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Cub Cadet CC 760 ES (33") 420cc Electric Start Wide Area Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

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Mid Grade Lawn Mowers
Wide Area Walk Lawn Mowers
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420cc Cub Cadet® OHV 4-Cycle Engine
Offers maximum performance and durability
Electric start for sure starts every time

Cub Cadet SureSpeed™ Self-Propelled Drive System
4 forward speeds with rear wheel drive plus power reverse
Allows you to set your speed based on terrain

Blade Brake Clutch
Safety feature stops the mower blade, but not the engine
Allows you to step away from the mower without having to restart

33-Inch Rugged Steel Mower Deck W/ Twin Blades
Delivers professional-quality cut every time
Mulch and side discharge right out of the box (bagger optional)
Patented SmartJet™ high-pressure deck washing system

Single Lever Cutting Height Adjustment
Raise or lower deck to any of 8 cutting positions with one lever
Superior Maneuverability
Caster (swivel) style front wheels with ball bearings
Large rear wheels for superior traction over uneven ground

  Model Number:12AE76JU010
 ManufacturerCub Cadet
 Made in USAYes
 Engine BrandCub Cadet
 Starting System12-Volt Key Start
 Battery IncludedIncluded
 Battery TypeLead Acid
 HP/CC420 cc
 Fuel Tank Size2.0 Gallons
 Cylinders1 Cylinder
 Oil FilterNo
 Consumer Warranty3 Years
 Speeds4 Speeds
 Drive WheelsRear Wheels
 Front Tire Size8 Inch
 Rear Tire Size16 Inch
 Tire TypePneumatic Wheels
 Cutting Options3-in-1 (Side-Discharge/Bag/Mulch)
 Spindle MaterialSteel
 Blades2 Blades
 Positions8 Positions
 Cutting Height1.25-3.5 Inches
 Rear BaggerSold Separately
 Mulcher KitIncluded
 Hour MeterIncluded
 Arm RestsNo
 Engine GuardNo
 Front BumperNo
 Trailer HitchNo
 Assembly RequiredMinor
 Weight250.0 Lbs. (113.40 kilograms)
 Dimensions75.0L x 36.0 up/48.0 downW x 45.0H
(190.50 x 91.44 x 114.30 cm)
 Consumer Warranty3 Years
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  9 Questions
Q: Jose,
How do you adjust the height of the blades? And it does have two blades, right? One lever or multiple levers?

by Carmen Cicalese from New Jersey on May 10, 2015

A: Carmen - there is a lever on the left side of the mower just in front of the left rear tire that you slide forward and back to adjust the cutting height of the mower deck. If you look closely at the image of this mower, you can see this lever just to the left side of the engine. And yes, this model has a twin blade mower deck.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: What's the minimum width my fence gate can be to fit the mower through?
by Michael from New Jersey on April 09, 2015

A: Michael - the Cub Cadet CC760ES mower measures 36" wide with the side discharge chute cover in the "up" position, and 48" wide with the side discharge cover in the "down" position.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: Is the handle on this unit adjustable at all for varying heights of an operator?
by Dave S. from Illinois on July 15, 2014

A: Dave - the handle height on the Cub Cadet CC760ES mower is adjustable. The upper handle is secured to two support bars that can be adjusted to raise or lower the handle height. Full instructions on how to adjust the handle height can be found on page 21 of the owners manual (which you can view in the "specs" tab on our web page).
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: How does it turn. physically or with motor
by Roger from Georgia on April 25, 2014

A: Roger - the Cub Cadet CC760ES mower does not have any type of steering assist system. The front swivel wheels will help turn and maneuver this mower more easily, but it will still be the operator who is supplying the movement to turn the mower.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: What company makes the engine on this mower? You give the cc's what is the horse power rating on this engine?
by George Sluder from North Carolina on July 05, 2013

