Cub Cadet????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bunky, May 26, 2004.

  1. bunky

    bunky LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    I asked a similar question before with not much response but now I'm thinking of buying this unit, it's a Cub Cadet 4818R (walkbehind) it's an older unit but in good shape... does anyone own one of these or had one of these???? My biggest concern is can I get aftermarket blades for this machine???

    And last time I asked about this machine someone asked if it was a "Tank" I don't think it is but it might be....
  2. locutus

    locutus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Messages: 1,266

    I think that mower is produced by Lesco. You shouldn't have any problems finding after-market blades for it. I dont have a link to one of the after-market parts sites, but there are some pretty good ones out there. J-thomas comes to mind.
  3. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,154

    I had a 48" with a 16 b/s motor, was a hydro. I did'nt use it much, because I have 3 ztr riders, but when I did, it did just fine. Blades are cheap, lesco/scag will fit, get the from I think thats the address.
  4. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    I bought a 36hydro MTD PRO new in 1998. Same make as your CUB. Still runs like a champ.
  5. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    don't worry, you will be able to find blades for it

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