Cat Herders: Shenandoah Valley Inmates

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by HBN, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. Gimmeslack

    Gimmeslack furthur

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    The one in cabin photo - with 3 side doors - is awesome! Are those common? I always assumed they were all door-on-end.
  2. Rob578

    Rob578 Been here awhile

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    Looks like 3 40 footers side by side.

    A few years ago they couldn't give these things away. I bought a 40' container in SC for $750 delivered. Now there's a market for them and the price has gone out of sight. They aren't quite as easy to use as they look, they need to be nearly perfectly level for the doors to open. The truck they use to haul them needs good access (good gravel or paved) you may need a crane or a big percent of equipment to move them around. That being said I'm looking for 2 20s to recess into the hillside behind house and use it for a workshop, plant my garden on the roof and have a hideout when the Zombie Apocalypse comes.
  3. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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    i belong here.. i live in Strasburg, own 4 cats.. excellent..

    oh yeah, Hi everybody!
  4. hppyfngy

    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    Hey fragile. Is that the Italian pronunciation? :norton


    Looks more like 3 20's side by side to me...

    Either way it's cool but cutting through those things can't be fun.

    I was with you Gimme, at first I was thinking "they have three doors on the side?" :huh
  5. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 R.I.P. Party Boss

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  7. Scotty P

    Scotty P Funny Like a Clown

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  8. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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    i load these all the time at my job. occasionally we'll get one with a new wood floor. and they are REALLY nice for just a shipping container..

    i'm 50% italian, so possibly.. ;) but no leg lamp for me..
  9. Boondoggle

    Boondoggle Gear Grinder

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    THIS is the photograph my wife has been praying I would never see.
  10. bwalsh

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    I was looking at shipping containers for home building.
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  11. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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  12. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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    about 5-7k lbs empty weight.
  13. Scotty P

    Scotty P Funny Like a Clown

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  14. Scotty P

    Scotty P Funny Like a Clown

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    I think that's for the 20 footers
  15. WayneJ

    WayneJ Get Off My Lawn

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    This is more SMIBish.
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  16. Gimmeslack

    Gimmeslack furthur

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    So so so cool!! :clap
  17. hppyfngy

    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    I've thought about these shipping containers for a long time. Pretty sure I'll get one or two for long term storage of some stuff when I bug outta here.

    I was thinking I'd get two 40's, the tall ones I think are 9'6". Set them up 20' apart parallel too each other and eventually build a roof over them using each as a side wall and stick frame in between.

    Get 'em where you want 'em the first time though! :eek1
  18. Sic Semper Tyrannis

    Sic Semper Tyrannis Plays with Banjos, Boats and Bikes...

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    so jealous!!!!
  19. DCrider

    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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    cool, Redneck Taj Mahal :thumb
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    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    As a friend of mine once said, "Ain't nothing to it but to do it." :norton