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Rated 5 out of 5 by NorthernVT Excellent value heavy duty snow thrower!!
I purchased this online with free ship to store. It came packaged very well in a heavy cardbord shipping crate. This is a unique model only sold at Walmart. 208CC (~ 8hp), 26" wide, electric start and light. Brochure states it is designed for 60+ ft driveways and heavy snow conditions.
Ths was simple to put together and on the 1st snow test it performed excellent. I previously purchased a new MTD basic 5hp 22" wide snow thrower also at Walmart for $499 over 12 years ago. This new MTD was only $678 and with the higher hp, features like electric start and a light I feel this was an incredible bargain. I compared this unit to other brands (Cub cadet etc.) and equivalent MTD models at all the big box stores which all sell for $849-899!! My old 5hp MTD never let me down and always started with one pull. I'll stick with MTD for best quality and Walmart to get the best value ...
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wrenchman1 Excellent machine!
I purchased this machine in December, however due to our insanely warm winter, I was unable to put this beast to the test until now (Jan. 21). I am very impressed by this blowers ability in that it just cleared a 7" snow off of my driveway and left me with little doubt that it could do more than twice that with ease. It never bogged down a bit and throws snow a good 30-40 feet. The unit is very quiet as well which is a bonus since we live in a subdivision and sometimes clearing a snow at night is a must. The headlight on this unit is very bright as well when working at night. Overall, I give this awesome machine a two thumbs up, I have no complaints at all, starts right up like a new car and runs well. You wont touch a machine with this same capability for anywhere near this price. If your debating it as I was, go for it, you wont be disappointed!
Rated 5 out of 5 by fanofbrandinNY As of today , I have used this machine once. It did an excellent job removing the snow. As of right now I've had no problems with it. I've purchased this brand before and had good luck with it.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Macsenior nice machine
you will need a truck to pick up if site to store. Comes in a big box. you will only need to flip the handle up and install the snow chute. Mine came with oil in the engine, but you need to check that--some don't come with oil. it says the skid plates are adjusted low at the factory but check these. Used the electric start first time. started right up. cleared the snow but machine kept pulling left. re-adjusted the skid plates--made sure were flat and even. cleared more snow and now doesn't pull left. 6 forward speed but I never used over 3. performance was great. chute moves easily. 2 reverse speeds. great for straight runs but if you have sharp corners, you need to muscle the machine around. Also, you need to plan on your stops and let off the drive handle. I was able to cut through some medium drifts with no problems. Second time I used it, tried a cold start with the pull cord. followed instructions and it started 3rd pull
Rated 5 out of 5 by 409EM Outstanding
Purchased for our hanger at the airport and it did a great job. Started on the first pull and now I might buy one for home now.