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greyno3 01-10-2017 11:18 PM

Who made this old thrower
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Just looking at Craigslist and saw this.. Anyone know about it? Called a Polar Bear. I see a 26" path and 6hp engine. Looks pretty clean. I lightend up the logo pic so you can see it.

Nice big snow blower

Spectrum 01-10-2017 11:21 PM

I'm thinking AMF, that may even be their logo top and center on the bucket.


YSHSfan 01-10-2017 11:23 PM

Agree with Pete, I've seen them advertised as made by AMF

drmerdp 01-10-2017 11:35 PM

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My buddy has one of those machines which has lovingly been nicknamed the circumcisor.

Doublee2005 01-10-2017 11:40 PM

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later model
became Jacobson

greyno3 01-10-2017 11:41 PM

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How old is this circumcisor? I lightened up the pic for a better look-see. 26
path 6 hp.

greyno3 01-10-2017 11:48 PM

Are they any good or just walk on? I see one control. must be the snippit controller.

greyno3 01-10-2017 11:51 PM


Originally Posted by Doublee2005 (Post 1146370)
later model
became Jacobson

that looks like a good old story.. Is it worth ???? I see the box is half gone ..No wonder.

dbert 01-11-2017 12:09 AM

The original "Drift Breaker".
I I thought AMF was bought up by Noma. Then Murray perhaps bought Noma?

drmerdp 01-11-2017 12:28 AM

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I'm not sure about that machine but my buddies has the drive/auger belt engagement lever located near the chute. The lever in the operator position on the handlebars worked like a car clutch pedal. It disengaged the friction disk from the drive wheel stopping the machine and allows for shifting speed positions.

A neat relic, not a great design. Particularly Dangerous.

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