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Welcome to the forum aleekat! :)

Only thing I can think of would be they might rough up the ground when turning a little more then the slicks.
 

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If you decide to give 'em a try let us know how they work. I'm sure there are others looking for a cheaper replacements as well. :)
 

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I took a set of old front tires and had them "foam filled". Its not really foam but liquid rubber that cures. No more tire problems--ever. You can take and drill a hole in them and they still work. It cost about $15 per tire. The only drawback is it adds about 13 1/2 pounds to each tire.
 

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I took a set of old front tires and had them "foam filled". Its not really foam but liquid rubber that cures. No more tire problems--ever. You can take and drill a hole in them and they still work. It cost about $15 per tire. The only drawback is it adds about 13 1/2 pounds to each tire.
Didn't that make your tires "rock hard"? I would think it would scalp the yard more.
 

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Nope, not hard at all. They fill the tires to the pressure listed on the sidewall and thats what they stay forever. I have 2 commercial zero-turns and 1 cheepo residential lawn tractor. I have done this to all of the mowers. Its the only way to go. There is nothing that ruins your day more then being 10 miles from home with 5 more jobs to do and have a flat tire.
 

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Update. Went ahead and got them. Ran the mower today and really didn't notice any difference as far as roughing up the yard. I would recommend them. And one of the reasons I went ahead and got them was I stopped by Tractor Supply couple weeks ago. They had some cub cadets sitting on display. Some had slicks and other had slick with ribs. So figured if cub sells them that was, couldn't go wrong.
 

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Good to hear!

Those are a nice alternative to the slicks if you want a little tread.
 
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