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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-25-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
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Hope either can help you out. The CPA office I...

Hope either can help you out. The CPA office I recommended is pretty big. They probably have 30 people working there now a days. They have worked some amazing things for my parents business.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-25-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By 8mpg
My family has used Lam, Po, Xu CPA for 30 years....

My family has used Lam, Po, Xu CPA for 30 years. They have done my parents personal and business. Dont quote me on this but I think its only $150-200 for a fairly simple return, no business. I used...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,525
Posted By 8mpg
I have a swinging gate and want to change it over...

I have a swinging gate and want to change it over to a sliding. My gate has been fixed a couple times. One arm died, but the post is having a hard time not leaning with the weight. I would agree with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By 8mpg
Thanks guys...Seems like the PO Box is the quick...

Thanks guys...Seems like the PO Box is the quick easy solution. We have been looking at an executive suite for a virtual office. I think the address gives more credibility to the business. It will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-22-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By 8mpg
Starting a company and public information

The wife and I are looking to start an online website selling stuff. We have decided on a company name and what not but noticed when searching corporations, the directors full name and address are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-22-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By 8mpg
What did you guys use for settings? Couple...

What did you guys use for settings?

Couple pics of mine. 300mm zoom lens. ISO 200-400. F5.6. 1-1.6s shoot time. I definitely had focus issues when it got darker. First time trying to shoot the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-21-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By 8mpg
I paid $3500 on my 2000sqft shop. It was a...

I paid $3500 on my 2000sqft shop. It was a "lifetime" shingle.

For my 2100sqft house with Rpanel, materials was around $2400. Did the labor myself.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-16-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,174
Posted By 8mpg
ZTR may not be the way to go. If its bumpy, I'd...

ZTR may not be the way to go. If its bumpy, I'd look into a tractor/shredder.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By 8mpg
Definitely look at the rescues. Pups are a little...

Definitely look at the rescues. Pups are a little harder to come by but rescues have them. I'll never buy a puppy again. My rescues have been better than my pup that I bought.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By 8mpg
You should jump on anything low 3's. Rates are...

You should jump on anything low 3's. Rates are going up. A 1/4 point isnt going to be that much money difference.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-04-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By 8mpg
If you arent running an insulated door, I dont...

If you arent running an insulated door, I dont know if I'd spend too much money on insulation. The doors are the leaky point of the whole build and tons of air will infiltrate while the sun bring in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,722
Posted By 8mpg
Just make sure you spend the time/money on good...

Just make sure you spend the time/money on good waterproofing for the shower/tub area. Kerdi/Hydroban/something other than a plastic liner for the shower pan. Its not cheap but way cheaper than...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,204
Posted By 8mpg
Butter after...not in the cook

Butter after...not in the cook
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-31-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,527
Posted By 8mpg
At those prices, concrete all the way. I have an...

At those prices, concrete all the way. I have an asphalt drive and it has some cracks in it that need to be fixed. Asphalt need to be sealed every few years.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-28-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By 8mpg
I have 8 of these: ...

I have 8 of these:
https://www.homedepot.com/p/HDX-15-Compartment-Interlocking-Small-Parts-Organizer-in-Black-2-Pack-320034/204515485
Built a shelving unit to hold them

Also have one of these...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By 8mpg
That price is insane. Like the guys said above,...

That price is insane. Like the guys said above, I'd expect $2.50-4/ft install and they supply thinset. Add in your tile cost. If you pay premium price, Id expect them to use some type of tile...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,371
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Im going to keep using it and use my brain for a...

Im going to keep using it and use my brain for a little common sense.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-25-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,578
Posted By 8mpg
Im just using Exodus...seems to be fine.

Im just using Exodus...seems to be fine.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By 8mpg
If its bolted down, you just need a prybar to...

If its bolted down, you just need a prybar to open it
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 599
Posted By 8mpg
Cannon or Liberty fat boy are all I can think of...

Cannon or Liberty fat boy are all I can think of in that price range. Just remember...40 long guns = about 20 real storage
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-17-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By 8mpg
Read up on the garagejournal.com forum. There are...

Read up on the garagejournal.com forum. There are quite a few guys with tiled floors that love them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By 8mpg
Lots of varying info here... I bought a 7/100k...

Lots of varying info here... I bought a 7/100k FORD warranty for my truck and thankful I did. I had an injector line go out and they replaced the line and an injector and it would have been $2500 or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By 8mpg
Definitely check your suppliers. I bought a 125cf...

Definitely check your suppliers. I bought a 125cf argon earlier this year from Metroplex Welding Supply here in DFW for $225 I believe. The filled price was the price I could get a tank for on ebay.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,488
Posted By 8mpg
With that height, high bay lights are the way to...

With that height, high bay lights are the way to go. I had a professional lighting design done ($150) and he came up with this:
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By 8mpg
I agree...Metabo is making a mistake merging...

I agree...Metabo is making a mistake merging their German engineering and high quality tools with Hitachi ;)

We have some Hitachi drills and impact and they have been solid. The quality of them vs...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 807
Posted By 8mpg
I have this one and its great: ...

