread that I read but his is about all brands of cordless jigsaws so I started this one.

I have ALL M18/M12 tools so want to stick with that even if it isn't the best...
Forum: Tiling 05-08-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By platinumLLC
Grout paddle wheels for floor machines

About once a year or every other year I get a large tile job, mostly for the same customer that is a long time customer. He buys commercial properties and I get most of the work on them. But that's...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-26-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By platinumLLC
Gotta love that. My first restaurant remodel was...

Gotta love that. My first restaurant remodel was like that. I didn't really know the ins and outs and had to eat a lot of changes that the health inspector wanted after she did her pre inspection...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-25-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By platinumLLC
Thanks for the info. That was exactly what I was...

Thanks for the info. That was exactly what I was looking for. I will do some more reading tonight on what you said. It's not going to be attached to the building. And I'm thinking all ramps and no...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-25-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By platinumLLC
Deck for a restaurant patio, any special requirements?

In the process of bidding out a 32'x54' L shaped deck for a restaurant patio. I've done lots of decks before so that really isn't an issue. But never done one for a commercial patio before and I'm...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-25-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By platinumLLC
You are correct. Most of my use for this drill...

You are correct. Most of my use for this drill will be 5/32" and 3/16" for tapcons. I'll get the bigger m18 sds down the road sometime. From what I understand sds is best at drilling holes half...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-24-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By platinumLLC
I'd like to get the bigger one also sometime in...

I'd like to get the bigger one also sometime in the near future. But I think the m12 is going to be perfect for smaller holes for anchors being that it's lighter and smaller to get in places better....
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-24-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By platinumLLC
M12 sds

I have a few SDS corded drills of various sizes and use them all the time. Thinking it's time to make my next cordless purchase an SDS. Thinking of getting a baby one first, the m12 5/8" 2416-21xc....
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,099,179
Posted By platinumLLC
472201 Are these drying racks something you...

472201

Are these drying racks something you made or bought? If bought do you have a name or link for them?
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By platinumLLC
I do work in places that have all ivory and if I...

I do work in places that have all ivory and if I need to replace a cover or something then I have to match it. So yes I carry some ivory stuff for that reason. I'm not doing brand new homes or even...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By platinumLLC
By case I mean a 10 pack. Not a large quantity...

By case I mean a 10 pack. Not a large quantity but when there are outlets, single pole switches, 3 ways, in white, LA, and ivory. Then plates. So it adds up fast.

Yes I am probably...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By platinumLLC
I think that is the big difference here. But I...

I think that is the big difference here. But I would have to say for me it was the opposite. When I got my trailer and was able to carry a little of everything with me is when things got easier for...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By platinumLLC
Storing electrical supplies

I'm not an electrician and do have one that does most of my work. But doing remodeling there are times I need to replace a switch or outlet or cover plate or even move over an outlet quick. Nothing...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-23-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By platinumLLC
Check your trailer door hinges

I bought a new enclosed trailer about a year and a half ago. We moved to another state a while ago and finally bought a house with a shop so I took the first load of many back to our new house this...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-23-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By platinumLLC
For a one time hole yes your are right. But if...

For a one time hole yes your are right. But if your are going to do a few holes a year it doesn't take too long before paying your guy an hour of labor puts money in your pocket once the tool is...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-23-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By platinumLLC
While this can be good advice depending on the...

While this can be good advice depending on the individuals situation there are also times where it makes sense to just do it yourself. I posted a question like this probably two years or so ago on...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-15-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By platinumLLC
What are you using them for? I have a topcon...

What are you using them for? I have a topcon rotary and it's pretty good. But since I bought my bosch gll380 I don't use my topcon very much.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-15-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,041
Posted By platinumLLC
I waited WAY too long to buy one only because the...

I waited WAY too long to buy one only because the cost is pretty high. Ended up getting the makita and love it. Use it all the time, way more then I thought I would. I had been thinking about...
Forum: Construction 07-13-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,286
Posted By platinumLLC
My electrician took a desk job for a big company...

My electrician took a desk job for a big company teaching new apprentices. He still fits me in when he can because we been working together for years and most of my jobs he can put in a few hours...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-30-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,617
Posted By platinumLLC
Sorry it was 10 percent off so 30 dollars off. If...

Sorry it was 10 percent off so 30 dollars off. If it was 30 percent I would have bought all they had to resell. Got mine yesterday and played with it a little bit and really really like it. And with...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By platinumLLC
I don't think you are going to get anything to...

I don't think you are going to get anything to bite into fiberglass like that. And even if you do I wouldn't trust it for very much at all.

I'm not fully understanding exactly what you need to...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-28-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,617
Posted By platinumLLC
Check acme tools website. I ordered mine Thursday...

Check acme tools website. I ordered mine Thursday I think and got 30 percent off and the free blower. They should be here tomorrow. Best deal I found by far. Was 269 for the weed whacker, 9 amp...
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