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Wovel Snow Wolf Folding Wheeled Snow Shovel

Item# 507402
The Sno Wovel is now called the Snow Wolf. This revolutionary Folding Wheeled Shovel still clears snow three times faster than shoveling, virtually eliminating back stress and strain. And the Snow Wolf is far safer, quieter and cleaner to use than a snow blower. Just scoop, lift and throw with this ultra-safe, ultra-effective shovel. U.S.A. Dimensions L x W x H in. 74 x 26 x 35, Width in. 26. Folds for easy storage Powder-coated frame Injected-molded co-polymer blade and wheel Some assembly required Chipper plate for clearing packed snow or ice available, Item# 507400 Wheel kit available for use on gravel driveways or uneven ground, Item# 507401 Wear plate for protecting shovel blade available, Item# 507403
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Customer Reviews for Wovel Snow Wolf Folding Wheeled Snow Shovel
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The wonderful Wovel

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December 17, 2010
By truogre
from grand lake CO
" I have owned this machine for about 6 weeks now. Anticipating a heavier then usual snow fall for this area (Grand Lake, CO) I put the money out for it, two days after it was delivered - we got 10 inches of sloppy wet snow on the ground. My driveway is 20 feet wide and 50 feet long, plus I have about 30 feet of standard width sidewalk. It was completed in less then 30 minutes. I also have areas at work that I am responsible for (approx. 1500 sq.feet) Since that time, I have used the wovel with depths of 2 to 16 inches and just about every type of snow imaginable(from wet heavy to fluffy powder for a total of around 47 inches of snow in the past 6 weeks), times are within the 20-30 minute mark(for the home areas) and no back pain, shortness of breath, etc. etc.
I had no issues putting the wovel together, the instructions I recieved worked well and it took about 30-40 minutes total. The bolts and metal parts are coated and I have yet to spot any rust forming, something that has been mentioned in other reviews where the reviewer replaced all of his bolts with stainless versions. I have not seen a need for this.
Compared to a snow blower - I have had alot of issues with auger blades sticking in wet snow, getting powder snow blown back at me (although the wife thought I made a cute snowman) and told to change in the garage due to the smell of exhaust fumes and the like. Not to mention storing, cleaning, maintenance, etc. of the snow blower - no thanks.
The actual use of the wovel was fairly intuative, for me at least, it looks very unstable, but once you start using it, you can tell that alot of careful thought went into the production of this machine. Not that my fellow park service employees dont give me a bad time about how funny it looks, well untill they try it out anyway.
As for cost - I have been told that someone can buy alot of cheap snow shovels for 130.00, which is true. But the true cost is not only the price of something, but the time involved in using it. In my case it is a difference between 20-30 minutes and 1.5 - 2 hours, I don't know about you, but MY TIME is fairly expensive. Another thing to think about - ONE wrong move with a snow shovel, and how much time will you lose at work, or with your family?
Another argument that have heard around here is the EXERCISE value has diminished - seriously. Go for a walk (snowshoeing and cross country skiing are big here) you will have more time on your hands, so get your exercise in a little more sane manner!!
A word about MY customer service experience - I carry the Wovel on the back of my jeep (I use it at work almost as much as I use it at home), one early morning, I was not paying attention and backing out of the garage I caught one of the handles, cursing my stupidity, I got out and tried to fix it, breaking it completely off. I was ready to purchase A WHOLE NEW WOVEL, but I contacted customer service and within 4 days, I had a new handle. COMPLETELY MY FAULT, and yet they sent the handle via Fed-Ex at their cost. I AM A HUGE FAN!!
If you are ever in the Grand Lake area in the winter - I work at the national park and you might likely see me "woveling" in the area.
CONCLUSION
I really kind of like using this machine - it makes truly short work of what used to be a difficult but neccesary CHORE.
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