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Update .. My Fire
self ^ | March 15, 2014 | knarf

Posted on 03/15/2014 2:26:05 AM PDT by knarf

Today will be a work day ..


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To: knarf

knarf, be careful, some of those 70s mobile homes were wired with aluminum wiring, and the stuff is notorious for having problems. I pray you find something soon.


2 posted on 03/15/2014 2:58:33 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: knarf
One bit of good news is that according to the radar and forecast, you'll have today thru Tuesday of no precip and mostly sunshine.
This light rain looks like it'll completely clear the state in another hour or two.

I wish you/yours the very best in your labors, and pray that everything will break your way til all is settled once again, FRiend.

3 posted on 03/15/2014 3:07:52 AM PDT by tomkat (3%+1)
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To: knarf

Also be careful of late 80s to mid 90s mobile homes that were made with polybutylene plumbing. You can spot it by it’s dull gray appearance on the water supply lines, instead of white PVC.


4 posted on 03/15/2014 4:35:52 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Yo-Yo

70’s too ... thanx, appreciate it


5 posted on 03/15/2014 4:39:33 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: knarf

go to GSA Auctions, and get one from the government..

bid on it and have it hauled to your site..


6 posted on 03/15/2014 4:40:06 AM PDT by joe fonebone (a socialist is just a juvenile communist)
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To: Smokin' Joe
I believe we'll be able to get something in the 2000's

I think that's the best (but not only) way have an inspector look at the hook-up on the pole and the panel box in the house and his eye will see only newer, unabused mobile home ... at least that's what I think

I had a 30 yd rolloff dumpster delivered yesterday that I can have until the 1st of April, which is terrific if it all doesn't happen today.

10/4 on the weather

7 posted on 03/15/2014 4:43:46 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: joe fonebone
Thank YOU !!

That's the info I need

8 posted on 03/15/2014 4:44:55 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: knarf

Look for old slow Computers on Craigslist. My sister had a Toshiba laptop that she put away because it was too slow. It ended up being infected with viruses and Malware. I wiped it and put Linux on it. It is still going strong.


9 posted on 03/15/2014 4:49:01 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: knarf

We had a fire last year. It didn’t take the 100 year old house, but we have had to strip a floor to the framing inside. Between code remediation (ancient wiring, but that was not what started it) and even trying to find contractors (oil booms bring building booms, and few want to mess with small jobs), we’re still working on the place. Thankfully, the insurance is good, but there will be cost overruns and tweaking that won’t be covered.


10 posted on 03/15/2014 4:52:43 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Smokin' Joe
Exactly what I want to avoid ...

BTW ... we're eating everything ... my older one was 1978 and no one would touch it ... no insurance ... thus the paypal

It's not easy for me to ask.

11 posted on 03/15/2014 4:55:26 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: outofsalt

Oh.., I gotta ask for a picture of the 90# Lab.


13 posted on 03/15/2014 5:24:21 AM PDT by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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To: knarf

You have freepmail


14 posted on 03/15/2014 6:41:50 AM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: knarf

Hoping it works-out reasonably well...


15 posted on 03/15/2014 6:43:45 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: knarf

Our prayers going out for you and yours, Knarf!


16 posted on 03/15/2014 6:46:29 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Smokin' Joe

The “problem” with aluminum wiring is the differences in thermal expansion coefficients, current resistivity, and ductility from that of copper... the aluminum can work itself loose from heating where connections are mad inpanels.


17 posted on 03/15/2014 2:08:23 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

Aluminum wiring has been outlawed up here for a while.


18 posted on 03/15/2014 2:12:02 PM PDT by Little Bill
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To: outofsalt
If I can determine the memory cards for my camera are still good ... I'll find one ... though he might be 80 or so by now .... a little freaked out, but coming around.

His name is Bubba and he's a great, big lovable lunk.

2 years old of don't know his size and weight

19 posted on 03/15/2014 4:25:30 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: knarf

Bubba? Maybe, change it to... Smokey?


20 posted on 03/15/2014 5:00:13 PM PDT by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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To: outofsalt
Naahhh ... he's a good ol boy, Bubba.

Got a smile bigger'n Texas an' he'll play ball for HOURS.

Never got him fixed so it's time he got laid ... lookin' for another pure bitch in my area.

21 posted on 03/15/2014 5:06:29 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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24 posted on 03/16/2014 3:30:53 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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29 posted on 03/16/2014 4:24:22 PM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: knarf
You might be able to locate a repo from a loan company that specifically deals in mobile homes. In the southeast Clayton Mobile Homes is the largest manufacturer & owned by Warren Buffet. The financing side of it is owned by Jim Clayton founder of Clayton Industries doing business as Vanderbilt Mortgage. I'm not sure who builds and finances in your state.

Deal with the lender directly by calling & asking then for any repo's they have rather than shopping the lots themselves. Your second big cost is going to be moving set up to your lot.

What you have in your favor is the fact that like cars, mobile homes depreciate the moment they leave the lot even new ones. A lender stuck with a loan default is a motivated seller.

30 posted on 03/16/2014 4:42:40 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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I DID check out Clayton and it seems most builders deal with double wides these days as opposed to singles.

I HAVE found that about used ones and I got a couple of men in church tonight working it for me ... they deal with wheeler dealers, so I can't do it ... I'll just wait for the Lord to bless.

Thanx, snipe .. appreciate your suggestions

31 posted on 03/16/2014 5:24:55 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: knarf

Bump to the Top!


32 posted on 03/16/2014 8:35:48 PM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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