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Giant snowman in Guilderland NY

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by turfman15, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. turfman15

    turfman15 Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    Here is what I have been Working on all winter. Its about 24' tall. Its getting alot of attention from all the news channels and papers around here. Lots of people stop and take pictures with it. Sometimes i can even get in my own driveway. Enjoy

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  2. UpstateDzlGuy

    UpstateDzlGuy Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    Very cool!
  3. JTVLandscaping

    JTVLandscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 860

    I just watched this the other day. It's pretty cool. It'll be a normal size snowman just in time for Halloween.
  4. xgiovannix12

    xgiovannix12 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,417

    nice work.
  5. rjigto4oje

    rjigto4oje PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,258

    That's awesome
  6. LapeerLandscape

    LapeerLandscape PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,469

    That thing is huge.
  7. rainywinter

    rainywinter Junior Member
    from alaska
    Messages: 1

    Made me smile. That's cool.
    Not enough snow here in SE Alaska to make a snowball. In fact zero snow so far this year.
  8. MSB1766

    MSB1766 Member
    Messages: 40

    It is HUGE, I live about a mile away from it.
  9. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,838

    Great job, how tall is it?
  10. turfman15

    turfman15 Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    About 24' high.
  11. JB1

    JB1 Senior Member
    Messages: 178

    That will look even better in a few weeks with some nice mowing stripes around it.
  12. Flawless440

    Flawless440 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,543

    I like it.. Might have to try that next season
  13. Pit Crew

    Pit Crew Senior Member
    Messages: 162

    That is really cool. I bet the kids love it. I got to ask, where the heck do you find a hat that big?What are you using for the corn cob pipe? Please keep posting pics as it melts over the next few months. You should get a poll going on how long that pile will be there. I say june 6th.
  14. turfman15

    turfman15 Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    The hat is 4" drain pipe. The pipe is a 5 gal bucket on a 4" pipe. I will post some melting pics this weekend.
  15. ram4x443015

    ram4x443015 Senior Member
    Messages: 138

    how long did it take to make it and how did you make it
  16. On a Call

    On a Call Senior Member
    Messages: 712

    How did you make the scarf ?

    I might have to make one next season.

    Where did you get all the snow ?
  17. Pit Crew

    Pit Crew Senior Member
    Messages: 162

    How about @an updated pic...
  18. turfman15

    turfman15 Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    Sorry for the delay in the updated pics. He is looking pretty gross right now, but we still get people stopping to check on him.

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  19. turfman15

    turfman15 Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    here is one from today. he lost his hat in a wind storm yesterday.

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  20. Pit Crew

    Pit Crew Senior Member
    Messages: 162

    Frosty gone yet?