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    Yesterday, 10:56 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    Some additional framing pictures. Welding in the rafters. Almost done with that phase of the job. Here you can see the permanent header. The...
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    11-16-2017, 12:31 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    I built a pad for it and it sits on crossties and the ties are filled to grade between them. Reason for the pad is so I could get it high enough that...
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    11-14-2017, 10:24 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    A few more framing pics. Attaching fram to the tail end of the rafters. The top of side metal will attach to this part. Digging additional...
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    11-14-2017, 09:39 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    2"x4" x 30' tubing runs about $45.50 per joint. 4"x4" x (1/4" wall) x24' runs about $110.00 each. Post mix sakrete $3.90 per 80# bag.
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    11-14-2017, 12:34 AM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    Welcome
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    11-14-2017, 12:26 AM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    Like this.
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    11-13-2017, 11:53 AM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    Not engineered. Just me, I always overbuild. Mainly its because the way I had to run the rafters.
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    11-12-2017, 08:48 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    I started out with a 40' shipping container. I built a shed and it was attached to the container. That shed was 20'x40' To start this addition to the...
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    11-12-2017, 03:46 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    Additional framing and some construction details. How the new rafters are attached to the existing shed. First attached with screws. ...
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    11-12-2017, 03:37 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    I sure agree on the good for the soul and bad for the back. My wife is my helper, does a good job. I will have a total of 2000 SQ. ft when...
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    11-12-2017, 03:11 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    Eddie the big tractor is holding the rafters up off of the temp header (wood post with temp header). I am using the little tractor to put in place...
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    11-12-2017, 03:01 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    Yes it's 2x4 tubing Brand is WORKSAVER model SSPF448 Pallet Forks Skid Steers and Tractor Front Loaders
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    11-10-2017, 12:04 AM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    More framing.
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    11-07-2017, 10:03 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread 1/2" high power drill in Safety
    Follow up on my hand. Hand is all healed up and I have full use of it. Have a great day and work safe.
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    11-04-2017, 11:56 PM
    travlitt replied to a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    Hello Eddy, Yes I am using 2x4 metal tubing. The rafters are 30' long. 2' spacing. I will post pictures as I progress along. It is a slow go working...
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    11-04-2017, 10:22 AM
    travlitt started a thread Equipment shed. in Projects
    Getting ready to add 1200 sq. ft. to my equipment shed. Day 1 Removing trim.
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    10-30-2017, 12:18 AM
    The one thing I see with your rear tie down with one chain is, If you lose either side anchor point , you loose your entire rear tie down.
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About travlitt
Location (City, State):
Texas
Occupation:
Retired from Electric utility co.(Dispatcher, 38 years)
Real Name:
Travis
What Make/Model of Tractor Do You Own?:
8050C Branson, Branson 2400 1963 8N Ford Round Fender John Deere 110 3 60" ZTR mowers, a bunch of ride on mowers 8' Brush hog 15' Bat wing
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27' 16K flatbed Eq. Trailer w/2' dove tail, 18'10K Flat Bed Trailer, 16' Gen poles, 3 point PHD, BL40 FEL, 7' Landscape Rake, 2 Bottom 16" Moldboard plow, 7' Box Blade, 8' Kodiak Mower, 8' Big Ox 3Point Blade (double off-set)
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50
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Homeowner (21-50 acres)

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