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Old 07-11-2011, 12:08 AM   #21
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Great looking paint job and and a great looking build! Keep up the pix.
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:42 PM   #22
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Beautiful work! Cabinets look really nice.
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Old 01-27-2012, 12:42 AM   #23
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The cherry wood is a nice touch...
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Old 01-27-2012, 08:45 AM   #24
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I always check Lowes open and damaged stuff for bargains.. It also doesn't hurt to tell them that you will buy everything in whatever section you are buying the misc stuff in, and ask them what they will sell the whole lot for... (sometimes way cheaper than their discounted price)..
course you gotta bring your truck if you are buying a stack of lumber or 23 damaged bags of cement @50 cents a bag which i have done.
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Old 01-27-2012, 10:18 AM   #25
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Remember that both Lowe's and Home Depot give 10% discount to veterans. A lot of times they don't even ask for proof, but I always show them my VA hospital card. A copy of your discharge papers will work as well.
If you are over 55 years old, many establishments will give you some kind of senior discount. You'd be surprised how many places do that.
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Old 01-28-2012, 11:22 PM   #26
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10% for Vets!? Dang...wish I'd known that when I was building my place out! Thanks, I'll go for it from here on.
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Old 01-29-2012, 01:26 AM   #27
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I always check Lowes open and damaged stuff for bargains.. It also doesn't hurt to tell them that you will buy everything in whatever section you are buying the misc stuff in, and ask them what they will sell the whole lot for... (sometimes way cheaper than their discounted price)..
course you gotta bring your truck if you are buying a stack of lumber or 23 damaged bags of cement @50 cents a bag which i have done.
Thx for that chev49... today I was at H.Depot and scored a bunch of tile with your technique... It was on end cap clearance, so I asked an associate if he would give me a better price if I bought them all, and low and behold, he took another 50% off! Wow!
$445 worth of tile for jus over $110! That's what I'm talkin 'bout! Thx again!
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Old 01-29-2012, 02:05 PM   #28
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You're welcome. I discovered when they opened lowes and home depot here that when they have mismached, left over or damaged stuff they just want to get rid of it, but you gotta talk to the section manager.
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Beautiful flooring
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Old 01-29-2012, 04:16 PM   #30
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how did you paint your bus with? sprayer?-roller? fingerpaint?, what type of paint did you use? it looks good, but unless i missed it you didnt say how.

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