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Cub Cadet 3526SWE Reviews
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 5
Pros
High Quality (69)
Easy To Use (55)
Price (42)
Features (42)
I'd Buy It Again (41)
Cons
Expensive (21)
Bad Instructions (15)
Low Quality (9)
Difficult To Use (7)
Heavy (7)
88% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Jonathan L.
Vandalia, IL
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/4/15
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
FEB.
25
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Product Review Cub Cadet 3 Stage 26" Snow Blower 3526swe Power E
I purchased this Snow Blower because the last two winters have had above average snowfall in my area. I knew the basics of what I wanted but was not entirely sure what to buy. While doing some online research I cam across the Power Equipment Direct website and really liked the information provided.

The reviews were very helpful and I liked the variety in the selection. I knew I wanted to buy a good quality machine that would last for many years and came from a brand that would be around... more
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Reliable, High Quality
Jonathan Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Jonathan's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"The Website was very easy to navigate and provided a lot of very useful information on the different machines. I enjoyed being able to read a lot of the reviews to help me on my decision. Shipping went very smooth also and the shipping company stayed in contact with me so I would know exactly when the snow blower would arrive. I was very impressed with how much communication was provided during the process."
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Joseph B.
Olney, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/20/16
Total Reviews
3 Reviews
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
NOV.
12
2016
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Haven't Used It Yet
the snow blower was pretty beat up when it arrive i was able to repair it but the crate look like some drop it a couple of time don't no if it works yet the reason i didn't send it back because it a pain in the butt for me.
Pros: Features
Cons: Expensive, Low Quality, Packaging
Joseph Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Joseph,
Good Morning,

We are very sorry to hear of the issues you experienced with your delivery. If you seem to be missing any parts, please feel free to contact us and we will get those on order for you.

We are here to help!

Thank you
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Joseph Raheb
Long Island, NY
Total Helpful Votes
174 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JAN.
04
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Cub Cadet (26") 357cc Three-stage Snow Blower
Received item in just a few days, it arrived in perfect condition, took 10 minutes to set up. The only problem is that when I filled it with fuel and pushed the primer bulb 3 times it leaked fuel, I don't know if its a broken or cracked tube or something more serious. I let it sit for several minutes before I attempted to start it, putting the choke on and using the electric start it started right up, used it for about 2 hours in the snow storm we just got hit with and it worked flawlessly. In... more
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Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Features, I'd Buy It Again
Joseph Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Joe
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/20/14
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
117 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
OCT.
24
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
I'm Ready
I received my unit today on-time.... My thoughts are below:

1. Excellent packing from the manufacture. No damage.

2. Directions are a bit tough for the setup. But no major concerns.

3. Great build quality.

4. Started up right away.

5. Average size unit. Not massive.

6. I would highly recommend PED!

Looking forward to not shoveling snow this year......
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Joe Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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David F.
Monument, CO
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/20/15
Total Helpful Votes
37 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
NOV.
11
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Nice Snow Blower
This is a good review on the Cub Cadet Snowblower. I had read most of the reviews on Snow Blowers Direct and felt comfortable ordering the blower. Then I went on Amazon and was horrified by the terrible reviews. At this time as you would guess, I was a little apprehensive and wondering how things would turn out.

On the bad reviews, I had read that this model chewed up sheer pins and that the directional chute was not good. I was also concerned that I had possibly bought too big of a model... more
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Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Fast, Durable
Cons: Bad Instructions
David Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Joe
Chesterfield, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/20/14
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
117 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JAN.
27
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
First Time Utilized
The expected snow in NJ was not anywhere near the predicated amounts. Regardless the Blower is very easy to utilize and the power steering is a welcome addition.

-Very Powerful
-End Of Driveway Snow is not a challenge
-Heated hand grips are only of value if you have on non-insulated gloves.
-Hard to start without the electric starter
-Exit Chute is tricky until you can comfortable.
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Pros: Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Fast, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Expensive, Bad Instructions
Joe Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Scott Collins
Durango, CO
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/22/14
Total Helpful Votes
47 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
OCT.
14
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Nice Experience
My purchase from Snow Blowers Direct was a nice experience. The machine was exactly what I expected, it arrived when I was told to expect it, and the minor assembly was easy.

In addition, since the packaging was slightly damaged, the shipping company spent extra time to ensure that everything inside was undamaged before they left.
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Scott Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Bob L.
Lanoka Harbor, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/1/16
REVIEWED
DEC.
06
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Waiting For Snow
Received the snow blower and assembled it with no problems. Waiting for the snow to try it out.
Bob Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Bob's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"The buying experience was painless."
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Greg S.
Hagerstown, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/8/16
REVIEWED
DEC.
02
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
I Am Impressed So Far.
I knew when I purchased this it would scare the snow away. So I don't have an accurate review, but I would stand behind the Cub Cadet brand. It was easy to assemble and the lift gate delivery was well worth it and he hauled off the pallet and box.
Pros: High Quality, Features, Price, Quiet
Cons: Packaging
Greg Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Greg's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Fast reliable shipment and great price on my new snowblower."
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Carl S.
Plainsboro, NJ
REVIEWED
JAN.
28
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Fantastic!
I received my Cub Cadet 4 days after purchasing from SBD in perfect condition. Unpacking and assembly was very easy. After checking oil level and adding fuel, with 1 pull, the 357cc engine started immediately! (no need to use the electric start). I had some hardened, ice packed piles of snow on my sidewalk which this machine just simply walked straight through!

In fact this ice packed, VERY heavy snow was thrown well over 30 feet from the blower, almost to a point of embarrassment as... more
Pros: High Quality, Features, Fast
Carl Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Connie M.
London, KY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/7/15
Total Helpful Votes
10 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JAN.
21
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Snow Blade Is A Necessary Accessory
Used the snowblower on a large hill. Worked great in forward and reverse and blew the snow for several feet. However, it doesn't get all the way down to the concrete without the blade attachment. The wheels then packed down this I blown snow creating a slick icy layer. The snow blade would perfect this snowblower if it was a standard feature.
Connie Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Tom
REVIEWED
JAN.
25
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Almost Pretty Good, But Not Good Enough
Bought for Snowmaggeddon 2016, received about 20-30 inches. Enough power to throw the snow, but lacks traction to get the job done without making yourself work hard. Maybe chains might help? Biggest gripe is the mickey mouse joystick setup to change the discharge direction.

I have to release both auger and traction hand grips, use one hand to squeeze joystick release trigger, use the other hand to manually push the discharge spout where I want it which is a waste of time. For such a... more
Tom Does Not Recommend This Product
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John B.
Clinton, NJ
REVIEWED
JAN.
24
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Great But
I just spent 7 hours clearing the property after the great eastern seaboard blizzard - 27 inches in north west NJ.
My first time with this new 3 stage machine. A little difficult to start manually. Engine ran great, snow collecting and throwing excellent. Ironically I found the slowest speed too fast for deep snow. The two reverse speeds useless - way too slow. Maybe that's a safety requirement but very frustrating. Easier just to leave it in forward gear and manually pull it backwards.
The... more
John Does Not Recommend This Product
John's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Very happy with snow blowers direct."
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David S.
Havre De Grace, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/28/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
20
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Best Snowblower
Just had tremendous snowfall 11 inches and this snowblower didn't even sneeze once it cleared my 40 foot long by 15 foot wide driveway in no time. Now that I have this awesome snowblower it can snow everyday for all I care because I no my cub cadet can handle it.
David Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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James W.
Janesville, WI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/21/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
31
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Good Unit
was finally able to test this snow blower. heavy , wet, slushy junk. it picked it up and threw it about 45' with ease. did what i bought it for.
James Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Robert M.
White Hal, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/31/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
08
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Looks Great - 1 Question
Assembly was easy. I have not started it yet. Despite three calls to customer service, I have one question that still hasn't been answered. There is a yellow plug below the engine that is not identified in the manual. I want to know what it is and if I need to fill it or whatever I may need to do regarding it. Please help!
Robert Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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David P.
Lone Tree, CO
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/10/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
07
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
For The First Few Usages:
This is a great machine. The 3rd stage concept is a real winner especially for the snow left at the end of the drive by the snow plows. Best yet, it can throw snow clear across the street into my neighbor's yard! Need I say more?

I'm a little disappointed with the joystick mechanism. It isn't real smooth and sticks in the far left position until it really gets jolted into movement. All in all, it's a little pricey compared to the myriads of 2-stages available at retail all over town.
David Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Bruce K.
Chippewa Falls, WI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/18/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
16
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Wife Loves It.
No longer do I have to lay in bed with shame while my wife shovels the driveway in the mornings. I finally stepped up and got her the Cub Cadet 3X. The electric start is a just a dream for her. And can that 357cc ever throw the snow.

Just the other day, I watched with great pride while she threw a full stream of heavy snow clear over the road and into the neighbor's driveway. So, if you need are looking for something that will make your life a little easier, get a 3X and enjoy the winter... more
Bruce Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Dan J.
Parkton, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/25/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
16
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Product Great, Manual Poor.
Once I got the chute assembly attached, the blower was absolutely great. However, I had to read and study the manual several times to figure out how to attach the chute assembly. The picture was so small as to be almost illegible.

Instead of combining all the models in one manual, they should have a manual for each model and make the pictures much bigger.

A relatively minor complaint, given how well the unit operated. I did my very long driveway in about 20 minutes, a sheer pleasure in... more
Dan Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Joseph K.
Milwaukee, WI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/21/13
REVIEWED
NOV.
11
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snow Blower
I have owned this snow blower for 2 winters now, going into the 3rd. I live in Wisconsin. The snow blower fires up every time and I have not encountered any snow that this thing doesn't move.

In fact, I've had to help out my neighbors when we get a real bad storm with heavy thick snow. I wound definitely recommend this for anywhere in the lower 48 that gets real snow fall.
Pros: High Quality, I'd Buy It Again, Reliable, Durable
Joseph Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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John S.
Levittown, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/30/16
REVIEWED
NOV.
02
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Best Blow For Your Buck
I've used many snow blowers before and I can't wait for that first wet heavy NY snow to come, the third stage auger seems anxious to gobble up snow. Set up was a breeze and it started in one pull.

The controls are typical for machines of this caliber and the trigger steering was super easy to operate. No more frozen fingers with heated grips and a headlight for night work and safety makes this beast a great choice for winter combat.

Terrific value, price per features and overall quality are... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Features, Exceeded Expectations
John Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
John's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Both snow blowers direct and generators direct are my first choice to recommend, thanks for a superior experience"
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Brenden H.
Portsmouth, RI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/8/16
REVIEWED
OCT.
31
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Waiting For Snow
The snowblower was delivered in a sturdy crate that was easy to unload and unpackaged. I definitely recommend the Tommy gate option as it's far too heavy to lift down even for two people.

Once uncrated I was able to get myself through the installation and assembly instructions, however, as many have noted, they could be much better written.

The machine started on the first pull and runs like a champ. I can't speak to performance yet as we've yet to have any snow where I live. Looking forward... more
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Durable
Cons: Bad Instructions
Brenden Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Kenneth S.
Eldersburg, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 3/10/16
REVIEWED
MAR.
30
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Looks Great - Well Made
I ordered it the day after the "Great Blizzard of 2016". It was delivered as promised and arrived in first rate condition. I assembled it and fueled it, but did not start it for almost three weeks afterwards - no snow. I did start it the other day just to check it out in preparation fr storing it away until next year.

