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post #1 of 50 Old 03-09-2015, 08:02 AM Thread Starter
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the spring melt has begun...

we've been in the 40's the last 2 days during daytime, the melt has begun. I had to dig a few little ditches in the snow, to channel the water around my garage- instead of it going under the garage door, and inside the building...

looking forward to getting the 55012 apart in the next month or so, and see what's ailing that auger drive.
hopefully the bronze gear isn't shredded....don't know how it could be, never even moved a flake of snow with it




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Yes...It's predicted to hit 50 by mid week in Boston!
Let the flooding begin! (unavoidable unfortunately)
We're not out of the woods yet for another snow storm, but any snow from here on out should melt pretty quickly. I do think we're beyond the brutal temperatures.

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I also made a little ditch to have the water run away from the house.lol



You can see the snow settling everyday by 3 to 4 inches. My sentinel light at road mounted on a 4X4 popped out a couple of days ago and is already sticking out a good foot.



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Yup, I am at the point where I do not mind seeing some warmer temperatures and having the ice and snow clear itself from my roof.
I do not think I will be doing any end of season maintenance until mid April. I get the feeling there is a slim chance of one more late season storm that will require the snow blower for clearing. Either way I think the worst is over. Snow blowing in warmer temps is almost enjoyable, and I am looking forward to giving the machine a real good tuneup and inspection after this winter before storing it away for the summer.
Boy Coby, I bet you have to wait until mid May before your season ends!
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I clean up around the house and garage every snow so I am ready for the melting snow


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We're supposed to get in to the upper 30's here in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont tomorrow and Wednesday. Currently 25F and snowing with about 3-4 inches of fresh snow so far this morning.
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57F on my front porch in the sun this morning in CT and rising. I hope the ice on my driveway finally melts.

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its not the snow for me its the ultra cold temps, i'm glad there gone

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Currently 48 here in Central Jersey and the next 3 days supposed tobe in the mid/high 50's. Maybe by this weekend all the pretty white,fluffy stuff will be gone.

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its not the snow for me its the ultra cold temps, i'm glad there gone
I couldn't agree more on that. I was looking at my weather station data for February and 26 of the 28 days had lows below zero with the coldest being -31F on 2/24/15.


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