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Snow blowers

MTD 31A-050-706
 
Price range:
$99.99 - $199.99
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We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested Troy-Bilt Flurry 1400 31B-050 although it may differ in price and features.
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Type: Single-stage electric snow blowers
About - MTD 31A-050-706

The MTD 31A-050-706 is a snow blower available from MTD. The 31A-050-706 typically costs between $99.99 - $199.99.

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 31A-050-706.


Engine size:
Engine Size is the engine displacement measured in cubic centimeters for gasoline powered engines. Most manufacturers not longer give a horsepower rating. 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 startng device that saves you the hassle of pull-starting the engine, but you need to be near an outlet.

Warranty (yrs.):
Manufacturer's stated warranty in years of coverage. In most cases it applies only to consumer use and not commercial use.

Tested Model
The Ratings of Troy-Bilt Flurry 1400 31B-050 were applied to untested model MTD 31A-050-706, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
Troy-Bilt Flurry 1400 31B-050
Approximate retail price:
$180
Features & Specs - MTD 31A-050-706
info Engine size 11-amp
info Electric start Yes
info Multiple speeds No
info Single hand controls No
info Freewheel steering No
info Single lever chute adjustment No
info Headlight No
info Heated handgrips No
info Warranty (yrs.) 2
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User Reviews - MTD 31A-050-706
User Reviews
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4.0
Lightweight and easy to use
3/2/2014
Pros
Clears to the Pavement
Lightweight
Maneuverable
Throws Far
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Push button start, no gasoline, very easy to use. An enjoyable experience. I have an electical outlet in the front and side of my house. Just plug it in and push the button. Electical cords must be in excellent condition.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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