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Sat Dec 1, 2018, 04:44 PM

 

Treat your small engines to the good gas.

Run them on the expensive non-oxy gas and you won't be replacing them every couple of years. At the end of the season, run them out of gas so the Carb is dry. Just cleaned my across the powerline neighbor's snowblower carb and the engine now runs. He recently messed up his shoulder and his next door neighbor is going to do their driveways with this snowblower. Just in time for the snow we are supposed to get today.

I should get my snowblower running, but a nap is sounding like a winner ATM.

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greymattermom Dec 2018 #1
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Hotler May 2019 #3

Response to LakeSuperiorView (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2018, 04:47 PM

1. When it snows here

the whole city closes until it melts.

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Response to greymattermom (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 1, 2018, 04:52 PM

2. Not an option here just North of Minneapolis.

 

I correctly called that the last snowfall would stick and got some grass seed down just ahead of a couple inches of cnow. Supposed to get 3-5" tonight, good timing as it's not a weekday. If we waited for it to melt, we would be holed up until next March.

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Response to LakeSuperiorView (Original post)

Tue May 21, 2019, 11:47 AM

3. Resource for ethonal free gas

https://www.pure-gas.org/
And STA-BIL is your friend.

I ride motocross and road race motorcycles so I always have some Sonoco 100-oct. unleaded around. It has a shelf life of 1-yr. and you can leave it you machines over the winter and it won't turn to shit. Pump gas goes South in 30-days. I run it in my mower, weed trimmer etc. It's a little pricey, but it is not gas as it is a quality fuel.

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