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      08-25-2012 09:26 PM #386
      It's a friggin' mess right now, but it's where I go to hide.





      One more room left to renovate, then it's garage time!
      Last edited by kharma; 08-25-2012 at 09:31 PM.

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      08-26-2012 09:21 AM #387
      Quote Originally Posted by BluMagic View Post
      mine sucks, but I keep it clean and organized.

      We are thinking about renting this condo and getting a house next year so debating on putting up the wheel rack

      what's wrong with the focus on this picture?
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    3. 08-26-2012 10:46 AM #388
      Quote Originally Posted by Triumph View Post
      what's wrong with the focus on this picture?
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      08-26-2012 11:16 AM #389
      Quote Originally Posted by Krazee View Post
      I plan on getting this one:

      http://www.maxjaxusa.com/

      costco has it
      http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product...t21277&topnav=
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      08-26-2012 11:31 AM #390
      Damn I need a house.... and some land to build my garage/loft chill zone.


      Good stuff!

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      08-26-2012 12:27 PM #391
      Quote Originally Posted by _MASH_ View Post
      costco has it
      MASH, love your garage, and that MaxJax lift is awesome! Did you install bolt "sleeves" in the concrete in order for those bolts to work?

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      08-26-2012 02:37 PM #392
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      08-26-2012 03:22 PM #393
      in for later

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      08-26-2012 03:40 PM #394
      Quote Originally Posted by Krazee View Post
      I plan on getting this one:

      http://www.maxjaxusa.com/

      what's wrong with your garage door? why is there wood pieces there?

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      08-26-2012 04:16 PM #395
      some amazing garages in here.

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      08-26-2012 04:24 PM #396
      Here's our garage.. it's a disaster right now, stuff all over the place, and we haven't started putting stuff on the upper shelves of the pallet rack. Some of the junk in there is going to go into the other garage, like the two old red toolboxes, and the table saws, etc. The lift has an air/hydraulic bridge jack that you can't see







      We're picking up some vintage equipment, got a 1939 delta metal bandsaw, a 70's? delta drill press, a 1904 p&w lathe so far. We have an old 60 gallon 2 stage compressor in the other garage that is going to get moved into this one, it'll be up on a shelf above the side exit door



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      08-26-2012 04:46 PM #397


      A work in progress, still needs more shelves, more parts and more cars

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      08-26-2012 04:55 PM #398
      So glad this thread came to the top, dad came to me this week asking for help turing their 20'x40' detached barn into a man cave/garage. I'm starting the sketches now, hopefully will have some progress to post within a decent timeframe.
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      08-26-2012 05:10 PM #399
      Quote Originally Posted by matty_peppers View Post
      So glad this thread came to the top, dad came to me this week asking for help turing their 20'x40' detached barn into a man cave/garage. I'm starting the sketches now, hopefully will have some progress to post within a decent timeframe.
      Google "show us your man castle, advrider forum" and take the longest thread that comes up- that thread has some incredible garages
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      08-26-2012 05:45 PM #400
      I have a good idea of what I want it to look like, but I need help as to the shop area of the place, so I will spend a while browsing that.
      Last edited by matty_peppers; 05-14-2013 at 02:43 PM.

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      08-26-2012 08:34 PM #401
      Here is my two car! This house was built in the 40's. Originally there was a single car, the bay on the right was added at another time. The two bays are divided by a cinder block wall with a small very old door separating the two bays. The left door was fixed shut, I have no idea for how long. All the windows are boarded up too. We are only renting so I'm not going crazy with it. Plus side is that the landlord is down for any fixing up I do and will take off any investment I make (well most of them).

      From the outside:


      From the front middle:


      Front corner:


      Rear corner, Note the craptastic garage door:


      Access to the attic:


      To the East:


      To the West:


      We plan on staying here for awhile so we can continue to save for our own place, or possibly purchase this house. So far I have replaced the Broken garage door and cleaned the left bay out. It has been bored up for years. Plus side is the bench and shelves that someone once built. I also have my cunstruction friends keeping eyes peeled for good windows so I can replace the broken boarded up old junk. Im also going to rewire the garage in the next few weeks. Its been rewired once already but half assed and the original stuff is still there too. Very bad job I might add. There was also enough sheets to hang on the ceiling and a 5 gallon bucket of white paint too. All the walls and ceiling will get a white wash.

