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Can this be?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by S man, Oct 9, 2005.

  1. S man

    S man LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,562

    Can you tell the difference between the cub and lesco? Looks like the same mower to me except the paint.



    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,138

    Close lookes the same.
  3. stevesmowing

    stevesmowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 847

    rear tires on the cub look wider. But yes they are very close. I think the bob cats are close too.
  4. Mower For Less

    Mower For Less LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 823

    That is CLEARLY a different seat.
  5. S man

    S man LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,562

    So does one company make these? What about copyright?????
  6. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,701

    I think Lesco and Cub Commercial are made by MTD. Looks like the same machine to me.
  7. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,023

    You are right, They are both made by MTD. Different companys add their own tires, seats, decals ect. to try and fool people.
  8. DynaMow

    DynaMow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 570

    Lesco and Cub are made by a company called Commercial Turf Products, in NE Ohio. MTD (commercial) used to be affiliated but in 2004 they split and that is why there is not an MTD commercial mower made any more
  9. S man

    S man LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,562

    I thought lesco was one business by themselves? But it seems that everybody has the universal gear w/b fixed deck mower design.

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