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Old 01-31-2012, 10:03 PM
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Cub Cadet as a company, I get the impression that they are cheap homeowner grade mowers. I know that isn't true because some are well built. These ones didn't look too heavy duty but the concept is neat.
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:35 AM
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I wouldn't want the steering wheel, maneuverability is a huge part of efficiency and you'd have sore shoulders by the end of day 1 with it, even with a suicide knob.
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Old 02-01-2012, 02:55 PM
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Thats true, at my college they have some commercial cubs and they look tiring to use. I never thought of that. Normal mowers keep everything in control with your hands because the hydro's control the mower.

Gotta shot of the two brothers today, and how the gauges are set up in the 6.0L, a guy asked me on plowsite to throw some up, so I thought I'd put em here too. And a shot of the brand new (still) engine in the 205.
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Old 02-01-2012, 04:29 PM
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Those gauges net, and you can tell that the 205 is still new by the engine in it it's just so clean.
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Old 02-01-2012, 07:39 PM
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I don't think I ever read anything about it, but does your brother help you and your dad out or work somewhere else?
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Old 02-01-2012, 08:08 PM
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I don't think I ever read anything about it, but does your brother help you and your dad out or work somewhere else?
Well my brother does HVAC by trade, water heaters, furnaces all that kinda stuff but helps out doing winter work. Snowblowing, salting and shovelling whenever we need help. He does have a full time job though, he often gets excavating jobs or landscape work from clients looking for a company so we do that together and I help him. He's worked for us doing maintenance in the past, as well as another large (100 or more accts) company here.
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Old 02-02-2012, 02:43 PM
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Going to look at a new little toy on the weekend. Its for aerating grass I swear....
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Old 02-02-2012, 02:45 PM
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Not a fan of quads but looks nice lol
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Old 02-02-2012, 03:07 PM
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hahaha i did the same thing about 2 months ago except i got a polaris sportsman 550, its not a "toy" its a vital piece of equipment to your bus...
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Old 02-02-2012, 03:19 PM
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Haha! I've been around bikes and quads my whole life, and my friends and I go through phases of what we ride. We all just sold our utility machines, and they've bought a Raptor and an LTZ, so I'm going to look at this Sunday. I've owned a few polaris machines KPZ! (2) Sportsman 500's, a 700 twin and a Scrambler. I never loved any of them but I hear the new 550 and 850 machines are much different. Mainly had reliability issue with mines, belts and stuff. How do you like yours?

My last machine was for work, I want a toy to play with now!
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