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Cub Cadet 524SWE Reviews
Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 5
Pros
Easy To Use (22)
High Quality (14)
Features (12)
Price (10)
I'd Buy It Again (10)
Cons
Unreliable (4)
Expensive (2)
Heavy (2)
I Wish The Snowblower Wa... (1)
I Wish The Up And Down C... (1)
82% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
53 Reviews  Sort by 
 
M B.
Carmel, IN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/13/13
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
JAN.
05
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Midwest Winter
Didn't know if we needed this large of a machine.
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Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Fast, Easy To Store
M Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Xavier M.
Wilmington, DE
REVIEWED
JAN.
26
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Blizzard 2016 Delaware
My son bought me a Cub Cadet 2X (24") 208cc Two-Stage Snow Blower from Costcos in November 2015 as a Christmas gift. I put it in the shed until January 21st. Big snow coming! I pulled it out and realized the bolt on the auger handle had broken off. This was a factory issue because the unit came assembled.

Returned it to Costco for full refund because they didn't have any more in stock. I had to buy it from another dealer for an extra 100.00. (Not happy about that) Two authorized... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Expensive, Had To Spend An Extra 100 Dollars
Xavier Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jose P.
Bethlehem, PA
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
Nice Snowblower
Does a great job of blowing snow - very powerful.
Jose Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Jose's Experience With Snow Blowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"You guys were faster than Home Depot, and about the same price (if not cheaper)."
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Chris G.
Litchfield, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/4/11
Total Helpful Votes
38 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
SEP.
24
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
524swe Is The Way To Go
Snowblowersdirect is the way to go hands down. Customer Service is great, and shipping times are very reasonable. So far I am very happy with my 524SWE. From unloading off the tractor trailer, assembly and testing out in my driveway was under 30 minutes. Power steering feature works great I tested it out on my asphalt driveway, wet grass, and loose gravel, it performed great on all three surfaces. Definitely a back saver with out a doubt. Added a little bit of gas, checked the oil and the... more
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George
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/22/12
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
28 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
FEB.
17
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Finally Have Snow Blower Now Waiting For That 1st Snow Fall
After much searching and comparing I finally pulled the trigger and ordered my Cub Cadet with power steering from PED. The snow blower arrived as stated when ordered, delivered with no issues to my garage. The hardest part was removing the shipping crate, man do they build a cone of protection around this equipment. Once I had the crate removed the setup of the snow blower was quick and easy.

The first push or the electric start button and she came to life. After an hour or so of... more
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Vaughn Lenander
Lonsdale, MN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/16/13
Total Helpful Votes
20 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
DEC.
11
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Snowblower For The Price
I have used this snowblower in 8" very hard packed along with deep wet and dry snow conditions. I am very impressed with the power of this machine.

The engine controls work well and is easy to use, but is a bit tricky to get to at while you are starting and stopping the machine. You have to reach in and around the shoot control cables to adjust the engine speed and the choke.

The head lamp works decently, but the snow discharge shoot is in the way of most of the light being... more
Pros: Price, High Quality, I'd Buy It Again, This Snowblower Has Good Power
Vaughn Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Mike S.
Sioux Falls, SD
Total Helpful Votes
16 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JAN.
08
2015
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
524swe Will Not Start
I used this snow blower for two years with no problems. The 3rd year it will NOT start. I pulled the spark plug and there is oil on the plug. Seriously, after two years the engine needs work. This was my first Cub Cadet and my last!
Cons: Low Quality, Unreliable, Durability, Expensive
Mike Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Mike,
We do apologize for the bad experience you have had with your Cub Cadet snow blower. In a situation like, we would suggest taking the unit into a local Cub Cadet servicing dealer to have it fixed. This sounds very much like an issue with the gasket cover in the engine. Your unit did come with a 3-year warranty and from the sounds of it, you should still be within that warranty so the fix should be covered. If you need any assistance in finding a local Cub Cadet servicing dealer in your area, please do not hesitate to give us a call.
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Barry R.
Fort Wayne, IN
Total Helpful Votes
12 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
NOV.
09
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Changing The Oil
I bought my cadet last year (just-in-time) and changed the oil at the end of the season. The oil release spigot is too short and does not clear the frame, so oil dripped down the frame and it was too close to the body to place a pan under it.

Consequently I spent more time cleaning up the oil than actually draining it. I suggest extending the pipe as I did and make it simpler and cleaner.
Barry Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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David
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/2/14
Total Helpful Votes
11 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
FEB.
28
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Nice Machine For A First-timer
I have used snow blowers a few times, but this is my first time owning and maintaining one.

