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Old 04-23-2010, 03:29 PM   #1
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Inspector says this isn't up to code


I think the township inspector doesn't like me and won't give his okay for any work I do, no matter how perfect it is. Heck, he even says the work on this post isn't up to code. I even told him I just want to get this place fixed up and move my family in as soon as possible.

The neighbor says the inspector is jealous because I can fix things so darn fast and with such imagination.

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Old 04-23-2010, 03:56 PM   #2
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Around here, you'd need to replace the crushed can with an UN-crushed can to pass code.
Inspectors can be so picky, can't they?

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Old 04-23-2010, 04:13 PM   #3
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I know what you mean. He complained about the other 4 posts because they also have that 'rustic' look at the bottom. But I didn't use any cans under them (needed the bottle return money for more beer).

I noticed the roof is dropping a little lower every day (which is why the top can is crushed). But I figure that eventually the roof will sink down far enough and all the posts will be touching the porch decking again anyway. Until then, why worry?
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I kept tellin' ya not to let the dog do his thing on the posts, but ya never listens to anyone.....
When they hits the deck agin, just wrap some Ducky Tape around 'em to keep the pee off!

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Good grief! Beginners! Don't your know code requires FULL cans?
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Good grief! Beginners! Don't your know code requires FULL cans?
We're lucky there are no State Laws (yet) against drinking and posting (I don't mean the kinds of posts the OP is talking (slurring?) about. We haven't heard about the State Troopers stopping someone on the Information Highway for PWI! But I know one Moderator (who resides in the State of ...chusetts.) who will stop the affected motorists.! No matter what! Don't Drink and Post!!!
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Good grief! Beginners! Don't your know code requires FULL cans?
Just make sure to use the cheap stuff.
Hate to run out on a Sat. night and have the roof fall in because you have the good stuff there!
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codes ? ? ? we don' need no steenking codes,,, remember, it ain't OUR house ?
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Why would you even think you could get away with that? You don't have to be an engineer to know that the kinked can had lost all structural integrity.

A quick trip to the corner convenience store will fix that easily.
I suggest going with one forty ounce instead of the stacked 12's,
and the can should be centered under the post for even weight distribution.

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