Snowblower Forum : Snow Blower Forums - View Single Post - Need help for Snow Joe
View Single Post
post #3 of Old 01-22-2012, 12:11 PM
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Hayward Wi
Posts: 48
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given):
Thanks (Received):
Likes (Given):
Likes (Received):
sscotsman is pretty much spot on. Electric snow blowers have their place and will work well in a lot of applications but cannot replace a motorized one when it comes to large areas and distance from the house.

I picked op a Toro 1800 Power Curve electric at a garage sale last summer in really nice shape for $12 bucks. I didn't even know they made those things. My purpose was to clear my rear deck which I had to shovel/push snow off of before. Amazing little machine that weighs 24# takes me 10 min to do what took 45 before.

For my drive I have a Kubota BX2230 w/50" blower that takes a good hour to do. Not the place for a little 18" electric.

If you do decide to get it make sure you use a minimum 14/3 extension cord so you don't burn out the motor.

You can also check that model out on Utube and see them in action and get some feedback.
Toyboy is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome