I had to try it. WOW what a difference. What use to take me 30 to 40 minutes to clear my two car driveway (5 to 6 inch of mixed snow) including a 100 foot long sidewalk, now only takes 15 minutes, plus I am not even out of breath. As an Engineer, I must say this is a very well constructed tool. I like the fact that with each pass, I can clear a 3 foot path and after 6.5 passes my driveway is cleared of snow. What I also love is, it only takes one pass to do my sidewalk. That is why I can finish my driveway/sidewalk in less than half the time. I even showed it to my neighbor and they said they want to get one.