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Forum: Building a Yurt 11-08-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,791
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Rocket Mass Heater in a yurt

Wow is there a 'bowing down' emoticon? Thank you for your post, Paul Wheaton! Permies.com is the best!!! Folks, Mr. Wheaton is THE guru for your RMH build and install.
Forum: Building a Yurt 11-07-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,345
Posted By rangeroad
Laying the floor

Hello all, just want to say thanks this is a great forum and has really helped us out along the way.

Wondering if anyone has any advice for laying the floor? We have 5 1/2" T&G red pine going on...
Forum: Building a Yurt 09-01-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,333
Posted By rangeroad
Bottom of floor?

Hello folks,

Getting ready to build the floor now. I'm a bit concerned with most plans having an open or exposed bottom to the floor, i.e nothing under the the circle of joists. Most plans call...
Forum: Building a Yurt 05-27-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,511
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Any SIP platform builders out there?

Also interested if anyone has used helical (screw) piles for their platform instead of sonotubes? My location is remote, and am interested in using these.
Forum: Building a Yurt 05-26-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,511
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Any SIP platform builders out there?

Another question Jafo...how many concrete footing blocks did you do for your 30'?
Forum: Building a Yurt 05-05-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,511
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Any SIP platform builders out there?

Have you had any frost heaving issues with that method?
Forum: Building a Yurt 05-05-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,511
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Any SIP platform builders out there?

Yup, 4' they say. Jafo, if you're out there, I looked at your photo album....awesome spot and a very nice yurt! Wondering if you could share how you did your piers/footings? We are both in similar...
Forum: Building a Yurt 05-04-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,511
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Any SIP platform builders out there?

Thanks, I didn't know Groovy offered this. Good to know they use 3" thickness. Wow, not cheap either! Also would like to know how far down us folks up in the north are digging for pillars to beat the...
Forum: Building a Yurt 05-03-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,511
Posted By rangeroad
Any SIP platform builders out there?

Hello all,

Getting ready to build the platform for a 30' Pacific. There is a SIP manufacturer where I live, so I was wondering if anyone has experience with this install for the floor. I'm based...
Forum: Powering the Yurt 01-14-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,797
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Free Shipping on PVX-2580L Solar Batteries

This is great info., thanks Jafo. I see they're up to $650 now, but good to have this on the radar.
Forum: Yurt Repair 12-17-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,112
Posted By rangeroad
Cracked dome repair?

I've got a cracked dome on my hands, split 1/2 way right down the middle. Wondering if anyone out there has successfully repaired one and any advice to go along with it?
Forum: Yurt Repair 12-11-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Putting a yurt in storage for winter

Ok, we are confirmed for the dismantle. I would like to know the best recommendation for cleaning the outer wall for this situation, there seems to be a whole bunch of info on the net, some of it...
Forum: Yurt Repair 12-09-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Putting a yurt in storage for winter

Jafo meant to ask do you know the length of the rafters for the 30 foot Pacific ?
Forum: Yurt Repair 12-09-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Putting a yurt in storage for winter

Thanks folks for all the great replies and ideas. If it happens it will be this weekend, so I will try to document everything to see how it goes for a few months inside.
Forum: Yurt Repair 12-04-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Putting a yurt in storage for winter

Its a 30' Pacific. My mistake, I was looking at the closed windows thinking they were sections. Still getting up to speed on all this : ).
Forum: Yurt Repair 12-04-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Putting a yurt in storage for winter

Do you know approx how many sections the walls come in? Would the liner under the roof also be in sections, or would it be one piece like the roof?
Forum: Yurt Repair 12-04-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By rangeroad
Re: Putting a yurt in storage for winter

Thanks for the quick reply, Jafo! And thx for your agreement on my dilemma. Located in upper NE Maine, currently very wet and cold with no chance of drying in the next week. It won't be a problem...
Forum: Yurt Repair 12-04-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By rangeroad
Putting a yurt in storage for winter

Hello folks,

My first post! Just want to mention what a great site this is.

I'm considering purchasing a fixer upper yurt that has not been well maintained. There are a few logistics involved...
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