Cub Commercial?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by BCFLawnLandscape, Nov 28, 2005.

  1. BCFLawnLandscape

    BCFLawnLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    Have cut w/Cub Commercial mowers for a yr. now. Bought the ZWing 48" w/ the fold up deck to get into a 36" gate. Anyone else have problems w/the deck folding up and down? Looking to buy a 60" or 72" TANK in the spring. Anyone run these mowers and if so how do you like them?
  2. Travis Followell

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

    You can get a Lesco machine for a lot less money than the Cub Commercial and they are the same mower. I've heard a lot of good things about them and their definately one of the better machines out there.
  3. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

    Yeah, I have the 60" Lesco Z, which is the same as the Cub M-60 Tank.
    Great machine.

    If your Cub dealer is good though, and reasonably priced, there are a lot more engine options available from Cub. Lesco's are only available with Kawasaki and Generac engines so far. Cub has both of these, plus Kohler, Honda and new for '06 a diesel. Plus they have various liquid cooled and EFI options.
  4. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,154

    I could'nt have said it better.:)
  5. riches139

    riches139 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 369

    Yes they're a little cheaper, but you can't get the service with Lesco as you would with a Cub dealer. That's half the game.
    Love my M60 Tank. Great cut and striping.
    Getting to old for that 36 walkbehind though. Going with a 36 stander in the spring. Got to make my life a little easier!:blob3:
  6. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    If you spelled definitely right you could have.
  7. Shady Brook

    Shady Brook LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 1,517

    Could you please give a review of the Z-wing? I have not found anyone who actually owns one to find out how it works and cuts in the field.

  8. tank

    tank LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    the deck has been redone check with your dealer and get a brand new deck at no charge
  9. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

    Wow, that's great news for this guys because he's having the difficulty with the fold-up.
    Glad to hear of some companies still do the right thing when they realize there's a bug to work out.

    Hey Tank, are you not pretty close to where they build all these mowers?
  10. tank

    tank LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    about 1.5 hours away cub has always stood behind their product sometimes its the dealer who dosent want to take care of things all it takes is a email or phone call . thats why i stick with selling cub only

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