cub cadet sc621

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Shawnslawns, Mar 15, 2005.

  1. Shawnslawns

    Shawnslawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 62

    Anybody have any experience with this mower? It is a 6 speed self propelled push mower that lowes sales. Caster wheels on the front. And has a bagger. Have a chance to buy one at lowes that has been brought back. Retails for 419.00. I can get it for 175.00. Looks to be brand new. What do you guys think. Should I buy it or not.
  2. spcfoor

    spcfoor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 261

    Why was it brought back? I looked at a similar one at lowes 3yrs ago. I went and bought an ariens at a local dealer with the caster wheels and bagger. The service if something breaks is what you need to look for.
  3. The Dude

    The Dude LawnSite Member
    Messages: 221

    I have 4 of those ariens mowers and one yard man (which is identical to the cub). I really liked the ariens save a few things. I hated the height adjustment in the front. I kept losing those stupid little pins, the would get caught on a fence and pull out. I wore out all 4 transmissions in them as well.

    The yard man is ok, does a good job cutting, not very good mulching. I haven't broken anything on it yet.
  4. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    For $175 i'd say you should get it. It should be easy enough for you to get that much use out of it and a lot more.
  5. Hacksquat

    Hacksquat LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    I have one. For 175.00 it's a good deal. I paid 500.00 for mine last year. It's a heavy mower. On a yard with a grade it doesn't pull that well. You will be pushing it up a grade. The caster wheels works great on flat property. But, on a grade I lock the wheels straight.
  6. Shawnslawns

    Shawnslawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 62

    The mower was brought back because it wouldn't start. They send them to a mechanic and he checks them out and fixes them. He said it had water in the gas tank. He put new plugs in it and changed the carbeurator on it said it works fine now. Mower looks good.
  7. twwlawn

    twwlawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    I have the S621 and I paid 400.00. It bags and mulches pretty good. For the 175.00 that's a deal there, get it.
  8. spoolinaround

    spoolinaround LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 331

    I have a SC621 and I paid $225 at lowes because it was returned, anyways it is a good mower, devours leaves and that kawi cant be stopped, it will cut 12" tall grass down to 3" in one pass at top speed without even hesitating

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