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Cub Cadet BC490 25CC 4-Cycle 17 in. Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer/Brushcutter, 41AD490C912

SKU: 107542199
Cub Cadet BC490 25CC 4-Cycle 17 in. Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer/Brushcutter, 41AD490C912
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975 west sugarland hwy
clewiston, FL 33440
(863) 983-6926
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The Cub Cadet BC490 trimmer has a 25cc 4-cycle engine that eliminates the mixing of gas and oil. It comes with a durable full crank engine that delivers smooth and reliable power. Equipped with spring starting, the effort it takes to pull start the engine is reduced. The straight shaft design makes it easier to trim under bushes and hard-to-reach places. An extra brushcutter attachment is included to cut away dense weeds. The 17-inch cutting swath and high capacity Click N Trim cutting head makes it easy to trim a wide area of grass by reducing downtime. The BC490 is TrimmerPlus attachment capable allowing for more versatility and storage space. TrimmerPlus attachments sold separately.

  • 25cc full crank professional straight shaft trimmer with 2.5x longer engine life
  • No mixing of gas and oil with 4-cycle engine
  • Durable full crank engine delivers smooth, reliable power
  • High capacity, easy load bump head
  • TrimmerPlus attachment capable for more versatility, less storage space
  • Brushcutter attachment included
  • CARB Compliant
  • 3-year limited warranty

Specification Description
CountryofOrigin: Imported
Part Number: 41AD490C912
Line Feed: Bump
Cutting Swath: 17 in.
Brand: Cub Cadet
Product Width: 10.75 in.
Product Weight: 17 lb.
Recommended Use: Residential
Material: Metal
Power Type: Gas
Product Height: 39.25 in.
Type: String Trimmer
Product Length: 11.75 in.
Warranty: 3-year limited warranty
Special Feature(s): Attachmenet capable, brushcutter attachment included
Manufacturer Part Number 41AD490C912
Cub Cadet BC490 25CC 4-Cycle 17 in. Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer/Brushcutter, 41AD490C912 is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 579.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Kathy I bouthmy weedeater at tsc in glasgow had it not even a mouth and the rope quit pulling i called them they told me they dont sale them anymore and to takeit to haywood it had a warranty on it i then check the oil it was black went to haywood told them i puored a small amount to check and he wrote down i pored oil out so it cost me 55 dollars to get it fixed i went to us it and it want stay stared i need to speack to some one before I take thise to small clames court
Date published: 2020-07-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Returned due to Malfunction We used this one time and it was blowing metal shavings our the air filter.
Date published: 2020-07-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed was really excited about my purchase until the store gave it to someone else. Didnt check ID and thought a woman was named Christopher or just didn't check any list or paperwork. Just handed it over. I'm a truck driver so I'm out a lot and wasnt scheduled tp be home for a few days when i got the email and it caused a lot of stress. Sure the manager did what she could over the phone but when i got to the storr to pick it up noone seemed to have any remorse about it so i told them to return it. Not a single apology that seemed genuine. No offer of reconciliation. Really don't know if I'll shop there again.
Date published: 2020-07-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible It was horrible and I had to return it. Not sure if it was just a bad one we Purchased or what but we went back to Stihl.
Date published: 2020-07-10
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What kind of oil can I use?

Asked by: Tom80
Hello Tom80. The oil used in the Cub Cadet BC 490 Straight Shaft Gas String Trimmer/Brushcutter is SAE 30. Thank you for your question.
Answered by: CubCadet
Date published: 2018-08-14

What cub cadet trimmers have a tap & go line advance, along with brush blade?

Asked by: Anonymous
Hello Otis Driftwood, please contact our customer service at 1-800-965-4282, to better answer your questions.
Answered by: CubCadet
Date published: 2019-09-05

Does this trimmer have two shafts with it or just heads?

Asked by: littleruthie
Hello littleruthie. The Cub Cadet BC 490 Straight Shaft Gas String Trimmer/Brushcutter comes with the string trimmer and brushcutter attachments and these attachments are switched out just above the lower housing shaft. Both attachments come with their own lower housing shaft. Thank you for your question.
Answered by: CubCadet
Date published: 2018-05-19

how do you load string>

Asked by: AWarren
Hello AWarren. The instructions for loading new string is listed in the BC490 owners manual. If you need a replacement manual, please contact Cub Cadet via Live Chat or by phone. Thank you for your question.
Answered by: CubCadet
Date published: 2019-09-05

Is the line strong enough to cut blackberries, or does that require the saw blade?

Asked by: BillGuy
Hey BillGuy, This model comes with a brush cutter attachment. The brush cutter features a steal blade that will easily cut through blackberry bushes.
Answered by: CubCadet
Date published: 2019-07-02

who makes the engine? Also is it made in the US

Asked by: customer2020
The engine on this machine is designed at our plant in Arizona then they are built in Mexico. Thanks for the question.
Answered by: CubCadet
Date published: 2019-05-08

having a hard time threading the string there is no way to hold it

Asked by: todd k
Hello todd k. Unfortunately, this is not a question we can diagnose online. We suggest you take the unit to your local Authorized Service Center for assistance. You can also find our telephone contact information located directly on Cub Cadet's website. Thank you for your question.
Answered by: CubCadet
Date published: 2017-05-25

Where can i find a head assemble replacement?

Asked by: Luiz
This can be purchased directly though Cub Cadet. Please visit their website at https://support.cubcadet.com/s/ or you can reach them by phone at 1-877-428-2349.
Answered by: JasmineH
Date published: 2019-03-16
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