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Cub Cadet LT1050 13RQ11CP lawn tractor

 
Approximate retail price:
$2000
Discontinued
Summary: This 50-inch Cub Cadet lawn tractor comes with a 2-cylinder Kohler engine with an automatic drive system and electric PTO. It includes a comfortable high-back seat and a washout port.
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Type: Lawn tractors wide deck
About - Cub Cadet LT1050 13RQ11CP

The Cub Cadet LT1050 13RQ11CP is part of the lawn mower & tractor test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, lawn tractor models like the LT1050 13RQ11CP are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Side discharging:
A combination of evenness, which is how close the tractor or rider came to even, carpet-like mowing, and how evenly clippings were dispersed from the side-discharge chute.

Mulching:
Reflects a combination of evenness, which is how close the tractor or rider came to even, carpet-like mowing, and how completely the mower distributed its clippings over the lawn's surface.

Bagging:
Denotes a combination of evenness, which is how close the tractor or rider came to even, carpet-like mowing, and a measurement of the effective capacity of the grass bag, determined when the bag was full or when the chute clogged and stopped collecting clippings.

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Approximate retail price:
$2000
The Ratings applied to untested model Cub Cadet LTX1050 13WQ91AP come from our tests of model Cub Cadet LT1050 13RQ11CP, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
Features & Specs - Cub Cadet LT1050 13RQ11CP
info Deck size (in.) 50
info Engine power (hp) 25.0
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User Reviews - Cub Cadet LT1050 13RQ11CP
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3.0
Solid mower
6/14/2015
Pros
Adjustable Cut-Lengths
Ergonomic Grips
Good Hydrostatic Transmis
Solid Motor
Thick Deck
Cons
Deck Hard To Put On
Ease Of Maintenance
Front Wheel Spaacers
Requires Constant Maintenance
Spindles Wear Out Fast
Steering Bushing
Best Uses
Large Lawns
Comment:
Owned for 6 years, hard 3 acre lawn. Change blades twice a season. Kohler motor is great, plenty of power. Replaced brass bushing for steering 4 times, have had to re weld bushing receptacle twice. Replaced grease spacer on front wheels twice. Replaced all spindles, had to have one spindle base welded in...2 spindles are starting to go right now, enough problems with the spindles that there is a aftermarket part sold to reinforce the bolt pattern. Have hauled heavy loads with this machine without any problems with the hydrostatic transmission. Would consider a new cub 50 inch (they have revised the steering)...wouldn't recommend to a friend unless they were maintenance orientated. IF the steering and spindle issues were addressed, this would be a 5 star machine for me.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Glad it is discontinued
3/24/2015
Pros
Nice Ride And Nice Cut
Cons
Belt Breaks Continually
Requires Constant Maintenance
Best Uses
Comment:
Glad this is discontinued. We purchased this tractor almost 2 years ago for around $2,000. Wish we had never bought it. The belt broke just before the first year. The repair shop said it had the wrong torque after discussing it with Cub Cadet. It has thrown 5 belts since then and it's just coming up on two years. Home Depot authorized service repair in the Dallas/Fort Worth area is backed up 6 months to fix these. This is a piece of junk.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
??? No idea why such bad reviews ???
8/5/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I've had my LT 1050 Cubcadet for 10 years now... The best $2000 I have ever spent at Lowe's yet. Every spring, I get the service kit from my local John Deere store, at $75. This is everything... all filters (air, fuel and oil), set of blades, spark plugs and oil. I have never had a problem with my mower at all in 10 years. I grease the deck and steering every other cutting and I still have the same deck spindles that the mower came with. Other than the hydro-static drive belt and two deck belts, I think this mower is the best value out there...
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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