Originally Posted by Mygoat1
Hey man I dont have any experience with the grants myself but I was looking at doing the same thing. I have a lot of ideas and concerns myself about doing this. What size place and equipment do you have or gonna get. Also I would like to know is their a web-site with this info or something. Was wondering are you gonna do this in CT?
I think if I do it in CT the overhead will sink me. Property taxes along would end up being five digits a year. Not to mention electricity here is raoe expensive at $300/mo just for a small house.
There's no real site for this stuff it seems to all be "custom" applications (As much as I don't like that word.) I can get a deal on a pre-engineered metal building spec'd the way I need it.
I got a buddy that is originally from TX, and I've thought of possibly putting it there too. No idea on the size. I'm thinking of a rough guesstimate of 200'x80' or 16,000 sq ft on an acre or so. Figure 18" thick foundation @ 3600psi crete, 12 bays, 5 lifts, 6 or 7 dry bays, ASE tech working there, one or two people at the desk, rental tools, basic tools for the bays, parts washer, welding and metal work station... So basically like one of the Hobby centers.