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Old 01-16-2015, 04:35 PM   #661
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well had to go to work today, stopped by local lowes and guess what? They were replacing the last year models of moen faucets, with current year

I snagged a $219 bath tub set for $41...there went the 5 ball valves and 20' of 6 inch pcs of PVC pipe contraption I invisioned for cheap

tonite and tommorrow will be beer/brauts and plumbing...stay tuned ya'll

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Old 01-19-2015, 07:02 PM   #662
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Old 01-20-2015, 12:11 PM   #663
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That mouse pic reminds me of a cheap rental house I lived in years ago.
I woke up early one morning and headed downstairs to the bathroom to answer nature's call. As I walked into the bathroom, I flipped on the light and there was a decent-sized rat half-sitting, half-floating in the bowl, soaking wet and looking unhappy. It took two flushes to get him down....
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Old 01-20-2015, 01:57 PM   #664
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Old 02-08-2015, 11:10 AM   #665
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Old 02-23-2015, 09:18 AM   #666
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It is in my wish list now
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Old 02-25-2015, 07:57 PM   #667
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Old 02-25-2015, 07:59 PM   #668
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oops edited because that last post was for a different thread lolololol
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Old 03-23-2015, 08:00 AM   #669
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Okay, I actually got something done to the bus

After trying to break bolts loose, I said &%$#@@ and broke out the grinder and zip,zip,zip



couple hits with a hammer and



hopefully get some metal this week, and drop tire so I can extend the back frame rails and start on the veranda

also need to redo plumbing since I added tub and moved toilet, cut and glue, easy

oh I need to clean crap from under bus, it is a small pile going to scrap yard, I backed over it and forgot it
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Old 03-23-2015, 02:01 PM   #670
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Old 03-23-2015, 04:39 PM   #671
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Old 03-23-2015, 05:01 PM   #672
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still on the fence, original plan was to use some 1" steel pins and make it pivot, with a couple small stroke hydraulic shocks to dampen bounce

Now since I want a place to do some metal art work, it wont work as I was planning originally

I will know in a few weeks, I have only drug on the ferry 1 time, have taken 2 other ferry rides, just better planning for load/unload at high tide

I have gotten into a "places" on purpose and broke out a straightedge and I should be fine with a 48 inch extension

SO it will probable be solid, with a roof and access ladder...also need to replace the back windows...with something more homey or Railroady....got way too many ideas floating around


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If it folds I wont have a storage spot for smoker, grill and spare tire....way too much luggage, in search of the perfect Glamping trip
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Old 03-23-2015, 06:48 PM   #673
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Old 03-23-2015, 07:56 PM   #674
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Bansil, always love it when a new project is in the works and it sounds like you got it all figured out...Tortuga is going to look great!
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Old 03-28-2015, 09:41 AM   #675
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O.O wooow!!!!! I'd get lost in such a project!
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Old 03-28-2015, 04:02 PM   #676
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Old 03-30-2015, 04:55 AM   #677
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34 bumper to bumper, and then add a spiral staircase and she should be about 39 plus a few extra on an uphill slope.
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Old 03-30-2015, 07:22 AM   #678
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so I dug out the old trailer since I have steel to haul for the next project, it had been sitting in a patch of vines and poke for about 2 years

still needs a washing after I get tires changed this week
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Old 03-30-2015, 02:10 PM   #679
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Old 04-03-2015, 12:37 PM   #680
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okay I gotta keep moving forward an inch at a time

New used shoes mounted and even balanced

I have never had balanced tires on this trailer...only cost a sausage biscuit and order of hash round cheese things


took it into field and even shoveled and swept it clean, don't you hate inverting shackles..what a pain



so I came into work today, and used the saw,

22 pcs for the stair runners (11 steps)


11 pcs for the outside of the steps


and 24 misc pcs for braces etc

It was worth it, 15 minutes of work, that would of taken forever outside at the house

next? wire up trailer with NEW lights and drag it to work monday and get the longer pcs
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