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Old 08-30-2018, 11:11 AM
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For some of the locations I was clearing snow, a plow/blade would quite often have been of no use. I was often inside fenced regulator station enclosures that could have drifted snow 5 feet or more deep, with no room to blade that snow out of the way. Being in close proximity to gas lines with up to 900 PSI flowing in them and not wanting an angled blade to throw the machine off course (happens when you hit something frozen harder than a tax collector's heart you can't see under a layer of snow) into one of those high pressure pipes , that snow had to be either blown or carried out to enable access to the regulator station equipment.
You'd think you could simply burn off the snow with all that gas.....
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Old 09-05-2018, 12:47 PM
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You'd think you could simply burn off the snow with all that gas.....
Tempting indeed, but I hated having to explain stuff to management .
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