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lqmustang
05-09-2005, 11:33 PM
Got my new Tiger Cub today, along with a new 6.5x16 tandem trailer. Still have to work on the trailer setup, but this will get my by for this week anyway. Here's a few pics I snapped this evening.

lawncare18
05-10-2005, 12:10 AM
Very nice!!!! Get some dirt on that mower. What are you towing that with?

jt5019
05-10-2005, 12:17 AM
Very nice.. I remember when my tiger cub was that clean :)

lqmustang
05-10-2005, 12:24 AM
Thanks! Too bad they don't stay that clean for long. It will see plenty of action beginning tomorrow morning. Truck is a '99 F250 v10 with a Truckcraft dump insert. :waving:

jt5019
05-10-2005, 12:30 AM
How much do the truckcraft inserts go for? Thinking about getting one myself heard truckcraft was one of the better brands.

lawncare18
05-10-2005, 12:41 AM
post some pics of the trucks? How many lawns you cutting a week?

lqmustang
05-10-2005, 12:42 AM
Steel prices have not been kind to the dump inserts. I paid about $2800 (including cab protector, rollup tarp, and installation) last fall, but the time savings are worth every penny. You can see a few pics at http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=89833&highlight=truckcraft

Currently cutting 35/week. Trying to get that number to 40-45.

SeacoastDesignsL&L
05-10-2005, 05:24 PM
Nice set up I have the same thing. Can you snap a few pics of the roller tarp on the dump insert, I have the same insert but I was thinking of making my own roller tarp, just wanted to see how they wotk.

jtkplc
05-10-2005, 06:01 PM
What brand is your trailer? Where did you get it? I live in Jackson Michigan and I'm looking for a longer trailer and wondered if you got your trailer somewhere near me. Thanks.

lqmustang
05-10-2005, 06:45 PM
I bought the trailer at Exit 99 Sales. They manufacture their own trailers, and seem to do a nice job with them. Located off I77 at the Fohl Rd. exit (exit 99, go figure :rolleyes: ) just south of Canton.

lawnandplow42
05-10-2005, 08:46 PM
awesome mower, can't kill a scag

LLandscaping
05-10-2005, 08:56 PM
We have two Scag Tiger Cubs, they are great mowers. Good luck and you need to get that Cub dirty.

padude2004
05-11-2005, 08:45 AM
how much grass can you cram in that insert. it looks small compared to an 8 footer. do you have enough room in it to cut grass all day and not empty it?

lqmustang
05-11-2005, 09:02 AM
Plenty of room for my needs. I only bag select accounts (those that pay for it). Usually I can make 2 days before dumping, sometimes 3 depending on growth rates and the time of year.

Oh, and the new mower is dirty already!! :rolleyes:

ALarsh
05-11-2005, 08:30 PM
How do you like your scag w/b? How is the cut?

lqmustang
05-11-2005, 10:45 PM
The WB has been my bread and butter for 3 years. Cuts great and leaves a nice stripe. Has also been rock solid mechanically. Outside of regular maintenence, I've only had to replace a pulley and give the carburetor a good cleaning so far. Here's a link to a property that was cut with it last season. http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=82325

kc2006
05-12-2005, 08:10 PM
Mind me asking how much you paid for the scag? They look like good machines I'm pretty close to you so price shouldnt be too far off.

lqmustang
05-12-2005, 11:21 PM
Paid $7299, also got the triple bagger for $1899. Let the price bashing begin lol :waving:

WoodBrothersLC
05-13-2005, 08:17 AM
how long is that trailer, it is really nice looking

kc2006
05-13-2005, 09:15 AM
He said the trailer was 6.5x16

7299 isnt bad at all, I was looking at toro's the other day and they wanted 7999 for a 52/54" deck forget what it was.

Does the scag cut really well? Got any pics of how it cuts?

99F350
05-14-2005, 11:03 PM
just bought a cub 48/19 two weeks ago for 6299. love it cuts great