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Ethanol Damage Up Close

See Ethanol Damage UP CLOSE!

Posted April 6, 2015 by 36 Comments

All this talk about ethanol and bad gas leaves many homeowners and landscapers constantly worried about refueling their power equipment.

Repair shops know it all too well, how ethanol and stale gas affects your equipment. They’re seeing the damage every day.

But for those who want to see it to believe it, here’s your chance. Check out the effects of ethanol up close!

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Snow Blowers - A Blast From the Past

Snow Blowers – A Blast From The Past!

Posted January 19, 2015 by

Ah, the good ol’ days of snow blowing. Just you, your machine, and the snow.

Snow blowers first hit the marketplace for homeowners to buy in the 1950s. And every winter since, more and more people are throwing down their shovels and welcoming a new snow blower to the family.

But as time continues to fly, let’s stop and take a look back at some Snow Blowers of the Past!

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Test Your Snow Blower IQ

Test Your Snow Blower IQ – Take The Quiz

Posted January 6, 2015 by 16 Comments

Are you a snow blower expert? Test your knowledge of snow blower usage, maintenance, safety, and history!

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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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Fall Lawn Projects

Posted October 13, 2014 by

Fall is the time you can kick back, watch some football, and not worry about your lawn, right? Wrong!

Fall is the perfect time to prepare your lawn for an easier spring. These simple projects can keep your lawn healthy during winter and provide for a healthier lawn in the spring.

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Jack’s Model Locator – How to Find Your Model & Serial Number

Posted September 30, 2014 by 1 Comment

Need to find your model and serial number on your lawn mower, tractor, generator, or other type of power equipment?

Having your model and/or serial number on hand when you shop for replacement parts will not only help you find the correct part, but will get you back in business again in less time.

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How to drive a zero turn

How to Drive a Zero Turn: Beginners 101

Posted August 20, 2014 by 5 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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Common Summer Mowing Mistakes

Posted August 1, 2014 by 2 Comments

It’s the dog days of summer and your grass isn’t doing so hot.

Is your grass dry, patchy or not growing? Check out these common summer mowing mistakes that could easily happen to you.

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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 28 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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