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Craftsman 88172 24" 179cc Dual-Stage Snowblower

Item# 07188172000P | Model# 88172 | Added on August 8, 2012 |
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Retire Your Shovel Get rid of that rusty, old shovel and clear your driveway and walkway with this Craftsman 88172 24" 179cc dual-stage snowblower. Stare down that ocean of snow and ice with a look that says, "I've got this." Minutes later, the snow is right where it needs to be, and so will you, right back on your couch.

  • Features a strong and effective four-cycle, 179cc OHV engine that blows snow out of your way in minutes
  • No need to mix gas and oil to get the machine started
  • An oversized 24" clearing width gets the job done fast
  • Power up the 12" serrated steel auger or 12" impeller to break up the ice
  • Features 8 different speeds (6 forward and 2 reverse)
  • Comes equipped with a remote crank and chute direction control to make adjustments without leaving the operator's position
  • Push button starting makes for easy starts in cold environments
  • Large 13" x 4" X-Trac tires keep the tool steady with superior traction
  • Glide Tech reversible skid shoes, are long lasting and prevent scratching of brick and paver drives and will not leave rust stains in your garage
  • Plow handles increase control of the blower and reduce pressure on your legs and lower back
  • Lightweight frame makes it easy to move around
This product comes with:
Owner's Manual (1)Product Warranty
WARNING: California Residents - Proposition 65
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By schira9
June 1st, 2014
Great Snowblower

Broke down and purchased a snow blower this past winter and thank God I did. The snow was abundant, frequent, and extremely heavy at times. This machine plowed right through without missing a beat. Great purchase, easy start, quality machine.

206 found this review helpful
Criticism
By Palford58
April 2nd, 2017
**DO NOT BUY**

This snow blower is useless. The wheels slip, so light it rides up instead of going thru the snow. I had to pay someone to plow my driveway. I spoke with the asst manager who could not or not help & only offered excuses. Although I've had it for less than 60 days he refused to let me return it & credit towards another model.. Said he would have the store manager call & that never came. Sears has lost a customer for LIFE

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Bkz
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Snowblower

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Had one before worked great. Came with a few scratches on top but not a big deal. The reason for 3 stars is the power cord for electric start is missing.

November 22nd via mobile
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Smittymo
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Sears *****

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Don’t buy anything from this retailer. They rip me off for $600 by not delivering this snowblower after I completed my layaway. Can’t tell you how many philipino’s I talked to and try to fix. Useless!

November 10th via mobile
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IscreamUscream
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easy peasy lemon squeezy

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Pretty sure my title says all that really needs to be said. Other then not getting to use it yet to tell you how the performance is. It was the easiest curb side pick up I have ever had and took about 5 mins to uncrate and have ready for when the snow hits.

October 20th via sears.com
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Jasonx8

Won’t start after 1st season

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Worked very ok first season, maybe used three times. Stored as instructed and wouldn’t start season 2. Had service out, told me these models are keeping him busy. Changed out carb and added fuel stabilizer and told me I need to keep gas in it in the off season but start monthly. A few months of doing as he instructed it will not start again. Service coming again, but I’m likely going to toss this pos, bite the $500 bullet, and get something else.

September 26th via mobile
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