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Old 09-09-2017, 02:10 PM   #2631
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wowsers!!! yeah a foot of water is terrible!! hopefully FEMA will come through... some friends got flooded last year in Louisiana.. FEMA did a little.. and they had insurance too.. but the crux was the insurance company wouldnt replace anything a foot above the water line.. so the fact their insulation wicked water and such meant nothing., they wouldnt gut the house.. even though it wouldve been dangerous and had black-mold in the walls.. I took a whole skoolie full of stuff down there last year.. and I'll do it again for you folks in houston if you need anything!!
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Old 09-13-2017, 08:53 PM   #2632
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Thanks Christopher --- Not much to do here now but throw on some sheetrock and fresh mud. But you are welcome here anytime just the same. Sorry to say the bus work has been idle now for a couple of weeks and it it will be at least a couple of more before I can get back on it.

Till then, you folks try and stay dry and keep up the good work.
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Old 09-13-2017, 08:58 PM   #2633
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Do you guys have Sheetrock or is it all sold out down there? I hear rumors these storms are causing shortages..
In 04 when 4 hurricanes went through Florida the market was so short that my new house being built was fitted with 5/8 all over.. even the ceilings.. so far we still have a bunch on the shelves.. in guessing if you are short I could fit quite a few sheets in a school bus?
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Old 09-14-2017, 06:58 AM   #2634
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So far what I've seen Christopher, the stores look like they are handling it pretty good.
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Old 09-14-2017, 07:12 AM   #2635
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super duper!! thats good they are keeping it stocked.. I know in 04 even up here in ohio they stopped shipping it in.. while a house built completely with 5/8" sounds like a dream.. its actually been a big issue with my ceilings..

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Old 09-19-2017, 07:29 PM   #2636
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Just a kwik Howdy --- I am back in my studio. We have been going around he clock. All the sheetrock and mud work is done and we are painting ($2 grand worth of paint...OY!).

Still sleeping on an air mattress on the concrete floor and no fridge but hope to remedy both shortly.

And still no computer. That is also coming soon...I hope. I miss being able to check in on my Skoolie buds regularly.

A borrowed laptop and lame-o hotspots sucks.
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Old 09-19-2017, 08:01 PM   #2637
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Just a kwik Howdy --- I am back in my studio. We have been going around he clock. All the sheetrock and mud work is done and we are painting ($2 grand worth of paint...OY!).

Still sleeping on an air mattress on the concrete floor and no fridge but hope to remedy both shortly.

And still no computer. That is also coming soon...I hope. I miss being able to check in on my Skoolie buds regularly.

A borrowed laptop and lame-o hotspots sucks.
Tango, Try Compucycle in Houston. I've worked with Valerie for all my computers. Excellent prices and all kinds of tech help.

713-869-6700

They're great people to work with. Just offering some help.

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Old 09-21-2017, 09:25 AM   #2638
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wow you are making progress!! still sucks to have to rebuild under these circumstances though!!!
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Old 09-22-2017, 11:18 PM   #2639
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Hey Tango, glad you didn't completely swamped. Hang in there buddy.
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Old 09-23-2017, 01:33 PM   #2640
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Thanks to All --- Finally have wifi back on at my studio but still not much time for online fun & games.

Thanks M...I will definitely give those folks a shout. Picked up a new computer and power supply, now need help getting everything from my old hard drive to the new one. Great to hear a reference. Unlike The Cadillac Kid...all this tech stuff is 100% VooDoo to me.

Picked up a cheap old iron bed at the Round Top antique show so now all I need is a real mattress and a fridge and life will begin to feel somewhat normal again. Well...once I recover a bit financially it might. Till then...



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