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Old 25-03-2015, 10:54 PM
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ok on the path to success - just one more step to go then the platform of the century
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Old 25-03-2015, 11:24 PM
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Wow, looking so good.
Will you paint it yellow so you can follow it to the great and powerful Oz?
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Old 26-03-2015, 01:50 PM
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Wow, looking so good.
Will you paint it yellow so you can follow it to the great and powerful Oz?
doesn't that mean no stopping?

Unbroken (continuous) yellow kerb line

An unbroken yellow kerb line is a NO STOPPING line. You must not stop for any reason except a medical or similar emergency.
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Old 26-03-2015, 01:50 PM
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my next concreting effort will be a monolith
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To get the next concreting bit done on Thursday I have had to roughly set out the location of the dome slab so that the angle for the next slab will be right alignment. Also note that for the dome I have opted to make a decorative sleeper slab which will be protected by black plastic for the pour - whenever that happens , then have infill of 4.4m3 of reo and concrete, so the outside will be timber. I have yet to dig them into the level position
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Old 30-03-2015, 02:27 PM
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Wow! That looks hot. Is that a control room on the side or a house extension to keep SWMBO happy as collateral?
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Old 30-03-2015, 06:04 PM
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Wow! That looks hot. Is that a control room on the side or a house extension to keep SWMBO happy as collateral?
thats my storage shed to keep her happy and my gear away from her.
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Old 30-03-2015, 06:23 PM
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thats my storage shed to keep her happy and my gear away from her.
That would make a cool control room though. I only got a pier as collateral for relocating the clothe line.
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That would make a cool control room though. I only got a pier as collateral for relocating the clothe line.
i have done the clothes line and even the path, but i still climbing the mountain of things to get done before i can have a slab for the dome
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Wow, you not doing things by halves huh Houghy?

Looks like you will essentially have the same setup as you did before huh?

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Lookin good Dave shame about the rotten weather ,the base for the dome looks good ,almost there
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well been a bit wet - no lunar eclipse either.

working on the positioning and height of the slab of the dome, perhaps i need a submarine
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I like the swimming pool. You going to pump that out, or will it just refill? Coffer dam maybe.
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Old 06-04-2015, 12:19 PM
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Man Shed looks great Dave

Sooo, is that sleeper retaining wall box the formwork for a massive slab....

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Old 06-04-2015, 02:46 PM
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Man Shed looks great Dave

Sooo, is that sleeper retaining wall box the formwork for a massive slab....

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Looking at those power lines Dave I would say you are building your castle.Good luck with it all.
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Lots of concrete David. Incredible footings for both the shed and the observatory. Is that a roller door up one end of your shed? What are you planning on driving up the ramp and putting in storage? Nothing wrong with going big. Loads of concrete.....
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Old 13-04-2015, 10:07 AM
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Lots of concrete David. Incredible footings for both the shed and the observatory. Is that a roller door up one end of your shed? What are you planning on driving up the ramp and putting in storage? Nothing wrong with going big. Loads of concrete.....
Yes it is a Roladoor Paul. As it is a storage shed only there is a 1.2m wide path off the slab with a fanned entry ramp. It will store the stuff I have including all the astro gear. When I do undertake the dome slab my new calcs have it at about 5.5 plus cubic metres, including outrigger support. I am hoping it will stabilise and support my endeavour's
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Old 13-04-2015, 10:09 AM
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Do you get lots of dirt bike racing in the reserve at the back under the power lines?
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