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I had an '87 Interceptor for a few years. At the time Interceptors were 700cc to get around an import tariff on motorcycles with more than 700cc displacement. This is a close to when it was new shot. Really didn't like cleaning the white wheels all the time.

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Nice being a jack of all trades when building something like what you have there. Looks great.
 

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Well, construction is going well, the painter is done with everything except cleanup and a few small details,

The Honda didn't make me quite as happy. I installed the last batch of new bits and got it to start, took it for a test ride without the back brake and with the shifter linkage maladjusted. It has a misfire that I can't explain.

Monday, maybe...
 

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Looks great ! You know all the Honda needs is a bit of focus , you will have it proper sooner !
 

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Hadn't checked in for a while things sure are looking good! Glad to see your taking a little time for the bikes
 

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Painter got done, so I got busy installing the light fixtures, ceiling fans, switches, dimmers and plugs.

(that's a reflection just above the wall plug...

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Temporarily installed a little LED light so the hangar will never be pitch black at night. Finished the 1/2 bath (on the left) fan/light, switch, and duplex outlets. Next comes TRASH DAY!!! Just waiting to receive and install the kitchen cabinets which will have a fair amount of cardboard packing, as well as the refrigerator & range, then I'll have a serious cleanup day and make a trip to the dump.

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Beautiful sunset as I was heading home...

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...and not too shabby at the opposite end of the building...

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Beautiful spot for your new hang-out … looks almost ready to live in !
 

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The last few details (cabinets & counter tops) are really dragging. I've wasted 3/4 of the day waiting for countertops to be delivered; they will NOT leave them in the driveway, and the delivery truck has been "4 stops away" since 9AM this morning (that first stop must be a huge load, and I guess the driver forgot his dolly).

Anyway, I did get the appliances in, wired up a custom made 230v pigtail for the stove, and set the few cabinet pieces (that DID arrive) more or less where they'll go...

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Also FINALLY installed the hangar apron lights a few days ago...

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Killed 4 more scorpions before the fumigator dropped in Monday and DRENCHED the place-

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Also got new seat cushions for the outdoor furniture-

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There's a SLIM chance we'll spend the night out there Friday...
 

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I'm re-arranging the tubs left in my big trailer, then I need to build some shelves to put them on where I can access / open them without having to move others, unstack, etc.

That will free up room to move stuff from the container; then I can FINALLY get the Quicksilver out, move it into the hangar, and start re-assembling it for FLIGHT!

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Kitchen is almost done. Did TWO "2-person" jobs today: upper cabinets & microwave. Just me and my sore back. Tomorrow will be the kitchen sink, then we go get some beds, couches, table, etc. Just basic stuff. Basically, this thing is DONE.

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The reward...

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Cue rainbow! (I had it all planned)

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Good on you GP , a cool reward at end of your day ,a real bonus , hope you make many great memories in your new spot !
 

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Have been watching your build come together.....sweet job you have done.
Now you can sit back and enjoy the rewards...🍻 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
 

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Had our first "camp-out" last Saturday, my youngest son and me.

He made fried eggs over-easy, I had coffee.

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Then almost everyone showed up. All 5 of my kids in the same place. L-R oldest to youngest, Jason, Nikki, Kevin, Talitha & Alex. Tall-short-tall-short-tall, boy-girl-boy-girl-boy, coincidentally.

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Nikki heard there were scorpions...

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Sally on the kids' dirt bike-

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my youngest grandson drove me around the entire ranch. His first time driving a 4-wheeler

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