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Old 08-24-2008, 08:08 PM   #1
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Default Future IHPA Headquarters

Some of you May have noticed that I have been spending little time on the website lately. Well its been for good reason. Aside from dealing with the usual overbooked shop work, filling orders and dealing with the daily bs of owning and running a small business norma and I had finally cashed in enough aluminum cans and beer bottles to afford a down payment on our first home. With the housing market being where its at we figured it was now or never. So about three months ago we started house shopping and settled on a nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath modular home on almost 4 acres in Grass Valley. I won't go into details on what hell we had to go thru in order to complete the deal on this place but if anyone ever needs a real estate attorney I will gladly refer you to mine who happens to be a IH nut like the rest of us here.

So lets begin the tour!


We start with the inside dining area.



And then the master bedroom and bath.



The kitchen.



The living room.



Pantry and laundry room.



The back yard.


More back yard.



Next three pictures are the back of the house.





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Old 08-24-2008, 08:18 PM   #2
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This is the only piece of green grass on the property. For some weird reason I am obsessed with keeping this lawn perfect.



Moving on to my favorite part - the garage.



First thing I did was hang a IH banner, move in some farm equipment and fire up the 1951 IH reefer in order to keep the suds ice cold. Since moving in we have been relying on this old fridge to keep our food cold as well since we haven't bought a new fridge yet.



Front of the house.



And this is our driveway out to the main road.



Another few views of the front of the house.





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Old 08-24-2008, 08:35 PM   #3
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We now move on to the old barn.



The barn has a sliding door, electricity and a chicken coop.



A nice sized loft to house all the used parts. It even had a farm implement left in it.



This is the secondary driveway that will be used for the business side of things. Its fairly over grown now but after a few trips up and down it it has started to clear itself(sort of).



Leaving the barn and moving across the secondary driveway we now are at the old house.



Its pretty much in rambles but this will be renovated into the future office and show room for the business.





Found this snake skin on the back side of the old house. Hope its not a rattler!



From this point it goes down quite aways - about an acres worth or more. Its pretty overgrown and of this writing still unexplored territory.


And a view back at the house.


This now concludes our tour. Lets begin the remodel!
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Old 08-24-2008, 08:51 PM   #4
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Before moving our stuff into the house three things needed to get done - fresh paint, new carpet, and tile in the master bathroom to replace the carpet that was in it. I didn't get any pictures of the paint party we had here except for the end which was a picture of the painted doors. Regardless I want to say thanks to all who came by and helped - Chad, dennis, Mike and rusty, Darren and steph.



Pieces of the master bath were stored in the bedroom.



Linoleum pulled out.



This area by the front door will receive tile as well.



The tile layout in the bathroom begins.



Dennis hard at it getting the tile down.





The kids are having so much fun here that they easily drift off into some serious nap time.

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Old 08-24-2008, 09:12 PM   #5
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Sheeet man! That's far nicer than ya been bullshittin' me about! I was feelin' sorry for yawl...but now I know where I'm bringin' tha trailerhouse ta live when kathy runs my azz off the next time!

Dam we're happy for yawl! I'm bringin' plenty gray water fertilizer for that yard when we come down in October!

Mom and pop should have the nursery moved in there by thanksgiving??? I can see them palms planted in the rockcrawl!
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Old 08-25-2008, 01:24 PM   #6
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Looks like some mighty fine digs man, congrats! I great friend of mine grew up in gv (I like it a lot up there) off lime kiln rd. Looks like a lot of fun to me, good luck with the new place!
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