2008 Brute 27 inch Snowthrower Model 1695575 Review

Briggs & Stratton Brute 27 inch Snowthrower Model Number #1695575 Review

Engine Briggs & Stratton 1150 Snow Series™ OHV Engine
Gross Torque* 11.50
Engine Displacement (cc) 250
Clearing Width (in.) 27
Drive Speeds 6 forward 2 reverse


16″ X-Trac tires, Electric start, Headlight, Reversible skid shoes, Steel auger, Non clogging discharge chute, Free Hand™ control


I have not had a chance to put my hands on this snowblower so I can only give you a visual review and not the complete review you are used to.  In my area Menards carries them but has them on a high shelf.  You can’t play with it or get a feel for how it will fit you.

The snowthrower looks big and rugged.    The 250 cc, 11.5 gross torque Briggs & Stratton engine will be able to handle the 27 inch snow thrower.

CONS: The snow thrower looks front heavy.  

In my area it is very difficult to get parts for the Brute.  The two stores that sell the Brute do no have a good service program and do not have an easy way to get parts for the machine.  I would strongly suggest that you spend some time researching the ways you can get parts for it before you buy it.   Don’t just take the kid’s (sales associates) word at the Menard’s or WalMart that you can get parts or service.  Have the associate SHOW you how.

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