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Honda, Simplicity, or other?

Hi,

I'm new here, and I'm looking to upgrade my equipment. There are various reasons, one of which is that my neighbor used to plow me out with his ATV, but now he has started going to Nevada for the winter.

Anyway, I'm in Minnesnowta, and I've got a 250 foot gravel drive that includes a hill. I CAN do it with my 8 hp Sears, but not really if the stuff gets really wet. I'm looking for something more powerful and quite reliable.

After poking around, I thought that a Honda might be the ticket, so I went to the only local place that seems to stock them. I talked to the owner, and he said that I'd probably be happier with a Simplicity. We were pretty much talking 32 inch (Pro series Simplicity), and not tracked.

The Simplicity machine did look OK, but I'm pretty skeptical about the electric motor drives for the chute etc. The Honda was nice, but $pendy of course -- and I didn't care for the cable chute adjustment. Other than those small observations, I don't really have a good basis for comparison.

I'd appreciate any thoughts, and I will be looking through the various sections as well. I'm not locked into either Honda or Simplicity, but it was place to start.

Thanks,

hj
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How about a Bobcat?

You got recommendations here, in your other thread.

https://www.snowblowerforum.com/forum/253530-post2.html

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