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Old 02-18-2015, 10:10 PM   #1
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Default Why no major mods to the truck for a while

Had to press the pause button on modding the f150 for a while. Wife and I decided to "mod" the back yard of our house. Sucks because what we are dropping back there would almost pay off my truck. Oh well, I feel like a home is a much better investment than a truck.


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Still to come- bar/grilling area with big green egg and built in gas grill, re-sod entire back yard, finish fireplace, etc....
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That's looking good. You'll enjoy that for years.
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That's looking good. You'll enjoy that for years.
Agreed. Looking forward to the good times to be had.
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very nice.
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Now that seems like a decent way to drop some bucks. My buddy was forced to remodel his house last year because his "wife wanted to" and it cost over 15k. He was dying lol.
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I am a mason myself, and I can definitely see some quality in that stonework.
What do they have the block laid on?
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I am a mason myself, and I can definitely see some quality in that stonework. What do they have the block laid on?
I'm guessing a well compacted sand base?
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I am a mason myself, and I can definitely see some quality in that stonework.
What do they have the block laid on?
Pavers are on gravel, compacted sand base. The cement blocks that make up the fireplace, walls, and kitchen are on concrete footers. They dug down and poured concrete then laid block.
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That's what I was hoping, just looked different.
That whole project looks awesome. Looks like a good spot to drink a thousand beers.
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That's what I was hoping, just looked different.
That whole project looks awesome. Looks like a good spot to drink a thousand beers.
Yeah, hard to tell in pics. I didn't get any pics during digging/footings because I was away for work. The fireplace and sitting walls are pretty deep though. There is a about a whole block completely under ground level. They seem to be pretty good at stone work. It's all natural stone, hand chiseled.


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