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Posted December 14, 2015 - 07:59 PM

Those led lights are nice. My friend put them up in his new shop. They are super bright.

Those impact drivers are amazing!! I rarely pick up my drill anymore
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Posted December 15, 2015 - 12:40 AM

Man that shop looks nice.
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Posted December 15, 2015 - 08:08 AM

Looks great, but I can't see the pics, its too bright! :poke:  :poke:  :D  :D

 

 

Can I ask how much they cost through Sams? I need to put up a couple lights in the carport, would like to go this route if feasible.


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Posted December 15, 2015 - 08:10 AM

Looks great, but I can't see the pics, its too bright! :poke:  :poke:  :D  :D

 

 

Can I ask how much they cost through Sams? I need to put up a couple lights in the carport, would like to go this route if feasible.

$35.98 each.  


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 05:34 PM

Got the new roofing and bubble insulation for the 12" section of the shop a couple days ago.  Got hold of my roofer guy yesterday, and I'm next on his work list.  I don't want to put up the 2 post lift till after I get the fiberglass insulation & metal on the underside, so I'll have maneuvering room for the man lift to do it, and I can't do that till the new roof is on.  

  So I got the John Deere 265's engine running today, then drove all 3 lawn tractors up and parked in the free stall alleys to make room.

  From the kicking back and coughing, I figured the Deere's flywheel key was sheared, and it was, a good 1/2 way through, but not in two, so fixed that.  Then it's starter drive was slipping so bad I could hardly get it fired up.  So took the starter apart, peeled back the metal on the starter drive clutch.  The springs in the clutch were collapsed, so stretched them back out, put all back together, then peened the metal shield back tight.  Works like new again.  


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 07:04 PM

I forgot to add that today I also finally got around to going through all my air tools.  Several had been plugged by dirt daubers, so I removed the quick couplers and gave them a good cleaning, then gave them all a good shot of oil before putting them away in tool box drawers where they'll be safe from the dang daubers here on out!  One 3/8" ratchet still wouldn't work, so took it all apart, cleaned it really good and lubed.  It works fine again.


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 07:13 PM

It's a possibility I might be coming down week after Christmas. Will be bringing the twins with us. I might have the chance to get away for a day. If so (and everything else comes together) we might be able to install the 2 post lift on that day. I no there'll be a lot of IFs lol but it might be something to shoot for.
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Posted December 17, 2015 - 07:22 PM

It's a possibility I might be coming down week after Christmas. Will be bringing the twins with us. I might have the chance to get away for a day. If so (and everything else comes together) we might be able to install the 2 post lift on that day. I no there'll be a lot of IFs lol but it might be something to shoot for.

There's no way I'll have the ceiling done by then even if he got to the roof next week, but who knows, miracles sometimes happen.


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 07:26 PM

Well then maybe it's a possibility will be put insulation and sheeting lol
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Posted December 19, 2015 - 01:03 PM

Tinkering in the shop today, plus I cut the lower limbs off the Green Ash tree in our front yard.  Somehow it's survived the beetle that has killed most, so I went ahead & cut the lowest limbs off as I can barely bend over enough to pass under when mowing.  I put pine tar over the cuts on the tree to seal it.

  Tonight I finally get to go to Teresa's "Dever Christmas" gathering.  The last 3 years it's fallen on my night to milk, but no more!  I always enjoy this gathering and many I've not seen since the last one I got to attend.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 01:15 PM

You may have to wear a name tag.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 07:44 PM

You may have to wear a name tag.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 09:28 PM

You may have to wear a name tag.

 

Ha...they remembered me!  I know because when I came through the door, I heard mumbling & grumbling!  :rolling:  Had a good time!


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Posted December 20, 2015 - 04:52 AM

Ha...they remembered me! I know because when I came through the door, I heard mumbling & grumbling! :rolling: Had a good time!


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Posted December 20, 2015 - 01:54 PM

Been using my cordless electric chainsaw to cut some firewood.  I found some small trees that had died, so good & dry, but still solid, just the right size for a fireplace.  I don't even have a fireplace or wood stove, so why would I do this?  Well, after a life of dairy and never being able to rent a cabin in Gatlinburg, next month I'll have one for 3 nights.  The shopping Teresa will love, but nothing much to interest me except the sights and the fireplace.  I'll be online though, thanks to wifi in the cabin.

  Gonna be so nice to get away for a bit, and come March when I start public work, there will be no time for much fun except for plow days till late June.  I'm looking forward to 3 days of nothing but relaxation!  Josh is gonna feed silage for me while we're gone.

 

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