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Summary: This compact two-stage, gas-powered Craftsman snow blower has electric start and a 24-inch clearing width.
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The Craftsman 88173 is part of the Snow blowers test program at Consumer Reports. The Craftsman 88173 Snow blowers features and specs include Multiple speeds, Headlight, Electric start, Heated handgrips, Engine size, Freewheel steering, Single hand controls, Single lever chute adjustment, Warranty (yrs.). In our lab tests, Snow blowers models like the Craftsman 88173 are reviewed on Noise, Overall score, Controls, Handling, Removal speed, Surface cleaning, Width (in.), Plow pile removal, Throwing distance. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Craftsman 88173 based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Craftsman 88173 include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Craftsman 88173.