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Old 04-20-2014, 01:51 PM   #201
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Beautiful place
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Old 04-20-2014, 03:49 PM   #202
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Looking good Bobby



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Old 04-20-2014, 03:54 PM   #203
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Old 04-20-2014, 06:18 PM   #204
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I like the way you think.

There's so few deer up to this point that I'd feel guilty shooting one.
I'd start eliminating the coyotes before they drop the fawns.
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Old 04-20-2014, 06:39 PM   #205
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Someday when you finish the 3000 sq ft log cabin out there, the first shower won't feel as good as that one will come July!

Wish I was close enough to help, Bobby. But you got things lookin bueno!
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Old 04-20-2014, 08:25 PM   #206
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Looking good Bobby. Liking all the redneck ingenuity I am seeing here!
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Old 04-20-2014, 08:33 PM   #207
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Thanks folks. It's a labor of love. Learning as I go. We hired some folks to come put up some heavy duty welded awnings. Frame will be drill stem. One over the camper with a 10' overhand for our porch. They should be finished by the end of April. Then I'll build a huge wood deck in front of the camper. The other will be over the little 10x12 cabin with an extra 12' extension on one side for parking the atv, golf cart, etc.
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Old 04-20-2014, 09:05 PM   #208
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Old 04-21-2014, 01:18 PM   #209
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Looking good! Gotta love progress!
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Old 04-22-2014, 09:09 AM   #210
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Thanks folks. It's a labor of love. Learning as I go. We hired some folks to come put up some heavy duty welded awnings. Frame will be drill stem. One over the camper with a 10' overhand for our porch. They should be finished by the end of April. Then I'll build a huge wood deck in front of the camper. The other will be over the little 10x12 cabin with an extra 12' extension on one side for parking the atv, golf cart, etc.
Make sure it is tall enough to park a tractor. You might not have one now but you will someday and will need a place to park it.
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Old 04-22-2014, 09:14 AM   #211
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Make sure it is tall enough to park a tractor. You might not have one now but you will someday and will need a place to park it.

Send me some measurements. Does yours have a cover/top?
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Old 04-22-2014, 09:31 AM   #212
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I can send some measurements Friday evening
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Old 04-22-2014, 09:41 AM   #213
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Thanks Bruce.
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Old 04-22-2014, 09:52 AM   #214
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hehehehehe......so many toys....er...a....tools, yea that's it, TOOLS!
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Old 04-22-2014, 10:02 AM   #215
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BoogieandBride (Andy) has property just east of centerville. We grew up together a few streets apart. Hooked back up on TBH and now we're neighbors again.

Small world!
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Old 04-22-2014, 10:13 AM   #216
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Old 04-22-2014, 11:12 AM   #217
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Old 04-22-2014, 11:31 AM   #218
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Bobby, actually I'm west of town. The barn I have was for livestock previously and I just store stuff in it now. I had to dig a hole to park my tractor in so it would fit under cover.
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Old 04-22-2014, 12:01 PM   #219
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Very Nice.
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Old 04-23-2014, 06:30 AM   #220
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your bridge
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Old 04-23-2014, 07:44 AM   #221
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Tractor height at top of R.O.P. is 92"....add an inch or two if you have a canopy
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Old 04-23-2014, 07:50 AM   #222
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Tractor height at top of R.O.P. is 92"....add an inch or two if you have a canopy

Thanks. I should be good. That's about 8'. I'll double check with builder.
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:38 AM   #223
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Thanks. I should be good. That's about 8'. I'll double check with builder.
My R.O.P. is able to fold down, if the cover goes over the roof of the "beer joint", then it would be taller than 8'
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Old 04-23-2014, 07:14 PM   #224
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Picked up a new toy on the way home today. Can't wait to cut up a couple fallen trees on my place and some selective cutting to improve the views and shooting lanes.


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Got some new headgear. Houston Saw on navigation was a super place to do business.

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Old 04-23-2014, 07:45 PM   #225
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Default KCA Ranch. A Work in Progress.

That'll work, that too- less chain adjuster on the side (if I'm seeing it correctly) will keep some worty dirds from flowing.

Heck, who am I kidding I'm usually ready for a break by chain tightening time anyways.

Lookin good!

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Old 04-23-2014, 09:44 PM   #226
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I hear ya. I hate messing with chains! I bought two extras (they sold them to me at half price with the chainsaw). They showed me how to adjust the chain. Looks easy. But I'm sure if it can be screwed up I will figure it out!
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Old 04-24-2014, 06:09 AM   #227
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be sure to use the synthetic stihl 2 stroke oil..adds 2 years of warranty.
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Old 04-24-2014, 06:41 AM   #228
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be sure to use the synthetic stihl 2 stroke oil..adds 2 years of warranty.

