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post #1 of 11 Old 07-06-2014, 10:47 PM Thread Starter
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I picked up a like new Powershovel for $25 today off Craigslist. I had watched a few YouTube videos of them in operation and was impressed. I guess i will know more this winter. Anyone here had any experiences with them?
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I got one at the local Goodwill store for $9.99 plus tax last week...it has barely been used. Should get a workout this winter.
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I picked one up at a garage sale this summer for $12. It is intended for deck duty. I hope it does the job. I saw YouTube videos that looked pretty impressive.

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I'm in the same boat. Picked one of these little guys up this summer as well for the deck steps. I'm hoping it works as good as I suspect it will.

Ultimate goal, it works good enough on not only the deck steps, but the deck itself. Then I can sell off the 1800 power curve. I gotta admit, getting a little to much snow removal equipment. Not that I will EVER admit that to the wife.

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I'm in the same boat. Picked one of these little guys up this summer as well for the deck steps. I'm hoping it works as good as I suspect it will.

Ultimate goal, it works good enough on not only the deck steps, but the deck itself. Then I can sell off the 1800 power curve. I gotta admit, getting a little to much snow removal equipment. Not that I will EVER admit that to the wife.
If you do end up wanting to sell your 1800 power curve let me know, I may want to buy it from you.

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Glad to see others giving these a shot, cheap investment anyhow. Looks like we will use them real soon.
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Glad to see others giving these a shot, cheap investment anyhow. Looks like we will use them real soon.
I am so frustrated with trying to upload attachments to this site I WANT TO SCREAM !!!!! This is my ten buck Toro Power Shovel....but usually:

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Well, I cranked up the power shovel on the deck this afternoon.

Worked better than I thought it would. Did have a little challenge with it throwing the snow straight, and hitting the bump out of the house. So I grabbed the 1800 and all was good (I keep them both on the deck). For the real challenge, the steps, did not know what to expect there, overall I will give it a 4 on a 1-10 scale.

If I work with it a few times and try a different approach, it would top out at 7-8. I hope.

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Here is some video footage of me using my power shovel for the first time. It was awesome.

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Nice video Super.

If you get a little more than a foot of snow, such as the drift I got on my deck, that is where the 1800 shines. A little taller. Yea, you could swing the PS back and forth till you get the snow chopped down, but then ya might as well shovel IMO

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