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Old 01-08-2018, 05:04 PM
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Great idea. On order. Somebody's skin thanks you. Probably mine!
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Old 01-08-2018, 05:49 PM
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The bigger damage would come from cutting the jacket your wife gave you for Christmas!
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Old 01-09-2018, 09:19 PM
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Not sure what it is about grooming but for me there is some medicinal therapeutic magic about it. Thank less job from most but for me a big thanks to the other real groomer operators out there who put the in real hours and work to keep trails smooth for others enjoyment.

Rolled some nice trails for the horses and sleigh this evening. One of them stepped right over the fence this am due to snow pack greeted Brian at the bus stop partied in my front yard for a minute did a couple hot laps in the street and went back in the coral after he was done. Mike is the wild one!

Ski racks are a fail. Clamps donít hold on round and brush moves them. Too tall.
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Looks like you figured out grooming Mr. Addict, you do it at dark. The other thing is to keep people, skiers, sleds, dogs, and horses off for a few hours so it can set up. Rollers work OK if the snow is shallow. In deep heavy, you can make flat into waves as the snow builds up in front and then the roller goes over the top. Keeps the sled speed down.
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Warm few days and rain then back to cold on the way. Tightened up the trails with J Tucker this evening hoping to keep a base. Sick day returned me home early.

Tried to ride up north today on the single track but 13 miles in my wingman decided he couldnít chase the cats tail anymore. Was a below speed limit crash due to inexperience and poor sled setup IMO. Nice day for me expensive for somone else. Bad track record this year.

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Not sure if a bad day of riding beat a good day of work for this guy today?
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Warm few days and rain then back to cold on the way. Tightened up the trails with J Tucker this evening hoping to keep a base. Sick day returned me home early.



Tried to ride up north today on the single track but 13 miles in my wingman decided he couldnít chase the cats tail anymore. Was a below speed limit crash due to inexperience and poor sled setup IMO. Nice day for me expensive for somone else. Bad track record this year.



50 smiles of Tuckering this season!



Not sure if a bad day of riding beat a good day of work for this guy today?


Dude, your boys are racking up some sleds this year. Maybe they all should stick with 4 track 10mph max rigs. Safer as long as you donít put body parts under them.


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I was going to say the parts guys just smile when they see their trucks pulling up out front!
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Was that on Primary 152 in Campton. To bad your ride was cut short.
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Was beautiful riding from parking to there’s. That was on way to warren turn off. Nice work on the trails!
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Sno melted faster than it came. On pause for a bit so addressing a few items. New hydro filter.

Radiator and heater Hoses are original so wanted to replace as they were weather checked. Heater hoses broke off once I started removing. Figured I should replace the water pump and bypass hose as well. All parts in route.

Antifreeze was clean. Got a little in the bucket.

60 and rain feels like summer. Send back Sno!
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