this was always going to be the problem with these machines. The are good for 99% of the snowfalls but harder wetter snow, EOD thats packed. it doesnt have enough bucket weight/ 2 stage design to chew through it.
Ariens ProPath 21 208cc ...honda HS621 GX160
Toro ccr3650 6.5hp RTEK ....Craftsman SS ???
....Honda HS624 GX160