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KILLER Snow Storm Coming Soon - We are going to all die


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Old 03-12-2017, 03:36:54 PM
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The last time Johnny said it was gonna snow...we got 2 feet of nasty and then another foot a day later. At work we sold every snowblower and every part for a snowblower that we had in stock...in 4 days. That was a complete winters inventory.
I used my skidsteer here at home but could only plow across the driveway. It was too much to plow the length of the driveway. I ended up going over to my mill and bringing up my D6 Cat to do a proper job.
Not going to tell you how much driveway gravel is now on what should be lawn.
The only thing I can count on is my trusty little 6.0 DJB. Thanks to you folks I no longer fear the wind and weather.
Good thing..we are supposed to get another storm mid week followed by another 1 on Friday.
Thanks for the heads up on the snow Johnny.
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BTPost- I have been to alaska 3x on fishing trips all in june, excellent time, but in no way could i do the off grid thing...
I lived up there a little over 10 years about 50 miles East of BTPost. Part of the time off-grid and off the road system and enjoyed every minute of it (or at least I remember the good minutes). That was 30+ years ago now and there isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about it. I knew my closest neighbors, one 25 miles North and the other 14 miles South. I still visit often and wouldn't be too surprised if I do it again for a couple of months after I retire.
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Old 03-12-2017, 05:46:25 PM
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I day dream a lot if I had the money and my wife was in better shape I would like to live in the Southeast part of Alaska Ketchikan wife is not doing so good so I will stay here in Pa. my DREAM IS TO TAKE MY THREE WONDERFUL GRANDAUGHTERS AND MOVE THERE AND TEACH AND RAISE THEM away from all the hussle and bussle of todays society oh well sorry Johnny did not meant to hijack your thread forgive me.
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What a bunch of Wooosies.... We have had 20 days of Single Digit Temps and looking at 2 ft of new snow in the next couple of days.... Since there isn't a Grid inside 60 Miles, running a Genset is a Daily occurrence... The last barge of supplies was in September 2016, and the next barge isn't due till May 2017... Yup, We watch you folks get all excited, about the Wx, and then hit the Off Button on the SAT Tv and take a walk outside, and it ALL goes away, in about 10 minutes... Life is great in the Bush of Alaska....
They (The gov of Alaska) still have to pay you to live there?
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Old 03-13-2017, 09:45:24 AM
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My wife did it.. She was complaining last week about not having a real Winter Already had a panic run on all the grocery stores: no eggs, milk, bread to be found. That little 4" we got last week was heavy, brought down some limbs, this one should be interesting. As long as there's no tornadoes or flooding involved, we'll be fine. I'm excited, like a kid just before Christmas Spent the whole weekend tweeking and tuning the big snowblower and getti9ng a few more gensets operational, not just my own JohnnyC, you aren't the only one having issues with junk in the carb.. I've started using yellow Tygon for lines that don't run anywhere near the exhaust
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:16:27 AM
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the last big snow I remember was in the early 70s
near 2 ft over a Saturday night
for "in town" it was a big deal

my sister was living in Chicago for the Bilandic Blizzard

https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q...dic+blizzard&*

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Current prediction for my area in New Jersey is now 24 inches of snow with wind gusts up to 60 MPH. They said at the height of the storm we may get 4 inches of snow and hour.

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Old 03-13-2017, 12:41:29 PM
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TV says 16-20 inches

NOAA estimates 16 inches with wind gusts to 30 (blizzard). And 20 degs all day.
So dry snow and likely won't stick to trees , likely no outages.
Heavyest snow is 10 inches from 2pm-8pm

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick...Type=graphical

Got to gas up and start the snowblower.
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Old 03-13-2017, 01:28:15 PM
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Johnny C - Here in Rockaway, predictions 25+ Just over the hill NW of Boonton. Town guys gearing up, FD on standby.
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Current prediction for my area in New Jersey is now 24 inches of snow with wind gusts up to 60 MPH. They said at the height of the storm we may get 4 inches of snow and hour.

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Are you going to live broadcast the snow storm again?
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Old 03-13-2017, 04:47:40 PM
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Meh, bring it on! I could stand a few days out of the tractor trailer and a few days in the plow truck, it would be a welcomed change in pace for me.
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Old 03-13-2017, 05:48:33 PM
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( I would suggest having several empty spackle buckets on hand just in case ..)
Johnny C. I will definitely need them buckets to pack my $hit in and haul a$$ outa here if she aint go no pot to sit on. Lucky for me I have multiple, multiples of gennys here, and a few dozen gallons of fuel here and there.
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Old 03-13-2017, 06:30:16 PM
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What's a storm?? How about a heat wave...
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What's a storm?? How about a heat wave...
Yeah, sucks huh. Bring back the nice cool 60's.
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Old 03-13-2017, 07:44:03 PM
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Here we will probably get wind gusts up to 60MPH, snow, rain, snow, 4-10 in combo rain, sleet, ice, snow and slush. Not a big deal, even if the power goes out for a while. Probably will make some work for me, downed trees and stuff, hopefully not at my own place, haha.
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Are you going to live broadcast the snow storm again?
I plan to. I just need to set up one of the cameras. I will post a link here when ready.

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( I would suggest having several empty spackle buckets on hand just in case ..)
Johnny C. I will definitely need them buckets to pack my $hit in and haul a$$ outa here if she aint go no pot to sit on. Lucky for me I have multiple, multiples of gennys here, and a few dozen gallons of fuel here and there.
No need for spackle buckets here. I only have 1 working generator at the moment which is a 4.0 BFA. My 6.5NH's fuel pump took a sh!t and plugged up of the carburetor with crap from the pump. I rebuilt the carburetor, but did not test it out. I would have to gravity feed the carburetor or steal the fuel pump off of the 4.0 BFA. I could run propane or natural gas with both the 4.0 BFA and 6.5NH, but I am out of propane. To run natural gas, I would need to drag the genny from the garage to the house (120 feet) which could be tough in 2 feet of snow if the power goes out during the worst of the storm.

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I am ready for the big snow storm. What else do I need for the 24 inches of snow they predict?

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^^got at least a few twelve packs? your choice of bevies, for me it would be beer.
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I'm "suffering" from the same affliction as yellowlister. Would be okay if it would last, but this area is famous for it's two week springs and falls.
At least I can get a few things done outside.
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Snowin now!!!!!!
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