Hi, my name is Chad. I'm from **** Rapids Minnesota, which is located about 10 miles north of Minneapolis. I was recently laid off and found I could make a few bucks when I found some great deals on a few lawn mowers and snowblowers that needed minor work. I joined snowblowerforum.com a few days ago and found that the people there are very friendly and knowledgeable, so naturally, I came here next! I hope to continue working on small engines in my spare time after I find work because it seems to be a fun and satisfying hobby. See you all in the forums!