It started right up on the first push of the electric start button. I ran it through all of the forward and reverse speeds and checked out the steering and the... more
Kenneth Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Kenneth's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Snow Blowers Direct marks up their product about $100 over what the base price is for this same item locally however, when you factor in free shipping, no 6% sales tax, and additional 2% discount when you pay by check, there is no comparison, they win hands-down. Easy to order. My check was delayed due to mail disruption as a result of the blizzard, so it took longer than expected to arrive however, I blame that on mother nature. The machine was well packaged for shipping. The delivery driver off-loaded it from the truck and placed it right inside my garage. Overall the entire buying experience was well worth it."
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Dennis T.
Frenchtown, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/25/16
REVIEWED
MAR.
29
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
My New Toy
We needed a snow blower because out here in the country we get a lot of snow and when the dogs have to go out, they don't always like going into the snow to do their business when it's deeper than they are. We re up in age and it's difficult shoveling a good size area for them, so now we ll be able to do it with ease.

I also plan on rescuing a horse so I'll make a path to the barn when the time comes. When it arrived we had already shoveled around the cars and an area for the dogs then only... more
Dennis Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Dennis's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Very easy to order online and at the time, shipping was free!!"
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Henry B.
Randallstown, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/26/16
REVIEWED
MAR.
08
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
As Advetised
The cub Cadet 26 in 3x lived up to its claim of being able to cut through heavy snow and throw it further than most other blowers in its category. The 3x auger system is no hype, it actually does move the snow easily and efficiently with great throwing distance. A neighbor has a 29in. 2x with a 277cc engine and I can throw snow about 15-20 ft. beyond his best.

Only used it once but I am very pleased with its performance.

Only con would be that it does not have a fuel shut off valve... more
Henry Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Nancy S.
Trumbauersville, PA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/25/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
18
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Happy With Snowblower
We had a bad snow storm and our old snow blower broke and nobody in the area had any snow blowers so I went online and found snow blowers direct and we couldn't be happier with it.

We got it in three days, and it worked great going through 3 feet of old heavy snow. We haven't used it again because we've had no more blizzards, but we're hoping to use it again because it was fun and did a great job.
Nancy Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Nancy's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Direct was very easy to work with and they did a great job . Fast delivery, easy to put together, and the price was good, with no sales tax and free delivery. Yes I recommend to my friends. They were very helpful and did a fantastic job"
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Patricia M.
Coatesville, PA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/24/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
16
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Pleased!
Used this right out of the crate to plow our way through our more than 30 inches of snow that had fallen 4 days before. Easy set-up at the end of a long driveway!

We were able to bring our cars up to the top of the drive so much sooner (that day) than we would have in the past. Cut through the snow with absolutely no problem. Love it!
Patricia Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Patricia's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"No problem with the website, very easy to use. Ordered on a Sunday, got expedited shipping due to major storm and had it by Thursday. Shipping company was great to work with. Called me to let me know when they were coming so we could meet them at end of driveway as we were unable to clear our driveway at that time. It's cleared now thanks to Snow Blowers Direct!"
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Psf V.
Catharpin, VA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/25/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
16
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Snow Blower 3 Stage
We had a lot of snow 2 1/2 foot and this 3 stage snow blower was perfect
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Marshall J.
Wyandanch, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/24/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
15
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Marshall J
Very easy to start and went through driveway snow from snow plow with ease. Put together in 10 minutes.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Features, I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations
Marshall Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Marshall's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Website very easy to use."
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Brian H.
Greenwich, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/3/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
15
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
Purchased the blower in November, because last year was bad, no snow yet as of January. Had 1st snow at end of January, 18", turned up the throttle and went right through it with easy, snow shot far away.

I purchased the plastic cab, what a life saver. with the snow whipping the cab worked out great. I changed the mounting bolts with handle bolts so I can loosen and quickly remove cab, I have a tight spot near fence. Awesome machine.
Brian Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Alan M.
Ocqueoc, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/29/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
10
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snow Thrower
Although I only used it once and had my scheduled knee replacement surgery, it worked great. It goes through 12 inches of snow without even slowing down. I have snowblowers in the past and none of them performed like my Cub Cadet.

I would recommend this machine to everyone!
Alan Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Bill Q.
Baltimore, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/25/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
03
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Ariens 2 Stage To Cub Cadet 3 Stage
We just got almost 30 inches in Maryland last week and my Ariens 200 cc 2 stage handled it but it was a struggle so I decided to do some shopping around and found this 357cc 3 stage Cadet and was delivered in 3 days. I have been a mechanic for 30 years and am totally impressed with this unit.

I used it to clear out what the snow plow left and it cut threw it like a charm, it's a beast. I do wish the shoot was crank controlled but other then that I would recommend this blower to anyone... more
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Tony T.
Clintonville, WI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/24/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
29
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Tool.
Today was the first opportunity I had to use my Cub Cadet snow blower. Read all the instructions weeks ago when I prepared the machine for use. I had read all the reviews and they were a major influence for my purchase of the blower. As advertised. Started right up. Moved the snow with ease. We had approximately 10 inch with drifts as well.

This was my first time ever to use a snow blower as I am a new resident to the north country. I would recommend this unit to anyone. I do have... more
Tony Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Tony's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Easy web site to navigate. No guesswork. Quick delivery. Good experience."
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William
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/30/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
27
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Fantastic Piece Of Machinery
I ordered it on a Tuesday, got in touch with the trucking company on Friday, it was delivered the following Tuesday. The trucker was very helpful and the lift gate service was definitely worth the extra $50.

He put it on a small fork lift, lowered the lift gate and took it right into the garage. It was very easy to put the chute together and it was ready-to-run in 25 minutes. I'd definitely purchase from Snow Blowers Direct again.
William Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
William's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Really a top-notch company. Excellent service with no hitches at all. Would purchase from them again."
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Brandon H.
Hollywood, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/25/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
23
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snow Blower!!
This is a great snow blower. Quick and easy delivery. Trucking company delivered on a Saturday which was a nice surprise, due to the blizzard causing a delivery backlog. Assembly took a bit more time than expected, partly because I couldn't find an unboxing or assembly video, and because the book includes a few different models' instructions in the same manual. So you have to figure out which one you're actually trying to assemble. I did take my time. I bought this model to replace an old... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Features, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Expensive
Brandon Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Harvey K.
Silver Spring, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/25/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
15
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snow Blower
This past January, we had a snow storm come through and dump about 26" of snow in the Wheaton, MD area. It was a record breaking storm. With big piles of compacted snow on the sides of the road from County snow plow trucks, our old machine wasn't doing a good job and stopped working.

I ordered a Cub Cadet 3x (26") Model 3526SWE. Assembly was easy and quick, per the directions. It did a great job with the still remaining snow and the big piles from the snow plows.

This 3 stage... more
Harvey Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Harvey's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"I ordered a new Cub Cadet 3x (26") snow blower from Discount Snow Blowers and received it very quickly by their regular delivery of a rear gated truck. No shipping damage at all. It has been a pleasure working with Direct Snow Blowers. From shopping on line at their web site, talking with their representatives and getting accurate information to ordering and receiving delivery. This purchase and delivery took place right after the major east coast snow storm last month of January. 2016. When most other dealers offered lengthy delivery times, DSB had it in stock for immediate delivery. Harvey - Wheaton, MD."
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Patricia M.
Stony Point, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/9/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
15
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Can't Wait To Try It!
Took a week or two for delivery because I paid by check, but I ordered way in advance of snow, so no problem. Paid the extra for the special drop delivery and was so pleased with it. Delivery guy couldn't have been nicer, and he wheeled the pallet to my back patio and helped me check for shipping damage. Unit was in perfect condition and went together easily, just had to follow instructions. Haven't had any snow yet so can't say how it works, but loved the easy of shipping and putting... more
Patricia Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Patricia's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Took a week or two for delivery because I paid by check, but I ordered way in advance of snow, so no problem. Paid the extra for the special drop delivery and was so pleased with it. Delivery guy couldn't have been nicer, and he wheeled the pallet to my back patio and helped me check for shipping damage. Unit was in perfect condition and went together easily, just had to follow instructions. Company kept me informed with emails every step of the way. Great transaction experience."
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Steven L.
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/17/16
REVIEWED
OCT.
10
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
First Class - No Surprises
Everything about the Cub Cadet 3x was very high quality. I tried to find something to criticize about this snowblower and I couldn't find a thing. I haven't used it in snow yet, but there's no doubt in my mind that it will handle anything I throw at it.
Steven Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Doug C.
Marquette, MI
REVIEWED
NOV.
30
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Check The Rest Go With The Best
I live up in heavy snow country and my old 9.5 horse Tro-Bilt was showing it's age. After looking at all the online reviews, checking out the promotional videos and talking to the local dealer I went with this machine.

They were selling it for the same price as this site $200 off retail with free delivery. Up here by Lake Superior we can easily get 18" of snow or more in a single event so a real gutsy machine is needed.

I had already blown a fair amount of snow with the old... more
Pros: High Quality, Features, Exceeded Expectations, Fast
Doug Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Davis W.
Weston, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/9/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
15
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snowblower - 3 Stage Is Not A Gimick
Ordered from Snow Blowers Direct - package arrived on time and in great condition. Just in time for big wet snowfall in Boston. Snow blower went through 8-10 inches of sopping snow without bogging down. Cut through the 24 inch icy mound left by town plows at end of driveway without any difficulty - it was actually fun. Unit turns nicely, and had no difficulty getting back up our steep slippery driveway. Best yet, after a solid 60 minutes of use under load, it had used only about a third... more
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Easy To Use, Quiet
Davis Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Greg R.
Elkgrove Village, IL
REVIEWED
NOV.
19
2013
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Cub Cadet 3x Snow Thrower
Well I thought this would be a great machine with good quality workmanship but quickly found problems soon after I picked it up from my Cub dealer. Assembly was bad, headlight wire was not wound properly on handle bars and plastic chute was warped bent to left and it binds. Deflector chute, when behind controls and joy stick is not smooth. Had same trouble with my two year old Troy-Bilt 30" which broke the first week I had it and left me with no snow thrower for a week and ended up... more
Pros: Easy To Store
Cons: Low Quality, Difficult To Use, Expensive
Greg Does Not Recommend This Product
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Vinny
Wallingford, CT
REVIEWED
DEC.
20
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
This Is The One
If you have come this far in your search stop, you found it. I have not owned a snow blower for a long time because they would not do what I thought they should. I have relied upon a big garden tractor with a 4 foot plow. After I saw the reviews and videos for the 3X line I decided to get one to replace my aging (16 years) tractor and plow. Well it came today several days too late for the last snow we had. I did, and repeat did, have about 3-1/2 feet plowed up as close to the edge of the... more
Pros: Exceeded Expectations
Cons: None Yet
Vinny Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Vinny Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"I am always skeptical ordering things for a lot of money online. Fast service is all I can say. Ordered on a Sunday night and had my delivery Friday at noon with lift gate service. The driver had it on a pallet jack and put it right in the garage for me."
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Jon
Keweenaw, MI
REVIEWED
DEC.
09
2014
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Get A Bucket Of Pins And Lots Of Patience For This One
I thought that the Cub Cadet 3x was a good idea worthy of the 300 inches of snow that we get in the Keweenaw. I didn't really care how much it cost because I just need to move a lot of snow quickly when the gales of November come early. The idea really is pretty good, but the execution is lacking. The blower does power through heavy snow as proven on the 3 ft of snow we got in mid November. Then the 2ft we got a few days later.

