The "final" project on the Mexico property

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Re: The "final" project on the Mexico property

Postby jhwalker » Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:08 pm

And on the road to town...
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Re: The "final" project on the Mexico property

Postby jhwalker » Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:09 pm

and one more...
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Re: The "final" project on the Mexico property

Postby jhwalker » Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:10 pm

Greasy clay. :-D
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Re: The "final" project on the Mexico property

Postby jhwalker » Sat Oct 31, 2015 12:35 pm

The workers are moving forward on the backyard project if it is not pouring rain. The rain is mostly pounding at night, and then a little in the afternoon.

But, the roads remain a mess, greasy snot-like clay. The all wheel drive Escape slips and slides back and forth. The Ducati is just a mess to ride.
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Re: The "final" project on the Mexico property

Postby jhwalker » Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:16 am

The weather has improved, so as of today we have 20 folks working again. We are trying to finish in 40 more days, so we have to pick up steam.

I concluded that we should add another solar system -- prices for the systems are down, power costs are up -- so will just get it done.

The back yard is taking shape.
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Re: The "final" project on the Mexico property

Postby jhwalker » Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:18 am

No extra charge for the guy mooning us. :-D
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Re: The "final" project on the Mexico property

Postby jhwalker » Sun Nov 08, 2015 10:41 pm

I left Friday morning for the USA trip to move the SPF Cobra, but Thursday, 10 of the 20 workers quit. As best I could understand it, it was too warm in the afternoons and the supervisors were pushing too hard. 8-) I will see how it goes when I return Tuesday or Wednesday. What the hell :doh:
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Re: The "final" project on the Mexico property

Postby jhwalker » Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:56 pm

4.5 weeks left on the project. Luis, the builder, subscribes to the notion that 9 women can make a baby in 1 month, I guess. :-D

When I returned last Tuesday night there were about 14-15 folks working. Luis says he will bring in another 10 on Tuesday (tomorrow is yet another Mexican holiday...).

I cheaped out on a couple of things to get the contract price to one that I felt comfortable with, and now there is some pressure to "un-cheap" but with my belief that we NEED the additional solar facility making another 8-10-12 kws a day, I'm holding tight.

It is all taking shape. A pic from the balcony and a pic from the area where the loggia will be are attached.

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Re: The "final" project on the Mexico property

Postby Tetge » Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:59 pm

I looked at the pictures several times but It still looks to me like an archeological site, not a landscaping feature.
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Re: The "final" project on the Mexico property

Postby jhwalker » Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:22 pm

Tetge wrote:I looked at the pictures several times but It still looks to me like an archeological site, not a landscaping feature.

:lol: I will post an update.
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