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Calling all Northeast Folks - Need some advice

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by chefwong, Dec 9, 2004.

  1. chefwong

    chefwong Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    I'm in the market for a single stage Snow Blower . I'm located in Brooklyn, NYC and live on the *right* of the street so I'm constantly getting plowed back in whenever it snows.

    Torn between the Honda HS-520 or the Toro Snow Commander. Snow Commander seems like a beast <g> compared to the Honda, but at the end of the day.......it's a Honda. Never seen a honda fail yet.

    Just love to hear your thought or recommendations.
  2. smiti105

    smiti105 Member
    Messages: 90

    Go with an Ariens if you ask me. Two stage and they are pretty tough machines. Only had problems with the sheer pins here and there.
  3. chefwong

    chefwong Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Don't have the space for a 2 stage machine.
  4. echovalley

    echovalley Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 456

    toro is the way to go.Those are the only ones we use and knock on wood they always start first pull
  5. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Ariens makes a nice single stage as well.
  6. ljbev

    ljbev Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    I have a toro as a backup use it on small walks ..10yrs old starts on first pull evertime...we put new blades on last year its great
  7. rclay11541

    rclay11541 Member
    Messages: 56

    Go With Toro!