I'm happy with the size. This unit is on the small side, but I find that the maneuverability and ease of handling makes up for the few times when it might take one extra pass to clear a wide-open area.

It comes with two sets of instructions - one for the blower, and one for the engine - with neither of them really being very user-friendly. Assembly wasn't too hard, but you need to take time and... more
Pros: Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Easy Start, Compact
Cons: Bad Instructions
David Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ken
Creston, ID
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/10/12
Total Helpful Votes
10 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JAN.
01
2013
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Sad But True
We had purchased one of these models 3 years ago with perfect timing as there was a very heavy snowfall that year and we absolutely loved it. I have been married 25 years, my wife said then that she liked her new snow blower better than any ring or gift I could have bought!

Her mother is elderly but still in her own home and my wife loved how she could simply drive the Cub Cadet up our quad ramps into the pickup, use the nice slow reverse to back it down again, and clear her Mom's sidewalks... more
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Timothy K.
Plainview, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/12/13
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
16 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JAN.
04
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Finally Had Snow
After purchasing the 524SWE at the end of the season in 2013 I didn't get a chance to use the snow blower except to verify it started. I started the snow blower in November and again this past weekend to ensure all was set before a storm. Finally this week we received just short of a foot of snow from a blizzard. Went out to the garage, primed the snow blower and with the electric start it started immediately. The blower worked great throughout my driveway and sidewalk. Being my first snow... more
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, I'd Buy It Again, Features
Cons: Heavy
Timothy Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Paul
Wyandotte, MI
REVIEWED
DEC.
04
2011
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
No Good
I just bought my Cub Cadet on 12/1/2011. (524SWE) Took it home, fueled it up, checked the oil and read the operator's manual.

Pulled the starter 2 times and it started up. Right away it was making a bad sound. I tried run it thru all of the gears however something was wrong. It did not shift smooth, and when I tried reverse it would not back up.

When I removed the lower inspection cover I noticed bearing assembly for the drive wheel had pulled apart. When I went to Cub Cadet's web site,... more
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William M.
Winterport, ME
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/16/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
09
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Read First, Assemble Second.
I tried it two different ways. First the way of man assembly before reading the instructions! In all fairness when it came off the truck, there were three of us. My helpers went to the assembly stage immediately. After they were gone, I read the manuals, unassembled and reassembled properly. Eight inches fell the following day and it was put through its paces. We had a major ice storm less than a week prior which the snow buried. Performance on the ice mad me wish I had chains, but the... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Features, I'd Buy It Again
William Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
William Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Weather and the Christmas holiday hampered the promised delivery date by a couple of days but the freight line that delivered couldn't have done a thing to improve their excellent service."
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Bill G.
Lake Nebagamon, WI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/1/12
REVIEWED
NOV.
26
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Black Friday Was A White Friday
The snowblower came as advertised. It arrived in good shape and was dropped off right in my garage. After 15 minutes of assembly I was ready to go.

Well, on Black Friday I woke up to our first snowfall of the year and it was 15 inches. The snowblower on its maiden voyage worked perfectly. The snow flew and it never bogged down, even in the heavy end-of-driveway plow snow.

The machine works great and the delivery was as advertised.
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Burton D.
Revere, MA
REVIEWED
JAN.
27
2015
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Greatly Disapoionted
I bit the bullet this year and bought a new snow Cub Cadet, I had an Ariens that I had for 11 years. it did a great job but was getting old and was always needing repair. I bought the new Cub Cadet 208 CC I did a lot (1 1/2 years ) of research and review reading. I settled on the Cub Cadet. I live in Revere MA today is the big day of the blizzard of 2015 and my brand new snow blower won't start.

I used a brand new gas can, brand new gas the recommended (5w-30) oil kept it covered from the... more
Pros: Looks
Cons: Unreliable
Burton Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Burton,
We are sorry to hear of the issue you are having with your Cub Cadet snow blower. Our advice to you would be to keep working with Cub Cadet directly under their warranty program. A local servicing dealer should be able to help or you can contact Cub Cadet directly at 1-877-282-8684.
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Tim De C.
Turners Falls, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/15/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
20
2014
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Would Be A Good Machine If It Would Start
I have a new Club Cadet 2-stage blower and I have to say I'm not thrilled with it.

The main thing is that it is not starting up now. It turns over but won't start up. It's barely a month and a half old now at most, I think. What can I say?

