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New Pole Barn this year!

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by 04WhiteSport, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. 04WhiteSport

    04WhiteSport Senior Member
    Messages: 113

    No more hooking up in the snow and not fitting in the garage! 35x 55 x 10 ceilings. I love my BARN!!! almost 2000 square ft, TV, Stereo, Water, Heat, AC, a BAR, concrete, wood deck soon to come under the overhang. 11 days to build 3 months to finish like I live there. I can live here when the wife is pissed at me for whatever reason this time.





  2. 04WhiteSport

    04WhiteSport Senior Member
    Messages: 113

    Please let it snow so I can pay this thing off!!! No snow yet this year, This weekend is New Years! My resolution: Plow lots of snow!!!!!
  3. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,137

    Nice building you put up, wish I had the land for that.
  4. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,171

    Looks great. Love all the trees in the background.

    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,619

    congrats it looks very nice
  6. herb1001

    herb1001 Senior Member
    Messages: 111

    Nice looking barn if you don't mind me asking what does something like that cost to put up.
  7. groundbreakers

    groundbreakers Senior Member
    Messages: 824

    dam exactly what im lookin to build ..... i assume you had it built .... but im curious as well for the total cost ..... my estimate was around 21 k for a 30 x 50 x 10 17 ' peek ....
  8. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Very nice building and steel siding and roofs the way to go.
  9. viper881

    viper881 Senior Member
    Messages: 450

    Hard to see in the pictures....concrete floors?
  10. TheLawnRanger2

    TheLawnRanger2 Member
    Messages: 47

    Nice job. You will enjoy it. Thumbs Up
  11. JeepTJ

    JeepTJ Senior Member
    Messages: 225

    It looks great!!

    What type of "poles" did you use?

    I like the sand box with the digger for the kid.

    In the last picture--is that the electric meter about 8' up off of the ground? Why so high up?

  12. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,193

    ive wondered about what it costs to do one yourself too. I'm thinking about trying it.
  13. BlueRam2500

    BlueRam2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 765

    Dude that is awesome.
  14. campkd6

    campkd6 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    I have helped build several pole barns and it's a lot of work but with a group of guys and the right equipment its not that hard to do. And you can save yourself thousands.
  15. plowingkid35

    plowingkid35 Senior Member
    Messages: 255

    We have built all of ours at my families farm. Dad does contruction,one uncle is an electrician, one owns a concrete business, and other does UPS (good for parts delivery) and all together it took us a little over a month for our biggest shed (80X200) Of course others helped not just us 4. But with the right equipment it definatley did save a lot of time and $$$. Thumbs Up

    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,619

    around here it is 15.00 sf, that building with a decent crew is a couple days work, not hard at all,

    i built one when i was 20 by myself, it took 2 weeks, my current slab on grade was a week to dry it in but i prefabbed everything on the deck and threw it up in a couple days.
  17. 04WhiteSport

    04WhiteSport Senior Member
    Messages: 113

    Yes I built it myself with 2 other guys. We used 6x6 posts and prefab trusses. It wasn't real hard to build if u have a little common sence and the right tools.
    I bought a kit from Menards that was all the basic materials for about $15k. Concrete was another 9k, about 2 k for the electrical trench, power, fixtures, and plugs. I put 4 power outlets on each post which totals about 45 plugs. No need for an extension cord for me! I would say I have 30k in the whole thing. Still need to finish the porch and landscape around it but all in all, very happy with it. I was quoted around 46k to have it done turnkey. It was worth it to do it myself.
  18. Mike NY

    Mike NY Senior Member
    from zone 5
    Messages: 102

    What kind of light fixtures did you use. I have a 30x40 with florecent and I am not all that happy with them. I will say, I did cheep out by not having enough ( 7 - 4' double tube).
  19. DuraBird02

    DuraBird02 Member
    Messages: 76

    Nice setup! Wish i had some land....one day. Hey, a kid can dream can't he! LoL Looks good.
  20. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    Looks great. That would go perfectly on my lot here......if I could get away with it with the town. I just don't have the $30k ;)