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Fauxre last won the day on January 9

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  1. Fauxre

    Gollum's DD L28ET 75'

    If the integrity of the seat mounts and frame rail is not affected by the rust, I'd patch. Especially if you're not worried about aesthetics. I replaced my Swiss cheese floors mainly because the rust was in all the edges of the rail underneath and the front seat mount. I also cut the roof off so I needed the floors to be solid along with the addition of stiffening tubing. It looks great, but it's a lot more involved than patching. I have a cheap flux core wire feed welder you can borrow if you'd like. It's what I used to do my floors.
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    Vacaville Velo Rossa

    All it needs now is garage doors, down spouts, some trim paint and a final inspection.
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    Vacaville Velo Rossa

    The shop build https://photos.app.goo.gl/bBtZHD5s2MZFf1bD8
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    Vacaville Velo Rossa

    So, after digging a trench 24" deep and 120' long and laying 2" conduit containing my electrical service line..... ...I was able to do this... ...and finally, some of this. Doing a little finish work inside while waiting for my stucco guy to get back to me. Garage doors are also on the "ToDo" list.
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    Gollum's DD L28ET 75'

    Sounds healthy too. Always a good feeling when it runs for the first time. It’s no longer just a bag of parts. Well done sir!
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    250 GTO Owners Thread

    Just posted Friday on FB. https://www.facebook.com/groups/GTORR/permalink/1869326570041659/
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    Vacaville Velo Rossa

    Yeah... I got that too.
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    Vacaville Velo Rossa

    My first inspection went well. Only a couple of corrections needed. Add a few brackets to the shear walls and blocking. And add one concrete anchor. Inspector said he'd sign those off at the next inspection and gave the go ahead to install the roof and rough electrical. Took this pic this morning. With the roof and gutters installed, I'll be mounting electrical boxes and running wire soon. And I have a guy lined up to do all the stucco to match the house.
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    Vacaville Velo Rossa

    A short video of my progress on the shop. Shop Progress
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    Vacaville Velo Rossa

    It's come a long way in the last three months, but still a ways to go...
  11. Fauxre

    Gollum's DD L28ET 75'

    Glad to see you’re back at it , Nathan. It is amazing how a simple thing like a broken stud can cause so much anguish. And I certainly understand how moving can interrupt a good build. It’s been almost four years since our move with no progress on the VR. Waiting for some dry weather so I can start framing the shop. Are you still local?
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    Vacaville Velo Rossa

    Lumber arrived last Friday. Now if it would just stop raining long enough for me to do some framing.
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    Vacaville Velo Rossa

    I though I was being flippant with that last remark. As it turned out only one of the concrete contractors, that had previously bid the project, even bothered to respond with their availability. One out of eight! I am however, very pleased with who I ended up using. Instead of questioning the over engineered nature of my plans (like most of the others did), he and his two sons simply built a massively strong foundation. Waiting now for our nephew, who's a general contractor, to create a materials list from my plans, so I can price the lumber.
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    Vacaville Velo Rossa

    Picked up permits yesterday !!!!YeeeHaaww!!!! Now to see if any of the contractors I've previously contacted are available to do the work.
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