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Old 12-05-2013, 12:53 PM
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Anybody have an electric snow shovel specifically? Any good for the heavy wet stuff? I have stairs from my front door to the street so conventional snow blowers are out. Again, hoping they can cut through the heavy stuff. I can shovel or sweep the light stuff.
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My previous neighbor had the model below and swore it worked like a charm.

http://www.amazon.com/Toro-38361-Sho...ic+snow+shovel

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That is actually the one I was looking at.
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Just be sure not to let it clog up, or the sheer pins that hold the rotating drum will break off and it wont throw anything
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That looks like a cool tool



it would be better to have a directional blower though, so snow could be blown to the side

i live where snow falls very rarely
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I have used these before. They work OK, but the 6" maximum depth can sometimes be a pain in deep, wet snow. Having to make two or more passes on each step becomes tiresome very quickly. My snow blower has tracks instead of tires. It will climb steps with ease as it removes most of the snow from them. I then just go back over them with a flat shovel to remove the rest.
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