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Old 03-05-2014, 09:41 PM   #101
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I would do apistos over shellies in that talk. I would use a 20 Long for shellies
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Old 03-05-2014, 09:45 PM   #102
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Ya I do like my apisto's ..
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Old 03-06-2014, 05:28 PM   #103
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Here it is,
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Old 03-06-2014, 05:33 PM   #104
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Yup, it's all there haha! I like the lower frame on the ground better! More stable! Just remember that diagonal 2x4 or actually a piece of 1x4 knoty pine (cheap) would work too, on the back from side to side and top to bottom! Make sense? It's an extra brace so it won't wobble side to side
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Yup, it's all there haha! I like the lower frame on the ground better! More stable! Just remember that diagonal 2x4 or actually a piece of 1x4 knoty pine (cheap) would work too, on the back from side to side and top to bottom! Make sense? It's an extra brace so it won't wobble side to side
So the design is good and the screw sizes? I'll be sure and remember that extra piece. What would all this cost?


Edit. Also what kind of 2x4s?
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Old 03-06-2014, 05:40 PM   #106
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I'm still thinking your under $40, could be less, I'm guessing building materials are a bit cheaper there based on the $500k mansions I've seen on tv Edit: fur is fine, I'd say whatever's cheaper, make sure to eye then up and pick straight ones! Less knots the better, no splits or cracks!
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Gotcha! I am pricing online. I can't find 1/2 plywood in 4x8. Only in 2'x4' sections
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Home Depot? Don't bother online with lumber.. Can you go in?probably based on what they'll ship.. They def have 4x8 sheets of all plywood.
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They do have 4x8 but not in half inch. Would this stuff work in any of the pics?

What's that osb stuff? Why is it so cheap?
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Osb would be ok as long as it didn't get to wet, it's basically compressed wood shavings, we build million dollar homes with it! It's not as strong as plywood though, for your needs I'd say it would fly, especially if you throw a coat of paint on it.. 7/16 is basically 1/2"
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