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Toro Power Clear 721 E 21 in. Single-Stage Gas Snow Blower
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Toro

Power Clear 721 E 21 in. Single-Stage Gas Snow Blower

  • 212cc Engine
  • Medium Duty with up to 10 inch clearing depth
  • Up to 35 feet throwing distance
$569.00 /each

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Use Toro Power Clear 721 E Single-Stage 21 in. Gas Snow Blower for a powerful snow-throwing potential. Equipped with the powerful 212 cc 4-Cycle OHV engine, this snow blower can launch snow up to 35 ft. away while the patented Power Curve system cleans down to the pavement clearing compacted snow for optimal snow removal. The snow blower features electric start and the Power Propel self-propel system makes the unit easy to use with a heavy-duty rotor that continuously contacts the ground, propelling the unit forward. With Toro's 2-year Guaranteed to Start Promise and warranty, you're ready for whatever winter has in store.

  • Toro premium 212 cc OHV 4-Cycle engine
  • 21 in. clearance width and 12.5 in. snow cut depth
  • With electric start option, start your snow blower easily with the push of a button
  • Power curve rotor system cleans down to the pavement helping to clear compacted snow
  • Power propel self-propel system has a heavy-duty rotor that continuously contacts the ground, pulling the unit forward
  • Up to 35 ft. of throwing distance helps move the snow to where you want it
  • Folding handles and compact design make storage easy
  • With Toro's guaranteed to start promise, if your snow thrower doesn't start in 1 or 2 pulls during the first 2-years, Toro will fix it for free
  • 2-year full warranty
  • This Single-Stage Snow Blower Features:

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Is this a straight gas blower or does the engine require mixing with oil?

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Muskegon, Michigan
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It is 4-cycle (Gas and oil are NOT mixed)
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Mequon, Wisconsin
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December 29, 2015
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Straight gas.
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straight gas blower how to drain gas from tank for summer storage?
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Chicago, IL
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February 2, 2015
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This is a 4-cycle unit which does not require mixing oil with the fuel.
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Langhorne, PA
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January 27, 2015
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Straight gas engine which is what I liked about it.
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Willow Grove, PA
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January 9, 2015
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It uses straight gas (although stabilizer is recommended). There is a separate port for oil. According to the owner's manual:
Your machine does not come with oil in the engine, but it does come with a bottle of oil.
Important: Before starting the engine, fill the engine with oil.
Note: The bottle of oil may contain an ounce or two more than the engine requires. Do not overfill or under fill the
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It uses straight gas (although stabilizer is recommended). There is a separate port for oil. According to the owner's manual:
Your machine does not come with oil in the engine, but it does come with a bottle of oil.
Important: Before starting the engine, fill the engine with oil.
Note: The bottle of oil may contain an ounce or two more than the engine requires. Do not overfill or under fill the engine.
Max fill: 20 oz. (0.6 l), type: automotive detergent oil with an API service classification of SJ, SL, or higher.
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Cold Spring, Ky
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December 17, 2014
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It has a 4 cycle engine which means that oil is in the crankcase. No mixing of oil and gas
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North Olmsted, OH
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November 16, 2014
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This blower is powered by a four-cycle engine that takes straight gasoline. It has a crankcase for oil which means that oil and gas are NOT mixed.
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October 14, 2014
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4 cycle engine. Gas & oil are seperate.
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Do not add oil to gasoline. For best results, use only clean, fresh (less than 30 days old), unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 87 or higher ((R+M)/2 rating method). • Ethanol: Gasoline with up to 10% ethanol (gasohol) or 15% MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether) by volume is acceptable. Ethanol and MTBE are not the same. Gasoline with 15% ethanol (E15) by volume is not approved for use. Never use Read More
Do not add oil to gasoline. For best results, use only clean, fresh (less than 30 days old), unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 87 or higher ((R+M)/2 rating method). • Ethanol: Gasoline with up to 10% ethanol (gasohol) or 15% MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether) by volume is acceptable. Ethanol and MTBE are not the same. Gasoline with 15% ethanol (E15) by volume is not approved for use. Never use gasoline that contains more than 10% ethanol by volume, such as E15 (contains 15% ethanol), E20 (contains 20% ethanol), or E85 (contains 85% ethanol). Using unapproved gasoline may cause performance problems and/or engine damage which may not be covered under warranty. • Do not use gasoline containing methanol. • Do not store fuel either in the fuel tank or fuel containers over the winter unless a fuel stabilizer is used. Note: For best results, purchase only the quantity of gasoline that you expect to use in 30 days. Otherwise, you may add fuel stabilizer to newly purchased gasoline to keep it fresh for up to 6 months. View the Operator's Manual online at http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/6f/6fdcfb70-ef7b-4d6d-ad62-8434cab2aefb.pdf for additional information. Read Less
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Does this snow blower have a separate engine oil filter?

