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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #15 on: 02 December 2019, 14:31:46 »

Looks great!  :)

Keep us updated with the 'decor' as it evolves
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #16 on: 02 December 2019, 14:42:35 »

Don't forget the work on the house, will you?  :)
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #17 on: 02 December 2019, 16:52:42 »

That looks to be brilliant! 8) 8) :y :y

Even us ladies could make good use of that :D ;)


Nah....far too big for slap and lippy. :-* :-* :-*
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #18 on: 02 December 2019, 19:22:59 »

You could do with a visit from eboy he's an expert in getting garages warm-even if only for a short while :-X ;D ;D
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #19 on: 03 December 2019, 09:01:41 »

You could do with a visit from eboy he's an expert in getting garages warm-even if only for a short while :-X ;D ;D

Even being >1m away from the boundary, I think the neighbours are likely to complain if Eboy visits a wooden garage ... when the fences, hedges and trees are alight  :-X
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #20 on: 03 December 2019, 12:23:02 »


I suppose I should feel a bit guilty.

I used to have a huge garage/workshop probably big enough for about 4 Omegas  :o (never tested this!).

I bricked about two thirds of it off for a sort of "music" (well drum kit) room   ::)  I now have very tiny garage (no workshop  :y ) possibly big enough for a Smart car. But in reality it's just full of junk.

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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #21 on: 03 December 2019, 12:55:36 »

Looks great!  :)

Keep us updated with the 'decor' as it evolves

Sadly the only change imminently is it being filled up with cr@p from the house. At this rate I'm  either going to need to employ a Feng Shui expert, or a divorce lawyer.  ::)
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #22 on: 03 December 2019, 12:58:34 »

Looks great!  :)

Keep us updated with the 'decor' as it evolves

Sadly the only change imminently is it being filled up with cr@p from the house. At this rate I'm  either going to need to employ a Feng Shui expert, or a divorce lawyer.  ::)
These guys might be able to help...

https://www.theminimalists.com/ :D
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #23 on: 03 December 2019, 13:20:05 »


I suppose I should feel a bit guilty.

I used to have a huge garage/workshop probably big enough for about 4 Omegas  :o (never tested this!).

I bricked about two thirds of it off for a sort of "music" (well drum kit) room   ::)  I now have very tiny garage (no workshop  :y ) possibly big enough for a Smart car. But in reality it's just full of junk.

 ;)

hand in your man card on the way out.
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #24 on: 15 December 2019, 09:59:50 »

Updated the decor over the last week with the addition of one 'barn-find' kit car. As it's a non-runner I had to trailer it and backing the trailer up an unmade road on an incline made the Sh!troen sweat mightily. Still she's in now.



I also built a platform over the car to store all the cr@p from the house while we renovate.


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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #25 on: 15 December 2019, 10:06:31 »

Very nice Jimmy, although I am surprised you didn't put a pit in. When I had my current house built I told the builder to put a pit in. The next time I looked at the site he'd put in a solid slab. >:( >:( >:(
Annoyingly, a near neighbour who lived on site had one put in, yet the current owner born with no DIY skills never uses it. :-X
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #26 on: 15 December 2019, 10:41:04 »

Thanks Shackeng.

Re. The pit, we don't plan to stay long when it's done so we wouldn't see much benefit on the outlay.

Tbh I'm also torn on put vs scissor lift. Given that I'm in my 30's I can't see me buying a 'home for life' any time soon. So having something I can pick up and take with me when we move definitely appeals.
« Last Edit: 15 December 2019, 10:44:26 by jimmy944 »
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #27 on: 15 December 2019, 12:07:22 »

Pilgrim ,very nice  :)
what engine ? what issues ?
I see it's passed an Iva and has an old MOT which is a big chunk of hassle out the way
did you get any engine documentation ? ( to prove what emissions test applies )
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #28 on: 15 December 2019, 12:16:49 »

If Jimmy buries that car too deep in crap, he'll forget about it and it'll be someone else's barnfind one day!  ;D
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Re: The man-cave is up
« Reply #29 on: 15 December 2019, 12:25:07 »

I thought is was Arron building a Cobra not Jimmy.

Confused of Lincolnshire. ???
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