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Old 06-04-2006, 12:29 AM
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is this a pro job?

or more like a couple rich kids whose daddys are rich builders?

looks like a classic design to me!!
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Old 06-04-2006, 12:31 AM
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aint water supposed to run toward the drain?
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Old 06-04-2006, 12:39 AM
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this design is so classic, we sink walkers (on top of wall) during the drought.

ONLY drain runs back into puddle zone. that drain is few inches higher than puddle/sinkhole zone so not much water even goes into drain to begin with.

these clasic designing kids at least made it look pretty for a stooopid trophy wife..... until she asked me why does her yard look like crap.
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Old 06-04-2006, 12:41 AM
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isnt there some wall-cap blocks that wouldve went good with this lowballed classic design???
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Old 06-04-2006, 12:46 AM
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It really gripes my butt to see people do things like that. But it makes the ones that do things right stand out. If happens in every industry. I am
glad those guys are not building airplanes or performing surgery.
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Old 06-04-2006, 01:01 AM
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It really gripes my butt to see people do things like that. But it makes the ones that do things right stand out. If happens in every industry. I am
glad those guys are not building airplanes or performing surgery.

their daddys are rich enough they probably will be before they are old enough to drink.
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Old 06-04-2006, 09:11 AM
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you know what would look kind of nice, put a row of flowers in that area where they neglected to put caps on. Much cheaper & would add some color instead of the dead grass.
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looks shitty to me.

all new homes in florida have poor drainage.

I get stuck all the time.
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Old 06-04-2006, 10:34 PM
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You cant knock the wall w/o the cap. I have built a few walls and the customer could not afford the caps and really they can go on any time. 1 of the first walls i built a young couple had young kids and they had a large stone wall falling in on there small yard. The owner would not allow there kids to play in the yard due to the danger of the existing wall. He had to actually finance the wall i built and to save cost we did not cap the wall due to it was a 700.00 savings that was much needed for this couples much needed budget. The wall being higher than the grade, well al ot of block manufactures recomend this.
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Old 06-04-2006, 11:23 PM
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You cant knock the wall w/o the cap. I have built a few walls and the customer could not afford the caps and really they can go on any time.
yes they can knock a wall w/o the cap .... thats freaking crazy in time that "cap" that it on there is going to fall off/get pushed off by the settling of the soil. if the customer cant afford to have the caps put on then why did/would you even build it? if your going to do it do it right or not at all. yeah ive had people want to save money on caps.. and yeah i passed on installing the job im not going to do something halfa$$ and let it come back to haunt me later on down the road. sure the caps can go on at anytime but its fast easier and better for them to go on when the wall is built. like i was saying before why sacrifice quality for a few bucks? its not worth it. if someone doesnt want yo u to do the/your job the right way walk away from it. its not worth it. plus it makes you look bad having not done something fully the way it should be.
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