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WHAT IS THE RIGHT DECK SIZE

FOR MY RIDING MOWER?

 

Cub Cadet riding mower deck sizes range from 42" to 54", and the correct deck size greatly depends on the amount of lawn to be mowed. The information below will help you choose the right deck size for your needs.

 

 

RIDING MOWER DECK SIZE COMPARED TO YARD SIZE

 

1/2 - 1 Acre The 42" deck would be appropriate 
1 - 2 Acres The 42" or 46" deck would be sufficient 
2 - 3 Acres The 46", 50" or 54" deck would get the job done quicker 

 

 

 

 

RIDING MOWER DECK SIZE AND TIME SAVINGS

 

Homeowners with larger lawns may benefit from stepping up in deck size to reduce mowing time.

 

Deck Size  Benefit  Cutting Time (2 acres)  
42" Deck --- 2 hrs. 
46" Deck 10% faster than a 42" deck 1 hr. 48 min. 
50" Deck 17% faster than a 42" deck 1 hr. 40 min. 
54" Deck 24% faster than a 42" deck 1 hr. 30 min. 

Please note:  This is simply a guide and not a report on product performance.

 

 

 

 

 

 ACRES

 

 -vs-

 

 SQUARE FEET

 Measurement for proper quoting:  

1/4 Acre

 

 

 

10,890 square feet

 

1/2 Acre

 

 

 

21,780 square feet

 

3/4 Acre

 

 

 

32,670 square feet

 

1 Acre

 

 

 

43,560 square feet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 GAUGE

 

 -vs-

 

INCHES THICK 

Thickness of steel: 

13 ga.

 

 

 

0.089

 

12 ga.

 

 

 

0.104

 

11 ga.

 

 

 

0.119

 

10 ga.

 

 

 

0.134

 

9 ga.

 

 

 

0.149

 

8 ga.

 

 

 

0.164

 

7 ga.

 

 

 

0.179

 

6 ga.

 

 

 

0.203

 

For more information about Cub Cadet's riding mowers, contact a dealer in your area.