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Snow blowers

Honda HS928K1WA
 
Approximate retail price:
$2580
Summary: This two-stage, gas-powered Honda snow blower has a headlight and a 28-inch clearing width.
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Type: Two-stage gas snow blowers
About - Honda HS928K1WA

The Honda HS928K1WA is part of the snow blower test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, snow blower models like the HS928K1WA are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Width (in.):
The clearing width, or swath, in inches.

Removal speed:
Removal speed is how quickly models could remove snow without laboring; single-stage machines were pushed as quickly as possible before the machine labored.

Plow pile removal:
How fast the snow thrower can remove a simulated pile of snow left by a municipal plow at the end of a driveway.

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The Ratings applied to untested model Honda HS928K1WAS come from our tests of model Honda HS928K1WA, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both. Single-stage electric snow blowers start
Features & Specs - Honda HS928K1WA
info Engine size 270cc
info Electric start No
info Multiple speeds Yes
info Single hand controls Yes
info Freewheel steering No
info Single lever chute adjustment No
info Headlight Yes
info Heated handgrips No
info Warranty (yrs.) 3
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User Reviews - Honda HS928K1WA
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4.0
Unstoppable
10/8/2014
Pros
Powerful
Throws Far
Unstoppable
Cons
Difficult To Steer
Heavy
Loud
Best Uses
Driveway
Yard
Comment:
Yes I would recommend this to anyone but it has a few issues to be considered.<br /><br />It is a beast and goes through snow like a hot knife through butter! It's almost too powerful (if there is such a thing). Well built and does the job.<br /><br />Cons:<br /><br />Hard to maneuver. You have to be strong to make this machine go where you want it to go. Once it is going in the right direction nothing slows it down.<br /><br />For the premium price it should have more premium features like: heated hand grips, led light and be much quieter,
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Puzzled by your review
2/16/2014
Pros
Clears to the Pavement
Throws Far
Cons
Best Uses
Driveway
Professional
Yard
Comment:
Your review of the Honda snowblower puzzles me. We live on the South shore of Lake Superior and get over 250 of snow per year. Most people here have a snow blower. Often people will stop & ask what kind of snowblower throws snow that far. I've owned a 928 for over 27 years and wouldn't have any other brand. It's manual ease of starting (never more than 2 pulls, usually just 1), distance it throws snow (much farther especially wet snow) and the hydrostatic drive (no gears) just can't be beat. It does cost more but will more than pay off in the long run.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Honda Power
12/15/2013
Pros
3 Year Warranty
Clears to the Pavement
Maneuverable
Quality Build
Throwing Snow
Throws Far
Cons
Price
Best Uses
Driveway
Grader Windrow
Ice Chunks
Yard
Comment:
Starts at 35 below 0<br />chute allows you to put the snow exactlly where you want
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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