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Old 02-02-2013, 07:40 AM   #5131
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Very very nice!

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Old 02-02-2013, 08:05 AM   #5132
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Old 02-02-2013, 09:02 AM   #5133
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Nice job on your shop build- really impressive!
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Old 02-02-2013, 09:07 AM   #5134
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Thanks for the replies. Next thing I would like to get is a cycle lift. I see lots of different types in this thread. Does anyone know how well the lower cost Harbor Freight ones work?
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Old 02-02-2013, 09:15 AM   #5135
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I've had my cheapo harbor frieght lift for 6 or 7 years now, and I've never had a problem with it. It'll hoist my fat old ST1100 off the ground without hesitation. One of the best / most usefull tools I have ever purchased, hands down.
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Old 02-02-2013, 09:34 AM   #5136
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I've had my cheapo harbor frieght lift for 6 or 7 years now, and I've never had a problem with it. It'll hoist my fat old ST1100 off the ground without hesitation. One of the best / most usefull tools I have ever purchased, hands down.
Do you know if they make the side extensions for it? I have ATVs I would like to be able to fit on it also. Or do you think it would be possible to fabricate some home made extensions on each side? I'm guessing it would handle the weight if it handles your ST1100.
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:44 PM   #5137
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Fired up the new heater today :


and installed a new shield on my R1150R


20,000 BTUs of sweet heat had the garage toasty in under 10 minutes. Once I insulate and install wallboard, it will warm up even faster.

I'm torn between doing 5/8 sheetrock or tongue and groove panel siding.
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Old 02-02-2013, 06:20 PM   #5138
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Sheet rock way easier to modify and do add ons down the road in my humble opinion.

Nice heater by the way
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Old 02-02-2013, 06:55 PM   #5139
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Damn Nice!

Sweet shop! A man that has his own crapper is very happy. I almost expected a latte machine and microwave on the counter...

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Old 02-02-2013, 09:08 PM   #5140
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Is that galvanized pipe and fittings you're using for gas line? Looks awfully bright.

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I'm torn between doing 5/8 sheetrock or tongue and groove panel siding.
I prefer OSB over drywall, as it's durable. With primer and paint, it looks really nice. Poweranger's is a perfect example.
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:01 PM   #5141
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I also was thinking of using sheet rock, metal, or osb. With osb you can attach brackets, hangers, ect very easily. It is more durable than sheet rock and doesn't dent like the metal panel liner will if you bump it. If you do use osb make sure to prime it with a oil based primer first. The glue in the osb will bleed through a latex primer. I tried the latex at first and it just didn't cover well at all.
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:06 AM   #5142
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If you do use osb make sure to prime it with a oil based primer first. The glue in the osb will bleed through a latex primer.
OSB is manufactured, using water. Anything water based will "re-activate" any product used in its manufacture.
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:11 AM   #5143
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My Garage (before move)

I have envy over those with space! I just moved to a 3 car Garage Home! unpacking now.
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:32 AM   #5144
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Here's my little slice of the garage. The wife's side has a scooter and a purple kayak.



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Old 02-03-2013, 10:03 AM   #5145
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OSB is manufactured, using water. Anything water based will "re-activate" any product used in its manufacture.

That would explain the bubbled and peeling chips of wood I had when I tried the latex primer first. I didn't realize it was actually because water is used in the manufacturing process.
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