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CSV 070 Chipper Shredder Vacuum

The CSV 070 may be small, but it manages to combine a chipper/shredder and vacuum into a compact unit. If you can use a walk-behind mower, you can use this chipper/shredder to bag leaves and dispose of small branches without … Continue reading

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Using Your Cub Cadet Chipper Shredder Safely

Chipper/shredders can make quick work out of fall leaves and fallen branches, but that same power can make them dangerous to operate without the right protection and operation practices. Here’s what you need to know to use your equipment safely. … Continue reading

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Cub Cadet Handheld Leaf Blowers: Gas Vs. Rechargeable

If you’re looking at getting a new leaf blower for your home, you’re faced with one major choice: gas or electric? While electric blowers used to fall far behind the power of internal combustion models, today they’re almost evenly matched. … Continue reading

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Changing the Oil in a ZTR

Due to the use of pressurized lubrication systems, filters, and unique mounting setups, oil changes on a Cub Cadet ZTR require different techniques from an oil change on a regular riding or walk-behind mower. These tips will help you do … Continue reading

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Replacing a Deck Spindle

A deck spindle is a shaft supported by bearings that transfers power from the pulley to the blade, rotating hundreds of times per second. After so many rotations, it’s inevitable that these parts will fail, requiring replacement. How do you … Continue reading

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Installing a Mulching Kit

Want to save on fertilizers and reduce the amount of effort needed to maintain your lawn? When you mow, the long clippings left behind blow off of the lawn, taking their nutrients with them. By setting up your Cub Cadet … Continue reading

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Dealing with Lawn Rust

The leaves on your trees will yellow in fall, but your grass shouldn’t. Changes in grass color can be an indicator of lawn rust, a fungus that can hamper your grass’ growth and its ability to survive the winter. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports Rates Cub Cadet Mowers

Are Cub Cadet mowers worth buying? Consumer Reports certainly thinks so. After extensive testing, 6 Cub Cadet models made their recommendation list, noting their ease of use and superior cutting performance. How Consumer Reports Tests Mowers Consumer Reports is an … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Spark Plugs

Your Cub Cadet’s spark plugs need to be checked and replaced regularly to keep the engine running at peak performance, and it can also help you diagnose problems. Spark Plug Characteristics Gap: The spark jumps between the upper and lower … Continue reading

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Getting a Good Finish with Your Cub Cadet Mower

Cub Cadet is famous for the finish of their Signature Cut mowers, but just buying the right mower isn’t enough to get a smooth, even finish on your lawn. These tips will help you get the most out of your … Continue reading

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