It starts up on the first or second pull. Unfortunately, I... more
Cons: Expensive, Low Quality, Durability, Unreliable
Jon Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Jon,
We are sorry to hear of the performance issues you've had with the Cub Cadet model you purchased. Our suggestion would to contact Cub Cadet directly to voice your displeasure. Cub Cadet can be reached at 1-877-282-8684. I'm sure they would appreciate your feedback.
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Richard D.
Onsted, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/17/14
REVIEWED
MAR.
08
2015
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Buying Online Vs Getting Serviced
I already put in a review which stated how my 26 " 3X CubCadet when arrived had auger vibration and how it froze up and was burning the belt up 2nd used.

Recommendation from Snow Blowers Direct was to take it to approved dealer and they recommended one near me. I called the dealer and made an arrangement to drop it off on Saturday.

When I got there they told me that since I bought it through an online company, they would not service it since the Cub Cadet Rep told them they... more
Richard Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Richard,
In these cases we would be glad to contact the servicing dealer on your behalf in order to get your snow blower repaired in a timely manner.

Regardless of where you purchased the item the servicing dealer is obligated to help you due to the fact you have a Cub Cadet product. Please contact us at 800-710-7499 and we can help.
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Joe
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/22/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
15
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Update Now That We Got Snow!
8" last night, this blower works great! Did 170' driveway in less then 45 minutes, cut through the crap at the end of the driveway from the plow with no problems. Blows the snow at least 30', never bogged down. So far, excellent blower!!
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Fast
Joe Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Michael S.
Old Orchard Beach, ME
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/15/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
06
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
What A Great Deal
I am 66 yrs. old, have owned a number of snow blowers and living here on the coast of Maine where we get a lot of heavy wet snow, this machine puts the rest to shame. Case closed.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Exceeded Expectations, Quiet
Michael Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jim Bartlett
Springfield, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/2/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
22
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Udate After 1st And 2nd Snow
Used my new 3x twice in Springfield MA and it was Fantastic. It handled 8" of light and fluffy and 6 days later it handled 6" of heavy wet snow and sleet. The machine was very powerful and threw the snow at least 20ft and did not have any trouble moving the heavy snow at the end of the driveway. The arm used to move the snow direction worked great and the levers to turn the wheel of the snow blower around was like having power steering. What a great machine What an improvement over... more
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Fast, Price
Jim Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Paul P.
Grass Lake, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/17/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
19
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
3x26 Is An Animal!
Only used it half a dozen times or so, but I love this machine! We recently had some above-freezing temps, and there were wet piles of snow 3' high or so. The Cub Cadet ate them for breakfast...it actually seemed to come alive when it hit the piles. I'd be tooling along down the path, and when the blades hit a pile the rpm's would kick up and blow it out of the park, almost as if the machine was enjoying itself.

Can't recommend it highly enough: outstanding machine, more than adequate for... more
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Nick
Billerica, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/1/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
26
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Simple, Easy, And Potent
First let me say I did a ton of research before deciding on this snowblower. We are about 80 feet back from the road, up a decent hill and then we have an extended drive way across 3 garage bays and then an extension that was built to hold a motor home off to the side, for about 5-6K sqft of driveway.

I am not overly handy, and building this was simple, learning how to start it up was super easy and straightforward. Operating it is pretty easy and straightforward. Variable speeds made it... more
Nick Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Rick Frauton
Malden, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/30/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
23
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
First Storm Was A Whopper!
The product arrived on a Friday, assembled on Saturday and was put to heavy use on Sunday. We had one of those heavy-wet snow storms with about 8 inches on the ground. I started moving through the snow slowly to get the feel of the machine. I was surprised that the snow wasn't getting thrown far enough. Well that's because I was moving too slowly. I moved the drive up to position 2 and voila! The snow was going 50 feet out of the chute. Perfect. I am very happy after this first experience.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Durable, Reliable
Rick Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Gregory C.
Hauppauge, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/5/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
26
2014
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
My Second Snow Thrower
I purchased the 3x Cub Cadet because it got good reviews from consumer reports, however I found that it did not perform quite as well.
The center auger works great, however the standard front augers don't pull the snow in quite like the video shows.
The headlight assembly wire, I tighten up, because the first time I had refueled and pulled the starter cable it got hooked on my glove and broke .
Pros: Easy To Use
Cons: Expensive, Not Good For Light Snow
Gregory Does Not Recommend This Product
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Kevin
REVIEWED
DEC.
22
2013
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Throws Great, But Some Factory Assembly Issues
Have used this machine twice, throws like a champ. However, was making terrible grinding noise after auger was disengaged. Took it to Home Depot and turns out that there is a factory assembly problem with some of these... Mine had a tractor belt for an auger belt, and a couple improperly sized pulleys. The grinding noise was the sound of the too large belt flapping around like crazy inside of the belt housing, and also grabbing the belt retaining finger and throwing it around.

I am... more
Pros: Fast, Price, Features, Easy To Use
Cons: Low Quality, Bad Instructions
Kevin Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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James D.
Worcester, PA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/21/14
REVIEWED
OCT.
15
2014
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Jury Is Still Out...
I received my snow blower and found an issue with the chute. Customer service wait times on phone were pretty ridiculous.

It took 4 calls to finally find someone who could help me out. Since I had not received any warranty information, I didn't know what to expect.

I will be receiving a "replacement" part, which is kind of sad, since this is a $1300 brand new snow blower. But we will see how it goes...so far, not real pleased with this buy...neither the product nor the seller... more
Pros: Bought This Based On The Glowing Reviews
Cons: Bad Instructions, Unreliable, Right Off The Truck Issue With Chute
James Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
James,
We're sorry to hear you're dissatisfied with the snow blower. If the chute is the only problem, the replacement of the chute should be an appropriate solution.

We would like to apologize for any inconvenience this has caused you, and if you have any further concerns regarding your new 3-stage snow blower, please give us a call at (888) 317-7669.
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Susan C.
East Meadow, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/9/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
05
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
New 3x Cub Cadet
Received 2 weeks ago, upgrading to a bigger machine after using a 524 Ariens unit for a number of years that never impressed me. I'll do a Pro And Cons list for the bulk of this review.

When I ordered this unit it was on back order, but shipped over a week early from the back order date.

Had the machine assembled in 15 minutes once un-crated. Seemed to have a pretty good build quality.

Filled with gas checked oil started first pull.

Had a foot of snow on Long Island this Friday so... more
Susan Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Susan Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
4/5
"Good website to educate yourself on all areas snow blowers."
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Mark I.
Grand Rapids, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/24/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
09
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Nice Machine... But
It finally snowed enough to use the 3 stage 357cc.

The machine ran fine and did a great job. The only problem was trying to use the joy stick to get the chute to move properly. I had difficulty trying to squeeze the red button in all the way to get the snow chute to move where I wanted the blown snow to go.

I had to stop several times & try to get a good enough grip on the handle and red trigger switch to activate the chute. Not a very good design in my opinion, especially for anyone... more
Mark Does Not Recommend This Product
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Jack
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/31/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
02
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Second Winter, Still Well Pleased
I bought mine last winter as when I returned from Florida (too soon, apparently), we had tons of snow. Drifts over 5' between the street and our front door.

This thing just nibbled its way through snow way over it and threw it a long way! This year, we've had a couple of 12" snows and that much snow is really no challenge. I seldom have to work in 1st gear, usually gears 2-5 are perfect.

It could have a bit faster reverse speeds but 90% of the time you're going forward.

I'd... more
Jack Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Joe
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/22/13
REVIEWED
NOV.
11
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Seems To Be Good Quality
Just had it delivered today, trucking company brought it right up to my garage door. Unpacked, had to assemble the discharge chute, took about 15 minutes. Filled with oil and put some gas in, started on first pull. Looks like a good quality built machine, we shall see once the first snow comes.
Pros: Price, High Quality
Joe Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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James F.
Hingham, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/16/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
07
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Eats Up What The Plow Guy Leaves Behind
This snow blower replaced an 11 HP 30" model. I think because of the three stage design it is able to eat up the tough patch at the bottom of the driveway with ease. My old snow blower had to be pushed into that stuff the town plow guy deposits, this one drills right through it

Impressed with the quality, wished heated grips came with it.
Pros: Price, Quiet, Easy To Store, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: No Heated Grips
James Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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James L.
Bountiful, UT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/9/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
30
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
It Is A Beast!
Gone through two large snow storms with a large driveway. Went through everything like a hot knife through butter. One storm was heavy wet snow and still not even the smallest issue.

Throws snow 50 feet which made the whole process that much quicker.

My wife helped on the second storm and LOVED the power steering. Even with a machine like this she could maneuver it with one finger on each handle.

Has been a joy to own!
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Fast, Features
Cons: Bad Instructions
James Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jeff
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/11/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
14
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
I bought this snow blower because my other Cub Cadet was stolen out of our storage unit. Saw the three stage so that was a plus. Snowed last week, it started right up when temp was at -18, plowed the drive and walk way no problem so I figured try the drift the city left , about 2 feet high, and it cut like butter. Great machine.
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Fast, Reliable
Jeff Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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John H.
New Canaan, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/9/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
24
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
A Perfect Machine... Well, Almost
I purchased this about a month ago. Shipping was fast and the machine was very well crated and secure.
Assembly was fairly simple, though the instructions were a bit vague.

We just got our first significant snowfall last night... 6" of very wet, heavy stuff.

I should note that I own a cheapo "Yardman" snow blower for my own house and have actually been fairly pleased with it.
The Cub Cadet was purchased for the 12 acre estate at which I'm a full-time gardener and property... more
John Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Mark Dennis
Shawnee, KS
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/6/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
27
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Takes Care Of Road Plow Piles
My single stage snow blower handled the snow on the driveway and sidewalks just fine, but the stuff the snow plows leaves at the end of the driveway was just too much for it, especially after it has had a few hours to set up and freeze overnight. This Cub Cadet 3 Stage blower just chewed it up and spit it out - about 35 feet away.
Pros: Price, Easy To Use, Reliable
Mark Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Daniel H.
Guilderland, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/25/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
16
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snowblower
Needed a new snow blower after buying our house. Got this a few weeks ago and got 16 inches this past weekend. The 3x stage cut through the snow like butter, even the plow area at the end of the driveway.

Packaging was very solid. Assembly was quick. Just make sure to have the proper oil on hand and you are set to go.
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Fast, Easy To Use
Daniel Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jim B.
Springfield, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/2/13
REVIEWED
NOV.
24
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Best Price Around With 2%disicount, No Sales Tax And Free Ship
I searched all around, this was the best price. The shipping was fantastic and they called 24Hrs ahead of time to schedule a time of delivery. The shipping company also checked if I had help to take it off the truck and called me when they were 15 minutes away. The trucker helped to get the snow blower off the truck. Because of the skid and reinforcement inside the box to prevent damage, you really need two people and the driver to get it off the truck. The truck company even offered to come... more
Pros: Price, High Quality, Easy To Store
Jim Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Michael H.
Dover, NH
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/16/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
07
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Ok But...
I had an old MTD snow thrower that had a manual output chute. I had to raise and lower by hand if I wanted the snow to go far or stay close. Not a problem. And a simple twirl of a handle to change direction. Also not a problem.
With this snow thrower, the height is selected by a "joystick" being away or close, and the snow pushes the chute to throw further than I want, based on pressure. I can't control it. Also, changing the direction is nowhere as easy as before. I have to squeeze... more
Pros: Features, Reliable, I'd Buy It Again, Power
Cons: Bad Instructions, Difficult To Use, Throwing Chute Pin Flew Away First Use, Joystick For Chute Is Troublesome
Michael Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Michael Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"I ordered on Tuesday, and received the snow blower on Friday, in perfect condition. Local shops were out of stock due to the sudden snow, so I was very happy and satisfied."
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Tom S.
Norwell, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/2/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
15
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snowblower
I picked up my snow blower at the trucking terminal in the middle of a blizzard. It weighs just under 300#, and they loaded the box into the back of my Avalanche with a forklift. I drove home, backed up to the garage, and put ramps down from my truck. Then I cut the box away and attached the handles, rolled the snow blower into my garage and completed assembly.

