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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-02-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,216
Posted By Shpedly
There is a new updated Markup and Profit. Its...

There is a new updated Markup and Profit. Its Markup and Profit Revisited. Be sure to grab the new one.
Forum: The Mud Box 04-30-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,396
Posted By Shpedly
Dave, What works good and looks good, his hand,...

Dave, What works good and looks good, his hand, or the gun?
Forum: The Mud Box 04-30-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,396
Posted By Shpedly
Get in line now, because the wait time is long,...

Get in line now, because the wait time is long, so says my gun dealer buddy.

Check out the Winchester PDX1 410 round.
Forum: The Mud Box 04-30-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,396
Posted By Shpedly
Smith has one too ...

Smith has one too http://www.smith-wesson.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product4_750001_750051_786049_-1_769651_757767_757751_ProductDisplayErrorView_Y
Forum: The Mud Box 04-30-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,634
Posted By Shpedly
At the 10 second mark, "Use Mastic instead of...

At the 10 second mark, "Use Mastic instead of thinset, because Mastic is better for damp areas." What a hoot.
Forum: The Mud Box 04-30-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,634
Posted By Shpedly
I love HGTV. Its like a second Comedy Central.

I love HGTV. Its like a second Comedy Central.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 30,868
Posted By Shpedly
Eisa, Not sure if its been said or not, but in...

Eisa, Not sure if its been said or not, but in the interest of covering all bases, make sure the top of the bench is pitched to the drain. Your bench extending over the curb makes the shower door...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-28-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,413
Posted By Shpedly
The masses being 75% of tile installers and...

The masses being 75% of tile installers and everybody else.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-28-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,466
Posted By Shpedly
Might try that Hank. Never tried the Easy,...

Might try that Hank. Never tried the Easy, because the work time specs on the bag, are pretty much identical to the Novaplan 2. :uhh:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-28-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,466
Posted By Shpedly
Never had a problem with Novaplan using the 5...

Never had a problem with Novaplan using the 5 quarts. Yes it does stop flowing on its own in about 2 minutes, so you have to move quick. Curious, how much more water, than the 5 quarts is safe to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By Shpedly
Hi Anne, Yes, wicking up moisture. I'd wait to...

Hi Anne, Yes, wicking up moisture. I'd wait to seal, they will dry out faster, should be fine. Sorry, not familar with that mortar.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-27-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,216
Posted By Shpedly
I agree, Todd's post is spot on. To be...

I agree, Todd's post is spot on. To be successful, there's a lot more than just doing excellent work. The most successful and busiest remodeler in my city is also the most expensive. I dont mean a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,124
Posted By Shpedly
John, I'll be sure to instruct the wifey on that,...

John, I'll be sure to instruct the wifey on that, when I get home. On second thought, today is probably not a good day. Maybe tomorrow, or maybe, next week. :)

On a serious note; what is the...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-26-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8,645
Views: 1,426,208
Posted By Shpedly
Yeah, I'd rather spend the $50 permit cost on a...

Yeah, I'd rather spend the $50 permit cost on a BASS. Thats a Big Ass Succulent Steak. :)
Forum: The Mud Box 04-26-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8,645
Views: 1,426,208
Posted By Shpedly
Very nice fish indeed. Have yet to get one of...

Very nice fish indeed. Have yet to get one of those to the boat, but I'll be trying like hell in 2 weeks. Woohoo.
Forum: The Mud Box 04-26-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8,645
Views: 1,426,208
Posted By Shpedly
I think I might have a drinking problem. I only...

I think I might have a drinking problem. I only noticed the cocktail. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,124
Posted By Shpedly
Kevin, Thats a good idea. Once you get all the...

Kevin, Thats a good idea. Once you get all the info collected, you could have it printed on a pamphlet, to give to the customer.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,216
Posted By Shpedly
:bow: Besides, when there is a screw up, its...

:bow:

Besides, when there is a screw up, its hell to get them back to correct it. Just had to pull a granite backsplash myself, because the idiots used to much silicon and left a huge gap, all...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,747
Views: 436,651
Posted By Shpedly
Exactly. Andre, here's a picture about what...

Exactly.

Andre, here's a picture about what I was talking about with TLS on the ceiling. I dont see the need to screw them in, because as the guys have said, the tile should stick up there just...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-26-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By Shpedly
Ha! Not to hijack the thread, but someday, I'll...

Ha! Not to hijack the thread, but someday, I'll tell you guys the story about when I was day trading stocks with a battery powered mouse. Batteries died an din have no extras. Not a good day. Or the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,216
Posted By Shpedly
Excellent observation. After being in the retail...

Excellent observation. After being in the retail service business for 25 years, I can picture that, very easily.



Same here Chad, specifically, plumber, electrician and a great framing guy....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,797
Posted By Shpedly
Hey Matt, Nobodies can be there to see it in...

Hey Matt, Nobodies can be there to see it in person, so an exact color recommend is pretty much impossible. Its your floor, pick what you like. Have you mixed a little and seen a finished sample....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,634
Posted By Shpedly
Ha! Thats a good one Shaun. It does have, a sort...

Ha! Thats a good one Shaun. It does have, a sort of abstract art look to it however. Maybe Adam will decide to take matters into his on hands and stick around for some good advice.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-25-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21,764
Views: 4,524,069
Posted By Shpedly
Shaun, looking good. I bet those little corner...

Shaun, looking good. I bet those little corner pieces on the ceiling were a PITA. Maybe the electrician had a joist in the way, but I kinda doubt it. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-25-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,216
Posted By Shpedly
I surely appreciate having to be ultra...

I surely appreciate having to be ultra competitive to get steady work. I just think it wouldnt be a stretch to get a bigger piece of the remodel pie. I'm sure we can all do walls, paint, trim etc. I...
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