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Forum: Dockside Chat
07-21-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,379
Posted By RI Builder

It depends. How complex is the job? What...

It depends.

How complex is the job? What are the specs?

What type of GC (organized? Got inspections lined up? Got the site organized and ready for the sparky?), how good is the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-21-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,379
Posted By RI Builder

This was exactly my thought. Simply put, this...

This was exactly my thought. Simply put, this entire arrangement sounds like a cluster bleep of gigantic proportions.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-21-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,010
Posted By RI Builder

The prices on that site are just okay (I didn't...

The prices on that site are just okay (I didn't factor in shipping). That hidden fastner system they show though is a complete joke.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-21-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,010
Posted By RI Builder

50+ years

50+ years
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-20-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,010
Posted By RI Builder

I go through Ipe like water, and IF you buy it in...

I go through Ipe like water, and IF you buy it in volume, you can save significantly on its cost.

Now, this means

One, you actually know what you are buying and won't get stuck with short...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-19-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,010
Posted By RI Builder

Opinions will be all over the map on this one....

Opinions will be all over the map on this one. You do not specify a price point, so I will leave that consideration out of my professional view.

Top of the line -Azek - will you pay for it? Yes...
06-28-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,176
Posted By RI Builder

HHO#2 and diesel fuel are the same underlying...

HHO#2 and diesel fuel are the same underlying product. The only difference is that the tax man ensures he gets a piece of one and not the other.


"How much is your diesel engine worth?" - My...
06-28-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,176
Posted By RI Builder

Confirm with him that it is home heating oil #2...

Confirm with him that it is home heating oil #2 and you are good to go. DO NOT run home heating oil #4 in your boat (HHO 4 is not common in our area). Add a cap full of marvel mystery oil per fill up...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 57,965
Posted By RI Builder

Anyone got any experience with the AZEK product...

Anyone got any experience with the AZEK product vs. TREX or similar?"

Just a little bit. ;)

Azek is the best of the PVC products, but most people opt out of it due to cost.

The only...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-01-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 26,058
Posted By RI Builder

Who cares what their Revenue line was, what was...

Who cares what their Revenue line was, what was their profitability and return? Unless you can delineate the difference between Revenue, profitability, and return, you will never understand why...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-01-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,332
Posted By RI Builder

Eleven years ago a guy approached me outside a...

Eleven years ago a guy approached me outside a Walmart with the I'm homeless can you spare some change, etc. He went on and really seemed genuine. I told him that I did not have any cash on me...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-01-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By RI Builder

1.5" is fine. I would run a more than a few...

1.5" is fine. I would run a more than a few though to different areas of the patio for the "just in case" future work. Now is the time, not later standing there wishing you had run more chases.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-01-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 26,058
Posted By RI Builder

New Balance only manufactures 25% of their...

New Balance only manufactures 25% of their product in the US. Since the company has always been privately held, how are you so sure that they are "very profitable"? How do you define profitability?...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-01-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 26,058
Posted By RI Builder

So your CBU negotiates with the elected officials...

So your CBU negotiates with the elected officials that your union provides campaign contributions to, and you don't see the underlying flaw in this arrangements?

Lets use your example of WDW in...
05-18-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 61,881
Posted By RI Builder

Yes, they do. - taken directly from the Honda...

Yes, they do. - taken directly from the Honda website - "Recreational use (http://www.thehulltruth.com/products/models.aspx?page=models&section=P2GG&category=play) (RV, camping, tailgating, boating)"...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-16-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,457
Posted By RI Builder

How many times does it have to be written? Draft...

How many times does it have to be written? Draft the contract.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-16-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,457
Posted By RI Builder

So in your scenario, you left out the part about...

So in your scenario, you left out the part about who draws up the contract?
05-16-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 27,859
Posted By RI Builder

Scott: I have seen your work, and no doubt...

Scott:

I have seen your work, and no doubt it is top notch and you are an amazing craftsman.

To that end, you get a giant fail as a business man, not withstanding all the issues going on in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-16-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,457
Posted By RI Builder

That is the salient point - the buyer needs a...

That is the salient point - the buyer needs a contract to sign. This should be left to the professionals that do this for a living.

Just like the average person doesn't remove their own spleen...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-16-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,457
Posted By RI Builder

Yes, I would. Ther buyer made a huge mistake in...

Yes, I would. Ther buyer made a huge mistake in asking the seller to draft up the contract. This is the sellers opportunity to have the strongest possible language incorporated to protect their...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-29-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,940
Posted By RI Builder

To me it is a value proposition. Sure, I could...

To me it is a value proposition. Sure, I could go around the web and and dial 800 numbers and shop the rates, but to me, that is tripping over dollar bills to collect nickels.

Much better use,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-29-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,245
Posted By RI Builder

No where near enough information given to render...

No where near enough information given to render a view. Specifically, you still have not answered what type of tile, and if they are irregular or not.

Any pictures of the area? Before and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-27-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 24,818
Posted By RI Builder

The wall oven, Come on Man!! In the next to last...

The wall oven, Come on Man!! In the next to last picture I am expecting to see Alice from the Brady Bunch pull out a way over cooked pot roast :grin:
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-27-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,527
Posted By RI Builder

Okay, I am no expert in being in that cops...

Okay, I am no expert in being in that cops position, but here is my thought just from a logical prospective.

Bad guy points a gun at cop. Just as no human being is able to lick their own elbow,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-21-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,261
Posted By RI Builder

Exactly my point. No, an expired ID does not...

Exactly my point. No, an expired ID does not lower your age, but in accordance with the laws on the books for establishments (at least here) an expired ID does not validate your age either.

No,...
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