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Heat In The Mancave

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Bipolar, Sep 25, 2020.

  1. Bipolar

    Bipolar Well-Known Member

    I moved a pellet stove out of the basement up a flight of stairs and into the mancave yesterday.
    It weighs 250 pounds. It was a workout getting it up the stairs.
    I had a pellet stove in the mancave for several years. We did not use the one in the house so I sold the stove in the mancave and moved the newer stove to the mancave.
    Winter is coming and I have a couple winter projects that need attended to.

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  2. Chester AP

    Chester AP Well-Known Member

    A mancave - what a luxury.
    And even more so with heating.
     
  3. Bipolar

    Bipolar Well-Known Member

    The Temperature here can drop to -30 C in the winter months.
    Heat is not a luxury.
     
  4. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    How did you lift it?
     
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  5. Bipolar

    Bipolar Well-Known Member

    A two wheeled dolly and a strong helper.
     
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  6. spinno

    spinno Well-Known Member

    At my age, very carefully:D
     
  7. WillieJ

    WillieJ Well-Known Member

    With my back I would sub-contract.
     
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  8. ascu75

    ascu75 Well-Known Member

    I am in bed today and asked for the heating to go on and was given an extra blanket. Evidently the central heating only functions after Oct 1 :eek:
     
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  9. daft_biker

    daft_biker Action Man!

    Aye, got to keep the toys warm and dry;)

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  10. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    That seems quite hazardous. A stair walker trolley would be safer than a two wheel sack trolley. Even with that you would need two people.
     
  11. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    to a millwright.
     
  12. Chester AP

    Chester AP Well-Known Member

    To me having a mancave is the great luxury, and of course like any other room it may need heating during cold weather.
    My wife and I have a vey small cottage with no loft and a very small garden on a slope, so no chance of a shed either.
     
  13. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    It was cold here last night as well. I awoke about 2am feeling cold. I just threw the winter duvet over the lower part of the bed. It is now properly replacing the summer duvet and I am considering long PJs instead of PJ shorts.
     
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  14. Bazarchie

    Bazarchie Well-Known Member

    Can we please see a picture of the man cave?
     
  15. Bipolar

    Bipolar Well-Known Member

    Its a bit cluttered, I am just about finished a bathroom renovation and then the shop get some organizing.
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  16. WillieJ

    WillieJ Well-Known Member

    Unless my eyes deceive me that is an impressive looking bandsaw.
     
  17. Bipolar

    Bipolar Well-Known Member

    Its a 16" Walker Turner bandsaw its made from cast iron, it was made in the late 1950s or early 1960s.
    I found it in the local buy and sell for a very good price. It came with a box of spare blades about 100 of them.
     
  18. Mark101

    Mark101 Well-Known Member

    How on earth did you move 113 kg up stairs, surely not on your own?
     
  19. WillieJ

    WillieJ Well-Known Member

    Nice.
     
  20. Footloose

    Footloose Well-Known Member

    Mmmm! that's a nice dinky little lathe you've got there, and maybe also a milling machine? - Brings back fond memories as I used to operate a Ward with a 12" (capacity) chuck and also a lapping machine.
     

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