Newfoundland Two Wheel Inn & Campground under construction

Discussion in 'Canada' started by skibum69, Jun 21, 2017.

  1. flei

    flei cycletherapist

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    I'm nauseous just thinking about it.... :puke2
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  2. GP640

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    You know it's tough on the Rock when they ask for help digging out.
    The Canadian Forces are grabbing their shovels.
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  3. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    I saw that in the news, you should see the pics of what came down around the Avalon, roads and houses buried deep. Apparently drifts 4'-6' deep around my house but the missus left the phone off the hook so haven't talked to her yet.
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  4. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Talking to the parents today, they're in Salmon Cove. The whole place is still shut down trying to get through it all. Some people couldn't get out of their houses as the snow is at the tops of the doors. 7ft high snow drifts across the yard and at the roof of the house across the street.

    Lost power overnight, no damage, just a shitload of snow to move around. Said it's gonna take a few days with the snowblower.
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  5. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    Finally talked to the missus at 20:00, she said she was shovelling for 6 hours today and she's still without power so the heat was own to 48ºF by the time she crawled into bed. Talk is maybe power by tomorrow night. And there's another 20cm's coming tomorrow or Monday apparently.
  6. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Mom said there could be a couple more storms this week. Does Sarah have a hand around? As long as she has heat and food.

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  7. damurph

    damurph Cold Adventurer

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    'Tis been a long day...that started yesterday morning....and should get home tomorrow.

    edit; Got home after 40+hrs of snowclearing and was very grateful to the neighbors for cutting a footpath to my door so I did not have to shovel to walk in from the street. They figured out where I was and took care of me. Same thing this morning when I went to widen the driveway path. 4 neighbors saw me and showed up with a blower and shovels to knock the snow down into it.
    We takes care of each other here. It is who we are and what we does.
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    michnus Lucky bastard Supporter

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    Cool!, bookmarked, when we sit for a few again and have good wifi will hit this thread :D
  9. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    She doesn't have any heat except the cats and she's pissed 'cause NL Power is focusing on town and saying to hell with the rural folks in terms of getting them power. No word from her yet so I'm guessing still no power. Bummer!

    Good to see you here Michnus, thanks for stopping by!
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    EvilClown Standing by to standby for a possible disregard Super Moderator

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    Glad to hear you reached her, Mike and that she is reasonably ok.


    @damurph ! Whaddayaat? :wave
  11. damurph

    damurph Cold Adventurer

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    Disisit.
  12. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    Not as much snow at our place, only about 3' of snow in the yard. My driveway at mom's house is 6'-8' deep! and her road is 5'-6' deep! 3 days state of emergency in town!
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    I am sure all is good, thanks to neighbours, whatever shape or form!
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    So are you all good?
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    damurph Cold Adventurer

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    Best kind.
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  16. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    The missus sent pics of the shed, one of the walls is trying to blow out from the weight of snow on the roof. I really need to get the 1100S out of there and into the basement!
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    GotFog Been here awhile Supporter

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    Hey Skibum69;
    Hope you two are safe up there, nasty nasty storm.
    Missed you last year on our TLH trip, and Newfoundland is an absolute gem. Hope to get back some day.
    Right now, my sights are set on Tuk, and hope to experience the Solstice then and there.
    Take care.
  18. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    Yeah sorry we missed you. My Tuk trip went to shit 2 days in last year. Come on back any time!

    I’m on a boat so I haven’t had to deal with the snow yet. It’s only about 4’ deep on average at our house so the missus has been shoveling a lot.

    here’s the shed, I think shoddy construction is the culprit:lol3
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  19. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Surprised you have that much snow on the roof. And looks like you have another project.

    My parents, and most pics I'm seeing of the area, the roofs are bare. Light snow and wind kept the roof's clear, but made for massive drifting.


  20. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    Originally the blue was supposed to be the lighter blue of the inside of the logo but obviously the colour match did not quite come through. I think this alternate vintage BMW sign works and saves us from a repaint.:D
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