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Erby last won the day on December 7 2020

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  1. It can get pretty bad. https://b4uclose.tripod.com/cockamamiephotos/index.album/fungus-amungus?i=21
  2. If it's wrong, make sure it's in your report. Let the client and the electrician decide if it's important to them. Minnows tend to become important down the road.
  3. Kentucky used to have the same allowance of an uphill drain IF there was a tiny hole in the bottom of the trap. Not no more.
  4. Why does this 2008 post keep popping up on unread topics?
  5. Go outside and look at the damper on the side of the chimney.
  6. That I'm a social animal and need contact with other humans, outside my household, on a regular basis to maintain my mental capacities.
  7. If you're on Facebook, join this group of inspectors. A whole bunch of lady inspectors in there. https://www.facebook.com/groups/trades.women/
  8. Technically, I'd say it's not designed with enough slope to run the water off. Realistically, there's bigger fish to fry.
  9. Personally, I'd throw on a ridge vent and add soffit vents. Then close off the gable vents.
  10. Personally I use HomeGuage, but if I was going to switch to one of those two, I'd go with Home Inspector Pro. You're going to be spending a LOT of time with your software. Get the best one for you, not the cheapest or most expensive one. I've seen a lot of inspectors start off with bad software and then have to make the switch a couple years later. Just made life harder on them. Get it right the first time. Call their customer support lines and see what kind of responses you get. Tutorials and customer software support is important when you're first learning to use it. Palm-Tech's support ain't so great from what I'm seeing online in inspector discussions. Most important, LEARN TO USE IT. I've seen a LOT of software complaints, wishes, etc, that make it clear the user never bothered to really learn how to use the software and what it can do. Prepare to write your own narratives or edit the pre-provided ones to suit your style. The ones provided with the software, no matter which one you get, all suck. Write like you talk.
  11. Sometimes, it's wise to know when to cut your losses and move on. Sounds like you're there.
  12. Isn't it nice that we can each do it the way that works best for each of us.
  13. I hope it works as well for you as it does for me. Nostalgia is a great thing but efficiency is too. Remember to charge it fully before first use. I typically charge mine once a week or so. Let us know how it works for you.
  14. I was a manual screw driver guy for a lot of years Didn't seem worth carrying a big screw gun. But when my grandson gave me a mini-gun as a gift, I fell in love with it. Lightweight and carries easily in my pouch. Don't need the reversible deep socket because of the cylinder. Light
  15. Here's a little video of it at work. https://d2y5sgsy8bbmb8.cloudfront.net/v2/1bd2e631-c6b1-5cc0-8b54-28e9e1047868/ShortForm-Generic-480p-16-9-1409173089793-rpcbe5.mp4
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