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Old 01-16-2012, 05:25 PM   #21
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Nice!

How much more to make it a bit taller to park a motorhome, I wonder.

Oh, I would also need a quote for delivery to a lot that I would be buying in the Puget Sound.

And yes, no need for a house next to this garage either.
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Old 01-16-2012, 06:29 PM   #22
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That's really nice Purron. Looks like a pretty area you're in too. Congrats.
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I'd bet a lot of cats would fit in that loft.
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I'd bet a lot of cats would fit in that loft.
Oh yeah they would. However, the deal is the garage is for DH. We're still fostering homeless kitties, but only a few at a time. That's our comfort zone. Help the little ones out while keeping some balance.

One thing many of you may appreciate. The day after the final inspection was done the tax assessor turned up to review the property value for next year's tax bill. Just a couple days before Christmas. Don't you just love it?

One more thing...here's a pic of our tiny house with the new garage in the background. We live in an area dominated by McMansions. Our place is that little old funky house that doesn't quite fit in.
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Looks like a wonderful new garage. I hope your DH enjoys lots of man cave time in there.
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And even a new Kubota to top it off. That is one nice arrangement ya'll have there. I'm full of envy!

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Jup. It's an official "man cave". DH is thrilled. The garage plus his new Kubota tractor has put pure joy in his heart. He's the happiest retiree I know. He deserves it.

Nice job!

Having a bad case of tractor envy.
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Nice job!

Having a bad case of tractor envy.
Tractors are sexy...

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Our place is that little old funky house that doesn't quite fit in.

Looks purrrfect.
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Ah, I will admit to having garage envy, but not tractor envy...

What would I do with a tractor? Farming?

PS. When we built a detached garage for our 2nd home, thought about paying extra to have a loft above it, but ended up not doing it.
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My first thought: Needs a second exit from the loft. Maybe a "fireman" pole (lots of fun for the grandkids if you got 'em.) Could double as a stripper pole as well in case of a stag party.

Way cool, Purron. You are a great wife to let DH have such a fine toy house! Hope he appreciates it and keeps the driveway clear of snow with his spiffy new tractor.
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Ah, I will admit to having garage envy, but not tractor envy...

What would I do with a tractor? Farming?
1. Terraform the acreage

2. Backhoe come in handy when you need a place to put those pesky city-folk trespassers.
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That is a really pretty structure, Purron (or "handsome" for the mancave dweller ). It looks so well built, too. I hope Mr. Purron will let you enjoy it occasionally too!
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Purron,

Let me say that's a nice Man Cave!

Now, onto the meat of my subject. A tractor opens up a whole new realm in your lives. You will soon see. Has your hubby been looking at implements? Cultivators, bush hogs and such? Well...you need those things to do greater things. Planting a garden, for instance. Yes I too, am a tractor man. And I am also here to help you all spend money...

Here's a good start for Hubby to watch...
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One more thing...here's a pic of our tiny house with the new garage in the background. We live in an area dominated by McMansions. Our place is that little old funky house that doesn't quite fit in.
That last picture showed how the 2 structures nicely fit together. You could always add some shrubbery to the front to soften edges if that is an issue.
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That is so nice. I remember the pictures of the inside of your tiny house and I remember loving it. I would take your setup with the smaller house and detached garage over a McMansion any day.
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Great garage Purron!

Have your husband go to http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/
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My first thought: Needs a second exit from the loft. Maybe a "fireman" pole (lots of fun for the grandkids if you got 'em.) Could double as a stripper pole as well in case of a stag party.

Way cool, Purron. You are a great wife to let DH have such a fine toy house! Hope he appreciates it and keeps the driveway clear of snow with his spiffy new tractor.
Thanks for referring to me as a great wife. However, there's a deal between DH and I. All his stuff goes into the garage and I have the say so over the little house. We're cool with the arrangement. Oh, he's already installed a kick a$$ music system in the garage. Barn parties in our furture for sure
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Let me say that's a nice Man Cave!

Now, onto the meat of my subject. A tractor opens up a whole new realm in your lives. You will soon see. Has your hubby been looking at implements? Cultivators, bush hogs and such? Well...you need those things to do greater things. Planting a garden, for instance. Yes I too, am a tractor man. And I am also here to help you all spend money...

Here's a good start for Hubby to watch...
Oh yeah redbugdave. Cool stuff for sure. A tractor's a bit like a Barbie doll. First you buy Barbie they all the other stuff Our tractor dealer has some good deals on renting things. Seems to make sense for things you'll only use once or twice or even once a year. Plus we have a buddy who has some things we can borrow like a cultivator. We're holding off on buying extra stuff until we do the final move in (a couple of months at the most) then see where the wind blows us.
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