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No oil filter
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No it does not have an oil filter.
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No, this does not have a separate oil filter
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February 26, 2015
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Sorry dude,it does not.
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Mattoon, IL
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No.
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No it does not, they suggest more frequent oil changes probably due to this. I am using synthetic oil as suggested in the manual in hopes of best results.
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North Olmsted, OH
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January 31, 2015
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As with most smaller stationary engines, this model does not utilize an oil filter. I tend to keep a mental record of how many hours I have used my blower, and change oil at about 30 hours of use.
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No Oil filter. I have never seen a snow blower with a oil filter.
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WHATS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 721E &721R

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October 4, 2015
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It is my understanding that the Electric can always be started via the Recoil and that while you can use the Electric to start the blower routinely it can be used in only the most brutal cold conditions to assist with starting. Am I correct? I understand that the Toro SB employs a certain "explosive" action that makes it very easy to use the recoil only method.
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The E model is electric start.
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January 13, 2015
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R IS PULL START MODELS*****E IS THE ELETRIC START MODELS
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January 2, 2015
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The difference between the two is 721E comes with an electric starter, and 721R doesn't. If you don't mind pulling to start then save some money and just get the 721R. Personally I like the electric starter, the only draw back is you have to plug it in to use the starter.
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721 has electric start . 721 only has pull start.
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Both are the same specifications. The only difference is that 721E is electric start, also has pull type manual recoil starter. 721R is hand recoil starter. Very easy starting in either mode.
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The Power Clear® 721 E (38742) has electric start. The Power Clear® 721 R (38741) has recoil start.
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The E has electric start.
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Can I use my new 721 E on a wooden deck with out doing dammage to either the deck or Snowblower.

