Wrenching in the gravel?

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Maybe I should just save up for concrete. I'm mainly tired of weeds and grass lol.

It'd be cheaper in the long run. If you spent the money on blacktop then wanted concrete, it'd cost more to dig up that blacktop. You could do it in sections, like an "apron" 20' long x whatever width your garage is would be a usable start.
 

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Concrete would definitely be the way but if your part of the country is anything like here, be prepared for price shock unless you do it yourself. I just got a quote to redo my driveway and about sh*t my pants.
 
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We did my buddy's concrete ourselves, and I was still in price shock. My main reason for thinking about chip and seal. I also would have to tear out a bunch of gravel to put a pad in, but if I could tar and feather it, I have enough wiggle room.

I'm about to run to KC to get these shock boots I forgot to order, then lay down some carpet and start putting parts on today. Hopefully I can get it done in a week or so, lol

P.S. my part of the country is Topeka, KS. If you have never been here, I don't really recommend it, unless you need a good cheeseburger on your way through.
 

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We did my buddy's concrete ourselves, and I was still in price shock. My main reason for thinking about chip and seal. I also would have to tear out a bunch of gravel to put a pad in, but if I could tar and feather it, I have enough wiggle room.

I'm about to run to KC to get these shock boots I forgot to order, then lay down some carpet and start putting parts on today. Hopefully I can get it done in a week or so, lol

P.S. my part of the country is Topeka, KS. If you have never been here, I don't really recommend it, unless you need a good cheeseburger on your way through.
Trip to Smoke Stack BBQ on 71 Hiway, in Mo., would be worth the drive or to Arthur Bryant's in KC is even better.
 

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Concrete would definitely be the way but if your part of the country is anything like here, be prepared for price shock unless you do it yourself. I just got a quote to redo my driveway and about sh*t my pants.
I'd figured that's a job you would tackle yourself.
 
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I will have to try that smoke stack bbq! We had some Town Topic burgers today. Took the kids to this farm up there, so its not looking like I'm starting today, but I think I have everything now.
 

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You just head south out of KC on Holmes Road and you will see on the left as you enter the town and see the smoke stacks and smell the meats.

 
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I make a pretty mean brisket myself, you will have to come down sometime if you move back.
 

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There is no if...I am moving back for sure. I will post on here when I do the move. Getting together for a brisket is very doable.
 
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