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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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TSC of rochester #1638
12 two rod rd
rochester, NH 03867
(603) 335-1200
TSC of rochester #1638
12 two rod rd
rochester, NH 03867
(603) 335-1200
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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
Type: String Trimmer
CountryofOrigin: Imported
Brand: Cub Cadet
Cutting Swath: 17 in.
Product Length: 11.75 in.
Product Width: 10.75 in.
Part Number: 41AD490C912
Special Feature(s): Attachmenet capable, brushcutter attachment included
Power Type: Gas
Material: Metal
Product Weight: 17 lb.
Recommended Use: Residential
Product Height: 39.25 in.
Warranty: 3-year limited warranty
Line Feed: Bump
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 425.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cub Cadet Gas Trimmer I am writing this review but it was actually my husband who purchased this trimmer. All I can say is that he was 63 years old when he bought it and his comment was that it was the best trimmer he had ever had. Someone stole the first one from our carport and we waited until spring when they had them in stock again and bought another one. He had owned many trimmers over the years but loved this one.
Date published: 2020-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works great Great weed eater you don’t have to mix gas and oil. Just uses gas
Date published: 2020-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No nonsense, gets it done We bought this trimmer to do 2 miles of fence line and small brush jobs. We have put about 8 hours on it so far and it has held up well against everything we've put it to (and I'm pretty hard on equipment). We've had no breakdowns, sputters or any other misfires. This trimmer will start right up and go to work for you all day long. A non-nonsense piece of equipment that does exactly what is advertised. I would buy it again and again.
Date published: 2019-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cub cadet combo The cub cadet combo has alot of power and will take any brush away very quickly. Im really enjoying the edger attachment for all of my edging needs and brushes.
Date published: 2019-12-16
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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: 2019-06-24

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: 2019-07-31

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: 2019-04-04

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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