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Old 09-29-2016, 07:48 PM   #21
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That was in the van. Not quite long enough for 6'2" me and my 5'10" wife. We will make some foot rests/ottomans to add to it.

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Old 09-30-2016, 10:08 AM   #22
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Great lookin mini-bus! Looked around quite a bit and yours is the closest to the 78 gmc short bus I just picked up. Might have to swap design ideas. lol Only real difference is I don't have the side door and the rear is a double.
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Old 10-06-2016, 08:39 AM   #23
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So should i leave my project in the wood frame garage(enclosed pole barn w/ cement floor) w/ trees around or park it in the middle of a 5 ac. open pasture for the hurricane? I'm in Ocala so we could still see significant winds.

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Old 10-06-2016, 08:44 AM   #24
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depends on whether you think the wood building is solid... last guidance I was looking at have Ocala in the 50 MPH gusts arena.. which is strong buts most buildings see that in thnderstorms down here... if the building seems rickety id put it outside though away from all trees and anythign that can be a projectile.. and prepare for it to be wet inside..
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Old 10-06-2016, 08:48 AM   #25
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Building is stronger than a regular foundation built garage. The bigger risk is the water oaks all around. I dont know what speed wind gust could tip a light bus in the pasture either...hmmmm.

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Old 10-09-2016, 06:28 PM   #26
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Hurricane Matthew sure messed up my weekend. Between working in the emergency Operation Center and helping a friend in st. Augustine recover all I got was a couple hours tonight.
Nothing but a moderately high winds at my house and a pool full of leaves. I got the pallet wood mostly done on one side.

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Old 10-10-2016, 06:07 PM   #27
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Old 10-10-2016, 10:37 PM   #28
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I'm loving the pallet wood. Was it simply cleaning, and sealing it, b4 installing?
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Old 10-11-2016, 05:24 AM   #29
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Some pieces get sanding to various degrees. Wiped with a dry cloth to get dust off. Since I'm plowing ahead on the project without wifely input, each piece is up with two screws. She can paint, stain, seal, etc at her liesure. I dont mind it the way it is.

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Testing the folding bench. Eats up a lot of room. Thinking about building storage on either side of it to act as arm rests or a place to lay your drink and cell phone while heading down the road.

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