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post #1 of 28 Old 11-10-2014, 12:19 AM Thread Starter
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Ways to make snowblowing more enjoyable

I know that there are probably some things that you guys do that help to make snowblowing more enjoyable. For those of us that are outside for quite a while with the need to blow off a larger driveway there is definitely a need to make the time go by smoothly.
My contribution to this thread is that over the summer I moved my WIFI router into a position that is more central to my house which then covers my entire driveway with WIFI signal. Now I can listen to internet radio (I prefer Pandora radio) while I am blowing off the driveway.
I also invested in some sturdy over the ear headphones instead of using the earbuds. I figure that I can enjoy some tunes, and keep my ears warm at the same time!

Any other ideas that you guys would like to share for making this season of snowblowing more enjoyable?

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We both have Honda 928's that is enjoyment enough for me , watching the neighbors drool with envy.
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My enjoyment comes from helping out the Hondas 928 owners once I'm done opening mine.
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Ideally, what would make snowblowing more enjoyable for me would be to look out and see the neighbor had already done my sidewalk and driveway for me. But, it's usually the other way around. I usually do all the neighbor's walks for them.

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I use a cheap MP3 player with ear buds and an old pair of shooting ear muffs over them. It works great, most of the time I listen to Led Zeppelin or Pink Floyd.
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I hate the winter, I hate the cold, but I love to blow snow.That's enjoyment enough. Just me and my old Sears Murray '66.
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The roar of the blower with nobody telling me what to do
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I can't hear my wife when I'm out blowing snow. A 2 hour job takes me 4.
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the joy I get out of this is putting all the snow from the houses that I do. and putting that snow in the yard/drive way of the neighbor I can not stand.. which in turn requires him to have the plow truck from his work come bail him out.

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