I don't like the chute either, it gets stuck at each end of the swing and takes two hand to get it to move back in the opposite direction.

The rest seems good, except for the choke controls, which also get stuck.
Cons: Unreliable
Tim Does Not Recommend This Product
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Larry W.
Camdenton, MO
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/14/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
12
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Product Back Ordered But Still Came Early
Winters are unpredictable in the Ozarks so this year decided to get a snow thrower. I researched on line and found the Cub Cadet with features I needed and at a reasonable price. I ordered the product and saw it was back ordered but decided to take the chance it would come before a big snow. I was surprised when it came 2 weeks before promised. The delivery was great they put it in my garage. It took about 30 minutes or so to put it together and get started. The oil level in motor was full only... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, High Quality, Easy To Store
Larry Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Larry Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Snow Blowers Direct had an easy site to use and variety of high quality products to chose from. The purchase process was easy and fast."
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Timothy Kemperle
Plainview, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/12/13
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
16 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAR.
08
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
So Far So Good...just Need Snow
Received the Cub Cadet 524SWE in a crate which more than protected the snowblower. The crate was probably the biggest pain in assembling the snowblower...many staples holding the crate together. Once I was able to get the unit out of the crate I just followed the instructions and was able to assemble the snowblower in 30-45 minutes. I did have one issue - the electric wire heading up to the headlight was broken and I needed to solder the line and use a little shrink wrap tubing to seal the... more
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Joe
Justice, IL
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/16/12
REVIEWED
FEB.
06
2012
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
The Factory Quality Control Stinks!!
I picked up the 524SWE the Monday before we got 9 inches of snow on Saturday Jan. 21st. I put it together per the instructions, which were very easy to follow. After putting it together I started it up to try it out. Everything seemed to work well. I only went about 20 feet turned around and put it away hoping for snow. Well I got my wish, woke up to 9 or 10 inches of snow! Went out to the garage, started the unit and when I engaged the drive gear it jumped like a rabbit . The speed... more
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Bob
Glencoe, MN
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/11/12
REVIEWED
JAN.
02
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Experience
I went online to look for a 24" Blower that had power steering.
I found it here so I ordered it. PED was great at letting me know just where the blower was at all times.
The shipping Company set up a time when I would be home to inspect the Blower once it got here.
The Blower was in perfect shape.
I just want to Thank all of you that were involved with order.
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Matt
Franklinville, NJ
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/23/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
15
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Quick Delivery Reliable Start
Purchased the Cub Cadet for this winter. Shipping was incredibly fast, received it less than a week after ordering. The delivery could not have been better, shipper assisted in getting the pallet into my backyard.

Took about a hour including reading the instructions to complete the assembly of the blower. It worked flawlessly a couple days later in 10 inches of snow.
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, Exceeded Expectations
Matt Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jack Crockett
Sault STE Marie, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/14/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
27
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
The Cub Cadet 24" power steering is a great machine. The power steering is great to move it around in the garage, but doesn't seem necessary
out doors when in use. Very powerful engine, throws the snow perfectly into my neighbors driveway which is quite far away.
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Good Looking Machine
Cons: Packaging, I Wish The Up And Down Chute Was Not Manually Operated, I Wish The Snowblower Was Completely Assembled On Arrival
Jack Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Kurt D.
Rapid City, SD
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/19/13
REVIEWED
NOV.
10
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Waiting
Took 5 days shipping not the 3 days stated it would take. That being said it came very well packaged,easy to put together. Checked oil, started right up. Took it for a test drive and I really like the easy steering. Looks so good mother nature is afraid to make it snow so I can't test it. I am very happy with the unit, the online staff did a great job helping me buy it. The free shipping made it even a better deal yet.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Quiet, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Shipping Took 5 Days Not 3
Kurt Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Kurt Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Maybe do away with the shipping guess ta mater. Took 5 days instead of 3. Not your fault it left your store right away. Just waiting for snow. Thinking a great value price was good and the free shipping was better."
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John I.
Erie, PA
REVIEWED
FEB.
11
2015
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Cant Recommend
Bought this 4 years ago. Broke down for the second time in 2 months, this time its the pistol control cable/bolt. Prior issue was a coil that you literally have to tear unit totally apart to repair. $300 bill and now this. Can't wait to see how much this costs...better off to just pay someone to plow. Cheaply made in China and not designed for ANY easy repair... Pistol grip/chute control is bad design hurts your wrist and elbow..use both hands or BUY SOMETHING ELSE! Sorry tractor Supply..these... more
Cons: Unreliable, Expensive To Repair
John Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
John,
We are sorry to hear of the issues you have had with your Cub Cadet snow blower. Our recommendation would be to contact Cub Cadet directly. They warranty and manufacture the product. Cub Cadet can be reached at 1-877-282-8684.
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Budd D.
Buffalo, NY
REVIEWED
FEB.
10
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Nice Unit Well Priced
Bought this 524SWE to replace my 5.5 MTD single speed dinosaur snow blower. Arrived in well packed case. I am technically challenged but even I could put together and run. Love the tight turning circle ,heated grips and powerful motor. It ripped through powdered and slushy snow well. A pal of mine bought the 924HV Husqvarna model. Upon seeing the ease of turning on the Cub he informed me he wished his snow thrower had come with that option. He jokingly offered me the chance to trade machines.... more
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Features, Price
Budd Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Paul G.
Lindenhurst, NC
REVIEWED
FEB.
06
2015
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
New York Snow
This is my second season using this snow blower and I am not impressed. It constantly goes up in the air with deep snow and I have to go back and forth. It will not clear the mess at the end of the driveway after the plows come. The snow also gets stuck in the chute and conks out and I can not get it started with the pull start. I have to drag it back to the garage to use the electric start. I hurt both my wrists and thumbs last year and had the same problem this year. Wish I had gotten the 3... more
Paul Does Not Recommend This Product
Robert, the Snow Blower Expert
Product Expert
Paul,
We are sorry to hear of the issues you are having with your Cub Cadet snow blower. We would suggest contacting Cub Cadet directly due to the fact they warranty and manufacture the product. Cub Cadet can be reached at 1-877-282-8684.

