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What snowblower to buy?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by tlrlc, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. tlrlc

    tlrlc Member
    Messages: 37

    Ok I have some walkways to do at a co-op and need a new snowblower
    last year I bought a little husqvarna single stage and I have a big ariens
    two stage that is old but works fine. The husqy sucks. And I'm thinking
    of a bigger singlestage would fit the bill so.... Which one .. Toro?
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. jimspro

    jimspro Senior Member
    Messages: 200

    I've got 5 small toro's, single stage, works great for most storms, they are light weight, and fit in the box even with a pallet of bag salt in there, also have got 2 big 2 stage units for the real big storms, but 1 person can't pick them up, have to use a empty truck with ramps to haul them to sites, we get about 3 seasons out of the toros before we have to replace the edges on them.
     
  3. Allens LawnCare

    Allens LawnCare Member
    Messages: 90

    Two strokes are nice if your by yourself.....I have a lawnboy and a toro....they work great...the only issue is being in the back of the truck, sometimes the cable frezzes up so I carry a tourch to thaw it out
     
  4. tlrlc

    tlrlc Member
    Messages: 37

    Hey jims which model toro do u like?
     
  5. Premier

    Premier Senior Member
    Messages: 274

    we run the Toro's very reliable.
     
  6. tlrlc

    tlrlc Member
    Messages: 37

    Model numbers please. And I have seen a few mentions of
    3650 but I do not see it listed on toro website is there
    a new model number?
     
  7. jimspro

    jimspro Senior Member
    Messages: 200

    tlrlc, I have 4 small powerlites, model # 38172, and 1 bigger 21" one, still single stage model 38583, the powerlites have a strong engine that has alot of power, it isn't very wide, but lightwgight and you can move pretty fast, works well if you have alot of steps, not very heavy. for the bigger storms i have a 2 stage club cadet, the powerlights i paid around $300 for them. good luck
     
  8. tlrlc

    tlrlc Member
    Messages: 37

    Thanks Jim. Anyone else with toro model numbers they like?
     
  9. tlrlc

    tlrlc Member
    Messages: 37

    Anyone else? So I guess 2 stroke single toro