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Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-08-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,375
Posted By stokes771
I'm been using the old paslode gun in that...

I'm been using the old paslode gun in that picture for the last 8 years and pick up the new one 2.5 years ago. They are the best guns I have used, prefer the new one a bit more, its a bit lighter,...
Forum: Framing 09-05-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,938
Posted By stokes771
I frame all my houses with sheets overlapping...

I frame all my houses with sheets overlapping from first to second floor. What I am asking is how you sheet a house with 9' walls, 16" floor, and another set of 9' walls for the 2nd storey. If you...
Forum: Framing 09-05-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,938
Posted By stokes771
Well you can call and tell the engineer he...

Well you can call and tell the engineer he engineered them wrong then.
Forum: Framing 09-05-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,938
Posted By stokes771
And then in a 2 storey you would put a rip in to...

And then in a 2 storey you would put a rip in to sheet the floor system and sheet it back up the same way? From bottom to top plate?
Forum: Framing 09-05-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,938
Posted By stokes771
I'm not saying running sheets parallel is wrong...

I'm not saying running sheets parallel is wrong or you can't do it. I just see no benefit in doing it unless the wall you are framing is actually a shear wall, and you are required to block every...
Forum: Framing 09-05-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,938
Posted By stokes771
I'm from Alberta. All my sheets have strength...

I'm from Alberta. All my sheets have strength axis stamped horizontally.

Why would you install parallel to studs anyway?

Isn't it easier when going up over 8ft to just run horizontally and...
Forum: Construction 02-24-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,106
Posted By stokes771
Frame it out of dimensional and hang it from the...

Frame it out of dimensional and hang it from the floor joists.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-18-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,356
Posted By stokes771
A little off topic here, but has anyone found a...

A little off topic here, but has anyone found a rafter hook for the hitatchi? I've got one, but I never use it because I just can't seem to give up the rafter clip on my paslodes.
Forum: Carpentry 02-17-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 37,712
Posted By stokes771
I believe that discovery means that you need to...

I believe that discovery means that you need to locate any sewer/electrical/water and get it to where you need it.
Forum: Carpentry 02-16-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,875
Posted By stokes771
I don't know if you solved you're problem yet,...

I don't know if you solved you're problem yet, but I just recently had the same problem a few months ago. It ended up being the seal in the chamber of the gun. Their is a snap ring where the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-14-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,245
Posted By stokes771
I used the thing for like 3 months and couldnt...

I used the thing for like 3 months and couldnt quite get the hang of it... I def. liked going by to my blue max
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-14-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 2,888,982
Posted By stokes771
This is my Rig when I first got her. Thought I...

This is my Rig when I first got her. Thought I had some more recent pictures of it. It has got a lot more **** in it now...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-14-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,245
Posted By stokes771
I can personally vouch for the Vaugh BlueMax 23...

I can personally vouch for the Vaugh BlueMax 23 oz. It's all I will use, I tried the Vaughn Titanium with the hickory handle and it just didn't feel right. I found my wrist actually got a bit sore...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-14-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,402
Posted By stokes771
Hey thanks for the help, I got her figured. ...

Hey thanks for the help, I got her figured. She's dialed in right now to cut in at 120 and quit at around 145
Forum: Health & Safety 02-14-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 63,353
Posted By stokes771
I was nailing ridge backer in some trusses one...

I was nailing ridge backer in some trusses one time. Was trying to squeeze the trusses together and toe nail it in. Missed the toe nail and fired right through the skin above the knuckle on mt...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-14-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,402
Posted By stokes771
Dewalt Compressor

Hey Guy's I've got a dewalt twin tank wheelbarrow compressor and I've been trying to figure out a way to change the cut in/out pressure on it. Is there any safe way of doing this without causing...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,627
Posted By stokes771
Imperial or Metric?

What do all you guys use... I'm from Alberta, Canada and we use imperial for everything. They teach us in school to use metric, but I have never met a person who uses it.
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