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    Hi Vermillion - first time I have seen you post....

    Hi Vermillion - first time I have seen you post. Are you on Vermillion then or nearer Ely?
    We have a old log cabin on Burntside Lake that belongs to my sister. I pray that fire never gets near that...
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    I didn't get a sense it was headed towards a...

    I didn't get a sense it was headed towards a gubbermint regulation or mandate but getting the feeling from some of the insurance carriers they are re-thinking their internal underwriting positions. A...
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    We've had more larger forest fires here in MN and...

    We've had more larger forest fires here in MN and WI the past couple years due to lightening, drought, and stupidity in a few cases. Maybe a bit more than normal
    I guess since the media is now...
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    Here the Districts don't even necessarily get to...

    Here the Districts don't even necessarily get to make the call on cancellation. The bus company decides what they want to do and then advises local districts. It can lead to some late cancellations...
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    Being "hatched" in Minnesota and having lived in...

    Being "hatched" in Minnesota and having lived in WA, N.Y. WI, N.M.,TX, and Montana I can say it made me crazy anywhere else.
    I'll take 4 months of snow and then 8 cooler reasonable months anyday for...
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    I've been in some that have had smaller window...

    I've been in some that have had smaller window units in them that just seemed to stay warm and sticky (damp) for a day or 2 after starting them up. Then they got comfy and stayed there.
    Mind you...
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    Thanks Peter ! Kinda good to hear it varies as...

    Thanks Peter !
    Kinda good to hear it varies as much as it does - got some general figures in November and they both coming from same general area but not the same general area on $$$ charged. Guess...
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    That was a given ;) .... but still wondering ICF...

    That was a given ;) .... but still wondering ICF and 'crete costs.
    They get closer to $600 here for pumper on 1/2 day type pours - 4 hours or X yards.
    Just wondering how much was the 'crete and...
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    $450 ?????? What was icf costs then and how much...

    $450 ??????
    What was icf costs then and how much concrete involved.
    I sure gotta be missing something here :confused:
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    So you cannot have on piers and then fill in...

    So you cannot have on piers and then fill in between with stone per code? Has the evil man signed off yet on all? Wait and then the mice hauled it in and .... ;O
    I sometimes this gubbermint is about...
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    I cannot address the cost question but as far as...

    I cannot address the cost question but as far as longevity I wonder how much it matters, if at all.
    We have lots of 100-140 year old log homes up in the northern part of MN tucked away in the woods....
  12. I did some digging and found that old thread on...

    I did some digging and found that old thread on this matter.
    Hear ya loud and clear LogLover and truly understand where you at on this. Sometimes life just plain makes no sense
    God Bless you and...
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    I once built a 2200 sf home with my FIL. I once...

    I once built a 2200 sf home with my FIL.
    I once built a house/river boat to let time stand still on the 'issippi riverbanks from Minneapolis to north of Memphis as I whiled away the hours and days...
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    Odd as it seems I have noticed the trend to be...

    Odd as it seems I have noticed the trend to be less and less comments and feedback from the new kids on the log ..... lol ..... in last year or 2. Thankfully some of the long time members keep this...
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    Spent a load of time in the UP and from the...

    Spent a load of time in the UP and from the Porkies to the Soo I cannot imagine you could not find everything that meets the needs and criteria you used.
    And I would say we talking 80% Red if that...
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    Massive place. Looks, well, almost to big if I...

    Massive place. Looks, well, almost to big if I dare say so but guess ye builds what the customer wants so I gets it. :o

    Where these trees that had died off Rod or were they taken down for this...
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    Thank you Tom - I almost bit as price was good....

    Thank you Tom - I almost bit as price was good. He was doing a stick frame build but I suspected the weight of these buggers would mean serious concrete below.
    Oh well ......
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    ICF question

    posted in lower thread on alternate construction. Any help is greatly and urgently needed. !!!!!!
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    Don't mean to hijack thread but need fast...

    Don't mean to hijack thread but need fast question answered ----- I have access cheap to ICFs that are a 6" core. 16" x 11 1/4" x 48L. $12 a piece and they came from Menards (Fox Blocks) where...
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    Understood and thanks for keeping us aware of...

    Understood and thanks for keeping us aware of same.
    As far as insulation and a solution though it makes sense if I understand it correctly. I guess I have to get some prices figuring both as a SIP...
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    You one very lucky guy .... that's some drop dead...

    You one very lucky guy .... that's some drop dead gorgous area.
    They used to live on an island and ferried across but when they had a family they moved to the mainland. A few more people around but...
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    Interesting - did you also use some minimal...

    Interesting - did you also use some minimal adhesive or justthe screws alone? This is an old thread so hope we all still around today! ;)
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    Me bad - I didn't include you hooked me enough...

    Me bad - I didn't include you hooked me enough that I sent in a registration.....yep. Going solo but that be cool. So I still have that invite now, don't I ?;)
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    See dude - I told you you were good. Now...

    See dude - I told you you were good. Now Timberwolf is putting ya on the Wall of Fame ! ;)
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    LOML just got back from here...... ...

    LOML just got back from here......

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