Quick First Use Impression of Snow Blower

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Had our first snowfall that stuck to the pavement last night. It was only an inch but I was itching to try this thing out. For reference I previously had a 24" 2-stage self propelled machine.

Because it's lightness, folding handle, and small footprint I can store the EGO in a place in my garage that I don't have to move things around to get it out like the larger 2-stage. This allowed me to wheel it out of the garage in no time and close the door (my garage is heated so this is a plus).

Much nicer to push a button and pull a bar to be ready to use. When I first went to move forward I did miss my old self-propelled but then as I moved along my technique adjusted to let it move more freely. This wasn't' a big enough snow to give full judgement but I think I can clean my drive quicker with this EGO because I have lots of reversals and the lightness and ease to move the discharge shoot with a lever.

What I REALLY didn't like is it's poor adjustment to uneven pavement/sidewalk sections. I never thought of snow blowing when a few years back our concrete drive was replaced. My wife and I liked the "California" edging. This leaves speed bumps! My 2-stage would hit them and bounce but keep going. Since the EGO is a push machine it just stops. The same thing happens to a couple uneven sidewalk sections I have. This machine needs adjustable side wear slides or a less aggressive/sharp scraper bar.

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Posted 2 years ago

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Official Response
Thank you for the exceptional feedback, Michael! We take this kind of feedback seriously and will most definitely pass your thoughts and suggestion on to the team for review.