There are times where you just have to go big and this is certainly the case with snow blowers. Perhaps you are a snow removal contractor or someone who just wants to clear a lot of snow, having the biggest snow blower means not having to take extra time to cover an area.
The trick to getting a big blower is getting which of the bigger blowers to get your job done. With the largest blower between 30 and 45 inches, that can be a challenge to get the right one of the bigger blowers.
Going big is not just the size of the intake but it is the power behind it that matters. Snow blowers between 30 and 45 inches are gasoline powered, snow eating monsters. Some have tracks to make it easier to navigate the snow and ice and some have dual tires. All are double stage systems with a separate auger and impeller to remove the snow.
Many have all cast transmissions for better reliability and they have multiple forward and reverse gears to make the mobility easier to control and deal with. Getting the right blower is knowing the area you have to deal with. Lots of obstructions, a 30 inch is the best bet.
Large areas free of obstructions like parking lots are large pads are the playground of the large 45 inch blowers. From there it is just deciding which one offers you the best value for your job. Here are five great large blowers for your consideration.
Five Great Large Snow Blowers
Best Powerful Snow Thrower
A U.S. manufactured snow blower, this powerful blower – Ariens Platinum Model #921029 is powered by a 369cc engine giving it plenty of power and performance. It has an all steel auger and impeller and can cut a swath 30 inches wide and up to 20 inches deep.
It can power through hard to thick snow and discharge over 30 feet with the remote operated discharge tube. This is a great blower for residential or commercial use.
Top Rated Walk Behind Snowblower
Made by a well respected company in power equipment, this blower – Husqvarna Model #ST330P is designed to handle deep and packed snow. It has a all steel auger, and impeller and has a cast transmission for great power transfer. The discharge tube is remote operated and can discharge up to 30 feet.
Multiple speeds give this blower easy handling in tough conditions. A blower for all types, it is perfect for residential use and medium commercial use.
Best Track-Drive Snow Thrower
Built to handle tough snow, that is deeply packed, this 30 inch tracked blower – Husqvarna Model# ST330T can handle it. Tracked for easy handling in ice and snow, this blower has a 414cc engine for generous power and performance.
Multiple forward and reverse speeds makes is easy to to use. All cast iron impeller and ger box, with an all steel impeller make this 30 inch blower very robust and dependable.
Best Commercial Snow Blower
The DEK Model #45SDM15 is a monster blower. The intake is 24 inches high and will cut a swath 45 inches wide. Multiple reverse and forwards speeds. All steel auger, impeller and gear box and there are no bushings to go out making this a very reliable machine.
The discharge tube is remote operated and will discharge up to 50 feet. This is a commercial level blower with power from a 420cc engine.
Best Powerful Snow Blower on the Market
The intake of the Troy-Bilt Model# 31AH97P7766 is 24 inches and will discharge up to 50 feet with the remote operated tube. This is an excellent commercial level blower or for someone who has a lot of space.
All power equipment purchases can be dangerous, therefore it is important to read and follow all safety instructions included in the manual. Remember to always wear the appropriate safety gear and when operating machinery always be aware of your surroundings for your safety and that of others.