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Posted January 30, 2015 - 09:40 AM

GREAT NEWS!!! The compressor is runnin! After milking and being daylight I found a bad connection. New fitting on wire and back in business. I feel much better.
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Posted January 30, 2015 - 09:47 AM

That's good news! I assume you looked over all connections?


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Posted January 30, 2015 - 10:33 AM

Very Happy to hear it was a simple issue and not a compressor replacement.

 

 

BTW, What's a COMPRESSOR ???  :rolling:

 

 

 

And where's George when we need him!! :poke: :D


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Posted January 30, 2015 - 03:36 PM

Wasn't feeling good last night & was 2am getting to sleep.  So my batteries ran down on me a few minutes ago.  Time to rest a few minutes before milking time.  Been up & down ladders literally a hundred times today & my body, especially my back feels it.  Gonna hit the hay extra early tonight I hope.


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Posted January 31, 2015 - 04:39 PM

Been on the shop all day between milking. Got a lot of door trim done. Starting afternoon milking now.

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Posted January 31, 2015 - 07:25 PM

Looks good!


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Posted January 31, 2015 - 07:38 PM

Looks good!

:ditto: Good job!


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Posted January 31, 2015 - 07:41 PM

:ditto: Good job!

 

Lots of mistakes made along the way, but Dad always says a good carpenter knows how to cover his mistakes.  I must be a much better carpenter than I think I am! LOL


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Posted January 31, 2015 - 07:45 PM

Well, I can dig out the magnifying glass!


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Posted January 31, 2015 - 07:48 PM

Lots of mistakes made along the way, but Dad always says a good carpenter knows how to cover his mistakes.  I must be a much better carpenter than I think I am! LOL

 

I told that to a kid recently that was working with us on a project


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Posted January 31, 2015 - 09:25 PM

Looks GREAT Daniel, it's really coming along now.


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Posted February 01, 2015 - 08:02 AM

Daniel you are sure gonna love all that covered space!
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Posted February 01, 2015 - 04:26 PM

  I've been taking my day off the farm to cut some Bush Hog decals.  3 complete sets for D4-10.  My eyes may be permanently crossed!  My decal making is so difficult with the little time I have to do it, so Bush Hog decals is likely gonna be my only offering, at least for now.  I made another D4-10 set just 3 or 4 days ago.

 

Today's work:

 

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Posted February 01, 2015 - 06:14 PM

You do great work on those decals, very nice work Daniel. I will be getting you an order shortly for a special BH project. I hope you'll have time to do them.


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Posted February 02, 2015 - 05:45 PM

Had to add 7 Cat loader buckets of sawdust to the large heifer section of the calf barn today, then I headed to the new shop.  I got the last of the red metal screwed onto the outside!  I have about 20 red screws left.....talk about cutting it close!

 

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All I like on the outside is trimming the man door out, and the roof edge to end wall outer trim.  But later this summer when things slow down, the original 12" section of roofing has to come off.  Rained a lot yesterday, and there's just too many leaks from the old roofing nails we used when we built the original machinery shed.  As a shed, the leaks wouldn't be so bad, but for a shop, no leak is allowed.  So we'll pull the old roofing, lay down double bubble, then replace the roofing using screws.  This section needs the insulation values of the double bubble, plus any small leak that might occur later and the bubble insulation will carry it on down & out.

  All the overhead door trim is on, so I'm ready for the door guy when he can get here.  He thinks mid-week, but we'll see.  Once the doors are in, then we can use a jet heater to warm things for interior work.  Gotta get as much done before planting time as i can, but I also have equipment repair needing done before planting as well.

 And I also got a little Hogzilla seat time today tilling one large calf pen to stir up the sawdust.  Was packed kinda tight on the top.


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