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Old 01-10-17, 05:11 PM   #1
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Default A rope saves your back when shoveling snow?

My wife sent me this video link..
https://youtu.be/LQkGfqmD8Fc?t=1m33s

"Published on Feb 15, 2014

EASIEST, SAFEST WAY TO SHOVEL ANYTHING.
No bending your back. No aching back. No chiropractor.
This is how I shovel, when I need to. "


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We have these back-support bands that we use when shoveling snow..
They kinda work, but not that well.. Plus discomfort gets worse the longer it's on..

I had to shovel the other morning, and gave the rope idea a shot..
My wife used it first on the deck and she liked it..
I was able to clean off the walkways & driveway a little faster and didn't have any back pain!
It took an effort to remember, not to bend over..
Seems like something that people with back problems, might want to try..

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Hmm that's interesting.. I might have to give that a try next time
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I like it but this is how I like to shovel.
Toro 38361 Power Shovel 7.5 Amp Electric Snow Thrower
https://www.amazon.com/Toro-38361-Sh.../dp/B000VU222S
I donít need it here.
I bought one for my father-in-law when he was in PA and he loved it.
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My kid has one of those Toro power shovels..
But, since she works, the snow would get too deep in her small driveway..
So, I gave her our old machine (which was too big for her)...
Then found this one.. Toro Power Clear 721 R 21 in. Single-Stage Gas Snow Blower-38741 - The Home Depot
Which was just the right size..

My plan is to get that Toro Power Shovel from her, for clearing the back deck!
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I should have added that my father-in-law just used it to clear his deck and sidewalk.

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