      Not shown is the right side bay which has all the bicycles, kids toys, ramps, lawn junk....

      I'll update this week!

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      08-26-2012 11:00 PM #402
      Quote Originally Posted by windhys View Post
      what's wrong with your garage door? why is there wood pieces there?
      Not my garage, just some picture of eBay.

      I want to get that lift though.
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      08-26-2012 11:38 PM #403
      Quote Originally Posted by khuygie88 View Post
      Google "show us your man castle, advrider forum" and take the longest thread that comes up- that thread has some incredible garages
      Damn you for killing most of my evening!



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      08-27-2012 06:45 AM #404
      Quote Originally Posted by Chris Stack View Post
      Damn you for killing most of my evening!


      If you made it through that thread in an evening, I'm impressed!

      I love the variety in there.
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      08-28-2012 01:34 AM #405
      Quote Originally Posted by Dave_Car_Guy View Post
      MASH, love your garage, and that MaxJax lift is awesome! Did you install bolt "sleeves" in the concrete in order for those bolts to work?
      Sorry it's not my garage.... just posting a link for the lift...

      here's another interesting one...
      http://teamspeed.com/forums/garage-f...ts-photos.html
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      08-30-2012 07:59 PM #406
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      08-30-2012 08:47 PM #407
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      08-30-2012 08:48 PM #408
      Yes sir. Also have a 70 parts car. We also own that Suburban and there's another Suburban and our truck and trailer there now.

    24. 08-30-2012 09:00 PM #409
      What kind of man has so little control of his own being that to remind himself he is a man, a room is set up in his own house where manly items are set up out of sight from the black widow spouse taking up the rest of the house. Enough mancaves, lets see some MANsions.

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      10-06-2012 02:13 AM #410
      Update on garage build: just had the cabinets and stainless steel bench-top installed. Interior lights next week and then epoxy flooring. Taking too long, but we will be there soon!


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      10-06-2012 12:14 PM #411
      No worries taking too long, at the end of the day it's the outcome that matters.. Damn, that bench is legit..

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      10-06-2012 12:30 PM #412
      Quote Originally Posted by Dave_Car_Guy View Post
      Update on garage build: just had the cabinets and stainless steel bench-top installed. Interior lights next week and then epoxy flooring. Taking too long, but we will be there soon!

      That is really nice!

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      10-06-2012 01:17 PM #413
      Quote Originally Posted by 08 MKV GTI View Post
      What kind of man has so little control of his own being that to remind himself he is a man, a room is set up in his own house where manly items are set up out of sight from the black widow spouse taking up the rest of the house.
      Seriously?
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      10-06-2012 01:43 PM #414
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      10-06-2012 08:24 PM #415
      Half of my lock-up is coming along.. We'll get up shelves on the other side of the garage by the next week and sort all the mess out.. Do some welding on the red car and get the interior in.. Get my Mk2 winter stored in another building and get my Mk3 inside here.. I'd rather have a Ferrari 308 tucked inside but one thing at the time..


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      10-06-2012 08:52 PM #416
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      10-07-2012 05:41 PM #418
      Quote Originally Posted by eiriksmil View Post
      Half of my lock-up is coming along.. We'll get up shelves on the other side of the garage by the next week and sort all the mess out.. Do some welding on the red car and get the interior in.. Get my Mk2 winter stored in another building and get my Mk3 inside here.. I'd rather have a Ferrari 308 tucked inside but one thing at the time..

      What is the red car?

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      10-07-2012 07:37 PM #419
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      What is the red car?
      Looks like a Daihatsu Charade
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      10-21-2012 03:24 PM #420
      The garage floor epoxy paint is now finished in medium brown with tan, black, white flakes. Lights to be installed this week. Cars in by end of November!


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