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Light winter and Snow blower pricing

A guy near me who repairs and sells a lot of powered yard equipment on Craigslist is having a sale on snow blowers. If this light winter keeps up how do you guys think it will effect pricing of new and used blowers?
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A reduction of price gets things moving

Warehouses will likely be full of un-sold machines that will flow into next seasons requirement...

I noticed BBQ and gardening equipment occupying prominent floor space at Home Depot already! Snow blower season is over !!
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Laws of supply and demand. No need for the product translates to no sales which causes a glut of unsold product which drives prices down to get rid of product..... Theoretically.
I'm just very happy I advertised early and got all of mine sold.

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Another recent thread talks a lot about his topic. By now we are at the stage where people will need to get hammered with back to back major storms to become motivated buyers. We're a month past the solstice and days are visibly longer, the end is in sight. Owning a snow blower is not anyone's fantasy by now, that new grill, tractor or jet-ski has them day dreaming.

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Last weekend I was to the local shop looking for a couple of parts to modify a blower. What I need is off used blowers and they had virtually no units being scrapped out. Talking with them, they said this year has been a bust for both new and repairs.
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I was at Canadian tire yesterday. It was snowblowers as far as the eye could see. On sale.

HS 928 TCD. It's Canadian eh! (Sure I'm done modifying it, for now, until next time.......)
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Got a good deal on a new Ariens 30 SHO yesterday. I can now guarantee that it will not snow the rest of the year.
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Another recent thread talks a lot about his topic. By now we are at the stage where people will need to get hammered with back to back major storms to become motivated buyers. We're a month past the solstice and days are visibly longer, the end is in sight. Owning a snow blower is not anyone's fantasy by now, that new grill, tractor or jet-ski has them day dreaming.

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It is sad enough, that we have not had any serious snow this winter. I went into the local Wal-Mart on Thursday and my heart dropped even further. They had racks of vegetable seeds out on display.

The winters are getting so weak. I may as well move to Miami Beach. If I ever did, I would take my 7 snow blowers along, just for spite. --- John
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I'm mainly interested in used. I'm wanting to score some vintage iron at a reasonable, or below reasonable pricing to expand my vintage snow blower empire.
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You just need to keep looking and also taking to the sellers. Some times the trouble of dealing with lookers will drive a seller to want to dump it to keep from having to deal with another "tire kicker", no show or abrasive low baller.
My $25 running 32 inch Ariens is proof of that.

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Make sure the windows are up before the snow plow goes by !!

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