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#1 skyrydr2 ONLINE  

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Posted March 10, 2015 - 03:59 AM

Well folks I can truthfully say that this has been one heck of a winter!! Started a bit late, but since, has been relentless!
And my Ford LGT 165 pulled me through with out a hick-up.
Boy good thing it has a diesel in it, as just this winter, I have burnt over 15 gallons of diesel fuel through it!! That's more than 3 years worth of fuel all summer long.... My snow piles are are as tall as the tip of the shoot on the blower, and it will still effortlessly chew right thru them, so much so that I even cleared off my garden and side lawn (latter had to be done,melting snow was getting too close to entering my bulkhead to the basement).
Both the tractor and flamethrower are going to get a good servicing as soon as warm weather hits,as they definitely deserve it!!

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Posted March 10, 2015 - 04:05 AM

Pictures?
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Posted March 10, 2015 - 04:36 AM

    sweet machine !!  I drive thru gardner on occasion.  same here for the snow, just absolutely relentless!!!  2' in most places around here.

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Posted March 10, 2015 - 05:25 AM

They could use a little help in Boston from what I hear!


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Posted March 10, 2015 - 06:54 AM

nice machine, looks like a good cab conversion


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Posted March 10, 2015 - 07:21 AM

It would need to freeze up a bit now, as were I did clean is all soft, and some places goop! You can walk it, but not drive the tractor!! I'll snap a few shots of the banks today.
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Posted March 10, 2015 - 08:05 AM

I think it is fixing to get real soft that way, Keith! Glad you got the snow away from the basement!


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Posted March 10, 2015 - 10:29 AM

Well folks I can truthfully say that this has been one heck of a winter!! Started a bit late, but since, has been relentless!
And my Ford LGT 165 pulled me through with out a hick-up.
Boy good thing it has a diesel in it, as just this winter, I have burnt over 15 gallons of diesel fuel through it!! That's more than 3 years worth of fuel all summer long.... My snow piles are are as tall as the tip of the shoot on the blower, and it will still effortlessly chew right thru them, so much so that I even cleared off my garden and side lawn (latter had to be done,melting snow was getting too close to entering my bulkhead to the basement).
Both the tractor and flamethrower are going to get a good servicing as soon as warm weather hits,as they definitely deserve it!!

Gee Keith, I knew you were really handy with restoring tractors but could you please let us in on your flamethrower mod for the 165!  I'm sure it does make short work of the snow and burn a lot of deisel! :wave: :wave: :wave:


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Posted March 10, 2015 - 05:57 PM

Good looking machine!

 

I have said several time that I don't know how you folks in the NE can take any more snow/weather this year.


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Posted March 10, 2015 - 07:01 PM

LOL that's it!! It works like a flame thrower only with the snow ,that's what I get for letting the tablet fix typos . anyways a shot of the banks in my garden.

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Posted March 10, 2015 - 07:18 PM

You had me at Flamethrower. Your right the winter was brutal. No one question me this year when I said I had to work on the tractors and to get ready for the next storm. And the next one and the next one and so on.....

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Posted March 11, 2015 - 04:24 AM

Gonna be soggy when all that melts!



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Posted March 29, 2015 - 07:48 PM

Can't even get to my gardens. And I have the same tractor. But mine is gas , with original blower. Noel




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