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tanner


Joined: Dec 26, 2007
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New Craftsman 26" track snow blower - Boxing day special!!!!
Original Message   Dec 26, 2007 4:53 pm
Hi all,

Lined up this morning at Sears for the door crasher special to buy a snowblower. They had 4 - 5hp Craftsmans up for grabs but unfortunatley i was 7-8th in line. One the four were gone they announced they had 3 'higher end' What I purhcased was a Craftsman 9 hp 26" track snow blower model # C459-527860. I cannot find this particular model on any of the Sears websites so I'm wondering if anyone knows anything about this model.

Couple of questions:

Is track drive better/worse then the two wheeled blowers? What's the benefit to track drive?

I put the chute together and fixed the handlebars in place and wanted to move the blower to a different part of my garage before adding the agas and giving it a run. I couldn't move the blower. I checked to see if it had a neutral position on the stick shift but if didn't. Does anyone know how i can move this snowblower without starting it up?

Thanks for your help.

Dan

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ffarner


Joined: Sep 6, 2008
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Re: New Craftsman 26" track snow blower - Boxing day special!!!!
Reply #13   Sep 6, 2008 11:12 pm
We just bought a Sears Craftsman 8 Hp; 25 Inch; 10" Impeller; Trac Drive Snow Thrower; Model 536884900; Code 73220.

We need a manual.† Any suggestiosn?† Or people with a manual to share?

We live in the Oregon High Desert at 4300 ft.† About 5 feet of snow per winter.† Our neighbor swears by his Trac.† I think I will like it, but I need a manual.

Thank you,

FF
trouts2




Location: Marlboro MA
Joined: Dec 8, 2007
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Re: New Craftsman 26" track snow blower - Boxing day special!!!!
Reply #14   Sep 9, 2008 10:04 pm

Tanner

†† Your manual is here:

†† http://manuals.mtdproducts.com/mtd/DocGetter?doc=769-03336.pdf

††† Thatís an MTD machine.Iíve had two of them and they rolled on the tracks.I had to tilt it back to get it to roll it around.

Ffarner

†† I think yours was made by Murray.The manal may be here:

http://www.partsandservice.com/

†† Itís hit or miss at this site but sometimes a manual close can be found.

The parts manual is here:

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/retrieveModelActionHome!retrieve.action;jsessionid=HX3GsnH8vEORN9KbgWlJBg**.shcapp3205?modelNumber=536884900&pop=flush

†† The MTDís with the trigger control were fantastic to handle and just about zero turn.I only got to drive them around with no snow but expect they would be as good as my friends Honda track which was not as easy to handle.

Trouts2
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