Clear the Snow with a Cub Cadet Series 500 Snow Blower

A driveway full of snow only looks pretty in a Christmas card. It never looks good on your driveway or sidewalk. The 500 Series of gas-powered Cub Cadet snow blowers handle that snow as efficiently as possible and require the least effort on the part of the operator. These snow blowers also provide years of dependable operations offering great value for the purchaser.

The Models

The 500 Series includes five models ranging from 24 to 30 inches in blower width. The larger models also include larger engines and snow impellers to handle the higher volume of snow from the wider blower. Of course, the wider snow blowers move the most snow in the least time but are not always necessary for homeowners with limited driveway or sidewalk space. The heart of each 500 Series snow blower is its four-stroke gas engine. Standard features include electric start to get the engine running quickly when the snow is falling. The variety of capacities offered by the 500 Series lets the buyer find a machine with the right capacity for their needs. Each offer the best possible value for the operators that need that particular level of capacity.


All of the Cub Cadet 500 Series snow blowers offer standard features like headlights, multiple forward and reverse speeds and a 21 inch height of intake. All but the 524 WE, the base model of the series, include steerable wheels. The steerable wheels improve the maneuverability of the snow blower allowing the operator to work in tighter spaces. It also reduces the effort the operator must expend to turn the snow blower under normal conditions. The “Cool Blue” skid shoes slide smoothly along the driveway or sidewalk reducing damage to the surfaces while allowing the blower to clear the ice and snow right down to the surface.


One of the most convenient features available on a snow blower is the Zero-Turn Posi-Steer. This optional feature allows one-handed operation and turns of the snow blower along with the ability to make a 180-degree turn. This feature is especially useful when clearing snow from sidewalks or other narrow spaces. Other options include heated handlebars greatly improving operator comfort on cold days.

Make it Special

Check for a complete line of accessories for the 500 Series Cub Cadet snow blowers. Popular additions include a clear stand up cab preventing wind and snow from blowing in the operators face and a cover to protect the machine during off-season storage. A special “Drift Cutter Kit” extends above the intake chute of the snow blower allowing the operator to clear snow deeper than the standard 21 inches.


Cub Cadet products are built to last and the 500 Series of snow blowers is no exception. Each snow blower includes a 3-year residential use and a 1-year commercial use limited warranty. Along with unsurpassed reliability, the snow blowers are designed to be repairable in the event of a mechanical failure. A complete line of parts is available at The parts lookup application on their website helps the do-it-yourself mechanic or the small engine repairman find the right parts the first time to effect the most efficient repair. An investment in a Cub Cadet snow blower should mean years of efficient snow removal for the homeowner or businessman. The right parts and maintenance can make sure your machine continues to deliver when needed.

Since 1984, Shank’s Lawn Equipment has provided thousands of people with the best outdoor power equipment on the market. If you’re in the Gettysburg, PA, Clear Spring or Hagerstown, MD, area and need service for your Cub Cadet 500 Series Snowblower, be sure to stop by Shank’s Lawn Equipment.


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