PART 1! Monday. Day 1 Prepping! Hurricane IAN: Live ish update from Gulf Coast Florida https://youtu.be/tfuPjxcl6ks
Part 2! Initiate Fortress Mode! Hurricane IAN | Live Update ish
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Part 3! It’s Not Flooded Yet! Hurricane IAN Update. Live ish https://youtu.be/h5lPL_aNEOw
Part 4! Hurricane Ian Live ish Update! Cat 5 upgrade! It’s getting Real Now! https://youtu.be/lc5ejt_AXGI
Part5! Update I’m getting WRECKED Right NOW! Hurricane Ian Live ish https://youtu.be/8UE_sgbRDdU
Part6! Flash Flood Warning NOW! 108mph Winds! Gusts are taking down trees! Moving truck to high ground!
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97 thoughts on “Damage assessment getting back to normal. sort of.”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Guy L says:

    As an Aussie, I love the way your daughter speaks my lingo… Lol. Glad you and the family are safe. Cheers from Queensland Australia.

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Pootis Piker says:

    Ray, "high idle" is actually better for diesels because it keeps varnish from forming on the cylinder walls, which is basically game over.

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Chris Bentley Walking and Rambling says:

    You ran this Hurricane with Military precision Ray. Kudos to you. I know where I'm coming when the zombie apocalypse hits. Nice piece of land you got there too. One question for anyone really, we all saw the power guys from other States. Do they all rally together and go where needed or does POTUS have to declare a state of emergency before they come in? Irregardless, a family well taken care of by the man who knows what he is doing. I really appreciate the Hurricane coverage for two reasons, one, we get to see it real time not News clips and two we get to see that Ray and family are fine. Great vlog Ray, love the Drone footage.

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Furnace YGO says:

    No. Australian is, G'day heading down to Macca's for a feed then I'll drop byy the Servo on the way back need some durrie's and another pair of sunny's.

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Grant Hartley says:

    Thank you for putting this together for us. You are a great person and give a lot of hope for the future. Yes I speak fluency Australian and New Zealand. God Bless you and your family

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ryno Opperman says:

    Why would you install all that crap in your car and not just start setting up solar power on your house?

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mike Melchiorre says:

    Thank You for the video , especially liked the Arial of your big green yard , no lizards seen .

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Scott Anderson says:

    Thanks!

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars raven says:

    when are yall gonna start putting critical utilities underground? like the rest of the civilized world?

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars DeSoto Sky says:

    No mention yet of how your personal storage workshop fared. I have the impression it is not the same location as your home.

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars HAWK WARRIOR says:

    You ever thought about upgrading to solar power. There's a couple of people who I'm subscribed to how live off grid have solar power

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars J. M. says:

    Ray, glad that you and your family are fine. If I were in Florida, I would get a few solar panels just for emergency, because gas will run out.

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tyan i7505 says:

    You flying the DJI Mini 2? Seems like you're flying in sport mode.

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Steven Baker says:

    What about the chickens Ray? Did thier home survive?

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jeff says:

    The tiredness your experiencing will go away once you get back to your normal routine. The stress you had being responsible for 10 people under your roof must have been taxing. You kept your cool. And in turn, everyone else did too. You practiced the 5 p's. Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance.

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Stephen Mead says:

    So pleased your family came thru safe and sound. Question. With all the water and destruction, does it bring snakes, alligators and other creatures out and about looking for a meal ? All the best from New Zealand

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars herman bester says:

    Ray, glad you are safe. your positive attitude give me hope every video.

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dean Campbell says:

    Glad you guys are okay. Our thoughts are with the folk in need. Western Australia 🇦🇺

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tyan i7505 says:

    Your fatigue is absolutely normal. I crashed hard for a few days after days of non-stop going. You'll bounce back.

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars The Real MrCods 🗸 says:

    "Do we talk Australian?"……..mumble mumble mumble 🤣🤣🤣 As an Australian, I can appreciate that.

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars G M says:

    Glad you guys are OK tell your kids their Aussie Accents are almost there 😀 from an Aussie subscriber who enjoys your videos.

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars android emulator says:

    Hi Ray, glad to see you and you family are ok .

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars KRTube75 says:

    That's how I ended up with a kerosene heater that I haven't used once in the 20 years since I bought it.

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Nephillus says:

    As an Australian I can confirm your kid is accurately speaking Australian.

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Roger Bayzand says:

    Glad you and your family made it safely through the storm and delighted to hear your kids can speak Australian! We would love to see you in the land down under one day.

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Gchris 164 says:

    Man seeing all things makes me want to pack my truck and head down with my flatbed but alas that requires money to buy diesel fuel

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Wade T says:

    Throughout this recovery and a couple of weeks after, supplement additional vitamin B12. You'll simply feel better. Great work chronicling the aftermath. See you in the shop soon! Kudos wasps!

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Greg Seador says:

    Ray, it is so refreshing to see this. I love hearing your kids in the background. Life is fragile. You made it through. Many blessings and doo dee doos!!

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Robert Texas says:

    This is why I said and Charlie there were so many damn powerlines it took three weeks to restore power to my mom’s house for Kings Highway just east of Highway 75

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bernd M says:

    Very happy to see you and yours survived in good shape. It could have been so very much worth. I love your property. What a great place to raise kids. If I may be so bold to ask, How big a property is it? Looks plenty big to really have a good time.

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Real BigSwede says:

    Glad you and your family are ok. 😍

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Fwick says:

    Thankfully you are all okay love from Ireland

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bri says:

    Oregon guy, checking shingles for wear around the perimeter. High wind can Frick them up.

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars turbopower1320 says:

    So glad you and your family made it safe, this was a horrible huricane and here in Jacksonville I barely got anything, just heave winds and a few limbs down. I hope you get power back, it will take time to fix the damage. Keep the journey going ray!👍👍

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars evilborg says:

    I lived through a few hurricanes when I was a kid living in Mississippi on the coast…. slept through Fredrick !!

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Alan Burgess says:

    Yeah, in 100 years.

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Marc Fox says:

    Those metal clips between the sheets of roof sheathing are called "H" clips and they are there for two purposes, first like you said in your video they lock the two sheets of sheathing together in between the trusses. Second and just as important is there is two little bumps dimpled inside the clip that spaces the sheets of sheathing apart about an 1/8". The purpose of that is if you butted the sheets tightly together, when the roof deck gets hot it will cause the sheets to buckle and your roof will get all bumpy and wavy. Glad you made it through the hurricane and all is well. Was worried for a bit when you were offline.

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ivar Iversen says:

    oh wow that roof though. Up here in my country we use 2×4" or even 2×6" depending on the length and angle but i guess that's cause it has to take the weight of snow.

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John Watson says:

    Really glad you and your family survived it what a disaster,

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Don's Junkmail says:

    Wow you put your Ford blue tool boxes back in…hope swamp cooler survived.

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Don's Junkmail says:

    You look and sound Cuban.

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Don's Junkmail says:

    You need to row boat to Cuba 🇨🇺

  43. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jumalten001 says:

    Dont worry Ray, the Socialism that Florida hates so much is going to repair your state.

  44. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars sirboom says:

    You want to install dual alternators with an overdrive after successfully powering part of your house as-is? Why? Spend money on home improvements, dude.

  45. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Don's Junkmail says:

    Buy a bucket of chicken?

  46. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Don's Junkmail says:

    Hurricane fat momma