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Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-18-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,456
Posted By Trim-Tex
Here's how I feel. Drywall delivery people,...

Here's how I feel. Drywall delivery people, hangers, bead installers, tapers and finishers. These workers regionally, Nationally and world wide are all under paid. What you all do is hard work and...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 02-11-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By silverstilts
I try not to think of all the costs of insurance...

I try not to think of all the costs of insurance because it is too depressing. When you add up all the insurance you have to pay out it's way more than even uncle sam takes away. Car, liabliaty,...
Forum: Hanging Drywall 09-16-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,243
Posted By ubcguy89
and all you residential guys like to say...

and all you residential guys like to say commercial stand ups are easy. I guess those guys never worked in a hospital, built demizing walls in a boiler room, hung hard lids around charged sprinkler...
Forum: Hanging Drywall 06-25-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 32,688
Posted By moore
Another good post...:yes:

Another good post...:yes:
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-28-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,031
Posted By drywall guy158
the hardest thing is going to be able to find a...

the hardest thing is going to be able to find a helper/assistant that shows up for work and is able to learn the trade........
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-13-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By JustMe
Or the sometimes smarter ones learn by watching,...

Or the sometimes smarter ones learn by watching, hearing and reading about the mistakes of others, so they don't repeat those mistakes themselves.
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-13-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By HandsConstruction
Hands construction llc

“In school we learn that mistakes are bad, and we are punished for making them. Yet, if you look at the way humans are designed to learn, we learn by making mistakes. We learn to walk by falling...
Forum: Drywall Finishing 04-05-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,139
Posted By Sue34
Check out this video. _How to Install...

Check out this video.

_How to Install Drywall Corners - Using a Hopper Drywall Tool - YouTube


And I found the hopper here.
...
Forum: Hanging Drywall 03-03-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,091
Posted By SlimPickins
Jesus....even sped up it took him a minute and a...

Jesus....even sped up it took him a minute and a half. How long do you think it actually took?

I wish I was that....................................fast.:(
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 01-17-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By Capt-sheetrock
Mutual of Omaha, has a personal comp policy for...

Mutual of Omaha, has a personal comp policy for $15.00/mth. no audit

Works for me, only catch is, everyone on the job has to have their own policy, but after you explain its either 15/mth or 10%...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-08-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,917
Posted By P.A. ROCKER
You can hire some illegals for your self...:no: ...

You can hire some illegals for your self...:no:
Do like the mafia would and break some legs:whistling2:
Or do such higher quality you'll get a reputation and the work will follow:yes:
Forum: Hanging Drywall 09-28-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,291
Posted By SlimPickins
You DO realize that joepro is actually a...

You DO realize that joepro is actually a Professional, right?

Personally, if someone refers to putting a 3rd clutch on a gun, I'd listen up...this isn't amateur hour mumbo jumbo.
Forum: Hanging Drywall 09-28-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,291
Posted By 2buckcanuck
Why are you going to used galvanized heavy gauge...

Why are you going to used galvanized heavy gauge screws on something like a light gauge steel:blink:$$$$$$$$

It's a fairly well known fact, that there is more repetitive strain injury from...
Forum: General Drywall Discussion 08-18-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,025
Posted By SlimPickins
Bid low, then back-charge a lot when it looks...

Bid low, then back-charge a lot when it looks like it's not going to work out. :laughing:
Forum: Drywall Finishing 08-08-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,739
Posted By 2buckcanuck
The sheep chit is too deep in this thread, even...

The sheep chit is too deep in this thread, even the sheep have got their boots on:yes:

would love to see some pics of your work fenez:yes::thumbsup:
Forum: Hanging Drywall 08-01-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,001
Posted By SlimPickins
I THINK he means that he saves big butts....for...

I THINK he means that he saves big butts....for patchwork?

I do that, I've got a pile of random sized crap in the garage, so when someone says "I have a 2'x3' water damaged area" I can grab a...
Forum: General Drywall Discussion 07-03-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,326
Posted By moore
In this area...The Mexicans are hanging for $4 a...

In this area...The Mexicans are hanging for $4 a board ..finishing for $5...and it looks like chit! But whitey makes a killing ,and gets the job done fast... :yes:

Sometimes I bid against...
Forum: General Drywall Discussion 07-03-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,326
Posted By jmr
almost ALL of the U.S. drywall tradesmen are...

almost ALL of the U.S. drywall tradesmen are hispanics.. all hispanic finishers in my area are really, really good. i hire a guy who works for no less then $25 an hour. its not the mexicans that are...
Forum: General Drywall Discussion 06-29-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,326
Posted By moore
Yeah right!! Once they make a stop over in Cuba...

Yeah right!! Once they make a stop over in Cuba ,and learn how to make a boat out of a 56 chevy ..The kangaroo will be taco meat..
Forum: General Drywall Discussion 06-27-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,443
Posted By taper2
i only sand to roughen it up , im afraid its so...

i only sand to roughen it up , im afraid its so smooth that the paint may not stick !!!!!
Forum: Drywall Finishing 04-18-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,629
Posted By 2buckcanuck
I predict that speaking Spanish will be necessary...

I predict that speaking Spanish will be necessary to work along side your fellow co-workers http://emoticoner.com/files/emoticons/smileys/fiesta-smiley.gif?1292867593
Forum: Drywall Finishing 04-12-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,577
Posted By moore
Heres a little something...

Heres a little something John.http://www.paintsource.net/pages/solutions/new%20construction/nail_pops.html

I think your right. They saturated the board ..Go to Paint talk and ask about it...
Forum: Drywall Finishing 03-30-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,243
Posted By PrecisionTaping
WTF!? That's a texture!?!? I thought those were...

WTF!? That's a texture!?!? I thought those were stalactites from a cave!
Or like a swarm of termites came in and ate the entire ceiling!

Sorry...didn't mean to be critical...
I've just never...
Forum: Drywall Finishing 03-30-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,243
Posted By betterdrywall
I have to paint it the 11th of this next month, I...

I have to paint it the 11th of this next month, I think the heavier texture complements the rustic cabin apperance. Will take more pictures after it is painted . Here is the two trout I caught from...
Forum: Drywall Finishing 03-27-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,418
Posted By PrecisionTaping
Well clearly that's a reno. Use an old 2x4 and...

Well clearly that's a reno.
Use an old 2x4 and a bag of setting compound, lay it on thick. That ought'a fill er up.
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