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Re: (ET) Snow all gone?
David Roden wrote:
Still shoving it round with an E15 and dozer blade.
I wonder though if I'm risking breaking or bending something when I blast
into those walls of snow on either side of the driveway, driving more loads
of snow into them. Sometimes I whack 'em so hard with the blade angled that
the front end of the tractor skids a few inches to the side. Am I risking
damage to the tractor's frame this way? It seems pretty darn sturdy.
I wonder as well. I've used the snowblower as a bit of a plow at times,
and I try to keep the stresses reasonable on it. However the thing is
One issue I have to deal with is that the chains are scratching up my
driveway asphalt. I wonder if it's possible to top over it to touch up
the slight gouges before the weather into bigger problems.
In the meantime I've been using it to clear off the rest of the
driveway; this involves undercutting the drifts, then collapsing them
with a shovel then blowing out the remainder. I'm finding the blower
excellent for the task of picking up snow that I shovel at random off
And for now I'm done with snow. Bring on the spring, where I can start
getting into the yard with my tiller...