I plugged it in, pushed the starter button, and blew 28" of snow out of my driveway. I live on the Coast just south of Boston.... more
Tom Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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John W.
Grand Haven, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/19/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
01
2014
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Don't Buy One!
Just received the 26" 3 stage snow blower. Shipped as agreed, truck driver was great. Assembly took perhaps 45 minutes. One note: engine only 1/2 full of oil. Had to add about 300 cc of 5w30. Started great, runs well. Steers easily once you get used to it. Had a fresh snowfall of about 2", it would not blow it. My wife came out to operate the blower while I observed.

What I had bought was a $1300 10 hp snow shovel. The bottom of the augers sit 2"" from the driveway... more
John Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
John,
For smaller amounts of snowfall, under 2", your best bet is a single-stage snow thrower. Two-stage snow blowers, and especially three-stage snow blowers, are intended for larger snowfalls and the heaps of snow at the ends of driveways.

While they can be equipped with SLUSH PLOWS for lighter snowfall or wet slush, they are designed for use in deeper snow and for over uneven/gravel surfaces.
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Thor B.
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/14/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
22
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Product!
Great balance of features, power, 3-stage, heated grips, essentially power steering, large snow tires. It has it all. Very happy with its performance. I have a 250' driveway with a 8% incline. Takes about four passes to clear a 10' wide path, and eats the berms that the county snow plows build up at the base of the driveway.
Thor Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Emily S.
Gorham, ME
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/13/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
06
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Finally Bought My First Snowblower
I debated for a long time to buy or not to buy. However, the price and free shipping from Snow Blowers Direct sold me. I couldn't buy this same machine locally for the same cost. I was looking for ease of use, light weight but yet it had to move the snow a great distance. This machine is all of that. As for the shipping, I've used many freight companies before and have received merchandise with thousands of dollars worth of damage, however, ABF Freight was on time, polite, helpful and the... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Quiet, Light Weight
Emily Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Emily Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Great customer service, immediate follow up and fast shipping. The reviews on the website, helped me to make my decision when purchasing."
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Daniel G.
Manchester, NH
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/15/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
05
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Good Product...see Story
The only difficulty with the blower is its reverse is slow. To get it into the second stage reverse needs the strength of a gorilla other than that it is fine.
Pros: Price, Features, Easy To Store, I'd Buy It Again
Daniel Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jon B.
Westford, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/19/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
04
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Perfect
I love this machine! It replaces an old Noma that I got tired of fixing. Just used it on the Jan. 2014 storm and I'm very glad I upgraded. The engine purrs with power and doesn't rev very high so it seems quieter to me. I hit the plow pile in third gear and went right through it! The power steering is remarkable and saves my shoulders from wrestling the old one. I think my wife could run this one while I sit by the fire :)

Delivery was fast and easy and free! I almost went with 4 on... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Exceeded Expectations, Quiet
Jon Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Jon Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"I didn't ask for lift gate, but it came with one."
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Ronald E.
Cudahy, WI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/9/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
30
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
2 days after receiving this machine we had a 12" snowfall...wet snow. The Cub went thru it like no ones business. I was surprised how far this machine threw the wet snow...at least twice as far as my old machine. And no real bogging down at the end of the driveway where the plows leave the salted mass of slushy snow. The chute controls are great. It was very easy to setup, less that 45 minutes. Great snow blower!
Pros: Exceeded Expectations, Price, Features, Quiet
Ronald Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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James C.
Baring Plt, ME
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/3/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
15
2015
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Was Great For About 3 Storms.
This snow blower was great for about 3 storms now it eats through auger belts every storm.

Pretty pissed! I had a 30 year old Snow King that only ever needed 2 belts. I'm now on #4.
James Does Not Recommend This Product
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Kevin R.
Eden, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/21/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
13
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Happy
the blower is a beast. It blows snow a good distance and it does good job. Even with heavy wet snow, it will plow it. The blower has very good traction also. I'm a very happy customer
Kevin Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Kevin's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Ordered and we received in 4 days. Was not difficult to assemble"
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Fred L.
Granville, OH
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/23/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
24
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
First Snowblower
I have no previous exp. with snow blowers. I agonized for weeks reading reviews on which to order. The one feature of this model that caught my eye is its ability to clear the frozen mess the twp plows leave in front of my driveway and mailbox. Its been 4' high at times. I decided that smaller, fast and powerful was the best choice.

There was only the PED review when I placed my order. Now that there are more reviews, they match my exp.

I'm glad I ordered lift gate service. This is a... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Features, I'd Buy It Again
Fred Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Fred Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Glad I ordered lift gate service. The driver trundled the crate over the gravel into my garage. A bigger truck wouldn't have fit in my cul-de-sac."
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Eric R.
Osage, IA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/8/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
29
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Powerful
After an easy assembly this blower started on the first pull. Took a bit to get used to the power steering. I was really impressed with the way this handles the hard left over snow the plows leave at the end of the driveway. Plenty of power on demand!
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Reliable, Does Great In The Heavy Snow And Ice
Cons: Expensive
Eric Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Eric Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Pleasure to do business with."
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Edward V.
Ozone Park, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/25/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
07
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Powerful
Finally got to use it in this past snowstorm we had on Jan 3, 2014. I sold my Troy-Bilt 24" 179cc because I wanted something more powerful. This machine delivered and then some. It had no problem going thru a foot of snow. The chute never got clogged with the wet snow, just wish it could throw the slush further, but I guess that's sort of expected. Other than that I am very satisfied with this beast,very powerful.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Features, I'd Buy It Again
Edward Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ron R.
Loveland, CO
REVIEWED
MAR.
09
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Powerful Three Stage Snowblower
I purchased the Cub Cadet 3X (26") 357cc Three- Stage Snow Blower early February 2015. This snow blower did in fact throw snow 40-feet distance. When I got into heavier snow the engine governor increased the engine power and blew snow through the machine very good.

The power steering feature is excellent and heated handle grips are very good. The snowplow on the main dirt road left a real large rock at the end of my driveway. The first stage of the Cub Cadet touched the rock and I was... more
Ron Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Richard D.
Onsted, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/17/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
04
2015
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Not Happy
I used my snow blower once with dry fluffy snow and the auger had an off balance movement creating a lot of vibration. I confirmed nothing was in the auger. I noticed scratch marks inside on the walls of the auger cylinder which tells me something bad is off balance.

Than the next day when I went to use again, the auger did not spin and started burning up the belts. I had to shut it down, pull plug wire and proceeded to manually turn the auger until it seemed to break free. Also the... more
Richard Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Richard,
We are sorry to hear of the performance issues your Cub Cadet snow blower is experiencing. Our advice would be to contact a local servicing dealer where they could check the snow blower under warranty. I have listed two servicing dealers in your area that can help address the issue:


ARCHBOLD EQUIPMENT-ADRIAN
3975 SOUTH ADRIAN HIGHWAY
ADRIAN, MI 49221
(517) 265-5630
12.38 miles
Full Line and Service Available


JACKSON OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT, LLC
3481 PAGE AVENUE
JACKSON, MI 49203
(517) 782-3319


If you have any further need for assistance we are here to help as well. We are available at 800-710-7499.
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David A.
Easton, PA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/14/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
13
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Put To The Tes
We just had more than a foot or more of snow today. The snow blower worked very well. This is the third snow storm since purchasing it. Today was a good test and it went through the snow with no real problem. You have to get used to the controls which can be difficult. Cutting through some of the drifts that were probably 18-20 inches deep, it bogged down a few times. You have to go very slow. Other than that, an overall good buy.
Pros: Price, Features, I'd Buy It Again, Durable
Cons: Difficult To Use
David Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jeffrey S.
Rocky Point, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/12/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
03
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Beast!
Was hoping I would not have to use it. Just got 12 inches, plows buried my driveway. Started on a half of pull, ate up everything with no problem, steering was great, I had an old chain drive that this replaced. It's like comparing a Yugo to a Porsche. It was exactly what I needed/wanted. Easy put together out of the box too. My neighbors liked it too!
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use
Jeffrey Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Jeffrey Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Best price, fast shipping, Great service. I will never go elsewhere for snowblower items!!!"
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Michael M.
Cody, WY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/16/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
19
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snow Blower
19 inches of snow. The 3-stage went through with no problem. The neighbor thought I was the highway department!
Michael Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Roy C.
Gaylord, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/19/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
16
2015
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Fragile!
Even though I always run the auger free of snow after use, it's always frozen up when I go to use it again. Melt-water won't drain from the housing due to the drain hole being located on the back of the housing rather than the bottom. Poorly engineered.

You can store this thing tilted down and resting on the handles and hope any melt drains or pour hot water over the back blades too.

It cost me one burned up belt to learn this little tidbit. Today in the middle of blowing snow off of... more
Roy Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Roy,
We are sorry to hear of the issue you have had with the Cub Cadet snow blower you purchased.

Feel free to contact us at 800-710-7499 and one of experts can try to help with your problem.

Another option would be to contact Cub Cadet directly. They can be reached at 1-877-282-8684.
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Forrest M.
Weymouth, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/28/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
09
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Cub 3x 26
Holy Crap, what a machine... Absolutely eats the snow as well as the leftovers from the snow plows at the end of the driveway. Mass has had 66 inches of snow from 3 storms within a 17 day period this year (2015) (really...) and this machine has not flinched, stalled, or backed down... A little disappointed with the chute controller, a little awkward to manipulate. Other than that a great buy/value.
Forrest Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Bill
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/12/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
20
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
A Beast In The Upper Midwest
I've had a 5hp 2-stage for the past 15 years, it served me well. When thinking of replacing it I wanted one that could better handle the oft times huge snow plow berm at the driveways end. Folks, I have found it. This beast idles through the large drive and lengthy sidewalk and doesn't break a sweat when it's time for the berm. I couldn't be more pleased. I wholeheartedly endorse this 357cc, 26" three stage Cub Cadet. Quite the machine!
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Exceeded Expectations, I'd Buy It Again
Bill Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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John D.
Sturbridge, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/2/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
22
2015
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Some Cheap Parts
This machine is not cheap when you compare it to all snow blowers on the market today. That being said, there are a lot of parts that are skimped on and made cheap. The plastic steering levers are ridiculous - one was broken in the crate. PED is awesome! I talked to Joe and he sent me a new part within a couple of days.

The chute is no bargain. It would be better if it threw snow on a higher angle; plus, when you direct it down, it doesn't stay there. No matter how tight the adjusting nut... more
John Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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John H.
South Harwich, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/27/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
17
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
What a great machine. It handled everything the winter hurled at us in New England. The power steering and heated grips make it easy to handle; and with three stages, it throws further than any snow blower I have ever used and I've used a lot.

It has always started on the first pull, so I haven't needed the electric start. I highly recommend this machine to anyone looking for a well-built, reliable snow blower.
John Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Alex
REVIEWED
JAN.
29
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Simply Awesome
Lots of power, easy to use great on gas and destroys the end of driveway mounds
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Fast, Reliable
Cons: Handles Dont Adjust Higher I'm 6'4, Wish Chute Was Metal Like On Hd Models
Alex Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Paul Q.
Alden, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/23/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
16
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Just What I Expected
Arrived on time. Assembled without incident.

