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3 snowblowers later

Well, Like the title says. 3 snowblowers later and finally
got my driveway mostly done. Fired up the JD TRS32 that
i've been using this winter and had no problems till i went
15 feet or so in a big drift and the impeller bearing bit the
dust as well as the belt . So then i fired up the JD 1032
and just got it to the driveway and it died . no spark. Has
electronic ignition. Check wiring and see nothing wrong so
i'm guessing the coil went bad. next is the ole Craftsman
Drift breaker 1032. It got the job done but was quite a work
out. Biggest problem was the irregular ground from slush that
had froze. The cutting edge kept getting caught so i had the
keep fighting this thing till i was done.
I had bought all 3 of these blowers used this fall .


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It's always nice to have a "plan B" and sometimes Plan C

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It's always nice to have a "plan B" and sometimes Plan C
Yeah that is what I was thinking today when my only machine was icing up in the sideways snow and starting to die.
There was a point when I couldn't even see the machine I was holding on to.

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You will have the off season to inspect, and go over them well ;-) Next year you'll be in fine shape. some good old iron there !

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Good going Lee. How did you come out on rims? P.S. look At the ones on early 10-32 Ariens.. They are deep. Then try a camper place as pop-ups some are deep too (same 4-bolt pattern I'm quite sure). Not to get sidetracked here- so keep the Craftsman going and look into ignition when time permits, or warmer weather.
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Thanks to ebay on a sunday afternoon. Parts are ordered
for the TRS32 and a new coil for the 1032. I would have
waited till till summer to go through them but winter ain't
over yet. I'll still give em a good tune up this summer but
i want them working asap.

Haven't found any rims yet Geno, Thanks for the tips, I'll
keep looking. It's going to be a good summer project. This
way i'll have 4 blowers for next season.


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My wife won't allow a plan c (Toro CCR 3650). I have a Ariens Pro 26, and a Lawn Boy 720E. As the wind in New England is howling right now, I need a different plan C........... Hawaii.
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Hawaii . . . Now that's what I call a plan

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My wife won't allow a plan c (Toro CCR 3650). I have a Ariens Pro 26, and a Lawn Boy 720E. As the wind in New England is howling right now, I need a different plan C........... Hawaii.
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Haven't found any rims yet Geno, Thanks for the tips, I'll keep looking. It's going to be a good summer project. This way i'll have 4 blowers for next season.
You can never have too many blowers, unless you're married (ouch).

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