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MKWL's new equipment storage building "addition"

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by mkwl, Dec 10, 2006.

  1. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    Here's a few pics of my new 12x12x8 Shed-in-a-box storage building for the equipment I have recently acquired (Gravely 817 utility tractor with attatchments, Troy Bilt chipper/shredder/truckloader, Troy Bilt rototiller, Echo trimmer, Mantis mini-tiller). I got it put together in about 4 hours, and is perfect for storing the rest of my equipment I can't fit in my main building!

    Here's the pics:

    shed add 1.jpg

    shed add 2.jpg

    shed add 3.jpg
  2. RedMax Man

    RedMax Man LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,051

    That's cool, i would mind having one of those. I want to get an enclosed trailer first.
  3. LawnInOrder

    LawnInOrder LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    Me too. First on the lsit is a truck, then def an enclosed trailer. Best thing is having storage on wheeels. :walking: ...

    BTW MKWL: nice storage building. have you changed anything in your other storage building or has it remaind the same. LawnInOrder

    BUCKEYE MOWING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,169

    That's great ! I need that ..but like the others ..I want an enclosed trailer first .
  5. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,739

    I have a 26x32 shop and a 14x20 shed but I am out of room. I need a place to store fert and salt. How much did that cost and does it sweat?
  6. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    Thanks guys! I paid $299 for it, from Northerntool.com. So far as I can tell, it doesn't "sweat", but again I've only had it for a little over 2 weeks.
  7. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    Thanks, my main building has pretty much remained the same, I just couldn't fit any more equipment into it. I can also store fertilizer, salt, calcium chloride, etc in my new storage building.
  8. W.L.S.27

    W.L.S.27 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 195

    How is it anchored to the ground? Or is it?... is the thing pretty stable or will a good wind knock it over?
  9. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    It's anchored in 6 places by large augers that screw in to the ground about 2'. Is it stable and well built...h*ll yeah!!! I put it up the day before a day when we had 60MPH winds, and 2" of rain, and it had no problem weathering the storm at all!
  10. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    Saw a few of those rolling around last week when whe had 30+ winds and 60+ gusts.
    Our city has required any temporary building be secured to the ground.

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