Two stage snow blowers can have the tendency to ride up on snow banks. The best thing to do is ease into the piles of snow and there is going to be some back and forth from time to time. It is just a common issue when it comes to two stage snow blowers. Even the 3-stage can do this from time to time. It does diminish the "riding up the hill", but won't completely alleviate it. The only way to really counter this problem is with a track drive unit, and that is definitely not always convenient. They cost more and are harder to maneuver.

If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact us.
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Terry M.
Lodi, CA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/16/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
29
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Cub Cadet 524 Swe
Purchased when it was on sale, back ordered, but came sooner than promised. I didn't pay for the lift gate service and had some friends on hand expecting to have to get it off the truck myself. The freight company was on time and the driver used the lift gate and rolled it into the garage for me on the pallet. We then un-packed the crate to check the Cub. All looked good and it went together easy and was ready to start in about 15 minutes. Starts easy with both the rope start and the... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, I'd Buy It Again
Terry Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Jeff
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 2/9/13
REVIEWED
MAR.
02
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
An Exceptional Little 2-stage That's Put Together Right
I bought this to replace an older MTD/Yard Machines model that had simply seen the end of its days. I was originally hesitant to purchase this model because of the steering assist, thinking it would be one more thing to go wrong, but after reading many reviews and watching videos, I figured it'd be something nice to have. Actually, I'm fairly sure that making tight turns with a solid axle on the old snow blower wasn't any good for it in the long run.

Anyway, it took about 15 minutes to put... more
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Richard
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 8/29/12
REVIEWED
SEP.
21
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Waiting For Snow
The entire process from ordering to delivery was excellent....and frustration free.

We live high up in the Colorado Rockies and our Cub Cadet was delivered exactly on time and wheeled into our garage for us. Uncrating and setup was easy, and it started on the first pull.

My wife and I ran it around our paved driveway to see how it feels and the power steering, zero turn radius, is wonderful. She weighs 110 pounds soaking wet and it's very easy for her to maneuver.

Now we're just... more
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David B.
Ocala, FL
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/17/13
REVIEWED
FEB.
02
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great For The Winter Snows In Buffalo N.y.
I love it. Well my wife loves it. Ever since we got it, we haven't had any snow. Go figure!!! It works so good, I think I will buy one every year.
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, I'd Buy It Again, Light Weight
David Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
David Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Ordered from Florida for a Christmas present for our son it NY. He received it in a few days. Fast shipping."
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Dan
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/31/12
REVIEWED
FEB.
11
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Excellent Machine
After 30 years of hand shoveling, I broke down and bought a snow blower. Timing was perfect! I used it once a fee weeks ago with a small storm but the blizzard of 2013 was a real test and it came through with flying colors! What a great machine! It started up right away and performed fantastically!
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Barbara B.
Kings Park, NY
REVIEWED
FEB.
03
2015
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
No Luck Keeping It Running
We just purchased this item from Costco, 3 months ago figuring we were ready for snow. NOT will not stay running. Pull cord broke! Not very happy with this.

