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How to Choose the Right Mower Blade

How to Choose the Right Mower Blade

Posted July 30, 2014 by

High-lift, mulching, 2-in-1, 3-in-1 . . . Which one do I choose?

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Make Mowing Fun Again

3 Ways to Make Mowing Fun Again

Posted July 23, 2014 by 3 Comments

Has mowing the lawn become just an inconvenient chore you dread every week or so?

Remember when it used to be fun? Or maybe it was only worth it as a kid when the neighbor would hand over a crisp $5 bill for an hour’s work.

Well here are three ways you can get a kick out of mowing, so it’s always something to look forward to every time you step out on the lawn.

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Don't Be Fooled by E15

Don’t Be Fooled by E15

Posted March 31, 2014 by 7 Comments

Don’t be fooled this year when filling up your gas cans for your outdoor power equipment.

If you see a new fuel grade marked E15 at your local gas station, don’t let the lower price tag fool you.

Why?

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Starting Your Snow Blower – The Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Posted January 23, 2014 by

Standing in your driveway at 7 A.M. with a foot of snow on the ground, and a wind chill below zero, is the last place you want to finally figure out how to start your new snow blower.

So here’s an easy cheat sheet to help you get your snow blower fired up when you need it most.

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How to Replace Snow Blower Skid Shoes

Posted January 8, 2014 by

There’s nothing worse than getting a surprise jolt when you snag a crack in the sidewalk, right?

From gravel to asphalt and concrete, a good pair of skid shoes guides your snow blower over those cracks and bumps.

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Ariens Auto-Turn Steering – So Easy Your Grandma Could Do It!

Posted January 2, 2014 by 3 Comments

Push around a 250 pound snow blower for half an hour and you might break a sweat.

Then add 12+ inches of snow to the equation, and you can count on getting one heck of a workout.

But Ariens Company has a solution to make these heavyweight machines less intimidating. Auto-Turn Steering Technology.

It’s so easy, your grandma could do it! Learn how Auto-Turn Steering works.

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Spreading Road Salt

The Magic Behind Road Salt — How it Really Works

Posted December 11, 2013 by 3 Comments

Big bad four-wheel drive! It won’t help you on a sheet of ice.

For some, the only confidence booster they need is to see the flashing lights of a salt truck passing down the road.

Some states do it better than others, but once that salt hits the ground, the magic begins.

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Lawn Mower Storage Mistakes Exposed

5 Lawn Mower Storage Mistakes EXPOSED

Posted November 5, 2013 by 24 Comments

Do you want your old trusty mower to start back up in the spring, after several months in hibernation? Then properly preparing it for winter storage is crucial.

Otherwise, you might as well throw a new mower on your Christmas list, and hope Santa won’t charge you for delivery after making these naughty mistakes.

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How To Replace a Shear Pin on an Ariens Snow Blower

Posted November 4, 2013 by

Watch our video on how to replace a broken shear pin on an Ariens two stage snow blower.

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Feel the Vibrations?

Posted October 8, 2013 by 1 Comment

Your hand begins to feel numb, like it’s falling asleep. Then comes a shocking sensation, like a hundred stingers piercing your fingers at once.

Unless you just cut down a tree with a beehive, the tingling pain in your hand and fingers could be caused by the vibrations from your chainsaw.

Do you feel the vibrations?

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