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Old 01-21-2016, 02:16 PM   #201
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#2....get the 4x8 1/2" blue stuff from H.D. cut to fit between the rafters....tack in place...
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Old 01-21-2016, 02:23 PM   #202
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Liquid nails is your friend.
Have you considered building one more exactly like this one except insulated and improved, and setting it end to end with the existing one but with about 6-8' between them? Cover the open space between them to be a breezeway type covered porch? It would be easy to move and you would then have a place to sleep, and a space during the day to say cook, eat, or hang out??
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Old 01-21-2016, 02:33 PM   #203
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Sounds like an old style Dog run Cabin to me!
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Old 01-21-2016, 02:46 PM   #204
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Liquid nails is your friend.
Have you considered building one more exactly like this one except insulated and improved, and setting it end to end with the existing one but with about 6-8' between them? Cover the open space between them to be a breezeway type covered porch? It would be easy to move and you would then have a place to sleep, and a space during the day to say cook, eat, or hang out??
Yes! Yes I have. My wife asked me the same question (before we did the bunk cots.) She asked about how long would it take to just build another one for the kids to sleep in before that trip out
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Old 01-21-2016, 03:07 PM   #205
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very cool!
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Old 01-21-2016, 03:28 PM   #206
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Yes! Yes I have. My wife asked me the same question (before we did the bunk cots.) She asked about how long would it take to just build another one for the kids to sleep in before that trip out
Well, at least I know I can look forward to another build soon.
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Old 01-21-2016, 04:36 PM   #207
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Well, at least I know I can look forward to another build soon.
I don't know about "soon." With the bunkable cots, I bought myself some time. I figure to do it better the next time, I'd need about $800-$1000. Sometimes that sounds like a lot, and sometimes it doesn't. But.... you never know.
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Old 01-21-2016, 05:51 PM   #208
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I don't know about "soon." With the bunkable cots, I bought myself some time. I figure to do it better the next time, I'd need about $800-$1000. Sometimes that sounds like a lot, and sometimes it doesn't. But.... you never know.
$10 sounds like a lot a lot of times
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Old 01-21-2016, 06:30 PM   #209
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$10 sounds like a lot a lot of times
No doubt.
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Old 01-25-2016, 04:45 PM   #210
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Great job buddy
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Old 01-28-2016, 03:12 PM   #211
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great work
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Old 01-28-2016, 03:26 PM   #212
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Very cool,
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Old 01-28-2016, 03:54 PM   #213
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Nice!
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Old 02-10-2016, 01:45 PM   #214
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D@MN cool!!! That is pretty amazing. I just read the entire thread from start to finish and what you have done is simply(see what I did there?) great! I love the idea!!!
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Old 02-10-2016, 02:17 PM   #215
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Don't know how I've missed this thread over the past 2 years. Great build for a lease!
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Old 02-10-2016, 04:51 PM   #216
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Dude!! This is freakin' awesome! GREAT work!
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Old 03-02-2016, 11:26 PM   #217
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Awesome
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Old 09-30-2016, 06:13 PM   #218
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Hello deer season 2016!
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Old 10-01-2016, 05:13 PM   #219
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Very cool little casita
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Old 10-01-2016, 05:33 PM   #220
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Yeah, pretty cool. Been watching this thread for a few years now.
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Old 10-01-2016, 05:51 PM   #221
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Really nice. Have always wanted to build something like this
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Old 10-04-2016, 04:20 PM   #222
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That will work,good job
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Old 10-04-2016, 04:25 PM   #223
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That's awesome, nice work!
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Old 10-05-2016, 05:06 PM   #224
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Great build!!! I have been following! Completely different that the direction I went, but in many ways, I like your idea better. Certainly a whole lot more simple and easier to maintain! Great Job!
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Old 10-05-2016, 09:33 PM   #225
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Simply awesome,
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Old 10-06-2016, 06:32 AM   #226
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Nice build.
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Old 10-06-2016, 08:27 AM   #227
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Starting to price how much it will take to wire the cabin. I want outlets on all 4 corners and a back porch light/switch, front port light/switch, and indoor light/switch. Thinking I will go with BX since I don't want to attract rodents to come in and chew on the any wiring.
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Old 10-06-2016, 12:10 PM   #228
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Great job Bud!
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Old 10-06-2016, 12:17 PM   #229
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Starting to price how much it will take to wire the cabin. I want outlets on all 4 corners and a back porch light/switch, front port light/switch, and indoor light/switch. Thinking I will go with BX since I don't want to attract rodents to come in and chew on the any wiring.
Buddy wired his camp house with old extension cords. Just cut the ends off. Wire is the expensive part, so that might save you some cost.
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Old 10-06-2016, 12:21 PM   #230
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50ft of romex 14/2 will run me $15. That should more than cover it.
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Old 10-08-2016, 05:25 PM   #231
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Just read the whole thread! Great read! Very impressive build


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Old 10-10-2016, 08:43 AM   #232
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Nicely done
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Old 10-26-2016, 10:22 PM   #233
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Nice build. Simple and comfortable
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Old 10-31-2016, 12:05 PM   #234
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Nice!!!
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Old 10-01-2017, 03:54 PM   #235
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Forgot to post this on Friday... opened up for its 4th season as a finished cabin.




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Old 10-01-2017, 06:43 PM   #236
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Well did you ever wire it?!


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Old 10-02-2017, 05:47 AM   #237
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I wish I had a little cabin like this at my ranch. I have an old motor home but this is way freakin cooler
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Old 10-02-2017, 07:08 AM   #238
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Nope. I seem to manage okay without it and at this point I will wait to see if we renew again.

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Old 10-02-2017, 10:15 AM   #239
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Very cool!
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Old 10-02-2017, 12:17 PM   #240
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Sweet looking!
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Old 10-02-2017, 08:46 PM   #241
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I enjoyed this thread the first time around. Good to see that you're still enjoying it as is.
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Old 10-02-2017, 08:55 PM   #242
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Where is that hut?
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Old 05-27-2018, 03:35 PM   #243
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So... a new chapter in the life of the mini hunting lodge.

First, the Hi Lift treatment





Then the trailer and 4 ton come along



Then the 90 mile drive to its new home.



My buddy took this pic... made me a little sad when he texted it.



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Old 05-27-2018, 04:03 PM   #244
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So where you going?
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Old 05-27-2018, 07:24 PM   #245
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New lease closer to the casa.

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Old 05-28-2018, 07:25 AM   #246
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So... a new chapter in the life of the mini hunting lodge.

First, the Hi Lift treatment





Then the trailer and 4 ton come along



Then the 90 mile drive to its new home.



My buddy took this pic... made me a little sad when he texted it.



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I think at the new location you should set it on a platform about 8 feet off the ground, and have yourself a space to hang out underneath it.

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Old 05-28-2018, 09:25 PM   #247
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The new resting place....







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Old 05-28-2018, 09:50 PM   #248
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Nice!

So whatís in store for this yearís improvements?
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Old 05-28-2018, 11:07 PM   #249
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Nice


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Old 05-29-2018, 09:24 AM   #250
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Nice!

So whatís in store for this yearís improvements?
I don't have electricity at the new place... so a 12V solar/light system and putting in a plywood roof underlayment and sealing it off better.

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