%&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by The Baker » Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:18 am

goinbroke2 wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:00 pm
It's +1c today and that's way below normal, spent a few hours in the hot tub at 102f to warm up after running a 25gal batch of sugar wash.
Install a hot tub in the still room?

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Bushman » Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:58 am

I am glad my set up is electric and I can do my runs inside my outbuilding. I am not sure if the cause is the many fires we have had in the PNW but we have had huge storms more than usual causing power outages and damage due to wind damage and fallen trees.

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Yonder » Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:32 pm

The Baker wrote:
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Install a hot tub in the still room?

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by thecroweater » Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:39 pm

Yonder wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:32 pm
The Baker wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:18 am
Install a hot tub in the still room?Geoff
Oh, man, life’s good! 8) :!:
Y'all sure that will get hot enough for passive mashing?
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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by goinbroke2 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:45 pm

thecroweater wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:39 pm
Yonder wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:32 pm
The Baker wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:18 am
Install a hot tub in the still room?Geoff
Oh, man, life’s good! 8) :!:
Y'all sure that will get hot enough for passive mashing?
Lol! Holy crap, the mind is racing now...if I do a 1200L mash...how do I get the corn out of the tub later......

I wonder if anybody makes a paint strainer for 200# of corn so I can do a "tea bag"...
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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by goinbroke2 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:46 pm

Oh, and no, the 114L still is in the garage, the tub is behind the house overlooking the lake.
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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Bushman » Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:22 am

It’s been in the 20’s and this morning I woke up to 2” of snow and it is still snowing!

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Post by Jstroke » Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:37 am

It’s ten below, and so clear, no wind though, so the sun feels really nice.
If in doubt leave it out.

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Post by Bushman » Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:47 am

Probably 1/2 hour away from a sunrise here but weather says 90% chance of snow today.

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Expat » Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:52 am

-11c and snowing here, hasn't changed in a couple days.

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Post by Tummydoc » Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:50 am

That sucks Bushman, not much snow removal equipment on your side of the state so stay off the roads! 12 deg F and dry on my side.

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Post by Oldvine Zin » Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:35 am

This is what I woke up to this morning
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and it's still snowing! Yup not much snow removal equipment on this side of the state :esad:

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Bushman » Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:53 am

Up to 5” now and still coming down. Monday I have a condo at the ocean 5 hour drive in good conditions.

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Bushman » Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:35 pm

It’s so cold outside my chainsaw shrunk!
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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Saltbush Bill » Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:04 pm

Here is a little sunshine and colour for the frozen people.
32c on this side of the globe.
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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Deplorable » Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:54 pm

Bushman wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:35 pm
It’s so cold outside my chainsaw shrunk!
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Damn cold. Wind finally stopped here and PSE finally got power back on. Ive got waist high snow drifts in my back yard, and about 18 inches of drifted snow in front of my truck in the drive way. Driving home from work at 11 last night was entertaining until I got out away from the knuckle heads. Hard to say how much snow we actually got the way the winds were blowing, but Im sure our winds were less severe than they were in Snoqualmie last night. I hear they took a thrashing up there. I only registered a couple of 40MPH gusts before the power went out last night, most of the wind was 15 to 25 with 30 to 35 mph gusts.
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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by cob » Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:32 pm

the best shovel I ever bought burns diesel, is 4 wheel drive with bucket and weights.

I feel for you, but can't reach you from here. :wave:
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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Deplorable » Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:41 pm

Yeah, some day when I don't have to live in a neighborhood. In the mean time I shovel snow one or twice a year.
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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Euphoria » Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:30 am

Yeah, I'm probably not more than an hour north of Bushman's place, but I had to shovel paths through the 10" we got yesterday. Snow sucks. I'm getting too old for that stuff.
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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Rrmuf » Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:52 am

... about 50cm on the ground in Ottawa: BUT I am a skier, so we call it heaven! :-)
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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by shadylane » Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:17 am

I've just about had enough of this cycle of cold winters and hot summers.
Some body hold my beer.
I'm about to slap mother earth hard enough, to knock the wobble out of her orbit.

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Bushman » Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:41 am

We ended up with around 10” yesterday not sure if we got any overnight as it is still dark outside

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Post by cranky » Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:30 am

Bushman wrote:
Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:41 am
We ended up with around 10” yesterday not sure if we got any overnight as it is still dark outside
Here south of you we got about the same. I don't think there was much overnight but it was sure a mess yesterday at work. Snow makes for a very long miserable day where I work so my wife made ham and bean soup for everyone which helps make things a little better.

Roads were total crap both ways even though they kind of plowed them. At one point I was going down a hill behind a bus and stepped on the brakes and only sped up in spite of anti lock brakes. Fortunately the buss didn't slow down either.

Funny thing Mrs Cranky insists I drive our Escape on snow days rather than my 4 wheel drive Jeep truck :crazy: The truck is worth more money and she doesn't want to watch me rebuild a '59 Chevy truck, which is what I say I'm going to do if anything ever happens to this one.

The nice thing about living here is it will all be gone in a couple days so I don't have to shovel. :ebiggrin:

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by still_stirrin » Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:42 am

shadylane wrote:
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....I'm about to slap mother earth hard enough, to knock the wobble out of her orbit.
They felt that one on the other side of the earth....a 9.0 earthquake in Fukushima!
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Post by contrahead » Sun Feb 14, 2021 9:01 pm

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Zeotropic » Sun Feb 14, 2021 10:11 pm

We got more snow today than we have had in quite a few years and if is much colder than normal too. We don't have water in the kitchen but I have not felt like crawling under the house with a blow dryer to thaw it out yet.

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Bushman » Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:55 am

We’ve had snow the last two days, I am heading to the ocean for 4 days and not looking forward to the 6 hour drive.

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Durhommer » Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:55 am

Its snowing and minus 6 degrees and my car wont start the wife's gotta get to work
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Post by Zeotropic » Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:00 am

Durhommer wrote:Its snowing and minus 6 degrees and my car wont start the wife's gotta get to work
Lower radiator hose heaters are something like $40. I am going to put one on all my cars after this clears to ensure we don't get another winter that I will need it. Image

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Re: %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by Durhommer » Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:16 am

My battery is 3 years old it's done waiting on a ride to get a new one
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