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Offline Fat Rat

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Show us your Man Cave
« on: April 15, 2013, 17:05:58 »
I'll shamelessly start  :)

There was a thread on Sheds/Garages but I think we need to dig deeper into what goes on in your cave. This is mine and some of the sad things I do there  :shy:





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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2013, 18:43:47 »
I don't have a garage but I can already foresee this thread making me green with envy. My bike sits on the drive under a cover, not ideal but it's that or no bike at all!

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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2013, 19:00:19 »

I may end up living there at this rate so best make it comfortable   :shy:
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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2013, 19:03:26 »
My man cave , I'm on the lookout for a bigger one as no room for any more bikes..




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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2013, 19:47:50 »
Looks far too tidy to me. You're obviously not spending enough time in it...

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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2013, 20:00:37 »
Aha! What timing! My man-cave is under development, finishing this week (I hope/plan) and I'll sort the pics out soon :thumb:
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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2013, 09:51:20 »
Fat Rat, that tidy place is not a man cave.

I'm now trying not to say something inappropriate about a Lady Cave.

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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2013, 10:20:23 »
Careful man, the search engines pick that sort of language up and we don't want anyone weirder than the rest of us frequenting this place   :shock:

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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2013, 10:28:49 »


Says the man who just started a 'Lubricants' section! :grin:
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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2013, 10:31:20 »

Fair cop   :shy:
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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2013, 11:41:56 »
There are weirder people than us? :shock:

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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2013, 13:35:17 »
I wish I had a man cave , instead , I have a man back garden which consists of a fully paved are containing 5 motorbikes , 4 of which work , 4 bicycles and 2 sheds full of tools :)

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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2013, 20:22:46 »
here's mine under construction


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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2013, 20:41:27 »
Nice garden Kodkod ..in need of a good Man Cave ?

I have a garden and a cobbled yard for a bike and cellar for tools (or junk ) boo hoo no cave !  :shrug:
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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2013, 21:22:10 »

sorry for making you cry, ( but go grab a bucket ) that's only a small portion of my garden, its almost 50 mts long   :dance:


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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #15 on: April 16, 2013, 22:28:07 »
Posted months ago about starting my 'mezzanine' man-cave ( 'New - Mezzanine Man-Cave' the perfume for men!...No?)

basically have a single garage attached to hoose. Now her indoors has appropriated 2/3rds of it as washing room/and there's a fridge and her cycles in there (oh, and an underused elliptical running machine as well).
The Strom ahas the botton  third of the garage, BUT, because of the pitched roof, I've got a velux window up there and a platform which I've been transforming so its insulated, electric and I'm putting my new workbench up there this week, too.

1st photo: early days (ignore dates, they're wrong) looking up from the roller doors into roof...



Top of the ladders, work has started, getting insulated etc. With help from Jeff999 from the forum, after this got some boards on the ceiling...


Looking down at the paltry space left for the Bike...(my fault - but I'm working on a solution!)All a bit of a mess here...Back in the winter, I kicked a hammer over the edge onto the bike, hit on the top of the mirror, then away from the tank = no damage - how feckin lucky was that :shock:



A photo this week, upstairs lit, sealed, painted...need to box in some pipes...



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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2013, 22:38:14 »
Looking good Gassoon , I could imagine you sliding down a firemans pole and straight onto the Wee  :thumb:

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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #17 on: April 16, 2013, 22:52:20 »

lol! there's an idea! Jeff used to be one, I'll ask if he can get his hands on a fireman's po........................



..........er, I'm starting to regret this conversation  :shy:

I must admit I was thinking more 'Stingray' , sliding down the ladders (which I will be rigging to be retractable, btw, cutting me off from the world of women, like a sailor in the offing, where I can see and hear what's happening on the land, but they can't reach me)

Just don't know whether, when its finished , to get more tools I'll probably never use - or a mini-fridge  :obscene-drinkingchug:
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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #18 on: April 17, 2013, 21:32:27 »
I was just wondering how you would get up there and how you would get heavy things up there. A block and tackle might be a good idea.
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Re: Show us your Man Cave
« Reply #19 on: April 17, 2013, 21:40:05 »
10/10 for the man cave Gas', gets the 2112 seal of approval  :thumb:

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