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Broke two snow throwers today


Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life.

It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.
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First day out. Two snow throwers down.

The one I just bought sounds like it has a carburetor issue. The good ol' junky craftsman just lost a spring. I got it back together but without the return spring the auger runs all the time.

It's too cold to work on a machine today.
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Well, that certainly sucks.

Mine is just sitting in the garage waiting for some accumulation.
Here in Pittsburgh, we've only got enough snow to cover the grass. Very windy today.
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... Here in Pittsburgh, we've only got enough snow to cover the grass. ...
I'm only 50 miles north of you and we got about 5" since last night.
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Mark, where are you located? I am from Erie, PA originally... but i now live down near philly. Sounds like you are around the Meadville area?
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Mark, where are you located? I am from Erie, PA originally... but i now live down near philly. Sounds like you are around the Meadville area?
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cool... good luck, hope you get lots of snow this winter!!
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I got the Honda snow thrower back today. Carburetor rebuilt. Cost $45. Seems to run really well. I left the Craftsman at the repair shop but I hope I don't need it any more.

I knew I needed a backup but now I know I need a backup for the backup, too.

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