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  1. Just Purchased 80' Crane

    Just bought this crane to use to set and stack the logs for my upcoming build.
    I decided to get a crane vs a telehandler given that its reach, safety, and lifting capacities seemed like a better solution.
    Its a 15 ton Grove RT 58 with a 60' telescopic arm plus it has an additional 20' jib that makes the reach of the arm 80'.
    It can hoist im told by Grove up to 18 tons....so im thinking it will easily handle any size log that i need to move.
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  2. Log Home Plans

    Where do I find the Log Home plan on this site?
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  3. On the way up!

    I just attached some "goal posts" to my RPSL's in preparation for raising the RP tomorrow. Haven't seen anyone do this but when one is working nearly by himself one gets creative.
    Check it out.
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  4. Looking at my beach

    http://67.52.88.202:5159/view/index.shtml

    As I look at Diamond Head from my house, I wish I were on mainland. To build my log cabin here, I would need an act of God to allow the trees to be cut for my house. I need to move, and move we are going to do. Either to Washington State or to Colorado. It will happen in the next few months. I hate leaving the Island, however I must go where my heart draws me. I have a vision for my wife and children that can not be fulfilled here. ...
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  5. Chapman Maine - Project

    by , 01-18-2011 at 07:35 PM (Chapman Maine - Project)
    My build site is 5 acres in Chapman Maine, I also own 40 acres right next door to the property where I plan to harvest my trees.

    I just attended Class last weekend, Jan 15th, 2011. I do not plan on breaking ground until the summer of 2012, until then I have a ton of things that need organized and planned.

    I will use this blog to describe the progress of my project, maybe share some pictures as I go. be for warned it will go slowly until th summr of 2012, then should ...

    Updated 01-19-2011 at 08:43 AM by what528 (Typo's)

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