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Watertown's full-service bike & power equipment shop.  Complete selection of road, hybrid, mountain & kids bikes and quality snow & lawn equipment.
Farina's Watertown Boston MA

Farina's
61 Galen Street Watertown MA  02472
617-926-1717
On the Newton/Watertown line

Late Summer Hours:  Mon-Fri: 9-6  Sat: 9-5  Sun: Closed* (*Open later in evenings & Sundays in spring & early summer) 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Toro Power Clear 518ZE

Toro Power Clear 518ZE

Model # (38473)
Product Rating
 
4.5 stars
 (328 Reviews)
$439.99
Availability: Arriving Soon
  • In store pickup or local hand delivery within 8 miles of our store.
 

Product Details

Toro Power Clear 518ZE

**INCLUDES FREE PROFESSIONAL ASSEMBLY AND SETUP WITH GAS AND OIL**

The Power Clear® 518 throws snow up to 25 feet. It features an 18-inch clearing width, a Toro premium 4-cycle engine and a compact design for easy storage.

Fold-down handle and chute make storage or transport simple. Storage dimensions: 29.5" x 18.7" X 27.5". All Toro single stage snowthrowers are backed by Toro's 2-Year Full Coverage Warranty and Two-Year Guaranteed to Start Warranty (Residential only).
Auger System Power Curve Rotor
Capacity per Minute Up to 1100 lbs* (500 kg)*
Chute Control Chute-Mounted Handle
Clearing Width 18" (45.7 cm)
Drive System Rotor Propelled
Engine 99cc Toro® Premium 4-cycle OHV
Engine Displacement 99cc
Fuel Capacity 1.4 Quarts / 1.3 L
Ignition Electric Start
Scraper Stationary
Starter Electric
Starting Guarantee 2-Year Guaranteed-to-Start® Warranty (Residential only)**
Throw Distance Up to 25' / 8 m*
Warranty 2 Year Full Warranty**
Weight with Electric Start 58 lbs / 27 kg

 
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    4.5 stars

    (based on 328 reviews)

    72%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    Pros

    • Electric start  (24)
    • Easy start  (14)
    • Light weight  (11)
    • Easy to start  (10)
    • Ease of use  (7)

    Cons

    • A bit loud so wear earplugs 
    • Back wheels seem cheap 
    • Bad design 
    • Bad plug angle 
    • Bolts came loose on first use 

    Best Uses

    • Boat anchor 

    Reviewed by 328 customers

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    5.0

    A little beast

    By mylizzie77

    from Upstate NY

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    Comments:

    I bought the 18" for my deck and sidewalk. We just had 2 storms this week (26" and 14"), and this little guy blew thru the snow like a much larger 2 stage. And it really does throw the snow 25 feet! Great machine!

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    5.0

    Excellent product

    By Beaumax

    from Woodridge, IL, USA

    About Me

    Comments:

    If you're looking for a great snow blower this is your ticket! It handled 7" of snow with ease. I haven't even used the electric start yet. The pull start works every time!

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    3.0

    Its light enough to be transported.

    By Bob23

    from Sterling Heights, MI, USA

    About Me

    Comments:

    I bought this snowblower because of an impending snow storm and the ability to throw it in my truck, take it to my mothers, and clear her snow. I easily assembled it and started it. The next day, I woke up to approximately 4" of fresh snow. I started the snowblower and got 10' down the driveway when I experienced a vibration. I took the snowblower back into the garage and noticed that the bolts retaining the rubber to the auger were missing. Luckily, I had a couple of bolts and washers to reattach the rubber and completed the driveway. No problems since then.

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    4.0

    Great little snow blower!!

    By JDB48

    from Kalamazoo, MI, USA

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    Comments:

    I choose the smaller snow blower for the rather restricted area in which I normally use one. It is small, light and easy to maneuver. It seems to check off all the boxes for what I need and want in a snow blower. Product quality appears to be good, it starts easily, and maneuvers with little effort. Very happy with my purchase!

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    5.0

    Light weight, easy to maneuver. Powerful snow removal

    By Rick185

    from Cleveland, OH, USA

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    Comments:

    Light weight, easy to maneuver. I bought the electric start, but the manual pull start was easy to pull and started with only a few primer pumps. Snow removal was a snap. So far this winter I have had only up to 5 inches of dry snow to remove. But when I hit spots of 8 inches plus, it tore through it with no drop in performance.

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    5.0

    FOR OLDER AND SHORT PEOPLE

    By toro77user

    from MICHIGAN

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    Comments:

    I AM 77 AND 5'2 AND I GOT SO TIRED OF SHOVELING SNOW THIS WINTER BECAUSE MY HUSBAND IS UNABLE TO DO THIS AND I BOUGHT THE TORO SNOWBLOWER 518 18 INCH AND IT IS THE PERFECT HIGHTH FOR ME AND THE ELECTRIC START IS A GOD SEND BECAUSE WE HAVE A BIGGER SNOWBLOWER BUT I CAN'T PULL IT HARD ENOUGH TO START IT. I AM SO GLAD I FOUND THIS ONE I TRULY LOVE IT. THANK YOU FOR MAKING SUCH A WONDERFUL BLOWER

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    5.0

    Glad to have purchased it.

    By bobby50

    from undisclosed

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    Comments:

    Scraper bar on bottom allows snow underneath. Thus snow is thrown onto pant legs. Pant legs are caked wit snow after 10 minutes.

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    5.0

    It is just a wonderful little device.

    By Drachi

    from Auburn, NY 13021, USA

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    Comments:

    It has everything I need in a little package, yet very powerful.

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    4.0

    This is my sons so i'm going by what he said on the phone.

    By Tattooink

    from Milwaukee, WI, USA

    About Me

    Comments:

    First I have to tell you my son is an artist. He really does not do very well on mechanical things(he could draw one xxxx of a snow scene). We recently went through a pretty good few days of the white stuff and he tells me that it went a little slower through the heavy stuff but it went through it with out any problems. He did mention how nice it was that you have to put the gas straight in the tank, no mixing the gas and oil. I told him about the mixing when we were talking getting one. By the way we live in Wisconsin, there is enough snow to go around and then some. All in all he said the worked good, he was impressed. So far it's working pretty good. Dennis (the old man)

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    5.0

    Light weight and easy!

    By Nat57

    from Middleburg Heights, OH, USA

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    Light weight and super easy to use. My 2 and 1/2 car driveway can be a challenge but this lightweight machine makes short work of it.

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