2018 Simplicity Heavy-Duty Two-Stage H1226E (1696236)


Heavy-Duty Two-Stage H1226E (1696236)



Clearing snow has never been easier than with the features found on our heavy-duty dual-stage snow blowers. Our heavy-duty snow blower family gives you more options than ever, like an electric chute and deflector, dual-trigger steering for easy, effortless turning, and heavy-duty construction to tackle the toughest snowfalls. Plus, with a reliable Briggs & Stratton® Engine specially designed for snow applications, you'll have the power to get the job done.

  • Model: 1696236
  • Marketing Model: H1226E
  • Clearing Width: 26 in.
  • Throwing Distance: 40 ft.
  • Intake Height: 19.75 in.
  • Auger Type: Serrated Steel
  • Auger Gear Case Material: Heavy-Duty Cast-Iron
  • Auger Diameter: 14 in.
  • Number of Impeller Blades: 3
  • Skid Shoes: Polymer Reversible
  • Engine Brand: Briggs & Stratton
  • Engine Model: 1150 Snow Series™
  • Torque: 11.50 ft.-lb., gross
  • Engine Displacement: 250
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 3.2 qt.
  • Starter: Electric with Recoil Back-up
  • Chute Material: Steel
  • Chute Rotation: 200 deg. Electric
  • Chute Deflector: Electric
  • Drive Type: Gear Drive Transmission
  • Dual-Trigger Steering: Yes
  • Ground Speed-FWD: 6 mph
  • Ground Speed-REV: 2 mph
  • Tire Size/Thread: 16 x 4.8 in.
  • Panel Type: Steel
  • Free Hand™ Control: Standard
  • Heated Hand Grips: Standard
  • Headlight: Single Halogen
  • Clear Out Tool: Standard
  • Consumer Warranty (Product) ***: 3-Year
  • Electric Chute & Deflector Dash-mounted controls give the operator the ability to rotate the chute 200 degrees from left-to-right as well as adjust the deflector up and down with the simple push of a button.
  • Free Hand™ Control Free Hand™ Control allows you to drive with one hand while changing speed or adjusting the deflector direction with the other hand.
  • Turning Made Easy Dual-trigger steering makes tight turns effortless. It allows you to stop the power to either wheel, easily turning the machine left or right.
  • Heavy-Duty & Durable Commercial-grade cast-iron auger gear case provides long-lasting durability, and the serrated steel auger cuts through the toughest snow to deliver top performance in harsh conditions.
  • Heated Hand Grips Heated hand grips keep your hands warmer on cold winter days.
  • Powerful Snow Engines Briggs & Stratton® Engines are guaranteed to start on the coldest days down to -20° F.* These engines will deliver the power you need to move thick, heavy snow. Whether tackling a light dusting of snow or winter's worst storm, engines matter. *Conditions will apply. See the operator manual or visit briggsandstratton.com for complete details



Engine Type
1150 Snow Series™
Engine Manufacturer
Briggs & Stratton
Engine Displacement


26 in.
Drive Type
Gear Drive Transmission
Wheel Size
16 x 4.8 in.
Fuel Capacity
3.2 qt.


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