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  1. #14
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    I just did a house last week where I cut 8" holes through some 10x TGI joints.
    Builders quote: "as long as your 5' 8" away from the ends, your ok."
    Framers quote: "....I don't know if thats exactly accurate....."
    "Better tell the sandman to stay away, because we're gonna be workin on this one all night."

    "Dude, you need more than 2 wires to a condenser to run a 2 stage heatpump."

    "Just get it done son."

    Dad adjusted

  2. #15
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    When will the cheep bastards learn to make ALL basements 9' so there is room to run everything without cutting joists??
    I r the king of the world!...or at least I get to stand on the roof and look down on the rest of yall

  3. #16
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    you'd be surprised how well a building holds it'self together....amazing the amount of material that can be removed without....uhhh....catastrophic failure!!LOL!!

  4. #17
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    You can't fix stupid.

  5. #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by hvacvegas View Post
    I just did a house last week where I cut 8" holes through some 10x TGI joints.
    Builders quote: "as long as your 5' 8" away from the ends, your ok."
    Framers quote: "....I don't know if thats exactly accurate....."
    We had a new hire cut 2 - square 24"wx12"h holes out of tgi webbing in a few joists! Had to call in engineer and cost us over 7k to repair. 10 years installation experience my ass.

  6. #19
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    Well, since it lasted 112 years, whats the issue? It has already settled!!!
    Psalm 51:10, 12

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