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Model # 926042

Internet # 202222486

Professional Track Series 28 in. Two-Stage Electric Start Gas Snow Blower (926042)

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Product Overview

Unleash on the toughest terrain and intimidating mounds of snow with our innovative Ariens Pro Track Sno-Thro. The Ariens Professional Track Sno-Thro Series are designed for extreme conditions such as removing deep snow or snowplow driveway build-up, maintaining Tracktion in icy conditions or powering through snow on steep terrain. Powered by a 420 cc Ariens polar force 2100 by Briggs and Stratton with 120-Volt Electric provides a quick and easy solution to start your snow blower with the push of a button. High carbon commercial duty, high wear skid shoes and scraper blade give you consistent performance and long life. These machines are engineered of pure steel to deliver intense power and offer the features that make sure you are prepared like a pro.

  • Powered by a 420 cc Ariens polar force 2100 by Briggs and Stratton engine
  • 5.5 in. wide directional snow Track for superior Tracktion control, especially when climbing hills
  • Six forward speeds and two reverse speeds
  • 120-Volt Electric provides a quick and easy solution to start your snow blower with the push of a button
  • Heavy-duty cast iron gear case with alloy steel gears and L-3 synthetic severe-duty gear oil provides continuous reliability and a longer gear life
  • 14 in. 3-blade impeller provides the driving force necessary to powerfully discharge the snow
  • 200 Degree quick turn chute with remote deflector discharges snow higher, farther, and accurately, discharging snow up to 50 ft. in any direction
  • Heated hand warmers- with the flip of a switch the hand grips kick into action providing warmth to your fingers
  • Large in-dash halogen headlight provides extended snow removal time and added safety
  • Dual handle interlock system conveniently frees one hand for chute and speed adjustments on the fly while maintaining operator safety
  • Includes 1 year limited commercial, 3 year limited consumer warranty
  • In most shipping areas, Ariens offers white glove delivery service, Sno-Thro will be shipped to your local Ariens authorized servicing dealer, who will complete 100% assembly of unit and perform multi-point inspection prior to home delivery, Multi-point inspection includes, operators manual confirmation, set tire pressure, check fluid levels, and file warranty registration information
  • Disclaimer in qualifying area only - If an Ariens authorized dealer is not in your shipping area, the Sno-Thro will ship mostly assembled, directly to you via regular truck delivery, simple set-up instructions will be included with unit, To confirm White Glove Delivery availability prior to purchasing, call 888-927-4367 option #2

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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.) 
61.5 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
45 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
30.5 in 
Auger diameter (in.) 
16 
Clearing Width (In.) 
28 in 
Ideal Snow Depth (In.) 
24 
Impeller diameter (in.) 
14 
Intake height (in.) 
23.5 
Product Depth (in.) 
61.5 
Product Height (in.) 
45 
Product Width (in.) 
30.5 
Tire height (in.) 
Tire width (in.) 
5.5 

Details

Assembly Required 
Yes 
CA (CARB) Compliant 
CARB Compliant 
Chute rotation turning radius (Deg) 
200 
Clearing Surface Type 
Gravel/ Paved 
Clearing tool included 
Yes 
Drive System 
Disc-O-Matic 
Engine Displacement (cc) 
420 
Engine Make 
Briggs and Stratton 
Engine Type 
Single 
Engine torque (ft.-lb.) 
21 
Fuel tank capacity (gallons) 
0.8 
Number of Forward Speeds 
Number of Reverse Speeds 
Oil capacity (oz.) 
28 
Product Weight (lb.) 
343 lb 
Recommended Oil type 
SAE 5W30 
Returnable 
30-Day 
Rust Resistant 
Yes 
Snow Blower Features 
Drift Cutters,Headlight,Heated Handles,Power Steering,Skid Shoes 
Snow Blower Usage 
Heavy 
Snow Equipment Product Type 
Two Stage Gas Snow Blower 
Start Type 
Electric 
Terrain 
Sloped with Obstacles 
Traction 
Track Drive 
Type of Snow 
Heavy, Wet 

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings 
No Certifications or Listings 
Manufacturer Warranty 
3-year limited consumer, 1-year limited commercial, 5 year limited on Gear Case 

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Will it work on a gravel drivway

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December 15, 2012
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Yes, just set the skids up a 3/4 inch or so.
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November 10, 2011
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It will work on a gravel driveway, just need to set the runners on the side of the housing as high as they will go to raise the scrapper bar off the surface.
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Does this model have power steering and how easy is it to turn?

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December 12, 2011
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No. There are two drive settings locked or unlocked. Locked will drive the machine straight but turning almost impossible. Unlocked the machine may wonder somewhat but can be turned, however with brute force.
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Is has something because it turns very easy
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This unit does not have power steering. I does have a differential lock on the right hand track that can be set for easier turning.
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Ariens 926042 snow blower in stock in store for pick up?

