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Cub Cadet

Model CS3310

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3 in. 250 cc 2-in-1 Upright Gas Chipper Shredder

  • 250cc Briggs & Stratton OHV engine
  • Will chip branches up to 3" in diameter
  • 10:1 Reduction ratio

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The Briggs & Stratton 250 cc OHV engine provides the precise amount of power so that you get cleaner, more fuel-efficient results. Easily turn your debris and tree branches to mulch, compost or wood chips with the efficient 2-way feed system. A 5-bushel collection bag allows you to handle longer jobs so you’ll be faster and more efficient when clearing yard debris. Dispose of branches and twigs up to 3 in. in diameter chipping capacity, this saves you time from having to manually dispose of branches. The 10 in. semi-pneumatic wheels and tow bar provide easy mobility and the standard tow hitch offers easy transportation.

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  • 250 cc Briggs & Stratton OHV engine provides reliable and durable power to chip or shred even the toughest yard debris
  • 3 in. chipper capacity turns branches into mulch for compost or easy disposal
  • 12 flails with chromium steel chipper knives stay sharper longer and last longer to devour debris
  • 10:1 reduction ratio reduces yard waste from 10 bags to 1
  • 10 in. semi-pneumatic wheels and tow bar for easy mobility
  • Ideal for turning lawn debris into mulch or compost to save time and money with yard cleanup
  • Choose Cub Cadet with confidence, backed by a 3-years limited residential warranty
  • Model # 24A-424M756

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May 24, 2016
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i have found my machine impossible to restart after a shut down until I wait a while. Have not timed it so far. I run a tank of gas out and when it shuts down I am done for the day.
I worked out this routine due to the fact that I could not get it to start after shutting down.
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September 11, 2015
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When the engine is warm it is almost impossible to restart the engine unless you wait about a half hour therefore delaying your work time. This Briggs and Stratton engine is terrible and not strong enough for this chipper.
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August 31, 2015
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Apparently the answer from cub cadet came from someone who has not actually used one. It is true that the engine will not start after shutdown, even if only run for a short period of time. My experience is that it needs to cool down for at least 20-30 minutes before it will re-start. It was my assumption that the engine was flooding on shut down when it coasted to a stop. I put an in-line fuel shut-off Read More
Apparently the answer from cub cadet came from someone who has not actually used one. It is true that the engine will not start after shutdown, even if only run for a short period of time. My experience is that it needs to cool down for at least 20-30 minutes before it will re-start. It was my assumption that the engine was flooding on shut down when it coasted to a stop. I put an in-line fuel shut-off valve in the fuel line and closed the valve when i wanted to shut down. This was not a fix, as the unit was still hard to start after shut-down. Then i shut it down normally with the throttle and pulled the spark plug out. It was dry as a bone, so it's not flooding. I never even thought to choke the motor on a warm start as that goes against everything i have done in the past. Next time i run it i am going to try choking it like the other respondent suggested. I sure hope that works because this thing is a real pain in the arm to re-start. Read Less
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June 2, 2015
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Hello. If the engine is already warmed, it is not necassary to prime or choke the engine. The engine already has sufficient fuel to start. Thank you for your question.
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Gloucester, MA
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June 2, 2015
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I have had the same issue. Pull the cord a couple of times to clear the feeder first, then set the choke to full, throttle to 1/4. that seems to get mine to fire off.
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is the towbar available for this model?

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September 11, 2015
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Towbar comes with this model. Very nice heavy duty towbar.
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Ohio
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June 4, 2015
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Yes and Cub Cadet wants $130.30 plus shipping for the tow bar and a couple pices of mounting hardware.
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Cleveland, Ohio
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October 3, 2014
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Hello,
Yes, we do have a tow bar available for this model. The part number is 290-010-000.
Thank you for your question.
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Can this shredder be towed at freeway speeds?

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March 20, 2016
The towing feature sounds handy and I'm sure it works well on slower roads, I just wanted to see if it could be pulled faster at freeway speeds (55 mph - 70 mph) which would be super handy to get it around if needed.
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No, don't even try it. Small wheels, tall machine.
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March 21, 2016
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Hello - No, the towing feature is designed to be towed around the yard using your riding lawn mower. Thank you for your question.
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is the chipper made in USA or CHINA ?

