|Yesterday 09:02 PM|
|Rubirunner85||Just woke up, Iíve been sick in bed since Tuesday. Slept most of the time, had a fever And a wet cough. Upper respiratory infection. Still have a fever but I finally got an appetite back..I didnít eat since Tuesday and I had some long sleepless nights where I wished for death my head hurt so bad. Iím lucky to have my fiancť in my life, she nursed me back to health.|
|Yesterday 08:28 PM|
Over running load is hell on cylinders when dumping, most manufacturers recommend installing check orifices to slow the dump down with large buckets on them but dealers rarely do it until there is a failure.
|Yesterday 07:37 PM|
If the bucket truck co operates I can reach the peak of the garage, but lately it does not want to scope out, almost like it hits a pressure switch, then if you can get past the dead spot it works perfectly. But that dead spot is never in the same spot... Just an annoying problem
|Yesterday 06:53 PM|
Pretty sure it's impossible to have to many lights
|Yesterday 06:51 PM|
Finally hooked up all the lights. After spending the day doing lots of leaf clean up.
That tree is getting almost too big to decorate, with out the bucket truck it would be impossible. I am debating if I want to put lights on the roof line. I think it may be too much. Not sure yet. maybe I will.
|Yesterday 06:08 PM|
Never tightened a tilt column before. Quite the learning experience!
|Yesterday 05:49 PM|
|Yesterday 05:43 PM|
fixed the halo lights on my eurotrash pile of shit.
recoded the module to do things I like, since the last time I was in ncsexpert I somehow lost all of the other options I had saved in there.
I know, nerd shit.
that's why I' here.
|Yesterday 05:37 PM|
|Yesterday 05:35 PM|
|conwaymuddy||Managed to finally get parts of my old snowblower pulled out and in the basement. Need to tear everything down and order replacement parts. Started covering windows with plastic since its supposed to be sub zero this week. Realized I need more plastic, run to the hardware store figuring I had an hour before they close. Nope wrong. Go to grab the hair dryer I only have for shrinking window plastic. Yup, fucker is sitting 35 miles away at my ex-girlfriends house. I'm feeling a wee bit ragey (ragie?), maybe even a bit stabby...|
|Yesterday 05:15 PM|
Go with option B, but do a thread on it for entertainment purposes.
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|Yesterday 05:09 PM|
Oh and then spent the rest of the day tearing out shoddy construction from someone turning a '50s attached garage into a total fucking rape shack of an addition
Super excited that it has concrete under it, pissed off that they dumped a shitload of blow in styrofoam in between the floor joists they put in
I'm thinking about using a gallon of acetone to turn the styrofoam into goop rather than the tiny balls that are getting everyfuckingwhere
|Yesterday 05:05 PM|
did you end up sawzalling the core support like I suggested?
I bought a bobcat
first tractor type shit purchase for me
it needs an engine I think. It runs on 3, but vomits a LOT of oil out the back side and has no coolant in it
also the water pump belt is gone, assuming that caused the rest to happen
5500 delivered for a 773 with 9000 hours, been looking a while and while I probably coulda jewed him down a little more, I really didn't want to have to get my truck out and borrow a trailer to get it home(ish)
|Yesterday 04:41 PM|
Last Sunday I bought a 97 dodge diesel dually 5 speed that dropped the KDP and blew up the cover, I bought a core engine for parts and fucked with it all week. Drove it today, it's turned up a little, with 3.54s it moves pretty good can't stop smiling
Going to change the oil, maybe fix a couple things and sell it. Or put a super duty 60 in the front with a divorced 205 and repaint it
|Yesterday 04:06 PM|
It took me 3 nights of drinking, and a youtube video. Now it's like a brand new column in a 31 year old rig!
|Yesterday 03:59 PM|
|Yesterday 03:57 PM|
I wish someone would've told me before hand, how easy it 'was' to tighten a loose Saginaw tilt column!
