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Forum: Roofing 06-15-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By builditguy
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By builditguy
Glad you figured it out. Never had a problem...

Glad you figured it out. Never had a problem with mine.

Once I finally accepted it, and stuck with it, it's alot faster than a utility knife and does a better job.
Now I cringe if I have to use...
Forum: Roofing 06-14-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By builditguy
Keep in mind, PVC coated coil stock is no...

Keep in mind, PVC coated coil stock is no different than regular coil stock. They just apply the paint, really thick, to get the wood grain look.
The paint is the same.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-31-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By builditguy
I tried the Bose headphone, at the store. They...

I tried the Bose headphone, at the store.
They were amazing.


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Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-30-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By builditguy
Rule used to be no shorts allowed. Of course...

Rule used to be no shorts allowed. Of course that was the 70s when cut offs were the thing.
They used to say shorts were too dangerous. Too much of a chance to get cuts.
Sure, jeans will...
Forum: Business 05-08-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,513
Posted By builditguy
Heíll say he never got the email. He doesnít know...

Heíll say he never got the email. He doesnít know it sends a email opened reply.


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Forum: Roofing 05-08-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By builditguy
Doesn't Exactimate do that? I don't have it, but...

Doesn't Exactimate do that? I don't have it, but I've seen adjusters measure the outside dimensions of the house, the over hang, and guess the pitch. Then they send back a claim with the roof...
Forum: Vehicles 05-08-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,863
Posted By builditguy
Mine is organized, but not as well as it used to...

Mine is organized, but not as well as it used to be. Over time, we changed what we kept in the trailer and what we kept in the trucks. We were looking at it, this winter, thinking of all the things...
Forum: Business 05-08-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,513
Posted By builditguy
That is one thing I'm missing, since going to...

That is one thing I'm missing, since going to quickbooks for estimates and billing.
Joist was also just a little easier to use. I also liked the digital signature option. I've only had a few use...
Forum: Vehicles 05-05-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,863
Posted By builditguy
Good that you are working out of it and towing it...

Good that you are working out of it and towing it is good also.
By working out of the trailer, it allows you to see whatís working and what isnít. And by towing it, it allows you to adjust your...
Forum: Vehicles 05-05-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,863
Posted By builditguy
Your work looks good. Trailer is really coming...

Your work looks good. Trailer is really coming along.

I also wondered about the weight. Not only the overall weight, but the load placement. I'm guessing you will have too much weight. Once...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-04-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,005
Posted By builditguy
Yep

Yep
Forum: Business 05-04-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,513
Posted By builditguy
I already use Quickbooks. I just never did...

I already use Quickbooks. I just never did estimates or invoices with it. I started using it, this week. So far, so good. Takes a little getting used to.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-03-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By builditguy
Was thinking about it, this morning. When you...

Was thinking about it, this morning. When you have a motorhome, you almost need a second type of transportation. You are at your campsite, then, if you want to go somewhere or even to Walmart, you...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-03-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By builditguy
I've had a few travel trailers. Right now, I...

I've had a few travel trailers. Right now, I have a 30' crossroads. It is close to where I want to be with one. I have a queen size bed, dinette, couch, and 2 recliners. Standard kitchen area. ...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-02-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,005
Posted By builditguy
I can witch water, but not electricity. Probably...

I can witch water, but not electricity. Probably a genetic deficiency.

I did one last month with a metal detector. It was aluminum wire leading to an out building. Was able to find the wire...
Forum: Roofing 05-01-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By builditguy
I'm guessing the fasteners for the plates were...

I'm guessing the fasteners for the plates were protruding?
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 445
Posted By builditguy
I believe you are right about the flame spread. ...

I believe you are right about the flame spread. I don't know about the ignition source. The spray foam company I use won't do, only foam.

Could be their own company policy, to charge a little...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By builditguy
I rarely go to home depot. The customer service...

I rarely go to home depot. The customer service I get is ridiculous. I needed some Trex fencing. only 16'. I went to the contractor's desk. He looked it up, printed the pages of the components I...
Forum: Business 05-01-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,513
Posted By builditguy
The Joist Pro upgrade option made it to the...

The Joist Pro upgrade option made it to the desktop version now.
Forum: Business 04-30-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,513
Posted By builditguy
Yesterday, Joist emailed me a PDF of a signed...

Yesterday, Joist emailed me a PDF of a signed estimate. It was from 02/28/19. Never had that happen before.

I've been thinking about it. $10 a month isn't so bad. If they can fix the bugs, I...
Forum: Business 04-30-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 922
Posted By builditguy
The grass is always greener on the other side. ...

The grass is always greener on the other side.

Being someone that hires subs and plan on doing more of it, as I get older, let me give you another view.

When you are a sub, and have a good...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 445
Posted By builditguy
What we do for the most part. We put down...

What we do for the most part.

We put down visqueen, then pour concrete in all crawlspaces. We only pour it about 3" thick and it only gets a bull float finish.
Then spray foam the walls. ...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-26-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By builditguy
The DeWalt is heavy also. The best thing is...

The DeWalt is heavy also. The best thing is pulling it out of the truck, nailing within seconds. The battery lasts a long time. Done, throw it back in the truck.

No dragging out a compressor...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-26-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By builditguy
I don't think it does. Once you get used to it,...

I don't think it does. Once you get used to it, you don't even think about it.
Having said that, I like the way the Hitachi has a quick response. Even though I've never used them. Just watched...
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