The Good Bad & Ugly shops

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by OLD Ron, Apr 17, 2019.

  1. Oldoutlaw

    Oldoutlaw Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Stop using that foul "m" word! That's a cuss word around these parts! :mad:

    I've been cussing about that subject for last two hours. Still got better than a 1/4 acre to go tomorrow.
     
  2. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim Well-Known Member

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    You need to get more adventurous my friend...:p:D:p:D
     
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  3. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim Well-Known Member

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    I mow my 3/4 acre with my JD lawn tractor twice monthly, unlike my neighbor who is out on his JD every Saturday morning (weather permitting of course)...:eek::eek::eek:
     
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  4. OLD Ron

    OLD Ron Well-Known Member

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    If time permits I do plan on cutting a bit around there . Get the brush hog on the tractor & go for the tall grass ! :p
    The guys should be there in about an hour ..... then the fun will start . I have a service call to do around noon so will run away for a couple hours & then back . Will be interesting to see how much gets done the first day .
    Will keep you guys posted ! :)
     
  5. OLD Ron

    OLD Ron Well-Known Member

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    Well day one is in the books on shop 3 - 4 .
    Was a really nice day to start a building . :)
    It all started around 8 a.m.
    The guys are really nice & from around this area . ( about 1 1/2 hours away . ) They worked until around 4 p.m. & managed to get all the posts in set . It is raining now & they say tomorrow too . That may be a lost work day . Only 3 guys doing the job ..... they really work fast ! I stayed out of there way & just watched . It is tough to do other things around shop 2 with this all going on ! :p poles.JPG
     
  6. OLD Ron

    OLD Ron Well-Known Member

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    70 % chance of rain & 72 right now . :oops:
    May run to shop 2 & see if the trusses come today . Would like to do some shopping but don't need more in the way right now .
    Guess I could get started on the lift gate & if the rain gets to bad get some paper work done . :p
     
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  7. OLD Ron

    OLD Ron Well-Known Member

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    Heavy fog until noon today . No work at shop 2 so did paper work most of the day . Was a tad behind on that fun stuff ! :p
    I did meet up with a cement guy & he is doing some figuring for me ...... this will hurt ! :eek:
    He seems like a fun guy & willing to work with me .
    Trusses should be going up tomorrow .:)
    Then it will really look like a building is there .
     
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  8. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim Well-Known Member

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    Take lots of pics!!! :D
     
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  9. OLD Ron

    OLD Ron Well-Known Member

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    Running late today .
    Looks like a great day to get work done on the building . :)
    Heat on the way for tomorrow & the weekend so back to split shifts then around shop 1 & 2 . I have my cooler stocked & in the car ready to fly . The trusses should be fun to watch ! :cool:
     
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  10. Rifling82

    Rifling82 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Are they setting trusses with a crane or just man handling the old fashioned way?
     
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  11. Oldoutlaw

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    Unlike perhaps in Kansas, we do have cranes here in Iowa. :p
     
  12. Rifling82

    Rifling82 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Lol, I’ve done it both ways but it’s a hell of a lot easier with a crane :D
     
  13. OLD Ron

    OLD Ron Well-Known Member

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    !6' up & 60' long ....... that would be a lot of lifting ! :p
    4 guys working today & by 4 p.m. all the trusses are up ...... except for the small break area . Tomorrow will be silly hot so would imagine things slowing down a bit with the heat !
    first truss.JPG half way.JPG end of second day.JPG
     
  14. OLD Ron

    OLD Ron Well-Known Member

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    Hot day on tap for today .
    Plan is off to shop 2 & meet a few people ..... pull my flat trailer out & clean it with pressure washer ...... when heat hits ...... run for inside to do things . :p No telling how many things will screw that plan up . o_O
     
  15. OLD Ron

    OLD Ron Well-Known Member

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    Not a bad Friday ! :)
    I didn't achieve a lot but had a good day doing it . Friends stopped at shop 2 to see what I have been chirping about for the past few months . Had a nice time playing show & tell ...... then they left & back to work . In the heat I fired up the pressure washer & cleaned the deck of my 22' trailer ..... was nice & cool even in the sun with the water spray . I looked like someone threw mud at me through a big fan but the trailer looked good ! :p
    Talked with the builder of where exactly I want doors & windows & why I want them there . Weather permitting the steel will start next Monday . Then it will really start looking like a building ! :cool:
     
  16. Rifling82

    Rifling82 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    You have friends!?o_O
     
  17. Oldoutlaw

    Oldoutlaw Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Shame on ya weasel face! You're just jealous that you don't live over in Eastern Iowa where you could visit us. :):):):):):)
     
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  18. Rifling82

    Rifling82 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    You got me;)
     
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  19. Oldoutlaw

    Oldoutlaw Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Wish you could get over here to visit Ron and I. You would enjoy it I think!
     
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  20. freefall

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    So what brand building did you go with? I don't remember hearing.
     
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