We havent been able to use it yet and we had aour 1st 2 storms. What a waste of money and time.
Barbara Does Not Recommend This Product
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Mark M.
St. Clair Shores, MI
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 1/1/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
31
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Poor Shipping
Took over a week to deliver ! The freight company promised delivery ..called at 5 pm they said he was busy but on his way ...called at 7 they said he would call me ... Finally I called at 9 pm and he said he broke down, had no lights and he was heading back to Romulus .. So I ask how he was driving with no lights and had another excuse .. Got it delivered the next day ..freight company is a nite mare .. I'll forgive them cause it was free delivery.
Pros: High Quality, Features, Exceeded Expectations, Reliable
Mark Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Francis R.
Bristol, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/14/13
REVIEWED
NOV.
05
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Buying Experience....
Lots of extra features I didn't expect that will make my snow blowing experience a lot more pleasant. I bought the snow blower on sale at a great price, I would suggest this snow blower to anyone looking for a snow blower. I wish that I could've afforded the hand grip warmer that would've been nice to have. Snow Blowers Direct is a great company, they made purchasing my snow blower very easy. I called several times with questions everyone was very courteous and helpful. Shipping was fast and on... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Durable, Quiet, Exceeded Expectations
Francis Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Paul G.
Lindenhurst, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/6/13
REVIEWED
SEP.
28
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Cub Cadet 24 Swe
After last years snow, I knew I needed a bigger snow blower. After researching a lot of blowers, I settled on the Cub Cadet because it had all the features I wanted at a reasonable price. Snow Blowers Direct had the best price and the shipping was fast and painless. I purchased the optional heated handles. Took me about an hour to unpack and put everything together. I have not tested it yet as there is no snow but I ran it around the driveway and it turns on a dime with the assisted steering. I... more
Pros: Features, Easy To Use, Price, Light Weight
Paul Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Nancy R.
Roscoe, IL
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/13/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
19
2014
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No More Plows!
We've been having our blacktop driveway plowed for 20 years. Finally got tired of huge piles of snow at the end of our driveway and having to reseal the blacktop annually due to scrapes from the plow. This new Cub Cadet is awesome! Although it's no small piece of machinery, it's surprisingly easy to maneuver and does a beautiful job without the wear and tear on the driveway. Our only wish is that we would have bought it years ago!
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, I'd Buy It Again, Reliable
Nancy Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Nancy Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"It's a long story, but..... Shipping was very accommodating. We were able to pick it up at the local shipping hub using a trailer rather than have to arrange for a couple friends to help load and unload from pickup truck bed. We were very relieved, given its size and weight."
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Mark H.
Chester, NH
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/15/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
07
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Machine
Only used it one time, but, very happy on the the first run. It smoked right through the dry light snow..
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Features, Fast
Mark Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Deb Van De V.
Southborough, MA
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
Great Machine!
So glad I ordered this snow blower. Delivery time was even faster than expected. Set up was a breeze. Most importantly, it goes through deep snow like crazy.
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Features, Reliable
Deb Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Brian W.
Enfield, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/6/13
REVIEWED
OCT.
28
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Best Snow Blower Ever Owned
I have owned two snow blowers previously and this one surpasses the strength, durability of the previous two. It has not snowed as of yet but I am praying to the snow gods so I can put this to the test. It started on the first pull and I am most impressed with Snow Blowers Direct. This machine got delivered when told, the price you can't beat, and the free shipping is amazing for such a large product.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Durable, Fast
Brian Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Brian Would Recommend Snow Blowers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Great website and one stop shopping for this product!"
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Chester S.
Pawcatuck, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/11/13
REVIEWED
OCT.
25
2013
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Looks Great And Starts Right Up
No snow yet but can't wait. Started up first time with electric start. Started by pull starter about 5 more times since delivery. Already did oil change after about 2 hours of running. Hope we get lots of snow so I can run it thru it's paces. Runs quietly and looks great.
Pros: Easy To Use, Quiet, Price, Reliable
Chester Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Stan
Joliet, IL
REVIEWED
DEC.
21
2011
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Looks Nice
Looks nice and steers great. Had a 1979 8 or 9 hp Toro before this and needless to say this is nice and shiny. Toro was a tank, but I will say that this snow blower is extremely quiet or I'm going deaf and seems a lot easier to maneuver. We have had Zero snow and now that I bought this we probably wont get any, but if we do I will follow up. Snow Blowers Direct was a pleasure to deal with and great pricing. Thanks....Stan
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Randy
Mason, MI
REVIEWED
DEC.
06
2011
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Sweet
Got mine day before 8.7" wet snow storm. Easily threw 35+'. Was concerned about how clear the pavement would be left as my driveway is on a hill. No sweat as it cleaned nearly as well as my old single stage paddle. Took me half the time.
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Carl
Overland Park, KS
REVIEWED
DEC.
02
2011
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So Far - So Good
I just received my new snow blower. It was pretty easy to set up. Started quickly and seems to work fine. I love the power steering feature. This is a large blower and would be difficult with this feature. Since I bought it I'm sure it will not snow so I'll update this later. But so far, I love it.
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James G.
St. Albans, VT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/29/11
REVIEWED
NOV.
28
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
James
Ordered on-line and it was delivered straight to my back door. I put it together in about 30 minutes. Love the look of it and it started on the 3rd pull. Have not had a chance to use it in the snow yet!
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Walter R.
New Britain, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/29/11
REVIEWED
NOV.
19
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome!!!!
I have not used my snow blower yet but I love it! Can't wait to use it! The cub cadet is easy to understand and self explanatory. It was shipped immediately and it arrived it great condition!! Thank You!!!
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Dana
Westerly, RI
REVIEWED
NOV.
05
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Waiting On That First Snow!
Shipped earlier than the back-ordered time, arrived and with my son the lift gate service brought it into the garage. I spent more time uncrating the snowblower then setting it up! Very easy to set up, added a little more gas, checked the oil, and fired it up on the second pull.

