Another blast of snow on it's way.....

ScotO Posted By ScotO, Dec 28, 2012 at 10:25 PM

  1. ScotO

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    So says the weatherman. We're supposed to get some starting around midnight, lasting right through tomorrow morning......
    They claim anywhere between 3-8", depending on exactly where you are (Allegheny Plateau on the higher side, valleys on the lower side). I hope we get a foot!!

    Gonna go out tomorrow morning and cut some dead stuff up on the ridge, made some trails up there this evening with the snowmobile (sorry, no pics, the phone was dead). Also found some DANDY saw logs on the ridge (several nice, large, straight white oaks and a MONSTER red oak), gotta figure out a drag or some kind of ski-skid to tow them out with the snowmobile......

    I'll get some pics tomorrow of the area I'll be working. It's a winter wonderland up there right now! FINALLY!!
     
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  2. WellSeasoned

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    3 to 5 here in the southern poconos. will be cold for the next week too.
     
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  3. ScotO

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    That's the best part! This snow will stick around a while. I have TONS of good wood up on the farm to get out, and snowmobile is the only way my neighbor will let me get it out. No four-wheelers or trucks allowed. Which is fine by me. I like cutting in the woods when there's snow on the ground. I'm always too busy to get up there in the spring summer and fall (cutting trees as a part time job), so winter works good. Bring on the snow!!
     
  4. corey21

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    Well it is reining here right now. Tomorrow evening they say it will change to snow.
     
  5. thewoodlands

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    1-3 inches in this area with some cold weather coming in for a week. The wood we did get in before the storm is sugar maple & beech so we should be set for another week.
     
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  6. Elderthewelder

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    I'M jealous
     
  7. thewoodlands

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    I hear the stihl 090 makes a great milling saw! ::P
     
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  8. BrotherBart

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    Snow starts here around three in the morning. Not supposed to be more than three or four inches. No inches would be fine with me.
     
  9. bogydave

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    Another storm hitting the North West & Northern CA now , it be headed your way next.
    Seem to be a few lows stacked up headed across the Pacific.
    Another big one bringing warm air our way. To be 40° tomorrow & Sunday.

    Don't know where all the cold air went or is headed. Just glad it warmed up 40° to 50° here. :)
     
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  10. bogydave

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    Pack your trial up & back several times & make it a couple machines wide.
    Once the trial sets up, should be easy skidding logs out on a sled or dray similar to BWS's
    If it's down hill pull, don't use a rope, log might run you over. LOL ;)
     
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  11. Dairyman

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    We just had a dusting in this round.:) Y'all can have it!

    IMG_20121228_164959_973-1.jpg
     
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  12. Jack Straw

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    Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
     
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  13. blades

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    Snow Good, Rain Bad, couple inches this morning, varies by area. That means I bust my tail for 4-5 hours but net $1k in billing. ( I can live with $200/hr pay scale if I do not break anything including me)
     
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  14. loon

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    Supposed to snow all day here but nothing like we got Thursday ;) Went out with the 4 wheeler yesterday and got good and stuck!! Will take the tractor today and drag out the large tree that i did get a chance to knock down and will post a pic as i am not too sure what kind it is? Hickory maybe?

    loon
     
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  15. Crane Stoves

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    wow, is that a beautiful landscape! Is that seriously the views you have? Id love to see more pics of your area through the season's!
     
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  16. raybonz

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    Looks like we will be getting some measurable snow here too starting around noontime..

    Ray
     
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  17. fishingpol

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    I'll take the cold for ice fishing as I haven't been out in two years. The snow will just purty things up around here.
     
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    They upgraded our forecast, now we are in the 4-6" band ( just noticed I'm only an hour from ray ) starting at noon. Maybe the ariens will finally get its first workout in 2 years! Bring it!
     
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  19. jeff_t

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    I think it's done here. Looks like another couple of inches, but I haven't been outside yet. I just know the road is white, and I have to run into Ann Arbor in a bit :mad:
     
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  20. jwoair23

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    We got about 3 inches here so far this morning, which leaves about six or so on the ground. I love it!
     
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  21. DianeB

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    8 inches yesterday and I think a couple inches for us today and then later tonight some more snow - probably for a total of 6 inches. Snowblower worked OK yesterday, but would not operate in the lowest gear, should have sent it out for a tune up and a check-over in fall, oh well
     
  22. raybonz

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    Belts too loose will cause the low speed issue..
     
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  23. eclecticcottage

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    Light snow here now, since sometime this morning.

    Fire in the stove, working on designing some cards...nice. considering going for a drive later to take some pics, but I'm kinda enjoying watching it fall from here in front of the stove!!
     
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  24. begreen

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    We got a little snow here up in the hills. Didn't know what to do with it, so we started piling it up. Kind of got out of hand I guess.LOL


    big snowman.jpg
     
  25. jwoair23

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    begreen that snowman will be there until late July! :)
     
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