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January 30, 2016
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This is made in the USA.
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January 21, 2016
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Hello - The Cub Cadet 3" Upright Chipper/Shredder is manufactured in Tupelo, Mississippi. Thank you for your question.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 25 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Chops like crazy I read from reviews this engine is a hard pull to start- it is but so far I have only had to pull the starter cord about 1 1/2 feet and slowly comes to life and runs. Easiest starting equipment I have ever experienced. Putting the oil is ridiculous and they should really address this by just adding a dipstick with a tube. Chipper cut everything I threw in it including ~3 inch branches from an apple tree. Careful how you hold it; a lot of shock comes thru the wood (expected). Shredder, well, shreds. Attaching the bag is tedious and it fills fast, but I tried w/o and the chips went into the neighbors yard. Nice that the tow bar is included- competition asks for >$100 for a piece of square tubing with a couple of holes and a pin/ hair clip. I will see how it holds up this falls when the copious debris from my trees goes into it. May 20, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Solid and Powerfull Chips 2" 20 foot long saplings without stalling. 3/4 throttle works fine for 1" to 1 1/2" so you don't have to run at "max" power very often. Only improvement would be larger tires to make rough ground transport more effective. May 5, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by dependable product The chipper is easy for me to start even with a bad back. For all of the reviews that say it is hard to start after shutting it down...just choke it each and every time you start it and you will find that it starts the first pull every time. I did a lot of research on chippers before my purchase. I am glad that I did not purchase a chipper rated for two inch branches as it would have probably only chipped 1 inch...as this one will not handle the 3 inch branches of any sort of hardwood and has trouble even with soft woods such as pine or poplar when the branches are 3 inches. It is very useful for 2" and below...just chewing them up instantly with little effort to feed the branches into the shoot. The shredder works great for leaves and tiny tiny branches. As usual with most products, you might as well just throw the instructions away before reading them. Overall I am quite pleased with the product so far as I have just learned to cut the 3" branches up with my saw for kindling...and believe that my opinion will remain the same as the machine seems to be quite dependable. March 31, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice Machine This is great machine. very well package for shipping the Freight guy delivered it to the end of the driveway it came fully assembled after about an hour of reading the manual I added the oil, fuel and fired it up it started at the first try. I used it for about 30 minutes and the results are great no problem when my wife came home I fired it up to show her and it start it up once again in the first try. I have a big job this weekend and I'm glad I bought this unit. P.S. I love the tow bar great to tow around my property with my riding tractor. February 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Well worth the money This chipper definitely will handle anything that will fit in the chute even the hardest of woods. It does take some muscle to start it but that is normal for a fairly heavy duty machine. April 26, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by poorly built This item is poorly built. As you use it the screws come loose from the vibration and the blades actually fell out during used. Also the rivets on the side of the shoot pop when in use. March 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good machine Just got this and have been quite impressed, the chipper really pulls the wood in and the hopper works better than expected. I just did some Christmas Berry bush which has branches that go every direction and is really a pain and it sucked it down. Some need a bit of coaxing but less than with my old shredder. Note engine says 1150 which at first glance looks like 11.5 HP but it is 11.5 ft/lbs at 2600 RPM which is about 6HP. This engine appears to be the same engine with some improvements as is on my old shredder. That poor thing has taken a beating and still starts on the first pull. It sits outside and has water in the oil more than once and rolled down the hill once but keeps on going. I did have a problem starting this machine when warm, I think that will take some choke adjusting to figure out. January 18, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by This unit does not work well With a large treed yard, I thought this chipper would quickly convert branches and other yard debris into mulch and chips. Quickly is not part of this units vocabulary! Small branches are meant to go into the hopper section. However there is a short radius bend just before the blades. Branches will not easily go around the sharp bend therefore not making contact with the blades. Very frustrating! Larger pieces, up to 3" diameter are meant to be inserted into the other side of the unit. You have to push the sticks very hard to make any progress with chipping. I was told that the unit would virtually suck the wood in so I would need to hold it back to prevent the motor from stalling due to overload. You actually need to push very hard. Just not worth the money! November 6, 2015
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