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#504716 - 04/22/19 10:18 AM Pond Redo
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This is my current progress















Edited by RStringer (08/16/19 03:19 PM)
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#504720 - 04/22/19 01:05 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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Loc: Ohio
Is that a volcano?

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#504725 - 04/22/19 03:20 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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After the weather beats it down some and the pond fills back up. I'm hoping It will be a small island for some banana trees and elephant ears.
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#504727 - 04/22/19 03:22 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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This is the tractor i'm using. It might take me a little while but it will get done. The wife left for the weekend with a full tank of fuel LOL. She got a surprise she she got home.


Edited by RStringer (04/22/19 03:23 PM)
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#505571 - 05/09/19 01:03 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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Heres the volcano now

https://i.imgur.com/fQyQmXU.jpg


Edited by RStringer (05/09/19 03:20 PM)
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#509613 - 07/31/19 09:43 AM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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Heres my latest picture. The pond is still drained down a little bit so I can dig it out more. I left my mower in the picture for reference. It still has a lot of work to be done before it looks nice again but it will happen.

https://i.imgur.com/WWzVKTs.jpg




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Edited by RStringer (08/07/19 02:27 PM)
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#510210 - 08/13/19 10:30 AM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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#510343 - 08/15/19 10:10 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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Tractor has been broke down for little over a month now. Just got it fixed last night and the wife is leaving for the weekend so some progress will be made. Can anyone tell me the easiest way to put pictures on here. I normally go thur imgur but it a hassle. Can you put them straight from your cell phone on here?
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#510348 - 08/15/19 11:14 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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Loc: Morton Valley, TX
I just figured out a trick today! Take a screenshot of your pic, crop it, save and upload from your phone! In the attached I intentionally left a upper border where the screenshot was cropped.
Game changer for me!
Edit: You can't really see the crop line so maybe just screenshot and upload.


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#510359 - 08/16/19 11:28 AM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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I get the picture 2 go under file manager. How do you get it on the post


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#510365 - 08/16/19 12:44 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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Registered: 01/24/19
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Loc: Morton Valley, TX
Screenshot looks good! I have not figured out how to make photos appear in the post.

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#510369 - 08/16/19 01:38 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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open the image from the posted link and copy the url address.
Then go back and edit the post.
Type..."[img]" (without the quotes), paste the url address, and then type "[/img]" without the quotes. save the edit changes and it should appear like this...



Edited by Quarter Acre (08/16/19 03:14 PM)
Edit Reason: Fixed Type on slash location
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#510374 - 08/16/19 02:21 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: Quarter Acre]
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[quote=Quarter Acre]open the image from the posted link and copy the url address.
Then go back and edit the post.
Type..."[img]" (without the quotes), paste the url address, and then type "[img/]" without the quotes. save the edit changes and it should appear likt this...



Actually the brackets after the link have to have the forward slash IN FRONT of the img.

so it would be [img] http://blah blah blah.jpg [../img]

without the dots in front of the forward slash



Edited by canyoncreek (08/16/19 02:22 PM)

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#510378 - 08/16/19 03:16 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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That's what I said...actually NOT! Thanks for pointing that out Canyon. I have edited my post to reflect "the truth".
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#510379 - 08/16/19 03:18 PM Re: Pond Redo LOL [Re: RStringer]
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Thank you shortcut. It looks like a mess to my wife right now. I tell her when I get done people will drive from miles away to see such a display. Stole that sayin from my father in law. She always says name 2 people. Damn smartass lol


Edited by RStringer (09/25/19 09:41 AM)
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#510388 - 08/16/19 04:34 PM Re: Pond Redo [Re: RStringer]
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Registered: 01/24/19
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Loc: Morton Valley, TX
This is a mess! 1ac expansion.


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Edited by ShortCut (08/16/19 04:35 PM)

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#510390 - 08/16/19 04:40 PM Re: Pond Redo [Re: RStringer]
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That's a big expansion there. I might add 1/3 an acre. I'm hoping its 3/4 by the time I'm done
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#510432 - 08/17/19 02:58 PM Re: Pond Redo [Re: RStringer]
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This is a free expansion! The property is not far from town and our valley has great topsoil the dozer guy needed for several large landscaping projects. Touched base with him last night. They will be back soon to finish shaping it and connecting to the main pond. With 1100ac of watershed we need a much larger pond. This will make it about 2.5ac.
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#510434 - 08/17/19 04:18 PM Re: Pond Redo [Re: RStringer]
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Free is the best kind for sure. Sweet I hope it works out for ya.
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#510633 - 08/22/19 10:48 AM Re: Pond Redo [Re: RStringer]
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If this rain would stop I could get some more digging done. Gggrrr


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#510726 - 08/24/19 10:58 PM Re: Pond Redo [Re: RStringer]
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Made a little progress today. But it's all pretty wet for my small tractor but its trying lol.


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#510953 - 08/30/19 10:18 AM Re: Pond Redo [Re: RStringer]
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Wet week but got in when i could. I got the damn on the right side raised a little. It might not look like much. On my little tractor I bet I made 150 loads of dirt to make it. I'm tryin to raise my damn up bout 3 feet. I still have a long way to go on the other side.


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Edited by RStringer (08/30/19 10:20 AM)
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#510954 - 08/30/19 10:23 AM Re: Pond Redo [Re: RStringer]
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How do you eat an elephant?

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#510955 - 08/30/19 11:41 AM Re: Pond Redo [Re: RStringer]
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I feel like a mouse just nibbling sometimes. When I look back a picture from when i started it seems crazy. I started all of this cuz i had a low spot next to the pond that was always wet. So I figured and just expand it just a little. So much for that idea.
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#512628 - 10/11/19 01:05 PM Re: Pond Redo [Re: RStringer]
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This is the shape I'm going for. Sorry I'm not an artist. The pier will be a firepit on the end it's about 20 feet across. I. Looking at around 2/3 - 3/4 of an acre when finished n full I hope.


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