Monthly Archives: January 2014

Snowblower Tips & Tricks

Snowblowers are designed to make it quite a bit easier to clean up after a major storm, but those homeowners who are new to the equipment might still face their fair share of challenges at first. In order to enjoy … Continue reading

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How to Safely Clean out a Clogged Snowblower Chute

A clogged snowblower chute is one of the most common problems to affect most snow clearing equipment, causing issues that range from engine inefficiency to legitimate problems with clearing frozen precipitation from walkways. Clearing these obstructions is absolutely crucial when … Continue reading

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How to Mix Oil and Gas for 2-Cycle Engines

From older snowblowers to modern chainsaws and blowers, two-cycle engines are one of the most common ways to effectively and efficiently power and lubricate modern landscaping equipment. These engines are unique, however, because they require a mixture of fuel and … Continue reading

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How to Replace a Shear Pin on a Honda Snowblower

A shear pin is designed as a failsafe device that fails under a preset load in order to protect the rest of the machine and operators from damage or injury. For Honda snowblowers, the shear pin is used to protect … Continue reading

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Look Before You Pump Campaign: What is it?

In the push for “greener” fuels that are more eco-friendly no matter where they’re used, many gas stations have begun selling gasoline with varying concentrations of ethanol and other compounds. These additives are designed to make the fuel a bit … Continue reading

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