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Snowblower covers?

Anybody have a recommendation on a brand? Looked at the OEM Toro cover at $120 ($145 with taxes)...looked like quality but who knows.

Looked at some generic covers and reviews wern't good...thin...ripped etc.
For those that use covers...what do you use?

I have to keep the blower down by the house when I see a big storm coming and would like to keep it covered. Have been using a cheap blue tarp but that's a royal pain.

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that one is personal choice, oem fit nice and many sell a universal.
a heavier grade lasts a lite not,yet nothing left to sit for long covered invites mice to make homes and chew up,
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I have to store this outside so I also put a 4x6 tarp on it in the summer. $48 I think


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i just use a $10 tarp. it isn't a Lamborghini!
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i just use a $10 tarp. it isn't a Lamborghini!
To some of us they are...my Lambo can't move snow.

Wake me up when the snow's done...
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I built a garage in the back of my property, … but even if no garage, I would recommend at least building some type of protection out of weather and mice … would be well worth it.
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It's not a snowblower, but my tractor lived under the deck for years, with a tarp over it. It seemed to do fine. $145 strikes me rather steep for a cover, if it were me, I'd probably start with a heavy tarp, or maybe a universal cover?

I have a grill cover by Classic Accessories. They've been good with warranty coverage for fabric issues. This one has a 4 year warranty.



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I have a snowblower cover, then under that a blanket, covering the unit with PJs.

What will they think of next? Oh yea, a bed warmer for your snowblower.

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i just use a $10 tarp. it isn't a Lamborghini!
Blew some snow this morning and my traction cable snapped...I'm thinking I strained it when i tied the tarp on the machine too tight...my $10 tarp will now cost $36 for the cable...live and learn.

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Blew some snow this morning and my traction cable snapped...I'm thinking I strained it when i tied the tarp on the machine too tight...my $10 tarp will now cost $36 for the cable...live and learn.
don't blame the tarp! human error...
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