Finally an easy to use two-stage snow blower - the Powermax 826 OE 2-Stage Snow blower has many features to make your snow clearing job easy and yet is built tough to give you years of dependable performance. A breakthrough in snow blowing technology, the Power Max Anti-Clogging System (ACS) reroutes excess snow to prevent clogging and maximizes impeller speed and velocity. The patented Quick Stick control allows you to quickly and easily change chute direction and angle with one simple control. Powermax snow blowers are built tough with special hardened gearbox gears, designed to withstand the highest of stresses and resist wear unlike softer competitive gears in addition to a one-piece frame for maximum strength while others use a two-piece frame that has a weaker bolted joint in the middle of the machine. It has a 3-year limited warranty on the machine and engine and the chute, deflector and ACS are guaranteed for life.