Cub Cadet’s Zero Turn mower line is the perfect solution for anyone who has a large size yard and needs a powerful tool to get the lawn cut in a timely fashion. Not only are zero turn mowers wider and faster than the traditional walk behind mowers, but they also allow the user to ride along in the comfort of a padded seat, so there is very little manual labor involved. Here’s what you need to know about operating a Cub Cadet zero turn mower before you buy:
Cub Cadet has two different basic steering mechanisms in their zero turn mowers. On the one hand, many of their mowers use a straightforward steering wheel, allowing you to drive the mower just the same way you would drive a car. Intuitive and easy to control, these mowers are a breeze.
Cub Cadet’s pro line features a dual lap bar control that allows easy movement by pressing the left and right levers. Built with comfort grips and convenient access to the driver’s seat, the pro line is built for long haul mowing and durability.
Tips and Tricks
If this is your first time using a zero turn mower, there are a few things that you should be aware of before you begin. Unlike older ride on mowers, zero turn mowers are built with precision steering in mind. This means that you should take care to move slowly at first and get comfortable with how your machine reacts to your touch. Keep bystanders away from the machine while you are learning to maneuver, and to prevent injury from flying debris. Take time to walk the lawn before you begin to ensure that there are no rocks, sticks or other solid objects that will damage the mower. Lastly, be extremely careful when driving on sloped ground, and don’t turn too fast on hills.
Remember that zero turn mowers are designed with the professional in mind, so you need to be prepared to handle more power and speed with this machine. Take your time to learn your controls and learn about the different parts of the machine so that you can maintain it well.
Where to Buy Zero Turn Mowers, Parts, and Accessories:
To buy a zero turn mower, or to find parts and accessories to keep your mower running, visit shankslawn.com. Their shop carries a wide variety of parts and accessories that can be shipped anywhere in the US and Canada.
If you are located in South Central Pennsylvania, feel free to stop by Shank’s Lawn at 4900 Molly Pitcher Highway in Chambersburg, just off Route 11. Get there from I-81 by taking Exit 10 to Marion. Their team of friendly helpful staff members will help you shop a full range of zero turn mower products, service your equipment and find the parts you need.