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Re: Garage Work and Hurricane

Post by Smilodon on Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:18 am

Well, the "old" side is pretty much empty now.  Here are some pics.  They are from last weekend when the "old" side still had some stuff in it, but all empty now.

The "new" side is packed with junk right now, but that will get re-organized once the "old" side is finished up.  Just a little insulation and electrical, and some wall finishing.



Result of lots of moving from the "old" side.



The wall on the right with the door the pegboard will be going, opening up the space to the single-car bay on the other side which is already complete.



Bikes settling into their new home.



A bit of a debris field at the moment...



Even have stuff crammed onto the "bikeport"...
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Post by j.p. on Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:26 pm

JumpeenJimmeny! It looks like a dealer's showroom! Better, actually. I'm not used to all them lights! Too bright! Can't SEE!!! What a Face
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Post by Smilodon on Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:14 am

I've hunted around for enough small parts that I opted for overkill lighting. It doesn't get any easier to find that bold on the floor as I get older either.

Crazy thing is that these lights probably use less electricity than what I had before...
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Post by j.p. on Sat Feb 24, 2018 1:15 pm

Proper reflective light makes a huge difference. I just added white reflectors on my old fluorescent bulbs and that brightened everything up a lot. Then I put the chrome ceiling in and the reflections off that made it better again. Now I'm saving up for the proper LED 'daylight' bulbs. I'll never go out in the sun again!
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Post by Steady Eddy on Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:50 pm

Wouldn't want bright lighting in my skip it looks bad enough in the dark ,
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Post by KatieC on Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:30 pm

Well, I have to report that I’ve seen the garage & it’s as amazing in real life as it is on the photos. Really impressive ...

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Post by Steady Eddy on Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:28 pm

Hope you had the locks on the drinks cabinet Smile's I did warn you
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Post by Smilodon on Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:29 am

Well, it was a hastily put together affair, so not a lot of opportunity for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.

Maybe on their way back to the airport...
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Post by Steady Eddy on Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:08 am

just make sure it is clean under the table if drinking with that Kate Smile's as that is where most men end up when drinking with that one hence why the Lovely man drinks shorts out of a small galls and she has a bucket when not drinking from the barrel , you have been warned ,
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Post by KatieC on Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:11 pm

There was no drinking, just a lot of chatting (it’s the first time Smilo’s had the pleasure of meeting the Lovely Man, don’t suppose he realised he’d hardly be able to get in a word edgeways). We’re currently in the Fort Myers area, off up to Sarasota tomorrow. Hoping to get back to Titusville before we fly home on 15th March, with the aim of having a day at Daytona during Bike Week & we both want a return visit to the Space Center to finish the holiday on a high.

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Post by Smilodon on Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:27 am

Latest SpaceX launch has been delayed... Maybe a launch will work out as well.  

Here's the official Bike Week site.  There is a "calendar", but if you hit it one day or another in there, there is sure to be craziness...
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