Troy-Bilt Storm 2840 piece of crap - Snowblower Forum : Snow Blower Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 Old 03-15-2017, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Posts: 1
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 0
Likes (Received): 0
Troy-Bilt Storm 2840 piece of crap

I've owned various makes of blowers over the years and after purchasing this one new have come to the conclusions it is by far the worst ever.
1. Augers bend extremely easily, way before the shear pins break.
2. Motor surges from running lean, have to run partially choked.
3. Performance is crap, plugging, short throw distance, poor augering.
4. Ergonomics is crap, forward/reverse lever hard to move, single chute control hard to move, handle bar clutch lever extremely tiring to hold down.
5, Poor lighting, headlight is behind the chute which blocks 75% of the light.


What I like about it.
1. Looks nice, big deal.
2. Gas cap is nice.
3. Big gas tank.
4. Heated handle bar grips are nice.
5. Dip stick is nice.
6. Tire traction is good.
7. Starts easily.


The cons far out weigh the pros on this Troy-Bilt
PS. By far the best snow blower I ever had was a Snowbird. The rotating chute design meant that changing the angle of the throw never reduced the velocity which resulted in very little plugging and extremely long distance throw with relatively less horsepower.
Tomcaso is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowblower Forum : Snow Blower Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome