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Ever run one of these @TAEZZAR ?

That machine is older than a Dynasore. It needs a tool changer !!
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This pool renovation project was a nightmare. Finally a month and half late we get to fill it. I hope it fucking holds water still. The next time a contractor pulls a no-call, no-show on the day a project is to begin; I'm immediately cancelling the project and demanding any deposits back.

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This pool renovation project was a nightmare. Finally a month and half late we get to fill it. I hope it fucking holds water still. The next time a contractor pulls a no-call, no-show on the day a project is to begin; I'm immediately cancelling the project and demanding any deposits back.

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Welcome to amuruhka.

We do free eye exams for folk on welfare..$75..and free diabetic exams with retinal photos..$225+
Those under 21 get free $89 frame and free polycarbonate lenses $80...can upgrade and pay the difference.
They most always want early Saturday appointment, family of 3...never call, never show...its FREE!!

Won't bore you with countless stories like this...been happening for decades...no call, no sho..w
 

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Been on a roof in the heat since two Thursdays ago. Minnesota got hit with an early and long hot streak. Work has been absolutely insane. Can't get refrigerant, cant get parts. I got about 12 spots I'm limping along until I can properly fix it. Made about an extra moths pay in the past two weeks.

Also landed another Honeywell shipment (U hall full) of parts for $4000 and working on another large HVAC shipment of refrigerant and parts.
 

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So I had gotten a call from a long time client whose daughter recently had a baby. Dad had stood in the tub while bathing the 8 month old and said it was very squishy under his feet.


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Been on a roof in the heat since two Thursdays ago. Minnesota got hit with an early and long hot streak. Work has been absolutely insane. Can't get refrigerant, cant get parts. I got about 12 spots I'm limping along until I can properly fix it. Made about an extra moths pay in the past two weeks.

Also landed another Honeywell shipment (U hall full) of parts for $4000 and working on another large HVAC shipment of refrigerant and parts.
How you managing stress?
 

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ID posted some of these earlier but wrapped it up today so posting the pics.

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so what did that cost em?

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newmisty,​

Impressive job, How old was the tile? Looks like it matched.
 

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newmisty,​

Impressive job, How old was the tile? Looks like it matched.
The old tile was a filled travertine. The tiles on the floor are porcelain, the tub tile replacements are $.49sf ceramic with a much better match color wise.

Wanted to note this too....

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So the old floor had an extra layer that made the old transition a giant chunk of wood. Being a rush budget job I opted to conduct an experiment by using the scrap of luan I had left after patching up the door( see pic B)

So i just sanded bevels on the two sides, added some wood grain features with stain and a piece of crumpled paper towel, and Bob's your auntie. It's a budget transition strip with a couple gaudy face screws, but still looks better than the surrounding work.

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Never had a clue about this!

....nor this guy. How bout you?

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I don't use the wire gauge, just give it "enough" to wrap around the screw. I'll have to look at my outlets to see if they have the magic strippers. One thing I do use is the molded in guide to hold the end of the wire so I can bend the wire around the screw in one motion.

UPDATE: I checked my cheap (10 pack) outlets, and they do not have the strippers. A not so cheap Leviton L14-30 does not. A new GFCI does have notches, and I got a bite, but I could not get it to strip wire.
 
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