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post #1 of 14 Old 02-24-2016, 01:18 PM Thread Starter
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Great Idea!

I have a large, open, area at the top of our driveway, that, more often than not, I shovel.

I have to do long "push runs" to get the snow where I want it and going back for shovel
overflow takes quite a bit of time. This idea looks like it might help immensely
with overflow and should save a lot of time on light, dry snow.

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that's what the 2450 is for, the doc says I shouldn't use a shovel

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Can not understand 1 bloody word he said. might work great for that stuff. but when the bomb drops on his neck of the woods. HE IS SCREWED!!!!!

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For a few inches of soft powdery snow, I think this would be hardly beat.

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For a few inches of soft powdery snow, I think this would be hardly beat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcpsp52nguY
My Grandfather had something similar, which would date it to at least the 60's, only his had a double handle (used both hands to push) and wheels. Basically it was a hand snow plow.

I used it when I was a kid and quickly came to the conclusion that it was only good for a few passes then the angle of the blade wanted to push it away from the snow. As I watched the video I wanted to see how this one worked after about 3 passes but they didn't show it.

We still might have ours out in one of the old barns somewhere. I know that all three of our kids used it when they were growing up and came to the same conclusion as I did and all went back to a shovel.
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That last guy could paint it orange and work for MDOT.

How about a Yooper Scooper?

Da Yooper Scooper, 'eh | The ultimate snow shovel


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that yooper scooper looks like work

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That last guy could paint it orange and work for MDOT.

How about a Yooper Scooper?

Da Yooper Scooper, 'eh | The ultimate snow shovel

https://youtu.be/7HZQhcz6m9w
I looked at those a few weeks back, and, if it's the same company, the "Scoopers" they had listed on their web-site were only like 20" wide. The one shown in the promo video I seen a few weeks ago was at least 22", maybe 24" wide.

It would help reduce "overflow," but not all that much........

Even so, I'm still considering getting one.
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i have a similar thing to that yooper scooper........works great on the roof.

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