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#1 farmer john OFFLINE  

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Posted December 24, 2013 - 08:58 AM

I hate this weather!!!!!!!! after 2 days of freezing rain a quick jump in temps for good measure to cause some flooding, it rained again last night, froze and snowed, now i have 4-6 inches snow over ice, lovely, well i thought its time to bring out the big guns, a 90hp deisel cat skid steer 9000 lbs of pure snow moving power, that idea didnt work, it slid down the driveway sideways and is now stuck, blocking my escape from the honey do list, i have to shovel around it and get some ice melter on it before the misses wakes and high tail it out of town or she'll have me putting up decorations on stuff, and listening to christmas carols, BAH HUMBUG!!!!!!! I am not against christmas, its just starts to early, right after thanksgiving and in canada thats oct 13, by christmas i have had enough, the american date of nov 28 would suit me just fine

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Posted December 24, 2013 - 09:18 AM

That's not going to be fun to get out. Doubt the GT will be much help other than clearing out around it.

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Posted December 24, 2013 - 09:37 AM

Will, I call dibs on the skidsteer if she buries him in a snowbank!!!!!!!!!!! :thank_you:

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Posted December 24, 2013 - 10:46 AM

I hope you get the skidsteer out without mishap.  Just be careful.  I drove home through the ice storm from camp on Sunday afternoon.  It was a white knuckler at points.


I hope you get straightened out by Christmas and can enjoy it.

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Posted December 24, 2013 - 01:00 PM

Sometimes you just gotta say H*** with it, let stuff set, weather changes, then go out and see what you can do. Can't afford to call some one usually, cause it takes big stuff to get other big stuff free.  It's NOT that important to get it out usually, AND, wife can just stay home, no sense trying to be out in the bad weather and ditching a car somewhere and you HAVE to get that out then, costly or not!


Drink Wine, surf the Net, look at epay!  Chase Mama around the tree!  Other things to do for now! :D

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Posted December 24, 2013 - 03:09 PM

Thanks for your concerns, but nobody has to come get the skid steer it back in the garage but i may consider getting some chains the next time im at auction if this is going to become the norm what with the green house effects and all

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Posted December 24, 2013 - 05:53 PM

About buying chains at auction  I have two barrels of ice chains each barrel has 40ft of X pattern tire chains in it.  I went to the auction after tire chains for the JD. Ended up with enough to do 4 tractors. Just planning ahead I guess