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Uneven sidewalk edges

Is there a way to better deal with uneven sidewalks? My self propelled snow thrower hits one of those edges and bounces a bit as it goes over leaving snow behind.
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Walk the other way?
Fix the sidewalk in the summer.

I try to remember spots like that and lift a little when I approach them.
Or like I said walk the other way if you can.

Make a mental note of all spots you need to use caution by before the snows come.
I run around the house too to keep my roof and gutters cleared, I make a run around the house with the blower.

Watch for newspapers too !
We get free ones tossed all over, never in the summer just the winter!

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I did a post on this last week. Search my name. It's Armour Skids. They are longer than regular skids with a smoother transition angle.

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I did a post on this last week. Search my name. It's Armour Skids. They are longer than regular skids with a smoother transition angle.
Make it easy?
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Yes

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1995 Murray Craftsman 10hp, 29" w. 12" impeller
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Lawrence from Lawrenceville NJ?
You the Mayor too?

Hello fellow New Joiseyanite.

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Hello fellow New Joiseyanite.
Yes, pseudo name from Lawrence Two aka Lawrenceville, that's why the zip code. Any more personal stuff, PM me, to keep this Board uncluttered.

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