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I have two today. We had ice last night. Roads slick as fuck. I have two miles of dirt before I get to hardtop. My neighbor was in the ditch up the road from my house in his lifted Dodge truck with giant tires and I picked him up and gave him a ride back to his house in my wimpy little Subaru. I stopped on the hill he couldn't get up, picked him up, and pulled out on it.

I made it thru Halloween without hearing "The Monster Mash", and so far, knock on wood, I haven't heard "The Jingle Bell Rock".
Don't blame the Dodge truck for having a shitty driver. We have 3 miles of dirt road to get to the pavement and I plow all of it with my 89 Ram 1500. I am the first call when my neighbors and UPS go in the ditch.
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Old Yesterday, 07:12
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My 3/4 ton Chevy is freaking worthless in the snow. It already gets shitty mileage (8.1 Vortec). If I put rough tires on it I'd have to finance a trip to town.
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Old Yesterday, 07:33
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4 wheel chains help. Mileage! What mileage. Mileage is why I shipped those antlers instead of meeting him half way.

My small pleasure is knowing I have enough wood cut, split, and stacked for next winter. Always a mile stone for me.
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Old Yesterday, 08:21
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Hanging an axe.

This is the first time in my life that I've hung an axe (or hammer) that the fitting didn't turn out to be a flop.
An old scrap 2.5lb head that I discovered is an antique swedish head after cleaning it, and DIY cut and shaped 27inch boys handle.
(Measurement converted to imperial for you because it's christmas)
Perfectly balanced.
Feeling quite pleased with myself. Fills the gap I had in the medium-light size axe department
I plonked it in a linseed oil bath and will leave it there for a few days
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My 3/4 ton Chevy is freaking worthless in the snow. It already gets shitty mileage (8.1 Vortec). If I put rough tires on it I'd have to finance a trip to town.
Hahaha...those things are measured by "minutes per mile."
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My 3/4 ton Chevy is freaking worthless in the snow. It already gets shitty mileage (8.1 Vortec). If I put rough tires on it I'd have to finance a trip to town.
Thought your AWD Subaru was good for that?
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Old Yesterday, 13:08
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Truck stays parked unless I'm towing something. My everyday badass ride is a worn out 2000 Subaru. Chick dig it and guys think it's cool.
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Old Yesterday, 14:53
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My 3/4 ton Chevy is freaking worthless in the snow. It already gets shitty mileage (8.1 Vortec). If I put rough tires on it I'd have to finance a trip to town.
You must have got a lemon; my Silverado is a bad ass...
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My everyday badass ride is a worn out 2000 Subaru. Chick dig it and guys think it's cool.
Here...here...my good man.
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Big mudders suck in the snow. And fine gravel. (Ask me how I know)

It’s all about tires & weight distribution. The Durango is fucking Snowcat.
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Old Yesterday, 15:55
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My '09 Outback kicks ass in the snow, but my size 15's get stuck under the pedals sometimes. All three of the F series I've had did well in the snow with serious rubber and weight in the back!
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Old Yesterday, 19:30
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I haven't had any problems with the snow I've encountered in either my 2wd ranger on street tires, or my discovery on all-terrains. I've had passengers try to rip out the "oh shit" handle as I passed traffic oriented 45+ degrees off the trajectory, but it all worked out.
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Old Yesterday, 20:04
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Truck stays parked unless I'm towing something. My everyday badass ride is a worn out 2000 Subaru. Chick dig it and guys think it's cool.
Subaru is it for snow.

I cut my teeth working on those in NC mtns moons ago.

I remember the first time I drove one AND it was in the snow driving my partners Mom's Brat to take a customer home.

I was nervous, but that thing felt & drove like it was ten feet wide. As stable of a platform as you'd want a wide eyed freshly ets'd sailor driving. I was sold.

We have a '13 had a '12 before that. Prefer the '12, had better mileage and seats.
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Seeing that Newtown High School just won their first CT state title since 1992 on a last second play..on the 7 year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings.

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Subaru is it for snow....
Subaru seems to be the official car of the state of Montucky....
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