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Old 04-13-2019, 01:00 PM   #61
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Old 04-13-2019, 01:04 PM   #62
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I have had to use a toggle bolt through the back of plastic boxes because someone used a drywall screw and it cracked the hub that the screw goes into in the plastic box.
I've had to replace boxes where the hubs had cracked and stock 6/32's were used so..... 6/32's damage the boxes?
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I've had to replace boxes where the hubs had cracked and stock 6/32's were used so..... 6/32's damage the boxes?
I am not sure what cracked the box in the situation that you described. Maybe a manufacturer defect, maybe the installer fell into it with his screwgun and twisted the screw to the side a bit. Who knows.

But when using a drywall screw (which is bigger than a 6/32) in a 6/32 hole, said drywall screw is the cause of the crack. And the hack idiot who used the drywall screw is the cause.
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Old 04-13-2019, 05:29 PM   #64
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I can't stand a slow apprentice. If he's not trying to be fast.
I kept catching this guy doing nothing the other day and I had to stop myself from yelling at him cause he isn't "mine".
He also came in late and took a personal call while I was trying to direct him on the project. I said "are you ****ing kidding me right now?" as he's talking about, clear as day, how "a comment isn't considered a conversation" to his girlfriend/ baby momma.
He WALKS AWAY from me instead of hanging up the phone as he says "no, I'm not kidding, I'm talking to my family and family is more important than work". . . That **** pissed me right off. He's lucky he's not mine cause I'd ride him so hard. .

I needed that rant. I have no friends anymore lolol
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I can't stand a slow apprentice. If he's not trying to be fast.
I kept catching this guy doing nothing the other day and I had to stop myself from yelling at him cause he isn't "mine".
He also came in late and took a personal call while I was trying to direct him on the project. I said "are you ****ing kidding me right now?" as he's talking about, clear as day, how "a comment isn't considered a conversation" to his girlfriend/ baby momma.
He WALKS AWAY from me instead of hanging up the phone as he says "no, I'm not kidding, I'm talking to my family and family is more important than work". . . That **** pissed me right off. He's lucky he's not mine cause I'd ride him so hard. .

I needed that rant. I have no friends anymore lolol
One day it will hit you. You may decide one day if he stays or goes.

"Walk quiet, with a big stick" is a good rule to follow.
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Electricians that use wire nut spinners in their impact and crank them for three minutes to make sure, "it's tight."


Electricians that need ten of something but take the entire package leaving none left for the next guy. (Grab 15, put em in a 4sq and be courteous.)
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I am not sure what cracked the box in the situation that you described. .
And you are not sure what caused the box to crack in your case either.

You assumed it was the screw but, since 6 signifies a screw's diameter, a size standard #6 drywall screw is very close to a 6/32.
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customer who hires a handy man to rewire his house with no permit/no license,
then when they got caught and the system has been butchered. now the customer thinks im robbing them at 10k to rewire to code (arc faults and all) as the ahj is mandating.They actually think i should give credit for the money (1500) that they paid Dudley the dumb-a**
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then when they got caught and the system has been butchered. now the customer thinks im robbing them at 10k to rewire to code (arc faults and all) as the ahj is mandating.They actually think i should give credit for the money (1500) that they paid Dudley the dumb-a**
I have heard that more than once. "But I already paid once to have this done" LOL

If you would have paid me to do it the first time, we wouldn't be having this conversation, Dumbass.

I do feel sorry for some people because they don't know any better, but the one's who take the crazy low bid often get what they deserve.
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And you are not sure what caused the box to crack in your case either.



You assumed it was the screw but, since 6 signifies a screws diameter, a size standard #6 drywall screw is very close to a 6/32.
The only time I'm hesitant to use a drywall screw in a residential box is where it's composite material or the fiberglass type. Those will crack just looking at them.

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then when they got caught and the system has been butchered. now the customer thinks im robbing them at 10k to rewire to code (arc faults and all) as the ahj is mandating.They actually think i should give credit for the money (1500) that they paid Dudley the dumb-a**
When my rewire bid is $40k - $50k and some other EC comes in at $15k

The person that hired that guy to begin with wasn't a good person to begin with. Nothing will make them a good person, most of the time, they will do the same thing the next time.

They are stupid.
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I can't stand a slow apprentice. If he's not trying to be fast.
I kept catching this guy doing nothing the other day and I had to stop myself from yelling at him cause he isn't "mine".
He also came in late and took a personal call while I was trying to direct him on the project. I said "are you ****ing kidding me right now?" as he's talking about, clear as day, how "a comment isn't considered a conversation" to his girlfriend/ baby momma.
He WALKS AWAY from me instead of hanging up the phone as he says "no, I'm not kidding, I'm talking to my family and family is more important than work". . . That **** pissed me right off. He's lucky he's not mine cause I'd ride him so hard. .

I needed that rant. I have no friends anymore lolol
Slow and through, I'm fine with. Some guys do great work a little slower. That other ****? Send him to the beach. I'm fine with personal calls at the appropriate time, but if I'm talking to you, the only excuse is your kid is in the hospital. And even that with a 1 second explanation.
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