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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby ricky racer » Wed Dec 21, 2022 10:11 pm

:weaping: :weaping:
Jim Reid wrote:Ricky do you have chains on your bike? :D :D :D :D


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:lol: I've got it chained up for the winter.... :lol:
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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby ricky racer » Wed Dec 21, 2022 10:14 pm

SONNY wrote:Guess I'm ready! LOL!!
Hope it all goes around or dies out before it gets here!

Well Sonny, I'd say you're much more ready than most... :lol:
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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby Barnyard » Wed Dec 21, 2022 10:23 pm

We are expecting 50-60 mph winds. Our power company is telling us to be prepared for power outages that could last for extended periods. I'm glad we had a whole house generator installed last month; we may need it. With six dogs, we can't just pack up and leave. They have their own heated area on the porch.
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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby SONNY » Thu Dec 22, 2022 12:28 am

I have the 2 main generators ready if needed. they are only 8,000 watt but that will work. 2 of the little ones that currently run are 4,500 watt size. The only thing needing to run is the furnace to start with, then the freezers. Will start with the small generators first then go to the big ones if I have too.
Have to keep the well heat bulb going so the tank and all the other pipes down there dont freeze. Could get nasty for sure!

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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby ajhbike » Thu Dec 22, 2022 3:33 am

We are expecting the same winds and outages and have already been warned by the power company. We have solar and 2 Tesla Power Wall batteries so we can run the whole house....IF there is sufficient sun to recharge...and it will be cloudy rainy and short days...so we will only run essentials...furnace, fridge, freezer...and the X Box of course!

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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby Jim Reid » Thu Dec 22, 2022 9:11 am

I would be afraid to mount that tire on a wheel.

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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby Rodney51Cub » Thu Dec 22, 2022 9:34 am

ricky racer wrote: :weaping: :weaping:
Jim Reid wrote:Ricky do you have chains on your bike? :D :D :D :D


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:lol: I've got it chained up for the winter.... :lol:


What bike are you putting that on ? It looks more like a front tire for a Cub by the size markings. :lol: .
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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby Barebones » Thu Dec 22, 2022 10:47 am

Ready for combat in Mid-Michigan. Been there before, but still fun. Wheel weights and chained up Allis IB with original 6-ft hydraulic plow, 12-volt, electronic ignition.
Cub will be snug in the garage.

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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby Peter Person » Thu Dec 22, 2022 11:28 am

1"-3" of rain forecast for us in Connecticut along with high winds for this afternoon into tomorrow evening followed by plunging temperatures.
Good thing snow is not in the forecast, Cub front left tire is in the shop for a new tube. Valve stem sprung a leak that I discovered last Saturday. It's at least 17+ years old since I haven't done anything to the front tires since I bought the Cub in October 2005.
Don't have the tools or inclination to do it myself. :surrender:

Update 12-23-2022: Picked up tire/wheel this morning. Total Cost: $30.50, $9.88 for the tube, $20.00 Labor, and $0.62 Tax. They even put a rubber sleeve over the valve stem to protect it coming through the wheel. :-D
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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby Gary S. » Fri Dec 23, 2022 12:17 pm

I'm not complaining but what a lot of hype in Northern Illinois. Forecast was for up to 8"- you can still see the grass,driveway is mostly clear due to the wind. -9 though over night it dropped fast after 2pm. At 0 right now.
Peter the reason for the "sleeve" is that old rims of any type had larger 5/8" openings. New tubes are a different size than the old and need the bushing so the new size stem does not get damaged. https://www.google.com/search?q=tire+va ... UTF-8#ip=1

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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby Peter Person » Fri Dec 23, 2022 12:23 pm

Gary,
Thanks for the explanation, I was just pleased that they had the presence of mind to do it right!
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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby Urbish » Fri Dec 23, 2022 12:43 pm

Gary S. wrote:I'm not complaining but what a lot of hype in Northern Illinois. Forecast was for up to 8"- you can still see the grass,driveway is mostly clear due to the wind. -9 though over night it dropped fast after 2pm. At 0 right now.


My in-laws are 100 miles west of you and they have extremely high drifts with bare patches elsewhere. I think the wind combined with the cold are the greater hazards, especially for livestock. I'm glad they sold most of their beef herd as they are getting on in their years.
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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby Urbish » Fri Dec 23, 2022 12:56 pm

Urbish wrote:
Gary S. wrote:I'm not complaining but what a lot of hype in Northern Illinois. Forecast was for up to 8"- you can still see the grass,driveway is mostly clear due to the wind. -9 though over night it dropped fast after 2pm. At 0 right now.


My in-laws are 100 miles west of you and they have extremely high drifts with bare patches elsewhere. I think the wind combined with the cold are the greater hazards, especially for livestock. I'm glad they sold most of their beef herd as they are getting on in their years.


County Sheriff said all county roads were impassable as of 8AM.
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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby ajhbike » Fri Dec 23, 2022 1:00 pm

We had a lot of Long Island Sound in my yard almost like the flooding from H Sandy. Had my hip replaced Tuesday so I couldn't move the Ford flail mower, Corsicana bush hog, Massey Harris sickle and Harrow. Frustrating watching from the window. Oh well, good thing they are made of good steel.

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Re: Well, The Christmas Blizzard Is Coming

Postby radioguy41 » Fri Dec 23, 2022 1:43 pm

Well we got 2", then it changed to rain and washed it away. Now it's turned to a dusting as it winds down. Not sticking on the roads.
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