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Old 06-10-2020, 11:02 PM   #251
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Shook my hand just like the good old days. Her neighbor asked me to look at his laundry drain. Gave him the price to cable it and run it to the stack above ground so he’ll never have the problem again. Nope, too cheap for either. When I went to go in his house he said I have to wear a mask. Apparently his wife’s sister’s something died from COVID 19. Whatever, got a free mask. When I was talking to him I started to have a hard time breathing, and had to take the conversation outside.



We've had covid come just close enough to our area that everyone wears masks in buildings 99% of the time if for no other reason than because we don't want our elderly to catch it and die. Breathing with a mask on in the heat and humidity can be a real pain at times, especially when you're working.



What I think is hilarious is the city folk who wear masks, gloves, etc. but don't know how to use them. If germs were wet paint they would look like a rainbow.




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Old 06-10-2020, 11:21 PM   #252
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We've had covid come just close enough to our area that everyone wears masks in buildings 99% of the time if for no other reason than because we don't want our elderly to catch it and die. Breathing with a mask on in the heat and humidity can be a real pain at times, especially when you're working.



What I think is hilarious is the city folk who wear masks, gloves, etc. but don't know how to use them. If germs were wet paint they would look like a rainbow.



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I heard a supply house guy saying his girlfriend is getting near a depression because she hasn't gone out and keeps looking at the news and the world is at an end.

Meanwhile most others are outside and doing things like normal...
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I heard a supply house guy saying his girlfriend is getting near a depression because she hasn't gone out and keeps looking at the news and the world is at an end.

Meanwhile most others are outside and doing things like normal...



Sounds to me like she has deeper issues and either has clinical depression or is just an attention whore who has to be hyperbolic over anything she can.




I can't stand hyperbole.




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She probably wanted you to pay her to fix it... Nice pic...... Pump it out for a week... Spread some lime.. Then suit up... Figure out what the heck is going on... I'll give you a quote 10 grand to give the quote for the repair
I quoted to replace entire line and charge her the min fee to go out and boy did she *****. I told her she shouldn't have called 2 years later to make the repair

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When you have a one way clean out, the plug is under slab and you don’t feel like pulling the stool.... I don’t do roofs.... or anything higher than a 6’ ladder.
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When you have a one way clean out, the plug is under slab and you don’t feel like pulling the stool.... I don’t do roofs.... or anything higher than a 6’ ladder.


Everybody knows, the closest/best cleanout to use either has 40 gallons of sewage behind it or the customer doesn't remember where it's buried



99% of the time when I have a cleanout that doesn't have 40 gallons of sewage behind it, it doesn't matter which way the cleanout points because invariably it's useless either way.



If it is a cleanout I can use but it's on a tee pointing the wrong way I do the same as you.




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Everybody knows, the closest/best cleanout to use either has 40 gallons of sewage behind it or the customer doesn't remember where it's buried



99% of the time when I have a cleanout that doesn't have 40 gallons of sewage behind it, it doesn't matter which way the cleanout points because invariably it's useless either way.



If it is a cleanout I can use but it's on a tee pointing the wrong way I do the same as you.




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I saw a guy bend his Jetter cable in half about a 6" from the end. so he could go up a clean out backwards. He was able to jet a 4" line backwards up a wye. I tried to do similar and got my jetter cable stuck
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I saw a guy bend his Jetter cable in half about a 6" from the end. so he could go up a clean out backwards. He was able to jet a 4" line backwards up a wye. I tried to do similar and got my jetter cable stuck

Done this many times however very hard on hose... Best only to go in under pressure and pull back with jetter off... Use y cleanouts on vertical lines to flush up.. And clean hi rise kitchen lines saves a mess
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I saw a guy bend his Jetter cable in half about a 6" from the end. so he could go up a clean out backwards. He was able to jet a 4" line backwards up a wye. I tried to do similar and got my jetter cable stuck
Back when I used a jetter and was able to shoot upstream I’d do the same as manholes, use a chunk of 1-1/2” pvc with a street 45 glued, works with a cable too. Not in all situations though... for sure with a hose if you try!
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