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Brettny
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# Posted: 12 Mar 2019 12:26
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Well we did it. Just closed on the property yesterday. 10.6 acres in central NY. Nice year round stream runs through the property about 3/4 the way back. We walked in on the seasonal road packed by snowmobile to mark the location of the driveway culvert. Took some rough dimentions of a building site about 300ft from the stream. It was a bit tough getting through knee deep snow.

We are waiting on the town to get the culvert in then putting our own driveway in. The driveway will be about 450'[img=null]null[/img]
Not much to see yet but a mostly covered over stream, snow and trees. Theres no utilities available.
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frankpaige
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# Posted: 12 Mar 2019 13:44
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Awesome! While at times it might seem like a struggle, enjoy the process. Don't rush it.
Keep us informed.

Brettny
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# Posted: 12 Mar 2019 15:31
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It will for sure be a struggle but we think we are ready. Our plan is to build a cabin in the next year or two. I own a band saw mill that i built so most wood will be wood i saw my self from my home property. We plan on doing everything but the gravel delivery our self. I own a mini excavator also.

This is a shed i built with my mill. 13x19 and 19ft tall.
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monkeydeck
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# Posted: 14 Mar 2019 23:57
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lewis co?

Nobadays
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# Posted: 15 Mar 2019 10:46
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Congratulations!

95XL883
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# Posted: 15 Mar 2019 11:34
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Nice shed. It looks great.

Brettny
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# Posted: 21 Mar 2019 17:11
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Chanango Co

mrbob
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# Posted: 21 Mar 2019 17:39
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The land sounds nice and you seem like you have all of the right tools. Good luck!

spoofer
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# Posted: 23 Mar 2019 20:33
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Chenango County is considered to be in the Southern Tier. Beautiful area.

Brettny
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# Posted: 7 Apr 2019 08:44
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I had a bunch of shorter than 6ft slabs that came off the sawmill and a few pieces of shorter 1in thick ash. This past weekend i was able to build a 4x6 skid mounted generator shack. Its 5-6ft tall inside. Il have roughly $150 into it when i buy the roof and hasp. Il load it up on the trailer and move it to the property after the driveway.
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Aklogcabin
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# Posted: 7 Apr 2019 12:30 - Edited by: Aklogcabin
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Congratulations. I am sure you will enjoy your new journey. Is this also a hunting cabin?

Brettny
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# Posted: 7 Apr 2019 15:15
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Yes hunting too.
Any one know how to turn images? There correct way up in my phone.

stalal2525
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# Posted: 25 Apr 2019 14:02
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I had same problem posting pics that were taken by iphone. I researched it on net and did the following to correct orientation of pictures. I downloaded to my laptop free editing software, Picasa 3 from there website. Opened one pic a the time in Picasa, rotated them 360 degrees, and saved pictures into new folder. You can see in my topic: SW Florida log cabin, all pictures oriented properly now. Good luck with new cabin.

Brettny
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# Posted: 28 Apr 2019 07:07
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I was able to get up to the property for a quick 24hr trip before the weather turned to snow. What i came into was a seriously muddy mess. There is many many gallons of standing water on that hill. I do see the output of what could be a spring on the property wich is verying promising.

7am i started clearing a path in from the culvert that was installed the day before. About noon i had mostly make it through the really wet low area. I had to make a log corderoy road. This lot was select cut logged in december so there was lots of 12-6in tree tops laying around to lay in the road. As i layed logs and was able to get further into the soft area i dug a trench next to the load. Part of the problem was it rained mostly the whole day so the more trees i layed in the more mud i made in the trail. At about 3pm i packed up and headed home.

At this point im $130 for the 15in culvert, $40 for a small 6in culvert, $15 in diesel and one tank of gas for the chainsaw. Next it to wait for things to dry out then lay the driveway fabric out and start dumping stone.
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Brettny
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# Posted: 28 Apr 2019 07:09 - Edited by: Brettny
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Brettny
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# Posted: 28 Apr 2019 07:15
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Quoting: stalal2525

I had same problem posting pics that were taken by iphone. I researched it on net and did the following to correct orientation of pictures. I downloaded to my laptop free editing software, Picasa 3 from there website. Opened one pic a the time in Picasa, rotated them 360 degrees, and saved pictures into new folder. You can see in my topic: SW Florida log cabin, all pictures oriented properly now. Good luck with new cabin.

I have never had this problem with any other forums but this one. Im going to edit them so...sideways it will be.

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