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01-21-2019 12:16 PM
jenniferhagar I would love to know if this was a long term solution for you. Purchased a used track snowblower thinking my little toro would not do the job on the steep driveway. The tracks stopped working after 1 pass and the toro kicked ass. I am just afraid its not a good long term solution. Side to side does not work as well.
11-14-2014 07:18 PM
Kiss4aFrog
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Now my sister wants me to bring it over so she can try it and decide if she wants to buy a 721 vs paying for a plow service
You have to check on getting a sales commission now

Welcome to the forum djc6 and Unraveller
11-14-2014 05:14 PM
Unraveller
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Well, it snowed 5-6 inches today, so I got a chance to use my 721QZE No problems going up/down driveway with the grade, didn't bother with side to side. It does pull a little going downhill, but nothing bad. I was able to knock out my driveway/sidewalk and my neighbor's driveway and sidewalk pretty quickly. I'm glad I got a single stage, it was easy to maneuver on curved walkways and getting all the little nooks and crannies. The snow plow had already gone by a couple times, no issues with the slush at the end of the driveway!

Now my sister wants me to bring it over so she can try it and decide if she wants to buy a 721 vs paying for a plow service
Good choice, tremendous machine.
11-14-2014 03:16 PM
djc6
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Maybe you can share a picture once you have them fitted !
Here are some pictures. They worked well, they held tight to my boots and I didn't feel like they were moving around at all while using my snowthrower! Quite happy with them.

Only thing I'm concerned about if forgetting to take them off when I go in the house and damaging my wood floors
11-14-2014 03:09 PM
djc6 Well, it snowed 5-6 inches today, so I got a chance to use my 721QZE No problems going up/down driveway with the grade, didn't bother with side to side. It does pull a little going downhill, but nothing bad. I was able to knock out my driveway/sidewalk and my neighbor's driveway and sidewalk pretty quickly. I'm glad I got a single stage, it was easy to maneuver on curved walkways and getting all the little nooks and crannies. The snow plow had already gone by a couple times, no issues with the slush at the end of the driveway!

Now my sister wants me to bring it over so she can try it and decide if she wants to buy a 721 vs paying for a plow service
11-11-2014 09:23 AM
Dedeno I have a steep uphill driveway (garage is in the house's basement) - 30% grade, 2 cars wide. This configuration influence me to go with a tracked snowblower. That was a wise choice based on last year experience. Under all situation (ice, snowstorm, wet snow, drift, etc) the snowblower is able to cope with the slope... and even "lift" me to the street level. I really doudt that a single stage would be efficient in all situation. I need to mention that I always need to do a finishing pass of scraper shovel to do a top notch job.

This is my feedback, hope this help.
11-11-2014 07:54 AM
uberT Maybe you can share a picture once you have them fitted !
11-11-2014 12:56 AM
djc6
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Yes, I have. I destroyed them fairly quickly. I think they're called Traxx ??
I ordered on Amazon a pair called the "STABILicers Original Heavy Duty Traction Cleat" - basically a solid rubber/plastic form you strap to bottom of the shoe, and it has a bunch of screws attached to the bottom of it. I've not had a chance to wear them yet.

I saw the Traxx when I was looking, they didn't seem particularly sturdy to me.
11-10-2014 10:08 PM
uberT Yes, I have. I destroyed them fairly quickly. I think they're called Traxx ??
11-10-2014 09:25 PM
djc6
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it can be difficult for your feet to get adequate traction to get back up the hill while keeping the machine moving forward.
Have you tried those ice/traction cleats you can strap onto your boots?
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