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Old 01-04-2017, 01:02 PM   #1641
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Thanks for following along! You should certainly start up a thread as well, I really enjoy following the progress of others.

Wanted to add a side not, my wife and i were away over christmas Break and had an airBnB in a little gated community in Kissimmee, Florida. While on our daily walk around the neighbourhood we came across an elderly couple sitting in their garage enjoying the morning sun. Really wishing i had snapped a pic but he had redone his entire space as a lounge with pool table and couches, lights, painted, flooring and art. Looked great and seemed to be suiting their needs perfectly as a fun extension of their home.

Cheers and Happy New Year to the GJ fam.
Based on your IG photos, it seemed like Florida was a great trip for you and the lady. Glad you enjoyed it!!

As for the elderly couple, I have one word...er, hashtag:

#RetirementSquadGoals
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Old 01-05-2017, 06:33 AM   #1642
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Based on your IG photos, it seemed like Florida was a great trip for you and the lady. Glad you enjoyed it!!

As for the elderly couple, I have one word...er, hashtag:

#RetirementSquadGoals
Agreed on both points.
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Old 01-06-2017, 11:08 AM   #1643
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Thanks for following along! You should certainly start up a thread as well, I really enjoy following the progress of others.

Wanted to add a side not, my wife and i were away over christmas Break and had an airBnB in a little gated community in Kissimmee, Florida. While on our daily walk around the neighbourhood we came across an elderly couple sitting in their garage enjoying the morning sun. Really wishing i had snapped a pic but he had redone his entire space as a lounge with pool table and couches, lights, painted, flooring and art. Looked great and seemed to be suiting their needs perfectly as a fun extension of their home.

Cheers and Happy New Year to the GJ fam.
I'm actually contemplating doing that very soon. I've been keeping pictures the last couple days of stuff, so I have a good starting point.

I assume this forum is like most others, and you host your pics on Photo*ucket or the like, the [IMG] them here correct?

Thanks for the motivation. Keep updating!
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Old 02-27-2017, 10:01 AM   #1644
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I'm actually contemplating doing that very soon. I've been keeping pictures the last couple days of stuff, so I have a good starting point.

I assume this forum is like most others, and you host your pics on Photo*ucket or the like, the [IMG] them here correct?

Thanks for the motivation. Keep updating!
Sorry for the delay, yes you will need to find a source to host the pics you are posting.

Well as is the case with most winters in my area it usually means much less garage time. We did have rather warm weather lately which i took advantage of and cleaned up the floors. One quick mop and they look new again.

Picked up this bad boy over the weekend. Super excited for spring cleaning.



I've wanted to pull the trigger on a pressure washer for awhile now but i've always managed to push off the urge. This one has good reviews, and I've tried it as a neighbour let me take his for a test drive. After i saw that it was coming on sale with $100 off and i had $150 in gift cards sitting at home it was certainly a no-brainer to drive over to the store. Side benefit is that it will fit in nicely with the rest of the design in the garage.
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Old 02-27-2017, 10:33 AM   #1645
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Nice pressure washer! Let us know how it works out. They really come in handy (I have one too, and use it).

Do you have any other new projects you're working on in the garage?
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Old 02-27-2017, 11:02 AM   #1646
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Dubber, now that you have a pressure washer, I assume you are planning to add a foam cannon to your detailing arsenal. The major detailing supply sites sell theirs for $100-$120. I was about to buy one but they are designed to connect to the end of the long wand that comes with the pressure washer. That's a fair bit of weight and bulk a long way from the trigger.


For me, that's a deal breaker because using it one-handed would strain my wrist a bit too much. I could have put an adapter on the plastic handle to make it better but I came across a perfect solution and a pretty good price. It includes both the cannon and a short trigger handle.


I did add a quick connect plugs to both guns because I have the female couplers on all the hoses (I'm too lazy to screw the hoses on). This cannon has all brass fittings and valves and has the same adjustments as the big name cannons.


At less than $30 from Amazon, I thought it was a good deal.
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Old 02-27-2017, 11:32 AM   #1647
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I did add a quick connect plugs to both guns because I have the female couplers on all the hoses (I'm too lazy to screw the hoses on). This cannon has all brass fittings and valves and has the same adjustments as the big name cannons.


At less than $30 from Amazon, I thought it was a good deal.
Bob,

Nice setup!! I'll have to check into that.. And for that price, with all brass valves/fittings. Looks good. I'm guessing dubber has something cool up his sleeve.
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Old 03-01-2017, 11:54 AM   #1648
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Nice pressure washer! Let us know how it works out. They really come in handy (I have one too, and use it).

Do you have any other new projects you're working on in the garage?
Thanks! Yes looking forward to using it. I'm about a month out from starting the testing unfortunately due to the season but I'm eager to play with the new toy.
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Dubber, now that you have a pressure washer, I assume you are planning to add a foam cannon to your detailing arsenal. The major detailing supply sites sell theirs for $100-$120. I was about to buy one but they are designed to connect to the end of the long wand that comes with the pressure washer. That's a fair bit of weight and bulk a long way from the trigger.

For me, that's a deal breaker because using it one-handed would strain my wrist a bit too much. I could have put an adapter on the plastic handle to make it better but I came across a perfect solution and a pretty good price. It includes both the cannon and a short trigger handle.

I did add a quick connect plugs to both guns because I have the female couplers on all the hoses (I'm too lazy to screw the hoses on). This cannon has all brass fittings and valves and has the same adjustments as the big name cannons.

At less than $30 from Amazon, I thought it was a good deal.
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Thanks for the info Bob, appreciate the knowledge. Its funny i watched the video the night before buying my washer.

Mine comes with a bottle but I have yet to be able to actually try it.
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