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Old 11-11-2014, 07:01 PM
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Well fellow tractor head.... Today I got my butt in gear... Got the chains put on easily enough as I've done is several times now...

With about a total of 16" snow this first snow.. It started out light and grainy, but is wet and heavy by the time I got out... I pushed piles back about 20' farther than last year because with this kind of start, I'm going to need the room...

Township still hasn't been through... So even with the driveway clear, I can't go anywhere.... Oh well, save money this way...

How has your winter started ??

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No snow here yet. Son has artic cat with blade.

I just got back from my 1 1/2 mile walk. Waited till warmed up a bit.

Staying home sure does save the money.
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Old 11-12-2014, 12:40 AM
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I have the same John deer tractor, only I have the snow blade in the front and another one in the back. We just got a skiff this morning then the sun came out and it got cold.
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Still waiting for it to start here - 68F yesterday. But the Deere is ready to go except for installing the chains. Fully serviced it a couple weeks ago.
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1-2" Up Nord, about 8" down in the Cities.

Timing was good, the GF had it all cleaned up by the time I got home from hunting.
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woke up this morning to the ground covered in white--about 1/4 of an inch

Realize you northerners will scoff at this, but I got to tell you--most winters we never even see snow (at least in the Austin area where I lived for 40 years before moving into zone 7) and if we do, it's never this early.

Shoot,the reason I call Texas home is because I couldn't stand the winters in PA where I was born and raised. Don't miss those piles at all--especially when they start turning black.

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woke up this morning to the ground covered in white--about 1/4 of an inch

Realize you northerners will scoff at this, but I got to tell you--most winters we never even see snow (at least in the Austin area where I lived for 40 years before moving into zone 7) and if we do, it's never this early.

Shoot,the reason I call Texas home is because I couldn't stand the winters in PA where I was born and raised. Don't miss those piles at all--especially when they start turning black.

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Best thing is, that 1\4" of snow probably looks real nice and pretty, then it's gone the next day.

I actually really love Winter, but mostly just for the first month or two. After that, I get real sick of it.

I hear you about those spring snow piles too, they do get nasty looking.
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