Squall™ 179E Snow Blower

21" Single-Stage Snow Blower - 179cc Troy-Bilt Engine - E-Z Chute™ Control

Model No. 31AS2S5G766

The Squall 179E  snow blower is a light weight, single-stage snow blower best used for clearing snowfall up to 6 inches deep. No need to mix oil and gas with the 4-cycle 179cc electric start OHV Troy-Bilt® engine. The E-Z Chute™ with manual pitch control lets you adjust the direction of snow discharge up to 190 degrees.

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Squall 179E Snow Blower is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 8.
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  • 21" clearing width
  • 13" intake height
  • Comfort grip ergonomic and foldable handle
  • 179cc* OHV Troy-Bilt engine
  • 2-year limited warranty

*as rated by engine manufacturer

  • Troy-Bilt®
  • 179cc*
  • Electric / Recoil
  • 21"
  • 13"
  • 9"
  • N/A
  • E-Z Chute™ / Manual pitch
  • Polymer / 190 degrees
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • Auger-assist
  • N/A
  • Bail
  • N/A
  • 2 qt
  • Standard
  • N/A
  • 8" x 2" S-Wave™ Airless
  • N/A
  • 95lbs
  • 30"(L) x 23.40"(W) x 21.25"(H)
  • 2-year limited
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Poor design on the cover of the unit. Bought this on November 8, 2018 from Lowe's. Did not have a lot of snow this winter only small accumulations. When I was prepairing it for storage this summer I noticed when I went to put stabilizer in the gas tank when removing the lid the gas tank fell down inside of the outer casing. I took an extended warrenty out at lowe's and found it only covered engine and electrical. Checked the manufacture warrenty and the outer cover was not covered. Pulled the back off and found the cover has little hangers molded into the cover case. They were broke off and the bracket holding the tank droped down. The unit runs good and worked great but really disappointed the the design of the system that holds the tank Also noticed all the bolt's holding the cover are cracked. Very disappointed in the engineering of this unit. Anyone buying one of the troy-bilt blowers like this will have the same problem in the future. I ran a bolt through the top to keep the tank attached with the wire bracket. Thought out of all the snow blowers I checked that Troy-Bilt was a good product. I would not recommend anyone buying this unit unless you have the ability to fix them yourself.
Date published: 2019-04-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It`s ok It throws snow fine. Runs good. Gas tanks falls out.
Date published: 2019-03-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from worst piece of garbage I ever bought The first time I used it after purchase the vibration was so intense the belt guard cracked. The wheels freeze up and won't turn especially on the left side. It doesn't blow the snow good, the snow kicks back under toward the user. When I tried to fill it with gas, I took the gas cap off and the gas tank fell inside the machine. The tank is only held by a thin wire strap and a bolt and washer that's attached the underside of the hood. The vibration caused this to break and drop the tank. When I called customer service they said they will replace the hood. This won't solve the problem because it will happen again. Only the warranty will be expired and will be your problem.
Date published: 2019-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great snow blower This snow blower has been great. I love the electric start, I need that option due to neck and shoulder problems. I ha purchase. We had to cut down on the size of our garden or I would still have it.d a tiller in the past and it was also a great. I would recommend Troy-Bilt to anyone.
Date published: 2018-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I needed! Very effective snow blower. Best one I have owned.
Date published: 2018-07-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from TROY-BILT SINGLE STAGE SNOW Thrower Wow love my new snow blower ij recommend to anyone who looking for a snow thrower [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This snow blower is amazing! I just got this delivered last week. It took under 30 minutes to set up and have it ready to run! I just used it today in our Nor'easter and it was great. It threw the snow a good distance and it was easy to aim the chute. I loved how easy it was to maneuver! I am small and was worried that it would be hard for me to use, the ones we have had in the past were huge and too large for me. I was able to use this with confidence and ease! I would definitely buy this! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks Good Haven't had enough snow to use it yet, but I can't pass up a chance for something free.
Date published: 2018-02-15
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