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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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I did use a metal cutting sawzall blade for the finishing cut where the grinder blade didnt fit. I think it was a masonry grinding wheel that was on there and being in a rush, used it and it actually did a pretty good job tearing away that fiberglass.

Pretty straight & clean cut for free handing it the way I did upon inspection. At the time my concern was minimizing time and dust. Used that cutie Lil vac I posted about in @TomD 's "Things that perfect" thread [ https://goldismoney2.com/threads/things-in-my-life-that-absolutely-perfect-for-the-purpose.413628/ ] to catch what I could. Lil champ that one.

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guy was told by his bosses from on high to remove existing countertop cutting rig, as they were getting a spanking new CNC

the very last weld, using a wheel like you are speaking to (because they aren't metal workers, they do quartz and granite), the thing bound up and jumped.

jumped right into his arm just below the elbow. Cut it to the friggin' bone toot sweet. Now mind you, that type of blade isn't like a knife, it just starts eating meat, nothing clean about the cut. Bleeding all over heck, the office panicked and sent him off to some 2 bit med outfit, not even a real emergency room.

they stitched him up, after sitting there for awhile bleeding all over, and let it go at that.

he was getting worried that the tendons were cut, as he couldn't move anything below the elbow. After 2 days, the fingers started to move, but the upper arm (or topside) muscles were still numb. I was wondering what damage he did do. Told him he really needs to get in to a specialist or emergency and have someone properly look at it to see what was really wrong.

will see if he pooh poohs it or takes it seriously.

you don't mess with chit when something happens like that. You get it properly checked out.
 

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