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Old 04-29-2015, 08:30 AM   #201
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Ah come on now....

I doubt many here can say they finished their conversion in 3 months.
I think we have had ours about 5 months and I wish it was finished 2 months ago!! Looks like it will be mid-late summer before me move in, sell the house and use some of the $ to finish it. This plan allows us to travel a little before heading south again to outrun the snow. Plans are meant to be changed so who knows. One thing, if the neighbor's chickens are still in our yard when we leave, we may take them with us for dog chew toys.
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Old 04-29-2015, 11:18 AM   #202
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I think we have had ours about 5 months and I wish it was finished 2 months ago!! Looks like it will be mid-late summer before me move in, sell the house and use some of the $ to finish it. This plan allows us to travel a little before heading south again to outrun the snow. Plans are meant to be changed so who knows. One thing, if the neighbor's chickens are still in our yard when we leave, we may take them with us for dog chew toys.
My projected "finito" time was 4 months
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Old 05-23-2015, 03:37 PM   #203
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Hey everyone!
Long time no post!

Finally I disassembled all the seats, keeping 2 bottoms to make some benches for the garage.

I can't believe I have my garage back!!!

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Old 05-23-2015, 04:26 PM   #204
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Soooooo.....!
Got a visit from the police dept today. I have one week to remove the "commercial vehicle" from the property?!? Should we start a new thread on "USA, the land of the free"???
Ordinances and HOA's in FL suck to the extreme. Many years ago a large Developement near me had an HOA from hell. They went as far to say your curtains had to have a white liner if they were visible through the glass. Made one guy buy a second vehicle because his pickup couldn't be parked in his own driveway- he had to park it elsewhere. Anywho...

A friend owned an adjacent property. He also owned several antique cars. He wanted to build an airplane-hangar type building for storage, but needed a variance on the agricultural zoning. Yup, HOA pitched a fit. "A hangar will be an eyesore!"

He had to live with the ag zoning. Soooo... He built a pig farm. He put the slop as close to the property line as he could.

Moral of the story is, Karma is a bitch!
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Old 05-23-2015, 05:54 PM   #205
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Ordinances and HOA's in FL suck to the extreme. Many years ago a large Developement near me had an HOA from hell. They went as far to say your curtains had to have a white liner if they were visible through the glass. Made one guy buy a second vehicle because his pickup couldn't be parked in his own driveway- he had to park it elsewhere. Anywho...

A friend owned an adjacent property. He also owned several antique cars. He wanted to build an airplane-hangar type building for storage, but needed a variance on the agricultural zoning. Yup, HOA pitched a fit. "A hangar will be an eyesore!"

He had to live with the ag zoning. Soooo... He built a pig farm. He put the slop as close to the property line as he could.

Moral of the story is, Karma is a bitch!
I think HOA's and the term "with a fist full of sand" should always be used in the same sentence"
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Old 05-23-2015, 06:12 PM   #206
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He had to live with the ag zoning. Soooo... He built a pig farm. He put the slop as close to the property line as he could.

Moral of the story is, Karma is a bitch!

I love it. I would be doing that in a heartbeat.
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Old 06-03-2015, 04:47 PM   #207
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Old 06-03-2015, 04:48 PM   #208
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Weather permitting this w/e, will continue body work, sanding, patching....
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Old 06-03-2015, 05:57 PM   #209
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Are those LED? I have all the interior panels out and the insulation is gone, so if I"m going to replace the marker lights, now is the time!
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Old 06-03-2015, 06:01 PM   #210
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No, couldn't find any affordable LED markers.... I wish!
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