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    Don’t know what is best on that list. I did buy...

    Don’t know what is best on that list.
    I did buy the Greenworks 40V 16" for $115 in Nov 2017 (saw, batt. & charger) and am happy with it, use it a lot. Works great limbing, etc. up to 4”, will go...
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    We didn't try sticky, may be good...We do not...

    We didn't try sticky, may be good...We do not like poison either but out in the country we have to wage war sometimes. Luckily it was not a mt. lion to deal with.

    I put the poison INSIDE the wall...
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    We did have a mouse chew a small hole in a 1/4"...

    We did have a mouse chew a small hole in a 1/4" plastic fridge water supply inside a wall - that one was hard to find. It's not in a wall anymore.
    All water lines are pex, no problem there but we...
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    I should include log delivery was free in...

    I should include log delivery was free in exchange for cash @ $5 /ft
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    We are paying $5/ft for 33' or longer ponderosa...

    We are paying $5/ft for 33' or longer ponderosa pine with 18" butts / 10 -12" tops. The price was about $3.50-$4 one to two years ago when we had a pine beetle infestation and there was millions of $...
  6. My research led me to believe the best efficiency...

    My research led me to believe the best efficiency with the pex tubing is more towards the middle of the slab, not the bottom.
    Know how you will fasten the pex and consider allowing for anything...
  7. if you are interested in solar power, the Aug...

    if you are interested in solar power, the Aug 2016 issue of Consumer Reports magazine has a good article on solar. they give info on options and how to find out what may be best for you. if you don't...
  8. Oldtrapper: As you know, we have a wide variety...

    Oldtrapper:
    As you know, we have a wide variety and plenty of rocks here in the southern Black Hills.
    Would they be OK to use to build a masonry fireplace?
    You know how to build them – any guess...
  9. In-floor radiant heat definitely is popular here in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

    I helped a neighbor install the pex, etc. last summer in a 40 x 80 timber frame home/shop. The Benchmark Foam slotted Styrofoam panels make it simple to install the pex you just lay the pex down...
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    I joined LHBA & went to class 9/2012. True, I was...

    I joined LHBA & went to class 9/2012. True, I was not an experienced builder when done with the class; but I find the resources we do have available from those who have started from scratch (as I am)...
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    Thank you for the "Welcome". We are looking...

    Thank you for the "Welcome".
    We are looking forward to meeting everyone, at the class and on the Members side.

    Dave and Denise
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    Abe is alive and well. He appears every now and...

    Abe is alive and well.
    He appears every now and then, when you least expect him!
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    Dave & Denise In South Dakota

    Hi ! This is Dave and Denise we live in the Sioux Falls, SD area now but are planning on building our log home in the Black Hills of SD or points west in a couple years.
    We are set to join the...
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    Hi ! This is Dave and Denise – we live in the...

    Hi ! This is Dave and Denise – we live in the Sioux Falls, SD area now but are planning on building our log home in the Black Hills of SD or points west in a couple years.
    We are set to join the...
  15. I have found at least one book written by a...

    I have found at least one book written by a person who built two homes specifically using the LHBA method.
    You might check out this site:...
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