Did SCAG quit making the cougar?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Appalachian landscape, May 25, 2005.

  1. Appalachian landscape

    Appalachian landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    I didn't see it on thier webpage. I see the one with a bed, but no ghs.
  2. sethsodsquad

    sethsodsquad LawnSite Member
    Messages: 182

    Yep, no ghs anymore

    Seth Goings
  3. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,578

    We have a Scag Cougar that has been good for us for over 5 year. We now use it as a back-up and a bagger when we strip the lawns for planting the fall rye. The unit was very reliable and did a good job bagging or mulching. I liked the fact that you could convert it. There just wasn't any market for this unit and I wonder if exmark may have problems marketing their new unit.
  4. Jpocket

    Jpocket LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,282

    Yea I havn't seen a Cougar in my area for about 3 years now, you used to see one every now and again along witha Scag 3-wheeler, which is currently on my wish list just as a toy for light days and around the yard
  5. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,457

    They are all over the place round here.
  6. Appalachian landscape

    Appalachian landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    My old employer had one with a ghs and it was pretty much a lemon. Pulley proke at 22 hrs (3 days use) and he got it fixed. Another pulley broke at 40 hrs, after only 5 days use and on friday when he had purchased the unit on the previous Sat. It was in the shop twice within the first week. It didn't bag worth a crap, and clumped up more than any mower I've ever seen. He actually purchased the mower to save time double cutting the really lush lawns, and it actually created more clean up time getting the green turds out of the lawn. :rolleyes:

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