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Old 01-04-2017, 06:34 AM
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Default Glad I'm not living on the other end of my country, jeezz that's cold!

As you might know I'm located in Norway, in the southern end.

In the news today they told that last night up north in Karasjok it had been -41.6C / 51.88F, damn that's cold!!!!!

Very glad I'm living in the other end, zero degrees is cold enough for me, I'm a viking, but I think I'm a viking with installed blood from Spain or something
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Old 01-04-2017, 10:07 AM
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Thanks caprinut - I dont feel so bad/cold now.. LOL

Here in Wisconsin, USA, it is currently -3 F (-19.5C)
with strong winds, the windchill factor is much lower.. time to stay indoors if one can!
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Old 01-04-2017, 04:55 PM
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When I saw the headline I was waiting for it to be some pansy from california complaining about it being under 90 or something lol, you on the other hand are excused as that is way too cold even for me and I like winter time.
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Old 01-05-2017, 01:57 PM
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Thanks caprinut - I dont feel so bad/cold now.. LOL

Here in Wisconsin, USA, it is currently -3 F (-19.5C)
with strong winds, the windchill factor is much lower.. time to stay indoors if one can!
That's plenty enough of coldness, was -9C (15.8F) here this morning, don't want it any colder than that to be honest.
I would have kept indoors as well with your temps Heartless

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When I saw the headline I was waiting for it to be some pansy from california complaining about it being under 90 or something lol, you on the other hand are excused as that is way too cold even for me and I like winter time.
Coldest I have seen was -36C (-32.8F) when I was in the army in late 90s. I drove my Capri that day and my 74' 3litre started up even after i've been away for 3 weeks. Many of the trucks that hauled the tanks was stranded that day because of the colderness.
It was cold as f..., and the gearstick felt like the gearbox was greased with tar, stiff as heck.
I remember I drove for a hour before it was warm and comfy in the cabin.

I don't miss that coldness one bit, and I have only seen right under -30C (-22F) in my home region, and that's plenty enough for me!!

I take 20 inches of snow and right under freezing point any day over temps under -15C
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Send some snow downunder! Tomorrow is forecast to be another high 30s degC (100degF) day in Melbourne.

Went out to track today in midday heat and my tyres were melting after a minute... drift tyres... had to park it to let everything cool down every 2 mins; had brought 2 cars for that reason
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Old 01-06-2017, 07:01 PM
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tamiya - I will gladly split the difference with you! LOL I dont like it this cold, but dont want that hot, either... somewhere in the middle would be good.
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-25 F Last night in my neck of the woods.
Been a crazy starts to a real winter in South East Idaho USA for sure.
I deliver Propane for a living, So as you all can imagine it's crazy day's for sure for me.

Speaking of which ...I almost got into a fist fight yesterday with a customers neighbor.
I got stuck backing into a long driveway 3/4 of the way down it.
Bob tails are very helpless in the current conditions.
And weighing in at 31,000 LBS loaded the weight can help or hinder you.

Long story short..The neighbors came out and was standing on the road watching as I dug my self out three different times. Once I had the truck going forward again I really had to keep the wheel speed up to get out of drive way. Hitting the large snow drift at main road I made it out and stopped to get ready to put my chains on.
That's when the feller came around back side of my truck yelling at me.

Long story short..Nose to nose with the guy and screaming at the top of lungs..I just left the area.
It was that or use the base ball bat up long aside his head.
I'm to old for that kinda of crap ETC..
So ya...It needs to warm up ahahaha.
Here's to the new week coming and warmer weather for sure.
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Its -38c here today with a -45 wind chill factor just a normal winter for once its so much easier to adjust to the cold than to have temps all over the board
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Old 01-08-2017, 01:19 PM
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True, +5 one day and -10 the next day is much harder than a steady coldness.

The weather has been jumping alot this winter, tired of that.
But thankfully there has been very little snow this season, just two times and it left as soon as it came..
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-25 F Last night in my neck of the woods.
Been a crazy starts to a real winter in South East Idaho USA for sure.
I deliver Propane for a living, So as you all can imagine it's crazy day's for sure for me.

Speaking of which ...I almost got into a fist fight yesterday with a customers neighbor.
I got stuck backing into a long driveway 3/4 of the way down it.
Bob tails are very helpless in the current conditions.
And weighing in at 31,000 LBS loaded the weight can help or hinder you.

Long story short..The neighbors came out and was standing on the road watching as I dug my self out three different times. Once I had the truck going forward again I really had to keep the wheel speed up to get out of drive way. Hitting the large snow drift at main road I made it out and stopped to get ready to put my chains on.
That's when the feller came around back side of my truck yelling at me.

Long story short..Nose to nose with the guy and screaming at the top of lungs..I just left the area.
It was that or use the base ball bat up long aside his head.
I'm to old for that kinda of crap ETC..
So ya...It needs to warm up ahahaha.
Here's to the new week coming and warmer weather for sure.

I feel for you man, I hated doing propane in the winter. although, in the spring time dealing with customers' dogs was just about as much fun as doing "out of gas" calls in the middle of winter. the pepper spray never seemed to work on the dogs, so I had a cattle prod I brought from the ranch instead.
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Old 01-08-2017, 04:26 PM
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The propane delivery always treated me well during my 8 years of doing it mind you i rarely delivered residential 99.9% of my deliveries were to oil sites utilizing a 5 or 7 axle unit.
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