Going to get in the low 40s here tonight. I had to close the windows and sliding doors after dinner because it was getting chilly.
Brr. -D > On Mar 7, 2018, at 6:20 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote: > > Big snow... We're predicted 1-2 feet. Fred and Dwight will probably get less. > > Some time ago my father-in-law mentioned that the drive on his snowblower > wasn't working right. I've got the same model and had revived his when they > first got it as a gift from Angie's maternal grandmother. I figured the cable > was loose or mice had built a nest in it, both are fairly common problems. > What I found surprised even me. > > https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4799/25809325297_dbd1881ef9_k.jpg > > Thats the drivewheel, its attached to the output and is driven by a plate > thats driven off the engine. The one on the left is the old one, notice how > the rubber tire its supposed to have is pretty much gone... > > I was pleased we could get a replacement locally today. The whole replacement > job took about an hour, a lot of that was just fiddling around not knowing > what I was doing. I think if I were to do it again I could probably do it in > 15 minutes, the part was $26... > > To have it replaced would have been $100 and taken a week or two. I'm > thinking maybe I'll proactively replace the one on my snowblower this spring > before I put it away for the summer... > > -Curt > > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com