Mark's Off Road Fire Damage Update

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    The past week has been a blur. I've been at the door of the home improvement store every day when they open. Lumber, screws, nails, sheetrock, mud, windows, AC. Had a demo guy come in Tuesday and take down 4 more walls (Daniel and I handled three ourselves) and the hardwood floors out of both bedrooms. Repairing subfloor before applying new sheathing. Installed two new dual glazed windows and removed two old sash windows to replace with wall AC. Pulled out the floor furnace and now have interior access to the sub for plumbing and electrical overhaul (attic is a mess of 5 year old blown insulation)

    Work til lunch. Eat, nap, then start on the Landcruiser business. Deja Vu.This is how I started 28 years ago. Outside construction work every morning to suppliment my fledgling business. Pleasantly surprised that I can still pull this off at 55. I've got to get a course of stucco up today before it rains tomorrow.
     
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    Do you think a 1939 floor furnace is worth anything? IMG_1076.JPG
     
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    .05 cents a pound....maybe
     
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    I almost forgot a shoutout to @kulangot for the tip on the timber-locs and the driver. Very impressed with both.
     
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    The Mrs. and I are moving; in the process of packing, consolidating, throwing-away and etc., I found my 1995 Mark's Off Road catalog, 5th anniversary edition:

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