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post #1 of 23 Old 01-14-2015, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
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snowblower abuse

i was at my local big box store today picking up at part for my toilet when i spotted this..just another reason to buy from a dealer.who in their right mind would buy one that looked like that,now i realize snowblower are meant to be out in the elements,but do the manufactures recommend them to be left out so ice builds up couple inches thick on dash panel? iv'e seen some people leave them out but they least cover them..Im lucky enough to be able to keep mine in my garage,just not heasnowblower abuse-img_0024.jpgted..
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Heck, mine at least through them in between the doors, or down an aisle.... wow.

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Would need a torch to melt that enough so you can take it home. Hopefully nobody buys from them and they learn their lesson

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Would need a torch to melt that enough so you can take it home. Hopefully nobody buys from them and they learn their lesson
those blowers will be thawed in the store and someone will buy them, just let it snow

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Check the owner manuals for water damage. If it has water damage it was outdoors. They put the manuals in a hanging plastic bag on the machine. I use to work at Lowe's, saw this all the time. I bought mine still in the box and assembled it myself. It was easy to do and luckily it works just fine. Broke her in on the 7" of wet snow we had the day before Thanksgiving

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IMOHO sad very sad. If I were the regional boss over this store, the store manager would
be correcting this ASAP. Looks bad for expensive equipment to be treated in this manner.
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Big box stores here do this year round. Mowers in the spring left out in the rain. Seedling plants left in the sun to bake or frost at night.. Just another reason to not buy from them. Oh but the price is good.
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What's that white stuff a over the blowers?

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this is why i shop at home depot
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Wow, luckily for me when I bought mine, it was nicely protected inside a box on a shelf 700 feet up! haha
Now it resides safely protected in my garage, eagerly awaiting more than the 1 inch of snow we've had this season.

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