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Troy-Bilt 2490 3 Stage Vortex Snow Thrower – Review

Last year in Chicago we got hammered with snow, it was insane.  So this year I tried to be proactive and get a snow blower before the season started.  Well we had absolutely no snow until February 1st when we got 19 inches. It turned out to be the third biggest snow storm Chicago has ever seen. Luckily we had the new Troy-Bilt Vortex 2490 to tackle this massive storm.  Snow blowers come in all shapes and sizes and you really need to choose one that fits your needs.  For a small walkway with light snow storms this is...

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Troy-Bilt Storm 2410 Snow Thrower Review- Chicago Winter Approved

Winter in Chicago blows, luckily so does the the Troy-Bilt 2400 Storm.  Okay enough with the jokes, it has been brutal here in Chicago.  Below zero temps are the norm and snow is an almost everyday occurrence.  With all this snow and plowing, my driveway was getting smaller and smaller with the snow piles mounting up.  As soon as the Troy-Bolt 2410 Storm arrived it was put to work reclaiming my driveway.  I worked it into the icy snow piles and eventually got all of my driveway back.  A snow thrower can direct the snow where you want it...

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Troy-Bilt Storm Tracker 2690 XP Snow Thrower – The Cadillac of Snow Throwers

As I write this Boston has over 2 feet of snow on the ground and we had 7.5″ of wet heavy snow here in Chicago.  When I arrived back from sunny Las Vegas I was greeted with the picture below. They call this heart attack snow because of how heavy it is.  I certainly was happy that I had the Troy-Bilt Storm Tracker  2690 XP Snow Thrower to test out.  The 2690 has a 26″ clearing width and is a 2 stage unit.  This means that snow is automatically fed into a fast spinning fan that shoots the snow far....

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Troy-Bilt Squall 2100 208cc 21″ Single-Stage Gas Snow Blower – Review

Well well, it finally snowed here in Chicago.  We have had no snow until now.  We got 6″ , time to test out the Troy-Bilt Squall 2100 that you can get at Lowes.  The 2100 is a single stage snow thrower which is good for smaller drives and light to moderate snow fall.  The main feature that we liked was the 208cc 4 cycle motor, no more smoke and having to mix oil.  The blower clears a respectable 21″ path and even has drift cutters to slice through drifts.  It comes mostly assembled and you have to unfold the...

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