A week or so later, 10 inches of snow. Ripped it up no problem at all. Day or so later, it scooped up the icy stuff and moved it just fine.

Pros, plenty of power and the power steering is nice

Cons, reverse 2 is not fast enough, but is common to just about all blowers from what I hear.
Single handle chute control is sort of OK but tends to wander a bit from the setting.
Paul Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Hieng C.
Waltham, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/29/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
21
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Did The Job!
A tale of 2 snow storms - one 8" wet and heavy, second was 16" of light and fluffy stuff. One same happy ending - the Cub Cadet 3x plowed through both like it was the same stuff. Can't wait for the next storm!
Pros: High Quality, Features, Fast, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Expensive, Bad Instructions
Hieng Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ann S.
East Haven, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/17/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
20
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
New Customer
Customer service online was excellent as was their follow up (contacted me to assure delivery and everything was ok). Would definitely order from this site again. Delivery was what I anticipated. Uneventful. A week after delivery we had a snow storm and I used the snow blower for the first time.

Started right up and had no problem climbing my driveway which is fairly steep. 2nd gear was my primary position and was a comfortable speed.
Pros: High Quality, Price, I'd Buy It Again, Durable
Ann Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Ann Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Excellent on site store. Very knowledgeable about the product. Not only did they contact us twice regarding delivery but the truck driver was also in communication with me. Would order from them again."
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Jim D.
Stillwater, MN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/23/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
18
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Exceeded Expectations
I was very reluctant to buy a snow blower on-line. From the purchase to the delivery it was very transparent and reassuring. The delivery company went out of their way to get my new three stage to me on the day it promised. It arrived, the driver was great, crate in great condition. Assembly minimal, no damage. Started on second pull, now it starts on first pull. Haven't used the electric start yet.

Handles beautiful, easy to turn, joystick control awesome. Paddle directional controls... more
Pros: High Quality, Price, Exceeded Expectations, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Bad Instructions
Jim Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Jim Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
4/5
"Delivery Company was great. Great follow up. Met the delivery date set from the day of purchase, even though it was over the holidays with bad weather. Kudos to you Snow Blowers Direct!"
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Todd B.
Richmond, RI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/9/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
03
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Throws A Ton Of Snow And Is Easy To Use
I have a gravel driveway and this thing really cleared it fast. It threw the rocks and the snow 40+ feet. It started on the 1st pull and ran like a champ. The left side drive lever came off when a bolt fell out. I will fix it with a piece of wire when it warms up. I would buy this machine again.
It was missing a bolt on each handle.
Pros: Exceeded Expectations, Easy To Use, Price, Light Weight
Cons: Durability
Todd Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jamie
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/3/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
20
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Almost Perfect...
This would be a great snow blower if it wasn't for the plastic chute and missing screws during assembly. The chute wasn't sturdy, and sometimes when I point it to a 45* angle, it'll move mid-way into a 30-15* angle depending on how heavy the snow is.

Also, we were missing 2 very important screws that was supposed to be part of the snow blower. Still waiting for Snowblowers.direct to send them to me..

In terms of power, it was definitely strong enough to chop through the ice from the... more
Pros: Exceeded Expectations, Price, Features
Cons: Low Quality, Bad Instructions
Jamie Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ron C.
REVIEWED
OCT.
06
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Cub Cadet 3x Loves Deep Snow!
If your average storm is 5-20+ inches per storm, then this is the machine you need to get your trails cleared in a hurry. The 3 stages are a great feature, and the deeper the snow, the better! I can power through 10+ inches at a walking pace with no sweat. The power steering, and heated hand grips are a nice feature also.

We had 17 feet of total snowfall last winter, and I kept our 150 foot driveway clear, which took only about 15 minutes each storm to completely clear it. If you get less... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Exceeded Expectations, Time Saver
Cons: Expensive
Ron Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Donald W.
Danielsville, PA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/30/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
21
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snow Blower
I had my 26" Cub Cadet 3-stage snow blower delivered by lift gate truck, and it came in a cardboard box on a pallet. It was dropped off right in front of my garage, making it very convenient to assemble. Assembly was straight forward and took about 10 minutes.

After checking the oil and tire pressure, I filled the gas, gave the primer three pumps, set the choke and throttle and stood amazed that one pull was all it took to start.

I've used this machine on several snow falls now and... more
Donald Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Elizabeth T.
Belmont, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/15/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
05
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Runs Well. Cleared Snow Fast
Used for one storm so far. Got about 10" of light snow. Worked well cleared snow fast.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Price, I'd Buy It Again
Elizabeth Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Elizabeth's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Snowblower was delivered fast. Great company to buy from."
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Roger C.
Prairie Village, KS
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/7/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
04
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great State Of Kansas
Well it might sound like we been getting a lot of snow. 4" once and 2" the next snow...And like all the other weathermen there calling for snow this weekend 01/04 and 01/05 dusting to 2" maybe 4" to 6". So I can't really say my Cub works great. 4" of snow is not a real test only a tease.... And believe me I want to put it to the test 6" 8" 10" of snow I would call that a true test... But for now I will say it's done a great job. Easy start will push... more
Pros: Price, Fast, Features, Quiet
Cons: Used A Quart, Used A Quart Of Oil And Only Been Used Once
Roger Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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John
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/16/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
24
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snow Blower
I did my homework. Thanks snow blower direct, you have were alot of help! Then after the heavy winter we had last year up in the north east, I ordered this Cub Cadet 3X. Finally got to use it this morning. It is a BEAST! I had a single stage Ariens. Which was good for powder as long as it was not too deep.

But, as soon as it got over 6 inches and heavy and it turned into the little engine that could. If you know what I mean. I have a driveway that can fit almost 12 cars. So I needed to... more
Pros: Price, Features, I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Heavy, Packaging
John Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Edd E.
Siren, WI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/11/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
13
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
I'm A Believer
Shipment easy to track. Delivery was timely. Assembly instructions a little tricky.This machine is easy to pull start. Follow instructions. This machine loves to work.

The more snow you have the better you will feel. Experience will help you with proper gear selection. If machine is not working properly it is probably your fault. You WILL want to show off.
Edd Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jack
REVIEWED
MAR.
16
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
This Can Really Move Snow !
I live on the downwind side of Lake Michigan and we can really get some snow. And this year we did. I bought my Cub Cadet and had it delivered one day prior to our second big storm.

The unit came promptly, took about 10 minutes to assemble. Put some gas in it and plugged it in to test the electric start. Perfect!
That night we received nearly 2' of snow. Although it took me a while to catch on to the power steering, once I got it down, its really easy to use. It throws snow a long way. How... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Expensive, Heavy
Jack Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Phil S.
Cranford, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/15/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
22
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
My 34 Year Old Craftsman Retired
I have a 34 year old craftsman 26/8 it served me well thru the years (lots of fixing, but it had to be done). It was time for something new, tired of lugging the Craftsman to make a turn and adjust approach. I saw this one and was impressed with the innovations. I tried it out in about 16 inches of wet snow on my front lawn, It performed as if the snow was not even there.

Cons: So far the slots for the F1 and two reverse where the shift lever locks in the gear are hollow and I can see... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Price, Fast
Cons: Packaging, Missing, Missing Two Bolts Missing Power Trigger For Steering
Phil Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Raymond G.
Gales Ferry, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/4/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
16
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Cub Cadet 3 Stage
Nice machine that eats up heavy, wet or icy snow with ease, especially the mound at the end of the driveway from the plow. The zero turn feature really makes maneuvering easy. The only drawback I've found is that the joystick control for the chute direction is rather flimsy. Other than that I love the machine and would recommend it to anyone with a large driveway to clear.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Fast, Reliable
Cons: Joy Stick Control
Raymond Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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D L
Agawam, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/24/13
REVIEWED
FEB.
13
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
No Brainer
You need a new snow blower? Get this one and never look back. This thing clears 2ft of snow at a pace faster than I can walk.

Even your teenage son can run this so you can stay in the house and stay warm.
Pros: High Quality, Price, Fast, Durable
Cons: The Chute Design Is A Bit Weak And Wont Hold The Settings
D Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
D Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"I am buying one for a relative across the country and using Snow Blowers Direct again. Used the experts here to do my research and don't regret the decision."
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Clarence W.
Fishtail, MT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/31/13
REVIEWED
FEB.
11
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Gravel Driveway
Have problem with traction. Small/narrow tires dig thru soft snow and into my gravel driveway. Larger diameter and wider tires would help alleviate this problem.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Price, Durable
Clarence Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jim
REVIEWED
JAN.
21
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Powerful, Strong Bite
I have only used the snow blower twice. Started up without any issues. I used the electric start. Appears to be very powerful as convinced by its ability to gnaw thru piles of snow and ice left by the city without problems and went thru 12 inches of icy snow on driveway like it was powder.
Pros: High Quality, Price, I'd Buy It Again
Jim Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ray C.
Salina, KS
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/24/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
14
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Put It Off For 3 Years
Been putting off buying a snow blower for 3 years. After our 15" snow in December and scooping off driveway after getting home off a midnight shift, I decided it was time. Ordered and we have got a couple 3" snows since. Assembled in about 20-30 min. topped off oil, put gas in. Pushed primer bulb twice, plugged in cord and hit starter button, started before I could take my finger off button. Runs good.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Features
Ray Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Kimberly M.
Buena Vista, CO
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/12/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
03
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Live In Colorado Rockies..
We continuously get 5-8 inches of snow. It melts in the mountain sunshine and becomes ice at night. The Cub Cadet 26" Snow blower works well in this environment.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Reliable, Durable
Cons: Hand Warmers Should Be Standard
Kimberly Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Lyle P.
Waynesboro, VA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/11/15
REVIEWED
OCT.
14
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
"cubby
It is Oct. and have not used my new blower yet. But, I bought it based on my son's 3-stage performance last year. I watched him go through snow banks, then took it to my house for a try.

I cleared mailboxes, ends of driveways plowed in, etc. It didn't even know the packed banks were there. It must be good I saw the same 3-stage with the Troy-Bilt name at Lowe's this week. Guess they know a good thing when they see it.

Delivery was as promised. Driver waited until I inspected... more
Lyle Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Tyler B.
Minnetrista, MN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/8/14
REVIEWED
APR.
05
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Survived A Mn Winter
Purchased this snowblower at the beginning of the winter season - Not a single regret about buying it. It did the job when we needed it to.
Tyler Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Tyler's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Heard about this company through a colleague. Glad we went through Snow Blowers Direct rather than the nearby home improvement store."
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John G.
Medford, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/26/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
09
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
John Groves
This machine is a beast....i got it in 4 days from the time i ordered it. From the time the delivery driver dropped it in my yard i had the machine out of the box and assembled and running in 30 minutes.(gotta look over the directions a bit).

I have used this machine 6 times already. Only complaints are the handles for me are too low. And I ran over a wet circular in my driveway and broke off a shear pin, but 4 come as spares in the packaging.

I have since gotten a supply of shear pins.... more
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Fast, Durable
Cons: For A Tall Guy The Handles Are Just A Bit Too Low
John Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Brian W.
Sag Harbor, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/3/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
26
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Deal
Blower works outstanding in heavy snow, my one and only complaint would be it needs a little more weight to cut through entrances to drive, other then that a fantastic machine.
Brian Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Robert R.
Hillsborough, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/24/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
17
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Truely A Beast!
Best investment I have ever made. Shipping was great. They dropped it at my garage and it arrived in excellent condition. I can't say anything bad about this machine.

