Husqvarna 961830003 208cc Single Stage Electric Start Snow Thrower, 21-Inch

Editor rating

4/5 on March 8, 2017

User's rating

64 reviews

PROS

  • Four stoke, so you don't have to worry about any gas and oil mixing.
  • Electric start
  • Great performance per dollar.
  • Solid for climates with little to moderate snow.
  • 208cc Husqvarna engine that makes quick work of 30 inches or less

CONS

  • 1a climates will need a two stage.
  • Assembly required, so if you are not experienced, this can be a challenge that can lead to a non working snow thrower.

VERDICT

The Husqvarna 961830003 208cc Single Stage Electric Start Snow Thrower is a great choice for anyone who needs a tough, long lasting, depenable snow thrower.

 

Husqvarna 9661830003 208cc Single Stage Electric Start Snow Thrower

Husqvarna is a powerhouse brand.  The Husqvarna 961830003 208cc Single Stage Electric Start Snow Thrower may be little, but it is no exception. Husqvarna has an introductory line of snow throwers. The 100-series of Snow Throwers feature a compact design for simple operation and awesome portability. If you live in a climate with little to moderate snow fall and you have a mid sized driveway or walkway than you should take a peak at what Husqvarna has to offer. Their snow throwers and snow blowers can’t be beat in terms of performance and longevity.

Power and Performance

When Husqvarna thinks about engines, they don’t think small. The Husqvarna 961930122 208cc Single Stage Electric Start Snow Thrower has a 208cc LCT 4-cycle engine. This engine powers a 4 blade auger system. Ths steel auger features rubber blades so you can safely remove snow from hard surfaces such as concrete, asphalt, or even brick. If you live in a cold climate and deal low temperatures, then you know how tough that can be on batteries. Husqvarna 961830003 208cc Single Stage Electric Start Snow Thrower has an optimal starter system where you just connect your snow blower to any normal power outlet and start the engine by pressing the push start button. Don’t worry about clearing snow at night or in dim conditions. This model features extremely bright LED head lamps that will illuminate your path. The Husqvarna 100-series can handle a 21 inch clearing width and  it also features a 13 inch intake height. Standard on the 100-series  line is the 180 degree chute control that gives you the ability to control where your snow lands. Another positive feature is that the adjustable deflector controls vertical throwing direction as well, so your excess snow will land only where you want it land and no where else.

Manueverability

The Husqvarna 961830003 208cc Single Stage Electric Start Snow Thrower comes with 8 inch tires  that offer nice traction decent steering. The 100 series of Husqvarna snow blowers offer a special cleated track drive system. If you have been looking for a snow thrower that offers propulsion, then you have found one. With its assisted propulsion you can handle slippery surfaces even when that means going uphill.  Hand control always make our jobs easier, and Husqvarna gives us much needed trigger controlled power steering. You have the ability to operate each wheel independently which offers amazing maneuverability even when attempting those too tight 180-degree turns. When this unit was designed Husqvarna paid close attention to detail. The controls and levers were placed within thumbs reach. This gives the Husqvarna 100-series an edge over other light snow throwers in terms of comfort. Finally the Husqvarna 961830003 208cc Single Stage Electric Start Snow Thrower comes with a hydrostatic transmission.

Husqvarna 961830003 208cc Single Stage Electric Start Snow Thrower

With Angled handles, over molded bail arms and a minimal design, this unit provides effecient ergonomics, and fast adjusters which make it easy to change how tall the handle is for both user comfortability and uncomplicated storage.  Who can beat a company that offers 3-year limited warranty and 5-year engine warranty? Not many in the snow thrower world. This unit really is one of the best light snow throwers out there.

 

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