Order Tray | Contact Us | Home | SIG Lists

[aprssig] 3' snow emergency dumb idea...

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Mon Feb 8 05:55:51 UTC 2010


On 2/7/2010 9:29 PM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
>
> ...
>
> And then for the next 18 hours I got to shovel a 100' long by 8' wide by 3' deep driveway to get the Prius out....
>
> I think I'll go with the 100' #12 cord next time instead.
>
> As backgroud, the second laughable tale was the euphoric mood we were in as we prepared for the snow... firewood, DVD movies, milk, snacks, chips, popcorn, toilet paper....  As two people with overburdened busy lives we were looking forward to 3 days straight at home with NO OTHER DEMANDS.  We were young again...
>
> Then spent all 3 days digging out (100' of driveway, plus the culdesac), protecting an acre of plants from breaking under the snow, chain-sawing broken limbs across access routes, continuously cleaning and  moping up the water tracked in on every excursion, removing snow from over 200sqft of solar panels, making contraptions to get the snow off the roof in preparation for the next 5" of snow forcast in 2 days, etc, etc...
>
> Then collapsing in exhaustion..
>
> Bob, WB4APR
>
>    

I think you needed one of those Russian snow removal devices made from a 
MIG-15 jet engine mounted on the front of a truck, that someone linked 
on here a couple of weeks ago.



More information about the aprssig mailing list