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Old 05-30-2019, 05:44 PM   #121
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Yea its complicated right now.. I just treat people the way I'd like to be treated.. I'm honest I'm through but I dont think I'll be around here much longer it's been an experience...

He helped me learn a trade and get out of poverty.. before this I was working for a moving company and it was way worse... of course it could always be better...

If I need something he'll get it for me.. But the best service plumber we have here doesn't even get those luxuries..

We just make do with what we have.. if I need a special tool I'll rent it... if my tools break I won't replace them... and then I'll say I need something... I'm working off the bare minimum as it is master craft princess auto junk but it gets the job but if I'm pounding in 200 shots in a day I'll get the hilti

We have a love hate relationship I'm the only guy that'll yell and put my finger in his face if needed.. Sometimes he doesn't even like talking to me because I'm hot headed.. only when I need to be..

My dad taught me that.. you dont need to be the biggest strongest guy just be the most intimidating and usually you won't have to fight
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Old 05-30-2019, 07:11 PM   #122
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I'm so glad I don't have to work for employers like that anymore. My last boss when he saw I wasn't bringing in a drill he got me those canadian tire drill with only one battery where you had to plug it in. What a moron.

This one here.

https://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/m...4444p.html#srp

I got wind 2 years later he was spending 250$ of cocaine each day.
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Old 05-31-2019, 12:19 PM   #123
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Had kind of a backcall today. A month and a half ago I got called out for a main line. The HO had her line replaced from the house to the sidewalk. Last time the blockage was between the outside clean outs, same thing today. I pulled nothing back last time so I told her I wouldn’t charge her for the cable if she paid for a video inspection.

She’s kinda cheap, but I don’t blame her... she just had half her main line replaced, most above ground DWV and all water lines. She originally bought the house for her and her son to live in while the son went to college. She still owns her main house in SE Michigan and wants to sell this one now that her son graduated.

Once I got it opened, pulling nothing back again put the camera down. Tree roots growing into the main from the weep tiles. Great. So with the camera watching my cutter I was able to trim them back as much as I could.

What she needs to do now is replace the exterior weep tiles replaced..... but I don’t think she’ll do that. I’m just going to tell her to have it jetted when it backs up again.
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Old 05-31-2019, 01:21 PM   #124
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Thankyou opensights...

I too have had that same issue roots growing into sewer from weepers..

Even if you changed the pipe roots would eventually grow back there is no stopping them.... I've seen people wore down to the brink of insanity from trees... one guy died from the stress of his sewer problems his wife told me so
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The difference between roots in a clay line joint and weep tile roots is can cut the roots out with a blade, a weep tile invasion you have to hope you can entangle as many as you can. With a jetter you can just blast them away.

Now there’s that new 20k rpm (or something... having a brain fart) chain flail system that would work, but no one around here has one.

Very true, replace and in 5-10 years and you’re back to the same problem. I’d like to see a system with a clean out at every turn. None of that corrugated garbage, but a schedule 40 weep tile that can be maintained.
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They need to invent pipe that can take in water at the molecular level so roots cant infiltrate it but water will still drain in...

LOL sci-fi star-gate sewers
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Outside cleanout snake .. just a quickie with the speedy 91 😛

https://youtu.be/QVH3AvvbG_g
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Back at it... sewage pump again pluggered with wipes... lysol wipes found out they were coming from mens bathroom this time I cleaned entire system... sucked out pit to bottom... washed all junk to put and sucked it out again
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Roof drain c.o leaking a co worker got the call that cleanout was leaking so she wrapped it with pipe wrap... boss sent me back to snake line here's what I found...

Pipe full of water decanted with shop vac... nice unit... has one of those rediculas free standing tubs that tango is always dealing with... better him than me 😜
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Back at it... sewage pump again pluggered with wipes... lysol wipes found out they were coming from mens bathroom this time I cleaned entire system... sucked out pit to bottom... washed all junk to put and sucked it out again
Ever thought of replacing with a grinder pump? I have seen zoeller grinder pump grind and shred up a t-shirt no problem. It seems like that might take care of a lot of the problems in that place.

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