Consumer Reports' guide to snow blowers
John Deere 1028E
While this gas blower has a larger price tag than the Ariens 921022, it also offers imroved throwing distance and heavier-duty construction than the Troy-Bilt 31AH64Q.
Late-winter storms bring heavy, wet snow that can clog even large machines. When testing snow blowers, Consumer Reports included wet sawdust to simulate those tough conditions.