First attempt at building a rock wall.

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  1. Nov 6, 2015 #41

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    I am. Did that work on Monday. Just finally had a chance to relax.

    Definitely haven't been spending any time cleaning a deer.
     
  2. Nov 6, 2015 #42

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    Is it just me or do others get a sore back just reading this thread? Very impressive Chris and it looks country club good.

    I had a monster whitetail 12 point walk out in front of me this morning. I was doing about 60 and he just ambled out on the road. I laid into the binders and stopped to watch him and try and get around him and look back and see cars coming up on me so I start pumping the brakes and thank god they all got stopped. He took his good old time. The rut is starting it’s going to get crazy again like it does every year.
     
  3. Nov 6, 2015 #43

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    I hope I see a buck today. I'm sure my family wants me to come home.
     
  4. Nov 18, 2015 #44

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    Did a little bit of work on the wall/planter yesterday.

    The next few pics show the chainlink and railroad ties going vertical, that is where my new gate and columns will be.

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  5. Nov 18, 2015 #45

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    Are you going to power the gate to auto open?
     
  6. Nov 18, 2015 #46

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    Yes. I already have all the equipment for that but will probably have to upgrade to something bigger and better down the road. My gate opener maxes out at a 500 pound gate up to 16' wide. I am thinking of doing double gates and not one large gate.
     
  7. Nov 19, 2015 #47

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    double gate makes more sense. Less hanging weight, quicker open / close.
     
  8. Nov 19, 2015 #48

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    And more money in parts and pieces
     
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  10. Jun 16, 2016 #50

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    More walls going in.

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    Dude...where is the green.... Guess I am use to New Englands 400 year old stone walls...
    Sorry..I could never get used to that.:nono:
    However, the work looks good for what your dealing with, NICE!!
     
  13. Aug 18, 2016 #53

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    It's hard. Everything is always dead and dry. I love green and wish I lived in it.
     
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    Hope all you guys in Socal are clear of the fire there.
     
  15. Aug 18, 2016 #55

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    It's about an hour from me and 20 minutes fro Havasu.
     
  16. Aug 19, 2016 #56

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    Well stay alert. I understand it's been a nasty one.
     
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    You would hate to have the fire go thru there and make you land look like a moon scape
     
  18. Aug 19, 2016 #58

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    Have you seen my land? I took all the dead plants off and there is nothing left that could burn.

    Actually there has been two fires that have gotten within a hundred yards of my house. My driveway make a good command post for the fire dept so hopefully they will keep it from burning. I'm the only one in my neighborhood with defensible space.
     
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    I was remarking on you moonscape, all you need is a cardboard flag and rover:thbup:
     
  20. Aug 19, 2016 #60

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    I might have to make one for you.
     
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