Not a vehicle but everything seems to be moving to EV- Snow Blowers and Lawn Tractors

Romer

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My Craftsman two stage Snow Blower and 42" deck Lawn Tractor (I have an acre) are 13 years old. I always like to research stuff ahead of time rather than when they break so I don't make quick decisions I wont regret

I was expecting to have to get a John Deere Lawn Tractor eventually

I check the data on them every few years to see if anything has changed

I found that Ryobi, Club Cadet , EGO and a few others are making Lawn tractors that will hold a charge to do 2 acres. I have just leess than an acre so that will work for me

The Ryobi and EGO are the Zero Turn while the Club Cadet has both the Zero Turn and the standard lawn tractor

EGO
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Ryobi
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Club Cadet Zero Turn
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Club Cadet Standard Lawn Tractor

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There are other brands as well like Greenworks,

Looking at Snow Blowers I only found one 2 stage that is the same size as my current craftsman. I expect there to be more as time moves on

EGO Snow Blower
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There are advantages to the Zero turn lawn mowers in speed, but I don't think it would make a big difference. They have pretty much the same deck so its just turning quicker and going faster. It seems like its more work to maneuver than with the steering wheel on thee Lawn Tractor

My current Lawn Tractor also serves as a snow plow in the winter (I have a big driveway). 3-4 inches is much easier with the plow, but it can't handle much more so why I need the Snow Blower as well

The Ego Zero Turn and Ego Snow Blower share the same batteries so you could have backups on the snow blower when it runs low. In always do my neighbors driveway tooo as she is in her 60's. I would definitely need extra batteries and even more so in big storms. The Lawn Tractor comes with 4 (Can upgrade to 6), the snow blower comes with two at a smaller capacity but still interchangeable. So these as a combination would have a lot of value, I would just lose the snow plow capability

I am not ready to buy as my Craftsman units are still working fine. Thought I would post here for information. They are expensive, but not that much more than a good John Deere or a good Ariens Snow Blower

A current topic though with the discussion on Home solar. If I go Solar on my home and may move forward here and put my Craftsman's up for sale. Thats at least a next Spring discussion and should be more online reviews of these products by then
 

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I’m a big fan of Honda Snowblowers. They don’t have a full electric but do offer a hybrid. My gaser is 13 winters old, still going strong, so I’ll be sticking to that for some time to come.


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you need to be more sensitive to old people you young wipersnapper. You left off this which was in the same sentance

" I will start a sperate thread if I get serious about it"

I was intending on saying I wouldnt bring mowers into this (the home solar thread) thread since that was a response to your comment. You can tell, being old and confused that I conflicted myself in the same line. Elder abuse!
 
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