Greenworks 2600502 Corded Snow Blower Review
Greenworks 2600502 Corded Snow Thrower
The Greenworks 2600502 is a powerful snow thrower that is simple to use and affordable at the same time. While most brands offers a 2 year warranty, GreekWorks definitely outclasses that offer with their famous 4-year warranty. This shows how confident they are in their models.
Features of the Greenworks 2600502 Snow Blower
1) The Basics
This powerful electric snow blower will definitely help you out during the winter. And it won’t cost you a fortune to get a hold of.
At the very first glance, its specs are very encouraging. The powerful 13 amp motor will move the snow out of your driveway faster than you can believe.
It easily discharges snow 20 feet away. The auger assistance also helps a great deal to ensure it moves even the harder snow from the bottom of the pile.
The plowing capacity is rather incredible. It can plow through over 850 pounds of snow per minute.
2) The Design
When it comes to design, Greenworks’ signature green hue is what you can recognize their models by, and this one isn’t an exception.
What we really like is the fact that they made this snow blower with functionality in mind.
It weighs at only 30 pounds, making it incredibly easy to move around. It is also wide enough to clear 20 inches of snow each time.
You can also fold the handle to store it easily when it is not in use. Overall, the design hits all the right notes with us. It looks good, it is practical, and it is lightweight.
3) The Field Test
A lot of people will tell you that you have to go with gas snow blowers to have power. That is not necessarily true, and this model proves it. Of course, it can’t match the power of a 3,000 dollar gas machine, but it can handle excessive amounts of snow.
As we previously mentioned, it can throw 850 pounds of snow per minute to the distance of 20 feet. This is definitely not a motor you want to look down on. Just make sure that your cord is powerful enough to handle the 13 amp motor.
The first thing we have to mention about electric snow blowers - they just start up immediately. Unlike the gas blower, you just go out, plug it in, and start it up in a second.
Another thing we would like to mention is that it runs very quietly for a snow blower. Of course, some noise is unavoidable, but you won’t agitate your neighbors with this model.
The plastic auger did not disappoint us and it did help us get down to the pavement. Upon inspection, we saw that it didn’t take any damage from working, so it seems like it will last for quite a while.
One thing we had to do ourselves was preparing the driveway for the snowblower. The snow blower also doesn’t have a self-propelling system so we had to push it ourselves. Not really a big deal though as it weighs in at only 30 pounds.
One thing Greenworks is famous for is the fact that they stand behind their products. While pretty much everybody offers a warranty, most companies keep it down to a year or two. GreekWorks definitely outclasses that offer with their famous 4-year warranty.
This means that you can get a free replacement or a repair if you notice any defects during the 4 year period.
5) What Is It Best For?
This snow blower is perfect for use on up to 10 inches of snow. You can still use it if the snow crosses the 10-inch line, but it might take multiple passes.
The machine is not quite ideal for those who live in areas that experience heavy snowfall. So, if 20 inches of snow is not a rarity for you, you may need to look for other brands as this snow blower might not be the best one for you.
However, if you live in moderate areas we are certain this model can handle it. The only thing that dictates the area you can clear with this snowblower is the length of the extension cord you are using.
Proper maintenance is incredibly important for any machine you ever purchase. This is why you should do multiple checks of your gas-powered snow plowers before starting them. And you should do them every time.
However, the Greenworks 2600502 is an electric snow blower. This essentially means that there is no real maintenance you have to do. With this model, you won’t have to waste your valuable time to change oil.
Not to mention that certain aspects of maintenance of gas models can cost you a lot of money. The only maintenance you should do, from time to time, is cleaning. Simply wipe the auger. And pay some attention to see if there is an excess of dirt or salt on any other parts. If you notice it, simply wipe that too, and you are good to go.
However, you should pay attention to the extension cord. Make sure to buy the proper one, that can handle both the amps and the cold weather.
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The Pros and Cons
Greenworks 2600502 Snow Thrower
Our final verdict is, this snow thrower is an incredibly affordable model that will last you for quite a while.
The 4-year warranty definitely convinces us that Greenworks really believes in this product. We do recommend this model and it truly deserves the almost perfect 4.7 star rating from us.