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Things I learned today.

An Ariens snow blower can shred an entire Sunday paper before you realize what's happening! I never even saw it until chunks were flying out of the shoot.
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Well, I guess no news is good news.

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I did that once. Had confetti in the yard for quite some time. 11HP Greyhound beats small piece of paper.

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They actually said on the TV news this morning "the rolled-up newspaper at the end of the driveway is the #1 cause of broken snowblowers".

I'm not quite sure where that statistic came from, but I can believe it.
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you were luckey on the news paper. make sure you have extra shear pins for the next time it snows.
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Sunday Times: "All the news that's fit to blow"

Even if the shear pins did not go, they might be weakened. +1 on getting a set now. (Bet they've had a run on them, too..)

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Ha, I did the exact same thing today here in Nashua! There were a whole new type of snowflake flying around out there!
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The phone book doesn't make it through (twice) or a pile of coat hangers.

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Things I've learned in the past, a partially sheared pin is worse than a completely sheared one. When you hit something and it only bends the bolt it's a whole other story. You can't just remove it.
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