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#1 twostep OFFLINE  

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Posted July 27, 2013 - 11:36 PM

By mid October I've got to figure out a way to fit a minivan in here... Number 3 is due November 3rd and I can't her lugging a newborn, a 22 month old and a 3 year old in and out from the driveway when we've got a perfectly good garage...

 

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Posted July 27, 2013 - 11:51 PM

Congrats!  This is a problem I am having, no room.imagesCA7H5AMQ.jpg

 

May have to start stackingimagesCAUDB1EL.jpg

 

Or build another shed!

 

 


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 12:03 AM

Your pretty close.  I could come and get a couple of those old rusty tractors out of your way.   :smilewink:


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 12:16 AM

Time to build or erect a shop. They make some garages made out of very heavy tarp material with zippered doors  a big as your garage, very reasonable. It really is a safety hazard having all that gas in all those different tractors, I wouldn't doubt your insurance carrier would find a way to weasel out of any claim involving a fire. How do you work on them?


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 06:08 AM

Get a BIG shoehorn and it'll work! :bigrofl: Gonna have to erect something for the GT's to call home.


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 06:20 AM

Can you build onto the back or side of the existing garage to get more space. I plan to do that sometime soon. The temporary shelters are good for any tractors that you are not working on or using. Good for attachments as well. Gets them out of the way and allows you to have the essential stuff where it's easy to work on or use. I added a lean too on one side of my shed to make more room for stuff. If you can do that it's a lot cheaper than a free standing structure. 


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 06:44 AM

Is there another room in the house, like maybe the living room, that you could

convert into the minivan parking spot?

You've got that garage set up nicely now. Might be easier to knock a wall out

elsewhere.

Plus, that way, if the kids are sleeping in the van, Mrs. could leave them in

the van, and still keep an eye on them.

Just a thought. :smilewink:


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 06:56 AM

Will is really thinking today.  Great ideas!

 

Ben W.


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 06:59 AM

Maybe move the wife and kids to grandmas for a while.

Just think of all the piece and quiet you can have.

Just a thought.
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Posted July 28, 2013 - 07:24 AM

Also if you moved the wife and kids out, until the'er done with diapers, then you can sit around the house in your skivvies, drink beer and fart.


I know I'm not helping.
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Posted July 28, 2013 - 07:35 AM

Also if you moved the wife and kids out, until the'er done with diapers, then you can sit around the house in your skivvies, drink beer and fart.


I know I'm not helping.

 

Bob does that already!  :smilewink:


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 08:22 AM

By mid October I've got to figure out a way to fit a minivan in here... Number 3 is due November 3rd and I can't her lugging a newborn, a 22 month old and a 3 year old in and out from the driveway when we've got a perfectly good garage...

 

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I'd put the Christmas Wreath outside--it'd almost be Christmas by then!!!!!  :rolling:

 

Smitty


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 08:33 AM

Oh you will have plenty of room in there, I hear Kentucky is nice this time of year and the wife and I have wanted to visit there so when I pick up that little WH and Kubota you will have lots of room..........Sorry just had to do it !!!  We have a 24' X 24' aqttached garage that we fit a Jacobsen w/ snow blower, Homelite w/ dozer blade assorted tools and equipment along with freezer and our Chevy Aveo in it for the winter. Just takes a little organization (wifes talent). Let us know how it goes. Roger.


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 08:46 AM

 and our Chevy Aveo in it for the winter.

That isn't much bigger than a garden tractor!


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Posted July 28, 2013 - 09:15 AM

The solution to your problem is very simple.  Just store them in OCH's barn!  You could go visit them once in a while and I'm sure OCH won't charge you much in storage fee's.

 

One of those portable garage's or portable building may be a practical solution at least in the short term. 


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