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Minus 44 F

Post by Stocker Steve » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:54 am

Cold this morning, and the snow blowing tractor' tank heater quit... :( Time for a trip to town.


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Re: Minus 44 F

Post by dieselbeef » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:58 am

wow......ill take the high of 80 today...dang
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Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:35 am

We've never gotten that cold. You can keep it.
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Post by HDRider » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:30 am

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Post by ALACOWMAN » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:47 am

None for me,,thanks..
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Re: Minus 44 F

Post by Silver » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:44 am

Stocker Steve wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:54 am
Cold this morning, and the snow blowing tractor' tank heater quit... :( Time for a trip to town.
But is it a dry cold? :lol2:

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Re: Minus 44 F

Post by greybeard » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:48 am

Last night and early this morning
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Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:12 am

Greybeard - I cannot figure out what that is. Looks like a bug zapper! Are you still having BUGS!! Texas weather - LOL
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Re: Minus 44 F

Post by greybeard » Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:05 pm

They re-appeared just in the last few days and I had to plug it back in after it being unplugged since November.
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Re: Minus 44 F

Post by wbvs58 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:28 pm

Silver wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:44 am
Stocker Steve wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:54 am
Cold this morning, and the snow blowing tractor' tank heater quit... :( Time for a trip to town.
But is it a dry cold? :lol2:
That is a good point Silver. I've never experienced anything like those temperatures but I get colder when it is wet and windy than on our frosty mornings.

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Re: Minus 44 F

Post by Stocker Steve » Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:53 pm

Only -7 F air temp now, so not too bad, except for the wind.

Got a new tank heater today! I have to git her runnin before the next storm hits Friday night.
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Re: Minus 44 F

Post by MurraysMutts » Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:59 pm

greybeard wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:48 am
Last night and early this morning
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Gotta love a good bug zapper!
I need to get me a couple for this summer.
Those bring back fond memories.
Ain't seen any for sale in ages. Does anyone still make em?
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Re: Minus 44 F

Post by Dave » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:15 pm

I don't mind it until it gets below minus 10. For me that is the point where it is cold. We haven't hit zero yet this year but it is well below freezing most every day. Good thing is we have no mosquitoes, rattle snakes, or homeless people.

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Re: Minus 44 F

Post by farmerjan » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:59 pm

Jeanne - Simme Valley wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:35 am
We've never gotten that cold. You can keep it.
I agree, he can keep it !!!!! :yuck:

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Re: Minus 44 F

Post by greybeard » Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:30 pm

MurraysMutts wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:59 pm
greybeard wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:48 am
Last night and early this morning
Image
Gotta love a good bug zapper!
I need to get me a couple for this summer.
Those bring back fond memories.
Ain't seen any for sale in ages. Does anyone still make em?
Lots of them still made but most are junk with little IC boards in them that don't last one season. .
Look at flea markets for the older ones.
All a zapper really needs is a hi voltage transformer for the grid, maybe a smaller transformer/ballast & starter for the light and that's it. There may be 2 little wafer capacitors on the lines between transformer and grid but all they are for is to cut down on radio interference.

Stinger brand sucks. Black Flag brand suck.
Flowtron makes the 2 older ones I have.
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