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Old 04-30-2021, 11:01 AM
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We had an adjustable bed installed yesterday. So far, so good. I'm definitely liking it for watching TV. It slept really good as well. I'm hoping it lasts and the good sleep continues.
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Old 04-30-2021, 01:30 PM
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I bought one of these the other day and put it together in my basement. Now I have more area to tinker.

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Old 04-30-2021, 02:03 PM
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As for today, I've got to run over to Lowe's and get a doorknob, a shim kit and some lumber for the frame for the new French doors. On my agenda is to complete the addition to my wife's wine rack, clear off the shelves in her office and paint them. I'll probably need to get another gallon of paint for that too.

When I'm done with that my selfish projects today are to convert my MTB tires to tubeless - but first I need to go for a maintenance ride. Self care is important.
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Old 04-30-2021, 08:51 PM
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It was my day off from paid work so I took my Daughter for her second China Virus shot at 7:30 AM, took myself for my bi-annual eye exam at 10:00 AM, took myself for a dental procedure at noon, then took my car in for emissions testing, then did 3 loads of wash and finished up with a trip to the grocery store. Beer me!
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Old 05-02-2021, 02:31 PM
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I asked some friends for help with the French doors. The hinges have bearing on them and we didn't figure how to pull the pins until we'd already busted our humps and carried the whole unit to position. It's unfortunate because it would have saved us a lot of misery and shortened the job considerably. Now I have to paint and fix the trim. The good news is that we didn't scratch the vinyl floor.







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Looks great! I hope you bought you friend a beer or 2 to move that beast.
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Old 05-03-2021, 11:19 AM
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Looks great, Kwak. Trim's no problem. You got it.

I worked-on my FIL's trailblazer. It needed a new thermostat. Chevy really made that a long job than it needed to be, but I took my time, didn't break anything, and finished in a couple or three hours.
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Old 05-03-2021, 01:12 PM
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Looks great, Kwak. Trim's no problem. You got it.

I worked-on my FIL's trailblazer. It needed a new thermostat. Chevy really made that a long job than it needed to be, but I took my time, didn't break anything, and finished in a couple or three hours.
What year Chevy? ... never mind, GM products are engineered to fail and raise your blood pressure. I had an 85 Pontiac Grand Am that blew a heater core and it was nearly impossible to get to. That same car blew two starters, a radiator, a water pump, a power steering pump, etc. etc. Years later my wife got an '08 Pontiac Torrent (basically a sportier looking 1st generation Chevy Equinox) that had a dead battery and for some reason GM decided that it needed to be enclosed in a box like it was made out of Plutonium.

All but 1 of my 5 GM cars (6 if you count my mom's 1980 Malibu that I took my driver's test on) had electrical or transmission problems - and the exception was a manual with crank windows. NEVER AGAIN.

BTW, the trim shouldn't be a problem. After building a guitar and doing decorative work with dental tools using a table saw is M*A*S*H hamburger surgery in comparison.
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There are 60 panes of glass which were covered by plastic which in turn was covered by primer. What a mess I made peeling them all off. It took hours, but eventually I got a system down where it wasn’t snowing paint chips lol. Even a blind squirrel gets a nut sometimes.
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Wow. 60 panes. Time to Zen-out, maybe.

I painted at my parent's old house yesterday. Did I mention that I despise painting with a passion? Oh well. I'm hoping to shoot some trim today and hopefully get them to get this house on the market soon.
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