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There's a hole in my roof!

Post by Steve Simmons » Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:13 pm

Kind of car related, right?
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Re: There's a hole in my roof!

Post by gorms68 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:38 pm

I see rain in the forecast :devil:
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Post by HealeyBN7 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:18 pm

Nice.

One of my favorite construction lines...

"Nothing makes a bigger hole in your wallet than a sawzall."

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Re: There's a hole in my roof!

Post by Jimmy » Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:28 pm

Dean, there's a "construction line" which I think describes the trade perfectly;
"I cut it twice, and it's still too short".
In baseball, running into someone is apparently a "collision".
But doing the same thing in a car somehow makes it an "accident".

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Post by MoPho » Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:58 am

Is that where the lift is going?
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Post by Steve Simmons » Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:32 am

Ha! I like that idea. The car would be visible for miles. ;)

Unfortunately the hole got bigger.
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Post by gorms68 » Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:05 pm

How long till the tree is gone and they can start laying down the foundation?
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Post by Steve Simmons » Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:41 pm

Tree comes down tomorrow. Footings and grading should be done in about a week and a half, then concrete comes in. Lots and lots of it.

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Post by Austin_Caccavo » Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:50 pm

WOW looks great Steve. Things really moved fast. Hopefully its just as smooth going back up. Maybe another video idea......
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Post by Steve Simmons » Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:03 pm

You would have enjoyed shooting the demolition. It was pretty cool. I'll show you a brief video of it next time we meet...

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Post by Fifty Six MGA » Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:09 pm

How big a new garage are you getting?
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Re: There's a hole in my roof!

Post by Steve Simmons » Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:48 pm

As big as I can get away with! It should be around 1,475 sq. ft.

The hole got bigger so we brought in experts to figure out where the hole is coming from. It even swallowed an 80-foot tree!
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Post by Fifty Six MGA » Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:08 pm

Wow. That's a nice size garage. And presuming you still have two lifts, you'll have room for all the cars and room to work on them!
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Re: There's a hole in my roof!

Post by Steve Simmons » Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:31 pm

Figure it was time to start filling in the hole...
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Post by gorms68 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:58 pm

Keep going there is still room before you hit the fence :hammer:
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Post by HealeyBN7 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:00 pm

I think the bar, bar stools and picture window should be on the far end so we can admire the sunset while Steve works on his cars. Hopefully he won't disturb us.

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Post by Larry Kluss » Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:20 pm

HealeyBN7 wrote:I think the bar, bar stools and picture window should be on the far end so we can admire the sunset while Steve works on his cars. Hopefully he won't disturb us.
I second that! Be sure to include a dedicated outlet for the fridge...so it's to code.

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Post by gorms68 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:04 pm

Larry Kluss wrote:
HealeyBN7 wrote:I think the bar, bar stools and picture window should be on the far end so we can admire the sunset while Steve works on his cars. Hopefully he won't disturb us.
I second that! Be sure to include a dedicated outlet for the fridge...so it's to code.
Steve will there be one or two taps at the bar? I am thinking two would be better.
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Post by Steve Simmons » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:05 pm

You can all sit outside. Hopefully in the rain. :devil:

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Post by gorms68 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:04 pm

Steve Simmons wrote:You can all sit outside. Hopefully in the rain. :devil:
Oh are you adding a beer garden too :jester
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Post by Larry Kluss » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:47 pm

Hmmm, I thought the whole idea of building a huge new garage with all those cool cars was simply to entertain your friends. :jester

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Post by equiprx » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:25 am

HealeyBN7 wrote:I think the bar, bar stools and picture window should be on the far end so we can admire the sunset while Steve works on his cars. Hopefully he won't disturb us.
What about the flat screen? Sunsets are for girls.

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Post by tannyo » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:31 am

equiprx wrote:
HealeyBN7 wrote:I think the bar, bar stools and picture window should be on the far end so we can admire the sunset while Steve works on his cars. Hopefully he won't disturb us.
What about the flat screen? Sunsets are for girls.
And a couch too.

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Re: There's a hole in my roof!

Post by Steve Simmons » Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:21 am

Ok, I've set up a lounge for you guys to enjoy while I work in the garage. The lounge is located in Hollywood. It says "Girls" above the door. Give the nice man $20 and go inside. :P

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Re: There's a hole in my roof!

Post by VWNate1 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:55 am

I can only dream about a decent garage , mine is a 1923 'T' Model Ford garage , I've never had any vehicle inside it .
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