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Blizzard of 2012

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by smokinj, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. ScotO

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    There's at least 4" on the ground and visibility is down to around 1/8th mile......its coming down really hard.....

    I hope it keeps this up, I'm going over to dads here in a bit to dig out the ol' sled.......hoping that the carbs don't act up. Only put around 50 to 80 miles on it last year, and didn't get too fussy with storing it. I've only ever had one other time where it was really hard to get going, that is when it sat for 3 or 4 years (didn't have ANY snow for a while in the late '90's/early 2000's). Even then, a simple jet-port drop to clean the bottoms of the carbs out, some Seafoam and a fresh tank of gas and it was up and running....
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  2. eclecticcottage

    eclecticcottage Minister of Fire

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    Nothing at work or home yet. We're kind of in a "bubble", its is all around us on the radar. The AWD has snows and the 4x4 is good to go, no snow blower though. Had been trying to get a hold of a Gravely with a thrower attachment but it hasn't worked out so far...We'll see. We don't get snow out that the lake that often anyway, the lake seems to keep it back, a mile or so inland will get wholloped and we'll be looking at green grass. Trying to decide if we should park the AWD at the end of the drive or the 4x4. 4x4 can handle deeper stuff, the AWD is more sure footed and stops better. Then again, we might get a few inches and it's all a big fuss over nothing like usual.

    I could go for a snowed in day though...although those are VERY rare here-heck, most places don't close even when there's a state of emergency declared so it's off to work anyway.
  3. Jack Straw

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    I am in the 17-24" and yes I am bragging
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  4. ScotO

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    you lucky bugger.......
  5. Jack Straw

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    That will give the snomobile season a good start. The trails just opened last week!:):cool:
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  6. homebrewz

    homebrewz Minister of Fire

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    Same here.. (I am not bragging).
    We'll see what happens. NWS is calling for 8" to 16", with up to 20" in the highest terrains.
  7. GAMMA RAY

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    Windy and cold here in NEPA....brrr..

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  8. Jags

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    Gamma - I hope you like snow. You can have all of mine.
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  9. BrotherBart

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    Freezing rain all night and now mostly plain old constant 34 degree rain all day. Anybody that wants to bring their mudmobile down. Come come.
  10. Pallet Pete

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    But Jags you can off road in a chair who can say that !:p

    Pete
  11. Jags

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    It spills my beer...then I get mad.:mad:
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    ;lol
  13. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    Be right down...I like to git dirty....lol...not kidding!
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    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    The dog is tied up and the gate latch string is on the outside.
  15. GAMMA RAY

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    I am guessing the house key is still hidden in the regular spot...:)
  16. Shadow&Flame

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    We got between 10 to 12 inches...better than ice thou. The power was out on and off all Christmas day, but it wasnt bad. Stove was rolling and house was toasty...trapped with all this food was hard on me...;) I even had a convert to the world of wood stoves...my niece dropped by and her husband sat in with me by the stove. He looked it over and now he wants one for their fireplace...said he never knew they would burn so clean. Loved the light show and heat.
    Gave him the full spill about wood and all...so I might even get a cutting buddy out of it...

    You guys stay safe out there...
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  17. bogydave

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    That would be sweet.
    Equipment can compliment each others &
    2 guys can process wood 3 to 4 times faster than one ;)
    + the safety factors .

    Hope it works out. Better get their next years wood in & CSS soon ! LOL :)
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  18. Thistle

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    Love that Mulberry.16 today & sunshine,about a 1/3rd what was burned today was that.Rest was mix of Red/Black Oak,couple smaller White Oak & a couple decent rounds of Norway Maple.
  19. Shadow&Flame

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    My equipment and his strong back...ha Already told him I would provide good wood for the stove till he got the hang of it.
  20. eclecticcottage

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    Well, it's snowing here now. Gonna set the alarm for even earlier, ugh. I do love to watch the snow...but this sucks-it's falling at night so I can't watch it AND I have to get up earlier tomorrow and I am NOT a morning person. Least it could have waited til friday so we could go take pics! Gotta get the cone running and some uplighting in so we can sit in the sunroom and enjoy night snowfalls like this.
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  21. Dairyman

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    Thanks for stealing my snow. :) Stay safe and warm.
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    Merry Christmas....I know I shouldnt have...:)
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    i was wrong...we are past the 3" of bread and milk scare and right on into real accumulation. Had to drive 20mph all the way to work....did you know that your car can go that slow?
  24. loon

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    They said we got just over a foot ;) And the roof is happy its light ::-)

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    Thank god it was not the heavy wet snow like we get in March.

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