Features and Comparisons of Cub Cadet 1X Single-Stage Snow Throwers


1x cub cadetIf you are in the market for a new snow thrower, Cub Cadet’s 1X line is an introductory way to get familiar with the equipment and offers more than enough power to clear sidewalks and driveways in up to six inches of snow. Here is a closer look at what the 1X series brings to the table.

The 1X 21″

This is Cub Cadet’s starter snow thrower, with it’s 21″ clearing width and weighing only 88 pounds. It is easy to maneuver on eight-inch wheels and comes with Cub Cadet’s standard propeller driven system so you can comfortably walk behind the machine instead of having to push it. The auger itself is steel reinforced rubber, nine inches in diameter, driven by the 123cc OHV 4-cycle engine.

The 1X 221HP

The 1X 221HP is the next step up from the standard 21″ model. It shares all of the features of the smaller model but comes with a slightly stronger 179cc engine giving you the ability to clear more snow faster and easier. It has a 190 degree easy adjust chute and electric push start button. This model also includes an LED headlight on the dash panel to help you see even in the early mornings and the fog.  This model was featured as a “Best Buy” by Consumer Digest.

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The 1X 221 LHP

The 1X 221 LHP brings even more power and convenience to the table. Still weighing in at just 88 pounds, this snow thrower comes with a 208cc Cub Cadet OHV 4-cycle engine with a two-quart fuel capacity. The added convenience of one-handed chute adjustment without having to leave the operator position adds to the power of this handy machine.

All of Cub Cadet’s 1X snow throwers are single stage machines that come with a three-year limited warranty for residential customers and one year limited warranty for commercial customers. Their innovative clog resistant high impact technology makes the 1X series perfect for anyone who wants a light snow thrower that is easy to maneuver and doesn’t require much manual adjustment to get it set up for the task. Cub Cadet has built their snow throwers to last a lifetime. With proper maintenance and care, you can expect them to keep your sidewalks and driveways clear and handle even the worst winter conditions with ease.

Where To Buy Cub Cadet 1X Snow Throwers, Parts, and Accessories

Shank’s Lawn Equipment staff members are trained and certified as dealers by Cub Cadet, offering a wide range of in-stock parts and quality service.  To order parts or accessories online, visit www.shankslawn.com today to use the parts lookup tool. Replacement parts can be shipped directly to you anywhere in the U.S. or Canada.

If you live in South Central Pennsylvania and are looking to buy a snow thrower or find a reliable service shop, Shank’s Lawn Equipment is located at 4900 Molly Pitcher Highway in Chambersburg, just off route 11. To get there from I-81, take Exit 10 to Marion.

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