Turf Magazine - March, 2013

PRODUCT FOCUS

Riding Mowers and Accessories

Riding mowers have long been considered one of the most important pieces of equipment in the industry. Here you can find the latest models with the newest technology, along with attachments that can turn your zero-turn mower into a total lawn care system.

And, don't forget, you can find additional information about the companies highlighted in blue by visiting their advertisements in this issue!

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<h3>BigDog Mowers</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bigdogmowers.com">www.bigdogmowers.com</a>

BigDog Mowers

BigDog X Diablo
  • Engine: 27 or 35 hp Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Pump and wheel motor
  • Cut Width: 60 or 72 inches
  • Feature: 26-inch tires, super deluxe seat
www.bigdogmowers.com

<h3>BOB-CAT</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bobcatturf.com">www.bobcatturf.com</a>

BOB-CAT

ProCat SE
  • Engine: Kawasaki or Kohler Command Pro
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear
  • Cut Width: 52 and 61 inches
  • Feature: Extreme discharge system with DuraDeck
www.bobcatturf.com

<h3>Bush Hog</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bushhog.com">www.bushhog.com</a>

Bush Hog

RS2650B
  • Engine: 26 hp Briggs & Stratton
  • Trans.: N/A
  • Cut Width: 50 inches
  • Feature: Manual height adjustment
www.bushhog.com

<h3>Cub Cadet</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.CubCadet.com">www.CubCadet.com</a>

Cub Cadet

Tank SZ
  • Engine: 23 to 27 hp
  • Trans.: Pump and wheel motors
  • Cut Width: 48 and 60 inches
  • Feature: Four-wheel steering and steering wheel control
www.CubCadet.com

<h3>Dixie Chopper</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dixiechopper.com">www.dixiechopper.com</a>

Dixie Chopper

Magnum
  • Engine: 27 hp B&S
  • Trans.: ZT-3400 transaxle
  • Cut Width: 50 or 60 inches
  • Feature: Mowing speeds up to 9 mph
www.dixiechopper.com

<h3>Dixon </h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dixon-ztr.com">www.dixon-ztr.com</a>

Dixon

SpeedZTR 48 SE
  • Engine: 24 hp Kawasaki FR
  • Trans.: Hydrostatic
  • Cut Width: 48 inches
  • Feature: Dual-outlet exhaust and special decal package
www.dixon-ztr.com

<h3>Exmark</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.exmark.com">www.exmark.com</a>

Exmark

LaZer Z X-Series
  • Engine: Kohler EFI
  • Trans.: Pump and wheel motors
  • Cut Width: 60 or 72 inches
  • Feature: Electronic governor and operator-defined performance modes
www.exmark.com

<h3>Ferris</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ferrisindustries.com">www.ferrisindustries.com</a>

Ferris

IS 1500Z
  • Engine: 18.5 to 28 hp B&S and Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Pumps and wheel motors
  • Cut Width: 44 to 61 inches
  • Feature: 10 mph ground speed
www.ferrisindustries.com

<h3>Grasshopper</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.grasshoppermower.com">www.grasshoppermower.com</a>

Grasshopper

Model 226V-48
  • Engine: 26 hp Briggs & Stratton
  • Trans.: Pump and wheel motors
  • Cut Width: 48, 52 and 61 inches
  • Feature: Side-discharge, mulching and vacuum capabilities
www.grasshoppermower.com

<h3>Husqvarna</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.husqvarna.com/us/home/">www.husqvarna.com/us/home/</a>

Husqvarna

M-ZT
  • Engine: 28 or 30 hp Briggs & Stratton
  • Trans.: Hydrostatic
  • Cut Width: 52 and 61 inches
  • Feature: Rugged fabricated decks with cast iron blade spindles
www.husqvarna.com/us/home/

<h3>Hustler</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.hustlerturf.com">www.hustlerturf.com</a>

Hustler

Super 104
  • Engine: Kawasaki FX1000
  • Trans.: Hyper-Drive
  • Cut Width: 104 inches
  • Feature: Hydraulic wing deck lift
www.hustlerturf.com

<h3>John Deere</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.johndeere.com">www.johndeere.com</a>

John Deere

Z900 Series
  • Engine: 23.3 to 35 hp
  • Trans.: TuffTorq piston pump/piston wheel motor
  • Cut Width: 48, 54 or 60 inches
  • Feature: Three models with various options
www.johndeere.com

<h3>Kubota</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.kubota.com">www.kubota.com</a>

Kubota

Kommander
  • Engine: 23 to 27 hp
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear ZT-3100
  • Cut Width: 48 and 54 inches
  • Feature: K-Lift mechanical one-push deck lift pedal and dial cam
www.kubota.com

<h3>LandPride</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.landpride.com">www.landpride.com</a>

LandPride

ZSR Series
  • Engine: 23, 23.5 and 26 hp
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear
  • Cut Width: 54 and 60 inches
  • Feature: Foot-operated rapid deck height adjustment
www.landpride.com

