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Old 09-04-2016, 06:14 PM   #11
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Cool deal the mobile home water and sewer should be there for hook ups but the electrical might be seperate like the water and sewer for the mobile home so in my mind that would be another electrical payment and water sewer payment besides the garage?
Unless you set up to use it as a dump and fill station and use the garage for storing/living and just pull out to drive/dump as/when needed.
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Old 09-04-2016, 06:19 PM   #12
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About the birds?
Just start feeding them outside before you close up for the night and while there outside tell them to hit the road and close the door.
Also they don't like the fake owls either. Maybe a couple of fake big birds at the each side will make them think before coming back in?
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Old 09-04-2016, 09:30 PM   #13
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if there was a mobile home there wouldnt there be electric, water, sewer so you could fashion ytourself up a room pretty easy in the shop to live so you can still tear apart the bus as needed?

-Christopher

I'll be pulling out most of what I can and putting it in the shop, so I can work on the bus... I'll keep the washer/dryer out(it's out now), and pull the bisagged refrigerator (28.8 cubic foot) back out... It'll eventually make its way to my son's garage apartment, then I'll pick up the 9.9 cubic foot fridge from Home Depot soon. I need floor space, not fridge space and I don't use ice & water in the door anyway.

The mobile home is still on site and hooked up, but it's about 60 yards from the shop... But, there is a toilet & sink in the shop, just no shower! So, I'll be hooking my Eccotemp L5 up outside in my metal makeshift shower stall like I had at last location.... I'll just have to remember to get dressed before I get out of the shower, since I'm the end house of a neighborhood.
I guess I could wear my swim trunks, then remove them in the shower, and put them back in. Total PITA, but I'll make it work... Since I'm on concrete all the way around. No different than showering outdoors at the state park...right? Grey water is grey water!


Regarding the pigeons... The walk through door is currently MIA, but I've got one in storage I'll be putting in this week... Another one of those things that's moved around with me the last 5 years.
But before I left today, I wrapped a plate in aluminum foil and tied a piece of paracord to it and hung it over the door so it would blow in the crossflow breeze... I spot-lighted in the shop when I got back... Lone pigeon and his booty call are nowhere to be found! I think the aluminum foil worked.

I'll have to post a pic of the I-beam and creosote train trestle timber construction of this shop building!
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Old 09-04-2016, 09:45 PM   #14
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Yellow beam is 18" and the bottom is 15' from floor... I think it'll handle a couple foot of snow!




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Old 09-04-2016, 09:51 PM   #15
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Milkmania congratukations!

that's a perfect sanctuary to live and work in. awesmosis!
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Old 09-04-2016, 09:55 PM   #16
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Cool deal the mobile home water and sewer should be there for hook ups but the electrical might be seperate like the water and sewer for the mobile home so in my mind that would be another electrical payment and water sewer payment besides the garage?
Unless you set up to use it as a dump and fill station and use the garage for storing/living and just pull out to drive/dump as/when needed.
Just my thoughts?
Water, sewer, and trash included with the $150 a month rent.
Shop has its own electric meter.
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Old 09-04-2016, 09:58 PM   #17
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Milkmania congratukations!

that's a perfect sanctuary to live and work in. awesmosis!
You should see the 20' steel 1/2" I-beam workbench with one ear cut off...
It doesn't ding when you hit it... It thuds
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Old 09-04-2016, 11:12 PM   #18
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It doesn't ding when you hit it... It thuds
I'll have to come visit someday
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Old 09-05-2016, 08:14 AM   #19
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much better than that BS HOA or city inspector that keeps bugging you.. though you'll have to come up with some living condition s and utilities till the bus is done...

-Christopher
I have a good friend who owns the next ten acre lot about thirty feet down the street!

I'm actually looking forward to clearing it all myself! SO over living in a proper "neighborhood".
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Schweet! I'm gonna miss my FIOS when I retire to NH soon.
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