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Old 08-28-2016, 10:03 PM   #1
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A concrete finisher walks up to me on the job with a sketch he did for a conduit run he wants to do in his basement. "Hey Sparks, how can I make this bend?"

The bend has a rolled offset with a 90 at one end and a 45 at the other end of the pipe. So I take a piece of 1/2" EMT and show him.

"Looks pretty easy. Thanks Sparks!"

The next day he comes up to me, obviously frustrated. "You know, I went through an entire bundle of conduit and they were all f****d up."

Tonight I went to pour floor leveler over an uneven concrete surface. I've seen it done a hundred times on the jobsite. It looked pretty easy.

Tonight I am probably just as frustrated as that concrete finisher was that day.

"But it looks so easy!"

HA!
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One of the most honest posts I've seen.

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Old 08-29-2016, 07:46 AM   #3
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Just another dose of humility. Certainly not the first time that has happened. It always makes me appreciate the masters of the other trades.

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