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Cub Cadet SC100 11A-A92J push mower

 
Approximate retail price:
$250
Summary: This Cub Cadet 21-inch push mower is a basic model. It has a premium engine.
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Type: Gas push mowers
User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
46 ES self propelled mower
7/2/2015
Pros
NONE
Cons
Cuts Unevenly
Best Uses
Stay In The Garage
Comment:
In my 50 years of yard mowing, this mower is absolutely the worst I've ever owned. I've had Lawnboys in the past, and this mower is in no way close to them.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
3.0
Pick another model
5/26/2015
Pros
Adjustable Cut-Lengths
Easy to Push & Steer
Ergonomic Grips
Lightweight
Cons
Poor bagging
Best Uses
Comment:
Easy to handle, lightweight, good ergonomic handle design. easy start although the auto choke produces extra exhaust at start up. Main complaint is in the bagging area. It isn't very good at picking up all the grass clippings or sticks. Also, wet clippings choke front of bag, not filling entire bag. Lastly, mower baffle that you lift to place bag has an open pocket that collects clippings and dumps on the ground when you open and lift out bag.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Good Value. Nice and Simple mower
4/23/2015
Pros
Adjustable Cut-Lengths
Easy Diy Maintenance
Easy to Push & Steer
Good Cut Bag Or Mulch
Good Cut W Bag Or Mulch
Low maintenance
One Pull Starts
Reasonably Priced
Reliable
Well constructed
Cons
Bagging Is A Bit Messy
Bag Is A Bit Messy
Emptying Bag A Bit Messy
Handle Grip Pinches Hands
Not A Light Weight Mower
Best Uses
Bagging
Medium lawns
Mulching
Small Lawns
Comment:
I am a push mower person, I do not like self propelled mowers due to higher purchase prices, cumbersome handling, lower reliability and higher overall maintenance costs. This is my first Cub Cadet mower, and so far I am extremely happy with it. I had been a Sears Craftsmen buyer for over 30 years, but the last couple of mowers just did not hold up as well as my older models. <br /><br />I use my mower to cut approximately 70' x 220' lot with significant slope. I have to cut around several established trees, picket fences, and extensive flower beds. I used this mower for half a cutting season last year, and I resumed using it this year after changing oil and checking plug and filter. The mower has always started with one good pull. <br /><br />The mower represents a very good value. I would classify the mower medium weight compared to previous push mowers I owned. However, it seems very well built and is fairly easy to maneuver and push around my sloping yard and obstacles. The mower does a very good job cutting (bagging or mulching). I cut grass regularly and try to never let it get too long - cutting about 1/3 of its length at a time. . <br /><br />I agree with other reviewer that when emptying bag, significant cuttings drop and need to be picked up by hand then run over again once mower is restarted. I found the shut off handle grip pinches my hands a bit while cutting.<br /><br />This mower is a very good overall value. If you want quality construction, reliable starts, straight forward maintenance and a nice cut either bagging or mulching you will like the SC100 mower. It has a reasonable purchase price, low maintenance for a DIYer, and proven to be a very good purchase.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
The Cub Cadet SC100 11A-A92J is part of the Lawn mowers & tractors test program at Consumer Reports. The Cub Cadet SC100 11A-A92J Lawn mowers & tractors features and specs include Can bag, Can mulch, Can side discharge, Engine size, Deck size (in.). In our lab tests, Lawn mowers & tractors models like the Cub Cadet SC100 11A-A92J are reviewed on Mulching, Overall score, Side discharging, Bagging, Ease of use, Handling. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Cub Cadet SC100 11A-A92J based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Cub Cadet SC100 11A-A92J include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Cub Cadet SC100 11A-A92J.
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