Info on Cub M60

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Grits, Jun 9, 2007.

  1. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 2,994

    I would like opinions on this mower. Is it considered part of the "Tank" line? It looks to be built tough as heck, but I am only going by pics. It seems reasonably priced. Does this rank up there with the Tank or is it better? Any and all opinions and info wanted. Thanks to all!:drinkup:
     
  2. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,154

    if its a M-60, then its a tank. There as good as any out there, better then most.
     
  3. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,062

    I concurr...... :cool2:
     
  4. Jasonn B

    Jasonn B LawnSite Member
    from USA
    Posts: 147

    I think it looks badass. Also wondering how good they are.

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  5. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,062

    They are great!

    What is that down there at the chute?

    Does it have some sort of blocker accessory or something?
     
  6. Jasonn B

    Jasonn B LawnSite Member
    from USA
    Posts: 147

    Yea, I'm not sure what it does. Does this show it? I'm not sure what I'm looking at here.

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    This is a used model I'm looking at in the pics I posted above and below.....

    Cub Cadet M60, 2005, 25 hours, used for the owners residential lawn. The same will apply to me when I get a mower. He has the mulching blades, the factory blades, 54" plow, snow tires on 2nd set of rims, Foot pedal controlled grass discharge blocking plate, light kit, etc. I think he wants $6,800.

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    I have 1.8 acres to mow on my residential lawn. I dug around on this forum and many say the cut from this mower is unreal, does great stripes and is built like a tank. OPINIONS???
     
  7. Nosmo

    Nosmo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,216

    2005 with 25 hours and a bunch of extras and all looking like brand new --- for $6,800 . I'd say for a M-60 this is about as close to a steal as one can get.

    I have a M-54 and I don't think you will be sorry.

    Nosmo

    It looks like the 25 HP Kawasaki engine on this one or is it larger ?
     
  8. Albery's Lawn & Tractor

    Albery's Lawn & Tractor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,674

    If you'll use the snow plow then maybe, but until the they came out with the '07 model a m60 brand new was $7,200. I like the chute blocker. Those year tanks weren't very quick machines but they cut very good. I have one that I use to mulch my finer yards.
     
  9. willietd2

    willietd2 LawnSite Member
    from OHIO
    Posts: 210

    Love my m-60 but im going to sell this winter due to my dealership. They let the best sales manager go this spring and took what used to be great service for the lcos to absolutly shitty service. no complaints with the machine though i love mine and hate to get rid of it. good luck
     
  10. Jasonn B

    Jasonn B LawnSite Member
    from USA
    Posts: 147

    Actually, it's a 2006. Yep, it has the 25 HP Kawasaki engine.

    Some other questions... I don't think the 3 year warranty is transferrable to a new owner? As I mentioned I'm cutting my personal yard with this. Do you think this would stop you from buying it?

    I love the extras he has and would actually use the plow and snow tires. Wonder what that cost. I think he said around $1,100?
     

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