Craftsman 88782 snow blower

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We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested Cub Cadet 221 LHP 31AM2T6D although it may differ in price and features.
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Type: Single-stage gas snow blowers
About - Craftsman 88782

The Craftsman 88782 is a snow blower available from Craftsman. The 88782 typically costs $600 .

Consumer Reports recommends that you match the features on a model to the needs you have. Here's our take on some of the specifications and features that are commonly available on snow blower models like the 88782.

Engine size:
The engine displacement, measured in cubic centimeters for gasoline powered engines. Most manufacturers no longer give a horsepower rating, so engine displacement is now the only universal way to compare relative engine size. Electric motors are stated in amps.

Electric start:
Most models offer a plug-in starting device that saves you the hassle of pull-starting the engine, but you need to be near an outlet.

Single lever chute adjustment:
Only on two-stage models, a single lever or "joystick" on the control panel allows for quick changes to the horizontal discharge direction (the alternative is a hand crank) and to the vertical discharge height (the alternative is leaving the operator position and adjusting manually), all with a single lever.

Tested Model
The Ratings of Cub Cadet 221 LHP 31AM2T6D were applied to untested model Craftsman 88782, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
Cub Cadet 221 LHP 31AM2T6D
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About This Brand

Another market leader in snow-blower sales, Craftsman markets single- and two-stage gas models with snow clearing widths of 20 to 28 inches and available electric start. In addition, the Craftsman Professional line features models with snow clearing widths up to 45 inches. Craftsman is made for and sold by Sears and models can be purchased online and in Sears and Kmart retail stores.

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Features & Specs - Craftsman 88782
info Engine size 208cc
info Electric start Yes
info Multiple speeds No
info Single hand controls No
info Freewheel steering No
info Single lever chute adjustment Yes
info Headlight Yes
info Heated handgrips No
info Warranty (yrs.) 3
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