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#3266107 - 01/31/14 04:52 PM Dream shop
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Registered: 03/21/05
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Loc: Elderly County, Florida
This isn't mine, but I sure would like it.

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#3266112 - 01/31/14 05:02 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
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NICE ! I like the old-fashioned grease pit, but probably a little dangerous for a forgetful old codger like me !
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#3266113 - 01/31/14 05:02 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
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One thing I miss about being in the military is access to the auto shop facilities. oilBabe wants to live in the city, I want a place where I can have a pole barn once the last kid is out of high school.
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#3266150 - 01/31/14 05:47 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
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That's awesome. Got a woodstove so you can work out there no matter what the weather does.

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#3266154 - 01/31/14 05:51 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
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This would make a great image for a poster smile

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#3266221 - 01/31/14 07:13 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
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well it IS heated AND a place to toss your beer cans.

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#3266384 - 01/31/14 10:35 PM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
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Dibs on the wood stove, that thing is HUGE.
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#3266537 - 02/01/14 07:08 AM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
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Gives me ideas smile Our family's place(old small farm house) in the mountains has an incredible barn with it. It can fit 9 cars in(3 garage doors) and about 10 sedan height underneath at the lower level that is open and has dirt floor.

You could easily build a pit into it since floor is open below smile

Our barn though is drafty but that stove looks like it burns half trees!!!

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#3266732 - 02/01/14 10:37 AM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
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An uncle put in one of those when he had his garage floor poured. He has some beams that he puts across it when not in use.
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#3266756 - 02/01/14 11:15 AM Re: Dream shop [Re: GreeCguy]
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I (mis)spent my youth (late 50's-early 60's) working at a local service station that had 3 pits just like that.
You want to make sure they are vented as fumes gather in those low-lying areas and can be dangerous.
A pit is great for many jobs and a hoist is good for the others.

Great pic.
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