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    Today, 11:51 AM
    I honestly never paid attention to the name of the place but the waitress from our last lunch said they were the only Japanese restaurant in...
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    Today, 11:42 AM
    ShawnM replied to a thread Sweet corn in Horticulture
    The sweet corn seeds we picked up locally seem to be germinating well, they just popped up this morning so I will see how they do. I don't want to...
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    Today, 11:29 AM
    Brian, Had a LPG flash heater installed a few years ago when I was still in Korea. I had a kerosene boiler which was fine in the winter as it was...
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    Today, 11:18 AM
    Tom...Mother Earth News is a fantastic resource, been a subscriber for years. They also had a solar food dehydrator a while back that I really would...
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    Today, 11:11 AM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    Tony, We are paid up on rent at the apartment for another 2 weeks+ so Cherry is not in too much of a rush. We had to get a new battery for the...
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    Today, 10:46 AM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    We were able to get the EVG panels to the site this afternoon, we'll start getting them installed tomorrow. The electric door latch for the...
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    Yesterday, 02:26 PM
    I've been going back and forth about buying a solar water heater or making one. The draw on buying one is that they look pretty good, the downside...
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    Yesterday, 01:47 PM
    The places we have enjoyed and will hit for lunch when we go to Dumaguete is the little Japanese place and Pasta King, good food and good service in...
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    Yesterday, 01:27 PM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    I ended up ordering everything from the US; did find a company in Manila with basically the same stuff but it was double the price so with getting a...
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    Yesterday, 12:39 PM
    Ed, This is a subject we talked about when we met up and one that I think a number of folks are dealing with. The lack of water here, to be...
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    Yesterday, 11:24 AM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    I did not realize yesterday when I posted that today is a holiday (wow they have a lot) so we will get the EVG panels tomorrow. I put in the...
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    08-20-2014, 01:02 PM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    The remaining EVG panels are in Dumaguete, going to get them to the site tomorrow. Only 20 panels so we think we can get them delivered by jeepney. ...
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    08-19-2014, 02:16 PM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    I was basically taking care of minor things today, the guys were struggling with the work as it was really hot...got some work done. Still waiting...
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    08-19-2014, 12:00 AM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    Kitchen door, needed it to open out due to space. All doors and windows have magnetic switches to the security alarm system. Shawn
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    08-18-2014, 12:35 PM
    ShawnM started a thread Sweet corn in Horticulture
    I have some Mirai sweet corn seeds purchased from a reputable seed company from the US. I grew it that last 3 years I was in Korea, both in...
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    08-18-2014, 11:50 AM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    Cherry ordered cement first thing this morning but did not get the 50 bags until almost 1800. At least we got that so we can keep the workers busy...
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    08-16-2014, 02:32 PM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    Tony...will check them out tomorrow (if open); if it saves me a trip to Dumaguete I will owe you a few more cold ones next time. Shawn
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    08-16-2014, 02:25 PM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    DJ...sorry that I can't give any recommendations; we've done everything ourselves. There are many folks on the forum that have more info/experience...
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    08-16-2014, 02:08 PM
    ShawnM started a thread Water in Property development
    This has got to be the most frustrating thing I've dealt with...the lack of water. We stay at an apartment while we build the house...no water today...
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    08-16-2014, 01:43 PM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    We picked up a few things from Dumaguete today, the grinder died after we got back today so we will need to buy a new one tomorrow...had it for more...
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    08-15-2014, 02:15 PM
    ShawnM replied to a thread Gardening in Property development
    When I click the link it shows up, but when I try to find it from the main forum it is missing...have restarted my computer twice and it is the same....
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    08-15-2014, 02:09 PM
    ShawnM replied to a thread Aswang , real or not in General Chat
    Tony...Cherry showed me the pic earlier tonight and I just glanced and figured it was a fruit bat and dismissed it. After your post I showed the...
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    08-15-2014, 01:44 PM
    ShawnM replied to a thread Gardening in Property development
    It was a sub forum and I'm not seeing it anymore...
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    08-15-2014, 01:04 PM
    ShawnM started a thread Gardening in Property development
    Am I losing my mind or do I keep missing where the gardening thread went?? Shawn
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    08-15-2014, 12:35 PM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    Good day today, the security door will be ready tomorrow for the first coat of final paint (white to match windows and doors). The front gate is...
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    08-14-2014, 10:35 AM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    Got a bit of rain this morning, not enough to fill up all my barrels from the rain water collection. I am still curious to see how long it will take...
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    08-13-2014, 10:51 AM
    When building rain can be your worse enemy, but the heat has really sucked and am actually hoping for some rain to cool things down a bit. It would...
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    08-13-2014, 10:19 AM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    Sorry for just a few pics today; spent the day fixing some things as well as keeping the workers straight on how to frame a ceiling and what I wanted...
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    08-12-2014, 10:40 AM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    Went to Dumaguete today to pick up the steel for the gate and security door as well as the pump, water tank and some fittings. Since my plumber...
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    08-11-2014, 11:22 AM
    ShawnM replied to a thread House Build in Property development
    We roasted 2 pigs on Saturday, shut things down at noon. It was a great time. No work on Sunday as me and the wife headed to the village to deal...
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I am retired USAF (2007) coming up as an electrician. I spent 18 years living in Asia (Korea and Japan). Worked in Afghanistan as a Construction Project Manager for 2 years. Currently semi retired as I want to get the house finished before I go back to work.
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