singlefin
@singlefin
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Joined: February 15, 2014 8:12 pm
Last seen: April 3, 2022 9:34 pm
Topics: 69 / Replies: 947
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RE: Refined

Without a heathy economy, your without the means to improve anything.

3 years ago
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3 years ago
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RE: Building a new home

STTsailor, “Talent” is the proper term, thank you. Have no idea about an ICF home. One thing I’d suggest, having ridden out Maria in my guesthous...

3 years ago
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RE: Building a new home

@scott_n_jen_b A lot has happened since this thread was active. So here’s my “Building in the USVI” update: I’ve learned a lot since beginning thi...

3 years ago
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RE: Limetree lawsuit, day after startup.

Left leaning, politically motivated stateside organizations destroy the livelihoods of good people everyday. But the St. Croix Environmental Associa...

3 years ago
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RE: Merry Christmas Everyone!

Once the majority of people get vaccinated, this place is going to take off. However, I fear the economic policy’s of the incoming administration in W...

3 years ago
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RE: USVI Vision 2040

-Reliable electrical supply. -A hospital and reasonabe health insurance options. -stateside quality roads. Build the infrastructure, and they wi...

3 years ago
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RE: Crime

Well said Queen Mary, “As for crime. Try stop reading and watching all news for a couple weeks and then let me know how bad it is. Sure its there, b...

4 years ago
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RE: Increase government salaries

And let’s not forget the brand new 20,000 sqft, $5,000,000 legislator building on St. Croix.

4 years ago
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RE: Business Ideas? What could St. Croix use?

Metal worker / fabricator. I’ve been waiting 3 months for the only guy on STX to build 10 stainless steel plates for my roof rafters. Since Walsh Meta...

4 years ago
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RE: Governor Debbie Downer

I guess “Doesn’t End Well” really depends on your life expectancy. Using NYC as an example, it has seen mass exodus’s, it has limped along during so...

4 years ago
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RE: Governor Debbie Downer

From a historical perspective on how society interacts, life has always returned to “normal” after pandemics. Social distancing, along with the migr...

4 years ago
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RE: Senates true priorities.

Wholeheartedly agree islandjoan! $5,000,000 blown on a handful of Senators AND THEIR STAFF. Funds that could have gone toward the islands only hosp...

4 years ago
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RE: PMV....And Didn't Love It

Well said, JahDrivesAFerrari. The USVI certainly isn’t stateside. Self sufficiency know how is a must. Keep the glass half full (preferably with a r...

4 years ago
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RE: Concrete roof

It’s not a question of insulation, they’re impractical because they wouldn’t hold up here. All sea containers are built in China of cheap corten steel...

4 years ago
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RE: Concrete roof

All good points Jaldeborgh. Another consideration is roof pitch. A flat roof (most cement roofs) are prone to upwelling in high winds. As 200 mph gu...

4 years ago
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RE: Concrete roof

Please, DO NOT consider building a home out of shipping containers. There’s a reason HGTV doesn’t have “Five years Later” episodes.

4 years ago
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RE: Concrete roof

I’d suggest doing a search for a reputable STX Architect first. The design work will be the first step on a very long, and guaranteed bumpy road. It’s...

4 years ago
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RE: Concrete roof

Two words, Bond Beam. All properly built homes have them here. A bond beam is built along the top of every 8” thick exterior cement block wall. It’s...

4 years ago
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RE: What's Plan B?

Another good point Rotorhead. Social Media, and the cable news networks especially, are definitely fanning the flames. Too many opinions, too few fa...

4 years ago
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RE: What's Plan B?

Stxdreaming1, enjoyed your easily accessible video. It’s a shame really, there seems to be a Gator’s Mom everywhere these days. The reply says a ...

4 years ago
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