Murray snow blower 29 inch 305 cc 4-cycle OHV gas powered two stage Murray snow blower model 1695720

by Martin

in Gas snow blowers, Murray snow blowers, Two stage snow blowers

2011 – 2012 update: Please note, this Murray snow blower is not presently available. There is a list of alternative and comparable machines at the end of this piece, including details of the best alternative Murray snow blower.

This 29 inch 305cc two-stage Murray snow blower is an uncomplicated machine with a high specification geared for heavy-duty operations.

Features at a glance

  • 305cc OHV Briggs & Stratton engine 4 cycle gasoline engine
  • Suitable for unpaved, gravel surfaces
  • Clearing width 29 inches
  • Clearing depth 21 inches
  • Anti clog discharge chute
  • Electric start
  • Auger assisted drive system
  • 6 forward & 2 reverse gears
  • Serrated auger for heavy, icy conditions.

What can it do?

The large and powerful Briggs & Stratton engine has an electric starter and recoil back-up. The machine features a friction disc drive system with 6 forward and 2 reverse speeds and is suited to heavy conditions such as wet heavy snow, uneven ground and gravel paths or driveways. The X-trac tires are 16 inches x 6-1/2 inches and provide good traction in icy conditions.

The 1695720 Murray snow blower blows its snow by means of a 12 inch diameter steel tipped, three blade serrated impellor and 12 inch auger.

Its steel anti-clog discharge chute can be operated from the control panel which is a really useful feature and it takes only 3-1/2 turns to rotate the chute 190 degrees. It has a separate interlocking control system and the deflector can be controlled remotely.

For those cold, dark mid-winter days this Murray snow blower has halogen headlights and heated hand grips.

It is supplied with a storage cover, a few spare parts and users manual. It comes with a 2 year warranty and is priced at around $1300.

Specification

Assembled Depth 53 inches
Assembled Height 36 inches
Assembled Width 33 inches
Auger diameter 12 inches
Chute rotation turning radius 190 degrees
Capacity/minute 1800lbs / 800kg
Chute Control Control panel
Clearing tool included No
Clearing Width 29 inches
Deflector Remote
Drift cutters Optional extra
Drive System Friction disc
Engine Make Briggs and Stratton 4 cycle OHV
Engine torque (ft-lb) 14.5ft – lbs net
Headlight Halogen
Heated handles Yes
Intake height (in.) 21 inches
Weight 202lbs, 92Kg
Manufacturer Warranty 2yr full
Skid shoes Yes
Rotor style 2 Blade Rotor
Snow cut depth 1 pass 12 inches
Start Type Electric and recoil
Tire height 16 inches
Throw distance Up to 40 feet/12m
Tire width 6 and a half inches

Alternative snow blowers

The Murray 1695720 snow blower is not presently available. My enquiries lead me to believe it has been discontinued.

The best replacement Murray model seems to be the Murray 1696030 29-Inch 305cc Briggs & Stratton 1450 Snow Series Gas Powered Two Stage Snow Thrower With Electric Start.

Alternative models of broadly similar size and specification that I’d suggest you also take a look at are these:


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