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Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by SKIN052, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. SKIN052

    SKIN052 Minister of Fire

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    Found a power line with a bunch of Fir all cut up to 6' lengths, been left there for quite some time. Nice day to be at it. Maybe time to put the bike up for a while though with the snow making it a little tougher.

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  2. TimJ

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    Get in when you can.........looks like a good start
  3. Applesister

    Applesister Minister of Fire

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    Nice pic...
    does the "bike" have a seat warmer?
    They had links to plastic tobaggans here. A plastic tub would slide nicely on the snow.
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  4. Backwoods Savage

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    Not sure why you'd want to put it up because of a little bit of snow. We run ours year around. Of course the winter months it is used for hauling wood and snow plowing.
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  5. SKIN052

    SKIN052 Minister of Fire

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    The places I go to scrounge are "Off the Trail" and snow is just too deep to justify trying. But by all means it is used 365 days a year. When I am home I typically hop on the quad to go to the store, small town living at it's finest.
  6. SKIN052

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    No seat warmer, can always dress for the cold but the lack of tracks makes the snow going rough. At $1000 a track I will pass.
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    Snow can get real deep in Newfy Dennis, Gander averages about 15 feet/year

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    SKIN052 Minister of Fire

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    2 years ago I had to shovel my roof 3 times, my ROOF!!!
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    This you?

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  10. SKIN052

    SKIN052 Minister of Fire

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    Nope, roof is steeper, I get on the peak and have a 10' push shovel that i push it off with. I feel his pain though.
  11. Backwoods Savage

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    Yes, it can get deep in many areas. Hence the need for snow plows and blowers.
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    When we lived near Gaylord, Mi, shoveling the roof was a weekly job for normal. Sometimes twice a week and one time it was 3 times in one week. Yes, it happens. I also recall doing some work near Houghton, MI and when they shoveled off their roofs, by the end of January they had to shovel it up, not down!
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    lol, I hope it doesn't get that bad Backwoods.
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    My garage roof partially collapsed from the 3+' we had last year. I was skiing in PA when the storm hit and the national news was showing footage from my area so I figured "that ain't good". Got home a day and a half later but the damage was done before I could shovel it off. Garage was an addition and it was built poorly, I should not have to worry about the new one. Old one was built w/ 2x6" ceiling joist 4' on center.

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    Now that would be a terrible thing to come home to.
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    Yeah. With all the snow on the roof you couldn't tell right away but the chips of sheetrock on the cars gave it away. The walls bowed out and roof ended up looking like a saddle. I can laugh now.
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    Some people were telling me I was nuts for shoveling off the roof. They are made to handle that weight load they said.....4ft of heavy snow, no, I don't think they are.
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