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Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-12-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,967,665
Posted By thezoo
or a pencil torch. I always just used a bic...

or a pencil torch. I always just used a bic lighter or struck a match but I only wrap 2-3"...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,327
Posted By thezoo
Install in inlaw addition with failed heat pump

Install in inlaw addition with failed heat pump
Forum: Carpentry 01-31-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,532
Posted By thezoo
Lol, sometimes too easy. Watch to lines!!

Lol, sometimes too easy. Watch to lines!!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-29-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,202
Posted By thezoo
hahahaha most school systems are still closed and...

hahahaha most school systems are still closed and they are still bragging about the millions of pounds of snow they have been hauling to melt....

geeze just government drama to keep minds off how...
Forum: Tiling 01-29-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,265
Posted By thezoo
OMG, my partner drives me insane, he prefers 1/2"...

OMG, my partner drives me insane, he prefers 1/2" and back trowels. Then takes 15-20 minutes trying to force excess mortar out the grout lines!! He does the same friggin thing with drywall compound!...
Forum: Drywall 01-29-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,965
Posted By thezoo
Just doing a bath, it had been redone in the 80s,...

Just doing a bath, it had been redone in the 80s, I am sure they used greentop, couldn't tell. Current owners been there almost 40yrs. My replairs were done with durabond for taping, easysand to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-27-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,202
Posted By thezoo
We get hit here ever 10-15yrs, lol. You'd have...

We get hit here ever 10-15yrs, lol. You'd have thunk it was the end of the world. Based on the plowing, it was close.

Funny thing is, thursday DC got a dusting starting at 5pm rushhour, did not...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,870
Posted By thezoo
Of course they get paid, markup right on A&E?...

Of course they get paid, markup right on A&E? When his friend the gc does it, he is not marking up, right? So gc gets flat fee or % of job? How is that different then the gc getting the lead, selling...
Forum: Business 01-27-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,131
Posted By thezoo
Another fine discussion on business. In the...

Another fine discussion on business.

In the late 90s one of the major hvac co $175 for tech to come out and knock on door, then it's t&m minimum 1hr. Go figure. Baltimore area. I should call...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,870
Posted By thezoo
a sub has no liability?

I did not know that a sub would not get listed in a lawsuit.

I might become a sub, wait they don't get paid well, guess that's why they don't get sued.

I think you get $10/hr at McD, so no way...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-28-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,742
Posted By thezoo
Try an assistant manager or dept head/lead, they...

Try an assistant manager or dept head/lead, they have flexibility esp if you spend alot with casa depot
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-24-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By thezoo
One of my first jobs as a finish carpenter...

One of my first jobs as a finish carpenter helper, most days we never went back after lunch (tract houses, townhomes). He did hustle from 7-12, but if he was in the mood for a liquid lunch, that was...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-24-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,985
Posted By thezoo
I think both are close in time, mm would fly...

I think both are close in time, mm would fly through that, a few minutes. Overlay new jambs.
Grab router, edge guide and have at it, got a big enoug dado bit or do you need 2 passes? If so, mm is...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 05-12-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,886
Posted By thezoo
Tract builders stop short, under the shower head...

Tract builders stop short, under the shower head so that the bullnose tile are above the shower enclosure so exposure is same as down the wall.

Tiling to the ceiling is custom work.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-05-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,967,665
Posted By thezoo
wow! cheaper on the island? time to celebrate,...

wow! cheaper on the island? time to celebrate, lol. I think HomeDespot sells the hickory stilleto for $70 here in the land of riots.

I gotta find one of those rare $40 M18 impacts!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-01-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,452
Posted By thezoo
I am a CRL Aloa locksmith, or i used to be. Yes...

I am a CRL Aloa locksmith, or i used to be. Yes you can drill the cylinder out. I am sure there are youtube vids, lol. Basically drill where the top pins and bottom pins create a shear line.... At...
Forum: Business 05-01-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,043
Posted By thezoo
This^ Worked in an office with a guy who did...

This^
Worked in an office with a guy who did this. His advice was to not be a landlord, pay a management company to run the property, treat it like a business and not your personal property. He was...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,507
Posted By thezoo
Funny, i have been told by many the opposite,...

Funny, i have been told by many the opposite, trim is where the money is. Of course, that work is not tract homes or trailer parks. I think your customers are the types who use interior designers and...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-25-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,166
Posted By thezoo
Nicely done and as usual extreme attention to...

Nicely done and as usual extreme attention to detail.
Forum: Framing 04-24-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,845
Posted By thezoo
Yeah, tree-fiddy.

Yeah, tree-fiddy.
Forum: HVAC 04-11-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,050
Posted By thezoo
I have never seen a graph stating that anyone...

I have never seen a graph stating that anyone uses less than the comparison.
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,856
Posted By thezoo
Spring brings dreams of improvements from staring...

Spring brings dreams of improvements from staring at their walls all winter.

I asked my paint supplier what the word was on pricing lately and got the 20 immigrants in a cheap apartment answer....
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-04-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 14,362
Posted By thezoo
Never throw caution to the wind. I drive...

Never throw caution to the wind.

I drive like all other drivers are incompetent idiots doing anything but the task of driving.

I think of electricity as a defibrillator for titans which if it...
Forum: Drywall 04-04-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,444
Posted By thezoo
Lol

Hey, stop following me around!

Seriously looks like Harry homeowners work, lol
Forum: Drywall 04-04-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,454
Posted By thezoo
Sorry guys, but i am confused by what you mean...

Sorry guys, but i am confused by what you mean with "wiped too tight".
I put 1/8-3/16 of mud, embed tape, wipe with 4" pulling majority of mud off. Tape has maybe 1/16 of mud left under it. Can you...
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