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#1 Bob 537 OFFLINE  

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Posted February 17, 2013 - 03:35 PM

so we got some snow last night and it was still coming down this morning so i looked at the news and found out that it was going to end around noon

 

so after lunch i jumped on the tractor and plowed all 1 inch of snow we got on the driveway and had a blast doing it

 

so the question is 

does anyone else do this or is it just me  :watch_over_fence:


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Posted February 17, 2013 - 03:39 PM

Well, of course I do!! 1" is enough for some seat time! I prefer a whole lot more, yet we have had a problem with that this year. Supposedly, a snow storm will be here later this week. :dancingbanana:  :dancingbanana:  :dancingbanana: . 

 

 

 

 

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Posted February 17, 2013 - 03:40 PM

I left the 1" of snow that we got because its going to get real cold tonight. The snow insulates the ground so that the frost doesn't pentrate so deep. I had to back blade the driveway on Friday evening because the Spring Breakup had hit bad.

 

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Posted February 17, 2013 - 03:41 PM

Being that I have a gravel driveway, I only plow when it gets over 3 inches or so. It will melt eventually, and it keeps more of the item in the driveway, where it belongs.
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Posted February 17, 2013 - 03:42 PM

Plow 1" ? It depends on if my wife wants me to do other things. Then YES I will plow 1". That storm we had lst week-28" I had no choice. In fact I went out twice during the storm and quite a few hours the next day. And when I got done with my driveway I had to go clear my neighbor out because his Jeep went 10' and got stuck. My wife and me earned $150 for that.

 

By the way Bob what part of Mass are you in? Eastern MA got a bit more than we got here.


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Posted February 17, 2013 - 03:45 PM

Plow 1" ? It depends on if my wife wants me to do other things. Then YES I will plow 1". That storm we had lst week-28" I had no choice. In fact I went out twice during the storm and quite a few hours the next day. And when I got done with my driveway I had to go clear my neighbor out because his Jeep went 10' and got stuck. My wife and me earned $150 for that.

 

By the way Bob what part of Mass are you in? Eastern MA got a bit more than we got here.

Chelmsford    10 min south of nashua NH


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Posted February 17, 2013 - 03:48 PM

I've even plowed the ice and slush off the driveway when we've had a warm day. I'm always trying to minimize the ice buildup on our gravel driveway. It makes the hill up to the road hard to plow.


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Posted February 17, 2013 - 04:03 PM

My family has tons of fun (at my expense) telling stories about me snow blowing anything from a "dusting" to 16" of wet snow. :thumbs:  Seat time is the reward for all the hard work that goes into getting out machines in tip top shape.
 

The only problem with snow blowing 1" of snow I have to be in HI and going 20 MPH to get enough snow to throw it farther than the end of the chute. :bigrofl:  We all have things we do for FUN.....1" of snow sounds like a good enough reason to me.


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Posted February 17, 2013 - 04:42 PM

here in D you can pour the snowdrops


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Posted February 17, 2013 - 06:34 PM

anytime there's an inch of snow or more im out there plowing just for seat time


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Posted February 17, 2013 - 06:38 PM

I will usually wait till there is at least 3 inches.  Only because its quicker to get rid of less thatn that with a shovel than it is to plow or blow.  Besides all I have at the house at the moment is the blower for the 12H and its outta commission till I get ti back together.  All the Cubs with the blades are at the farm at the moment.


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Posted February 17, 2013 - 06:40 PM

I have been known to waste gas without good reason.....What of it?....lol


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Posted February 17, 2013 - 07:58 PM

I have been known to waste gas without good reason.....What of it?....lol

 

 

i also see it as a moment to show off your oldie to passerbys!

 

 

i get alot of double takes


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Posted February 17, 2013 - 08:05 PM

I have been known to waste gas without good reason.....What of it?....lol

:iagree:   :ditto:

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted February 17, 2013 - 08:11 PM

I'm so desperate for seat time I fire up the tractor to pull my kids around when the snow just barely covers the grass.  And today, they let me down, just wanted to go back inside.  NEXT storm, I'm driving through the neighborhood offering free sled rides to all the kids.   NOTHING has stuck to the driveway in the two "Snow Events" we have had this year.


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