When living in snow country, snow removal becomes a real issue. If snow is left to sit, it eventually becomes impassable even with the best 4 x 4 vehicle. Over the past 4 years, I invested in a "good" deal plow truck that has been nothing but repairs and headaches. This "good" deal has cost … Continue reading Whether to buy a Snow Plow or Not. (Saving Money when it doesn’t feel like it.)
Thank you for joining us at Living a Sustainable Dream, I hope this post will assist you if you have a snow thrower. If you have no interest in ever owning one, let alone have a snowy enough climate to justify its purchase, that's okay. If there is one thing everyone can take from this … Continue reading A simple trick to improve gear shaft and axle performance: Snow Thrower Maintenance
Spring is finally upon us in Northern Idaho. The snow is melting away, giving way to mud season. Now that I have a few moments, I can share some snow thrower maintenance videos. If you have a snow thrower, put these in your archives. If you don't ever have snow, then these videos should be … Continue reading Spring is upon us / Oil Change: Snow Thrower Maintenance
My snow thrower was the easiest fix I have had since being on the property. It was so easy that I was shocked by it, especially after working on the generator. After attempting to fix our Ridgid generator, I was beginning to lose confidence in after market parts. Until, I had to fix the snow … Continue reading Easy to fix snow blower, all is not lost.
One thing for certain is it is better to be prepared than to be caught unprepared. On trips I am known to pack basic tools and car repair manuals with me in case of a breakdown. I have replaced fuel pumps, alternators, fan belts, flat tires, power steering lines, radiator hoses, and headlights, on the … Continue reading Preparing for winter in July & August?