A: George - Cub Cadet still builds their own engines in their own factory. It's a Cub Cadet brand engine. There is no true conversion from cc's to HP, but a 420cc engine would be roughly equal to 12.5 HP.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: Does this mower have mulching capability?
by Larry Riens from Nebraska on May 23, 2013

A: This mower does come with the ability to mulch and side discharge out of the box. There will be a baffle which comes with the mower. The bagger would be additional for this mower.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: Jose,

Looking at the Cub Cadet electric start walk behind model CC 760 ES.


by Neil Hibler from Massachusetts on May 19, 2013

A: Neil - the Cub Cadet CC760ES does NOT have a recoil starter on the engine. This mower only has an electric start option.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: Can I connect a sulky to this mower??
by Kareem from New Jersey on May 09, 2013

A: Kareem - sorry, but this mower cannot be used with a sulky attachment.
by Jose, Product Expert
Q: Can a sulky/velke be used with this mower...adequately. I weigh about 250lbs. Personal lawn use only.
by Dean from Kentucky on April 21, 2013

A: Dean - the Cub Cadet wide area walk mowers are NOT set-up to be used with a sulky.
by Jose, Product Expert
Cub Cadet 12AE76JU010 Reviews & Ratings
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4.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5
Price (16)
Exceeded Expectations (12)
Easy To Use (11)
High Quality (10)
I'd Buy It Again (9)
Heavy (4)
Low Quality (3)
Difficult To Use (2)
Unreliable (2)
Durability (2)
82% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Mowers Direct Recommended

The Cub Cadet CC 760 ES wide area mower is one of the most popular models that Cub Cadet produces, and it's easy to see why once you use one. This mower combines lots of power and top-end performance.

You may notice I have listed this unit ahead of the Ariens WAW34 but the Cub Cadet is actually a lower price. This is actually another aspect I considered when putting the particular item ahead of the Ariens. When you look at the cost of this unit and the overall quality and put the two... more
Jose Recommends This Model
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Total Helpful Votes
14 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Positive Review
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
With A Little Tlc, It's Great!
Hello all,

If you're reading this, you may be like me before I decided to pull all the stops and chose to purchase the 760 ES. I read dozens and dozens of reviews everything on this site and countless others. I watched video after video to ensure I was making the right decision both because I'd be spending over $1000 of my hard earned cash and because this was the first mower purchase since buying my 21" craftsman push mower about 10 years ago (nothing will kill that thing!).

The... more
Pros: Price, Easy To Use, Features, Power To Spare
Cons: Quality Of Oem Blades
Pj Recommends This Cub Cadet Mower
Jose, the Lawn Mower Expert
Product Expert
Thank you for this detailed review of the Cub Cadet 760 ES. Other online shoppers benefit greatly from reading about others' experiences.

We're happy to have been able to help you acquire your new mower, and we look forward to assisting you in the future as well. Have a great remainder of summer, and enjoy your new self-propelled Cub Cadet!
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19 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Critical Review
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Be Very Careful Before Purchasing
We've had the 760 ES since late summer 2013, so about 2 full mowing seasons. It has a number of issues that have surfaced since we initially bought it.

First, the good news is the engine seems to start and run quite easily and the oil has been clean for all four changes.

The not-so-good:

1. Cut quality was never great, but it has deteriorated over time. I believe the blades are spinning far too slowly - perhaps the engine gov is slipping (have tried a few different blades that... more
Pros: Price
Cons: Low Quality, Durability
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John K.
Victoria, TX
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Super Good Machine.
Did a years worth of research and reading reviews and finally purchased. This mower leaves the most professional cut I have ever seen! very user friendly once you get used to the gear speeds, makes a person want to mow all the time it has such a good feel to it. Very satisfied!
John Recommends This Cub Cadet Mower
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Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 9/29/15
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Brand New Broken!
Brand new out of the box! Not even cut one lawn! Defective!
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Will- thank you for contacting us, I have left you a message earlier today to contact me so we can discuss the option you have on the Mower, this Mower has a warranty which is covered by any local dealer in your area which they will fix under this warranty if it is a defective Mower. Please give me a call and I will help you locate the closest dealer in your area.
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Aj H.
Fayetteville, GA
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 4/13/15
Total Helpful Votes
17 Helpful Votes
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
So Far, So Good.
I was a bit apprehensive about purchasing online and also with the reported drive belt problems on this model. I've owned it a month and no problems with the purchase/delivery or the mower.

