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Lamar-Plant City
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Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips?
      Sat Sep 09 2017 09:38 PM

Here is something NOT to have happen....preparations are going well. Got boards on my 'lives in Bermuda' neighbors house so I could put one car in their garage. Got half of my boards up (waiting on the north side so I can see out until things turn ugly). Got mom's house battened down and her over here. Plenty of supplies. Then....the garage door breaks this afternoon late. One side cable came off the spool. My neighbor helped my daughter get it up and we didn't worry until an hour ago when we wanted to put it down and it would NOT go....kept slewing sideways and going out of the track. Sent out a plea for help on Facebook and had a couple of people suggest things to do and call. My daughter found a video on YouTube that showed how to get the cable back on the spool....it was actually easy...took 10 minutes and we got it down!!! I shudder to think of it stuck up during this hurricane or someone stealing all I have out there in the night! The door guy is coming by early to check it before I try the motor again.....blood pressure returning to near normal....phew!!

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* Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Prospero Sat Sep 09 2017 09:38 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? cieldumortModerator   Wed Sep 06 2017 08:31 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Owlguin   Wed Sep 06 2017 12:32 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? DMFischer   Wed Sep 06 2017 12:17 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? TPuppy   Tue Sep 05 2017 01:09 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Stork   Tue Sep 05 2017 09:42 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Fay   Tue Sep 05 2017 01:40 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Tue Sep 05 2017 02:18 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? JMII   Tue Sep 05 2017 03:55 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lautermilch   Tue Sep 05 2017 04:32 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? eulogia   Tue Sep 05 2017 03:26 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Tue Sep 05 2017 05:00 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Bev   Tue Sep 05 2017 10:14 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Bev   Wed Sep 06 2017 09:27 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? TPuppy   Thu Sep 07 2017 12:29 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Thu Sep 07 2017 12:32 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Bev   Thu Sep 07 2017 03:05 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? kapSt.Cloud   Fri Sep 08 2017 04:13 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Sat Sep 09 2017 09:38 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Prospero   Sat Sep 09 2017 10:19 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Bev   Thu Sep 07 2017 03:08 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Thu Sep 07 2017 10:38 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Prospero   Thu Sep 07 2017 09:14 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? LadyStorm   Wed Sep 06 2017 09:57 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? MikeCAdministrator   Tue Sep 05 2017 10:30 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Bev   Wed Sep 06 2017 03:08 AM
. * * Forgive me if this has been asked several times Ed G   Wed Sep 06 2017 08:15 AM
. * * Re: Forgive me if this has been asked several times Lamar-Plant City   Wed Sep 06 2017 09:13 AM
. * * Re: Forgive me if this has been asked several times justmeinflorida   Wed Sep 06 2017 03:14 PM
. * * Re: Forgive me if this has been asked several times Daniel Jones   Wed Sep 06 2017 05:37 PM
. * * Re: Forgive me if this has been asked several times kapSt.Cloud   Wed Sep 06 2017 06:09 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? gvl, fl   Wed Sep 06 2017 12:09 AM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Lamar-Plant City   Mon Sep 04 2017 08:02 PM
. * * Re: Irma Preparations in Florida - Tips? Prospero   Mon Sep 04 2017 09:12 PM

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