stupid snowblower question


Old 09-26-06, 10:21 AM
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stupid snowblower question

I have a Craftsman 8/24 snowblower. Does that mean it is an 8hp motor and clears a 24" wide path?

Also, I'm listing an ad to sell this same snowblower. Any thoughts on the value of a 7-year-old Craftsman 8/24 in very good condition with no known problems? It has electric start and is self-propelled.
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Old 09-26-06, 07:47 PM
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Yes,you're right about the 8/24. Selling price depends on your area and time of year(now is the best time).Check the local "nickel want ads" to see what others are asking for ones similar to yours.
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Old 09-27-06, 07:21 AM
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hard to quote a price on a machine sight unseen. And not knowing what part of the country you are has an effect as well. The BEST time and place to sell a snowblower is the day before or the morning of a big snowstorm in an area where the box stores have already sold out of snowblowers. I'd throw out a guestimate of between $150 to $300 depending on where you are, and how much snow you get in the area, and how soon the next snow storm is.
Old 09-27-06, 07:25 AM
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Ok, thank you both for your input. I am in Maine (lots of snow).
Old 12-04-07, 04:22 PM
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Originally Posted by tvshooter View Post
I am in Maine (lots of snow).
I can vouch for that, especially since yesterday
Old 12-04-07, 06:57 PM
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I deal with lots of used snow blowers in NE. Right now a 7 year old 8/24 with electric start (no mechanical issues) is right around $300

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