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Ah, the joys of the MechWarrior...

I remember days like this... where the steel/aluminum beast demanded their obeisances...  good times, in the telling.  Perhaps not so much always in the doing...

 U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Josh Lee performs pre-mission checks on an R7-A1 amphibious assault vehicle during Rim of the Pacific 2012 on Pyramid Rock Beach, Hawaii, July 12, 2012. Lee, an amphibious assault vehicle crew chief, is assigned to Combat Assault Company, 3rd Marine Regiment. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Meares

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Could be worse, he could be doing that in freezing mud.
 
 Actually, near freezing rain would be worse conditions. I've done both. Nor fun either way, but I'll choose freezing mud over being wet in near freezing cold.

Fortunately, I did it just on weekends.
 
Ah yes. Qm. I mind the time I spent around Atlanta. In the winter there, it seems the temperature cycles between 31 and 33 degrees Fahrenheit, with lots of freezin rain.
 
P.s. I mean, I can put up with cold and dry, or warm and wet, but cold and wet is just annoying as hell. And possibly deadly.