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Which toro snow blower?

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by darood01, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. darood01

    darood01 Member
    from GR, MI
    Messages: 75

    I can get an older toro ccr2000 for $260 or I can get a toro snow commander for about $450.
    Which one should I get, any thoughts?
  2. terrapro

    terrapro PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,912

    Go to home depot look at each model. Then pick it up and pretend you are putting it into the back of a pickup 30 times. You should know which one afterwards.
  3. capnsac

    capnsac Member
    Messages: 73

    ccr2000 if it has only seen light use, a new one if it has had heavy wear and tear. Check the paddles though, they should be new for that asking price.
  4. Chrisxl64

    Chrisxl64 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 574

    ccr's tend to go through a few paddles order extra and order early.
  5. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    Do you have the option of an older model? I have a S-200 and it is a beast!
  6. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,756

    I would go with the smaller one. You need 2 guys to lift the commander in and out of the truck, well at least in, gravity will help you on the way out. The newer models (2450/3650's) are pretty beastly machines. I would recommend one of those for around $500. Can't really go wrong.
  7. silvercity

    silvercity Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    Look at the new 4 cycle Toro 180s.Wise has then for $354 with free shipping,I am going to order 4 of them.
  8. Shop's Lawn

    Shop's Lawn Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    I would go with the commander- I have two of them and they are awesome! I can lift the commander's in and out of the truck with no big problems. its very do able- i'm just a small guy at 5'7 and 153 lbs!
  9. CJL

    CJL Junior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 18

    Link to this site?
  10. Ne1

    Ne1 Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    ccr 2450, easy to pickup, throws snow a mile, and doesn't cost a ton.