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Snow blowers

Cub Cadet 31AH57S
 
Approximate retail price:
$1500
Summary: This 30-inch, two-stage snower includes a second impeller, electric start, and a headlight, among other key features.
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Type: Two-stage gas snow blowers
About - Cub Cadet 31AH57S

The Cub Cadet 31AH57S is part of the snow blower test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, snow blower models like the 31AH57S are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Width (in.):
The clearing width, or swath, in inches.

Removal speed:
Removal speed is how quickly models could remove snow without laboring; single-stage machines were pushed as quickly as possible before the machine labored.

Plow pile removal:
How fast the snow thrower can remove a simulated pile of snow left by a municipal plow at the end of a driveway.
Features & Specs - Cub Cadet 31AH57S
info Engine size 420cc
info Electric start Yes
info Multiple speeds Yes
info Single hand controls Yes
info Freewheel steering Yes
info Single lever chute adjustment No
info Headlight Yes
info Heated handgrips Yes
info Warranty (yrs.) 3
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User Reviews - Cub Cadet 31AH57S
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(16 of 16 customers found this review helpful)
 
3.0
3X- Not quite as good as advertised
3/12/2014
Pros
Clears to the Pavement
Maneuverable
Cons
Hard On Auger Belts
Best Uses
Driveway
Comment:
We use it for a medium sized rural driveway. It's easy to use and always starts right up. However, it does not handle wet snow as well as the Cub Cadet Video seems to show. First dump of heavy wet snow we burned up an auger belt. The dealer was great, but... this product needs double auger belts.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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