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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-04-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By 1Eric
I might be assuming, but I overheard the customer...

I might be assuming, but I overheard the customer tell my friend he would go look at some samples real soon. I can do the edging and polishing myself. I was just trying to avoid the lost income from...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-03-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By 1Eric
looking for granite

Hey everyone. I have not posted anything in a long time. The shop I was doing work for slowed way down and I was forced to basically start all over :twitch: . Business has finally picked up :bow: ....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-19-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,569
Posted By 1Eric
I have decided to stick to my guns on this one....

I have decided to stick to my guns on this one. Right now I am only out an hour and a half. This guy got under my skin for some reason. I was going to tell him that I am not the cheapest nor the most...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-19-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,569
Posted By 1Eric
repair to despair

Hey guys, I haven't posted anything on here in a long time, but I thought I could use some input on the situation at hand. Last week I got a call from a builder referred from a wood guy I know. He...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-31-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,715
Posted By 1Eric
The problem I have seen is people seem to think...

The problem I have seen is people seem to think they need every tool they own on their truck. I worked out of a shortbed standard cab for a couple of years. I had two side mount tool boxes on it and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-31-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,715
Posted By 1Eric
Extended cab? short bed? Long bed?

Extended cab? short bed? Long bed?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-31-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,541
Posted By 1Eric
I have one of the intertool edgers and I like it...

I have one of the intertool edgers and I like it alot. I've made $1300 with it on just two jobs. I have a wet polisher also but recently bought some dry pads :nod: . Those wet pads will soak ya.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-25-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,607
Posted By 1Eric
Sorry John, I haven't been online much lately....

Sorry John, I haven't been online much lately. But I will answer you question. I bought the intertool edger. It's a pretty neat setup. Lock the tile down, turn the router on, water on, flip another...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-15-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,607
Posted By 1Eric
John K, your situation is precisely what started...

John K, your situation is precisely what started this thread for me. I had all my eggs in one basket. Now I don't hardly have time for the shop. I have invested alot of money lately in an edger,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-07-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,449
Posted By 1Eric
Most of the mud guys around here are about to be...

Most of the mud guys around here are about to be retard. There's only a few of them at best. Alot of us younger folks are running out of mud guys to learn from(at least around here). It may be in my...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-26-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,449
Posted By 1Eric
gotta learn

I'm convinced that I have to learn to do mudwork. I just finished a travertine shower in an old house and it was a nightmare. not much lippage but I wouldn't hold a straightedge to the wall. A mud...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-19-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,081
Posted By 1Eric
I am now on a job in which I am going outside of...

I am now on a job in which I am going outside of my comfort zone. I have done nothing but tile for 7 years now. Recently I thought I would offer builders the complete package- tile, wood, vinyl,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-19-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,192
Posted By 1Eric
Brian, I have seen the same thing on some of my...

Brian, I have seen the same thing on some of my own jobs. I don't know the reason why though. Maybe since the board is not screwed or nailed in place the thinset actually causes it to bow :shrug: . I...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-13-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,287
Posted By 1Eric
That 4 month old thinset bucket brings me good...

That 4 month old thinset bucket brings me good luck :mad: .
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By 1Eric
The full flex is quite nice too.

The full flex is quite nice too.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,443
Posted By 1Eric
I'm not trying to steal a thread but i have a...

I'm not trying to steal a thread but i have a ts-50 and have a question. On any of my cuts with it I have to make sure the peice I want to keep is on the left side. The right side leaves a 1/4 to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By 1Eric
Ultralite is better on toast :nod: . Don't get me...

Ultralite is better on toast :nod: . Don't get me started on a biscuit :yeah: .
Forum: The Mud Box 12-13-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,287
Posted By 1Eric
I've had the same 5 buckets on my truck for about...

I've had the same 5 buckets on my truck for about 4 months. But I did just score about 10 buckets on a job. They had a little paint in the bottom but that's an easy cleanup. JB in his book seems to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,206
Posted By 1Eric
Todd, like I said I like what you did with your...

Todd, like I said I like what you did with your truck(I commented on it earlier). For the first time in about two years I didn't have a tool I needed today:cry: . I was removing a shower enclosure...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-11-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,206
Posted By 1Eric
You guys are doing a good job of talking me out...

You guys are doing a good job of talking me out of a trailer :rolleyes: . I worked out of a 1/2 ton Ram-no extended cab. I had a tool box mounted at the cab and 2 side mount boxes. I worked out of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By 1Eric
Thanks Adriana. My business seems to heading in...

Thanks Adriana. My business seems to heading in the direction of marble and stone. There's a lot of useful tools on that site.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By 1Eric
Great. These will attach to my wet polisher?

Great. These will attach to my wet polisher?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By 1Eric
I have used a beltsander when I just needed a...

I have used a beltsander when I just needed a few. The total footage of the shower and tub is around 130. I will probably buy the bit just to make sure each piece has an identical bevel.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,206
Posted By 1Eric
Wouldn't the rampgate make it difficult to get...

Wouldn't the rampgate make it difficult to get into the trailer on some jobsites where parking is at a premium?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-09-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By 1Eric
45 bevel

I bid a job that included cutting 12x12 travertine with a beveled edge down to 6X12 for the shower. I have an intertool edging machine but I was wondering if there was a less expensive way of...
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