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Old 08-04-2017, 09:54 AM
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Pier painted, mount setup and aligned just waiting for the pod (impatiently)
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Looks great Simon our Pods have not left Canada yet
Patience is needed
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Looks great Simon our Pods have not left Canada yet
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I wonder if I'll still be alive when it arrives!!!
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Wink Yep!

Factory is making them right now gents! They're doing a great job again this year and they'll be real nice!

Looking forward to photos of your projects complete. That's our favorite part!

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Btw, remember, if you need me at any time you know how to get me.

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Factory is making them right now gents! They're doing a great job again this year and they'll be real nice!

Looking forward to photos of your projects complete. That's our favorite part!

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Many thanks Wayne for update and welcome to IIS forum
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Just had an email that the pod is arriving tomorrow
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Good stuff, Simon. You'll love it.

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ooh!!! 1 day, 4 bolt in!!!! primary dome bolted up. at this rate I'll be dead by the time it'e completed!!!!!
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just got to get the inside fitted out now
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Well done

Looks great Simon

May you enjoy many years under the stars
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Looks great, enjoy!!

You may already know this, but when you close the dome, it's best if you position the hinge points over a join between two of the wall sections. This is the strongest part of the wall. I've read on the skyshed pod Yahoo group of a couple of owners who reported that the walls were sagging. Wayne Parker gave the advice above.

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Looks great, enjoy!!

You may already know this, but when you close the dome, it's best if you position the hinge points over a join between two of the wall sections. This is the strongest part of the wall. I've read on the skyshed pod Yahoo group of a couple of owners who reported that the walls were sagging. Wayne Parker gave the advice above.

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I didn't know that, and thanks for the tip
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