Jay's House of Weather 'n Stuff

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  1. Cman60

    Cman60 The Dark Admin, 2018 BEST Darksider Poster

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    Listen to them RP. Make the investment and I guarantee you you won't regret it. Either that or move way south...Too many unhappy endings with guys in our age group needing extreme medical attention because we didn't accept our limitations.
     
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    matt robinson 17 Well-Known Member

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    I got one of those plastic $200 ones from amazon and have been pleasantly surprised, has trouble in the heavy bog, but plows right thru fresh snow

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    Beats the hell outta shoveling Matt..:)
     
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    Don't have a lot of area, mostly driveway, serves the purpose, believe me I resisted but now I'm old and falling apart and can't do it anymore
     
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    I would add if you are getting a Snow Blower big or small go with gas and not electric,,,,just my 2 cents
     
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    Jonny, only 3 ? Oh well maybe next time lol
     
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    Mine is a hybrid but works better with the annoying cord
     
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    Nice thing about the Ariens is that it also has an electric start option. Basically, at the start of the storm, I use the electric to get Big A warmed up. After that, only takes one pull and I'm back in the game. Downside of the Ariens is that it is a heavy beast. Unless you're in reasonably good shape, I would go with another, lighter brand of snowblower. Hell, I'm still sore from yesterday. :)
     
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    You explained my situation. You convinced me to go with Big A. Even bigger than yours. Lol. Now that I have this back issue I can't get it out of garage and handle the snow myself. This snow cost me $60. I hope CBG is happy. :mad:
     
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    FTR, I didn't recommend the 28" blade.. :)
     
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    I did it due to the snow wall at the bottom of driveway and it really worked the first time boss. :)
     
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    Thanks. I will.

    I'm too old to be a tough guy. Now I need to be a smart guy.

    Up until a couple if weeks ago, I also used to take care of the lady across the street from me. She's in her 90s, and lost her husband about a year ago.

    She knows about my situation. After the 1st Nor' Easter, she came to the door, and told me not to do her sidewalk, because she was going to get somebody.

    I was happy to hear that, because I honestly didn't have the energy to do hers after doing mine.

    Her daughter got someone to take care of her snow from the Home Advisor app.
     
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    I finally finished

    two cars, a driveway, this walkway and the neighbor's walkway
     
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    Yisman

    Where are you located my friend? :)
     
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    lol

     
  16. jaywayne12

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    You won this one Jonnnyd!!!! Happy for you. The numbers is L.I. make sense because that banding was incredible...if it were a January snowstorm they would have ended up with over 2 feet.

    Interesting storm...put it in the memory banks for next year late February and on.

    Long term begins to look good. If you go by me, we are not going to hit 70 until next Wednesday but it looks like the warm temps keep crawling north...and if that's the case the ole saying march comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb will come true. We can put this winter behind us. Not buying any storms for this weekend or next week but will keep an eye out.

    Hurricane season is right around the bend for us down here...and have a feeling this will be an interesting summer and fall for that potential on the east coast.

    ENJOY THE WIN JONNNY!!!
     
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    AND just took a quick look at what do I see....Easter Sunday????????????????

    You guys need to move down south. Not buying it but the GFS is hinting. Rain storm I think.
     
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    Hmmm....he could be right but he is one stubborn SOB. I doubt this.
     
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    and Just like that, everything that fell and the stuff that was already there is all gone. 1 good 50f afternoon in March is all it takes
     
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    47.3F here. Bright and sunny. Snow on a serious meltdown.
     
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    Jay -----he has been good in the past but he was wrong about # 3 and he blew yesterday big time ----> if he posted on here Jonny would of had a stroke as he was a non believer in yesterday and would have posted we were not getting anything,,,lol
     

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