<h3>Lastec</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.lastec.com">www.lastec.com</a>

Lastec

4520ZSR Articulator
  • Engine: 45 hp Kubota
  • Trans.: Hydrostatic
  • Cut Width: 120 inches
  • Feature: Five fully articulating rotary decks
www.lastec.com

<h3>Mean Green</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.meangreenproducts.com">www.meangreenproducts.com</a>

Mean Green

CXR-52 and CXR-60
  • Engine: 36-Volt Lithium Battery
  • Trans.: N/A
  • Cut Width: 52 or 60 inches
  • Feature: No emissions, batteries charge up to 1,500 cycles
www.meangreenproducts.com

<h3>Snapper Pro</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.snapperpro.com">www.snapperpro.com</a>

Snapper Pro

S200xt
  • Engine: 25.5 to 36 hp B&S or Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear Commercial ZT-5400
  • Cut Width: 61 or 72 inches
  • Feature: Mows up to 6 acres per hour
www.snapperpro.com

<h3>Toro</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.toro.com">www.toro.com</a>

Toro

Z Master Professional 6000 Series EFI
  • Engine: 29 hp Kohler EFI
  • Trans.: Pump and wheel motors
  • Cut Width: 60 and 72 inches
  • Feature: Engine automatically adapts to changes
www.toro.com

<h3>Walker Mfg.</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.walkermowers.com">www.walkermowers.com</a>

Walker Mfg.

Super B Diesel
  • Engine: Yanmar Minimax
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear transaxle
  • Cut Width: 52, 60 or 74 inches
  • Feature: Rubber isolation engine mounts
www.walkermowers.com

<h3>Wright</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.wrightmfg.com">www.wrightmfg.com</a>

Wright

Sport X Mower
  • Engine: 22 or 23.5 hp Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Pump and wheel motors
  • Cut Width: 48, 52 or 61 inches
  • Feature: New AERO CORE deck design
www.wrightmfg.com

<h3>Worldlawn Power Equip.</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.worldlawnpowerequipment.com">www.worldlawnpowerequipment.com</a>

Worldlawn Power Equip.

Cobra Series
  • Engine: 24 or 27 hp Kawasaki
  • Trans.: Hydro-Gear pump and motor
  • Cut Width: 48, 52 or 60 inches
  • Feature: 13 cutting heights from 1.5 to 4.5 inches
www.worldlawnpowerequipment.com


Accessories

<h3>JRCO</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.jrcoinc.com">www.jrcoinc.com</a>

JRCO

The Tine Rake Dethatcher removes embedded thatch and leaves and combs up matted turfgrass while mowing. Available in 36-, 46- and 60-inch widths.

www.jrcoinc.com

<h3>M-B Attachments</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://m-bco.com/attachments">http://m-bco.com/attachments</a>

M-B Attachments

M-B Attachments' new lineup of Power Brooms is ideal for pavement cleaning, lawn dethatching and snow removal. They convert zero-turn mowers into four-season machines.

http://m-bco.com/attachments

<h3>Original Tractor Cab Co.</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://originalcab.com">http://originalcab.com</a>

Original Tractor Cab Co.

The R.O.P.S. attached large soft top canopy provides protection from harmful sun rays and features quick and simple installation.

http://originalcab.com

<h3>Peco</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.lawnvac.com">www.lawnvac.com</a>

Peco

Peco baggers are engineered to fit each specific make and model of zero-turn mowers. Three models are available: the PRO2, PRO 3 and PRO 12 DFS.

www.lawnvac.com

<h3>Power-Locker.com</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.Power-Locker.com">www.Power-Locker.com</a>

Power-Locker.com

Power Lockers automatically lock mowers in place, and meet and exceed state and federal laws for securing mowers while transporting them. Small, large and ATV sizes.

www.Power-Locker.com

<h3>ProLawn</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.prolawnsprayshields.com">www.prolawnsprayshields.com</a>

ProLawn

The sprayer/spreader has specially designed aerodynamic shields that help control drift by keeping chemicals within the spray chamber. Spray up to 5.5 acres per tank.

www.prolawnsprayshields.com

<h3>ProMow</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.promow.com">www.promow.com</a>

ProMow

The Gold 5 Series offers 8-foot 1-inch cut, low-horsepower requirements, adjustable cutting heights, easy sharpening and zeroturn full reverse capability.

www.promow.com

<h3>Spyker Spreaders</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.spyker.com">www.spyker.com</a>

Spyker Spreaders

The 125-pound Pro Series tow-behind spreader features Accu-Way for consistent spread pattern, Spyker dial with 99 degrees of adjustability and die-cast metal gears.

www.spyker.com

<h3>W.E. Chapps</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.wechapps.com">www.wechapps.com</a>

W.E. Chapps

The Deluxe Rider/Z Cover secures around the mower with strong elastic. The waterproof, tear-resistant outer cover comes with no liner, cotton liner or heat liner.

www.wechapps.com



Check out next month's issue of Turf for Product Focuses on Compact Tractors & Attachments and Pull-Behind Mowers.