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Nothing in the forecast, but I'm ready if and when:


 

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You're ready to go, but no snow. Fear not, it will come. It always does. :)
 

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Did you read today that the EPA has awarded some type of award to Massachusetts for decreasing some type of gas emission into the atmosphere. Ha! They must have been testing on a day that the snow machines/garden tractors weren't working.
 

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ggsteve, only had one snow where I could even think of running the blower, did a little just to exercise it, the snow was pretty much gone in 2 days!
 

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ggsteve, only had one snow where I could even think of running the blower, did a little just to exercise it, the snow was pretty much gone in 2 days!
You had that much? We got a ground cover a little after Christmas but the only thing the snow plow tractor has been doing is shuttling firewood to the house. Loader is down for now so I'm in no hurry for a big snow. I would like to give the plow some exercise though.

That arsenal that ggsteve has is pretty impressive.
 

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So how do you like that shed? slkpk
 

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So how do you like that shed? slkpk
It's not bad for the money. As you can see I've made a couple of modifications.

First and foremost, if anyone gets one of these temp shelters the first thing I would do is get a sacrificial tarp to go over the roof. I bolted two 12x16 tarps together and they take the brunt of the weather and sun, protecting the expensive roof on this thing. Left by itself I bet the roof wouldn't last more than a couple years. I saw mine weakening after one year and put the tarps over it. It's been two more years and the roof is holding up.

The second thing I did was replace the little ball and elastic stretchers that keep the roof taught with 4 foot bungie cords anchored to the feet. Works much better and they don't fail nearly as easily.

Last you can see I added strips of corrugated roofing at the bottom sides. This is new so I don't know how well it is going to work, but when I push the snow off the roof, which I do after (or during) every snow storm, it had been pushing the sides of the tent in. I hope this stops most of that.
 

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Ready to go, I have Lilies and Tulips coming out of the ground and just saw a honey bee buzzing past my head. If this is global warming, I'm all in!:thThumbsU
 

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Snow & slush on Thursday :)
I can't wait! I got 4 snow moving machines ready to go!! I always make 25 bucks for cleaning my neighbors driveway, so that helps support my habit :D
 

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Awww yeah! 4-6"
 

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Screw it! There's no snow forcast for the coast so I'm gonna go where there is some. Tomorrow, my son and I are driving to Pittsburg, NH to go snowmobiling with some friends. They are forcasting 6-12" today in that area, should benefit the trails.
 

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Screw it! There's no snow forcast for the coast so I'm gonna go where there is some. Tomorrow, my son and I are driving to Pittsburg, NH to go snowmobiling with some friends. They are forcasting 6-12" today in that area, should benefit the trails.
Well that sounds like fun...:)



Im from boylston, originally from lancaster, ive been to fitchburg before.
 
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