Deluxe 24/28 vs Platinum 24/28 - Snowblower Forum : Snow Blower Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old Today, 01:25 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2019
Location: Newfoundland Canada
Posts: 1
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 0
Likes (Received): 0
Deluxe 24/28 vs Platinum 24/28

I am pretty well decided I'm going to be buying a new Ariens snowblower relatively soon. I've been using an Ariens Snotek for the last 10 years...its done the job well for the mose part, struggled with heavy/wet snow.

Im looking for people with experience with the current models...

Deluxe 24 921045
Deluxe 28 921046
Deluxe 28 SHO 921048
Platinum 24 SHO 921050
Platinum 30 SHO 921051

Looking for a machine that won't have too much trouble with the heavy plow pushback at the bottom of the driveway. The only issue I had with my old machine was when there would be real wet heavy snow from the plow...it only has the 208cc LCT engine in it. I'm stuck on which model I should buy..

I'm pretty set on 24" being big enough as my driveway is only 20 ft by 20 ft with a 30 ft by 6 ft walkway along the side. Is the bigger engine in the Platinum that much better then the Deluxe?

Just basically looking for recommendations based on first hand experience with either of these models.
jlmd is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old Today, 02:33 PM
Senior Member
 
RattlerGUNZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Montreal,Qc,Canada
Posts: 167
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 1
Thanks (Received): 6
Likes (Given): 37
Likes (Received): 11
Got a 28"Deluxe+ Ariens, my workhorse for big snowfalls.It just takes everything and spits it out like a champ.
Since you set on 24", you just answer your own question.24 SHO will be the answer for you, wont bog down and will chew and spit everything out with out a sweat.

2013 Ariens Deluxe 28+ (921034)
2012 Toro Power Clear 621 QZE (38459)
Toro Ultra Eletric Blower Vac (51609)

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

RattlerGUNZ is online now  
post #3 of 5 Old Today, 02:48 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Posts: 13
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 0
Likes (Received): 3
I believe that the problem of heavy wet slush clogging the discharge chute will happen regardless of how big an engine is powering the snowblower. The clearance between the impeller vane tips and the impeller housing dictates how likely it will become clogged. I still like a bigger engine
badbmwbrad is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old Today, 03:55 PM
Senior Member
 
GoBlowSnow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Colorado
Posts: 1,536
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 4
Thanks (Received): 83
Likes (Given): 56
Likes (Received): 249
24 sho
GoBlowSnow is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old Today, 06:36 PM
Senior Member
 
Zavie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Michigan
Posts: 1,035
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 48
Thanks (Received): 84
Likes (Given): 365
Likes (Received): 168
24 sho

2016 Ariens Professional 28
2017 Toro Power Clear 721R
2018 Simplicity Select 1024
Zavie is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowblower Forum : Snow Blower Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in













Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome