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etk300ex

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #210 on: July 26, 2019, 02:58:57 PM »
Probably a good idea!

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #211 on: July 28, 2019, 07:47:20 PM »
my 48' and 20' equipment trailer look really small in a 2.5 acre field with 3-6' grass.  winning.   lot cleared for party week.

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #212 on: August 24, 2019, 10:20:49 PM »
got the track cut around the property today. 

my bush hog i mean mower took a little damage.  ran down to nicks to use his lift to put my blade back on and grabbed a pulled pork sandwich with the 20 or so people over for Saturday shop night lol 

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #213 on: September 07, 2019, 07:03:10 PM »
i really should have built my over head crane system first.  this shit is heavy! 

lift directions suck.  i cant imagine normal people figuring this out. 

picked up ibeams and another sheet of plate.  id really be happier with 5/8" plate so i might run to Express metals monday and see if they have ~17"x19" or greater 5/8 plate drops   i have 2 4'x4' sheets of 1/2" now.

4 extra I beams and using biggest to support the lift down to concrete down stairs. 

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #214 on: September 12, 2019, 09:03:00 PM »
lift install progress tonight.   

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #215 on: September 14, 2019, 03:16:26 PM »
posts are up!  under structure locked down! 

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #216 on: September 16, 2019, 09:03:11 AM »
lift install complete.  thing is pretty massive and impressive.  i can jump and hang on the buggy bumpers on each end and its rock solid.  real test will be when the 4500 is on it. 


im thinking i still want to add a cross bar and 4 tension supports downstairs.  minimal steel and effort, and i have extra 3/4" anchors left. 



my new hammer drill is a beast! 
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rejeep

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #217 on: September 16, 2019, 09:11:42 AM »
that's some awesome space!!!!
I never wanted a red car.. always thought they were tacky and common...
I now have 4 very not common cars and they are all red.. :o

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #218 on: September 16, 2019, 09:18:38 AM »
Nice! Did you get 2 lifts? I thought there was talk of that at one time.

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #219 on: September 16, 2019, 10:08:22 AM »
I like how you lowered the supports from the top side, I probably woludn't have thought of that and figured out some much, much harder wronger way to do it
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M4wdFab

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #220 on: September 16, 2019, 01:35:08 PM »
I like how you lowered the supports from the top side, I probably wouldn't have thought of that and figured out some much, much harder wronger way to do it


even better, dawned on me that i could pull 4 screws out and a chunk of 2x6 from a floor patch and drop a 120v line, welder lead and welder ground instead of dragging the welder cart and generator downstairs lol     it was a major light bulb!   (1/4" plate that is on the other side of the floor joists lag bolted upwards)


decided on only one lift after the floor plan came together.  the other lift we had delivered together is Matts going in his garage. 

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #221 on: September 21, 2019, 08:35:51 PM »
last stage of unpacking to fill the new shop
8 to go....

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #222 on: September 21, 2019, 08:49:58 PM »
Do you have a plan for heat in the winter?

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #223 on: September 23, 2019, 09:31:03 PM »
not really.  have a few options.  most likely none will happen till next year.  don't plan to wall off the shop side till next fall.   also wana see how cold the floor gets.  when the sun is out its 15 degrees warmer inside than outside no matter what. 


did oil and fuel filters on the RAM tonight, 75k service front end lube. 

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Re: new house for mike
« Reply #224 on: September 23, 2019, 09:44:28 PM »
more than enough height for me (6'2") to stand and work comfortably under the ram on the new lift.  happy!