I have this one and its great:
https://www.amazon.com/Antra-AH6-260-0000-Darkening-Welding-Helmet/dp/B00BWAEYV8/ref=sr_1_5?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1543497684&sr=1-5&keywords=welding+helmet

Way better...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 953
Posted By 8mpg
Stair climbing dolly is the only way to get it...

Stair climbing dolly is the only way to get it upstairs. A safe mover wont want to get it out of a bed of a truck. They would rather pick it up on their low trailer.

Bees Keys in Dallas sells...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-25-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,667
Posted By 8mpg
I have no idea on size of steel, but have you...

I have no idea on size of steel, but have you thought about aluminum?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By 8mpg
I agree with the Quincy comment. Id try and buy a...

I agree with the Quincy comment. Id try and buy a used bigger one.

Last I remember (its been 5-6 years) most of the Husky/Kobalt/Dewalt were all made by Campbell Hausfield. They are all close to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,602
Posted By 8mpg
I do every 7500 miles and fuel filters every...

I do every 7500 miles and fuel filters every other.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,275
Posted By 8mpg
I'd do the LED's that pop into a standard outlet...

I'd do the LED's that pop into a standard outlet box like they said above.

If you really want cans... just buy remodel cans. Cut the hole, pull the wire down. Wire in the can, then you slip the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By 8mpg
I agree with a 120v mig. Id splurge and get gas...

I agree with a 120v mig. Id splurge and get gas but thats me. Any of the brands will work: Miller, Hobart, Lincoln, Everlast. Heck even the Harbor Freight mig has good reviews.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 762
Posted By 8mpg
Sadly nothing. Im just learning machining....

Sadly nothing. Im just learning machining. Rebuilt the mill and only used it a bit so far. Bought a Cazeneuve lathe that needed a little work...still doing that. The surface grinder was too cheap to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 762
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Well guys I got it home. Went great. Y'all were...

Well guys I got it home. Went great. Y'all were right, definitely manageable doing it ourselves. $50 trailer rental and the harbor freight pallet jack worked great. Built a toe jack the other night...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,819
Posted By 8mpg
Harbor Freight Cobalt set. They are cheap but...

Harbor Freight Cobalt set. They are cheap but work well. When drilling metal, you really need to drill slow and have good pressure. I learned from a few machinists when I was trying to drill some...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 762
Posted By 8mpg
Thanks guys... DFW Movers and Erectors was...

Thanks guys... DFW Movers and Erectors was recommended to me by a friend and that is who wants $1200.

Im emailed the company to see if their forklift can lift the thing. I just need them to get...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 762
Posted By 8mpg
If I can get this thing loaded on a pallet like...

If I can get this thing loaded on a pallet like the one in the picture, I think its an easy move with the pallet jack.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 762
Posted By 8mpg
https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/attachments/...

https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/attachments/f44/180435d1473902904-rigging-okamoto-124n-124n.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 762
Posted By 8mpg
The machine is one piece. Id love to do it...

The machine is one piece. Id love to do it myself. The place has a forklift but I dont think its big enough to lift it. I bought a lathe from them and just put it on a pallet and unloaded it myself...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 762
Posted By 8mpg
Machinery mover in DFW

Anyone have a recommendation on a machinery mover? Im looking at a 5000lb surface grinder that only needs to move 10 miles or so. My first quote was $1200:eek: Thats over double what they are asking...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,272
Posted By 8mpg
Lookin good!

Lookin good!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-16-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By 8mpg
I love this place. I have been going frequently...

I love this place. I have been going frequently as I have started building some random projects. Their selection of drops is great...and indoors!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,738
Posted By 8mpg
Thought it was me as well. I wonder what is going...

Thought it was me as well. I wonder what is going on

Is this an accidental thing or did they take on Reddit or something?
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 7,287
Posted By 8mpg
I have bought a couple properties and sold one. I...

I have bought a couple properties and sold one. I used realtors each time but cant honestly tell you what they did other than:
1. List the property
2. Let us in a house
3. Set up the title company...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-14-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By 8mpg
Check out Garland Steel. They are good people and...

Check out Garland Steel. They are good people and can cut it for you. You will have to pay for the cuts though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By 8mpg
This is always what we have done. Meunster is a...

This is always what we have done. Meunster is a good food. We have been feeding my St. Bernards Meunster for a couple years now. Cant beat local foods without Chinese vitamins
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-05-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,353
Posted By 8mpg
My fence guy only uses Apollo. Hes been doing it...

My fence guy only uses Apollo. Hes been doing it for 30 years. He said they are a good mix of quality and price.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,222
Posted By 8mpg
My yard is probably 75% gone. I saw them late...

My yard is probably 75% gone. I saw them late last week but havent had time until this morning after work to put anything down. I put down some Sevin...hope it does work.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-13-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By 8mpg
The earlier machines came with a single nut on...

The earlier machines came with a single nut on each axis. This allowed more backlash in the axis. Machinist discovered that if you cut them in half, now having two nuts per axis, this reduces the...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-12-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By 8mpg
Few more pictures from todays work. Started...

Few more pictures from todays work. Started stripping the machine of its paint. Wishing I didnt go down this path. Using Citristrip to get the majority of the paint off. Theres at least 5 layers of...
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