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Forum: Vintage RV's 12-08-2019, 08:47 AM
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I’m going to try to get with my VA doctor to see...

I’m going to try to get with my VA doctor to see what my options are. Right now the most attractive option appears to be CBD oil!:D

Jane hasn’t been started since May. I hit the starter, she...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-07-2019, 08:15 AM
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Night before last during a discussion with cuz in...

Night before last during a discussion with cuz in Yuma I mentioned that I couldn’t explain it but man I was feeling so much better. It was almost like the good old days, feet didn’t hurt, same with...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-06-2019, 03:06 PM
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I just had a pleasant experience with Winnebago...

I just had a pleasant experience with Winnebago parts. I called in, got in que, 30 min wait and then Chris picked me up. “Is this Harvey?”

“This is Harvey, ready for the VIN?”

“Looking at if...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-06-2019, 02:56 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Check it out

Check it out
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-05-2019, 08:20 AM
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Glenda had some fun yesterday painting the...

Glenda had some fun yesterday painting the container to match the welding shop.

She had already scraped and cleaned the decals and stickers off and primed it with Kilz. She’s on the downhill side....
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-03-2019, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
We do a lot of screwing around with the barn. ...

We do a lot of screwing around with the barn.

And we have some spectacular sunsets this time of year.
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-02-2019, 10:14 AM
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Smile THis is Glenda,also known as the slow...

THis is Glenda,also known as the slow typist:laugh:
Wow, Barb!! You have really done a lot of work since you got to Yuma. I can’t wait to see you and your place. It is really coming together. You...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-02-2019, 08:14 AM
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We’ve had a good year for a couple of old people;)

We’ve had a good year for a couple of old people;)
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-02-2019, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Low thirties outside so I have some time inside...

Low thirties outside so I have some time inside before venturing out fo the day.:D

I looked back to a year ago to see if there was a difference.
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-02-2019, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
6 ga four conductor power cord, good. Plug cut...

6 ga four conductor power cord, good. Plug cut off and twist on connectors used, bad. Metal outlet box in wall, good. No four conductor 50 amp receptacle, bad. 2 #8 stranded coming in with a #10...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-01-2019, 09:48 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
We’re home sweet home Thereabouts Texas. We got...

We’re home sweet home Thereabouts Texas. We got in last night and today was a chill day. I ordered some stuff at Tractor Supply and then we picked them up and spent some time shopping.

We didn’t...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-29-2019, 08:18 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Anyone taking odds on Popeye and 2,000? I...

Anyone taking odds on Popeye and 2,000?

I can’t believe I slept in until 8 am. I missed all of the Black Friday sales.:sad:
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-28-2019, 09:54 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
So you had to be 1892, just couldn’t help...

So you had to be 1892, just couldn’t help yourself.:rolleyes:D

On the main index page for Vintage RV’s there is a number on the far right. Just now that number for Life With Jane is 297088
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-28-2019, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Barb we’ll just honk, will sound like a big rig...

Barb we’ll just honk, will sound like a big rig with the air horns. I imagine by then we’ll be pretty well barn sour and wanting to get to Yuma home and settled in.

We have a couple of projects in...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-26-2019, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Never forget, I’m not the only one on this...

Never forget, I’m not the only one on this train!!! Miss Glenda is doing her own thing with the dreaming. She’s building the kitchen of her dreams.:D I’m glad we have some time between now and doing...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-24-2019, 08:58 AM
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We’re about two weeks behind Pebbles and you...

We’re about two weeks behind Pebbles and you Ron.:cool:

The Tracker and the coach both need some TLC prior to heading to Yuma. I already have one welding job waiting on me a couple of streets...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-24-2019, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Oh if it was that simple.:D We’re having...

Oh if it was that simple.:D

We’re having chamber of commerce weather for the next couple of days, 70 today. And I’m really excited about framing up the apartment. I’m ready!!!!

Today and...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-24-2019, 08:17 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
The ridge beam weighed approximately 400 lbs. The...

The ridge beam weighed approximately 400 lbs. The block and tackles were too weak for the lift. And the skid steer with the gin pole and electric winch was still six inches short to get both ends on...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-23-2019, 10:25 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
A good day

A good day
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-23-2019, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Rail the purlins weigh about 90 lbs. I can dead...

Rail the purlins weigh about 90 lbs. I can dead lift them but there’s no way I can lift them above my waist, shoulder issues.

What i do is use the skid steer to center a purlin on the lift. I...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-22-2019, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
I know that when you look at the photos you will...

I know that when you look at the photos you will think that we haven’t done anything. We have. We dealt with the wind and some rain storms but we’re down to 4 more purlins, three of them the high...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-19-2019, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
The roof will wait until after Yuma. Glenda is...

The roof will wait until after Yuma. Glenda is still mulling over roof color but keeps coming back to my choice, galvanized. And we’ve agreed to try to get standing seam instead of R panels. The...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-18-2019, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
It was a good day today. Just nine more of the...

It was a good day today. Just nine more of the purlins to go. Well there will be four more but they will be outside of the framework.
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-17-2019, 07:29 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Yesterday was a washout as far as production...

Yesterday was a washout as far as production goes. I got the trailer delivered but the pickup of the other trailer turned out to be a real mess so I will chew up next Tuesday retrieving it, life in...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-16-2019, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Okay, let me see if I can take advantage of the...

Okay, let me see if I can take advantage of the photo to explain the floor plan.

If you look at the wall that is missing the lower horizontal purlin you will see a piece of pvc standing up by the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-16-2019, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
If you look at these brackets attached to the...

If you look at these brackets attached to the rafters you can imagine the purlins hanging on them between the rafters. One of the parameters from day one was I had 31 or 32 C purlins 18 ft 8 in long....
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-14-2019, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
The shop is quite airy plus most of the time I...

