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Storm Tracker 2690 XP

Iím thinking about getting a Storm Tracker 2690 XP and would like any comments you all might have on this model.

Itís still hot here on the East Coast of the US but Iím am done shoveling snow and want to get something for this winter.

I have a long driveway with about a 40 degree incline so thatís why Iím thinking a track drive.

The reviews I have read all seem good.

Any comments are appreciated.

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a 40 incline?


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a 40 incline?
20?

Edit: OK, according to iLevel (not saying that it's accurate) it's between 10 and 13 degrees. The driveway is not level.

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that's still pretty steep considering the interstate highway system usually keeps hills down to 6 %
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not a bad machine...

A Troybilt Storm Tracker 2690 XP is not a bad machine but you could buy an Ariens Compact Track 24 for $1400 or an Ariens Platinum Track 28 SHO (28") 369cc for $2099 or a Husqvarna ST327T w/ 369cc for $2299. Price goes up in hurry I know. Much more consistent quality and longevity with an Ariens or a Husqvarna though. You might get away with a wheeled snowblower and chains but I'd go for the tracks.
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Or you (OP) could look for a used tracked Honda HS624 or HS724, HS828 or HS928 (may get lucky and find one in good condition for $700-1500).
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Or you (OP) could look for a used tracked Honda HS624 or HS724, HS828 or HS928 (may get lucky and find one in good condition for $700-1500).

Absolutely!!!
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that's still pretty steep considering the interstate highway system usually keeps hills down to 6 %
It's a little bit of an effort to walk up and down it with something like the trash can on wheels but it's manageable.
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Or you (OP) could look for a used tracked Honda HS624 or HS724, HS828 or HS928 (may get lucky and find one in good condition for $700-1500).
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OP,
Are you in Virginia?

If so, I think you just missed what seemed to be a pretty nice HS928 for $800....!

Sold!!! Honda Snowblower HS928TAS





Keep looking....
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