I am thinking of buying an Ego snow blower. Can I use mylawn mower batteries with it? I have two 56v batteries, a 4.0 and a 2.0 amp.

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Battery interchange between mower and snow blower.
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Absolutely Tom, all Ego batteries are compatible with all Ego tools.

Since it draws so much power, Ego recommends using batteries that are 4Ah or larger if you need it to operate at 100% power output under heavy loads, but it will run on one battery if necessary.

We haven't seen anyone test it with different battery configurations yet so the impact of smaller batteries isn't yet known. I would suspect under most conditions it would be difficult to tell the difference between using a 2 and a 4 vs two 4's.
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Ill test it with 2 ah and a 4 ah tomorrow. Looks like im gettin a good amount OF SNOW tonight.
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Do you have any results from this? I've got a 4ah battery and looking at getting a leaf blower so I would have a 2 or 2.5 ah battery. Curios if those are enough for the snow blower or its worth paying the extra 200 for the two 5ah batteries.
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Sorry i forgot to reply. The 2.0 ah battery goes to red pretty fast. I would not recommend it. But it will work
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And yeah 200.00 is nothing for 500.00 in batteries. Pretty easy choice there if you ask me
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Agreed, it's a good deal if you look at the cost of the batteries later bought separately.

Jacob, were the 4 and 2Ah batteries both fully charged when you tested? I'm just wondering why one battery would draw down before the other?
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Yes. It showed red. But when I took it out it was green. Like the amp draw is borderline too much as it says on the label.
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Gotcha, thanks!