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#20520 - 01/14/03 10:34 PM Compressors @&#^%!
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Just wondering what everyone is doing on the big wood-frame commercial sites. Imagine 70 unit apartment building, 20+ framers, too many compressors and skilsaws to count. And add to all this -20 degree temperatures at lunch. Breakers just keep on going.

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#20521 - 01/15/03 02:19 AM Re: Compressors @&#^%!
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Registered: 03/15/02
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Loc: Strasburg,PA,USA
Would you be better off with a small heated building with just one larger compressor?

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#20522 - 01/15/03 06:18 AM Re: Compressors @&#^%!
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just buid a bigger temporary for them. install it when the general/owner agrees to pay for it.
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#20523 - 01/15/03 01:42 PM Re: Compressors @&#^%!
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Like NESparky says, add more circuits, after someone agrees to pay you for it.
If you installed the temp to the spec then it's not really your problem
The framers could also get a gen, or a gas powered compressor.
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#20524 - 01/15/03 02:02 PM Re: Compressors @&#^%!
iwire Offline
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Temps can quickly get out of control.
Always some subs coming in with something that's NIC And they want it hooked up free
and by the way can you get it done now I got 10 guys who are waiting to work.

Now its time to barter, do they have something you need? You said big job, carpenters should have an all terrain forklift that could be helpful when you lighting or panels come in.
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