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Ariens Compact Snowblower with Subaru Engine?

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by joed, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. joed

    joed Member
    Messages: 41

    I'm looking to purchase a new snowblower this fall. I don't have a very large property so I decided to focus on the compact snowblowers. My final 3 choices are:
    1. Ariens Compact 22" with 169 cc Robin Subaru engine.
    2. Ariens Compact 24" with 205 cc Briggs snow series engine.
    3. Toro compact 22: (722 model #) with 205 cc Briggs series engine.

    Does anybody have any experience with any of these models or can give me some feedback? I especially would like some feedback on that Subaru engine. Thanks, in advance, to all who reply.
  2. BlizzardBeater

    BlizzardBeater Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 420

    Ariens has always been a quality snowblower. Buddy has a generator with that subaru engine. Works great. Havent seen one on a snowblower yet though. You can always find parts for a briggs motor though, I just rebuilt one on an old gilson snowblower that was 25 years old. Just my 2 cents