The Phillips Snow Cutter is so durable that our customers use it for many years. The Snow Cutter I use in New England is over 15 years old, with the original cutting wire! Still, some people use the tool so heavily that they wear out the cutting wire. Thankfully, we sell them separately.
Unfortunately we can’t figure out how to change the shipping charges for this product if you are ordering it alone. Please call us directly at 1-800-946-9970 to order this product with a more reasonable shipping charge.