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Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-08-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,262
Posted By akrenovate
Did a show earlier this year and got one small...

Did a show earlier this year and got one small job out of it. Like Killer said, it may not be instant gratification. I'm newer to my market since moving south a few years ago, so exposure and brand...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-08-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,738
Posted By akrenovate
Been doing 50-50 for most decks, but the larger...

Been doing 50-50 for most decks, but the larger the project, the more I parse out the payments. Typically spell out progress points (end of framing, completion of decking, etc.) as times for...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-08-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,507
Posted By akrenovate
IMHO the only real advantage to 24" span is in...

IMHO the only real advantage to 24" span is in re-planking jobs, which none of us really want (assumption, of course). As it has been said, if you are designing a deck, why span 24" OC unless you...
Forum: Contractor Swap 06-11-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,898
Posted By akrenovate
Soft plan 2014 for sale

Hi all...I have a recently acquired (just this past year) full version of 2014 soft plan complete with soft list, soft plan +, and a full training disc set and booklet for sale. I accepted a job...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-04-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 2,888,976
Posted By akrenovate
In the process of setting up a 6x10 trailer right...

In the process of setting up a 6x10 trailer right now that I just picked up and wanted to rig an extension cord setup through the floor or wall of the trailer to keep it plugged in on the jobsite at...
Forum: Framing 05-04-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 25,173
Posted By akrenovate
That's what I do with prefin flooring...takes a...

That's what I do with prefin flooring...takes a fraction of a second to loom over a piece before hammering it home. Just finished laying about 800 sqft of prefin exotic and I'm proud to say there...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-22-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,855
Posted By akrenovate
What I'm looking at fires from just about any...

What I'm looking at fires from just about any framing nailer on the market, so there are no special tools to buy. It's also twice the speed of collated, or so they claim. Some interesting vids out...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-22-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,800
Posted By akrenovate
Stihl publishes recommended bar lengths for all...

Stihl publishes recommended bar lengths for all of their saws, as does husqvarna. My saw, the MS310 is listed at max 20" bar, but I also have a 25" bar that I use from time to time, mainly for hip...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-20-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,855
Posted By akrenovate
Fasco scrails

Anyone using them? Seem like a good idea, but good ideas don't always translate into good real world performance. Considering giving them a go on an upcoming cedar deck.
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 04-13-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 23,580
Posted By akrenovate
That looks fabulous...very nicely done! The...

That looks fabulous...very nicely done! The double quadec actually looks nice I think.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-11-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 2,888,976
Posted By akrenovate
I have the 10" slider, which is amazing, but that...

I have the 10" slider, which is amazing, but that zero clearance feature is enough for me to want to upgrade
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-11-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 2,888,976
Posted By akrenovate
I spy one of those new bosch saws :thumbup:...is...

I spy one of those new bosch saws :thumbup:...is it as awesome as one would expect?
Forum: Remodeling 04-06-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 26,192
Posted By akrenovate
Yeah, it would make a good nailer for him...

Yeah, it would make a good nailer for him :whistling
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 04-05-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 23,580
Posted By akrenovate
the profiles

the profiles
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 04-05-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 23,580
Posted By akrenovate
Hey angus, what blade do you use to cut your...

Hey angus, what blade do you use to cut your schluter? I'm looking for something better than what I've got
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-04-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,438
Posted By akrenovate
Some new locksets are coming with 3 1/2" screws...

Some new locksets are coming with 3 1/2" screws for the deadbolt strikeplate. I believe the last one I used that had this was a schlage.

I use 2 1/2" or 3" gold screws or construction screws in...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 04-01-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 23,580
Posted By akrenovate
Looking good.

Looking good.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-31-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,228
Posted By akrenovate
Dewalt is the north face of tools. Flashy,...

Dewalt is the north face of tools. Flashy, popular with the common folk, name made popular by legit users. Still makes some decent stuff, but much of it has declined in quality and the core users...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 03-29-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 23,580
Posted By akrenovate
just found this...dunno what oscillating tool you...

just found this...dunno what oscillating tool you have.
...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 03-29-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 23,580
Posted By akrenovate
hope you ordered more than one :whistling

hope you ordered more than one :whistling
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 03-29-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 23,580
Posted By akrenovate
Angus, do you have a hand held wet saw? You...

Angus, do you have a hand held wet saw? You could plunge cut front to back, then finish back to front, knock out, and clean the corners with nippers and a small diamond grinder.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-29-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,228
Posted By akrenovate
Would I pay more, well, it depends. If, like...

Would I pay more, well, it depends. If, like others have said, the product was superior, then yes. Would I pay more just because it is "american made"...well, probably not. Most of the american...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-28-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,167
Posted By akrenovate
Good catch...

Good catch...
Forum: Vehicles 03-27-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,719
Posted By akrenovate
I wouldn't touch another pair of BFG tires with a...

I wouldn't touch another pair of BFG tires with a ten foot pole. I had great wear on Dunlop and Goodyear wrangler tires. I had wranglers on an old f250 that always hauled giant loads and they held...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-27-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,167
Posted By akrenovate
Any 1/2" crown, 16 ga staple works. Paslode,...

Any 1/2" crown, 16 ga staple works. Paslode, fanaco, and bostitch all make them. Make sure the length is right. Fanaco is prob the best $$
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