Are yardman snowblowers any good?

5.0 out of 5 stars Great snowblower for bigger jobs. When I bought this snow-blower last fall I wasn’t sure if it would be big enough and strong enough for the amount of snow it would have to clear, but it worked like a champ all winter.

Who makes yardman snowblowers?

Although MTD, the company that produces appliances under the Yardman brand name, no longer produces snowblowers, some used models are still being sold online and on a consumer-to-consumer basis. MTD still produces a number of lawn care products, such as lawn mowers and trimmers.

What is a good horsepower for a snow blower?

The minimum horsepower you need for a snowblower is around 0.3 hp per inch wide. However, that will barely make it move. A better minimum is around a half hp an inch.

What is the difference between a snowblower and a Snowthrower?

The main difference between a snow blower and snow thrower is that a snow blower has more power and clears more snow at a time. A snow blower can remove more than 18 inches of wet and heavy snow versus a snow thrower, which is best for clearing dry and powdery buildup that is 8 to 12 inches thick.

Is yard man made by MTD?

MTD Products Inc. Over the years, MTD acquired the Troy-Bilt, Bolens, Cub Cadet, Craftsman (owned by its minority partner), and Yard-Man brands and/or companies. MTD also private labels for other brands under the “247” model prefix.

How many cc’s is 8 horsepower?

8 HP (301cc) OHV Horizontal Shaft Gas Engine, EPA.

How many HP is 179cc snowblower?

5-6 HP
A powerful 179cc 4-cycle OHV Craftsman® engine kicks-out 5-6 HP, while eliminating the need to mess-around with fuel ratios, just gas it and get to work.

How many inches of snow do you need for a snowblower?

Snowblowers work on any depth of snow. However, you will find the best results on snow deeper than two inches. There are some additional factors you should consider when removing snow including the type of snow and the surface you will be working with.

What is the easiest snow blower to use?

Single-stage snow blowers are the lightest and easiest to handle. They’re best for clearing mid-size areas with a snowfall of 12 inches or less and can handle both light and wet snow. On a single-stage snow blower, an auger directs the snow through a discharge chute, throwing snow up to 35 feet.