Spent the next 15 minutes "test driving" it in the driveway. The steering included with this model is just great so far - just have to wait to test it out with the first snowfall! Missed the 2 inches we... more
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Patrick
Fairfield, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/10/11
REVIEWED
OCT.
02
2011
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Pat Kane
Although I have not a chance to start it up yet, everything looks fine. The delivery truck was excellent. The snow blower was crated and packed very very good. There was no apparent damage, no missing parts. The limited assembly was very easy. I followed the instructions in the manual with no problems. With the exception of starting up the machine everything works fine. I can't wait to use it. I just need to add gas and pray for some snow.
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Chris C.
Syosset, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 12/10/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
01
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Snow Thrower
Shipped on wrong day and had to leave work to meet driver, but driver very nice guy and helpful so all is well. Machine shipped in perfect condition and easy assembly and start up.
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Quiet, Fast
Cons: Heavy
Chris Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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David J.
Stamford, CT
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 11/14/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
06
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
It's A Beast!
Product arrived in perfect condition and after installing the chute, some gas and the handlebars, I plugged it in and pushed the button and two seconds later it fired up. Now I'm just waiting for a snowstorm.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, High Quality, I'd Buy It Again
David Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Mark K.
East Longmeadow, MA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/18/13
REVIEWED
NOV.
10
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Snowblower
No snow yet easy to use during practice run!
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, Exceeded Expectations, High Quality
Mark Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Tom H.
Staten Island, NY
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 9/4/12
REVIEWED
NOV.
06
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
So Far So Good
With a Nor'easter storm coming tomorrow I decided to get my snow blower up and ready for the upcoming storm and the winter season. I found that setting up the snow blower and following the maintenance book was an easy task. I added the gasoline and checked the oil reading which only took about 5 or 10 minutes- easy.

I then followed the directions from the book and it only took 1 pull of the handle and the snow blower started without a hitch. I went through the gears front and reverse... more
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Dana W.
Westerly, RI
REVIEWED
FEB.
03
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Updated: Waiting On First Snow
Update: Feb 2, 2012:

LOVED IT - snow of about 9", and worked great as planned. Threw it as far as advertised, so able to 'blow faster. Glad I "practiced" in the yard. JUST WISH IT WOULD SNOW MORE!
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Shipped earlier than the back-ordered time, arrived and with my son the lift gate service brought it into the garage. I spent more time uncrating the snowblower then setting it up! Very easy to set up, added a little more gas,... more
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Waylon M.
Cedar Rapids, IA
Purchased from Snow Blowers Direct
Purchased 10/19/13
REVIEWED
MAY.
30
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine
Wish I bought this a long time ago, it takes most of the work out of snow days.
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Price, I'd Buy It Again
Waylon Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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