Monzer's tank restart

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  1. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    It may be perceived inefficiency. I’m not there so I don’t know your personal situation but, it’s not in the contractor’s interest to be inefficient. It’s very common for a project to appear to be moving slowly towards the end since there’s no more big progress being made and it becomes more of the detailed work.
     
  2. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    sorry for taking so long to respond. It's been a crazy couple of weeks.

    Agreed, but this guy was just so inefficient. Here is why. Rather than doing all of the rough plumbing at once, it was done to multiple phases. The same for framing, and even pouring concrete. I honestly lost count for the number of times he had his guys do this. I found out he has been working on 4 different houses at the same time. I wish I knew before hiring him.
     
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  3. melly mel

    melly mel Supporting Member

    Looks good Monzer, glad to see you’re diving back in. You’re tank was pretty awesome before the crash. Can’t wait to see your new set up.
     
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  4. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    Thanks man. Hoping that it will be awesome too.


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  5. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    Time for a quick update...

    The construction is still not done. But the exterior is almost done. Just finished the flooring, baseboards, paint and finally I finally have electricity.

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    The stucco is coming along nicely.

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    The tank is unfortunately still not delivered yet. Hoping to get more details this week and get an eta.


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    Last edited: Jan 22, 2018
  6. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    Seems like our remodeling projects are at the same stage. Remodeling our detached garage, turning it into a studio. Stucco is curing, I’ve also got that attic ladder (so cool). You’ve got hardwood in already though, so a step ahead. Looks like a great space. Are you installing A/C? We are going with a wall mounted ac/heat unit.


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  7. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    Yep. Planning on putting a mini wall mounted AC with a heat pump. Just haven’t gotten around to do it yet.


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  8. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    The beast is here!!!!

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    Ummm not sure how I’m going to bring it inside yet. Need like 6-8 guys. Who’s free this Sunday before the super bowl?



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  9. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    someone can make a plywood reef tank out of that shipping container
     
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  10. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    Yep. Can’t wait to get it running... but I am going to take it slow to make sure I don’t mess up this time around.


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  11. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member


    Where are you located?


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  12. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    Campbell.


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  13. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    Dang. If was closer I'd help :( sorry.


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  14. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    No worries. Thanks for trying


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  15. Kmooresf

    Kmooresf Supporting Member

    I’m down. I can also drive if there is anyone else in the SF, south sf, etc area. Or east bay, if you can BART to Colma, that can help out.


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  16. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    That would be funny to find out that it’s going slowly because you both have the same contractor and he’s bouncing back and forth between your two projects.

    I may be able to help on Sunday. I come back in to town Saturday evening. I’ve got some suction cups I can bring too. Pm me.
     
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  17. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    Hahaha... that would be funny.

    Sweeet. Yes. Please do bring the suction cups. I will PM you my address.
     
  18. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    What time are you thinking. Depending on the time, I may be able to help.


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  19. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Got swim lesson before the game, sorry can't help.
     
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  20. scuba71

    scuba71 Supporting Member

    Hi Vincent,
    Between 11:30 and 12PM is when I told folks to stop by. Hope that will work.
     

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