Scag tiger cub any good?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by buddhacj7, Sep 17, 2004.

  1. buddhacj7

    buddhacj7 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 54

    Anybody heard or experienced anything negative with a Scag tiger cub?
  2. LLandscaping

    LLandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,016

    We have two both have 19 hp kawasaki's and are 48in decks. One is a 2003 it has 372 hrs with no problems except we had to replace the belts once and the parking brake lever locked up ( our fault we didnt grease it, you must take off the wheels to access it). The other is a 2004 it has 120hrs, all we have done it routine maintenance (still on factor belts). I would highly recommend the Tiger Cub, which model are you looking at? If you have any questions I will be happy to answer them.
  3. mcclureandson

    mcclureandson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 242

    I have a 2004 with 150 hours. I think it's a great machine and have had no problems...but like with anything, you have to do the maintenance. Whatever you get, keep the spindles well-lubed and follow all (or exceed) all maintenance schedules.
  4. bugspit

    bugspit LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 767

    Ditto to the above posts,

    Mine is a 20hp Kohler, 48" cut and I'm very pleased with it.
  5. rob1325

    rob1325 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 698

    Mine also have been great, top notch machines.
  6. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,641

    Nothing from Skag is any good.
  7. malliso

    malliso LawnSite Member
    Messages: 62

    i bought the 2004 scag tiger cub 19hp 48this year ,,man i love it
  8. tx_angler

    tx_angler LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 278

    Is this opinion or fact?

    I have a 23Kaw Scag Cub 52" that I feel is the Cadaliac of mowers but that's just my opinion.
  9. Lawnchoice

    Lawnchoice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 781

    Purchased a Tiger Cub 52" with the Honda 24hp last month.

    150hrs and going strong.

    Great stripes and it climbs hills!

    Would definitely recommend one!

  10. jt5019

    jt5019 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,432

    I have a 2003 cub 19 hp.Had to replace the drive belt at roughly 230 hours besides that it works great.

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