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Load Testing -No Snow (buying used or repairing & testing)

Find a place with about 2" to 4" of water that you can run the snowblower / snowthrower in and that will very nicely put it under load for checking performance. Have read about this technique many years ago, but have not needed to try it myself, so 4" may be a bit much.

This should be a good test for someone doing warm weather repairs or someone buying a used machine.

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