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Old 02-02-2011, 05:54 PM   #131
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Screw that, I planned on buying a new garden tractor this spring. It'll be in the 20hp range. They make a nice 44" blower that mounts on the front of it. Being that size.. it'll throw something like 50 feet high and out.

Neighbor came by and asked me to do their driveway. (husband is a prison guard so he automatically got drafted into the next shift, 16 hour days..yuck) Since I only plowed theirs back about 10 feet originally, it'* solid 5 foot banks and needs to be snowblown. Luckily they have one. After doing their driveway, I "borrowed" it for a bit. Chopped the edge of the pile down and blew it, chopped, blew, chopped, blew. Truck once again fits near the road and the rest is at least 4-5 feet back from the driveway on the one side. I'm ok for the next storm, after that.. maybe trouble again.
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Old 02-02-2011, 06:14 PM   #132
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The freezing rain all day on top of yesterdays snow finally quit. Now the tail of the second storm seems to have regained strength and the snow is coming down sideways. get ready Bill. Round 2 of Storm 2 comin at ya.
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Old 02-02-2011, 06:22 PM   #133
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i think i'm going to go buy this instead of a new car!
Screw Stanleys Products Gunner, their just rebadged MTD (or as my Lawn Parts guy calls (Made To Die)

You need one of these!
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Bill I have a near new Sears 18Hp. It does fine in deep grass, but I'd take it a whole nother notch to handle a 4 foot blower. If you gonna take the plunge, make it a worthy one.
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Old 02-02-2011, 07:24 PM   #134
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weve got a twin simplicity with a blower on it, and it dosnt even do as good as a regular blower, everytime you get against some harder or drifted snow the wheels just spin.
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:47 PM   #135
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So headed to the township I was today, to do a driveway.....

I come up on a line of 5 Semi'* waiting to turn into Ryder...

I stop, Get out ask the driver of the stuck truck with 53 foot trailer if there is another way in...

His reply was nope, Looking over at ****** he says "Don't even waste your time" The big truck is on the way!

That just pissed me off haha

I look around back and see I might just make it around him haha So I do, Up the snow bank and through the yard !!

Pull up in front of him and grab my chain, All the while he is trying to get going, Was trying for 45 minutes.. Hook up grab 4 Wheel low and tell him to go easy, up the hill we go !!

All the other drivers on the side of the road start hammering their air horns once I get him to level ground he tells me he is half loaded of Produce

I ask him if he wants a bill hahaha 200.00 in my pocket !!

Me and My D-Max will one day save the world !!
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:39 PM   #136
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I want one of these. This is what they used to dig out the road I live on. The picture don't do it justice, I took it from a ways away. I was fumbling with shifting so I could get a picture up close. But the blade was like 6 or 7 feet tall. There'* a county dump truck behind it that'* up to it'* doors in snow.

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once again went to bed about 3 am last night got up at six cleard all my sno..left to plow at 7 plowed till about 7 pm now gotta go back out aound 2 am...Prolly gonna be up for around 24-30 hrs....I love my 86 4 inch lift 31'* 4 speed manual with creeper gear and 410s out back with a jasper 350 up front....MAn that truck will move some snow
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hey guys, not really keeping up with the thread. but ive got some bad news. no money today lol. i shoveled from 1130-5 and got 2 cars out. none of them being mine. got my ma'* century out and the old lady next door'* cavy out. it was an ordeal to say the least. and i reminded myself why i own carheartt winter overalls. by the time i was done my jeans didnt bend....... you can literally stand on this crap and only sink like 2 inches its so damn hard packed.
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my tool wasnt big enough to handle the job :( lol
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this is the hood on the century. pretty substantial lol

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Yeah you need a two stage for chit like this
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Yeah you need a two stage for chit like this
well thing is, last year i didnt use it one time it was such a light winter. the snow is so sporadic here i cant see spending the cash on a 2 stage lol.
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