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Getting Creative with Snow Removal

OK, time to get creative with snow removal... Top this, please: https://www.facebook.com/VT/videos/378527282944477/
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I love it.

But try that with our northeast snow.

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I love it.

But try that with our northeast snow.

Dr, did you guys get that snow yesterday at all or Just rain??? I always picture snow down near you as more wet??? Cape may...Atlantic city goes to my mind.



We got a couple inches of snow then more sleet but I think ended as rain and it was sheer paste this afternoon...Snowblower was puking snow but I always forget when you have paste you can not have chute at sharp right or left kinda have to have it at a 45. Impeller kit next!!!!
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I love it.

But try that with our northeast snow.

Dr, did you guys get that snow yesterday at all or Just rain??? I always picture snow down near you as more wet??? Cape may...Atlantic city goes to my mind.



We got a couple inches of snow then more sleet but I think ended as rain and it was sheer paste this afternoon...Snowblower was puking snow but I always forget when you have paste you can not have chute at sharp right or left kinda have to have it at a 45. Impeller kit next!!!!
I’m at 1300ft in north jersey, so I usually get more snow then the areas around me. I had 2” of snow, then sleet that packed down into 2.5” of dense snow, followed by rain creating a Sopping wet mess.

I just used my hs720 single stage. No need for the big machine.

Definitely install impeller seals. It’s a game changer.

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Snow so wet in Lakeville that the blowers with the kit just threw it 4 or 5 feet, and the one I tried without it clogged in two steps.
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tabora, that was awesome.....but I did notice the lack of a seat belt, wouldn't want to hit a rut or the curb.....
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Snow so wet in Lakeville that the blowers with the kit just threw it 4 or 5 feet, and the one I tried without it clogged in two steps.
Depends on the machine. A storm a few weeks ago, left 3 of slush so wet its translucent. My HSS threw/pumped it 30 feet.

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As a kid, my parents bought me a Tonka plow truck. I couldn't find the exact picture, but it looked similar to this, a bit bigger :



Back then, we kids played outside all day long, only getting inside to eat or sleep. I don't remember it, but my father once told me that after most snowfalls, unless we had to leave he'd just clear the driveway in the evening. Some times he would get out to discover the driveway all plowed, done by little me with my plow truck. I had some serious fun doing it and it kept me busy for a whole morning.

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Snow so wet in Lakeville that the blowers with the kit just threw it 4 or 5 feet, and the one I tried without it clogged in two steps.



Yeah that was me(no kit) Cran......Impeller kit in need for sure. Wow that was wet to only go that far with a kit.....
Shoveling was for the birds though that was seriously heavy snow I did ten feet at top of driveway late afternoon just to test ....so then it became SNOWBLOWER time!!!! I will say for the weight of that paste and no kit and figuring out proper chute angle my HMSK80 performed well...


This might be silly but when you get paste.....But for non kitters.....REMEMBER your chute angle... do not go to sharp to left or right more like at a 45 when at controls....!!!
I stopped clogging once I remembered that... Also carry a scrapper with you or your clean out tool.....or better yet put one at top of driveway and one at bottom in paste situations. I wish I had got out earlier might have been lighter. Also speed is key as well 4 out of 5 worked best for yesterday.
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As a kid, my parents bought me a Tonka plow truck. I couldn't find the exact picture, but it looked similar to this, a bit bigger :



Back then, we kids played outside all day long, only getting inside to eat or sleep. I don't remember it, but my father once told me that after most snowfalls, unless we had to leave he'd just clear the driveway in the evening. Some times he would get out to discover the driveway all plowed, done by little me with my plow truck. I had some serious fun doing it and it kept me busy for a whole morning.

The good Ole days!!!
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