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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by chuckers, Jun 21, 2004.
tiger cub what do you guys know about them or what should i be scared of
I bought one last year. This was my first one. Anything specific? Matt
they say new and improved hydros i was just thinking that maybe they were having problems with them or something
my personal opinion is that scags suck. that doesn't stop a lot of people from buying orange though around here. The fact that you have to take your blades off to change the height of the cut is just mind boggling (and scag isn't the only one!)
edit, i just realized that may only apply to WB's i'm not sure if the Z's are the same setup. I'm sure someone will chime in.
i have scag walkbehinds but i was gonna go to scag ztr i was just cerious
I have a 2003 tiger cub.Noting to be scared of that i know about.It runs great, built strong,has a nice deck lift pedal.Simple to change the cutting hight, leaves a nice stripe(at least in my area).Lot of options you can get for it,mulching kit, bagger,striping roller, on and on .I cant say anything bad about it except maybe theres two grease fittings on the inside of the rear wheels that are kind of hard to get at.
Yes, you may need to remove the blades to get to the spacers to adjust the cutting hight on the walk behinds.You can also adjust the spacers on the front wheels(at least on my older walk behind)to adjust the hight.I was under the impression most model walk behinds where like this.Husky has a walk behind with a lever for quick adjustment i believe.
my gravely WB has is very easy to change the height, i can go from 1-5" in 1/4" increments just by pulling 2 pins from each side of the deck. i don't have to re-assemble the frame to go below 2.75" or whatever it is on the others. Plus my entire deck moves up and down, not just the blades, this way when i raise the deck i actually raise the deck and clear objects where as the scag i was operating a couple weeks ago would just hang up on the deck.
sorry to get off track here.
Have run Scags for 18 years and they are tougher than anything else I have ever used. Toro, JD, Wheelhorse, and Dixi.
Easy to work on and I have a Tiger and a Cub and a WB. The tiger has over 2000 hours on it and going strong everyday.
The Z's change height with one pin. It takes about 5 seconds. Matt
My 23/52 cub has been good to me. Lately I have lost the clutch, and have some electrical problem where after it is warm it starts blowing a fuse. This gets real anoying! Have had some other minor issues like a deck support rod snapping leaving you useless. It cuts good in most conditions. I am moving away from them myself, just purchased a Hustler Super Z, and demod several other models that I found to be superior in design and cut. It is still a good machine just the same.