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The Roof, the roof, the roof is on fire...

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Airjockie, Oct 3, 2005.

  1. Airjockie

    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    Well, just got back from Lowes...grabbed 20 sheets of plywood, 22 bundles of shingles, 3 rools of tar paper, 2 standoff brackets, and a 2x10x10 board....half is unloaded...and tommorrow is the stripping of the old roof....

    if I would have bought the stuff about 2 months ago...I would have saved $200.... :cry2:

    Katrina and rita reaked havok on the damn prices for plywood and shingles....they were like $11 a sheet and now $15.99...for the 3/8" 4x8 playwood...and the shingles used to be $11 a bundle...now they are like $13.99... [​IMG]

    Ohh well...I'm still saving more than $1K doing it myself....

    But some help would be appreiciated [​IMG]
     
  2. BodyDroppedNikes

    BodyDroppedNikes ...PENDEJO.... VIP

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    thats going to be a "fun" job
     
  3. Airjockie

    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    It should be....roofing nailer supplied by by neighbor, framing nailer supplied by the other neighbor, and all the supplies and beer on hand....

    hardest part will be getting the stuff on top of the roof... :cry2:
     
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    ...we don't need no water, let the mother fucker burn. burn mother fucker.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    The Bloodhound Gang is hilarious, especially on the "hooray for boobies" Cd. :p
     
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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    Shit those are some high prices. You shouldn't be using 11/32nd plywood btw. Regular 15/32nd CDX would be what you want, and a couple months ago, it was $10.91 a board, which is killer if you ask me. And shingles wise, what kind are you buying? Regular 20 year 3 tab? I'd recommend only running, 30 year minimum architectual grade, because price wise they're much higher quality and look much much better.. Make sure you lap the felt paper real good, and you remember to use some good 2x2 galvanized drip edge.
     
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    erebunicrx my name is Dale

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    i would help put but i just put in about 50hrs last week doing roofing and started theis week off ripping one. and my back hurts from carrying shingles up the ladder
     
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    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    I got lucky...last night I researched what thicknes to use...and I was sweating bullets...I didn't want to load it all back up, and waste another half day getting the thicker stuff...on the board it's 0/24...and my rafters just happen to be 2 feet apart...

    so far I am 1/20th done :)
     
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    Sweet InStinct Hot Member

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    Good luck with that..............


    They have this type of plastic crap that they put/spill/mold (i really dont know how it works).. over your roof so that you never have to roof ever again...... costs alot, but it works.. my friends parents got it done to their house.. its pretty cool.. comes in a couple colours.. lol
     
  11. Bob Vila

    Bob Vila ɐןıʌ qoq Admin VIP

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    Why does america juniors always add a U when something ends in OR?

    ColoUr
    FlavoUr
    FavoUr
    MonitoUr
    loloUr
     
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    Sweet InStinct Hot Member

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    America Juniors?
    Wats that?

    Thats how we do it in Canada...



    Edit oh wait i got it
     
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    Bob Vila ɐןıʌ qoq Admin VIP

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    Suck on my PenoUr?
     
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    cxjon Senior Member

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    if i lived near ya i would of helped, i done tons of roofs!
     
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    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    hehe...

    I am now 1/6th done with putting the roof on, all the old wood is piled up for a bonfire when the job is done. I'll have about one more day of decent weather, but I should have one side done.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    canada is/was a part of the united kingdom... and in british, its colour.... not color.

    thats why we have lang = "en-us" and lang = "en-uk" as common mine types
     
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    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    Got half done today....one full side, completely stripped and new plywood up...tommorrow is the joys of shingleing...got the roofing nailer already, just got to stop by Homedepot on the way home and get the nails.....then try to get the shit on the roof before the rain starts....

    then clean up half the mess, and bring a car in for some work on Sat.....I'll have Sat night off if anyone wants to hang out and shoot the shit...
     
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    Actually, American English is the only form that doesn't use the "u" in "or" suffices.

    There is no right or wrong, only dialects in this case.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    I thought Canada was mostly settled by the French? Followed then by the British settlers? Hence why they have two national languages, French and English.
     
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    i would, but saturday afternoon im going north to pick up a 4g61t head. :cry2:
     
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