Gas Powered Blowers

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Lead Lobber, Jun 14, 2007.

  1. Short rant - I drove by a guy today with a gas powered blower mounted on his back, blowing dust and leaves from a sidewalk in an industrial area just south of the airport in San Jose, California.

    As I waited for the traffic light to change, I wondered, "Why?" Why waste time and gas to blow stuff a short distance, when Mother Nature would just blow it anywhere she wanted shortly afterward?

    I could not come up with an answer. If he had a broom and dust pan, and collected the refuse for recycling, that would make sence. But just stirring it up, rearranging it for the wind? Seemed stupid to me, and I am probably paying for it in more than one way.

    What do you think about gas blowers (my farts do not count)?

  2. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
    Location location
    Better than hot air blowers, I'd say...

  3. berto64

    berto64 Active Member

    Waste of time & fuel. And too danged noisy.
  4. Like me, I think he means .... clever.
  5. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
    Location location
    This my dear, is an educated man...
  6. Marlin T

    Marlin T Well-Known Member

    Jul 8, 2005
    New Mexico
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