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which one should I buy?

I'm originally from socal and don't have much knowledge of snowblowers. I'm trying to decide between two older snow blowers due to my budget. One is a AMF huskey 8hp 26 inch the other is a snow chief 10hp 32 inch I'm not sure of the models or years. I can't find much info on either and I don't want to buy anything I can't get parts for. Any info is much appreciated. Thank you
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Get the Lawn Chief. That's True Value Hardware's brand. Depending on the year, it's probably a Murray or an MTD, if newer than 2005. A word of caution. A 32" blower is a brute to operate.
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Welcome to the forum. Replacement parts are very important. How much area do you have to clear? Why just those two machines? There have to be other options on CL right now. You are also going to pay a premium because of the crazy snow fall this year on the east coast.
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First off. Welcome.
Just a couple of questions. How big is the driveway/walkway you are looking to clear? What is surface of the area to be cleared (Asphalt, Pavers, or Gravel). Is the area to be cleared flat and level or more of an incline?

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hello ryan, welcome to SBF!! maybe you should check to see if parts are easy to get for either machine before asking which to buy

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I'm mainly going to use it on the driveway its about 200' x 10' and its half paved and gravel. I also work for a company that sends me to abandoned properties to cut grass/clear snow and most of the time they are 20"plus of ice/snow.there's not much on CL that isn't too light duty or out of my price range. Thanks for the feed back.
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