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    BlueGrassBoy, My co=worker just bought a 8X24...

    BlueGrassBoy, My co=worker just bought a 8X24 enclosed Cyclone brand trailer online in GA paid I think 3600$ new. He looked locally but all were $4500 +. Course he had pick it up but was cheaper doin...
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    check out Home Depot for redwood or cedar...

    check out Home Depot for redwood or cedar fencing. They are about 3/4" X 5 1/2" X 6ft. At <$2.00 a pc it's a good way to go. I used this stuff on side of barn wall under a 10ft overhang and it looks...
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    Was just there in God's country... Picked up,...

    Was just there in God's country... Picked up, hauled tractor back here. Well, I've had simular problem with my 3hp briggs mower. and Ryobi weeder. While in TX my brother & I stopped in to pick up his...
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    Re: 36x36 Steel Building Tips

    what are some of things I want to consider before erection and slab?

    Wulfman,
    A couple things for your slab. By all means include rebar in footings and wire mesh in floor (stretch it out and...
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    Re: Removing pine tree

    Blueridge and Turnkey,
    Yall are right about the safety part. I like wearing suspenders AND a belt !! But actually I've decided not to do anything more with the tree. Now that I trimmed the branches...
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    Re: ** FIRST VEHICLES

    What was the first car you ever owned?
    What was the first car you and your spouse owned after you were married?
    IB,
    In '64 $250.00 bought a 1930 Model A coupe my first car (still have it) and in...
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    Re: Removing pine tree

    Thanks all for the responses...the tree is still with us. It doesn't bother the house that much now that I trimmed brances way up on trunk. Looks a little silly but some of the other "pine tree...
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    Re: Old barn...what to do

    Hudr,
    If you haven't yet had a bon(barn)-fire you might call your local Cracker Barrel resteraunt, or perhaps Red Lobster...they have that type of 'siding' on the inter walls.
    If ever in the Pecan...
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    Re: Venting through the roof

    Barnboy,
    I don't have pics or a heater like you mention but in my opinion, holes in steel roofs are going to leak at some point. I recommend, if at all possible vent it out through a wall. In my...
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    Re: Post and Beam barn raising!

    Hey Jeff,
    Now that you explained about the (2) posts on front wall I think I'm with you concerning only 14 BF footers. I drew it out as well, and find the 10ft door will have 4x6 set 2ft from the...
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    Removing pine tree

    I want to remove a white pine that is approx. 6ft from end of house and I have delimbed up to about 8ft or so. Tree is nearly 24in dia. and 25 maybe 30 ft high.

    Only thing in way is a couple...
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    Re: Post and Beam barn raising!

    Hey Jeff, I had to reread your original post....and my mistake, yes the 4x6 posts will do just fine. (But I come up with 16 posts for 28x28. Even if set evenly at 7' OC I come up with 16 total...
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    Re: Post and Beam barn raising!

    Hey Jeff,
    I agree with Most of what Cowboy says. But I would use 6x6 posts as the 4xs have more tendancy to bow/twist then the 6s...assuming you're using treated timbers.

    Not sure how you're...
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    banding the stump with a couple steel bands

    Hey Pat, Sounds good. We had a couple steel bands play at the jazz festival this year...and many years ago I met George ? , the original steel (drum)...
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    using your measurement methodology since my knuckles drag the ground.

    HAH!! /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif That's like me. I often use my tail for stability when I...
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    Hey Pat,
    Got to stuff my face and type fast....

    "the pallet forks on the FEL"
    Does your FEL forks have lateral adjustment? If so under cut 'shoulders' (notch) in the stump about 3 or 4" from...
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    Hey Handy,
    Pats dorade vent theory is exactly what you are describing. And you could add a flap/damper on enterior side to control the venting (loss of heat/cool). You could easily build one within...
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    My hat is off to ya, Pat, and I appreciate your Nam. I too was USAF back in '66 and volunteered for VN but they cut off the line with the guy in front of me. I fussed and all but they sent all the...
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    "a hood that extends below the top of the edge with wire screen to keep the critters out."

    Hey Handy, I'm tryin to visualize what you're describing but I draw a blank. How -bout posting a magazine...
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    Another shot . /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    "tain't so."

    Hey Pat, your point well recieved. I had vision of Mr. Handy tinkering long hours in his shop with apron, bill-cap, sleeves rolled up, and single bowl-shaped reflector /incandescent...
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    I agree Handy, what you described sounds like a cupola, Pat mentioned. It's a really good way to vent the building and good place to hang a weather vane as well. There are several places on web for...
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    Oops!
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    Re: A different Idea for a shop:

    LOL!!! Nawww, Pat that ol' thing up there ain't for crows. Itsfur skunks!! /forums/images/icons/wink.gif Its an amonia gun. Once they smell and get a taste of amonia, they give up on sharin' their...
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