this is a webpage about a snowblower..
not just any snowblower..a classic
have I made a webpage about a
because I can! and because I enjoy
making hobby webpages,
because I think its an interesting
my name is Scot, and im a native of
Upstate New York.
here my whole life..
in Western NY, we have SNOW!
and lots of snow..
Rochester and Syracuse are famous
(infamous?) for it.
living down-wind of any of the Great
Lakes knows what im talking about..
further explanation necessary.
south of Pennsylvania the world pretty
much ends when 1 inch of snow
close down for days!
up here, one foot of snow overnight is a
mere dusting..slows down the
a few minutes, but by lunch time things
are pretty much back to normal.
the snow itself is no big deal..our
highway departments and city and
GREAT job keeping us moving out on the
roads all winter! However, snow
on a "personal level" is more of a
concern..Once I get my car to the
of the driveway, im home-free..
its my responsibility to clear the
leads to..looking for a
a few months of looking and research, I
ended up with a 1971 Ariens!
the story of how I wound up with such a
machine, read on!
2 - The story of how I
ended up with a 1971 Ariens in 2009.
3 - Owners Manuals and
Decoding Serial Numbers.
Page 4 -
First Series of
Ariens Sno-Thros, 1960 - 1964.
Page 5 -
10,000 series and
Track-Team Attachments, 1965 - 1974.
Page 6 -
Page 7 -
1974 - 2004.
Page 8 -
1977 - 2005.
Page 9 -
snowblowers, 2005 to Today.
- Engine swaps - replacing
engines on old machines.
- PARTS! FAQ,
Maintenance, Repairs and Research.
Advertisements and Dealer Brochures.