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Old 10-18-2018, 07:35 PM
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Today, I started clearing the area on the south side of the shop. First thing I did was remove a small pile of stones and flat rocks that had accumulated there at the corner of the shop. Next came mowing the grass. I used my Frankensteined mower to do that. Once that was done I moved on to weed wacking what the mower could not get.
Tomorrow......
I have to move the old swing set that is used as a light duty gantry. But to have a place to put it I will have to move my 6000lb trailer, move the swing set to where the trailer was, than park the trailer under the swing set. Luckily the 216 L&G tractor can move the trailer and the Super-H can move the swing set.
The next thing to do is to cut up an old round baler feeder, move a few other things around, and than move the dump truck into where the feeder is right now. To do that, the dump truck will have to be turned around so when it is time to start converting it to a trailer, I won't have to pull it back out.
Once the area is cleaned up, I am going to move two bed liners under the eaves to catch the old shingles and the slats as I remove them.
Moving the dump and swing set out of the way will cure one of my problems. That problem is clear space to back trailers around to the back of the shop. It takes alot of backing and filling to get one around to the back.
More later.
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Old 10-18-2018, 09:03 PM
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Mowing in October???
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Old 10-19-2018, 12:14 AM
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this sounds like the kind of list I make every time I go do a job, i need to move this to move that to make space for the other and on and on it goes.

Any chance of a few pics? you know we like pics
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Old 10-19-2018, 05:51 AM
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John, pictures will be taken, but I have not figured out how to post pictures from my phone yet. So they will have to wait until I can post them from the laptop.
Chris, I have mowed grass as late as the day before Thanksgiving here.
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Old 10-22-2018, 09:41 AM
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Tomorrow I have to check out another supplier of steel roofing, before I buy it from the lumber yard.
I have to get some junk cut down, to make room to move the dump truck to.
Once the dump truck moved, I will get started stripping the roof, I have what looks like four are five days of good weather coming up.
If I can get the roof stripped and the new purlins on, it will save a lot of time Saturday.
I may not post up tomorrow, as I have a lot to do tomorrow and the rest of the week.
Photo is one of the pumpkins I grew this year. It is setting in the back of my Equinox.
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Old 10-22-2018, 04:35 PM
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Started out to do one thing, but ended up doing another. But it is all part of getting things arranged, so no real time lost. I have a few corral panels that are going to be cut down (narrowed) to make the gates for the new garden fence. I needed a place to put them that would be out of the way for now.
So out comes the weed whacker, manure fork, two lawn and leaf rakes and the loping shears. I started the clean up of the space for the panels by moving two old patio doors, my tree stand, and some small stuff out of there. I than started to move the other stuff that was setting there and soon realized that the one piece of chiller shell was to heavy to pick up and the ground too soft to spin it on it's end.
So now I need to fix the one tire on my hand truck. I spend an hour taking apart the bad tire (bludging sidewall), find the good spare tire I have, assemble it, air it up, and install on the hand truck. Move the piece of chiller shell and the tube in tire I just fixed pops. The tire is a good Carlisle one I picked up somewhere years ago. So tomorrow I will buy another tube for it. Then I will get a couple of foam filled for the hand truck.
I attack the weeds in the now cleared out area with the weed whacker, rake up the victims, go get the wheelbarrow, load the stuff and haul it down to the fire ring. I continue the clean up as the area around does not have much stuff in it. The stuff has been placed haphazardly in that area and I can gain quite a bit of room just by compacting the placement of the stuff. I gained an area of about five feet by thirty feet.
I have an old water heater to strip down and scrap, a couple of tires to take to the tire pile, and my 6 X 8 trailer to move tomorrow.
Then I can move the corral panels, the swing set and than cut up the junk bale feeder. There is some stuff behind the bale feeder that will need moved also, but the bale feeder needs to be gone first.
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Old 10-24-2018, 09:15 AM
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Here are some photos.
  1. Area gained#1
  2. Area gained#2
  3. Shop roof - south side
  4. Shop roof - north side
Got more to clean up.
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Old 10-24-2018, 10:36 AM
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Those first two pictures look more like area lost
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Old 10-24-2018, 11:20 AM
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I should have taken photos of before.....
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Old 11-02-2018, 12:09 PM
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Boy, I wish this rainy weather pattern would cease.
I found about 314' of used steel roofing, locally. Started an email chain haggling over the price. If we cannot come to an agreement by next Tuesday, then I will buy new. If I am going to re-use those panels, I am not paying over a buck a linear foot for it.
Now, if these light rain showers would cease, I could get something done outside today. I want to air up the tires on the old dump truck today so I can get it moved tomorrow. But I am not doing that in the rain.
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