I live in NJ and although we do not get nearly as much snow as some, I know I don't have to worry. Pull starts on the 1st try. This morning we got 4-5 inches and what used to take me close to 2 hrs with my Toro 2 stage took less than an hour with the CC 3X.

I want to keep going out my driveway to do the road! This will do... more
Robert Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Robert,
Thank you for the review. We appreciate your feedback, and are happy to have helped you get through this brutal winter with less trouble. Best wishes, and thanks again.
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Shawn G.
Plymouth, MA
REVIEWED
FEB.
13
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
"beast"
Living in New England, we have been getting slammed with snow over the last 5 years. I finally broke down and bought one. I wanted Ariens, but with blizzards every week, they were sold out.

Being desperate, I went with the more expensive Cub Cadet. However, I was pleasantly surprised. This thing is an absolute BEAST! It ripped through 2' of snow for a joke.

What used to take me 3-4 hours of shoveling now takes 15 minutes. I would recommend it to everyone!!
Shawn Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Shawn,
Thank you for the review. If you ever have trouble finding a model in your local stores, try searching for it here as we stock a large inventory going into the season and may have the one you're looking for.

We're happy to hear that you've found success with the Cub Cadet Three-Stage blower, and best wishes going into yet another big snow storm in your area.
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Jim P
Stratford, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/7/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
06
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Jim-ct
This thing actually makes you wish for snow. It's a BEAST! I can't tell you how happy I am that I bought this machine.

It's well made, easy to operate, clears all the wet snow crap we get in Southern CT the price was reasonable, delivery with lift-gate prompt, easy to buy.

That was the key feature: great machine at a good price and easy to buy and get delivered. This is a 5 star piece of equipment.
Jim Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jeff K.
Columbia City, IN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/12/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
03
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Quick Delivery
Received the snow blower VERY quick. The Cub Cadet is a very nice unit. Would highly recommend both the snow blower and Snow Blowers Direct.
Jeff Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Robert F.
Ridgefield, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/18/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
27
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Amazing
Used it for the 1st time last week, and it was amazing. Blew through the wet snow with no problem. Look forward to using again.
Robert Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Sean C.
Owen Sound, OH
REVIEWED
JAN.
08
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
I just bought this blower the other day...used it 3 days in a row....i love the easy start with the pull cord, works great, have not tried the electric start yet but i'm sure it's even easier :) ....today I ran into a bit of a problem..the end of my driveway where the plow had went by a few times.it was very heavy sloppy slush...

i know that no snow blower likes this stuff...but i truly was not impressed by the way it handled it.even taking 1/4 of the width of the blower and only about... more
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Randy L.
East Northport, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/4/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
15
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Life Saver For A Man With Heart Problems
I bought this snow blower just at the right time. Snow storms have dominated the weather in the northeast this winter. My 60's Ariens just pooped out and it was time for a new blower. The shipping process was timely and aggravating with all the snow. It took longer to get here than expected. During the wait I ended up in the hospital with clogged arteries. Shoveling was out of the question. I got help with assembly, which was fairly easy if you have mechanical skills. I was leery of the... more
Pros: High Quality, Price, Features, Reliable
Randy Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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James K.
Guymon, OK
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/4/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
27
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Life Made Easier
My life just got easier when I ordered my snow blower. My business has a north facing exposure which made it a hassle every time it snowed. This has made it easy and effective removing snow.
Pros: Easy To Use
Cons: Not East To Store
James Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
James Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
4/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"My snow blower arrived before its expected date of delivery."
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Yaping Wu
Linden, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/12/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
20
2014
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Piece Of Crap!!!
On January 5, 2014 the worst snow storm in 30 years, after only 3 hours run time, at idle it started back firing and throwing fire out of exhaust, then when speed up to work it went nbp10 feet and started backfiring cutting out, here rod knocking fire coming out of exhaust, took out of gear and started to run ok, put back in gear and started dying out again, pushed back in grave.In morning I called your number and they gave me number to call after I told above problem. 2 weeks it's been in... more
Cons: Expensive, Difficult To Use, Low Quality, Unreliable
Yaping Does Not Recommend This Product
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Dylan L.
Eagle River, AK
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/26/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
17
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
So Far So Good!
Very nice overall unit. Have only used twice, but so far has worked extremely well. Have only used a couple of the speeds so far as I'm still getting used to the machine, but I am very impressed. Would be nice if it was packaged a little better as there can always be some shipping damage.
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Fast, Quiet
Cons: Packaging
Dylan Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Rob R.
Jefferson City, MO
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/2/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
14
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Snowstorm Beaten
A winter storm dumped 8 inches of snow in my area. I was able to clear a long driveway, 2 sidewalks, and the street in front of 2 houses (after the snow plows got through) in less than an hour. What a great machine!
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Fast, I'd Buy It Again
Rob Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ivan R.
Holbrook, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/9/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
13
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snowblowers
Powers like a champ. Easy to use. I hit a fence post and shearing pin broke like it is supposed to avoiding damage to machine. Thumbs up.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Exceeded Expectations, I'd Buy It Again
Ivan Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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John L.
Kingston, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/18/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
09
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Buy
Only used once so far in about 6 inches of light snow however it performed really well and started on the first pull manually. I can see where due to the design it would do equally as well in heavy snow.

The turning trigger feature is a real plus and so is the chute control however the chute doesn't always stay exactly where you put it. So far I'm well satisfied.
Pros: High Quality, Price, Exceeded Expectations, Features, Fast, Quiet, Reliable, I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Store
John Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Richard P.
Eastchester, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/24/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
14
2015
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
My Cub Cadet Experience
Overall disappointed.......The holes in the handle did not line up and were more than 1/8th inch off. I had to drill a new hole in order to secure the handle. The cotter pin on the chute director wouldn't hold and I had to retrofit another stronger pin in order to operate the chute director. The machine does not do well in heavy, or packed snow. It rides over the snow. The tires spin and don't grip which exacerbates the preceding problem. For $1100 I expected better.
Richard Does Not Recommend This Product
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Rich B.
Nutley, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/10/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
24
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Value
I just used my new Cub Cadet 26 inch 3 stage snow blower in a wet heavy 6 inch deep snow. This thing cleared through the snow like no one's business and never jammed up once. This machine is a beast.

My only complaint is the chute does not turn enough on the left side. It only turns maybe 10-15 degrees. It is extremely easy to operate and has lots of power.

I strongly recommend this machine for anyone with a big driveway.
Rich Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Dennis G.
Pearson, WI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/5/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
26
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Buy
Ordered the three stage it was delivered the day of a 17 inch snowstorm. I put it together in 15 minutes and used it right away. It worked great. The only negative is that the chute control is a little awkward to use, but it gets easier with practice.
Pros: Price, Features, Fast, Reliable
Cons: Chute Control Awkward To Use
Dennis Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Nick D.
Duluth, MN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/31/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
22
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Mother Nature Has Been Put On Notice!
Great buying experience from the start. Machine arrived ahead of schedule followed immediately by our first storm of the season. Started on the first pull and worked better than I thought possible. They have predicted this to be a heavier than normal snow season--------bring it on Mom, whatcha' got. The beast is ready and waiting.
Nick Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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David S.
Savage, MN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/11/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
03
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Happy I Found Snow Blowers Direct
After searching the internet and watching some online videos of snow blowers, I decided on the Cub Cadet brand. The new design of their 3 stage machine is a revolutionary change to snow blowers.

Once I made my choice, I then searched where to buy it at the lowest cost. I was happy to find Snow Blowers Direct. They offered a discounted price, with free shipping, and no sales tax since they're not in my state.

The order was processed quickly, with a follow up email confirmation.
Over all,... more
David Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
David's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"The overall transaction with Snow Blowers Direct is user friendly, and relatively easy to accomplish on line. It beats going to a retail outlet, and using a trailer to bring the purchase home. The free shipping with a lift gate truck made it all very easy, the driver put the skid right in my garage. Couldn't have been any easier. The assembly was easy as well."
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Judith Z.
Warwick, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/19/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
12
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Cub Cadet
Only used it once but it did everything advertised. Will see two years down the road or driveway.
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, Fast, I'd Buy It Again
Judith Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Larry H.
Fredonia, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/16/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
06
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Love It!
The turning feature is great. We are having more snow than we have had in 3 years. Good time for a new blower. Great price and the delivery was perfect.
Pros: High Quality, Price, Features, Quiet
Larry Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Richard C.
Falmouth, ME
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/29/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
06
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Cub Cadet 3 Stage
I wasn't totally sold on the three stage unit until the day I went to buy and the two stage I had in mind was sold out. I am really glad I did. We have had four storms already this winter and this unit works perfectly. I don't know how the electric start works yet because the starting is an easy one pull even at 10 below zero. Another thing I noticed is that it hardly uses any fuel. I don't run it on full throttle, about three quarters and in all of the storms so far I have only added a quarter... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Price, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: The Lack Of Hand Warmers
Richard Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Richard Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"This company works very well. They email you when the unit ships with the tracking number. In my case I was having it delivered so the trucking company also called a couple days before to make sure I would be home. It arrived in great condition, was easy to assemble, and the shipping crate burns nicely in the fireplace."
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Ralph I.
Long Valley, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/2/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
02
2014
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Doesn't Come Fully Assembled
The discharge chute on the unit does not work properly. Does not have full range of motion.
Pros: Easy To Store
Cons: Difficult To Use, Heavy
Ralph Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Ralph,
In most situations where the chute does not have full range of motion, it would be due to the chute not being set up correctly when the hair pin was put into place. The chute needs to be aligned per the directions in the manual. If it is not, you will not get full range of motion due to the chute mechanism being on a gear. If you have questions on this, please let us know, we would be happy to help.
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A C.
Sandwich, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/29/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
04
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Incredible Machine
Last winter Boston and specifically Cape Code had well over 112" of snow in just two months. A good amount of the snow here on the Cape was wet and heavy, This machine was not close to being challenged, it just ate right thru it throwing the snow in excess of 35 ft. and easily over the high snow banks.

Oh by the way the heated handles are a delight and the tire chain's let the machine climb my steep driveway with ease. I purchased the windshield/canopy system for this year to enhance... more
A Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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James D.
Cheboygan, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/3/15
REVIEWED
OCT.
21
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Chute Control
The item was shipped promptly, but unfortunately it went to a “local shipper” (not directly to me) for delivery to my address. The local shipping company they used was in no hurry to deliver it to me or even call me to set something up, so it turned out to be quite a hassle actually receiving the item.

Once I did receive the item, it was in very secure packing material (combination of wood frames and box on top of a wooden pallet). The minor assembly went reasonably well and the engine... more
James Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jerold K.
Gloucester, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 8/24/15
REVIEWED
SEP.
14
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
"cubby" Lookin' Good
I checked several suppliers and found the this machine at SBD. Fast delivery, good price, and quality product.
Jerold Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Gary C.
Terre Haute, IN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/28/14
REVIEWED
MAR.
17
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Product
Purchased this blower last fall and had (2) opportunities this winter to use it. I also gave a new Polaris 550 Quad with snow blade and I actually love the way better that this blower performed on my asphalt drives.

I not only do not have a pile of snow which takes longer to melt but it would throw both the dry and wet snow we had a good 30'-40' as advertised. It has plenty of power to handle any snowfall we get in this area.

