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Snow Joe SJ623E snow blower

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$177.99 - $269.95
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Summary: This electric-powered Snow Joe has an 18-inch clearing width and comes with electric start. It also has a headlight.
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Type: Single-stage electric snow blowers
About - Snow Joe SJ623E

The Snow Joe SJ623E is part of the snow blower test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, snow blower models like the SJ623E 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.
Features & Specs - Snow Joe SJ623E
info Engine size 15amp
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 Yes
info Heated handgrips No
info Warranty (yrs.) 2
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User Reviews - Snow Joe SJ623E
User Reviews
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Good For Occasional Snow
Clears to the Pavement
Throws Far
Best Uses
I have used this snow blower for two seasons. Most of our snows in South Central Kansas is not too wet and this blower will throw the snow the width of a two car driveway with little effort. You have to supply the muscle to get through the snow but the auger does a nice job of supplying some of the pull. My 10 year old neighbor has no problem borrowing it to clean their driveway. The single con for this blower is that you must adjust and prepare for keeping the cord out of the way.<br />If you're not trying to clear large amounts of snow, this little unit can do the job and save you hundreds of bucks. By the way, the construction looks identical to a Greenworks and some 20 models.
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)
Not as bad as CR says
Can't Handle Wet Snow
Best Uses
I have a large driveway. I have not had a snow blower before, but this one has been able, with some effort, to handle snows up to 10 inches deep. The only exception is heavy wet snow. Ordinary snow it can throw about 6 to 8 feet. I find that with careful planning I am able to do my large driveway. No gas to buy, a lot cheaper than a big gas powered one. You do have to get a long, high current flow extension cord; mine at 100 feet cost $50. I would buy this again.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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