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Yesterday 03:07 PM
matts37chev
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Originally Posted by matts37chev View Post
I worked on a brush rake I have been building for a buddies mini excavator this afternoon.
This morning my son and I went to the tire store, and checked out a show n shine for nissan s at the nissan dealer.

I finally finished the brush rake.
I worked on for a few hours yesterday, and a few more today
It was too much work to dig out the engine hoist to move it around, so instead I just wrestled it around, half way hurting my back in the process.
Damn this thing is heavy
08-29-2015 09:17 PM
whinny
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Originally Posted by adantessr View Post
When I built my first home at the age of 22 I bought a set of books from reader's digest and another from popular mechanics. Invaluable for a young guy intent on doing it all himself and no one to help.
i know what ya mean, I built second story on my home 20 odd years ago with my builder mate and my son. I learnt lots!!! But better still I can say I helped build it. Awesome feeling. Keep putting pics up!!

Later gator
Russ
08-29-2015 09:06 PM
MARTINSR Today I got the bug to go clean up some crap around town. This beautiful town like many places around America has slipped down the drain, the degradation of society if you will. People post signs all over taped to light poles and graffiti are two of the things that bug me the most. I can't believe how hard people work to screw things up. They should move into a ghetto, rent is a lot cheaper there!

Anyway, I went out today cutting down some of these signs, scrapping crap off street signs, and most importantly cleaning up some "tags" (gang crap) off a fence in my neighborhood that I have been looking at way to long.

It's so sad what these low lifes do, so sad. Anyway, I spent the day on and off doing this.

Brian
08-29-2015 06:56 PM
adantessr
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Thanks Russ.

Nah, not a plumber.
Just a home handyman saving a few bucks where I can.
When I built my first home at the age of 22 I bought a set of books from reader's digest and another from popular mechanics. Invaluable for a young guy intent on doing it all himself and no one to help.
08-29-2015 06:16 PM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by whinny View Post
Enjoying watching your build. Looking good, you a plumber??

Later gator
Russ
Thanks Russ.

Nah, not a plumber.
Just a home handyman saving a few bucks where I can.
08-29-2015 05:59 PM
whinny
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Foundation is coming along nicely.
I got the internal weeping tiles installed. I packed both sides with clay soil to make sure the water stays in and goes directly to the sump pit.

Also finished trenching for the drain pipes and filled them with limestone screening. This enabled me to get the pipes in place and leveled (sloped) . I was then able to tweak the sizes and start gluing them up this afternoon.
Yes!... Progress.

Hopefully, I can get the slab poured soon and onto framing.
Can't start framing though until I get a survey showing the foundation height. Guilty until proven innocent, my town always says.
Enjoying watching your build. Looking good, you a plumber??

Later gator
Russ
08-29-2015 05:54 PM
123pugsy Foundation is coming along nicely.
I got the internal weeping tiles installed. I packed both sides with clay soil to make sure the water stays in and goes directly to the sump pit.

Also finished trenching for the drain pipes and filled them with limestone screening. This enabled me to get the pipes in place and leveled (sloped) . I was then able to tweak the sizes and start gluing them up this afternoon.
Yes!... Progress.

Hopefully, I can get the slab poured soon and onto framing.
Can't start framing though until I get a survey showing the foundation height. Guilty until proven innocent, my town always says.
08-29-2015 05:41 PM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by johnnyg View Post
I finally changed the hubs on my wife’s 09 Acadia. What a pain in the arse to get them off! Thanks 123Pugsy for posting the 5% discount from rock auto.
Cool. Glad someone got a chance to use it.
08-29-2015 05:12 PM
johnnyg I finally changed the hubs on my wife’s 09 Acadia. What a pain in the arse to get them off! Thanks 123Pugsy for posting the 5% discount from rock auto.
08-26-2015 06:19 PM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
Yes sir. And dang proud of it. Just don't call me cheap.

To day was Deja Vous all over again...... Welded and grounded. Grounded and welded. Gettin there!

John


You are getting there ,as always I enjoy your post ,I check them at least a couple times a day to see your progress

Great Work
08-26-2015 06:13 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Just think ,you can use the candles and say on Actylene ,because I know you are frugal

Happy Birthday ,,John

Yes sir. And dang proud of it. Just don't call me cheap.

To day was Deja Vous all over again...... Welded and grounded. Grounded and welded. Gettin there!

John


08-26-2015 07:10 AM
496CHEVY3100 Just think ,you can use the candles and say on Actylene ,because I know you are frugal

Happy Birthday ,,John
08-25-2015 10:04 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Next you're going to say the '53 is yours, like you forgot you were restoring it for me...
We can definitely work that out!

John
08-25-2015 09:57 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
Well hatefull on it! I just saw I made a double post. I turned 70 today and instantly became senile I guess. You just can't win huh?

John
Next you're going to say the '53 is yours, like you forgot you were restoring it for me...
08-25-2015 09:38 PM
MARTINSR
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Well hatefull on it! I just saw I made a double post. I turned 70 today and instantly became senile I guess. You just can't win huh?

John
Happy birthday John! I forgot you had mentioned that. WHOOO HOOOOO!

Brian
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