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Need a new snowblower- Husqvarna vs Arens

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by clydesdale, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. clydesdale

    clydesdale Junior Member
    Messages: 25

    I currently have an Arens 10/28 that I have had for 13 years. I use it some sidewalk areas and places that I can't get the truck into. I need a new blower and have been looking at a Husky at Lowes that is a 30 inch or another 28 or 30 Arens at Home Depot or a dealer. I see that the Husky has some plastic in the shoot and the Arens has a new Auger in the front of the usual tines. Any thoughts on these machines? Thanks.
  2. allagashpm

    allagashpm Senior Member
    Messages: 797

    I personally would get an ariens from a dealer. Same machines as at home depot but they service it. I have two ariens one is 6 years old one is 15 and they are great machines.
  3. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,978

    go to a dealer, hd has residential machines...dealers have pro models...much better grade and they will be there when you need them

    that said ariens all the way
  4. clydesdale

    clydesdale Junior Member
    Messages: 25

    How much better are the dealer models? The Ariens 10/28 that I have used for 13 years came from HD.