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It was great to see everyone at the meet and eat, we were talking about my new garage - shop, and I didn't have a picture to show you guys.
Anyway, it's 30 wide, 34 deep, with 10 foot walls, I plan to put a lift in down the road. I rented a little Kubota excavator today and dug a trench and my son and I ran a water line and the conduit for electrical. I have some of the lights hung up, I've had to rely on my sons for some help with things since I'm still in a cast.
Plans are to do some work for myself in this building, I like to buy cars that need some work, fix them and then sell them. I don't want to work on cars for other people unless it's small and quick, like a brake job, no full restorations, life is too short for that. I also may do some motorcycle paint work, but only if I like you.

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Nice garage Joe, hmmm, if I get Orange roadworthy by Spring she might appreciate a tank repaint, oh and that battery cover that got airborne at a highly excessive rate of speed is a little rough. Believe I have enough of the factory paint remaining, we’ll talk.
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Well folks, the cast is off! Now i'm just trying to make my hand work again, I've started therapy, and it's getting a little better everyday, but I still have along way before things are normal.
On the job front, my buddy from the Chevy dealership I was supposed to start at when the accident happened called to let me know the owners have decided to close the Bodyshop. They built a new dealership 2 years ago, but didn't build a new collision shop. Turns out they want out of the body business and want to use the current building for a commercial truck dealership. So, I would be looking for a job anyway. I have another friend at another Chevy dealership that needs a Bodyman, he would hire me right now if I was ready, hopefully they don't find someone in the next month, and it will all work out.
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Wishing you the very best with job prospects. Keep working that hand. I found flexing and contracting my hand in a pan of very warm water did help a lot.
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Wishing you the very best with job prospects. Keep working that hand. I found flexing and contracting my hand in a pan of very warm water did help a lot.
Thanks Paul. The pan of hot water, then cold water is one of the things she has me doing, and it does help loosen it up.

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