Briggs & Stratton Dual-Stage Snow Blower

Last updated date: September 3, 2019

DWYM Score
8.3

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 49 expert reviews, the Briggs & Stratton Briggs & Stratton Dual-Stage Snow Blower placed 4th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note August 5, 2019:
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Expert Summarized Score
9.0
3 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.7
288 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
The 1150 Snow Series engine on the Briggs and Stratton 1696619 snow blower has a massive 250cc of power with 11.5 ft-lbs of gross torque under its hood. It’s enough to plow through the snow with ease in any conditions.
- Chainsaw Journal
September 15, 2017 | Full review
This forceful engine is able to propel the blower forward at the speed up to 5 miles per hour. In addition, this snow blower can move backwards at the speed of up to 2 miles per hour.
- Best Advisor
As the blower is designed with a self-propelled feature, the Briggs & Stratton moves with just a touch of the handle, and as the chute rotation control is conveniently located on the operator's dashboard, you can easily adjust the chute from left to right depending on where you want the snow to be deposited.
- Morning Chores
What experts didn't like
It does weigh a whopping 189 pounds, so you’d naturally assume it would be hard to move from A to B when you’re not being assisted by the machine.
- Chainsaw Journal
September 15, 2017 | Full review
The size of this lawn mowes is quite big.
- Best Advisor
Complex assembly
- Morning Chores

From The Manufacturer

Powered by a durable Briggs & Stratton 1150 Snow Series OHV Engine, this dual-stage snow blower with a 27-inch clearing width is a perfect fit for helping you clear away moderate to heavy snow on driveways and pathways. This snow blower is packed with features to help make clearing snow easier and more enjoyable. With dual-trigger steering, simply pull a trigger to release the left or right wheel to help make tight turns easy. Free Hand Control allows for one-handed operation, giving you a free hand to adjust the speed or the height/direction of the chute on-the-go with the dash-mounted controls. Heated hand grips with an on/off switch keep your hands warmer while blowing snow on a cold winter's day. A durable steel frame, control panel and chute, as well as a notched steel auger, can take on snow and ice with ease and will last for years to come.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Husqvarna Two-Stage Snow Blower
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 5
2. Cub Cadet Snow Blower
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 4
3. Ariens Two-Stage Snow Blower
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 6
4. Briggs & Stratton Dual-Stage Snow Blower
Overall Score: 8.3
Expert Reviews: 3
5. Troy-Bilt Storm Electric Start Snow Blower
Overall Score: 8.2
Expert Reviews: 3
6. Ariens Deluxe Two-Stage Snow Blower
Overall Score: 7.8
Expert Reviews: 12
7. Toro Power Curve Snow Blower
Overall Score: 7.5
Expert Reviews: 5
8. Snow Joe Electric Snow Blower
Overall Score: 7.5
Expert Reviews: 5
9. Craftsman Single-Stage Snow Blower
Overall Score: 7.1
Expert Reviews: 1
10. Poulan Pro Two-Stage Snow Blower
Overall Score: 6.3
Expert Reviews: 2

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