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    Larry Davis
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  1. superbowl tickets

    I hate to break it to you, but the Packers are out. Why bother?
  2. Another funny video.

    They're against harvesting trees, but I have a feeling they do some pharming and harvesing of their own!!!
  3. sonic resturants

    The Sonic near my house has a small cold water 2500 PSI machine. I've seen employees using it on their dumpster pad. Ridiculous!
  4. Sorry all

    Queen?? How did we miss that one?? Now...back to the sensless bickering!
  5. restaining

    What stain are you using??
  6. Apple Cider Recipe Posted Here

    That's a broken link Chris! Error 404 file not found.
  7. Readyseal $

    I use about 4-5 gallons on an average job, so raising the price of a fiver by ten bucks will cost me $8-$10 per job. I don't have to raise my prices 10% to reflect that. My average job last year was around $600-$700. You can buy direct from Pierce Fitchett at ReadySeal (757) 599-4424, but the direct pricing is the same. They sent a letter to their customers this week. I get super fast shipping from ReadySeal. It usually leaves the warehouse that day if I order before about 2:00. It's not necessary to buy in bulk to get it direct either. I have ordered one pail at a time when necessary, and he's never treated me like small potato's because of it.
  8. I've been wiping myself with mineral spirits on a paper towel. I haven't found a great solution for stain in the hair. I just shampoo, rinse, repeat. That seems to get 95% of it.
  9. sodium hypochlorite

    ??? 1% bleach and 1% SHC are not the same thing. 1% bleach is .0006% SHC and 1% SHC is .01. One is roughly 16 times stronger than the other.
  10. One Man Roof Cleaning "Song"

    T-t-t-t-too much time on my hands....
  11. I don't know the rules for the site, but can I tell him about the chemical supplier and pressure washer who lives just south of Nashville and has helped many of us out?? Oh, what the heck. Call Steven Rowlett for advice. I can't seem to find his web-site or any info on him anymore, but I saw that Beth was issued a business licence for RPC Chemicals just recently. Maybe someone else can point you at him. I was considering some RM4 for deck stripping this year.
  12. Who is Barack Obama?

    I just don't get the 72 virgins thing. I'd rather have 72 35-year-old divorcees!
  13. I don't like the airless for the RS or other parafinnic type stains. I understand that I can go with a larger tip to prevent atomization, but then you pump out product really quickly and heavily too. I like to stick with a x15 (15/1000's orifice) or smaller tip. I do use the airless for heavier-bodied finishes. An HVLP might be as low as 10-15 PSI, the Decker/Deckster maybe 60 or so, and the airless up to 3500 PSI. They are three totally different animals, all good for certain applications. IMO there's no need for a Titan brand airless in any case. I've done three or four season with a Spray-Tech (half the price) and it's held up well. The key to any spray equipment is to clean it properly after each use, even though you'd rather be having a nice cold one. Go with either the Decker or Deckster (or make your own for half the price) if you plan on sticking with parafinnic stains.. The lower pressure of those will benefit you greatly.
  14. New Years Resolutions.

    I'm on the lose weight/exercise bandwagon too! I did a full Nautilus circuit and 30 minutes of cardio today! I'm also cutting down on the beer, although I'm not too excited about that. Looks like Crown and water for me! I can't put it as well as Scott, but I also am working on those things. I need a little more understanding and compassion.
  15. yuck...

    I don't really think that the chick who cuts my hair is any kind of expert on space stuff!