Yep. Bought there and got a 4 year warranty
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Old 04-24-2014, 06:44 AM   #229
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good stuff the bar oil in the orange jugs seems to work better than the grey jug stuff....
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:26 AM   #230
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good stuff the bar oil in the orange jugs seems to work better than the grey jug stuff....

Now you tell me.
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:29 AM   #231
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Old 04-24-2014, 08:30 AM   #232
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You will love the saw.

A sharp saw blade is your friend!!

If you need them sharpened stop buy.
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Old 04-24-2014, 05:55 PM   #233
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I'm really happy for both of you!! After a "blackmail" divorce, I had to sell my little piece of heaven, same size as yours back in August. Mine is gone because I'm 61 and could never get it paid off by myself, if I can ever retire. So, no KCA for me story, so far with God's blessings. I so much admire those who don't give in to illness or other challenges from life, so Kudo's to you and your lady! God bless and I'll check back often to see yall's progress. Best wishes!!
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Old 04-24-2014, 05:56 PM   #234
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Thanks Kuma! I appreciate the kind words.
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:29 PM   #235
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sounds like we need to get Kuma down and have a beer/bbq at oyur place..then mine, then Stans, then ědins, then Johnny's..and on down the list!
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:53 PM   #236
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Good deal Bobby....enjoy it.
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Old 05-05-2014, 08:17 AM   #237
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Default KCA Ranch. A Work in Progress.

Pretty good weekend. New riding mower crapped out after about 5-6 hours. Luckily Home Depot has a 30 day return/exchange policy. Hauled the Ariens 20 hp back to Huntsville and got a cub cadet 20 hp. I guess I'll try to be more gentle with this one.

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Mamma wanted a washer and dryer in the well house so I did some wheelin and dealin on Craigslist.

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Got those installed and now we are able to leave clothes up there instead of packing our bags every weekend.

I burned some yaupon that I cut a few weeks ago. Hottest fire ever. Almost lost my eyebrows on that one.

Mammas little garden is doing good.

Had a few deer coming in on camera. Couple have bumps on their heads.

I found where hogs rooted up about 30 yards along my north fenceline.

I mowed all the roads/trails and the couple acre hill in the back.

Didn't get time to run the new Stihl chainsaw.

The guy welding up our awnings came out Sunday and went over our measurements and put little flags up. They are starting on setting poles this morning.

Can't wait to see the final product.
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Old 05-05-2014, 08:22 AM   #238
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Awesome stuff Bobby. Nothing better than gettin your own place all fixed up.
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Old 05-05-2014, 08:33 AM   #239
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looking forward to more pics!....
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Old 05-05-2014, 11:00 AM   #240
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Really enjoying seeing how things are going for you!
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Old 05-05-2014, 11:03 AM   #241
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Old 05-05-2014, 12:41 PM   #242
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Yall going back up this weekend?
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Old 05-05-2014, 01:11 PM   #243
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Yall going back up this weekend?

Most likely. Can't wait to see the new covered porches.
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Old 05-10-2014, 11:54 AM   #244
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Bobby, what an awesome place!! That boar looks to be 250 all day long!! I am not far behind you. The wife and I have a two year plan and that is why we moved to a smaller/cheaper house. We wanted to save up for our own piece of property. You have done a **** fine job of it!!
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Old 05-14-2014, 07:52 AM   #245
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Default KCA Ranch. A Work in Progress.

They got the poles set for our high dollar shade and porches. But keep getting rained out before they can weld up the frame and pit the galvalume on.

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Cabin will have a 12' extended cover to the right for storage, parking.
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Old 05-14-2014, 09:31 AM   #246
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Lookin good Sarge! How much rain up there you think? Probably heading up to our place this weekend to play in the woods and trap coons. Work will delegate departure time
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Old 05-14-2014, 09:39 AM   #247
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The creek is absolutely raging. Randy (TBH'er) said 6.2" in madisonville. I bet it was close to that in Centerville.
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Old 05-14-2014, 10:12 AM   #249
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Cool!

Cruising down the roads on the ranger wont be so dusty then. And the ponds will be cooled down and topped off for an evening top water bite!
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Old 05-14-2014, 10:27 AM   #250
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Cool!

Cruising down the roads on the ranger wont be so dusty then. And the ponds will be cooled down and topped off for an evening top water bite!

Where's your place at again?
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