Gray Man, Inc.

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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Sep 27, 2020 4:26 pm

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Ouch.
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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by Laecaon » Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:01 am

Ouch indeed.

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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:23 am

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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by Laecaon » Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:53 am

Yay power! And more importantly, Yay light!

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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by jtinluvr » Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:48 am

Sweet.

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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by Taterhead » Wed Nov 18, 2020 6:59 pm

Dammit man, that’s a nice setup

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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by DRIVEN » Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:21 pm

Thanks, man.
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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:24 am

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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:58 pm

Made another expensive trip to home depot.
Prices keep going up but at least the quality sucks. It was cold this morning so I didn't get down there to work until almost 1. Started by re-squaring the man door. I did realize it until last week but it wasn't fully latching and a good stiff shoulder to the strike side popped it right open. All better now.

Then I built a quick form and dug out some gravel.
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I sawed an old T-post in half and pounded it in just for fun. Tossed in some filler that I needed to dispose of too.
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It was kind of inconvenient because the tractor refused to start and I couldn't move the trailer. About 1/4 of the slab was under the LR corner of it. Good enough for who it's for. Ready for a compressor as soon as it's cured.

Last thing I did was measure and lay out the bathroom framing. Ran out of steam and quit for the day.
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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by Laecaon » Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:13 pm

Yea, holy crap lumber prices are high. I feel like bought some like a month apart, and the price went up a whole dollar.

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Post by DRIVEN » Mon Nov 23, 2020 3:31 am

What you see in those last 2 pics was over $300. I really had to dig through the bunks to find decent wood too. 12 years ago the junk grade we used to buy and hack up for crating was nicer. Even the stuff they used to frame my house was noticeably better quality 2 1/2 years ago.
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Post by DRIVEN » Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:46 pm

98% done.
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Bonus footage: Smell Camino made a dump run this morning. Been sitting for 6 weeks, fired right up and ran great.
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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by BLUE » Wed Nov 25, 2020 7:18 pm

Your shop (so far) looks better than my house , well done.
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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by DRIVEN » Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:06 pm

Thanks, man.
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Re: Gray Man, Inc.

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Post by DRIVEN » Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:32 pm

Haven't picked up the 2x6s yet but I got the switches mounted and wired. Wired and mounted the welder plug too. So at this point the only wiring left is whatever I decide to do in the bathroom and I think I'm going to put an outdoor outlet near the compressor in the corner under the lean-to. That'll give me a place to plug in the automatic tank drain and maybe a battery charger or block heater if I ever need to.
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