It is a beast though, and might be a little heavy for some. It will be a few years before I'm able to let my son mow the yard with this, just because of the weight and muscle needed to maneuver in tight turns.

I'm very pleased with the machine. There is some clumping of grass I would like to rectify,... more
Aj Recommends This Cub Cadet Mower
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Christopher L.
Wappingers Falls, NY
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 5/3/15
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
New Cub Cadet 33" Walk Behind
I've only had this machine for about a month so I can't speak for durability, although it seems sturdy and well built. It definitely has more than enough power. Will go through tall dense grass without any hesitation. Electric start is great, fires right up.

Castor wheels are heavy duty and work well. Machine is probably not for a smaller person as it is pretty heavy. I have a hilly 1/2 acre with many obstacles so a tractor wasn't working well for me and my 22" toro was just too... more
Christopher Recommends This Cub Cadet Mower
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"Received a good mower and an easy buying process. No complaints."
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Peconic, NY
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 3/9/15
Total Helpful Votes
10 Helpful Votes
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Exceeded Expectations!
After extensive research, I settled on the Cub Cadet 33" mower. PED processed my order promptly and the mower and accessories were shipped right on time. After connecting the battery, topping off the oil and adding gas, I was pleased at how quickly the mower started.

The engine is extremely quiet and smooth. After warm up and a recheck of the oil I put the mower to work. It never skipped a beat and I was able to finish my lawn in less than half the time it took with my old... more
Pros: Price, Exceeded Expectations, Easy To Use, Quiet
Jamie Recommends This Cub Cadet Mower
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Worthington, MN
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
The Best Mower
Bought mine and have had success. Low setting on the deck will definitely take it down to the dirt... Starts like a dream! Fourth gear is pushing it.. Its almost as if you are running behind it... I used fourth gear on the straightaways and used third around corners and trees. I would highly recommend this mower!!
Pros: Exceeded Expectations, Fast, Durable
Cons: Heavy, Expensive
Nate Recommends This Cub Cadet Mower
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Michael F.
Chesapeake Beach, MD
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 7/6/15
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Yes, This One!
If you still want the versatility of a walk behind or perhaps have to access a fenced in area with steep hills, this is a great mower.

With the discharge up it easily fits through a 45" gate opening and it climbs hills with ease. The mulching works so well it leaves little to no clumps, even with 8" long wet grass. Exactly what we were looking for.
Michael Recommends This Cub Cadet Mower
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George T.
Fair Oaks Ranch, TX
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 5/29/15
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Value For The Money
Bought this mower after watching my neighbor put many hours on his in commercial service without any problems. Researched many mowers and this one had consistently good reviews. I've only used mine twice but really like it. Lots power even just above idle. Good spread of speed between the 4 forward speeds. Smooth cutting even going fast in high grass at the top deck height. Great for my 1.1 acre lawn.
George Recommends This Cub Cadet Mower
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"Very easy to order and ABF did an excellent job of getting the mower to me quickly. Helped me uncrate the mower in my garage and hauled the packaging away."
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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Cub Cadet 33" Walk Behind
I bought this hoping to reduce my mowing time. It doen't gouge the grass like riders do and it is VERY easy to handle (once you get use to it).

It did indeed reduced my mowing time but I find my neighbors asking for me to help so I still mow a lot but it is SO EASY I don't mind.

I'm putting gator blades on it as they do a better recycling job over the mfg blades.

Wish I had bought it sooner.
Jerry Recommends This Cub Cadet Mower
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