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Old December 9th, 2015, 09:58 PM
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Skinny Pete has been in a relationship for over a year with a cool chick. He put that shit to the test early on when she rode all the way to central Maine for winter romp in his classic with no heat and it was subzero after dark. I told him then, better hang on to this one.

I remember that ordeal very well!
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Old December 9th, 2015, 10:29 PM
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That Shorty is a good looker....


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Old December 9th, 2015, 10:31 PM
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Not as well as she does I can guarantee that. To be fair, we had good heat when we left NJ earlier that day. You just couldn't feel it at 20 below. Or 10 below. Or Zero. Yeah pretty much from Connecticut on we were stopping to add layers about once an hour. I think by the time we reached Benton we were wearing everything we brought with us. The irony is that when we got to Bruce's (at 3am) I parked the RR on a snowbank with the front right corner up in the air. Perfect position to burp the heater core so it bled itself over night. We had plenty of heat the next morning on the way to Big G's.

In fact, just got Chewbacca running again a few days ago after I fried what was left of the wiring harness back in July. Felt great when it finally started after I remembered the two little plugs behind the console for the fuel pump wiring.

I replaced the entire main harness from headlights to the dash. And swapped in a new heater core while I was in there. Not exactly home improvement but a 5 month project nonetheless. All in my "naturally lit, well-ventilated" workshop.




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1960 SII 109"- "Red Square"
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Old December 9th, 2015, 10:34 PM
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So his woman did the Katie V. test of rover endurance, aye??? At least theres insulation in a range rover. Ill concur with Uncle Doug, any woman that still wants to be around a man and his rovers after going up to Winter Romp with no heat has to be a keeper. It really is a good litmus test. lol

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Skinny Pete has been in a relationship for over a year with a cool chick. He put that shit to the test early on when she rode all the way to central Maine for winter romp in his classic with no heat and it was subzero after dark. I told him then, better hang on to this one.
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Old December 9th, 2015, 10:49 PM
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Not as well as she does I can guarantee that. To be fair, we had good heat when we left NJ earlier that day. You just couldn't feel it at 20 below. Or 10 below. Or Zero. Yeah pretty much from Connecticut on we were stopping to add layers about once an hour. I think by the time we reached Benton we were wearing everything we brought with us. The irony is that when we got to Bruce's (at 3am) I parked the RR on a snowbank with the front right corner up in the air. Perfect position to burp the heater core so it bled itself over night. We had plenty of heat the next morning on the way to Big G's.

In fact, just got Chewbacca running again a few days ago after I fried what was left of the wiring harness back in July. Felt great when it finally started after I remembered the two little plugs behind the console for the fuel pump wiring.

I replaced the entire main harness from headlights to the dash. And swapped in a new heater core while I was in there. Not exactly home improvement but a 5 month project nonetheless. All in my "naturally lit, well-ventilated" workshop.







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Old December 10th, 2015, 07:48 AM
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I was wondering why he bought the ballerwagen! That's a great story
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Old December 13th, 2015, 09:28 PM
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Here's a little outside the home improvement

Thing could hold a Boeing 747. And it's all for my 20lb baby girl


Had a great day building it with my grandfather. Very glad he and I can still do projects like this together, for his first and only great grandchild.
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Old December 13th, 2015, 09:49 PM
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Here's a little outside the home improvement Thing could hold a Boeing 747. And it's all for my 20lb baby girl Had a great day building it with my grandfather. Very glad he and I can still do projects like this together, for his first and only great grandchild.
Nice! I will have to hire you guys to build me one soon! 👍🏻
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Old January 22nd, 2016, 02:57 PM
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You don't get to do this type of recycling when you have someone else do the work. Going to save up for a new kitchen layout over the next couple of years, but this will more than suffice until then. The jig saw broke a 1/2 way into cutting the laminate in situ last night at 10pm, so although it may not be obvious (or maybe it is!!) I cut some of the countertop BY HAND. Haha.
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Old January 22nd, 2016, 03:14 PM
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Only in NYC would you see a wolf range going into a kitchen like that.
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Old January 22nd, 2016, 08:24 PM
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Only in NYC would you see a wolf range going into a kitchen like that.

Thought Josh moved out to Jersey?

And the kitchen looks nice Josh!
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Old January 22nd, 2016, 09:07 PM
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New walls going up in our new baby room.......
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Old January 22nd, 2016, 09:10 PM
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You don't get to do this type of recycling when you have someone else do the work. Going to save up for a new kitchen layout over the next couple of years, but this will more than suffice until then. The jig saw broke a 1/2 way into cutting the laminate in situ last night at 10pm, so although it may not be obvious (or maybe it is!!) I cut some of the countertop BY HAND. Haha.
that is one sweet range

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congrats on the baby!

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Old January 28th, 2016, 05:46 PM
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What type of stone are those floors?

And it looks like a La Corneau Chateu 150 would fit perfectly against the back of the house where that big window used to be.
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Old January 28th, 2016, 06:00 PM
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Damn! We're gearing up for the kitchen too and I have a feeling we might have to go to the studs too.

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And it looks like a La Corneau Chateu 150 would fit perfectly against the back of the house where that big window used to be.
Dare to dream.



We took are first baby step to the kitchen reno...
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Old January 28th, 2016, 06:01 PM
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What type of stone are those floors?

And it looks like a La Corneau Chateu 150 would fit perfectly against the back of the house where that big window used to be.
I almost bought a used 145 off craigslist in Rye but I could not go get it. Sold for $8k with a hood (it is a $50k range). I really like the lacanche Sully 2200 (it is the same width as my hearth (86in or so) but I am looking for a vintage magic chef 6300 eight burner
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Old January 28th, 2016, 07:38 PM
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You don't get to do this type of recycling when you have someone else do the work. Going to save up for a new kitchen layout over the next couple of years, but this will more than suffice until then. The jig saw broke a 1/2 way into cutting the laminate in situ last night at 10pm, so although it may not be obvious (or maybe it is!!) I cut some of the countertop BY HAND. Haha.
This may be your greatest work ever. I had to look at this multiple times to understand it. The cabinets that were under the stove now to the right that open top and bottom are amazing.
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Old January 28th, 2016, 08:21 PM
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This may be your greatest work ever. I had to look at this multiple times to understand it. The cabinets that were under the stove now to the right that open top and bottom are amazing.
I think it is just the doors not the whole cabinets, but yes, truly impressive.
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Old January 28th, 2016, 08:29 PM
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I think it is just the doors not the whole cabinets, but yes, truly impressive.
You are right. Had to look yet again. I am impressed with the ingenuity but at the same time can't stop laughing about buying a wolf stove and then being forced to design around it.

There is a scene in the classic 80s movie Girls Just want to have fun where Jonathan Silverman is polishing his Mercedes hood ornament and they pan back to show the car is a turd.

I picture Horsey babying that stove while the house crumbles around it.

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