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#1 1964Deere OFFLINE  

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Posted December 08, 2015 - 10:54 PM

As the winter sets in in North Central Iowa, my projects come to a screeching haunt. But my project so far has been insulating & heating my garage as well as adding additional light. Tonight I kicked the heater on for the first time, and as the garage warmed I knew I'd be able to work out there this winter & avoid cabin fever somewhat. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1449633203.724608.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1449633224.115257.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1449633249.911206.jpg
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Posted December 08, 2015 - 11:32 PM

Looks nice and warm. Now get to work on those projects. LOL !     Nice garage.                                                                                                              Roger


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Posted December 09, 2015 - 05:13 AM

That looks comfy!


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Posted December 09, 2015 - 06:30 AM

Looks good. A nice warm place to tinker. One of my dreams.
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Posted December 09, 2015 - 06:48 AM

yeah I know the feeling, did the same about a week ago,  only differences are that I went with gas heat and  I doubt that your heater had been hanging there dormant as long as mine had.... I've had it a bit longer but I hung it from the joists probably 3 years ago and just got it going...


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Posted December 09, 2015 - 09:33 AM

Supposed to warm up more today and tomorrow in SW Iowa.  Up to 60° so it should get rid of the snow if you had any left.  Wish I had a place like that to work in the winter.  Mine is as 24 X 38 pole building, steel side but does have 1" blue board under the steel roof.  Heat it with a Kero forced air heater.  works OK till it gets real cold.


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Posted December 09, 2015 - 09:43 AM

I did a 12X20 about 1 1/2 years ago just to work on garden tractors in the winter. Insulated floor, walls and ceiling well and it can be heated with a good 1500 watt heater and cooled with fans for summer. I have to do a couple of things in the other buildings but it is very little. Store the finished tractors in another building. Best thing I did as it is cool in the summer and warm in the winter.



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Posted December 10, 2015 - 03:21 PM

Looks great! Let us know when you stop itching, lol.
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Posted December 10, 2015 - 05:22 PM

Supposed to warm up more today and tomorrow in SW Iowa.  Up to 60° so it should get rid of the snow if you had any left.  Wish I had a place like that to work in the winter.  Mine is as 24 X 38 pole building, steel side but does have 1" blue board under the steel roof.  Heat it with a Kero forced air heater.  works OK till it gets real cold.

 

You could build an insulated room inside the pole barn. Big enough for a work bench a few tools and one GT. Would not cost to much to build, easy to heat and if you put strong enough ceiling joists on it, you can store stuff on top of it.

 

Jim


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