The shop is quite airy plus most of the time I work with the doors open so carbon monoxide isn’t an issue. And I was very impressed that your only post on IRV2 was to warn me. That’s humbling.
...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-14-2019, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
I picked up the 9000 btu single burner that sits...

I picked up the 9000 btu single burner that sits on top of the propane tank for $50.00 and it’s working out great for me. I’m still drilling holes, 500 to go in the purlin to rafter plates, Door to...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-13-2019, 08:28 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Twenty two this morning.:nonono: But it’s...

Twenty two this morning.:nonono: But it’s supposed to get up to 50 today and a little higher each day after that. We have lows below freezing the next couple of days but high twenties, not 20-22 like...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-12-2019, 08:20 PM
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‘Awhile back a bud pushed a red wagon my wife’s...

‘Awhile back a bud pushed a red wagon my wife’s way. The axle sockets on the wheels were all wore out so they wobbled making it useless. But Glenda loved it.

After seeing all of the making 4 X 4’s...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-11-2019, 11:53 AM
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Thanks Guy, we’ll be in OKC for Thanksgiving....

Thanks Guy, we’ll be in OKC for Thanksgiving. Daughter already called from there with the news of y’all’s “sneeting” weather.

I ran to Sherman this morning to beat the colder weather this...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-11-2019, 09:22 AM
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Ron I was outside and marveling how wonderful it...

Ron I was outside and marveling how wonderful it felt, kinda balmy even, no wind, just perfect.

Ten minutes later leading edge showed up, cold mist and strong breeze, oh joy!
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-11-2019, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Ron there are 28 purlins that go in between the...

Ron there are 28 purlins that go in between the rafters, figure 60 to 80 screws per purlin, plus I have to design and install the truss bracing so I can pull that temporary post. Hopefully I’ll have...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-10-2019, 06:30 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
We took some photos tonight after we got home...

We took some photos tonight after we got home from dinner.

It was a good day, lift is in her garage ready for tomorrow’s weather and we too the gin pole off of the skid steer, hopefully we won’t...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-09-2019, 06:13 PM
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It’s kind of interesting, neither of the long...

It’s kind of interesting, neither of the long rafters were as difficult as either of the short ones. I think practice has something to do with it.

Ron Hall I changed over to my Milwaukee screw...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-09-2019, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
All the heavy beams are up:D:D:D Braces and...

All the heavy beams are up:D:D:D

Braces and a kazillion screws to go
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-08-2019, 06:17 PM
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My nutsetters got here, Amazon, it’s not just a...

My nutsetters got here, Amazon, it’s not just a woman thing
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-08-2019, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
We had a good afternoon. Neighbor came over and...

We had a good afternoon. Neighbor came over and helped. You would think that by the second one I wouldn’t be nervous, but I am. But we got the last (second) short one in. We’re planning on doing the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-08-2019, 07:56 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Ya think? Tuesday the weather girl is suggesting...

Ya think? Tuesday the weather girl is suggesting low of 21 followed by a 22 on Wednesday.

I’m still in the coach with the furnace on making hot oatmeal for breakfast this morning.:sad:
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-07-2019, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Edd I will be on the roof installing the...

Edd I will be on the roof installing the sheeting. But I will be teathered so that I can’t fall off the edge. It’s only a 4-12 pitch but I don’t have the reflexes I had just ten years ago.:D

I...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-07-2019, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
We use it to support Putnam City Schools.

We use it to support Putnam City Schools.
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-07-2019, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
https://smile.amazon.com/DEWALT-DWA2222IR-16-Inch-...

https://smile.amazon.com/DEWALT-DWA2222IR-16-Inch-Cleanable-Nutsetter/dp/B008Z75R3U

Last night we ran to town for some “stuff”. One of the stops was at Lowes for some of those nutsetters. Of...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-06-2019, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Yesterday was all caught up in catch as catch...

Yesterday was all caught up in catch as catch can. It started out helping a neighbor with burning his tree trimmings, then it was butchering the pear tree one oh one. My full burn pit was kept busy...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-04-2019, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Today is chamber of commerce weather for...

Today is chamber of commerce weather for Thereabouts. Lows in middle forties with a high of so close to seventy it is almost obscene.:D

This morning it’s off to Rockwall for Glenda’s six month...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-02-2019, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Ron it isn’t available to me. But the good thing...

Ron it isn’t available to me. But the good thing is having this sorry internet is better than nothing. And it allows me to get back to working on the barn.

I had two 35’ rafters to fabricate, one...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-02-2019, 08:57 AM
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I have a smart friend, damn smart friend. Just...

I have a smart friend, damn smart friend. Just the other day we were talking about the freezing weather and I told him about the water freezing over in the dump cart Glenda hauls behind her mower. ...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-02-2019, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Thanks. Yesterday late morning Texoma...

Thanks.

Yesterday late morning Texoma Broadband called to let me know a tech was on his way to check out the problem. 4:30 young man showed up. It was the receiver that had went south. We’re...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-01-2019, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Telly says it’s 30 degrees outside this morning....

Telly says it’s 30 degrees outside this morning. VA appointment first thing and then it’s working on either tower or rafters. My smart friend explained the tower in such a way that I might be able to...
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-31-2019, 07:07 AM
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Internet has been down, day three today. 31...

Internet has been down, day three today.

31 degrees this morning with windchills in the low twenties. Inside work for sure today.

Second storm gave us almost another 1 1/2” rain. The other...
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-28-2019, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Wroughtnharv
Okay guys, this isn’t funny. One of the reasons...

Okay guys, this isn’t funny. One of the reasons I made the purchase was there was a manila envelope with three books in it, plus an invoice for $6,500.00. One book was specifications and...
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