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Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by boo boo, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. subsailor

    subsailor Minister of Fire

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    If they tried that up here they would get laughed at! It's a winter sport to drive around in a snowstorm with a beer in your hand.

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  2. LMPS

    LMPS Feeling the Heat

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    Didn't know it was restricted to just winter.......:)
  3. roadking88

    roadking88 Feeling the Heat

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    got slammed here

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  4. subsailor

    subsailor Minister of Fire

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    It's not. That's just the winter variation.
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  5. MarkF48

    MarkF48 Burning Hunk

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    I don't enjoy this "fun" like I did when I was younger. Snow-Blowing.jpg Snow-Plowing.jpg
  6. P38X2

    P38X2 Minister of Fire

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    Ya, Jaffrey tends to be on the high side of the area averages :( The big (lol) news in Jaffrey is we're FINALLY getting a pub :) Lab n Lager (Keene) is opening downtown. The only places for years have been the VFW and Legion. The Chinese place doesn't count, in my book anyway. $7 drinks are good but ill take the $3 drafts any day ;)
  7. boo boo

    boo boo Feeling the Heat

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    A pub in Jaffrey wow Hope it does well for the town I get back Keene about twice a year now love the ride on 124 to see Mt Monadnocks beautiful side and Kimbles ice cream in the summer where a small cone feeds two people and a small dog
  8. Dinger

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    Goes without saying I thought.
  9. briansol

    briansol Minister of Fire

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    Got hit pretty good here. about 38 inches un offically due to blowing around... but thats the best average i could find. Some drifts on my sliding glass door were over my head... 7-8 feet.

    my road still hasn't been plowed yet. completely impassable.

    my blower died half way into it. so i shoveled way more than i care to admit. i was out from 830 to 2pm in the snow, and my driveway isn't THAT long.

    upon first opening the garage door.

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    almost up to the slider handle
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    this was the look at about midnight:
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    and if you haven't seen these yet? :p

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    this is a cool time lapse:
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    :D wish i did this.
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  10. CT-Mike

    CT-Mike Minister of Fire

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    Well, I called a neighbor across the street and he tells me we never lost power, so I don't have to worry about burst pipes. It looks like Bradley is re-opened so we should be able to get back home tomorrow, and the wife called a friend from church who agreed to clear the 300' drive with his big bucket loader. So all in all I would say, life is good.

    My neighbor also told me that we got about 30" total snowfall.
  11. HDRock

    HDRock Minister of Fire

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    My Daughter sent me this from San Diego
    Enough said :)
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  12. hossthehermit

    hossthehermit Minister of Fire

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    How to NOT plow snow. Notice the RR tracks .......... This was sitting there when I went grocery gittin this morning, still there an hour later when I came back by ....
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  13. briansol

    briansol Minister of Fire

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    They still haven't plowed most of the streets in town.

    so, my neighbors and i did it ourselves to get out to the main road.

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  14. Jefflitzy

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    Here is a shot of the snow we got October 5th, 2012 18" of heavy wet snow. When you went to move it there was about 9" of slush. Power was out for a day and a half. Where the branches of the trees are is a lane that is 10 feet wide. The snow was that heavy that it complete block numerous roads from trees being knocked over.

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  15. CT-Mike

    CT-Mike Minister of Fire

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    Well we just got home from the West Coast, HOLY SMOKES!!! :rolleyes:

    The snow on the deck is above my knee, about 32". The neighbor did a great job plowing the 300' drive, he even shoveled a footpath to the garage door. I can't complain at all for $135. The kid shoveled out the three cars and a path to the wood rack on the deck. I will finish the rest of the deck and front walk tomorrow.
  16. Mike D

    Mike D Feeling the Heat

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    We are expecting some freezing rain early morning, might want to re-think tackling at least some of it now. Plus you can work off some of those vacation calories ==c
  17. Harvey Schneider

    Harvey Schneider Minister of Fire

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    I tried to take a picture, but it just came out all white



    Edit: okay I got one to come out!!
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  18. Xena

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    My house. Didnt wanna kill my brother so just asked him to shovel pathways for the snow melt to run off. Think we started a trend lol.
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  19. briansol

    briansol Minister of Fire

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    Ac unit still in? ACK!
  20. Xena

    Xena Minister of Fire

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    Haha yup. And despite that the room still averages 70F all winter heating w pellets.
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    My power just came back on!! I came back to this thread to resume where i left off... We got slammed. I think about 2 feet. i was too busy to measure it, and forgot to bring the camera plowing. I've never seen so much destruction! Trees uprooted everywhere. poles and power lines down all over the place. most of the roads were impassable, some until sunday. I spent a lot of time in the truck, and then spent even more in the backhoe once the truck couldn't push it anymore. We went out one night from midnight to 6 with ten wheelers and hauling snow away from intersections, so drivers could see around corners. luckily i had the woodstoves. I was plowing out peoples driveways with the backhoe while they sat inside watching in coats hats and mittens, waiting to get out.
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