It would take the snow right down to the asphalt and with a... more
Gary Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Robert B.
Jarrettsville, MD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/20/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
20
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
It Cuts Right Through
After several uses, I am pleased to say that the snow blower was able to easily chop up and throw the snow piled up by the snow plow. It throws the snow about 25 to 30 feet.

Since my driveway is 60 feet wide at its widest point, I am able to blow the snow far enough so that I do not have to move the same snow twice.
Robert Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Gerald B.
Newton, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/15/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
08
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Timing
I couldn't be more pleased. My cub cadet arrived about a week after ordering and a few days before the first snow storm. I did request a lift gate which made the unloading easy for the driver. Just took two of us to get it off the hand fork truck.
Removed box from around the blower.

Instructions were very good. Had to position the pinion gear a 1/8 turn to the right of the top arrow guide in order to get the chute to turn equal on both sides. Easy adjustment and only exception to inst.... more
Gerald Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Joel S.
St. Cloud, MN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/20/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
10
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
First Massive Snow Storm Of The Season Nov. 10, 2014
First time I used my new cub cadet, city plowed in the end of my drive way, the snow was over 2 feet deep. The cub cadet made easy work of it.
Joel Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ivan N.
Belleville, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/22/14
REVIEWED
OCT.
13
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine.
The machine looks great, is heavy duty, has a big engine, features quality construction, and at a great price, and most important great brand. Cub Cadet.
Ivan Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Ivan's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Snow Blowers Direct is the best web site that I've found, great prices, fast delivery, costumer service outstanding. Thank you."
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Nick D.
Marlboro, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/13/14
REVIEWED
MAR.
06
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Great Machine But Too Much Plastic
I purchased this machine to replace a MTD 5 hp 22 inch snow blower that failed after 18 years. When I read all the reviews and read the consumer reports ratings I decided to purchase the Cub Cadet. While I was assembling the unit I noticed that there was much more plastic items than I would have liked. Gear selector power steering switches chute. I just hope that it was a wise investment in 3 years from now when the warranty expires.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Features, Durable
Cons: Low Quality, Too Much Plastic The Gear Selector And Top Housing Is All Plasti
Nick Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Gerry P.
Montgomery, MN
REVIEWED
FEB.
20
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
This Things A Snow Beast!
This beast will gobble up snow, wet heavy snow...it don't matter! Love using it! Might as well throw the instructions in the garbage though! Still not to difficult to put together if you are mechanically inclined.
Pros: Easy To Use, Fast, I'd Buy It Again, Reliable
Cons: Expensive, Bad Instructions
Gerry Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Johnnie P.
Ft. Wayne, IN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/30/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
18
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Just In Time For Snow Storm !
Picked up snow thrower just yesterday 2/17/14.

Overnight snowstorm 5'' plus. 30 mph West wind. 18'' to 2 foot drifts in the drive way. Uncrated unit put on the chute and handle bars, filled with gas, started right up and worked GREAT!!! Even on the heavy snow by the road from the plow. Good E- mail updates on the process of my order. Will do business with your company again.
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, Exceeded Expectations, Quiet
Cons: Packaging
Johnnie Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Steve H.
Howell, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/26/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
14
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
A Smart Choice
After doing research on many snow blowers offered, I decided to purchase the Cub Cadet 357cc 3-stage snow blower. I live in NJ and yesterday I got to use my new machine for the first time. We only got somewhere between five and six inches of snow before it turned to a steady rain. This baby had no problem tackling the boulders that the plow leaves at the end of your driveway, The power steering feature is awesome and lets you turn on a dime.

I retired a Craftsman 9hp that I had for about 14... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Price, Quiet
Steve Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Eddie B.
Hamilton, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/23/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
03
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Follow Up
Just did about 4" of wet, heavy snow. This snow blower did a great job. It threw the snow 30 to 35 feet. I should say slush, with no problem. So far I'm glad I bought it.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Did A Great Job
Cons: Expensive
Eddie Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jonnie T.
Goldfield, IA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/2/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
29
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snow Blower
This is my first snow blower and I'm very happy with it. Shipping was quick and free assembly was easy and once I filled it with gas and oil it started on the first pull.
Pros: High Quality, I'd Buy It Again, Reliable, Durable
Cons: Expensive
Jonnie Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Rob
REVIEWED
JAN.
27
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Like Butter
This is my second snow thrower. The entire experience from researching various models, ordering and delivery were excellent. I went with the lift service and the delivery went perfect and without any stress.

I was a bit concerned about the assembly based on a few reviews and let me say it went smooth and took about 20 minutes. The instructions were fine and with diagrams and the work very basic.

Once assembled I did my engine checks, double checked all cables and connections, added gas... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, Fast, I'd Buy It Again
Rob Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Brian R.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/19/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
20
2014
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Strange Odor
I've only used it for about 2hrs but it still emits a strange odor. I called the mfg who said they have never had this complaint. It also seems somewhat under powered compared to my 8.5 HP Toro.
Pros: Easy To Use
Cons: Expensive, Heavy, Strange Odor
Brian Does Not Recommend This Product
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Joseph Z.
Glenville, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/31/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
14
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Extremely Satisfied
Saw an add for a Cub Cadet 3X online and was sold.

I was in the market for a snow blower and the Cub Cadet advertisement sold me. I've used it a few times here in upstate NY and I have not been disappointed. My only disappointment is that I didn't order mine with drift cutters. But I'll put them on for next year.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Features, Fast
Cons: Expensive, Heavy
Joseph Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Vladimir B.
Ossining, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/31/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
16
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Great Machine, Not Without Issues
This is the first snow blower I've ever had so i don't have anything to compare it to, but overall i'm happy with the machine. My only gripe is that it does tend to ride up on top of snow when you hit something particularly hard hard/compacted. I'm using this on a gravel driveway and the back yard (grass). Therefore i had the skids almost all the way down so perhaps that was part of the issue. Also the power steering can be a bit of a challenge to handle.

Then there are a few minor... more
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Neil M.
Hesston, KS
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/11/14
REVIEWED
OCT.
08
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Welcome To Kansas Toto
The blower got here in fine shape - easy to finish the assemble. Everything worked the way it was suppose to, as far as I could tell.

It is to be 87 today - so no snow to really try it out. It will have to clear an area that is 20ft by 200ft driveway - so we will see! Thank You!
Neil Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jeff S.
Rocky Point, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/12/13
REVIEWED
MAR.
01
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Tested Many Times
I live in the northeast. We have been getting slammed this year, I replaced an old chain driven snowflake with this machine. I should have done this a long time ago. This machine rips thru snow and after the plow buries my driveway, it tears thru that also. It throws the snow far too. I do both neighbors houses too, and half the time it took me with the old machine. The joystick works well too. The only complaint is the plastic chute tends to rise up when the snow hits it. If the snow is only 2... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Price, Reliable
Jeff Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Dennis
Norwell, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/16/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
22
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Better Than The Video
I purchased the 26" Cub Cadet 3x snow blower at the end of December. I was leery of the marketing video and how made up it was. Last night we received 18" of snow so I was eager to test and see if it could hold up to the reviews. It had no problems blowing snow max distance I had was 30'. The real test was the berm which was over 24" tall, in slow speed it chewed through the entire berm, never bogged down and never skipped a beat. I actually had to go back on the town road... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Exceeded Expectations, Fast
Dennis Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Dennis Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Always great, and whenever I have a question the person on the opposite end has a straight forward answer."
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Timothy S.
Buffalo, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/30/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
21
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
3526swe
Snow Blower handles good, it will take some time getting use to with the features that it has. I think the chute could use some improvement, it seems when you turn it to the left it doesn't stay in locked position properly. Overall it's a good snow blower.
Pros: Price, Features, Fast, Durable
Timothy Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Timothy Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
4/5
"Great customer service"
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Capt. Mark B.
East Boston, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/26/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
20
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
My New 26" Cub Cadet 3 Stage Snow Blower!
Hi folks!

Recently on an expedited basis I received my 26" Cub Cadet 3 stage snow blower. I am VERY IMPRESSED with this marvelous machine!

Just the other day I first tried using it to remove about 3 inches of pure slush in Boston. It almost effortlessly tossed the snow where I wanted it!

Tomorrow night we are expecting a blizzard that will dumped 10 to 12 inches of fluffy snow. I suspect this snow blower will toss the snow more than fifty feet!
I remove the snow for my entire... more
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, I'd Buy It Again, Quiet
Capt. Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Capt. Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Snow Blowers Direct is a pure joy to do business with! From sales to customer service everyone and everything was first rate! I will not hesitate to do more business with you (I already have) and recommend your company to my friends!"
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Nghia T.
Malden, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/15/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
05
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Cub Cadet 3x
Powerful machine!
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Fast, Reliable
Nghia Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Kevin H.
Columbia, MO
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/11/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
02
2014
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Cub Cadet Blowers
These blowers are really cheaply made. Too much plastic. Plastic chute, plastic control area, cheap metal on the blades. Save your money for a better made unit.
Pros: Features
Cons: Bad Instructions, Low Quality, Expensive, Durability
Kevin Does Not Recommend This Product
Kevin Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Snow Blowers Direct has very fast service. Product arrived faster than they estimated and arrived in good condition. You can buy from them knowing the product will arrive fast and in good condition."
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Gerald W.
Lynnfield, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/4/15
REVIEWED
NOV.
29
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Pleased
Look great and my expectations of cutting through what the town snowplow leaves at the end of my driveway will be easy.Handles warm up quickly that will be nice in keeping my hands warm. Feels very light to operate in making turns and potential of blowing the snow far from my driveway.
Gerald Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Gerald's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Very efficient and a great price delivered to my garage."
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Kathryn B.
Jemez, Springs, NM
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/10/15
REVIEWED
NOV.
20
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Snowblower Came In Time
The gentleman that tried to deliver our snow blower was not able to delivery it 2 times because roads where slick.

A neighbor came to his rescue and brought it up. We are still learning the machine. I do believe this is a good purchase. we have plenty of snow to test it. Thanks.
Kathryn Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Joseph J.
Clifton, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/21/15
REVIEWED
OCT.
21
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
The snowblower was delivered within a week. Assembly was easy and it started up without a problem. The power steering works great. When it snows I'll let you know how good the machine works.
Joseph Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Anthony C.
Sandwich, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/29/15
REVIEWED
APR.
02
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
This 3-stage machine is excellent. This past winter in Massachusetts, we broke the record with most snowfall for this region. Typical snowfalls were 12" to 25" non-drifted, wet snow.

The Cub Cadet chewed easily through the snow, throwing the snow 35 to 40 feet. The powered directional steering made turning the blower easy. The joy stick chute control took a bit to master, but proved to be an asset in changing chute direction and elevation on the fly. And lastly the heated hand... more
Anthony Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Anthony's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
4/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Beryl friendly and helpful in selecting the best blower for me. My driveway has a steep incline and the staff helped me select chains that perfectly fit the machine."
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John D.
Dumont, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/26/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
30
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Wow!
This thing kicks butt!
John Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ronald R.
Loveland, CO
REVIEWED
MAR.
17
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
A Darn Good Snow Blower!
I purchased the Cub Cadet 3X (26") 357cc Three- Stage Snow Blower early February 2015. This snow blower did in fact throw snow 40-feet distance. When I got into heavier snow, the engine governor increased the engine power and blew snow through the machine very well.

