Anyone have one of these or have some info to share? It is selling for
$1499.00 at Costco (Canada). See it here:
It's the Poulan Pro with:
11 HP overhead valve Tecumseh Snow King engine, 2 stage.
Clearing width: 30 inch
Intake height: 23 inch
16 in. x 6.5 inch tires
1,250 RPM impeller speed
Thanks in advance.
The Poulan's I've seen in Minnesota seem to have plenty of steel parts
and that's good. I'm surprised at how many snow throwers have plastic
chutes these days. The bigger the engine the better. I've had a Spirit
(Canadian) for 22 years with tracks, lots of steel and an 8 HP
Tecumseh Snow King engine, and it's still going strong (fingers
crossed). The only thing I've done to the engine is rebuild the carb
(last year). I've replaced and re-built some of the other parts
(bearings, etc) over the years as we get a fair amount of snow and it
takes a beating. I wish they still made them.
When I replace mine I'll probably get a Poulan like you're describing.
If you've got a standard residential driveway it should be good to go.
I better start mine up before the snow flies and see if it runs (knock
On Oct 14, 10:46 am, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Sounds like mine. I would have to dig it out from under the summers
accumulation to check. I bought last winter and except for a few
quality control issues on first unpacking it worked just fine. All
chute adjustments are done from the handlebars so you don't have to
stop to change the 'throw' direction/range.
The manual I got didn't quite come up to snuff on the set-up. Didn't
mention that you have to reverse the wheels fromt he packed postion,
some of the control cable connections/runs weren't clear, no phone/
email given to contact the company - just a snail mail address.
Addition - Poulan is now owned by Husqvarna.
Just found out that Target tile saws is owned by them too. They seem to have
been on a buying spree lately. Hope they aren't leveraged too much, and
don't go belly up.
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