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    The Bombatorium

    Been buried with requests about my latest project since returning home, and the continued reason my library is still in storage.... So for those who keep asking me, here is a brief update on the progress of the Bombatorium - my eventual (the project from hell) new home for the collection, library, and my office.

    First picture, exterior is nearly finished. 50' long by 40' deep, 2000 square feet on the ground floor.

    Pictures 2-6 are various views of the ground floor. Lots of overhead support gives me excellent capacity to hang whater I want off the ceiling or move anything upstairs. Furnace and water heater to be installed next week.
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    Second floor is for the office and library. Overall dimensions are 25' x 50', for another 1250 square feet. 1st picture is an early view, to give an idea of the space. 2-3 will become the office, 4-6 will be for the bookshelves. Not shown is the third floor, which is an additional 800 square feet of starage space. More updates in a few weeks.
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    Hey Subs,
    That is a fantastic home , is it going to be yours. when you get older you will hate that two story
    John

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    Wow Jeff, can hardly wait to see bombatorium when it is done. What a huge building to house your stuff..............Dano

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    Great job Subs, must have been hard working in the past months to build it all up.
    Regards, DJH

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    WOW great Job what a space, looks great so far can't wait to see how it looks when its all done.
    Regards Madbomber

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    From the outside it looks like a fine home! Sure is not a pole barn...Dano

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    And here I am struggling with

    reworking a 6' x 7' ex Pantry room, good thing the 37's are small, Sigh~

    It's so small I can't even get a good picture of it !
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    That looks like it's going to be awesome when it's done. Do ex-colleagues get a discount on the admission fee?

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    I really like the big open space in your new building! I need to work on an addition to Bombatorium West when I get caught up on some finances. Damn bombs take up a lot of floor space.
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