The power steering feature is excellent and heated handle grips are very good. The snowplow on the main dirt road left a real large rock at the end of my driveway. The first stage of the Cub Cadet touched the rock and I was... more
Ronald Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Edward E.
Wellfleet, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/17/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
16
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
A Great Machine, Ready To Work!
I was sure that once I ordered my Cub Cadet 3x 26” the great New England winter of 2015 would be no more. Between the back order status (can’t blame anyone for that) and the delivery time (shipped when they said it would ship, arrived when they said it would arrive), February had just a few days remaining. Fortunately, I had paid the extra fee for the lift gate service because when it arrived, there was no way that truck could get off the road and into our driveway.

So the packaged... more
Edward Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Edward's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"The folks at Snow Blowers Direct have been helpful from the time I started trying to identify the right machine to purchase right through to help from customer service when I had a question about assembly (while standing outside in the snow when it was 26 degrees late in the afternoon). I hope it will be a long time before I need to buy a new snow blower, but I wouldn't hesitate for a minute to buy one from SBD nor to recommend them to a friend."
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Ron S.
Clinton Township, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/31/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
15
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Nice Machine
Really easy to assemble! Had a good storm after receiving it. Did it's job as advertised ! very pleased!
Pros: High Quality, Price, I'd Buy It Again, Fast
Ron Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Ron's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"VERY VERY quick delivery"
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Raymond W.
Brewster, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/29/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
12
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
Does the job with power to spare.
Raymond Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Edward B.
Pembroke, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/17/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
11
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Monster Snow Blower!
I got mine a bit too late in the season to really give it a good work out, but it is a sturdy, well made machine. There is a bit of a learning curve for those of us who have never used such a big machine.
Edward Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Paul F.
Milford, NH
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/13/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
08
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
I have owned 4 snow blowers and this one, despite its small width, is the best at throwing snow. I make paths around the house to the back door, generator and such. The smaller cut means less damage to my lawn.

The plastic glides help with that as well. I recommend this machine. Easy to setup and the electric start is great.
Paul Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Dennis K.
West Chester, PA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/23/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
07
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
We All Don't Have One.
That's what she told me, We all don't have one, We can't wait for the snow to stop, we have to start shoveling to make it an easier job.
That was after I told her I'm waiting for the snow to stop before I break out the new Snow Blower.


This Three Stage Machine handled all of the 12 inches with ease. My favorite part was the plow truck build up at the end of the driveway. I had to stop so I did not hit his truck with the 50 foot column of discharge coming from my new Club Cadet.
Dennis Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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John H.
Quincy, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/3/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
04
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Nice Snow Blower, Terrible Delivery
Paid extra for rush shipping and lift gate service. Unit took several weeks and had to pick up myself at depot.
290 lbs

The cadet is a nice unit runs and performs well. Not as powerful as I had hoped. It throws dry fluffy snow well, has trouble with heavy wet snow.
John Does Not Recommend This Product
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Nigel A.
Longmont, CO
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/26/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
28
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Does The Job, And Then Some.
I've never owned a snow blower before so unable to make a comparison. But as it turns out I made a choice.

It has the features that make it easy to use. Electric start, power steering (takes a bit of getting used to), long throw, heated grips, easily adjustable shoot, headlight.

Very happy with the purchase and it saves all that shoveling.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Features, Exceeded Expectations
Nigel Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Rick H.
Buffalo, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/2/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
27
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
November Wall Of Snow & Then Enending More!
SORRY - I haven't had a chance to write a review. We've been hit this winter in western NY multiple times. I requested help from 2 neighbors to remove XXX from the back of my pickup truck. It's a heavy machine! I appreciated the helping hands & am repaying the dept by keeping 2 additional property's (snow-free).

XXX is well named & deserves it's title! Easy to assemble - User friendly - Absolutely a snow-removal beast! Sidewalks, driveways, plow pile-ins - NO CONTEST! This machine... more
Rick Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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John M.
Mechanic Falls, ME
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/3/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
25
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
It's A Beast
We got over 4' of snow on top of 3' of snow the beast went thru it like butter. the only thing I did not do was get a set of chains for it.

My house is on a hill in the back and any snow blower I ever had would bog down in the icy spots, I just lean on the beast and out it comes. Chains would make it easier, less work on my part.

I went thru 5' drifts around my horse barn. Wished I got the drift breakers, which would have made it easy to clean up and not have to go over it a second time.more
Pros: High Quality, I'd Buy It Again, Features, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Just A Little Heavy Til You Get Used To It
John Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Timothy B.
Mapleville, RI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/1/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
23
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Amazing Machine
I had a 10-year-old Husquvarna that broke down on me just after we encountered our first blizzard of the year here in New England.

The parts were back ordered everywhere, so it was time for a new machine. I read the website reviews and gave the Cub Cadet a try... the service was amazing.

I received the machine in 6 days, and it's awesome. It lives up to the reviews and then some. I can not say enough about the service.

Thank you.
Timothy Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ronald W.
East Dennis, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/31/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
22
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
What A Relief!
I purchased this snow blower right in the middle of snow storm after snow storm. I am so happy with the performance of this machine. It more than met my expectations.

I would recommend this snow blower to a friend or family member. I am beyond satisfied with this snow removing powerhouse.
Pros: High Quality, I'd Buy It Again, Features, Exceeded Expectations
Ronald Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ken H.
Bridgewater, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/30/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
22
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Power
A very powerful machine. Has a pull or electric start. Seems to be at its best when moving snow as deep as the buckets opening. It's heavy. Takes a little getting used to but the heated grips and steering help.

If you have been watching the news you know we got over 90 inches of snow in February and this machine has literally chewed through it.
Pros: High Quality, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Bad Instructions, Heavy
Ken Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Eric W.
Hull, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/14/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
20
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Best Money Spent All Winter
Plain and simple, it does it all. BUY ONE!
Eric Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Stuart S.
River Edge, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/2/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
17
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Power Machine To Cut Through The Deepest Snow
I bought 2 of these, one for home and one for my office. The power and control of these machines is incredible. They throw deep snow 40 feet easily, power up hills and back up into my storage room with ease.

I read reviews about breaking shear pins, but I have not hit anything that my machine could not pick up and throw well away from where I am working and keep on working.
Stuart Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Paul H.
Fremont, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/19/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
11
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome Machine!
I just upgraded from a 10 year old Cub Cadet 2 stage thrower that worked well, but was getting tired. The first thing I noticed was how quiet this new thrower was as compared to the old one. Very powerful engine! This machine throws heavy snow a ridiculous distance .... 25 feet or more. It literally made me laugh! Turning is easy with the new technology as well. Buy it ... you'll be happy you did!
Paul Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Matt
Cromwell, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/2/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
09
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Happy So Far
My old Bolens/Tecumseh from the 70's lost a gearbox after the last big storm we had up here in CT. It certainly didn't owe me anything! We've gotten so much snow up here that everyone was sold out of snow blowers locally, so I ordered the Cub Cadet 3x26 from Snow Blowers Direct. I got it in 3 days, despite multiple snowstorms that could have de-railed a shipment like that. 10 minutes after uncrating it, it was tearing through about 20" of old snow without so much as a hiccup. Power... more
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Art G.
Peabody, MA
REVIEWED
FEB.
07
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
2 Years And Ok
First year it ate snow like it was hungry for breakfast lunch and dinner. Son ran it into the bushes and jammed the auger had to replace the belt. Had problems as belts were on back order which indicated maybe they got a bunch of bad belts, but once installed and keeping idiots away from the machine it has been running great.

This year we have had a huge amount of snow eats through 18 inches like nothing, slowed down when i hit the bottom of the driveway and it slowly but surely eat the... more
Pros: High Quality, I'd Buy It Again, Features, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Bad Instructions, Parts Avalability Waiting For Shipping A Problem No Local Dealers
Art Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Marnie B.
Tyngsboro, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/16/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
06
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Nice Machine
I got this and I am very pleased so far. Waiting for a real snow fall to see it really work. Good value.
Marnie Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Thomas K.
Long Valley, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/15/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
27
2014
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
I'm Disapointed
I could have purchased this model at the local Home Depot for less and not lost a half day's pay to boot
As a snowblower its not better than the one it replaced which cost half the money.
Pros: It Does The Job
Cons: Expensive, Doesn't Throw Snow Very Far Bogs On Snow Banks
Thomas Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Thomas,
We are sorry to hear of your disappointment with the Cub Cadet Snow blower you purchased. If you need further assistance with the machine please feel free to contact us at 800-710-7499 and we will do what we can to help you. If your issue is more with quality or performance we would suggest you contact Cub Cadet directly. They can be reached at 1-877-282-8684 and are always appreciative of consumer feedback.
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Daniel G.
Norton Shores, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/13/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
24
2014
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Non Functional Out Of Box
The trigger cable for the chute rotation was frozen prevent the rotation of the chute from side to side.
Very disappointing.
Daniel Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Daniel,
We are sorry to hear of your issue. Your best option would be to contact Cub Cadet tech support. They manufacture and warranty the product and they would be in the best position to help with your issue. They can be reached at 1-877-282-8684.
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Eric S.
St. John, IN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/31/14
REVIEWED
MAR.
06
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Love The 3 Stage
We've had a heck of a winter here in NW Indiana this year and I couldn't imagine life without it. The cable operated chute mechanism is a little goofy, the placement of the cable could use some refinement. It has gone through 24" tall drifts without a hiccup. I am going to put chains on the tires (steep driveway). I'd be curious as to how the track model is.
Pros: Price, I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations, Reliable
Eric Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Kue C.
Trumbull, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/15/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
05
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Thanks
Every thing is good and fast delivery, thanks.
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Features, Durable
Cons: Expensive, Durability, Heavy, Packaging
Kue Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Amy G.
Pleasant Prairie, WI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/9/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
30
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Love It
Bought for my husband and he loves it!
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Price, Durable
Amy Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Kobus R.
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/9/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
30
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great, But With Small Issues
Came very well packed in a study box. Instructions were very clear and assembly was as easy as can be.

Why the heck don't they include an electric cord with the unit? When bought in bulk it costs less than $0.50 so there's no excuse to milk a customer for one that must be ordered separately.

One of the minor issues is that they don't tell you whether it shipped filled with oil or not. The instructions tell you some ship filled, others not. I know you have to check, but I bet some users... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Fast, Features
Cons: Bad Instructions
Kobus Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Dennis R.
Little Canada, MN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/11/14
REVIEWED
MAY.
30
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Swow Blower
It was hard to give a review as we did not have much snow this year. What we did have was easy to remove.
Dennis Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Dennis's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Great, easy to order and shipping was great."
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Jeffrey W.
North Attleboro, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/20/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
16
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Nice Machine
Ordered this snowblower in part due to the reviews read here and the recommendation from Joe.

Delivery was slow from R&L Carriers. 10-14 day delivery.

Assembly was simple and had unit running in 10 minutes!

We had a snowstorm two days later and the unit performed very well. Love the power steering!

Would definitely recommend!
Jeffrey Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Fred H.
Point Pleasant, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/29/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
13
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Backache Relief
I submitted a review several weeks ago. I couldn't give a higher rating as everything worked perfectly.
Fred Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Arthur H.
Chicopee, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/25/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
08
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome Machine
What an awesome machine, came in a nick of time for the weather we are having here in Mass.
Arthur Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Andrew M.
Kingston, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/2/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
01
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Bye Snow
It clears 6+" of snow and even that junk at the end of the driveway left by the plow. Really happy I purchased this. Worth every penny and comes mostly put together.
Andrew Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Charles H.
Tonawanda, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/2/15
REVIEWED
FEB.
25
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Cub Cadet 3x (26") 357cc Three-stage Snow Blower
I have used my Cub Cadet snow blower several times, and it has performed great. So far, no complaints. Nice machine.
Charles Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Bob B.