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post #1 of Old 10-17-2006, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
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Why you should do a test spot before bidding the job!

Here are a few pics of a job i was bidding today with a beautiful Flood Acrylic cedar tone stain.I left the stripper i make myself dwell 15-20 min.I then scrubbed the few boards and then brightened w/oxalic.

This job will not be easy and was priced to clean pretty high due to the 6-8 hrs to strip 1800 sft. of this stuff off.





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Wise advice, thanks for sharing Shane.

Without knowing somewhat what you were getting in to there was a huge chance for you to resent the job when it was found to be more than expected. CYA
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I love acrylics. It was wonderful removing it from that 5000 S/f last week.

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Here are a few pics from this job i starting stripping today.





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great job, bro. Did the wind finally die down?

(what are all those fish doing floating upside down )

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great job, bro. Did the wind finally die down?

(what are all those fish doing floating upside down )
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Hell no the wind didn't die down except today it was out of the south 20-25! I just couldn't wait we supposed to get more rain Wed-Thurs.

Those fish were lunch...

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when your doing docks and boardwalks do you just rinse into the water?

I figure itd be alright for river side stuff but some of these smaller ponds people have with decks do you think it would be a problem with fish and such?
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Here are some more cleaning pics of the decking along the house to total 1800 sqft.Also is a pic of the decking before brightened with Oxalic






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Great shots Shane. You have a flair for the before and after pics, if business ever slows down you should consider marketing your advertising skills
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Great shots Shane. You have a flair for the before and after pics, if business ever slows down you should consider marketing your advertising skills
Thanks T

I give all the credit to my new Cannon Rebel XT camera 8.1MP only $800 by the way.It's as close you are going to get to having a professional DSLR without spending $1500 for just the body no lense included for $1500!

The specs of my cam like say the digital processors that process the pics are the same as the higher prices DSLR Cannon cameras.Oh they also all have interchangable lenses.

I like taking pics if you give me a cam i'll snap as many as i can.Oh also the trick for good lighting is to take pics in the morning where the sun won't over expose the shots.

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