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Is your vehicle ready for winter?
#1
Ok, I know for those down south, that means did you check to make sure that the defroster is still working to take off that morning chill, for us further up north we have to take a few more steps.

I put the spare jacket in each vehicle. 
Put the emergency tire chains in each vehicle.
Switched out the light clothing I had in my GHB to heavy socks and long pants.
Made sure each vehicle has a sleeping bag.
Checked the anti-freeze to make sure it is good for -30.
Added winter windshield wiper fluid.
Dumped a bottle of gas tank cleaner in each vehicle to get rid of any water in the tanks.
Will wait on checking air pressure in the tires until it gets colder.
Replaced windshield wipers that were getting worn.
Tossed a spare blanket into the SUV.
Placed a shovel in each vehicle.
Got Rhonda's kit together for her postal truck so she can get herself unstuck (since they plow all the snow right where she has to drive her postal truck, she gets stuck several times a winter).

So, should be setup for the future winter weather.
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#2
good list, we had a cold spell one night and pressure sensor showed low on air in tire.
Did all the vehicles and added 4 extra psi for the colder weather comming

PS did a load test on batteries as below 32F, they loose 1/2 power
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#3
We had to replace two car batteries this summer due to the heat, they gave up the ghost. So, those should be good to go for this winter.
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#4
We have a specialized tool so that we can scrap the sunshine off our windshield... Big Grin
Governmental dependance makes for poor self reliance.

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#5
Sure, rub it in a little.

Although we don't have giant lizards that can eat you when you take a swim in a pond. Plus, we may have Copperheads, Water Moccasins, and Rattle Snakes, but we don't have any of those giant snakes that squeeze you to death. When winter hits, bugs and critters all go away.

Yet, we are having more of problem with Coydogs and bobcats.
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(10-24-2018, 10:40 AM)bmyers Wrote: Yet, we are having more of problem with Coydogs and bobcats.


We don't have problems with them because we have giant lizards and snakes  Big Grin

Of course to be fair, on those triple digit days with humidity at 95% up north starts sounding more appealing.
Governmental dependance makes for poor self reliance.

"What could possibly go wrong with a duct tape boat?"  Cody Lundin

The best defense against evil men are good men with violent skill sets.
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#7
(10-23-2018, 01:48 PM)David Wrote: We have a specialized tool so that we can scrap the sunshine off our windshield... Big Grin
Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin Cool

(10-24-2018, 10:40 AM)bmyers Wrote: Sure, rub it in a little.

Although we don't have giant lizards that can eat you when you take a swim in a pond. Plus, we may have Copperheads, Water Moccasins, and Rattle Snakes, but we don't have any of those giant snakes that squeeze you to death. When winter hits, bugs and critters all go away.  

Yet, we are having more of problem with Coydogs and bobcats.

Want to borrow some lizards and squeezing snakes?

(10-24-2018, 11:43 AM)David Wrote:
(10-24-2018, 10:40 AM)bmyers Wrote: Yet, we are having more of problem with Coydogs and bobcats.


We don't have problems with them because we have giant lizards and snakes  Big Grin

Of course to be fair, on those triple digit days with humidity at 95% up north starts sounding more appealing.
Sweating is good for you. It builds character and grows hair on the chest.

(10-24-2018, 11:43 AM)David Wrote:
(10-24-2018, 10:40 AM)bmyers Wrote: Yet, we are having more of problem with Coydogs and bobcats.


We don't have problems with them because we have giant lizards and snakes  Big Grin

Of course to be fair, on those triple digit days with humidity at 95% up north starts sounding more appealing.
Sweating is good for you. It builds character and grows hair on the chest.
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#8
In all seriousness - IF that was an issue, I mean "Winter" I'd make sure my vehicle was tip top.
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