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OPEI’s Kiser: Heavy snowfall leads to “good, strong year” for snowblowers

March 4, 2014

Mike Phillips may have been the most delighted snow-covered person in the winter-weary Washington area Monday. With the white stuff accumulating on his head and his Montgomery County driveway, the 39-year-old pharmacy rep leaned over and flipped a switch on an MTD Pro 28-inch self-propelled snowblower with electric start and halogen guide light.

And he beamed.  “This is the first year I’ve been able to use it,” said Phillips, who spent the next couple of hours happily plying the $700 machine he bought four winters ago up his own driveway and those of four Olney neighbors. “Now I kind of get excited when it snows.” Read more from this article here.