Is it just my slow blower that sucks if the snow is a little wet?

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Is it just my slow blower that sucks if the snow is a little wet? Seems to be find in power snow. In the northeast (CT) we tend to sometimes get snow and ice, this snow blower then becomes useless.
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Wil Resto

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Michael Cortopassi

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My Ego throws the slush at the end of the driveway like there is no tomorrow.  Never had a single or two stage do better.
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Me too!
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Same here. Doesn’t throw it far if it’s real wet, but it works in wet snow.
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William E Hanson

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Blue Angel, that sounds logical; will try that method this weekend when we're getting our first snow forecaster between 3-12 ".
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We're in the midst of the heaviest snowfall in 90 years. This was a timely purchase thanks to many great reviews on this forum. Also some great suggestions on using spray silicone to prevent clogging. This storm is about 1/3 through and currently have between 10-15". Went out on its maiden run; what a beast. Had no problems and blew snow all the way across the street, even had no problems on driven-over snow. Some spots were fluffy and some were wet heavy snow; no problems and never clogged. My blower shipped with 2 5.0 Ah batteries that lasted an hour, then switched to a 5.0 and 7.5 Ah set I already had for other tools to complete the job in another hour. If I was shoveling, it would be at least an 8 hour back-breaking job that would need 2 days of recovery; not even a bit tired. Let's say, I'm thoroughly satisfied and highly reccomend this snow blower, as all EGO tools.
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Congrats on your new EGO snow blower and thanks for sharing - glad to see that it can handle both type of snow in your area.  My first use was in "heavy & wet" snow and it did great for me, so I look forward to testing it out on the next "dry & fluffy" snow - whenever that is ... :-)
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William, winter sucks way less when you own a snowblower! Thanks for your review!