|Yesterday 03:20 PM|
|Yesterday 03:14 PM|
Just got home from working all weekend. I let my youngest brother have a Ford Expedition that I was going to scrap. It only needed a spark plug insert, but I didn't want to deal with it. Well, he ended up getting the title for it, so I fixed the spark plug and let him have it. A couple months later the rear heater core started leaking. Then the front one started leaking a couple weeks after that, then a week after that it shot another plug out, and he asked me to help him fix it. Pissed me off because I didnt want anything to do with the car in the first place, and hes a broke bitch that sure as hell won't be paying for my time. I do it because if I don't, my parents who are trying to retire will pay someone else.
In the meantime, he's been driving one of my moms vehicles around. I didn't want that happening, so I had to fix the Expedition again. I get into it, and there are unprotected saws, receiver hitches, an air chisel, soldering iron etc. thrown on the seats. The interior of the car is (or was) pretty damn nice.
The ungrateful bastard better take care of it now, because numbnuts left the title in the glovebox.
Its in my safe now.
|Yesterday 02:59 PM|
So Long Flip Phone
Today my Trusted Samsung Flip Phone goes away. I loved that old phone, it took great pictures, I could sit my fat ass on it all day long and not hurt it. It's even easier to text on than this damn S8 that's replacing it. Oh Well, gotta move up sometime.
|Yesterday 09:35 AM|
|12-06-2019 06:22 PM|
I have caught multiple mess ups on the pay check in the past 4 pay checks (they fix them, but if I miss them I am beat) So now I keep track of my own hours and compare them every two weeks.
Like two pay checks ago I only had 67 hrs of straight time, HR 'didn't' see my email with my hours I sent in while traveling- despite my email two days before telling her I would send them to her. So I got shorted $$ big time, considering there was 20+ hrs of OT in there. Next pay check they payed me 95 hrs of straight time, should be 93 hrs and the rest OT... end of the day it is only $XX but still it adds up.
It is just annoying. Don't fuck with my money any more than you already do by grossly underpaying me. Or put me back on Salary and we won't worry about it.
|12-06-2019 06:13 PM|
they won't even print out pay stubs any more "because we email them to you" 4 weeks late if at all, so that you have a real tough time seeing just how many timeclock errors docked you for a day's pay.
ugh fuck all this I think I'm gonna see what the jobs are like north of here
|12-06-2019 06:01 PM|
I get 3 weeks (120 hrs) vacation and 1 week (40 hr) PTO a year. We can roll over PTO (to some #) or get paid out on it, vacation time is tech use it or loose it. This morning I had 36 hrs vacation and 32 hrs PTO remaining for the year. I spoke to my boss and he said fuck it take it all if you want. Had to get approval from the owner to use this years time into next year, but I am off starting the 20th of Dec, until the 13th of Jan using my time and 2.5 days from next years time. (have 4 holiday days in there Dec 24-26 and Jan 1)
As far as OT they will always find an out. Our policy is no OT until 40 hrs for the week, not that uncommon- but they automatically take out 30 min a day for lunch. So for me often times I can not or no not take one, but loose that time no matter what.
Also if I work 13 hrs on Monday, it is all straight time, not 8 straight and 5 OT, so if something comes up and I have to take a day mid week I loose all OT for the week until I have 40 straight time.
With the amount I travel it semi pans out as I get $50/day for being off site, $100 after 7 continuous days. I just got 3 checks for my past travel times and it is almost equivalent to two weeks pay.
I am waiting for them to come back and tell me I cant take off 3 weeks in a row, that is going to be a fun conversation.
|12-06-2019 01:26 PM|
Say the word and I'll PM you the address and room #.
Or just my cell#
I'm bored as hell and most people here aren't like us.
I got one Land Rover friend from Wise County who comes into town to see me and that's pretty much it.
Aside from my Brother the Hot Rod builder in Waxahachie calling me on my cell, I'm in a machancal conversatioanl vacuum.
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