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Lake Effect Snow

Lake-Effect Snow – Mother Nature’s Curveball

Posted November 19, 2014 by

Lake-effect snow occurs when cold air blows over a lake of warmer water, drawing water vapor and creating a rapid build up of clouds that dump snow on the awaiting shores.

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2014-2015 Winter Weather Outlook

2014 – 2015 Winter Outlook: Are You In for A Cold One?

Posted October 31, 2014 by 5 Comments

Unpack your monster winter coat, oversized gloves, one-size too big boots, and even your lucky pair of thermal underwear. Some of us are in for a cold one this winter!

Take a look at what the Farmer’s Almanac is forecasting for the upcoming 2014-2015 winter.

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Carburetor Replace or Rebuild

Carburetor Rebuild or Replace? – How to Choose

Posted September 9, 2014 by 9 Comments

Dirt, bad gas, varnish, and corrosion are popular evils that can clog and wear down the carburetor on your lawn mowers, chainsaws, and other small engine equipment.

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How to drive a zero turn

How to Drive a Zero Turn: Beginners 101

Posted August 20, 2014 by 4 Comments

Can you push a shopping cart? Yes? You can drive a zero turn! Once you get the hang of it, the intimidation factor of maneuvering one of these mowers will be gone.

Learn the beginner basics on how to drive a zero turn.

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Five Minute Lawn Mower FIxes

Five Minute Mower Fixes Under $5

Posted August 12, 2014 by 5 Comments

Have five bucks lying around? Instead of a $5 footlong or your weekly lottery tickets, check out these cheap lawn mower quick fixes in five minutes or less!

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How to Choose the Right Mower Blade

How to Choose the Right Mower Blade

Posted July 30, 2014 by 3 Comments

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 8 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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start snow blower cheat sheet feature

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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Replace Skid Shoes

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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