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Postby AKmud » Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:30 pm

Well, my retirement shop in Summers, AR is coming along nicely. The plan is to retire from my govt job here in Alaska around June next year and head south. I've been running a small welding shop on the side here for 5 years now and I'm planning on supplementing my retirement income with welding in AR. I'm leaving on 9/29 to go work on the shop for three weeks. Hopefully I'll get quite a bit of wiring done as well as the office/bathroom/laundry room built in the back of the shop.

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Re: New shop

Postby ldbtx » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:43 pm

Very nice. My retirement plan is very similar to yours.
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Re: New shop

Postby Farmwelding » Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:41 pm

That is a nice shop. I would ask if it has a nice heat system but in Arizona you might want AC. I would say it was my retirement plan as well, but that wont be for like 50 years so... That shop should serve you well. What is the dimensions on this building?
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Re: New shop

Postby Otto Nobedder » Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:48 pm

Farmwelding wrote:That is a nice shop. I would ask if it has a nice heat system but in Arizona you might want AC. I would say it was my retirement plan as well, but that wont be for like 50 years so... That shop should serve you well. What is the dimensions on this building?


AR is Arkansas. AZ is Arizona.
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Re: New shop

Postby Poland308 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:25 pm

:lol:

Nice shop too.
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Re: New shop

Postby Farmwelding » Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:01 pm

Let me explain...see every guy I know who retired goes to Arizona so I just missed the letter difference. Either way it is warmer than Alaska.
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Re: New shop

Postby dgapilot » Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:25 am

Farmwelding wrote:Let me explain...see every guy I know who retired goes to Arizona so I just missed the letter difference. Either way it is warmer than Alaska.


On some days! I live outside D.C. My daughter lives in Chugiak AK. There are many days where it is colder in DC than it is in Chugiak. That said, the average is colder up there, and not as much sun in the winter. That would be the hardest to get used to.


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Re: New shop

Postby weldin mike 27 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:58 pm

less polar-bears and frozen digits. congratulations.
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Re: New shop

Postby AKmud » Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:13 pm

weldin mike 27 wrote:less polar-bears and frozen digits. congratulations.



Definitely! Winters aren't as fun as they used to be. I'm ready for some sunshine.
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Re: New shop

Postby weldin mike 27 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:05 am

Winter isn't fun where I am and I only gets down to about 0 degrees c
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