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#1 Moosetales OFFLINE  

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Posted February 12, 2013 - 08:32 PM

Some friends of ours up the road are in Florida for an extended vacation. Well, a quick look at their drive and I knew something had to be done so when they got home they could get into their driveway. My dilemma was that my house is just far enough away so I couldn't drive the Case over to their house and I could justify loading it up on the trailer and taking it over.....SO I opted to use by friend's 24" walk behind snow blower. Well, after blowing 2' plus feet of snow (in places) I now realize just how hard my snow blower and tractor work each time I take them out. Three cheers for our GTs.

 

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Posted February 12, 2013 - 09:00 PM

That was pretty nice of you to clear the snow for your friends.  :thumbs:


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Posted February 12, 2013 - 09:09 PM

Good job neighbor, I am sure it will be appreciated!  I always used to plow my neighbors when we lived at the old house.  Now I do my brothers drive after I do mine.  Sure he has a Kubota with front end loader and back blade and could do it himself, but.....


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Posted February 12, 2013 - 09:09 PM

It was tough but I can honestly say it was fun carving paths in the snow.
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Posted February 12, 2013 - 09:28 PM

Nice of you to clean up for them. Looks like the walk behind is doing a good job... Oh, and for future reference, there is ALWAYS a way to justify the load or the drive if it means using the GT... LOL
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Posted February 12, 2013 - 10:12 PM

Nice of you to clean up for them. Looks like the walk behind is doing a good job... Oh, and for future reference, there is ALWAYS a way to justify the load or the drive if it means using the GT... LOL

I agree.  I've been know to drive my GT a mile or so to help dig a friend out.  Not so much anymore as I just stick to the immediate neighbors.  Those were fun times.


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Posted February 12, 2013 - 10:23 PM

Very kind of you Moose, very kind. I woulda trailered the Case over there though, just because ;-)


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Posted February 12, 2013 - 11:38 PM

Seat Time outweighs Load Time, Every Time.


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Posted February 13, 2013 - 12:49 AM

That was very nice of you to take care of them like that !! :thumbs:


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Posted February 13, 2013 - 05:21 AM

Great to have good neighbors!

I bet next time, you will take the GT!! :bigrofl:


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Posted February 13, 2013 - 06:49 AM

:( My sincerest apologies for wasting your time and eliciting feedback that would not have been necessary should I have properly explained why "trailering" the Case was out of the question. :(  They say a picture is worth a thousand words......

 

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Now do you get it? Believe me.....I tried real hard to rationalize the time and effort of all my options in taking the Case down. Thanks for all the kind words. We have great neighbors around here...the kind that go check to see if you turned off the iron or run your kid's skis to school because you're half way to work and you forgot to get them out of the garage and take them to school.

 

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Posted February 13, 2013 - 07:13 AM

Well that does explain a lot.  Now, if I may ask, why couldn't you drive it over?  Your area may frown upon GTs on the road or it may be like 6 miles away but I'm just curious.  We drive them everywhere here as long as we have a triangle on the back and keep to the side.  A couple of years ago I found myself without a truck for a while and I had to get my tractor up to my dads place because I was cutting wood in behind his property and I needed something to help me get it out.  I wasn't sure when I was going to have a truck again and time was wasting in getting to this wood so I hooked the trailer to the tractor (my Satoh Beaver) and started heading up the road.  Dad lives 6 miles from me.  I took back roads as much as possible but soon enough I was on state routes.  The journey took exactly one hour and what a great hour it was.  Took me back to my youth when I drove that tractor down dads road on a regular basis for various reasons because dad didn't have a truck.

 

When we have snow like you have experienced, all you see on my road is tractors, quads and snowmobiles.



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Posted February 13, 2013 - 08:48 AM

if ur state is in a state of emergancy u can drive anything on the road u want. which can make for great fun. everytime it snows i drive my murray 1 mile to do my friends house


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Posted February 13, 2013 - 09:38 AM

With the roads snow & ice covered, I don't think I'd have wanted to be driving a GT sharing the road very far with cars & trucks.  Not much protection should they slide into you.  Good deed you did!


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Posted February 13, 2013 - 09:40 AM

im reminded ever time i shovel instead of plow its a lot of work






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