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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-09-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,723
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Metal studs under 6" suck period. I have yet to...

Metal studs under 6" suck period. I have yet to see anything done with them that did t fail or crack in one way or another. Not to mention the weight of the cbu and I'm sure all the flexing and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-08-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,500
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
My schedule is quite hectic right now but if your...

My schedule is quite hectic right now but if your willing to let me come in on Sunday's and nights I can help ya out. Make sure they set the pan with structure lite or some type of cement or it will...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-01-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,065
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Def. cool.

Def. cool.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-21-2012, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-19-2012, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Vwcrackerjack
I can't wait to see this done. Hurry up! :-)

I can't wait to see this done. Hurry up! :-)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22,055
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Posted By Vwcrackerjack
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,065
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
It's crooked. Joking, what did u use to cut...

It's crooked. Joking, what did u use to cut those curves?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-11-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,065
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Yeah. I always used 1/16 spacers and no matter...

Yeah. I always used 1/16 spacers and no matter how hard I try the grout lines always manage to look like 1/8 when it's all said and done. I started using the tavy 1/32 and it looks much better and is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-11-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 22,055
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Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Thanks I did do a little reading on em. It says...

Thanks I did do a little reading on em. It says they have a 16 joint when used. Anyone know of something like that with a 1/32 joint for marble etc?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-11-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,065
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
thanks. Your floor looks great. Tls is those tile...

thanks. Your floor looks great. Tls is those tile level systems? Which one do you recommend ? I've been getting quite a few of these types of floors lately would be great to actually get one flat. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-11-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,065
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Thanks!http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/12/ajuryhy5...

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-11-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,065
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
That's not a crack. It's where my mud line was....

That's not a crack. It's where my mud line was. :) really does look like a huge crack in that pic though.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,065
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Yeah it's nice looking. Only thing I dislike...

Yeah it's nice looking. Only thing I dislike about all these is that they are severely cupped(bowed) so I'm limited in how much I can actually stagger them. If two ends wind up near the center of...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-10-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Agreed. Thanks.

Agreed. Thanks.
Forum: The Mud Box 12-10-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
I have a small pension from the union. Certainly...

I have a small pension from the union. Certainly not enough to live on. I don't even know how that works. I haven't worked union in 9 years. Maybe I should just plan going back. Atleast I get medical...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,065
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
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Forum: The Mud Box 12-09-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Thanks all. Great info and inspiring to hear. I...

Thanks all. Great info and inspiring to hear. I have thoughts if buying a small fixer upper with some land upstate NY. Finding places I can save for and buy outright. Then I just have to concern...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-09-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 1,091,907
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Not when your a contractor that pays a Mexican...

Not when your a contractor that pays a Mexican kid $80 for the day and buys a $10 fan. Half these guys do nothing but hack work. They just care about the way it looks when it's done. This guy swears...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-09-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 1,091,907
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Yeah. Tell me about it. They all say the same...

Yeah. Tell me about it. They all say the same shit. They're not making much money on the jobs. Everyone is broke la la la. That's why they're driving brand new trucks doing 3 jobs a week etc. maybe...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-09-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 1,091,907
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
I tell any customers that if I have to leave...

I tell any customers that if I have to leave Staten Island and go to Brooklyn or NYC for them I have to charge for parking and tolls. And I add an additional $500 to the job. Take it or leave it.
Forum: The Mud Box 12-08-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Wish I could afford it. Went through a bad...

Wish I could afford it. Went through a bad divorce 5 years ago. Lost everything basically. Finally back to even ground and starting over with a bankruptcy on my credit report. Good advice?... Never...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-08-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Retirement questions

Hey guys. Just wondering about owning a small business and I like many young stupid men never really put any thought into it. Now approaching 38 years old and I have no idea where to even start as...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-08-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,513
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
I just did a demo. My father in laws house was...

I just did a demo. My father in laws house was flooded during sandy as well. (Staten island) I was able to save the granite counters with the help of a few friends. We took out the backsplash and cut...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-08-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 1,091,907
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Damn. No wonder why I'm always struggling. The...

Damn. No wonder why I'm always struggling. The last job I did was a mud over heat tubes and tiles were 13" porcelain stone look and were the hardest tile I've ever had to cut. 1/2" thick. Also it was...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-08-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 1,091,907
Posted By Vwcrackerjack
Yeah when I pull 500 sq I'm making good money....

Yeah when I pull 500 sq I'm making good money. However when I'm doing a 120 sq kitchen and I give my helper $150 out of it I'm making crapola. I make the contractor pay for materials and have it all...
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