Nice, the loader is on my list of things to do. I had to dig around the base of mine to find the tire chains.... they were quite buried in the 5 gal. bucket and I have a new appreciation for chains once installed. The first set I mounted were for 9.5 tires
(I forgot that's why Cowboy gave em to me, but will come in handy on the 77 as that has 9.5s)
One very serious storm, the temps held just above or around freezing the whole time. Made the snow very wet and heavy. Surely would have been double what shows if it were all cold snow. Needless to say, the Lo Boy was a bit of an ice sculpture. As was the whole big city. We had wind gusts over 50MPH with the 'snow' sticking to everything and a lot of pine trees had a hard time of it. I looked out my window to see a tree leaning on the house.... in the morning in was down, but didn't puncture any windows.
I expected to be out of power for a long time, everything was against the electric company. Despite the nasty condition's the big city did an awesome job maintaining the roads. National Grid (that means you Wally) got the power back after about 24 hours!!! I was thrilled to no end to see the street lights on when I woke up in the middle of the night.
I have more pictures in the other camera, I will post em when I drag it in.
Really wasn't sure the Cub wanted to hear it.... but other than the governor was frozen up at the carb... it fired up the first time (always does) and I let it melt down a bit.... stuck in place! Snow/ice wedged everywhere.
And I learned another advantage of a Lo Boy.... the hood will fit under a tractor trailer. I sorta helped out over at the grocery store so a truck could get it. Under the other trailer seemed like the best place to stuff the snow. The dash is after I cleaned it up some... I left the key in (I think of Miss Janet every time I start it) and it did start right up