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Yes u can.Provided your deck has NO nails or screws sticking up and the wood is not cupping.
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January 27, 2015
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I haven't yet but the impeller is a hard corded rubber make that should be ok to use on a deck. I just had my deck refinished and was a bit apprehensive at this time. Give it a year or so of wear and tear and I probably will use it in the deck..
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January 13, 2015
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THESE RUBBER PADDLES WILL BE TOUCHING THE WOOD I SEE IT COULD DAMAGING WOOD AND IF LARGE ENOUGH PIECE OF WOOD WOULD COME OFF DECK IT I WOULD THINK IT WOULD MESS UP BLOWER AS WELL. ****I WOULD USE IT WITH CAUTION
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I think it would work well on your deck, but recommend asking the manufacturer of the deck wood if the snowblowing paddles might scrape off the finish here and there.
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Yes you could, but depending on the size of your deck I wouldn't recommend it. Its a bigger single stage then others. Get a smaller electric one if all you're getting it for is your deck.
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December 22, 2014
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Yes, the rubber paddles should not do any damage to wood. As long as there is no lose debris (such as gravel), the Power Clear 721 E should perform well.
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I would not recommend it either for the deck or the blower. I suggest you check with Toro on that.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 395 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 721E I have not yet used this snow blower. I can say that it was delivered on time. The only thing to assemble was the chute and it was no problem. I put some gas in it and used the electric start and it started right up. I let it run until the gas was used up and then I put it in the shed. It was easy to maneuver. I did my research and this seems to be the best snow blower for the money. I hope so. All of this being said I hope that I never have to use it. Pray for rain in the winter. October 18, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Does Not Throw Snow Anywhere Near 35 Feet This snowblower is fine if you only need to throw the snow a few feet away. It is reliable, although it was hard to start the second year. The main problem is that is does not throw the snow more than a few feet away from the snowblower, maybe 5-10 feet. I have a double driveway and the snow must be thrown all to one side 20+feet. I bought this snowblower because Home Depot advertised that it threw snow up to 35 feet away. Forget it. Not even close. It's fine if you have a single driveway and can throw the snow on either side. But if you need a powerful snowblower, look elsewhere. I had to sell it at a garage sale for less than half of what I paid for it, one and a half years later. I'm now researching Sno-Tek, Ariens and other two stage snow blowers that are rated excellent in snow throwing distance by consumerreports.org. September 29, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy to assemble I haven't used it yet as we have no snow. But it was easy to put together and we are ready. I will update this review after my first October 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This Snowblower works above it's rated snow depth We were just dumped on with 13" of snow overnight. The driveway had drifted to 20" and the street was closer to 30". This snowblower was rated by Consumer Reports at 10". I had no problem clearing the driveway and plowing through the snow in the street so I could get out to where the snow plow stopped. My only problem the first time that I used it was none of my extension cords allowed the electric starter to work. Fortunately the snowblower started on the first pull with my non dominant arm. Since then I purchased the Toro power cord and everything works great. February 23, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by TORO POWER CLEAR 721E 21" OK WHEN IT WORKS I researched this product and thought by buying a brand name and paying more I'd be making a better decision. Approx $579+tax+ expenses of renting a Home Depot truck. Exhausting and expensive experience. The product started up ok on first use but would not shut off when turning key to off position. I remedied by jiggling choke until engine turned off. I have no way of transporting this unit for repair or return so I've lived with it. Winter of 2015-16 was mild but product did work ok other than the turning off issue. Fast forward first light snow of 2016 and unit will not start despite proper prep. Disappointed? Beyond that. Did I mention I'm a 65 single lady with heart & other disabilities living on social security? January 20, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Toro snowblower review I used the snowblower for about 1 hour and it worked great. Then it stopped and I couldn't get it to start again. I contacted Toro and they gave me a few places that I could take it in under warranty. I did and they told me it had a bent camshaft and "Something Extra" in the engine. They told me that they didn't know how it even ran for an hour with all that was wrong. But they fixed it under warranty and I have used it once since I brought it home (it hasn't snowed since) and it worked great. Toro and the repair company were good to work with. But I was without my machine for 2 weeks and of course, that's when it snowed and I had to shovel. January 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Consumer's Was Right Again I have to admit that I have yet to use this snow blower myself, but I have watched my husband through the window as he's used it at length during our record winter here in Boston. He wanted a two-stage snow blower, but I snatched this one up the morning before our first big blizzard based on the CR review. It is significantly smaller than the neighbor's machines, but the weight to power ratio means it has had no problem cutting through the piles of snow and spitting it out well clear of the drive. The 21" width makes it possible to clear between the edge of the driveway (a curb) and the cars. As claimed, it clears down to the pavement, which the neighbor's two-stage machines do not. This is far far lighter than the two-stage machines, so you don't have to be a hulk to maneuver it. Hopefully, the fact that I neglected to change the oil after the first 2 hours of use (it's probably been 10) won't kill the engine! I don't think this model would make sense for someone with a large, suburban driveway to clear because the width would require many passes to do the job. Otherwise, this model is fantastic. March 4, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Snow Thrower, not blower Ordered 721E for home delivery and was delivered in November. Assembly takes some familiarity using hand tools. Machine starts easiy with pull starter but also has electric assist. I used it in 6" dry snow and worked well. The reason I bought it was single stage throwers seem less likely to clog with ice than 2 stage when clearing wet snow and I was pleased it did that well including the end of the driveway. It does take some effort to push through 4" snow but clears right to ground.. It vibrates in use and some fasteners loosened and were lost but Toro is sending me. I suggest adding nylock nuts to reinforce the handle knobs and add lock washers under the cover screws. February 8, 2016
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