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September 17, 2011
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No had to special order.
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The Home Depot stores are elgible to carry the track unit 926042. You need to contact the Home Depot store in your area to see if they are expecting any in or have them place an order for you.
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September 18, 2011
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Hello Valued Customer,
Thanks for your question. This item is not readily available for purchase at any stores in your area. This product is an online exclusive. The pricing also includes shipping! A great buy!
I hope this helps! If you have any additional questions or need assistance placing an online order, please contact our Online Customer Service department at 800-430-3376.
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will this unit come assembled and ready to use?

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If there is an Airen's dealer close by Home Depot will ship it to them and they will assemble it and deliver it to you ready to go. If there is not a dealer the assembly is minor and easy to do.
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If you order your snow thrower on homedepot.com and your zip code area offers white glove service it will be. Check with the Home Depot store to see if they assemble the snow thrower for you.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 10 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Hard Working Beast We recently built a home in mountainous terrain of rural Colorado. Or driveway is over 700 ft. long and has steep slopes. Therefore, we needed a snow thrower with track drive. After much research, we chose the Ariens Pro Track 28. The Auto Turn feature was one reason for choosing this model. However, since our driveway is packed road base, the Auto Turn does not work. I verified that the Auto Turn does function properly, and it does work on bare concrete. On the road base surface, however, the track that is supposed to idle, just keeps driving and digs the road base up. I have to man-handle this heavy beast to get it to turn. Another issue is the chute direction control. The mechanism at the lever (handlebar) end needs improvement. It just slips into a plastic bushing through a hole in a metal plate, with nothing to lock it in place. After the mechanism fell out twice, I tapped a screw into the collar. We recently had a 14" snowfall. This unit had no problem handling that much snow. When it ran into a hidden ditch, I was able to back it out with no problem. The engine runs great, and I was surprised at how little gas it used - for its size. I also like the heated handgrips. December 3, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by trouble turning I purchased this model with the hopes that it would turn more easily as it was advertised. I have a gravel driveway and so I need the ability to raise the front end. This unit does not turn well on gravel! To turn you need to lift the back end of the unit to get the one track to stop turning. It worked okay in reverse but not well in forward. I had the unit picked up for service as soon as I tried using it the first time. Seems this turning system is not all it is cracked up to be. Also, to try and turn in the gravel causes the gravel to be dug up in the process of getting it to turn. This is not good as it creates high spots of gravel in the driveway. The unit needs to have a much better turning system than what is currently being used. December 10, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by there has to be better for this price tag Very strong machine that throws snow a long distance. Tracks work well in tough terrain. Heated grips are a nice adder. The bad .. heavy machine and tough to turn without clutches. There are cheaper machines out there with clutches that are far easier to operate. Mechanical levers to operate the chute are clunky and occasionally get stuck. Similar price machines on the market use push button servo motors to accomplish movements. Operation in the dark is a challenge. The head light curves over the top of the control area just in front of the speed selector. It shines directly in your face so you cannot see the selector position. I placed a strip of black tape across the top of the light which helped this glare. I am all for buying American but this machine is over priced for what you are getting. February 6, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Nice for hilly yards The tracks on this blower are just what we needed for our yard and small farm. We can blow a path to/around the barn and get to the tighter spots on the hilly driveway. Making turns is a bit tricky with the tracks, but I'm sure it'll get easier with more use. Sheared a pin with the first use. But, better to shear a pin then jam up the thing. Easy to fix within minutes :-) It was more $$ than a blower with wheels, but wheels would be almost useless on some of the hills we have here. January 1, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This thing is a beast!!!!! I have owned three snow blowers in the past and this one tops them all. It is so easy to use and steer. This thing throws snow so far it lands in my neighbors yard. (he doesn't like me) I highly recommend this snow thrower. Starts every time, easy to use and an excellent value. December 17, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by The machine work great Its has heated gripes that you can turn on and off. Easy to use controls with a one pull start and maneuvers very will. It throws snow a very long way. Should work great this winter. The only thing that does not work at all is the head light. Its needs a redesign, the light goes right into your eyes. December 15, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great for older people Ordered....serviced and delivered. Haven't used it yet so check back with me after winter. Purchased two others before this one and they were great. Gave one to each son and I anticipate this will have all the power and endurance I need. All three were from Home Depot where I get treated like royalty. October 16, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by snowblower This machine is a monster, I have yet used it in the snow so I can not tell you how it will work , Delivery was as stated and very nice , Now I hope we have a lot of big snow storms November 13, 2010
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