A Simplicity snowblower, also known as a Simplicity snow thrower, is a good buy for the money. A Simplicity snowblower comes in two single stage models and several dual-stage models, as well as a commercial, heavy duty model to choose from.
Simplicity Compact Single-Stage Snowblower
Simplicity 522E and Simplicity 521E
This compact model features a 5.25 ft.lbs gross torque engine, a 4-cycle Briggs & Stratton Snow Series engine and can cut a 21”or 22” width path of snow. This small snowblower has the power to throw snow up to 30 ft, making it a great machine for small jobs with lower amounts of snowfall. A good feature on this model is the cold weather primer that helps you get going on those super cold days. It is lightweight and weighs only 93 lbs. It has an electric start and has a folding handle feature and comes equipped with an all rubber auger (521E), or high performance auger on 522E.
This model has the advantage of having good maneuverability while still possessing the power of some of the larger models. It has separate choke and throttle controls, as well as a heavy gauge metal frame, chute and auger housing making it very durable. A good feature on this model is the cold weather primer that helps you get going on those super cold days.
Model 521E 522E
Clearing width: 521E is 21” 522E is 22”
Intake Height: 10.25” 12”
Auger Style: Rubber flighted High Performance
Auger diameter: 7” 9”
Skid shoes: N/A Skid Shoes
Price: $625 $725
Simplicity Intermediate Dual-Stage
This model features a 2 stage, or dual-stage 11.50 ft.lbs. Torque, 4-cycle Briggs & Stratton Snow Series engine with a clearing width of 24 inches. It has a 12 inch, serrated steel auger with a 4 blade impeller measuring 10 inches. It can throw snow around 40 ft., has up to 190 degree chute rotation as well as having an adjustable deflector. It has electric start and features 15 inch Artic Trac tires.
Simplicity Large Frame Dual-Stage Snowthrower
This model is made to handle just about any snow removal job it comes upon. It has some special trademark features such as: “Easy Turn” and “Free Hand”. Be sure to check these out. It has a Snow Series and Snow Series MAX engines by Briggs & Stratton. A primer bulb is included as well as a larger muffler.
It has two dash mounted controls, a chute rotation of 200 degrees, a chute deflector that moves up and down with the ease of a button.
List price range-$1200 to $1700
Simplicity Signature Pro Commercial Snowthrower
This is a high end dual-stage heavy duty commercial snowthrower. It features a Briggs & Stratton Snow Series MAX overhead valve engines. It has a serrated auger that feeds into the impeller with amazing power and strength. It clears up to a 38 inch pathway and also features the Easy Turn,Free Hand features and an exclusive “Power Boost” system that adjusts the power of the auger and impeller automatically. This amazing system can detect the depth and thickness of snow and make the appropriate adjustments. It also has a heavy duty cast iron gear housing for added durability.
List price range-$1850 to $2700
Simple maintenance is necessary to keep your snowblower running efficiently. Know how to do some of the simple maintenance tasks yourself as this will save you time and money. Even a simple task as changing a snowblower belt will help you when time really counts.
*If you didn't find what you need here, you might want to check out other snowblowers as well.