roughly, a 5lb box,,,, depends how many you drop on the floor.
im gonna say inch 1/4 im going into 5/8 rock with 3 5/8 studsroughly, a 5lb box,,,, depends how many you drop on the floor.
BTW,,, 1/ 1/8 has/had more screws in a box than 1/ 1/4 for the same money
so what size screws we talking bout anyhoo????
Heck,,, I'm getting another beer,,,,,,
So did your plumber friend get the job:blink:Sounds pretty harsh Disanto, but these guys are right.
If you're bidding down to the screw you're seriously bidding way too tight and thinking way too much.
Depending on the size of job I usually bid what I want and then add 10%. If you don't get it, who gives a crap. That means they'll have gone with the low-ball offer and will have gotten ****ty work and will still call you next time for your bid.
I have a friend who owns a plumbing company and I remember one time I was helping him go over a quote and on his estimate he just added an extra 10grand. I said what's that for?
He wrote right next to it on the estimate "Bullsh!t factor".
Haha! Right in his quote. And submitted it like that.
I laughed my balls off.
So if you're counting screws, you're bidding too tight, and you're going to loose your shirt.
Why!? Because there's always bullsh!t on every job!
Even if you think you've thought of everything! You haven't thought of all the bullsh!t. So don't bid so tight.