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3 stage Vortex snow blower

Has anyone looked at the Troy bilt Vortex 3 stage snow blower?
Hope they beefed up the differential and the blower for the added stress.
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First I heard of that on anything but the Cub Cadets. Looks like MTD is rolling out the 3 stage to some more models now.

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Has anyone looked at the Troy bilt Vortex 3 stage snow blower?
Hope they beefed up the differential and the blower for the added stress.
Interesting timing of your thread. I was at the local Lowes last night and saw a few of those machines parked out front all chained up. Looks kinda cheesey with the round disc auger thing staring you in the face. Just my observation is all.

Would be interesting to get some feed back on what people think.

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Would be interesting to get some feed back on what people think.
discussion here from last winter.
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Interesting. Thanks for the link dbert!

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Actually now that I looked through that thread... I was thinking of a different thread. I thought I'd remembered seeing a video of the owner operating it.
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was wondering how the vortex 3x compares to the cub cadet 3x
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One is black and red, the other is yellow. I think the stickers are different too.

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Interesting timing of your thread. I was at the local Lowes last night and saw a few of those machines parked out front all chained up. Looks kinda cheesey with the round disc auger thing staring you in the face. Just my observation is all.

Would be interesting to get some feed back on what people think.
I never even bother to look at these things. Just walk on by. I'll never buy a new blower. There are way too many good, no, great used machines to choose from.

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One is black and red, the other is yellow. I think the stickers are different too.
Nailed it!

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