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08-05-06, 07:16 PM
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Posted By nolimits007

Absolutely not, it's a great idea really. At our...

Absolutely not, it's a great idea really. At our previous house I had a 3 car garage and I decked about 2/3 of the space so we would have storage space.

Be advised, it can be tricky getting 4x8...
08-01-06, 10:26 AM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By nolimits007

Jeep, there is no other.

Jeep, there is no other.
08-01-06, 08:41 AM
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Views: 1,511
Posted By nolimits007

You have the 4wd Cherokee? It'd make a perfect...

You have the 4wd Cherokee? It'd make a perfect trail rig to take offroading! You might check w/ some 4x4 forums and try to sell it if you aren't interested in keeping it.
08-01-06, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,739
Posted By nolimits007

First off, if you restore a classic car IMO it's...

First off, if you restore a classic car IMO it's a labor of love. You asking what kind of a car to purchase makes me doubt your passion of the hobby itself; therefore, I question how serious you are...
08-01-06, 08:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By nolimits007

No way I'd ever lease a vehicle. You own nothing...

No way I'd ever lease a vehicle. You own nothing at the end, and the only thing you got during the lease was the smell of a new car. Big deal.

Be smart with your money. Buy a quality USED...
08-01-06, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By nolimits007

There is no way the bank will hand over the title...

There is no way the bank will hand over the title and "trust" him for the remaining difference if he sells outright. That is financial suicide on the bank's behalf.

However, I do agree that the...
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Views: 1,296
Posted By nolimits007

I don't remember rather it's LCD or plasma, but...

I don't remember rather it's LCD or plasma, but one of those TV's are basically "throw away TV's" as you cannot ever repair them if you have a problem. Double check to find out which is which.

In...
07-31-06, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By nolimits007

Also keep in mind that more times than not,...

Also keep in mind that more times than not, mixing friendship or family with business turns out badly. I speak only from personal experience.
07-31-06, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,559
Posted By nolimits007

Just a decorative boxed beam would suffice. ...

Just a decorative boxed beam would suffice. Paint or stain as you see fit.
07-31-06, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,465
Posted By nolimits007

I'd go with 3/4" tounge & groove yellow pine...

I'd go with 3/4" tounge & groove yellow pine plywood. I say that with confidence as that is what I'm currently using to do my attic expansion. It's not cheap at roughly $25/sheet but it is very...
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Views: 1,438
Posted By nolimits007

I have a Genie screwdrive in my current house,...

I have a Genie screwdrive in my current house, and it's okay. I picked it up locally at Home Depot for cheap and installed it myself. At previous homes I also had Genie screwdrives which I...
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Views: 1,265
Posted By nolimits007

Insulation will be limited to your wall stud...

Insulation will be limited to your wall stud size. Being a garage, the studs could be 2x6 or 2x4. With 2x6 studs you can use an R19, but with 2x4 studs you are limited to an R13 unless you go with...
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Posted By nolimits007

Agreed, concrete is hard work and something that...

Agreed, concrete is hard work and something that not many people enjoy doing or can do a good job w/o the proper tools.

Mud only runs about $75-90/yd here depending on your mix specifications. ...
07-31-06, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By nolimits007

As already noted, you have 2x8 joists. The...

As already noted, you have 2x8 joists. The reason for the difference in your measurements is because a 2x8 is a nominal size. Use this chart for actual sizes:
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07-30-06, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By nolimits007

I'm in the process of a similar conversion. I'm...

I'm in the process of a similar conversion. I'm far from an insulation expert, but here is what I have learned:

- For your normal walls (rather "knee walls" or full 8' walls) you want to use R13...
07-30-06, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By nolimits007

At what height is the 36x48 dimension determined?...

At what height is the 36x48 dimension determined? And at what height do you want the finished ceiling?

The reason I ask is because your spans will likely vary. I am in the process of finishing...
07-30-06, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,584
Posted By nolimits007

Just curious...did you pull a permit when doing...

Just curious...did you pull a permit when doing this addition? Not that I really care about permits, but moreso curious if the inspector verified the framing and found it acceptable.

As already...
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Views: 1,237
Posted By nolimits007

You can buy some Kilz primer and apply prior to...

You can buy some Kilz primer and apply prior to starting to paint. It's not expensive and does a great job of blocking "extreme" colors. If you don't use a primer, then you will have to use an...
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