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Extremely belated Hello

Post by felan01 » 4 years ago

I've been a member here for more than 5 years, so this introduction is way over due. I'm not much of a communicator. I bury myself in my work during the week, which is software development, and my hobbies on the weekend which are iRacing.com (where I started out as a tester in 2005), maintaining my fleet of VWs and Volvos (most of which date to the 20th century) and home repair (mine was built in the 1920s). I help my cousin out with his SCCA Spec Miata when he needs it and occasionally I am lucky enough to find my way to a race event. This picture was from the IMSA race at Lime Rock Park over the summer. I'm the guy you don't recognize.

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Thanks for the great reads and incredible content. I'll try to stay more engaged. Go Nico!

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Post by MonteCristo » 4 years ago

G'day there Andy - thanks for the introduction!

What sort of home repairs do you need to get up to?

I hope you hang around more :).
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Post by MitchC24 » 4 years ago

Welcome to the forum bro

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Post by felan01 » 4 years ago

Thanks guys. I do everything from plumbing and heating to electrical to tile, stone and masonry. I see every job as an opportunity to buy a new tool. :happy:
this summer's big project was the master bathroom. Here's the job after framing was mostly done:
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and here's the finished project:
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this project took me almost 3 years because I started a new programming job in the middle, so I wouldn't say I'm fast and I don't always get things right the first time. I re-built the staircase to my basement twice!
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Post by erwin greven » 4 years ago

Excuse me, but doesn't a bath belong on the floor, instead of the wall? Maybe the blueprint was turned 90 degrees...

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Post by Ian-S » 4 years ago

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Post by felan01 » 4 years ago

erwin greven wrote:Excuse me, but doesn't a bath belong on the floor, instead of the wall? Maybe the blueprint was turned 90 degrees...
My wife tried to convince me of that too! :crazy: the photo is oriented correctly on my phone. oh well. :down:

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Post by MonteCristo » 4 years ago

felan01 wrote:Thanks guys. I do everything from plumbing and heating to electrical to tile, stone and masonry. I see every job as an opportunity to buy a new tool. :happy:
I can't say I've ever been game to try plumbing or electrical!

Tiling is a pain in the arse , especially if you don't have the proper equipment. But otherwise renovating is fun!
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Post by PTRACER » 4 years ago

We've spoken a few times in PM, nice to finally put a face to the username!
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