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Jeff Schumaker

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #900 on: February 24, 2019, 11:01:49 AM »
Great work, guys. I noticed that Fred's chair has a companion. Is that for the museum president?

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #901 on: February 24, 2019, 12:07:45 PM »
Naw - he was just borrowing one.  El Presidente's chair comes with umbrella and cupholder - even has vibratory massage....   ;D
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« Reply #902 on: February 24, 2019, 10:13:24 PM »
As George Washington Plunkett once so famously said:”I seen my opportunity and took it.”
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« Reply #903 on: March 02, 2019, 08:56:46 PM »
Another great day. Lots of great help and good ribbing. Fred told me he was pleased, which swelled my head slightly. He is ready to come up and get all the wood we have cut. We have a very small amount to cut now. Just some fir trees and maybe some other brush around. We had passed these trees up to concentrate on what we needed to cut. With that complete, we can now cut these. So, depending on weather, next Saturday morning should do it.

We had about 12 people again today. Again, I did not count. So may have been only 8 or 9.

Before..

James is busy getting the fire started before we even started cutting trees. He was ready..





After









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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #904 on: March 02, 2019, 09:19:44 PM »
Cute little bear face.
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #905 on: March 02, 2019, 09:40:03 PM »
Looks like a Beaver to me!   8)
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #906 on: March 02, 2019, 10:11:52 PM »
Looks like you got a bunch of work done, wish I could have been there.  After those last trees are cut is there anything to du until spring when mike can smooth out the grade?

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« Reply #907 on: March 02, 2019, 10:37:42 PM »
There is always something to do Brian. We may slow a little, but there may be a little cutting elsewhere while we have the snowcover to burn the brush..

Plus a whole bunch of other projects that can almost always use an extra set of hands.
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #908 on: March 03, 2019, 11:24:47 AM »
Looks like a Beaver to me!   8)

I was thinking E.T.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #909 on: March 03, 2019, 01:05:38 PM »
The Sloth from the Ice Age cartoon..
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #910 on: March 03, 2019, 01:17:53 PM »
The Sloth from the Ice Age cartoon..

I concur - definitely the Sloth from Ice Age.

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« Reply #911 on: March 03, 2019, 01:24:02 PM »
Sid.  The sloth from Ice Age.
What–me worry?

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #912 on: March 03, 2019, 02:16:08 PM »
I know there is a seemingly endless amount of things to do up there.  I was more wondering if there was any step in prepping the railbed I was missing.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #913 on: March 03, 2019, 02:19:48 PM »
Not really. Now we have the trees cut, all there is to do is move the logs out of the way, get the contractor in there to repair the long ditch, and then we can do the work on the grade this summer.

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« Reply #914 on: March 03, 2019, 07:59:47 PM »
The Sloth from the Ice Age cartoon..

I concur - definitely the Sloth from Ice Age.
I yield to Sid, the sloth from the ice age.
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