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Snow Rake for Solar Panels

December 11, 2017

A few days ago, we got the first snow storm of the year. Not a big deal, but that was the first snow we had since I installed the solar array on my garage. I found that using a broom, even from a ladder, I could only clear the lowest of the three rows of […]

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Snow-cover on my Solar Panels!

December 9, 2017

I woke up this morning to a gray half-light, and a blanket of snow covering everything…. including my solar panels! Hmmm. What would this do to my solar power production? To find out, I thought I would clear the snow off as many of the panels as I could and see what the difference would […]

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Towing with the Ice Scooter

February 15, 2014

This afternoon, I was able to get back out on the ice again. I had tested towing a sled last time, and was pretty confident that I wasn’t going to flip it over. So, this time, I had the Little Girl and her Mother with me. I loaded the Little Girl up into the sled […]

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Mr. Plow vs. the Frozen Tundra

November 27, 2013

   I think I’ve started a new annual tradition…. It involves me, a sled, and steel implements frozen to the ground in my backyard. Today, I finally felt like I was starting to catch back up on my work,  and it was sunny outside. Since we had our first real snow two days ago, it […]

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